Hot Links: Cardinals, Coyotes, and Cabaret Shootings

Following the NFL draft, the Arizona Cardinals have released three players: running back Edgerrin James, cornerback Rod Hood, and linebacker Travis LaBoy...Arizona Representative Robert Meza has resigned from the board of Chicanos por la Causa to focus on creating a nonprofit organization for educational assistance. Meza had been a financial development director for Chicanos por la Causa...A new study by the American Lung Association deemed Phoenix one of the top 10 most polluted cities in the nation, earning the Valley a grade of "F" for air quality...The NHL has lent the Phoenix Coyotes an undisclosed amount of money to help the struggling club pay its rent at Arena in Glendale. The terms of the loan give the NHL more control over the Coyotes, including possible relocation of the team...Two men on a flight from Cancun, Mexico to Maryland were evaluated for swine flu after complaining of fevers and nausea. Turns out, they didn't have swine flu; they'd just had way too much to drink.

Edge, Cards go their separate ways

Robert Mesa resigns from Chicanos por la Causa board

Man accidentally shot while walking into strip club

Phoenix gets "F" for air quality

NHL loans Coyotes cash to help the club stabilize its finances

Not swine flu: Plane's passengers had too much to drink

KEEP PHOENIX NEW TIMES FREE... Since we started Phoenix New Times, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Phoenix, and we'd like to keep it that way. With local media under siege, it's more important than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" program, allowing us to keep offering readers access to our incisive coverage of local news, food and culture with no paywalls.
Niki D'Andrea has covered subjects including drug culture, women's basketball, pirate radio stations, Scottsdale staycations, and fine wine. She has worked at both New Times and Phoenix Magazine, and is now a freelancer.
Contact: Niki D'Andrea