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2022-09-24 BRIEFINGS

Nearly 1M fentanyl pills seized from Avondale home; largest bust in Phoenix police history

By discovering just under 1 million fentanyl pills in an Avondale home this week, the Phoenix Police Department made the single largest fentanyl bust in the agency's history. Two arrests were made following the drug bust on Wednesday. Francisco Delgado, 26, and Jose Molina, 21, were arrested and booked into...
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Man in hospital after rollover crash near I-10 in Buckeye Saturday morning

BUCKEYE, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) - A man is in the hospital after a single-vehicle crash that happened just off Interstate 10 in Buckeye Saturday morning. Around 10:50 a.m., Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a report of a single-vehicle rollover crash near N. Jackrabbit Trail and Taylor Street. When deputies showed up, they found the male driver of the vehicle with life-threatening injuries. He was taken to a local hospital and is in critical condition.
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Car falls off Stack overpass in Phoenix, killing 1

The Arizona Department of Public Safety is investigating a fatal crash that occurred early Saturday morning when a car fell off an overpass onto Interstate 17 at the Stack in Phoenix. The one-car ...
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Breaking News Now Suspect Identified In Homicide

BLACK CANYON CITY, ARIZONA (September 23, 2022) – On July 2, 2022, at approximately 4:45 pm, Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a call at the Black Canyon City Family Dollar store where reports that a man had been shot and involved in a single vehicle collision on Old Black Canyon Highway had taken place.
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Revitalized West Valley shopping center changes ownership in $41M deal

PHOENIX – The revitalization of a once-struggling West Valley shopping center will continue under a new owner. TriGate Capital on Wednesday announced the sale of Goodyear’s Canyon Trails Towne Center to the Santa Cruz Seaside Company in a $41 million deal. Dallas-based TriGate had owned the 90-acre property...
SANTA CRUZ, CA

Double death riddle after couple with three kids are both discovered dead on their driveway with no signs of trauma

A MARRIED couple with three kids has been found dead on their driveway in mysterious circumstances, according to police. The bodies of Martha Valdez Salomon, 45, and Gabriel Aguilar, 43, were discovered with no sign of trauma on Thursday morning in Phoenix, Arizona. One of the couple's sons was the...
PHOENIX, AZ

Police identify first victim in fatal collision; second victim dies after she is hospitalized

Two people are dead after a collision involving a motorcycle and a vehicle near Sweetwater Road and 35th Avenue in Phoenix on Friday. Firefighters arrived and extinguished the fire that ignited from the crash before treating a woman and 11-year-old boy, according to Captain Scott Douglas, a spokesperson for the fire department.
PHOENIX, AZ
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One dead after crash on I-17 closes ramps in Phoenix

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) - Arizona Department of Public Safety officers are investigating a deadly, single-car crash that happened early Saturday morning. DPS officials say it happened near eastbound I-10 to southbound I-17 stack, and that one person is dead. The transition ramp from I-10 to I-17 is closed as well as the southbound I-17 onto McDowell Road on-ramp. Officers say it will be several hours until the road opens again, so drivers are advised to avoid the area.
PHOENIX, AZ
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Police release body camera video showing deadly shooting in Phoenix

The incident, which involved a man with a samurai sword, happened on Sept. 10. The suspect, identified as 40-year-old Aaron Baughman, died from his injuries at a hospital.
PHOENIX, AZ
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Avondale salon owner accused in double murder found dead in jail cell, deputies say

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -- The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that the Avondale salon owner accused of killing his wife and her suspected lover appears to have taken his own life in a Phoenix jail cell. According to deputies, detention officers found Jose Jesus Rodriguez Parra unresponsive in...
 

2022-09-23 BRIEFINGS

Double death riddle after couple with three kids are both discovered dead on their driveway with no signs of trauma

A MARRIED couple with three kids has been found dead on their driveway in mysterious circumstances, according to police. The bodies of Martha Valdez Salomon, 45, and Gabriel Aguilar, 43, were discovered with no sign of trauma on Thursday morning in Phoenix, Arizona. One of the couple's sons was the...
PHOENIX, AZ
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Avondale Elementary School District nearly doubles perfect scores on AZ statewide exam

Earlier this year, data from the state education department showed declines in math and English language proficiency. But the Avondale Elementary School District is seeing some positive changes, as students overcome pandemic-related learning loss. Every April, third through eighth grade students take Arizona’s Academic Standards Assessment (AASA). The statewide test...
AVONDALE, AZ
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Revitalized West Valley shopping center changes ownership in $41M deal

PHOENIX – The revitalization of a once-struggling West Valley shopping center will continue under a new owner. TriGate Capital on Wednesday announced the sale of Goodyear’s Canyon Trails Towne Center to the Santa Cruz Seaside Company in a $41 million deal. Dallas-based TriGate had owned the 90-acre property...
SANTA CRUZ, CA
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Goodyear woman accused of trying to smuggle migrants in Toyota Prius

SIERRA VISTA, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) — Investigators said that a Goodyear woman tried to smuggle migrants using her Toyota Prius but was busted near the border on Thursday. According to the Cochise County Sheriff’s Office, members of the Operation Safe Streets task force pulled over 42-year-old Kimberly Hudson near Highway 90 and Moson Road in Sierra Vista around 2:15 a.m. They found five migrants in her car that she was trying to smuggle, CCSO said. One of them attempted to run off but was quickly caught.
SIERRA VISTA, AZ

One million fentanyl pills seized in Phoenix drug bust

Two men are in custody after what Phoenix police are calling the "single largest fentanyl seizure in Phoenix police history."
PHOENIX, AZ

Goodyear woman accused of smuggling 5 undocumented immigrants in Prius

A Goodyear woman has been arrested by deputies in Cochise County who said she was trying to smuggle five undocumented immigrants in a Toyota Prius. The arrest came following a traffic stop at ...
GOODYEAR, AZ

Longtime Restaurant Closing After 20 Years.

A favorite local restaurant is closing.Tim Mossholder/Unsplash. Sometimes there’s nothing better than grabbing some comfort Irish food, ordering a Guinness, and enjoying the evening with friends and family. There’s something friendly about the confines of an Irish restaurant. Whether you visit with a book in hand and want to pony up to a seat in the corner, or you’d rather catch the game with friends at the bar, an Irish pub is the perfect destination for young and old. However, Phoenix is about to be down one Irish restaurant, as a local pub has announced it will be closing up shop after being open for 20 years.
PHOENIX, AZ
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Avondale salon owner accused in double murder found dead in jail cell, deputies say

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -- The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that the Avondale salon owner accused of killing his wife and her suspected lover appears to have taken his own life in a Phoenix jail cell. According to deputies, detention officers found Jose Jesus Rodriguez Parra unresponsive in...
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Son finds parents dead under carport in west Phoenix, police say

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -- A son made a terrifying discovery when he came home and found his parents dead in west Phoenix early Thursday morning, police said. It happened just before 4 a.m. near 71st and Virginia avenues, just south of Thomas Road. The adult son called 911, saying he...
PHOENIX, AZ
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Man, woman found dead outside west Phoenix home

An investigation is underway at a home in a Maryvale neighborhood after a man and a woman were found dead early Thursday morning. FOX 10's Desiree Fluellen reports.
 

2022-09-22 BRIEFINGS

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Goodyear shopping center ‘Canyon Trails Towne Center’ sells for $41 million

GOODYEAR, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -- The Canyon Trails Towne Center has sold for $41 million. The 90-acre shopping center near the Loop 303 will be put to use as a mixed-use destination for everyone, from new shopping stores to restaurants and even a physical therapy clinic. David Malin, lead consultant...
GOODYEAR, AZ
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Revitalized West Valley shopping center changes ownership in $41M deal

PHOENIX – The revitalization of a once-struggling West Valley shopping center will continue under a new owner. TriGate Capital on Wednesday announced the sale of Goodyear’s Canyon Trails Towne Center to the Santa Cruz Seaside Company in a $41 million deal. Dallas-based TriGate had owned the 90-acre property...
SANTA CRUZ, CA
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200KSF Expansion Planned at Goodyear Mixed-use

The 90-acre mixed-use Canyon Trails Towne Center in Goodyear sold for $41M earlier this month and could soon be the focus of a 200KSF addition. Santa Cruz Seaside Company bought the existing site and 500KSF shopping center at the NEC of Cotton Lane and Yuma Road from TriGate Capital in an all-cash deal. Santa Cruz Seaside was represented by Erik Barbic and Nick Torres of SBA Commercial. TriGate was represented by Newmark’s Steve Julius, Jesse Goldsmith and Chase Dorsett of Newmark Inc.
GOODYEAR, AZ
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Man, woman found dead outside west Phoenix home

An investigation is underway at a home in a Maryvale neighborhood after a man and a woman were found dead early Thursday morning. FOX 10's Desiree Fluellen reports.
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Avondale salon owner accused in double murder found dead in jail cell, deputies say

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -- The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that the Avondale salon owner accused of killing his wife and her suspected lover appears to have taken his own life in a Phoenix jail cell. According to deputies, detention officers found Jose Jesus Rodriguez Parra unresponsive in...

Longtime Restaurant Closing After 20 Years.

A favorite local restaurant is closing.Tim Mossholder/Unsplash. Sometimes there’s nothing better than grabbing some comfort Irish food, ordering a Guinness, and enjoying the evening with friends and family. There’s something friendly about the confines of an Irish restaurant. Whether you visit with a book in hand and want to pony up to a seat in the corner, or you’d rather catch the game with friends at the bar, an Irish pub is the perfect destination for young and old. However, Phoenix is about to be down one Irish restaurant, as a local pub has announced it will be closing up shop after being open for 20 years.
PHOENIX, AZ

Two Sisters Indicted for Allegedly Possessing More Than 850,000 Counterfeit Pills Laced with Fentanyl

Two sisters are accused of possessing hundreds of thousands of fentanyl-laced pills in Arizona. The Maricopa County Attorney’s Office announced on Monday that a local grand jury indicted Kimberli Guadalupe Torres-Marin, 26, and Alexa Torres-Marin, 19. The two young women each face a count of sale or transportation of narcotic drugs.
MARICOPA COUNTY, AZ
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Health inspectors uncover health code violations at restaurants across Maricopa County

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -- When customers sit down for a bite to eat, they’d like to think the restaurant they are at is following food safety guidelines to keep customers from getting sick, but that’s not always the case. “It is really important to me that the kitchen is clean,” said diner Amy Joshu. “Nobody wants to go to a pretty run down, dirty restaurant,” said Matt Huggins.
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Several East Valley, Phoenix restaurants on latest health code violations list

Dirty Dining is back so we get a behind-the-scenes look at how Maricopa County inspectors find health violations at Valley restaurants. Grant applications reveal Arizona school safety needs. Updated: Sep. 15, 2022 at 9:04 PM MST. |. Arizona school districts submitted federal grant explications for money to fix security and...
PHOENIX, AZ
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Kari Lake’s claims against opponent Katie Hobbs proved false

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -- Kari Lake, the Republican gubernatorial nominee, took to social media this week, baiting the promise of a political bombshell against Democrat opponent Katie Hobbs. Now, the bombshell is blowing up and sparking new questions. Lake hurled accusations at Hobbs in a 3-minute video posted on Twitter...
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2022-09-21 BRIEFINGS

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Goodyear shopping center ‘Canyon Trails Towne Center’ sells for $41 million

GOODYEAR, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -- The Canyon Trails Towne Center has sold for $41 million. The 90-acre shopping center near the Loop 303 will be put to use as a mixed-use destination for everyone, from new shopping stores to restaurants and even a physical therapy clinic. David Malin, lead consultant...
GOODYEAR, AZ
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200KSF Expansion Planned at Goodyear Mixed-use

The 90-acre mixed-use Canyon Trails Towne Center in Goodyear sold for $41M earlier this month and could soon be the focus of a 200KSF addition. Santa Cruz Seaside Company bought the existing site and 500KSF shopping center at the NEC of Cotton Lane and Yuma Road from TriGate Capital in an all-cash deal. Santa Cruz Seaside was represented by Erik Barbic and Nick Torres of SBA Commercial. TriGate was represented by Newmark’s Steve Julius, Jesse Goldsmith and Chase Dorsett of Newmark Inc.
GOODYEAR, AZ
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Avondale salon owner accused in double murder found dead in jail cell, deputies say

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -- The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that the Avondale salon owner accused of killing his wife and her suspected lover appears to have taken his own life in a Phoenix jail cell. According to deputies, detention officers found Jose Jesus Rodriguez Parra unresponsive in...

Woman dies after crashing through block wall in Goodyear

 A 20-year-old woman died Saturday after the car she was driving crashed through a block wall and into the garage of a home in Goodyear.  The crash occurred at about 3:55 p.m. Saturday, ...
GOODYEAR, AZ

Cyclist allegedly discovers dead woman in suitcase in the Arizona desert

PHOENIX (TCD) -- A homicide investigation is underway after human remains were reportedly discovered inside a suitcase in a desert area. According to KTVK-TV, on Saturday, Sept. 17, at approximately 6:45 a.m., a female cyclist was riding her bike near Ashler Hills Drive and 40th Street when she found the body inside a suitcase. The woman reportedly called authorities, and Phoenix Police Department officers arrived on the scene.
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Woman accused of hitting her 9-year-old daughter at Litchfield Park restaurant

LITCHFIELD PARK, Ariz. - A Valley mother was arrested after police say she repeatedly hit her young adopted daughter at a Litchfield Park restaurant. According to court documents, 42-year-old Stephanie Kane was arrested on Sept. 18 after deputies with the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office responded to reports of an assault at the Tailgaters Bar and Grill, located near Dysart and Camelback Roads.
LITCHFIELD PARK, AZ

Two Sisters Indicted for Allegedly Possessing More Than 850,000 Counterfeit Pills Laced with Fentanyl

Two sisters are accused of possessing hundreds of thousands of fentanyl-laced pills in Arizona. The Maricopa County Attorney’s Office announced on Monday that a local grand jury indicted Kimberli Guadalupe Torres-Marin, 26, and Alexa Torres-Marin, 19. The two young women each face a count of sale or transportation of narcotic drugs.
MARICOPA COUNTY, AZ
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Here’s everything you need to know for the 2022 Arizona State Fair

PHOENIX — The peculiar tastes, smells and thrills of the Arizona State Fair return to Phoenix on Friday. The monthlong event, located at 19th Avenue and McDowell Road, has a host of new attractions and features debuting over a five-week stretch. The fair attracted about 1.6 million visitors in...
PHOENIX, AZ

Phoenix mobile home owners forced off land for development

Residents at Weldon Court, near 12th St. and Indian School, in Phoenix are being told to prepare to leave.
PHOENIX, AZ

20-Year-Old Guzman Vasquez Died In A Motor Vehicle Accident In Goodyear (Goodyear, AZ)

According to the officials, a motor vehicle crash was reported in Goodyear. The officials reported that 20-year-old Guzman Vasquez was involved in a single-vehicle crash on Saturday at [..]
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2022-09-20 BRIEFINGS

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200KSF Expansion Planned at Goodyear Mixed-use

The 90-acre mixed-use Canyon Trails Towne Center in Goodyear sold for $41M earlier this month and could soon be the focus of a 200KSF addition. Santa Cruz Seaside Company bought the existing site and 500KSF shopping center at the NEC of Cotton Lane and Yuma Road from TriGate Capital in an all-cash deal. Santa Cruz Seaside was represented by Erik Barbic and Nick Torres of SBA Commercial. TriGate was represented by Newmark’s Steve Julius, Jesse Goldsmith and Chase Dorsett of Newmark Inc.
GOODYEAR, AZ
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Maricopa County Indicts Two Women Transporting over 850,000 Fentanyl Pills

The Maricopa County Grand Jury indicted two women Monday for possessing over 850,000 counterfeit pills laced with fentanyl, enough to cause potentially millions of overdoses. “Two out of five counterfeit pills that come across our border are laced with lethal doses of fentanyl. These drugs are being marketed to our youth in the most proliferous ways and are being produced in candy-like colors. We must hold those who bring these lethal pills into our community accountable,” County Attorney Rachel Mitchell said.
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Woman alleges verbal, physical abuse by former DPS director Frank Milstead

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) — A former director of the Arizona Department of Public Safety has been served an Order of Protection over allegations of abuse from a woman he was in a relationship with. The woman made the claims against Frank Milstead in a petition filed in Maricopa County...

Woman dies after crashing through block wall in Goodyear

 A 20-year-old woman died Saturday after the car she was driving crashed through a block wall and into the garage of a home in Goodyear.  The crash occurred at about 3:55 p.m. Saturday, ...
GOODYEAR, AZ

Arizona man indicted for fraud after being caught with 350 catalytic converters, police say

PRESCOTT, Ariz. — Editor's Note: The above video is from an earlier broadcast. A Prescott man has been indicted on fraud charges after investigators allegedly found him in possession of 350 catalytic converters. Todd Dawkins, 39, is suspected of illegally selling the converters over the last 18 months, according...
PRESCOTT, AZ
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Sisters indicted after deputies find 850,000 fentanyl pills in car headed to Phoenix

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) - Two sisters have been indicted after more than 850,000 fentanyl-laced pills were reportedly found in their car during a traffic stop in August. According to the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office, Kimberli Guadalupe Torres-Marin, 26, and Alexa Torres-Marin, 19, were pulled over on Aug. 24 while they were headed toward Phoenix. In the car, Maricopa County sheriff’s deputies said they found more than 850,000 counterfeit pills laced with fentanyl in duffle bags.
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Woman accused of hitting her 9-year-old daughter at Litchfield Park restaurant

LITCHFIELD PARK, Ariz. - A Valley mother was arrested after police say she repeatedly hit her young adopted daughter at a Litchfield Park restaurant. According to court documents, 42-year-old Stephanie Kane was arrested on Sept. 18 after deputies with the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office responded to reports of an assault at the Tailgaters Bar and Grill, located near Dysart and Camelback Roads.
LITCHFIELD PARK, AZ
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Authorities in Arizona look to identify four people killed in fiery crash

(KYMA, KECY/ AP News) - Authorities are trying to identify four people who died in a fiery crash involving a passenger car and a tractor-trailer near Sedona. Arizona Department of Public Safety officials said the crash occurred Sunday afternoon where the driver of the big rig loaded with glass told DPS Troopers that the brakes failed and he couldn’t stop.
SEDONA, AZ

Police identify body found in suitcase

PHOENIX — Police have identified a woman’s body that was found in a suitcase Saturday. The human remains were found in a suitcase in an area popular with hikers, KNXV reported. The woman who found the suitcase had been riding her bike on a trail and posted on...
 

2022-09-19 BRIEFINGS

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200KSF Expansion Planned at Goodyear Mixed-use

The 90-acre mixed-use Canyon Trails Towne Center in Goodyear sold for $41M earlier this month and could soon be the focus of a 200KSF addition. Santa Cruz Seaside Company bought the existing site and 500KSF shopping center at the NEC of Cotton Lane and Yuma Road from TriGate Capital in an all-cash deal. Santa Cruz Seaside was represented by Erik Barbic and Nick Torres of SBA Commercial. TriGate was represented by Newmark’s Steve Julius, Jesse Goldsmith and Chase Dorsett of Newmark Inc.
GOODYEAR, AZ

Woman dies after crashing through block wall in Goodyear

 A 20-year-old woman died Saturday after the car she was driving crashed through a block wall and into the garage of a home in Goodyear.  The crash occurred at about 3:55 p.m. Saturday, ...
GOODYEAR, AZ
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Phoenix Police identify the body of a woman whose body was found inside a container

The shocking discovery of a body inside a container was made by a Phoenix bicyclist early in the morning on Saturday, Sept. 17. A day after the discovery, the body was identified.
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Sisters indicted after deputies find 850,000 fentanyl pills in car headed to Phoenix

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) - Two sisters have been indicted after more than 850,000 fentanyl-laced pills were reportedly found in their car during a traffic stop in August. According to the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office, Kimberli Guadalupe Torres-Marin, 26, and Alexa Torres-Marin, 19, were pulled over on Aug. 24 while they were headed toward Phoenix. In the car, Maricopa County sheriff’s deputies said they found more than 850,000 counterfeit pills laced with fentanyl in duffle bags.
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Woman who made suicidal statements has died after crashing car into a wall and home in Goodyear

Arizona Department of Public Safety officers are investigating a deadly, single-car crash that happened early Saturday morning. Holly Bock takes a spin at the Arizona State Fair!. Updated: 10 hours ago. |. Arizona's Family Holly Bock tested out the rides at the state fair!. Hundreds gather in Tempe to show...

Police identify body found in suitcase

PHOENIX — Police have identified a woman’s body that was found in a suitcase Saturday. The human remains were found in a suitcase in an area popular with hikers, KNXV reported. The woman who found the suitcase had been riding her bike on a trail and posted on...

20-Year-Old Guzman Vasquez Died In A Motor Vehicle Accident In Goodyear (Goodyear, AZ)

According to the officials, a motor vehicle crash was reported in Goodyear. The officials reported that 20-year-old Guzman Vasquez was involved in a single-vehicle crash on Saturday at [..]
GOODYEAR, AZ

Homeowner fatally shoots man allegedly breaking into home, police release identity

A woman shot and killed a man who appeared to have been breaking into her home Sunday night near 23rd Avenue and Bell Road, police said.  Officers were called to the area for a residential burglary around 10:30 p.m., according to a Phoenix police news release. ...
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Argument between family members erupts into shooting in Buckeye

BUCKEYE, Ariz. - Police say an argument between family members at a home in Buckeye escalated into a shooting, leaving a woman injured. Buckeye Police say the shooting happened at around 6:45 p.m. on Sept. 18 near 311th Avenue and Osborn Road. "At this time, it appears this started as...
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Jeep recovered after tumble off cliff that killed tour driver, 2 Arizona women

A 2022 Jeep Gladiator was lifted by a heavy duty tow truck from the canyon floor back to Camp Bird Road on Tuesday afternoon, the day after it slid from the road in an accident that killed its local driver and two women from Arizona who were on a commercial tour.
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2022-09-18 BRIEFINGS

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20-year-old woman dead after crashing through brick wall in Goodyear

PHOENIX — A 20-year-old woman is dead after she crashed through a brick wall and into the garage of a Goodyear home, authorities said. Officers received a call from family members of Helen Guzman-Vasquez around 2:40 p.m. Saturday and were told she was making suicidal statements, the Goodyear Police Department said in a press release.
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Goodyear driver dead after crashing car through block wall into a home

GOODYEAR, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) - A woman has died after she was pulled from a car that crashed through a cinderblock wall and into a home in a Goodyear neighborhood this afternoon. Around 2:30 p.m., Goodyear Police were called about an accident at a home in a neighborhood near 175th Drive and Durango Street. When they got to the scene they found a car that had crashed through a cinder block wall and careened into a garage of the home. The driver, a woman identified as 20-year-old Helen Guzman-Vasquez, had to be pulled from the car and was taken to the hospital where she later died.
GOODYEAR, AZ
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Woman who made suicidal statements has died after crashing car into a wall and home in Goodyear

Arizona Department of Public Safety officers are investigating a deadly, single-car crash that happened early Saturday morning. Holly Bock takes a spin at the Arizona State Fair!. Updated: 10 hours ago. |. Arizona's Family Holly Bock tested out the rides at the state fair!. Hundreds gather in Tempe to show...
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Jeep recovered after tumble off cliff that killed tour driver, 2 Arizona women

A 2022 Jeep Gladiator was lifted by a heavy duty tow truck from the canyon floor back to Camp Bird Road on Tuesday afternoon, the day after it slid from the road in an accident that killed its local driver and two women from Arizona who were on a commercial tour.
OURAY, CO

Four people dead after three overnight shootings in Phoenix

Four people are dead after three separate shootings overnight Saturday into Sunday in central and west Phoenix.
PHOENIX, AZ

'He knew what he was doing': Family of Phoenix woman fatally stabbed while driving for Lyft feels punishment does not fit crime

PHOENIX — It has been over three years since a pregnant Kristina Howato was stabbed and killed by a passenger while working as a Lyft driver in Phoenix. Despite the passage of time and the approaching sentencing of the man responsible, her family still grieves this senseless act of violence.
PHOENIX, AZ
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Body found inside a container by a Phoenix bicyclist, police confirm the identity

PHOENIX - The shocking discovery of a body inside a container was made by a Phoenix bicyclist early in the morning on Saturday, Sept. 17. The discovery was made near Cave Creek Road and Tatum Boulevard in a heavily trafficked hiking area. The woman described what she saw as a...
KTAR.com

Leasing to begin soon at new affordable housing community in West Valley

PHOENIX — Leasing will begin soon at a new affordable housing community in the West Valley that is finishing up construction. Cabana Bullard, located at Van Buren Street and Bullard Avenue in Goodyear, will have 336 available units and is expected to be completed by the end of the year.
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Driver shot, killed near I-10 in west Phoenix; no arrests made

PHOENIX - Investigators are still working to figure out why a driver was shot and killed near Interstate 10 in west Phoenix overnight. Officers had been called to an area near I-10 and 67th Avenue for a crash just after midnight on Sept. 17. They found two vehicles involved in...
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2022-09-17 BRIEFINGS

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Arizona man charged after girls found in enclosed trailer

A leader of a small polygamous group on the Arizona-Utah line pleaded not guilty on Sept. 15 to federal charges of tampering with evidence, weeks after being stopped on a highway with young girls in an enclosed trailer. FOX 10's Irene Snyder reports.
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Best friends killed in separate motorcycle crashes weeks apart

Several people from the same motorcycle group were involved in crashes recently. Suriving members now look to rais eawareness for rider safety.
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Leasing to begin soon at new affordable housing community in West Valley

PHOENIX — Leasing will begin soon at a new affordable housing community in the West Valley that is finishing up construction. Cabana Bullard, located at Van Buren Street and Bullard Avenue in Goodyear, will have 336 available units and is expected to be completed by the end of the year.
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Alleged DUI crash on I-10 in east Phoenix injures 4, including Arizona trooper

PHOENIX - A woman has been detained on suspicion of driving under the influence after she reportedly caused a crash on Interstate 10 at 40th Street that left four people injured, including two kids and an Arizona state trooper. The eastbound lanes of the freeway had been shut down at...
PHOENIX, AZ
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Lack of information on home break-in near Litchfield Park leaves neighbors concerned

LITCHFIELD PARK, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -- It’s been over 36 hours since a home break-in and shooting near Litchfield Park, and still, we have few details about what happened and the armed suspects behind it. Neighbors reached out to Arizona’s Family, concerned about the initial response and the lack of information.
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Driver shot, killed near I-10 in west Phoenix; no arrests made

PHOENIX - Investigators are still working to figure out why a driver was shot and killed near Interstate 10 in west Phoenix overnight. Officers had been called to an area near I-10 and 67th Avenue for a crash just after midnight on Sept. 17. They found two vehicles involved in...
PHOENIX, AZ
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State accused of hiding video evidence in prison whistleblower case

PHOENIX — In the criminal case against a prison whistleblower, state corrections officials and county prosecutors are being accused of withholding video evidence that could be used to prove the defendant’s charges are retaliatory. Lieutenant Mark Hasz was fired and then charged with aggravated assault after a use-of-force...

Phoenix police release edited footage of in-custody death

Phoenix police released edited footage on Friday that captured the moments leading up to when a man died while in their custody on Sept. 3. Sgt. Melissa Soliz, a department spokesperson, explains in the "critical incident briefing" that police received calls about a man acting erratically near 27th and Van Buren avenues. Soliz said callers...

Bed Bath & Beyond Reveals List Of Store Closures: See The Arizona Locations

Here's the initial list of Bed Bath & Beyond stores closing in Arizona.
 

2022-09-16 BRIEFINGS

Man arrested in Goodyear crash that killed motorcyclist

A 40-year-old man has been arrested and booked into jail in connection with a crash that killed a motorcyclist Tuesday morning in Goodyear, police said. Authorities said Christopher Clark was ...
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Leasing to begin soon at new affordable housing community in West Valley

PHOENIX — Leasing will begin soon at a new affordable housing community in the West Valley that is finishing up construction. Cabana Bullard, located at Van Buren Street and Bullard Avenue in Goodyear, will have 336 available units and is expected to be completed by the end of the year.
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Woman leads Arizona deputies on high speed I-10 chase with 2 babies, 2 migrants in car

PHOENIX - A 19-year-old woman is in custody after reportedly leading Arizona authorities on a high-speed pursuit through the Phoenix metropolitan area - and deputies say she had her babies and a pair of undocumented immigrants in the car. The incident began after a Pinal County sheriff's deputy tried to...

MCSO investigates shooting at Litchfield Park home

The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office said Thursday afternoon that detectives are "actively processing the scene" of a shooting that occurred earlier in the day at Litchfield Park ...
LITCHFIELD PARK, AZ

Arizona man charged after girls found in enclosed trailer

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A leader of a small polygamous group on the Arizona-Utah line pleaded not guilty Thursday to federal charges of tampering with evidence, weeks after being stopped on a highway with young girls in an enclosed trailer. Samuel Bateman, 46, was indicted earlier this month on three counts of destroying or attempting to destroy records, and tampering with criminal proceedings. He pleaded not guilty in U.S. Magistrate Court in Flagstaff, a mountain city where he was arrested in late August by a state police agency after someone spotted small fingers in a gap of the trailer’s rear...

Bed Bath & Beyond Reveals List Of Store Closures: See The Arizona Locations

Here's the initial list of Bed Bath & Beyond stores closing in Arizona.
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Neighbors worried after woman shot during break-in at Litchfield Park home

State superintendent debate sheds light on concerns over online forums called "Q-chats" Former state superintendent Tom Horne called the Q-chats dangerous and outlets for predators during a debate with current superintendent Kathy Hoffman. Maricopa County Attorney candidates face off in fiery debate. Updated: 2 hours ago. |. Both candidates began...
LITCHFIELD PARK, AZ

Three people taken to hospital after crash in Buckeye

At least three people have been taken to local hospitals after a crash near SR 85 and MC 85, Tuesday night.
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Crimes of 'the Zone': Theft, assaults, drugs, unsanitary conditions plague area of downtown Phoenix tent city

FOX 10 Investigates returns to "the Zone" – home to the largest homeless encampment in Phoenix. At one point this year, the number of unsheltered people living in this downtown Phoenix camp reached more than 1,000. FOX 10's Justin Lum reports.
PHOENIX, AZ
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New reports reveal background of north Phoenix mass shooting suspect

PHOENIX - On the night of August 28, Isaiah Williams walked out of the motel room he was staying in dressed for a gun battle – he had a ballistic vest, helmet, gas mask, and a loaded AR-15 rifle. Phoenix Police say Williams randomly fired around 200 rounds, aiming...
 

2022-09-15 BRIEFINGS

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Woman shot in Litchfield Park after apparent home invasion

LITCHFIELD PARK, Ariz. - An investigation is underway after a woman was shot in a possible home invasion in Litchfield Park on Thursday, according to the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office. The shooting happened just before 4 a.m. near 127th Avenue and Camelback. "Preliminary information was that possibly three suspects entered...
LITCHFIELD PARK, AZ

Man arrested in Goodyear crash that killed motorcyclist

A 40-year-old man has been arrested and booked into jail in connection with a crash that killed a motorcyclist Tuesday morning in Goodyear, police said. Authorities said Christopher Clark was ...
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DPS says driver reached 125 mph before crashing on Loop 202 near Tempe

PHOENIX – Authorities said a car going over 125 mph crashed and triggered an hourslong shutdown of a Phoenix-area freeway Wednesday morning. The Arizona Department of Public Safety said a 19-year-old man faced counts including criminal speed, DUI and endangerment for a wreck on westbound Loop 202 Red Mountain Freeway near the Tempe-Phoenix border.

Three people taken to hospital after crash in Buckeye

At least three people have been taken to local hospitals after a crash near SR 85 and MC 85, Tuesday night.
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Another Law Enforcement Group Endorses Kari Lake

Arizona’s Republican gubernatorial nominee announced Wednesday that she has received an endorsement from yet another law enforcement organization. “I have been endorsed by the Maricopa County Deputies Law Enforcement Officer Association The McDLEA seeks to ‘promote the positive role of the law enforcement profession’ throughout the county. Our law enforcement officers will have my full support & I’m honored to have theirs,” Lake said on Twitter.
MARICOPA COUNTY, AZ
ABC 15 News

State accused of hiding video evidence in prison whistleblower case

PHOENIX — In the criminal case against a prison whistleblower, state corrections officials and county prosecutors are being accused of withholding video evidence that could be used to prove the defendant’s charges are retaliatory. Lieutenant Mark Hasz was fired and then charged with aggravated assault after a use-of-force...

Update (and a correction) on road rage incident in Glendale

A suspect from a Tuesday road rage incident in Glendale remains at large.
GLENDALE, AZ

ARIZONA@WORK, city of Tempe unite for job fair

ARIZONA@WORK, a Maricopa County Human Services workforce development service, and the city of Tempe will bring job seekers and employers together at a hiring event on Sept. 22 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. ...
TEMPE, AZ
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Hot Town: How people survived in Arizona before air conditioning

Despite all the attributes of being the country’s fifth largest metropolis, what Phoenix is really known for is the heat. The Show series Hot Town explores the Valley's hotness in all its forms. Air conditioning is an expensive proposition and is certainly uncomfortably pricey for many Arizonans, but try...
PHOENIX, AZ
East Valley Tribune

‘Living funerals’ pose new tradition in Mesa

Four years ago, Wynn Scott’s mother-in-law passed away and she learned too late that she had once been a model. In November 2021, Wynn surprised her husband Ryan with a loving and fun way to celebrate his 50th birthday in November 2021. Now, Mountain View Funeral Home and Cemetery...
 

2022-09-14 BRIEFINGS

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West Valley beauty shop owner accused of fatally shooting wife, her alleged lover

PHOENIX – The owner of a West Valley beauty shop was arrested Sunday after his wife and a man he believed she was having an affair with were shot dead at the salon, authorities said. Jose Jesus Rodriguez Parra called 911 to report that he’d shot two people at...

Security footage shows gunman fire dozens of rounds in deadly Phoenix rampage

The Phoenix Police Department released security footage Friday of a shooting rampage that killed two people and wounded several others near 27th Avenue and Dear Valley Road on the night of August 28.  Police said that Isaiah Steven Williams, 24, left a Phoenix hotel room armed with a semi-automatic rifle when he began firing...
PHOENIX, AZ
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11-year-old boy arrested in Surprise for threatening to shoot other students

PHOENIX — An 11-year-old boy was arrested in Surprise Monday morning for allegedly making threats to shoot other students, authorities said. Police were alerted by Paradise Honors Middle School of a threat made by the student to bring a gun to school and kill others, the Surprise Police Department said in a press release.
SURPRISE, AZ

Maricopa County Animal Care needs help

Maricopa County Animal Care and Control (MCACC) is facing a shelter capacity crisis.
MARICOPA COUNTY, AZ
gilaherald.com

Editorial: This has to be a mistake

“Excessive bail shall not be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishments inflicted.” — 8th Amendment, U.S. Constitution. If the information is correct within the Cronkite News article – “Arizona man’s sentence of 292 years for burglary upheld” – The Gila Herald, Sept. 8, 2022, then something is terribly out of whack with our legal system.
ARIZONA STATE
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Woman shot at Scottsdale short-term rental after hair dispute with men she met at bar, police say

SCOTTSDALE, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) — A woman is recovering after being shot late last week while staying at an Airbnb in south Scottsdale. It began early Friday morning when five women staying at a short-term rental on East Hubbel Street, located near Hayden and McDowell roads, decided to go to a bar in Phoenix. According to documents filed by Scottsdale police, the group met two men at the bar, later identified as Sincere Hooks-Lilly, 23, and Aron Melvin, 24. One of the women reportedly invited them to come back with them to the rental.
SCOTTSDALE, AZ

Glendale City Council reviews proposal to give ‘aggressive’ panhandlers criminal charges

GLENDALE, Ariz. — The Glendale City Council seems to be moving ahead with a recent proposal that would make it a crime to ask for money from drivers on public streets. That proposal would also make it a crime for panhandlers to stand on a median, ask for money at a bus stop, within 15 feet of a bank or ATM, or on private property.
GLENDALE, AZ

Unruly goat takes on Tonopah community, pees on deputy

TONOPAH, Ariz. — A goat got so out of control recently in Tonopah that the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office was dispatched to detain the unruly animal. But the goat didn't go down without a fight. >> Live, local, breaking. Download the 12News app. MCSO says the animal, nicknamed Billy,...
TONOPAH, AZ
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