Pope Francis’ first visit to Mexico is being marked as a symbolic occasion, with Francis visiting some of the areas struck hardest by the country’s drug violence and poverty.
CIUDAD JUÁREZ, MEXICO — The stage for Pope Francis’ highly anticipated public mass along the U.S.-Mexico border is just a skeleton of its future incarnation. But in a few days Francis will use it to address tens of thousands of people with a long-awaited message: Ciudad Juárez is back.
WASHINGTON - A sharply divided court Thursday overturned Robert Douglas Smith's death sentence in a brutal 1980 rape and murder near Tucson, saying lower courts wrongly ignored evidence that Smith was intellectually disabled at the time of the crime.
Using a cellphone while driving, especially if the driver is a teen, is known to be unsafe and a distraction. House Bill 2241 is an effort to take phones out of the hands of young drivers, but law enforcement says the proposed legislation would be difficult to enforce.
This edition of Cronkite News focuses on Sheriff Joe Arpaio's support of Donald Trump, the backlog of testing for sexual assault cases and how people are turning to mini-pigs as pets.
FLAGSTAFF - Hailed as a humbling test of human endurance, the marathon requires power, precision and, above all, perspective.
SCOTTSDALE – Randall Cunningham created a lasting legacy for himself as a quarterback in the NFL using his arm and running ability. But he needed his punting leg to get him into the College Football Hall of Fame.
When Reva Wood was a child, her Spanish-speaking parents made the decision to only speak to her in English. They wanted to protect Wood.
In an active shooter situation, there are three options: run, hide, or fight. Experts warn that anyone with a concealed weapon should only use it if they’re well-trained.
Families and immigrant advocates marched through downtown to demand an end to mass deportations. The group started at the capital and made stops at the Phoenix Police Department and ICE detention center.
Just a few days after promising to go back to drug treatment, David Richter went on the last heroin binge of his life. He overdosed and died on his bathroom floor.
Twenty-nine big horn sheep have a new home in the Catalina Mountains north of Tucson.