We first met Mike Ryan, who died suddenly earlier today at the age of 66, shortly after moving here to work at this paper in August 1985. Then, he was a prosecutor at the Maricopa County Attorney's Office, and one of that agency's very best.Mike Ryan died yesterday at the age of 66He spent time w ... More >>
Bill Montgomery, the likely next County Attorney, has formed a transition team and is meeting with elected officials. Bill Montgomery hasn't been elected Maricopa County Attorney yet, but he's already formed a transition team and has been meeting with elected officials. Can't say we blame hi ... More >>
www.indnslist.org Representative Chris DescheneWindow Rock Democrat Chris Deschene announced Wednesday that he will file paperwork to form an exploratory committee for a possible run for secretary of state. Secretary of State is Arizona's second highest post and is currently hel ... More >>
Paranoia aside, Sheriff Joe Arpaio and County Attorney Andrew Thomas just may be targeting you
Okay, Janet, you won. Now what?
Voters have the best chance ever of kicking Outlaw Joe to the curb on September 7.
Phoenix bureaucrats love to harass parking-lot mogul Leon Woodward. Now they're even comparing him to a psycho killer.
Is Sheriff Joe Arpaio the Ted Bundy of Arizona politics?
Deep cuts proposed to state budget set up bleak future for Arizonans
Maricopa County Attorney Rick Romley's office is accused of retaliating against a former colleague who says top aide Barnett Lotstein sexually harassed her
The cryptic savior of historic downtown structures says he'll raze his classic PUHS buildings before he'll lose his investment
Jack Rose was a golden boy, a precocious businessman and political insider. Then he ran into a buzz saw at the Arizona Corporation Commission.
John McCain trounced Claire Sargent in the '92 Senate race. Now he's doing the same in book sales
The senator's five years as a prisoner of war have been widely viewed as heroic. But as he prepares a White House bid, a small group of detractors is determined to expose him as a wartime traitor
Gubernatorial candidates have been playing the usual political game. One of them lost a long time ago.
An underfunded Democrat takes on a powerful Republican in a quest for the state's least-sexy elected office
The most powerful man in Phoenix explains why he's just a regular guy
Renowned trial consultant helped Symington defense decide who would serve on the jury
A broad range of legal experts and newly released records suggest the federal government will have a hard time convicting Governor Symington
The Department of Juvenile Corrections helped create an overcrowding crisis in state juvenile facilities--to the benefit of a private contractor that employs two former state officials
The Arizona Republic's fealty to Symington isn't just bad for journalism, it's bad for business
EIGHT-TERM REPRESENTATIVE BOB STUMP STANDS TO BECOME THE SENIOR MEMBER OF THE ARIZONA DELEGATION. SO HOW COME YOU'VE NEVER HEARD OF HIM?
THE WASHINGTON SCHOOL DISTRICT JUST LOVES TO RECALL BOARD MEMBERS. THIS TIME THE FIGHTING VERGES ON THE CHILDISH.
EX-VALLEY RADIO HOSST TOM LEYKIS LOSES HIS L.A. TALK SHOW TO THE CHIEF