We were about 20 miles outside of a town called Wikieup, standing off the road, a motionless 1967 Karmann Ghia shaking like a leaf with each passing semi off the road. I get a text: "Jonathan Richman is coming to Crescent Ballroom!" Our stalled trip to Las Vegas suddenly barely mattered. I told ... More >>
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Everyone geeks out for something - as evidenced by the throng of classic and custom car enthusiasts who will descend on the Barrett Jackson Auto Show this week to slobber over dual overhead cams and bored-out-twin-turbo... something or other (check out today's slideshow here).Truly, I don't unde ... More >>
Peoria Police DepartmentHave you seen this bracelet? It could be worth $6,000.Have you seen this bracelet?It came off one of two men who attacked a woman and her 18-year-old daughter in the driveway of their Peoria home as they unloaded groceries from their car.Peoria police say that on July 23 a ... More >>
Chandler police are looking for a suspect in a car theft case, in which the thief stole a pickup truck and took the owner for a ride in the back. The truck owner, 17 year-old Edgar Campos, was taken through a red light at an intersection before being ordered out of the truck near Queen Creek and ... More >>
Attention Phoenix motorists: When you hit a person with your car, you need to stop.This public-service announcement comes because in less than two weeks, a teenager and a 62-year-old woman were each hit by multiple cars and in each case, only one person stopped.
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The family of a murdered society matron says she took up with the wrong man
A grieving husband questions the legal system that let a mentally ill woman endanger others
From the Week of March 30, 2000
No matter what happens on the field, ASU athletics hits pay dirt every game--with a nonstop stream of advertisements
Fife has done much in and to Arizona. We've been keeping track
Bobby Fuller billed himself "The Rock & Roll King of the Southwest." His reign was short. He dropped acid, died young and left behind some of the wildest rock guitar ever.
A Glendale gang has it in for the son of a Hispanic police sergeant. Unfortunately, the gang consists of police officers.
DEAD is what Angela Maher is -- struck down in her prime by accused drunken driver Gloria Schulze. GONE is what Gloria Schulze is-- allowed to escape by a judicial system that might as well have booked her flight.
HE BROUGHT US AN RTC LAWSUIT, A GRAND JURY INVESTIGATION AND A "CAR OF THE PEOPLE." NOT TO MENTION GEORGE LECKIE AND ANNETTE ALVAREZ. OH, WHAT THE HECK, WE'LL MENTION THEM.
GEORGE LECKIE RAN DOWN TWO PEOPLE WITH HIS CAR AND GOT AWAY WITH IT. IN PARADISE VALLEY, JUSTICE DEPENDS ON WHO YOU ARE.