Arizona ready for the unexpected at planned Trump rally Saturday
Donald Trump, the leading Republican presidential candidate, is expected to hold a rally in Fountain Hills on Saturday ahead of the Arizona presidential primary next week.
Arizona senators cool to vote on Obama’s nominee for Supreme Court
WASHINGTON - Arizona's senators fell in line with other Republicans who said Wednesday that there should be no vote on President Barack Obama's nominee to fill the Supreme Court vacancy until the next president is elected.
Jane Sanders visits Tent City to see conditions
Prior to the rally held in downtown Phoenix for presidential hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders, his wife visited Tent City and spoke with inmates and Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio to learn about the conditions and why the jail is so controversial.
Senate bill to legalize physician-assisted suicide stalled in legislature
In August 1997, Barbara McGuire held her father’s hand as he died from a chronic lung disease.
Arpaio, Trump rhetoric helps mobilize Latino voters, advocates say
WASHINGTON - Latino groups looking to help Hispanics flex their political muscle this election said that job is being made easier by rhetoric from people like Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio and GOP presidential hopeful Donald Trump, among others.
Sheriff Joe Arpaio announces implementation of body cameras
A body camera will now be a required part of a Maricopa County Sheriff’s deputy’s uniform, Sheriff Joe Arpaio announced Thursday.
Sheriff Joe Arpaio: ‘I’d like to meet with the pope and I have no concern about going to Mexico’
Pope Francis’ first visit to Mexico is being marked as a symbolic occasion, with Francis visiting some of the areas struck hardest by the country’s drug violence and poverty.
Pope Francis’ visit to Ciudad Juárez a symbol of progress for border residents
CIUDAD JUÁREZ, MEXICO — The stage for Pope Francis’ highly anticipated public mass along the U.S.-Mexico border is just a skeleton of its future incarnation. But in a few days Francis will use it to address tens of thousands of people with a long-awaited message: Ciudad Juárez is back.
Efforts to reduce cellphone use while driving hindered by enforcement concerns
Using a cellphone while driving, especially if the driver is a teen, is known to be unsafe and a distraction. House Bill 2241 is an effort to take phones out of the hands of young drivers, but law enforcement says the proposed legislation would be difficult to enforce.
Elusive NFL QB Cunningham enters College Football Hall of Fame as punter
SCOTTSDALE – Randall Cunningham created a lasting legacy for himself as a quarterback in the NFL using his arm and running ability. But he needed his punting leg to get him into the College Football Hall of Fame.
Heroin’s deadly grip claims another young addict as overdoses continue to climb
Just a few days after promising to go back to drug treatment, David Richter went on the last heroin binge of his life. He overdosed and died on his bathroom floor.
Arpaio says he wasn’t directly involved in investigation of racial profiling
At a civil-contempt hearing Thursday, a plaintiff's attorney grilled Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio on the execution of an internal investigation that followed accusations his department violated an injunction to halt racial profiling.