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Show Low Police

July 25 - Show Low Police, in the 180 north block of Ninth Street, arrested Ricardo Lopez, 28, of Show Low, charged with felony possession of dangerous drugs, felony possession of dangerous drug paraphernalia and felony burglary; and on a Show Low Justice Court misdemeanor warrant for interference. Police said that a search subsequent to Lopez’s arrest on the warrant uncovered a usable amount of suspected crystal methamphetamine along with a “kit” for injecting meth in his possession. The...

This ‘Made in Chicago’ Optical Brand Is Bringing Luxury to the Midwest

Step inside the factory of State Optical Co. Courtesy State Optical CoEvery time a person unwraps a new pair of cat-eye sunglasses or tortoiseshell frames from State Optical Co., they’re greeted with an unlikely proposal: “Come see how your frame is made.”And it’s not an empty offer. State produces the only range of luxury glasses and sunglasses that are made entirely in America and they’re quite obviously proud of that fact. It doesn’t matter if you just really like your frames, work in the...

Mark Godsey Is an American Superhero: He Gets Innocent People out of Prison

America is in desperate need of heroes, and Mark Godsey, the director and co-founder of the Ohio Innocence Project (OIP) and author of the compelling new book, “Blind Injustice: A Former Prosecutor Exposes the Psychology and Politics of Wrongful Convictions,” is one of the heroes we need now more than ever.The Ohio Innocence Project, based at the University of Cincinnati School of Law, has successfully freed and exonerated more than two dozen wrongfully-convicted men and women, many of...