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Jury rules for Arpaio in lawsuit by senator's son, ex-wife

PHOENIX — An Arizona jury has refused to award damages against former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio in the since-dismissed animal cruelty case he brought against one of Sen. Jeff … Click to Continue »

Maricopa County to drop upfront questions about convictions

Arizona's most populous county is following the lead of state government by no longer asking most job applicants during early stages of the hiring process whether they have prior criminal … Click to Continue »

Public can weigh in on Maricopa County judicial candidates

Public comment is being sought for 15 candidates vying for judicial vacancies in Maricopa County Superior Court. The Maricopa County Commission on Trial Court Appointments says the applicants are competing … Click to Continue »

Joe Arpaio Pressed Charges To Hurt Jeff Flake Politically, Lawsuit Argues

Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio has been hit with a lawsuit claiming he maliciously pressed charges against a member of Jeff Flake’s family to hurt the Republican Arizona senator politically. President Donald Trump pardoned...Show More Summary

Brickbat: Save the Date

last monthNews : Reason

A Maricopa County, Arizona, Superior Court judge has ruled that Joanna Duka and Breanna Koski, evangelical Christians who create invitations and custom artwork for weddings and other events, must provide their services to gay weddings under a local ordinance. Show More Summary

Man arrested after scuffle injures a Goodyear police officer

Police in Goodyear have arrested a man who allegedly injured an officer during a scuffle. They say 26-year-old Lavontay Laurice Taylor has been booked into the Maricopa County jail in … Click to Continue »

Maricopa County's recorder apologizes for his online tirade

Maricopa County Recorder Adrian Fontes apologized Wednesday for recent inflammatory online comments made to a candidate for the Arizona Legislature who had criticized the design of election ballots. In a … Click to Continue »

Applications being accepted for interim clerk's post

Gov. Doug Ducey is taking applications for an interim replacement for retiring Maricopa County Superior Court Clerk Michael K. Jeanes. Applicants must be Republicans who live in Maricopa County and … Click to Continue »

ARIZONA: Hate Group Loses Second Court Battle To Overturn Phoenix LGBT Anti-Discrimination Ordinance

2 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

The Arizona Republic reports: A Maricopa County Superior Court judge has quashed a local wedding shop’s attempt to override a Phoenix ordinance that protects lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people from discrimination. Joanna Duka...Show More Summary

Joe Arpaio Wants a 'Gun and Badge' Again

The former Maricopa County Sheriff—convicted of criminal contempt, and then pardoned by the president—is still seeking the limelight.

Joe Arpaio Is Still Guilty Despite Presidential Pardon, Judge Says

A judge rebuffed former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s request to expunge his criminal conviction for unlawfully detaining individuals based on suspicions of their legal status after President Donald Trump pardoned him in Augu...

Court Refuses To Expunge Joe Arpaio’s Conviction

2 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

The Arizona Daily Star reports: Saying the president can’t erase facts, a federal judge on Thursday rejected a bid by former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio to have all record of his criminal conviction wiped out. Susan Bolton said...Show More Summary

Judge denies Joe Arpaio's motion to erase his criminal contempt conviction

2 months agoNews : USAToday: News

Judge Susan Bolton denies former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's request to vacate his conviction after he was pardoned by President Trump.        

In post-Arpaio era, Arizona law enforcement recruiters unable to find anyone who wants to be a cop

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

Police recruiters in Arizona are frustrated that they can’t find anyone who wants to be in law enforcement following the era of former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio and the steady flow of viral videos showing police officers acting inappropriately when dealing with the public. According...

Disgraced Sheriff Joe Arpaio's 'Tent City' is officially closed

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Disgraced white supremacist and former sheriff of Maricopa County, Arizona, Joe Arpaio has lost yet another one of his “legacies”: the cruelly conceived “Tent City” prison has been closed. The Arizona Republic reports that the prison,...Show More Summary

Jack, the 30-pound cat, needs a new home — and a diet

2 months agoNews : USAToday: News

Jack's owner died unexpectedly and now the 2-year-old domestic shorthair cat is up for adoption at Maricopa County (Ariz.) Animal Care and Control.        

Trump’s Favorite Criminal Sheriff Gets Back in the Saddle

Last Friday, two days before a gunman killed at least 58 people in Las Vegas, former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio schooled a crowd of California Republicans on the benefits of having a heavily armed citizenry. “Most of the time, the cops get there a little late and [the shooter] wipes everybody out,” he said. […]

San Diego Hepatitis Outbreak: Did The Virus Spread To Arizona?

2 months agoNews : Newsweek: US

In early February, an infected individual traveled from San Diego to Maricopa County, Arizona.

Federal Court Accepts Trump’s Pardon Of Joe Arpaio

2 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

The Arizona Republic reports: A U.S. District Court judge in Phoenix has accepted the presidential pardon of former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio. At the request of both Arpaio defense attorneys and U.S. Department of Justice lawyers,...Show More Summary

Maricopa County Stadium District OKs more ballpark repairs

The Maricopa County Stadium District has approved a $3.75 million contract for additional improvements to Chase Field, home field of the Arizona Diamondbacks. The contract approved Wednesday covers steel and … Click to Continue »

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