An Arizona Department of Public Safety officer reported finding more liquor than coffee in Rep. Albert Hale’s car when he arrested the Arizona Democrat in November. Prosecutors are awaiting the results of a blood test to determine if Hale, D-St. ...Read More »
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It could be months before a decision is made on whether formal charges are filed against an Arizona lawmaker suspected of driving under the influence of alcohol.Read More »
State Rep. Albert Hale was arrested Sunday on one count of driving under the influence. Navajo County Sheriff’s Chief Deputy Jim Molesa confirmed that Hale, D-St. Michaels, was arrested by the state Department of Public Safety on Sunday. Authorities said Hale was picked up on State Route 277 near Heber.Read More »
A medical marijuana card is not a get-out-of-jail-free card for motorists found with active components of the drug in their system, no matter how little, the state Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday.Read More »
Medical-marijuana cardholders in Arizona who drive after using the drug may face a difficult legal choice: their driver's license or their marijuana card. If they use both, they could be charged with DUI.Read More »
Arizona lawmakers may roll back the clock and restore first-time misdemeanor DUI defendants' right to a jury trial.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer has signed a drunken-driving bill that ends misdemeanor DUI defendants' automatic right to a jury trial for a first offense and eases potential penalties those offenders face.Read More »
A bill cutting the time a DUI interlock device must be used in Arizona before starting a car is making its way through the Legislature.Read More »
Former lawmaker Steve May announced Sept. 13 he is terminating his campaign for the House in Legislative District 17. May got on the November ballot after winning a spot in the primary as a write-in candidate. His presence as a Republican in the swing district that spans Tempe and Scottsdale posed a threat to two Democratic challengers.
The openly gay former lawmaker gained recent headlines for his brazen acknowledgement that he helped four "street people" get on the ballot as Green Party candidates.
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The press corps didn’t know exactly what to think when they saw Steve May drive up to the federal courthouse Thursday on a segway.Read More »