Another day, another six-digit award by Maricopa County to a victim of Sheriff Joe Arpaio and former Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas.
This time it's the chairman of the Board of Supervisors, Andy Kunasek, who was framed for a crime he didn't commit as part of an apparent plan to usurp power ... More >>
So Sheriff Joe Arpaio wants to make nice with Latinos now?
Pardon me while I laugh till I spit.
Though Arpaio's won re-election for an unprecedented sixth term in office, so far, as of Friday, his two opponents together garnered 47.98 percent of the vote.
-Joe Arpaio Doc Two Americans ... More >>
The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors rejected the $3.25 million settlement for the family of diabetic Deborah Braillard, who died in 2005 after not getting medical treatment in MCSO jail.ABC 15, which has been closely tracking the Braillard case, reports that the vote ended in a tie after S ... More >>
I don't think anyone will bemoan the end of the 2012 election cycle, except perhaps the TV execs and political consultants who're making a killing off the political ads bombarding us through the boob tube.
Still, quite a few are memorable, and there is nothing more American than reducing your oppo ... More >>
The family of U.S. Army veteran Marty Atencio is filing suit today in Maricopa County Superior Court over his brutal death late last year in Sheriff Joe Arpaio's Fourth Avenue Jail.
Atencio, who suffered from mental illness, was off his meds and wandering the streets in a daze on December 15, when ... More >>
ABC 15 and star reporter Dave Biscobing have the scoop again on the civil trial in Pinal County regarding the 2005 wrongful death of diabetic mom Deborah Braillard, who was denied medical treatment while in Sheriff Joe Arpaio's gulags and later died because of that lack of treatment.
Earlier this m ... More >>
Wednesday's report from Biscobing...
Kudos to ABC 15 and its reporter Dave Biscobing for the yeomanlike work they've done in bringing to Phoenix viewers the civil trial in Pinal County over the MCSO jail death of diabetic mom Deborah Braillard.
-What's Mom Worth?: When a Woman Became Dea ... More >>
Video of Atencio being stripped and left naked in a cell, taken from MCSO footage by Phoenix videographer Dennis Gilman. Note: Gilman obscured parts of Atencio's body to maintain the dignity of the victim. As with the first video, there is no sound.Above is more disturbing raw footage culled from th ... More >>
The research for "What's Mom Worth" involved poring over depositions from jail guards, inmates, and a doctor. Below are videos of these depositions, as well as of segments of an interview with Deborah Braillard's daughter, Jennylee, used in this week's cover story.
Guard Sandra Garfi ... More >>