Last week, we told you about a story from the nonprofit investigative journalism outlets ProPublica and the Center for Investigative Reporting that explored how a Chinese national gained access to all kinds of sensitive records, such as the Arizona driver's license database, before he disappeared. ... More >>
A story this week from the nonprofit investigative journalism outlet ProPublica explores how a Chinese national gained access to all kinds of sensitive records, like the Arizona driver's license database, before he disappeared. " . . . [T]he people responsible for hiring [Lizhong] Fan say one thing ... More >>
Chris Wilson sits quietly in a small, gray room. He's slouched forward, his forearms resting on his lap, his wrists handcuffed. It's August 7, 2012, almost 9 p.m. Wilson is tense, antsy. A Phoenix police detective walks in, greets him, and explains that he has been accused of engaging in sexual c ... More >>
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio has officially picked his horse in the GOP presidential primary, Texas Governor Rick Perry, which came as a bit of shock to those familiar with America's self-proclaimed "toughest sheriff."Arpaio, as you probably know, is the poster-boy for bootin' brown folks b ... More >>
Pro-Hitler propagandist and Holocaust-denier David Irving, pitching a fit last night after his soiree for swastika-lickers endedWell, it wasn't too difficult to find out where pro-Hitler propagandist and Holocaust-denier David Irving was having his coffee klatch of kooks, the one I informed you abou ... More >>
Eric Pastrano vowed to not go back to prison. Cops had other plans.The Phoenix man who led police on multi-jurisdictional chase that ended near Sky Harbor International Airport early this morning assured his girlfriend that "he wasn't going back to prison." That was right after he allegedly stabb ... More >>
Continental Airlines had a cold-blooded killer on board but refused law enforcement's pleas to land
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
One infant dies with her head in a noose, another dies inside a toy chest. Each was in a father's care, and homicide cops want answers
Methamphetamine is number-one with a bullet when it comes to violent death in Phoenix
Because Hugh Hallman went suddenly silent, Tempe wound up losing the Cardinals and the Fiesta Bowl
This PV pooch gives new meaning to the phrase "traveling companion"
With unlimited free flying and online access to singles worldwide, working for the Valley¹s hometown airline is the next best thing to being James Bond
The gigs are great, but the strains of middle age catch up with the Gin Blossoms
Phoenix bureaucrats love to harass parking-lot mogul Leon Woodward. Now they're even comparing him to a psycho killer.
He is smart. He is professional. He is everything you don't expect.
Meet alien abductee/author/prophet Marcia Schafer and the UFO-seeing, consciousness- raising, technology-obsessed new wave of New Age
Phoenix neighborhoods revitalization efforts run into trouble at City Hall
With arrests and civil pressures, police have reduced the terror inflicted by Eastside Los Cuatro Milpas. But conditions that gave rise to the gang in the first place still fester.
Three men and some babies, or how Phoenix is choosing its next mayor
Cheer and flag clothing on the campaign trail, 1998
A Tempe activist wins the first round in a civic skirmish to soften the city's innovative rental-housing rules. But look for a new and improved version later this year, after landlords and tenants forge a compromise code.
Transit-plan backers say they see a bus in your future--so how come they've been working on the railroad?
Why you shouldn't own a dog that won't fit under the seat in front of you
Jim Irvin is poised to give the GOP a Corporation Commission majority for the first time in a decade. If that happens, Democratic activist Barbara Sherman and her mentor, Commission chairman Renz Jennings, will both wind up losers.
Starbucks, the high-powered gourmet coffee-house chain, finally finds grounds for expansion into Arizona
City pretends that parking garage next to stadium is not a favor to Colangelo's Diamondbacks
For a decade, Stephen C. Peterson has been the Energizer bunny of white-collar scamsters. And he's still going and going...
Pills made from a Peruvian vine known as Cat's Claw are all the rage among Latino health buffs
Five years after the kids last left her class, a veteran teacher catches up with former pupils from a tough grade school
EX-DANCER DEBBY KOSOBUCKI THOUGHT SHE'D BEEN HIRED TO MANAGE A FIRST-CLASS TOPLESS CLUB. NOW SHE BELIEVES SHE WAS MERELY A FRONT TO CONCEAL THE INVOLVEMENT OF A CRIMINAL.
HE'S RUNNING FOR THE U.S. SENATE ADS AN OUTSIDER, A BORING STRAIGHT ARROW WITH THE COMMON TOUCH.
He's already the state's GOP power broker. He'll soon be Arizona's senior senator. Will the volatile John McCain Rule by fear or respect?
ACTUALLY, WE'D SETTLE FOR WAYNE DELLINGER