When did Tucson resident Moses Antonio Shepard's chasing of a woman turn into an interstate stalking case?According to the federal government, some point before the 18-year mark.Shepard was sentenced yesterday to 100 months in prison, as the 19th anniversary of his one and only date with his victim ... More >>
No, Paul Verrell of Tucson doesn't want to put away his @$#%@$#% iPod. Verrell, 20, was arrested today at Bradley International Airport in Hartford, Connecticut, after swearing at a Southwest Airlines flight crew and airport workers. The curse words began flowing after he was told to put awa ... More >>
DPS"Made possible by the grace of God": 1,308 pounds of weedHere's another tip from the wide world of marijuana transportation: Apparently a bunch of expired juice boxes isn't a good cover for hauling more than 1,300 pounds of weed. Nonetheless, police allege 45-year-old Wendell M. Stoddart of d ... More >>
The Maine are playing a much-hyped show at The Nile Theatre in Mesa next Friday.Actually, though, that's just the mid-point in a massive tour to promote their Billboard-charting second album Black & White. They team up with Never Shout Never for a tour of small theaters and large clubs starti ... More >>
Jordin Sparks is playing the Marquee Theatre in Tempe on July 1 as part of a national tour that'll take the Glendale native to 35 cities across the country.Sparks, the 20-year-old 2007 American Idol winner, is also slated to make Broadway debut in the 2008 Tony and Grammy Award-winning Best Music ... More >>
Luke HolwerdaGreen Day's Billie Joe Armstrong on stage at U.S. Airways Center in Phoenix. See more shots of last year's Green Day concert in our slide show.Green Day announced a summer tour this morning, including a show that will bring the band to Phoenix for a second straight August.Last year the ... More >>
Kanye West and Lady Gaga are coming to U.S. Airways Center on November 10, the first date on their Fame Kills joint tour.Having been blown away by Kanye's last tour, I'm super excited, as you should be, even if that Taylor Swift stunt pissed you off, as it did Michael Lopez.Full concert dates bel ... More >>
Jonathan McNamara Get a good look at last year's mayhem in this Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest Qualifier slide show.How many hot dogs can you eat? Ten? Twenty? Sorry, pal. You don't cut the mustard, but I'm betting a mustard-belt or two that there are a few Phoenicians who do and will be do ... More >>
Local kiddie dance-pop act Anarbor has announced a massive slate of tour dates with The Cab, The Secret Handshake, Forgive Durden and You Me and Everyone We Know, as well as a stint on Warped Tour.The Phoenix-based band has been touring pretty much non-stop since releasing Free Your Mind, their seco ... More >>
Green Day announced dates for their 21st Century Breakdown Tour this morning (full list on jump) but haven't said where they'll be playing in each city. They come to Phoenix on August 22. That could just be a hiccup -- bands do sometimes announce dates before venues if one or two are up in the air ... More >>
Joe Arpaio, Andy Thomas and Dennis Wilenchik hit New Times with grand jury subpoenas
Icon: Tina in tuner
Letters from the week of January 1, 2004
Chandler's leaders want to transform their sleepy downtown into an "oasis for the affluent." No wonder the barrio is restless.
Take a nostalgic yet jarring dance through the Sixties with Michael Uthoff's "Ask Not . . ."
Stern shows off his Private Parts, and they're really quite nice
The King of All Media exposes his Private Parts
Egoconsumed developers, lobbyists, flacks, detectives and lawyers generate fear and loathing a la Barbarians at the Gate. The reason? Two proposed outlet malls the Valley doesn't really need.