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Mom Who Left Kids In Hot Car May Avoid Prosecution

A deal with prosecutors would allow a Phoenix woman to avoid prosecution for leaving her two young sons alone in a hot car while she was at a job interview.

07/18/2014

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Man Pleads Not Guilty In Priest’s Shooting Death

A homeless ex-convict has pleaded not guilty to charges that he beat a Catholic priest with a metal rod and fatally shot another clergyman during a burglary at a Phoenix church.

07/17/2014

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Arizona Murder Defendant Accused Of Killing Cellmate

Andrew Ward told police he had killed his 12-year-old half brother last month because he “just felt like killing, ” say court documents.

04/03/2014

File photo of Maricopa County (Ariz.) Sheriff Joe Arpaio. (credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Arpaio To Have Chain Gang Work Super Bowl Sunday

Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio is dispatching a female chain gang to pick up trash on city streets Super Bowl Sunday.

02/02/2014

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Teen Girl Accused Of Strangling Man While Having Sex

Authorities in Glendale say a teenage girl is being held on suspicion of second-degree murder for allegedly strangling a man while having sex.

01/21/2014

Action-movie star Steven Seagal says he is considering a run for Arizona governor.  (Photo by Kristina Nikishina/Getty Images for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia)

Actor Steven Seagal Says He Is Up For Arizona Governor Campaign

Action-movie star Steven Seagal says he is considering a run for Arizona governor.

01/04/2014

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Woman On Death Row Convicted For Killing 4-Year-Old Son Could Be Released While Awaiting Retrial

More than two decades after she was sent to death row, an Arizona woman convicted of having her 4-year-old son killed for an insurance payout could soon be freed while she awaits a retrial in the case that made her one of the state’s most reviled inmates.

09/05/2013

File photo of Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio. (credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Mass. Man Accused Of Threatening Sheriff Joe Arpaio

Authorities say a Massachusetts man has been indicted for allegedly making a bomb threat against Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio.

08/21/2013

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Arizona Health Officials Investigating Outbreak Of Bloody Diarrhea

Maricopa County health officials are investigating an outbreak of bloody diarrhea in the west side of the Phoenix area.

08/02/2013

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer attends the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on Aug. 28, 2012 in Tampa, Fla. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Atheist Group’s Bid To Revive Lawsuit Against Brewer’s ‘Day Of Prayer’ Fails

An Arizona appeals court has upheld a ruling that dismissed a lawsuit challenging Gov. Jan Brewer’s proclamations that declared a state “day of prayer.”

06/12/2013

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