James Granvil Wallace, a 62-year-old murderer from Tucson who has been on death row for more than a quarter-century, now will spend the rest of his life in prison after a highly controversial Arizona Supreme Court ruling.
The court's unanimous reasoning for allowing Wallace to escape exec ... More >>
paytoncurry.comLast week, Caffe Boa owner Jay Wisniewski said local celebu-chef Payton Curry, Caffe Boa's executive chef for a year and a half, was "getting expensive" after business started to decline at the Tempe location -- and that there was a "backlash" among diners who, in addition to ... More >>
Arpaio out of the loop? Not a chanceWell, here's some fresh proof that Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu's Munnell memo report is a complete whitewash, and that Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio was, is and always will be in complete control of his agency. While he's still sheriff, that is.Today Ariz ... More >>
Maricopa County Supervisor Don Stapley won his 2008 criminal case today in the state Court of Appeals.
The Arizona Court of Appeals has agreed that Maricopa County Supervisor Don Stapley did not violate any financial disclosure law, ending a tainted criminal case against him.
The ruling today ... More >>
Scott Bundgaard's now dancing with Mark Goldman, a former deputy county attorney who may have helped Lisa Aubuchon and Andrew Thomas retaliate against Maricopa County Supervisor Don Stapley.
Local lawyer Mark Goldman's alleged actions in the investigation of Maricopa County Supervisor Don Sta ... More >>
It may seem like Don Stapley's troubles are about over, but Stapley sure doesn't think so.
The embattled chairman of the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors mailed a new fundraising letter two weeks ago to his friends and acquaintances, begging for big bucks to counter ... More >>
James Ray looking not so "spiritual" in his booking photo"Spiritual warrior" James Arthur Ray, who was indicted on three manslaughter charges yesterday, pleaded not guilty to each charge this morning in Yavapai County Superior Court.Ray's attorney entered the not guilty plea on Ray's behalf ... More >>
The first reason why the racketeering lawsuit filed today against county leaders is probably going nowhere:
It's being handled by Lisa Aubuchon, the deputy county attorney who has consistently blown politically sensitive cases for Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas. Under Aubuchon's leadership, ... More >>
Maricopa County Manager David Smith wants to know whether certain employees at the County Attorney's Office are writing anonymous blog posts and comments.
Smith sent a letter today to County Attorney Andrew Thomas and several of his employees, demanding the information on bl ... More >>
We were amused by Andrew Thomas's pissy little press release last night, in which the Maricopa County Attorney threw a pity party over the fact that nearly half the charges against Supervisor Don Stapley have been thrown out.Thomas, of course, runs the agency that originally indicted Stapley ... More >>