• Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Joe Arpaio loses bid to disqualify judge from profiling case

    Former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio has lost another bid to get a judge disqualified from a racial profiling lawsuit that ultimately discredited his immigration patrols and led to a criminal case against the ex-lawman.

  • Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Groups want prosecutor appointed to appeal Arpaio's pardon

    Legal advocacy groups that opposed former Sheriff Joe Arpaio's pardon are asking an appeals court to appoint a special prosecutor to appeal a lower-court decision that let the retired lawman's clemency stand. 

  • (Source: www.sheriffjoelegaldefensefund.com)

    Arpaio to supporters: Should I run for Senate?

    The idea of politics as the next career chapter for Arpaio is not new, but now there's a poll asking if he should run for Senate on the front page SheriffJoeLegalDefenseFund.com.

  • Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Judge won't appoint special prosecutor in Joe Arpaio's case

    A judge has rejected an unusual request from critics in former Sheriff Joe Arpaio's criminal case as part of a flurry of legal challenges since President Donald Trump pardoned the ex-lawman.

  • Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio has hit a snag in his bid to have his now-pardoned criminal conviction erased from his record. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Arpaio hits snag in bid to remove conviction from record

    Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio has hit a snag in his bid to have his now-pardoned criminal conviction erased from his record.

  • Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Latest pardon ruling still leaves Arpaio open to suits

    After failing to get his criminal conviction wiped off his record, former Arizona lawman Joe Arpaio could be targeted by lawsuits arising out of his acknowledged disobedience involving a 2011 court order to stop his immigration patrols. 

  • Judge won't throw out ruling explaining Arpaio's conviction

    The judge in former Sheriff Joe Arpaio's now-pardoned criminal case has refused the retired lawman's request to throw out all rulings in the case, including a blistering decision that explained her reasoning in finding him guilty of a crime.

  • Groups want lawyer picked to appeal Arpaio pardon decision (Source: 3TV/CBS 5 file photo)

    Groups want lawyer picked to appeal Arpaio pardon decision

    Four legal-advocacy groups have asked the judge in former Sheriff Joe Arpaio's criminal case to appoint a lawyer to appeal the judge's decision to let the lawman's pardon stand.

  • (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Judge lets Trump's pardon of former Sheriff Arpaio stand

    President Donald Trump's pardon of former Sheriff Joe Arpaio's conviction for disobeying a court order in an immigration case will stand after a judge on Wednesday rejected arguments that it would encourage government officials to flout similar judicial commands in the future.

  • A judge is scheduled to hold a hearing Wednesday to consider former Sheriff Joe Arpaio's request to dismiss his now-pardoned criminal case and throw out a ruling that explains the reasoning behind his guilty verdict. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5 file photo)

    Judge to mull arguments over dismissing Joe Arpaio's case

    A judge is scheduled to hold a hearing Wednesday to consider former Sheriff Joe Arpaio's request to dismiss his now-pardoned criminal case and throw out a ruling that explains the reasoning behind his guilty verdict.

  • Former county sheriff Joe Arpaio (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Arpaio loses bid to get jury trial in his now-pardoned case

    The U.S. Supreme Court has denied former Sheriff Joe Arpaio's request for a jury trial in his criminal case that ultimately ended with President Donald Trump pardoning the lawman. 

  • Daniel Magos is photographed at his home on Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017. Magos believes he was a victim of former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's immigration sweeps in 2009.(Source: AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

    Trump pardon pains those who feel like Joe Arpaio's victims

    Former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio is taking a victory lap now that President Donald Trump has pardoned his recent conviction, giving political speeches, raising money and boasting he's been vindicated following a politically motivated prosecution.

  • Former county sheriff Joe Arpaio (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Congressional Democrats want Arpaio pardon declared invalid

    A group of Democrats in Congress have asked the judge in Joe Arpaio's criminal case to declare his recent pardon to be invalid.

  • Protesters gather in Las Vegas to voice their opposition to former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio. (Source: KVVU)

    Protesters stand against ex-Sheriff Joe Arpaio in Las Vegas

    Dozens of protesters held signs and chanted outside of the Tropicana Hotel-Casino in Las Vegas on Saturday.

  • Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio. (Source: AP)

    More input sought in requested voiding of Arpaio conviction

    The judge who presided over former metro Phoenix Sheriff Joe Arpaio's criminal trial wants more input from federal prosecutors about the scope of a requested voiding of the now-pardoned lawman's contempt of court conviction.

  • (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio goes on comeback speaking tour

    Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio is returning to the spotlight with public appearances in Arizona, Nevada and California following his pardon from President Donald Trump, including a Las Vegas event this weekend that was moved because of security concerns.

  • Joe Arpaio (Source: 3TV/CBS 5 News)

    Facts undercut claim that Arpaio case was driven by politics

    Politicians have made numerous claims about former Sheriff Joe Arpaio's legal troubles and his immigration enforcement legacy since he was granted a White House pardon last week.

  • (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Hearing set in bid to void critical ruling in Arpaio's case

    The judge who presided over former Sheriff Joe Arpaio's criminal trial said Tuesday that she can't rule on the now-pardoned lawman's bid to throw out her ruling explaining his guilty verdict until prosecutors are given a chance to chime in on the request.

  • Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey on Tuesday said his support for former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio shouldn't be read as a slap in the face of the state's Latino voters. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5 file photo)

    Gov. Ducey: Support for Arpaio not slap at Arizona Latinos

    Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey on Tuesday said his support for former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio shouldn't be read as a slap in the face of the state's Latino voters.

  • (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Valley lawyers hold 'vigil for rule of law' in wake of Arpaio pardon

    Dozens of lawyers gathered outside the Sandra Day O'Connor Courthouse Tuesday afternoon to "stand vigil to affirm their commitment as lawyers and citizens to support and defend our judicial system and the rule of law."

  • Former county sheriff Joe Arpaio wants a judge to get rid of his conviction following his pardon from President Trump. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Already-pardoned ex-sheriff Arpaio asks judge to undo conviction

    Now that he's received a presidential pardon, former Sheriff Joe Arpaio is lashing out at the federal judge who found him guilty of a crime as biased.

  • President Trump and former sheriff Joe Arpaio. (Source: Associated Press)

    Trump defends decision to pardon Joe Arpaio

    President Donald Trump is defending his decision to pardon Joe Arpaio, calling the former Arizona sheriff a "patriot" who loves his country.

  • VIDEO: Trump defends decision to pardon Sheriff Joe

    President Donald Trump on Monday defended his decision to pardon former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio. More on the pardon @ https://goo.gl/sNFcDw. SPECIAL SECTION: http://www.azfamily.com/arpaio (Monday, Aug. 28, 2017)

  • President Trump and former sheriff Joe Arpaio. (Source: Associated Press)

    President Trump pardons former Sheriff Joe Arpaio

    In a move expected by many, President Donald Trump has pardoned former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, effectively saying he was not guilty of criminal contempt of court and ensuring that Arpaio will not serve jail time.

  • President Trump and former sheriff Joe Arpaio. (Source: Associated Press)

    With Trump pardon, Arpaio again wiggles out of legal trouble

    In his 24 years as Maricopa County's sheriff, Joe Arpaio survived scandals and dodged investigations that would easily have sunk the careers of many politicians. 

  • (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Attorney suing Arpaio calls presidential pardon 'grotesque aberration'

    The legal community is weighing in on the pardon of controversial ex-sheriff Joe Arpaio. 

  • (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Former sheriff Joe Arpaio speaks to us about presidential pardon

    Our TV crews from 3TV and CBS 5 were the first ones Joe Arpaio spoke to on-camera Friday night about his presidential pardon. We caught up with the former sheriff outside his Fountain Hills home. 

  • (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    'White supremacy will not be pardoned.' Activist group condemns Arpaio pardon

    The local activist group Puente Arizona is condemning President Trump's pardon of Joe Arpaio.  

  • Arpaio legal bill may top $700K

    Despite his presidential pardon from criminal contempt of court, former Sheriff Joe Arpaio is still on the hook for hundreds of thousands of dollars in lawyer bills, according to the man who is heading up the effort to collect donations.

  • Former sheriff Joe Arpaio responds to presidential pardon

    Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio is thanking President Donald Trump for granting him a presidential pardon. He also wants folks to know how they can help him pay off his legal fees. 

  • 'No one is above the law.' Local leaders react to Arpaio's pardon

    "Joe Arpaio does not deserve a pardon." "The president is a coward." Local lawmakers are expressing some strong feelings about President Trump's pardon of Joe Arpaio. 

  • White House has paperwork ready for Joe Arpaio pardon

    The White House has reportedly prepared the paperwork for President Trump to pardon former sheriff Joe Arpaio when he makes the final decision to do so, CNN has learned. 

  • During his rally at the Phoenix Convention Center on Tuesday night, Trump said he didn't want to pardon Arpaio because he didn't want "to cause any controversy." (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Critics: Pardon would nix chance to hold Arpaio accountable

    Gary Donahoe learned firsthand the consequences of crossing Sheriff Joe Arpaio when the lawman was still one of Arizona's most powerful politicians.

  • FILE - In this Jan. 26, 2016, photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is joined by Maricopa County, Ariz., Sheriff Joe Arpaio at a campaign event in Marshalltown, Iowa. (Source: AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)

    Trump hints a possible pardon for Arpaio, ex-sheriff responds

    President Donald Trump added more fuel to the fire surrounding a possible pardon for former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio.

  • (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Pres. Trump will not pardon ex-sheriff Joe Arpaio during Phoenix visit

    Many people were expecting Pres. Trump to pardon former Sheriff Joe Arpaio during the president's Phoenix visit Tuesday. But it looks like that won't happen, at least right now.  

  • Arpaio has been a strong supporter of Trump and campaigned for him. (Source: The Associated Press)

    Arpaio says he wasn't invited to Trump rally in Phoenix

    Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio said on Monday the Trump campaign has not invited him to the rally scheduled for Tuesday night, but he would go if asked. 

  • Rep. Andy Biggs is calling on President Donald Trump to pardon former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5 file photos)

    AZ Rep. Andy Biggs would like to see president pardon Joe Arpaio

    A second Arizona congressman is calling on President Donald Trump to pardon former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio during his stop in Phoenix Tuesday event as a new poll suggests the public wants the ex-lawman pay for his crime.

  • President Trump told Fox News he's "seriously considering" pardoning former County sheriff Joe Arpaio. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Pardon of Joe Arpaio would refute crux of immigration debate

    Arizona politicians have invoked the "rule of law" for more than a decade as the guiding principle in pushing for tougher immigration laws, arguing that no one - no matter who you are - is above the law.  

  • Arpaio has been a strong supporter of Trump and campaigned for him. (Source: The Associated Press)

    Trump mulls pardon of ex-sheriff with same immigration views

    Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio is awaiting sentencing and the possibility of jail time following a criminal conviction for disobeying a judge's order to stop his traffic patrols that targeted immigrants.

  • President Trump told Fox News he's "seriously considering" pardoning former County sheriff Joe Arpaio. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Report: Trump seriously considering a pardon for former Sheriff Joe Arpaio

    It's only been two weeks since former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio was found guilty of criminal contempt for defying a judge's order to stop his immigration sweeps, and there's already talk that his conviction may be thrown out.

  • Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio was one of the first to endorse now President Donald Trump. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5 file photo)

    As Trump considers Arpaio pardon, critics call out president

    President Donald Trump says he may grant a pardon to former Sheriff Joe Arpaio following his recent conviction in federal court, prompting outrage among critics who say the move would amount to an endorsement of racism.

  • FILE - In this Jan. 26, 2016, photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is joined by Maricopa County, Ariz., Sheriff Joe Arpaio at a campaign event in Marshalltown, Iowa. (Source: AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)

    Ex-Sheriff Joe Arpaio says he isn't seeking Trump's pardon

    Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio brushed off his recent criminal conviction in U.S. court as a "petty crime" and insisted he won't seek a pardon from President Donald Trump, despite the pair regularly sharing the stage at political rallies during the 2016 campaign.

  • Arpaio endorsed Trump in January 2016. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Arpaio wants to know why Trump has been silent on his case

    Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, who campaigned hard for Trump last year, says he's not going to ask the commander and chief himself.

  • Arpaio has been convicted of a criminal charge Monday, July 31, 2017, for disobeying a court order to stop traffic patrols that targeted immigrants in a conviction that marks a final rebuke for the former sheriff and politician (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

    Joe Arpaio's troubled legacy lingers despite his conviction

    The criminal conviction of former Sheriff Joe Arpaio marks the ultimate repudiation of his tactics, but the fallout over his legacy is still being felt across Phoenix.

  • Joe Arpaio's troubled legacy lingers despite his conviction

    The criminal conviction of former Sheriff Joe Arpaio marks the ultimate repudiation of his tactics, but the fallout over his legacy is still being felt across Phoenix. 

  • GUILTY: Judge rules in former Sheriff Joe Arpaio's criminal contempt case

    U.S. District Judge Susan Bolton on Monday found former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio guilty of criminal contempt of court, the culmination of a federal trial that was years in the making.

  • (Source: AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

    Tactics, events that defined Joe Arpaio's career as sheriff

    Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio has been convicted of a misdemeanor for refusing to heed a judge's order to stop traffic patrols that targeted immigrants. 

  • FILE--In this June 26, 2017, file photo, former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, left, leaves U.S. District Court on the first day of his contempt-of-court trial with attorney Mark Goldman, right, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, file

    Defiance that made Arizona sheriff popular led to downfall

    The political defiance that made Joe Arpaio popular as metro Phoenix's sheriff of 24 years ultimately led to his downfall.

  • Maricopa County Sheriff Paul Penzone spoke about Arpaio without mentioning his name to KTAR. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Sheriff Penzone expected Arpaio guilty verdict

    Maricopa County Sheriff Paul Penzone says he was expecting a guilty verdict in the former sheriff's contempt of court case.

  • Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Joe Arpaio reacts to his criminal conviction

    The conviction of former Sheriff Joe Arpaio for misdemeanor contempt of court does not mean the end of the case. Donna Rossi was able to reach Arpaio by phone and he did agree to talk for a few minutes.

  • Closing arguments are done in the trial of former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio. (Source: Maggie Keane)

    Lawyers make last pitches in trial of ex-Sheriff Joe Arpaio

    Lawyers have concluded closing arguments at the contempt of court trial of former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio involving a court order to stop traffic patrols that targeted immigrants.

  • In this June 26, 2017, file photo, former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, second from right, leaves U.S. District Court on the first day of his contempt-of-court trial with attorney Mark Goldman, left, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)

    Defense: Joe Arpaio didn't intend to ignore court order

    Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio intentionally ignored a court order to stop traffic patrols that targeted immigrants to keep his name in the news during a tough re-election year, a federal prosecutor argued Thursday.

  • Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Arpaio lawyers file motion seeking an acquittal

    Lawyers for former Sheriff Joe Arpaio have filed a motion in federal court seeking a judgment of acquittal in his criminal contempt-of-court case.

  • Defense rests in Arpaio's trial; closing arguments July 6

    The defense for former Sheriff Joe Arpaio rested its case Thursday after former members of Arpaio's immigration enforcement squad testified that they didn't believe they did anything to prompt a judge to order an end to Arpaio's immigration patrols that targeted immigrants.

  • Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, left, leaves U.S. District Court on the first day of his contempt-of-court trial with attorney Mark Goldman, right, Monday, June 26, 2017, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

    Another ex-Arpaio underling testifies against him in court

    Two ex-members of former Sheriff Joe Arpaio's immigration enforcement squad testified against their old boss Wednesday, with one man describing how the agency defied a judicial order to stop rounding up immigrants.

  • Joe Arpaio was back in court for day two of his criminal contempt trial where his longtime publicist testified. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Publicist says Joe Arpaio wouldn't have violated court order

    Former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio's longtime publicist testified at her ex-boss' criminal trial Tuesday that he wouldn't have violated a judge's order to stop traffic patrols targeting immigrants.

  • Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, front right, leaves U.S. District Court on the first day of his contempt-of-court trial Monday, June 26, 2017, in Phoenix. (Source: AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

    Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio heads to 2nd day of criminal trial

    Tuesday's court proceedings come after prosecutors a day earlier presented comments the former sheriff of Maricopa County made to the media bragging about his tough immigration enforcement.

  • Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, front right, leaves U.S. District Court on the first day of his contempt-of-court trial Monday, June 26, 2017, in Phoenix. (Source: AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

    Prosecutors use Joe Arpaio's immigration talk against him

    Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio's criminal trial opened Monday over his defiance of the courts in traffic patrols that targeted immigrants, marking the most aggressive effort to hold the former lawman of metro Phoenix accountable for tactics that critics say racially profiled Latinos.

  • In this Thursday, July 29, 2010 file photo, Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio speaks in Phoenix announcing his crime suppression sweeps. (left) (Source: AP Photo/Matt York, File)

    Joe Arpaio on trial over immigration actions echoing Trump's

    Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio is going on trial on a criminal charge stemming from immigration enforcement actions. 

  • Arpaio still costing taxpayers money

    The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors voted this week to move forward on a court order to hold the sheriff's office more accountable. On Monday the board voted to create the Professional Standards Bureau that will handle complaints made against the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office. 

  • (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Arpaio makes last-ditch effort to delay his contempt trial

    Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio is asking a judge to delay his criminal trial that's scheduled to start Monday.

  • Joe Arpaio wants Attorney General Jeff Sessions to testify at his upcoming criminal contempt trial. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Prosecutors oppose bid for Sessions testimony in Arpaio case

    Federal prosecutors urged a judge to reject a bid by former Sheriff Joe Arpaio to call Attorney General Jeff Sessions to testify at the Arizona lawman's upcoming criminal contempt trial.

  • Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Feds can raise Arpaio's acknowledged civil contempt at trial

    A judge has rejected former Sheriff Joe Arpaio's request to bar prosecutors at his upcoming criminal trial from mentioning that he had previously acknowledged committing civil contempt-of-court.

  • (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Ex-sheriff Joe Arpaio loses bid to bar campaign comments at trial

    Prosecutors at former Sheriff Joe Arpaio's upcoming criminal trial over his refusal to stop his immigration patrols can use campaign statements he made about his fight against border problems, a judge has ruled. 

  • (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Arpaio asks US Supreme Court for jury trial in contempt case

    Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to consider his request to have a jury, rather than a judge, decide whether he should be convicted of criminal contempt-of-court charge for defying a court order in a racial profiling case.

  • (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Arpaio loses another bid for jury trial on contempt charge

    An appeals court has rejected former Sheriff Joe Arpaio's bid to have a jury, rather than a judge, decide whether he is guilty of a criminal contempt-of-court charge for disobeying a court order in a racial profiling case.

  • Joe Arpaio wants to call AG Jeff Sessions as witness at his contempt trial

     A surprising name has been added to former Sheriff Joe Arpaio's witness list at his upcoming criminal contempt-of-court trial: U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, whose agency is prosecuting the lawman for defying a judge's order to stop his immigration patrols. 

  • Judge grants delay in Joe Arpaio's criminal trial

    A judge has allowed a delay in Joe Arpaio's criminal trial. The former sheriff's trial could now begin as late as June or July. Arpaio was originally scheduled to stand trial April 25 and faces up to six months in jail if convicted.  

  • Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio. (Source: The Associated Press)

    Ex-Sheriff Joe Arpaio loses bid to dismiss his contempt case

    Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio has lost a bid to dismiss his criminal contempt-of-court case for ignoring a judge's order to stop his immigration patrols.

  • Joe Arpaio's longtime lawyer backs out of case 3 weeks before trial

    Could former Sheriff Joe Arpaio find himself without one of his main lawyers three weeks before Arpaio's criminal contempt trial?

  • Feds want judge to decide whether Arpaio should be convicted

    Prosecutors want a judge to decide whether Sheriff Joe Arpaio should be convicted of a criminal contempt-of-court charge for disobeying a court order in a racial profiling case. 

  • Defeated Arpaio has no regrets about immigration crackdowns

    The outgoing sheriff of metro Phoenix says he was saddened by his defeat after 24 years in office, but expressed no regrets about launching dozens of immigration crackdowns that made him a national political figure but ultimately led to his downfall. 

  • (Source: KPHO/KTVK)

    Reign ends for Joe Arpaio, once popular immigration enforcer

    Arpaio's political invincibility ended Tuesday when a little-known retired Phoenix police sergeant unseated him after 24 years in office. It marked a stunning fall for a lawman whose reputation as an immigration enforcer made him wildly popular among conservatives nationwide.

  • In this July 21, 2016, file photo, Sheriff Joe Arpaio of Arizona walks on the stage to speak during the final day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. (Source: AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)

    Joe Arpaio's criminal charge reshapes Arizona sheriff's race

    While election initially centered on the growing taxpayer costs of a racial profiling case Sheriff Joe Arpaio lost three years ago, the focus shifted after the U.S. Justice Department announced the day before early voting began that it would prosecute Arpaio for continuing his signature immigration patrols, which a judge concluded more than a year later had racially profiled Latinos.

  • Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio (Source: KPHO/KTVK)

    Arpaio enters not guilty plea in criminal contempt-of-court case

    Sheriff Joe Arpaio entered a not guilty plea in his criminal contempt-of-court case on Friday.

  • Arpaio officially charged with criminal contempt

    Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio was charged Tuesday with criminal contempt-of-court for ignoring a judge's order in a racial-profiling case, leaving the 84-year-old lawman in a tough spot two weeks before Election Day as he seeks a seventh term.

  • Sheriff Arpaio admits to contempt of court

    Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio has admitted to contempt of court. There was no big announcement Wednesday, just a quiet court filing intended to keep the sheriff from having to testify in open court next month.