When a new spot opens in town, we can't wait to check it out -- and let you know our initial impressions, share a few photos, and dish about some menu items. First Taste, as the name implies, is not a full-blown review, but instead a peek inside restaurants that have just opened, sampling a few item ... More >>
A 16-year-old Chaparral High School student has been arrested in a bizarre case involving two rapes in Scottsdale.Danny Jackson's the one accused of the rapes, and was arrested Friday -- about a week after another man turned himself over to police in the case.
Scottsdale PDJudging from those eyes, Jacob Jeffrey Shwartz's alleged "drug impairment" may be from some Mary J. Wanna.When you have the urge to break things, urinate, and smoke cigarettes, where better to do it than a Mormon church, right? Wrong -- just ask Minnesota native Jacob Jeffrey Schwart ... More >>
Lauren GilgerMike Bunker, adding the rum to his Strawberry-Coconut Mojito at The Mission in Old Town.When a girl came up to Mike Bunker, asking the question he most dreads when he's behind the bar, he gave her a drink he called "A Punch in the Head." Funny, from a bartender who minored in Religiou ... More >>
By Ray Stern When scandals chase veteran cops like Steve Boltz out of an upstanding institution like the Scottsdale Police Department, the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office is apparently always there to break the fall. Boltz, 43, then a school resource officer for Chaparral High School, was found ... More >>
Stephenie Meyer's vampire romance novels made a Mormon mom an international sensation
Page against the machine
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Teenagers are the worst drivers on the road. So why do schools encourage them to speed recklessly at lunchtime?
Arizona's high-stakes high school mock-trial program teaches kids the basics of jurisprudence--including how to recruit a ringer
A SCOTTSDALE PARENTS' GROUP WITH TIES TO PAY ROBERTSON IS MAKING SURE THE SEX-ED CURRICULUM DOESN'T GO ALL THE WAY