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Arizona Taxpayers Pay $45 Million for Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s Racial Policies

Racial profiling doesn't pay - at least not for the taxpayers of Maricopa County, Ariz. who are going to have pay almost $45 million in legal costs associated with Sheriff Joe Arpaio's 7-year-long racial profiling case.

Arizona Reports Nine-Case Outbreak From Rare Salmonella Strain

Maricopa County, AZ, is reporting nine illnesses from a rare strain of Salmonella paratypi which officials say is associated with raw minced or ground tuna used in sushi. Disease onset for the nine AZ cases was from April 3-16, 2015, and three people have been hospitalized, the county reported on Friday, May 15. “We are early into... Continue Reading

Ariz. Mom Who Left Kids in Hot Car Sentenced to 18 Years Probation

A Phoenix, Ariz., woman, who attained national notoriety last year after leaving her children in a hot car during a job interview, was sentenced Friday to 18 years supervised probation by a Maricopa County judge, according to The Arizona Republic.

Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s last stand: Why the power-hungry Arizona lawman could finally go down

"Sheriff Joe" has terrorized the citizens of Maricopa County, AZ, for years — but maybe not for much longer....

May 6 roundup

2 weeks agoIndustries / Law : Overlawyered

Investigate the federal judge’s wife? Pretty much the sort of stunt you’d expect from Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio [Arizona Republic, Phoenix New Times, ABA Journal, our coverage of Arpaio over the years] “State ‘Competitor Veto’...Show More Summary

Appeals court panel casts doubt on Arizona sheriff's lawsuit against Obama's immigration actions

Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio A federal appeals court panel Monday was not impressed with a legal challenge to President Obama's 2014 immigration actions brought by Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio last November. Lindsay Dunsmuir has the details: Two of the three judges weighing the case at the U.S. Show More Summary

What county sheriff might spend $10 million to get re-elected? You guessed it: Arpaio

The $10 million man Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio has cost the people of his county nearly $45 million in lawsuits that were filed by victims whose civil rights were violated—people who were unfairly harassed, illegally detained or arrested, tortured or even killed. Show More Summary

Sheriff Joe Must Go

This piece originally appeared in The Arizona Republic. It's been seven years since the ACLU first challenged Maricopa County Sheriff's Office policies targeting Latino motorists. We confirmed during last week's contempt hearing against...Show More Summary

WNBA's Brittney Griner -- Wins 'Mugshot of the Day' ... On Sheriff's Website

WNBA superstar Brittney Griner won ANOTHER big award yesterday... "Mugshot of the Day"... a title bestowed upon her by the people at the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office.  As we previously reported, Griner and her fiancee Glory Johnson were…

Arpaio Admits Investigating Judge’s Wife

The Maricopa County sheriff facing a contempt-of-court hearing admitted he had the judges wife investigated. Sheriff Joe Arpaio acknowledged Thursday that his office was behind a secret investigation into the wife of the judge presiding over a racial-profiling lawsuit against the brash Arizona lawman known for his anti-immigration patrols. Show More Summary

What's The Fallout?

I flagged this story yesterday. Joe Arpaio, the antic Sheriff from down in Maricopa County, Arizona, hired a PI to investigate the wife of a federal judge who was overseeing HIS trial. He admitted this yesterday under oath. That sounds like the kind of thing that can get you in big big trouble. Show More Summary

Arpaio hearing blockbuster: Sheriff says lawyer investigated federal judge's wife

The contempt proceeding involving Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio was always going to come down to a test of wills with the federal judge whose order in a racial profiling case had been spurned by the headstrong sheriff.

Mercury's Brittney Griner arrested on assault allegations

4 weeks agoNews / Crime : True Crime Today

Phoenix Mercury star Brittney Griner was arrested Wednesday in Goodyear on allegations of assault, according to the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office. MoreNutty News Flipboard MagazineNUTTY NEWS APPs: iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch – Android...Show More Summary

5 times Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio didn't shy away from controversy

4 weeks agoHealth : Booster Shots

Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio isn't new to making headlines. 

Marcus and Markieff Morris Charged With Felony Aggravated Assault

Phoenix Suns twin forwards Marcus and Markieff Morris are facing legal trouble stemming from an incident in January. A Maricopa County grand jury has indicted the brothers on felony aggravated The post Marcus and Markieff Morris Charged With Felony Aggravated Assault appeared first on SLAMonline.

Suns' Morris twins indicted in alleged beating

A Maricopa County grand jury has indicted the Phoenix Suns' Marcus and Markieff Morris on felony aggravated assault charges.

Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio faces contempt hearing in Phoenix

Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio cut a wide swath even beyond his Arizona world where he was very big political fish. He became the voice for a type of tough justice that harkened back to the Wild West, when the lawman’s word was absolute and few worried about the rights of prisoners or immigrants.

Arpaio Faces Contempt Of Court

Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio has a contempt of court hearing for violating a judge’s orders on racial profiling. …Arpaio has acknowledged disobeying the judge’s pretrial order that barred his immigration enforcement patrols. He also has accepted responsibility for his agency’s failure to turn over traffic-stop videos in the profiling case and bungling a plan [...]

Supervisors Told to Falsify Training Records of Pay-to-Play Tulsa Deputy

An internal review is underway after the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office in Arizona denied a training claim made by 73-year-old Reserve Deputy Robert Bates, who killed an unarmed man named Eric Harris, 44, on April 2 in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

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