New Mexico's Democratic attorney general on Friday charged Republican Secretary of State Dianna Duran with embezzlement, fraud, money laundering and campaign finance violations, further widening a rift between the two over enforcement of the state's laws governing campaigns.
Resident Jack Fotheringham and his business partners have been trying to open a Subway sandwich shop since 2006, all while fighting with the town over a law passed that same year barring chain restaurants.
Despite the drought affecting the west, Arizona has been able to use local technology to plan for future water use. Thanks to a new grant, other drought-stricken cities may be able to use the same technology.
This week’s ruling by a Maricopa County Superior Court judge that the assessment used to pay for part of Arizona’s Medicaid expansion is constitutional has set the stage for an appeal to the state Court of Appeals.
Lawyers for Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio said in court Friday they are trying to reach a settlement in the sheriff’s contempt of court case. But lawyers for plaintiffs' raised some difficulties with reaching an agreement.
Hiking into the Grand Canyon this time of year is popular but dangerous as remote areas and high temperatures can make search and rescue efforts difficult. First responders are further hampered by old technology, slowing down rescue efforts.