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  • Sept. 27, 2010

    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

    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 […]
  • McMahon: `Dream Kids’

    Let kids brought into U.S. illegally earn resident status.
  • McMahon: I Believe

    The United States of America is not a Christian nation. Thank God!
  • McMahon:Burned up

    Hey Terry, Terry Jones. Please notice that I have neglected to include the title Rev. Terry Jones, for what I'm sure are obvious reasons.
  • McMahon: Scratch it

    Hey! At last Arizona is #1 at something and for most people its good news. The State Lottery grew in the last year, 13 times more than the average increase in all other states. We made $551 million in lottery ticket sales last year. That's like a couple of Super Bowls.
  • August 30, 2010

    August 30, 2010

    PHOENIX – A 28-year-old woman woke up early to take the trash on Saturday, July 24, 2010. That meant a trek out of her apartment, near 12th Street and Peoria, to the dumpster. Phoenix Police Sergeant Darren Burch described what happened next, at about 4:30 a.m.: “And she saw her neighbor, who she doesn’t know, […]
  • August 23, 2010

    August 23, 2010

    PHOENIX – You can hear the pride in Lori Milus’s voice when she talks about her son, Jared Olsen. “When he found something that he liked to do, he gave it 1000 percent,” Milus said. On Friday, April 28th, 2006, at about 9:30 p.m., Jared and a couple of friends were at home near 37th […]
  • Zoning

    I haven't publicly commented on the proposed Mosque near Ground Zero for a number of reasons. I'm not a Muslim. I don't live in New York and the only thing I lost in the destruction of the World Trade Center was some of my innocence.
  • Jet Blues

    Through all the trials and tribulations we have all faced this election year, until this week, it appeared that no one -- no Republican, no Democrat, no Libertarian, not even one Tea Party Independent -- could excite the voting public enough that anyone could say truly, a star is born and we will follow him.
  • McMahon: Big Ben

    Look. Will somebody give Ben Quayle a little slack? The district 3 congressional race is his first try at public office. His dad took four years of continuing crap as Vice President but Ben just got started, and look at what’s happening. Sure, he looks like the guy on the 2nd riser in “Glee” but […]
  • August 9, 2010

    August 9, 2010

    PHOENIX – It’s 9:30 a.m. on Friday, June 4th, 2010. A woman living in an apartment near 4th Street and Southern Avenue in Phoenix answers a knock on her door. A woman asks if she has a lighter she can use to light her cigarette. Phoenix Police Sergeant Darren Burch says she’s about to reply, […]