Arizona

AP
May 21, 2019 - 12:14 pm
Arizona has banned prisoners from reading a book that discusses the impact of the criminal justice system on black men, drawing outcry from First Amendment advocates who say the move is censorship. The American Civil Liberties Union called on the Arizona Department of Corrections this week to...
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MARIPOSA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
April 17, 2019 - 12:49 pm
(KNX 1070) -- A couple in Phoenix, Arizona is facing sexual assault charges after holding a day laborer at gunpoint and forcing him to have sex with the female suspect in a "sexual fantasy scenario." According to investigators, Brenda Acuna-Aguero, 39, met the victim outside a Home Depot. She told...
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CBS News
March 20, 2019 - 11:38 am
An Arizona woman has been accused of abusing her seven adopted children who starred in her YouTube videos, CBS affiliate KPHO-TV reports. Authorities learned about Machelle Hackney's alleged actions from her 19-year-old daughter, according to police in Maricopa, Arizona. Hackney and her two adult...
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AP
February 12, 2019 - 7:17 am
PHOENIX (AP) — Retired astronaut Mark Kelly, who became a prominent gun-control advocate after his wife, former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, was shot in a failed assassination attempt, announced Tuesday he will run to finish John McCain's last term in the U.S. Senate. Kelly, 54, is a top...
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AP
December 14, 2018 - 9:52 am
PHOENIX (AP) — Sen. Jon Kyl announced his resignation Friday from the seat he was appointed to less than four months ago following the death of John McCain, giving Republican Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey a second opportunity to fill the slot. Kyl, 76, had said he was only serving through the end of the...
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CBS
November 27, 2018 - 1:30 pm
(CBS News) -- A newly revealed video shows the stunt at a gender-reveal party for a U.S. Border Patrol agent's baby that sparked a massive wildfire in Arizona last year. Authorities said the so-called "Sawmill Fire" damaged more than 45,000 acres of land in April 2017. The Arizona Daily Star...
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USA Today
October 01, 2018 - 7:52 am
(CBS News) - Arizona prosecutor Rachel Mitchell, who was hired by Senate Judiciary Committee Republicans to question Judge Brett Kavanaugh and his accuser Christine Blasey Ford during the committee's hearing into allegations of sexual assault against Kavanaugh, questioned the credibility of her...
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June 25, 2018 - 12:23 pm
(CBS NEWS) -- An Arizona woman is putting a public spotlight on a Walgreen's pharmacist who she said wouldn't give her a prescription to end her pregnancy. Nicole Arteaga said her doctor prescribed the medication after determining the fetus was not viable and she would have a miscarriage. Arteaga...
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CITY OF BUCKEYE FIRE DEPARTMENT
June 25, 2018 - 11:27 am
(CBS NEWS) -- One family's bad pool day has helped spread the word about the possible dangers lurking in a place you might not expect. The fire department's warning about pool noodles has been shared hundreds of times, helping pool owners know what to look out for. Firefighters in Buckeye, Arizona...
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CBS News
June 04, 2018 - 10:06 am
(CBSNews) - Police in Arizona say a suspect linked to the killings of four professionals was found dead in a hotel room early Monday. Scottsdale and Phoenix police swarmed the hotel in Scottsdale Monday morning, reports CBS affiliate KPHO. The victims were identified as a prominent forensic...
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