Cochise County

A worker prepares volunteers to verify ballots at the Maricopa County Recorder's Office Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, in Phoenix. There are several races too close to call in Arizona, especially the Senate race between Democratic candidate Kyrsten Sinema and Republican candidate Martha McSally. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
Nov 9, 2018

Republicans settle lawsuit over vote counting

Residents in all of the state's 15 counties are going to get another few days to fix problems with their early ballots to ensure their votes are counted.

May 18, 2018

State Supreme Court rules search in Cochise County without warrant legal

Waiting until you're on your own property before pulling over for police won't save you from having you or your vehicle legally searched.

First graders in Irene Hammerquist's class at Bales Elementary School put together paper pumpkins decorated with fall-themed spelling words. Hammerquist said she teaches all of her students that sometimes a lesson has to be taught in a variety of ways to reach everyone. (Photo by Katie Campbell/Arizona Capitol Times)
Feb 5, 2018

Surrogate parents for students with special needs lacking statewide

More volunteers are being sought to advocate for students with special education needs who have no one in their lives to see that those needs are being met.

lawsuit, Pima County, apartment, fatal shooting
Jun 30, 2017

Foster child who suffered horrific ordeal sues state

The court-appointed guardian of a 6-year-old foster child is suing two state agencies, several adoption entities and two sets of foster and adoptive parents, claiming the child suffered a horrific ordeal while in foster care.

Jun 7, 2017

Attorney general makes appointment in campaign finance case

Attorney General Mark Brnovich has appointed a county prosecutor to review a finding that found his predecessor violated campaign finance laws during the 2010 campaign.

May 9, 2016

In slap to lawmakers, Ducey vetoes ‘bad’ water bills

Gov. Doug Ducey today vetoed two measures that could ease water-supply requirement for developers.

Apr 1, 2016

Ducey faces water policy dilemma in Cochise County case

The fate of new development in Cochise County cities could depend on how Gov. Doug Ducey feels about creating exceptions to existing water supply laws.

Apr 17, 2015

Multi-national Miners

Arizona’s mining camps were full of immigrants. The 1882 Great Register of Cochise County listed residents born in Algiers, Argentina, Australia, Azores, Belgium, Brazil, Chile, Finland French Guinea, Greece, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Slovenia and Spain. There was even one resident born at sea.

Apr 8, 2015

Court: Arizona probationers can’t be barred from medical pot

Arizonans with medical marijuana cards cannot be barred from using the drug while on probation, the state Supreme Court concluded Tuesday in a ruling that will have ripple effects across the state.

Apr 8, 2015

State Supreme Court rules in favor of medical marijuana users

Arizona government officials are barred from taking any actions that disallow medical marijuana patients from taking their medicine, even as a term of probation, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled April 7.

Dec 11, 2014

2nd District machine recount of 220,000 votes done

Cochise and Pima counties have finished recounts of nearly 220,000 votes cast in the too-close-to-call race between Democratic Rep. Ron Barber and Republican Martha McSally.

Dec 4, 2014

Court to review ruling on pot use probation ban

The Arizona Supreme Court plans to review a lower court's ruling that judges can't order people on probation to not use medical marijuana.