Rolland Gilstrap likes guns. Says so right on his Facebook site. But the feds say former Glendale resident wasn't to supposed to have his heavy-duty arsenal of 17 firearms because of a previous conviction for a domestic-violence assault. And he really, really shouldn't have kept those six pipe-bo ... More >>
Russell McKinney almost lost his life because he threatened Phoenix police with an AK-47 -- even though the weapon turned out to be a toy airsoft gun, police say. Just after 6 p.m. Saturday, police responded to a call because someone had allegedly broken the window of a home near 37th Avenue and Gr ... More >>
A graduate of Red Mountain High School in Mesa is accused of trying to bomb a bank in Oakland, California, but his purportedly Taliban-connected partner was an undercover FBI agent.According to the FBI, 28-year-old Matthew Aaron Llaneza, now a resident of San Jose, California, wanted to make it look ... More >>
Talk about a broken record. The U.S. Marshals Service has once more done Sheriff Joe Arpaio's job for him, this time by nabbing an escapee from Joe's jails, who basically exchanged identities with another inmate, and walked out. See also: -Joe Arpaio Won't Do His Job, So Marshal David Gonzales Does ... More >>
U.S. Border Patrol agents stopped an arsenal and about 66,000 rounds of ammunition from entering Mexico through a border gate intended only for Native Americans. Monica Parra, 41, was in a red Chevy pickup on September 29 headed toward the gate at Papago Farms, on the Tohono O'Odham Nation, when bo ... More >>
The news waits for no one -- at least that's what we read somewhere -- so it's perfectly understandable that you, the reader, might have missed out on a musical tidbit, breaking news about your favorite venue, or one of our rants. So enjoy this digest-style sampling of some of our biggest stories f ... More >>
See also: Que Se Vende: Impacto Musical Top Selling Albums of the Week Alfredo Ríos, also known as the Mexican corridista El Komander is leaving the AK-47 behind and is bringing his talents to the Celebrity Theatre in Phoenix on Saturday, July 21.
See also: Arizona Sheriffs Call for Independent Investigation of "Fast and Furious" Gunwalking Scandal and House Republicans Call For Special Counsel to Determine Whether AG Eric Holder Lied During "Fast and Furious" Testimony Even a few rusty guns found in the desert are enough to raise questi ... More >>
Want to know what new release discs and platters are moving across the Valley at local record stores? We've got you covered with another installment of What's Selling. Shopping at Spanish language record shops is a whole lot different than a regular trip to your local Zia Record Exchange. Di ... More >>
PCSOCops found this AK-47 in the victim's car. Holding it was the man's alleged kidnapper, 23-year-old Carlos Cervante-Lopez.A Pinal County man really didn't want to drive the man who'd just kidnapped him from Eloy to Phoenix early yesterday morning, which prompted him to jump from his own moving ... More >>
The dead body of a man was found laying on top of a fully loaded assault rifle in the Vekol Valley earlier this week, and because the man was Hispanic, authorities, per usual, are going on the assumption that he's an illegal immigrant.About 9:40 a.m. on Monday, a ranger from the U.S. Bureau of La ... More >>
Phoenix police reported that there were 358 kidnapping calls in their community during 2008, and that a majority of them were linked to drug and human smuggling across the Arizona-Mexico border. In recent months, Phoenix police union leaders have raised questions about the veracity of those stat ... More >>
Arpaio follows Sheriff Babeu's lead on speaking before all the facts are in Last night CBS 5/KPHO reported that an eyewitness to a January 14 fatal shooting in Mesa by a Maricopa County Sheriff's Office deputy has disputed Sheriff Joe Arpaio's account of the incident.Miguel Hernandez, a neighbor of ... More >>
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio wants to make sure the public knows one of his deputies offed an illegal immigrant last weekWith much of the local media focused on the tragedy in Tucson, it seems somebody feels a little left out.Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio held a press conference ... More >>
Seung Hui Cho slipped through a loophole in Virginia law when he bought his gun. Lawmakers in that state fixed the problem The deadly mass shooting in Tucson on Saturday was by no means the first to raise questions about how mentally ill people bought firearms. In some cases, state or federa ... More >>
Score one for the good guys -- Phoenix police, responding to a possible fight at a Phoenix home, stumbled upon 400 pounds of weed and enough guns to arm a small drug cartel. The Phoenix Police Department got a call on Wednesday morning about the fight that was going on at a house at 4100 North 27 ... More >>
Just Another Day...J.T. Ready and a fellow neo-Nazi Harry Hughes on "illegal immigration patrol" in the Vekol ValleyI called Santa Cruz County Sheriff Tony Estrada Thursday about a report I'd read on the Website of NBC affiliate KVOA Tucson concerning four border crossers fired upon by two men weari ... More >>
Bitch, I will slap you...Is your name Alejandro? Well, your life's about to change thanks to Lady Gaga and her new, 8-minute plus long video for her song "Alejandro." Always one to have fun with the medium of music video, Gaga has once again proven how important she is to popular music.Now, "Tele ... More >>
Mum has been the operative word in recent days about the April 30 desert incident involving Pinal County sheriff's Deputy Louie Puroll. Readers will remember this one: Sheriff Paul Babeu (in the photo) told the world that Puroll claimed to have been grazed by a bullet fi ... More >>
Far as we know, Pinal County sheriff's Deputy Louie Puroll deserves all the praise in the world for fighting off five suspected drug smugglers in a remote desert area last week and surviving with just a minor wound from an AK-47 type weapon. But we've spoken with about a dozen current ... More >>
A Pinal County Sheriff's Deputy was shot and wounded today by suspected drug runners smuggling an unknown quantity of marijuana through the desert. The Pinal County Sheriff's Office identified the injured Deputy as Louie Puroll, 53, a fifteen year veteran of the departm ... More >>
Cartoon sculptures shoot down gender stereotypes
Why worry? As The Turner Diaries reveals, ofays and guns go together like grits and runny eggs. What the hell is wrong with white people? Numerous media reports of late have detailed a run on gun stores by crazed crackers who believe the new black President-elect will take their firearms away shor ... More >>
DJ AL3 pushes all envelopes
The blarney-lovin' buzzard's craw is full o' scuttlebutt from Covance's monkeyshines, trigger-happy Tasers, and Jello Biafra's Stinkweeds wig-out
Move Over, ALCOR. Phoenix-based Preserve A Life wants to make sure the dearly departed are ready for their close-ups.
The Phoenix duo chronicles its scary serendipity on a sublime debut album
Customs of Indians put the "wow" in Pow Wow
In which we bunt a few out of the park
Siberian Eskimos on the edge of the Earth and the brink of starvation saved their lives and their culture by reviving the lost tradition of whale hunting. Now they worry the gray whales are poisoned.
A new compilation album from Seattle collective Home Alive advocates self-defense by any means
Arizona's militias aren't the exclusive domain of white supremacists - people of color are joining the ranks, too.
THE IMAGE-CONSCIOUS NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION ALLOWED NO NOISY FIREFIGHTS DURING ITS ANNUAL MEETING. EVERYONE WAS USING SILENCERS.
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