A Yuma man is in custody after an almost nine-hour standoff with police. Michael McCormick was wanted in connection with several vehicle thefts and burglaries. When police tracked him to a motel, he fled and broke into a trailer home, where the standoff ensued. He eventually surrendered and was t ... More >>
Image: Wikimedia Commons The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office denies that a Muslim detention officer was discriminated against because of his beard, citing Occupational Safety and Health Administration rules that require a clean shave with face masks. The office's response runs counter to what ... More >>
Sinan Fazlovic, a Bosnian Muslim who moved to the United States in 1999, thought he had an understanding about his long beard when he was hired in 2005 as a jail guard for the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office. Otherwise, he wouldn't have taken the job, he says in a lawsuit filed today by the Americ ... More >>
No such thing as a little too Iron-ic
The Bird rips the Republic and throws the book at West Phoenix
State prison officials wanted tons of deadly asbestos to disappar. So they made the inmates do the job.
People are sick and animals are dying near TRW's air-bag plant in Mesa.
Cases from around the state illustrate university employees' unhappy encounters with whistleblowing
The county attorney concludes the Sumitomo Sitix plant is not a public health threat, but a neighborhood effort against the plant continues
Even legislation can't end violence in Valley hospitals
They spent months covered in the dust and dirt of a prison renovation. Now, dozens of officers and inmates say the state risked their lives by making them work with asbestos.
Maricopa County dumped hazardous waste at its property for years. But don't expect the county to pay for it -- ADEQ has already let it off the hook.
A former employee says Maricopa County is better at covering up than cleaning up its environmental hazards. And that could get the county in trouble for financial fraud--again.
Product testing proves to be 1 percent inspiration, 99 percent perspiration
JACK ROSENBERG IS A FULL-TIME MORTICIAN. HE'S ALSO A PART-TIME CLOWN. HE DOESN'T SEE MUCH DIFFERENCE.
THE GOVERNMENT DITHERED WHILE TRW ENDANGERED WORKERS AND THE PUBLIC WITH A HIGHLY POISONOUS EXPLOSIVE USED IN AUTO SAFETY AIR BAGS
SARAH DUGAN WAS A LOYAL AMERICAN EXPRESS EMPLOYEE UNTIL SHE COLLAPSED ONE DAY AT WORK. HER FAMILY BLAMES THE COMPANY FOR WHAT HAPPENED NEXT.