Hot Links: Obama Coming to Phoenix; Jehovah's Witness Church Burns; Foghat and Starship Fly With Ostriches

It's not a honeymoon: President Obama will stop in Phoenix and Denver next week as part of his whirlwind U.S. tour to promote his stimulus plan. Fire, but no reported brimstone at a Jehovah's Witness Kingdom Hall in Mesa. Their albums have sold millions of copies, they've played before waves of adoring fans -- now Starship (once known as Jefferson Airplane) and Foghat are lucky to get a gig at the Chandler Ostrich Festival. It sorta looked like a bomb, but the device found at Washington High School in Phoenix was just a dummy built by some devious hoaxer. Desee un pedazo de dulces, senorita? U.S. candymakers move to Mexico. A shooting suspect faces another murder charge after the baby of the woman he allegedly shot dies. Whoo-hoo! Queen Creek finally gets a Chick-fil-A and an In-and-Out-Burger... And judging from this story about a "marijuana bust" involving high schoolers Queen Creek, they shouldn't have any trouble finding clientele. This sort of thing used to rate an "attaboy," but now a 26-year-old high school coach is facing charges after having sex with a 17-year-old. Troopers arrest a 27-year-old Cottonwood man after stopping his car in southern Arizona and finding nine pounds of meth.

Obama coming to Phoenix next week




Jehovah's Witness church burns in Mesa





Foghat and Starship to play at Chandler's Ostrich Festival


Hoax bomb threat sends Phoenix school into lockdown

Candymakers moving to Mexico




Coolidge-area baby dies following mother's fatal shooting

Queen Creek to get Chick-fil-A and In-N-Out Burger

"Marijuana bust" involves high school students in Queen Creek


High school coach investigated for alleged sex with 17-year-old girl

Cottonwood man charged after state troopers find 9 pounds of meth in car

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Ray Stern has worked as a newspaper reporter in Arizona for more than two decades. He's won numerous awards for his reporting, including the Arizona Press Club's Don Bolles Award for Investigative Journalism.