The judge presiding over the racial profiling case against Maricopa County Sheriff's Office has awarded the plaintiffs attorneys $4.4 million dollars in fees and expenses. Maricopa County must pick up the tab.
The Arizona Citizens Clean Elections Commission said it looks like evidence supports allegations that Attorney General Tom Horne used his staff to do campaign work on state time. The commission is moving ahead with its investigation to find out if Horne violated campaign law.
The Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry on Wednesday took the rare step of endorsing a Democrat for a statewide elected office, with the Republican-leaning group endorsing David Garcia as Superintendent of Public Instruction over GOP candidate Diane Douglas.
Maricopa County officials have agreed to pay $240,000 to settle a lawsuit that alleges a mentally ill jail inmate died from stress he suffered when he mistakenly viewed officers' efforts to forcibly clothe him in a jail uniform as a rape attempt.
The Arizona Court of Appeals has ruled state prosecutors can't use the results of warrantless blood-alcohol tests as evidence against people who are threatened with arrest when they refuse to go to a hospital.
The U.S. Department of Defense wants the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office to return guns and helicopters it donated under a controversial military surplus program. The request comes after the sheriff’s department lost track of some donated weapons.
Many Navajo voters complained that a presidential candidate should not be eligible to run for office because he doesn’t speak Navajo fluently. But the tribe’s election officials have dismissed these grievances.