photos by Kathy Monkman The bourbon-spiked cocktails flowed and the proceeds went to anti-hunger charities Friday night as chefs from 10 Valley restaurants prepared tableside meals in a ballroom at the Scottsdale Fairmont Princess. Share our Strength's Taste of the Nation bega ... More >>
Kathy MonkmanMaking a key ingredient of Frank & Albert's reverse root beer float.Kathy MonkmanA highlight of the 8th Annual Forks & Corks -- along with the food and drink, of course -- was a cocktail napkin that read, COMFORT FOOD DOESN'T MEAN YOU CAN FALL ASLEEP ON YOUR PLATE.There wa ... More >>
Photo Courtesy of Julie Zagars Julie Zagars (center), Regional Director for Bake for Hope, and her crew at Gainey Village Health Club & Spa. Oh, sweet success. If you stopped by one of the 14 Valley Bake for Hope bake sales last week, you probably spotted Julie Zagars and her pink wi ... More >>
Arizona Department of Corrections Michael Apelt (left) remains on death row, but Rudi Apelt can't be executedRudi Apelt, a German national whose brutal murder of a local woman led to a death sentence in 1989, got a reprieve from death row in May after his lawyers convinced a judge that he is ... More >>
Arizona Department of CorrectionsMichael and Rudy Apelt Rudi Apelt, a German national sentenced to death in Pinal County in 1989, cannot be killed because he is mentally retarded, Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Sylvia Arrellano ruled yesterday.Both Apelt and his brother, Michael, were sentence ... More >>
A con man may be smart enough to escape death row by pretending hes mentally retarded. Are we dumb enough to buy it?
The incredibly true story of two Tempe women and the photograph that helped convict Scott Peterson
From the week of October 11, 2001