29, Jul 2014 - Maricopa, AZ 2 men arrested in Tempe drug ring sentenced
PHOENIX (AP) -- Two more members of a drug ring accused of manufacturing and selling ecstasy pills to Arizona State University students have been sentenced. Maricopa County prosecutor say 20-year-old Andrew Gajkowski was sentenced Monday to one year in prison followed by three years of supervised probation. They say 19-year-old Edward Ortiz received two years of supervised probation. Gajkowski ...
29, Jul 2014 - Phoenix, AZ Judge orders state to compensate schools for lost inflation
PHOENIX — A Maricopa County Superior Court judge has ordered the state to pay Arizona public schools an additional $317 million in new funding next year; now the state has to find out how to comply.
28, Jul 2014 - Judge refuses to dismiss suit over animal massage
PHOENIX (AP) - A judge is refusing to dismiss a lawsuit in which Arizona animal massage therapists are suing a state board that wants to regulate the therapists as practicing veterinarian medicine. The ruling by Judge David Udall of Maricopa County Superior Court says the potential for disputes ...
28, Jul 2014 - Maricopa, AZ Charges to be dropped against AZ mom who left kids in car
Phoenix, AZ (KPHO) — 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. That’s if she completes parenting and substance abuse treatment programs and establishes education and child care trust fund accounts for her […]
27, Jul 2014 - Phoenix, AZ Lawsuit says animal massage isn't vets' work
PHOENIX (AP) -- Animal massage therapy is not veterinary medicine, insist a group of Arizona animal massage therapists who are suing the state. Three animal massage practitioners jointly filed a lawsuit against the Arizona State Veterinary Medical Examining Board in March, arguing that state regulators are unconstitutionally preventing them from doing their jobs. A Maricopa County Superior Court ...
27, Jul 2014 - Phoenix, 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 ...
26, Jul 2014 - Phoenix, AZ Some call Andrew Thomas' new campaign ad racist
Former Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas is among more than a dozen candidates vying to be the next governor of Arizona. But his new political advertisement is rubbing a lot of people the wrong way.
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.
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 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 ...