Stop us if you've heard this one before -- a deal to purchase the Phoenix Coyotes didn't work out.Prospective owner Greg Jamison had a deadline of yesterday to buy the team and finalize an arena lease agreement with the City of Glendale, and it didn't happen.
Earlier this week we talked about McKenna Pope, a 13-year-old girl who launched an online petition for Hasbro to market their Easy-Bake Oven in a more gender neutral manner so it would appeal to her younger brother, Gavyn Boscio. Now Hasbro has addressed those concerns directly, inviting the family ... More >>
Manuel Trevino from "Top Chef" is just one of the many chefs who stepped forward in this video address to show their support for one teenager's petition to get Hasbro to market their Easy-Bake Oven in a gender neutral manner.
--Powdered Food DIY Kits From Japan Are Kinda Creepy but Also ... More >>
Arizona Lottery officials held a press conference this afternoon to announce details about the Fountain Hills dude who won half of the $587.5 million Powerball jackpot, except the guy's name.Based on the description given by lottery officials, they definitely made it sound like this guy was rich bef ... More >>
Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery sent out a gentle reminder yesterday that anyone paid to appear in a porno flick "may be guilty" of prostitution.He's not saying the County Attorney's Office is going after the porno industry -- or that it isn't -- but with rumors of California-based porno co ... More >>
Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery's heard the news that several California porn-production companies may be planning to come out to Arizona, partially due to Los Angeles' new law requiring porn actors to wear condoms.Now, Montgomery's warning that bare-backing it on camera in Arizona may q ... More >>
Okay, we didn't really take a press junket to Puerto Vallarta.
But we apparently could have, for no more trouble than preparing an assignment letter for the Mexico city's Tourism Board and its PR company, Latititude.
Check out the letter to "journalists" below. Sounds like we can expect to soon re ... More >>
No happy hours at topless clubs for you -- not if State Rep. Steve Court, R-Mesa, has his way.Court, the Legislature's majority leader, introduced a bill today that targets strip clubs and other adult-oriented businesses with a ban on alcohol and private rooms. The proposed law also aims to regul ... More >>
Nothing like a bad economy to get people to line up for those lottery tickets.
State lottery officials say ticket sales in Arizona totaled $293 million between July 2011 to December 2011, nearly 9 percent over the same mid-term sales figures last year.
Arizona lottery officials parceled out the $ ... More >>
A Tempe man who left his 11-month-old son in a running bathtub last
year was in Maricopa County Superior Court this morning where he was
sentenced to six months in jail and 10 years probation.Jason Achondo, 28, pleaded guilty to one count of child abuse in November.Achondo and his baby-mama, 23 ... More >>
A Tempe woman who left her 11-month-old son in a running bathtub last year was in Maricopa County Superior Court this morning where she was sentenced to six months in jail and 10 years probation.Additionally, Summer Dawn
Angelly, 23, was given a deferred six-month sentence.Angelly pleaded guilty ... More >>
A Tempe man and his baby-mama have each pleaded guilty to one count of child abuse after leaving their 11-month-old baby in a running bathtub earlier this year.Initially, Summer Dawn
Angelly, 23, and Jasen Anchondo, 28, pleaded not guilty to the same charge. The couple was arrested in Augu ... More >>
Prior to the Arizona Cardinals miraculous 2009 NFL playoff run -- and Super Bowl loss -- the team had only one playoff win in 60 years. However, the team's tradition of losing aside, the franchise is still worth some serious coin.According to Forbes' list of the 50 most valuable sports franchises ... More >>
Despite the efforts of anti-Arizonans like Congressman Raul Grivalva, a boycott against the state this year appears to have failed miserably.
Grivalva was among the critics of Arizona's harsh immigration law, SB1070, who called for the boycott. City councils across the country ... More >>