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.
Biden administration asks judge to allow removal of containers at border
The Biden administration is asking a federal judge to let it remove the hundreds of double-stacked storage containers Gov. Doug Ducey has placed along the border and then bill the state for the costs.
Arpaio critic’s suit over 2008 arrest dismissed
A lawsuit by a critic of Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio over the critic's disorderly conduct and trespassing arrest in 2008 was dismissed on the day the trial was to start.
Arizona sheriff: Armed militias beware or be shot
Tough-talking Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio is warning civilians who embark on armed patrols in remote desert terrain that they could end up with "30 rounds fired into" them by one of his deputies.
Arizona Legislature passes multi-pronged immigration bill
In the final moments before passing a sweeping immigration overhaul, Sen. Russell Pearce, a Republican from Mesa, made some predictions about his bill, S1070. "We'll have less crime. We'll have lower taxes. We'll have safer neighborhoods. We'll have shorter lines in the emergency rooms. We'll have smaller classrooms," the Mesa Republican said on the Senate floor on April 19.