Appearing on CNN this morning, Maricopa County (Arizona) Sheriff Joe Arpaio became the latest Trump apologist left embarrassingly twisting in the wind by an abrupt change of direction from Donald Trump on one of his key, signature issues. Show More Summary
A sheriff who has courted media attention for his draconian treatment of inmates may face prosecution stemming from his treatment of the local Latino community and disregard of court orders. Maricopa County (Arizona) Sheriff Joe Arpaio may face criminal contempt charges after the federal judge in a racial profiling case asked the U.S. Show More Summary
All the tough talk in the world may not end up helping Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio get out of his latest legal mess. A federal judge on Friday referred Maricopa County Sheriff Arpaio to the U.S. Attorney’s Office requesting that he be prosecuted for criminal contempt of court. Show More Summary
Looks like a certain self-promoting celebrity sheriff just might be sent to the slammer! A federal judge said Friday that he will refer Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio to the U.S. Attorney’s Office to be charged with criminal contempt of court. The decision comes after U.S. District Judge G. Murray Snow found that Arpaio intentionally [...]
A federal judge said that he “will refer Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio to the U.S. Attorney’s Office to be charged with criminal contempt of court,” the Arizona Republic reports. “The decision comes after U.S. District Judge G. Murray Snow [...]
Judge Grant Murray Snow said Friday that he will ask prosecutors to charge the longtime Maricopa County sheriff.
The Diamondbacks have been playing in their current ballpark since 1998. Their stadium cost $364 million to build, and Maricopa County picked up $238 million of the tab. Eighteen years later, it is need of some repairs, and the fight over who is going to pay for them has gotten ugly. Read more...
The same Arizona woman who lied about a cancer diagnosis to get a taxpayer-funded, late-term abortion was convicted of fraud involving a veterans charity this week, AZ Central reports A Maricopa County, Arizona jury convicted Chalice Renee Zeitner, 31, of fraud schemes, theft, money laundering, identity theft and other fraud-related charges on Tuesday, according to […]
A small group of protestors in Phoenix, Arizona, met employees of the Maricopa County Prosecutor as they arrived for work on Monday, protesting the agency’s decision last Friday not to charge a Winslow police officer in the death of a Native American woman. Show More Summary
Residents of Arizona’s Maricopa County may once again foot the bill for a court case against Joe Arpaio, the county’s notorious sheriff whose racial profiling against Latino residents a judge has ruled illegal. On Tuesday, the Stamford Advocate reported that lawyers in the case against...
Arizona Republic: Also revealed was email correspondence about the federal lawsuit the Democrats filed against Arizona in the wake of Maricopa County’s polling-place debacle that resulted in hours-long lines for voters wanting to cast ballots in the state’s March 22 presidential … Continue reading ?
Democrat Paul Penzone previously released a very surprising poll showing him with a lead on Maricopa County's notorious Sheriff Joe Arpaio, and now a new survey from a Republican firm has confirmed those findings. Arizona-based pollster...Show More Summary
The Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law filed a motion Thursday seeking a preliminary injunction calling for election administration plans to be submitted by the secretary of state and Maricopa County officials.
Release: Today, the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law (Lawyers’ Committee), Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP and Osborn Maledon, P.A. filed a motion for preliminary injunction, arguing that the Arizona secretary of state and Maricopa County officials should be … Continue reading ?
To the editor: I find it utterly terrifying but not surprising that Donald Trump has allied himself with the infamous Sheriff Joe Arpaio of Maricopa County, Ariz., who never allows the constitutional protection against unlawful search and seizure to get in his way and dresses jail inmates in pink...
Former NFL wide receiver Davone Bess pleaded not guilty to an unlawful flight charge on Tuesday. The Associated Press reported on Bess' case in Maricopa County Superior Court, which stems from a June 19 incident in Gilbert, Arizona. Bess...Show More Summary
Former NFL wide receiver Davone Bess was in court Tuesday to enter a not guilty plea in Maricopa County Superior Court on a charge of unlawful flight from a law enforcement vehicle. Police in Gilbert, Arizona wanted to stop Bess late on June 19 after seeing him driving without his headlights on, but, per court documents via…
Sheriff Joe Arpaio is known for, among other things, the way he runs the jail in Maricopa County, Arizona. His ‘Tent City’ houses thousands of prisoners in the desert heat, and it has been argued that uniform items — such as pink underwear for male inmates — are intended to humiliate and punish inmates further.... Show More Summary
The policies of Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio have resulted, among other things, in racist profiling against Hispanic people and the death of Marcia Powell, a 48-year-old sex worker who died from heat exposure after being put in a cage for four hours in the sun. Always eager for the spotlight,...
Leading Off: ? Maricopa County, AZ Sheriff: Former Phoenix police Sgt. Paul Penzone is waging a rematch against notorious Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio after losing by a surprisingly close 51-45 margin four years ago, by far the worst showing of Arpaio's decades-long career. Show More Summary