By Dave Good It's hard not to notice: Indie bands seemingly soundtrack just about every sitcom, film and television commercial today. But why? Influential music supervisor Alexandra Patsavas swears it's not just about cheap labor. "It's far more of a creative decision than a monetary one," she say ... More >>
Police say 21-year-old Martin Garcia crashed into one officer's motorcycle, another officer's car, got shot at by police, then managed to crash his car into a guardrail, leaving it hanging over the edge about 15 feet above a highway and running away.According to court documents obtained by New Times ... More >>
Tempe police officer Scott Saffell, 40, died yesterday afternoon in Ahwatukee after his personal motorcycle collided with a car that made a left-hand turn in front of him.This is one reason riding a motorcycle is risky: Other drivers. And the "car-makes-left-turn" collision is one of the most fea ... More >>
MCSOApparently, Sylvia Aranda doesn't take any crap from her 17-year-old daughter.A Glendale mom was arrested last week after coming up with a pretty convincing way to win an argument with her 17-year-old daughter: hitting her with a car.Sylvia Aranda, 37, was arrested Friday after witnesses say ... More >>
www.mobilesyrup.comIf you're like many of us and missed the federal government's generous "Cash for Clunkers" deadline, you may have been hoping someone would steal your dumpy old Chrysler so you can collect a little insurance money. In the past, parking your car in certain Phoe ... More >>
Image: www.local-motors.com Rally Fighter A custom car company plans on producing off-road vehicles from a "micro-factory" somewhere in the Valley as soon as next year. Local Motors Company, based in Massachussetts, is already taking orders for its first car, the Rally Figh ... More >>
Fewer people are flying the friendly skies over Phoenix. The remains of a Chandler architect who disappeared on an ATV ride near Flagstaff in January were found, but what killed him is still unknown. A Chandler man is arrested after his girlfriend's 2-year-old is brutally beaten, suffering severe s ... More >>
So that's why the gray-haired guy looks familiar! A source wrote in this morning to let us know the identities of most people in this old picture we found -- and the one front and center is said to be none other than the former bailout baron of Chrysler, Lee Iacocca. Do we have confirmation by C ... More >>
Roy Warden addresses the troops, all six of 'em...I confess, I'm drawn to the deep and abiding weirdness of the nativist movement for the same reason I watch televangelists, bird-dog neo-Nazis, and listen to on-air wackjobs like Michael Savage or Glenn Beck. Freaks are fascinating, let's be honest. ... More >>
Fred Unger's idea of gondolas on Scottsdale's canal went under. Now he's back with a bridge and $250 million
More syrup than jam
Tales from the nation's auto theft capital
From vile meth labs to safecrackers, the Street has the Valley covered
Norah Jones is a retro-chic ride on a pop highway crowded with look-alikes. And so far, she's got the lane all to herself.
Local punk heroes release full-length debut on Sunset Alliance label
Margarite Faras tried to fix what she thought was wrong with the San Carlos Apache Reservation. Instead, San Carlos fixed her.
March 16, 2000
Yearning for civil unrest from any '99 Grammy nominee
Video may have killed the radio star, but it pumped plenty of life into last week's Jesus Chrysler gig
Jesus Chrysler Supercar prepares to take on the industry big boys at South by Southwest
Tom McGovern and Janet Napolitano are running close in a cordial race for attorney general. But somebody has to win.
Bisbee's idyllic Shady Dell trailer park offers nostalgia--with a hitch
With Latterday Speedwagon, Jesus Chrysler Supercar is born again
TRW's air-bag plant was closed because of chronic explosions. Mesa officials weren't ready for the political explosion that followed.
ULYSSES SANCHEZ WANTS TO TAKE PHOENIX FOR A RIDE. AND HIS DREAM OF A $200 MILLION THEME PARK IN THE DESERT MAY NOT BE AS CRAZY AS IT SOUNDS.
IN 1978, THE SCOTTSDALE COPS HAD A DEAD CELEBRITY AND A GREAT SUSPECT. WHAT THEY DIDN'T HAVE WAS PROOF.