• Malicious-prosecution suit against Joe Arpaio goes to trial

    7 days ago - By Topix

    Arizona jurors who will decide a malicious-prosecution trial against former Sheriff Joe Arpaio were told Tuesday that one of Sen. Jeff Flake's sons suffered from depression as a result of a now-dismissed animal cruelty case that the lawman brought against him. The jury was told on the opening day of the civil trial that Austin Flake and his ex-wife Logan Brown still suffer emotional distress from the charges they faced when 21 dogs at a kennel operated by the younger Flake's in-laws died from heat exhaustion.
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  • Malicious-prosecution suit against Joe Arpaio goes to trial

    7 days ago - By Topix

    In this Oct. 31, 2017, file photo, Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., asks questions during a Senate Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. A trial is scheduled to begin in Phoenix, Ariz., Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017, in a lawsuit that alleges former Sheriff Joe Arpaio brought a trumped-up criminal case against one of Flake's sons to embarrass the senator.
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