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ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Most tourists making a summer trip to Alaska will pass through Anchorage on their way to cruises, Denali National Park and other scenic adventures. While in Alaska's biggest city, also home to the state's largest airport, there are plenty of free things to do. Here are a few.
Civil rights groups asked a federal appeals court Monday to let them try to block an Arizona law banning abortions based on race or gender because the statute was passed because of racial stereotypes of – and hostility to – blacks and Asian-Americans.
One person is dead after a shooting involving a sheriff's deputy in the East Valley.
Arizona's highway patrol officers, sheriff's deputies and other law enforcement officers arrested nearly 400 people on suspicion of driving under the influence over the Fourth of July holiday weekend.
Calling the state policy motivated by animosity, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday ordered that “dreamers” who the federal government allow to work in this country also be issued Arizona driver's licenses, at least for the time being.
A bid by state lawmakers to take back the power to draw congressional lines is legally flawed and should be rejected, the lead attorney for the Independent Redistricting Commission told the nation's high court.
Arizona is not going to take center stage this year in the battle over genetically modified foods.
For the first time in more than three decades, Arizona voters are not going to get a chance to make their own laws.
A Maricopa County Sheriff's Office volunteer posse member who was shot on New Year's Eve while trying to help a Phoenix police officer finally is getting out of the hospital.
If you’re a police officer in the United States, there’s one place you definitely don’t want to be, and that’s in the sights of media being talked about as that white cop who physically abused a black woman during an arrest.
A motorcycle rider was pronounced dead at the scene of a morning accident on University Drive in Mesa this morning.
Maricopa County Sheriff's deputies say a woman has been found dead in the desert northeast of Mesa.
Flooded with a wave of immigrants from Central America, the Obama administration announced Friday it will open new facilities to house families caught crossing the border illegally.
I can only imagine the machismo in the air at last night’s gubernatorial candidate summit on immigration and border security hosted by Mr. Muy Macho himself, Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu.
Claiming new evidence of a pattern of misconduct, Attorney General Tom Horne on Tuesday asked a federal judge to dissolve the police department that patrols the polygamous twin communities of Colorado City and Hildale, Utah.
A state senator wants to use the National Guard and local sheriffs to stop buses with undocumented individuals from coming in to Arizona from other states.
Even if Arizona lucks out and elects a lion hearted governor, it’ll still take herculean commitment to cut controlling ties to various federal programs. With summer primaries revving up, think of the gutsy governors of Utah, Ohio, Wisconsin, South Carolina and Texas. Their courage is remarkable.
Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery has called for Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne to resign from office.
Prosecutors announced Wednesday that they will not bring criminal charges against a Maricopa County Sheriff's deputy for his part in a high-speed crash that killed a driver in December.
The state's top environmental officials asked legislators Tuesday to repeal the restrictions they placed on his agency just four years ago prohibiting it from regulating “greenhouse gases.”
The Obama administration officially dropped its challenge Monday to the controversial “papers, please” provision of SB 1070.
“(Maricopa County Sheriff Joe) Arpaio should be commended for lowering crime and rescuing animals from certain death. You don't have to like his schtick.” Gubernatorial candidate Christine Jones responding to a question from KPNX’s Brahm Resnik on why she sought Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s endorsement. http://www.azcentral.com/story/news/arizona/politics/2014/06/07/arizona-income-tax-debate-end/10119357/.
On Wednesday, in the Bass Pro Shops at the Mesa Riverview Shopping Center, the Phillips family gathered with distant relatives in a meeting room upstairs. They had been told that a family member had won a raffle — lunch, a shopping spree and the opportunity to meet an unspecified celebrity, perhaps a country music star.
Attorney General Tom Horne is lashing out at a former staffer who charges he is using his office to campaign for reelection even as he opens a court fight over whether he broke the law in 2010 to get elected the first time.
The Obama administration is apparently ready to throw in the towel in its bid to kill the “papers, please” provision of Arizona's controversial 2010 immigration law.