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Bill Montgomery, Maricopa County Attorney, wants a lawyer for the unborn in a lawsuit targeting a state law that bans most late-term abortions.
The Republican politician filed a motion in federal court ... More >>
Arizona Go Green Co-Op's logo. The medical marijuana club was raided yesterday by the DEA.Days after helping Phoenix police take down violent gang members, the DEA has gone after a softer target: A medical marijuana club in Tempe.Agents began showing up at the AZ Go Green C ... More >>
Not according to Dr. Khalid Shirif.CBS' Phoenix affiliate KPHO, well known for "telling it like it" isn't, is getting sued by a Mesa doctor the station accused of being a pretty big pervert in terms of how he treated a few female employees.According to Doctor Khalid Shirif, the medical director o ... More >>
Dr. Emilio Luna went to church one day, cut off his electronic monitoring bracelet, and hasn't been heard from since.
If it weren't for America's Most Wanted, a lot of people would probably have forgotten about the Sun City pediatrician accused of distributing kiddy-porn who is currently ... More >>
Dr. Emilio LunaAn alleged kiddy-porn-peddling pediatrician, arrested earlier this month for distributing images of (ahem) "child erotica" over the Internet, is on the run.After getting indicted last week, Dr. Emilio Luna, 40, was granted pre-trial release on the conditions that he turn over ... More >>
Dr. Emilio LunaThe Sun City pediatrician -- who boasts in his bio on the Web site of his medical practice that he "enjoys caring for children of all ages and backgrounds" -- has been formally indicted on charges that he distributed kiddy-porn over the Internet.Dr. E ... More >>
Image: wwwdvpeds.comEmilio Luna, a Phoenix pediatrician, has been charged with distributing child pornography
Just when you think things can't get any sicker...
Phoenix pediatrician Emilio Luna has been charged by the U.S. Attorney's Office with distributing thousands of child porn photos int ... More >>
Dr. Gabriel OgbonnayaJust one day after his medical license was suspended by the Arizona Medical Board, Dr. Gabriel Ogbonnaya has been formally charged with sexual abuse and sexual assault.Maricopa County Attorney Rick Romley announced at a press conference yesterday that his office has charged O ... More >>
Dr. Gabriel OgbonnayaThe hits just keep on comin' for a Mesa doctor accused of sexually abusing several of his patients.Last week, Doctor Gabriel Ogbonnaya was arrested -- again -- after new allegations of sexual misconduct surfaced, and yesterday the Arizona Medical Board suspended h ... More >>
Dr. Gabriel Ogbonnaya will not be charged with sexual abuse.After dragging a physician's name through the mud with accusations that he sexually abused two of his patients, the Maricopa County Attorney's Office has opted against filing charges against Dr. Gabriel Ogbonnaya, his law ... More >>
As expected, the Arizona Medical Board has tossed out the latest series of allegations against a Valley psychiatrist whose misdeeds have been well-chronicled in our paper for years.
The so-called "watchdog" agency dismissed the allegations against Dr. Joseph Franzetti, a duplicitous o ... More >>
Readers of our paper may remember infamous local psychiatrist Joseph Franzetti -- who has been caught red-handed in serious lies on medical charts and official court documents -- and yet remains a doctor in good standing with the Arizona Medical Board.
We've written about Franzetti (pic ... More >>
We didn't hold out a great deal of hope that the perennially weak Arizona Medical Board would drop the hammer on Dr. Joseph Franzett, the subject of two New Times exposes in recent years, this one and this one.
The latter story, entitled "Dr. Deception," described how the Phoeni ... More >>
ASU basketball player James Harden worked out for the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday. Harden, the PAC-10 Player of the Year, is expected to be among the top five picks in tonight's NBA draft...the Phoenix Suns traded Shaquille O'Neal to the Cleveland Cavaliers the day before the draft. In ... More >>