A few hours ago, we were driving in the vicinity of the Clarendon Hotel on 4th Avenue south of Indian School Road when it struck us: It's June 2, the anniversary of a day that will live in infamy (to steal a line) in Arizona and in journalism circles around the nation. At about 1 ... More >>
It's up to Governor Janet Napolitano to make sure history doesn't repeat itself that is, boldly reform juvenile corrections. Or at least make sure someone's watching
A federal investigation documents serious abuses at the Arizona Department of Juvenile Corrections
Justice Department examines conditions at state youth facilities
State's resources woefully inadequate for regulating private security guards
From the week of January 3, 2002
Despite public scrutiny, abuse continues at the state's juvenile corrections facilities
State lawmakers push dubious Mexican drug rehab program
Governor ignores calls for investigation of abuses within juvenile corrections
New Times report prompts inquiries from federal officials
From the week of July 26, 2001
Community leaders call for independent task force
Isolated, abused and lacking mental health care, do juvenile offenders leave state custody in worse shape than when they went in?
Governor Hull says it's time for inclusiveness in politics. Environmentalists say she won't give them the time of day.
Arizona political leaders know the answers but can't seem to pass the violence-prevention test
Twenty years ago-- as gangs began their rise in the valley-shortsighted civic leaders slashed youth programs. Today's troubled kids are still paying the price.
Key figure in Bolles murder case takes secrets to his grave
Thanks to gubernatorial neglect, Hull's ambitious agenda is going nowhere
WHEN BRUCE BABBITT SURFACED AS THE TOP CHOICE FOR THE U.S. SUPREME COURT, A WASHINGTON, D.C., NEWPAPER PLAYED FAST, LOOSE AND SLOPPY WITH HIS PAST
Tales from the funeral service for Brad Funk, 57, the shadowy figure of the 1976 Don Bolles murder case