Sheriff Joe Arpaio Faces Contempt Hearing In Racial Profiling, Immigration Patrol CaseThe sheriff for metro Phoenix begins a four-day hearing Tuesday that could bring him fines, damage his credibility and make him politically vulnerable for his acknowledged violations of a judge's orders in a racial profiling case.
House Gives Initial Approval To Bill Preventing Heroin Overdoses
Judge Bars Ariz. Officials From Enforcing Identity-Theft Laws Used To Convict Immigrant WorkersA judge has barred Maricopa County officials from enforcing two Arizona identity-theft laws that have been used to convict hundreds of immigrant workers.
Arizona County Banning People From Using Wood-Burning FiresThe brown haze of pollution that hangs over metropolitan Phoenix has led officials to deliver an unwelcome holiday message: Don't use your wood-burning fireplace or you could get ticketed.
Arpaio Gets Training As Part Of Profiling CaseMaricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio underwent training Saturday that a judge ordered as part of a racial profiling case against the sheriff's office.
Report: Detention Officer Shoots Prisoner A prisoner reportedly was wounded in a shooting involving a Maricopa County prisoner transport van.
Sheriff Arpaio Required To Return Military WeaponsHis office must return about 200 guns, 158 pairs of night vision goggles, 2 armored vehicles, and a helicopter.
City Council Candidate Left Off Ballot AgainThe wrong ballots were mailed out for the Peoria City Council race again.
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.
Man Pleads Not Guilty In Priest's Shooting DeathA 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.
Arizona Murder Defendant Accused Of Killing CellmateAndrew Ward told police he had killed his 12-year-old half brother last month because he "just felt like killing, " say court documents.
Arpaio To Have Chain Gang Work Super Bowl SundayArizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio is dispatching a female chain gang to pick up trash on city streets Super Bowl Sunday.