Most people in Arizona die from the same causes as residents in other states -- heart disease, cancer, stroke, etc.However, there are some ways to die in Arizona that are more common or pretty much exclusive to the state. We bring you 10 of the most stereotypical ways to die in Arizona:
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio will reportedly discuss the snafu over vehicle insurance for posse vehicles in Sun City today. Meanwhile, we found out that a third posse unit has parked its vehicles, contradicting information put out previously by the Sheriff's Office, (which didn't respond to o ... More >>
The number of Arizonans who had to spend at least one night in the hospital as a result of dog bites has more than doubled over the last five years.As the story of Mickey, the pit bull who mauled 4-year-old Kevin Vicente, grabbed headlines around Phoenix, the state health department started research ... More >>
A former member of Sheriff Joe Arpaio's posse was arrested by MCSO deputies on child-pornography charges.According to the Sheriff's Office, 73-year-old Roger Byg was a posse member in the old-folks community of Sun City, and had even served on that posse's board, but resigned early last year. MCSO's ... More >>
Voters in the town of Buckeye decided to take on the title of being a "city."About 60 percent of the voters were in favor of the change, according to the town's election results.
For the second time this week, a Valley police agency has started a search for a double-murder suspect.Two people were shot and killed this morning in Youngtown this morning, according to the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office.
The Spot: Citadelle Plaza Farmers Market, open Wednesday from 4 until 7 p.m. See Also: - The Meat Shop in Phoenix: What We Bought, What We Skipped, and What We're Still Lusting Over - The Edible Exchange Market in Scottsdale: Local Artisan Foods (and Food Trucks) - Bisbee Road Trip: Quaint Farmers ... More >>
Half of a Sun City couple that allegedly ran a meth lab in their garage pleaded guilty this morning to child abuse.Brenda Lipe initially faced five felony charges after she and her husband, Lancelot Lipe, were arrested in April after Maricopa County Sheriff's deputies found out Lancelot had allegedl ... More >>
In the 16th and 17th centuries, the skills of the pastry chef were added to those of the bread maker so that in modern Britain (as opposed to France), domestic and commercial bakers used the talents of both. Though the lines have been blurred, the benefit of combining these two trades mean ex ... More >>
Bread, often equivalent to the word "food," is an indispensable staple in many parts of the world. Throughout history -- in religion, magic, and custom -- this deceptively simple foodstuff has ensured a seat at our table of survival. Where to find some of the best of it in the Valley? Here ar ... More >>
In honor of Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's 20th "crime suppression" sweep, we've chosen the above photo of the sheriff's youthfully challenged goon squad we snapped yesterday as the sheriff announced his raid on southwest Phoenix.To be fair, not all of the henchmen Arpaio picked for his swe ... More >>
I'm gonna be famous, ma. I'm gonna be on da Internets...The MCSO's highly-paid PR apparatchiks have just sent out an announcement on the one guy who seems to get more publicity than neo-Nazi J.T. Ready these days.I'm talking, of course, about our own geriatric, Mr. Magoo-esque gendarme, Sh ... More >>
Federal immigration officials are opening an immigrant processing center in Mesa. The center, which will operate at the Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, will serve as the final stop before illegal immigrants board a plane to Central America. The facility will open in about two weeks...The Arizona Se ... More >>
The East Valley Tribune laid off about two dozen workers today, one day after a bankruptcy judge approved a plan to sell the struggling daily newspaper. As we reported yesterday, the Colorado-based Thirteenth Street Media plans to buy the paper and other Arizona holdings ... More >>
Officials broke ground this morning on a domestic violence shelter in downtown Phoenix. The Chrysalis Women's Shelter costs $3.1 million and will expand services to children and women who are victims of domestic violence. The 24,300-square-foot facility will have 50 beds and is scheduled to ... More >>
www.lighthousepatriotjournal.comSheriff Joe seems to have mistaken a campaign event for a candidate for sheriff in Orange County, California, for a taping of Def Comedy Jam -- Def Comedy Jam with protestors.
Just when things were beginning to look up for the Phoenix Suns. The team announced that power forward Amar'e Stoudemire -- on the trading block until he stepped up his game after a recent coaching change -- underwent surgery today for a "partially detached re ... More >>
State Rep. Sam Crump: Ignore the Repugnant, Sam, and keep giving Redflex hell.Has anyone informed the graying fuddy-duddies at the Arizona Republic that its shoulder-padded goddess Janet Napolitano is no longer Guv? The Republic's fawning, faceless editorial writers continue to kiss her broad tuchis ... More >>
Is it just me, or is MacEachern looking more and more like the old dood from Family Guy these days?Here's a big surprise, the Republic's lead curmudgeon Doug "Mossback" MacEachern doesn't like it that the New York Times recently labeled Cactus Country a "State of Fear," due to our loss of Janet Napo ... More >>
This poop-producin' pelican dive-bombs slapstick sheriff's deputies, ex-mayor Skip Rimsza, and Chase Field's crotchety old baseball enforcers
The winged wonder speaks for Jesus when it says: Keep Father Dale on his "electronic" leash! Plus, inside local Hollyweird casting calls
Vinyl is deep and wide at roaming event
"All items were edible, but beyond that, completely lacking in any flavor or pizzazz."
Theater Works hits a high note
With a little help from her friends, Shawna Quain saves SweetCharity
Letters from the week of February 27, 2003
One of the world's most notorious holy men is quietly giving Mass in Sun City
From the Week of March 9, 2000
Controversial couple celebrates in style
Valley suburbs fight to bring slow emergency vehicle services up to speed
Ed courted Lorraine, then went to court to prove their marriage was just
Fresh theatre chokes in the dust as war-horses storm Valley stages
Guv sequel is a sorry state of affairs