Governor Jan Brewer and other state officials attended a demonstration today of a new, mobile solar-power generator that unfolds like the lotus flower it's named after. Monarch Power CEO, Joseph Hui, introduced the Lotus Mobile as a product that could power a refrigerator or other appliances in any ... More >>
Rather than face the consequences for charges related to the brutal rape of a woman in Tempe, it looks like 23-year-old Lane Halona killed himself this weekend.Halona was arrested on March 17, the morning after he punched a woman in the back of the head, pulled her behind some bushes, and sexually a ... More >>
If you've blown through the gardening books on your reading list this winter or are looking for some inspiration this summer, local author and painter Barbara Bayless Lacy's book, Nanise': A Navajo Herbal: One Hundred Plants From the Navajo Reservation is a unique find. Nanise' means "vegetation" i ... More >>
It's been a few months since we first introduced you to White Eyes Fry Fresh Bread. And while some of you may be sick of food truck mania, Phoenix food trucks don't seem to be sick of you. See also: New Food Truck: White Eyes Fresh Fry Bread See also: Chow Bella's Food Truck Frenzy archives Since ... More >>
When the FBI and U.S. Attorney's Office announced yesterday that a six-month "bootlegging" investigation ended with 10 arrests, we were thinking it was a trip back to prohibition, involving Tommy guns, fedoras, and the phrase "G-Men."Nah, we checked out the criminal complaints, and it took six month ... More >>
Police say Larissa Garcia Killed her 79-year-old husband for "financial reason."A Phoenix woman is heading to the big house after pleading guilty to charges that she killed her 79-year-old husband -- before dumping his body on an Indian reservation and setting it on fire -- back in 2005. La ... More >>
MCSO Larisa GarciaWe got some new details about the Phoenix woman who was arrested yesterday for the 2005 murder of her husband -- a veteran of both the Army and Navy and father of what police estimate to be about 30 children -- and she claims she murdered the man because "she w ... More >>
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Who says you have to wait until the sun goes down to have a good time? Stan's snap of the Snap In last week's Day Drinker at The Snap Lounge, we felt like spaceships traveling through a magnetic field of man-mines. In this week's thrilling conclusion, the man-mines turn up the heat, and force u ... More >>
Sister Marguerite BartzThe chief prosecutor in the case against a teen suspected of murdering a nun on the Navajo Indian Reservation last week is refusing to turn him over to federal authorities without an extradition request.Tribal police arrested the suspect, 18-year-old Reehahlio Carroll ... More >>
A rugged hike across the Grand Canyon leads to a life decision to leave New Times and see what the future holds
If you think the Heard Museum is all about dusty old pots and Indian blankets, you haven't been there lately
Despite a celebrated history, Native American transgenders struggle in the modern world
Ryan Singer spins his own slice of life on canvas
Bishop O'Brien drove away without offering last rites to the man bludgeoned by his Buick. It wasn't the first time he'd left an accident scene.
Arizona's Juries are proving tougher than judges under a new murder sentencing system
James Bilagody and the Cremains prove Native American music and metal can co-exist on Sacred Stage
Congressional candidate Fred Duval wants to know what his district's issues are and if you still respect him
Arizona Public Service's lax policies sent an APS serviceman, drunk and stoned, on a collision course with a Mesa family. Lucky for APS, the serviceman committed suicide.
Auto trade-in gone sour throws wrench into motorist's bank account
Vietnam vets discuss the allegations of atrocities leveled at Bob Kerrey
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
A once-powerful Arizona Boys Ranch football team struggles to find its way into the end zone
It takes a report card to keep the Valley's alternative education scene straight
From the week of February 2, 1999
Dems ponder new state chief; Bayless is Jane Jr.; McCain readies presidential bid
A new and improved J.D. Hayworth squares off against the same old Steve Owens
The state's unabashed enthusiasm for charter schools stops at the borders of Indian reservations
Budding urban-wear mogul takes Phoenix's MosDef label to the streets
Like some weather cycle, the battle between skiers and Native American religion returns to Arizona Snowbowl
Meet Jane Hull. She's probably your next governor.
Dave Wegner's career with the Bureau of Reclamation seemed to be at peak flow. He had no idea it was about to run dry.
In praise of creative finances
In the sixth congressional district, J.D. Hayworth and Steve Owens have run campaigns so devoid of content it's almost scary
LEROY JACKSON TRANSFORMED HIMSELF FROM A PHOENIX STREET WINO INTO A CHARISMATIC NAVAJO ENVIRONMENTALIST. HIS FRIENDS THINK HE WAS MURDERED FOR HIS EFFORTS.
EIGHT-TERM REPRESENTATIVE BOB STUMP STANDS TO BECOME THE SENIOR MEMBER OF THE ARIZONA DELEGATION. SO HOW COME YOU'VE NEVER HEARD OF HIM?
RYNELDI BECENTI IS A HERO TO THE NAVAJO NATION-----AND THE BEST BASKETBALL PLAYER AT ASU
SLIPSHOD BACKROUND CHEDKS, SCHOOL BOARDS THAT CUT DEALS, AND COLLEAGUES WHO PROTECT THEIR OWN. WHEN IT COMES TO TEACHERS WHO MOLEST, THE BIG PICTURE ISN'T PRETTY.
THE 20-YEAR WAR BETWEEN NAVAJOS AND HOPIS OVER HOPIS OVER HOMELANDS LEAVES THEM COLD
J.D. RAN HIMSELF UP A FLAGPOLE. BUT NOBODY SALUTED.
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