Tuesday, September 16 2014 8:44 PM EDT2014-09-17 00:44:52 GMT
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Flat revenue streams across the state are staging a serious budget battle for the upcoming legislative session. As it stands now, the 2016 General Fund budget has a $150-200 million shortfall and noMore >>
Flat revenue streams across the state are staging a serious budget battle for the upcoming legislative session. As it stands now, the 2016 General Fund budget has a $150-200 million shortfall and no real solutions on the table. More >>
Tuesday, September 16 2014 8:42 PM EDT2014-09-17 00:42:18 GMT
President Barack Obama's strategy to combat Islamic State extremists in Iraq and Syria is being scrutinized in Congress, where the expanded military campaign has broad support but faces skepticism after more...More >>
American ground troops may be needed to battle Islamic State forces in the Middle East if President Barack Obama's current strategy fails, the nation's top military officer said Tuesday as Congress plunged into an...More >>
Tuesday, September 16 2014 8:28 PM EDT2014-09-17 00:28:27 GMT
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The Selma Police Department has made an arrest in reference to a case of two 13-year-old girls being sexually abused. Police say that they have arrested 39-year-old Christopher Jimmie Wilson in referenceMore >>
The Selma Police Department has made an arrest in reference to a case of two 13-year-old girls being sexually abused.More >>
PINAL COUNTY, AZ (CBS5/AP) -
Republican Paul Babeu has won the Pinal County Sheriff's race.
Babeu called his primary win an amazing victory in a difficult year. He's been plagued by scandal involving a former lover and some racy photos.
Babeu won his first term in 2008, becoming the first Republican ever elected in Pinal County.
His office focuses on border security and cracking down on human and drug smuggling.
Babeu was running for Congress in Arizona's Fourth District, before deciding to run again for sheriff.
Democrat Kevin Taylor was a road deputy for the Erie County Sheriff's Office in Sandusky, Ohio, before moving to Arizona to start his own security company in 1999. He owns Taylor Made Security in Mesa.
Taylor said he'd like to see the PCSO reach out more and get to know the citizens of Pinal County. He said this can be done through things like block watch events, and he thinks developing a stronger relationship with the community would give county residents more faith and confidence in the sheriff's office.
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