Grant Goodman, a Phoenix (now suspended) attorney who had his 15 minutes of fame a few years ago as an alleged champion of local folks being abused by their legal guardians/conservators and by the Maricopa County Probate Court, has lost yet another case--his own.
In a memoran ... More >>
Last year, our former colleague Sarah Fenske wrote a scathing article about a goofball Phoenix barrister named Grant Goodman.
Here it is.
Federal judge Mary MurguiaThe upshot of the piece came in what we call the "nut graf," a sentence or two that tells the reader why he or she ma ... More >>
Our former colleague Sarah Fenske (now toiling as the managing editor at our sister paper in St. Louis, the Riverfront Times, wrote a cool story last April about a shady and shaky attorney named Grant Goodman.
Bernie Madoff, the crook who's got to be near and dear to attorney Grant Goodma ... More >>
David Hendershott, the chief deputy of the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office, calls former County Attorney Andrew Thomas an "idiot" in a secret recording made at a staff meeting.
Boy, is this SCA report paying off!
We're still trying to read it all and put it in context. But w ... More >>
filmsy.comWe never thought we'd say this, but this Sedona couple could have learned a thing or two from Wesley Snipes.William Steiniger and his wife Diane Steiniger were convicted on tax evasion and conspiracy charges in 2009, and were sentenced Thursday to prison terms of a combined 50 mon ... More >>
www.originalalamo.comIf someone's beaten to death in front of you, thrown in a garbage can, and dragged into the desert, do yourself a favor and let someone else clean up the blood.A Laveen woman learning this the hard way after she was sentenced today to 14 months in prison after plea ... More >>
In September, 2007, former Phoenix police Officer Mark Wilcox and his wife sued the department and Sergeant Kathy Johnson.
Among other things, the couple claimed that his own department, especially Sergeant Johnson, had violated his civil rights and defamed him
in the afterma ... More >>
Note the resemblance? Skin like a corpse, bulbous nose, shurf's badge, plays the buffoon...Why anyone buys any of the shameless bull that flows forth from the MCSO's PR team like a mighty river of bunk is beyond me.
Take this latest, bogus claim from the sheriff of a legal victory in the b ... More >>
A local reverend who runs a Web site alleging government corruption has been indicted on 17 counts of fraud in connection with an advertising ripoff.
Over the last three years, John Stone (pictured), 52, convinced several area business owners to fund missing-childre ... More >>
In the 24-hour news cycle it can be difficult to keep up. We have the solution. Check back on Valley Fever every evening for highlights from each of New Times' blogs. Today's entries:
Joe Arpaio Scores: Judge Mary Murguia Recuses Self From Racial Profiling Lawsuit Against Joe Arp ... More >>
Was Judge Murguia intimated by subpoenas to her sister?
Apparently, not even a federal judge and her family are free from the intimidation of Sheriff Joe Arpaio and his law dogs. I've now learned that Judge Mary Murguia's July 15 order recusing herself in the big Mele ... More >>
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio keeps a filthy, dangerous jail and brags about targeting illegal immigrants.But a statement in a recent federal court ruling that claims Arpaio said publicly that a person's immigration status should be questioned on "physical appearance alone" is apparently not tr ... More >>