Now why would Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne want to make it difficult and costly for reporters and regular citizens to obtain public records? Given the trouble Horne's gotten himself into regarding public records requests to his office -- resulting in an FBI investigation, two county attorney ... More >>
Earlier this month, Maricopa County moved at lightning speed to turn over documents to a newspaper about a fired sheriff's deputy.Now, county officials are taking their sweet time to release records related to the discipline of the fall guy (or gal) who handed over those deputy documents. Part of o ... More >>
Joel Fox In the end, Joel Fox couldn't make his bosses believe he wasn't lying. The former Maricopa County Sheriff's Office captain, who was fired in October for "egregious" ethical violations related to his work on a secret campaign-fundraising scheme on behalf of Sheriff Arpaio, tried out ... More >>
The nation's largest newspaper chain buys the state's biggest paper -- but will anyone even notice the difference?
Pro-choicers walk, attorney serves up double-talk
Something doesn't add up with the Diamondbacks' ballyhooed "cash call"
When a Tempe cop was accused of a brutal sexual assault on an ASU student, the City of Tempe responded with an assault on the state's public-records law
Fired Republic finance chief claims his concern over alleged sweetheart deals did him in
Odd development in Symington trial
Attorney casts himself as martyr in bizarre courtroom melodrama
Transit-plan backers say they see a bus in your future--so how come they've been working on the railroad?
Phoenix's shadow governors had keen ideas for the warehouse district south of Bank One Ballpark. But property owners told them where they could park them.
His daughter is a gubernatorial confidante. His appointment raised questions of cronyism. But it was Judge Ramon Alvarez's strange behavior in the courtroom that made him a target of misconduct allegations.
Tentative pact would seal some records in Symington bankruptcy case
Two masters of the Asian art of place tell us how the energy of life flows downtown
Bank gave governor loan write-downs, despite evidence of false financial statements
A debate rages over a new corporate-sponsored animal-adoption program. As usual, the Arizona Republic prefers to be muzzled.
IF QUESTIONS ABOUT ITS RETRACTABLE ROOF, POWER-HUNGRY AIR CONDITIONERS AND SUN-STARVED GRASS CAN BE ANSWERED, BANK ONE BALLPARK WILL BE A STATE-OF-THE-ART VENUE. FOR SEPARATING FANS AND TAXPAYERS FROM THEIR MONEY.
IF PROPOSITION 400 PASSES, TAXPAYERS WILL COUGH UP BILLIONS FOR FREEWAY CONSTRUCTION. IF ONLY MAG ADOT KNEW WHERE THEY WERE GOING TO SPEND IT.
AGAINST THE ADVICE OF CITY STAFF, INTERIM MAYOR THELDA WILLIAMS IS WORKING TO PUT HUNDREDS OF HOMES IN AN AIRPORT INCUSTRIAL PARK. BY THE WAY: ONE OF FRIENDS WIL MAKE $200,000 IF THE DEAL GOES THROUGH.
IT'S GOING TO TAKE A LOT MORE THAN PEANUTS AND CRACKER JACK TO BUY THE LAND FOR THE DOWNTOWN STADIUM.
FLORIDIANS ATTACK REPUBLIC WINDBAG FOR CALLING THEM "WHINERS"; NEWSPAPER SUPRESSES REACTION