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.
The mayor of Nogales wants the Department of Homeland Security to verify the safety of new x-ray equipment used to screen vehicles and trains at a border crossing in his city. The mayor outlined his concerns at the Nogales City Council meeting Wednesday.