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Arizona public schools have offered to give up their claim to more than $1.2 billion in lost aid if the state will simply agree to adjust the current formula to recognize the fact that lawmakers broke state law.
A bill in the Arizona Legislature to allow surprise inspections of abortion clinics has been described by supporters as a vital tool for health inspectors, who now must get a warrant to make unannounced searches of abortion providers.
Former NFL star Darren Sharper was indicted by the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office on multiple counts of sexual assault and administering dangerous drugs.
State lawmakers agreed to create special exemptions from animal cruelty laws for farmers and ranchers despite complaints that it would ease penalties on those who abuse and beat farm animals to death.
An attorney for a California divorce lawyer accused of murder in Arizona says he expects that his client will get released from jail early next week in response to a judge's decision that threw out a jury's guilty verdict in the case and ordered a new trial.
On March 4, career criminal William Thornton, who was wanted by police for an outstanding felony warrant and was a suspect in an attempted murder, shot and killed Phoenix Police Detective John Hobbs during an attempt to arrest him. A second detective was seriously wounded.
As the veto of SB 1062 proved, not everything that the Center for Arizona policy wants gets enacted. But the organization also has sometimes – though not often – found itself railing unsuccessfully against legislative support for changes in law.
Arizona voters have a constitutional right to wrest control of drawing congressional boundaries from the state Legislature, a federal court ruled late Friday.
Arizona voters may be ready to follow the lead of Colorado and Washington residents and make marijuana use by anyone legal.
Authorities said one man is claiming self-defense as his reason for shooting another man inside a Chandler Walmart.
The parents of a brain-damaged Mesa boy have a right to ask court permission to be able to buy and administer marijuana extracts for their child, a Maricopa County Superior Court judge ruled late Friday.
A judge on Monday sentenced a Mesa man to 18 years in prison for fatally beating his live-in girlfriend's 4-year-old son because the boy had soiled himself.
A lawsuit challenging Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer's Medicaid expansion plan that was filed by fellow Republicans in the state Legislature was dismissed in a ruling released Saturday, handing Brewer a major victory in her battle against conservative members of her own party.
Convicted murderer Jodi Arias will again face a potential death sentence after a judge's ruling cleared the way for a second penalty phase in the case.
A special team named to find out what led to 6,554 cases of child abuse going uninvestigated concluded Friday there was a “systemic failure, a lack of accountability and transparency and bad decision making,” requiring a total revamp of how Arizona handles child welfare.
Attorneys for the state schools chief are defending the decision by lawmakers to provide more per-pupil aid to traditional public schools than charter schools.
Jodi Arias' legal bills have topped $2 million, a tab being footed by Arizona taxpayers that will only continue to climb with a new penalty phase set for March, officials said Monday.
State lawmakers took the first steps Thursday to keep them from accepting free tickets from lobbyists to sporting events and concerts.
The field of Republicans who want to be governor got more crowded Wednesday, with the latest entry being a former California congressman.
Arizona gubernatorial candidate Christine Jones introduced herself and provided a few details about her campaign to a collection of approximately 40 voters in Mesa during an event on Jan. 20.
Saying the money was withheld illegally, Arizona schools asked a judge on Tuesday to force the Legislature to restore at least $330 million state aid — what it should have been had the governor and lawmakers not ignored the law in the first place.
A lawyer for a Democratic attorneys general group told the state Court of Appeals Tuesday that organizations have a constitutional right to run what amounts to anonymous “hit pieces” on candidates right before an election.
In a rebuff to state officials, the head of the federal Elections Assistance Commission has rejected Arizona's request to require proof of citizenship by those using a federal form to register to vote.
Arizona's more than 43,000 medical marijuana patients smoked, ate or otherwise consumed close to three tons of the weed last year.
The next time state lawmakers want to see the Wildcats take on the Sun Devils, they may have to buy their own tickets. Ditto the Phoenix Suns, Arizona Cardinals and the upcoming Super Bowl.