Pinalcchio: Renowned Forensics Experts Say a Pinal County Deputy's High-Profile Tale About Getting Shot After Encountering Drug Smugglers Doesn't Add Up6 years ago | Longform
A Pinal County sheriff's sergeant is discussing Deputy Louie Puroll, who famously claimed on April 30 that a Latino drug smuggler shot him in the desert. "I can't speak for our sheriff [Paul Babeu]," Dave Hausman says, "but I can speak for our uni...
7 years ago | Longform
Sue Krentz answered the phone about 6 p.m. It was March 27, a Saturday, and she was in Phoenix, tending to her aged parents as a sister attended a conference. Sue usually doesn't stray from her family's venerable cattle ranch in Cochise County for...
For Those Living in Ground Zero for Drug Trafficking Along the U.S.-Mexico Border, the Illegal Immigration Crisis is Personal7 years ago | Longform
On April 27, Janet Napolitano pronounced that the border separating the United States from the Republic of Mexico is more secure than ever. "I say this again as someone who has walked that border," the former Arizona governor told a U.S. Senate Ju...