Here it is: The definitive ranking of every single city and town in Maricopa County. We factored in things like livability, location, attractions for visitors, and any number of X-factors in ranking all 24 cities in towns in the county from worst to first.
Voters in the town of Buckeye decided to take on the title of being a "city."About 60 percent of the voters were in favor of the change, according to the town's election results.
Five people were found shot to death at a Phoenix apartment complex Saturday morning, October 26. According to reports, two dogs were also killed. That makes nine murders in the past week (although one of those killed in Saturday's shooting spree may have been the assailant, according to prelimina ... More >>
For the second time this week, a Valley police agency has started a search for a double-murder suspect.Two people were shot and killed this morning in Youngtown this morning, according to the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office.
Steven Seagal actually won't be taking part in the latest episode of Sheriff Joe Arpaio's months-long exploitation of the school-shooting tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut.Seagal, putting out a statement through the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office -- which, honestly, doesn't even sound strange at all ... More >>
Sheriff Joe Arpaio's still not giving up on his months-long exploitation of the school-shooting tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut.Arpaio's office announced another super-serious training session for the school-patrol posse, led by the MCSO's apparent school-shooting consultant, actor Steven Seagal.See ... More >>
The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office says deputies arrested a 16-year-old Dysart High School student who brought a gun to school yesterday.According to MCSO, that kid apparently showed the gun to a 14-year-old classmate that morning at the school-bus stop, and said he was going to kill him.See also: ... More >>
Health officials at children's hospitals around the Valley say that hundreds of Arizona kids have been diagnosed with a potentially life-threatening respiratory virus. The virus, known as RSV, is a common cause of inflammation in the airways of the lungs and pneumonia, and its symptoms are simila ... More >>
Impersonator conjures crooner
Arizona has the power to make nursing homes provide good care. Too bad it doesn't use it
How the state's leading private fiduciary helped herself to the funds of the helpless
Phoenix hot line operator pens SOS laff riot
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Al Lindsey, 79, is a criminal, he let a tiny patch of grass grow too high
Would-be member bowled over by Arizona American-Italian Club's "antiquated" women's auxiliary
Every 10 years, retirement communities sweat local school-funding increases and flare up in anti-tax fever. This year's infection is in the Dysart Unified School District.