During the great recession, the Arizona Department of Public Safety took a beating. As the agency adds to its ranks, some are concerned DPS can’t add people quickly enough to make up for previous losses and upcoming retirements.
It was the first building of its kind in the city of Phoenix. Fifty years later, most of the structure was burned and nearly set for demolition. Today, it’s a national landmark undergoing a major unusual renovation.
A seventh suspect in the 2010 killing of a U.S. Border Patrol agent has been charged in the slaying that is at the center of a scandal over a botched U.S. gun-smuggling probe known as Operation Fast and Furious.
A federal appeals court has ruled against the Goldwater Institute, which filed suit claiming people cannot be forced to buy health insurance or pay a fine for refusing under a voter-passed measure from 2010.