Maricopa County

Ex-sheriff Joe Arpaio shakes up Arizona Senate race

A candidacy emblematic of how Republican politics have been transformed in the Trump era.<p>FOUNTAIN HILLS, Ariz. — Joe Arpaio is running for the Senate in Arizona despite a criminal conviction, an admitted absence of policy depth, a nearly nonexistent campaign and a history of inflammatory treatment …


Authorities: Wrong-way driver involved in fatal I-10 crash

Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>><p>Updated:Friday, March 23 2018 10:12 PM EDT2018-03-24 02:12:39 GMT<p>Goodyear police have arrested a …


Southern Illinois losing population faster than rest of IL

U.S. Census Bureau reported last December that Illinois is shrinking<p>Residents are leaving Southern Illinois counties in droves as the state continues …


Maricopa County is getting bigger, according to Census figures

- According to the latest figures from the United States Census Bureau, Maricopa County is becoming home to a lot more people.<p>In 20178, Maricopa …

Phoenix, Arizona

Reports: Patriots safety Duron Harmon arrested for trying to bring marijuana into Costa Rica

New England Patriots safety Duron Harmon was arrested at Costa Rica’s Juan Santamaria International Airport for marijuana possession, according to reports.<p>Harmon was carrying in his suitcase 58 grams of marijuana inside a can of iced tea; three pipes with cannabis oil; one THC candy and four glass …


Let's not explain away Baltimore's population loss. It really is a bad sign.

The latest census data showing Baltimore City lost about 6,000 people last year should be taken with a grain of salt. It’s an estimate based on …

Phoenix, Arizona

Jorge Ramos: People are not illegal

"Illegals."<p>That's what they call them.<p>As Holocaust survivor and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Elie Wiesel once said, "No human being is illegal." A …


Political defiance that made Arizona sheriff popular led to downfall

This is an archived article that was published on in 2017, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for …


'We have plans for our water': Yuma farmers, officials voice opposition to water bills

Yuma residents, farmers and officials packed the city hall building to voice opposition for two water bills going through the Arizona Legislature.


Gilbert victim's dad tells killer: 'I hope it never leaves your consciousness'

An April 27 sentencing date has been set for an Arizona man charged in the shooting death of his roommate.

Phoenix, Arizona

Toyota puts brakes on self-driving car development, for now

After the fatal pedestrian collision in Tempe, Arizona, Sunday involving a Volvo XC90 crossover fitted with Uber's self-driving technology, Toyota …

Driverless Cars

Police: Suspect in custody after officer-involved shooting in west Phoenix

The incident occurred Friday morning in a residential neighborhood near 75th Avenue and Indian School Road in Phoenix.


Arizona prosecutors' report on prison population blasted by reform advocates

The Arizona Prosecuting Attorneys’ Advisory Council has released an updated report on prison populations that they say confirms the state “leads the …

Phoenix, Arizona

U.S. Census Bureau: Maricopa County fastest growing county in country

PHOENIX - Maricopa County continues to grow at a fast rate, according to new information released from the U.S. Census Bureau today.<p>The information …

Phoenix, Arizona

Charleston's population gains have slowed, but people flocking to Dorchester County

It may not look like it to residents surrounded by rapid development, but new Census Bureau estimates show South Carolina’s population gains have …

South Carolina

Fueling South Phoenix’s Economic Rise

Crossing the Salt River from downtown Phoenix to South Phoenix is very much a tale of two cities. Downtown booms with restaurants, bars, museums and …


More People Live In Los Angeles Than Any Other American County

As if we didn't already know from the 405 Freeway, the U.S. Census Bureau confirmed LA's status as the nation's most populous county.<p>LOS ANGELES, CA …


Preschool director accused of threatening to cut off child’s fingers

College Basketball

Mother's boyfriend arrested after Phoenix boy suffers broken bones, internal injuries

The 4-year-old's hair was pulled out at the roots, among other injuries, court records say.


Man Cleared Of 4 Detroit Murders Is Arrested In Arizona

<b>DETROIT (AP)</b> – A young Detroit man who was cleared of four murders after spending eight years in prison has been arrested in Arizona.<p>Authorities in …

Phoenix, Arizona

ATTOM Data Solutions Ranks Best Counties For Buying Single Family Rentals In 2018

IRVINE, Calif., March 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation's premier property database, today released its Q1 2018 Single Family Rental Market report, which ranks the best U.S. markets for buying single family rental properties in 2018.<p>The report analyzed single …

Real Estate

Philadelphia's population increased, but it's not all good, according to Census data

Philadelphia’s population increased by 6,098 residents between 2016 and 2017, the 11th straight year of growth that the city enjoyed after decades of …


Phoenix father sentenced to 3 years in prison for son's hot-car death

A Phoenix father who left his 2-year-old son unattended in a hot car in 2015 was sentenced to three years in prison Friday.<p>A jury found 44-year-old …


Maricopa County again leads nation’s counties in population growth

Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>><p>Updated:Wednesday, March 21 2018 12:47 PM EDT2018-03-21 16:47:30 GMT<p>A Cleveland man and his 4-day old …

Phoenix, Arizona

Warnings of scam calls from people impersonating MCSO employees

Officials with the Maricopa County Attorney's Office are warning of scam calls, after several Maricopa County residents and MCSO staff members have …

Phoenix, Arizona

Maricopa County is fastest-growing in nation, according to U.S. Census data

More people moved to Maricopa County than any other county in the country last year, according to U.S. Census Bureau population estimates released …

Phoenix, Arizona

Uber self-driving car crash video shows driver looking down before fatal impact

Just-released video of an autonomous Uber crashing into a pedestrian shows the car’s safety driver looking down seconds before the fatal accident. The footage, provided by the Tempe, Arizona police department, shows the moments leading up to the self-driving car’s collision with 49-year-old Elaine …


Video Shows Moments Before Uber Robot Car Rammed Into Pedestrian

Footage also appears to show human safety operator at the wheel was looking down until the moment of impact<p>A newly released video of the fatal accident involving a pedestrian and an Uber Technologies Inc. self-driving car appears to show the vehicle heading straight into a woman walking her bike …

Autonomous Vehicle

GOP lawmaker: 'We might need to build a wall between California and Arizona'

Rep. Martha McSallyMartha Elizabeth McSallyGOP lawmaker called out for posting compliment on her own Facebook post Three states where Dems can pick …

Martha McSally

Questions raised about study that links undocumented immigrants to higher crime

We spend a fair amount of time fact-checking statements, most of them from President Trump, linking immigrants to higher crime rates in the United States.<p>Researchers on all sides of this debate generally agree that such claims are impossible to verify when it comes to undocumented immigrants, since …