A Southwest flight that took off from LAX and was headed for Austin, Texas, landed at Sky Harbor after someone phoned in a bomb threat.Statements released by airport officials indicate that the plane is isolated on one of the runways, as the 143 passengers were evacuated. Police were blocking access ... More >>
Aircraft emergency slides aren't always the bouncy-castle thrill they appear to be -- as Tammie Dent knows too well. The Phoenix woman broke her tailbone on a slide after an Allegiant Air jet carrying 154 people made an emergency landing in Flagstaff two years ago. Dent and her husband are now suin ... More >>
Charges have been dropped against three African refugees who were arrested in August after one of them was accused of trying tried to pass through security at Sky Harbor International Airport with a fake bomb.Court documents suggested they were attempting to test the "effectiveness of screening p ... More >>
The young woman seemed nervous as she checked in at the airport gate on July 26, and officers could see her hand shake as she held her ticket.Abril Save of Tucson had just flown to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport from New York and was preparing to take a connecting flight to her hometown ... More >>
No, Paul Verrell of Tucson doesn't want to put away his @$#%@$#% iPod. Verrell, 20, was arrested today at Bradley International Airport in Hartford, Connecticut, after swearing at a Southwest Airlines flight crew and airport workers. The curse words began flowing after he was told to put awa ... More >>
MCSO/Denver PostNorma Vera-NolaskoHere's a tip: If you're trying to fly to Mexico to evade a felony warrant, you may want to pony up the extra couple of bucks for a direct flight. Apparently, 37-year-old Norma Vera-Nolasko didn't heed that advice, as Phoenix police arrested her at Phoenix Sky Ha ... More >>
That's 52-year-old Tammy Banovac -- and those are her bra and panties.No shirt? No pants? No problem -- at least when trying to get through airport security in Oklahoma City.A 52-year-old woman headed for Phoenix's Sky Harbor International Airport showed up to a security checkpoint at the Will Ro ... More >>
Stacy KingOne of the two people police believe are responsible for systematically stealing thousands of pieces of luggage from the baggage carousels at Sky Harbor International Airport last year has pleaded guilty to theft and other charges.Stacy King, 39, admitted to two counts of theft, traffic ... More >>
www.demotivateus.comThe Phoenix Suns are inviting any twinkle-toed geriatrics in the Phoenix area to head over to the U.S. Airways Arena this Saturday and bust-a-move with the hopes of joining the team's elderly dance squad, the "Golden Grannies."If selected, each Granny will have the distinguish ... More >>
Almost $250,000 was found in a spare tire last night, after an Arizona DPS officer stopped a 2003 Chevy Trailblazer for moving violations. Officers found the money in the tire after receiving consent to search the vehicle, and arrested and booked the driver on money laundering charges...Arizona i ... More >>
The free tickets for tonight's WNBA Championship game at US Airways Center are gone, and only a limited number of seats remain for sale.The Phoenix Mercury will be shooting for their second WNBA Championship in three years. They're facing the Indiana Fever, who are seeking their first-ever ti ... More >>
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It always catches us off gaurd, but Arizona-based winemaker and film producer Maynard James Keen occasionally still dabbles in his side project, making spooky prog metal with his band Tool. The band's show at U.S. Airways is this week's biggest show announcement, headlining a list of thin summer of ... More >>
US Airways announced today it will relax ticketing policies for passengers scheduled this week to fly to, from, or through a slew of cities in Mexico. The Wall Street Journal reports this morning that American Airlines is making a similar move. The Phoenix-based airline's Web site says passengers s ... More >>
www.nba.comSuns will try to lockdown Jason Terry and postpone the Mavs' playoff party. Following the Phoenix Suns' 114-109 defeat of the Houston Rockets on Wednesday -- coupled with the Dallas Mavericks' 98-96 victory over the Miami Heat -- Planet Orange remains 4 games back from the eighth-and-fin ... More >>
Second-half Suns need to ramp it up
Rewind, for a moment, to the 2005-06 NBA season. The Miami Heat visit the Phoenix Suns in a marquee matchup. Talk of a future NBA Finals series between the two powerhouses flood the sports talk airwaves. But despite Shaquille O'Neal's (playing for Miami at the time) team-leading 13 rebounds, th ... More >>
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