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  • 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 »
  • Lottery officials: Powerball winner is man in 30s

    December 7, 2012 4:44 PM

    PHOENIX - Lottery officials say the second winner in last week's $587.5 million Powerball drawing is a married man in his 30s from the wealthy Phoenix suburb of Fountain Hills. The man remained anonymous, and his prize was announced by officials who said he bought $10 worth of tickets. The... more »
  • Man apparently shoots self on TV after Ariz. chase

    September 28, 2012 3:05 PM

    PHOENIX - A man apparently shot himself in the head on live television at the end of a high-speed chase that began in Phoenix. Fox News was covering the chase that began at midday Friday using a live helicopter shot from its Phoenix affiliate when the man driving the small... more »
  • Judge: Police to enforce Ariz. immigration law now

    September 18, 2012 3:29 PM

    PHOENIX - A judge has ruled that police in Arizona can immediately start enforcing the most contentious section of the state's immigration law. The ruling on Tuesday by U.S. District Judge Susan Bolton marks the first time police can carry out the 2010 law's requirement that officers, while enforcing other... more »
  • Judge says Arizona's abortion ban can take effect

    July 30, 2012 6:15 PM

    PHOENIX - Arizona's ban on abortions starting at 20 weeks of pregnancy is poised to take effect this week after a federal judge ruled Monday that the new law is constitutional. U.S. District Judge James Teilborg says the statute may prompt a few pregnant women who are considering abortion to... more »
  • Phoenix mom accused of putting beer in sippy cup

    July 6, 2012 12:26 PM

    PHOENIX - A Phoenix mother has been arrested after authorities say she put beer in her 2-year-old son's sippy cup. Phoenix police were called to a pizza restaurant Tuesday night after witnesses say they saw 36-year-old Valerie Marie Topete pour beer from a pitcher into her son's cup and then... more »
  • Man accused of making underage sons drink liquor

    June 7, 2012 12:51 PM

    SURPRISE, Ariz. - A man in the Phoenix suburb of Surprise is accused of trying to discipline his underage sons by forcing them to drink liquor and throwing them into a swimming pool. KPHO-TV reports that Kristopher Harvey of Surprise faces two counts of child abuse. Police say Harvey wanted... more »
  • Phoenix police say mom forgets baby on car roof

    June 4, 2012 12:41 PM

    PHOENIX - Phoenix police have arrested a woman who allegedly drove off after forgetting that her 5-week-old baby was in a car seat on the roof of her vehicle. Officer James Holmes said officers were called out early Saturday after witnesses found a child strapped in a safety seat in... more »
  • Police: Phoenix woman faked cancer to get implants

    May 7, 2012 12:45 PM

    PHOENIX - A Phoenix woman has been charged with fraud and theft after authorities say she told people she had cancer and needed treatment so she could get money from them to buy breast implants. Police reports filed in Maricopa County Superior Court say 27-year-old Jamie Lynn Toler told her... more »
  • Shooting rampage leaves 5 people dead

    May 2, 2012 4:50 PM

    GILBERT - Police in the Phoenix suburb of Gilbert say five people have died in a shooting, including the gunman. The shooting happened inside a home. Police do not believe there are additional suspects. Authorities say the gunman's identity and motives aren't immediately known. The names of the other... more »
  • Trial starts in kids' forced Grand Canyon hikes

    February 15, 2012 12:31 PM

    PHOENIX - A federal trial has begun in Phoenix for an Indiana man accused of forcing his grandsons to hike in the Grand Canyon without food or water in brutal August heat. Christopher Alan Carlson, of Indianapolis, has pleaded not guilty to six counts of child abuse. His grandsons were... more »
  • Aircraft crashes into mountain east of Phoenix

    November 24, 2011 3:16 PM

    APACHE JUNCTION, Ariz. - Authorities say an aircraft has crashed in the Superstition Mountains east of Phoenix but they don't yet know what kind of plane it is. A Pinal County spokeswoman says 911 calls began coming in around 6:30 p.m. Friday about an explosion near the Lost Dutchman... more »
  • Colorado woman accused of groping TSA agent in Arizona

    July 18, 2011 1:11 PM

    PHOENIX - Authorities say a Colorado woman who allegedly groped a female Transportation Security Administration agent at Phoenix's international airport is facing a felony count of sexual abuse. Phoenix police say 61-year-old Yukari Mihamae is accused of grabbing the left breast of the unidentified TSA agent Thursday afternoon at... more »
  • Arizona woman has 6 surgeries after bear attack

    July 7, 2011 11:20 AM

    PHOENIX - A suburban Phoenix woman has undergone six surgeries in seven days after being mauled by a black bear at an eastern Arizona country club. The husband of 61-year-old Lana Hollingworth of Gilbert says her scalp was ripped off either by the bear's claws or its teeth. ... more »
  • Ariz. shooting spree suspect incompetent for trial

    May 25, 2011 3:12 PM

    PHOENIX - A federal judge has ruled that the suspect in the Arizona shooting rampage that wounded U.S. Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords is mentally incompetent to stand trial, putting the criminal case on hold indefinitely. The decision by U.S. District Judge Larry Burns means 21-year-old Jared Lee Loughner will be... more »
  • Southwest finds cracks in more planes

    April 5, 2011 12:40 PM

    DALLAS - Southwest Airlines says it finished inspecting its grounded older planes and five of them have cracks in the aluminum skin. The airline said Tuesday that its operations were returning to normal after nearly 700 flights were cancelled Saturday through Monday. Southwest grounded 79 older Boeing... more »
  • Suns hand Hornets second straight loss

    January 30, 2011 10:46 PM

    PHOENIX -- Backup center Marcin Gortat scored a career-high 25 points and the Phoenix Suns beat a team with a winning record for the fourth straight time, surviving the New Orleans Hornets' frantic late rally for a 104-102 victory Sunday night. The Suns nearly blew an eight-point lead in... more »
  • Federal grand jury indicts Ariz. shooting suspect

    January 19, 2011 7:02 PM

    PHOENIX - A federal grand jury has indicted the suspect in the deadly Arizona shooting that wounded Rep. Gabrielle Giffords. The indictment against Jared Loughner accuses him of attempting to assassinate Giffords and trying to kill two of her aides. It does not include two murder charges included in an... more »
  • Suspect in Arizona shooting held without bail

    January 10, 2011 3:53 PM

    PHOENIX - The suspect in a deadly Arizona shooting is being held without bail and has been assigned a lawyer who defended Oklahoma City bombing conspirator Timothy McVeigh. Jared Loughner entered a Phoenix courtroom Monday handcuffed and wearing a tan inmate uniform. His head is shaved and he has a... more »
  • 2 bald eagles killed in Plaquemines Parish

    December 9, 2010 7:45 AM

    BATON ROUGE - State and federal wildlife agents are looking for whoever killed two bald eagles near the Plaquemines Parish community of Phoenix. The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries says agents believe both were killed Tuesday. Capt. Steve McManus says he cannot comment on how the eagles were killed,... more »
  • Agents looking for leads into bald eagle killings

    December 8, 2010 4:44 PM

    PHOENIX- Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Enforcement Division agencies are searching for information regarding the killing of two federally-protected southern bald eagles. Agents believe both birds were killed on or around Dec. 7 on the East Bank area of Plaquemine Parish. The first illegally killed bald eagle... more »
  • Guilty plea in Arizona photo radar shooting case

    July 20, 2010 12:58 PM

    A Phoenix man accused of fatally shooting the operator of a photo speed-enforcement van has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder. Maricopa County Superior Court spokeswoman Karen Arra says 69-year-old Thomas Patrick Destories entered the plea Tuesday, stipulating 22 years in prison. Sentencing is Aug. 20. Destories was... more »
  • Feds sue to block Arizona immigration law

    July 6, 2010 1:25 PM

    The U.S. Justice Department has filed a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of Arizona's tough new law targeting illegal immigrants. The government filed the lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Phoenix on Tuesday. The lawsuit argues that Arizona's new measure requiring state and local police to question and possibly... more »
  • Freeport-McMoRan first-quarter profit soars

    April 21, 2010 8:58 AM

    Freeport-McMoRan said its first-quarter profit jumped sharply as it capitalized on surging prices of copper, gold and molybdenum. The company said Wednesday that net income rose to $897 million, or $2 per share, for just $43 million, or 11 cents per share, a year ago when demand fell sharply... more »

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