Safety


Police officers respond to a crime scene where a 23-year-old man was discovered with gunshot wounds to his legs and torso before being transported to a hospital where he died from his injuries in Brooklyn, New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Violence Is Increasing During COVID-19. We Asked This Gun Violence Expert Why.

COVID-19 lays bare the health disparities that have existed for a long time: the lack of investment, education, and jobs are all ultimately root causes of gun violence and will increase gun violence.

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Arizona Gun Safety Advocates Endorse Biden’s Plan

Advocates like former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords are applauding Biden’s plan to end gun violence, which he calls a “public health epidemic.”

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‘What Will Happen if My Teacher Dies?’: Kids Ask Ducey Tough Questions on Schools Reopening

Here are some of the questions Arizona kids are asking Gov. Doug Ducey when it comes to schools reopening this fall.

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ACLU Leader: We Need Counselors, Not Cops

Arizona's student-to-counselor ratio is the worst in the nation, with only one counselor for every 905 students.

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COVID-19 Leaves Arizona Domestic Violence Shelters Desperately in Need of Donations

Domestic violence shelters across the state are seeing a drop in donations and are in need of personal protective equipment, food, and other necessities.

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This School District Finally Decided to Not Have SROs on Campus

The Phoenix Union High School District announced it will not renew its contract with the police to provide school resource officers in its buildings.

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It’s Almost Been a Year Since Alicia Navarro Went Missing From Her Glendale Home. No One Knows Where She Is.

“If this would have been JonBenét Ramsey or a blonde-headed little girl, I feel like the media would put this on the news every damn day."