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A federal jury in Phoenix has convicted an Oklahoma man accused of mailing an inoperable homemade bomb to Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio.
The first debate between gubernatorial candidates Republican Doug Ducey and Democrat Fred DuVal was what I expected it to be. Their positions on education and jobs are quite well known. Both spoke well, dressed alike and were pleasant. It was what was to be expected.
Maricopa County Sheriff's officials are "confident" that felony animal neglect charges, among others, should be brought against suspects involved in the deaths of animals at a Gilbert kennel.
Lawyers began picking a jury Thursday for an Oklahoma man charged with mailing an inoperable homemade bomb to Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio.
The outcome of the race for governor could turn on who can scare the middle class more, especially over the high cost of college.
A judge who had ruled that the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office racially profiled Latinos in its patrols is scheduled to hear arguments Tuesday over a request to award $6.7 million in fees to the attorneys who won the case.
Lost in all the big statewide races in Arizona's primary election are hard-fought congressional battles in which Democrats are trying to clinch a Phoenix-area seat and Republicans are vying for the chance to unseat Democratic incumbents in three districts.
There’s no doubt it’s politics time in the Valley. The signs are on street corners. Candidates messages are coming to phones across the Valley.
I was very pleased to see the recent endorsement of Scott Smith by Gov. Jan Brewer. As both a successful business person and course-altering mayor of Mesa, Smith has demonstrated the vision, pragmatism and leadership qualities that our state needs in its next governor. While other candidates and out-of-state money are taking shots at Smith that are full of spin and inaccuracies, he has responded by offering to sit face-to-face with critics in full view of the media to get out the truth.
The mud-slinging in the Republican gubernatorial fray has gotten so bad that party Chairman Robert Graham has told the contenders to just cool it — or risk electing Democrat Fred DuVal in November.
After living in Arizona my entire life and having been around and working with Arizona sheriffs like Cochise County sheriffs Jimmy Willson and Larry Dever, Coconino County Sheriff Joe Richards and Maricopa County Sheriff Jerry Hill, and even Joe Arpaio on one of his good days, it’s hard to imagine the new face of Arizona sheriffs is Pinal County “Sheriff Underpants” Paul Babeu.
Dog boarding facilities in Arizona could face more regulation in the future, if one state lawmakers can gather in the votes.
Authorities said on Wednesday that even if the air conditioning was working in a room at a Gilbert boarding facility where nearly two dozen dogs died last month, the air flow may not have been enough to keep the dogs alive.
HERE: Ahwatukee Republican Women general meeting June 24
The three Republican candidates for Congress from District 1 each insisted Monday night he is more conservative than the other — and the only one who can oust Democrat Ann Kirkpatrick.
“I can hardly wait for the Tribune to start printing letters from homeowners in the new Eastmark development complaining about noise from Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport and suggesting that it be shut down. Here’s a crazy idea – if you don’t want to live next to an airport, don’t buy a house next to an airport.”
The sheriff for metropolitan Phoenix says he won't enter the Arizona governor's race.
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio and his wife, Ava, during Ahwatukee's 38th Annual Easter Parade on Saturday, April 19, 2014.
A judge presiding over a racial profiling case against an Arizona sheriff's office chided the sheriff and his top aide on Monday, telling them he's unimpressed by what he called their apparent "double dealing" for mischaracterizing his findings.
An Oklahoma man has pleaded not guilty to charges that he mailed an inoperable homemade bomb nearly a year ago to Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio.
State lawmakers agreed to create special exemptions from animal cruelty laws for farmers and ranchers despite complaints that it would ease penalties on those who abuse and beat farm animals to death.
“I am for the Keystone pipeline if it truly does create thousands of permanent jobs like politicians claim, but there has to be something in it for all Americans, like minimum wage increase, infrastructure repair and all corporations who profit from it will pay U.S. taxes.”
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio is shown during the Gilbert Days Parade, Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013. [Tim Hacker/Tribune]
On Aug. 19, I was honored to accept the appointment as the new Maricopa County Assessor from the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors. The five-member board voted unanimously to appoint me to replace Keith Russell, who was previously appointed to be a Justice of the Peace.
The program is called “Home in Five for Maricopa County.”