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:
An Arizona State University student was running a "significant Ecstasy manufacturing operation" out of his Tempe apartment, police say.
According to an Arizona Department of Public Safety spokesman, the discovery stemmed from the student -- whose name hasn't been released at this point -- getting pulled over by Highway Patrol for driving in the HOV lane.
Not the fat man you want to see around Christmas.
Just in time for the holidays, the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office is cutting back on visitation for inmates of the county's six jails.
Both the number of weekly visits and the days available for visits were cut back, as of Sunday.
No matter how many police reports we read through on a monthly basis, the criminal creativity, stupidity, and craziness never ceases to amaze us.
Just when you think you've seen it all, there's always something worse. From a crime spree sparked by a fear of Alice Cooper's restaurant, to a new pot-smuggling record, to a triple murder, an attempted copycat of that triple murder, and more, we bring you the 10 craziest Phoenix-area crimes of the month:
Photo by Matthew Hendley
Here's a guy who's not ashamed to let everyone know how he feels about penises.
This truck with the "NOCIRCM" license plate was spotted this morning in Phoenix, along the Loop 202 Red Mountain Freeway.
Listen, folks, some very difficult decisions had to be made last week for our list of the 10 hottest TV news women in Phoenix.
Since we don't disagree with many of our readers' suggestions of who deserved a top 10 ranking, we bring you the readers' choice listings for the 10 hottest TV news women in Phoenix (which, to be clear, says nothing of their alleged journalistic abilities).
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