Roger Garfield, the former antiques dealer who shot and killed an unarmed homeless man in 2006, has been released from prison and granted a new trial based on a change in self-defense laws.
As we explained in our March 11, 2010 article, Shoot to Kill, the prosecution of Garfield for the 2006 shooti ... More >>
Birther Queen and Gun Nut Judy BurgesLet's say you've just gunned down your best friend in a fit of rage over a gambling debt. Remorseful, you dial up 911 and tell the operator that your pal's dead and it's all your fault.Normally, such a confession, recorded on a 911 call, would pretty much guarant ... More >>
A judge sentenced the former owner of a central Phoenix antique store to seven years in prison today for the 2006 fatal shooting of an unarmed homeless man.
Roger Garfield, who was profiled in New Times' March 11 edition, had been hassled for weeks at his store at 7th A ... More >>
as seen on Freedom's Phoenix
The sort of racist filth they find amusing over at Ernie Hancock's Freedom's Phoenix (see below)
According to local news reports, Arizona's office of tourism is all worked up about Arthur Frommer's blog comments regarding Arizona wackos carrying AR-15s outside eve ... More >>
The NRA fanatics believe they can do whatever they want when they're packin'...Crazy gun call #1Crazy gun call #2Crazy gun call #3Crazy gun call #4? (Not clear, but maybe.)Supporters of Harold Fish, the man I wrote about in this week's lead Bird item "Right to Kill," have been calling me with the ... More >>
A former schoolteacher from Tolleson walked out of a Buckeye prison a free man on Tuesday following a successful appeal of his conviction in a shooting he says was in self defense.
The West Valley View describes how Harold Fish, 62, (at right) plans to go camping and fishing, a ... More >>
A schoolteacher who fatally shot a man while hiking alone in Arizona's high country, becoming the poster boy for self-defense rights, won't face another trial and will soon be freed from prison.
The Payson Roundup reported yesterday that Coconino County Attorney David Rozema&nb ... More >>
Harold Fish, who's serving time for shooting a man in what he calls self-defense, will get another trial.
The Arizona Supreme Court has reversed and remanded the high-profile case, sending it back for a new trial in which Fish can introduce testimony t ... More >>
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