Pro-life climber scales Phoenix’s tallest building, then detained
A man who is a professional climber scaled Phoenix's tallest building Tuesday before being booked into jail on charges of trespassing and criminal nuisance, police said. Maison Des Champs, 23, bills himself as "The Official Pro-Life Spider-Man" and climbed the 483-foot Chase Tower in downtown Phoenix.
Heat deaths in Arizona’s biggest county outpace last year’s
This summer was the deadliest on record for heat-associated fatalities in Arizona's largest county amid a growing wave of homelessness. Public health statistics this week confirmed a record 359 such deaths just days before the end of the six-month heat season.
Supreme Court refuses to hear claims Arpaio conspired with counterfeiter
Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio may still be going through court battles over racial profiling, but he is off the hook in another case in which a photographer accused him of making a deal with a counterfeiter.
Arpaio deputy denies slamming pregnant woman
Lawyers for Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio mounted a defense Wednesday against allegations that he and his deputies racially profile Latinos, drawing testimony from an officer who denied slamming a pregnant Hispanic woman stomach-first into her car during a traffic stop.