A day after a criminal contempt charge against Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio became official, his lawyers asked the federal judge who referred the sheriff for criminal charges to recuse himself from overseeing a long-standing racial profiling case against the sheriff’s office.
National parties are watching Arizona’s first congressional race between Tom O’Halleran and Paul Babeu closely. The open seat is up for grabs. And both Democrats and Republicans have won in this rural district.
Poet Richard Shelton has been one of Arizona’s most highly-regarded writers for decades. His 1992 book Going Back to Bisbee won the Western States Book award. In 2006, then-Gov. Janet Napolitano proclaimed Richard Shelton Day on April 22.
In a couple of weeks, we’ll know who the next president of the United States will be. Some Republican critics have argued against Hillary Clinton by saying that her foreign policy would simply be a continuation of the Obama administration’s.
The approval numbers for both major party nominees Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are remarkably low, to the point that a lot of people seem to be wondering whether they should vote for president at all or simply leave it blank and explore the rest of the ballot.
The University of Arizona's medical schools in Phoenix and Tucson have been under increased scrutiny this summer after the departure of six senior officials from the Phoenix campus and questions about the use of public funds.
Research at the University of Arizona has uncovered the earliest stages of the HIV-AIDS epidemic in the United States. The research shows the virus first took hold in New York City — well before published reports in 1981.
Salt River Project will burn biomass Oct. 26 at its coal-fired power plant in Northern Arizona. If the utility can be a viable user of the forest waste, it can help reduce forest fires and keep rivers clean.
Though federal prosecutors had indicated their intent to prosecute Arpaio earlier this month, the charge was not official until U.S. District Court Judge Susan Bolton signed an order to show cause against the sheriff.
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio has gained friends and foes all over the country for his hard-line stance on illegal immigration. Now immigrants and their allies in various states are among those mobilizing an effort to get him out of office.
Get ready for more construction at Sky Harbor International Airport. On Tuesday, the city council approved the airport spending $950 million to extend the Sky Train and build a new concourse at Terminal Four.