Justin Olsen Chef de cuisine Bink's Midtown binksmidtown.com This is part one of our interview with chef Justin Olsen of Bink's Midtown. Today, he dishes on how he went from fixing cars to the culinary arts and how he ended up working at Binkley's four years ago. Be sure to come back tomorrow for ... More >>
Image: www.youtube.comAlberto Melis, police chief of Douglas, Arizona, provided police security in 2009 for Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords -- even though she didn't ask for itWhen Douglas Police Chief Alberto Melis got word in August of 2009 that Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords planned an even ... More >>
The City of TucsonA mention of Columbine evokes images of two teenage gunman shooting up a school full of terrified classmates. Waco? The public mind recalls the infamous standoff and siege, the flames that ripped through a compound and the more than 80 people who died. Will ... More >>
Check out a playlist of clips from Alex Jones' interview with Mesa conspiracy kook Karen Johnson, here. Like you needed more proof that state Senator Karen Johnson is nuttier than Paula Abdul, Tom Cruise and the Rev. Jeremiah Wright combined, the Mesa Republitard recently appeared on Texas conspira ... More >>
Yearning for Zion? Yearning for the light of day is more like it... With shades of Roman Grant's nefarious Juniper Creek Compound on HBO's Big Love and echoes of Arizona Governor Howard Pyle's disastrous 1953 raid on Short Creek, Arizona -- the community that became polygamist haven Colorado City ... More >>
Let's get this straight: Lots of voters think Janet Napolitano's a closeted lesbian, but she's against Prop 107 and gay marriage?!
Another winning season ends for Pat Murphy and his baseball team. Now, it's ASU management's turn at bat
The wagering scandal enmeshing Wayne Gretzky through his wife and an assistant coach is the least of the Coyotes' problems
As the FBI chases polygamist Prophet Warren Jeffs, work continues 24/7 on his religion's foreboding new Texas capital
Polygamists are barricading their homes in the midst of mounting legal assaults by authorities
There are a couple of reasons Janet Napolitano won't be on John Kerry's ticket
The governor needs to help abused women and children in Colorado City. Now.
Phoenix's Metal Devastation fills the hole in the Valley death metal lover's heart
Arizona's finally followed Utah's lead and launched serious action to stop abuses by polygamists
Napolitano and Goddard exhibit cowardly conduct in the polygamy probe
A call to an ex-gubernatorial candidate's campaign cell phone is linked to forged documents used to slam Napolitano and Salmon.
Letters from the week of June 26, 2003
Letters from the week of April 24, 2003
As the case of a snatched Mormon girl from Salt Lake City unfolds, polygamists along the Arizona-Utah border face legal scrutiny
Arizona faces a "Waco-level" threat from Mormon fundamentalists.
For Califone's Tim Rutili, there's no difference between a picture and a thousand words
Dialectrics' main man readies an intimate solo effort
The Handsome Family's Brett and Rennie Sparks give up their songs of personal alienation for something more universal
Rock 'n' roll rousers the Van Buren Wheels roll to success at SXSW
For the second time this decade, Ray Benson and Asleep at the Wheel pay tribute to Bob Wills
A Buck Owens tribute turns into a celebration of the local music scene
Bundgaard takes constituent services to a new, inexplicable level
After 13 years, SXSW remains Austin's greatest/worst display of self-love
After operating the Valley's longest-running art cinema for 12 precarious years, Krista Griffin may be nearing her last picture show
Confused agenda of SXSW can't obscure the many musical highlights
Arizona is awash in crystal methamphetamine, a highly addictive stimulant that makes the weak strong, the lazy motivated, the fat thin, the trivial profound. Abuse it enough, and it can also make you psychotic.
ccused conspirator Charles Knight talks about his days in the Viper Militia, why he's fighting the government's case against him, and how he fell in love with fellow defendant Donna Williams
Arizona's militias aren't the exclusive domain of white supremacists - people of color are joining the ranks, too.