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Woman wins $1 million jackpot at Vee Quiva casino on Father's Day
LAVEEN, AZ - A North Dakota woman visiting the Valley on Father's Day hit the jackpot, winning more than $1 million and honoring her late dad.
Phoenix woman arrested for child abuse after 4-month-old found malnourished
On April 28, police received reports of a child found not breathing, court documents said. When police arrived at the scene, they discovered Jassidy Arias, 20, performing CPR on the baby who was laying on a urine- and feces-stained mattress.
Repairman on migrant children shelter in Phoenix: “I just can’t keep quiet anymore"
“We can go lay down in the grass right now, if we wanted to. We can walk around bare foot in the grass. These kids can’t," Benedict said. "Something that basic that we take for granted, they can’t do.”
PD: Man arrested for beating ex-wife with bat in El Mirage
EL MIRAGE, AZ - An El Mirage woman has been severely beaten with a bat, allegedly by her ex-husband.
Chaos in Phoenix over light-rail extension derails city budget
After two days of chaotic public meetings, threats to fire Phoenix's top official and an implosion of the city's annual budget, the Phoenix City Council awarded a hazy victory to a group opposed to a planned south Phoenix light-rail project.
83 Maricopa County jail inmates removed from work furlough
Under Governor Doug Ducey's leadership, Arizona has been working to give inmates second chances with Second Chance Centers. In the programs, corrections professionals and workforce specialists work with inmates nearing their release dates for 10 weeks. During that time, inmates prepare for release w
Car vending machine: Take a tour of Carvana's 9-story car vending machine in Phoenix
TEMPE, AZ - At nine floors and 90 feet high, Phoenix, Arizona is home toCarvana'stallest vehicle vending machine in the country.
Peoria family out of work after food truck stolen
“This is part of my dream,” said Ruben Hernandez.From cook to business owner, Hernandez was truly following his heart.“I worked for many years in the restaurant, and I said, someday I need to have something for our family,” said Hernandez.That something came after a trip to San Francisco three years
Phoenix man's body recovered from Lake Havasu after two-day search
LAKE HAVASU CITY, AZ - The body of a missing man from Phoenix was recovered in Lake Havasu on Tuesday morning.On June 16, the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office responded to the north basin of Lake Havasu for a report of a man who jumped from a boat to swim.The man was not wearing a life jacket and went
Vote expected Wednesday to allow Diamondbacks to move from Phoenix
The Arizona Diamondbacks and Maricopa County have reached an agreement in which the county will allow the Diamondbacks to look for a home elsewhere in exchange for the Diamondbacks dropping a lawsuit against the county. A public vote is scheduled for Wednesday, May 9.
Flagstaff man sentenced for killing his mother in Phoenix
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Safeway to close three stores in Arizona, including two in the Valley
PHOENIX (KSAZ)- With online ordering and delivery and those home meal kits, it's a changing world when it comes to shopping for groceries, and some underperforming stores are closing their doors.
Arizona man sentenced to 35.5 years for fatally slashing mother's throat
Marlow Chiquito, 32, was sentenced to 25 years for second-degree murder and 10½ years for kidnapping in the death of Maggie Chiquito, 63, who was killed May 4, 2017, in her north Phoenix residence, the Maricopa County Attorney's Office said.
PD: Woman arrested for arson of Glendale mobile homes
GLENDALE, AZ - A woman has been arrested for the arson of two mobile homes in Glendale, after an argument with her boyfriend.
Surprise could soon ban using cell phones while driving
PHOENIX — It may soon be unlawful for drivers to use cell phones and other handheld devices while driving through Surprise.The Surprise City Council discussed the proposed ordinance on Tuesday.Councilman Skip Hall, who proposed the ordinance, said it would let police officers issue a citation of up
US Marshals in Phoenix warn of new phone scam
PHOENIX (AP) - The U.S. Marshals and the FBI are alerting the public of several nationwide scams by callers claiming to be U.S. Marshals, court officers, or other law enforcement officials, including U.S. Marshal David Gonzales in Arizona.
Mieses' homer leads AZL White Sox to 5-4 win over AZL Cubs 2
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Luis Mieses hit a two-run homer in the eighth inning, leading the AZL White Sox to a 5-4 win over the AZL Cubs 2 on Wednesday.
Arizona prison inmate found dead in cell in apparent suicide
(Google Maps screenshot)GOODYEAR, Ariz. — Authorities say an Arizona prison inmate has been found dead in her cell in an apparent suicide.Arizona Department of Corrections officials say 30-year-old Tiffany Everest died Saturday.Prison personnel say she engaged in an apparent act of self-harm with a
Authorities find body of Phoenix man last seen swimming at Lake Havasu
A boater reported seeing a body floating in the lake’s North Basin, west of the Lake Havasu State Park, and deputies confirmed it was the missing man.
Fatal multivehicle crash shuts down I-10 East in Phoenix
(Twitter Photo/@ArizonaDOT)PHOENIX — At least one person was killed in a crash on Interstate 10 East at 67th Avenue early Monday.The Arizona Department of Public Safety said multiple vehicles had collided and that for a time all lanes had been blocked.The Arizona Department of Transportation said th