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 man prepares to use drugs at OnPoint NYC.

Why A New York City Facility Allows Drug Use To Reduce Overdoses

Tesla vehicle charges at a charging station
Chuck BurtonBusiness

Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Boom Nationwide

Former Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez, center, is taken in handcuffs to a waiting aircraft
Elmer Martinez / APWorld

Hondurans In New York Celebrate Ex-President Hernandez's Arrest

Runners cross the starting line of the 125th Boston Marathon in 2021.
Mary Schwalm / APSports

Perfect Spring Weather Greets Boston Marathon's April Return

Subway shooting suspect Frank James
Seth Wenig / APU.S.

Brooklyn Subway Attack Suspect Ordered Held Without Bail

Law enforcement officials lead subway shooting suspect Frank R. James into a car.
Seth Wenig / APU.S.

'Prophet Of Doom': Subway Suspect Left Ranting Video Clues

A subway station in New York City
John Minchillo / APU.S.

Community Comes Together After New York Subway Shooting

New York City Police Department personnel gather at the entrance to a subway stop.
John Minchillo / APU.S.

Man Arrested In Brooklyn Subway Attack Charged With Terrorism

Kristina Mankova and her daughter, Barbara, in New York City
Newsy / Mai Nolasco-CarranzaWorld

Russian Mother And Daughter Stuck In New York City After Flight Ban


Russian Community In The U.S. Faces Backlash As War Wages On

People celebrate at New York City's St. Patrick's Day Parade
Eduardo Munoz Avarez / APU.S.

NYC St. Patrick's Day Parade Turns Pandemic Blues Irish Green

Street Food Vendor Mariela Goyburo.

Street Food Vendor Says Her Kids Provide Inspiration During Pandemic

People walk on a New York City street.

Russian-Speaking Community In U.S. Is Terrified By War

A person walks by a non-fungible token vending machine.
Ted Shaffrey / APLife

What Are NFTs, And Are They Worth It? Experts, Artists Weigh In


Millennials, Generation Z Trying To Leave Russia

Flower bouquets are seen at a grocery store.
Nam Y. Huh / APLife

The Backstory Behind Your Valentine's Day Flowers

An image is shown in a binder.

Artist Honors Black Lives Lost In Controversial Police Incidents

Bridgeport Mayor Joseph Ganim waits in a vehicle.
Bob Child / APU.S.

2 Detectives Suspended Over Handling Of Smith-Fields, Rawls Deaths

Honduras President Xiomara Castro
Moises Castillo / APWorld

Honduras To Inaugurate First Female President Xiomara Castro

A sign shows support in the death investigation of Lauren Smith-Fields

Medical Examiner Says Lauren Smith-Fields Died Of Acute Intoxication

People gathered to protest Lauren Smith-Fields death investigation.

Lauren Smith-Fields' Family To Sue City Over Her Death Investigation

Passengers move about a spacious Terminal B of New York's LaGuardia Airport
Craig Ruttle / APU.S.

The Worst Airports In The U.S. — And How They're Getting Revamped

Housing activists march across town

Hundreds Of Thousands Face Eviction Amid Tax Credit Changes

A woman wearing a winter coat gets tested for COVID-19
Seth Wenig / APScience and Health

COVID Cases Are Declining In New York City

Ambulances fill the bay at New York Presbyterian Hospital
Richard Drew / APScience and Health

COVID Causing Chaos With Emergency Medical Services

NYC MESH volunteers working on a rooftop

New York Nonprofit Helps Expand Internet Access

Columbia University campus
Mark Lennihan / APScience and Health

COVID Cases Rising At U.S. Universities

People stand in line to receive a booster shot of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine
Steven Senne / APScience and Health

Massachusetts Officials Taking Big Steps To Stop The Spread Of COVID

Shoppers walking
Kathy Willens / APU.S.

Shipping Issues, Chip Shortages Leave Holiday Gifts In Short Supply

Visitors at the Adventure Aquarium
Axel Turcios / NewsyLife

Dive Into An Underwater Winter Wonderland