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Mistrial In Doody Retrial
The judge overseeing the retrial of Jonathan Doody declared a mistrial Thursday, meaning Doody will likely face another retrial for his role in the killing of nine people at a West Valley Buddhist temple in 1991.
Oct. 24, 2013
Arizona Nonprofit Organizations Fined
Two Arizona nonprofit groups have been fined $1 million for campaign finance violations in California. California investigators said the groups are affiliated with the Koch Brothers who have donated millions of dollars to conservative political causes across the country.
Oct. 24, 2013
Obama Kick-Starts Stalled Immigration Debate
President Barack Obama called upon Congress on Thursday to re-energize efforts to pass comprehensive immigration reform. The president’s speech came at a difficult time for both his administration and Republicans.
Oct. 24, 2013
Appeals Court Rules On Campaign Contribution Limits
The Arizona Court of Appeals has ordered a lower court judge to reconsider a challenge to higher campaign contribution limits passed by the legislature, and kept the lower limits in place for the time being.
Oct. 24, 2013
Judge To Decide Outcome
The trial of a man charged with killing nine people at a suburban Phoenix Buddhist temple appear to be deadlocked. The judge in the case could decide what happens next on Thursday.
Oct. 24, 2013
NM Supreme Court Hears Arguments On Same-Sex Marriage
The New Mexico Supreme Court heard arguments Wednesday morning to decide whether same-sex marriage is legal in the state. However, an immediate ruling is not expected.
Oct. 23, 2013
Nevada Finalizes Rules For Driver
A state legislative committee has approved the final rules for Nevada's Driver’s Authorization Cards, which will allow undocumented immigrants to drive legally in the state.
Oct. 23, 2013
Led By Reverend Cruz, Texas Tea Party Not Swayed By Dropping National Polls
National polls show the Tea Party is losing popularity with moderate voters. But not so much in Cruz’s home state. Back in Texas, it’s not just Ted Cruz but also his father, Rafael, who are drawing crowds of admirers.
Oct. 23, 2013
Secretary Sebelius To Visit Phoenix
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is under pressure to restore confidence in the federal healthcare exchange's dysfunctional website.
Oct. 23, 2013
Bighorn Sheep To Be Relocated
Arizona Game and Fish is preparing to relocate dozens of Bighorn Sheep to the Santa Catalina Mountains near Tucson. The sheep will replace a herd that died out in that area almost 20 years ago.
Oct. 23, 2013
Tom Horne Allegations May Affect Political Standing
Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne has been under nearly constant fire, mostly related to accusations that he violated campaign finance laws, though some have been of a more personal nature.
Oct. 23, 2013
Pros And Cons Of Scottsdale
On Nov. 5, if they have not already voted by mail, Scottsdale residents will have the opportunity to decide on four bond questions that include 39 projects. The questions are broken down by categories.
Oct. 23, 2013
One-Man Show Comes To The Valley
"Seinfeld” contains a tiny slice of George Costanza’s neuroses, as he wore a hairpiece to deal with being bald. The actor who portrayed George, Jason Alexander, will be at the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts with two performances on Saturday.
Oct. 23, 2013
Scottsdale Is Home To The Largest Polo Event
On Nov 1 and 2, Westworld will be hosting the Scottsdale Ferrari-Maserati Polo Championships which will feature horses and horsepower. In only its third year, it has become the biggest polo event in the country.
Oct. 23, 2013
Immigration Reform May Have Lost Momentum
When discussing comprehensive immigration reform, the so-called "Gang of Eight" senators including Arizona Republicans John McCain and Jeff Flake seemed to have a lot of momentum for their proposal earlier this year.
Oct. 23, 2013
Second Death Row Inmate Executed
The state of Arizona has executed its second death row inmate this month. The U.S. Supreme Court denied the man’s final appeals Wednesday morning.
Oct. 23, 2013
McCain Hosts Heated Town Hall
Arizona Senator John McCain held a contentious town hall in Phoenix yesterday.
Oct. 23, 2013
Man Arrested For Selling Home He Didn
A man in northwestern Arizona has been arrested after trying to a sell a Golden Valley home he didn’t actually own.
Oct. 23, 2013
Woman Arrested With 11 Migrants In Car
A woman stopped on a traffic violation by a Pinal County Sheriff’s deputy had an interesting explanation for the 45 pounds of marijuana and eleven undocumented immigrants in her car.
Oct. 23, 2013
Republican Judge In Texas Switches To Democratic Party
Democrats in Texas are hoping to turn the state blue, or at least begin leaning that way in 2014. Leaping across political lines is a judge who won his seat during the Republican-dominated 2010 midterm elections.
Oct. 23, 2013

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