Early this morning Umami in Tempe suffered a small fire that has the restaurant shut down due to fire, smoke, and water damage. The fire, which also caused the evacuation of about building 60 residents, was started by a small motor inside the ramen shop's ice machine. At the time of the fire the res ... More >>
The battle between supporters of Tempe mayoral candidates Mark Mitchell and Michael Monti over whether "your" public employees can endorse people in campaign signs seemed to end with City Manager Charlie Meyer's ruling that it was all pretty much OK.That question apparently has not been completely a ... More >>
The feud between supporters of both Tempe mayoral candidates has pretty much come to an end, as no one's going on campaign-sign-stealing escapade, and everyone gets to keep their signs with the endorsement of generic public employees.This all started with Legislative District 17 Republicans chairman ... More >>
Willie JigbaThe Tempe Police Department just announced that divers searching Tempe Town Lake have recovered a body. Whether the body is that of missing Tempe man Willie Jigba is unclear.The Tempe Fire Department's Search and Rescue divers have been combing the lake since Wednesday after a search ... More >>
Divers are currently searching Tempe Town Lake for Willie Jigba, who has been missing since January 15.Divers from the Tempe Fire Department are currently searching Tempe Town Lake for Willie Jigba, the 24-year-old Tempe man reported missing nearly two weeks ago.Tempe police tell New Times that p ... More >>
The short life and times of Johnny Jardine, Part 2
The short life and times of Johnny Jardine, Part 1
LAST MONTH, THE RURAL/METRO FIRE DEPARTMENT BATTLED THE 23,000-ACRE RIO BLAZE. BUT AFTER THE FIRE WAS OUT, THE COMPANY STILL HADN'T COOLED ITS CRITICS.