Crime


police officer wearing a body cam writes a citation
The DPS Trooper Who Killed Dion Johnson Wasn’t Wearing a Body Camera. Now the State Has Received 150 of Them.

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey said his original plan to equip troopers with body cams fell through due to the pandemic.

man holding sign at Phoenix protest that says "stop murdering my friends"
Maricopa County Attorney Declines to Charge Dion Johnson’s Killer

Johnson was killed by a state trooper who found him sleeping in his vehicle, which was parked at the top of an on-ramp on Loop 101.

Police officers respond to a crime scene where a 23-year-old man was discovered with gunshot wounds to his legs and torso before being transported to a hospital where he died from his injuries in Brooklyn, New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Violence Is Increasing During COVID-19. We Asked This Gun Violence Expert Why.

COVID-19 lays bare the health disparities that have existed for a long time: the lack of investment, education, and jobs are all ultimately root causes of gun violence and will increase gun violence.

FILE - In this Nov. 8, 2019 file photo, former White House strategist Steve Bannon arrives to testify at the trial of Roger Stone, at federal court in Washington. Bannon was arrested Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020, on charges that he and three others ripped off donors to an online fundraising scheme “We Build The Wall.” The charges were contained in an indictment unsealed in Manhattan federal court.  (AP Photo/Al Drago, File)
Steve Bannon Arrested for Fraudulent ‘We Build the Wall’ Campaign

An indictment released Thursday stated that Steve Bannon and three others "defrauded hundreds of thousands of donors, capitalizing on their interest in funding a border wall."

Headshot of Alicia Navarro
It’s Almost Been a Year Since Alicia Navarro Went Missing From Her Glendale Home. No One Knows Where She Is.

“If this would have been JonBenét Ramsey or a blonde-headed little girl, I feel like the media would put this on the news every damn day."

Maxima Guerrero
While DACA Survives SCOTUS, One Recipient Was Just Threatened With Deportation

Although no charges were filed against her, Máxima Guerrero's arrest last month nearly landed her in an immigration detention center.

Tucson mayor standing next to police chief as he speaks at podium
The Tucson Police Chief Offered to Resign Over a Man Dying in Custody. The Mayor Said No.

The chief offered his resignation a day after the death went public. The city council and city manager would have to approve resignation.