SEE ALSO: Take a Chilling Look Inside the Baseline Killer Case Suzanne Cohen and Patricia Stevens, two veteran homicide prosecutors with the Maricopa County Attorney's Office, have been chosen to receive the annual Jason Schechterle Outstanding Performance Award. The two women will get the award a ... More >>
We spent a few hours last Saturday night at the 5th annual Jason Schechterle Scholarship Ball, and enjoyed ourselves immensely. Retired Phoenix cop Jason SchechterleSchechterle's name (and his face) are recognizable to most Valley residents: He's the former Phoenix cop who was rear- ... More >>
The following are 10 random things that, at the start of this weird decade, we never would have believed: 1. That the historically pathetic Arizona Cardinals would move out to bumfuck Egypt (a.k.a. Glendale, a.k.a. sweet deal), and then would (at the end of the decade) find themselves e ... More >>
We got to know an awful lot about Jack Ballentine during 2005, the year we spent with him and his fellow Phoenix Police detectives of the C-32 squad -- after which we published several stories in our "Murder City" series. Ballentine was and is a classic character: He worked as a cop ... More >>
Samantha Somegustava's mug shot from her 2005 arrest.The woman who pulled the trigger of a shotgun in a 2005 murder has pleaded guilty to first-degree murder. New Times covered the tragic case of victim Gabe Cruz and the woman who robbed and killed him in a 2006 feature story. The arti ... More >>
Getting smuggled into the U.S. is a dangerous game, even when the smuggler's just like family
Samantha Somegustava's boyfriend tells the homicide detective she has a "hard heart." By now, the cop knows what he means
Officer Dave Uribe's murder made no sense, until detectives made the killer as a doper bent on shooting a cop
Litigators and legislators play chicken-or-egg with nursing home issues
Bishop O'Brien drove away without offering last rites to the man bludgeoned by his Buick. It wasn't the first time he'd left an accident scene.
Phoenix has spent $1.5 million to install fuel bladders in police cruisers and they can't pass emissions tests
Phoenix cops are questioning the relationship between their union president and Ford
County prosecutors have a history of seeking long prison sentences for drivers who cause injury accidents. That is, unless those drivers are cops.