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Lack of trust in law enforcement hinders reporting of LGBTQ crimes

Violent crimes and other hate incidents against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Americans are consistently not reported and prosecuted because of chronic distrust between the LGBTQ community and police.


SunZia power lines would destroy wetlands, kill birds, opponents say

SunZia, a $2 billion project to carry wind-generated electricity from New Mexico to Arizona, faces opposition from community groups about environmental concerns.


Phoenix Zoo makes a mini monsoon storm for super-small snails

Bradley Poynter leads the conservation team at the Phoenix Zoo, and recently faced a problem when trying to get certain snails to mate.


‘Stay positive’: Liberty High football’s Hunzinger finds inspiration in cancer diagnosis

Even thought Liberty High School football standout Zach Hunzinger was diagnosed recently with osteosarcoma, a type of bone cancer, he is determined to continue playing football and hopes to inspire others.


Tempe, ASU to study wastewater for clues about opioid use

Tempe and Arizona State University are each contributing $35,000 to monitor city wastewater, believing it will help tailor programs to fight the opioid crisis.


Arizona students gather to remember victims of Texas school shooting

Students, activists, families and faith leaders gathered Monday night to commemorate the 10 victims of the Santa Fe High School shooting.


Without researchers or funds, Puerto Rico universities grapple with future after Hurricane Maria

College-educated professionals, such as doctors and scientists, have left Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria.


California’s cost of living pushes people to move to Arizona

One California company is relocating its operations to Goodyear, creating 30 new job opportunities.



Bats, boxes and bridges: Officials build new homes for bats in Marana

Migratory Mexican free-tailed bats are coming home to new habitats tailored to their roosting needs.


Gubernatorial hopeful Garcia optimistic on Democratic chances in 2018

WASHINGTON - After years of incremental improvement, Democrats have a "great chance" of turning Arizona blue this year, gubernatorial candidate David Garcia said. But experts and state GOP officials said Democrats have made similar claims before, and nothing's changed this year.


Endangered fish have re-emerged in the Santa Cruz River, but will they last?

Experts warn that raw sewage still threatens to contaminate the river's water and its wildlife.