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Arizona Botches Execution, Inmate Gasps

Arizona Botches Execution, Inmate Gasps

By Mike Fossum July 23, 2014

Arizona death row inmate Joseph Wood died nearly two hours after his execution commenced Wednesday, and his attorney said that he gasped for breath for much of that time. Wood was convicted of murder in 1989, after killing his estranged …

GoDaddy Exec Wants To Be Arizona's Next Governor GoDaddy Exec Wants To Be Arizona's Next Governor

GoDaddy execs are not exactly the kind of people you’d expect to see running for office. After all, the company has made a name for itself with silly ads. While the company itself may not put on a serious front, …

GoDaddy Executive Running for Arizona Governor

A former GoDaddy executive filed nominating petitions last week to enter the Republican primary for governor of Arizona. Christine Jones, a former legal counsel for the Scottsdale-based website hosting company, submitted her paperwork on Tuesday, the opening day of the …

Gangs of Chihuahuas Invade Arizona Town, Hunt Kids

Satan. Satan with four legs, aka, tiny chihuahuas are causing chaos in the Phoenix suburb of Maryvale, Arizona. Alongside their mega poop parties, furious lip licking orgies, and chasing school children, the humans over at animal control fear their rapid …

Grand Canyon Hybrid Bison On a Tear

Over 350 hybrid bison have been on a rampage in the northern region of Grand Canyon National Park, and the herd has been tearing up vegetation, impinging on the native habitat of the endangered Mexican spotted owl, knocking down Native …

Police Sting Op Sends Accidental Texts to Man

KSAZ News 10 in Arizona reports that a man found himself in the middle of a scary situation recently when his phone started receiving text messages from an unknown sender. This wasn’t just some comical incident where someone texts a …

Joe Arpaio Admonished in Court Over Training Videos

Sheriff Joe Arpaio of Maricopa County, along with his top deputy, Jerry Sheridan, appeared in court before U.S. District Judge Murray Snow, who was not too pleased with a video of the sheriff training his deputies. “I intend to have …

1991 Temple Slaying: Man Sentenced To 249 Years 1991 Temple Slaying: Man Sentenced To 249 Years

More than twenty years after the cold blooded murder of peaceful Buddhist monks shocked the region, the case against Johnathan A. Doody is put to rest once again. Old wounds were reopened in 2011, when an appeals court threw out …

Jan Brewer, Governor of Arizona, Eschews Re-election Jan Brewer, Governor of Arizona, Eschews Re-election

In 2008, Janet Napolitano was asked by President Barack Obama if she would be willing to become his Secretary of Homeland Security. Upon accepting his invitation, Jan Brewer, then Secretary of State in Arizona, ascended to governor due to succession …

Wichita State Basketball Improves To 34-0, Wins MVC Wichita State Basketball Improves To 34-0, Wins MVC

It probably was not something that anyone had expected entering the 2013-2014 NCAA basketball season, but the Wichita State basketball team was able to keep their streak going, and finish the season without losing. Due to the fact that the …

Michele Bachmann: Anti-Gay Bill Should Have Passed Michele Bachmann: Anti-Gay Bill Should Have Passed

Michele Bachmann has tough words for Jan Brewer following the Arizona governor’s decision to veto a controversial “anti-gay” bill this past Thursday. “I believe that tolerance is a two-way street, and we need to respect everyone’s rights, including the rights …

Arizona Governor Expected to Veto Anti-Gay Law Arizona Governor Expected to Veto Anti-Gay Law

“I can assure you, as always, I will do the right thing for the state of Arizona.” Though Arizona Governor Jan Brewer has not shown her intention either way, signs show that she will most likely veto S.B. 1062, a …

Arizona's Anti-Gay Bill Gets Pushback From Apple Arizona's Anti-Gay Bill Gets Pushback From Apple

Apple has joined a host of high-profile businesses in urging Arizona Governor Jan Brewer to veto a controversial piece of legislation that would allow businesses to discriminate against the LGBT community on religious grounds. The bill, Senate Bill 1062, amends …

Arizona Gov. To Make Decision On Anti-Gay Bill Arizona Gov. To Make Decision On Anti-Gay Bill

To veto or not to veto? That is the question for Arizona Governor Jan Brewer, who is facing a big decision on a controversial issue. The Arizona Legislature has recently passed a bill that would allow business owners to turn …

Yelp CEO Urges Arizona Governor To Veto Bill Yelp CEO Urges Arizona Governor To Veto Bill

Yelp CEO Jeremy Stoppelman has written an open letter to Arizona Governor Jan Brewer, which was just posted to the company’s blog. Stoppelman urges Brewer to veto SB 1062, the controversial bill that would allow businesses in the state to …

Arizona Senators: Legalizing Homophobia? Arizona Senators: Legalizing Homophobia?

In a so-called attempt to preserve the religious sanctity of Arizona businesses, lawmakers in the state passed legislation making it perfectly legal to boot someone out of your establishment for being gay. So long as you’re really really really religious, …

Joe Arpaio Puts Inmates on "Bread and Water" Diet Joe Arpaio Puts Inmates on "Bread and Water" Diet
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Controversial Maricopa County (Az.) Sheriff Joe Arpaio has put 38 residents of the county clink on what he calls a “bread and water” diet. Their offense? Flag desecration. How did 38 inmates have access to flags to desecrate? Because Arpaio …