In handling many of the state’s most politically-charged cases, Yavapai County Attorney Sheila Polk has drawn on lessons from the Nazis’ rise to power.Read More »
California’s Fair Political Practices Commission has reached a settlement with two so-called “dark money” groups in Arizona that will see them pay a combined $1 million in fines.Read More »
A small group of lobbyists with Husk Partners met in an office in 2009 at the firm as allegations of a Fiesta Bowl scandal involving illegal political contributions swirled.
Lobbyists John MacDonald, Dana Paschke and Dean Miller made a pact of sorts as they looked over the statute outlawing reimbursement of contributions, according to a search warrant affidavit that provides details of an investigation into the firm’s recently indicted head, Gary Husk.
The lobbyist accused of orchestrating the Fiesta Bowl scandal was indicted Thursday on eight low-level felonies not associated with the bowl-game scheme.Read More »
A U.S. Border Patrol agent won't be prosecuted by Cochise County for the 2011 fatal shooting of a man who was climbing over the fence into Mexico from southeastern Arizona, authorities said.Read More »
PRESCOTT — Three days after 19 firefighters perished in a wildfire, questions over what exactly went wrong loomed largest. Investigators from across the U.S. will be working this week to try to answer that, examining radio logs, the site of the tragedy and weather reports.Read More »
A suspicious letter containing an oily substance that was sent to the Phoenix office of Sen. Jeff Flake caused a brief scare Wednesday before the mail was tested and found to be harmless.Read More »
A half-dozen former Arizonans have been prosecuted for voting twice in past elections.Read More »
An appellate court has ruled that Arizona's redistricting commission generally must follow the state's open meeting law but that prosecutors cannot resume an investigation into whether the commission violated the law when it hired mapping consultants.Read More »
When the Arizona Attorney General’s Office released hundreds of documents from an internal probe over suspected leaks to the media, it redacted a plethora of embarrassing information.Read More »