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Authorities say the body of an 11-year-old boy who went missing Saturday morning has been found in a Mesa canal.
An Oklahoma man has been arrested for allegedly mailing a suspicious package that contained explosives to a sheriff in Arizona last year, authorities said Tuesday.
Lawyers in a challenge to Arizona's 2010 immigration enforcement law are scheduled to interview Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio in a March 3 deposition.
Warning of federal “atrocities,” former Graham County Sheriff Richard Mack talked to a Senate panel on Wednesday into making it a crime for federal agents to operate in Arizona without first getting written approval from the local sheriff.
A House panel agreed Tuesday to stiffen penalties for those who abuse pets, but only after carving out what essentially amounts to special treatment – and looser regulations – for farmers and ranchers.
Authorities say a Marana woman is accused of sexual misconduct with a minor after being found naked in a teenage boy's bedroom in San Tan Valley.
Folks, ya gotta luv ol’ EVT columnist Bill Richardson for being an ever-loyal, ex-Mesa Police Department officer. No criticism of the Mesa PD ever appears in one of his columns. Nope, he saves the criticism for the Chandler, Gilbert, Phoenix police departments, the Arizona Department of Public Safety and his two favorite targets, the Maricopa County and Pinal County sheriff’s offices.
If you’ve been called by someone claiming you have an outstanding arrest warrant because of an unpaid ticket or failure to appear for jury duty, it’s likely a phone scam, according to the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office.
A conservative Arizona lawmaker wants to ban state agencies from helping the National Security Agency collect phone and Internet "metadata."
“If officer-involved shootings are not investigated and handled correctly and thoroughly, the involved agency, individual officer(s), and entire criminal justice system will likely face severe criticism, loss of public trust and confidence.” -- Crime Scene Handbook, by Dr. Henry Lee, Ph.D., the former director of the Connecticut State Police Crime Lab and a world-renowned forensic scientist.
Maricopa County Sheriff's Office detectives have arrested three people on identity theft charges, one in Mesa and two in Phoenix.
State senators took the first steps Wednesday to putting the county sheriff between federal agencies and Arizona residents and businesses.
To me, a hero is someone who does something they don’t have to knowing their selfless actions could cost them greatly and that includes loss of life and limb.
Two years ago, following the murders of two kids who’d been “on the radar” of local police and Child Protective Services, Gov. Jan Brewer ordered the establishment of the Arizona Child Safety Task Force to examine the state’s current policies and practices when it comes to protecting children.
The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office will hold a series of community meetings on Dec. 21 in connection with a court case in which the agency was found to have systematically racially profiled Latinos during its patrols.
A business raid Wednesday by the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office has resulted in the arrests of three workers suspected of using fake or stolen identities in order to get jobs.
CHICAGO — Doctors 2 parents: Limit kids' tweeting, texting & keep smartphones, laptops out of bedrooms. #goodluckwiththat.
“Why does the self-proclaimed “toughest Sheriff in America” need 24-hour, seven-days-a-week bodyguard protection at taxpayer expense?”
Authorities say a teenage girl could be facing criminal charges after allegedly giving birth and then leaving the newborn outside an east Mesa home.
Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s response to being monitored comes as no surprise to those of us who know Joe. And it does not surprise his attorney. When Joe was first elected, he found himself in attendance at a federal court hearing where he and the county board of supervisors were being monitored under the terms of a consent decree involving his predecessor regarding jail conditions. Tent City was Joe’s response. But the idea was all his attorney’s. However Joe took the credit. I will never forget what Joe said to his attorney. “Where does this judge think he can order me around?” Defiant to a fault, it is high time this community sent Joe packing.
A federal judge on Wednesday ordered the appointment of an independent monitor and a community advisory board to ensure that an Arizona sheriff is complying with constitutional requirements after finding his office engages in racial profiling.
Three male high school students were hospitalized Tuesday morning after taking cold medicine while at school.
A Chandler man arrested earlier this month for branding a woman's genitals was re-arrested on charges of bestiality, according to the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office.
PHOENIX — Hoping to create a change in attitudes, various civil rights groups are taking the first steps today to convince Arizonans that letting gays wed would be a good thing.
An Arizona woman who spent more than two decades on death row was released on bond Friday after a judge ruled there's no direct evidence linking her to the death of her young son, other than a purported confession to a detective whose honesty has been questioned.