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Sep 22, 2010

Pearce loses bid to be party in immigration appeal

A court rejected a request by the author of Arizona's new immigration law to be a party in the state's appeal of a ruling that put parts of the law on hold.

Aug 12, 2010

Kansas politicians seek reversal of AZ immigration ruling

Two leaders from the Kansas Legislature are urging a federal appeals court to reverse a lower court's decision that put the most controversial elements of Arizona's new immigration law on hold.

Jul 15, 2010

Suit to limit human-smuggling prosecutions revived

A federal appeals court has revived a lawsuit aimed at stopping the Maricopa County Attorney's Office from prosecuting undocumented immigrants as co-conspirators of the smugglers who bring them into Arizona.

Jun 2, 2010

LA County boycotts Arizona over immigration law

Los Angeles County on Tuesday became the latest government body to boycott Arizona to protest the state's tough new law targeting illegal immigration.

May 18, 2010

Pasadena condemns Arizona immigration law

Pasadena, Calif., has passed a resolution condemning Arizona's tough new anti-illegal immigration law.

May 12, 2010

LA approves boycott of Arizona over immigration law

Los Angeles on Wednesday became the largest city yet to boycott Arizona over its tough new law targeting illegal immigration in a move that likely will affect some $8 million in contracts with the state.

Apr 13, 2010

Appeals court hears arguments over Clean Elections

Three U.S. Court of Appeals judges in San Francisco listened to arguments Monday over a lawsuit challenging whether matching funds provided through Arizona's Clean Elections law are constitutional.

Apr 9, 2010

Times Past: Campfire Comrades

Evenings spent around a campfire often warm the body. The fire glow can also warm the soul as friendships are formed and deepened. In some cases, romances start, business pacts are arranged and plots are hatched. Three memorable campfires, with lasting impact to Arizona, are recalled here.

Jun 18, 2009

Mesa police union says chief’s departure ‘unfortunate’

MESA - The Mesa police union says the departure of the city's police chief is "extremely unfortunate." Various media sources report that Mesa police Chief George Gascon will be leaving the city to become chief of police in San Francisco.