For all the worksite raids, immigration sweeps and animal-cruelty cases that have made Sheriff Joe Arpaio one of the most notorious and popular figures in Arizona history, it likely will be a compound of military-style tents housing more than 1,000 inmates that is his lasting legacy.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 »
After a contentious vote last session, the Legislature promised to give $1 million to Pinal County to help fight border-related crime.
But the sheriff’s office says it’s still waiting for the money.
The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office has settled a claim with two men and will pay $200,000 in a racial profiling case.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 »
Federal authorities won't be prosecuting Maricopa County Sheriff's Office officials over extradition spending.Read More »
A raging forest fire in eastern Arizona that has forced thousands from their homes headed Wednesday for a pair of transmission lines that supply electricity to hundreds of thousands of people as far east as Texas.Read More »
A raging forest fire in eastern Arizona has scorched an area larger than the size of Phoenix, threatening thousands of residents and emptying towns as the flames raced toward New Mexico on Wednesday.Read More »
Officials are hoping their efforts overnight will keep a mammoth forest fire from cresting a ridge and racing into two eastern Arizona towns, giving firefighters the upper hand on the 11th day of what has proved to be an overwhelming battle.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 »