It took help from the United States Marshals Service and the FBI, but a first-edition Book of Mormon stolen from a Mesa bookstore has been located in Washington D.C.The theft of the book did not make the Mormon community happy, as folks used to stop by Mesa's Rare and Out of Print Books and Art stor ... More >>
Ogden's Own Distillery, based in Utah, has been making some big news lately after one of its products -- Five Wives Vodka -- was banned from being sold in Idaho by the state's liquor division.In a letter to the company's distributor in Idaho, the liquor board wrote that its members felt the concept ... More >>
Just got done reading a hilarious take on Mormon history written by Pete Kotz and posted over at our sister paper in Denver, the Westword.Colorado doesn't know Mormons like we do, so we figure the piece should go over well here, too. He's got over 500 comments on it, which ain't bad.We'll post so ... More >>
Kudos to Channel 12's Brahm Resnik for this story about state Senate President Russell Pearce landing in scalding H2O with his own Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. I was at the same recent Republican Legislative District 18 meeting, and when I learned about the footage of it availab ... More >>
Warren Jeffs survived self-imposed starvation.About three weeks after failing to starve himself to death while rotting in a Texas prison, child-raping cult leader Warren Jeffs has been released from the hospital and taken back to the big house.Jeffs, the former leader of the Fundamentalist Church ... More >>
www.article.wn.comWarren JeffsWarren Jeffs, the leader of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, was in a Texas courtroom today, where he was sentenced to life in prison today for sexually assaulting two underage followers of his breakaway sect of the Mormon Church.See fo ... More >>
Channel 12's Brahm Resnik has outed a possible challenger to state Senate President Russell Pearce in the November 8 recall election in Legislative District 18: Jerry Lewis, and, no, not the cheesy dude on the telethons.Resnik writes in his blog that,"This would be Lewis' first run for elected offi ... More >>
This apparently applies to alerting authorities that a 49-year-old woman is sexually abusing a teenage boy.A new report released by the Chandler Police Department shows that detectives investigating two bishops in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints recommended that the two men ... More >>
www.thecheckspot.comDespite never going to police after they were told that a teenage boy was being sexually abused by Susan Brock, two bishops from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints will not be charged with crimes, the Pinal County Attorney's Office says.Get all the deta ... More >>
The Mormon Church claims it never knew one of its members, 49-year-old Susan Brock, the somewhat-estranged wife of Maricopa County Supervisor Fulton Brock, was sexually abusing a teenage boy before her arrest..This, according to court documents obtained by New Times, is a lie.The church issue ... More >>
Halina Reed (left) and Somos Republicans' DeeDee Blase: Leading the (first) recall of Russell PearceOn the day that state Senator Russell Pearce's insidious, anti-American, and unconstitutional plot to undermine the birthright citizenship provision of the U.S. Constitution's 14th Amendment was being ... More >>
www.imdb.comThe Mormon Church's newest spokesman, "Man With Teats."The Mormon Church has an interesting voice in a new television ad being aired in Arizona and Utah -- a seven-foot tall transvestite hooker.Well, he's not an actual transvestite hooker (as far as we know) but he played one on T.V.& ... More >>
If you know anything about Mormons, it's that they typically avoid coffee and other products with caffeine. Yet many Mormons recognize that caffeine isn't exactly heroin, and there appears to be a healthy debate within the Church of Latter Day Saints over the use of the drug. In the wake of an expl ... More >>
Stephenie Meyer's vampire romance novels made a Mormon mom an international sensation
The veterinary vulture asks, is it merely hoof-in-mouth disease or the ravings of a racist dumb-ass?
The clown prince of Phoenix's downtown art scene is sacrificing madcap antics for a Mormon mission
Cast into the spotlight by fugitive polygamist Prophet Warren Jeffs, the mainstream Mormon Church's trying to distance itself from its infamous cousin
Say it isn't so
Letters from the week of May 5, 2005
Life on Planet Mormon
A state lawmaker's assault on the campus press is trickle-down from Dubya's White House
ASU's president puts the squeeze on freedom of speech to please his biggest donor
Governor Napolitano went to Utah, and all we got was some lousy ring kissing.
Letters from the week of August 7, 2003
Letters from the week of March 27, 2003
A brief history of the Mormon tenet
Letters from the week of October 17, 2002
Mistress' ministry melds Mormonism, magic and tropical fruit
Dustin Goltz exposes his talents in the self-centered but satisfying Banging the Bishop
County Supervisor Don Stapley made a killing on a shady development and sank the profits into a mansion. Then he told the tax assessor to value his estate at $863,000 -- while listing it for sale at $2.5 million.
God's Army soldiers through Mormon trenches
Scott Falater, a mild-mannered Mormon family man, inexplicably stabbed his wife 44 times, then drowned her in the family pool while a neighbor watched. His defense? He was sleepwalking.