When Arlin Troutt was sentenced in February of 1996 for a marijuana-selling conspiracy, a crowd of supporters came to the Minneapolis federal courtroom to cheer him on. The Arizona resident and former front-man for a line of hemp-wear affiliated with country singer Willie Nelson had been convicted ... More >>
Many moons ago, we did a piece (turned into a "series") on a dirty big-time Mesa probate lawyer named Wayne Legg. Called "As Helpless As Children," the 1993 story led to Mr. Legg's grand-jury indictment and imprisonment for more than a decade after a jury convicted him of ripping off senior ... More >>
We remember The Play like it was yesterday, to steal a cliche, though it was almost a quarter-century ago, November 1986. It was a bright, sunny afternoon in Tucson, and we were right down on the field, parallel to the action inside Arizona's ten-yard-line on the south side o ... More >>
Not so long ago, upstart Channel 15 aired the most inventive, substantial TV news ever seen in Arizona. Now, in a quest for better ratings, it's trying to be like all the rest.
IS VINYL REALLY THE CHOICE OF A NEW GENERATION OR ARE PEOPLE JUST WAXING NOSTALGIC?