Union Pacific railroad engineer Michael Coleman has bad luck and worse timing.
Last month, a Phoenix jury slammed the railroad with a... More >>
The Spike got an early Halloween treat on Friday morning when it picked up the Arizona Republic and discovered that New Times and... More >>
Sammy Writes Bull
The Spike loves mail from jail.
In fact, The Spike may now have a complete set of those Sheriff Joe Arpaio... More >>
Michael Coleman lost his right eye when he was a baby.
As an adult, he was turned down for a job as a Navy nuclear propulsion specialist... More >>
Maricopa County Attorney Rick Romley is threatening the careers of two veteran Valley drug enforcement cops in a political power play that appears... More >>
On a hot afternoon in May, Michael Hovan sat silently, unmoving, on a concrete bumper in the parking lot of his apartment complex. His neat white... More >>
The steel bars on the outer door of the suspected drug house were no match for the special squad of Phoenix police officers stacked up on the... More >>
Every two weeks, on average, a Phoenix police officer intentionally fires a gun at a person. About half the time, someone is killed.
That's a... More >>
Former Tucson Citizen reporter Susan Carroll was named Arizona's top journalist of the year for 2002 at the annual Arizona Press Club... More >>
The Spike is a big believer in the scientific theorem known as What Goes Around Comes Around. Thus The Spike was happy to see that a Phoenix... More >>
The Spike was a good kid this week.
The Spike didn't drive drunk. Didn't steal anything. Didn't urinate in public.
The Spike didn't even... More >>
First off, The Spike wants to thank all of you who were truly moved by the plight of the five baby desert tortoises in the path of the new Arizona... More >>
The Spike loves a superhero. In this case, that would be Roy Solaski, 72 years old and disabled but still fighting the good fight for truth,... More >>
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