Hot Links: Suns Draft, 'Joe Sucks,' and Cheeto Violence

At least four students were arrested Wednesday at Canyon State Academy, a charter school in Queen Creek. According to the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office report, 11 students were arrested on suspicion of aggravated assault after a fight broke out between students and faculty...The Phoenix Suns selected Louisville forward Earl Clark in the NBA draft last night, and a trade is rumored to be in the works that would send Amar'e Stoudemire to the Golden State Warriors in exchange for Stephen Curry, Andris Biedrens, Brandan Wright, and Marco Belinelli...A Tucson man named Nathaniel Curtis was sentenced to 25 years in prison for attempted first-degree murder of a police officer. His girlfriend, who admits to supplying the gun for the plot, was sentenced to 12 years...Officers from the MCSO arrested Dylan Christopher, 36, on suspicion of writing derogatory remarks about Sheriff Joe Arpaio. Christopher allegedly scrawled graffiti that proclaimed 'Joe Sucks'...Twin brothers from Illinois have been indicted in the 2004 mail bombing that injured the diversity director for City of Scottsdale. Dennis and Daniel Mahon are accused of intending to "promote racial discord" on behalf of the White Aryan Resistance...A couple in Tennessee were arrested on domestic assault charges after police responded to call and found they'd assaulted each other with Cheetos. Officers reported there was evidence of an assault, but there were "no physical marks" on either party -- just a bunch of bright orange Cheeto dust.

Brawl breaks out at Queen Creek academy

A new look in the works for the Suns

Man, girlfriend get prison in plot to kill cop

Deputies: Man Scrawled 'Joe Sucks'

Twins indicted in Scottsdale diversity office bombing

Arguing couple does no damage with Cheetos

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Niki D'Andrea has covered subjects including drug culture, women's basketball, pirate radio stations, Scottsdale staycations, and fine wine. She has worked at both New Times and Phoenix Magazine, and is now a freelancer.
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