Forks up, Phoenix! Chow Bella and Roosevelt Row present the third annual Pie Social Saturday, November 3, from 2 to 6 p.m. on Roosevelt Row in downtown Phoenix. We've got an all-star lineup of bakers making pies for you to taste, and from now til Pie Social, we'll introduce them to you, one by one. ... More >>
About 5 to 10 percent of U.S. high-school boys say they've been "physically forced" to have sexual intercourse against their will, according to survey results reported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Those surprising numbers come from the Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance report p ... More >>
Los Tigres del Norte, apparently not to Judge Kowal's liking...Is there any doubt save in the most muddled of noggins that Arizona's Latino population continues to dwell beneath the bootheel of a hostile political class made up almost entirely of Anglos?Yes, the successful recall of the state's top ... More >>
Maya DukmasovaRebecca Nab Young poses with her book and some family photographsThis week in Chef Talk, we take a bit of a detour to explore the culinary and cultural traditions of Volga Germans with Rebecca Nab Young, the Phoenix-based author of a new cookbook, There is Always Room for One More: ... More >>
MCSO Carlos Parra apparently has a thing for young girls.If your husband has a history of perving on young girls, perhaps a daycare business at the home the two of you share isn't the best idea.That said, it didn't stop the wife of convicted sex criminal Carlos Parra, who's, yet again, acc ... More >>
Told ya I wasn't a "Maverick."During the 2010 Senate primary against former TV pitchman J.D. Hayworth, Senator John McCain insisted he wasn't "the Maverick" -- willing to cross party lines for crucial votes -- he once was. According to a study by the National Journal, he wasn't kidding.The study ... More >>
Tracy ProvinceThe Arizona prison escapee who planned to commit suicide-by-bear while a fugitive last summer has pleaded not guilty to two murders he allegedly committed while on the run in New Mexico.Tracy Province was in federal court in Albuquerque this morning, where he pleaded not guilt ... More >>
Tracy Province has been moved to New Mexico where he faces two murder charges.One of the three inmates who escaped from an Arizona prison last summer has been extradited to New Mexico where he will face murder charges in the deaths of a husband and wife from Oklahoma.Tracy Province, who along wit ... More >>
Arizona Governor Jan Brewer may think that she has "did what is right" for Arizona, but an independent analysis by the financial news Web site 24/7 Wall St. disagrees. The site has issued its "State of the States" rankings and Arizona has been ranked 48th on its list of well-run states.The rankin ... More >>
Mark Matos used to live in Tucson, where he played with a rising indie band called Campo Bravo. Then he had a road to Damascus moment while out on tour, experiencing an epiphany while tripping on LSD. His new band, Os Beaches, is located in San Francisco, where they attempt to revive ghosts of t ... More >>
www.wikimedia.orgA Scottsdale concert promoter who wrote a bad check to the Steve Miller Band was sentenced yesterday after pleading guilty to felony check fraud back in February.Robert Alfred Green, 48, was sentenced to probation and ordered to pay the band restitution.Insert "Take the Money and ... More >>
www.uulyrics.comA Scottsdale man pleaded not guilty yesterday for allegedly passing a bogus check to the Steve Miller Band for a show the group played in Casper, Wyoming last November.
Felecia Rotellini is running for Arizona Attorney General.Former Assistant Attorney General Felecia Rotellini became the first candidate for Arizona AG to officially throw her hat into the ring today -- announcing that she's converting her "exploratory" committee to a "campaign" committee a ... More >>
Just a few of the folks WBC missed out on meeting Saturday night.I was expecting a hatefest, a yellathon, maybe even some fisticuffs. Instead, it turned into a love-in.I'm talking about the threatened picket of Glendale Community College by the gay-bashing Westboro Baptist Church of Topeka, Kansas. ... More >>
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