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Joe Arpaio: The Jailhouse Rock King Wants More

If you’re feeling more rebellious than usual, you should probably stay out of Arizona. Once your antics inevitably place you in jail, you run the chance of being under the watch of “America’s Toughest Sheriff” by the name of Joe …

ASU Fraternity Suspended For Racist “Black Party” On MLK Day
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Arizona State University has suspended one of its fraternities following a party that some are calling racist. Somehow, none of the students of the ASU chapter of Tau Kappa Epsilon had the good sense to know that hosting their “MLK Black …

Inmates Pathogens: State Prison Exposed To Viruses

A state prison in west Phoenix, Ariz., could possibly be in danger of blood-borne pathogens, better known as viruses that can be transmitted through body fluids or blood. Twenty-four inmates may have been exposed to the pathogens Sunday after a …

Steven Seagal Talks About Running For Governor
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One of Hollywood’s toughest action fighters is thinking about running for governor. Steven Seagal, 61, mentioned the idea in an interview while talking about his reality show “Steven Seagal – Lawman: Maricopa County.” The Arizona-based TV series, which airs on …

Skydivers Collision Kills Two Men

As if Skydiving doesn’t seem dangerous enough, add a group of over 200 people in the air at one time. Two experienced jumpers collided on Tuesday in mid-air around 200 feet above ground with their parachutes open. Their parachutes collapsed …

3 Girls Found Imprisoned, Malnourished In Home

Three young girls in Tuscon say they have been imprisoned for years by their mother and stepfather after a dramatic escape this week, and now police are investigating the home and are looking for answers. The girls, who range in …

Fire Department Charges Family $20,000 After Their Home Burns Down
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A family in Surprise, Arizona certainly got the shock of their life after their home burned down and they received a bill for almost $20,000. Even though their home was a total loss, they are still expected to pay $19,825 …

8-Year-Old Threatened With Expulsion For Drawings
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The headmaster at Scottsdale Country Day School is not having it with your “highly disturbing” pictures, young man. Look, even if you’re drawing potential costumes you’ll be wearing for Halloween; it’s still not okay to display images of characters holding …

Arizona and Kansas Exploit Supreme Court Loophole
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Earlier this year, the Supreme Court struck down an Arizona law that required voters to present proof of their United States citizenship in order to vote in local as well as federal elections. The New York Times reports that Arizona …

Kidnapped 5-year-old Girl From Arizona Found Alive

A 5-year-old girl from Arizona, Aleeha Green, was found alive in Utah after being kidnapped by her biological father on Tuesday, according to ABC 4 in Utah. The family owes their thanks to the Utah Highway Patrol. The Amber alert …

Sahuaro Principal Arrested for Creaming 16-year-old
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Every dad in the world has run this scenario through their head at least once. Your daughter starts messing around with the bad boy in town, she starts to slip into the occasional misbehavior, starts sneaking out to meet him, …

Joe Arpaio, Arizona Sheriff to Await Delayed Ruling
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U.S. District Judge Murray Snow delayed a ruling in the racial profiling case against Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s office Friday as both sides remain at odds over key remedies to ensure the agency adheres to constitutional requirements. Snow found in May …

19 Firefighters Killed in Arizona
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Nineteen firefighters have been killed battling wildfires in central Arizona near the town of Yarnell. All 19 were part of an elite “hot shot” crew, a group of firefighters who hike miles into the wilderness to clear vegetation and dig …

Planes Collide Over Arizona, Killing Four

Two small planes collided in midair just north of Phoenix, Arizona on Friday, killing four people. According to a KSAZ report, the planes were both single-engine, with two people aboard each. The collision occurred on Friday morning, about 15 miles …

Police At Kindergarten Graduation To Support Girl Who Lost Dad
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A 5-year old girl who lost her policeman dad in the line of duty over the weekend was overwhelmed with support at her Kindergarten graduation on Wednesday, when hundreds of Arizona police officers showed up in his place. “The purpose …

33-Year-Old GM Hired by Phoenix Suns

The Phoenix Suns announced this week that Ryan McDonough has been named the general manager of the NBA team. The 33-year-old McDonough will be officially placed as the GM during an event at the US Airways Center on Thursday. “Ryan …

Wife Killed Over HIV Fear by Arizona Man
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A man from Goodyear, Arizona has admitted to stabbing and killing both his wife and 27-year-old son. According to a report from Phoenix CBS station CBS 5, 62-year-old Eugene ‘Gino’ Maraventano used a 14-inch kitchen knife to stab his wife …

New Border Fence Planned For Arizona
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A legislative committee for the state of Arizona wants to go ahead with plans to build a 200-mile fence along its border with Mexico. According to a report from the Phoenix newspaper the Arizona Republic, the Joint Border-Security Advisory Committee …

Arizona House Bill 2549 Looks To Combat Internet Trolling
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For those who have perused the internet for any considerable amount of time will tell you, it really does bring out the worst in people. The ‘invisible man‘ syndrome is on full display when you visit most sites that offer …

Gallagher Suffers Another Heart Attack

Legendary prop comic Gallagher has suffered another mild heart attack, four days after being discharged from a Dallas-area hospital where he was recuperating from a separate heart attack. Allegedly, the comedian ran out of the medication he was taking, and …

MySpace No Place For Debauchery

Politics may make strange bedfellows, but when they stray into a MySpace profile where a politico makes ill-advised statements, lots of people will want to see under the sheets.