WASHINGTON – Almost every Senate Democrat has come out against President Donald Trump’s plan to rush through a replacement for the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, saying the nomination should wait until after the looming elections.
WASHINGTON – Arizona nursing assistant Perla Macias dreamed of the day when she would be sworn in as a citizen after 15 years living in the U.S. – followed by a big family celebration afterward.
Courts and Crime
- Man killed in drive-by shooting, police looking for person of interest
- Drive-by shooting on Fry Boulevard leads to wreck; shooter at large
- Judicial candidate appeal denied due to timeliness
- Acquittal motion denied, parents of victim testify for defense in murder trial
- 18-year-old facing Class 2 felony charges after sexual encounter with minor
- Jury in murder trial hears interview between accused killer and detective
- Man enters plea in sex abuse case, faces up to 18 years in prison
- Officials investigating whether judicial candidate voted illegally; opponent files appeal
- Juror dismissed on opening day of Wilson murder trial
- Jury selection begins in long-awaited murder trial
- Census workers threatened by gun-toting residents, Sheriff's Office says
- Judge OKs five days for Arizonans to correct unsigned early ballots
- AZ Supreme Court rules Maricopa County election staff 'exceeded authority'
- Judge upholds state law that OKs agencies' disregard of independent findings
- Arizona caregiver, dad accused of stealing $53K from victim
- Restaurants wary of possible ruling against to-go sales of alcohol
- Former House speaker seeks immunity from Shooter lawsuit
- Arizona reports 496 additional COVID cases, 30 more deaths
- Man charged with sexual conduct with minors he met via social media, police say
- Judge rejects request to overturn Ducey's bar order
WASHINGTON – The poverty rate in Arizona fell for the eighth straight year in 2019, to 13.5%, but while advocates welcomed that as “great news” they also cautioned that the state’s economic gains were not shared equally by all Arizonans.
WASHINGTON – Critics of the Trump administration’s border wall on Monday welcomed a court ruling that breathed new life into a congressional lawsuit challenging the White House’s decision to divert funds to the project from other agencies.
PHOENIX — A whole set of factors may make Arizona one of the most dangerous places in the country for children to go back to school, according to a new report.
PHOENIX (AP) — Firefighters were working Monday to get a grip on a wind-whipped wildfire north of Phoenix that has destroyed several structures including at four homes and 10 outbuildings.
PHOENIX (AP) — A judge in Arizona has ruled that an Iraqi immigrant arrested on charges of participating in the 2006 killings of two police officers in Iraq will remain jailed until his extradition case concludes.
PHOENIX (AP) — Federal agents and local police say they recently arrested 140 suspects in the Phoenix area they identify as “violent fugitives” as part of an effort to crack down on gang violence and gang-related crime.
PHOENIX (AP) — New coronavirus cases in Arizona are remaining fairly stable as the state continues to see no big rise in cases after the Labor Day holiday.
PHOENIX – A years-old movement to reform police departments, which reentered the national debate last spring when a Minneapolis police officer dug his knee into George Floyd’s back until he couldn’t breathe, has taken root in Arizona.
PHOENIX — Lawyers for internet giant Google are arguing it doesn’t legally matter if the buyers of their Android cell phones were misled about the company’s tracking of users.
PHOENIX — Arizona State University is getting $6 million from the state to finish developing what is being billed as a virtually instant test for COVID-19.
PHOENIX — Gov. Doug Ducey will not order businesses to re-close or impose new restrictions even when the infection threat of COVID-19 in any area returns to “substantial.’’
PHOENIX (AP) — Former executives of Backpage.com are seeking the recusal of the federal judge presiding over a criminal case in which they are accused of knowingly publishing ads for sexual services, arguing that statements made by the judge’s husband, Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich,…
PHOENIX (AP) — The top prosecutor in Maricopa County wants lawmakers to require body-worn cameras for all Arizona police officers in the field.
As two polls from August point to Joe Biden lagging with the Latino voters in Arizona, groups working to turn out people to the polls said it’s clear that his campaign alone can’t energize the 1.2 million eligible Latinos voters in the state. While Biden focuses on advertising and hosting virtual events, the Trump camp […]
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PHOENIX (AP) — Trial is scheduled to begin on Oct. 28 in a lawsuit that alleges a landscaper who was once charged in some of metro Phoenix’s 2015 freeway shootings was falsely arrested.
PHOENIX — The top elected officials of the two major parties are squabbling over election procedures, with the ability of some nursing homes and other facilities to vote hanging in the balance.
PHOENIX (AP) — A Black man filed a $2.5 million claim Wednesday against the Arizona city of Tempe after a police officer held him at gunpoint while looking for a white suspect at a hotel.
PHOENIX (AP) — Despite sharply lower coronavirus case counts, Arizona officials should not stop mandating that people wear masks in public as one Phoenix-area city did this week, an Arizona State University researcher said Wednesday.
The U.S. death toll from the coronavirus topped 200,000 Tuesday, by far the highest in the world, hitting the once-unimaginable threshold six weeks before an election that is certain to be a referendum in part on President Donald Trump's handling of the crisis.
PHOENIX — Saying they’re still “reviewing” the issue, state officials have not acted on various plans to deal with a controversial monument to Confederate soldiers at a state-run cemetery and ignored a request by a member of the Sierra Vista city council asking to find out how to get rid of it.