PHOENIX – Arizona will receive $2.8 million of a nearly $117 million settlement. Johnson & Johnson has reached over safety concerns and misleading marketing of a surgical mesh used to treat urinary incontinence and other pelvic floor disorders, Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich said Friday. The nationwide settlement involved transvaginal surgical meshes implanted to treat.
Leer en español PHOENIX – The neon “Open” sign in the window casts a weak glow across La Olmeca, which is quiet except for a couple of diners. Georgia Martínez rushes from the kitchen, where a TV is tuned to a Spanish sports channel, to bring beers and plates of Mexican food to the tables..
PHOENIX – The voting rights of Native Americans in Arizona are routinely suppressed by a slew of requirements and practices, such as photo ID laws and a scarcity of polling places, Navajo and Gila River leaders said Tuesday at a congressional hearing in Phoenix. “If someone from the Navajo Nation submits a ballot on Election.
PHOENIX – Immigration officials are not the “bad guys” trying to make the lives of law-abiding immigrants miserable but are going after undocumented immigrants who commit crimes, an Arizona Immigration and Customs Enforcement official said Friday. “We’re human ourselves,” said Albert Carter, acting field office director for ICE enforcement removal operations in Phoenix. “We have.
PHOENIX – As dusk fell Wednesday, activists with March for Our Lives Arizona placed sandals and shoes of people touched by gun violence at the base of the “Release the Fear” statue, cast from old firearms. “After the Marjory Stoneman Douglas shooting, it was time for me to step up and do something,” said Josie.
WASHINGTON – A federal appeals court vacated the sentence for a Phoenix-area gang member who was still a teen when he got a mandatory life without parole sentence for crimes that “terrorized” the Salt River reservation in the 1990s. A divided 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said Tuesday that since Riley Briones Jr.’s sentencing.
PHOENIX – A social media furor has erupted over a Fourth of July incident at a Tempe Starbucks in which a barista asked six police officers to leave because a customer felt unsafe. As of Monday afternoon, the hashtag #DumpStarbucks had been retweeted more than 20,000 times. Some people vehemently defended police and vowed to.
PHOENIX – The Police Department continued its rollout of body-worn cameras Wednesday, issuing the devices to about a dozen officers in the Cactus Park Precinct in north Phoenix. The department’s goal of providing body cams to 2,000 first responders by Aug. 12 now is almost halfway completed, authorities said. At the rollout, Sgt. Kevin Johnson.
PHOENIX – Phoenix will take steps to collect and analyze data on police performance, the City Council decided Tuesday. As it works to bolster public accountability, the council also is considering a survey to measure public attitudes toward police and a civilian oversight board. A data-tracking system could work as an early-detection for police conduct,.
PHOENIX – Attorneys with Jeff Anderson & Associates released a report Wednesday containing the names, photos and information of 109 clergy accused of sexual abuse in the Diocese of Phoenix. “It is time for transparency, and it is time for disclosure,” said Jeff Anderson, whose law firm advocates for victims of clergy sexual abuse. “The.
PHOENIX – Demonstrators rallied Wednesday outside City Hall and later addressed the City Council to show support for police in the wake of recent outrage over a viral video of a controversial police stop for suspected shoplifting. “It’s our turn,” organizer Nohl Rosen said Wednesday. “There is a war on police in this country. We.
PHOENIX – One by one, members of the community stepped up to the microphone at the City Council meeting, some trembling and angry. They gave voice to their experiences, talking of police encounters that didn’t end well. They asked for accountability, such as increased use of body cameras, better training, vetting of recruits and an.
PHOENIX – A community meeting intended to quell the bubbling anger over a viral video involving two Phoenix police officers grew contentious Tuesday night but ended with a promise: “We can do better.” Mayor Kate Gallego concluded the nearly three-hour meeting with a short statement, telling the hundreds who remained at Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church.
PHOENIX – A Phoenix couple held at police gunpoint after their 4-year-old daughter allegedly shoplifted from a dollar store said Monday the city hasn’t done enough to make up for the terrifying incident, despite apologies by the mayor and chief of police. Dravon Ames and Iesha Harper spoke publicly after announcing last week they plan.
TUCSON – The trial of No More Deaths volunteer Scott Warren began Wednesday with the prosecutor asserting that federal authorities are not targeting humanitarian aid along the border with Mexico. “No More Deaths is not on trial,” Nathaniel Walters told the jury. “Scott Warren is.” In his opening statement, however, defense attorney Gregory Kuykendall said.
TUCSON – Michael Romero looks like someone who has worked with his hands for a long time. His muscular forearms make the many tattoos that cover them seem like pop art. Among them are the numbers 93 and 94, etched on the skin of his left forearm to represent two of the five years Romero.
PHOENIX – Police officials on Friday said a growing number of 911 calls involving people with mental health issues has led to a spike in officer-involved shootings. Mayor Kate Gallego, pointing to a National Police Foundation report on the use of deadly force, called for an increase in mental health services to better serve the.
WASHINGTON – Two months after it let the Violence Against Women Act lapse, the House voted Thursday to renew the 25-year-old law that extends protections for victims of domestic violence. While no one in the House disagreed with the goals of the bill, Republicans accused the Democratic majority of dressing it up “like a Christmas.