Voters in the town of Buckeye decided to take on the title of being a "city."About 60 percent of the voters were in favor of the change, according to the town's election results.
Policing the FLDS towns of Colorado City and Hildale on the Utah/Arizona border could become with a new $420,000 for taxpayers.Attorney General Tom Horne's funding for the Mohave County Sheriff's Office to patrol the area is running dry, after a bill that attempts to deal with the situation in Color ... More >>
If more than two-thirds of the state House votes in favor of a bill that would rein in corruption in local police forces, you would anticipate that the proposed legislation at least would receive a hearing in the state Senate, wouldn't you? See also: -Eddie Farnsworth Blocked Hearing for Anti-Child ... More >>
Republican Representative Doris Goodale "can't explain" her opposition to the bill that was proposed to disband the "Marshal's Office" in the polygamist town of Colorado City, the bill's sponsor tells New Times.Despite county, state, and federal authorities claiming misconduct in the police force th ... More >>
A bill that would disband the police force in Colorado City is back again this legislative session.For whatever reasons, legislators ended up killing almost the same exact bill last session, and the allegedly corrupt "marshals" on the Utah/Arizona border -- whom Attorney General Tom Horne contends a ... More >>
A woman who was married at the age of 14 thanks to convicted child-rapist Warren Jeffs is now free -- at the age of 26.Attorney General Tom Horne set up the press conference yesterday with the woman, Ruby Jessop, as Horne's chalking up her escape to his office's payment to the Mohave County Sheriff' ... More >>
See also: New Times special report: Polygamy in ArizonaSee also: Tom Horne Sending Cash to Mohave County Sheriff's Office to Patrol Colorado CitySee also: Colorado City Sued by Justice Department; Child Rapist Warren Jeffs Still Running the JointMohave County Sheriff Tom Sheahan and his deputies are ... More >>
The Justice Department's Civil Rights Division sued the neighboring towns of Colorado City and Hildale yesterday, as the DoJ apparently thought it was inappropriate to have a child rapist running the show.The DoJ filed suit alleging religious and housing discrimination, with much of the lawsuit brin ... More >>
Attorney General Tom Horne's efforts to replace the police force in Colorado City with deputies from the Mohave County Sheriff's Office was killed in the state House last week, as the legislative session ended.Colorado City, for those joining late, is the city on the Utah/Arizona border that child r ... More >>
A judge in Utah has ordered the sale of Arizona land belonging to a property trust established by followers of polygamous sect leader Warren Jeffs. The trust has about $3 million in debt. The 400-acre parcel of land in northern Arizona will be sold to the highest bidder, but the Fundamentalist Ch ... More >>
Warren Jeffs nephew tells tales on the FLDS church
Phoenix may get its first solar power plant, if the city can procure about $1 billion in private investments. The proposed site for the plant is 1200 acres at the Valley's only active landfill, between Buckeye and Gila Bend...A Phoenix couple came home to find a body in their kitchen, and the murder ... More >>
New Sette exhibits charm in different ways
Warren Jeffs, in his infamous mugshot. The Queen Bitch of Broadcasting, and winner of the who's creepier contest, hands down! (photo by Vidiot) Watching CNN's continuing coverage of the custody war underway in Texas over the kids rescued from the FLDS' Yearning for Zion ranch, it's a jump ball in ... More >>
Polyg Pope Warren Jeffs, Prez of the FLDS Jane Doe is big news today. She's the gal, now 20, who's pointing the finger in what's sure to be the most significant polygamist prosecution case in a generation. Prosecutors in Washington County, Utah allege that polyg pope Warren Jeffs, head of the ... More >>
A rugged hike across the Grand Canyon leads to a life decision to leave New Times and see what the future holds
Here's an idea, county supes: Audit the freakin' sheriff's office for the first time ever!
The governor needs to help abused women and children in Colorado City. Now.
As the case of a snatched Mormon girl from Salt Lake City unfolds, polygamists along the Arizona-Utah border face legal scrutiny
For decades the state has let a feudal colony of fundamentalist Mormons force underage girls into illegal polygamous marriages
Furor over mysterious memo masks difficulties in prosecuting illegal acts
Arizona faces a "Waco-level" threat from Mormon fundamentalists.
Heavenly deliverance, 'ethnic cleansing' and child-snatching in polygamous Colorado City
Rebel polygamists in Colorado City win a crucial court victory