Michael Whiting

  • Blogs

    February 29, 2012

    SB 1070: Two More Sections Enjoined by Judge Susan R. Bolton

    With oral arguments scheduled to take place April 25 before the U.S. Supreme Court on Arizona's breathing-while-brown statute Senate Bill 1070, Arizona District Court Judge Susan R. Bolton today enjoined two sections of the law she had not previously put on hold in 2010, when she stymied the mo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2011

    Maricopa County Attorney's Office Yet to Decide Whether to Appeal Dismissal of Charges for Alleged Murderer

    Joseph Roberts‚ÄčApache Superior Court Judge Donna Grimsley dropped murder charges against an eastern Arizona man because, she says, the accused's rights were violated when he was interviewed by investigators without a lawyer.Joseph Roberts is believed to have murdered 72-year-old William "Stoney" ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2009

    Hot Links: Al Melvin, Basis Scottsdale, and Financial Fest

    ‚ÄčThe boy from St. Johns, Arizona who pleaded guilty in  the shooting deaths of his father and another man could be facing prison time. The prospect caused an uproar when Judge Michael Roca announced he would reject probation in favor of incarceration. The boy, 8 at the time of the murders ... More >>

  • News

    January 20, 2000

    The Check Republic

    City officials sidestep rules to avert New Year's Eve entertainer boycott

  • News

    December 2, 1999

    Snafu 2000

    Phoenix officials told volunteers planning an expensive millennial downtown bash to think big. It seems as though nobody was thinking at all.

  • News

    September 16, 1999

    Net Loss

    Twenty years ago-- as gangs began their rise in the valley-shortsighted civic leaders slashed youth programs. Today's troubled kids are still paying the price.