U.S. Senator from New Jersey Bob Menendez, who introduced immigration legislation in Congress today The United States Senate is at it again with immigration reform legislation, but Republicans are still unwilling to join the effort.Today, Senator Robert Menendez, a Democrat from New Jersey, introduc ... More >>
Griselda NevarezEducators or politicians?It isn't just undocumented students upset with the Maricopa Community Colleges Governing Board anymore.
State politicians and business leaders showed up at last night's board meeting to condemn Maricopa Community Colleges' recent tuition hike targetin ... More >>
Celso MirelesLaurita Moore, an educator and an activist, giving the board hell.The first person to stand up and address the board at yesterday evening's Maricopa Community College Board meeting wanted to inform them about the Model UN team's successes at Chandler-Gilbert Community College.
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Maricopa Community Colleges board member Debra Pearson can expect an earful at tomorrow's meeting in Tempe.
The Maricopa Community College Governing Board is meeting tomorrow at the District Support Services Center in Tempe and it's expecting company -- protesters demonstrating against th ... More >>
Jamie PeachyAttorney Craig Mehrens: Clarence Darrow, he ain't For a hot-shot legal beagle, Craig Mehrens sure seems to have plenty of time to write op-eds for the Phoenix Law Enforcement Association.His latest ditty for the Phoenix police union's Web site defends PLEA's all-day BBQ/fundraiser today ... More >>
Protesters berate cops coming out of the Chrisman BBQCops and other attendees had to run the gauntlet today at a BBQ/fundraiser for fired, killer-cop Richard Chrisman, held in an underground enclosure at the Phoenix Law Enforcement Association, the powerful police union that reps rank and file Phoen ... More >>
azplea.comNo shame in PLEA's game, as you can seeI have to wonder if the Phoenix Law Enforcement Association would be so supportive of fired killer-cop Richard Chrisman if his victim had been white instead of Latino.PLEA has gone all out to back Chrisman, who has kept his lips zipped about the O ... More >>
Chrisman:Scouring the want ads tonight?Phoenix Police Officer Richard Chrisman, who faces a second-degree murder charge in the October 5 shooting death of South Phoenix resident Daniel Rodriguez, was terminated today by the City of Phoenix. Phoenix Police Department spokesman Sergeant Tommy Thompson ... More >>
Richard Chrisman is accused in the 2010 murder of Daniel Rodriguez.The mother of a Phoenix man senselessly shot by Phoenix police Officer Richard Chrisman last year has filed a $30 million notice of claim against the officer, the city of Phoenix, and the Phoenix Police Department for the wrongful ... More >>
Forget the spin on Chrisman. Let a jury decide.As a follow-up to my colleague James King's recent blog item on Daniel Rodriguez's autopsy report and the fact that meth was found in his system, I'm posting the Maricopa County Medical Examiner's findings, here.One thing to keep in mind, a fact some se ... More >>
Bill Montgomery (right) being sworn in by Superior Court Judge Norm DavisAs Bill Montgomery was sworn in yesterday as Maricopa County Attorney, Sheriff Joe Arpaio sat glowering, Nixon-like, from the front row of the Board of Supervisors auditorium.After the ceremony, I asked Arpaio of he was checkin ... More >>
Richard Chrisman, Phoenix cop and alleged murderer of Daniel RodriguezThe Phoenix Police Department report on the October 5 shooting of Daniel Rodriguez by Officer Richard Chrisman was released today. And there's plenty in it for both sides in this tragedy to make hay out of.
Several officers r ... More >>
Officer Richard Chrisman is accused of murdering an unarmed domestic violence suspect and his dog.Lawyers for the Phoenix police officer accused of killing an unarmed man -- and his dog -- want a new grand jury to take a look at the officer's case.Officer Richard Chrisman was indicted for second- ... More >>
Officer Chrisman's on the Brady list, but so is the Phoenix PD's Commander for Internal Affairs
Since the indictment of Phoenix Police Officer Richard Chrisman on a second degree murder charge in the slaying of south Phoenix resident Daniel Rodriguez, there's been much speculation about the so ... More >>