Legal

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.

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.

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 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.

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.