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Does anyone even care that 6,000 cases of reported neglect and abuse went un-investigated by Child Protective Services Special Welfare Assessment Team at the Arizona Department of Economic Security?
PHOENIX — Three disability rights groups are urging the U.S. Supreme Court to let Arizona enforce its ban on abortions at 20 weeks as a necessary safeguard against “postnatal eugenics.”
A snap decision outside of some Mesa convenience stores resulted in tough lessons for 10 shoppers during a recent police operation.
PHOENIX — A federal judge on Thursday threw out a challenge to a 2011 Arizona law banning abortion based on the race or sex of the child.
PHOENIX — Gov. Jan Brewer said Wednesday she sees no contradiction between her desire to help victims of sex trafficking and her decision to take away licenses from some domestic violence victims who are in the country illegally.
PHOENIX — A special task force is recommending tougher penalties on “johns” who patronize underage prostitutes. But several state lawmakers are not sure they can sell it to colleagues.
Gil Orrantia and Cindy McCain, co-chairs of a task force on human trafficking, discuss some of the panel's recommendations adopted Sept. 25, 2013, including changes in state law. They also want a public relations campaign ahead of the 2015 Super Bowl, a prime time for men to look for underage girls. [Howard Fischer/Capitol Media Services]
PHOENIX — Tribal members living on tribal land cannot be prosecuted by the state for failing to register as sex offenders, the Arizona Court of Appeals ruled Monday.
A Chandler man arrested earlier this month for branding a woman's genitals was re-arrested on charges of bestiality, according to the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office.
PHOENIX — Hoping to create a change in attitudes, various civil rights groups are taking the first steps today to convince Arizonans that letting gays wed would be a good thing.
PHOENIX — Facing a splintered gay-rights community, supporters of legalizing same-sex weddings in Arizona have pulled the plug on putting the issue to voters next year.
NEW YORK — Maggie Edinger, 26, is in a cozy relationship. It's predictable and relaxing. She's in that phase, she said, "where you start wearing sweatpants and completing each other's sentences."
LAS VEGAS — It turns out that even in Sin City, some sins are hard to overlook.
Hey, it’s Labor Day, everybody. Woo-hoo. Okay, we’re partying now. Throw your arms in the air and wave them like you just don’t care. Blow up some balloons. Tap a keg. Rip open a bag of chips. Because this isn’t a champagne and caviar kind of thing. This is the very definition of blue collar. If collars be worn at all.
No, there won't be any mandatory classes in Arizona this fall to help convert gay students to the straight and narrow life.
Gay Arizonans who legally wed to foreigners in other states will be able to use their status to gain a visa and a path to citizenship for their spouses living here even though Arizona won't recognize their union.
LOS ANGELES — We all know he can leap tall buildings in a single bound and bend steel in his bare hands. So perhaps it should come as no surprise that during a time of crisis even the porn industry turns to Superman.
Saying challengers have no right to sue, Attorney General Tom Horne asked a federal judge Tuesday to throw out a challenge to Arizona's ban on abortion because of the gender or race of the child.
An 18-year-old Chandler man has been arrested for allegedly exposing himself in front of adults and children in numerous apartment complexes since January.
A new jury could be impaneled to decide whether Jodi Arias should be sentenced to death or life in prison sometime in late September, a judge said Tuesday, as attorneys continue to file motions and keep mum on any talk of a deal to resolve the case without another trial.
PASADENA, Calif. — Nick Palacios struggled to get his conservative Pentecostal parents to accept him as a gay evangelical Christian for nearly a decade before his family found a common ground through faith.
“There would be a lot of job openings in this country if every white person who ever said the ‘n’ word and if every black person who ever said the ‘h’ word were fired.”
Saying the interests of Attorney General Tom Horne may not align with theirs, Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery and a religious-based law firm want federal court permission to defend a state law that bans abortion to select the gender or race of a child.
The partners of gay state and university employees will not lose their health care and other benefits, at least not now -- and possibly not ever.