Under-resourced. Under-housed. In part two of a "City of a Thousand," we take a look at the resources, or lack thereof, that homeless advocates believe are leading to the encampment boom in Phoenix.
Within a pocket of streets and sidewalks in downtown Phoenix, the homeless crisis exploded with more than a thousand unsheltered people living on the streets in this area known as "the zone."
An Arizona lawmaker helped pass a now official law that will better protect victims of catalytic converter thefts, as well as help law enforcement agencies get the thieves in trouble.
A Phoenix man who has been booked into Maricopa County Jail a dozen times is sentenced to more than 7 years in prison for his involvement in what authorities are calling the "catalytic converter theft epidemic."
Phoenix Police announced on April 28 that 41-year-old Michael Hankins and 35-year-old Caroline Coster were also arrested and booked into jail. The pair is accused of helping Cowan evade authorities between April 14-17.
An Arizona police department says it's closer to identifying a teen found dead nearly three decades ago after teaming up with genetic genealogists who have gathered new information in the case of "Apache Junction Jane Doe."
A lawsuit is filed against a hospital recognized as No. 1 in the nation as two women have come forward, accusing a former, now dead Mayo Clinic radiology technician of sexual assault in Phoenix.
It's no secret we've seen more murders in the city of Phoenix over the last two years. There's been a nationwide increase since the COVID-19 pandemic began. What's being done now to bring down the deadly violence? We take a look at how Phoenix stacks up against other cities similar in size.
Every day in Arizona, thousands of veterans are waiting for much-needed benefits as a nationwide backlog has caused some cases to be on hold for years. "23 years I've been dealing with this. That is the better part of half my life that I've been dealing with this," a U.S. Army veteran said.
Catalytic converter thefts are on the rise in Arizona across most cities, and in Phoenix, we're seeing a nearly 6,500% rise in reported cases. We take a look at why, the cost for the victim, the payout for the suspect, and how police departments are handling the cases.
An private, for-profit online university has reached a consent agreement with Arizona nursing officials amid an investigation into the university over its failure rate on a national exam that determines if it is safe for the school's graduates to practice nursing.
In Phoenix, a crackdown on fraudsters who swooped in on billions of COVID-19 relief funding is now underway, and we are taking a look at a case where 20 defendants reportedly racked up at least $3.5 million.
A father continues to look for answers months after the discovery of his son's remains. 20-year-old Najib "Jubi" Monsif was missing for more than two months out of Scottsdale before his body was found in a canal without his skull.
As Arizona deals with a wave of catalytic converter thefts, we go undercover at some recycling yards in the Phoenix area to see if they will buy a catalytic converter from us, in violation of state law.
Chandler Police officials say Charles Payne, who has been in and out of prison since the late 1980s, has made a career out of 'smash and grab.' They say he has broken into dozens of businesses, costing innocent people tens of thousands of dollars. Payne, meanwhile, blamed his behavior on drug addiction.
DEA officials say nearly 12 million fentanyl pills were seized in 2021, which is double the amount seized the year before. The 'tidal wave of drugs,' as DEA officials put it, is having an impact on many Arizonans.
In recent months, Apple's AirTag tracking device has been the center of controversy over privacy issues. With more and more people reportedly getting stalked by others via Apple's AirTag device, we are hearing from people in the Phoenix area who had similar experiences.
Christmas Eve 2020 was the last time Monique Cardiel saw her son, 18-year-old Tyler, alive for the last time. Tyler was heading to work, and while he was walking back home, Tyler was allegedly killed by Timothy Bell. Now, prosecutors are seeking the death penalty for Bell.