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Biden Inauguration

Washington in unprecedented lockdown days before Biden’s inauguration

Four years ago, President Donald Trump claimed the crowd attending his inauguration was the largest in history, a claim widely ridiculed in the face of photos showing a half-empty National Mall. But when President-elect Joe Biden is sworn in Wednesday, it’s safe to say he will have one of the smallest crowds ever. That’s because

National

Police command structure crumbled fast during Capitol riot

As the rioters stormed the U.S. Capitol, many of the police officers had to decide on their own how to fight them off. There was no direction. No plan. And no top leadership. One cop ran from one side of the building to another, fighting hand-to-hand against rioters. Another decided to respond to any calls

Opinion

Opinion: Customers and Utilities Must Fight Together to Stop Scams

As essential service providers, utility companies are committed to educating the customers we serve about the latest scam tactics being used to target them. Sadly, while many types of scams occurred before the pandemic, scammers now are trying to take advantage of the COVID-19 crisis and the financial challenges that many customers are facing. Here

Opinion

Opinion: Congress Must Act to Protect Federal Judges

This summer, the American judicial system suffered a horrific blow. On July 19, a litigant with a grudge against U.S. District Judge Esther Salas arrived at her New Jersey home disguised as a delivery man. He rang the judge’s doorbell and when her 20-year-old son answered, the attacker shot and killed him, then shot and

Legal Beat

Moving Company Owner Arrested for Felony Charge of Theft by Extortion

The Prescott Police Department was called to the scene of an incident which occurred on Wednesday November 11, 2020 in the 500 block of Yavapai Hills Drive involving a dispute over an individual who was hired to move belongings to this location. When officers arrived they found a large moving truck physically blocking the driveway

Politics

Election officials worried by threats and protesters

Election officials in several states said Thursday they are worried about the safety of their staffs amid a stream of threats and gatherings of angry protesters outside their doors, drawn by President Donald Trump’s baseless claims of widespread fraud in the race for the White House. “I can tell you that my wife and my

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