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Nation Jun 10Arizona refurbishes gas chamber in push to resume executions
Arizona purchased materials to make hydrogen cyanide, the gas used in executions in the U.S. and by the Nazis to kill 865,000 Jews at the Auschwitz concentration camp alone.
Politics Jan 15Officials say no ‘direct evidence’ of plot to assassinate during Capitol attack
Prosecutors who initially said there was “strong evidence” the pro-Trump mob that stormed the U.S. Capitol last week aimed to “capture and assassinate elected officials” have backed away from that allegation.
Nation May 21Gunman opens fire in Arizona retail complex
Authorities said Thursday 20-year-old Armando Hernandez Jr. admitted to planning the shooting at Glendale's Westgate Entertainment District as a way to "gain some respect" after having been bullied.
Nation Feb 27Court denies Joe Arpaio’s bid to remove criminal conviction, citing pardon
Arpaio argued the misdemeanor contempt of court conviction should be removed so it can't be raised against him in future court cases.
Nation Feb 19Settlement approved in discrimination suit against Motel 6
Motel 6 also settled a similar lawsuit in 2019 in Washington state for $12 million.
Politics Apr 08Senator’s son to seek new civil trial against Joe Arpaio
The adult son of outgoing U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake will seek a new civil trial against a candidate seeking to replace Flake — Joe Arpaio — based on allegations that the then-sheriff brought a trumped-up criminal case against him in…
Nation Oct 20Judge won’t throw out ruling explaining Arpaio’s conviction
The judge in former Sheriff Joe Arpaio's now-pardoned criminal case has refused the retired lawman's request to throw out all rulings in the case.
Politics Oct 04Judge lets President Trump’s pardon of former Sheriff Arpaio stand
The former sheriff was accused of continuing traffic patrols that targeted immigrants so that he could promote his immigration enforcement efforts in a bid to boost his successful 2012 re-election campaign.
Nation Jun 26Ex-Sheriff Joe Arpaio goes on trial for defying court order on immigration enforcement
Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio's criminal trial opened Monday over his defiance of the courts in traffic patrols that targeted immigrants, marking the most aggressive effort to hold the former lawman of metro Phoenix accountable for tactics that critics say racially…
Politics Nov 10How Arizona’s Sheriff Joe Arpaio lost his political invincibility
Arpaio's political invincibility ended Tuesday when a little-known retired Phoenix police sergeant unseated him after 24 years in office. It marked a stunning fall for a lawman whose reputation as an immigration enforcer made him wildly popular among conservatives nationwide.