Maricopa County attorney, Arizona attorney general at odds over execution warrant

Maricopa County Attorney Rachel Mitchell is lobbying the state Supreme Court to issue a new execution warrant for the convicted murderer after his previous one expired. This has put the county attorney and the state attorney general at odds. In response, Attorney General Chris Mays issued a statement arguing that the authority to seek execution […]

Republicans ask Maricopa County Attorney to take Hobbs ‘pay to play’ investigation | Arizona

(The Center Square) – More Republican state officials are calling on Maricopa County Attorney Rachel Mitchell to investigate allegations of “money-giving” involving the Hobbs Administration and Sunshine Residential Homes. Democratic Attorney General Chris Mays has already launched an investigation following a letter from Senate President Pro Tem TJ Shopp after The Arizona Republic reported allegations […]

New Coconino county attorney to be decided in Democratic primary | Local News

Early voting has already begun in Coconino County for the July 30 primary election, and the results are expected to determine new elected officials at the end of this month. One of the Coconino County races has no incumbent, but one party's primary has two candidates who will not face an opponent from the other […]

Heap’s former role with county attorney unclear

State Rep. Justin Heap, the Republican candidate for Maricopa County Recorder, once worked for disbarred former Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas. According to an oath of office obtained from the Maricopa County Recorder's Office, Heap was sworn in as special deputy county attorney by Thomas in July 2009. Just months later, Thomas filed unfounded accusations […]

Deputy Yavapai County Attorney Wins MADD Hero Award

Open the audio article player Yavapai County Prosecutor's Office Text-to-speech audio articles made possible by a Yavapai College Quest Grant. Tuition-free industry certifications to help you in your career. Yavapai County Attorney Dennis McGrane announced that Deputy County Attorney Anthony Garcia was the recipient of the 2024 Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Statewide Hero Award […]

Arizona Republicans ask Maricopa County Attorney to take Hobbs ‘pay to play’ investigation

More Republican state officials are calling on Maricopa County Attorney Rachel Mitchell to investigate allegations of “transactional fraud” involving the Hobbs administration and Sunshine Residential Homes. Democratic Attorney General Chris Mays has already launched an investigation following a letter from Senate President Pro Tem TJ Shopp after The Arizona Republic reported allegations that the group […]