Indictment says he recklessly displayed a knife toward his estranged wife.
PHOENIX — Gov. Jan Brewer signed groundbreaking legislation Thursday to create and fund a new Department of Child Safety, at least in part to solve problems that she may have helped create.
PHOENIX — State lawmakers voted today to scrap what has been Child Protective Services and replace it with an entirely new state agency.
PHOENIX — State senators gave preliminary approval Wednesday to creating a new Department of Child Safety and providing $63 million in new funding to get it started.
There are more underage victims of sex trafficking in Arizona than are currently identified through the juvenile court system, Arizona State University researchers have found.
A lieutenant demoted after his ex-girlfriend turned over nude photos he sent her while dating is suing the city to restore his rank.
A man suspected of beating his father to death while they were both high on methamphetamines will not be prosecuted.
PASCUA YAQUI INDIAN RESERVATION — Tribal police chief Michael Valenzuela drove through darkened desert streets, turned into a Circle K convenience store and pointed to the spot beyond the reservation line where his officers used to take the non-Indian men who battered Indian women.
The defendant told the jurors they should convict him, and they agreed.
PHOENIX — Charges accusing an announcer for the Arizona Diamondbacks of threatening his wife with a knife during an argument at their home have been dismissed.
Team Spanish-language announcer Miguel Perez Quintana was arrested July 15 and later charged with aggravated assault with a deadly…
A man has barricaded himself in a midtown home following a domestic violence incident, police said.
Siblings of the 3-year-old boy whose skeletal remains were found Tuesday told investigators their mother starved their brother to death, court records reveal.
Saturday is International Women’s Day, a 105-year-old annual call to action for women’s equality. But for many women and girls around the world, its most basic promise of freedom remains unfulfilled.
Southern Arizona’s Pascua Yaqui Tribe is one of the first native groups in the nation to earn legal standing to prosecute outsiders who attack women on tribal lands.
A 20-year-old man, suspected of killing his father, was arrested Wednesday night.
The trial of a Tucson man accused of beating to death his girlfriend with a crowbar ended Tuesday in a mistrial, as jurors could not reach a unanimous verdict.
PHOENIX — Gov. Jan Brewer is willing to give Department of Economic Security Director Clarence Carter the benefit of the doubt about his culpability in more than 6,500 complaints of child abuse going uninvestigated — at least for the time being.
Happy Thanksgiving! It is a common greeting this time of year, but it will be hard to enjoy the holiday knowing that it won’t be happy — not for the thousands of Arizona children living in fear of abuse or neglect.
A psychologist who examined convicted murderer Kyle Alegria said the environment Alegria grew up in was fertile ground for the growth of a violent sexual deviant.
Tucson police have released the names of the victim and suspect in an early morning murder-suicide.