Arizona county officials agree to settle 2 lawsuits alleging abuse of power by sheriff for $7M

  • Article by: JACQUES BILLEAUD , Associated Press
  • Updated: December 20, 2013 - 7:30 PM

PHOENIX — Arizona's most populous county agreed Friday to pay more than $7 million to settle lawsuits by a former Maricopa County official and two newspaper executives accusing Sheriff Joe Arpaio of abuse of power.

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