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Mark Grace on jail time for DUI: 'I deserve to be here'

Mark Grace on jail time for DUI: 'I deserve to be here'

PHOENIX, May 16 (UPI) -- Former baseball player and broadcaster Mark Grace said his stay at the Tent City jail complex in Phoenix has been a life-changing experience.
Convicted killer Jodi Arias taken off suicide watch

Convicted killer Jodi Arias taken off suicide watch

PHOENIX, May 14 (UPI) -- Jodi Arias, the Arizona woman convicted of first-degree murder for the killing of her ex-boyfriend, has been taken off suicide watch, prison officials said.

'Aggravation phase' of Jodi Arias trial postponed

PHOENIX, May 9 (UPI) -- The aggravation phase of convicted murder Jodi Arias' Phoenix trial was delayed until May 15, Judge Sherry Stephens decided Thursday.
Report: Jodi Arias says would prefer death penalty to life in prison

Report: Jodi Arias says would prefer death penalty to life in prison

PHOENIX, May 8 (UPI) -- Jodi Arias, convicted Wednesday in the stabbing and shooting death of her ex-lover, told KSAZ-TV in Phoenix she prefers the death penalty over life in prison.

Ex-MLB player Mark Grace, serving a DUI sentence, called model inmate

PHOENIX, April 30 (UPI) -- Ex-major league baseball player and announcer Mark Grace, serving time for DUI, was called a model prisoner by the Maricopa County, Ariz., Sheriff's Office.
Former quarterback Jeff Lewis died of drug overdose, autopsy shows

Former quarterback Jeff Lewis died of drug overdose, autopsy shows

PHOENIX, April 17 (UPI) -- Former NFL quarterback Jeff Lewis died in January of an accidental drug overdose, an autopsy report said.

Police 'neutralize' bomb in package addressed to Ariz. Sheriff Arpaio

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz., April 12 (UPI) -- An intercepted package addressed to controversial Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio contained an explosive device, police said.

Transgendered 'Pregnant Man' seeks divorce

PHOENIX, April 2 (UPI) -- A transgendered man said he will appeal after his divorce request was rejected by an Arizona judge, who called his marriage an invalid same-sex marriage.

Juror dismissed, no mistrial for Arias

PHOENIX, April 2 (UPI) -- One juror in the Phoenix murder trial of Jodi Arias was dismissed Tuesday after a request by Arias' attorney, but the judge denied a motion for a mistrial.
Phoenix law officers fire back at Arpaio

Phoenix law officers fire back at Arpaio

PHOENIX, March 28 (UPI) -- A group of Sheriff Joe Arpaio's former peers say they disagree with the outspoken Arizona lawman's warnings about crime increasing if he is recalled.

Voter ID -- fraud prevention or voter suppression?

WASHINGTON, March 24 (UPI) -- The U.S. Supreme Court may be holding the political future of the United States in its hand as it tries to decide how far the states may go in requiring identification from those who attempt to vote.
MICHAEL KIRKLAND, UPI Senior Legal Affairs Correspondent

Jurors have scores of questions for Arias

PHOENIX, March 7 (UPI) -- Jodi Arias, charged with the murder of her boyfriend in his Phoenix-area home, responded to more than 150 questions from the jury Wednesday.

Arpaio out of hospital after fall

PHOENIX, March 3 (UPI) -- Maricopa County, Ariz., Sheriff Joe Arpaio, the self-described "America's toughest sheriff," is out of the hospital after falling and breaking a shoulder bone.

Arpaio supporters assail recall effort

PHOENIX, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- Opponents of efforts to recall Maricopa County, Ariz., Sheriff Joe Arpaio are criticizing the role of out-of-state resources in the campaign.

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Ex-Cub Mark Grace heads to jail for DUI

Ex-Cub Mark Grace heads to jail for DUI

PHOENIX, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- Former Major League Baseball player Mark Grace reported to Maricopa County Jail Sunday to begin serving his four-month term for driving drunk.
Group launches Arpaio recall effort

Group launches Arpaio recall effort

PHOENIX, Feb. 1 (UPI) -- A campaign to recall Maricopa County, Ariz., Sheriff Joe Arpaio has begun, a co-founder of an activist group said.

Man jumps in mine shaft; huge team rescues

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz., Jan. 13 (UPI) -- A Flagstaff-area rescue involving many emergency workers saved the life of a man who jumped down a 100-foot-deep mine shaft, Arizona officials said.

Arpaio to put armed volunteers in schools

PHOENIX, Dec. 28 (UPI) -- Controversial Maricopa County, Ariz., Sheriff Joe Arpaio plans to send armed volunteers into schools that fall under his jurisdiction.

Pregnant man has trouble getting divorce

PHOENIX, Dec. 14 (UPI) -- An Arizona judge is deciding whether he has the authority to grant a divorce to a transgender man who married a woman and then gave birth to three children.

Alleged 'Baseline killer' trial nears end

PHOENIX, Oct. 18 (UPI) -- Prosecutors in the trial of alleged "Baseline Killer" Mark Goudeau say the 47-year-old Arizona man is a human predator.

Phoenix 'Serial Shooter' trial under way

PHOENIX, Oct. 7 (UPI) -- The serial murder trial of an Arizona man accused of killing eight people during a 16-month shooting spree got under way in Phoenix, prosecutors said.

Farmers sue state over funds

PHOENIX, Sept. 16 (UPI) -- Arizona farmers say the state acted illegally when it used $160,000 in agricultural funds to help balance the state budget.

Arizona considers restricting off-roaders

PHOENIX, July 30 (UPI) -- Officials in Arizona are considering whether to restrict or close a swath of state land to motorized vehicles as a way to improve air quality.

Files seized in undocumented worker case

MESA, Ariz., June 11 (UPI) -- Hundreds of employee records have been seized from the Arizona offices of an amusement park operator suspected of hiring undocumented workers, police say.
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