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Fitz: As governor, Steven Seagal promises to protect the border Kung Fu style

An open letter to the citizens of Arizona from Steven Seagal:

January 11, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Detention officer killed in Phoenix shooting

PHOENIX — A detention officer with the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office has died after being shot in the driveway of his Arizona home, officials say.

August 08, 2013 9:54 am
NY man in Arizona on threat charges in Arias case

NY man in Arizona on threat charges in Arias case

PHOENIX — A New York man is in an Arizona jail on charges he made online threats against cable newscasters Nancy Grace and Jane Velez-Mitchell because he was upset with their coverage of the Jodi Arias trial.

July 25, 2013 11:54 amLoading…

Group fails in bid to recall Arpaio

PHOENIX — A campaign to force a recall election against the polarizing sheriff of metropolitan Phoenix failed on Thursday after recall organizers said they couldn’t collect enough voter signatures to bring the lawman to the ballot again.

May 30, 2013 4:03 pmLoading…

Activists want Mexican soccer team to boycott Arizona game

PHOENIX — Immigrant activists want the Mexican national soccer team to boycott their Jan. 30 matchup against Denmark at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale.

January 21, 2013 3:00 pmLoading…

Arpaio launches patrols outside schools

PHOENIX — The sheriff for metropolitan Phoenix has launched a plan to have as many as 500 armed volunteers patrol areas just outside schools in an effort to guard against shootings like month’s attack that left 26 people dead at a Connecticut elementary school.

January 09, 2013 2:00 pmLoading…
Arpaio aims to put armed posse at schools

Arpaio aims to put armed posse at schools

PHOENIX — Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio has announced plans to deploy an armed volunteer posse to protect Phoenix-area students in the wake of the mass shooting at a Connecticut elementary school.

December 28, 2012 9:49 amLoading…

Arpaio expected on stand today in profiling trial

PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona sheriff known nationally for his hardline stance on illegal immigration is expected to take the witness stand Tuesday and face allegations that his trademark immigration sweeps amounted to racial profiling against Hispanics.

July 24, 2012 9:37 amLoading…

'Pulled over for being brown': Testimony starts in Arpaio trial

PHOENIX - Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio's anti-illegal-immigration patrols took center stage Thursday in federal court as a group of Latinos set out to prove that his deputies racially profiled them as part of a systemic policy of discrimination.

July 20, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Arpaio: Obama birth record 'definitely fraudulent'

PHOENIX — Investigators for an Arizona sheriff's volunteer posse have declared that President Barack Obama's birth certificate is definitely fraudulent.

July 17, 2012 6:29 pmLoading…

Arpaio far ahead of challengers in campaign funds

Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio is leading campaign fundraising efforts by a large margin over challengers vying for his office in November, and a recent analysis of contributions shows that the incumbent lawman received about 80 percent of his funds from out-of-state donors.

July 15, 2012 3:07 pmLoading…

Arpaio closing jails ahead of immigration protests

Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio is shutting down county jails in anticipation of protests against Arizona's immigration law.

June 22, 2012 8:54 amLoading…

Sheriff Arpaio celebrates his 80th birthday today

Thursday marks a big day for Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio.

June 14, 2012 7:33 amLoading…
Arpaio turns 80 years old this week

Arpaio turns 80 years old this week

PHOENIX — Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio will celebrate his 80th birthday on Thursday.

June 11, 2012 9:52 amLoading…

Arpaio's lawyers to respond to civil rights suit

Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's attorneys will respond in court Friday to a U.S. Justice Department lawsuit that alleges that Arpaio's office carried out a pattern of discrimination against Latinos in its immigration patrols.

June 08, 2012 7:55 amLoading…

Arizona man arrested in puppy abuse case

Authorities have arrested a Mesa man on suspicion of abusing a pit-bull puppy by breaking two of its legs while using a sledge hammer to stop a dog fight.

May 08, 2012 8:51 amLoading…
Arpaio: Obama birth certificate “a computer-generated forgery”

Arpaio: Obama birth certificate “a computer-generated forgery”

PHOENIX — America’s self-proclaimed toughest sheriff finds himself entangled these days in his own thorny legal troubles: a federal grand jury probe over alleged abuse of power, Justice Department accusations of racial profiling and revelations that his department didn’t adequately investiga…

March 01, 2012 4:00 pm Related Loading…


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