Legal

Court rejects bid to declare Sonoran Desert bald eagle endangered

WASHINGTON - A federal court has rejected a bid to declare the Sonoran Desert bald eagle an endangered species, saying the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service acted properly when it determined the birds were no different than other bald eagles.


FAA ordered to toss out Sky Harbor flight paths that raised noise levels

WASHINGTON - A federal appeals court Tuesday ordered the Federal Aviation Administration to throw out a controversial flight path plan for Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport that sparked tens of thousands of noise complaints from neighbors.


Arizona lawmakers praise, condemn Trump’s pardon of Arpaio

WASHINGTON - In Washington, reaction to President Donald Trump's pardon of former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio was swift and strong.


Court orders Arizona federal judges to stop shackling defendants

WASHINGTON - A federal appeals court Friday ordered district judges in Arizona to stop shackling defendants unless they first determine that restraints are needed for "maintaining security and order" in the court.


President Trump grants pardon to former Sheriff Joe Arpaio

President Donald Trump has pardoned former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, the White House announced late Friday afternoon.

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