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Arizona law enforcement struggle to halt deadly street racing

Arizona law enforcement officials are trying to address the street racing problem across the state as public complaints and the death toll continues to mount.


May 10th, 2021, Newscast

Update on presidential election audit, vaccinating the Latino community, Arizona Coyotes coaching staff


5 transgender military veterans discuss abuses, how political changes can alter lives

PHOENIX – Transgender military veterans have faced a constant shift in policy, depending on which party is in power. Five of them talk to Cronkite News about their experiences.


Asylum seekers dropped off in towns that have few resources get help from nonprofits

SOMERTON – As the Biden administration eases restrictive policies, asylum seekers are being released in border towns with few resources for aid and support. In response, three nonprofits have formed the Arizona California Humanitarian Coalition.


Travel nurses, staffing industry pushed to the limits by COVID

PHOENIX – After more than a year of witnessing relentless death on the front lines, the critical workforce of travel nurses is burning out – with lasting repercussions on the health care industry.


Although it feels like reality show, changes to ASU men’s basketball lineup very real

TEMPE – It has been a hectic offseason for Arizona State men’s basketball. After a complete overhaul of the roster, coach Bobby Hurley still feels encouraged about the state of the program.


Rush Hour 4? How a playbook, barber shop and chicken feet bonded ASU’s Jackson He, Rachaad White

TEMPE – ASU running backs Jackson He, Rachaad White have been labeled as a ‘Rush Hour’ duo for their close friendship on and off the field.


Are we ‘normal’ again? Answers to 13 questions on changes in COVID-19 protocols

Masks in schools, travel to the Grand Canyon and other parks, eating inside restaurants: As life returns to “normal” after the COVID-19 pandemic, what are the rules and regulations? Here are 13 FAQs about the transition from pandemic restrictions.


State school officials rebuff Ducey’s decision to lift mask mandate

WASHINGTON - Education officials rebuffed Gov. Doug Ducey's decision this week to lift the mask mandate for state schools, with many districts planning to ignore what they called an "irresponsible" decision in a state where COVID-19 cases continue to rise.


Who are these Diamondbacks? Injuries, inconsistency plague start but team remains confident

PHOENIX - The Diamondbacks are two-plus weeks and 16 games into the 2021 season and have yet to find any consistency in any area of the game while also dealing with the injury bug. Unlike the 60-game season last year, the D-Backs have plenty of time to return to health and play to their potential.


ASU professor uses art to educate Latinx community about COVID

PHOENIX – An Arizona researcher is blending research and art to help educate the Latinx community about COVID-19.


Ramadan fast presents Arizona’s Muslim athletes with unique challenges, benefits

PHOENIX – The intermittent fasting that accompanies Ramadan presents unique challenges to Muslim athletes, especially amid Arizona’s torrid heat.