The owner of a metro Phoenix car wash chain who admitted turning a blind eye to illegal hiring at his business is asking a judge to postpone his Oct. 20 sentencing date on a conspiracy conviction until at least April.
Lawyers for Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne urged a judge on Monday to block an investigation of an election-law complaint by the Arizona Citizens Clean Elections Commission, saying the commission lacks the authority to scrutinize his re-election campaign because he's not using public funding.
U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz visited the shuttered nuclear waste plant in New Mexico on Wednesday for the first time since a radiation leak six months ago. He asked for the public's patience as the investigation into the cause of the leak continues.
A federal appeals court ruled Monday that Arizona prison officials violated a death-row inmate's rights when they read a letter from him to his attorney. The court said that violation infringed on the inmate’s right to counsel.
Looking to make inroads with the rising number of Hispanic voters, conservative activists are offering English classes, health checkups and courses to help Spanish-speakers earn high school diplomas. Picking up part of the tab: Charles and David Koch.