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  • Woman runs over boyfriend after she finds out he's HIV-positive

    June 16, 2016 11:26 AM

    PHOENIX, Ariz. - A woman is in police custody after she was caught on camera running over the man she had been having a sexual relationship with after she found out he was HIV positive. 43-year-old Misty Lee Wilke was indicted by a grand jury on May 10 on... more »
  • Fundraiser for top Arizona Republicans accused of running meth lab

    April 27, 2016 11:22 AM

    PHOENIX - An Arizona woman who worked for top Republicans in the state and is now a political fundraiser is facing several felony drug charges after sheriff’s office deputies raider the home she lives in with her boyfriend and two children. A sheriff’s spokesman says 35-year-old Emily Pitha was... more »
  • 2 students die in shooting at Phoenix high school

    February 12, 2016 1:29 PM

    GLENDALE, Ariz. - Police say two female students died in a shooting at a high school in a Phoenix suburb. Glendale Officer Tracey Breeden told reporters Friday that both victims were 15-year-old girls and were shot once. She says authorities are not searching for any suspects and a weapon was... more »
  • Phoenix school district outraged over photo of racial slur

    January 22, 2016 6:35 PM

    PHOENIX - A suburban Phoenix school district is taking disciplinary action after a photo of students spelling out a racial slur with T-shirts showed up on social media. Tempe Union High School District spokeswoman Jill Hanks said Friday that the discipline process remains ongoing but six girls will be... more »
  • Police: 3-year-old girl kept in closet, offered for sex

    January 19, 2016 11:46 AM

    MESA, Ariz. - Police in a Phoenix suburb say they're investigating a child-abuse case in which a 3-year-old malnourished girl was bound with duct tape, kept in a closet and allegedly offered for sex by a man babysitting the child. Mesa Police say the man was arrested Monday, along with... more »
  • 2 dead in medical helicopter crash near Phoenix

    December 16, 2015 8:59 AM

    PHOENIX, AZ.- Officials say two people are dead after a medical helicopter crashed in rugged terrain east of Phoenix. The aircraft company said early Wednesday that a third crew member is "safe," but did not elaborate. Air Methods, which owns the company operating the aircraft, says the chopper was carrying... more »
  • Mother kills child, herself at Phoenix-area hospital

    November 7, 2015 11:29 AM

    MESA, Ariz. - Police say it appears a mother of a patient at a suburban Phoenix children's hospital took her child's life before taking her own. Authorities say staff at Cardon Children's Medical Center in Mesa found a woman and her 5-year-old child dead inside the child's room sometime... more »
  • Hit the snooze button: Extra hour of sleep Saturday night

    October 30, 2015 10:18 AM

    WASHINGTON - Most people in the United States are set to fall back into standard time and gain an extra hour of sleep this weekend. The annual change comes at 2 a.m. local time Sunday, but most people usually set their clocks back before heading to bed Saturday night. The... more »
  • Escaped Louisiana prison inmate caught in Arizona

    October 16, 2015 3:32 PM

    PHOENIX - Authorities say an inmate who escaped from a Louisiana prison this summer has been caught in metropolitan Phoenix. The U.S. Marshals Service says 23-year-old Michael Anthony Elliot Jr. was arrested Thursday in Youngtown, roughly 20 miles northwest of downtown Phoenix. Marshals say they received a tip that he... more »
  • Man dies after pushing his wife to safety

    September 28, 2015 8:54 PM

    PHOENIX, ARIZONA- A man on a sidewalk pushed his wife to safety as a car careened toward them and he was hit and killed. Juan Mena-Brito was hit by the car after it collided with another vehicle in an intersection. Witnesses say Mena-Brito pushed his wife out of the... more »
  • Court costs mounting for outspoken sheriff

    September 22, 2015 9:41 PM

    PHOENIX, ARIZONA- The outspoken sheriff of metropolitan Phoenix and his stubborn streak is catching up to him. Now, taxpayers will have to foot the bill. Sheriff Joe Arpaio will learn this week in court hearings if he'll face civil fines for disobeying a judge's orders in a racial profiling... more »
  • Police questioning 2 people in Ariz. freeway shootings

    September 11, 2015 2:04 PM

    PHOENIX, Ariz. - Authorities are questioning two people in a string of freeway shootings that have rattled Phoenix over the past two weeks. Arizona Department of Public Safety spokesman Bart Graves confirms the people are being questioning but doesn't have additional details. Police on Friday were at a... more »
  • Police confirm 11th vehicle shooting in Phoenix

    September 10, 2015 7:11 PM

    PHOENIX, Ariz. - Arizona authorities confirm that 11 vehicles have been shot at in the Phoenix area, most occurring on freeways in a string of incidents that have put residents on edge. Arizona state police say they can't confirm that shots were fired from one vehicle at another on... more »
  • Accused killer mutilates himself

    August 18, 2015 9:04 PM

    PHOENIX, ARIZONA- A man pleaded not guilty to decapitating his wife and two dogs where he also mutilated himself. Kenneth Wakefield was arraigned on Tuesday and spoke in a quiet voice when his only comments were to identify himself before a judge. The bodies were found in Wakefield's apartment... more »
  • Child dies in tragic swing set accident

    May 3, 2015 6:35 PM

    GILBERT, Ariz. - Authorities in a Phoenix suburb say a 7-year-old girl is dead and a 14-year-old girl is hospitalized after a backyard swing set broke apart. Gilbert polices Sgt. Jesse Sanger says firefighters responded to a home around 9:30 a.m. Sunday and found both girls with head injuries. Sanger... more »
  • Suspect in Phoenix-area shooting rampage booked into jail

    March 19, 2015 10:20 AM

    MESA, Ariz. - An ex-convict accused of a shooting rampage that left one person dead and five others wounded in suburban Phoenix has been booked into jail. The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office says 41-year-old Ryan Giroux was booked Thursday on suspicion of murder and numerous other crimes, including armed robbery,... more »
  • Evans scores 24 as Pelicans hold off Suns, 110-106

    December 31, 2014 2:05 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Tyreke Evans scored 24 points, including eight straight for New Orleans in the final 2 minutes, and the Pelicans held off Phoenix 110-106 on Tuesday night to stop the Suns' winning streak at six games. Anthony Davis had 19 points with a season-high 18 rebounds, and Jrue... more »
  • Bear loose in suburban Phoenix is finally wrangled

    December 25, 2014 11:40 AM

    MESA, AZ - Wildlife managers say they believe the black bear that eluded capture in a Phoenix suburb earlier this week finally has been caught. The bear was captured Christmas morning in the backyard of an empty home in eastern Mesa. Authorities spotted the animal around 5 a.m. and followed... more »
  • NCAA selects men's Final Four sites for 2017-21

    November 14, 2014 6:18 PM

    INDIANAPOLIS - The NCAA men's basketball championship is going West in 2017. Phoenix is one of five future Final Four sties chosen Friday by the men's basketball committee. The others are San Antonio in 2018, Minneapolis in 2019 and Atlanta in 2020. Indianapolis, where the NCAA is based, will host... more »
  • Pastor gets endorsement from strip club

    July 28, 2014 7:47 PM

    PHOENIX, ARIZONA- A Democrat running for Congress got an endorsement from a strip club and he says he's happy to have the vote of confidence. The Rev. Jarrett Maupin says he's happy to have the support of The Great Alaskan Bush Company of Phoenix. Maupin calls himself a... more »
  • Dust storm hits Phoenix, flights grounded

    July 4, 2014 2:13 AM

    PHOENIX, AZ - A blinding dust storm swept through central Arizona and prompted the grounding of flights at Phoenix's main airport. Sky Harbor International Airport spokeswoman Julie Rodriguez says the suspension of all inbound and outbound flights took effect between 8 p.m. and 8:30 PDT Thursday. She says that all... more »
  • Police: Priests attacked at Phoenix church, 1 dies Play Video

    June 12, 2014 5:53 AM

    PHOENIX, AZ - Police say one priest was shot and killed and another was wounded in an attack at a Catholic church in downtown Phoenix. Sgt. Steve Martos says police received a call about a burglary at the Mother of Mercy Mission near the state Capitol shortly after 9 p.m.... more »
  • Acting VA secretary to visit Phoenix facility

    June 5, 2014 3:00 PM

    PHOENIX - Acting VA Secretary Sloan Gibson says the agency will release nationwide data on patient wait times next week. Gibson made the announcement Thursday during a visit to the Phoenix health care facility that was the initial focus of what has become a nationwide scandal over veterans and wait... more »
  • Fire department lost keys

    April 14, 2014 7:26 PM

    PHOENIX, ARIZONA- Hundreds of keys can't be accounted for, for lock boxes that allow firefighters to get into businesses and other locations in case of fire. The Phoenix Deputy Chief blames it on poor record-keeping over the past 15 years. There are 850 keys missing and the department... more »
  • Shots fired outside Phoenix school; no one hurt

    February 1, 2014 6:15 PM

    PHOENIX - Authorities say several gunshots were fired Friday night outside a Phoenix high school as a basketball game was going on inside, but no one was hit. Police spokesman Steve Martos confirmed that there were no injuries as a result of the gunfire, but he did not release other... more »
  • Police: woman killed husband, poisoned children

    December 30, 2013 8:51 AM

    CASA GRANDE, Ariz. - An Arizona woman is accused of trying to poison her four children, including one who died, and of stabbing her husband, all on Christmas. Casa Grande police say 35-year-old Connie Villa was arrested on suspicion of one count of first-degree murder and four counts of attempted... more »
  • Tuberculosis scare delays flight

    December 2, 2013 9:35 AM

    PHOENIX- About 70 passengers on a US Airways Express flight from Texas to Arizona were briefly kept on the plane after it landed, and some say they were told to get tuberculosis tests and vaccinations. Responders on Saturday boarded the plane in Phoenix and removed a man who was asked... more »
  • Arizona high school player dies of head injury

    November 12, 2013 8:55 AM

    PHOENIX- A Hopi High School football player has died from a head injury sustained in a playoff game over the weekend. The Arizona Interscholastic Association said Monday night that Charles Youvella died at a hospital of a traumatic brain injury. Youvella, a senior, was injured in Hopi's 60-6 loss to... more »
  • Arias: I'd rather die

    May 8, 2013 9:43 PM

    PHOENIX - The woman convicted of killing her ex said she prefers to die. Jodi Arias said in a post-conviction interview with a TV station she would rather the death penalty over life in prison. She said she would "prefer to die sooner than later" and that "death is... more »
  • Expert returns to stand in Jodi Arias murder trial

    March 25, 2013 9:11 AM

    PHOENIX- A defense expert who diagnosed Jodi Arias with post-traumatic stress disorder and amnesia returns to the witness stand for a sixth day of testimony. Arias faces a possible death sentence if convicted of first-degree murder in the 2008 killing of Travis Alexander in his suburban Phoenix home. Authorities say... more »
  • LSU Lady Tigers 6th seed in NCAA tournament

    March 18, 2013 6:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU Lady Tigers basketball team learned they were selected as the 6th seed in the Spokane region today for the NCAA women's tournament. LSU (20-11, 10-6 SEC) will host the 11th-seeded Green Bay Phoenix (29-2) this weekend in Baton Rouge. LSU will also host the... more »
  • Phoenix police: Body found that matches shooter

    January 31, 2013 10:29 AM

    PHOENIX - Phoenix police say they've found a body that matches the description of the man wanted for an office shooting that killed a man and critically wounded another. Authorities say the vehicle that 70-year-old Arthur Douglas Harmon was likely driving was found Thursday in a Mesa parking lot. Police... more »
  • Police search for suspect in office complex shooting

    January 31, 2013 7:02 AM

    PHOENIX - Police in Phoenix are looking for a 70-year-old man they say is "armed and dangerous" following an office complex shooting that left one person dead and two others wounded. Arthur Douglas Harmon is accused of walking into a law office Wednesday morning and shooting three people. ... more »
  • Phoenix police at home connected to shooting

    January 30, 2013 2:00 PM

    PHOENIX - Phoenix police are at a home connected to the scene of an office complex shooting. Phoenix police Sgt. Steve Martos says police are talking to someone at the home who is not the suspect. Martos says the home is connected to the shooting that wounded three people but... more »

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