According to one nationally-recognized expert in correctional medicine, the medical care in Sheriff Joe Arpaio's vast incarceration complex is not just potentially hazardous to the health of pretrial detainees and jail staff, but to the general public as well. Dr. Robert Cohen, a member of New York ... More >>
In case you missed any news action this week, we've got you covered.Here's our recap of the most-read news stories of the week:
Musician/songwriter Alejandro Escovedo has made a career out of taking chances. His first true band was the San Francisco-based punk outfit The Nuns. Then he joined up with cow-punks Rank & File before forming the country-oriented True Believers with his brothers, eventually hacking out a solo caree ... More >>
Here's something that sounds horrifying: Maricopa County health officials say there's a "bloody diarrhea outbreak" in the west Valley.Dr. Bob England, director of the Maricopa County Department of Public Health, says the 11 people who have reported this illness so far all know each other.
See also: Caramel Apple Jello Shots Made in Real Apples. Yes, Please! And (a Very Non-Traditional) Happy New Year. See also: Challah Recipe Rosh Hashanah , the Jewish New Year, begins this Sunday, and with that comes the search for good challah. Despite its popularity among the Jewish and not-so-Je ... More >>
A medical technician arrested last week for allegedly infecting at least 30 patients with hepatitis C in New Hampshire previously worked at two Arizona hospitals, according to the Maricopa County Department of Public Health.David Matthew Kwiatkowski, 32, was arrested by federal authorities July 19, ... More >>
Over the last few weeks, a few websites have been posting an email response -- purportedly from Republican state Representative Terri Proud -- responding to concerns over Arizona's "fetal pain" bill.Proud's response to these people is that Arizona's abortion laws don't go far enough."Personally I ... More >>
AZ-raised author comes back to her roots
Steven CoxIn what might be deemed to least-cool police chase in recent memory, a 33-year-old Bagdad man was arrested after leading police on a 40-mile chase while driving his Ford Aerostar mini-van.The suspect, Steven Cox, who police say didn't appear to be drunk and had no warrants for his arres ... More >>
www.ebaumsworld.comA recent study published in the International Journal of Food Microbiology's January print edition made a rather shitty discovery for soda-lovers everywhere: nearly half of all soda fountains are spraying high levels of fecal bacteria into people's cups.Anyone familiar wi ... More >>
wwwmyfreewallpaper.comA judge in Missouri has agreed with a ruling handed down by an Arizona judge back in February: There is no such thing as a "helper monkey" -- at least in the eyes of the law. A woman in Missouri sued several defendants, including Wal-Mart, for not allowing her to brin ... More >>
Overachieving author presents topical new tome
Chicken-gnawing contests as American as a snout full of RedHot
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In looking at records on deaths in state prisons last year for our post about the homicides, we couldn't help but notice the large number of Hepatitis-C-related deaths among prisoners.Arizona Department of Corrections records show 75 natural-cause deaths, three suicides, two homicides and fourteen " ... More >>
By Michele Laudig Three sister restaurants in Chandler -- 56 East Bar & Kitchen, 98 South Wine Bar & Kitchen, and KiZake Sushi & Martinis -- closed abruptly on Tuesday. Any one of those places shutting its doors would've been a loss to the East Valley dining scene, but losing the trio seems like ... More >>
Renegade thrills in Tempe
Beaten, hanged, strangled, and ignored, these men and a woman lost their lives in Sheriff Joe Arpaio's custody
Corpses, a flesh-eating virus, the most-sued sheriff in America. Lawsuits against Joe Arpaio have cost us $41 million, so far
Free suds. No, really.
Guest star day
It's magic time
Alive and picking
The pedicures might look pretty, but the American dream can turn ugly at the Valley's Vietnamese nail salons
The Havasupai trusted the white man to help with a diabetes epidemic. Instead, ASU tricked them into bleeding for academia.
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That's a question Phoenix Fire Department officials are asking as firefighters continue to test positive for tuberculosis
Rough Magic conjures up loopy legerdemain
JOSH BURNER BOUGHT A HOME WHERE A WOMAN HAD DIED. NOW SHE'S BACK, AND SHE CLAIMS SHE WAS MURDERED.