I'm sure you're burnt out on reading best of 2013 lists by now, but taking an extra two weeks to wrap up the best shows of the year list was productive. For one, it's tough to compare a small, intimate show like Jimmy Eat World's mini-Arizona tour against massive productions employed by the likes of ... More >>
There have been at least 13 people "accidentally" shot and killed in Arizona this year.Just last week, 27-year-old Florence resident Robert DeArman III was killed after he was checking out a friend's gun, and handed it back. One of the men accidentally pulled the trigger during the exchange, and DeA ... More >>
There have been at least 12 people "accidentally" shot and killed in Arizona this year.Just this week, a Pinal County man tried to "scare" his girlfriend by pointing a gun at her and pulling the trigger. There was a bullet in that gun, and the Pinal County Sheriff's Office says 20-year-old Ramiro De ... More >>
There have been at least 11 people "accidentally" shot and killed in Arizona this year.Just this week, a 24-year-old Phoenix woman was killed after her boyfriend's gun discharged as he pulled it out of his waistband. See the details on the 11 shootings below.
There have been at least 10 people "accidentally" shot and killed in Arizona this year.Just this week, a 56-year-old Prescott Valley man was killed after he asked his wife to grab his shotgun for him, and the gun discharged during the transfer, fatally wounding him.
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 >>
A Scottsdale man who once had a role in a $64 million Ponzi scheme will spend his weekends in jail for the next eight months for stealing cacti.The U.S. Attorney's Office in Arizona says 46-year-old Kenneth Cobb stole eight saguaro cacti from federal land, which is one of the biggest no-nos in Arizo ... More >>
See also: El Mirage Officials Withholding Accident Stats at Intersection with Speed Camera Until After Election, Despite Councilman's Request for Data El Mirage officials claim photo-enforcement cameras they installed on U.S. 60 (Grand Avenue) last year to catch red-light runners and speed ... More >>
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 >>
The Meadows, the rehab center Tiger is said to be attending, has hosted other celebs like David Duchovny and Eric BenetGossip rags from Pebble Beach to St. Andrews are reporting today that golf's greatest gigolo is already in an Arizona rehab center and being treated for sex addiction.According t ... More >>
By Head_First_Only on Flickr Creative Commons.Tickets, please...Did you know there is an International Museum Day?Well, you could have at least assumed it. I mean, if there's something as idiotic as National Star Wars Day, we had better redeem ourselves by honoring our museums, right? Mark your cale ... More >>
Senator Barry Goldwater's kin try to seal embarrassing letters about them from public view. Way to respect the great man's wishes!
C.C. and Barry, Jr., dragging the Senator down to their level. The Bird takes flight this week and drops a colossal load on the Goldwater family for censoring the Goldwater papers at the Arizona Historical Foundation. Less than a week after my cover story "Goldwater Uncut," C.C., Barry, Jr. a ... More >>
OnePlace gives new meaning to the phrase, "Rock me, Jesus"
Welcome to the Cult of Katie Rose. Hope your liver can handle it
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 . . .
Voters have the best chance ever of kicking Outlaw Joe to the curb on September 7.
A Valley militia has anti-war advocates in its sights
Neil Hamburger died for your grins
Clinton Interior Secretary Bruce Babbitt lays claim to an environmental legacy. Too bad it's a monumental disappointment.
From the week of February 8, 2001
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 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
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.
"YOU WANT PRINCE ALBERT? I'LL CONNECT YOU. PLEASE HOLD."