police detective, Arizona, Tempe, San Diego, guilty plea, racketeering-related conspiracy, massage parlors
Apr 7, 2023

Ex-detective pleads guilty to running sex parlors

A former San Diego police detective who used his badge and his knowledge to run a string of massage sex parlors in Arizona and California pleaded guilty Tuesday to federal charges.

prison, Phoenix Police Department, sentencing, Covid, Paycheck Protection Program, fraud, probation
Oct 9, 2020

Arizona can put juveniles in prison for life, state Supreme Court rules

Arizona judges are free to sentence juveniles to what amount to de facto life sentences despite U.S. Supreme Court rulings that appear to prohibit that, the state Supreme Court ruled Friday.

Mar 1, 2018

Report finds rash of crimes on the books never charged

More than one-third of Arizona laws involving a felony penalty haven’t been used in the past 15 years, a new report from the Arizona Criminal Justice Commission found.

Apr 8, 2016

Arizona has more crimes than most people realize

The Arizona Prosecuting Attorneys Advisory Council, or APAAC, has begun a review of Title 13 and all of the criminal provisions in the 45 other titles, said Kim MacEachern, the group’s staff attorney.

Mar 28, 2016

One arrested as crowd in House gallery protests voting snafus

One man is behind bars after activists halted today’s House floor session with chanting, jeering and a tussle with police.

Oct 28, 2013

With Napolitano out, Arizonans are wary of new Homeland Security chief

When former Arizona Gov. Janet Napolitano stepped down as the Department of Homeland Security secretary in August, the reaction from policymakers along Arizona’s border with Mexico was mixed.

Mar 16, 2010

Charges against Stapley dismissed

Charges against Maricopa County Supervisor Don Stapley have been dismissed but can be refiled by a different prosecutor.