Chloe Jones

Chloe Jones

Chloe Jones is a graduate student studying investigative journalism at Arizona State University. She was raised in Tempe, and is passionate about telling impactful stories about her community.

Republican JP candidate: Blacks ‘blame slavery’ for problems they caused

By: - July 21, 2020

In response to an Instagram post showing support for Black Lives Matter demonstrators, a GOP justice of the peace candidate wrote that it was “time to start putting these idiots in their place.”

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Tempe PD pepper sprayed demonstrators at Saturday ‘chalk walk’ protest

By: - June 28, 2020

A creative protest supporting the Black Lives Matters movement at Tempe Marketplace Saturday went from chalk art to chaos when Tempe police officers tackled three people to the ground and arrested them, while other officers used pepper spray on protesters who were obeying police commands to back up.

Trump protest turns violent when Phoenix PD fires flash-bangs, pepper balls

By: - June 23, 2020

A peaceful protest of President Donald Trump outside of Dream City Church ended quickly Tuesday afternoon as the president spoke to some 3,000 attendees when Phoenix police officers fired flash-bang grenades, pepper balls and pepper spray into the crowd of more than 200 people, declaring it unlawful. 

Protesters call on Tempe to defund the police

By: - June 12, 2020

Several hundred protesters descended on Tempe Thursday afternoon demanding the city defund the police by about $22 million and instead use the money to fund affordable housing, preschool and transit programs.

Scottsdale police violence protest shuts down Old Town

By: - June 8, 2020

As thousands marched through Old Town Scottsdale Sunday evening, united to protest police brutality against minorities, their chants echoed through the streets and off the shops and restaurants that line Scottsdale Road and the surrounding area: “Say their names!” “No justice, no peace!” “I can’t breathe!”

Bars remain crowded, despite curfew and COVID-19 restrictions

By: - June 7, 2020

By the time the 8 p.m. curfew went into effect, the streets of downtown Phoenix just had a few people walking to their cars, carrying signs.  But on Mill Avenue in Tempe, the scene looked different.

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Black mothers: Action needed to keep our children alive

By: - June 7, 2020

The 100 or so people who gathered in Eastlake Park near downtown Phoenix early Saturday evening heard one message over and over: Black lives matter to Black mothers.