As one of the founders of SkyMall, and founder of an energy-development company, you probably could have guessed that Republican State Senator has a couple bucks in the bank.However, it's not every day that you can flip through the channels on your television and see a state senator on Home & Garden ... More >>
Just when I thought it couldn't get any better than screw-loose GOP state Senator Sylvia Allen suddenly finding the Navajo County Board of Supervisors a more attractive sphere of influence than the lege's upper house, along comes this beautiful news from a recent edition of the Capitol Times' Yellow ... More >>
Score a triumph for redistricting a little more than a half-year ahead of the November elections. The Payson Roundup reports that Republican state Senator Sylvia Allen has turned yellower than an egg-sucking cur at the prospect of running in the newly formed Legislative District 6, where a recent po ... More >>
Ten Arizona sheriffs -- five Democrat, five Republican -- gathered at the Arizona State Capitol on Friday to call for an independent investigation into the "Fast and Furious" gunwalking scandal.
The sheriffs held a news conference in front of the Arizona Peace Officers Memorial, decrying the "blood ... More >>
Meghan Lippiatt, found insane following murder of two sons, was discovered dead in a rural part of Navajo County.A Pennsylvania mom whose insanity defense allowed her to beat the rap in the murders of her two sons was found dead in a canyon in northern Arizona over the weekend.Authorities think t ... More >>
Two people were injured after a car chase involving suspected gang members turned into a shooting in Phoenix yesterday afternoon. While driving east on Roeser Road, someone in the black vehicle began to shoot at a sedan, hitting the car several times and the driver. The driver drove off ... More >>
Dennis McCarthyThe Gila County Attorney's Office is recommending that a Nebraska-based attorney prosecute cases against Maricopa County Supervisors Don Stapley and Mary Rose Wilcox.The Gila County Board of Supervisors is scheduled to vote on the appointment of Dennis McCarthy as special pro ... More >>
www.legaljuice.comThey got 'em.Police in Navajo County have two men in custody they believe are responsible for a string of bank robberies stretching across four states, including Arizona.Police believe the "High Country Bandits," as the pair were dubbed by the FBI's bandit-naming departmen ... More >>
Apparently, prosecutors thought that calling Chief Deputy David Hendershott to testify would NOT help their case. Smart prosecutors.In a press release issued last week, the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office expressed "disappointment" with the fact that witnesses friendly to the sheriff, including ... More >>
Prosecutors working for Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas persuaded a grand jury to indict Mary Rose Wilcox, the lone Democrat on the county Board of Supervisors, on 36 felony counts. But they should have a much harder time getting those charges to stick in court.
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Maricopa County Andrew Thomas has authorized three special prosecutors -- two from Washington D.C. and a Phoenix attorney -- to handle criminal allegations against County Superivor Don Stapley.
The move appears to violate the spirit of a promise made by Thomas to the Board of Supervisors a ... More >>
Euthanizing 55 dogs with guns on a rural Arizona property was the right decision for the circumstances, says the director of public health services for Navajo County.
Dr. Wade Kartchner tells New Times this morning that the dogs, which were living in filth with their human masters on a rural proper ... 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:
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