PHOENIX — A former constable and detention officer thinks he’s found a way to prevent peaceful protests from turning violent: new criminal penalties.
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey is proposing the largest tax cut in his seven years for the coming budget year while using savings from a pandemic-induced drop in school enrollment to pay for summertime make-up classes for K-12 students who have fallen behind because of virtual learning.
Courts and Crime
- 8 Dem legislators seek investigation of 4 AZ GOP members in Capitol incident
- One challege to Prop. 208 rejected by judge
- Sierra Vista woman charged with multiple counts of embezzlement, fraud, theft, police say
- Father, daughter convicted of taking money from elderly woman
- Victim's mother blames mother of convicted killer for providing weapon
- Chance of COVID-19 triage care looms over Arizona hospitals
- Newly appointed magistrate declines position — for now
- Virus cases prompt postponement of vehicular manslaughter trial
- US judge blocks Trump administration's sweeping asylum rules
- Hereford man charged with multiple counts of sexual exploitation of a minor
- Teen stabbed at campground by co-worker, sheriff's office says
- BLM protester charged with pepper spraying woman will go to trial
- Federal court upholds ruling against electoral-vote count
- Bisbee Municipal Court left without a magistrate
- Legislator seeks inquiry into Pima County curfew
- Charging for opponent legal fees silences right to challenge election results, attorney says
- Supreme Court agrees to hear defense of AZ 'ballot harvesting' law
- Brnovich seeks to have election subpoena OK'd by court
- Officers cleared of sexual assault in Simms incident
- Volunteers needed as child advocates for abused, neglected kids in Cochise County
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service released an environmental review Friday that paves the way for the creation of one of the largest copper mines in the United States, against the wishes of a group of Apaches who have been trying for years to stop the project.
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona's department of child welfare has agreed to increased federal scrutiny after failing to provide proper translation services for families whose first language is not English.
PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona National Guard has no orders to send units to the nation's Capitol to assist with security during the presidential inauguration next week, an Arizona National Guard spokesman said Friday.
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona prison officials started offering COVID-19 vaccinations Friday to corrections officers at the Perryville prison in Goodyear, with other prisons to follow in the future.
FLAGSTAFF (AP) — A federal judge has denied a request from a group of Apaches who sought to keep the U.S. Forest Service from issuing an environmental review of a copper mining project until the court takes up a larger case over who legally owns land known as Oak Flat.
PHOENIX (AP) — Several Arizona lawmakers figure prominently in the controversy over the Republican effort to overturn President Donald Trump’s election loss and the ensuing chaos after a mob stormed the Capitol.
PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona man is claiming he was sexually abused as a Boy Scout and that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints threatened ex-communication when he tried to report it 45 years ago.
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey said Thursday that President Donald Trump “bears some responsibility” for the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol last week but he does not support impeachment.
PHOENIX — Arizona is expanding its COVID-19 vaccination program with plans that include opening another state-run site in metro Phoenix and new vaccine eligibility for additional older Arizona residents, officials said Thursday.
PHOENIX (AP) — Additional criminal charges have been filed against an Arizona man who authorities say took part in the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol while sporting face paint, no shirt and a furry hat with horns.
PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Department of Juvenile Corrections has announced it is making plans for a new juvenile correctional facility after the lease for the current lockup expires in seven years.
PHOENIX (AP) — The Phoenix Police Department is investigating after a virtual funeral for civil rights icon and city leader Calvin Coolidge Goode was interrupted Tuesday by hackers yelling racist slurs.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A group of Apaches who have tried for years to reverse a land swap in Arizona that will make way for one of the largest copper mines in the U.S. sued the federal government Tuesday.
PHOENIX — The Phoenix Police Department is investigating after a virtual funeral for civil rights icon and city leader Calvin Coolidge Goode was interrupted Tuesday by hackers yelling racist slurs.
PHOENIX — An attorney for the city of Tucson asked Arizona Supreme Court Tuesday to slap back yet another effort by state lawmakers to tell charter cities when they have to hold their elections.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — An Arizona man who was wrongfully arrested on suspicion of selling LSD has reached a settlement with the city of Flagstaff that includes a $75,000 payment.
PHOENIX — A coalition of rights groups is trying to overturn a trial judge’s ruling that essentially says the Arizona Legislature is subject to the state’s Open Meeting Law that it adopted only when it chooses to do so — and people can’t sue over violations.
PHOENIX — Gov. Doug Ducey said Monday he will not fund “empty seats’’ in classrooms or allow schools to remain in “a perpetual state of closure.’’
PHOENIX (AP) — Prosecutors are still pursuing the death penalty against a Mexican immigrant charged with murder in the 2015 killing of a convenience store clerk in metro Phoenix during a robbery, even though a judge has twice dismissed the state’s bid to seek his execution because he has bee…
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona on Tuesday set a new one-day record for daily deaths from COVID-19 as hospitalizations from the surge topped 5,000 for the first time.
PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona man who took part in the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol while sporting face paint, no shirt and a furry hat with horns made his first court appearance Monday.
PHOENIX (AP) — COVID-19 hospitalizations in Arizona reached another high Monday as the state with one of the worst diagnosis rates in the U.S. ramps up its vaccine efforts, including turning an NFL stadium into a round-the-clock mass vaccination site.