The world premiere of the movie X-Men Origins: Wolverine will take place at the Harkins Cine Capri at Tempe Marketplace on April 27. Tempe won the premiere, which star Hugh Jackman is scheduled to attend, through an online contest by Twentieth Century Fox...Alicia-Monique Blanco, better known as Miss Arizona, earned the second runner-up prize at the Miss America pageant on Sunday in Las Vegas. Miss North Carolina won the crown, and Miss California was named first runner-up...A Tucson woman who was strip searched by school officials looking for two Ibuprofin pills when she was in eighth grade has taken her case to the U.S. Supreme Court. Savana Redding, now 19, saw her case dismissed by two lower courts until the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in her favor...A Valley man who has been running the Web sites jenniferlopez.net and jenniferlopez.org for ten years is being taken to court by Jennifer Lopez, who wants those site names for herself. The man, who also created a Saturday Night Live website and was subsequently hired by NBC to develop more sites, offered to sell the Lopez sites to her for $85,000, but her attorneys refused the offer...Bridgestone Industrial Products, which manufactured the inflatable dams that contain Tempe Town Lake, has recommended a safety inspection of the dams, but Tempe officials say they intended to ignore that recommendation...Code brown: A man on a flight from Honduras to Atlanta faces federal charges after he allegedly twisted a flight attendant's arm to get to the bathroom. The man said a beverage cart was blocking his access to the coach bathroom, and so he tried to use the vestibule in business class. He blames his bathroom emergency on something bad he ate in Honduras.
We Believe Local Journalism is Critical to the Life of a City
Engaging with our readers is essential to Phoenix New Times's mission. Make a financial contribution or sign up for a newsletter, and help us keep telling Phoenix's stories with no paywalls.