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Arizona man accused in Oath Keepers plot jailed until trial

PHOENIX (AP) — A Phoenix man accused of coordinating teams that were on standby to deliver guns to members and associates of the far-right Oath Keepers militia group during the Jan. 6 Capitol riot wil...

Man gets over 2 years in prison for Pelosi threat after riot

A North Carolina man who came to Washington armed with guns and threatened to shoot House Speaker Nancy Pelosi the day after the Jan. 6 riot was sentenced Tuesday to more than two years and four month...

4 officers denied immunity over 2017 fatal arrest attempt

PHOENIX (AP) — Four Phoenix police officers were denied qualified immunity in a lawsuit over the death of a Black man during a 2017 arrest attempt in which one officer pressed his knee into the man’s ...

Actor charged in riot almost talked way into staying in jail

An actor charged with storming the U.S. Capitol as a member of the far-right Oath Keepers militia group nearly talked his way into remaining in jail after a judge heard on Monday that the Florida man ...

Phoenix to pay $5M in lawsuit over man’s death during arrest

PHOENIX (AP) — Officials agreed Wednesday to pay $5 million to settle a lawsuit over the January 2017 death of a Black man during an arrest attempt in which he cried out that he couldn’t breathe as of...

EXPLAINER: How the Arbery trial got a nearly all-white jury

The long-standing practice of allowing attorneys to dismiss prospective jurors without giving a reason has come under intense criticism after a nearly all-white jury was picked to decide whether three...

With latest payout, Arizona sheriff has cost taxpayers $100m

PHOENIX (AP) — Nearly five years after Joe Arpaio was voted out as sheriff of Arizona's most populous county, taxpayers are covering one of the last major bills from the thousands of lawsuits the lawm...

Restaurateur whose business was raided by sheriff gets $5M

PHOENIX (AP) — Maricopa County officials approved a settlement Wednesday with a restaurant owner in metro Phoenix who claimed in a lawsuit that then-Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s office had defamed him and vio...

No sentence reduction for man convicted in 2015 Texas attack

PHOENIX (AP) — A judge has refused to reduce the 30-year prison sentence for an Arizona man convicted of helping to plot a 2015 attack on a Prophet Muhammad cartoon contest in suburban Dallas, even th...

Judge declares mistrial at trial of Backpage.com founders

PHOENIX (AP) — A judge declared a mistrial Tuesday at the trial of the founders of the lucrative classified site Backpage.com on charges of facilitating prostitution and laundering money after decidin...

Gladiator costume-clad rioter arrested; filmed melee for mom

PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona man who stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 while wearing a Roman gladiator costume and narrated the melee in videos for his mother has been arrested, authorities said. ...

Judge to hear bid to extradite driving school owner to Iraq

PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona judge will hold a hearing Thursday over whether to sign off on a request by the Iraqi government to extradite a Phoenix driving school owner on charges that he participated i...

Rioters accused of erasing content from social media, phones

PHOENIX (AP) — They flaunted their participation in the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol on social media and then, apparently realizing they were in legal trouble, rushed to delete evidence of it, auth...

Woman accused in kids' deaths in Idaho faces Arizona charge

PHOENIX (AP) — A woman with bizarre doomsday beliefs that Idaho prosecutors say she and her husband used to justify the killings of her son and daughter was indicted in metro Phoenix on a charge of co...

Arizona refurbishes gas chamber in push to resume executions

PHOENIX (AP) — As it aims to resume executions after a seven-year hiatus, Arizona has refurbished its gas chamber, where the nation's last lethal-gas execution was carried out more than two decades ag...