Arpaio’s criminal contempt referral sparks contemplation, rage
When Daniel Magos first learned Friday that a judge referred Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio to the U.S. Attorney's Office for criminal contempt of court prosecution, he felt a flood of relief and elation. And then he wept.
Voters will face maze of new requirements in November
CINCINNATI – With the presidential election less than three months away, millions of Americans will be navigating new requirements for voting – if they can vote at all – as state leaders implement dozens of new restrictions that could make it more difficult to cast a ballot.
Arizonans: What’s at stake for you in this election?
The national election has addressed issues like immigration, the economy, infrastructure, energy and national security.
Police and citizens to unite in community outreach program
MESA — When Susan Monroe, then a 32-year-old single mother, considered applying for a deputy position with the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office, she spoke with her children about the risks.
Khizr Khan calls on McCain, other GOP leaders to stand up to Trump
WASHINGTON - The last book Khizr Khan sent his son Humayun, an Army captain who was killed in a 2004 car bombing in Iraq, was Sen. John McCain's "Why Courage Matters."
Fight to remain silent: People often waive Miranda rights, experts say
WASHINGTON - When Carlos Andres Maciel told police in Yuma County, before being advised of his Miranda rights, that he had broken into a church, officers were free to use that confession against him, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled late last month.
‘Pokemon Go,’ virtual interns and the race for the U.S. senate seat
PHOENIX — When one of Sen. John McCain’s campaign rivals stages an event, the Arizona Republican uses Snapchat GeoFilters to digitally advertise “Vote McCain” in the area. His opponent in the GOP primary, Kelli Ward, has galvanized hashtags and six second videos to get her point across. And interns for Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick, the Democratic candidate for McCain’s seat, are catching voters while they're trying to catch Pokemon.
For Log Cabin Republicans, ‘gay conservative’ is not a contradiction
Matthew Shuman looks forward to voting for Donald Trump this fall and said he agrees with the Republican Party on most everything, including its policies on national security, gun rights and economic liberalism. Most everything.
For three Tucson siblings, politics is all in the family
When Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton opens a campaign office in Tucson Saturday, some of the Hernandez siblings will be there - just as one or the other of them has been on hand, pretty much since Clinton first ran for president eight years ago.
Court: Fired Williams worker can file free-speech suit against city in age case
WASHINGTON - A federal appeals court ruled Friday that the former Williams water superintendent can sue the city for violating his First Amendment rights by firing him in what he said was retaliation for an age-discrimination complaint.
Veterans call on McCain to take back endorsement of ‘unfit, bigot’ Trump
WASHINGTON — Veterans rallied outside Sen. John McCain's Capitol Hill office Thursday demanding that the Arizona Republican rescind his endorsement of GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump in light of Trump's comments about veterans and Muslims.
Feud between Trump, Gold Star family echoes in Muslim groups
WASHINGTON - The war of words between Donald Trump and Gold Star father Khizr Khan echoed among the Muslim groups for and against the GOP presidential nominee this week, with each side seemingly becoming more entrenched in its position.