PHOENIX — A former Arizona detective under fire for wrongdoing and whose testimony was the crux of a conviction against a woman recently released from death row is set for a hearing Friday as he asks a judge to allow him to assert his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination and not testify at her retrial.
PHOENIX — Six months after she pushed an expansion of the state's Medicaid health insurance plan through Arizona's Legislature, Gov. Jan Brewer's effort to extend coverage to 300,000 additional residents faces a crucial test Friday.
PHOENIX (AP) — An independent team created by Gov. Jan Brewer to oversee more than 6,550 ignored child abuse and neglect reports said they have assigned more than 1,200 of those cases to social workers.
The Department of Public Safety said one of its detectives, Tucson-based Carmen Figueroa, has resigned, after it was learned she had been brought into the country illegally by her family when she was very young.
PHOENIX (AP) — The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office will hold a series of community meetings on Dec. 21 in connection with a court case in which the agency was found to have systematically racially profiled Latinos during its patrols.
The Maricopa County Community College District board on Tuesday night approved spending up to another $600,000 to repair a security breach in its technology system. The cost of fixing the problem and providing assistance to potential victims could go as high as $14 million. Millions of students, employees and vendors are being notified.