Tuesday, April 22 2014 10:27 PM EDT2014-04-23 02:27:32 GMT
As the Pima County Fair enters its first full week, fair organizers are already celebrating success. They say attendance is up again this year. Pima County Fair officials say, while most state and countyMore >>
As the Pima County Fair enters its first full week, fair organizers are already celebrating success. They say attendance is up again this year.More >>
Tuesday, April 22 2014 11:10 PM EDT2014-04-23 03:10:24 GMT
PHOENIX (AP) - Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has vetoed two major pro-gun bills that would have allowed concealed-carry permit holders to take their guns into government buildings and would have punishedMore >>
Governor Jan Brewer blocked a push to expand gun rights in Arizona and gave Tucson and Pima County more power to make their own gun laws.More >>
Wednesday, April 23 2014 8:06 AM EDT2014-04-23 12:06:10 GMT
Australia's prime minister said Wednesday that failure to find any clue in the most likely crash site of the lost Malaysia Airlines jet would not spell the end of the search, as officials planned soon to bring...More >>
Unidentified material that washed ashore in southwestern Australia and is being examined for any link to the lost Malaysian plane is unlikely to have come from the jet, an official said Wednesday.More >>
PHOENIX (AP) - A one-time inmate of a metro Phoenix jail has appealed the dismissal of her claims that her rights were violated when officers restrained her before and after she gave birth to her son at a hospital.
A judge ruled last month that Miriam Mendiola-Martinez failed to demonstrate a clear constitutional-rights violation and explained there was no law at the time that would have put Maricopa County on notice that restraining a pregnant inmate was unconstitutional.
The judge concluded Mendiola-Martinez wasn't restrained while she was in labor at the hospital or while she was delivering her child.
But after giving birth, she was brought to a recovery room and a leg restraint was put on her ankle.
Sheriff Joe Arpaio maintains the restraint policy in his jails was fair and proper.
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