Yavapai County Attorney Sheila Polk announced in dramatic fashion last July that federal authorities would shut down every medical-marijuana dispensary in Arizona "as it opens." Polk made the bad prediction in a letter she penned and sent to the governor after getting several other county attorneys ... More >>
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El Mirage's appointed and elected city officials are not releasing accident data for an intersection with a speed camera -- until after the election. That, despite repeated requests by El Mirage City Councilman Jim McPhetres for those statistics.
The 2012 Governor's Arts Awards will celebrate 31 years in March by recognizing creatives who have achieved and contributed to the Arizona arts community. The awards, presented by Arizona Citizens for the Arts, the Arizona Commission on the Arts and the Office of the Governor of Arizona, are ... More >>
www.avagascerfiles.comJesse James and wife Sandra Bullock prior to the news that James is a "sex addict"Welcome to Arizona, the sex-rehab capitol of the world. Jesse James, the bad-boy biker husband of Sandra Bullock, has reportedly checked into a sex-rehab center near Tucson after Bull ... More >>
Sylvia Nobel dreamt of a movie version of her Kendall O'Dell mysteries until the money disappeared.
Senator Barry Goldwater's kin try to seal embarrassing letters about them from public view. Way to respect the great man's wishes!
You've seen the G-rated HBO documentary on the Arizona legend, but there was so much more to Goldy than that
OnePlace gives new meaning to the phrase, "Rock me, Jesus"
Welcome to the Cult of Katie Rose. Hope your liver can handle it
Amaré Stoudemire's troubled mother walks out of a rehab center again. A judge allows her to return again, but she faces probable prison time
The Phoenix Suns superstar has more to worry about than his ailing knees
Police have shut down most of the meth labs in Phoenix, but now the drug is a big import from Mexico -- cheap, pure and more plentiful than ever
Art imitates life for balladeer
Arpaio's ditsy chief flack Lisa Allen MacPherson tells us to take her boss to court, so . . .
County lawmen boffing hookers isn't Sheriff Joe's only problem. Fed up with his thuggery, Arpaio's own political party has targeted him for defeat
A Valley militia has anti-war advocates in its sights
Cheryl Moore expected a healthy baby to come off the plane from Korea. She got Jamie instead. And then she and her family made a surprising choice.
A valley junior college administrator is becoming an unlikely force in the national latin music movement
Neil Hamburger died for your grins
Clinton Interior Secretary Bruce Babbitt lays claim to an environmental legacy. Too bad it's a monumental disappointment.
Did former beauty queen CeCe Doane conspire to murder her husband with Viagra? The county attorney is investigating.
Special handling for a federal prosecutor's drunken-driving case sparks controversy in sheriff's ranks
Ranch owner's feud with feds has been dragging on for 10 years
Adam Diaz remembers 50 years of work and play in Phoenix's first skyscraper
Sister of slain ASU co-ed pens memoir more than 30 years later
State gives feds the brush-off on open-space preservation plan
A former madam leads a crusade to rescue prostitutes from a dangerous, addictive lifestyle
A new millennium in Phoenix, where the motorist in the next lane is your auld acquaintance
Creepy parallel lives
Maricopa County schools chief Sandra Dowling plays to win--of course, as a governing board of one, she doesn't have much competition
Try as they might, Phoenix police have not been able to get the evidence they need to charge Jeanne Tovrea's stepson in her murder.
If you need anemergency medical vehicle, just hope you're in the right partof Maricopa County. If you're not, questionable dispatching practices could prove hazardous to your health.
When laws are broken, somebody's got to be punished. In the case of Cindy McCain, that somebody is Tom Gosinski
TAJUANA DAVIDSON'S NEW PARENTS HAD A HISTORY OF VIOLENCE TOWARD CHILDREN. FIVE MONTHS AFTER THE STATE PLACED HER WITH THEM, SHE WAS DEAD.
THAT'S HOW RONDA CRACE WAS KNOWN IN PRESCOTT AFTER DRUG COPS INVADED HER HOME. AGAINST ALL ODDS, SHE'S REBUILDING HER REPUTATION
"YOU WANT PRINCE ALBERT? I'LL CONNECT YOU. PLEASE HOLD."
Napoleon the Great: Selections From the David Markham Collection