A judge awarded $94,000 in fees and other costs to lawyers representing a handful of Latinos in a lawsuit that alleges racial profiling in Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's immigration patrols.Read More »
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Sheriff Joe Arpaio is dangerous. He needs to go.
Arpaio’s suggestion that he knew nothing of the gross mismanagement by his underlings like Dave Henderschott is not credible. Arpaio surrounds himself with sycophants like Henderschott who share Arpaio’s disdain for anyone who would criticize the office. Arpaio cannot now distance himself from these decisions.
State Sen. Russell Pearce was riding high last year, notching wins that include enactment of a second Arizona law to crack down on illegal immigration and then his selection by fellow Republican senators as the chamber's new president.
This year, things haven't gone so well for the tough-talking former lawman.
Attorneys for Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's office are asking a judge to either deny or postpone his ruling on a request for class-action status in a lawsuit that accuses Arpaio's office of racially profiling Hispanics in immigration patrols.Read More »
The May 24 announcement that the state’s top Republican officials would be filing a lawsuit in federal court over Arizona’s new medical marijuana law surprised many, but not the man who came up with the idea: Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery, a strident opponent of the new medical marijuana law.Read More »
A special prosecutor is declining to press charges against a Maricopa County Supervisor after reviewing corruption investigations.Read More »
County officials leveled tough criticism Monday at a proposal specifying how Maricopa County would pay back $99 million that budget analysts say was inappropriately spent by Sheriff Joe Arpaio's office.Read More »
Officials plan to unveil a proposal Monday on how Maricopa County will pay back $99 million that budget analysts say was inappropriately spent by Sheriff Joe Arpaio's office.Read More »
Some government officials and activists are again asking federal authorities to take action against Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio for alleged misspending and mismanagement.Read More »
The legal ethics trial of Thomas is barely underway, but he has so far spent almost 90 percent of the $100,000 appropriation the county has approved for his defense.Read More »