Agents with the Arizona Attorney General’s Office had a sticky problem when they walked out of lobbyist Gary Husk’s office on Jan. 27, 2012, with documents and computer data seized as evidence.Read More »
In its fight to curb the influence of public unions, the Goldwater Institute has persuaded a judge to temporarily block Phoenix’s practice of paying police officers to perform union work.
Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Katherine Cooper ruled today that the practice known as “release time” likely violates the Arizona Constitution’s “gift clause,” which prohibits government from donating to private entities.
It looks like former Fiesta Bowl CEO John Junker's continuing cooperation with law enforcement authorities means it will be a long time before he is sentenced in federal court.Read More »
Disgraced former Fiesta Bowl CEO John Junker pleaded guilty to a felony in Maricopa County Superior Court today and implicated a lobbyist as the brains behind a scheme to have employees reimbursed by the bowl for their political campaign contributions.Read More »
One of two men suspected in the fatal shooting of a Senate page in 2010 has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder to avoid the death penalty.Read More »
A divided federal appeals court panel Wednesday upheld the 51-month sentence for a Mexican man charged with illegal re-entry to the country, saying his 2000 conviction for having sex with a 14-year-old girl could be counted against him.Read More »
A Nevada couple has pleaded guilty to trying to vote in Colorado and Arizona in the 2008 election.Read More »
A Phoenix boxing promoter pleaded guilty Nov. 18 to bilking a trainer out of $5,000 and trying to cover it up.Read More »