State Capitol News

AP Photo/Cliff Owen, file

The chief executive of Backpage.com pleaded guilty to state and federal charges including conspiracy and money laundering, and agreed to testify in ongoing prosecutions against others at the website that authorities have dubbed a lucrative nationwide "online brothel," authorities said.

AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin

Teachers wearing red shirts, chanting and carrying protest signs protested outside Arizona schools Wednesday to show solidarity in their demand for higher salaries.

Griselda Nevarez/Phoenix New Times

Arizona lawmakers who hoped the expulsion of Rep. Don Shooter over sexual harassment allegations would put the issue behind them have been sorely mistaken. The subject continues to dog members of the House of Representatives and Speaker J.D. Mesnard.

Arizona Court Rejects Lower In-State Tuition for 'Dreamers'

Apr 10, 2018
AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin

Arizona's three state universities and its largest community college district say they will raise tuition immediately for young immigrants granted deferred deportation status in the wake of a court ruling.

Sacramento County Sheriff's Office

The owners of the classified advertising site Backpage.com, who have already beaten some state charges in a separate California case, are now facing a federal indictment charging them with ignoring warnings to stop running advertisements promoting prostitution. Prosecutors contend some of the advertisements depicted children who authorities said were sex trafficking victims.

Pages