It takes a certain dedication and naiveté to go to Warped Tour in Arizona. Standing outside in what's predicted to be a 111-degree day with dozens of screaming bands isn't for everyone, but some teens continue to show their dedication year after year. The glory days of $25 punk Warped Tours at Peor ... More >>
One of the biggest drinking days of the year, New Year's Eve, is fast upon us. To us bartenders, the 31st is derided as the biggest amateur night of the year. Lots of people partake in potent potables at quantities they aren't used to drinking. The next morning, seemingly everyone you know ends up w ... More >>
The makers of marijuana-infused "Soccer Mom's Tinctures & Candy" are suing the state in hopes of clarifying what "cannabis" means under the law. Back in March, cops raided the Phoenix home of Doug Arfa and Charise Voss on suspicion that the pair was selling "narcotic" drugs, a search warrant shows. ... More >>
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Missing teeth, stolen police cars -- and where the hell is Mike Tyson's tiger? At one time or another, most of us have experienced the unpleasant and sometimes even life-altering effects following the heavy use of alcohol. Most everyone's got their swear-by-it hangover cure, but what about Valley ... More >>
To survive the ordeal of escaping Guatemala, Julia needed a big Heart. But not this big
Jonathan McNamaraSee more shots in our Great Arizona Beer Festival slide show. Walking in to The Great Arizona Beer Festival on Saturday, we promised ourselves that we would not stumble out like blithering idiots. Well, you know what they say about best laid plans. So once again, the Brew Review ... More >>
God told Neal Frisby to build the Capstone Cathedral. Then He told him to give it away
When it comes to preventing -- and treating -- crystal meth addiction, Arizona may be getting a clue
Homes all over Arizona are falling apart. Blame the bad soil -- and the lousy construction
Locking up cold medicine makes the politicians feel good -- but it won't put a dent in Arizona's meth habit
Bikers, skinheads, punks and coeds love getting bent at the PV, the divey-est dive in Tempe.
There's a difference between justice and vengefulness -- something that's lost on Sheriff Joke.
The Scully and Mulder of PHX-Files fame discover Goth/Industrial vamps and tramps at Area 51
David James appears to be a victim of racial profiling at the hands of two white Phoenix officers
Investigators say he was bigger than Sammy the Bull. His minions say he ruled the drug trade in the Valley's rave scene. Now, authorities have "English Shaun," the man they claim reigned over a nighttime empire of ecstasy, meth, violence and excess.
Clumsy's Marc Solomon proves the perfect Replacement
A former madam leads a crusade to rescue prostitutes from a dangerous, addictive lifestyle
A judge said Lucia Diaz should be force-medicated to control her psychosis. Instead, she was turned loose to terrorize.
On Madison Street, crowds of crack-addicted homeless are plaguing police and downtown businesses. But no one seems to be doing much about it.
Arizona Senator John McCain is ready for a presidential run if the national press corps has anything to say about it
Recreational prescription drugs put Mexican farmacias on the map--and American pill seekers on the road
Dr. Willard Hunter's repeated misprescription of dangerous drugs has contributed to two deaths. But the state medical board doesn't see any reason to revoke his doctor's license.
She was a dame with high-voltage looks and an eroticbook contract. Her name was Tiger. No last name. Just Tiger. And she was in trouble.
When laws are broken, somebody's got to be punished. In the case of Cindy McCain, that somebody is Tom Gosinski
LEROY JACKSON TRANSFORMED HIMSELF FROM A PHOENIX STREET WINO INTO A CHARISMATIC NAVAJO ENVIRONMENTALIST. HIS FRIENDS THINK HE WAS MURDERED FOR HIS EFFORTS.