We're not sure if this is a serious thing, but right-wingers are touting their response to the attempted recall of Sheriff Joe Arpaio -- an effort to recall County Supervisor Mary Rose Wilcox.Forgive us for being skeptical, but if you think it's a long-shot for Arpaio to be recalled, consider the fa ... More >>
Down at the state Capitol today, it was like a little bit of 2010, all over again.Grizzled nativists toting "I love SB 1070 signs," with pistols on their hips. Pro-immigration activists in droves denouncing the two-year old breathing-while-brown statute. And Arizona Department of Public Safety offic ... More >>
When I saw the headline in the Arizona Republic, "Democrats plan to introduce legislation to repeal SB 1070," let's just say I smelled a fish, and fresh it was not.The only Democrat I know of down at the state Legislature with the huevos to do something so bold as to seek the repeal of the state's b ... More >>
Speaking of Ed Moriarity, the Montana lawyer recently helped a local boxer and boxing trainer file a lawsuit against Maricopa County Supervisor Mary Rose Wilcox, Janet Napolitano, and a raft of other defendants.Boxer Luis "Yori Boy" Campas and promoter Joe Diaz filed a $43 million claim against t ... More >>
Mary Rose WilcoxThe lawsuits just keep coming.Maricopa County Supervisor Mary Rose Wilcox and her husband, Earl, today filed a notice of claim against Sheriff Joe Arpaio, Chief Deputy David Hendershott, former County Attorney Andrew Thomas, deputy county attorney Lisa Aubuchon, and both the sheri ... 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:
Whites Racially Profiled, Asked for Their "Papers" To Be on Native American Lan ... More >>
Rev. Al Sharpton and Maricopa County Supervisor Mary Rose Wilcox at Pilgrim Rest In advance of a service to be held tonight at Phoenix's Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church, and a subsequent march to the state Capitol, the Reverend Al Sharpton blasted Arizona's new "papers please" legislation during a press ... 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's Longtime Foe Mary Rose Wilcox Earns Supporters' Prayers
Up on the Sun:
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The lawyer for indicted Maricopa County Supervior Mary Rose Wilcox wants a guarantee that County Attorney Andrew Thomas won't accuse the Pima judge assigned to the case of conspiring against him.
In a motion filed today, attorney Colin Campbell asks the Superior Court to force Thomas to state p ... More >>
Maricopa County Supervisor Mary Rose Wilcox is a political victim and innocent of the crimes alleged in last week's indictment, her lawyer said today in a news conference.
He's at least half right.
Image: Ray Stern
Earl Wilcox, Mary Rose Wilcox and Colin Campbell.
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CPLC CEO Edmundo Hidalgo speaking at this Friday afternoon's presserChicanos Por La Causa officials and their supporters held a press conference today to blast the MCSO's recent day-long raid on CPLC's headquarters in Phoenix. CPLC CEO Edmundo Hidalgo and attorney Danny Ortega, Board Chair of the Na ... More >>
Ever wanna see someone get arrested for clapping? Well, here you go.
As a community service, I give you your government in action, folks: the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors allowing sheriff's deputies to arbitrarily arrest people for applauding at a public meeting. Tell you the truth, after ... More >>