People who thought they were buying Viagra pills from one Phoenix man were getting stiffed. Er, scammed.According to Phoenix police, Melvin Rutkowski, 68, was also selling other counterfeit pills online, including Cialis and Levitra.
State Representative John Kavanagh revels in his self-appointed role as the rightwinger Arizona lefties love most to hate. Since recalled, disgraced former state Senate President Russell Pearce (Kavanagh's pal) was pounded into mainstream political irrelevance in 2011, Kavanagh's eclipsed his erst ... More >>
Image: Jamie PeacheyOne of the many medical-pot plants growing at the Arizona Cannabis Society in El Mirage. The freedom to grow marijuana granted by the state's 2010 medical-pot law is blossoming along with the plants in an El Mirage warehouse.Bill Hayes, founder of the Arizona Cannabis Soci ... More >>
The long arm of the law gave the drug company Pfizer Inc. a couple of pretty firm slaps Wednesday, one of which will bring close to $1 million to Arizona.As part of a settlement for a multi-state federal lawsuit, the company has agreed to pay $33 million to 41 different states as punishment f ... More >>
In the 24-hour news cycle it can be difficult to keep up. We have the solution. Check back on Valley Fever every evening for highlights from each of New Times' blogs. Today's entries: Feathered Bastard: Steven Anderson's Yuma City Warrant for "Disorderly Conduct," and RP4409's Moronic Misuse of ... More >>
Locking up cold medicine makes the politicians feel good -- but it won't put a dent in Arizona's meth habit
FUELED BY SELFLESS-----AND SELFISH-----PASSIONS, ERIC ADAM BATTLED A MEDICAL EQUIPMENT COMPANY AND RESCUED A BOSNIAN RUNNER HE SAW ON TV