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:
Although Barrett-Jackson wasn't the only auto auction going down around Scottsdale this weekend, it certainly gets the most attention, and always has the most interesting mix of vehicles up for auction.While no car fetched $4.6 million like the original Batmobile did last year at the Barrett-Jackson ... More >>
Saturday night was a typical Saturday night at the Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale auction -- the day the real money is tossed around.For example, the gentleman who dropped $4.62 million -- four point six-two million American dollars -- for an original Batmobile, and the man who spent $1.1 million to be ... More >>
A man with five felony convictions already on his record is facing 17 new felony charges, after police found out how he stole four cars in a little more than a month.Phoenix police say 45-year-old Richard Barker would follow men into the locker room at their gyms, wait until they locked up their stu ... More >>
You may have heard last month that Congressman Ben Quayle accused Congressman David Schweikert of sending a spy to Quayle's office, which the Quayle campaign has dubbed "Spygate."Ahead of the Republicans' impending primary battle in Arizona's Sixth Congressional District, the Quayle camp says it got ... More >>
Admit it, you saw the words "yoga" and "rave" and thought they were two mutually exclusive propositions. One involves healthy living and the other...uh, drugs and baby pacifiers is the first thing that springs to mind there. That thought has certainly crossed the mind of enterprising local rapper Wi ... More >>
newsbelly.comJust five months after signing into law the nations "toughest" anti-immigration law, Alabama lawmakers are having "second thoughts amid a backlash from big business, fueled by the embarrassing traffic stops of two foreign employees tied to the state's prized Honda and Mercedes plants ... More >>
For those who like a little celebrity with their signature dishes and charitable deeds, the Arizona Chapter of the March of Dimes has all three in spades. Daniel GuerithaultChef Vincent Guerithault will be making your dinner.From 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., this Thursday, November 10, at the ... More >>
Today, Universal Music Enterprises will re-release a handful of albums by the late Tupac Shakur, including the posthumous album R U still Down? (Remember Me). Originally released in 1997 (a year after Shakur's murder), R U Still Down? was one of the rapper's best-selling albums, going quadruple ... More >>
David BuotInstead of thoughtfully blowing his brains out and sparing unsuspecting victims the grief caused by his suicidal intentions, a Valley man failed to kill himself in the worst way possible last year -- he crashed his SUV into an oncoming Mercedes Benz. He survived, but the woman driving t ... More >>
Three people have been arrested and accused of bilking a bank of $750,000 and running a network of shady businesses with the infusion of millions of dollars of capital from Mexico.The crimes spanned the last decade and included businesses that would be familiar to many readers, including:* CBNC, the ... More >>
Glam times in S Town
Alexander Terkhov will rock your wardrobe
Progressive-dance ensembles link up for Chocolate Factory treat
Talking about the weather with Johnette Napolitano
The Bird defends J.D. Hayworth, of all people, and sticks its beak into the mystery of Gary Tupper's hacked Web site
The Bird rips the Republic and throws the book at West Phoenix
The Phoenix Suns superstar has more to worry about than his ailing knees
This year's music blowout had strength in numbers
How a Paradise Valley snake-oil salesman sprayed his way to success
A dressing down of the geriatric crowd at the Phoenix Art Museum
Mercedes-Benz of Chandler
Rock 'n' Roll Music (V2)
Bandits plays out like Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid with bad hairpieces
In Gallic thriller With a Friend Like Harry. . ., the accent's on Hitchcock
Someone take the wheel because Gone in 60 Seconds is lost in boring wreckage
Docudrama reconstructs the life of African runner
Humvee limo can enhance lifestyles of the rich and martial
Tune-packed Blues Brothers 2000 is a wail of a sequel
Tempe shutterbug executes celebrity- death-scene knockoffs!
Jerry Ragavoy and the ghost of Janis Joplin
What led an AIDS patient to inject a substance manufactured from common dirt into her blood stream?
New Age healer slays 'em--and plays 'em for all their worth
A divorce gets nasty. Documents are stolen. Corporate perks run amok. A top executive abruptly retires. The CEO gets his wings clipped. A blonde commits suicide.
BARKLEY WANTS TO BE GOVERNOR OF ALABAMA. IT COULD HAPPEN.
DEAN BREWER WAS ALREADY UNDER CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION FOR BANKRUPTING A MORTGAGE COMPANY, SO ARIZONA REGULATORS LET HIM TAKE OVER CHARTER TITLE, AND $8 MILLION IS MISSING.
Don't get too excited, commuters. It's only a license plate--so far.