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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 […]

Arizona Inmate Takes 90 Minutes to Die in Lethal Injection Execution

Arizona Inmate Takes 90 Minutes to Die in Lethal Injection Execution

An Arizona execution by lethal injection yesterday left convicted murderer Joseph Rudolph Wood alive for more than 90 minutes, long enough for his attorneys to file emergency appeals to stop the process, citing violation of Wood’s Eighth Amendment rights to death without cruel and unusual punishment. Wood’s defense attorney Dale Baich called it a botched execution, and said that […]

Arizona Has Apparent Botched Execution

Arizona Has Apparent Botched Execution

  In yet another apparent botched execution, this time in Arizona, a condemned double murderer was allegedly stated to gasp and snort nearly 600 times in the nearly 120 minutes it took him to die on Wednesday. Reports coming from the prison state it took Joseph Wood two hours to expire. He was said to […]

Arizona Representative Mistakes YMCA Campers for Migrant Children

Arizona Representative Mistakes YMCA Campers for Migrant Children

Adam Kwasman, who is an Arizona Republican state representative and also a congressional candidate, seemingly believed that it would be a good idea to begin a protest close to Tucson yesterday against a school bus that was filled with YMCA children he allegedly believed to be migrant children travelling to a housing facility. As the […]

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