Differences of opinion, beliefs and convictions are encouraged to be shared and discussed in a civil society. In higher education, these differences are allegedly encouraged in all venues, from the classroom to the governing board room. Yet conservative viewpoints are not welcomed in the Maricopa County Community Colleges and there are a series of events, including our recent election, that illustrate efforts to silence anything but a liberal perspective.Read More »
A judge denied a request by Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's lawyer to forbid the public release of videos of recent depositions by sheriff's officials in a racial profiling lawsuit against the agency.Read More »
Attorneys leading a lawsuit that accuses Maricopa County sheriff's deputies of racially profiling Hispanics in their immigration patrols are opposing a request to forbid the public release of videos of recent depositions by sheriff's officials.Read More »
A change in the Maricopa County Attorney's Office Monday as Bill Montgomery is sworn-in Monday.Read More »
Two political groups are raising money in a bid to counter negative perceptions of a powerful Arizona sheriff, urging people to contribute to help defend the lawman as he faces intense criticism for his immigration crackdowns.Read More »
A Phoenix boxing promoter pleaded guilty Nov. 18 to bilking a trainer out of $5,000 and trying to cover it up.Read More »
Maricopa County is giving Joe Arpaio's office $360,000 to help find new office space for his executive team and other members of the department.Read More »
A review of cases conducted by Sheriff Joe Arpaio and former Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas are without merit.Read More »
The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office has raided an El Mirage business in its latest operation aimed at suspected illegal immigrants.Read More »
Ten days after the general election, Arizona's medical marijuana ballot measure appears to be headed toward passage as Maricopa County election officials race to finish counting early and provisional ballots.
Just before 6 p.m. Friday, the Secretary of State's Office reported the measure was leading by more than 4,000 votes. It was the first time the measure had more yes votes than no votes since the ballot tally began Nov. 2.