Abdullatif Aldosary -- the Iraqi refugee accused of detonating an "explosive device" outside the Social Security Administration building in Casa Grande in November -- apparently will be charged in a murder that occurred just days before the bombing.Orlando Requena, 26, was working the overnight shif ... More >>
Abdullatif Aldosary -- the Coolidge resident accused of detonating an "explosive device" outside the Social Security Administration building in Casa Grande a couple weeks ago -- pleaded not guilty today on two charges related to that bombing.Aldosary, an Iraqi refugee, faces just one charge related ... More >>
It's been a while since Senator John McCain has talked about a White House "coverup" of details in the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya -- although his spokesman wouldn't tell us if he's given up on that theory -- but McCain still has complaints.One of these new complaints has been de ... More >>
You sick of hearing about how awesome Saturday night's Andrew Jackson Jihad show was? Well, too bad. Some of us weren't able to make it, as Brad Dwyer illustrates in this week's installment of Record Heat. Lucky for you (and Brad), we caught a good chunk of the show on video, so bask in the ... More >>
As you probably know by now, North Korea's communist dictator, Kim Jong Il, is dead. In addition to being dead, the "Dear Leader" is also in a "warm corner of hell" with the likes of Adolf Hitler and Osama bin Laden.That's according to Arizona Senator John McCain, who reacted to the North Korean dic ... More >>
James KingRegardless of political affiliation, people across the country are pissed off about one thing or another, but there's only a few cities that -- as a whole -- are more pissed off than Phoenix, according to a recent ranking of pissed off cities.The Daily Beast website recently ranked Phoe ... More >>
Photo by Hisham YousifWhen the near-1,000 foot fence went up in the middle of the University of Arizona campus Monday, it seemed like an obvious message for a campus about an hour's drive from the Mexican border -- a cry against the U.S. immigration policy. That's not exactly the case, as photos ... More >>
photosbyjosemunoz.comGee, if we're being "invaded," Jan, why not declare a state of emergency?Add one part delusion to three parts grandstanding, mixed with a healthy glob of nativism, and what do you get?Governor Jan Brewer's SB 1070 "counterclaim" against the federal government for not protecting ... More >>
Jared Loughner rants about currency and genocide in newly released Youtube video.Pima Community College released a video shot by Jared Loughner in the months before last Saturday's shooting rampage in Tucson. In the video, Loughner walks around the school's campus and rambles on about many of the ... More >>
For the second time this week, and the third time in a week, a man is dead after being shot by police.This shooting sounds a little more justified than the one that happened on Tuesday. In other words, this guy presented a threat to police and no dogs were shot. If you're unfamiliar with that cas ... More >>
Image: www.abcnews.comThe stepfather of a girl who went missing in 2001 pleaded guilty on Tuesday to possessing 26 pipe bombs, the U.S. Attorney's Office reported today. Michael Turney, 62, (right) had reportedly planned to use the bombs to launch a suicide attack on a local un ... More >>
Palestinian flick explores the mind of the martyr
www.PhotosByJoseMunoz.com Wednesday's Elements of Hate panel discussionMayor Phil Gordon is to be congratulated for the Elements of Hate panel discussion his office organized, which took place Wednesday at the newly-renovated AE England Building at Civic Space Park in Downtown Phoenix. The ... More >>
Our cover story on the stands this week concerned one Tony Tercero, a Vietnam War veteran and onetime big-league marijuana smuggler whose family is seeking greater recognition for his long-ago wartime heroics. As was noted in the story, Tony learned weeks after we first met with him that he w ... More >>
Almost every local venue has been going through a long post-holiday slump, booking-wise. Not Trunk Space. The Jewel of Grand Avenue has been staging a ton of shows lately, including the Back Ted N-Ted concert we shot earlier this week and the concert promoted by this cool flier, local folkie Andrew ... More >>
Stealing a free ride on the light-rail train can cost you a lot more than the price of ticket. However, see today's Valley Fever blog about the supposed "$500 fine" the Arizona Republic reports today. The Republic also says photo enforcement opposition rising as dozens of state cameras s ... More >>
C'mon, Jesse, rock the boa, for old times' sake... Do the reporters who pen the Political Insider column for the Arizona Republic know how to use Google? Does their editor? I wonder this after reading this Sunday's edition of the Insider. The column talks up the fact that the former governor of Mi ... More >>
This week's "Flier of the Week" is for a show tonight featuring O Pioneers!!! and Andrew Jackson Jihad. In case you don't recognize him by now, the surly mug on the flier belongs to Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio. We particularly like the SS-style lightning bolts shooting out of his eyes.
Master debunker Mark "Gravy" Roberts' video blasting the BS 9/11 conspiracy theory of a controlled demo out of the proverbial H2O. WITH A WIMPER: Wannabe-PhD Blair Gadsby crapped out today on his Looney Tunes hunger strike in front of U.S. Senator John McCain's Phoenix office. Gadsby announced this ... More >>
PHX underground comes up for air in new documentary
Santa-hatin scenesters unite
Spektor can melt our pot any time
Think these guys have trouble getting on planes?
Breaking out of the pack of war docs
Spittin' Into the Wind
Empowering the Secretary of State, especially this secretary of state, to decide when elections can be suspended is a crazy idea. Sanity must prevail in state government
The Valley remembers 9-11 with a host of memorials and benefits
The Cover Up
Moore's controversial documentary paints a portrait of incompetence
Neo-conservative Muslim Oubai Shahbandar has been called a liar, a forgerer, a plagiarist. He'd rather answer to Congressman.
Why can't Americans make TV shows as good as Brit import MI-5?
Northern Ireland's troubles explode in a new depiction of Bloody Sunday
SMoCA commemorates 9/11 with power of pictures
After September 11, some new songs just don't sound the same
A Glendale couple forges a national alliance and a personal bond in their mutual quest to find the 2,087 Vietnam-era POWs and MIAs
U2 still hasn't found what it's looking for--but has it given up trying?
Art imitates strife in tumultuous Some Mother's Son