The federal judge who found Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio in civil contempt of court for violating his orders in a racial profiling case said at a Tuesday hearing that he is still considering whether to refer the sheriff and others for a possible criminal contempt prosecution. A final ruling on civil remedies is not expected until later this summer.
It’s kind of like the holy grail of medicine — not just a cure for cancer, but a vaccine to stop people from getting it in the first place. And, not just for one or even a few types of cancer, but all of them.
After more than a century, the Army is sending home the remains of children buried at one of the first federally-run Indian boarding schools. From the 1870s to the 1960s the federal government forced more than 800,000 Native American children to leave their families and attend boarding school.
Supporters of a major overhaul of Hance Park in downtown Phoenix shared their final update during a city meeting last week. While some say it’s important for the city to stay focused on downtown development, not everyone is sold on the massive makeover.