1 day ago | Politics
If there's one single quality that former U.S. Air Force Lieutenant Colonel Wendy Rogers has in spades, it's moxie. One of six hopefuls in the GOP primary for the open seat in Arizona's First Congressional District, Rogers came out swinging from d...
2 days ago | This Week's Lemons Column
Talk about a metaphor. Sheriff Joe Arpaio was limping toward me on his way out of federal Judge G. Murray Snow’s courtroom in downtown Phoenix, following a recent hearing before the jurist. Snow, the trial judge in the landmark civil-rights case M...
3 days ago | Crime
Despite the threat of a lawsuit and allegations that its investigators tried to frame an innocent man, the Arizona Department of Public Safety continues to try to link Phoenix landscaper Leslie Merritt Jr. to four shootings in 2015 on the I-10 fre...
8 days ago | Bill Montgomery
The Maricopa County Attorney's Office fought for several years to put accused murderer Craig Michael Devine on death row, but on Wednesday, the county gave up on executing him. Devine, 39, is one of two men who were charged with murder in a grueso...
9 days ago | This Week's Lemons Column
Perhaps the only thing that can halt Pinal County’s ethically challenged sheriff, Paul Babeu, from winning the Republican primary for Arizona’s First Congressional District is a concentrated campaign of political carpet bombing. By carpet bombing,...
13 days ago | Police Brutality
When it comes to orchestrating a civil rights-themed public spectacle in Phoenix, the Reverend Jarrett Maupin cannot be beat. Billed as a protest of police brutality, the event that took place Friday at 24th Street and Camelback Road in the city's...