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Arizona: Arrest Made in Murder of 8-Year-Old Child

Arizona: Arrest Made in Murder of 8-Year-Old Child

Police in Bullhead, Arizona have confirmed that they have arrested a 26-year-old man for the murder of 8-year-old Isabell Grogan-Canella who disappeared from her home in the 2400 block of Lakeside Drive on Tuesday night. Justin Rector has been arrested and booked for 1st degree murder in connection to the case. A press conference with […]

Police Confirm Arizona Family Forgives Young Girl in Shooting Tragedy

Police Confirm Arizona Family Forgives Young Girl in Shooting Tragedy

Police in Arizona confirm that the family of shooting victim at a gun range in White Hills will not press charges, choosing instead to forgive the young girl involved in the tragedy. The heartbreaking shock of the accident strikes a chord of astonished admiration that the grieving children could find forgiveness in their hearts so […]

Arizona Shooting Involving 9-Year-Old Girl Raises Serious Questions

Arizona Shooting Involving 9-Year-Old Girl Raises Serious Questions

Serious questions are being raised following the tragedy in Arizona on Monday, where a 9-year-old girl who lost control while shooting a semi automatic gun killed her instructor. Charles Vacca, a firearms instructor at Bullets and Burgers shooting range just outside of Las Vegas, was instructing the girl on how to stand and positioning her toward […]

In Arizona, a Young Girl Accidentally Kills Her Shooting Instructor [Video]

In Arizona, a Young Girl Accidentally Kills Her Shooting Instructor [Video]

In Arizona, a young girl, age 9, accidentally kills her shooting instructor while he was instructing her on how to properly shoot an automatic Uzi, stated Arizona State Police. Charles Vacca, age 39, died on Monday around 9 p.m. after he was flown by helicopter to a medical center in Las Vegas, according to officials […]

Veterans Administration Phoenix Meets New Secretary

Veterans Administration Phoenix Meets New Secretary

Veterans Administration Secretary Robert McDonald visited Phoenix on Friday to meet veterans and the medical staff. McDonald has been on the job less than a month. It was Phoenix that drew much of the media’s attention during the patient care delay scandal. The visit to the VA medical center in Phoenix gave the Secretary a […]

Arias to Represent Herself Against Death Penalty

Arias to Represent Herself Against Death Penalty

Judge Sherry Stephens, in charge of the sentencing retrial for Jodi Arias, has agreed to allow Arias, 34, to represent herself, said Maricopa County Superior Court spokesperson Vincent Funari on Monday. The retrial of the sentencing portion of her case, in which she was convicted of killing her ex-boyfriend on June 4, 2008, will determine whether […]

Female Passenger Dies on US Airways Flight

Female Passenger Dies on US Airways Flight

Police authorities in Arizona have stated that a female passenger died while on a US Airways flight going to Phoenix from Honolulu after she suffered an unknown medical emergency. Investigators have identified the woman as being Terrie Wu, age 58, declared Phoenix Police Sergeant Trent Crump Reports said that Wu fell unconscious while the jet […]

Same-Sex Marriage: An Exception to the Rule

Same-Sex Marriage: An Exception to the Rule

Same-sex marriage is first and foremost an exception to the rule. Catering to same-sex marriage opponents that are part of the Religious Right, Arizona state attorneys have filed court papers using ideas that are thinly veiled right-wing concepts. In their defense they parrot the conservative ideas of family only being valid if there is a […]

Arizona Botched Execution Not That Uncommon

Arizona Botched Execution Not That Uncommon

The Arizona execution of convicted murderer James Woods made headlines on July 23 after the death row inmate suffered for two hours following a lethal-injection. This botched execution in Arizona, while gruesome, is not all that uncommon. Prisoner Joseph Woods was sentenced to death for murder. Prior to his execution, the criminal petitioned the court […]

Arizona Execution Raises Lethal Injection Questions: What Where Why

Arizona Execution Raises Lethal Injection Questions: What Where Why

In what is being called another botched execution, in which Arizona convicted murderer Joseph Rudolph Wood took nearly two hours to die on Wednesday, questions have again arisen surrounding lethal injections and whether or not this method of putting convicted criminals to death should be continued. Concerns include whether the method violates prisoners’ 8th Amendment rights of not being […]

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