The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors rejected the $3.25 million settlement for the family of diabetic Deborah Braillard, who died in 2005 after not getting medical treatment in MCSO jail.ABC 15, which has been closely tracking the Braillard case, reports that the vote ended in a tie after S ... More >>
Image: Tony BleiMichael Lacey, Village Voice Media executive editor, was surrounded by reporters after his early-morning release from jail in October of 2007. Former County Attorney Andrew Thomas announced hours later that the arrests and preceding investigation had been a mistake.Tomorrow, the U ... More >>
Reza's false arrest: Not big enough for the Republic?Though the false collar of Phoenix's best known civil rights leader by a goon squad of sheriff's deputies has rated only begrudging coverage in the Arizona Republic, the New York Times evidently thinks the incident significant enough to condemn.In ... More >>
Should Sheriff Joe Arpaio, former County Attorney Andrew Thomas, and former Special Prosecutor Dennis Wilenchik be held accountable for their investigation into this newspaper -- and the jailing of its owners?That question is now in the hands of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ... More >>
Was Lisa Aubuchon involved in the decision to charge Ray Stern? Her personnel file says yes.In October 2007, New Times reporter Ray Stern was cited with a criminal charge for supposedly raising his voice while in the office of a lawyer working for the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office -- and ... More >>
Gustavo Arellano has some fun with Joe about 29 seconds inDespite horrendous mismanagement of his department, corruption, a U.S. Department of Justice investigation into his office, and a federal grand jury looking to indict his sorry self, Sheriff Joe remains popular in some quarters outside of Mar ... More >>
Readers of our paper will recall the hullabaloo back in 2007 that led to the bizarre arrests here in the Valley of the chain's owners, Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin.
The sordid affair revolved around a sweeping subpoena drummed up by "special prosecutor" Dennis Wilenchik, a med ... More >>
Law officers including deputy marshals and task force officers from Phoenix and northern California finally caught up to Sherwood yesterday as he was leaving services at the Most Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in San Francisco.