Monday, January 17, 2005
Afternoon Headlines Monday
New test set for right to jury trial The Arizona Supreme Court has ordered use of a new standard based on severity of punishment to determine whether criminal defendants are entitled to jury trials. 3 officers hurt stopping prison fight Three state corrections officers were injured Monday when a fight erupted among inmates in a dining hall at the Arizona State Prison Complex - Tucson, officials said. The fight broke out almost a year to the day after the dramatic 15-day prison standoff in Buckeye. Bowersock lover hid money troubles, past She wasn't cheap, but frugal. Not alone, but lonely. That combination may have prompted Loretta Bowersock to let Taw Benderly into her life. Homeowners allege improper disclosure by KB Home A group of Arizona homeowners has filed a lawsuit against KB Home, charging that the home builder engaged in fraud by failing to properly disclose a history of crop-dusting operations at a development site and failing to properly notify home buyers about a special tax district. Major League Baseball to open office in Phoenix To better serve Major League Baseball (MLB) franchises in the Mountain and Pacific time zones, the MLB's Commissioner's office plans to open a new Western office in the Phoenix area. Suns to hold fund raiser for tsunami relief The Phoenix Suns are taking a three-pronged approach to aiding tsunami victims a half a world away in south Asia. State lawmakers take crack at immigration problems PHOENIX (AP) -- Frustrated over the country's failed immigration policies, some members of the Arizona Legislature are trying to chip away at the massive problems caused by people sneaking across the border - a burden they say the federal government isn't adequately confronting. Grand Canyon visits up during '04 FLAGSTAFF - For a second year, the number of people visiting the Grand Canyon has increased, according to officials.