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Court: New Times editors can sue Arpaio over arrests

A split federal court reinstated a lawsuit Wednesday against Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio by two Phoenix New Times editors, who say they were targeted for late-night arrests because of stories critical of the sheriff.... Read more»

Babeu denies deportation claim, acknowledges he's gay

Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu acknowledged that he's gay Saturday, but denied allegations that he threatened to deport a Mexican man he'd had a relationship with if the man exposed their affair. (with video)... Read more»2

Pinal deputy fired over comments made to New Times reporter

Louie Puroll, a Pinal County sheriff's deputy, has been fired because of comments he made to a Phoenix New Times reporter about death threats and contacts with drug cartels.... Read more»

Election 2010

Freelance reporter John Dougherty seeks U.S. Senate seat

The Phoenix New Times reports that a former staffer, John Dougherty, has filed to run for the U.S. Senate. A reporter who has freelanced for the New York Times and others since leaving the Valley tabloid in 2006, Dougherty will join Rodney Glassman and Randy Parraz in seeking the Democratic nomination.... Read more»