The "Overtime Bandit"The "Overtime Bandit" is at it again -- for the second time in three months he's robbed the same Mesa bank.The bandit, dubbed the "Overtime Bandit" because he tends to strike on weekends or at the end of the work day, robbed the Desert Schools Federal Credit Union at 2355 S. ... More >>
Arizona's lackluster Legislature is looking to call its next special session the week of December 14 to discuss ways to bridge the state's $1.6 billion budget gap.
Despite having no plan other than Governor Brewer's one-cent sales-tax increase that has failed time and time again in the Repub ... More >>
www.gawker.comArizona state government has managed to blow through a $700 million loan from the Bank of America in less than a week, and that wasn't even enough to keep things going.
According to Treasurer Dean Martin, his office had to dip into internal sources to come up w ... More >>
"The First-Aid Bandit"There's a new bandit in town and authorities have given him what is possibly the least-cool moniker since the infamous "Salon Bandit." The Federal Bureau of Investigation is looking for the man it is calling "The First-Aid Bandit."Don't let the name fool you, this guy isn't ... More >>
MCSO mug shotDavid Tongate
The pair of robbers entered the credit union suddenly, yelling at employees, waving a gun.Police say the robbery of the Sun West Federal Credit Union yesterday was more like Point Break than the average pass-a-note-and-run kind of bank stick-up.But it was also like America ... More >>
MCSO mug shotJorge Gutierrez likes to spend a lot of time at Desert Schools Federal Union. The locations are convenient, and he likes the easy-to-work-with employees.Most of all, he likes the money.The FBI alleges Gutierrez robbed the credit union in the Ahwatukee/Chandler area five times, including ... More >>
Holy bank robbery, Batman! (Or maybe it should be hole-y).
Cops and the FBI are looking for a robber with above-average planning skills who forced the employees of a Peoria bank to open a cash vault.
On Tuesday morning, the man broke into a Christian bookstore right nex ... More >>