Legal

Valley police departments lag behind their cities in Latino representation

PHOENIX - When Magdalena Schwartz, now a pastor in Mesa, first immigrated to America from Chile in 1998, she played guitar for people in jail because she felt it was a way she could volunteer without speaking English.


Young leader in Arizona Democratic Party works to unite voters

TEMPE -- On a sweltering spring afternoon, the normally gridlocked roadways are lightly traversed on a weekend afternoon. Jevin Hodge sits in a local coffee shop, a stylish three-piece suit draped over his athletic build, a gold watch adorning his wrist.


How are President Donald Trump’s policies affecting your career?

Are you a professional adult working in Arizona? Tell us how President Donald Trump's policies are affecting your industry and which economic developments you anticipate having the greatest impact on your career.


Family fights efforts to weaken Shannon’s Law

PHOENIX – State Rep. Tony Rivero doesn’t believe accidental firing of a gun within city limits should be a felony.


Phoenix immigration attorney leads campaign for Mexico to boycott U.S. corn

PHOENIX -- A Phoenix immigration attorney is leading an international campaign for Mexico to boycott the importation of corn from the U.S.


Court overturns re-entry conviction for man arrested in Nogales port

WASHINGTON - Rosario Vazquez-Hernandez was washing windows of cars waiting at the Mariposa Port of Entry, as he did most days, when Border Patrol agents grabbed him on charges that he was attempting to re-enter the U.S. illegally in 2014.


Maricopa inmate had right to confidential mail with lawyer, court says

WASHINGTON - Prisoners' rights to confidential communication with their attorneys includes the right to watch jailers open some mail in front of them to make sure it's not being read, a federal appeals court ruled Friday.


Arizona Jewish community centers targeted in bomb threats

Two Jewish community centers in Arizona were targeted with bomb threats Monday in the fifth wave of such threats to centers across the country in two months.