Phoenix, Arizona - Governor Jan Brewer today appointed Daniel H. Bergin as the new Director of the Arizona Department of Gaming.
Tucson, Arizona - On December 6, 2013, Todd Russell Fries, 50, of Tucson, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Cindy K. Jorgenson to 60 months in prison after he was found guilty by a federal jury on August 13, 2013, of two counts of unlawful possession of unregistered destructive devices. Judge Jorgenson ordered that 20 months be served consecutive to the sentence of 151 months Fries previously received for unlawful possession and use of a chemical weapon.
Phoenix, Arizona - Attorney General Tom Horne is today announcing the sentencing of Christopher John Clark, of Mesa, Arizona, for having knowingly distributed, transported, exhibited, received, sold, purchased, electronically transmitted, possessed, or exchanged a visual depiction in which a minor under 15 years of age is engaged in exploitative exhibition or other sexual conduct.
Mesa, Arizona - Jordan Wessel, 20, of Tempe was crowned MISS ARIZONA USA® 2014 and Savannah Wix, 16, of Paradise Valley was crowned MISS ARIZONA TEEN USA® 2014. 67 young ladies ages 14-26 participated in the state pageant at the Mesa Arts Center, produced by Casting Crowns Productions, Inc.
Phoenix, Arizona - The Center for the Future of Arizona (CFA) announced today that $1.375 million has been raised from Arizona organizations to fund implementation of The Arizona We Want 2.0: The Case for Action, released in January 2013.
Scottsdale, Arizona - The Miracle League of Arizona is a charitable organization that grants over 200 children and young adults with special needs the opportunity to play a game of baseball as a team member in an organized league. A gift to the Miracle League of Arizona in 2013 means donors can subtract that same amount from their Arizona taxes.