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 »
The internal investigation of three of Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's top commanders has cost taxpayers $102,000 so far.Read More »
Two new laws regulating abortion discriminate against women who want to use the abortion pill and physician assistants and nurses who dispense it, Planned Parenthood alleged Wednesday in court filings that seek to keep the new measures from taking effect.Read More »
The lawyer representing former Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas in attorney-discipline case has decided to continue representing the former prosecutor.Read More »
The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors will continue to pay legal expenses for ex-County Attorney Andrew Thomas, who faces trial in September on allegations of ethical misconduct.Read More »
A veteran Republican politician and state government official is joining Gov. Jan Brewer's administration as the state's new top tax collector.Read More »
Maricopa County elections officials continue verifying valid signatures on a recall drive of Senate President Russell Pearce.Read More »
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 »
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.