Law Enforcement

A black bear
A 15-year-old boy was injured by a black bear in Alpine, located in Apache County. The Arizona Game and Fish Department said the attack occurred as the boy sat inside a cabin.
May. 26, 2024
Mesa Police Department headquarters.
Mesa police say a 7-year-old girl who was fatally struck by a pickup truck in a driveway Thursday was not the victim of a hit-and-run, as originally suspected.
May. 25, 2024
Arizona National Guard 2024 TAG Match
Internal government reports have shed light on the activities of National Guard troops deployed to Arizona border communities by Gov. Katie Hobbs in December.
May. 24, 2024
The Chandler City Council has approved ordinances to ban brass knuckles, and to hold homeowners responsible when teens throw parties featuring illegal activities. The move comes the same week that officials in neighboring Gilbert signed off on similar measures.
May. 24, 2024
Gilbert parking garage
Calls for enhanced surveillance, external investigations, and immediate measures to prevent similar incidents have intensified after residents voiced frustrations during a Town Council meeting, citing previous instances of teen violence in the area.
May. 23, 2024
death chamber
News that Arizona Attorney General Kris Mayes will pursue executions of prisoners on death row early next year came in a letter to Maricopa County Attorney Rachel Mitchell. Mitchell has been critical of Mayes and Gov. Katie Hobbs for pausing them.
May. 23, 2024
brass knuckles
The Gilbert Town Council adopted two new ordinances on Tuesday and both are aimed at reducing teen violence that has rocked East Valley communities.
May. 22, 2024
prison cells at Arizona State Prison Complex
The NAACP had sued, claiming the use of private prisons is in violation of the 13th Amendment.
May. 22, 2024
Man with mustache
A former University of Arizona graduate student was convicted Tuesday of first-degree murder for fatally shooting a hydrology professor on campus, months after he was expelled.
May. 21, 2024
Joe Arpaio
The tab for the legal and compliance costs in overhauling the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office is expected to reach $314 million by mid-summer 2025, including $41 million approved Monday by county officials.
May. 20, 2024
Man with mustache
Murad Dervish, 48, faces seven felony charges including first degree murder in the death of Thomas Meixner, 52, who was shot nine times near his office and was pronounced dead at a Tucson hospital.
May. 20, 2024
oxycodone
Federal law enforcement on the border are announcing a new effort to combat drug trafficking of fentanyl. Tucson-based journalist John Washington, who’s covering the story for Arizona Luminaria, talked with The Show about what critics are saying.
May. 20, 2024
Danny Seiden
Danny Seiden, president of the Arizona Chamber of Commerce, joined The Show to talk about the business community's position on the Republican border bill and why an Arizona ballot initiative is not the proper place for it.
May. 20, 2024
police crime tape
Chandler police detectives tracked Hollins down, and the Pinal County regional SWAT team made the arrest. Lamb says Benjamin Hollins, 50, has a history of dodging the law in Arizona.
May. 18, 2024
police crime tape
Police said the child was seriously wounded and was airlifted to a hospital after being rescued by police. It was not clear whether the man had been taken into custody.
May. 17, 2024
A crane at the Taiwan Semiconductor facility in the Valley.
Phoenix police Sergeant Philip Krynsky said the incident, which left a 41-year-old truck driver dead, appears to be an accident when a tank holding waste material depressurized.
May. 17, 2024
Border Patrol agents fatally shot Raymond Mattia outside his home in the Tohono O’odham community of Menagers Dam the night of May 18, 2023.
May. 17, 2024
Man with mustache
Former University of Arizona grad student Murad Dervish is on trial for the 2022 on-campus shooting and murder of professor Thomas Meixner. Patricia Grace, Dervish’s mother, took the stand.
May. 16, 2024
Ieva Jusionyte, an anthropologist and associate professor of international security and anthropology at Brown University, talks about guns flowing from the U.S. to Mexico in her newest book, "Exit Wounds."
May. 16, 2024
Rachel Mitchell
Prosecutors have a year to refile dozens of trespassing cases against pro-Palestine demonstrators arrested late last month at Arizona State University.
May. 15, 2024

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