The Justice Department says it now agrees with lawyers for former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, who say his criminal conviction should be thrown out after President Trump pardoned him. But a handful of groups and attorneys have filed friend-of-the-court briefs with Judge Susan Bolton, opposing that move.
Attorney General Mark Brnovich has filed a lawsuit against the Arizona Board of Regents. It’s focused on what Brnovich says is a violation of the state Constitution — that the Regents have raised tuition at the three public universities to an inappropriate level far beyond what the Constitution says should be “as nearly free as possible.”
When I was 17, I started asking doctors to sterilize me. But they wouldn't. They told me things like, "Well, what if you change your mind later?" or, "You're too young to know this is the right choice for you."
“The trend really with spring training over the last five to 10 years it’s really grown,” said Chris Walsh, a Scottsdale parks and recreation manager. “We need to have the change, the flexibility, to change with the times.”
Attorneys for the prisoners have been calling inmates as witnesses in an ongoing prison health care settlement. Many of those inmates have complained that the state retaliated against them for their testimony.
Arizona Department of Transportation is testing thermal cameras in the Valley to detect wrong-way vehicles. The cameras alerted authorities to wrong-way drivers in the early-morning hours of Sunday and Monday.
The Arizona Cardinals began their 2017 NFL season with a disappointing loss to the Detroit Lions. This is a season full of pressure for a club that was expected to be a Super Bowl contender last year and ended up not even making the playoffs.
So we’ve all heard of the Lost Dutchman but have you ever heard of Robert Jones? Jones was a soldier at Fort Huachuca and in 1941, he and a friend went for a walk in a nearby canyon and he fell into a hole. He finds a chamber filled with gold ingots and a chair that looks like a throne. And the story doesn’t end there.
An anti-fascist movement has been gaining traction in the U.S. Called Antifa for short, the group is known for its militant style and tactics. The activists have shown up at far-right rallies to counterprotest, toting semi-automatic weapons. Josh Meyer is a senior investigative reporter for Politico. He’s been writing about Antifa and its role in protests.