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Top Five Most-Read Phoenix News Stories of the Week

Top Five Most-Read Phoenix News Stories of the Week
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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:

5.) Christopher Jackson Branded His Initials Into His Girlfriend's Vagina, Police Say

Top Five Most-Read Phoenix News Stories of the Week
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A Chandler man drugged his girlfriend and branded his initials into her vagina while she was passed out, police say. Christopher Lynn Jackson, the owner of a landscaping business called Lawn Tamers, "bragged" to his now-ex-girlfriend about doing the same thing to other girlfriends in the past, according to court documents obtained by New Times.

See also: Christopher Jackson Branded His Initials Into His Girlfriend's Vagina, Police Say

 

4.) Yarnell Hill Fire: Prescott's Wild-Lands Fire Commander Responds to New Times' Cover Story on Granite Mountain Hotshots

Top Five Most-Read Phoenix News Stories of the Week
Photo illustration by New Times

 

After refusing to answer written questions or to be interviewed before publication of our August 22 cover story, "Lambs to Slaughter," about the deaths of 19 Granite Mountain firefighters, Prescott hotshots boss Darrell Willis sent New Times a letter containing what he claims are 22 inaccuracies in the article.

See also: Yarnell Hill Fire: Prescott's Wild-Lands Fire Commander Responds to New Times' Cover Story on Granite Mountain Hotshots

 

3.) Joe Arpaio's Going After the ASU Party Scene This Weekend

Top Five Most-Read Phoenix News Stories of the Week
Photo by Benjamin Leatherman

 

Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio says he's going after the party scene at Arizona State University this weekend. Well, the old man himself won't be out there scribbling minor-in-consumption tickets to the youngsters and telling them what life was like during the Civil War, but his staff warns of a "major crime suppression op[eration]" this weekend.

See also: Joe Arpaio's Going After the ASU Party Scene This Weekend

 

2.) Federico's Mexican Food Offering Free Burritos for That Whole Bloody-Diarrhea Outbreak Thing

Top Five Most-Read Phoenix News Stories of the Week

 

Now that the dust has settled from the "bloody diarrhea outbreak," Federico's Mexican Food will be offering free burritos on Monday. You can get your burrito at only one location -- the one where Maricopa County health officials believe an E. coli outbreak sickened 74 people, who ended up with the aforementioned bloody diarrhea.

See also: Federico's Mexican Food Offering Free Burritos for That Whole Bloody-Diarrhea Outbreak Thing

 

1.) 10 Arizona "Dumb Laws" That Are Complete Horse S**t

Top Five Most-Read Phoenix News Stories of the Week
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Did you know it's against the law in Arizona to have sexual relations with a rodeo clown in an elevator on Tuesdays? No? That's probably because that "dumb law," like nearly every "dumb law" you've ever heard about Arizona, is complete horse shit. Check out 10 supposed "dumb laws" that can't be found on any of the books.

See also: 10 Arizona "Dumb Laws" That Are Complete Horse S**t

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