One thing both The Republic and Pearce lack: A sense of shame. Prepare for 15 seconds of commercial before the foot-licking begins.
The Arizona Republic's editorial board must be patting themselves on the back right now. Why, they scored an editorial on the Gang of Eight's immigration bill from non ... More >>
Dan Wise, a former Scottsdale accountant, was arrested yesterday for crimes related to allegedly running a $66 million Ponzi scheme, marking the fourth time he's been arrested in connection with the same scheme.Wise, 55, was indicted earlier in the week on 102 federal charges for the alleged scheme, ... More >>
Will questions about Pearce's Olivia Cortes scandal ever be answered? Not by prosecutors, it seems. Olivia Cortes, the sham candidate the Tea Party fronted in order to dilute the vote in the 2011 recall of ex-state Senate President Russell Pearce, will face no fines or orders to comply in regards to ... More >>
Our former colleague Sarah Fenske (now toiling as the managing editor at our sister paper in St. Louis, the Riverfront Times, wrote a cool story last April about a shady and shaky attorney named Grant Goodman.
Bernie Madoff, the crook who's got to be near and dear to attorney Grant Goodma ... More >>
Noxious Of AZ - The Rapper's RapperArtist: Noxious Of AZTitle: The Rapper's RapperBasics: You Asked For It gets hip hop this time around, compliments of champion of all things Arizona, Noxious of AZ. I will admit that this album -- Noxious' first of two albums released in 2010 -- was pretty damn ... More >>
The Arizona Republic's website, AZCentral.com runs an annual "Reader's Choice" contest which everyone should know by now is a huge farce.Editors have, for example, allowed the nomination of two canceled music festivals in the "Best Music Festival" category. So, yeah, it's a joke and everyone shou ... More >>
A Securities and Exchange Commission supervisor handled the finances for a Scottsdale-based flim-flam artist's Ponzi scheme, than received a $25,000 retirement buyout package.
Investigators with the Arizona Corporation Commission notified the SEC late last year about its naughty employee after ... More >>
We'd ask Barry Goldwater how he really feels about the American Indian Movement -- except for the inconvenient fact that he's dead.Did Barry Goldwater, the father of modern conservatism, once refer to the American Indian Movement as "Assholes in Moccasins"?More to the point, if you were a N ... More >>
That silver thing's called "The Stanley Cup," Phoenix area, and the guy hoisting it's Wayne. Doubt the now-Coyotes' coach will ever come this close to the cup again. If you had told Wayne Gretzky when he was 17 years old and already playing professional hoc ... More >>
Doug Thompson, Jenny Gulley and Jamie Jackson: Three actors who are not cast members of the tour that's stopping here. But you get the idea.Kansas City-based Theater League presents in just seven U.S. cities, so it's always felt kind of like Phoenix's own little Shubert Organizat ... More >>
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Arizona Republic Absent From List of 10 Newspaper Likely to Fold or Go ... More >>
The sexual misconduct trial of former Catholic priest Dale Fushek is "cut off at the knees" after a judge rules he has the right to five separate trials for his six charges. Cardinals offensive coordinator Todd Haley reportedly will leave to coach the Kansas City Chiefs -- that could be a huge blow ... More >>