Stories tagged: "death"

People over 50 who are experiencing homelessness are far more likely to die prematurely than those who have a roof over their heads, a new study finds. In this January 2022 photo, Elizabeth DaCosta shares resources with Troy Burell as she conducts the annual Point-in-Time Homeless Count in downtown Phoenix. (File photo by Monserrat Apud/Cronkite News)
Death by Homelessness: Living on the Streets Cuts Lives Short, Study Finds

A new study says older people who live without traditional housing are 3.5 times more likely to die prematurely compared with those who have homes.

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Heat Deaths in Maricopa County Hit Half-Year Record

About two-thirds of the heat-associated deaths on Maricopa County involved people who were outdoors.

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‘Much Love, Hermano’: Tucson Community Heartbroken Over Sudden Death of Supervisor Richard Elias

Tucsonans are heartbroken after longtime Arizona Democrat Richard Elias died Saturday morning. He was 61 years old.

Domestic Dispute Ends in Shootout: Officer and Suspect Both Killed

The injured officers were taken to a nearby hospital and are reported to be in stable condition.