Maricopa County Newswire

Maricopa County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Maricopa County, AZ.

Results 1 - 20 of 1,754 in Maricopa County, AZ

  1. Phoenix Comicon prop weapons banned after armed man arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 26 | New Canaan News-Review

    ... Comicon festival will have all prop weapons - ... more This Thursday, May 25, 2017, photo provided by the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office shows Matthew Sterling in Phoenix, Ariz. Sterling was taken into custody Thursday after a brief struggle with ...

    Comment?

  2. The Latest: Police: Facebook posts led to Comicon arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 26 | Lethbridge Herald

    This Thursday, May 25, 2017, photo provided by the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office shows Matthew Sterling in Phoenix, Ariz. Sterling was taken into custody Thursday after a brief struggle with police at the Phoenix Convention Center.

    Comment?

  3. City of Brotherly Love? Not when it comes to population rankingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 26 | The Arizona Republic

    ... of the other top-10 schools were also Basis charter schools in Arizona. The Census Bureau says Arizona's Maricopa County has replaced Texas' Harris County as the county with the nation's highest annual population growth. Phoenix residents, as a ...

    Comment?

  4. MCSO returns 1960s-era howitzer to Ariz Army National GuardRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 26 | SFGate

    In this Thursday, May 25, 2017, photo provided by the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office, MCSO shows the Department of Defense taking possession of a 1960's era self-propelled howitzer from the Maricopa County Sheriff's Department in Phoenix. The Arizona Army National Guard transported the M-109 via flatbed truck to its facilities in Phoenix.

    Comment?

  5. Leptospirosis bacteria spreads to dogs throughout ArizonaRead the original story

    Thursday May 25 | World News Report

    Since February of last year, more than 70 cases of leptospirosis have been confirmed in Maricopa County. Now, it is on the move and we have learned of new cases in Show Low and Tucson.

    Comment?

  6. $20M to help fund new Great Hearts charter school in MaryvaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 25 | The Arizona Republic

    The new school will be built using as much as $20 million in tax-free bonds recently approved by Maricopa County's Industrial Development Authority and donor contributions. $20M to help fund new Great Hearts charter school in Maryvale The new school will be built using as much as $20 million in tax-free bonds recently approved by Maricopa County's Industrial Development Authority and donor contributions.

    Comment?

  7. Focus on workforce, economy vital as Phoenix grows to fifth largest U.S. cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 25 | Today

    ... said Todd Sanders, president and CEO of the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce. "Considering also that Maricopa County was just named the nation's fastest growing county, this highlights the absolute necessity for us to continue our multi-faceted ...

    Comment?

  8. Ex-Sheriff Joe Arpaio Begs U.S. Supreme Court for Jury Trial in Criminal Contempt CaseRead the original story

    Thursday May 25 | World News Report

    Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio filed an urgent petition to the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday in a last-chance bid for a jury trial or delay of his upcoming bench trial for criminal contempt.Arpaio faces a June 26 bench trial in Arizona U.S. District Court stemming from alleged contempt of a 2013 federal court order intended to stop his agency from racially

    Comment?

  9. Arizona high court rules ex-AG Horne didn't get fair hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 25 | SFGate

    ... from a criminal probe of Horne's failed 2014 re-election campaign that was closed without charges by the Maricopa County Attorney's Office last year. A retired judge and Gilbert's former town attorney are trying to determine if Horne violated civil ...

    Comment?

  10. Phoenix now the 5th-largest city in the US, census saysRead the original story

    Thursday May 25 | Fox News

    ... to Phoenix," Mayor Greg Stanton told AZ Central . But Phoenix isn't the only expanding area in the state. Maricopa County has the highest annual population increase among counties in the U.S., according to recent census statistics. Overall, New York ...

    Comment?

  11. Former Sheriff Arpaio asks for jury trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 25 | ABC15.com

    Wind Advisory issued May 25 at 3:47AM MST expiring May 25 at 8:00PM MST in effect for: Apache, Coconino, Navajo Fire Weather Warning issued May 25 at 5:12AM MST expiring May 25 at 8:00PM MST in effect for: Apache, Coconino, Navajo Fire Weather Warning issued May 24 at 3:04PM MST expiring May 25 at 8:00PM MST in effect for: Apache, Coconino, Navajo Fire Weather Warning issued May 24 at 3:04PM MST expiring May 25 at 8:00PM MST in effect for: Apache, Coconino, Navajo Fire Weather Watch issued May 23 at 12:59PM MST expiring May 25 at 8:00PM MST in effect for: Apache, Coconino, Navajo Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio stands in front of his county jail the day Arizona's immigration enforcement law SB 1070 went into effect on July 29, 2010 in Phoenix, Arizona.

    Comment?

  12. How stay safe during triple digit heatRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 25 | ABC15.com

    Fire Weather Warning issued May 25 at 5:12AM MST expiring May 25 at 8:00PM MST in effect for: Apache, Coconino, Navajo Wind Advisory issued May 25 at 3:47AM MST expiring May 25 at 8:00PM MST in effect for: Apache, Coconino, Navajo Fire Weather Warning issued May 24 at 3:04PM MST expiring May 25 at 8:00PM MST in effect for: Apache, Coconino, Navajo Fire Weather Warning issued May 24 at 3:04PM MST expiring May 25 at 8:00PM MST in effect for: Apache, Coconino, Navajo Fire Weather Watch issued May 23 at 12:59PM MST expiring May 25 at 8:00PM MST in effect for: Apache, Coconino, Navajo PHOENIX - Two heat-related deaths have already been reported in Maricopa County this year, and it's not even June.

    Comment?

  13. Phoenix Takes on Problem of Disconnected YouthRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 25 | WNYC-AM New York

    ... young man. Since getting out, he's become a Youth Outreach Coordinator. We also hear from Sanders who covers Maricopa County politics and government. She's been reporting on this issue for the Arizona Republic. A fresh alternative in news featuring ...

    Comment?

  14. Schemes to topple the president quickly would hurt the countryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 25 | The Economist

    ... Joe Arpaio, a law-and-order showman defeated last year as he sought his seventh term as elected sheriff of Maricopa County-a sprawling, sun-baked tract of Arizona that includes the city of Phoenix and is home to nearly 4m people. A concise ...

    Comment?

  15. Maricopa Community Colleges probe finds 'serious departmental...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 25 | The Arizona Republic

    ... Staff Council advocates for staff at one of the largest community-college systems in the country. The Maricopa County Community College District serves 200,000 students and 10 colleges across the Valley. Kris Bliss, president of the Classified Staff ...

    Comment?

  16. State of Arizona v. Anthony Benard PrimousRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 23 | FindLaw

    JUSTICE BOLICK authored the opinion of the Court, in which CHIEF JUSTICE BALES, VICE CHIEF JUSTICE PELANDER, and JUSTICES BRUTINEL and BERCH , and JUDGES MILLER and MACKEY joined.*COUNSEL: Mark Brnovich, Arizona Attorney General, Dominic Draye, Solicitor General, Joseph T. Maziarz, Chief Counsel, Criminal Appeals Section, Robert A. Walsh , Assistant Attorney General, Phoenix, Attorneys for State of Arizona Maricopa County Public Defender's Office, Carlos Daniel Carrion , Deputy Public Defender, Phoenix, Attorneys for Anthony Benard Primous David J. Euchner, Pima County Public Defender's Office, Tucson, Josephine Bidwill, The Bidwell Law Firm, PLLC, Phoenix, Kathleen E. Brody , American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Arizona, Phoenix, Attorneys for Amici Curiae Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice and American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Arizona A 1 We consider whether ... (more)

    Comment?

  17. Former Regulator Adam Erenstein Takes Reins in Trinity Consultants' Albuquerque, NM OfficeRead the original story

    Thursday May 25 | PRWeb

    Trinity Consultants, Inc., an international environmental consulting firm that specializes in industrial air quality issues, has named Adam Erenstein as manager of its Albuquerque, New Mexico office. A former Air Inspector with the Maricopa County Air Quality Department in Arizona, Mr. Erenstein joined Trinity's Albuquerque office in 2010 where he has worked extensively with industries that have strong presence in New Mexico including oil and natural gas, power generation, food products, and mining operations.

    Comment?

  18. Ariz. population booming in big city suburbsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 24 | Yuma Sun

    ... most recent figures available from the federal agency. Queen Creek, extending from the far southeast side of Maricopa County into Pinal County, has the advantage of being adjacent to a lot of vacant land. That makes it a prime opportunity for ...

    Comment?

  19. Tearing down Tent City JailRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 24 | The Arizona Republic

    Bunk beds sit exposed where tents used to shade them as a guard tower looms over the yard in the Maricopa County Tent City Jail on May 24, 2017, in Phoenix. Crews have started to dismantle some of the tents in the controversial outdoor jail complex that's in the process of being closed.

    Comment?

  20. 60-foot tower, anyone? Maricopa County Sheriff's Office auctioning parts of Tent CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 24 | The Arizona Republic

    Hannah Gaber/azcentral.com Maricopa County Sheriff Paul Penzone discusses some of the challenges of moving Tent City inmates and programs designed to make detention centers safer and productive. Hannah Gaber/azcentral.com Maricopa County Sheriff Paul Penzone talks about the expected savings that will come from tearing down Tent City Jail.

    Comment?