By Cooper Gardner | Thursday, July 14, 2016
PHOENIX – "Pokemon Go," just days after being released for mobile phones, has surged past Twitter in the number of users. The app uses a smartphone’s GPS to track and locate Pokemon in real world places, which can then be “captured” after players frantically search streets, restaurants, bars, shopping malls, and even churches.
By Emily Zentner | Thursday, July 7, 2016
WASHINGTON - House Republicans Thursday accused FBI Director James Comey of setting a "dangerous precedent" by refusing to recommend charges against Hillary Clinton for her mishandling of State Department emails.
By Shelly Bolt | Tuesday, April 26, 2016
COOLIDGE - Perhaps Steven Gaona, one half of the nation’s best college team roping pair, said it best. “This is rodeo country.”
By Clarissa Cooper | Thursday, April 21, 2016
Department of Corrections employees lied about conducting security rounds and falsified records involving the suicides of two Arizona inmates - one of whom died during a nearly three-hour time period when prison video shows no regular or required checks were done at all, according to a Cronkite News review of DOC documents.
By Clarissa Cooper | Wednesday, April 20, 2016
TUCSON — Nearly 100 addicts died of heroin overdoses in Pima County last year, making heroin the number one cause of death by a single drug.
By Clarissa Cooper | Wednesday, April 13, 2016
For the past 26 years, the old band building of the Phoenix Indian School stood vacant, a reminder of its legacy as a federal boarding school for Native American children and teens. But later this year, it will be renovated and resurrected as a cultural center to hallmark its history.
By Clarissa Cooper | Thursday, March 31, 2016
Methamphetamine remains one of Arizona’s most pervasive drugs with law enforcement authorities seizing nearly 6,400 pounds of methamphetamine last year – a 294 percent increase over the last six years, according to the Drug Enforcement Administration.
Arizona is 8th in nation for auto theft with stolen vehicles often being used for drug and human smuggling
By Clarissa Cooper | Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Arizona ranks 8th in the nation for overall vehicle thefts, a crime that is fueling drug and human trafficking across the Mexican border as well as costing the state $86 million in economic losses, according to reports from the Arizona Automobile Theft Authority.
By Chloe Nordquist | Wednesday, March 2, 2016
Undocumented immigrants pay an estimated $11.64 billion a year in taxes, according to a report by the Institution on Taxation and Economic Policy. Nearly $231.5 million of that amount is in state and local taxes for Arizona.
By Clarissa Cooper | Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016
Arizona has resettled more than 70,000 refugees in the last four decades, spending more than $10 million each year in federal dollars, according to the U.S. Office of Refugee Resettlement - putting it in the top ten states last year to accept citizens from war torn and conflicted countries.
By Clarissa Cooper | Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2016
Rosalie Lalo was five-years-old when the U.S. government sent her to the Phoenix Indian School, more than 200 miles away from her Hopi family home. She was forbidden to speak her native language, her long hair was cut, and she was stripped of a traditional Hopi childhood.
By Angie Schuster | Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015
The small, rural town of Ajo, Arizona, was once a food desert. But now, thanks to the "Get Going, Get Growing" gardening initiative, the town has plenty of options for locally grown organic food.