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For the first time in more than three decades, Arizona voters are not going to get a chance to make their own laws.
NEW YORK — American teens are smoking less, drinking less and fighting less. But they're texting behind the wheel and spending a lot of time on video games and computers, according to the government's latest study of worrisome behavior.
A member of a Gilbert-based nonprofit group says a recent step taken by Gov. Jan Brewer to combat human trafficking is necessary to stem the tide of an escalating issue across the state.
Tempe Police Department detectives have reportedly arrested 30 people involved in a prostitution sting.
In the new film, Bad Words, Jason Bateman plays Guy Trilby, one of the most reprehensible and mean-spirited characters ever put on film. Okay, maybe he’s not as bad as Freddy Krueger or Jason Voorhees, but his biting vitriol and abusiveness towards young children in this film made me very uncomfortable – especially because his actions are played for laughs. When did this behavior become funny?
Few shifts in American customs and politics will ever equal the one launched a brief eight years ago by the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transsexual (LGBT) community. Considering the alternative lifestyle population makes up less than 4 percent of our nation (Williams Institute), their success is even more remarkable.
NEW YORK — This year's Academy Awards nominees reflect a Hollywood truism: The margin between the dust bin and the Oscar red carpet is often razor thin.
Gov. Jan Brewer asked lawmakers Monday to approve to approve a plan to give more money to schools where students show marked improvement.
Gov. Jan Brewer said today she wants Child Protective Services made into its own separate agency, headed by someone who reports directly to her.
LOS ANGELES — Digging into deep-pocket gluttony, Martin Scorsese's dark comedy "The Wolf of Wall Street" highlights a world rich in drugs, fast cars and private jets. The American dream is amplified, yet those indulging in it are never satisfied.
It’s no secret that men like Keith Richards, John Lennon and Frank Sinatra are the first to be mentioned when talking about the evolution of music. But what about women like Joan Jett and Tina Turner, who are equally responsible for putting rock and roll on the map?
A Chandler man was arrested Wednesday after an undercover investigation led to the bust of an alleged prostitution ring run out of an apartment, police documents said.
Does anyone even care that 6,000 cases of reported neglect and abuse went un-investigated by Child Protective Services Special Welfare Assessment Team at the Arizona Department of Economic Security?
Mariah Kang is a big fat bully.
What do you think? Can porn be addictive? More mental health professionals are telling us “yes it can,” and further, it can be as addictive as hard core drugs and it’s known to change the health of the brain.
PHOENIX — A special task force is recommending tougher penalties on “johns” who patronize underage prostitutes. But several state lawmakers are not sure they can sell it to colleagues.
After years of promises that test-driven accountability would yield miracles, scandals with school ratings are popping up all over the country.
'Lovelace' a smart look at first porn star
LOS ANGELES — We all know he can leap tall buildings in a single bound and bend steel in his bare hands. So perhaps it should come as no surprise that during a time of crisis even the porn industry turns to Superman.
With an estimated four million pets killed in shelters every year, Adopt-a-Pet.com has made it easier for East Valley residents to find a pet through the use of Google Maps.
With the onslaught of Oscar contenders that debuted last November, there’s a good chance that a little-seen indie gem, “Starlet,” managed to fall off your radar during its short, theatrical run. Winner of the Special Jury Prize at the 2011 SXSW film festival, “Starlet” explores the unlikely friendship between a cheerful, aspiring actress (played by the winsome Dree Hemingway) and a cantankerous, elderly widow (the late Besedka Johnson).
The jury has rendered its verdict — Jodi Arias is guilty of first-degree murder — but the trial is far from finished.