Student gunned down while Mom serves country in Iraq

Recent updates: Los Angeles Times, LAPD chief vows to clarify policy on immigrants, April 17 Los Angeles Police Chief William J. Bratton said Wednesday that the department’s controversial policy on dealing with illegal immigrants was widely misunderstood by the public and some of his own officers, and he would clarify the rule in the next […]

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Mom’s suit claims CPS and police responsible for deaths of her children

Update ( June 21, 2008 ): State to pay $1M over two kids’ deaths (Arizona Daily Star) ( March 5, 2008 ) In a move that surprised no one, attorneys representing the mother of two young children who died while in their father’s care have filed a wrongful death(s) lawsuit (pdf) against the state of […]

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Antelope Encounter

[youtube_sc url=FBDOSQXM4bI width=430] (note: This video was uploaded to my old YouTube channel) Stepping away from crime and unrest for today’s entry. Let’s call it “lighter fare.” And unexpected. My wife and I enjoy weekend car rides around the Southwest. This past Saturday, we drove to Sonoita, Arizona for a bite to eat at The […]

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Crisis in Kenya: PART 2

[youtube_sc url=Lypmq2GbIl8 width=430] (*note:  This video is posted on my old YouTube channel) Part 2 of a Beyond90Seconds.com special series, “Crisis in Kenya.” Journalist Mark Horner continues his look at the concern for Kenya and its people through the eyes of an Arizona woman named Louise Furman. Part 2 begins with the question, “Where’s Jack?” […]

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Crisis in Kenya: A Beyond90Seconds special *VIDEO* report

ARIZONA WOMAN ATTEMPTS TO STAY IN DAILY CONTACT WITH FRIENDS WHO LIVE AMID SEA OF BLOODSHED [youtube_sc url=i7r6rsW3dxw width=430] (*note: this video was posted on my old YouTube channel) (Safford, Arizona) Louise Furman checks her e-mail around-the-clock these days, hoping for any word from the friends she’s made in Kenya over the past five years. […]

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Would your local media have chased this one?

This morning, my hat’s off to The Seattle Times. A story I read on that newspaper’s Web site last evening was still very much on my mind as I drove in this morning’s rush hour traffic in Tucson. I never expected the story to grab my attention in the fashion it ultimately did. You see, […]

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