Chief Gilbert goes on to indicate the Border Patrol collaborates closely with local and state enforcement efforts while ignoring the fact that numbers from the GAO report make it clear border interdiction operations are far more effective than intern
Space Data Corp., a maker of balloon-borne communications equipment, said it has successfully completed tests of a system that could vastly expand cell phone service to remote rural areas. It conducted 2 trial flights of prototype equipment to altitu
Chief Gilbert attempted to artificially bolster the argument in favor of internal checkpoints by misrepresenting facts surrounding an increase in drug interdictions at checkpoints. Gilbert created the impression the increase was due to interdicting m
Facing a nearly $5 million budget deficit, Buckeye is proposing laying off police and firefighters and cutting wages. Town management rolled out the cost-cutting plan this week to keep Buckeye in line with lower revenue projections over the next s
Defense attorney Ron Wood filed a motion claiming Judge Roca was swayed by local politics and should be removed from the case for bias. Prosecutor Michael Whiting joined the defense, arguing that Roca's decision to put the child behind bars was all a
On the agenda at this month’s Maricopa formal meeting of the Board of Supervisors, among other things, was how the plundering class is going to pilfer more money from the slaves now that the housing bubble orchestrated by the Federal Reserve has coll
A Mesa Police officer was involved involved in a shooting. Mesa officers responded to a residence to assist a 21-year-old female with an order of protection. Officers spoke to the 22-year-old man to serve him the order, but he pulled a knife
Oct 12, 2009 Tucson, AZ Armed with signs, petitions, flags, and their voices around 6,000 people descended on Tucson Electric Park Saturday to demonstrate their frustration with President Obama and what they see as government run amok.
Ray Moore and George Morell know. Moore was wrestled to the ground by a cop, a knee in his back while he was cuffed, apparently bleeding. Both were arrested, and spent the bulk of the day in jail. "They're in their 80s, you know,'' she said.
"Going to," "steal" and "money." Those 4 words, grouped in the same sentence, prompted a Maricopa County sheriff's detention officer to rifle through a defense attorney's file last month, according to court testimony.
"It appears that the court has succumbed to political pressure from some local 'citizens' to have the juvenile removed from the community." Apache Co. Attorney said he will support efforts to remove the judge because Roca reversed himself, potentiall
Terry Bressi posted the story on Halloween, now a defense lawyer weighs in to Sheriff Joe's deputies perusing confidential defense lawyer-client privilege documents in court, making copies for the prosecutor and the lack of outrage!
The riders will be equipped with forms that will allow them to document any incidents in which they are turned away because of what they are wearing, said ACMC Chairman Still Ray of Prescott.
It doesn't quite feel like November yet, not during the day anyway. Record-breaking temperatures hit the Valley Tuesday, with temperatures at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport hitting 96 degrees, topping the previous record high of 94 degre
I attend John Stuart's sanity hearing for his up and coming -- any year now -- murder trial. I come away wondering if the "judge" isn't crazy. I know the system is.
"This case involves a question of exceptional national importance: whether state legislatures and municipal governments may override Congress' judgment concerning United States immigration policy," attorney Carter Phillips wrote in a legal brief.
Greenbuild and Al Gore is heading to Phoenix Arizona, Nov 11 2009 a region with unique environmental and social challenges and opportunities, and the imperative is clear: This will be a great opportunity to do some Activism! See meetup below.
HUNDREDS WILL JOIN TOGETHER IN SOUTHERN ARIZONA on November 14 & 15, 2009 to SAY NO TO TORTURE. Ft. Huachuca is the home of USAICS, the U.S. Army Intelligence Center and School, and has a long history of complicity in U.S. crimes of torture. The tor
MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Bankrupt newspaper company Freedom Communications announced Monday that it would close the East Valley Tribune in suburban Phoenix on Dec. 31. The Tribune was put up for sale by Freedom shortly the company filed for bankruptcy i
A green controversy fueled by coal-fired power plants is raging on America's largest Indian reservation. On one side is Joe Shirley Jr., president of the Navajo Nation, who rejects the notion of climate change even though he recently won an internati
PHOENIX -- Swine flu vaccination clinics will begin in Maricopa County elementary schools November 2nd, according to Mollen Immunization CEO John Roehm.
"APS: Emergency! I need to charge my customers a rate hike so I can make more profits. Its an emergency for my shareholders!" (actual comment! - Ed)
The old woman sits in the corner reclining chair, as she does most of the time any more, looking at, well, nothing. The smell — a stinging mixture of urine and ammonia — doesn't seem to bother her as it does a visitor to this Phoenix nursing home. Or
The Pinal County Sheriff's Office has cited Apache Junction Vice Mayor R.E. Eck with having no proof of insurance on top of recommending charges of aggravated assault related to an Oct. 2 road rage incident.
...my background in the Department of Homeland Security has given me unparalleled expertise... I was asked by President George W. Bush to work at the White House as the Director of Terrorism Prevention Policy for the Homeland Security Council... (etc
Local and federal law enforcement officers said they have broken up a drug transportation ring that was bringing 60,000 pounds of marijuana into Arizona one backpack at a time. Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu said the operation came to light with a r
AJO — U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Ajo Station, assigned to a forward operating base, halted a cattle theft attempt. Through the use of a mobile surveillance system, agents were able to detect three people on horseback trying to rustle cattle,
SIERRA VISTA — Defense contractor Northrop Grumman announced this week it is relocating the testing grounds for its unmanned aerial systems from Cochise County to an airfield in Utah. The Army awarded the company a $6.2 million contract to relocate
And 13 of the state's 18 rest areas are going to be blockaded beginning next month. (Can I buy a Rest Stop? I'll be the nicest one :)
One of the newest residents on Arizona’s death row, a convicted serial killer named Dale Hausner, poked his head up from his television to look at several visitors strolling by, each of whom wore face masks and vests to protect against the sharp home