Gilbert, AZ

Gilbert police seize gun seen in viral video of man confronting skateboarder

PHOENIX – Gilbert police said Thursday they seized the gun from a man seen pulling it on a skateboarder in a viral video, but they didn’t make an arrest. The case will be submitted to the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office for review when the investigation is completed, the Gilbert Police Department said in a statement.
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Police looking for masked man who fired at Gilbert gas station

GILBERT, Ariz. - Police are looking for a suspect who was caught on video opening fire into an empty gas station in Gilbert. Gilbert Police say the incident happened just before 2:30 a.m. on July 31 at a Shell station near Cooper and Ray Roads. In the video, a man...

Apolinar Altamirano: Man who killed QT worker over cigarettes to be sentenced

PHOENIX - A man who was convicted of killing a QT worker over a pack of cigarettes back in 2015 is finally receiving his prison sentence. Apolinar Altamirano is accused of fatally shooting Grant Ronnebeck, a 21-year-old clerk at a Mesa convenience store, after Ronnebeck insisted that Altamirano needed to pay for a pack of cigarettes.

Customer favorite at Fry’s Starbucks in Gilbert wins Pay It Forward award

GILBERT, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -- We Paid It Forward to Diane Schweikardt, a customer favorite at a Fry’s Starbucks in Gilbert. Jack Laniero nominated Diane for her hard work and friendliness to customers. “With the staff shortages, she sometimes works a week straight. She’s trained all the new people and she’s happy to see everybody every day. Not just me, I hear other customers tell Diane that we don’t go through the drive thru; we come to see you. She is very well-liked in this community,” he explained.

U.S. Marshals shoot Washington state fugitive near Tempe Marketplace

Peoria police said there are multiple power lines down on 83rd Avenue between Cactus Road and Peoria Avenue and also along 91st Avenue in the same area. Family remembering pregnant woman killed in head-on crash in Glendale. Updated: 4 hours ago. |. Brigitte Armijo was seven months pregnant and heading...

Valley storm knocks down utility poles, takes out power, closes schools

PHOENIX – Thousands of Valley residents were without power Friday morning and multiple schools were closed after a storm blew through and knocked down utility poles and lines the previous night. The Salt River Project reported about 4,700 customers had no electricity because of the storm, but by 5...

Arizona’s Former Governor Hired as Cannabis CEO

Fife Symington IV has been named Chief Executive Officer of Copperstate Farms, a vertically integrated Arizona cannabis operator. As co-founder and managing director of Copperstate Farms, Symington was identified as the ideal candidate to assume the vacant executive position. “I’m honored to take on this leadership role as Copperstate Farms...

Epicenter in Gilbert: What’s Open, What’s Coming

The wait is finally over! Businesses at Epicenter at Agritopia in Gilbert are starting to open their doors, with more slated to roll out later this summer. Take a look at what’s open and what’s to come. Leasing has been underway since early 2022 at The Tyler at...
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Women mistake 20-year-old for Lyft driver during emergency

CHANDLER, AZ — A girl's trip to Arizona ended with one incredible story. It all started when the nine friends from North Dakota decided to grab dinner at a local favorite, The Sicilian Butcher, in Chandler on August 7. “We could only get a seat outside which was probably,...

Police investigating shooting involving U.S. Marshals task force at Tempe Marketplace

TEMPE, Ariz. - Police are investigating after the U.S. Marshals Task Force was involved in a shooting that happened at Tempe Marketplace. "The incident began this evening when U.S. Marshals Task Force members attempted to apprehend a fugitive wanted for robbery out of King County, WA. Assault, burglary, and theft charges out of Lewis County, WA, and a Washington State Department of Corrections warrant for escape," read a portion of the statement. "

Customer Pays It Forward to helpful Starbucks worker in Gilbert

Elizabeth not only brings joy to her patients, but has her staff's respect. Pay It Forward is sponsored by America First Credit Union and Super Star Car Wash. Daniel Jones says Louie and Angel Gomez, owners of Prescott Tire Pros and Automotive, have helped him and his family so much during hard times. Something Good is sponsored by Papa Murphy's.
Ahwatukee Foothills News

The Vine re-opens here with lots of wings, screens

Everyone who had a connection with the Vine Tavern & Eatery on Apache Boulevard said their farewells to the popular watering hole near Arizona State University’s Tempe campus that poured its last drinks on July 23. But now, Ahwatukee Foothills is welcoming a new, more grown-up version of the...

The Uncommon Opens in Chandler

The Uncommon Chandler is designed to bring out the kiddo in all of us; think a Zoltar machine, shuffleboard, Skee-Ball, pinball, ping pong tables, a photo booth, bubble hockey and endless video games. Retro toys and trinkets also fill the quirky space. “The amount of detail that has been packed...

Hiring and Crazy Schedules-The Chief’s Desk

Chief Tom Shannon, Scottsdale FD, and I had a very good conversation with the CEO, COO, Western US Director, and Regional Representative of Priority Ambulance on Wednesday this week. The intent of the meeting was to clarify a couple of items regarding our CON, their plans to ramp up services in our area, and the hiring challenges we all face.