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Friends fondly recall animal rescue volunteer killed in freeway crash

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS5) -- Friends are remembering a local animal rescue volunteer, they say, was killed in a freeway crash over the weekend. Traci Cook, a team leader with Humane Animal Rescue and Trapping Team (HARTT) says she learned Saturday night her friend, Adrienne Ayala, was killed in a car accident. Cook says she last saw Ayala when she came over Saturday afternoon to exchange some equipment.
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Two-year-old dead after drowning in Tempe pool

(Spencer Platt / Getty Images) (TEMPE, Ariz.) A 2-year-old drowned in a pool at a Tempe home on Saturday, The Arizona Republic reported. The incident happened around 8 p.m. at a home near McClintock Drive and Warner Road, according to the Tempe Police Department.
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Teen in critical condition after boat crash in Lake Havasu

PHOENIX — A 16-year-old boy from California is in critical condition after a boat collision at Lake Havasu on Saturday. Authorities said the incident occurred around 3:41 p.m. in the North Basin of the lake. The boy was operating a personal watercraft and collided with a 28-foot boat, landing in...
Tempe, AZKGUN 9

2-year-old Tempe boy dies after being found in swimming pool

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say a 2-year-old boy in Tempe has died after drowning in a backyard swimming pool. A Tempe police spokesman said a call about a child drowning was made around 8 p.m. Saturday. The boy had been found floating in the pool. Both firefighters and police...
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Valley mother, 2 kids killed in multi-vehicle crash

Courtney Lonergan was driving her two eldest kids to their new job as lifeguards when they were involved in a multi-vehicle crash that killed them on Thursday afternoon. “She was here for the kids,” said Lonergan’s boyfriend Ryan Meeks. Lonergan was everything to her three children, Ali Geer, 18, Almira...
Phoenix, AZABC 15 News

Firefighters battle fire at Valley home amid triple-digit temperatures

SCOTTSDALE — Firefighters battled a fire that sparked at a Valley home near Cactus Road and Tatum Blvd. Sunday morning. The Phoenix Fire Department said crews responded to reports of smoke coming from a home in the area. Firefighters soon arrived and evacuated all the construction workers who were working...
Phoenix, AZAZFamily

I-17 southbound in Phoenix reopens after deadly 3-vehicle crash

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -- The I-17 near Camelback Road in Phoenix has reopened after a deadly crash involving three cars early Saturday morning. Arizona Department of Public Safety (DPS) says the crash happened around 1:20 a.m. They say that one of the involved drivers left the scene after the crash. DPS confirmed that one person died from their injuries.
Glendale, AZAZFamily

1 killed in rollover crash on Loop 101 in Glendale

GLENDALE, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -- One person was killed in a single-vehicle crash in the southbound lanes of the Loop 101 Agua Fria Freeway early Saturday afternoon, according to the Arizona Department of Public Safety. It happened at about 1 p.m. near Olive Avenue on the Peoria-Glendale border. Video from...
Mesa, AZAZFamily

House fire displaces Mesa family of 6

MESA, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) – A family of six will have to find someplace else to escape the heat after a fire made their home unlivable Saturday morning. The Mesa Fire and Medical Department said passers-by reported a fire at a home northwest of Horne and Southern Avenue. Responding firefighters saw a column of smoke as they approached the scene and requested more units.
Tempe, AZAZFamily

Toddler dies after being found in backyard pool in Tempe

TEMPE, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) - A toddler has died after he was found in a backyard pool in Tempe on Saturday evening. It happened near McClintock Drive and Warner Road around 8 p.m. Investigators said the 2-year-old boy was found floating in the pool. He was rushed to the hospital but didn't survive, police said. It's unclear how long the boy was in the water or if there was a fence around the pool. An investigation is underway.
Phoenix, AZAZFamily

Woman found dead, 1 injured in north Phoenix house fire

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -- A woman was found dead and another was transported to the hospital following a house fire in north Phoenix early Saturday morning. The Phoenix Fire Department says the fire happened at about 6 a.m. near 64th Street and Greenway Road. The first report was of smoke billowing from a bedroom window. When firefighters arrived on the scene, they encountered a working fire, Capt. Todd Keller said.

Tempe Police: 2-year-old boy dead after drowning in pool

TEMPE, Ariz. - Tempe Police officials say a water-related incident has claimed the life of a child on June 12. According to a tweet made by Tempe Police, officers, along with Tempe Fire Department crews, responded to a call of a two-year-old in a pool in a residential area near McClintock Drive and Warner Road. The child was later declared dead.

Community mourns death of mother, 2 teens in crash involving Valley Metro bus in Phoenix; suspect identified

PHOENIX - As an investigation into a deadly crash involving a Valley Metro bus continues, new details surrounding those who were killed in the crash are starting to emerge. The crash happened just before 4:00 p.m. on June 10. When officers responded to a call about a stolen vehicle in the area of 17th Avenue and Missouri, they learned a woman was in the car when a man she knew struck her in the face and took the vehicle. She was able to get out of the car before the man fled with it.
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Fire department finds body of woman inside on-fire Phoenix home

PHOENIX — The body of a woman was found as firefighters were trying to contain a house fire in Phoenix Saturday morning, the city's fire department said. Firefighters were dispatched to the home near the intersection of Carolina Drive and 63rd Street after getting reports of smoke coming from a bedroom window, fire officials said. Crews extended hose lines and began a search and rescue when they arrived at the scene.