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Injustice for All: How Police in Florence, Ariz. Compromised Public Safetynew

Part one of a three-part series investigating how the Florence, Arizona Police Department's culture of political favoritism undermined serious criminal investigations and compromised public safety.
Phoenix New Times  |  Monica Alonzo and Stephen Lemons  |  11-15-2013  |  Crime & Justice

Taking a New Look at Shaken Baby Syndromenew

Assumptions about shaken baby syndrome are now being questioned.
Phoenix New Times  |  Monica Alonzo  |  08-19-2013  |  Children & Families

Unearthed Native Burial Site Causes Uproarnew

Bones — including skulls, ribs, femurs, jaws, and fingers — from at least 10 ancient adults and adolescents were ripped from their graves, broken and scattered by bulldozers and backhoes. The devastation occurred in late April 2011 when the Arizona Game and Fish Department started construction on a public fishing pond.
Phoenix New Times  |  Monica Alonzo  |  12-05-2012  |  Features

Paul Babeu's Mexican Ex-Lover Says Sheriff's Attorney Threatened Him With Deportationnew

Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu — who became the face of Arizona border security nationally after he started stridently opposing illegal immigration — threatened his Mexican ex-lover with deportation when the man refused to promise never to disclose their years-long relationship.
Phoenix New Times  |  Monica Alonzo  |  02-18-2012  |  Politics

American Heritage Dictionary Adds "Anchor Baby" to Latest Editionnew

The almighty definers at American Heritage don't seem to grasp the volatile nature of the term "anchor baby," a disparaging remark that aims to dehumanize the U.S.-born children of undocumented immigrants.
Phoenix New Times  |  Monica Alonzo  |  12-02-2011  |  Race & Class

Slim Pickingsnew

A shortage of Mexican labor threatens Arizona farming.
Phoenix New Times  |  Monica Alonzo  |  08-26-2011  |  Immigration

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