A worker inside a photo radar van was shot Sunday night on the Loop 101 freeway in north Phoenix, according to the Department of Public Safety. The worker, a contract employee, apparently was shot multiple times about 8:30 p.m., near the 7th Avenue e
Johnson, who cut her political teeth in Arizona as a member of former Gov. Evan Mecham’s staff, said she was prompted to run by what she views a frightening encroachment of the federal government on states’ rights.
Arizona has added staff, and employees have worked nights and weekends, but a processing backlog persists.
[A "most viewed" from the Tribune.] Former state legislator Karen Johnson, known during her 12 years at the Capitol for espousing conservative causes, said there needs to be someone willing "to talk about the controversial things.'
Steven Anderson is a father of 5, a Baptist pastor, a business owner and a man who was beaten and abused by DPS officers and Border Patrol Agents at a checkpoint on Interstate 8. [See link on site for uncut interview video too.]
While sitting in his church, his wife’s hand on the record button, Anderson delivers a harrowing account of a recent encounter at a Border Patrol checkpoint in Arizona. With large red marks across his forehead, he said after refusing to answer a
Co-Chair of Ron Paul for President in Az - Sound Money advocate - hard-core 2nd Amendment supporter - 9/11 truth seeker - Conservative Constitutionalist (a real one) - Faithful Mormon. The answer to Az's bad bad bad Gov't.
Administrators targeted the teachers as one area where they could begin to make up a 27 million dollar shortfall for next school year.
the attorney for the Pima County (Tucson) Democratic Party has expressed a concern that thousands of ballots from a disputed 2006 special election, which should be in the AG's possession, may instead be "missing".
The Arizona Dept. of Public Safety is bound and determined to expand and protect their newfound photo enforcement power, using the marketing of arrested "super-speeders" to expand their authority. The county prosecutor be damned.
Checkpoint USA will be in Pima County Justice Court this afternoon defending against a malicious state charge of impeding traffic issued by a tribal cop after being stopped and seized by federal agents at a federal checkpoint located off the reservat
The memo from the Phoenix Police Dept says photographers taking pictures inside Central Station need to be interrogated “without giving the impression we are interrogating them”. It states police & security guards need to take as much information fro
Sunday, April 26, 11:30 am Changing Hands Bookstore 6428 S. McClintock, Tempe (Southwest corner McClintock and Guadalupe) Award-winning journalist Amy Goodman, host of the daily, grassroots, global, radio/TV news hour Democracy Now!, is on a n
Arizona Public School Districts are threatening massive teacher layoffs, which are unnecessary, in a despicable plan to extort more money from the public trough.
"Arizona resident Doug Hester was intrigued by the articles I’ve been writing about photographers getting harassed at the Sandra Day O’Connor Federal Courthouse in Phoenix, so he grabbed a video camera and decided to check it out for himself...*
Is this the creation of an automated ticketing device hidden within a traffic bucket? Observant drivers noticed something amiss about this particular bucket, such as the dual LED and infrared flash units mounted to the left and right of the centered
As Mexico's war against its drug cartels heats up, Arizona is a front-line state. Phoenix leads the nation in kidnappings. The border south of Tucson and Yuma has become the main conduit for smuggling drugs and illegal immigrants into the USA.
The law is clear! John Stuart had the right to use deadly force to prevent grave injury to himself and his friend, He was clearly not the aggressor. This appears to be a malicious prosecution of an innocent man using the relatively unlimited resouRead Letter
Shelton goes on trial for refusing to produce ID at a protest he is video recording for FP. The government is determined to make an example of him. The price of freedom.
Congressmen Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Jeff Flake (R-AZ) said in a release that National Security Letters... have led to "rampant abuse" and must be curbed.
The sheriff's office in Arizona's largest county used taxpayer money to offer up sworn deputies, office space, equipment and helicopters to Hollywood producers without being reimbursed. It's unclear how much money the Maricopa County Sher
Ernie, When ARS 13-2412A passed the legislature, I believed it would be stopped in the Rules committee. Originally, the bill would not have required that a law be broken for law enforcement to demand identification. I voted for BRead Letter
Sentence Doc A man who damaged a photo-enforcement camera with a pickax was sentenced to 1 year unsupervised probation and fined
An award-winning level of drama played out recently as those words were bellowed by an American Traffic Solutions employee to a fellow co-worker as a CameraFRAUD volunteer was spotted watching the watchers.
Mayor Phil Gordon, Phoenix chief of police Jack Harris and Phoenix city manager Frank Fairbanks were named as defendants in a claim filed in Federal Court, on a Section 1983 claim and Malicious Prosecution. [see comments for past articles]
This page serves as an overview & clearinghouse for information regarding HB 2380, a bill introduced by AZ Rep Jerry Weiers that creates special privileges & immunities for a small group of well connected individuals that violates freedom of speech,
Following up on yesterday's story: (PHX PD email) "Frankly [Detective] Dave Barnes is a repeat offender...Mark my words, if Dave is dealt with, others will think twice about [crime] lab bashing." So he was.
5 p.m THURSDAY, MARCH 19, 2009 on the 6th ANNIVERSARY OF THE INVASION OF IRAQ WHERE: at the ASU Tempe Campus 5:00 p.m. Vigil with signs during rush hour traffic at University Bridge located at 458 E. University Drive (just east of College Ave,
The Scottsdale Unified School District recently announced that it would cut 221 teacher positions in next year's budget. Paradise Valley Unified could cut 184 teacher, clerical and administrative positions. Mesa Public Schools, which could have t
Valley residents may hear emergency sirens and see a flurry of helicopters flying overhead for 5 days beginning on Monday. It’s the annual mock terrorism response exercise for federal, state and local agencies involving an improvised explosive device