Maricopa County

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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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Recall Bid Against Ariz. Sheriff Faces Deadline

A group trying to oust the polarizing sheriff of metropolitan Phoenix faces a Thursday deadline for handing in voter signatures in an uphill battle to force a recall election against the lawman.

05/30/2013

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Arpaio To Release Report On Bungled Sex-Crime Investigations

The sheriff for metropolitan Phoenix is scheduled to release a report Monday on an internal probe into why hundreds of sex-crime cases were either inadequately investigated or not looked into at all during a three-year period ending in 2007.

02/11/2013

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Judge Asked To Reconsider Discrimination Ruling In Arpaio Case

Maricopa County is asking a judge to reconsider her decision not to dismiss the county from a lawsuit alleging that Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s office carried out a pattern of discrimination against Latinos in its immigration patrols.

12/26/2012

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Pastor Accused Of Selling Heroin, Meth

An Arizona pastor is under arrest for charges of selling drugs, including heroin, meth, and prescription drugs.

12/03/2012

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Woman Steps Closer To Becoming First Openly Bisexual Congressional Lawmaker

The citizens of Arizona’s ninth district have selected Kyrsten Sinema, an openly bisexual candidate, as the Democratic nominee for Congress.

08/30/2012

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Rally Set To Protest Arpaio’s Tent City

More than 1,000 critics of Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio are expected to gather Saturday night for a rally to call for the closure of the sheriff’s complex of canvas jail tents.

06/23/2012

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