Michael Smith is a U.S. Marine veteran who serves as a clerk for the Navajo Supreme Court. His father Samuel ‘Jesse’ Smith was one of the Code Talkers. He spoke with us about how these heroic Native Americans are being remembered on this Veterans Day.
When Paul Penzone replaces Joe Arpaio as Maricopa County sheriff, he will inherit the many civil lawsuits against the sheriff. That includes the ongoing case that determined the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office racially profiled Latinos.
Mesa voters on Tuesday defeated Question 1, which would have added four-tenths of a percent to the city’s sales tax; the money would have gone to police and fire departments, as well as to help bring a five-acre ASU campus to downtown Mesa.