Monday Muckreads, 1/6/14

In Arizona: ABC15.com, 1/2/14, “Sheriff Joe Arpaio racial profiling costs taxpayers $21M” Phoenix area residents are expected to pay out $21 million for charges against Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio after a court ruled that his office racially profiled Latinos....

Monday Muckreads, 12/15/13

In Arizona Arizona Republic, 12/15/13, “Deadly border agent incidents cloaked in silence” This Arizona Republic investigation looked at Border Patrol incidents and found “on-duty Border Patrol agents and Customs and Border Protection officers have killed at least 42...

Monday Muckreads 12/9/13

In Arizona: Arizona Republic, 12/8/13, “In Harm’s Way” This four-part series starts with the main findings of an Arizona Republic analysis of the state’s wildfires, which found these forests to be “dangerously overgrown.” According to the Republic, this hasn’t...

Monday Muckreads, 12/2/13

In Arizona: Arizona Republic/12 News, 11/30/13, “Arizona Lottery revenue has grown, but tracking how funds are used proves difficult” The Arizona Lottery assures consumers in its ads that revenue from ticket purchases goes to education, health and public welfare, the...
Monday Muckreads: 11/25/13

Monday Muckreads: 11/25/13

In Arizona: Arizona Republic/12News (11/21/13) Arizona Child-abuse Allegations Not Investigated Arizona’s Child Protective Services division, as reported in The Arizona Republic and other Arizona news organizations, uncovered 6,000 allegations of child abuse...
Monday Muckreads: 11/4/13

Monday Muckreads: 11/4/13

In Arizona: Arizona Republic/12News (11/4/13) Scottsdale’s financial disparity a sign of the times This sports investigation tells the tale of two high schools, separated by eight miles, with vastly different financial situations. Coronado High School was once a...