04/14/14 07:30 PM
PHOENIX (AP) — The Phoenix Fire Department said Monday it can't account for hundreds of keys for lock boxes that allow firefighters responding to fires or alarms to enter thousands of businesses and apartment complexes when they are closed. Deputy Chief David Carter blamed poor record keeping...
04/11/14 08:45 PM
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer on Friday signed into law a bill that eliminates sales taxes on electricity and natural gas purchased by manufacturers and mining smelters, a move she said was needed to make the state more attractive to large businesses. Brewer signed Senate Bill 1413...
By Astrid Galvan | 04/09/14 08:37 AM
A federal appeals court panel on Tuesday issued an injunction blocking new Arizona abortion restrictions that are considered the most stringent in the nation, saying women likely would suffer irreparable harm if the rules are allowed to take effect.
By Tim Mak | 04/08/14 10:47 AM
Tent City in Arizona was built in 1994 at the behest of the county’s showy sheriff, Joe Arpaio, who the previous year had run on a strict law-and-order platform. Inside one of the best-known jails in America.
04/04/14 02:43 PM
PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) – Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne warned consumers on Wednesday about multiple scams related to local utility companies, including Tucson Electric Power, Arizona Public Service and Salt River Project. Scammers posing as TEP, APS and SRP employees are...
By Tim Mak | 04/04/14 11:51 AM
PHOENIX — The Grand Canyon State is ahead of the curve. From gay rights, to border security and immigration, to the rise of Latino-American politicians, to absorbing military cuts, Arizona has been busy adjudicating the issues that states across the nation will soon be facing, debating and...
By Tim Mak | 04/04/14 11:42 AM
Does Rep. Ron Barber have the sheer force of will to win re-election? “I want it as bad as I’ve wanted anything in my life,” said the Arizona Democrat, who was first sworn into office in June 2012.
By Tim Mak | 04/04/14 11:32 AM
PHOENIX — Sitting behind his desk at the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office, a metal Glock pin glistening on his tie, Joe Arpaio brags, "My office is twice the size of the governor's." On the wall hangs a picture of the sheriff standing with a grinning Barack Obama, as if the president himself...
04/02/14 02:54 PM
TUCSON, Ariz. (Legal Newsline) – The City of Tucson, Ariz., will get $5.5 million in a settlement with W.R. Grace & Co. after a 12 year legal battle. Grace & Co. allegedly used asbestos products when fireproofing several city buildings during construction. Leo Rich Theatre Grace...
By Tim Mak | 04/01/14 03:43 PM
Former White House staffer Ronnie Cho has decided against a congressional run in Arizona, ending speculation about whether he would jump into a crowded Democratic primary in the state's 7th Congressional District. "I've been planning and looking at what I would have to do to build an...
By Susan Ferrechio | 03/31/14 06:22 PM
Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., said former Arizona U.S. Attorney Dennis Burke “undoubtedly deserved” the reprimand he received from the Arizona State Bar for leaking information to the press about the gun-running operation. Issa said it also justifies the GOP-led lawsuit against Holder for...
By Bob Christie | 03/25/14 08:45 AM
The Arizona House of Representatives on Monday failed to reach a budget deal after hours of tenuous discussions and a called off vote that left a frustrated Speaker Andy Tobin huddled with members of his own party who refused to back a plan he endorsed.
03/20/14 10:45 PM
HERMOSILLO, Mexico (AP) — Seven men were shot to death in an apparent ambush by rival drug traffickers near the Mexico-Arizona border, authorities said Thursday. An eighth man was found wounded on a hill in an area called Ejido Los Ejemplos near Sonoyta, Mexico, Sonora state police said in a...
03/19/14 05:30 PM
PHOENIX (AP) — Electric car manufacturer Tesla Motors would be allowed to sell cars in Arizona without establishing a dealer network under a bill approved by a state Senate committee Wednesday. House Bill 2123 is strongly opposed by traditional auto manufacturers and dealers, who argue that...
By Associated Press | 03/18/14 09:14 AM
A dispute between an Arizona judge and the man she sentenced to death for killing a librarian has been on the agenda at each of the 15 private meetings Supreme Court justices have held since late September to consider new cases.
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