From now 'til we publish the 2012 edition of Best of Phoenix, New Times and Chow Bella present 100 Tastemakers -- Valley residents who make the cut in our culinary scene. Some you'll know; for others, it'll be a first introduction (but likely not the last). While you're here, check out our 100 Creat ... More >>
Image: Maricopa County Sheriff's OfficeDNA evidence in the case of rape suspect Phonesavanh Nakhokkong, 36, was almost nonexistent, which resulted in an extra-long delay to complete an analysis, says a DPS official. "Extremely low levels" of DNA in a 2009 Buckeye rape case made for a difficu ... More >>
Unless you are totally off the news grid (and probably wouldn't be reading this), you, too, are hooked in some fashion on the Casey Anthony murder case down in Orlando.Casey Anthony-- no baby dollIt's probably the nation's most high-profile criminal case perhaps since O.J. Simpson walked out of c ... More >>
An ass on an ass? Schmidt in better days, from his Web site. Could it be another of David Hans Schmidt's publicity stunts? Yet, there it is in black and white on my 'puter, the news that the celebrity sex-tape hawker was found dead in his PHX home of an "apparent suicide." I phoned Sergeant Andy H ... More >>
Move over, Dannielynn; Anna Nicole's Native son is alive and well on the Tohono O'odham reservation, and he may be the rightful heir to the tabloid temptress' millions
Once ruled a suicide, Phoenix finance chief Kevin Keogh's leap to his death on a busy thoroughfare is a true medical mystery
No, this ain't some artist's rendering of Dirk Koetter post-whacking; it's the scary new statue of Pat Tillman at You Pee Stadium
P-town's Whitney & Bobby get flashed, mooned and bent at Bruno Mali's Muck Fondays
When environmentalists attacked, rancher Jim Chilton used the best ammunition he could find -- and it came from his enemy
Imagine Joe Arpaio as a dewy intellectual, and you've got County Attorney wanna-be Andy Thomas
For David Hans Schmidt, there's no business like ho business
Sizing up the price of the world's tallest kachina.
The 'patriotic' squelching of Bill Maher is a scary sign of an emerging groupthink
No makeup. No gimmick. No shtick. But does Mesa's fast-rising Jimmy Eat World really stand a chance against the likes of Britney and the Backstreet Boys?
One-armed man sells crossbows as stocking stuffers
Cocaine. Domestic brawls. Group sex. Brian Eftenoff concedes his wasn't the perfect marriage. But was his wife Judi murdered? Did Brian kill her? And can prosecutors prove anything? Part One of a New Times Investigation
Dishing with Lucianne Goldberg
The Dark Side of Oz? Man, that's just the tip of the iceberg.
Can Tom Liddy use his father's notoriety to break into Congress?
From the Week of February 17, 2000
That's what the jury gave Scott Falater, convicted of killing his wife in the Sleepwalker Murder Case
John Kaites and Tom McGovern John McCain's and Grant Woods' hand-picked candidates for attorney general are duking it out like schoolboys, while the Dems' Janet Napolitano goes to school on them
Heiress's hit man keeps mum about plot that landed him on death row
Couch Potato Nation receives a black eye from TV-trashing The Truman Show
Arizona's high-stakes high school mock-trial program teaches kids the basics of jurisprudence--including how to recruit a ringer
U2 still hasn't found what it's looking for--but has it given up trying?
A pair of Shakespearean travesties runs the gamut from bard to worse
A broad range of legal experts and newly released records suggest the federal government will have a hard time convicting Governor Symington
Metalhead murder trial exhumed in documentary Paradise Lost
Luis Sharpe led a double life. In public, he was an admired NFL star. In private, he was a crackhead hell-bent on self-destruction.
After an eight-year struggle, Darlene Span succeeds where Alan Dershowitz failed
The Open Door is supposed to be a haven for battered women. Instead, the operators have wasted much of their energy--and money--abusing one another.