TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona officials said Monday they are changing the drugs they use in executions after an inmate in July gasped repeatedly over the course of nearly two hours while being put to death.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A gadfly attorney and an Arizona county sheriff want to halt President Barack Obama's immigration order in the first courtroom battle over an initiative designed to spare nearly 5 million people from deportation.
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — No Albertsons or Safeway stores in the Northwest Valley are in line to be sold following an announcement by Washington state-based grocery chain Haggen Inc. that it plans to buy 146 Albertsons and Safeway stores in Arizona, Washington, Oregon, California and Nevada.
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Glendale police are investigating the brother of an unarmed drug suspect fatally shot by Phoenix police for allegations of sexual assault and threatening the officer involved in the shooting.
PHOENIX (AP) — A prosecutor accepted blame Friday for an error by his office that's expected to lead to the dismissal of corruption charges against at least one former sheriff's employee accused of helping a cartel-connected heroin smuggling ring.
PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona sheriff known for crackdowns on people living in the country illegally is giving up his last major foothold in immigration enforcement efforts that won him popularity among voters but gradually were reined in by Congress and the courts
PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Supreme Court Thursday overturned some of a death row inmate's convictions and his death sentence in the killing of his ex-girlfriend's daughter, ruling that jurors shouldn't have heard a domestic violence expert's testimony profiling abusers and victims.
PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona sheriff known for arresting hundreds of immigrants in the country illegally on charges of finding work using fake or stolen identities is planning to close the controversial squad that investigates such cases.
DENVER (AP) — Colorado will spend more than $8 million researching marijuana's medical potential — a new frontier because government-funded marijuana research traditionally focuses on the drug's negative health effects.
PHOENIX (AP) — Republicans will have their largest U.S. House majority in 83 years when the new Congress convenes next month after a recount in Arizona gave the final unresolved midterm race to a Republican challenger.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Tucson police said Wednesday they will no longer fully enforce the state's landmark immigration law that requires local police to check the immigration status of people they encounter while enforcing other laws.
PHOENIX (AP) — An Oklahoma man was sentenced Tuesday to seven years in prison for his conviction on charges of mailing an inoperable homemade bomb to an Arizona sheriff in a plot to frame a former business partner.
PHOENIX (AP) — An appeals court on Tuesday revealed some of the reasons Jodi Arias refused to testify in an open courtroom during the penalty phase of her trial, including purported death threats she is getting in jail.
NEW YORK (AP) — A nation, a workplace, an ethnicity, a passion, an outsized personality. The people who comprise these things, who fawn or rail against them, are behind Merriam-Webster's 2014 word of the year: culture.
Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell speaks at the Columbus Metropolitan Library in Columbus, Ohio, Nov. 13. Open enrollment under Obama's health overhaul starts Saturday. (AP Photo/The Columbus Dispatch, Fred Squillante)