Horse racing has been known as the "sport of kings,” but its popularity, like boxing’s, has leveled off in recent decades. That hasn’t extended, though, to people who like to place a wager every once in a while.
The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office has ordered 700 body cameras from TASER International. A federal judge required these cameras after finding the sheriff’s office had racially profiled Latino motorists.
The minority leader of the Arizona House, Eric Meyer, thinks Arizona should follow the lead of California and begin action to repeal the state’s personal exemption for vaccinations, in the wake of the growing measles epidemic.
A man convicted of starting a deadly Tucson hotel fire almost 45 years ago has filed a lawsuit against the city and Pima County. He entered a plea agreement two years ago that set aside his conviction and allowed him to go free.
This week, a convention of predator hunters is gathering in Tucson. The group, called Predator Masters, hunts such animals as coyotes and raccoon and has drawn national criticism for what critics say amount to killing contests.
The director of the state Corrections Department this week started pitching lawmakers on a new 3,000-bed private prison. That plan was met with skepticism from some legislators on both sides of the aisle. But State Senator John Kavanagh, a Fountain Hills Republican, was not one of them.