A major national parks concessionaire has dropped efforts to trademark names of the Grand Canyon's most popular properties, including a group of rustic cabins, cottonwood trees and cantina on the canyon floor.
Arizona education officials have asked the state Attorney General's Office to investigate possible cheating at seven schools where officials said some students' answers on standardized tests were erased and changed to the correct answer at a higher-than-normal rate.
Five people were part of a scheme that involved trucking more than 200 million cans and bottles from Arizona and illegally redeeming them at recycling centers in California for about $14 million in refunds, authorities said Thursday.
Under questioning by the judge during contempt of court proceedings, Sheriff Joe Arpaio admitted his office had hired Dennis Montgomery to do an unorthodox investigation into surveillance by the DOJ and the CIA. Now Montgomery is trying to intervene in the contempt proceedings against the sheriff.
The judge overseeing the contempt of court case against Sheriff Joe Arpaio is asking all the attorneys involved whether they need to fulfill their ethical obligations to address any false evidence submitted in the case so far.
Brooks County, Texas, has seen at least 365 migrant deaths since 2011. Forensic investigators in Texas and Arizona are working to identify the deceased. But legal and logistical obstacles are a severe challenge.