A man that authorities say is suspected of being a graffiti vandal who tagged more than 300 sites around Phoenix over a 20-month period has been sentenced to one year in prison. The Maricopa County Superior Court says 27-year-old Joel Delgado was als
Nearly $200,000 is missing from a fire union's political fund, leading to an investigation by the Pinal County Attorney's Office. ...the audit uncovered about $133,000 in checks written to John Holland, a Glendale fire captain and the chapter's presi
Phoenix police are investigating allegations of embezzlement tied to a campaign account of former City Councilman Greg Stanton. Stanton, now deputy state attorney general, said he reported more than $75,000 missing from the account to police
At my home and at the Freedoms Phoenix Workshop... the Clipboard Brigade is a'commin.
Arizona cities are preparing for a fight over the money they receive annually from the state, but it’s not entirely clear if Republican lawmakers are even planning on tinkering with the nearly 40-year-old program that sends hundreds of millions of do
PARADISE VALLEY, Ariz. -- Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio launched his 18th consecutive holiday patrol led by posse members Friday afternoon at the Paradise Valley Mall despite being told by the Phoenix Metro Center shopping complex not to come ba
Sen. Jack Harper, a Republican from Surprise, said he plans to introduce legislation next year that would create a government-sanctioned militia that would be allowed to patrol the border to observe illegal activity and report it to enforcement autho
Phoenix's controversial $97.4 million development deal with CityNorth may never be executed, a top city official says. Deputy City Manager David Krietor, who took part in negotiations for the agreement, said last week that it is unlikely that any
There was a move in 2002 when Jane Dee Hull was Arizona's governor to raise her $95,000 salary because it was among the lowest of the nation's governors. The raise never materialized. But thanks to a generous pension system for Arizona's elected offi
2 people were arrested and more than a hundred protesters were separated by police in downtown Phoenix. The riot happened when the National Socialist Movement began its march in support of Arizona’s controversial immigration law. (VIDEO)
Chandler's new City Hall comes with some features that have municipal workers and visitors scratching their heads. Like the restroom signs that tell people not to drink out of the urinals and toilets.
As state and local governments are slashing budgets, Arizonans are propping up public-pension systems that allow civil servants to retire in their 50s, receive annuities exceeding $100,000 a year, and collect pensions while staying on the same job,
Arizona appears on the verge of finally getting a law that will allow patients to obtain marijuana legally. Figures released late Friday show Proposition 203 ahead by 4,421 votes out of more than 1.6 million cast. Maricopa County Recorder Helen
Jordan Decker worked too hard, both inside and outside of the ring, to come away from the World Kickboxing Association world championships without a title.
Maricopa County officials believe the discovery of a duplicate payroll log and database hidden in a secure computer system at the Sheriff's Office could reveal the extent of alleged misspending in Sheriff Joe Arpaio's agency.
Water levels have dropped 133 feet. Islands have emerged and grown. Rocky outcroppings push through the surface, creating watery obstacle courses whose paths shift almost daily.
WKA World Championship 2010 - Scotland October 2010 - VIDEO - Thanks to all of those FreedomsPhoenix Readers that helped make his trip possible with your donations. Jordan will be back in Arizona by tomorrow.
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The Goldwater Institute Scharf-Norton Center for Constitutional Litigation represents Mark Reed, who intends to vote Tuesday while wearing a T-shirt that says “Tea Party: Principles Not Politicians” and includes a “Don’t Tread on Me” logo.
Phoenix police will have to wait to fire Richard Chrisman, the patrol officer charged with murder and aggravated assault in the death of an unarmed domestic violence suspect. A Maricopa County Superior Court judge issued a temporary restraining order
It has come to my attention a letter to the editor was published on this website accusing me of conspiracy to fix the election in Quartzsite, Arizona. I would like to address this issue with your readers. My name is Shanana "Rain" Golden-BearRead Letter
not only has the vice mayor been proven to be on drugs at the time , no charges have been filed except for the 2 mis charges on myself which i beat in court ~ he was on valium/AMBIEN/ nor diazapam/and said he had taken oxycotin as well...i haveRead Letter
Arizona should have its own bank so taxpayer dollars could help fund local businesses instead of boosting the profits of big multinational banks.
The National Guard troops assigned to the Arizona border will begin to arrive Aug. 1, and the federal government is sending other reinforcements to stem the flow of illegal immigrants and narcotics entering the state, Homeland Security Secretary Jane
SARA! No, not Sarah Connor, who was mercilessly pursued in the Terminator series by a self-aware surveillance network named Skynet. We’re talking about the “Safer Arizona Roads Alliance,” the astroturf answer by photo radar peddlers such as American
Phoenix AZ - Owner of Budget Signs places 6 x 13 ft sign in front of his business stating “Fight Organized Crime Re-Elect NO ONE in WASHINGTON. I talked to Dan the owner of Budget Signs and he is fed up with the crooks and liars in government. The p
Our favorite Redflex/Arizona Republic corp-media hybrid drone (“reporter”) Michael Ferraresi covers the City of Phoenix’s new scheme to use intrusive license plate recognition in combination with watch lists of those suspected of not paying parking t
Latinos represent a huge and fast-growing market. About one in three people in Arizona is Latino, and about 40 percent are 17 or younger. In Arizona, Latinos accounted for 16 percent of all purchases in the state, or $31 billion in spending...