Andrew Kunasek is third of five County Supervisors to come under criminal investigation by the Sheriff's Office
The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office is demanding that county risk managers review "evidence" of criminal acts by county officials before settling any claims by those officials.
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LifeLock, the so-called identity-theft "protection" company based in Tempe we wrote about last week, called us in a tizzy yesterday -- worried about the accidental publication of one its employees' personal data.
This is the type of situation LifeLock would never put in a press release, b ... More >>
Phoenix police Sergeant David Lake may get to find out whether his supervisors screwed him over, thanks to unanimous pro-public-records ruling by the Arizona Supreme Court.
As we related back in January, Lake was halted twice by the court system in his quest to obtain the metadata embedded in a Micr ... More >>
A former sailor and Phoenix UPS driver was sentenced to 10 years in a federal prison today for passing secrets to a Pakistan man who ran an Al-Qaeda recruitment Web site.Paul R. Hall, who has apparently changed his name to Hassan Abu-Jihaad, was arrested in Phoenix in 2007 and charged with terrorism ... More >>
Former state legislator and corporation commission member Jeff Hatch-Miller has been appointed director of the Arizona Lottery. (Click here for a MS Word version of the news release from Governor Jan Brewer's office). Hatch-Miller replaces Art Macias, who had in the position since 2005.Hatch-Miller' ... More >>
California nearly faced a revolt last month when officials announced that state tax filers would get IOUs instead of refunds.Arizona residents, however, can expect to receive state refund checks that banks will cash, says State Treasurer Dean Martin. Click here to read an MS Word version of Martin's ... More >>
A Maricopa County employee welfare program known as the "take-home vehicle" may be coming to an end.Due to the economic crisis, the county is ordering the use of its 2,500 vehicles to be scrutinized with an eye toward saving money. One of the first things officials want to look at is whether to keep ... More >>