Despite a steep decline in border crossings and apprehensions along the U.S.-Mexico border, immigrant deaths have increased. And over the past 22 years, at least 2,238 migrants died crossing Arizona's southwestern desert, according to a new study. The study released Wednesday by Pima County Office ... More >>
Southwesterners often pride themselves on their knowledge of Latin American food, mostly focusing on the all-encompassing "Mexican" description. Well, it is time to broaden our horizons, people! Move on down toward El Salvador and discover possibly the most delectable and perfect combination of the ... More >>
Portions of the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office's 10,000-page sex-crimes internal investigation are now available online following a New Times records request. When the massive report was released to the news media and public on February 8, the agency at first refused New Times' request to put it ... More >>
Tupac's hologram appearance at Coachella sparked all sorts of buzz, from the Hologram Tupac Twitter to the exclusive all-hologram Coachella line-up. And sure, it would be pretty rad to see Michael Jackson, Nirvana, Buddy Holly, The Beatles, and Bob Marley & the Wailers on the same bill, but Golden ... More >>
A 13-year-old girl whose molestation claims were ignored by the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office doesn't want to pursue her case, the girl's mother tells New Times.We're not disclosing their names. But we mentioned the Chicago-area mother and daughter in our February 16 feature article about how ... More >>
Chiapas Attorney General's Office X-ray images show immigrants crammed into the back of a truck heading to the U.S.Immigrants will do just about whatever it takes to obtain a better life in the United States -- which apparently includes being crammed into two tractor-trailers with more tha ... More >>
ICEICE agents found 50 illegal immigrants in a west Phoenix drop house on Friday.Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents found 53 people in a Phoenix drop house on Friday, and two Mexican nationals now face human smuggling charges. Edgar Meza-Bustamante, 23, and Cruz Gerardo Meza-Tira ... More >>
Dave Hendershott's trips to Honduras -- another example of corruption, according to Deputy Chief Frank MunnellA bombshell memo from a top Maricopa County Sheriff's official alleges Chief Deputy David Hendershott betrayed Sheriff Arpaio and ran a corrupt office through fear and intimidation.Basica ... More >>
A Phoenix man has been arrested and charged with posing as a fertility doctor to molest people while giving them examinations. Jeffrey Graybill, 40, is being held without bond and faces charges including sexual abuse, sexual assault, and identity theft. Police say Graybill advertised online, and ... More >>
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The Department of Public Safety released the names of victims in two major roll-over accidents from earlier this month on southern Arizona highways. It's a list that punctuates just how huge these two tragedies were: June 6, on State Route 82 Injured: Isaias De La Cruz-Gonzalez, 21 of Guatamala; ... More >>
The world premiere of the movie X-Men Origins: Wolverine will take place at the Harkins Cine Capri at Tempe Marketplace on April 27. Tempe won the premiere, which star Hugh Jackman is scheduled to attend, through an online contest by Twentieth Century Fox...Alicia-Monique Blanco, better known as Mis ... More >>
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Jabba the Hendershott, shortly after devouring Honduras.Will we ever find out for certain what Joe Arpaio's Chief Deputy David Hendershott and his MCSO flunkies were doing down in Honduras in 2007 and 2008 training that country's police force? And will there be any consequences for that boondo ... More >>
By Julienne GageAmericans who still think of Latin music as mariachi bands and gyrating Ricky Martins and Shakiras might want to lend a closer ear to the genre. This country's Hispanic population isn't just growing, it's growing more diverse. More and more unique musical styles are being gobbled up, ... More >>
Honduran eatery may look Third World, but the food is first-rate.