Anti-abortion fanatic/Congressman Trent Franks' bill to create a ban on abortions 20 weeks after conception has passed the House of Representatives.That's not to say it's any closer to becoming a... More >>
Real estate lawyer Daniel Kloberdanz isn't a criminal defense expert, but figured he could help an employee who'd called him as she was being investigated for a DUI.
Not long after arriving at ... More >>
The Rise of South Phoenix and Team Awesome, two groups that have built a reputation of mobilizing their friends, family, and neighbors during local, state, and federal elections, are empowering th... More >>
The Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity at Arizona State University is beyond the point of being put on double secret probation.An ASU spokeswoman says the fraternity -- which has been involved in a p... More >>
The Arizona Diamondbacks ran into the Miami Marlins at the wrong time for this week's series, as the Stanton formerly known as Mike is fresh off the disabled list and already is on a tear.Giancarl... More >>
A jury found Michael Turley guilty of charges Monday related to making a movie that was produced to "test" the Phoenix Police Department's response to a terrorist situation.Turley was arrested in... More >>
Some disgusting human beings are bidding on a piece of used medical equipment that's covered in elderly Sheriff Joe Arpaio's dead skin cells.The eBay ad, which doesn't include Arpaio's jock strap... More >>
Notorious "birther" attorney Larry Klayman is being investigated by the State Bar.Although Arizona State Bar spokesman Rick DeBruhl confirms to New Times that the investigation exists, he says the... More >>
Gay marriage and legal marijuana possession are two things that probably haven't stood a chance in hell against Arizona voters over the last few years, but two groups are thinking now's the time f... More >>
Early this morning, someone dumped a naked and beaten body in a quiet Tempe neighborhood and vanished.
Police received a call about 4:30 a.m., saying a woman was lying in the street near Baseli... More >>
Marc Wichansky, the founder of a Phoenix-based healthcare staffing and home care firm, alleges in a federal lawsuit that his former partner beat him up and stole his company.
Wichansky founded ... More >>
Proponents of "equal marriage" want Arizona voters to decide if marriage should be defined as a union of two people, instead of one man and one woman.A group of Republicans and libertarians called... More >>
Ian McIntosh, a 27-year-old Buckeye resident, shoved a mentally handicapped man off his bicycle and stole his iPad, according to police.McIntosh also threw a beer can at the man before shoving h... More >>
Anti-abortion fanatic/Congressman Trent Franks' bone-headed argument that a "very low" number of rapes result in pregnancies ended up being a losing argument.Franks' bill banning abortions past 2... More >>
An Arizona law requiring people provide proof of citizenship when registering to vote in federal elections is unconstitutional, says the U.S. Supreme Court.Even after being recalled from office, ... More >>
The Arizona Diamondbacks and their nonexistent offense lost three straight games to the San Diego Padres over Father's Day weekend.
In Friday night's low-scoring affair, the Padres' Eric Stults (... More >>
Few places in the world have meth-heads like Arizona does.While the number of exploding meth labs isn't as high as it used to be, the meth users still seem to be as high as ever. Now, after much ... More >>
Last week was not exactly the greatest week ever for a couple members of Arizona's congressional delegation.There's Senator Jeff Flake, whose son Tanner "N1ggerKiller" Flake made tons of racist a... More >>
Joe Colter didn't receive an owner's manual when he bought his 9mm handgun. If he had, he might have read the part that explains how when you rack the slide to eject a bullet, another bullet takes... More >>
Local black leaders are wondering why they haven't heard a peep out of Senator Jeff Flake after his son's racist comments, including his use of the handle "N1ggerKiller" in an online game.After A... More >>
By Katie Johnson, Amy Young, Troy Farah, JK Grence, Eric Schaefer, Elizabeth Maria Naranjo, Deborah Sussman, Tania Katan, Kathy West and Julie Peterson
by Katie Johnson
"Welcome to McDonald's. May I take your order?"
I'm 7 years old and I'm kneeling behind a low wooden chest in my parent's cookie-cutter home in Ahwatukee. My stepfather,… More >>
In Philadelphia, where I live, there are three Spanish-language stations on regular broadcast television. None of them offer English subtitles. I bet plenty of people of all heritages would like… More >>
The cops march down Jefferson Street in black riot gear, lobbing tear-gas canisters that erupt into clouds of violet and lawn-green. Even the bursts of electric-yellow pepper spray they unleash… More >>
Shortly after the release of U.S. District Judge G. Murray Snow's 142-page ruling in the 5 1/2-year-long civil rights lawsuit Melendres v. Arpaio, members of the Hispanic and activist communities… More >>