01, Sep 2014 - Phoenix, AZ Arizona high court considers appeal on college board
PHOENIX -- The Arizona Supreme Court is considering the state's appeal of a lower court's ruling that two at-large seats for the Maricopa County Community College District's governing board shouldn't appear on the November general election ballot.
01, Sep 2014 - Phoenix, AZ Judge orders $317 million increase to Arizona school funding right away
PHOENIX -- A Maricopa County Superior Court judge has ordered the state to immediately increase funding to public schools this budget year by nearly $317 million.
31, Aug 2014 - Phoenix, AZ Judge: Arizona must pay public schools $317 million now
PHOENIX — Rejecting a last minute plea for a reprieve, a Maricopa County Superior Court judge ordered state officials to immediately start coughing up more than $300 million for public schools.
30, Aug 2014 - Maricopa, AZ Jodi Arias to represent self in Arizona death penalty sentencing retrial
By David Schwartz PHOENIX (Reuters) - An Arizona judge agreed on Monday to allow convicted murder Jodi Arias to represent herself during a sentencing retrial to determine if she will face the death penalty for killing her ex-boyfriend in 2008, a court spokesman said. Judge Sherry Stephens granted the request by Arias during a hearing in Maricopa County Superior Court, allowing her to act as ...
30, Aug 2014 - Scottsdale, AZ Phoenix mom who left kids in car regains custody of sons
The Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery says he'll dismiss child abuse charges against an Arizona mother accused of leaving her children in a hot car while she interviewed for a job, if she completes treatment programs and sets up a trust fund for her kids.
30, Aug 2014 - Scottsdale, AZ Man convicted in stabbing death of Scottsdale bouncer
PHOENIX (AP) -- A Tempe man has been convicted of manslaughter in the stabbing death of a Scottsdale nightclub bouncer who was a former Arizona State University football player. Maricopa County prosecutors say a jury returned its verdict Thursday against 27-year-old Ian Alexander MacDonald. They say the aggravation phase of the trial will begin Aug. 25. MacDonald was accused of killing ...
30, Aug 2014 - Maricopa, AZ Convicted Arizona killer Jodi Arias wins delay in penalty phase retrial
Convicted killer Jodi Arias, who could face the death penalty for the murder of her ex-boyfriend at his Phoenix area home more than six years ago, won a three-week delay on Wednesday in the retrial of the penalty phase of the case. Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Sherry Stephens granted a request by Arias, who is acting as her own attorney in the penalty phase retrial, to push back jury ...
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.