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An Australian illegal immigrant and ex-heroin trafficker was sentenced today to two years in prison for buying guns at a Glendale gun show.
Elie Malkoun, 53, of Victoria, Australia, is a veteran of his own country's prisons, having served 10 years starting in 1989 for his role in a multimillion-dol ... More >>
No More Deaths, a Tucson-based human rights advocacy group, continues its push to end the abusive treatment immigrants suffer while in U.S. Border Patrol Custody.The group shares the stories of abuse, neglect and humiliation of 13,000 people detained by Border Patrol in a report released today -- ... More >>
The grill at The ChuckboxASU Tempe is roaring hard as students, new and old, are returning to campus for fall semester. That means a lot of drunken, hungry mouths to feed on a budget, and that Taco Bell on Apache and Rural can only microwave so many chalupas.
If not already, ... More >>
Filmmaker Alex Rivera at Fair Trade Cafe: He'll be at a screening for his film Sleep Dealer in Tempe Saturday night
For anyone interested in immigration, sci-fi or both, director Alex Rivera's debut feature Sleep Dealer is a must see, a futuristic and at times Blade Runner-ish trek through a w ... More >>
Hearts across America have barely started to beat regularly again after last week's amazing finale of Top Chef Masters (congrats, Marcus Samuellson!) and now comes Season 7 of Top Chef. The time-tested Bravo standby will premiere this week, take place in our nation's capital, and, once again, feat ... More >>
Who says you have to wait until the sun goes down to have a good time?
Sunday night, after watching, Two Weeks in Hell, a show about the brutal, two-week tryouts for wanna-be Green Berets, I woke up at 4:30 a.m. after dreaming about killing zombies with my bare hands on a 50-foot rope ladd ... More >>
A couple hours from Phoenix, tens of thousands of Mexicans work on maquiladora assembly lines for $1 an hour, making the toys and tools of American convenience. Critics say the maquila system lets U.S. corporations maximize profits on the backs of Third W
CHARRERIA, HACIENDA-BRED RODEO, IS THREATENED FROM WITHOUT BY ANIMAL-RIGHTS ACTIVISTS AND FROM WITHIN BY SHORTSIGHTED LEADERSHIP. FRED CHAVEZ KNOWS THAT IF THE GRAND SPORT OF MEXICAN NOBILITY IS TO SURVIVE, IT MUST CHANGE.