16 hours ago | Arpaio
Let's say you're Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio and a federal judge would like to see you behind bars, owing to the disrespect you showed while the landmark civil-rights suit Melendres v. Arpaio was unfolding in his courtroom. What is you...
1 day ago | Crime
At a press conference on Thursday, Arizona's top law-enforcement officials announced that they have increased the reward for information about the Serial Street Shooter, saying they urgently need the public's help to crack the case. The news confe...
2 days ago | Arizona
The campaign manager for a group trying to raise Arizona's minimum wage said on Wednesday that the effort was helped considerably by his own timely loan of $100,000. Bill Scheel is one of three founding partners of the public-relations and politic...
A Bullet Hole and a 'Miracle': Local Driver Tells of His Close Call with Phoenix's Serial Street Shooter3 days ago | Arizona
The Phoenix man who narrowly escaped being killed in July by the Serial Street Shooter doesn't want his identity revealed. "I'm just an ordinary young man who experienced an extraordinary miracle," he says with a grin. He may be right about that. ...
4 days ago | Arizona
Maricopa County's death-penalty system is plagued by "overzealous" prosecutors and creates a high number of questionable death-penalty cases, according to a new Harvard Law School report. "Too Broken to Fix: Part I: An In-Depth Look at Americ...
5 days ago | Arizona
A Mesa police supervisor was facing termination before he retired last week following his recent conviction for super-extreme DUI, a police spokesman says. Richard “Rick” Van Galder, who had more than 20 years on the force, was stopped in February...