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:
Phoenix cracked the top 10 in a listing of the best cities for people 35 or younger.
The "mostly scientific guide" produced by Vocativ, a news website that relies on data mining, includes all the important stuff -- you know, like the average rent for a two-bedroom apartment, the cost of a gallon of gas, the number of coffee shops, the price of a pint of Guinness, and the price of an ounce of high-quality marijuana.
The Canadian teenager accused of threatening to kill Sheriff Joe Arpaio was arrested again for -- you guessed it -- threatening to kill Arpaio.
The youngster, whose name hasn't been released throughout this whole saga, apparently utilized a "contact us" form on the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office website to leave his latest message.
The Arizona Department of Public Safety (Highway Patrol) plans to issue speeding tickets to people caught texting while driving, starting next year.
This is due to an interpretation of state law that says you can't drive at a speed "greater than is reasonable and prudent."
Sheriff Joe Arpaio and his man-boob.
This weekend, a charity is hosting a "celebrity roast" of Sheriff Joe Arpaio.
Chris Kattan from Saturday Night Live and comedian Joey Medina are supposed to be a couple of the roasters. In case they have trouble coming up with material, we've made a list of the top-10 lines to roast Arpaio:
With snowbird season under way, we rolled out our list of the 10 worst things about snowbirds, a list that was easily topped by their driving skills.
The folks who live here aren't perfect drivers either -- far from it, in fact. However, snowbird season adds a new dimension to poor driving around the Valley, so much so that we've compiled a list of the 10 worst snowbird driving habits:
See also: 10 Worst Snowbird Driving Habits
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