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Around the country, some jurisdictions have specialized courts that only handle certain kinds of cases. Sometimes, they're geared toward veterans, drug cases, or defendants with mental health issues. And Arizona may soon have a specialized court dealing just with businesses.
May 15, 2014
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio appeared in federal court on Wednesday for a hearing related to the racial profiling case against him. But what happened in the courtroom is a mystery.
May 14, 2014
Three U.S. District Court of Arizona judges were confirmed by the U.S. Senate Wednesday.
May 14, 2014
Peter Eichstaedt, author of the new book “Dangerous Divide,” discussed how current policy is affecting migrants crossing the desert and the U.S. economy.
May 14, 2014
The American Legion hosted a town hall in Phoenix on Tuesday night to give veterans and their families the opportunity to express their concerns.
May 14, 2014
United States economic growth is still sluggish, and the unemployment rate remains high. Those factors could end up affecting which party holds majorities in the House and Senate.
May 14, 2014
Paola Boivin, Arizona Republic columnist, joined us to preview the Mercury’s 2014 season — which tips off Saturday night against Seattle.
May 14, 2014
Students in Arizona State University’s Masters of Real Estate program competed earlier this week to find the best development solutions for a corner of downtown Mesa.
May 14, 2014
The Tempe History Museum might help you clear that up on Thursday — or you could just feel sentimental — as a panel talks about the Legend City amusement park, which closed more than 30 years ago, and Big Surf.
May 14, 2014
Pima Community College has released a draft plan it hopes will get it off of probation. The self-study involved the work of hundreds of Pima employees and people outside the Tucson college system.
May 14, 2014
A University of Arizona student from California who fell to his death from a rooftop tower was drunk at the time, according to an autopsy report.
May 14, 2014
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has asked the state Supreme Court to overturn a ruling that revived a lawsuit challenging the expansion of Arizona’s Medicaid program.
May 14, 2014
New Mexico is the nation’s sixth-largest oil producer. The industry is creating thousands of jobs in the southeast corner of the state. But all that activity is straining basic services. Housing is limited, classrooms are crowded and roads are more dangerous. Now cities are struggling to catch up.
May 14, 2014
Drillers across the country are eager to profit from high oil prices. That’s creating a lot of activity in once-quiet towns. In the Southwest, companies are flocking to the Permian Basin, one of the richest oil reserves in the nation. In one New Mexico hotspot, the oil industry is transforming local economies.
May 14, 2014
The American Legion held a town hall meeting in Phoenix on Tuesday night to address concerns of mismanagement at the Phoenix VA Health Care System. More than 200 people attended the event.
May 14, 2014
In Southeast New Mexico water is scarce and oil is plentiful. Yet both are in high demand. A barrel of oil will fetch a handsome profit at today's prices. But producing it takes plenty of water.
May 14, 2014
Get your credit cards and quarters ready. It may be getting more expensive to park in downtown Phoenix.
May 14, 2014
Recreational boating accidents decreased 10 percent nationwide since 2012, according to a report from the U.S. Coast Guard.
May 14, 2014
The judge presiding over the racial profiling case against Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio has asked some members of county government to appear in court Wednesday.
May 13, 2014
The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors approved funding on Tuesday for Sheriff Joe Arpaio to hire an outside consultant.
May 13, 2014

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