In case you missed any news action this week, we've got you covered.Here's our recap of the most-read news stories of the week:
Carmen Fischer, a criminal-defense attorney in Phoenix, has been sentenced to three years in prison for crimes related to helping her husband, a leader of the New Mexican Mafia prison gang.Fischer was arrested last year and charged in Pinal County, accused of helping her husband Angel Garcia, also k ... More >>
It's been a blue moon or two since I gave much thought to Phoenix attorney Carmen Fischer, wife of Angel Garcia, imprisoned honcho of the New Mexican Mafia, an Arizona prison gang that takes its name from the more notorious, California-based eMe, or Mexican Mafia. But along comes a press release Fr ... More >>
Imagine Joe Arpaio as a dewy intellectual, and you've got County Attorney wanna-be Andy Thomas
County attorney candidate ditches debate to fund-raise with Fife
It hasn't been cheap keeping the Joe Show aloft. Now, his employees, his inmates and the citizens of Maricopa County are paying the price.
DOC chief continues his easy ride despite death threats -- and a couple of crashes
Cocaine from Mexico is the currency that drives gangster economics
Will you be next in the line of gang fire?
Felix Medina and his gang compatriots ruthlessly ruled a south central neighborhood. Now the party's over.
After years of neglect, a Maryvale neighborhood and the Phoenix police evict the West Side City Crips
Inmate's family files claim against state for gang-related murder
Hundreds of inmates in state prisons need special protection from gang paybacks. When officials tried to mix them in with the general-prison population, they filed suit--and won.