On this day…in 1929

Nearly 50 years after the famous gunfight at the O.K. Corral, Wyatt Earp dies quietly in Los Angeles at the age of 80. The Earp brothers had long been competing with the Clanton-McClaury ranching families for political and economic control of Tombstone, Arizona, and the surrounding region. On October 26, 1881, the simmering tensions finally … [Read the full story]

Steven Seagal for governor of Arizona?

Action film star and martial arts expert Steven Seagal has said he would consider running as governor of Arizona. The wooden Under Siege actor said at first ‘it was kind of a joke’ but admitted he would ‘remotely consider it’. He said he mulled the idea while shadowing a county sheriff in the state as … [Read the full story]

On this day…in 1881

On this day in 1881, the Earp brothers face off against the Clanton-McLaury gang in a legendary shootout at the OK Corral in Tombstone, Arizona. After silver was discovered nearby in 1877, Tombstone quickly grew into one of the richest mining towns in the Southwest. Wyatt Earp, a former Kansas police officer working as a … [Read the full story]

On this day…in 1886

For almost 30 years he had fought the whites who invaded his homeland, but Geronimo, the wiliest and most dangerous Apache warrior of his time, finally surrenders in Skeleton Canyon, Arizona, on this day in 1886. Known to the Apache as Goyalkla, or “One Who Yawns,” most non-Indians knew him by his Spanish nickname, Geronimo. … [Read the full story]

On this day…in 1885

For the second time in two years, the Apache chief Geronimo breaks out of an Arizona reservation, sparking panic among Arizona settlers. A famous medicine man and the leader of the Chiricahua Apache, Geronimo achieved national fame by being the last American Indian to surrender formally to the United States. For nearly 30 years, Geronimo … [Read the full story]

Alice Cooper teaches bible classes to kids

Shock rocker Alice Cooper has been giving kids bible classes. Alice, 63 — once barred from performing at a venue over claims his show was anti-Christian — is a substitute teacher at his local church. He said: “You should see the look on people’s faces. ‘Alice Cooper teaching Bible class? But he’s the spawn of … [Read the full story]

Iraqi fucker murders his daughter for being too Westernized

Iraqi immigrant Faleh Hassan Almaleki was sentenced to 34 years in an Arizona prison for running over and killing his 20 year old daughter, Noor Almaleki, because she had become too Westernized. Almaleki had crashed his jeep into Noor and her boyfriend’s mother in a parking lot of a state Department of Economic Security office in … [Read the full story]

Asteroids just miss Earth

The two objects were only identified at the weekend by the Nasa-funded Catalina Sky Survey near Tucson, Arizona, during a routine sky scan. The first asteriod, christened 2010 RX30, was about 65 feet (20 metres) in diameter and flew past at a distance of 154,000 miles early at 9:51am on Wednesday. The second, called 2010 … [Read the full story]