The Peoria Police Department will host a meeting Wednesday between Maricopa County Sheriff's Office Deputy Ruben Garcia -- who was shot in the face in January while responding to a call -- and the two Peoria cops credited with saving his life.One of those Peoria cops is Ryan Bakke, and the other is ... More >>
Erstwhile Peoria Police Sergeant Pat Shearer remains Officer Pat Shearer for posting a picture on Facebook of a bunch of kids who'd apparently just shot up a T-shirt depicting President Obama.A city spokesman says the three-member personnel board upheld the demotion, but reduced the amount of unpaid ... More >>
The FBI has broken up a spy network based in Houston that "enhanced" the capabilities of the Russian military by exporting sensitive, U.S.-made electronics. Alexander Fishenko and 11 others have been charged with falsifying documents and generally fooling the U.S. Department of Commerce in the last ... More >>
I love a good comedy. Browsing through mental notes of quotable material, apropos for tedious moments brought on by the petty, the narrow minded, and the desperate, keeps me questionably sane. See also: Maynard James Keenan: These Are The "End of Days" See also: Maynard James Keenan: Up on the Sun ... More >>
See also: Russell Pearce's Racism "Discovered" by Arizona's Media See also: Russell Pearce's Mexican-Bashing E-mails Slammed By Randy Parraz, Others Recalled, disgraced ex-state Senate President Russell Pearce's heart, or what little there is of it, goes out to the victims of the Dark Knight Rises ... More >>
Rolling Stone did a wrap up about Arizona's "really crazy" political climate -- not that we needed a reminder. But, yeah, this is why the rest of the country is laughing at us. Bennett the Birther? Gould the Gunman? Kelly and his M-16s? Yee-ha! Read the Rolling Stone recap below:
See also: Ted Nugent's Still a "Special Deputy" to Sheriff Joe Arpaio (2012) See also: Ted Nugent Talks Guns, Meth, and Hippies Before NRA Convention in Phoenix (2009) Ted Nugent doesn't need much of an introduction. To put it lightly, he's intimidating. It has nothing to do with him being so outsp ... More >>
We almost forgot about when the "Motor City Madman" Ted Nugent -- known in more recent days simply as a madman -- was deputized by Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio.Turns out, Nugent's still a "Special Deputy" to Arpaio, a sheriff's office spokesman confirms to New Times.
Less than 24 hours after we told you about the mailman claiming the "foreign" Barack Obama hinted to him about a "prearranged" presidency while hanging out at the Ayers residence, and just hours after we asked our readers if this whole thing could get any more loony, it happened again.Fresh out o ... More >>
Dell has a great warranty program for its computer equipment -- just ask Harold Ruggles of Phoenix and his friend, Joseph Grooms of Glendale.These two 20-somethings made a fortune in 2009 and 2010 by selling unwitting buyers replacement parts from Dell that weren't really replacements. The cash roll ... More >>
Peoria Police Sergeant Pat Shearer is now Officer Pat Shearer after posting a picture on Facebook of a bunch of kids who'd apparently just shot up a T-shirt depicting President Obama.You can read about the incident from our colleague Stephen Lemons by clicking here.According to Peoria police publ ... More >>
The photo above showing seven young men with guns holding what seems to be a bullet-riddled T-shirt depicting President Barack Obama was, until recently, up on the Facebook page for Sergeant Pat Shearer of the Peoria Police Department.The photo is captioned, "Another trip to the ranch," and features ... More >>
Meghan McCain's scandalous "tweet." Hubba-hubba.If you know anything about Meghan McCain, the daughter of Senator John McCain, you might find it shocking that she was able to read write a book. Well, she did. And now she's hitting the TV airwaves to pimp the newly released tell-all about th ... More >>
Just about everyone we know who routinely plays around on the Net -- which is just about everyone -- has gotten a Nigerian scam letter. You gotta know the deal: Someone has $30 million awaiting them in a Swiss bank, or something, but only if you fork over $3,000 or so to the cause. ... More >>
Maricopa County Sheriff's deputies say they are investigating after someone painted "Kill Obama" in purple spray paint across a pair of political signs in Cave Creek. Sheriff Joe Arpaio says the Secret Service has been contacted, and asks anyone with information to contact his office...Arizon ... More >>
Sarge (right) explains King James' bisexuality to Chris "AR-15" Broughton... I've been under the gun recently, so I haven't had time to post pics and give a little report of what happened this past Sunday at Tempe's Faithful Word Baptist Church, home of the Obama-must-die pastor Stephen A ... More >>
from http://twitter.com/ericluke Sick joke, or just sick? I'd be inclined to overlook this "Eric Luke" -- a Scottsdale musician-hipster, and apparent frame shop employee (nothing hip about that), who recently Twittered a wish to shoot the President "in the fuckin back of the head...oh boy." H ... More >>
Cristopher Broughton (left) and Pastor Anderson outside church Sunday night: Anyone else thinking of a certain Gnarls Barkley tune? Before I hit you with my account of this Sunday's evening service at Tempe's Faithful Word Baptist Church -- home to Obama-death-wish preacher Steven An ... More >>
from usadefender1's YouTube site Thar he blows! Neo-Nazi J.T. Ready spouts off, as Republican Mike Harris looks onThere was so much attention paid to anarcho-libertarian AR-15 bearer Christopher Broughton in the wake of President Barack Obama's visit to Phoenix last Monday that some of the ... More >>
Get this straight: Israel is in a constant state of turmoil, political infighting and worn-on-the-skeeve angst--and we're not even talking about the tensions (or worse) between the Jews and the Arabs. Israel is beautiful in many ways, but it does gets downright goofy over there, as I ... More >>
To Live and Die in L.A. Phoenix. Thankfully, this big-money bust didn't involve a nail-biting, wrong-way drive on the freeway that made for such a great action scene in the above-linked movie. Nope, just some good detective work by local cops who followed up on a tip a couple of weeks ago ... More >>
So, who doesn't belong in this picture?I'm not sure what the highlight of Wednesday's big tea-bag-Obama-hate-fest at the Capitol was for me. Was it the high-school girl carrying a sign comparing President Barack Obama to Adolf Hitler and Vladimir Lenin? Or the belligerent dork talking to state Senat ... More >>
So if you've been reading our news blog, Valley Fever, you probably came across a link to a story about a Tuscon punk band called The Awful Truth who's pissed off the entire town by using a photo of a slain city policeman on the cover of their record, Kill a Cop for God. The Arizona Daily Star, who ... More >>
The Arizona chapter of the American Food & Lodging Association held its annual luncheon this month, and honored the Arizona Biltmore Resort and Spa with two awards: one for being green and the other for hosting John McCain's election night party. The green thing tends to get lost on us ar ... More >>
All talk, little action, no sense
Mandy Moore's likable enough; wish we could say the same about her movie
This show definately has more bounce to the ounce
Satisfying seafood in Scottsdale? Not at these prices.
Along Came a Spider is so bad it'll bug you
Plant near Kingman may be a foreboding sign for the rest of the state
'Stop urban sprawl!' 'Burn the rich!' 'An acre an hour is obscene!' Is it any wonder some are rooting for the arsonists?
The president came to town and all I got was a good look at his red neck
Overblown Air Force One never gets off the ground
Some old-school Valley hackers grew up to be high-tech cat burglars. Some went to work for the man. Some just never grew up.
How alleged sports bookies and a reputed Asian gang member wound up in Sheriff Joe Arpaio's Executive Posse
Power-tripping Eastwood stumbles over geriatric political thriller
EVERYONE AGREES JOHN SAHHAR DOESN'T BELONG ON THE STREET, BUT NOBODY WANTS TO TAKE CARE OF HIM.
HE'S SMART, FIT AND ATTRACTIVE TO WOMEN. HE'S A SUCCESSFUL LAWYER. SO WHY DOES ANDY LING TELL SUCH TALL TALES?
It was the mother of all placard wars