A deaf man exonerated of the rape of a 5-year-old Dallas girl was released after 17 years in prison, one day after a judge determined he was innocent. Brodie said through an interpreter he was looking forward to being able to have lunch with his dad
A judge dismissed wiretapping charges against a motorcyclist who was jailed after he taped a Maryland state trooper who stopped him for speeding on I-95. Graber used a camera mounted on his helmet, then posted the video on YouTube.
The 50-year-old Kratz called the 26-year-old woman a "hot nymph," asked if she was "the kind of girl that likes secret contact with an older married elected DA" and wondered whether her "low self-esteem" was to blame for her lack of interest.
The federal prosecutors handling the case did not let the jury hear all the facts. They covered up evidence that could have discredited many of Lyons' accusers. They never revealed that a convict who claimed to have purchased hundreds of pounds of co
When Thomas de Jong was indicted on 3 felony counts of pollution in 1996, he knew it was a mistake because the failed wastewater system at his dairy farm had been designed by the federal government. Nevertheless, he endured years of litigation and $2
We want to know what you think: should the county attorney prosecute prostitutes or potheads?
A law student said a Wisconsin prosecutor under fire for sending racy text messages to a domestic abuse victim also sent her similar texts in 2008 after agreeing to help her seek a pardon for a decade-old drug conviction. Maria Ruskiewicz said she
Candidate for Maricopa County Attorney Says He Wouldn't Prosecute Potheads or Prostitutes; Conservative Morality Cops Gotta Love This Guy
Bogusly charged attorney released
The FBI has released crime statistics for 2009, but you won’t hear about them from Jan Brewer, John McCain or supporters of SB1070. The overall rate of violent crime in Arizona declined 14%, with murder type crimes falling a whopping 22%. These a
The Obama administration is considering filing the first criminal charges against radical cleric Anwar al-Awlaki in case the CIA fails to kill him and he's is captured alive in Yemen. Al-Awlaki, a U.S. and Yemeni citizen born in New Mexico,
Eddie Lowery lost 10 years of his life for a crime he did not commit. There was no physical evidence at his trial for rape, but one overwhelming factor put him away: he confessed.
South Carolina authorities who have helped push for permission to block cell phone signals inside prisons say an officer in charge of keeping out contraband was nearly killed at his home - in an attack planned with a smuggled phone.
Atty. for Freedom Marc Victor discusses the Baseline Killer case and government duties at the Arizona Breakfast Club (video). Some of the greatest Q&A I have heard. (My Man Marc... "Bring It!" - Immigration, Drug War, Justice, FIJA, Religion)
But outrage over the extraditions reached a boiling point earlier this year, when U.S. District Judge Reggie Walton blocked public access to seven of the paramilitary leaders' cases, erasing virtually every trace of their existence.
When [police] asked Gray for his license and registration, his response was unusual. "I am Texas Republican sovereignty," Gray said. "I do not recognize this as a legal traffic stop."
(must see Video). Watch this Sixty –Four year Old cancer survivor with a heart condition getting tased 3 times in his own home, after his wife calls 911. The Jack Booted Thugs otherwise known as "police" or "officers" enter as the paramedics are le
What more do you need to know Obama is a traitor to America, to Arizona? His refusal to secure the border against what constitutes an armed invasion, according to the Pinal County Sheriff, is grounds for impeachment and removal from office. Denial of
U.S. Prison Population Tops 2 Million America's prison population topped 2 million inmates for the first time in ... to a new report from the the Justice Department's Bureau of Justice Statistics. ... Private prison population drops. Privately op
The Maricopa County Attorney's Office has declined to pursue criminal charges in the death of Marcia Powell, a state prison inmate who died of heat-related causes after being left in an outdoor cage for hours.
Lindh, who is serving a 20-year sentence at the Terre Haute prison for aiding Afghanistan's now-defunct Taliban government, wrote in a legal declaration that his religion requires him to pray five times a day, preferably in a group. "This is one of t
Feisal Rauf who hopes to preside over a controversial Islamic center two blocks from Ground Zero is also reportedly a landlord in New Jersey-- and his tenants aren't singing his praises.
Years before his latest real-estate project, the Ground Zero Mosque, ignited an uproar, Sharif El-Gamal racked up at least seven run-ins with the law, including a bust for patronizing a prostitute.
“A reasonable person might wonder,” Mr. McMahon wrote, “whether the government — in its zeal to make a racketeering case against the Gambino family — allowed a 15-year-old girl to be shamefully and criminally exploited.”
Ummm, yeah. Just because you’re paranoid doesn’t mean they aren’t watching. We knew it would happen sooner or later. The surveillance state is not only watching social media sites, the social media sites are the surveillance state.
A similar microwave pain ray was disqualified for military use in Afghanistan
Facebook is suing start-up site Teachbook.com for using the word "book" in its name, according to court documents. The complaint, filed in a California district court last Wednesday, alleges that Teachbook is "riding] on the coattails of the fame
New crime prediction software being rolled out in the nation's capital should reduce not only the murder rate, but the rate of many other crimes as well. The software is already used in Baltimore and Philadelphia to predict which individuals on prob
High-profile cases of pitching great Roger Clemens and former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich highlight a well-worn strategy by prosecutors: if you can't bust them for the crime, try nailing them for lying about it, because it's easier to convict
A group of diverse individuals including Libertarian gubernatorial candidate Barry Hess, former Republican state Senator Karen Johnson, and voting activist John Brakey are suing Maricopa County Recorder Helen Purcell, alleging that Maricopa County El