• These Were the Best Moments of the Phoenix Climate Strike
    September 20 at 10:32 a.m. by Elizabeth Whitman

    Joining similar strikes all over the world, hundreds of people rallied in downtown Phoenix Friday afternoon to demand that state and local leaders take action on climate change. Their wish list: More solar energy. An end to fossil fuels. Veganism.…

  • The Border Wall in Arizona Is Killing Wildlife and Wrecking the Environment
    August 2 at 11:04 a.m. by Elizabeth Whitman

    In Arizona's Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, more than five miles of double wire mesh fencing, i.e. pedestrian fencing, and some 25 miles of vehicle barriers stretch across the park's southern border with Mexico. The Trump administration plans…

  • Presidential Candidate Elizabeth Warren's Supporters Pack Marquee Theatre
    August 2 at 10:59 a.m. by Kaylee Mark

    U. S. Senator Elizabeth Warren, one of the frontrunners for the Democratic presidential nomination, hosted a town hall event Thursday night at Marquee Theatre in Tempe. Filling the venue to capacity, the supporters listened to Warren's story,…

  • Where the Water Comes From: An Aerial Tour of the Salt and Verde Rivers
    August 1 at 8 a.m. by Jim Louvau

    Without the Salt River and Verde Rivers, the Valley of the Sun would not be habitable. Hundreds of years ago, the Hohokam people built extensive, sophisticated canals using  that allowed them to irrigate crops. Today's canals follow many of the…

  • A Look Inside and Outside the Tense Meeting Prompted by Phoenix Police Encounter
    June 19 at 11:17 a.m. by Melissa Fossum

    Several thousand concerned citizens attended a community meeting at Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church on Tuesday, June 18, 2019, following an incident in which Iesha Harper and Dravon Ames' and their young daughters had a gun pulled on them by a police…

  • Pro-Choice Activists Show Strength in Numbers at Arizona Capitol
    May 21 at 4:31 p.m. by Lynn Trimble

    Pro-choice activists rallied at the Arizona Capitol on Tuesday, May 21, joining fellow protesters across the country in decrying laws that ban abortion. More than 100 people gathered, sporting signs with clever sayings from "We need to talk about…

  • Earth Day 2019: 25 of the Most Beautiful Places in Arizona
    April 22 at 8 a.m. by Tom Carlson

    Every year, Earth Day both celebrates the planet and encourages its preservation. And Arizona, with its varied picturesque landscapes, is a pretty sweet part of Earth to call home. As if you needed a reminder, here's a gallery of places you can…

  • 42.0 Marijuana Photos for 4/20/2019
    April 20 at 10 a.m. by Tom Carlson

    With 4/20 being a self-declared national marijuana holiday, here's 42.0 beautiful shots of weed and other cannabis stuff. Because why the hell not?

  • Tea Party Leaders Take the Stage at Patriotism Over Socialism
    April 16 at 12:46 p.m. by Zee Peralta

    Several prominent Arizona Republicans spoke during the Patriotism Over Socialism event outside Gilbert Civic Center on Monday, April 15, 2019, including Arizona GOP Chair Kelli Ward and U.S. Representative Andy Biggs. But the most controversial…

  • The Arizona Diamondbacks Clobbered the Red Sox in the Home Opener
    April 6 at 3:43 p.m. by Jim Louvau

    The Arizona Diamondbacks improved to 4-4 on the season after blasting the Boston Red Sox 15-8 during the April 5 home opener at Chase Field. Starting pitcher Zack Godley gave up one run and drove in a pair as the D-backs slammed the defending world…

  • The Sweet Cars of Barrett-Jackson 2019
    January 21 at 10:41 a.m. by Jim Louvau

    Thousands of car-loving enthusiasts packed Westworld on Sunday, January 20, 2019 during the last day of the 48th annual Barrett-Jackson car auction. The Scottsdale car show featured plenty of classic rides that were likely out of most people's…

  • Arizona's Record-Setting Election Day 2018 in Photos
    November 6 at 1:24 p.m. by New Times Staff

    A record number of midterm voters turned out to polling places throughout the Valley and around Arizona on Tuesday, November 6, for the 2018 general election. They braved long lines, lengthy wait times, and even a few snafus to cast their vote in…

  • Donald Trump Jr. Stumps for Republicans at Sun City Strip Mall
    November 3 at 7 a.m. by Joseph Flaherty

    Joined by his girlfriend Kimberly Guilfoyle, the president's eldest son rallied the base in Sun City at a local GOP field office on Thursday, November 1. Trump Jr. fired up the crowd at the strip mall with attacks on former President Obama and…

  • Slideshow: A Look Back at President Donald Trump Rally for Martha McSally in Mesa
    October 20 at 9:53 a.m. by Jim Louvau

    President Donald Trump held a campaign rally in Mesa on Friday night, October 19, at the Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport to encourage supporters to vote for Republicans in the midterm elections, including Arizona Senate candidate Martha McSally. A…

  • Young Phoenix Suns Nucleus Shines in Opening Win
    October 18 at 9:26 a.m. by Jim Louvau

    The Phoenix Suns led by Devin Booker, and rookie Deandre Ayton, the No. 1 pick in June's NBA Draft,  started the 2018-19 season with a bang by defeating the Dallas Mavericks, 121-100, Wednesday night, October 17,  at Talking Stick Resort Arena. New…

  • Despite Jeff Flake's Reversal, Protesters Were Still Outside His Phoenix Office
    September 28 at 1:49 p.m. by Multiple Authors

    Jeff Flake shocked many people on Friday, September 28, when he said he called for a delay the U.S. Senate's  confirmation vote of Brett Kavanaugh by up to one week in order to let the FBI conduct an investigation, which President Donald Trump…

  • A Look Back at Arizona's 2018 Primary Election in Photos
    August 29 at 10:18 a.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    Voters from around Arizona turned out at the polls on Tuesday, August 28, during the state's primary election to cast their votes. Democratic and Republican candidates were vying to be their party's party's choice for Arizona's governorship and…

  • 25 Weird, Strange, or Just Plain Dumb Arizona News Stories of 2018 (So Far)
    June 26 at 7 a.m. by New Times Staff

    Well, it's Arizona. What did you expect? Click on the headlines to read the stories.

  • The Most Significant Protest Photos of 2018 So Far
    June 25 at 8 a.m. by Jordyn Carias

    2018 has so far been a year of controversy, and Phoenicians have not been shy about their opinion. We salute our passionate community making their feelings known. We've still got a long way to go to settle these big issues, but every protester and…

  • Scenes From the Hempcon Cannabis Business Expo in Downtown Phoenix
    June 18 at 2:23 p.m. by Jorge Mariscal Valle

    Over the weekend, hundreds of people attended the Hempcon Cannabis Business Expo that ran from June 15 to 17, 2018. The event included three days of exhibits by industry leaders: dispensaries, collectives, doctors, businesses, and speakers. Filled…


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