Meg O'Connor is a staff writer for Phoenix New Times. She previously worked for the Miami New Times.
5 days ago | Police
Seeking respite from the domestic violence shelter she had been staying at, Gamboa used a vacant for-sale home to take a shower and bathe her children.
5 days ago | Immigration
ICE is spending nearly $400,000 to build a training facility featuring "hyper-realistic" replicas of Arizona neighborhoods at an Army post in Georgia.
7 days ago | Police
"I say let's go back to the firing squad," he wrote about a prisoner's execution. "Why don't we sell tickets and give the proceeds to the family??"
8 days ago | Marijuana
Montgomery's father went to prison for selling marijuana. The county attorney has been on a crusade against the plant ever since.
13 days ago | Police
Records depict Jones as an antagonistic braggadocio who once dragged a witness to a cemetery and threatened to put a bullet in a fellow officer's head.
18 days ago | Police
A former Phoenix police officer and ex-union leader who was caught on video slapping a handcuffed suspect was sentenced to one year of probation.