Councilman Claude MattoxThe Fiesta Bowl fiasco has raised questions about elected officials' judgement in pocketing tickets and travel to football games, especially when those sports organizations inevitably wind up before those same officials asking for financial support.Now, as Arizona pre ... More >>
Maricopa Police Department John "JR" RichardsonOn its fifth anniversary, John Richardson's homicide case remains cold, and a hole in his mom's life remains unfilled. Known as "J.R.," Richardson was last seen with friends at a house near 43rd Avenue and Thomas Road in Phoenix the night of ... More >>
Okay, we get it, Councilman Johnson. You got roughed up by an overzealous, short-fused young cop who may have flashed back to his service as a U.S. Marine in Iraq during the now-famous incident in your south Phoenix neighborhood. And, yes, you are black, and the Phoenix ... More >>
The Bird kicks it with Jarrett Maupin, infiltrates Rusty Childress prejudice parties and explains why Don Imus shouldve said "Eff you!"
Tim Burton is dead-on again
Black people calling Phoenix the promised land? The Katrina evacuees in the Valley haven't been getting out enough
Jarret Maupin is the reverend Al's handpicked protégé. Is Phoenix City Hall ready?
Phoenix Zoo director refutes allegations of animal abuse
Skip Rimsza and Mike Johnson race into another controversy
A coup at Phoenix City Hall
How much longer will the city allow the acclaimed museum to disrupt a historic neighborhood's peace and quiet?
A Phoenix City Council race is pitting Hispanic hopes against black history
Karl Whitmire is a sex offender's best friend
Arizona's militias aren't the exclusive domain of white supremacists - people of color are joining the ranks, too.