The legs of a 46-year-old man were severed after he was run over by a Union Pacific train in Gilbert early this morning. The man later died.Gilbert police got a call around 3:45 a.m. from the train company that a pedestrian had been hit near Gilbert Road and Park Avenue.A responding officer found th ... More >>
Tempe residents who live near the Union Pacific rail line just north of Tempe will sleep easier this year after a "quiet zone" program takes effect later this month.Chandler and Phoenix are among the Valley cities that already have such programs, under which the railroad agrees that train operato ... More >>
Lincoln County Sheriff's OfficeVincent James is believed to be responsible for the first murder in Diamondville, Wyoming, in over six years.Drugs and immigrants get most of the ink when it comes to Arizona's criminal exports, but an Arizona man, who police in a small town in Wyoming believe murde ... More >>
A Valley man is in rough shape today after being hit by a train Saturday night in Tempe.If you lived near train tracks when you were 12-years-old you probably know how cool it is to put a coin on the tracks and watch a train flatten it. That's apparently what this numskull was trying to do only h ... More >>
Guerrillas do it fur the ladies
The one-eyed engineer strikes again
Letters from the week of November 13, 2003
The jury wasn't happy that Union Pacific callously ignored safety rules
You don't know about NITTY GRITTY in your city?
Everyone wants a football stadium in his 'hood. Downtown is a late entry, but don't bet against it.
Senator John McCain's push for campaign-finance reform has helped make him a presidential contender. Donations from special interests that appear before his Senate Commerce Committee haven't hurt, either
The county's new downtown jail would destroy valuable pieces of Phoenix's past
he Combat Railfans celebrate the new year on the fright side of the tracks
Don't buy his poor-boy claims he can raise big bucks. But will it be his undoing?
Lobbyists ride roughshod over the legislative process, going so far as to write the bills that lawmkers pass
Transit-plan backers say they see a bus in your future--so how come they've been working on the railroad?