Over the next two weeks, the Valley will host two barbecue festivals. Now, we've got pretty big appetites over here at Chow Bella, but that's still quite a lot of 'cue for one city. So if you're trying to decide which fest is for you, we've got an easy to understand rundown of how the Arizona BBQ ... More >>
David Talkington, the accused sex maniac busted this week for grabbing women in Scottsdale, is an aspiring rapper and -- possibly -- a Scottsdale hospital employee. The booking sheet for Talkington states he's currently employed at Thompson Peak Hospital, but Scottsdale police don't know what he do ... More >>
The City of Phoenix's new gun-buyback program won't be affected by a new law designed to fight the programs, but the law could cut down on any future plans for gun buybacks.House Bill 2455, signed by Governor Jan Brewer, prevents the destruction of guns turned over during buyback events in Arizona, ... More >>
Democrats-turned-Independents Eddie Basha of the Bashas' grocery chain and former Phoenix Mayor Paul Johnson have endorsed Republican state Senator Jerry Lewis for the Legislative District 26 Senate seat, over Lewis' Democratic foil, state Representative Ed Ableser. See also: -Liberal Democrats Ta ... 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 >>
Something besides the dump stinks in Mobile
Letters from the week of September 25, 2003
Just Kidding. But Phoenix City Council candidate Jessica Florez is trying to soften her tough-girl image.
James Bilagody and the Cremains prove Native American music and metal can co-exist on Sacred Stage
Marla Wing is a political activist and a lot of other things. You figure it out.
Yavapai children used to call themselves "dumb Indians." Now they know better.
The Rodeo-Chediski fire has destroyed more than trees in Apache country
In 1944, 25 German POWs tunneled out of the Papago Park internment camp. Now, a Valley playwright has excavated their adventure.
Out of 'N Sync
A GUY. A DRESS. A CAMERA. BALLEY MOVIEMAKER PAUL WILSON IS A ONE-MAN CAST OF THOUSANDS.