More Justice System Stories

Low Staffing Levels at Arizona Prisons Could Lead to Big Fines

The state's for-profit contractor is simply paying fines rather than fully staffing health care positions in prisons, a judge says.

Judge Finds Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio Guilty of Criminal Contempt

Former Maricopa sheriff continued practice of targeting immigrants with traffic controls despite order.

Episode 325: 1st-Time Crossers Face Tougher Border Policy

The Border Patrol will prosecute first-time crossers; the agency's Missing Migrant Team; a visit to the Kino Border Initiative.

Solitary Thoughts

A special edition of Arizona Spotlight focused on solitary confinement - and its cause and effects.

Local Courts Team Up to Clear Up Warrants

Pima County and Tucson are working together to resolve outstanding issues.

A Woman from Syria Shares Flavors of her Homeland

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A public forum at TMC examines the future of Arizona health care; how this week's Supreme Court ruling affects immigration; and join some of the estimated 1,500 people who walk and run on Tumamoc Hill every day.

Episode 144: Sick Leave Takes Effect in Arizona

Plus: local reaction to the U.S. Supreme Court's travel ban changes and the U.S. Senate health care bill.

Probation Changes Drive Down State's Recidivism Rate

Arizona is one of five states that has seen a double-digit drop in those re-entering prison.

Trump Wants to Cut US Aid to Mexican Drug Cartel Fight

Budget proposal calls for cutting funding to Mexican policy, military almost in half.

Event Looks to Move Mental Illness From Jail to Treatment

More than 300 practitioners to attend 'Decriminalizing Mental Illness' conference.

Pima Justice of the Peace Aboud Charged with Ethics Violation

Newly elected justice accused of stealing test answers at judicial training.

Former Pima County Chief Deputy Sentenced to Probation

He pled guilty to reduced charges after indictment on misuse of $500,000.

Attorney General: 'We Will Detain All Adults Apprehended at Border'

Sessions visits Nogales, says, 'We will execute a strategy that once again secures our border.'

Students Seek Clarity for 'Red Tag' Ordinance on Parties

Neighbor says request would place too much burden on complaining residents.

Maricopa Sheriff to Shut Down Arpaio's Tent City Jail

'Circus-like atmosphere' coming to end; savings could total $4.5 million annually.

Selected Archive Filters

Justice System
Arizona Public Media broadcast stations are licensed to the Arizona Board of Regents. Arizona Public Media and AZPM are registered trademarks of the Arizona Board of Regents.
The University of Arizona