Mesa Mayor John Giles said he has spoken to friends, neighbors and strangers – including many conservatives – who he said support universal background checks on gun purchases, particularly after a string of mass shootings last month.
Ten days after a shooting at a Benson hospital led the Arizona Department of Public Safety to find a flaw in their duty pistols, the agency’s top lawyer sent a letter to the firearm manufacturer demanding that they “preserve evidence.”
A task force created by Gov. Doug Ducey that aims to look into cases of childhood sexual abuse and help guide lawmakers on possible changes to state laws involving victims in Arizona had its first meeting Thursday afternoon.
A recent report by The Washington Post detailed the extent to which doorbell security company Ring has partnered with local law enforcement across the country, including in Arizona.
Eric Brock Jr. has worked for Treasurer Kimberley Yee, Phoenix Councilman Sal DiCiccio, Congressman David Schweikert and started the first African American student association at his old high school. Now, at the age of 19, he is taking on how the City of Phoenix uses facial recognition technology.
Gov. Doug Ducey said he plans to finish interviewing candidates for the Arizona Supreme Court on Friday, and that he’ll appoint a new justice “sometime soon thereafter.”
A minor infraction of Valley Metro’s code of conduct quickly led Naomi Ramirez Rosales to an immigration detention center, where she now faces deportation to Mexico.
In addition to the sexual harassment allegations that the judge in his ethics case dismissed on Friday, prosecutor Juan Martinez also won’t have to face a separate charge related to improper communications with a dismissed juror during the blockbuster Jodi Arias murder trial.
The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office has quietly been creating marijuana extracts to train officers and help prosecutors quietly for the past four years.