Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery and Debra Milke Today, Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery has indicated that Attorney General Tom Horne declined efforts to further petition against the actions of the 9 th Circuit Court of Appeals. Show More Summary
After the conviction of Jodi Arias, a bomb threat called into the courthouse interfered with proceedings in Maricopa County today, and police have netted one suspect in the incident. The Jodi Arias bomb threat suspect was described as a local area resident who had been “holed up in a hotel” ahead of the verdict, and [...]Show More Summary
One arrested, one in custody after Maricopa County Superior Court bomb threat was reportedly tweeted after Jodi Arias verdict was announced May 8, 2013
Taxpayers of the Arizona county are shelling out millions in settlements to compensate victims of the systematic abuses committed by Sheriff Joe Arpaio and D.A. Andrew Thomas. The latest settlement, $1.4 million, was to a developer whose office was ransacked as part of a series of raids conducted against Arpaio’s and Thomas’s political enemies, purportedly [...]Show More Summary
Accused murderer Jodi Arias has been found guilty of first-degree murder Wednesday by jurors at Maricopa County Superior Court in Arizona after deliberating for 15 hours. She could face life in prison or potentially the death penalty. Read More >
Maricopa County Recorder's Office Modernizes Data Center with Dell Infrastructure, Enabling Residents to Easily Access Government Resources and Participate in the Power of Democracy Recorder's office for one of U.S.'s largest counties...Show More Summary
A massive, 127-megawatt solar power installation was officially opened in Arizona last week. Block 1 (of 5) of the Arlington Valley Solar Energy II (AV Solar II) utility-scale installation is located in Maricopa County in southwest Arizona on about 1,160 acres of land. Show More Summary
After four months of silently sitting in the Maricopa County Courtroom listening intently to the marathon testimony in the Jodi Arias, the jury is finally in deliberations deciding whether… READ ON
Mark Grace is a “model inmate” during his four-month jail stay for a driving-under-the-influence conviction, officials at the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Department say. The former MLB slugger turned coach has been helpful during his stay in the notorious Tent City jail, officials noted. “It is my understanding Mark is a ‘model’ inmate and does a [...]Show More Summary
The county that hosts the self-professed “toughest sheriff in America” settled yet another lawsuit for $1.4 million last week. In sum, Arizona’s Maricopa County has now paid at least $4.2 million to settle nine lawsuits alleging corrupt investigations by Sheriff Joe Arpaio and former County Attorney Andrew Thomas. “Those totals do not include millions of [...]
Steven Seagal skipped a posse training session scheduled for Saturday. The action star was all set to train the Maricopa County sheriff’s posse in an effort to protect children from gunmen at area schools. However, Seagal was a no-show at the training session that took place in Phoenix over the weekend. Seagal said in a [...]Show More Summary
By Howard Fischer, Verde Independent Contracts that allow public employees to work on union activities on the taxpayer's dime are illegal, a Maricopa County Superior Court judge has ruled.
Danica Patrick’s divorce has been finalized. According to RGJ, Patrick and her now ex-husband Paul Hospenthal officially finalized their divorce on April 17. Court documents filed in Maricopa County, Arizona, said that the marriage was “irretrievably broken.” Patrick announced that she was getting a divorce from her husband back in November. The NASCAR star wrote [...]Show More Summary
While Senate leaders, including Arizona's John McCain and Jeff Flake, hammered out immigration reform details last month, Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio reminded the nation how rogue law enforcement can still undercut legislative efforts for a pathway to citizenship.
Officials in Maricopa County, Ariz., said they intercepted a package intended for controversial Sheriff Joe Arpaio that contained explosive materials. The package, which was sent through the U.S. Postal Service and addressed to Arpaio’s Phoenix office, was discovered Thursday in Flagstaff by a postal employee. Show More Summary
PHOENIX (Reuters) - A package containing a crude but potentially lethal explosive device was mailed to Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, who calls himself "America's toughest sheriff," but was intercepted by Arizona authorities, officials said on Fri...
On Friday morning, April 12, a package suspected of containing an explosive device was found addressed to the office of Maricopa County, AZ, Sheriff Joe Arpaio, known as "America's toughest sheriff." The package was intercepted by postal...Show More Summary
Fox News reports that a suspicious package en route to Maricopa County, Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio's Phoenix headquarters was intercepted by authorities in Flagstaff Thursday. Authorities in Flagstaff, a city in Northern Arizona, x-rayed the box and determined it contained an explosive device. Show More Summary
Police have defused an explosive device sent to Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio....
(Reuters) - Arizona police late Thursday intercepted a package containing an explosive device that had been sent to Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, known for his hard-line approach, the sheriff's office said.