WASHINGTON - Arizona continues to have one of the nation's lowest Census response rates with as little as two weeks left for the count. With congressional seats and potentially billions of dollars at stake, state officials renewed appeals for Arizonans to respond.
Tens of thousands of kids are prosecuted as adults each year, and some serve out their sentences in adult prisons.
COVID-19 affects the juvenile justice system with a rising number of positive cases, as juvenile detention facilities evolve their health care protocols to help slow its spread.
After decades of police reform, kids of color are still vastly overrepresented in arrests and police use of force.
Along the U.S.-Mexico border in Arizona, Hia C-ed O'odham and the Tohono O'odham – along with wildlife – have relied on Quitobaquito Springs. Some experts worry that ongoing border wall construction may further imperil the freshwater source.
PHOENIX – A Maricopa County judge on Tuesday refused to block Gov. Doug Ducey's order closing gyms across the state, ruling that Mountainside Fitness could not show that the abrupt shutdown order violated the law.
TUSCON – The Cocopah Indian Tribe has lived along the river delta for centuries.
PHOENIX – President Trump extended a freeze on green cards for new immigrants and signed an executive order to suspend new H-1B, L-1, J and other temporary work visas for skilled workers, managers and au pairs through the end of the year.
An Arizona sheriff tested positive for COVID-19 but says he will not wear or enforce face masks, while some Arizonans wait more than 10 hours in the heat to receive testing.
PHOENIX - The Phoenix City Council approved a sharp increase in funding for a new police oversight office Monday, after first making sure that the extra funds would not cut into a planned 1% pay raise for city workers.
The Coronavirus Chronicles takes viewers through several weeks of the biggest coronavirus stories since the outbreak began – while offering an inside look at how the newsroom navigated bringing stories of a worldwide crisis to audiences.
TEMPE – Social distancing may drive you up the wall, but it could be also drive down your car insurance. With fewer cars on the road, claims have dropped as much as 90% in major cities, and most insurers have responded by pledging rebates, credits or direct payments to customers as a result.