10 hours ago | Arizona
Maricopa County's death-penalty system is plagued by "overzealous" prosecutors and creates a high number of questionable death-penalty cases, according to a new Harvard Law School report. "Too Broken to Fix: Part I: An In-Depth Look at Americ...
1 day ago | Arizona
A Mesa police supervisor was facing termination before he retired last week following his recent conviction for super-extreme DUI, a police spokesman says. Richard “Rick” Van Galder, who had more than 20 years on the force, was stopped in February...
Here Are Eight Ways You Can Stave Off Phoenix's Chlorine-Resistant Pool Parasite (Gross-Out Warning!)2 days ago | Arizona
Health officials have issued their second alert of the summer about a microscopic parasite that is spread in feces, can survive in chlorinated pools, and induces a nasty case of infectious diarrhea. The 100 victims officials know about are just th...
4 days ago | Marijuana
On Thursday, a Maricopa County judge threw out a lawsuit challenging the pending Arizona ballot initiative to legalize marijuana for recreational use. Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Jo Lynn Gentry ruled that the plaintiffs had ...
5 days ago | Arizona
Arizona Department of Economic Security Director Tim Jeffries has followed up controversy over his Lady of Lourdes e-mails by sending an e-mail to all DES staff calling out his "haters." In an e-mail he sent out on Saturday to all 7,000-plus DES e...
7 days ago | Arizona
An employee of the Grand Canyon Lodge at the North Rim faces a detention hearing this morning on a charge that he choked and raped another employee after a dorm party. Jeremy Ean Bird has been held in detention since his August 11 arrest in connec...