By Bill Slane | Friday, April 29, 2016
In its short, 20-year life, Atlanta’s Turner Field played host to one of the highest attended playoff games of all time when more than 54,000 fans crowded in to watch the Atlanta Braves play the Chicago Cubs in 2003.
By Alejandra Armstrong | Friday, April 29, 2016
Children in the state’s lower-income urban communities suffer more serious bouts of asthma caused by dirty air and other pollutants - despite decades of state and local monitoring and repeated concerns that air in their neighborhoods is dangerous to their health.
By Justin Emerson | Tuesday, April 26, 2016
PAYSON – The day of the annual rodeo here. Bill Armstrong walks in front of the chutes that will hold the animals. They are empty. So are the stands. Armstrong isn’t worried; he knows they will fill up. They always fill up.
By Chloe Nordquist | Tuesday, April 26, 2016
A Black Hawk helicopter buzzed through the sky over the Sonoran landscape and hovered over a spot where Border Patrol agents rappelled down to rescue an injured migrant. It was all part of a demonstration to show the rugged conditions and effort to save lives.
By Rian Bosse | Friday, April 15, 2016
When Lance Meilech took the opportunity to remodel a former downtown boarding house on Washington Street in 2008, he saw past the disarray of the rundown structure. Instead, he saw an opportunity to resurrect an important piece of history.
Nearly 12,000 child abuse and maltreatment cases in Arizona have languished for 60 days or more without action or resolution
By Erica L. Lang | Thursday, March 24, 2016
The Arizona Department of Child Safety has failed to resolve nearly 12,000 cases of alleged abuse or neglect that have been open for at least 60 days without an investigation or services being provided to a potential victim, according to a Cronkite News review of the state’s most recent numbers.
By Staff | Tuesday, March 22, 2016
Arizona voters who went to polling places Tuesday to cast their ballot in Presidential Preference Election experienced long lines, fewer polling locations and confusion with voter eligibility. Check out the photos of the day.
By Kaitlyn Thompson, Miguel Otárola, Grecia Drabos and Gilbert Cordova | Tuesday, March 22, 2016
Long lines and traffic jams have plagued most of Maricopa County’s 60 presidential preference election polling places since they opened at 6 a.m., an election official said. Some voters have had to wait in line for up to two hours at some locations.
By Mallory Price | Tuesday, March 22, 2016
The hot Arizona sun beat down on more than 500 people as they gathered in a dirt lot in Gilbert. Veterans and community members stood next to collapsible white chairs lining the stage. The national anthem rang out over the silent crowd as the groundbreaking ceremony for Welcome Home Veterans Park began.
By Clara Benitez | Friday, March 4, 2016
Raynetta Brown, a student at Arizona State University, is among a growing number of Americans who are defying racial categories and choosing to identify as biracial.
By Erica L. Lang | Thursday, March 3, 2016
For 12 years, Drayton Witt passed his days behind bars, surrounded by rapists, murderers and convicts. Over the course of a decade, Witt insisted he was not guilty despite a murder conviction for killing his four-month old son.
By Alejandra Armstrong | Wednesday, March 2, 2016
Vulnerable and elderly adults have been the victims of abuse, neglect and fraud in nearly 14,000 cases in Arizona, with the number of cases reported in 2015 increasing 19 percent over the year before, according to a Cronkite News analysis.