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On a humid Monday morning, Erin Carr-Jordan was crawling through the tubey slides of a McDonald's PlayPlace on the West Side. When she got to the top of the colorful structure, she peered through a cloudy plastic window and mouthed the words: "This is...
KTLA NewsPHOENIX, Arizona -- Relatives of a 10-year-old girl who suffocated inside a footlocker used to punish her for taking a popsicle without permission pleaded not guilty Wednesday to murdering her. John and Samantha Allen, both 23, entered not guilty pleas...
KIAHIf actor Steven Seagal was born to raise hell, he's doing a good job of it! The actor turned actor/lawman for his reality TV show Steven Seagal Lawman has come under siege for his participation in an Arizona raid. Seagal was out for justice alongside...
PHOENIX (AP) — The office of an Arizona sheriff known for his efforts against illegal immigrants has settled a claim with two men and will pay $200,000 in a racial profiling case. The claim arose from one of Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's...
Tags: Judges, Justice System, Social Issues, Crimes, Racism
KIAHHow you like them apples? I mean melons! An old lady gives it right back to a TSA agent and gropes her! 61-year-old, Yukari Mihamae, was flying back to Colorado from Arizona when she allegedly sexually assaulted a TSA agent at Sky Harbor Airport in...
Staff WriterCALEXICO — It was the controversy the title brought to the audience that made actor and theater producer Roy Dorantes change the name of his monologue “To Boycott Arizona” to “To Cross the Border.” Inspired by the debate...
Tags: Judges, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Justice System, Crimes, Migration
TribLocal - EvanstonEvanston Public Library Director Mary Johns has resigned from her position, effective July 15, to take a post as director of Siouxland Libraries in Sioux …...
Daily DishArizona has been full of arguably bad ideas for many years. I should know, I grew up in Tucson and lived through the impeachment of Gov. Evan Mecham and the release of the Public Enemy hit "By The Time I......
PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona man has been sentenced to three years of probation for stabbing a man who refused to let him suck his blood. Maricopa County Superior Court says 24-year-old Aaron Homer, of Chandler, pleaded guilty to aggravated assault...
Tags: Crime, Law and Justice, Punishment, Arizona
FOX 5 San Diego ReporterThe man known as "America's toughest sheriff" made a stop in San Diego Thursday night. Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio was speaking at the Mission Valley Marriott on immigration. San Diego Police and hotel staff increased security for the visit,...
Tags: Judges, Justice System, Social Issues, Crimes, Lawyers
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal appeals court in San Francisco has ruled that a strip search of a male inmate by a female guard was unconstitutional. In a 6-5 decision, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday said the search of the...
Tags: Local Government, Politics, California
PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities say six sixth-grade students at a Litchfield Park middle school needed hospital treatment after swallowing prescription drugs. The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office says the incident occurred around noon Friday at...
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