Legal

Troubled visa investment program gets short-term extension, no fixes

WASHINGTON - Congress granted a short-term reprieve this week to a visa program that benefits immigrants who invest in U.S. businesses, but that extension came without any reforms critics say are necessary to prevent fraud, abuse and security risks.

Arpaio federal contempt of court case stalled

Phoenix - Maricopa Sheriff Joe Arpaio's campaign raised $725,000 this past month during the same period a U.S. District Judge referred the Sheriff's legal case to federal prosecutors for possible criminal contempt of court charges.

Business goes on as Tempe protesters march past restaurants

TEMPE – A handful protestors chanted "Hands up, don't shoot!" along Mill Avenue Monday morning, but it was mostly business as usual for customers at several nearby restaurants.