Chris Wilson sits quietly in a small, gray room. He's slouched forward, his forearms resting on his lap, his wrists handcuffed. It's August 7, 2012, almost 9 p.m. Wilson is tense, antsy. A Phoenix police detective walks in, greets him, and explains that he has been accused of engaging in sexual c ... More >>
After three very good starts in a row, Brandon McCarthy brought back the crap yesterday in Arlington against the Texas Rangers.McCarthy, who didn't get his earned-run average under seven until the sixth game of the season -- but allowed just one earned run in his last three starts -- gave up six ear ... More >>
The Arizona Diamondbacks spent their Memorial Day holiday defeating the Texas Rangers in back-to-back games of a day-night doubleheader at Chase Field on Monday. It was the second-ever twin bill in team history at the stadium and the consecutive victories raised Arizona's record to 30-22 and gave ... More >>
For the second-straight night, the Arizona Diamondbacks' bats were silent, as the team fell again to what may be the best team in baseball, the Texas Rangers. On Monday night, they lost 9-1, with their sole run coming on an eighth-inning solo homer by Miguel Montero. On Tuesday night, they couldn't ... More >>
The Arizona Diamondbacks earned just their second series sweep of the season this weekend, coming out on top in three games against the Oakland A's.On Friday, the D'Backs saw something the team hasn't seen for quite some time -- heroics from third baseman Ryan Roberts.Roberts hit a three-run, walk-o ... More >>
Sports IllustratedKiss away the future if the Diamondbacks trade for his massive contract and empty bat.Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports that the Arizona Diamondbacks are trying to trade for Texas Rangers infielder Michael Young. There are more problems with that potential trade than there ... More >>
An early morning serving of food news, with no preservatives or additives. The first annual Downtown Barbecue Throwdown in Chandler is goin' down this Saturday March 20th from 10 a.m. till 9 p.m. The Throwdown is billed as a fierce competition where pros as well as amateur chefs will com ... More >>
Valley photographers tackle the progress duality
When it comes to neighbors, just what legally constitutes a nuisance?
Michael Israel's Lady Liberty, painted live on the premises. "So where are the slaves and the dead Indians?" That was my first thought on arrival at Mesquite High School this Saturday evening for Gilbert's 6th annual Constitution Week Fair, an event celebrating America's founding document, with Geo ... More >>
A rugged hike across the Grand Canyon leads to a life decision to leave New Times and see what the future holds
Walk that way
The feds have busted a gut trying to deport Emmanuel Agyeman. Even seven tumultuous years in an Arizona prison couldn't budge him
A state lawmaker's assault on the campus press is trickle-down from Dubya's White House
ASU's president puts the squeeze on freedom of speech to please his biggest donor
Out with the chickens, in with the Coyotes
A decade after Vanilla Ice melted down, he's back with the man who made him.
In 1944, 25 German POWs tunneled out of the Papago Park internment camp. Now, a Valley playwright has excavated their adventure.
Blake Schwarzenbach says Jets to Brazil is a desperate band. A desperate American band.
The nation's largest newspaper chain buys the state's biggest paper -- but will anyone even notice the difference?
One family's struggle to escape the devastation of gang culture
Bank One Ballpark collection doesn't quite cover all the bases
April 23 - 29, 1998
Once dominant, U.S. swimmers have fallen back in the Olympic pack. And some observers are questioning whether Gary Hall Jr., the world-class sprinter from Paradise Valley, has the work ethic to find gold in Atlanta.