A new motion to seal evidence in the federal bribery case against Rep. Ben Arredondo reveals that another investigation connected the Tempe Democrat is “large scale.”Read More »
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Maricopa County will hire outside counsel to defend itself in the U.S. Department of Justice's racial-profiling lawsuit against Sheriff Joe Arpaio.Read More »
A federal judge has ended court oversight of food and sanitary conditions at Maricopa County jails after he concluded that deficiencies there have been corrected sufficiently.Read More »
The Department of Justice and Rep. Ben Arredondo’s attorneys plan to keep the evidence against the indicted Tempe lawmaker secret to protect ongoing investigations.
The two sides have asked a federal judge to sign off on their agreement to keep evidence from going public.
A judge has been assigned to preside over the U.S. Justice Department's civil rights lawsuit against the Maricopa County Sheriff Office.Read More »
A federal grand jury today charged Rep. Ben Arredondo with bribery, fraud, attempted extortion and false statements for allegedly taking thousands of dollars in game tickets and other perks in exchange for brokering property deals in Tempe.Read More »
A U.S. senator has asked federal authorities to consider seeking repayment of federal aid to Maricopa County if they determine that Sheriff Joe Arpaio's office used tax dollars from Washington to detain people whose civil rights the sheriff's office is accused of violating.Read More »
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The careers of most politicians would crumble under the heavy scrutiny that the self-proclaimed toughest sheriff in America now faces.Read More »
The U.S. Justice Department sued America's self-proclaimed toughest sheriff Thursday, a rare step for the agency after months of negotiations failed to reach a settlement over allegations that his department racially profiled Latinos in his trademark immigration patrols.Read More »