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Maricopa judge allows medical use of marijuana extracts

PHOENIX — Using extracts to make medical marijuana sodas, candies and lollipops is legal, a Maricopa County Superior Court judge has decided.

March 22, 2014 6:02 pmLoading…
Man sentenced to 249 years for 1991 Arizona temple slaying

Man sentenced to 249 years for 1991 Arizona temple slaying

PHOENIX — A man convicted of killing nine people, including six monks, during a robbery at a Buddhist temple in metro Phoenix was sentenced Friday to 249 years in prison, marking the end of one of the most notorious criminal cases in Arizona over the past 25 years. Johnathan A. Doody was fo…

March 14, 2014 12:51 pmLoading…
Pinal, Pima saw net gains of in-state residents

Pinal, Pima saw net gains of in-state residents

WASHINGTON – Maricopa County gained residents from nearly 1,000 counties across the U.S. — from Pinal County to as far away as Washington County, Maine, the Census Bureau reported.

February 11, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

State seeks delay in Tohono O'odham casino hearing

PHOENIX — State officials are trying to delay a federal appellate court hearing on the question of whether the Tohono O’odham Nation can build a casino on the edge of Glendale.

November 18, 2013 6:20 pmLoading…
Pat Darcy: City needs change in direction

Pat Darcy: City needs change in direction

As someone who grew up in Tucson I have seen the best and worst of our city, and I feel it is headed in the wrong direction.

November 15, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

How much money should taxpayers spend to buff up Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne’s conservative bona fides?

How much money should taxpayers spend to buff up Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne’s conservative bona fides?

November 06, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Judge rules counties can't change zoning laws to prohibit pot dispensaries

PHOENIX — Counties cannot do an end-run around the Medical Marijuana Act by changing their zoning laws to make it impossible to open a dispensary, a judge ruled Monday.

October 15, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Flu arrives in Pima County; immunizations urged

Flu arrives in Pima County; immunizations urged

A flu case was confirmed in Pima County Tuesday, and health officials say now is the time to get immunized.

October 09, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Huckelberry: We must move forward, fully use our sports assets

Huckelberry: We must move forward, fully use our sports assets

The Padres have wrapped up their final season in Tucson and we all wish the team the best of luck with its move to El Paso.

September 11, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

State board sued for upholding Rosemont water permit

Opponents of the proposed Rosemont Mine have filed suit, seeking to overturn a state decision awarding a groundwater protection permit to mine owners Rosemont Copper Co.

August 21, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Law & Order Briefs

Hit-and-run injures 2 kids on south side

August 04, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Auto lovers: No tolls on existing roads

PHOENIX - A group of automobile hobbyists took the first steps Monday to quash the chance of Arizonans having to pay to drive on roads they already paid to build.

July 30, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Cops: Man said he was out to kill TV hosts over Arias trial

Cops: Man said he was out to kill TV hosts over Arias trial

PHOENIX - A New York man indicted in Arizona on charges that he made Twitter death threats against two national TV commentators over their coverage of Jodi Arias, whom he claims to love, told detectives he was on his way to kill one of them, authorities said Thursday.

July 26, 2013 12:00 am

Judge: Arpaio's office needs monitor

PHOENIX - A federal judge who ruled an Arizona sheriff's office racially profiled Latinos delayed instituting remedies Friday to allow parties time to agree on options, but he indicated a court-appointed monitor likely would be assigned to assure the agency is complying with constitutional r…

June 15, 2013 12:00 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…

Arpaio's office guilty of profiling, judge rules

PHOENIX - Self-professed "toughest sheriff in America" Joe Arpaio and the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office were guilty of racial profiling, a federal judge found Friday, before ordering a permanent halt to the practice.

May 25, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Judge: Sheriff Arpaio's office profiles Latinos

PHOENIX — A federal judge ruled Friday that the office of America’s self-proclaimed toughest sheriff systematically singled out Latinos in its trademark immigration patrols, marking the first finding by a court that the agency racially profiles people.

May 24, 2013 4:56 pmLoading…

Judge sides with Tohono O'odham in casino fight

PHOENIX — A federal judge on Tuesday slapped down the latest efforts by the state to block the Tohono O'odham from building a casino on the edge of Glendale.

May 07, 2013 1:27 pmLoading…
Around the State

Around the State

Yuma County Sheriff Leon Wilmot, left, accepted the Sheriff's Office command flag from outgoing Sheriff Ralph Ogden, center, during a change-of-command ceremony held at the Yuma County Fairgrounds in Yuma on Friday.

December 29, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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