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Ex-teacher sentenced to prison for making death threat against Arizona legislator

Donald Glenn Brown pleaded guilty in April to a charge of attempting to make a terroristic threat and was sentenced Tuesday in Navajo County Superior Court.

UA shooting suspect looks for insanity defense

A court order is now forcing the University of Arizona to release suspect Murad Dervish's emails after defense requests it.

Retired Phoenix police officer in landmark Miranda rights case dies at 87

On March 13, 1963, Cooley arrested Ernesto Miranda in the kidnap and rape of an 18-year-old Phoenix woman

Former Cochise County Elections Dir. gets $130K settlement payout

The county will pay $75,000 of the $130,000 settlement

Phoenix faces dueling lawsuits over homeless crisis as advocates scramble for more shelter

The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in 2019 that homeless people cannot be criminalized for sleeping outside if no alternatives exist.

Judge says fire retardant drops are polluting streams but allows use to continue

The ruling Friday from U.S. District Judge Dana Christensen came after environmentalists sued the government for dropping the red slurry material into waterways hundreds of times over the past decade.

AZ school superintendent looks to keep restrictions on trans athletes

In a complaint filed last month, two Arizona families claim that current state statute violates federal nondiscrimination laws and the U.S. Constitution.

Do not call: Arizona sues telecom company over billions of robocalls

The 141-page lawsuit was filed in U.S. District Court in Phoenix against Avid Telecom, its owner Michael D. Lansky and company vice president Stacey S. Reeves.

Judge dismisses Kari Lake's final claim in election loss for Arizona governor

Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Peter A. Thompson said Lake failed to prove her claim that Maricopa County did not verify signatures on mail ballots as required by law.

Trial over Kari Lake’s last challenge to loss in Arizona governor’s race ends for 2nd day

The trial over Kari Lake's challenge to her defeat in the Arizona governor's race will go for a third day.

Trial over Kari Lake’s last challenge to loss in Arizona governor’s race wraps up 1st day

Lake's lawyers spent Wednesday, the first day of a three-day trial showing video and taking testimony from two previous signature screeners.

Court rejects claim that copper mine land is needed for jaguar preservation

The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruling is a win for the Rosemont Copper Mine.

Kari Lake headed to trial on last remaining claim in suit over loss in Arizona governor’s race

The judge says Lake should have the chance to present testimony about whether Arizona’s most populous county properly verified signatures on ballot affidavit envelopes.

Kari Lake election challenge shouldn't proceed, Arizona officials say

Arizona officials and the Democratic governor have urged a judge to throw out Republican Kari Lake’s last remaining election misconduct claim.

Judge rejects Arizona Sen. Wendy Rogers' restraining order against reporter

“The strongest point is investigative reporting is a legitimate purpose. lt just is,” said Judge Howard Grodman.

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