Google announced yesterday that Phoenix is one of nine metro areas in the United States where the company would like to bring Google Fiber, its Internet service that's advertised as being "100 times faster than today's basic broadband."Google's announcement explained that it needs a lot of cooperati ... More >>
Willie Jigba was last seen leaving a party early Saturday morning.The father of a 24-year-old man last seen at a party in Tempe early Saturday morning says there's "no way" his son willingly went off the radar from his friends and family. Emmanuel Jigba, a Sierra Leone native now living i ... More >>
Skankstress Katy Perry just announced a tour date for Phoenix's Comerica Theatre on August 3.It's part of a "California Dreams" tour that starts on June 7 in Atlanta and runs through August 14, the second show in Katy's hometown Santa Barbara, California. Tickets, priced pretty modestly at $3 ... More >>
Cannibals, cops, bird flu: All three of these things have grabbed headlines before, but probably not simultaneously. That's where comic book creator John Layman comes in. His runaway hit series Chew follows the adventures of Tony Chu, a detective turned FDA agent who lives in a world where chicken m ... More >>
It's up to Governor Janet Napolitano to make sure history doesn't repeat itself that is, boldly reform juvenile corrections. Or at least make sure someone's watching
Robbers on High Street make a getaway to success
Maná is huge in Latin America but still hopes to gain new fans in the U.S. Coors Light is helping their cause.
Infamous killer Robert Comer now says he's the one who should die
The Phoenix Heat quadriplegic rugby team has hot wheels, championship dreams, and a thirst for blood
Hailed as the Jimi Hendrix of the accordion, Estéban 'Steve' Jordan is one bad-ass pachuco
The dearth of affordable housing has reached the crisis stage
California eats lots of power, but it doesn't like growing its own power plants. Instead, Arizona is becoming the new power farm for the Coast.
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The newly rediscovered Burt Bacharach has a history most fans have never even heard about
On the trail of a bizarre hospital crime, New Times finds a cryogenically frozen head, a witch hunt for a wiccan and a stumped detective. And still nobody knows . . .
Local distributor of "party drug" ingredient held on $5 million bail in biggest GHB bust in U.S. history
Skip Spence made one brilliant album, then spent the next 30 years dying in obscurity. Now, a new tribute album is giving him life again.
Police go to great lengths -- including civil injunctions -- to combat gangs. The jury is out on their effectiveness
Valley bidders go berserk on Internet's biggest auction house.
Judge flushes allegations that water was tainted by Motorola
The "Phoenix Lights" made Frances Emma Barwood the darling of the global space-alien lobby. And it'stransformed computer geek Jim Dilettoso into a star in the UFO firmament.
Outside groups leading the anti-immigration campaign in Arizona are trying to distance themselves from their own bigoted pasts.
Glen Buxton played a crucial role in rock history, but how many people know about it?
U2 takes over the world--and turns it into a commercial
Richard Post was taken to jail in his wheelchair for mouthing off in a bar. Joe Arpaio's detention officers saw him as such a threat, they strapped him into a medieval restraint chair--and broke his neck.
Pills made from a Peruvian vine known as Cat's Claw are all the rage among Latino health buffs
Egoconsumed developers, lobbyists, flacks, detectives and lawyers generate fear and loathing a la Barbarians at the Gate. The reason? Two proposed outlet malls the Valley doesn't really need.