People keep driving the wrong way on Phoenix-area highways, and the Arizona Department of Transportation is going to see if signs do the trick.Just in the last two months, seven people have been killed by wrong-way drivers, and there were two more crashes caused by wrong-way drivers this week.
Voters in 23 school districts were asked yesterday to help raise money by approving either a sale of bonds or allowing for extra money to be spent in an "override.""No" was the answer most often received, according to unofficial election tallies.See how your district fared in our handy list: ... More >>
Avondale Police DepartmentThis feces-filled "Brewer-burgh" was discovered under the Agua Fria Bridge. While the Great Depression had "Hoovervilles," modern day Arizona has its own homeless shanty towns (we'll call them Jan Brewer-burghs), one of which was uncovered under an Avondale bridge.Starti ... More >>
Like most parents would, off-duty Buckeye police officer Corrina Griffith got in her car and searched for her stepdaughter after getting word the 15-year-old girl was running away from home. When Griffith, 36, found her stepdaughter hanging out with her teenage friends outside a Bashas' grocery ... More >>
In the 24-hour news cycle, it can be difficult to keep up. We have the solution. Check back on Valley Fever every evening for highlights from each of New Times' blogs. Today's entries:
In the 24-hour news cycle, it can be difficult to keep up. We have the solution. Check back on Valley Fever every evening for highlights from each of New Times' blogs. Today's entries: Feathered Bastard: 9500 Liberty a Must-See for Those Concerned by SB 1070 Joe Arpaio Arrested Elvis ... More >>
Agua Fria Union High School District superintendent Dudley Butts has resigned, just days after the district hired a public relations firm to handle media inquiries, and more than five months after a mercury spill at Agua Fria High, which closed the school for three days...Chandler city manager Ma ... More >>
Here's an idea, county supes: Audit the freakin' sheriff's office for the first time ever!
Canyon Raceway hosts Championship Sand Drags
Racers take another drag at Firebird
Is mining causing cancer in the West Valley?
While the state and the Sierra Club jockey to curb urban expansion, the Secretary of the Interior is quietly pushing his own proposal. We've got the maps.
A long-planned freeway for the fast-growing west Valley is ambling along in the slow lane as state officials, local communities and an influential developer try to figure out just where the road should run
FARMERS IN THE GILA RIVER BASIN HAVE ALREADY SUCKED DOWN $500 MILLION IN GOVERNMENT PORK. NOW THEY WANT ANOTHER $20 MILLION FOR A SENSELESS FLOOD-CONTROL PROJECT.
IF PROPOSITION 400 PASSES, TAXPAYERS WILL COUGH UP BILLIONS FOR FREEWAY CONSTRUCTION. IF ONLY MAG ADOT KNEW WHERE THEY WERE GOING TO SPEND IT.