Pinal County, Maricopa's southeastern neighbor, has been rocked in recent years by allegations of incompetence and wrongdoing by some of its top officials. New Times has obtained two more names for the list: * Lisa Garcia, assistant county manager for Health and Human Services, who was suspended fo ... More >>
The plumed wonder on Roosevelt Row artists who hate crazies, Scottsdale's refunding of 1,964 camera tickets and the new Catholic homophobia
Any way you add it up, kids at one Valley middle school were dealing meth out of their backpacks
Meth addiction isn't impossible to beat -- but the treatment's not cheap. And good luck finding it
Carl Gholson was a gifted sax player. He was also a paranoid schizophrenic. He became another victim of Phoenixs scorching heat
Letters from the issue of Thursday, June 16, 2005
A county psychiatrist's indifferent treatment of a disturbed inmate leads to a courthouse hanging
An alleged rape at a county psych ward has Maricopa County acting like a schizophrenic
'Intensive probation' wasn't enough to keep mentally ill woman on her meds
From the week of May 31, 2001
The dearth of affordable housing has reached the crisis stage
Danielle Adair is a mentally ill, AIDS-carrying prostitute. But officials release her to the streets over and over and over again.
The mental-health-care system says Lynda Sue Dale, a young mentally ill mother, is ineligible for treatment -- until she informs the bureaucrats she's talking to New Times
A judge said Lucia Diaz should be force-medicated to control her psychosis. Instead, she was turned loose to terrorize.
State misspent $350,000 of federal funds earmarked for HIV and substance-abuse services