Citing a lack of evidence, Peoria police today announced that they will not be seeking charges against Murphy following allegations that he sexually abused one of his former foster children.Read More »
Monthly Archives: July 2013
A House committee gave overwhelming approval Wednesday to a bill that would block development of a Tohono O’odham casino on land the tribe bought inside Glendale.Read More »
Katherine Figueroa was 9 and watching television reports of a workplace raid in Phoenix when she saw video of her parents being hauled away by sheriff’s deputies.Read More »
The cost per student for the new test to measure progress under Common Core is nearly 50 per cent more than the AIMS test, causing sticker shock among some lawmakers and advocates for the learning standards.Read More »
Senator blasts CPS after police decide not to pursue charges against him, CPS still investigating
Peoria police found no evidence to support allegations that state Sen. Rick Murphy sexually abused two children living in his home and did not recommend any charges against the senator, according to a police report released July 24. But officials with Child Protective Services are still looking into the matter.
A newspaper is pressing the Tucson Unified School District to release the names and application materials of the candidates it considered for the superintendent's job.Read More »
Peoria police found no evidence to support allegations that Arizona Sen. Rick Murphy sexually abused one of his foster children and did not recommend any charges against the senator, according to a police report.
Enrique Thomas Murphy, 18, adopted by Murphy and his wife Penny, told police on June 22 that he was sexually abused by Murphy beginning when he was a 12-year-old in the Peoria Republican’s home, the report stated.
Arizona children entering third grade this year are the first who will have to prove that they can read at an acceptable level or face being held back.Read More »
A federal jury found former legislative aide John Mills guilty of nine counts of wire fraud late Tuesday in connection with siphoning off $128,000 from former Speaker Jim Weiers’ 2008 campaign fund for personal use.Read More »
Over the weekend, The New York Times delved into the intraparty fight in Arizona that has pitted Brewer against fellow Republicans.Read More »