TUCSON — Jury selection is scheduled to start Tuesday in federal court in Tucson in the trial of former Congressman Rick Renzi and a former business partner of the Arizona Republican.Read More »
Arizona's redistricting commission says a Republican-backed lawsuit challenging new legislative districts should be put on hold in federal court until related issues are resolved by state courts.Read More »
A federal appeals court ruled Monday that the government did not violate federal environmental law when it failed to subject annual plans for operation of the Glen Canyon Dam to a thorough environmental review.Read More »
NOGALES, Ariz. — Three men accused of being border bandits have been charged in federal court with holding illegal immigrants at gunpoint in Arizona and demanding ransoms from their families.Read More »
Dennis Burke, the U.S. attorney for Arizona, said prosecution of state employees was not mentioned in the letter sent to state officials because it was never intended to indicate that.
“They're saying, ‘I can't believe he's going after state employees.’ It's not in my letter.”
Arizona’s new immigration law may have been aimed at deporting as many illegal immigrants as possible, but an ironic side effect will allow more undocumented residents to apply for temporary work visas and permanent U.S. citizenship, according to research by the Arizona Capitol Times.Read More »