Lawyers pressing a racial profiling lawsuit against Sheriff Joe Arpaio's office urged a judge to let them introduce at trial citizen complaints that they say shows the sheriff based some of his immigration enforcement efforts on racially charged complaints that didn't allege actual crimes.Read More »
Sen. Scott Bundgaard is scheduled to take the witness stand today in what has become the biggest fight of his political life.Read More »
A full-blown ethics inquiry is rare, but it is not unprecedented. So, while the senators investigating whether Sen. Scott Bundgaard breached the chamber’s ethical rules have a lot of questions about how to conduct the trial, old Senate records actually provide plenty of guidance.Read More »
State Sen. Scott Bundgaard and his lawyer are trying to strike a deal with Phoenix prosecutors that would allow the lawmaker to avoid a criminal trial.
Bundgaard, who faces misdemeanor assault and reckless endangerment charges following a fight with his ex-girlfriend alongside a Valley freeway, had his lawyer today ask for more time before the case goes to trial.
Municipal Court Judge Louis Frank Dominguez granted the request and gave the two sides until Wednesday to work out a deal.
Gov. Jan Brewer has signed a drunken-driving bill that ends misdemeanor DUI defendants' automatic right to a jury trial for a first offense and eases potential penalties those offenders face.Read More »
A man charged with killing the operator of a speed-camera van along a Phoenix freeway has been found competent to stand trial and will not face the death penalty, a judge said Feb. 24.Read More »
The trial date for a man charged with killing the operator of a speed-camera van parked along a Phoenix freeway has been delayed so he can undergo a psychological evaluation.Read More »
TUCSON - The federal trial of the former Tanque Verde Unified School District superintendent has been pushed back to Dec. 1 at the request of his attorney. Albert Thomas "Tom" Rogers was indicted by a grand jury for allegedly attempting to travel to Mexico to engage in illicit sexual conduct with a minor.Read More »
State Sen. John Huppenthal's trial on misdemeanor charges of theft and tampering with a campaign sign has been pushed back until July.Read More »