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A new trial date has been set for three former Maricopa County sheriff's employees accused of aiding smugglers while they worked for the police agency.
A Chandler street gang member has been sentenced to natural life in prison plus 102 years for a 2006 drive-by shooting that killed a young woman.
A former Arizona legislator will be sentenced Wednesday for felony convictions for seeking and accepting bribes while he was a Tempe city councilman and misleading donors about a scholarship fund that benefited his relatives.
A federal appeals court will hear arguments Friday of whether Arizona voters stepped over the line by denying bail to illegal immigrants charged with certain crimes.
There seems to be some selective outrage as reflected in popular news. While the media obsession with publicity mongering Jackson-Sharpton’s kangaroo court of mob opinion drones on ad nauseum, some other items seem to miss the editors’ notice:
A Mesa man was sentenced to nine months in federal prison for helping a member of the Hell's Angels who was facing murder and other felony charges to obtain a fake passport and flee the country.
Guest commentary by Jose de la Isla
A state audit has found problems with the way the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office and County Attorney's Office use and account for money that has been seized from crooks.
The Scottsdale Police Department is steering its downtown patrol methods in a new direction - on three wheels and an electrical charge. For the last two weeks, officers patrolling the city's downtown have been testing a pair of three-wheeled electric vehicles that move swiftly in and around crowds and congested areas.
A federal appeals court that presides over Arizona rejected one county's creative effort to crack down on companies that hire undocumented workers: Sue them for racketeering.
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court dealt a setback Tuesday to abortion clinics in a two-decade-old legal fight over abortion protests, ruling that federal extortion and racketeering laws cannot be used to ban demonstrations.
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court refused Monday to allow the Bush administration to pursue a $280 billion penalty against tobacco companies on claims they misled the public about the dangers of smoking.
The federal government seems willing to use any tool it takes, even an illegitimate one, to squash tobacco companies. While many may applaud the fact, they shouldn't. Those who have something to lose include all citizens.
NEWARK, N.J. - Workers recently arrested in federal raids filed a racketeering lawsuit accusing Wal-Mart of conspiring with contractors in a criminal enterprise that violated the civil rights and wage protections of immigrants who cleaned its stores.