Dick Wagner, a guitarist who during his career worked with Alice Cooper, Lou Reed, Aerosmith, KISS and the Frost, died at Scottsdale Healthcare Shea Medical Center this morning. He was 71. Wagner, a Detroit-bred guitarist, moved to Arizona roughly a decade ago. He had struggled with his health sin ... More >>
A new approach to evidence in domestic-violence strangulation cases has quadrupled prosecutions for the crimes and garnered an award for the Maricopa County Attorney's Office. Last year, County Attorney Bill Montgomery's office partnered with local law enforcement agencies and Scottsdale Healthcare ... More >>
David Talkington, the accused sex maniac busted this week for grabbing women in Scottsdale, is an aspiring rapper and -- possibly -- a Scottsdale hospital employee. The booking sheet for Talkington states he's currently employed at Thompson Peak Hospital, but Scottsdale police don't know what he do ... More >>
The Gilbert man run over by his wife this weekend -- as she allegedly blamed him for President Obama's re-election -- may have "permanent disfigurement" as a result, according to court documents obtained by New Times.Daniel Solomon, who was in critical condition yesterday in the trauma center at Sco ... More >>
Pulmonary Associates, with 15 doctors and six Valley locations, focuses on modern treatment techniques and claims on its Web site to be "in the forefront of our field."But when asked about the effects of smoking marijuana on lungs, not one of those doctors returned New Times' repeated calls.Nor was ... More >>
Mesa Police DepartmentJesus Busso Estopellan admitted to murdering an ASU student and his friend last month.Jesus Busso Estopellan, who admitted murdering an Arizona State University student and his friend earlier this month, was in Maricopa County Superior Court this morning where he pleade ... More >>
Mesa Police Department Jesus Busso EstopellanAn arrest has been made in the murders of two Arizona State University students.Read about the murders of pre-med student Tyler Webster, 18, and 19-year-old Olek Wladyszewski here.Jesus Busso Estopellan was picked up yesterday after police disco ... More >>
www.facebook.com Olek Wladszewski was murdered over an alleged drug deal gone wrong with an unidentified "Jamaican," according to the man who killed him and his friend earlier this week.Jesus Busso Estopellan, who admitted murdering two Arizona State University students earlier this w ... More >>
Two men are dead after getting shot while sitting in a car in Mesa early this morning, and Mesa police tell New Times the suspect in the shooting is still on the loose.About 1:15 this morning, Mesa police got a call from a man who said he and the guy driving his car had been shot.
The Mesa Police Department has identified the two victims in this morning's shootings, one of whom was a pre-med student at Arizona State University.The victims have been identified as 18-year-old Tyler Webster and 19-year-old Olek Wladyszewski.Webster's Facebook page lists him as a pre-med stude ... More >>
An Arizona ATF agent who infiltrated the Hells Angels has won a civil complaint against the ATF. The agent, Jay Dobyns, says that his bosses failed to protect him after he received death threats from the notorious motorcycle club. But federal lawyers have filed a counterclaim against Dobyns, alle ... More >>
This is not a good week for Arizona hospitals. New Times reported yesterday about a nurse allegedly defecating in a Glendale operating room, and of a dead baby found in the same hospital's bathroom. Well, here's more trouble to add to the list. A former Scottsdale Healthcar ... More >>
Police are investigating a home invasion in Peoria early this morning, in which as many as nine people were reportedly taken hostage. Police received a call about a burglary in progress just before 3 a.m., and arrived as four suspects were leaving in a truck. One suspect escaped on foot...Three e ... More >>
Image: Stand Up to Cancer Jimmy Fallon is among the celebrities supporting the anti-cancer effort. How bad is pancreatic cancer? Ninety percent of people who find out they have it die within a year. And the pancreas isn't even a brand-name digestive organ, like the kidney ... More >>
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