The Democrat in the Maricopa County sheriff's race filed a defamation lawsuit Thursday against incumbent Joe Arpaio over a TV ad that claims the challenger assaulted his ex-wife 13 years … Click to Continue »
Maricopa County, Arizona, has voted Republican in every presidential election since 1948. Bill Clinton won the state in 1996 and still lost the county. But with 60 percent of the state's population centered in Maricopa, it's usuallyShow More Summary
KJZZ: Arizona Solar Power Plant Pays $1.5 Million In Emissions Violation Fines One of Arizona’s largest solar generating stations this week settled with Maricopa County Air Quality Department after dozens of emissions violations. The...Show More Summary
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio still believes President Obama’s birth certificate is “forged.” “I don’t care where he’s from,” Arpaio said while speaking to the Surprise Tea Party, according to the Arizona Republic. “We are looking at a forged document. Period.” “I know all the politicians say, ‘Sheriff, don’t talk about it,’” he continued. “But [...]
Sheriff Joe Arpaio. You know the name. He’s the top cop in Maricopa County, Arizona’s largest county and home to the city of Phoenix. He’s also one of the worst civil rights abusers in the whole country, with a resume of cruelty literally decades long. Show More Summary
Maricopa County officials on Monday certified results from Arizona's Aug. 30 primary election, taking a step toward a recount in the still-undecided race for the Republican nomination in a Phoenix-area congressional district. … Click to Continue »
A witness in Arizona has reported sighting and filming orb-shaped bright light UFOs that conducted multiple low altitude flights over the city of Chandler in Maricopa County, during a three-hour period on the night of August 19-20, 2016. Show More Summary
For years, Patrick Bray has heard the same line from conservative politicians visiting Arizona: Vote for me and I’ll secure the border. And for years, he and other cattle ranchers in Maricopa County have thrown their support behind presidents, senators and representatives only to be disappointed....
Joe Arpaio, the sheriff of Arizona’s Maricopa County, won his Republican primary Tuesday night, but his vote tally was down sharply from his 2012 race – and that may tell us something about the presidential race there.
PHOENIX (Reuters) - The Arizona sheriff famous for his tough stance on illegal immigration and keeping jail inmates in tents easily won his Republican primary on Tuesday. Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, who is seeking election to...Show More Summary
The Department of Justice is looking into actions by Maricopa County, AZ Sheriff Joe Arpaio in a racial profiling case. U.S. District Judge Murray Snow ruled last Friday that another judge should decide if Arpaio and others should be held in criminal contempt-of-court for ignoring court orders in a racial profiling case. Snow also said [...]
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