Sheriff Joe Arpaio suddenly no longer is an anti-immigrant tough guy, at least according to his newest press release, which is extraordinarily politically correct.Usually, a press release from Arpaio will describe how many "illegals" were arrested by the MCSO's Human Smuggling Unit, with their names ... More >>
A U.S. District Court judge has scheduled a hearing on April 9 in an ongoing legal battle to block the Tohono O'odham Nation from building a casino in the West Valley. Despite several back-to-back legal victories for the Nation, its opponents are not backing down. "Throughout this process, the Nat ... More >>
Eddie Vedder @ Comerica TheatreEddie Vedder lists his tools. In the booklet handed out to concertgoers at last night's packed performance, the Pearl Jam frontman laid out a detailed list of gear he'd be using during the evening: guitars, ukuleles, amplifiers, a modified kick drum made from a Coron ... More >>
See also: One-on-One Time With a Pinal County Deputy -- Whose Claim He Was Shot by a Drug Smuggler Is Full of Holes -- Produces Startling Results See also: Pinalcchio: Renowned Forensics Experts Say a Pinal County Deputy's High-Profile Tale About Getting Shot After Encountering Drug Smuggler ... More >>
Fired Pinal County sheriff's deputy Louie Puroll's closed-door attempt to win his job back continues this morning down in Florence.As we wrote yesterday afternoon, Puroll has chosen to keep the prying eyes and ears of the public out of the Merit Commission hearing room, which means we can't tell you ... More >>
Voters in 23 school districts were asked yesterday to help raise money by approving either a sale of bonds or allowing for extra money to be spent in an "override.""No" was the answer most often received, according to unofficial election tallies.See how your district fared in our handy list: ... More >>
Border Patrol Agents Eduardo Rojas and Hector ClarkThe identities of the two Border Patrol agents killed this morning when their SUV collided with a train have been released. In addition to the release of the agents' identities, it turns out Attorney General Tom Horne was right -- members o ... More >>
We've done a few pretty intense stories on Pinal County sheriff's deputy Louie Puroll and his troubled (and troubling) account of getting shot in the desert south of Phoenix last April 30. Pinal County sheriff's deputy Louie Puroll The stories were entitled "Pinalcchio" and "Whitewash," ... More >>
Dominic DonatellaPolice in Pinal County are looking for a man they believe shot and killed his ex-wife in the parking lot of a church last night.The Pinal County Sheriff's Office got a call around 7 p.m. yesterday from a man at the Christ the Victor church in Florence saying shots had been fired ... More >>
courtesy of Dennis Gilman Sure, Hendershott's a scoundrel, but it's Arpaio that all inquiries should aim for Many of Sheriff Joe Arpaio's ex-aides and critics agree on one thing: Despite Deputy Chief Frank Munnell's recent memo portraying Arpaio as a hapless figurehead (a memo you can read, h ... More >>
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