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Judge: Horne complaint about public resource probe "unconvincing"

Judge: Horne complaint about public resource probe "unconvincing"

Horne says Maricopa County Attorney's Office is biased against him.

August 12, 2014 3:41 pmLoading…

Missing dog found dead by cyclist in Gilbert

Dog went missing from a facility where numerous dogs died last month.

July 06, 2014 11:05 am

Separate Arizona incidents leave 20-plus dogs dead

GILBERT, Ariz. — Authorities say 17 dogs have been found dead at a Gilbert pet boarding service while five died in an unrelated fire at a breeder's home in Scottsdale.

June 22, 2014 6:30 pmLoading…
Arpaio to visit Tucson as part of Pullen fundraiser tonight

Arpaio to visit Tucson as part of Pullen fundraiser tonight

Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio will be a "special guest" tonight at a private $50-a-plate political fundraiser tonight in east Tucson, benefitting fellow Republican Randy Pullen.

May 21, 2014 5:00 pmLoading…

Arizona court ruling: Being drunk in public not a crime

PHOENIX — Being drunk in public is not a crime, no matter what local officials may conclude, the Arizona Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday.

May 06, 2014 1:18 pm Related Loading…

Authorities ID glider killed northwest of Phoenix

AGUILA, Ariz. — Authorities have identified a man who was killed while piloting his glider plane in the desert northwest if Phoenix.

May 04, 2014 4:45 pm

Percentage population loss in Cochise County is most in US

PHOENIX — Cochise County lost a larger percentage of its population last year than any other county in the country, new figures from the U.S. Census Bureau show.

March 27, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Pinal, Pima saw net gains of in-state residents

Pinal, Pima saw net gains of in-state residents

WASHINGTON – Maricopa County gained residents from nearly 1,000 counties across the U.S. — from Pinal County to as far away as Washington County, Maine, the Census Bureau reported.

February 11, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
State AG eyeing PCC's immigrant tuition breaks

State AG eyeing PCC's immigrant tuition breaks

Arizona’s attorney general is turning up the heat on Pima Community College for offering discount tuition to immigrant students who were brought to the U.S. illegally as children.

November 01, 2013 5:30 pm Related Loading…

Parents sue state for access to marijuana extracts for son

PHOENIX — Saying their 5-year-old child's life may depend on it, a Phoenix couple has sued to demand legal access to extracts of marijuana for him.

October 29, 2013 11:57 amLoading…

Judge rules counties can't change zoning laws to prohibit pot dispensaries

PHOENIX — Counties cannot do an end-run around the Medical Marijuana Act by changing their zoning laws to make it impossible to open a dispensary, a judge ruled Monday.

October 15, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
NY man in Arizona on threat charges in Arias case

NY man in Arizona on threat charges in Arias case

PHOENIX — A New York man is in an Arizona jail on charges he made online threats against cable newscasters Nancy Grace and Jane Velez-Mitchell because he was upset with their coverage of the Jodi Arias trial.

July 25, 2013 11:54 amLoading…

Fugitive found dead in Tucson standoff

A fugitive, who barricaded himself in an eastside apartment Thursday, was found dead by SWAT officers.

June 27, 2013 7:33 pm

Group fails in bid to recall Arpaio

PHOENIX — A campaign to force a recall election against the polarizing sheriff of metropolitan Phoenix failed on Thursday after recall organizers said they couldn’t collect enough voter signatures to bring the lawman to the ballot again.

May 30, 2013 4:03 pmLoading…
Campaign charges against Horne tossed out by judge

Campaign charges against Horne tossed out by judge

PHOENIX — A judge this afternoon threw out the campaign finance charges against Attorney General Tom Horne and a political ally.

May 02, 2013 4:00 pmLoading…

Sheriff Arpaio breaks shoulder in fall

PHOENIX (AP) — The self-proclaimed toughest sheriff in America has suffered a broken left shoulder.

February 28, 2013 5:23 pmLoading…

Arpaio launches patrols outside schools

PHOENIX — The sheriff for metropolitan Phoenix has launched a plan to have as many as 500 armed volunteers patrol areas just outside schools in an effort to guard against shootings like month’s attack that left 26 people dead at a Connecticut elementary school.

January 09, 2013 2:00 pmLoading…
Arpaio aims to put armed posse at schools

Arpaio aims to put armed posse at schools

PHOENIX — Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio has announced plans to deploy an armed volunteer posse to protect Phoenix-area students in the wake of the mass shooting at a Connecticut elementary school.

December 28, 2012 9:49 amLoading…

Ariz. court rejects request to delay medical pot dispensary

PHOENIX — The state Court of Appeals this afternoon rebuffed a request by Maricopa County to delay a medical marijuana dispensary.

December 20, 2012 12:48 pmLoading…

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