Paul Babeu News
Man 'Essentially' Confesses to Murdering Arizona Couple, Claims He Used Meth With Victims, Sheriff Says
A man has "essentially" confessed to murdering an Arizona couple who were missing for over a week, and the suspect claims he and the victims were involved in recreational methamphetamine use, law enforcement officials said today. Jose Valenzuela "essentially" confessed on Wednesday to killing
Marijuana Bales Thrown at Police During High-Speed Chase In Arizona
You'll have to see it to believe it. Dash-cam footage from a police car in a high-speed chase in Arizona shows bales of marijuana being thrown at it from the window of the suspects' car ahead. The pursuit, which reached speeds over 100 mph, turned into a short foot chase after the suspects stopped
Arizona Woman Shoots 'Intruder' Husband Twice
An Arizona woman is being held on assault charges after she shot her husband twice outside their home, telling police that she believed he was an intruder. Pinal County Sheriff officials told ABCNews.com that 34-year-old San Tan Valley resident Melisah Havens placed a 9-1-1 call...
Arizona Murder-Suicide Dad Had A Brain Tumor
Friends of an Arizona family that perished in a fiery murder-suicide said the father's brain tumor may have led him to kill his family, something completely out of character for a man who was remembered as "one of the nicest guys." Tempe Police are remaining tight-lipped about the circumstances
Five Bodies Found in Arizona Related to Drug Cartels, Police Say
Five people found burned beyond recognition in an abandoned SUV in an area of Arizona frequented by smugglers were likely the victims of one of the same drug cartels that have ravaged parts of Mexico with their rampant violence, the local sheriff said today. A border patrol agent noticed a white
Witches and Demon Sheep; GOP Adman Fred Davis Causes Controversy, Headscratching
Witches! Demon Sheep! Dang Fences! If you saw a political ad in the last decade or so that really mad you scratch your head, there’s a good chance it came from Fred Davis. His ads range from arresting to odd and are often controversial. A...
Running On Empty? (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) and AMY WALTER (@amyewalter) NOTABLES: RATINGS WARS: Americans are largely divided on how favorably they view the signature issues of the Obama presidency, including the automobile industry bailout, financial regulation and the stimulus, according to a new ABC
Limping Into Tuesday (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) and AMY WALTER (@amyewalter) DETROIT – It’s election even in Michigan and no matter what happens Tuesday night, neither Rick Santorum nor Mitt Romney will come out of this primary looking all that great to the swing voters who will decide...
Paul Babeu : Ariz. Sheriff Receives Mixed Support
Support for Arizona Sheriff Paul Babeu has been mixed since the Pinal County sheriff found himself embroiled in allegations that he threatened to have his ex-boyfriend deported. Arizona Sen. John McCain stood by his friend and political supporter. “Well of course Sheriff Babeu is a...
Sen. John McCain: Give My 'Friend' Sheriff Paul Babeu 'Benefit' of Innocence
Sen. John McCain said today that his “friend” and political supporter, Arizona Sheriff Paul Babeu, who has been accused of threatening to deport his ex-boyfriend, should be given the the benefit of innocence until proven guilty. “Well of course Sheriff Babeu is a friend of...