The media's been hot for Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne's head over allegations that during the 2010 campaign he was improperly involved in supporter-turned-staffer Kathleen Winn's independent expenditure committee Business Leaders for Arizona.
-Tom Horne's Alleged Hit-and-Run at an ... More >>
Last week's sudden "retirement" of Jim Keppel, who was serving as Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne's chief of the criminal division, has sent shockwaves through the state's legal community.Keppel isn't giving the specifics of his departure, but the rumors have been flying around town like fungoes ... More >>
Someone just E-mailed us the attached here story by reporter Jeremy Duda of the Arizona Capitol Times.
The piece seems to provide possible direction for the sudden departure last week of Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne's chief criminal deputy, Jim Keppel.
Good work by Duda, who obvio ... More >>
Robert Arcieri, a former Phoenix businessman and exceptionally devious criminal who was on the lam for a quarter-century, was sentenced to ten years in prison this morning.
The 73-year-old was sentenced by Commissioner Carolyn Passamonte after plea bargaining to the following char ... More >>
Authorities later this morning will announce the surprise arrest of a former Phoenix businessman who faked his own drowning a quarter-century ago as police closed in on him in an alleged murder-for-hire scheme.Robert Arcieri in the 1980s before he "drowned'Law enforcement sources tell us that Rob ... More >>
Jim Keppel, a veteran prosecutor and retired Superior Court judge who returned to the Maricopa County Attorney's Office to help out after Andy Thomas resigned last year, spent his first day at his new job yesterday, running the criminal division of the Office of the Arizona Attorney General.
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Quite a sight yesterday afternoon in downtown Phoenix.
The entire workforce of the Maricopa County Attorney's Office--it numbers in the hundreds--took to the streets (Jefferson, to be exact) as one, and trooped north a block or two to the Orpheum Theatre for a big meeting,
It w ... More >>
Richard Chrisman, Phoenix cop and alleged murderer of Daniel RodriguezThe Phoenix Police Department report on the October 5 shooting of Daniel Rodriguez by Officer Richard Chrisman was released today. And there's plenty in it for both sides in this tragedy to make hay out of.
Several officers r ... More >>
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Rick Romley has several other interesting announcements today at his news conference, besides slamming a proposed law that some believe would turn Arizona into something resembling Germany in the 1930s.
Here's the lowdown on the staff changes:
*Paul Ahler will be r ... More >>
The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors will choose an interim replacement for departed County Attorney Andrew Thomas in a few days.
Here's some predictions about who won't get the gig:
1. SATAN: Left, in photo.
2. JESUS: Right, in photo.
3.. BILL MONTGOMERY: Andy Thomas clone ... More >>
As rumors go -- and this one comes to us from sources inside the Maricopa County Attorney's Office -- it's a doozy. Yet it's not implausible.
We're hearing that ambitious County Attorney Andrew Thomas (seen here canoodling with an elderly supporter) is thinking about resigning from office in th ... More >>