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Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio and his chief deputy admitted to a judge they can be found in contempt of court for repeatedly violating court orders in an ongoing racial profiling lawsuit. The dramatic revelation came in court papers filed late Tuesday.
March 17, 2015
From a changing climate to more mouths to feed, there are many challenges facing agriculture to increase production. But a new technology developed and tested in Arizona may help farmers overcome recent struggles.
March 17, 2015
On Tuesday a Tucson judge dropped most of the charges against 12 people for protesting a federal immigration court program by chaining themselves to buses.
March 17, 2015
Mexico's Yucatan peninsula juts out into the Caribbean Sea like a defiant fist. Three thousand miles away, the San Francisco Bay area looks like a miniature version of it.The two may be separated by distance but they depend on each other. Yucatan needs the work and San Francisco needs the workers.
March 17, 2015
The hostile $22 billion takeover attempt of Macerich Co., Arizona’s largest shopping mall owner, escalated Tuesday after rejecting its rival's offer and putting defense tactics in place to thwart further action.
March 17, 2015
The push to reform the use of photo radar in traffic citations is over – for now.
March 17, 2015
The decision Tuesday by the Arizona Supreme Court leaves prosecutors with dwindling options in the case against Debra Milke in her son Christopher's 1989 death.
March 17, 2015
Trader Joe’s is recalling its raw walnuts because of a possible salmonella contamination.
March 17, 2015
Interior Secretary Sally Jewell outlined the Department of the Interior’s energy priorities for the next two years Tuesday. Some of them could impact oil and gas producers in the Southwest.
March 17, 2015
Have you noticed a few more bugs lingering around in your back yard? Well, they’re not mosquitoes.
March 17, 2015
The flooding of Pine Creek near Payson prompted the closure of popular trails at Tonto Natural Bridge State Park.
March 17, 2015
A state Senate committee has approved a pair of bills telling the federal government to butt out of Arizona business.
March 17, 2015
State schools chief Diane Douglas is backing legislation that would allow school districts to choose whatever tests they want for their students - including keeping the Common Core standards she wants to kill.
March 17, 2015
A House committee has passed a measure asking voters to eliminate the Citizens Clean Elections Commission.
March 17, 2015
Junior-college transfer Davon Durant has been suspended from the Arizona State football team.
March 17, 2015
Major League Baseball’s all-time hits leader has officially submitted a request to the game’s new commissioner to be reinstated.
March 17, 2015
The president of the Navajo Nation has signed legislation that allows for a reservation-wide vote on language requirements for candidates who run for the tribe's top positions.
March 17, 2015
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey said Monday that his plan to use state cash to back loans taken out by charter schools is still being polished, despite his budget including $24 million for the plan.
March 17, 2015
Border Patrol agents working with Mexican officials discovered the tunnel on Friday near a port of entry in Nogales, Arizona.
March 17, 2015
In 1994, Eileen and David had to relocate their business to a partially renovated space during their busiest season. It was that same year that they ran out of brownies.
March 17, 2015

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