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New York Times article 'misrepresents' shootings, Phoenix police chief says
In some of her first comments to the community in recent months, Phoenix Police Chief Jeri Williams on Tuesday said a recent New York Times article and headline "misrepresents" what she and other leaders believe about this year's spike in police shootings.
6 food violations at Phoenix convenience store on this week's restaurant inspection list
Get details on restaurants cited by Maricopa County inspectors for four or more priority violations the week of Nov. 19. A priority violation is a major violation that directly contributes to increasing the risk of food-borne illness or injury. If listed in the reports, remedies implemented during i
Want to work at Phoenix Open? Catering company hiring 400 to feed the masses
M Culinary Concepts will hire hundreds of servers, bartenders, buffet attendants and prep cooks for the Waste Management Phoenix Open. The job fair is Dec. 15, the event is Jan. 29 - Feb. 3.
Phoenix City Council delays vote on massive renovation of Talking Stick Resort Arena
PHOENIX, AZ (3TV/CBS5) -- The Phoenix City Council has delayed a vote on a massive renovation at Talking Stick Resort Arena. If the renovations measure passed, the City would revamp the building, at a cost of $230 million.
SUV pulling trailer crashes, spilling nails over NB I-17 in Phoenix
PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) − An SUV pulling a trailer crashed on northbound Interstate 17 early Wednesday morning, spilling nails and debris all over the roadway. Northbound I-17 was closed at Northern Avenue due to the crash, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.
SR 87 northbound closed north of Mesa for crash
PHOENIX (ADOT) − Northbound State Route 87 is closed at Gilbert Road due to a crash, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. All northbound traffic must exit at Gilbert Road. Northbound Gilbert Road is also blocked due to the same crash.
Phoenix mom, 5-year-old son killed in SR-51 crash
A 31-year-old mother and her 5-year-old son were killed in a four-vehicle crash on State Route 51 Monday evening, the Arizona Department of Public Safety said. Jennifer Vegtel and her son, Logan, suffered fatal injuries in the crash, DPS said.
Wreck that dumped nails on Phoenix freeway snarls traffic
PHOENIX (AP) - Part of a Phoenix freeway was shut down for nearly two hours during the Wednesday morning commute after a wreck involving a SUV pulling a work trailer dumped nails and other debris on the roadway.
Phoenix City Council set for 2 big votes Wednesday that could affect taxpayers
PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) − Two big votes will come down from Phoenix City Hall today and both of those could affect how your tax dollar are spent. The Phoenix City Council is scheduled to vote on a water rate hike and a massive renovation that could happen at Talking Stick Resort Arena.
Teen who inspired a home for disabled kids in Phoenix has died
PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) - He helped create a home away from home for dozens of disabled kids in the Valley and now that community is remembering him. Ryan Cottor died last week from complications from spinal muscular atrophy, a genetic disease. He was 17 years old.
5-year-old boy, woman killed in crash on State Route 51 in Phoenix
PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) - Two people including a child are dead following a chain-reaction crash on a freeway in central Phoenix on Monday night. The crash involving four vehicles happened just before 6 p.m. on the southbound side of the State Route 51 near Highland Avenue.
Wellness Market offers Valley residents health food options
People may have heard of First Fridays in Phoenix, an event that happens on the first Friday of each month, where people check out art, food and drinks. Now, some are adding the Second Tuesday to their schedule. FOX 10's Matt Galka reports.
VIDEO: Teen hit, killed by vehicle in south Phoenix
A teenage boy has died after being hit by a driver in Phoenix. The incident happened around 7 a.m. at Central and Southern avenues.
Two adults injured in accident involving Gilbert school bus in Mesa
PHOENIX – Two adults were injured, one seriously, in an accident involving a school bus and a passenger vehicle in Mesa on Tuesday afternoon, authorities said. No students on the Gilbert Public Schools bus were hurt during the incident on Baseline Road between Gilbert Road and Stapley Drive, accordi
The Best Free Things to Do in Phoenix This Week
With the holidays coming up, everyone's a little short on cash. This week, you can browse light-infused aart installations at Scottsdazzle, stay fresh at Old Town Farmers Market, or harvest ingredients for pecan pie at Pecan Harvest at the Farm – all for free. For more things to do, visit Phoenix Ne
Phoenix PD: Witnesses rescue woman being dragged by car after assault
LAVEEN, AZ - Witnesses are credited with helping to rescue a woman after she was beaten by her boyfriend and he dragged her with his car. Phoenix police report that on December 4, the victim was attacked by 32-year-old Marcus John Small at their home near 51st and Southern avenues.
Michelle Obama's Becoming Tour Coming to Phoenix
Want to have an "Intimate Conversation" with the former First Lady?. Well, with you and 5,000 or so other people. Michelle Obama's tour based on her best-selling book Becoming will make a stop in Phoenix at Comerica Theatre on February 12, Live Nation and Crown Publishing announced Tuesday morning.
Argument over borrowed bicycle resulted in fatal shooting in Phoenix, police say
A fatal shooting that left one man dead in Phoenix occurred after he and another man argued over a borrowed bicycle, police said. The incident began when Phoenix police officers heard a gunshot near the Arizona Dollar Store on Van Buren Street and 15th Avenue at about 10 a.m. Friday, Maricopa County
PD: Man charged with creating child porn at Phoenix home
PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -- An Albuquerque real estate agent has been charged with more than a dozen counts of sexual exploitation of a minor here in Arizona. Arizona’s Family has obtained the direct complaint the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office filed against Pascal Pierre Nemmar in Superior Court on D
Why did pack a of dogs run onto a Phoenix freeway?
PHOENIX (FOX 10) - There are thousands of answers to age age-old question, "Why did the chicken cross the road?" But yesterday, when the question was "Why are six dogs crossing the freeway?" There was one clear reason.