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Sheriff Arpaio Subject of Federal Grand Jury Inquiry

Dawn Teo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dawn Teo

[Sheriff] Arpaio and County Attorney Andrew Thomas angered many in the legal community when they filed a federal RICO (racketeering) lawsuit against many of their political opponents...

Sheriff Arpaio Incites Widespread Anger for implicating Judges In Alleged Conspiracy

Dawn Teo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dawn Teo

Under the bleating headline, "Is there no one who will stand up to Thomas, Arpaio?" the Arizona Republic Editorial Board pleaded this week for the governor and attorney general to step in...

AZ Politician Arrested on 93 Felony Charges, Allegedly Used Campaign Funds as Personal Slush Fund

Dawn Teo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dawn Teo

According to the official statement from MCSO, Stapley's response when picked up by officers was, "You've got to be kidding me."

"America's Toughest Sheriff" Subject To Possible FBI Probe

Dawn Teo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dawn Teo

Sheriff Arpaio is famous for his jails, where inmates live in outdoor tents and wear pink underwear, pink flip-flops, and pink handcuffs.

21st Century Bull Connor: Shameless Intransigence

Bertha Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bertha Lewis

Thousands of immigrant families are living in terror under Sheriff Arpaio's reign. We can't let his racist policing continue.

"Poster Boy" Of Immigration Enforcement To Be Investigated, Says He Should Be Commended

Dawn Teo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dawn Teo

PHOENIX -- The Department of Justice is investigating "America's Toughest Sheriff." Acting Assistant Attorney General Loretta King sent a letter Tuesd...

Mexican Gov Denounces "Toughest Sheriff in America" TV Reality Star -- Sheriff Invites Critics to Investigate Personally

Dawn Teo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dawn Teo

Sheriff Arpaio is as controversial as he is popular, oscillating between a conservative media darling (even landing his own reality TV show) and a liberal media pariah.

Lawmakers, Activists Demand New Investigation of Toughest Sheriff in America

Dawn Teo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dawn Teo

Lawmakers, union leaders, human rights groups, Democratic Party leaders, and celebrities are taking on the "Toughest Sheriff in America" for policies that they say encourage racial profilin and civil rights violations.

Village Voice Media Execs Arrested For Revealing Grand Jury Secrets

New York Times | David Carr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Two executives from Village Voice Media -- a company that owns a number of alternative weeklies including The Village Voice, The LA Weekly and The Pho...