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Message on dollar bill found in Wisconsin may be tip in Mikelle Biggs' disappearance

MESA, Ariz. (KSAZ) - A possible tip has emerged in the disappearance of 11-year-old Mikelle Biggs, who was last seen waiting for an ice cream truck in a Mesa neighborhood in 1999. A dollar bill with a note written on it claiming that Biggs is still alive was found in Wisconsin and now Mesa police ar

FOX10PHOENIX.COM - 2018-03-20 19:23:00

Police: Uber self-driving vehicle struck, killed pedestrian in Tempe

TEMPE, Ariz. - The Tempe Police Department says a woman is dead after being hit by a Uber self-driving vehicle overnight. According to police, the Uber vehicle was traveling northbound just south of Curry Road in autonomous mode with an operator in the driver's seat. The woman attempted to cross the

12NEWS.COM - 2018-03-19 16:39:00

CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Scottsdale woman records man harassing her while out for a jog

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (KSAZ) - Unfortunately, it's a familiar scene. "This guy is following me!" McKenzie Smalley said. Twenty-four-year-old McKenzie Smalley, a personal trainer, was out on a run in Old Town Scottsdale when she heard a man yelling out the window of his car. "You hear it in the video," s

FOX10PHOENIX.COM - 2018-03-19 19:27:00

Historic neon sign park to be built in Casa Grande

CASA GRANDE, Ariz. (KSAZ) - It is something Casa Grande has always wanted: a park to display historic neon signs. Las Vegas has something similar, and the city's Neon Museum, along with its boneyard, is now a huge tourist draw. For Casa Grande, however, the city didn't quite have the funds to build

FOX10PHOENIX.COM - 2018-03-19 21:44:00

AZ Memo: GOP leader says House speaker made 'inappropriate' comment; It's spring! Eat flowers; court lets 'dreamers' have drivers licenses

Good morning, Arizona. Here is what you need to know to start your day. A dollar bill in Wisconsin is the latest tip Mesa detectives are investigating in the disappearance of Mikelle Biggs, an 11-year-old girl who vanished in 1999. Five years later, Border Patrol agent Lonnie Swartz to be tried for

AZCENTRAL - 2018-03-20 13:35:09

Contractor at prison had quick response to riot

ELOY, Ariz. - The company that runs a private prison in Arizona is being credited with minimizing injuries to personnel and inmates with a quick response during a recent riot. That's according to the state Department of Correction's administrative review of the Feb. 25 disturbance at the Red Rock Co

KGUN 9 - 2018-03-19 13:12:42

Dairy Queen is treating you to free ice cream on March 20 for first day of spring

There are rules, as there are with everything. It's one small vanilla cone per person at participating, non-mall locations. No chocolate dipping or other treat-related enhancements. And DQ would appreciate it if you had just one free cone for the day, not that the soft ice-cream giant is tracking yo

AZCENTRAL - 2018-03-19 21:35:10

2 are arrested in Pinal County after $150K in heroin seized

FLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) - Pinal County Sheriff's officials say deputies have arrested two Mexican residents for allegedly trafficking $150,000 worth of heroin. They say a traffic enforcement operation was held Monday along Interstate 10 when a car was pulled over for a violation. Sheriff's officials sa

WASHINGTON TIMES - 2018-03-21 06:53:18

Deputy to replace retiring Queen Creek fire chief

Vance Gray will take over as Queen Creek fire chief July 1. (Submitted photo) Queen Creek Fire and Medical Chief Ron Knight has announced his retirement effective June 30 and will be replaced by Deputy Fire Chief Vance Gray. "Ron has been an integral component to the success and growth of the Queen


2 people found dead in Tempe home

TEMPE, Ariz. - Tempe police found two bodies inside a home near Apache Boulevard and Price Road during a welfare check. Police said a neighbor reported not seeing anybody from the home for a couple of days. Neighbors told 12 News an elderly couple lived in the home with their middle-aged son. They


Four in Apache Junction arrested on charges of dangerous-drug sales

Apache Junction Police Department's Criminal Investigation Division executed multiple search warrants that netted a large quantity of methamphetamine as well as thousands of dollars in U.S. currency and resulted in the arrests of multiple suspects. These investigations are ongoing and additional arr


NOW HIRING: 8 places looking for workers in the Valley ( 3/18)

Are you looking for a new job? There are several places now hiring and looking to add quality workers! 1. ResourceMFG ResourceMFG, a national staffing company that specializes in manufacturing, is now hiring for about 30 positions in the West Valley! Several positions are open including E-commerce o


Do you recognize them? 3 suspects wanted for Cricket store robbery in Phoenix

PHOENIX - Authorities are searching for three suspects involved in the armed robbery of a cell phone store in Phoenix. On Nov. 29, 2017, police officers responded to a Cricket Wireless store near Interstate 17 and Dunlap Road after receiving reports of a robbery. According to officials, a woman and


Water leaks in Queen Creek homes hurt environment, wallets

Queen Creek is joining communities across America in Fix a Leak Week, March 19-25, a time set aside to help people identify household leaks, which waste more than 1 trillion gallons of water each year in United States. Sponsored by WaterSense, an Environmental Protection Agency partnership program,


Casa Grande Police involved in shooting overnight; suspect shot, no officers injured

CASA GRANDE, AZ - Casa Grande Police say a suspect was shot overnight. Police tweeted that no officers were injured during the incident, but the suspect, only identified as a man, was hit by gunfire. There is no word on the suspect's condition or what led to the shooting. Copyright 2018 Scripps M


Tempe Police: Son shoots, kills father before turning gun on himself at 'hoarder home'

Police are investigating after two people were found dead in a 'hoarder house' in Tempe on Saturday. Copyright 2017 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. TEMPE, AZ - Police in Tempe say a death investigation at a "hoarder


DPS: Wrong way driver killed in crash on Loop 202/McClintock Drive Saturday

TEMPE, AZ - Authorities are investigating a deadly crash in Tempe involving a wrong way driver. Here's a look at the scene on the Loop 202 EB near McClintock as law enforcement officials are investigating a deadly wrong-way crash. I just got some updates from DPS and I'll bring them to you LIVE on #


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Interstate 17 closes in Phoenix as police talk down suicidal man

(Screenshot) PHOENIX - A man threatening to hurt himself stopped traffic in both directions on a Phoenix freeway early Thursday morning before police talked him down. The unidentified man was standing on the pedestrian bridge that crosses Interstate 17 at Maryland Avenue. Authorities closed the fre


Body found in car in Phoenix neighborhood

PHOENIX (KSAZ) - Phoenix Police are at the scene of a death investigation Wednesday afternoon. According to officials, a body was found in a car near 85th Avenue and Encanto Boulevard. Police have released few other details, but the location is across the street from where two people were found shot