A U.S. Border Patrol agent won't be prosecuted by Cochise County for the 2011 fatal shooting of a man who was climbing over the fence into Mexico from southeastern Arizona, authorities said.Read More »
An attorney for a death-row inmate asked the Arizona Supreme Court Wednesday to not issue a warrant of execution based on the “toxic” climate of the Board of Executive Clemency.Read More »
Phoenix leaders are beginning a national search to find a replacement for outgoing City Manager David Cavazos.Read More »
Members of the Democratic National Committee will be spending the next two days holed up in a Scottsdale resort for their annual summer meeting.Read More »
A worker’s discrimination complaint has led to detailed allegations of an intolerable working environment at the Arizona Board of Executive Clemency under Chairman Jesse Hernandez.
Among other things, Hernandez ogled women in the office, called a staff member a heathen for not attending church, urged workers to gossip about one another and promoted a girlfriend who wasn’t qualified for the job, the state Department of Administration reported Wednesday.
Arizona is poised to end fiscal 2013 in a better position than anticipated.Read More »
Tough-talking Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio is warning civilians who embark on armed patrols in remote desert terrain that they could end up with "30 rounds fired into" them by one of his deputies.Read More »
Researchers at Arizona State University say rising interest rates don't appear to be affecting the Phoenix-area housing market, which is making a comeback.Read More »
Arizona has either a shortfall of approximately 4,000 prison beds or a surplus of about 1,000 beds, with the difference based on whether more than 5,100 temporary beds are counted as part of the overall picture.Read More »
Paul Petersen is the new assessor for Maricopa County.
The county Board of Supervisors on Monday unanimously selected Petersen for the job over 10 other applicants.