• Eating My Way Through the Cactus League
    March 14 at 7:30 a.m. by Stuart Warner

    Every February and March, Arizona brings a huge cross-section of America together for baseball, hot dogs, and other stadium food during spring training in the Cactus League.  For the opening weekend of play this season, I hustled my way to all 10…

  • Baseball is Back in the Valley
    February 26 at 10:35 a.m. by Blake Benard

    Cactus League spring training is back in the Valley. On Saturday, February 24, 2018, Phoenix New Times hustled around, catching three different games during the first weekend of baseball action. Fans crowded in to enjoy America's pastime, and we…

  • Beware, the Snowbirds Are Back: Their 10 Worst Driving Habits
    February 9 at 7:30 a.m. by Matthew Hendley

    With snowbird season under way and spring training quickly approaching, we've rolled out our list of their 10 worst driving habits. The folks who live here aren't perfect drivers, either — far from it, in fact. However, snowbird season adds a new…


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  • ADOT's Best Traffic Signs in January
    February 5 at 2:04 p.m. by Dillon Rosenblatt

    Driving on any Arizona freeway, you'll notice the trendy, yet informative signs ADOT displays every day. Most of the time, they keep up-to-date with their pop culture references and generate a lot of internet buzz. Here are the best signs they…

  • Women's March to the Polls 2018
    January 22 at 8:35 a.m. by Jim Louvau

    Thousands of Valley residents showed up to the Arizona Capitol Museum to march for women's rights and equality on Sunday, January 21. The event encouraged women to hit the voting polls to take down the Trump administration. Many attendees in the…

  • Nine Victims in Less Than a Month of Murder
    January 18 at 2:24 p.m.

    Phoenix police say that Cleophus Cooksey Jr. murdered at least nine people between November 27 and December 17 in Phoenix and Glendale  Among the dead were his mother and stepfather. Cooksey had been released from prison in July. A look at the…

  • What's at Stake If Trump Allows Uranium Mining Near Grand Canyon?
    January 11 at 7 a.m. by Miriam Wasser

    In 2012, President Barack Obama’s administration put a 20-year freeze (called a mineral withdrawal) on all new mining claims in 1 million acres around the Grand Canyon. The reason for the withdrawal was simple: Scientists didn’t know enough about…

  • Our 20 Most-Read News Stories in 2017: Guess Who Was in Four of Them?
    December 26 at 7:51 a.m. by Stuart Warner

    It's perhaps no surprise that four of our 20 most-read stories of the year involved President Donald Trump. And it's probably even less surprising that dumb things by our Legislature occupied three of the top six spots. Flip through the photos,…

  • Refusing to Drown Her Sorrow: Emelynn and Her Family Heal From Accident
    December 21 at 7 a.m. by Lindsay Moore

    When 18-month-old Emelynn Davis arrived at Phoenix Children's Hospital in June, doctors predicted that the brain damage she endured from drowning would prevent her from walking or talking. Now, after months of trying alternative medicine and…

  • Our 10 Marijuana Stories With the Highest Readership in 2017
    December 15 at 8 a.m. by Stuart Warner

    There's no doubt that Phoenix New Times marijuana stories get a high number of readers. Here are the 10 you clicked on most in 2017. 

  • Look at the Progress on the South Mountain Freeway
    December 14 at 7:09 a.m. by Sean Holstege

    Far from view, in fact 750 miles away in San Francisco, perhaps the most significant ruling for the South Mountain Freeway took place last week, which may make the opening of a reliever route to congested I-10 a reality in late 2019. On…

  • Screenshots From Police Video Detail What Happened at Trump Rally Protest
    December 8 at 2:30 p.m. by Sean Holstege

    Phoenix New Times has reviewed nearly 3,900 photos and videos from police surveillance and witness cameras that recorded the protests following a rally for President Donald Trump in Phoenix on August 22. The evidence details how the unrest began…

  • Fallout From Motel 6 Leaving the Light on for ICE
    November 29 at 7 a.m. by Multiple Authors

    Two Motel 6 locations in Phoenix were providing daily guest lists to Immigration and Customs Enforcement, before Phoenix New Times revealed the practice in September. For at least 20 undocumented guests who were arrested at the motels, their lives…

  • A Look At Arizona's Japanese Interment Camps, Through Their Newsletters
    November 27 at 7 a.m. by Antonia Noori Farzan

    During World War II, more than 30,000 Japanese-Americans were interned at the Gila River War Relocation Center and the Poston War Relocation Center, both in rural Arizona. Arizona State University archivist Robert Spindler has spent the past…

  • CBD Entrepreneurs: Their Medical-Cannabis Compound Cannabidiol Biz Literally Growing
    November 16 at 7 a.m. by Ray Stern

    As Phoenix New Times' cover explains this week, CBD, a.k.a. cannabidiol, has been around for a while but is finally going mainstream — in spite of a U.S. Drug Enforcement pronouncement that it's an illegal cannabis extract. Chris Martin and his…

  • Veterans Day Parade Brings Families and Service Members Together
    November 13 at 10:35 p.m. by Joey Jepson

    Thousands lined the blocks for two miles in the heart of Phoenix to honor our nation's military service on Saturday, November 11. Here's a look at some of the excitement that took place.

  • Kelli Ward and Steve Bannon Echoed Trump's Vision at Scottsdale Fundraiser
    October 18 at 9:10 a.m. by Jim Louvau

    Steve Bannon, the executive chairman of Breitbart News, joined Republican Senate hopeful Dr. Kelli Ward at a campaign kickoff fundraiser Tuesday night in Scottsdale. So it's probably not a coincidence that almost every sentence could have been a…

  • The 2017 Southwest Cannabis Convention and Expo: Unconventional, Educational
    October 15 at 10:49 p.m. by Ray Stern

    The people are what made the 2017 Southwest Cannabis Convention and Expo such a high-quality event. More than 3,000 checked out hundreds of vendor booths, saw speakers, and met other industry-interested types. See some of the highlights here, from…

  • Local Nonprofits Help Color in the Gap Susan G. Komen Left in Arizona
    October 12 at 9:46 a.m. by Lindsay Moore

    For the first time in two decades, there will not be a Race for the Cure in Phoenix. Arizona's affiliate of Susan G. Komen shut its doors this summer and left the 4,870 Arizona women who are likely to be diagnosed with breast cancer this year to…

  • Closed for Good: A Final Look Inside Tent City
    October 10 at 10:05 a.m. by Tom Carlson

    This weekend Maricopa County Sheriff Paul Penzone finally closed Tent City, former Sheriff Joe Arpaio's notorious open-air jail, for good, just months shy of its 25th anniversary. In February 2015, photographer Deanna Dent toured the facility along…



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