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:
If you thought Arizona's love affair with meth was really as bad as it gets when it comes to drug use, then get a load of this.
Arizona appears to be home of the first reported cases in the country of people using a drug nicknamed Krokodil -- named for the appearance it gives its users. If you've ever seen pictures of Krokodil users, they make meth-heads look like beauty-pageant winners.
Scottsdale police say a man left his 1-year-old child in his car while he went to work at the Scottsdale Quarter. The child eventually died.
Coincidentally, the Scottsdale Quarter is less than a mile from the shopping center where a 3-month-old boy died last month after his father allegedly went to work and forgot he'd left the boy in the backseat of his car.
At the end of the week, we bring you a roundup of visitors to the desert's own Fourth Avenue Jail. To be considered for our Maricopa County mugshots of the week, get arrested, strike a pose, and we'll take care of the rest.
This week, almost all of our offenders are candidates for the worst tattoos in town. A few others, we just couldn't ignore.
In the future, you may have to clarify what you're talking about when you say "Tempe."
Are you talking about the Arizona city that's home to Arizona State University, or are you talking about the penis-spray that was developed to combat premature ejaculation?
Not every town in Arizona has a name its townspeople ought to be ashamed of, as we explored in our list of the 10 Arizona towns with the worst names.
Now, have the list of the 10 best-named towns in Arizona:
See also: 10 Arizona Towns With the Best Names
Get the This Week's Top Stories Newsletter
Every week we collect the latest news, music and arts stories — along with film and food reviews and the best things to do this week — so that you’ll never miss Phoenix New Times' biggest stories.
- Stephen Colbert's Audience Boos U.S. Senator John McCain
Tue., Oct. 13, 7:00pm
Wed., Oct. 14, 3:00pm
Thu., Oct. 15, 7:00pm
Thu., Oct. 15, 7:00pm
- ACLU Vows to Appeal SB 1070 Ruling That Allows Cops to Investigate Suspects'...
- Loop 101 Shooting Incident Not Related to I-10 Shootings, DPS Says