Axel Turcios

Axel Turcios

National Correspondent

Axel Turcios is an Emmy-Award winning journalist who joins Scripps News as a National Correspondent based out of New York City. He comes to us from Univision 23 in Miami, where Axel appeared frequently on the national programs Primer Impacto, Noticiero Nacional Univision and Despierta América. Before joining Univision, Axel worked for two years as a reporter for Telemundo in Las Vegas. Axel will be the first to tell you that reporting out of New York City has been a life-long dream. He dedicates his spare time to community work and organizing charitable projects to help low-income families and children in his country of origin, Honduras.

Recent Work
A dog is seen in a kennel.
APScience and Health

Pet shelters are packed while pet owners grapple with high costs

Nuala O'Doherty-Naranjo's basement is shown.
Scripps NewsPolitics

Meet the woman who turned her basement into an immigration center

A nurse prepares for a COVID-19 test.

Study: Nurses are exhausted, and many want to leave their jobs

People working on laptops

Maryland proposes 4-day workweek; companies find success with model

A "Sold" sign decorates the lawn of a home.

Homeownership gap between White and Black families is at all-time high

Flowers seen at the base of The Rock on the campus of Michigan State University, in East Lansing, Mich.
Matthew Dae Smith / APU.S.

Investigators give an update on Michigan State University shooting

A student leaves flowers at The Rock on the grounds of Michigan State University
Paul Sancya / APU.S.

Michigan State University, families mourn shooting victims

Michigan State University students embrace at The Rock on campus
Carlos Osorio / APU.S.

A student and teacher describe moments during MSU shooting

A sales associate arranges guns on display.

New report details illegal gun trafficking trends in the US

Migrants camp on the New York City sidewalk.

New York City migrants refuse relocation, say new center is 'inhumane'

People line up for immigration services in New York.
Scripps NewsPolitics

Inside the chaotic system of New York's immigration services

Puppies play in a cage at a pet store.
APScience and Health

Pet store owner says New York law won't solve breeding issues

Anti-abortion activists march outside of the U.S. Supreme Court during the March for Life in Washington
Jose Luis Magana / APPolitics

NYC first city to provide free abortion pills

Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services Anne Williams-Isom, left, tours the sleeping area of New York City
Bebeto Matthews / APPolitics

New York City mayor says there is no more room for migrants

A sign in Times Square reads "Gun Free Zone."

Shootings in New York City are costing taxpayers millions of dollars

The coffin of late Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI is carried away after a funeral mass in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican
Ben Curtis / APWorld

Pope Francis Presides Over Pope Benedict's Funeral In Vatican City

The New Year's Eve ball sits atop One Times Square in New York.

New York City Is Ready To Ring In The New Year

A long row of double-stacked shipping containers provide a new wall between the United States and Mexico
Ross D. Franklin / APPolitics

Biden Administration Suing Arizona Governor Over Border Wall

A man rides an electric bicycle
Seth Wenig / APTech

Lithium Batteries On E-Bikes Are Exploding Without Warning

A prison in Illinois
Seth Perlman / APU.S.

The State Of Wrongful Convictions In The U.S.

FeedingNYC group

FeedingNYC Has Fed 100,000 Families Since 2001 For Thanksgiving

Richard Fierro talks outside his home.
Jack Dempsey / APU.S.

Veteran Shares Why He Acted To Disarm Colorado Springs Gunman

Police tape blocks off Club Q, the site of a mass shooting, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, in Colorado Springs, Colo.
David Zalubowski / APU.S.

Club Q Suspect Now Facing Hate Charges For Colorado Nightclub Shooting

People tour the shelter on Randall's Island.

New York City Mayor Closing Randall's Island Migrant Facility

Javier Cazares, a write-in candidate for county commissioner, sits in his campaign booth.

3 Candidates Vie To Take Over Uvalde County Commission Seat

Kyrie Irving plays basketball.

How New Yorkers, Brooklyn Nets Fans Feel About Kyrie Irving Suspension

Venezuela immigrants stand in New York City.

Migrants At New York City Shelters Are Lacking Necessities

A hiring sign hangs in a window.

New York City Employers Are Now Required To Disclose Salary Ranges

A woman walks past a sign outside the Boston Children's Hospital
Charles Krupa / APScience and Health

RSV Surge Puts Pressure On Children’s Hospitals

New York City officials hold a press conference in one of the migrant tents
Bebeto Matthews / APPolitics

NYC Opens Its First Refugee-Style Camp To House An Influx Of Migrants