Stephen is a staff writer and columnist at Phoenix New Times.
2 days ago | Lawsuits
Politicians and prosecutors are targeting the online listings giant, threatening the internet as we know it.
9 days ago | Media
Backpage executives, current and former, took the Fifth today at a hearing of the Senate's Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations into child sex trafficking. The Senators say they proved Backpage's criminality, but that remains to be seen.
10 days ago | Crime
In a bombshell development on the eve of a January 10 hearing convened by the U.S. Senate's Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations that was to include testimony from the creators of Backpage.com, the the online classifieds giant has sh...
Driver of Car that Killed Phoenix Rapper Jose 'Low Key' Hernandez and Two Others Sentenced to 30 Days11 days ago | Crime
On a tense afternoon filled with anger and tears, Andy Gary Barrios, the driver of the car that killed local rapper Jose "Low Key" Hernandez and two other men a few hours after Christmas Day 2015, pleaded guilty in Phoenix municipal court on Frida...
Arpaio's Dark Legacy: Ninth Circuit Denies Immunity to Officers in 2011 Jailhouse Death of Army Vet Marty Atencio15 days ago | Arpaio
The Ninth Circuit has denied qualified immunity to MCSO and PPD officers in the 2011 death of mentally ill Army Vet Marty Atencio.
23 days ago | Arizona
Despite the looming shadow of incoming president Donald Trump, 2016 had some bright spots for Arizona, politically speaking.