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Arizona Republicans unlikely to impeach Attorney …

6/15/2024
PHOENIX — It’s unlikely Arizona Republicans will be impeaching Attorney General Kris Mayes — at least not this year. And the reason is that a key legislator says he isn’t …

Elder abuse reports jump in Maricopa County

6/14/2024
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is Saturday, June 15. To raise awareness, the office of Maricopa County Attorney Rachel Mitchell is bringing attention to this issue. “The elder …

Arizona Attorney General set to take governor to court …

6/14/2024
PHOENIX — Attorney General Kris Mayes says if state lawmakers and Gov. Katie Hobbs want to immediately seize $75 million out of an opioid settlement fund to balance the state budget …

Court case could alter how Valley rental rates are …

6/12/2024
Officials are mum on an ongoing court case that could determine how Valley rental rates are calculated after numerous claims at the state and federal level that properties may be colluding with one …

Transgender people have right to get birth …

6/12/2024
Transgender individuals have an absolute right to get their Arizona birth certificates amended without having to first undergo surgery, according to an attorney representing them. Rachel Berg of …

Former Peoria attorney files countersuit against city

5/14/2024
A former Peoria city attorney filed a countersuit in Maricopa County Superior Court saying an attempt by the city to sue her came with officials trying to have her ousted from her job at the Arizona Attorney General’s Office.

11 'fake electors' indicted in Arizona

4/24/2024
A state grand jury has indicted 11 people in an ongoing investigation into a 'fake elector' plan during the 2020 election aimed at helping Donald Trump retain the presidency.

Phoenix police officer from Gilbert arrested in child …

4/8/2024
A Phoenix police officer from Gilbert was arrested Friday in connection with a child pornography case, officials said. Alaa Robert Bartley, 41, of Gilbert, was arrested on Friday in connection …

Peoria city attorney receives 15% raise

4/8/2024
Peoria City Council recently completed their appraisal of City Attorney Emily Jurmu, and approved amendments to her contract that provides for an increase in base salary and deferred compensation that, city staff says, will more closely align her with peer counterparts in the Valley.

Phoenix man found guilty of murder

3/28/2024
Maricopa County Attorney Rachel Mitchell has announced the guilty verdict of Cecil Noyola (06/1959) for the murder of his girlfriend, Jessica Kennedy, in January of 2021.  “This …

Republican lawmakers send sex trafficking bill to the …

3/18/2024
PHOENIX — Ignoring pleas from Democrats that victims could be caught up in harsh sentencing, Republican lawmakers on Monday sent a measure to the November ballot that if passed by voters in November would require those convicted of sex trafficking minors to spend life in prison with no chance of ever being released.

Maricopa County attorney: report, don't post, fight …

3/16/2024
Maricopa County Attorney Rachel Mitchell is urging people who witness crimes and videotape them to contact police and not post the items on social media. Her call comes as the cases of teen violence …