A Phoenix Police Department report says a yet-unnamed DPS officer's fatal shooting of 16-year-old Alexander Wilson in April was justified.Those who have checked out the facts of the case may feel inclined to disagree with that finding.See also:-Report: Shooting of Alexander Wilson Justified-Family B ... More >>
Phoenix PD released a report that rules the shooting death of 16-year-old Alexander Wilson by a still unnamed DPS officer was justifiable. The police report states that the officer feared for his life when Wilson tried to flee in an SUV and was therefore justified in the shooting. But the repo ... More >>
The family of Alexander Wilson, the 16-year-old boy who was shot in the head by a DPS officer, was buried yesterday at a packed service that was as much a sermon on police killings in poor neighborhoods as it was a funeral. Family members say Wilson aspired to be a football player and was known ... More >>
A look at court and police records shows a fuller portrait of Alexander Wilson, a kid shot by a DPS officer more than a week ago at a West Phoenix Chevron gas station. A press release sent to Valley news media says Wilson was wanted on a warrant for armed robbery but did not use a weapon to co ... More >>
Alexander Wilson's family wants to know why the 16-year-old had to die after a DPS officer stopped him while driving a stolen vehicle. Yesterday more than 30 people marched at the Capitol and demanded answers. They swarmed the normally quiet hallways wearing shirts that read, "Fuck the Police. ... More >>
Although Phoenix's chief of police wouldn't go into detail about why Officer Pete Bennett approached the man who shot him several times on Sunday, court records state that 28-year-old Brandon McCabe was pulled over for riding a bicycle without a light.According to the court documents obtained by New ... More >>
The last time I spoke to Tonsil Yeti they were just releasing their debut album, A Bomb and A Bull, which quickly made the band a recognizable fixture in Flagstaff's local music scene. This time around, I caught the Northern Arizona quintet hungover somewhere in California (they didn't quite know wh ... More >>
A police report on the April 11 collision that killed bicyclist Shawn McCarty sheds no light on why Scottsdale resident Amy Alexander's SUV drifted into a bike lane.Alexander's Chevy Tahoe slammed into the back of McCarty's bicycle on a Sunday afternoon, causing the 53-year-old to fly into the air a ... More >>
Amy Alexander, the Scottsdale woman who struck and killed a bicyclist with her SUV last month, has paid a $420 fine for the two civil-traffic violations she received. Police say that 53-year-old Shawn McCarty was wearing a helmet and riding in the bike lane on Thompson Peak Parkway when Alexander's ... More >>
If you enjoy the pleasures of two-wheeled vehicles like we do, you know why we had goosebumps after hearing about the fatal car-bike collision on Sunday in north Scottsdale.The victim, 53-year-old Shawn McCarty, was doing everything right. He had a helmet on and was riding in a bike lane. It was abo ... More >>
The robbery took place on the 2200 block of East Virginia Avenue.Yelling "Police!" and banking on the element of surprise, three men kicked down the door of a Phoenix home early this morning, robbing the family inside at gunpoint. According to police, three Hispanic men rolled up to ... More >>
Buckeye Police DepartmentOfficers Christopher Paz (left) and Rolando Tirado. Tirado was senselessly killed by thugs during a traffic stop early Sunday morning.The second officer shot during the execution-style murder of a Buckeye police officer over the weekend is expected to recover, the Phoenix ... More >>
Buckeye Police DepartmentOfficers Christopher Paz (left) and Rolando Tirado. Tirado was senselessly killed by thugs during a traffic stop early yesterday morning.Two Buckeye police officers were shot early yesterday morning after stopping a truck that was being driven erratically in a west Phoeni ... More >>
Phoenix has spent $1.5 million to install fuel bladders in police cruisers and they can't pass emissions tests
It was a diabolical scheme. Problem is, most of it was hatched by the Sheriff's Office.
All dressed up? Well, you've got someplace to go. Royal Crown Revue is about to swing through the Valley.