U.S. District Judge Diane Humetewa

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Aug 29, 2023

Backpage founder faces 2nd trial over what prosecutors say was scheme to sell sex through ad sales

A founder of the lucrative classified site Backpage.com will face his second trial on charges of facilitating prostitution and laundering money in what authorities say was a scheme to knowingly sell ads for sex on the site.

Jul 30, 2015

Judge refuses to block planned South Mountain Freeway

A judge is refusing to block a planned freeway project in the Phoenix area. U.S. District Judge Diane Humetewa on Tuesday denied a request for a pretrial preliminary injunction.