22, Jul 2014 - Maricopa, AZ Homeless man pleads not guilty in Arizona priest killing
By David Schwartz PHOENIX (Reuters) - An Arizona homeless man and convicted felon pleaded not guilty on Thursday to charges of killing a priest and beating another pastor with a metal pipe at a Phoenix church, court officials said. Gary Michael Moran, 54, entered the plea in Maricopa County Superior Court in Phoenix to seven criminal counts that included first-degree murder and aggravated ...
20, Jul 2014 - Tempe, AZ ASU student sentenced in Ecstasy manufacturing case
PHOENIX (AP) -- An Arizona State University student will serve five months in prison for his role in a drug manufacturing operation near the Tempe campus. A Maricopa County Superior Court judge handed down the sentence Wednesday to 20-year-old Kevin Kimes as part of a plea deal. Kimes will also have two years of probation. Kimes pleaded guilty last month to solicitation to commit dangerous ...
20, Jul 2014 - Arizona professor admits resisting arrest during scuffle
By David Schwartz PHOENIX (Reuters) - A professor in Arizona who scuffled with campus police after being stopped for walking in the middle of the street at night pleaded guilty on Wednesday to a misdemeanor charge of resisting arrest, court officials said. Ersula Ore, an assistant English professor at Arizona State University, made the plea in Maricopa County Superior Court in relation to the ...
02, Apr 2014 - PHOENIX, AZ Court rules extracts considered medical marijuana
PHOENIX (AP) -- A Maricopa County Superior Court judge ruled late Friday that a 5-year-old Mesa boy with debilitating seizures can be treated with marijuana extract, effectively re-interpreting Arizona's medical marijuana law. In her ruling on a preliminary injunction filed by the American Civil Liberties Union, Judge Katherine Cooper said Zander Welton can legally consume marijuana extracts ...
02, Apr 2014 - PHOENIX, AZ Maricopa County prosecutor seeks clarification on Arizona pot ruling
Maricopa County's top prosecutor is asking a judge to clarify a medical-marijuana use ruling.
02, Apr 2014 - PHOENIX, AZ 2 students allowed to participate in Arizona tuition suit
A judge ruled two students can help the Maricopa County Community College District in a lawsuit.