Arizona

police

Arizona State Trooper Arrested and Fired After Women Accused Him of Extorting Them for Sexual Favors

Tremaine Jackson, 43, is facing 61 counts of sex abuse.
Emma Ockerman
5 days ago
immigration

Border Patrol Agent Who Called Migrants “Savages” Pleads Guilty After Hitting Guatemalan with Truck

The agent admitted to intentionally hitting a Guatemalan migrant with a truck.
Kelly Vinett
8.13.19
Weed

Arizona Iced Tea Is Pivoting to Weed and That's Just the Beginning

Nineties nostalgia brands need money. Cannabis might be the answer.
Alex Norcia
8.8.19
Places

The Urban Laboratory in the Desert

Arizona's Arcosanti helps residents create a self-sustainable community. Supported by Marriott Bonvoy.
VICE Staff
8.1.19
identity-rights

Cops in Arizona Tried a PR Stunt and It Backfired Horribly

Turns out ticketing people for good behavior isn't funny in Sheriff Joe Arpaio's old turf.
Alex Norcia
7.29.19
tech-social-media

Security Contractor at Facebook Content Moderation Facility Arrested for Allegedly Threatening People With a Gun

The individual worked at a facility belonging to Cognizant, a Facebook contractor. Police arrested him while at work, but the alleged assault didn't happen on site.
Joseph Cox
6.7.19
hate

A teen brought potassium nitrate to school after allegedly threatening to "blow up a Muslim church"

A classmate told his parents that one of his peers had talked about his desire to attack a mosque.
Tess Owen
4.24.19
crime

Thief Steals $600,000 Worth of Signed Baseballs from Arizona Restaurant

Thirty-four baseballs were stolen from Don & Charlie’s, including balls signed by Willie Mays and Babe Ruth.
Bettina Makalintal
4.1.19
vaccination

Watch cops storm into an Arizona home to get an unvaccinated toddler to the doctor

The child’s mother was allegedly afraid to take him in because he was unvaccinated
Emma Ockerman
3.29.19
Time

Please Stop Talking About Daylight Saving Time

Want an extra hour? Stop saying the same things over and over again.
Alex Norcia
3.11.19
women's rights

The war to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment just took a hit. But the battle isn't over.

Only one more state needs to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment, which aims to ban sex discrimination.
Carter Sherman
Emma Fidel
2.22.19
immigration

California governor will pull back National Guard from the "manufactured crisis" at the border

"California will not be part of this political theater," Democratic California Gov. Gavin Newsom wrote in prepared remarks obtained by news outlets.
Emma Ockerman
2.11.19
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