As not-punk as the term sounds, Justin Pearson has an extensive curriculum vitae. He's probably best known for his work in The Locust, the grindcore/noise rock group that had a tendency to attract those seeking the strange and elicit cries of "that's not real music" from squares during a good part o ... More >>
The lawyers for Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio responded late last week to the Justice Department lawsuit alleging racial-discrimination practices by the Sheriff's Office, not surprisingly, asking for it to be tossed.One would expect that the response would be interesting to allegations of the w ... More >>
Richard Dawson, the acerbic, but playful host of "Family Feud" for so many years, died yesterday at the age of 79.My connection to Mr. Dawson was this: He was best buddies with Bob Crane, star of the prisoner-of-war sitcom "Hogan's Heroes," on which Dawson played mouthy sidekick Cpl. Peter Newkirk. ... More >>
www.religionnewsblog.comThat's offensive? Come on!Cheerleaders at Gilbert High School planned to wear breast cancer awareness T-shirts that featured the slogan "Feel For Lumps, Save Your Bumps" to home football games in October.The cheerleaders planned to wear the shirts while collecting money fo ... More >>
Celia Alvarez, after being arrested by the MCSO during the infamous HMI worksite raidCourthouse News Service was the first to catch notice of two suits just filed in federal and state court, respectively, of a Hispanic mom whose jaw was busted during an MCSO immigration raid, and a man allegedl ... More >>
The Motor City Madman: Ted NugentTed Nugent talks a lot about discipline. Speaking on the phone from his ranch outside Waco, Texas, the Detroit-born guitarist of "Cat Scratch Fever" fame comes back to it again and again. His life of clean living is the way to go, he says, living another way is nothi ... More >>
Arpaio's ditsy chief flack Lisa Allen MacPherson tells us to take her boss to court, so . . .
Paradise Valley police picked the wrong black man to stop
Another week full of random acts of stupidity
Ron Shelton combines Ellroy and Ayer to get a familiar bad-cop movie in which L.A. burns
Court committee considers keeping the names of jurors secret
Letters from the week of December 12, 2002
Jurassic 5 stays true to hip-hop -- even as its core audience lives in an alternative universe
In 1988, Ron Shelton made Bull Durham. In 2002, it couldn't be done.
Jon Haddock's digital art generates a media buzz and selection in a major exhibition at the Whitney
The short life and times of Johnny Jardine, Part 2
In search of the Wiley doodler
Copwatch, an earnest band of volunteers, aims to stamp out police brutality -- and vanquish institutional racism -- by aiming a camera.
The Justice Department investigates the county sheriff's officeagain
Another page closes on the 20-year-old unsolved murder of Bob Crane
Chicago soul singer Syl Johnson is reborn with a little help from the homeboys
Metalhead murder trial exhumed in documentary Paradise Lost
CARERAS CAPTURED THE JAILHOUSE SCUFFLE THAT LEFT A PHOENIX MAN WITH EIGHT BROKEN RIBS. NOW THAT HE'S SUING, THE TAPE HAS DISAPPEARED.
HEY, WE'RE THE GRAND CANYON STATE. WE LIKE BIG SCHISMS.
A TOUGH CALIFORNIA STREET COP CAPTURES THE L.A. RIOTS ON CANVAS
IF SLICK WILLY WON'T MAKE THE CASE FOR RACIAL JUSTICE, WHO WILL? A NEW TIMES EXCLUSIVE.
WHEN IT WAS OVER, PHOENIX COP JOE PEREZ ADMITTED HE'D DONE WRONG. LOOK WHERE IT GOT HIM.
AS L.A. EXPLODED, THE MEETING EXPLORED MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. AND MALCOLM X