Even as the Arizona Department of Public Safety was preparing to shut down the statewide photo speed-enforcement system, a top commander was lobbying legislators to approve a photo-enforcement bill giving DPS full control of the program...
Officers are generally forbidden from issuing citations if police can't accurately identify the suspect. In those cases, the suspects will likely be booked into jail to await a hearing in front of a judge.
Johnson, the city's lone African-American City Council member, was handcuffed and pushed to the ground in the March 19 predawn altercation during a house fire in Johnson's south Phoenix neighborhood. The officer, Brian Authement, had accused Johns
The wife of the man who led the so-called Minuteman movement -- aimed at protecting the US border with Mexico from immigrants -- says he once asked her to shoot him, threatened to shoot her family and said he would kill cops.
The commission that oversees the state's public-campaign-finance system grasped for ways to allow publicly funded candidates to raise private dollars in the wake of a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that severely limits their campaign cash. But the board d
A Mohave County judge dismissed all Arizona charges against polygamist leader Warren Jeffs after a prosecutor said continuing with the charges would be "impractical." Dismiss the 4 charges of sexual conduct with a minor.
A warrant has been issued for the arrest of a Yuma man who sent his jury questionnaire back to the court clerk's office with obscenities written on it. When Jones did not show up for his court appearance, a Superior Court Judge issued a bench warrant
Paying off that debt will strain state budgets for years to come. For the fiscal year that starts July 1, the state must make a $232 million debt payment out of its general fund.
SB1070 turns over all Arizona personal data to Homeland Security - National Database approval to get a Birth Certificate (anchor baby argument) - Obamacare will evolve into prenatal documentation of humans in America - "Begging for the Police State"
Put simply, if Schanberg's extensively documented claims are correct then John McCain played a central role in perhaps the greatest act of national treachery ever committed in American history.
It's the second time this year that the state has sold buildings to help close the state budget deficit. A sale-leaseback in January raised $735.4 million for the state. The healthy response prompted lawmakers to authorize a second sale.
Blinding dust storms that have crippled nearby Interstate 40 are new. That dust blasts out of the desert in billowing walls, blinding drivers and shutting down about 30 miles of interstate east of Flagstaff for hours, leaving thousands stranded each
"The past 20 years had so many moments," McDonald said. "Every day was fun. He'd walk in (to the station) in the morning and say something, even if it was just about the drive in, and we'd start laughing and off we'd go."
Down the years Schanberg has pieced together the evidence, much of it covered up by the Senate committee. In 1993, an American historian unearthed in Soviet archives the record of a briefing of a Vietnamese general to the Soviet politbureau.
You know it’s gotta be a rare occasion to see THAT headline on CameraFRAUD, but today is a day to celebrate the exciting conclusion of what should have been a reality TV show: When Pirates Attack Pirates!
ATS has lost its lawsuit against rival
On Wednesday, as most of Phoenix was asleep, Murphy, the father of a 2-year-old girl and a baby boy born just two weeks ago, was gunned down in the shadows of a home by the type of criminal he tried to keep off the streets.
For the first time in 14 years, Phoenix leaders are expected to approve a property-tax hike to help pay the city's $150 million annual projected debt. The City Council today will likely sign off on a proposal to raise the primary property-tax levy 2%
Who knew that Kermit the Frog was this into politics. The campaign of Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R) has put out a video that features a frog puppet -- that looks much like the famous Sesame Street character -- to help sell the state's controversial imm
She says Arizona only has four OH-58 Kiowa helicopters available for border missions because some choppers are deployed overseas and others are reserved for training missions.
The Seattle City Council approved the Arizona-boycott resolution 7-0. It calls for comprehensive immigration reform, and denounces the Arizona law. The resolution urges Seattle city govenment to refrain from sending employees to Arizona and from ente
Arizona's tourism officials are growing increasingly concerned at the prospect of huge hotel and convention dollar losses because of fallout from the state's new immigration law. Phoenix alone faces lost business worth about $90 million over the next
[of course she does...pirate!] Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Bethany Hicks said attorneys for Cindy Vong waited too long before appealing a decision by the state Board of Cosmetology that letting fish nibble on the feet of customers is not pro
Sheriff Joe Arpaio was ordered to attend hearings before the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors to explain why he did not hand over financial documents the board requested through a subpoena. [sure he will]
Los Angeles on Wednesday became the largest city yet to boycott Arizona over its tough new law targeting illegal immigration in a move that likely will affect some $8 million in contracts with the state.
The Republican Senator also said that while he senses voters' "frustration and anger," he doesn't believe the sentiment has "translated for support" for his conservative primary opponent J.D. Hayworth.
Nineteen conferences have been canceled so far in Arizona as a result of the legislation adopted last month, according to a Moody’s Investors Service report Monday. The desertion — with threats of more to come on the horizon...
Arizona's new law on illegal immigration could violate international standards that are binding in the United States, six U.N. human rights experts said. [Oh, this will help . . . not!]
Why? On April 23rd, AZ governer Jan Brewer signed a law (SB1070) that legalizes unchecked racial profiling by police of anyone they suspect is undocumented. It criminalizes all undocumented immigrants as “trespassers” on public land and makes them su
Arizona is ending a groundbreaking and contentious program that put speed cameras along Phoenix-area freeways and in vans deployed across the state.
Even though the controversial Arizona law that allows cops to use skin color as probable cause has not gone into effect, authorities have wasted no time in detaining American-born citizens simply because they looked too Hispanic.