Arizonans who want to fight marijuana prohibition in this state have two strong allies in powerful positions: State Senator Kimberly Yee and Yavapai County Attorney Sheila Polk. Like would-be leaders of a modern-day women's temperance movement, the two Arizona politicians share a strong belief that ... More >>
Merry Shaydak went to work as usual at the Mexico border on a very chilly March day in 2010. Cute dog photo #6,432 She was a waitress at the Turquoise Valley Golf and RV Park in Naco, which sits right on the line a few miles south of Bisbee. Shaydak brought her two dogs to work with ... More >>
The Arizona Court of Appeals today upheld a Maricopa County judge's contempt-of-court ruling against a sheriff's detention officer who lifted legal papers from a criminal-defense attorney in open court and had them copied. Gary Donahoe, who until recently was the county's presi ... More >>
Some years ago, Bridget Sharpe became eligible for AHCCCS, the state's health-care program for the needy. She enrolled with the program's Mercy Care Plan to receive medical services. What remained of Sharpe's teeth were in a state of "rampant decay," according to an Arizona Co ... More >>
Arpaio's lawyer can't explain away his fudged résumé
The sheriff's made a career of stonewalling critical media — the public's right to know be damned
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Q: What do you call someone who allegedly forges signatures, takes clients for hundreds of thousands of dollars, lies to police and helps burn down a building in an insurance scam? A: Until very recently, an attorney in good standing.