PHOENIX – A federal judge who ruled Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio violated a court order to curb racial profiling decided Tuesday the county will have to pay at least $1,000 to each person unlawfully detained. But the judge delayed a decision on other penalties until June 30.
Updated at 5:50 p.m. May 26, 2016.
PHOENIX -- The May 17 special election results have been approved by the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors and county election officials pledged to make sure the primary and general elections run smoothly.
You may have heard it on TV: "You have the right to remain silent. Anything you say can and will be used against you in a court of law." This short statement is part of the Miranda Warning that law enforcement officers are required to say before you are arrested.
Workers earning less than $23,660 annually are guaranteed overtime pay when logging more than 40 hours per week. But on Dec. 1, the United States Department of Labor will update this overtime rule. The updated rule will mean workers who are paid $47,476 annually or less will now be guaranteed overtime pay.
WASHINGTON - Department of Veterans' Affairs officials apologized this week for comments by Secretary Robert McDonald that compared VA health care wait times with wait times at Disneyland - but they didn't back down from the statement.
WASHINGTON - Tribal and federal officials called Monday's planned sale of Indian remains and sacred objects at a French auction "disrespectful and fundamentally wrong" and called for the return of the items.
WASHINGTON — Over two days last week, three Arizonans - a teacher, a former student and a immigration case worker - came to Washington to add their voices to the debate over Merrick Garland's stalled Supreme Court nomination.
The Cronkite News team reports on legal issues from across Arizona, including efforts to fund housing for homeless veterans, an end to dog racing in the state and expanding internet access for low-income students.