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1990 Stories by Terry Greene

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  • FROM PROSECUTORTO DEFENDANT

    published November 14, 1990

    It was only a few months ago that Tom Connelly's duties as an assistant U.S. attorney in Phoenix included making appearances in federal court... More >>

  • "I WAS JUNE CLEAVER"

    published November 7, 1990

    On a July morning in 1989, Dan Rivera tucked a .357 Magnum into the shoulder holster beneath his black silk double-breasted Giorgio Armani suit.... More >>

  • FEAR HAS A FACE THE COPS SAY HER HUSBAND PLOTTED TO KILL HER. IT'S ON

    published October 17, 1990

    When Margo Raczo-Miles walks out the front door in the morning, she wonders if she will be gunned down by someone hiding across the... More >>

  • THE LOST BOYJIMMY MILLER NEVER HAD MUCH, UNTIL HE MET THE SKINHEADS

    published October 10, 1990

    Except for the pimple-faced neo-Nazis putting together Molotov cocktails, the alley was empty. It was too dark that February evening in east... More >>

  • IT'S GROWING

    published October 10, 1990

    In the past two years, Arizona's contingency of young neo-Nazis has doubled from 100 to about 200. This is according to the... More >>

  • HOT DOG! A SCANDAL!

    published September 26, 1990

    It sure is sizzling over at the state liquor department. In addition to the usual stuff of keeping an eye on taverns, investigators have had... More >>

  • WITH FRIENDS LIKE THESE . . . ASSISTANT U.S. ATTORNEY TOM CONNELLY DIDN'T NEED ANY ENEMIES

    published August 1, 1990

    Back in the days before the Federal Bureau of Investigation started snooping around, a lot of people remember that Tom Connelly and Bill... More >>

  • PRIESTS WHO MOLESTTHE BISHOP FINALLY ISSUES A POLICY

    published July 11, 1990

    A week before Bishop Thomas J. O'Brien admitted that yet another Catholic priest in Phoenix is being investigated for sexually abusing... More >>

  • THE DAZE OF THE LOCUSTS

    published July 11, 1990

    Young is an idyllic little village perched in the central Arizona highlands just below the Mogollon Rim. It's almost too idyllic--just the quiet,... More >>

  • TALES FROM THE DARK WEST SIDE

    published June 27, 1990

    Like Rottweilers, Pam Swift and Teri Johnson fight with a deep, dark instinct. Sometimes, you wonder why these two west Phoenix... More >>

  • UNHAPPY FATHER'S DAY

    published June 13, 1990

    Law professor Jack J. Rappeport was once famous on the University of Arizona campus for his knowledge of contracts. He was lesser known... More >>

  • GARBAGE IN? GARBAGE OUT!

    published June 6, 1990

    Mobile isn't the only place in Arizona where the words "hazardous waste" can set off a riot. Just last week, a Scottsdale... More >>

  • Why Was Tyrone Childs Killed?

    published April 18, 1990

    This April Fools' Day, Diana Wiley watched Tyrone Childs fall on his knees and collapse in a dusty, littered backyard in Ajo, Arizona. ... More >>

  • Down for the Count

    published April 11, 1990

    Lobbyist Alfredo Gutierrez still winces when he remembers the dark, dark days ten years ago when the United States government tried to sabotage... More >>

  • Molar Derby

    published March 21, 1990

    For doctors, there's nothing like a pop medical malady to make the big bucks. Back in the Seventies, hypoglycemia, or low blood sugar, was the fad... More >>

  • Oedipus Wreck

    published March 14, 1990

    As a video camera whirred away one afternoon last June, a nine-year-old boy popped his gum and accused his mother of sexually abusing... More >>

  • The Defrocking of Father Goose

    published March 7, 1990

    Pedophile priest George Bredemann, currently serving a year in jail after he admitted molesting three boys, reportedly has been bounced out... More >>

  • Creatures Who Won't Investigate The Black Lagoon

    published February 28, 1990

    Distressed that her baby was born minus an ear and with a disfigured skull, a mother went to court in 1982. She sued her former employer,... More >>

  • The World's Largest Land Lease Bill

    published February 14, 1990

    Harvey McElhanon has put a lot of change in his jeans with his famous Arizona institution: the necktie-slashing western steakery in North... More >>

  • A Rehab Center That's "Culturally Sensitive"

    published February 7, 1990

    The tumble-down boarding house on Third Avenue was rotting in its own grime, but Dede Devine Yazzie took one look and fell in love with... More >>

  • The Road Man

    published February 7, 1990

    Twenty-two years ago, a power failure on the Colorado River Indian Reservation spirited Nelson Fernandez into the world where men pray... More >>

  • Refugees From The Law

    published January 31, 1990

    The weeping Salvadoran woman recounting the bloody deaths of her relatives was most definitely not the typical corporate client who... More >>

  • Critters Never Win? Sometimes They Do

    published January 17, 1990

    Last year, a diminutive gray-haired bureaucrat and former housewife named Susan Smitak took over a job few would want or could stomach.... More >>

  • Children On The Run

    published January 10, 1990

    Ever since she was smuggled into Arizona at the age of eleven by a Guatemalan man who abused her, Maria simply has accepted the fact... More >>

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