5 days ago | Immigration
How's this for irony? One month before Governor Doug Ducey issued a statement calling for a halt to the placement of Syrian and Iraqi refugees in Arizona, the Arizona State Transportation Board voted in favor of spending about $367,000 in public f...
5 days ago | Arpaio
Convicted child-rapist Adrian Cruz is back in Phoenix, following a six-year vacation from his lifetime sentence behind bars, a vacation he owes to the negligence of Sheriff Joe Arpaio's boys and girls in beige. Cruz, who escaped from MCSO custody ...
7 days ago | Arpaio
A bag containing $7,000 in cash. A self-made billionaire code-named "Cabo." A media-hog sheriff obsessed with a wack investigation of President Obama's birth certificate. A supposed CIA database of illegally harvested data. And a Seattle-bas...
9 days ago | Arpaio
Sheriff Joe Arpaio's lead attorney John Masterson had just begun to argue why the court should pay no heed to the MCSO' so-called Seattle investigation, when federal Judge G. Murray Snow, standing rather than sitting for most Friday's final argume...
11 days ago | Immigration
Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson recently promised Arizonans during a tele-town hall that, if elected, he could get a double-fenced, 2,000 mile wall built on the U.S.-Mexico border within a year. One of his rivals for the GOP nominatio...
12 days ago | This Week's Lemons Column
One of the more insightful passages in former MCSO Executive Chief Brian Sands' book about his old boss, Sheriff Joe Arpaio, deals with Joe's long-fostered image as an avuncular Dr. Dolittle with a badge. Whether its ginning up bogus animal-cruelt...