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Kyle Yocom Pawns His U.S. Marshal's Service Gear for $90, Gets Five Years' Probation

7 years ago by Ray Stern
Kyle Yocom's detention-officer job for the Arizona U.S. Marshal's Service didn't pay enough -- for him, anyway. The once-supervisor for a detention unit at a federal courthouse pawned body armor worth about a thousand bucks and other gear, netting $90. He was was given five years' probation this week after...
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Days of Whine and Ruses

31 years ago by Tom Fitzpatrick
The expression that came over Robert Bennett's face each time Senator Dennis DeConcini attacked him was riveting. The special counsel for the Senate Ethics Committee stared straight at Arizona's senior senator with a contemptuous glare. Bennett remained motionless, his arms folded over his big belly like an irritated passenger on...
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THE KINSHIP OF KILLERS

31 years ago by Tom Fitzpatrick
Mario Puzo has always insisted that when he wrote The Godfather, he knew so little about organized crime that he had no real Mafia dons in mind as models for Don Corleone. From his writing, it is clear that he regards them as a higher form of life than politicians...
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Operation Streamline Shut Down for Day, Tucson Activists Block Buses Filled with Migrants in Custody

8 years ago by Stephen Lemons
***Please see updates at the bottom of this post*** Pro-immigrant activists chaining themselves to buses and a courthouse entrance today in Tucson forced a halt to Operation Streamline, a controversial federal program that prosecutes migrants arrested by the U.S. Border Patrol after they've entered the country illegally. According to U.S...
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Grinding Justice: Operation Streamline Costs Millions, Tramples the Constitution, Treats Migrants Like Cattle, and Doesn't Work

11 years ago by Stephen Lemons
In the border town of Nogales, Sonora, where buses drop off the newly deported every few hours on the American side, almost everyone seems to have been through Operation Streamline, a U.S. Border Patrol program that aims to hit all migrants entering the United States illegally with a criminal conviction...
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FOR DECONCINI, POLITICS WAS AN ENRICHING EXPERIENCE

28 years ago by Tom Fitzpatrick
It seemed a flawless setting. Dennis DeConcini visualized this as his final great moment in Arizona politics. Such presumption was not surprising. Over the years, the senior senator's opinion of himself has been inflated in direct correlation to the swelling of his bank account. He was fresh from a single...
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Donkey Kong

15 years ago by Robert Nelson
Dennis DeConcini was always a centrist Democrat, a "Pinto Democrat" as they used to be called here, but like many moderates in the party, he still felt a deep fondness for the intellectual and moral champions of the liberal cause. One such man was Phoenix attorney John Frank, among other...

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