PHOENIX – Maricopa County Sheriff Paul Penzone and other Arizona local leaders came together earlier this week to highlight their need to hire more law enforcement officers and shore up their “depleted” departments.
WASHINGTON - A new federal office that will assist victims of crimes committed by immigrants brought "relief and a sense of accomplishment" to parents of Arizona crime victims, on hand Wednesday to witness the opening of the office.
WASHINGTON - Attorney General Jeff Sessions repeated criticisms of sanctuary cities Tuesday, calling them a threat to U.S. safety that "dangerously undermine" efforts to stop transnational criminal gangs.
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court on Tuesday overturned a $2.7 million award that Goodyear and its attorneys had been ordered to pay for withholding documents from a family that sued the tire maker over a crash in Arizona.
WASHINGTON - Highway fatalities in Arizona rose from just over two per day in 2014 to an average of more than 2.6 per day last year, the highest level in nine years, according to the most recent estimates.
WASHINGTON - It's been more than six years since Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry was killed in a shootout with drug smugglers near Rio Rico, and his family was beginning to lose hope that the suspects would be caught.
WASHINGTON - Arizona's senators joined other Republicans - and three Democrats - in a 54-45 vote Friday confirming Neil Gorsuch's nomination to the Supreme Court, one day after the GOP invoked the "nuclear option" to end a Democratic filibuster and allow a vote.
WASHINGTON - Chief Justice John Roberts had pointed questions for attorneys arguing on behalf of an Arizona woman whose fight to regain some of her ex-husband's pension payments landed before the U.S. Supreme Court Monday.
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear a challenge to Tucson's hybrid system of elections for city council members, ending a two-year court battle by critics who said it unconstitutionally violates the one-person, one-vote principle.