The heartbreaking case of a young mother, brutally stabbed to death at an east Mesa nail salon three weeks ago as witnesses watched, remains unsolved as Mesa police continue their investigation.
Crime and Safety
For now, a former coach, athletic director and school principal at Hamilton High School will not face criminal charges in an unsavory sexual assault scandal that escalated from hazing into sex crimes.
Lawyers for Jeffrey Pearlman, a former district sales manager for Chandler-based Insys Therapeutics, is seeking to bar U.S. prosecutors from referring to the “opioid crisis” at his trial.
The controversial verdict that cleared a former Mesa police officer of murder in a dramatic shooting captured by a body cam spared Philip “Mitch” Brailsford from a potential prison sentence, but the case is far from over for Mesa taxpayers.
Jacque Glessner of Tempe has been indicted by a state grand jury for allegedly operating a large-scale illegal cannabis extraction lab inside a condo.
The Arizona Supreme Court will decide whether lawmakers can make criminals of legal medical marijuana users who possess their drug at ASU and other college and university campuses.
Six teachers at Imagine West Gilbert have been fired after an “on-campus incident,” according to a school official.
Other Local News
Two Chandler Republican legislators and Attorney General Mark Brnovich are taking the first steps to craft legislation to ensure that Arizonans with preexisting conditions can still buy health insurance if federal courts strike down the Affordable Care Act.