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The cast of “Law & Order: Criminal Intent” includes, from left: Julianne Nicholson, Jeff Goldblum, Vincent D’Onofrio and Kathryn Erbe.
I cannot understand the insistence on banning guns from school campuses. It seems that some people have the peculiar idea that the behavior of psychotics and criminals can be controlled by the issuance of statutes. Criminals are criminals, by definition, because they disobey laws. Does it make any sense to expect them to obey a gun ban? Psychotics that shoot everyone in sight have no concern for law or punishment; they are basically suicidal and intend to expire with their victims.
Sarah Cooper, a visiting fellow at the Arizona Justice Project, will talk to students Thursday in Deb Siroky's criminology class at Skyline High School. Her topic will be the conviction, imprisonment and release of Ray Krone, the innocent Arizona resident who served more than a decade in prison and two years on death row for a murder he did not commit.
Mike McClellan: Mesa's police chief, George Gascón, has moved on to San Francisco. And it seems many are pleased with that. Their mistake. The folks who object to Gascón boil their anger at him down to one thing: He isn't Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio. America's Toughest Sheriff. The scourge of illegal immigrants in Maricopa County. The Only One Who Enforces The Law, if you read the letters and bloggers' comments.
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Phoenix has requested a criminal investigation of a longtime East Valley priest after an internal audit revealed a "significant amount of money" might be missing from a 2 1 /2-year-old parish.
December 1, 2004
Two forgery suspects running from the long arm of the law couldn’t escape the short arm of the cactus.
Security guards and others who kill or injure criminals they subdue are not entitled to immunity from being sued by the survivors of their victims, the Arizona Court of Appeals ruled Friday.
A Tribune reporter on Wednesday was found guilty of criminal trespass for passing through an unlocked gate posted with a "No trespassing sign" as he tried to interview a Chandler police officer under investigation for murder.
A modern, corporate-run prison in rural Eloy is the last U.S. home for most noncitizens who commit crimes in this country.
WASHINGTON - President Bush said Monday that if anyone in his administration committed a crime in connection with the public leak of the identity of an undercover CIA operative, that person will "no longer work in my administration."
The place housing some of the most dangerous people in Arizona is falling apart. About 135 patients, mostly men, live at the Forensic Hospital, a collection of 10 buildings on the Phoenix campus of the Arizona State Hospital.
Logan McQueary, the father of missing Baby Gabriel and the estranged boyfriend of Elizabeth Johnson, the Tempe mother charged in connection with her son’s disappearance, will appear in court Monday on a criminal charge.
State lawmakers are moving to make it harder for people who are injured while committing crimes - or their survivors if they are killed - to sue those who hurt them.
Some Mesa leaders said there needs to be a larger buffer between sex offenders’ homes and places where children routinely gather — and they’ve got the attention of at least one state lawmaker.
Criminal charges are being pursued against a Mesa police officer for criminal damage and providing false information to a law enforcement officer after he is alleged to have crashed his SUV at Gilbert Town Square last month and left the scene.
The brave new world of biotechnology continues to present us with vexing dilemmas. The latest is the issue of whether women ought to have the right to be compensated when they donate their eggs to infertile couples. The Arizona House, by a 33-22 vote on Wednesday, passed a bill that would make such sales a criminal offense.
This is in regards to Bill Richardson’s column that police need to spend more time chasing hard-core criminals than worrying about the immigration issue. Well Mr. Richardson, you’re just like all the other left wing blowhards who think the public is stupid.
Another police officer has been murdered in Maricopa County. The third this year. Last week, a Chandler police detective was murdered during an undercover drug investigation by a heavily armed crew of mostly convicted felons and career criminals who obviously had no fear of the carnage they were going to leave behind. Two other detectives were seriously wounded.
Bill Richardson: Five Valley police officers have lost their lives at the hands of career criminals in less than three years. For too long the growth of career criminals in Arizona has gone virtually unchecked, and the cold-blooded and calculated murder of Gilbert police Lt. Eric Shuhandler is overwhelming evidence that the problem continues to grow.
A robber walked into a Chicago bank and handed the teller a threatening note - misspelled - demanding cash and walked off with $400. But he left behind the note, written on his pay stub containing his name and home address, where police arrested him.
State lawmakers have taken the first steps to make it illegal for people to stand on street corners and look for work.
State lawmakers are moving to radically redefine the role of Child Protective Services into an agency that primarily looks for crimes.
Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas has filed a criminal complaint alleging a Superior Court judge hindered prosecution of county Supervisor Don Stapley and investigations into funding of a $340 million court tower project.