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Arpaio endorses Trump in Iowa

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump won the endorsement on Tuesday of Joe Arpaio, the provocative Arizona sheriff known for his tough stance on illegal immigration.... Read more»

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Supreme Court will review immigration lawsuit

The U.S. Supreme Court announced Tuesday that it will review a lawsuit over the legality of President Obama's executive orders, announced 14 months ago, that would protect millions of immigrants from deportation. ... Read more»

Arpaio denies investigating racial profiling case judge

Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, took the witness stand on Friday during his civil contempt hearing and denied that his office used a confidential informant to investigate the judge presiding over his racial profiling case.... Read more»

Arpaio says he wasn’t directly involved in investigation of racial profiling

Taking the stand in a civil-contempt hearing Thursday, Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio said he wasn't directly involved in an internal investigation of his officers.... Read more»

Police arrest 'copycats' in Phoenix I-10 shootings

Three teenagers were arrested in Arizona after police say they were launching rocks at cars and pedestrians with a slingshot in an apparent "copycat" attack inspired by a wave of vehicle shootings along a major highway in Phoenix, authorities said Sunday.... Read more»

Appeals court tosses Arpaio challenge to Obama immigration moves

A federal appeals court on Friday threw out a lawsuit brought by Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, who argued that President Obama's executive actions on immigration were unconstitutional. A judge wrote that Arpaio's claims "rest on speculation beyond that permitted."... Read more»

Judge sets contempt hearings in Arpaio racial profiling case

A judge on Monday rejected a bid to put on hold a racial profiling case against Arizona lawman Joe Arpaio, and scheduled hearings in September on civil contempt charges against him.... Read more»

Judge rejects Arpaio demand for recusal in contempt case

The federal judge hearing a racial-profiling case against Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio refused Arpaio's demand that he recuse himself because he asked about Arpaio's investigation of the judge's wife. ... Read more»

What the Devil won't tell you

Arpaio's Shakespearean troubles should surprise no one

That the man who bills himself as America's Toughest Sheriff would be facing the prospect of starting his retirement in prison seems less ironic than inevitable. The Sheriff Joe Arpaio action figure has always come with a free Shakespearean starter kit.... Read more»2

Court: Widespread racial profiling by Arpaio's deputies

A federal appeals court Wednesday upheld a lower court’s ruling that racial discrimination by Maricopa County sheriff’s deputies extended to all traffic stops – not just those performed during “immigration sweeps.” ... Read more»

Horne vows to continue 'crusade' vs. Ethnic Studies

During a border security town hall, Arizona AG Tom Horne told the crowd that he would continue to battle against TUSD's Mexican American Studies program. Sheriff Joe Arpaio was there to support Horne's bid for reelection and 'answer questions about illegal immigration or President Obama.'... Read more»5

Maricopa must pay $975,000 settlement in Arpaio harrassment case

A federal appeals court ruled Monday that Maricopa County must pay former County Supervisor Mary Rose Wilcox $975,000 to settle her claims that Sheriff Joe Arpaio and a former county attorney harassed and intimidated her.... Read more»

Arpaio: No run for governor

Surprising absolutely no one, Sheriff Joe Arpaio said Thursday that he will not run for Arizona governor this year.... Read more»1

Arizonans among those rallying Washington to end deportations

Immigration reform advocates, many from Arizona, rallied in front of the White House where they called on the president to "to stop the deportation machine" that is splitting up families. It came just days before a planned weekend of marches and rallies across the country. ... Read more»

Monitor order for Sheriff Arpaio draws criticism

After a federal judge ordered that a monitor guard against racial profiling by the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office, a handful of demonstrators showed up in Phoenix on Thursday to fill out a tongue-in-cheek application to “babysit” Sheriff Joe Arpaio.... Read more»

Court upholds Az law denying bail to suspected illegal immigrants

A federal appeals court Tuesday upheld an Arizona law that prohibits bail for suspects in some criminal cases if the court believes the defendant is in this country illegally.... Read more»2

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