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Court won’t review Renzi immunity defense

WASHINGTON  — The Supreme Court won’t hear a bid by former U.S. Rep. Rick Renzi to block his trial on charges of extortion and other crimes.

January 17, 2012 8:46 amLoading…
Video: Bus driver tried to avoid crash

Video: Bus driver tried to avoid crash

Video of Tuesday's fatal crash involving a school bus and a car shows the bus driver tried to avoid the oncoming car, veering onto the shoulder before being struck head-on.

September 24, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Law and Order

Life terms possible for robber of stores

August 08, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Arizona's US attorney will quit post early

Diane J. Humetewa is resigning from her post as U.S. attorney for the District of Arizona, it was announced Tuesday.

July 29, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
AZ congressional talk is, in a word, revealing

AZ congressional talk is, in a word, revealing

Politicians would like us to take them at their word.

April 18, 2009 12:00 am Photos



Racketeering, fraud trial of ex-congressman is delayed until fall

Former U.S. Rep. Rick Renzi's federal racketeering and insurance fraud trial will not begin until at least the fall after lawyers agreed that more preparation time was needed.

April 14, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Ruling could lead to multiple Renzi-related trials

Two of former Arizona Congressman Rick Renzi's co-defendants won't have to stand trial together because they're accused of unrelated crimes, a federal magistrate has ruled.

January 15, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
3-term congressman leaves mixed legacy

3-term congressman leaves mixed legacy

Members of the U.S. House will be sworn in today as the 111th Congress convenes, but Rep. Rick Renzi won't be among them.

January 06, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

House OKs $14B carmaker bailout

WASHINGTON — A $14 billion rescue package for the imperiled auto industry sped to approval in the U.S. House Wednesday night, but the emergency bailout was still in jeopardy from Republicans setting out roadblocks in the Senate.

December 11, 2008 12:00 amLoading…

Feds leaked info to media, lawyer for Renzi charges

A lawyer for U.S. Rep. Rick Renzi accused the Justice Department Friday of leaking information on an investigation of the Arizona congressman so he would talk about it on a wiretapped cell phone.

December 06, 2008 12:00 amLoading…

Renzi's constitutional protections violated, attorney tells magistrate

A defense lawyer on Thursday urged a federal magistrate in Tucson to throw out corruption charges against retiring U.S. Rep. Rick Renzi of Arizona, contending the government repeatedly violated his constitutional protections.

December 05, 2008 12:00 amLoading…

Legal staff of US House backs Renzi

The legal staff for the U.S. House of Representatives has challenged the constitutionality of the U.S. Justice Department's prosecution of retiring Rep. Rick Renzi, R-Ariz., effectively aligning with his defense.

December 04, 2008 12:00 amLoading…

Renzi co-defendant gets three years in Texas case

SHERMAN, Texas — A Sherman businessman was sentenced Tuesday to three years in prison for submitting a false statement to a federally insured bank, the U.S. Department of Justice said in a news release.

November 26, 2008 12:00 amLoading…

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