Stories tagged: "Maricopa County Attorney's Office"


Maricopa Attorney Race
The Copper Courier Voter Guide: Maricopa County Attorney

Two Republicans and one Democrat are running for Maricopa County attorney, the third largest public prosecutorial agency in the nation.

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Julie Gunnigle Running for Maricopa County Attorney after Adel’s Resignation

Gunnigle collected the 4,200 petition signatures required to qualify to run for the office just over 24 hours after former Attorney Allister Adel's resignation.

Maricopa County Attorney Allister Adel speaks at a news conference Friday, Jan. 31, 2020 in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Jacques Billeaud)
Maricopa County Attorney Allister Adel Resigns

Maricopa County Attorney Allister Adel announced Monday that she is resigning effective Friday.

Mayor Kate Gallego
No Charges for Officer Who Allegedly Threatened to Shoot Phoenix Mayor

A Maricopa County Attorney’s Office spokesperson said it “cannot prove beyond a reasonable doubt that the officer’s statements constituted a ‘true threat.’ The Maricopa County Attorney’s Office announced Tuesday that it won’t file criminal charges against a Phoenix police officer who allegedly threatened to shoot the city’s mayor. Mayor Kate Gallego was given additional law...

An employee at a medical marijuana dispensary, trims leaves off marijuana plants in the company's grow house. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
Legal Weed is Coming. Some Arizona Counties Are Still Hazy on How They’ll Get It Rolled Out.

A law allowing for the recreational use of marijuana will soon be in effect, but how quickly it will impact people’s lives could depend on where they live.

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Maricopa County Drops Charges for Marijuana Offenses Covered by Prop 207

All pending cases in the county for possessing an ounce or less of marijuana, paraphernalia, or marijuana concentrates will be dismissed.