Phoenix police took in 803 guns in this past weekend's buyback program, but just one assault rifle was turned in.Phoenix Police Sergeant Steve Martos gave us the final count from this past weekend's buyback event, which includes 442 handguns, 162 shotguns, 198 rifles, and the lone assault rifle.See ... More >>
Phoenix police estimate that more than 800 guns were turned in during this weekend's buyback event, billed as being the biggest gun-buyback event in the history of Arizona.Those guns will all be destroyed, since the new law preventing the destruction of guns turned over during buyback events in Ariz ... More >>
Monty's head nearly explodes as he's challenged by Carlos Garcia of Puente
Kudos to Carlos Garcia and his fellow activists at Puente for again confronting Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery on his policy of overcharging undocumented workers so as to make them ineligible for bail, coercing a g ... More >>
The City of Phoenix's new gun-buyback program won't be affected by a new law designed to fight the programs, but the law could cut down on any future plans for gun buybacks.House Bill 2455, signed by Governor Jan Brewer, prevents the destruction of guns turned over during buyback events in Arizona, ... More >>
Days prior to his agency's immigration raid on a Tempe clothing company, Sheriff Joe Arpaio was meeting with scores of Latino pastors in a get-together brokered by Phoenix City Councilman Michael Nowakowski.
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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 man accused of shooting Phoenix police Officer Pete Bennett six times Sunday night has been identified as 28-year-old Brandon McCabe.McCabe, whose name was withheld until he was released from the hospital, is pictured in the photo to the right, in a prison jumpsuit.See also:-Phoenix Cop Shot Six ... More >>
A man driving with a 5-year-old child was shot and killed by Phoenix cops last night, becoming the subject of Phoenix Police Department's third officer-involved shooting in the past three days.According to Phoenix police Sergeant Trent Crump, the man -- whose name hasn't been released -- was fatally ... More >>
Phoenix police Officer Pete Bennett was shot six times last night after confronting someone he thought was suspicious near 21st and Georgia avenues.Police Chief Daniel Garcia said today that Bennett's "extremely lucky" to be alive, although the four-year veteran still has some surgeries to go throug ... More >>
Phoenix police Sergeant Mark Schweikert, supervisor of a now-former Phoenix police detective accused of having sex with two teenage boys, claims that two city officials meddled in his efforts to deal with the detective's work problems.
In the 22-page memo, first obtained by CBS 5 reporter Donna Ros ... More >>
About 200 people filed into the Carl Hayden High School auditorium in west Phoenix in search of answers on Monday evening, in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that allowed one of the most controversial provisions of SB 1070 to stand.
Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton, councilmen Michael Nowakows ... More >>
Three down, one to go.
The fight is not over in Arizona.
Report instances of racial profiling.
Those are among the messages coming from leaders within the local Latino community who gathered on the state Capitol lawn Monday morning following the U.S. Supreme Court decision on SB 1070.
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No doubt you've heard of driving-while-brown, particularly regarding Arizona's infamous ethnic cleansing law Senate Bill 1070. Well, if you're Hispanic and plan to continue living in this state, get ready for running-out-of-gas-while-brown, walking-to-the-7-11-while-brown, picking-up-your-kids-from- ... More >>
Daniel Garcia, the new Phoenix police chief sworn in yesterday, promises to bring "love" to the department.Garcia's a former assistant police chief from the Dallas Police Department. He's a 30-year police veteran and speaks Spanish.
Yesterday, he told the news media: "I promise you... I will take t ... More >>
Phoenix officials have selected former Dallas Police Assistance Chief Daniel V. Garcia as the city's police chief.
Garcia, a 34-year veteran of the Dallas Police Department and soon its former assistant police chief, will start his new gig in May.
Garcia's appointment comes nearly a year after h ... More >>
Police say Larissa Garcia Killed her 79-year-old husband for "financial reason."A Phoenix woman is heading to the big house after pleading guilty to charges that she killed her 79-year-old husband -- before dumping his body on an Indian reservation and setting it on fire -- back in 2005. La ... More >>
Larisa GarciaWe got some new details about the Phoenix woman who was arrested yesterday for the 2005 murder of her husband -- a veteran of both the Army and Navy and father of what police estimate to be about 30 children -- and she claims she murdered the man because "she w ... More >>
Daniel Garcia was last seen on May 6, 2005. Today, his wife admitted to playing a role in his murderPhoenix police arrested a woman today who they say is responsible for the 2005 murder of her then-79-year-old husband -- a veteran of both the Army and Navy and father of what pol ... More >>