Given Sheriff Joe Arpaio's track record when it comes to dead inmates, it's difficult not to anticipate foul play in the death of Raymond Farinas, the latest Latino to die in MCSO custody.
The special election Tuesday to fill the House seat vacated by shooting victim Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is overshadowed by the memory of the tragedy, but the Republican has tried to make it about Obama's policies.
What's interesting to note in the Motions in limine filed in this case is that we (the plaintiff) filed a single 4-page motion with the court dealing specifically with exclusion of hearsay testimony & any issues not directly related to the specific i
Town Attorney accused of assaulting outgoing mayor. Local police refuse to do anything. Sheriff's deputies called in. Losing election's are a bitch!
A federal court judge on Tuesday imposed a 40-year sentence on a White supremacist who was behind a 2004 bombing that seriously injured Scottsdale's diversity director.
Following Tuesday's election, the council made known their intent to refuse to allow the Canvass and Return process which would have placed Foster back into his position as Mayor as well as seating two new councilpeople
Talking Points Memo this morning pointed to this interview yesterday between Arizona conservative radio host and Secretary of State Ken Bennett.
Jovana Renteria and Jessica Davenport are both Americans born in the United States.
Maricopa Co. will ask a federal judge to reconsider his order to award $975,000 to Supervisor Mary Rose Wilcox as settlement for her lawsuit against Sheriff Joe Arpaio, former County Attorney Andrew Thomas and the county.
Arizona Secretary of State Ken Bennett is threatening to keep President Obama’s name off the state’s ballot in November unless he receives confirmation from Hawaii that it has a valid birth certificate on file for him.
This is from Pepper who was in the tally room observing the ballot counting. May 12, 2012 AZ GOP Part 1 Pepper Draper
Ben Arredondo, a state representative and former Tempe City Councilman, was charged with bribery, mail fraud, extortion and lying for allegedly demanding and accepting gifts from a front company by undercover FBI agents.
Arizona Governor Jan Brewer vetoed a bill demanding the U.S. government turn over millions of acres of its property to the state, dealing a surprise blow to the "sagebrush revolt" against federal control over vast tracts of land in the West. The m
By his 14th birthday, Tommy Londo was addicted to crack cocaine. With both parents in prison, he grew up on the streets of Phoenix, homeless and uneducated. He spent his teens in and out of mental hospitals and shelters.
Jim March, a member of the election watchdog group Black Box Voting, entered the Coconino Co. Elections Dept. in Arizona to request some public records regarding a recent election in which questionable tactics were involved. He was accompanied by
All second baseman Paige Sultzbach wanted to do was play in her school's state championship baseball game tonight. But because she is a girl, that won't happen. Sultzbach is a freshman at Mesa Preparatory Academy
The U.S. Justice Department sued a controversial Arizona sheriff on Thursday for civil rights violations, saying he and his office intentionally engaged in racial profiling and unlawful arrest of Latinos in violation of their constitutional rights.
GILBERT, Ariz. - Gilbert police have released the 911 calls made just moments before and after a shooting that left 5 people dead, including the suspected shooter, JT Ready.
The FBI has announced through spokesman James Turtal that J. T. Ready was under investigation as a “domestic terrorist.” This move on the part of the FBI is a response to allegations that Ready had been one of their informants for years, in fact, th
Now we learn that, if we are to accept the FBI as truthful, local law enforcement kept a live witness hidden away, not just from the news but from the Federal authorities that controlled the crime scene, kept the witness sequestered and let the kille
This Article written in 2009 seems eerily prophetic given the recent events involving J.T. Ready. A quote: "Ready ... is a pretty good candidate to be the next NSM figure outed as an asset of the Feds."
John Kristoffer Larsgard, 33, faces 7 1/2 years in an Arizona prison, largely as a result of some erratic driving that frightened and angered people at the Winslow street festival. Prosecutors said Larsgard turned his car into a weapon, hitting one w
Dennis Wilenchik, the prosecutor whose investigation of New Times resulted in the wrongful arrests of Village Voice Media Editor and its CEO, has been appointed by Governor Brewer to sit on Arizona's Real Estate Advisory Board.
"Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio ordered parts of the maximum security 4th Avenue Jail be placed on indefinite lockdown as racial tensions rise..."
Two years ago today, Gov. Jan Brewer signed Senate Bill 1070, considered at the time to be the toughest immigration-enforcement law in the nation.
On Wednesday morning, the Supreme Court will hear oral argument in the federal government's challenge to the Grand Canyon state's controversial anti-immigration law, S.B. 1070.
The state's divisive immigration law isn't the only reason thousands may have left.
After reading your article about then judge , prosecutor, police and public defenders working as a team to send people away , I was really grateful I wasn’t the only one. This is what happened to me. Glendale police on Sep 2, 2004 raided myRead Letter