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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 requirements.
Sheriff Joe Arpaio, the Arizona law enforcement head who led the way for local police across the country to take up immigration enforcement is reconsidering his crackdowns — and other law enforcement officials who followed his lead are expected to eventually back away, too.
A campaign to force a recall election against the polarizing sheriff of metropolitan Phoenix has failed. Recall organizers said Thursday that they couldn’t collect enough voter signatures to bring Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio to the ballot again.
A federal judge on Friday found the department run by the self-professed "toughest sheriff in America'' was guilty of racial profiling and ordered the agency's practices permanently halted.
Arizona authorities say a package addressed to Sheriff Joe Arpaio discovered in a northern Arizona mailbox would have exploded if opened, leading to serious injuries or death.
A group supporting metropolitan Phoenix's sheriff filed a lawsuit Thursday aimed at halting an effort to recall the lawman from office.
"The Central Park Five" takes an emotionally charged subject — the wrongful conviction and imprisonment of five black and Hispanic teenage boys for the rape of a white female jogger — and makes its case in a straightforward, detached manner.
A judge has dismissed an Arizona sheriff's office from a lawsuit alleging the agency carried out a pattern of discrimination against Latinos in its immigration patrols, but rejected a request to dismiss Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio himself from the case.
PHOENIX — The self-proclaimed toughest sheriff in America breezed past two challengers to win a sixth term as Maricopa County sheriff after facing his most bruising political challenge.
Voters will decide Tuesday whether to give the self-proclaimed toughest sheriff in America a sixth term as he faces his most serious political challenge.
Editor's Note: These letters to the editor have been sorted by topic by the Tribune editorial staff in an effort to allow readers to read varied opinions on the issues, candidates, and other circumstances surrounding the 2012 general election. These submissions are the opinions of the author, not the Tribune, and have not been edited for grammar or content.
Sheriff Joe Arpaio has become an almost unstoppable force in his 20 years in office by driving home two themes: that he will unceasingly crack down on crime and, more recently, illegal immigration.
As a community organizer I have hosted debates and town halls for more than 30 candidates for elected office and I have not written an editorial about why an elected official should not be reelected, until now.
ABC News is launching a new series , "Arpaio Watch", aimed at monitoring civil liberties in Arizona and the actions of Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio.
A federal appeals court on Tuesday denied an Arizona sheriff's request to reverse a lower-court decision barring his deputies from detaining people solely on the suspicion that they're illegal immigrants.
A federal appeals court Tuesday spurned a request by civil rights groups for a new injunction to once again block Arizona's 2010 immigration law.
Protesters of Arizona's immigration law held signs and chanted as they marched to the Maricopa County jail in downtown Phoenix on Saturday.
Immigrant rights advocates are planning to rally Saturday outside one of Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's jails to protest Arizona's immigration law.
Angel Ramirez, 9, right, leads protesters in protest chants as he gets some help from Geraldo Torrez, middle, as they join dozens who rally in front of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement building, a day after a portion of Arizona's immigration law took effect, Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012, in Phoenix. Civil rights activists contend will lead to systematic racial profiling, as the protesters chanted "No papers, no fear."(AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
The “papers please’’ provision of Arizona’s SB 1070 is now in effect.
Opponents have asked a federal judge to delay Arizona authorities from enforcing the most contentious section of the state's heavily debated immigration law.
A federal judge on Wednesday virtually cleared the way for Arizona to require police to question suspected illegal immigrants.
PHOENIX — The federal abuse-of-power investigation into America's self-proclaimed toughest sheriff may have been closed without criminal charges but Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's legal troubles are far from over.
Federal authorities said Friday that they're closing their abuse-of-power investigation into Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio in Arizona without filing charges against him.
DALLAS — Airlines give many reasons for refusing to let you board, but none stir as much debate as this: How you're dressed.