If you pass out in a McDonald's drive-thru at 1:30 a.m. on a Thursday, things probably aren't going to end well.William Howard Jr., 35, recently found that out, after pulling into the drive-thru of a McD's at 43rd Avenue and Thunderbird Road in Glendale, then passing out for a while.
PCSOFernando Sanchez-Moyinedo (left), and Prior MarcanoSometimes people are practically begging to be arrested -- like the two goons who allegedly decided to load 227 pounds of pot into their truck on the side of an interstate highway Wednesday. The Pinal County Sheriff's Office announced the ar ... More >>
Christopher SmithChristopher Smith, the former chief of staff for the state Senate found shot to death Saturday, had a history of drug use and other "bizarre" and "erratic" behavior , court records show.We hate to say it, but we called this one -- which is why on Monday we asked Phoenix Police Se ... More >>
Christopher Smith was found fatally shot in his car Saturday night.A body found shot to death over the weekend has been identified as Christopher Smith, an influential Valley politico who once served as the chief of staff for the state Senate.Smith, 51, was found fatally shot in his car parked in ... More >>
We were driving back from Cochise County yesterday afternoon when a funky old Nissan lumbered past and pulled back in front of us. Someone had scribbled in large white letters on the trunk, "HONK AT ME. I'M LEGAL!" What the heck, we thought, flashing on the infamous Senate Bill ... More >>
Image: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office Carlos Garcia, 18, admitted to racing his Acura on 43rd Avenue just before a collision that killed two people, police say.An 18-year-old Phoenix resident has been arrested by Phoenix police in connection with a racing-related collision on Feb ... More >>
The FBI's Phoenix division "The Chameleon Bandit" hard at workThe FBI's bandit-naming department is at it again, and the latest bandit name is even dumber than yesterday's "no tricks bandit," who was shot last night by the Dirty Harry of the Scottsdale Police Department, as pointed out in ... More >>
Jonathan McNamaraAgainst Me!There are probably some people who'd question the credibility of any punk band playing a show staged by a carmaker, especially if that carmaker didn't just stake out prime product placement, but actually paid for the whole shebang so it could give tickets only to peopl ... More >>
Jessica TestaToby Keith on stage at Cricket Wireless Pavilion in Phoenix.It's a shame Toby Keith will always be The Angry American. In mainstream consciousness, the Oklahoma-born country singer is a Bush-loving neocon who's always ready to put his boot in Osama bin Laden's ass, thereby making his ... More >>
The Maricopa Association of Governments plans to announce a partnership with Nissan and a Scottsdale-based company called Ecotality Inc. to create charging stations in the Valley for electric and hybrid vehicles. Nissan wants to bring 1000 electric vehicles to Phoenix, and Ecotality Inc. said tax in ... More >>
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