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Murder Charges Against Debra Milke Dismissed After 22 Years on Death Row

Murder Charges Against Debra Milke Dismissed After 22 Years on Death Row

An appeals court in Arizona ruled today that murder charges be dismissed against Debra Jean Milke for the death of her son in 1989. The formerly condemned woman, now 50 years old, has spent over 20 years awaiting her execution on death row. Lori Voepel, attorney for Milke, described her as “ecstatic.” Although the young mother […]

Phoenix Protesters Gather Over Shooting of Rumain Brisbon

Phoenix Protesters Gather Over Shooting of Rumain Brisbon

Two days ago, a Phoenix police officer shot and killed 34-year-old Rumain Brisbon. The event took place when the officer was directed toward a black SUV suspected of a drug deal. When the officer approached the driver a verbal argument insured. Brisbon apparently tried to flee and ended up in a struggle with the officer. […]

Jimmy Johns Being Sued by Former Employees

Jimmy Johns Being Sued by Former Employees

Jimmy Johns has been in the news a lot in the last few years, and this time it is due to a lawsuit that is taking the fast food chain to court by its former employees.  It seems that the food conglomerate makes all employees sign a non-competition form that forbids them from working for […]

Same-sex Marriage Is Official in Arizona

Same-sex Marriage Is Official in Arizona

On Friday, same-sex marriage was officially on its way in Arizona after the Attorney General decided against appealing to the district court. On Oct 6, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals struck down bans in three states which were keeping same-sex partners from getting married. It is now legal in 31 states throughout the U.S. […]

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 […]

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