Arizona

A few Arizona police officers let a homeless man drown, all for the sake of following protocol. Were they wrong?

Ginni Thomas, wife of Justice Clarence Thomas, gets heat for text messages asking Arizona lawmakers to overturn Trump's 2020 election loss.

A Black man in Arizona had the police called on him by a bank teller that wrongfully accused him of trying to cash a fake check, which some people are now considering a case of racial profiling.

Personal-finance website WalletHub came up with tons of interesting facts while researching America's most fun states in 2021, which was comprised using 26 key metrics (movie costs, accessibility of national parks, casinos per capita, etc.) to compare the 50 states. 

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is leaving in place a decision that a man freed after more than 40 years in prison can’t sue for damages. The high court on Monday turned away a lawsuit by Louis Taylor. Taylor was convicted of starting a 1970 fire at the Pioneer Hotel in Tucson that killed […]

A woman in Arizona is in big legal trouble after she faked a lease. Neighbors say they saw the woman moving into the home that they didn’t even know the home was for sale. And apparently it wasn’t. The woman just decided to move into the house on her own and when the police showed […]

A Phoenix police officer who pointed a gun and yelled profanities at a Black family in May will be fired, the chief of police said Tuesday. “The Disciplinary review board (DRB) recommended [Meyer] receive a six-week unpaid suspension, but the decision on discipline is mine,” Chief Jeri Williams said at a news conference. “And after meeting […]

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PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona prosecutor says a grand jury has returned an indictment charging a white man with first-degree murder in the fatal stabbing of a black youth for playing rap music he said he thought was threatening. Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery said Thursday Michael Adams faces charges in the July 4 killing […]

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Arizona police say a man stabbed and killed a 17-year-old at a Circle K on the 4th of July, because he was listening to rap music. According to Fox 10, 27-year-old Michael Adams walked into the store and slit Elijah Al-Amin’s throat. The victim was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. Adams […]

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A family accusing Phoenix police of misconduct is seeking $10 million from the city after an incident that began with a child taking a doll from a dollar store, KTAR News reports. A notice of claim was filed Thursday morning and it accuses police officers of battery, unlawful imprisonment, false arrest, infliction of emotional distress […]

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Police departments in at least five states are investigating, and in some cases condemning, their officers’ social media feeds after the weekend publication of a database that appears to catalog thousands of bigoted or violent posts by active-duty and former cops. The posts were uncovered by a team of researchers who spent two years looking […]

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PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona has banned prisoners from reading a book that discusses the impact of the criminal justice system on black men, drawing outcry from First Amendment advocates who say the move is censorship. The American Civil Liberties Union called on the Arizona Department of Corrections this week to rescind the ban on “Chokehold: […]