Superstar point guard Steve Nash has informed Suns management he's leaving the team permanently November 15 to pursue a political career in his native Canada.
A new federal appellate court ruling involving a Tucson man could throw roadblocks in the path of police and prosecutors trying to catch and convict people of sending child pornography over the Internet. In a unanimous decision, the 9th Circuit Court
The Maricopa Co. Board of Supervisors no longer wants to get between owners of blighted properties and their neighbors. The board took an unusual step when it voted to delegate responsibility for judging code-violation appeals to a panel of appointee
Fountain Hills will become a one trash-hauler town next year, after the Town Council narrowly endorsed the change despite protests from numerous residents. A divided Fountain Hills Town Council voted Thursday to switch to a single hauler for resid
Some residents are upset about a proposal to consolidate the town's waste services with a single company and cut down on garbage collection days from two to one.
Phoenix police worksheets detailing the daily activities of Mayor Phil Gordon and his plainclothes security unit will remain unavailable to the public after a Maricopa County Superior Court judge denied release of the records, the court announced Thu
Fliers announcing this council agenda started showing up Wednesday Nov 3rd on people's windshields in the town of Fountain Hills so that they would know a government shakedown was about to take place.
Residents throughout town late Wednesday afternoon reported receiving bogus orange-colored "notices" hanging partially outside their emptied recycling bins that are clearly designed to send a political message.
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Republicans look like they made it a clean sweep in the state's top offices, winning the races for governor, secretary of state, attorney general, treasurer and superintendent of public instruction.
The US Supreme Court will hear arguments over the legality of an Arizona law that lets individuals and corporations divert income taxes they owe to instead help students attend private and parochial schools. Follows a 2009 ruling by the 9th Circuit C
U.S. District Judge James Teilborg ruled Monday that Maricopa County voters may wear a "tea party" T-shirt when they vote on Tuesday. The temporary restraining order prohibits Maricopa County polling workers from telling voters they must cover or
Maricopa County officials believe the discovery of a duplicate payroll log and database hidden in a secure computer system at the Sheriff's Office could reveal the extent of alleged misspending in Sheriff Joe Arpaio's agency.
Water levels have dropped 133 feet. Islands have emerged and grown. Rocky outcroppings push through the surface, creating watery obstacle courses whose paths shift almost daily.
WKA World Championship 2010 - Scotland October 2010 - VIDEO - Thanks to all of those FreedomsPhoenix Readers that helped make his trip possible with your donations. Jordan will be back in Arizona by tomorrow.
The Goldwater Institute Scharf-Norton Center for Constitutional Litigation represents Mark Reed, who intends to vote Tuesday while wearing a T-shirt that says “Tea Party: Principles Not Politicians” and includes a “Don’t Tread on Me” logo.
Phoenix police will have to wait to fire Richard Chrisman, the patrol officer charged with murder and aggravated assault in the death of an unarmed domestic violence suspect. A Maricopa County Superior Court judge issued a temporary restraining order
Susan Brock, wife of Maricopa County Supervisor Fulton Brock, has been arrested on charges of sexual relations with a minor. Susan Brock, 48, was arrested and booked into Maricopa County Jail on allegations of child molestation.
The percentage of Arizona households that mailed in 2010 census forms declined slightly compared with a decade ago and remained significantly below the national average, the Census Bureau reported Thursday.
The city of Phoenix, in an apparently arbitrary move and without formal legal process, has forced CBS Outdoors to tear down 50 illuminated bus-shelter billboards under contract to promote gun safety training for children and their parents.
The state senator in Arizona who wrote the nation's toughest law against illegal immigrants said Tuesday he's collecting support across the country from legislators to challenge automatic U.S. citizenship to the children of illegal immigrants.
Not since it was first filling in 1937 has Lake Mead held so little water. The reservoir's level fell to the historic low shortly before noon on Sunday, eclipsing a previous record from the drought-stricken 1950s.
By Bill Haymin As America slides further into despotism, Sheriff Joe Arpaio is under attack, and your help is needed today to defend him. Anti-American’s like Janet Napolitano and Al Sharpton, have been making false claims against Sheriff Joe for yRead Letter
PHOENIX – A recently leaked memo from the Department of Homeland Security alerts law enforcement agencies that assassins are being hired by drug cartels in an effort to improve drug trafficking through Arizona. Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu says
And here's how it looks on a state-by-state basis. Note that the dark green states are in the worst shape. (Arizona appears to be in serious trouble because of it's over dependence on home building, and real estate sales.)
A Phoenix police officer has been indicted on a 2nd-degree murder charge for the on-duty shooting of an unarmed suspect during a violent encounter in which he also shocked the victim with a stun gun and killed his dog. Served a summons and not taken
Immediately after initiating contact with the victim drawing his gun, holding it to Rodriguez’s head and shouting “I don’t need no warrant, motherf*****.”
Citing evidence of "inedible'' food, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals rejected efforts by Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio to escape an order that he serve meals that meet federal dietary guidelines. In an unsigned ruling Wednesday, the judges s