Two prominent Latino leaders requested to be added as plaintiffs in a lawsuit aimed at stopping a ballot measure that would make a major change to Arizona's election process, claiming the change would lead to fewer minority candidates being elected in Arizona.Read More »
One of the last witnesses at a trial aimed at settling allegations over whether Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's office racially profiles Latinos says officers acted properly in pulling over the people who brought the case to court.Read More »
Lawyers for Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio mounted a defense Wednesday against allegations that he and his deputies racially profile Latinos, drawing testimony from an officer who denied slamming a pregnant Hispanic woman stomach-first into her car during a traffic stop.Read More »
Testimony is set to end Thursday at a trial aimed at settling allegations over whether Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's office racially profiles Latinos in its immigration patrols.Read More »
A federal appeals court is temporarily prohibiting Arizona from enforcing its new ban on abortions starting at 20 weeks of pregnancy.Read More »
Offensive letters, tearful personal stories and reams of statistics have been shared as plaintiffs' lawyers rested their case Tuesday in a racial profiling lawsuit against an Arizona sheriff and his department.Read More »
Lawyers who accuse Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's office of racial profiling are expected to rest their case Tuesday at a trial aimed at settling allegations over whether the lawman's immigration patrols disproportionately single out Latinos.Read More »
A U.S. District Court has temporarily blocked Arizona from implementing a new law that prohibits public funds from going to Planned Parenthood.
The law bars the state from contracting with or making a grant to any entity that performs an abortion or maintains an abortion facility.
The Arizona Supreme Court on Friday will issue an opinion explaining why it put a Democratic legislative candidate back on the primary election ballot for a state House seat from a Phoenix district.Read More »
A woman testifying Thursday at a racial profiling trial against Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio and his department said that during an unjustified traffic stop a sheriff's deputy slammed her stomach-first into her car while she was five months pregnant.Read More »