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Taxpayers will wind up paying $273M in Arpaios racial profiling case
Taxpayers in metro Phoenix are approaching a milestone in their financial pain from a 2013 racial profiling verdict over former Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s immigration crackdowns: In roughly a year, those ongoing costs will exceed a quarter of a billion dollars.
May 23, 2023
Joe Arpaio announces run for mayor of Fountain Hills
Joe Arpaio announced Tuesday he’ll run in the 2022 Fountain Hills mayoral race. The press release says the former Maricopa County sheriff will focus on familiar topics such as illegal immigration and drug trafficking.
Oct. 5, 2021
Penzone May Face Contempt Hearing In Racial Profiling Case
A federal judge is scheduled to hear arguments Thursday over whether Maricopa County Sheriff Paul Penzone, like his predecessor Joe Arpaio, should face a contempt of court hearing in a longstanding racial profiling case.
June 3, 2021
Driving While Brown: Journalists Analyze Arpaios Legacy
In the new book "Driving While Brown: Sheriff Joe Arpaio vs. the Latino Resistance," journalists Jude Joffe-Block and Terry Greene Sterling write about Arpaio’s history and his impact on the Latino activism that has become such a huge part of Arizona politics and culture.
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April 20, 2021
MCSO Race: Penzone Seeks Second Term Against Former Arpaio Chief Deputy Sheridan
Four years ago, Paul Penzone unseated Joe Arpaio, who had been sheriff of Maricopa County for 24 years. Now Penzone is facing re-election against Arpaio’s Chief Deputy Jerry Sheridan. The race could shape the future of one of the largest law enforcement agencies in the country.
Sept. 30, 2020
Joe Arpaio Loses Sheriff’s Race In 2nd Failed Comeback Bid
Joe Arpaio on Friday was narrowly defeated in his bid to win back the sheriff’s post in metro Phoenix that he held for 24 years before being voted out in 2016.
Aug. 8, 2020
Arpaio Slips Behind In Bid For GOP Nod For Sheriff
Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio slipped well behind in his comeback bid on Thursday. Arpaio is locked in a three-way primary for the GOP nomination in the race for his old office.
Aug. 6, 2020
9th Circuit Denies Request To Vacate Arpaio Guilty Verdict
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has denied former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s request to vacate his conviction for criminal contempt
Feb. 27, 2020
Federal Judge Dismisses Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s Defamation Suit
A federal judge has dismissed former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s defamation lawsuit against three media corporations. Arpaio had sued CNN, the Huffington Post and Rolling Stone magazine claiming they published inaccurate and defamatory information that caused him to lose the 2018 Senate race.
Nov. 1, 2019
Joe Arpaio Running For Maricopa County Sheriff
Joe Arpaio is once again running for sheriff of Maricopa County. Arpaio announced the 2020 bid in a press release and on Twitter on Sunday afternoon.
Aug. 25, 2019
Lawyers Ask Federal Court To Invalidate Joe Arpaios Pardon
Arizona U.S. Reps. Raul Grijalva and Ruben Gallego are among a large group of Congressional members supporting a legal brief that asks a federal appeals court to invalidate former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's pardon.
May 8, 2019
Arpaio Case Will Not Go To Supreme Court
Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio may be one step closer to getting his criminal conviction of racial profiling overturned.
Jan. 3, 2019
Maricopa County Contests Liability Over Arpaio Lawsuits
Maricopa County is contesting some of its liability over lawsuits tied to former Sheriff Joe Arpaio. The county is appealing to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Dec. 28, 2018
$300K Settlement OKd In 2015 Jail Death Under Arpaio
The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors approved a $300,000 settlement Wednesday with the family of a man who died in former Sheriff Joe Arpaio's jails in 2015.
Nov. 28, 2018
Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio Is Suing The New York Times
Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio made headlines again Wednesday — months after he came in third in the Republican primary in the U.S. Senate race in August.
Oct. 18, 2018
Prosecutor Arguing Arpaio Verdict Will Remain In Place
An effort to preserve a conviction against former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio will remain in place. President Donald Trump pardoned Arpaio last year after he was found guilty of criminal contempt of court charges.
Oct. 10, 2018
Arpaio Calls Off Mexico Visit After Alleged Cartel Threats
Former Maricopa County Sheriff and Republican U.S. Senate candidate Joe Arpaio called off a planned visit to Mexico Wednesday, citing alleged threats from an unspecified drug cartel. However, Nogales, Sonora officials were in the dark about the visit.
July 20, 2018
Arizona Elections: Joe Arpaio - U.S. Senate
Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio is running for the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate against former State Sen. Kelli Ward and Congresswoman Martha McSally. Arpaio lost his last election two years ago when he ran for a seventh term as Maricopa County Sheriff.
June 29, 2018
Constitutional  Sheriffs Movement Idolizes Arpaio After Conviction
Joe Arpaio is an idol to many in the conservative world, including those who call themselves constitutional sheriffs. Ashley Powers dives into the world of constitutional sheriffs in a new piece in The New Yorker, and finds Arpaio’s conviction and following pardon only bolstered those followers.
June 25, 2018
Law Professor Explains Countys Liability For Arpaios Actions
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Monday that Maricopa County can be held liable for the actions of former Sheriff Joe Arpaio. The Show spoke with Paul Bender at ASU's Sanda Day O'Conner College of Law to find out why the county is being held liable.
May 8, 2018