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  • McMahon: Winners and Losers

    So Election Day is over for another two years. Of course the 2012 Presidential Campaign begins this morning. Most of the precincts have reported. Some mail-in & write-in ballots need to be counted but no matter how you voted, the people have spoken - loudly.
  • McMahon: Palinology

    Here are a few thoughts from one of those corrupt media bastards that Sarah Palin was talking about Sunday on -- the media. I should go on record to say that I don't believe I've ever been accused of any kind of corruption and my parents were married some time before my birth.
  • November 1, 2010

    PHOENIX – 39-year-old Jaime Sapien and his wife Veronica had just left a birthday party for the son of one of Jaime’s co-workers. It was 3 a.m. on September 22, 2002, and Veronica was driving them home. “When the victims approached 63rd Avenue and Campbell, they were at a stop and the suspects were walking, […]
  • McMahon: Bang!

    So, it says here on your resume that you spent your early childhood in Wickenburg, Ariz., you started first grade when you were six, and when you were eight years old, you shot your 4-year-old sister to death.
  • October 25, 2010

    TEMPE, Ariz. – 21-year-old Kyleigh Ann Sousa was studying pre-law at ASU, but her family says she was beginning to gear more towards the medical field. The Jersey girl moved here to go to school and was working at the Tavern on Mill. On Wednesday, May 26, just before 2 a.m., Kyleigh was walking across […]
  • McMahon: Earth Talk

    Recently, I had the privilege of interviewing Jacques Cousteau's son Jean-Michel and, as you may already know, he and the entire family are active environmentalists.
  • McMahon: Autumn Nocturne

    I simply can't wait for November. Cooler temperatures? That will be nice, but no. Thanksgiving. I'll be grateful and I'm not talking about the holidays.
  • McMahon: Into the sun

    Who will be the first to breathe fresh air? Who will be the last rescued of the 33 Chilean miners who have been buried alive and remained alive for two unthinkable months?
  • McMahon: Sunday dinner

    OK. Come on. Tell the absolute truth. You didn't give the Cardinals any chance of beating the Super Bowl champs New Orleans Saints did you?
  • McMahon: Three shots

    When you're around news stories as much as I must be every day -- while I hope that I never become callous -- it becomes increasingly more difficult to be surprised at almost anything that happens.
  • McMahon: Cutting the `Grass’

    I have a lot of problems with the entire medical marijuana issue -- officially known as Prop 203 on the November ballot.
  • McMahon: Come fly

    The first time I ever saw Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, I thought someone was playing a huge transportation joke on me.
  • McMahon: Lover’s leap

    Today, in schools throughout the United States some kids will call other kids "gay." Most of the time, it's just a juvenile attempt at insulting another kid without any thought of its sexual reference. These days "you're gay" is the equivalent of "you're a geek!"
  • McMahon: `Quints’

    Come on, everybody please get off all the backs of all the wives of Kody Brown. And leave their 16 children alone, too.
  • McMahon: Always 18

    Vincent Damon Furnier in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. That would never happen.
  • Sept. 27, 2010

    PHOENIX – On what should have been a quiet Sunday night, at about 11 p.m. on August 22, 2010, a security guard was patrolling an apartment complex at 49th Street and McDowell Road. That was when he spotted four young men and approached them, Phoenix Police Sergeant Darren Burch aid. “He instructed the subjects to […]
  • McMahon: R and D

    You know the difference between a conservative Republican and a Democrat? One is alive and the other is a Democrat.
  • McMahon: Eddie’s Back

    All too often, these commentaries are about disappointing, negative things that need to be fixed. Well, get ready Arizona, because this message is about none of these things. Rather, it's a love letter to a guy-- a fellow you probably care a great deal about, too! Eddie Basha.
  • McMahon: De-Merits

    I think I may throw up. I keep asking the question, `Who can we trust?' Any of us -- trusting anyone.
  • Sept. 20, 2010

    PHOENIX – Whenever she got into his truck, Karl Markovic’s stepdaughter says he always had Christian music on the radio. In fact, Karl and his wife had just found a new church and were loving it. His stepdaughter says he was the kindest person she knew. “He would see someone out on the street that […]