January 4, 2009 |
A 12-year-old boy who fatally shot his mother after an argument over his chores was found guilty of premeditated murder. Judge James Conlogue found the boy guilty after a hearing Friday in Cochise County Superior Court in the town of Bisbee. The boy is not being identified because he was charged as a juvenile. The boy shot his mother, Sara Madrid, eight times on Aug. 1 with a .22-caliber pistol, according to court testimony. Under Arizona law, the boy can only be held until age 18.
January 14, 1996 |
The souvenir shop next to the Copper Queen Hotel sells bumper stickers that say "You Are Now Entering the Twilight Zone--Bisbee, AZ." One of the town's many art festivals last year was the first annual "Out of Bisbee Experience" Post Card Show, a collection of post cards received from Bisbee residents who traveled out of town between Memorial and Labor days.
April 28, 1995
Taft High senior Julia Feldman, the City Section singles champion in tennis, said Thursday that she will play next year at Pennsylvania. Feldman, ranked in the top 20 in Southern California, also considered Dartmouth, UCLA and Rice, but chose Pennsylvania because she was accepted into its business school. Football The New York Jets did not tender a contract offer to former Cal State Northridge quarterback J.J. O'Laughlin--but there may soon be additional developments.
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September 1, 1991 |
From time to time Bud Bisbee crosses my mind, a man I met a little more than a year ago. In his mid 50s, Bisbee was a choir director and associate music professor at a private Orange County church college. His professional record was exemplary and he was acknowledged by his superiors as an outstanding man of music. Then, after about 10 years at the school, Bisbee's bosses learned that he was gay. To make a long story short, Bisbee was fired.
October 5, 2012 |
BISBEE, Ariz. -- A preliminary investigation has found that friendly fire likely killed U.S. Border Patrol Agent Nicholas J. Ivie and wounded another in the rugged Arizona desert near the Mexico border, the FBI said Friday. “While it is important to emphasize that the FBI's investigation is actively continuing, there are strong preliminary indications that the death of United States Border Patrol Agent Nicholas J. Ivie and the injury to a second agent was the result of an accidental shooting incident involving only the agents,” according to a statement released Friday evening.
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March 9, 1986
Memorial services for Frank M. Clinton, former general manager of the Metropolitan Water District, will be held March 17 in his native Bisbee, Ariz. Clinton, who died Wednesday in Albuquerque, where he had lived with his wife, Alice, for the last four years, was general manager of the water district--the world's largest wholesale water agency--from 1971 until his retirement in 1974. He died at 77 after a long illness.
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May 16, 1993 |
Jorge Valenzuela says he sits at home with his shotgun. He keeps the TV turned low so he can hear his dogs bark. He sleeps fitfully. Joseph Insogna says he feels safer working at the state prison in Douglas than being home in Bisbee Junction, a quarter-mile from Mexico. The Naco and Bisbee Junction areas of rural Cochise County have been hit by at least six late-night home break-ins since January, terrifying residents who never used to lock their doors.
July 4, 1988
Jennifer and Stephanie Sogawa, sisters from Santa Clara, won the duet competition for 17- and 18-year-olds Sunday at the Synchronized Swimming National Age Group Championships at Heritage Park in Irvine. The Sogawas defeated Nadine Bekker and Michelle Troy of Walnut Creek by a little more than a point. The Sogawas had a combined score of 138.785 points. Bekker and Troy scored 137.688. Bekker, however, won the 17-18 solo competition with 141.161 points.