TUCSON – Nearly 30 years ago, Calistro Manuel Mejias robbed a drug dealer, but something he didn’t expect happened. One of the men with Mejias choked the dealer to death.
WASHINGTON - Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake and Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine introduced a use-of-force resolution Thursday that would let the president take military action against "non-state actors" like al Qaeda, ISIS and other terror groups.
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ordered the Arizona Supreme Court to reconsider its ruling in a divorce settlement between a retired member of the military and his ex-wife, the second time in a week it has done so.
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WASHINGTON - The Arizona Department of Corrections violated a death-row inmate's rights to an attorney and to free speech when officers read mail the prisoner was sending to his lawyer, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday.
PHOENIX -- About one in five 8th graders in Arizona say “it would be cool” to belong to a gang, according to the 2016 Arizona Youth Survey of more than 57,000 students statewide. The same goes for 17 percent of 10th graders, and 13.1 percent of 12th graders.
WASHINGTON - Former Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords joined House and Senate Democrats Wednesday to accuse Republicans of pandering to the gun lobby with bills to do away with gun-free school zones and deregulate silencers, among other measures.
WASHINGTON - Gun sales in Arizona have started to rebound after a brief January slump that experts attribute to the inauguration of President Donald Trump.
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.