Nearly 3,500 volunteers in the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office’s possehelp arrest illegal immigrants and fight other crimes, but don’t expect them to patrol along the U.S.-Mexico border, Sheriff Joe Arpaio said Wednesday.Read More »
Arizona’s five redistricting commissioners will begin filling the hole in the center of their “donut” congressional district plan today.
And although the decision to use the "donut" map shows more momentum than the commission has demonstrated in recent weeks, the plan has won opposition.
Attorney Tom Irvine was working in his law office on the afternoon of Dec. 31, 2008, when a process server dropped two lawsuits on him, filed by then-Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas.
Irvine, the sole witness on the third day of Thomas’ attorney disbarment hearing, described the experience of being targeted by the former county attorney.
This week’s most outstanding utterances, gibes and quips.Read More »
A judge says legislation passed last year that would allow Arizona school districts to spend unused bond money is unconstitutional because it would benefit few districts.Read More »
Failed criminal investigations of politicians and judges by America's self-proclaimed toughest sheriff were put under a microscope in a disciplinary hearing launched Monday against a former prosecutor who brought the cases to court.Read More »
Prosecutors say they found no state or federal criminal violations in the travel spending and handling of inmates' cash by Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's office.Read More »
Officials say property owners in Maricopa County will see virtually the same property tax bills as they did last year.Read More »
Sheriff Joe Arpaio says federal officials investigating racial profiling allegations against his office have yet to inform him of any constitutional violations by his deputies.Read More »
Federal authorities asked a judge to dismiss a lawsuit that sought records from Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's office as part of a civil rights investigation that he says is focused on his immigration patrols.Read More »