DJ Pete "SuperMix" Salazâ€‹To say that Pete Salaz wears a lot of hats would be a major understatement. The dude's not only trained in both Tai Chi Chuan and kung fu, but he's also a full-time parent, prize-winning salsa maker, and one of several managing partners of Bar Smith. (In the spirit of full ... More >>
Maricopa County Supervisor Don Stapley didn't order anyone to interfere with his September 21 arrest in a county parking garage -- and that's according to the deputies who arrested him. If you'll recall, Chief Deputy Dave Hendershott told us a couple of days after the arrest that Staple ... More >>
By John Dickerson In his ruling Thursday against Sheriff Joe Arpaio, U.S. District Judge Neil Wake cited a litany of unconstitutional problems in county jails: inadequate medical care, poor food, chronic overcrowding, and indifference to inmate health concerns. Jail medical personnel's prescribing ... More >>
Corpses, a flesh-eating virus, the most-sued sheriff in America. Lawsuits against Joe Arpaio have cost us $41 million, so far
A county psychiatrist's indifferent treatment of a disturbed inmate leads to a courthouse hanging
Can the city's seediest street ever be cleaned up, much less gentrified?
Jerry Colangelo and his pals have gobbled up the lion’s share of public development dollars. If downtown’s to be saved, City Hall’s got to share the wealth.
From brilliance to madness and beyond, Jacob Martinez's artistic and personal journey has taken him further than he'd ever dreamed. The fire inside now quelled by medication, the nightmare of his mental illness is over. But at what price?
With his 160-foot mural in a major museum and his face on the cover of a magazine, artist Steven Yazzie still loves his hometown
Sex and the City author Candace Bushnell isn't Carrie Bradshaw. Like, really.
Fighting for a fortune, a bimbo faces a bimbo eruption
Exhuming Arizona's most notorious prostitute
The county's new downtown jail would destroy valuable pieces of Phoenix's past
Big money and big egos fry the Arizona rave vibe
For years, House minority leader Art Hamilton has used every trick in the book--the House rules book--to influence the Republican majority; now he's running for secretary of state
Hundreds of inmates in state prisons need special protection from gang paybacks. When officials tried to mix them in with the general-prison population, they filed suit--and won.
Spanging, squatting and looking for Hot Dog Jesus with Tempe's street kids
Tucson's Black Moon Graffiti waxes large with a hip-hop/funk mlange that always comes correct @
Complaints about tainted food and inmate abuse pour forth in wake of Tent City riot
IT'S GOING TO TAKE A LOT MORE THAN PEANUTS AND CRACKER JACK TO BUY THE LAND FOR THE DOWNTOWN STADIUM.
CHUCK BOWDEN EXTOLS ARIZONA'S UNIQUE PLANTS AND ANIMALS. HIS LATEST SUBJECTS ARE WEASELS IN THREE-PIECE SUITS.