The fate of the disgraced former sheriff of Maricopa County now rests with a federal judge, after attorneys made their closing arguments in the criminal trial of Joe Arpaio, the anti-immigrant strong man who was finally ousted from office by Arizona voters last November. Show More Summary
Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio has lost a bid to have the U.S. Supreme Court put on hold his criminal trial for disobeying a 2011 court order in a racial profiling … Click to Continue »
Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio has had a tumultuous career, spending much of it in the spotlight as either a beacon of law and order or as a power-mad threat to civil liberties, depending on how you view him. Known for unusual...Show More Summary
When Arizona’s notorious sheriff, Joe Arpaio, spoke in support of Donald Trump at the 2016 Republican National Convention, he signaled the depth of their friendship when he noted that Trump phoned Arpaio’s cancer-stricken wife during the campaign. And he assured the RNC crowd that he and Trump were...
A federal judge in Phoenix will soon rule in a high-stakes criminal contempt trial that could send the president’s friend, Arizona’s former Sheriff Joe Arpaio, to prison.
The case is now in the hands of a federal judge to determine if Arpaio is guilty or not guilty of criminal contempt of court.
PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio's criminal trial (all times local):
The fate of Joe Arpaio, who embraced the moniker “America’s Toughest Sheriff,” rests with a judge after lawyers wrapped up closing arguments Thursday at his criminal trial on the topic that helped Arpaio win a nationwide reputation —immigration. Arpaio, who held six terms as sheriff of Arizona’s...
The Latest on former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio's criminal trial (all times local): 1:10 p.m. An attorney defending former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio against a contempt of court charge involving … Click to Continue »
Prosecutors at former Sheriff Joe Arpaio's criminal trial will get their first crack at playing TV interview footage in court during which the tough-talking lawman bragged that he was still … Click to Continue »
Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to put on hold his criminal trial that began a week ago. His lawyers say in a court filing made … Click to Continue »
The criminal trial of former Sheriff Joe Arpaio marks the most aggressive attempt by the government to hold the tough-talking lawman accountable for decisions that critics say led to racial … Click to Continue »
Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio returns to court Thursday for the fourth day of testimony at his criminal trial over his defiance of a judge's 2011 order. Arpaio faces a misdemeanor … Click to Continue »
PHOENIX (AP) — Former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio's longtime publicist testified at her ex-boss' criminal trial Tuesday that he wouldn't have violated a judge's order to stop traffic patrols targeting immigrants.
The Latest on former Sheriff Joe Arpaio's trial on a criminal contempt-of-court charge for disobeying a 2011 court order (all times local): 8:35 a.m. A judge has denied former Sheriff … Click to Continue »
The criminal trial of former Sheriff Joe Arpaio is scheduled to resume Wednesday with a third day of testimony. Arpaio is charged with misdemeanor contempt of court for defying a … Click to Continue »
PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on the trial of former Sheriff Joe Arpaio (all times local):
He could end up in jail for six months unless Trump pardons him. Former “toughest sheriff” Joe Arpaio is set to begin his criminal contempt trial in federal court Monday. Heading into the week-long event, here are five things you should know as we’re watching it unfold. Show More Summary
The criminal trial for Joe Arpaio begins today, with the birther and disgraced former Maricopa County sheriff facing a charge of federal criminal contempt of court for defying a judge’s order to stop targeting Latino and immigrant drivers. Show More Summary
The Latest on the trial of former Sheriff Joe Arpaio (all times local): 4:45 p.m. Testimony has concluded for the day in former Sheriff Joe Arpaio's criminal contempt-of-court trial in … Click to Continue »