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Radley Balko

$3.4 Million For Family Of Marine Killed By SWAT Team

HuffingtonPost.com | Radley Balko | Posted 09.26.2013 | Politics

Under the terms of a settlement announced last week, the family of former Marine and Iraq war veteran Jose Guerena will receive $3.4 million from the ...

Republican Jeff Flake Robocalls Democrats With Wrong Polling Place Information (VIDEO)

Pamela Powers Hannley | Posted 01.05.2013 | Politics
Pamela Powers Hannley

Phoenix NBC Channel 12 has reported that Jeff Flake's US Senate campaign made robocalls over the weekend to registered Democrats and gave them the wro...

Police Reduce Search For Isabel Celis: 'That Doesn't Mean We're Giving Up Hope'

AP | Posted 05.08.2012 | Crime

TUCSON, Ariz. — Police are scaling back search efforts for a 6-year-old girl who was last seen Friday night when she was getting ready for bed in he...

Glock n' Spiel

Laura Paull | Posted 11.02.2011 | Media
Laura Paull

Here's the story of how two citizen journalists uncovered a bizarre GOP fundraiser.

Radley Balko

Three Months After Pima County SWAT Team Kills Jose Guerena: No Arrests, No Apologies

HuffingtonPost.com | Radley Balko | Posted 10.17.2011 | Crime

Jose Guerena, a 26-year-old Marine and Iraq war veteran, was killed May 5 when a SWAT team broke into his home a little after 9:30 a.m. According to G...

Radley Balko

Arizona Cops Kill Former Marine In Botched Pot Raid

HuffingtonPost.com | Radley Balko | Posted 08.19.2011 | Politics

On May 5 at around 9:30 a.m., several teams of Pima County, Ariz., police officers from at least four different police agencies armed with SWAT gear a...

Drug Warriors Gun Down Young Father

James Peron | Posted 07.18.2011 | Politics
James Peron

The young husband and father, Jose Guerena, an Iraq veteran, was lying in his own blood, shot at 71 times by heavily armed men. There are lots of questions. The Pima County, Arizona, Sheriff's Department is giving few answers.

Friday Talking Points [167] -- Happy Friday the Thirteenth, Ron!

Chris Weigant | Posted 07.13.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Ron Paul, apparently, is not a superstitious kind of guy. Tempting fate, as it were, he announced today that he's running for president once again -- on Friday the thirteenth.

The Great State Of Baja Arizona? "Not Everyone In Arizona Is An Extremist"

Marlene H. Phillips | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marlene H. Phillips

It seems the Grand Canyon State has lately become as famous for its extremist politics as for its famous national park. Some Arizona residents say they've had enough, they're ready to leave Arizona. But they're not talking about moving to another state. They want to start a state of their own.

Sam Stein

Nearly 50 Percent Of Mental Health Services Recipients In Giffords' County Were Dropped In 2010

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In the past year, Pima County, Ariz., where Democratic Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and 19 others were shot Saturday, has seen more than 45 p...

John Roll: A Personal Memory

Michael McGown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael McGown

When I was forced to leave my post after a lengthy illness in 1984, John Roll sent me a handwritten note of good wishes. It was just like him to take the time to do that.