Judge Katherine Cooper of Maricopa County Superior Court released a brief statement through a court spokeswoman saying she did not know about Michael Kent Krause's criminal background. She declined to be interviewed Tuesday.
Funding for the Department of Homeland Security, the parent agency of Customs and Border Protection, expires Feb. 27. The agency's independent watchdog says the $62 million cost of the border drone program is not justified.
Tiny Boonville, in Northern California, is known for a few things. Its wineries, its tight-knit community — and its very own language. Boontling was created long ago as a way to gossip covertly. Now, it’s still alive, but barely.
Police departments across the Valley are making last-minute preparations in advance of the Super Bowl. Security will be very tight and that means a lot of officers will be working overtime on their days off.
Mexico has begun testing unmanned drones that could help it save the critically endangered vaquita marina, the world's smallest porpoise, which is threatened by illegal fishing in the upper Sea of Cortez.
Temperatures at Sky Harbor International Airport in Phoenix have been known to hit 120 degrees, sometimes higher. Warmer days due climate change may affect how airplanes take off, and raise ticket prices.
The City of Phoenix is starting the process to hire a new police chief after Daniel Garcia was fired from the position last month. The search is expected to escalate after the Valley hosts the Super Bowl on Feb. 1.