Court testimony on Friday in the contempt of court case against Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio revealed the sheriff’s office improperly used federal drug interdiction funds to pay the confidential informant who tried to link the judge in a conspiracy with the U.S. Department of Justice.
The double-feature picture-and-parody shows have been happening all over the country for decades. In Phoenix, a group called Frankie’s Fishnets holds a shadow cast every month to keep the "Rocky Horror" spirit alive.
Arizona has record numbers of children in the foster care system. That’s partly due to deep cuts to social services that supported troubled families after the recession. Now another program that helps families get these benefits faces elimination.
Several Arizona towns and cities are considering bans on hand-held devices. Now Tempe is about to vote on a proposed ordinance that would make it a Class One misdemeanor, meaning a driver could be fined upwards of $500.