Feb 23, 2012 19:00 EST
Paul Babeu, who is facing charges that he threatened to have his ex-lover deported, has raised nearly $14K online since the story broke. Paul Babeu, who is facing charges that he threatened to have his former partner, Mexican national Jose Orozco, deported, has raised nearly $14,000 online since the story broke, POLITICO.com reported.?? The 43-year-old Babeu, the sheriff of Pinal County, Arizona and a GOP candidate for Congress, denied the charges during a press conference on Saturday, but acknowledged he's gay. Babeu's Congressional campaign raised nearly $14,000 in the six days since the Phoenix New Times first broke the story and none of the sheriff's estimated 10,000 donors have asked for a refund. ?We're getting lots of support, new and old,? Babeu adviser Chris DeRose told POLITICO. ?Paul's headlined two events since then, one in Prescott and [another] in Yuma, and gotten an enthusiastic response at both.? However, others interviewed for the story said the charges are explosive e
Feb 23, 2012 09:48 EST
Seven US Marines were killed when two helicopters collided in Arizona during a training exercise, the military said Thursday.
Feb 23, 2012 09:14 EST
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two U.S. military helicopters collided during a training exercise along the Arizona-California border on Wednesday, killing seven Marines, the Marine Corps said on Thursday.
Feb 23, 2012 09:14 EST
PHOENIX (Reuters) - Two U.S. military helicopters collided during a training exercise over the desert along the Arizona-California border, killing all seven Marines aboard, the Marine Corps said on Thursday.
Feb 15, 2012 17:49 EST
PHOENIX (Reuters) - Republican Mitt Romney faces a new challenge in Arizona's February 28 presidential primary, where the growing momentum of rival Rick Santorum could threaten to derail what had been an expected romp for the on-again, off-again front-runner.
Jan 27, 2012 22:50 EST
PHOENIX (Reuters) - A woman barred from seeking elected office in an Arizona border town by a judge who ruled she did not have a sufficient grasp of English has decided to fight the controversial ruling, and filed an appeal on Friday, her lawyer said.
Jan 20, 2012 18:47 EST
PHOENIX (Reuters) - A U.S. Border Patrol agent and an Arizona jailer trapped in a sting operation have been arrested on charges they conspired to help traffickers smuggle drugs from Mexico, authorities said on Friday.
Nov 02, 2011 13:02 EDT
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Jobless rates dropped in most metropolitan areas in September, and among areas with populations of one million or more they fell the most in Las Vegas, federal data released on Wednesday showed.
Sep 09, 2011 20:00 EDT
1. Walmart shooting leaves gunman dead, officer injured. Gunman shot officer multiple times in the chest, striking his bullet-proof vest, and in the left arm.
Sep 09, 2011 18:45 EDT
SAN DIEGO (Reuters) - Power was restored on Friday to some 7 million people plunged into darkness by a blackout, blamed partly on "human failure," that snarled traffic, idled elevators and sent workers home early in parts of California, Mexico and Arizona.
Sep 09, 2011 13:09 EDT
Power was mostly restored Friday after a massive outage left at least 1.4 million customers without electricity overnight in southern California, Arizona and Mexico, officials said.
Sep 09, 2011 04:43 EDT
A massive power outage triggered traffic gridlock and left at least 1.4 million customers without electricity overnight into Friday in southern California, Arizona and Mexico, officials said.
Aug 25, 2011 15:31 EDT
PHOENIX (Reuters) - Troubled rapper DMX, released from an Arizona prison last month, was arrested again after the car he was driving was clocked at 102 miles per hour on a major freeway, state police said on Thursday.
Jul 14, 2011 20:06 EDT
PHOENIX (Reuters) - Police in Arizona have arrested a soldier after he attempted to board a flight to Los Angeles with a small amount of high-velocity plastic explosive in his baggage, authorities said on Thursday.
Jul 14, 2011 16:08 EDT
PHOENIX (Reuters) - Police in Arizona have arrested a U.S. soldier after he attempted to board a flight to Los Angeles with a small amount of high-velocity plastic explosive in his baggage, authorities said on Thursday.
Jul 11, 2011 19:02 EDT
TUCSON, Ariz (Reuters) - An annual program of voluntary repatriation flights to take Mexican illegal immigrants nabbed in the Arizona desert back to their homes in the Mexican interior resumed on Monday, authorities said.
Jun 30, 2011 18:45 EDT
PHOENIX (Reuters) - Work began on Thursday on a federal courthouse in Yuma, in far west Arizona, named for a judge killed in the Tucson shooting rampage, authorities said.
Jun 23, 2011 16:42 EDT
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Some 90,000 people living in U.S. cities pocketed $394 million in U.S. farm subsidies last year, an environmental group said on Thursday, questioning why absentee owners and investors deserve the cash.
Jun 03, 2011 22:03 EDT
PHOENIX (Reuters) - All five people shot dead by an elderly Arizona man on Thursday appear to have been targeted by him for the adversarial role they played in his bitter 2008 divorce, including his ex-wife, authorities said on Friday.
Jun 02, 2011 22:54 EDT
Five people have been killed and one injured in shootings in and around an Arizona city, before a 73-year-old gunman apparently took his own life, police have said.