The Arizona Republic
May 10, 2010 23:15 EDT
Official: Immigration fallout could cost Phoenix about $90M in lost hotel, convention business. A city official says Phoenix could possibly lose hotel and convention center business worth about $90 million over the next five years because of fallout from Arizona's new immigration law.
May 08, 2010 19:33 EDT
Source: Glendale, Ice Edge near new agreement on Coyotes lease; NHL wants cash. A person close to the talks says Ice Edge Holdings is nearing agreement on a memorandum of understanding that gives the group exclusive negotiating rights with the city of Glendale on a new lease agreement for the NHL's Phoenix Coyotes.
May 07, 2010 20:07 EDT
2 Mexican schools halt University of Arizona student-exchange programs over immigration law. Two Mexican universities have halted student-exchange programs with the University of Arizona because of the state's tough new immigration law.
May 07, 2010 18:57 EDT
Phoenix police kill homicide suspect in shootout on Interstate 10. Phoenix police have fatally shot a homicide suspect after he opened fire on officers on Interstate 10.
May 06, 2010 20:35 EDT
Arizona pulls plug on much-debated state highway speed enforcement camera program. Arizona is ending a groundbreaking and contentious program that put speed cameras along Phoenix-area freeways and in vans deployed across the state.
May 06, 2010 16:41 EDT
Civil rights and labor groups on Thursday urged Americans not to travel to Arizona, as they launched a national boycott in response to the state's divisive new anti-illegal immigration law.
May 05, 2010 13:37 EDT
PHOENIX (Reuters) - The Phoenix Suns, in a show of support for the Latino community over a controversial new state law, will wear jerseys emblazoned with "Los Suns" in their NBA game Wednesday against the San Antonio Spurs, the team said.
May 02, 2010 18:44 EDT
Ariz.'s largest newspaper chastises McCain, Kyl, others over illegal immigration failures. Arizona's largest newspaper criticized U.S. Sens. John McCain and Jon Kyl and a host of other elected officials in a rare front-page editorial Sunday, saying the politicians have failed to find solutions to illegal immigration.
May 01, 2010 11:38 EDT
Law officers backed by helicopters hunted gunmen in Arizona's desert early Saturday after a sheriff's deputy was wounded by suspected marijuana smugglers, officials said. The violent episode came amid nationwide debate over the state's tough new immigration law.
Apr 27, 2010 22:07 EDT
Federal authorities: 69 illegal immigrants rescued from Phoenix drop house. Federal authorities say 69 suspected illegal immigrants, including two children and an infant, have been rescued from a drop house in Phoenix.
Apr 20, 2010 23:39 EDT
Records indicate Mexico to LA bus that crashed in Arizona and killed 6 was driven erratically. Two motorists say the bus involved in a deadly crash south of Phoenix was being driven so erratically that they called 911 shortly before it overturned.
Apr 09, 2010 23:47 EDT
Arizona man arrested on endangerment charges after gun discharges inside a Walmart store. Authorities said a Surprise man has been arrested on suspicion of endangerment when the gun he was carrying discharged inside a Walmart in El Mirage. El Mirage police said the 30-year-old man entered the store around 1 a.m. Thursday and witnesses said he repeatedly fidgeted with a holstered semi-automatic pistol.
Apr 09, 2010 18:40 EDT
Ex-NBA star Isaiah Rider arrested in Phoenix suburb in alleged assault of fiance. Police say former NBA player Isaiah Rider has been arrested near Phoenix on suspicion of assaulting his fiance and reneging on a $150 cab fare.
Mar 30, 2010 22:48 EDT
Liberian teenager pleads guilty to sexual assault in gang-rape of 8-year-old girl in Phoenix. A teenage Liberian refugee charged in the gang-rape of an 8-year-old girl in Phoenix last summer pleaded guilty in the case Tuesday, authorities said.
Mar 26, 2010 00:10 EDT
AZ authorities: 50 illegal immigrants rescued from 2 drop houses, 10 human smugglers arrested. Arizona authorities say they arrested 10 human smugglers and rescued 50 illegal immigrants held in drop houses in Phoenix in two separate incidents this week.
Mar 23, 2010 00:46 EDT
Man who shot and wounded 3 at Phoenix college in 2008 pleads guilty to aggravated assault. A former student who shot and wounded three people at a Phoenix community college in 2008 has pleaded guilty to two counts of aggravated assault.
Mar 17, 2010 06:54 EDT
Judge orders rapper DMX to spend 6 months in Phoenix jail, undergo mental health evaluation. A judge has ordered rapper DMX to spend six months in a Phoenix jail for violating probation and to undergo a mental health evaluation.
Mar 17, 2010 00:31 EDT
Jury convicts Arizona man of pulling over off-duty policeman while posing as officer. An Arizona man accused admonishing motorists of traffic laws while posing as a police officer apparently picked the wrong driver to pull over.
Mar 16, 2010 20:00 EDT
The Catholic Diocese of Phoenix is facing a budget shortfall just months after donating to the campaign that reversed a gay marriage law in Maine. The Catholic Diocese of Phoenix is facing a budget shortfall just months after donating to the campaign that reversed a gay marriage law in Maine, the 'Arizona Republic' reported. The diocese is cutting 15 positions and laying off 12 employees in an effort to head off a projected budget shortfall. This is the second year in a row that the diocese has shrunk its workforce. Last year 17 positions and 11 people were dropped. Most of this year's cuts will affect the diocese newspaper, the 'Catholic Sun', which lost 3 positions, and the Division of Education and Evangelization, where 5 positions were eliminated. ?These additional changes will help us meet our budget and be more efficient with our resources,? the Rev. Fred Adamson, vicar general, told the paper. The diocese supported a November people's ?veto? in Maine that cast aside a gay marria
Mar 09, 2010 22:57 EST
Phoenix authorities: Rapper DMX arrested for allegedly violating his probation by using drugs. Authorities in Arizona say rapper DMX has been arrested for allegedly violating his probation by using drugs.