Superintendent of Public Instruction John Huppenthal lost his bid for a second term Tuesday, falling in the Republican primary after he admitted making offensive anonymous comments on the Internet while serving as the state's chief education official.
A federal judge who ruled that the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office racially profiled Latinos in its patrols is considering whether to award the winning lawyers in the case $6.7 million to cover their legal fees and expenses.
Ah, Burning Man, the annual week-long rave that draws thousands of free-thinkers to a remote spot in the Nevada desert. It's a festival so remote and bizarre that the only limit to free expression is imagination ... and that dust that always gets into the electronics. Except when it rains.
Several candidates seeking the Republican nomination for Arizona governor spent the last day before the primary election on the campaign trail, with candidates visiting gun ranges, restaurants and other businesses for rallies as they sought to get undecided voters to back them.
The Veterans Affairs Department says investigators have found no proof that delays in care caused any deaths at a VA hospital in Phoenix, deflating an explosive allegation that helped expose a troubled health care system.
The Department of Veterans Affairs says investigators have found no proof that delays in care caused any deaths at the VA hospital in Phoenix. That goes against allegations by some local VA employees who claimed as many as 40 patients may have died while waiting long periods for treatment.
About 30 immigration rights advocates and their supporters held a rally outside of the Democratic Party Headquarters on Monday. The group wants the party to endorse their demands on deportation policy.
Monday is the last day an assistance center for residents of south Phoenix affected by the recent monsoon storms will be open. The city of Phoenix and state and county officials are in a south Phoenix fire station offering information to area residents affected by the flooding.