Topic: Maricopa County
A federal appeals court ruled that a woman's intimate search of a male inmate – which was filmed and watched by dozens – was unreasonable. The Supreme Court declined to take the case.
06/06/2011 04:28 pm
Arizona's conservative politics – and Phoenix's dominant role – lead some in Tucson to call for secession. It's a divide that dates back to the 1800s.
05/03/2011 06:09 pm
Schools serving homeless children are seeing an increase in enrollment, straining their ability to serve the most vulnerable students.
04/12/2011 05:00 pm
Clarence Dupnik, sheriff of Pima County, called Arizona the 'capital' of hatred after the Gabrielle Giffords shooting. He's no stranger to controversy. He has said the tea party brings out the 'worst in America' and called Arizona's immigration law 'racist.'
01/10/2011 11:37 pm
If you believe the ads, Harry Reid is a rich playboy and Sharron Angle doesn't know the difference between Latinos and Asians. Then there's the former Republican Party chief who's endorsed the Democrat.
10/22/2010 05:18 pm
Sheriff Joe Arpaio gains tea party support for sticking up for Arizona's tough law on illegal immigration. But he's in trouble with the feds for alleged noncooperation with their probe into his enforcement methods.
09/20/2010 01:43 pm
Sheriff Paul Babeu of Pinal County Arizona has emerged as a Republican face for tougher US-Mexico border security. How a city councilman from New England became a darling of Republicans nationwide.
09/13/2010 02:15 pm
Eagle, Colorado, a town struggling to surmount recession, offers a window into why America seems so sullen heading into what could be a hinge moment in politics.
09/12/2010 10:06 am
The Justice Department said Thursday that Sheriff Joe Arpaio of Arizona's Maricopa County is not cooperating in an investigation into whether his department has used racial profiling in sweeps to catch illegal immigrants.
09/02/2010 06:38 pm
The Justice Department alleges that an Arizona public college discriminated against immigrant job candidates. The case could pit states' rights against those of the federal government.
08/31/2010 09:06 pm