This dirt road is the main street of Lowell, Arizona, one of Bisbee’s suburbs. On April 7, 1913, a deputy and his prisoner died and a bystander was wounded in Lowell’s worst street battle. On the left in the photograph are the saloons where the troublemakers were drinking. Lowell Justice Court where they were first taken is about where the viewer is standing. The tragedy can be blamed on a drunken Cananea miner named Frank McKenna. He was a large man with huge hands who became belligerent when drunk and seemed to enjoy kicking and stomping his victim. He got in trouble in Cananea, and his younger brother, Pat, persuaded him to flee to Bisbee while things cooled off. When they got to Bisbee’s Warren District, the two brothers went into a Lowell saloon and began drinking. Frank beat up an unidentified Mexican who was drinking at the saloon and promptly was arrested. He posted bond, however, and was released in less than an hour. His brother then convinced him to move on … [Read more...] about Lowell, Arizona
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Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Facebook Email Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest Community, law enforcement gather to honor slain Nogales Officer Jesus Cordova at vigil Nogales came together to honor Officer Jesus "Chuy" Cordova. DPS is filling in so the Police Department can attend the vigil and funeral. Sent! A link has been sent to your friend's email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Join the Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Subscribe Today Log In Subscribed, but don't have a login? Register your digital access. Vigil for slain Nogales police Officer Jesus "Chuy" Cordova Jesus Cordova family were saluted by law enforcement officers at Nogales High School for a vigil dedicated to Officer Jesus Cordova on May 4, 2018. Cordova was gunned down by a robbery suspect last week. Nick … [Read more...] about Community, law enforcement gather to honor slain Nogales Officer Jesus Cordova at vigil
Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Facebook Email Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest 'Wiped away': Border agent says he can't recall shooting unarmed Mexican teen Border Patrol agent Lonnie Swartz said he didn't remember what happened at times when he shot an unarmed Mexican teen through the border fence. Sent! A link has been sent to your friend's email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Join the Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Subscribe Today Log In Subscribed, but don't have a login? Register your digital access. Rafael Carranza, The Republic | azcentral.com Published 6:00 a.m. MT April 10, 2018 | Updated 9:16 a.m. MT April 10, 2018 Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Security at the US-Mexico border Fullscreen Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. … [Read more...] about ‘Wiped away’: Border agent says he can’t recall shooting unarmed Mexican teen
Last Updated Jul 20, 2017 7:53 PM EDT LOVELOCK, Nev. -- O.J. Simpson was granted parole Thursday after more than eight years in prison for a Las Vegas hotel heist, successfully making his case for release in a nationally televised hearing that reflected America's enduring fascination with the former football star. Simpson, 70, could be a free man as early as Oct. 1. By then, he will have served the minimum of his nine-to-33-year armed-robbery sentence for a bungled attempt to snatch sports memorabilia and other mementos he claimed had been stolen from him. O.J. Simpson's net worth as he faces parole hearingAll four parole commissioners who conducted the hearing voted for his release after about a half-hour of deliberations. Commissioner Tony Corda said Simpson had committed a "serious crime, and there was no excuse for it." But Corda voted in favor of parole, citing that Simpson complied with rules of the prison, has no prior conviction, has community support and stable release … [Read more...] about O.J. Simpson granted parole after televised hearing
Last Updated Oct 1, 2017 12:48 AM EDT O.J. Simpson was released on parole from a Nevada prison early Sunday after serving nine years on armed robbery charges. But his acquittal in a dramatic 1995 murder trial still provokes strong feelings among Americans.CBS News Poll: Only 27 percent of Americans think O.J. Simpson will regain celebrity statusCBS News Poll: Democrats, Republicans divide over NFL protests, Trump commentsWith the country once again divided over issues of race amid a national uproar over football players, patriotism and free speech, CBS News special correspondent James Brown and "48 Hours" retrace the events that led Simpson to this moment: from his landmark murder trial -- where he was found not guilty in the deaths of his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ron Goldman, to how that verdict continues to influence race relations. "O.J. Simpson: Endgame" also focuses on what role domestic violence played in the murder trial … [Read more...] about O.J. Simpson: What’s next following prison release?