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Driver who killed mother and daughter in Phoenix had blood-alcohol level of .310

PHOENIX - A man with a blood-alcohol level at nearly four times the legal limit caused a crossover collision, killing a mother and daughter last month. On September 22, Phoenix Police arrested 24-year-old Ivan Garcia-Lugo for manslaughter. The incident happened just after 10 p.m. on August 6, near

ABC 15 NEWS - 2017-09-25 19:32:06

New details released on Navajo Nation police officer accused in fatal hit and run

GLENDALE, Ariz. (KSAZ) - New details have been released on the man behind the wheel of a car that allegedly killed a bicyclist, and hit a patrol vehicle in Glendale last week. The driver in question is reportedly a police officer, and court records indicate his blood alcohol level was nearly three t

FOX10PHOENIX.COM - 2017-09-25 22:00:00

Police: Fatal crash shuts down eastbound I-80 in Joliet

JOLIET (Sun-Times Media Wire) - One person was killed and at least one other person was injured in a three-vehicle crash that shut down part of I-80 Tuesday morning in southwest suburban Joliet, according to Illinois State Police. The crash, which involved three commercial vehicles, happened at 6:12

FOX10PHOENIX.COM - 2017-09-26 12:18:00

Driver arrested in fatal accident

A driver was arrested after an early morning crash Sept. 22 killed one, injured a Glendale police officer and closed a major intersection for nearly nine hours. According to a police spokesperson, 30-year-old Kevin Hevel was arrested after colliding with two vehicles and killing a man on a bicycle i

GLENDALE STAR - 2017-09-26 18:30:00

Hit-and-run crash on State Route 51 captured on dashcam

PHOENIX (KSAZ) - A terrifying moment that happened on State Route 51 was captured by a dashcam. The incident happened Saturday afternoon. The driver was heading north on State Route 51, just before the Greenway exit, when he said a white BMW tried to cut in front him, but instead slammed right into

FOX10PHOENIX.COM - 2017-09-25 23:22:00

Luke Air Force base officer sentenced to life in murder of child

A Goodyear woman was sentenced to natural life in prison for the murder of her 20-month-old daughter in 2014 after being sentenced Sept. 20. "Today's sentencing seeks justice for a murder; however, nothing can ever change the pain inflicted on those who loved this innocent little girl," Maricopa Cou

GLENDALE STAR - 2017-09-26 18:30:00

Goodyear garage fire displaces family of 3

A garage is completely gutted and three people are displaced in Goodyear after an overnight fire, according to fire officials. The fire broke out just after 1 a.m. near Van Buren Street and Sarival Avenue. The father was alerted after the smoke detectors went off. After seeing smoke, he worked quick

AZFAMILY - 2017-09-26 15:12:00

Celebrate Hispanic heritage with events around the Valley

Downtown Peoria will celebrate the Latino community that has helped shape it with a joyful festival during National Hispanic Heritage Month. Known in the past as Fiesta Peoria, Somos Peoria! on Sept. 30 offers something for the whole family, including live music and dance performances, craft and foo

AZCENTRAL - 2017-09-26 13:00:06

Bickley: Arizona Cardinals' loss ends crazy, contentious week in NFL

Embed x Share CLOSE WATCH THE LATEST CARDINALS AND NFL VIDEOS FROM AZCENTRAL SPORTS Somers, Bickley discuss Cardinals' loss to Cowboys | 2:29 azcentral sports' Kent Somers, Dan Bickley discuss the Cardinals' loss to Cowboys on Monday night at University of Phoenix Stadium. Thomas Hawthorne/azcentra

AZCENTRAL - 2017-09-26 04:11:41

PHOTOS: Cardinals, Cowboys Monday Night Football

GLENDALE, AZ - SEPTEMBER 25: Members of the Dallas Cowboys link arms and kneel during the National Anthem before the start of the NFL game against the Arizona Cardinals at the University of Phoenix Stadium on September 25, 2017 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images) Copyrig

ABC 15 NEWS - 2017-09-26 01:39:01

Stand Up for Veterans offers hand up, not hand out

For the greater part of Saturday, representatives from support agencies, businesses and non-profit groups came together to help those who have sacrificed to serve our country. Arizona veterans gathered on the west side, needing assistance with legal matters, health, schooling and employment. Stand U

GLENDALE STAR - 2017-09-26 15:35:00

Arrest made in west Phoenix stabbing death

A 58-year-old man was booked on suspicion of second-degree murder in a Sept. 19 stabbing death near 24th Avenue and Thomas Road, Phoenix police said. Richard Rains, 58, was taken into custody in the death of Nicholas Rugolo, 34. Rains and Rugolo argued, and Rugolo was stabbed with a knife, according

AZCENTRAL - 2017-09-26 19:42:36

Shane Doan's likeness carved into corn maze at Schnepf Farms

QUEEN CREEK, Ariz. (KSAZ) - High above Schnepf Farms in Queen Creek this morning was a helicopter carrying former Coyotes Captain Shane Doan above his face etched in corn. "We planted the corn in July, it grew, we put the pattern in there, and voila, we had this amazing maze, which is just incredibl

FOX10PHOENIX.COM - 2017-09-26 18:54:00

Wanted: 1 million people to study genes, habits and health

AP Medical Writer WASHINGTON (AP) - In a quest to end cookie-cutter health care, U.S. researchers are getting ready to recruit more than 1 million people for an unprecedented study to learn how our genes, environments and lifestyles interact - and to finally customize ways to prevent and treat disea

AZFAMILY - 2017-09-26 01:22:00

Glendale Rotary honors Students of the Month

Glendale Rotary Club, which meets noon every Thursday at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 49th and Northern avenues, honors three students each month during the school year, from Glendale, Apollo and Independence high schools. This September, the club is honoring Clarissa Rodriguez of Apollo, Deisy Val

GLENDALE STAR - 2017-09-26 18:15:00

Oktoberfest celebration Oct. 14 in downtown Glendale

First United Methodist Church of Glendale is hosting an Oktoberfest fundraiser 4 to 7 p.m. Oct. 14 in the Fellowship Hall, 7102 N. 58th Drive. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for ages 12 and under; advance tickets can be purchased from the church office. There will be music by the West Valley Brasswo

GLENDALE STAR - 2017-09-26 18:15:00

State board mulls confederate name, who can change it

Efforts to eliminate the "Jefferson Davis Highway" in Arizona stalled Monday amid questions of exactly where it is, who has the authority to change the name - and whether it even exists at all. Members of the state Board on Geographic and Historic Names said they could not consider two separate prop

ARIZONA CAPITOL TIMES - 2017-09-26 17:25:41

Shane Doan's face carved into Schnepf Farms corn maze

It was an all-star event Tuesday at Schnepf Farms in Queen Creek as former Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Luis Gonzalez surprised a fellow local athlete as part of a Valley tradition. The visage of Shane Doan, the recently retired Arizona Coyotes captain, joins the ranks of Valley newsmakers whose li

AZCENTRAL - 2017-09-26 15:05:03

Renaming Jefferson Davis Highway Is Turning Out to Be a Bureaucratic Nightmare

On Monday morning, the Arizona State Board on Geographic and Historic Names convened to discuss renaming the Jefferson Davis Memorial Highway. But by the meeting's end, the board members still hadn't decided whether the highway even exists. "It was Kafka-esque," Josselyn Berry of ProgressNow Arizon

PHOENIX NEW TIMES - 2017-09-26 14:00:00

The 10 Hottest Halloween Costume Trends of 2017

It's a question that many people ponder this time of year: What are you going to be for Halloween? The good news is you've got plenty of time to decide, considering that Halloween is a few weeks away. And, even better, there are countless possibilities to choose from when it comes to inspiration. Th

PHOENIX NEW TIMES - 2017-09-26 13:00:00