Top Five Most-Read Phoenix News Stories of the Week
In case you missed any news action this week, we've got you covered.
Here's our recap of the most-read news stories of the week:
Arizonans might be some of the most stressed-out people in the United States.
That is, if working long hours or being unemployed, commuting a long way, not having health insurance, spending too much on housing, and living in a densely populated area are things that cause stress.
More than a year before his alleged suicide by hanging on May 8, Maricopa County Sheriff's Office Detective Charley Armendariz reached out to Phoenix human-rights activist Lydia Guzman, telling her he had information to share, and implicating MCSO supervisors in illegal activity.
Guzman says Armendariz approached her on February 28, 2013, as she was giving an interview to a Spanish-language TV news outlet in front of one of Sheriff Joe Arpaio's jails. They went to a local Jack In The Box, where for the next hour, he opened up to her.
"He had just been disciplined or talked to because of some sort of work behavior," Guzman remembers. "He was talking about how his supervisors were ganging up on him...because he told them that he was not going to participate in their illegal activity anymore."
A Tempe home invasion caught on video as a woman played a video game can be seen this morning on YouTube.
A police bulletin picked up by various news media organizations around the Valley reported the home invasion, which took place early this morning in a west Tempe apartment complex -- but the other media apparently hasn't found the actual video yet.
Mater Misericordiae Mission in Phoenix
Two Catholic priests were attacked Wednesday night at their church in Phoenix.
Father Kenneth Walker, an assistant pastor, was shot and killed, while Father Joseph Terra, a pastor, was hospitalized.
If you think custom license plates are generally dumb, then you should see the ones that the Motor Vehicle Division doesn't approve.
Late last year, we acquired the list of more than 27,000 rejected custom license plates in Arizona, and now that we've finally gone through them all, we've chosen the 10 absolute worst plates that people tried to get:
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