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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

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

Free Cone Day: Dairy Queen marks first day of spring with free small ice cream cone

PHOENIX - How does a free ice cream cone sound? To mark the first day of spring -- Tuesday, March 20 -- Dairy Queen is giving away free small vanilla cones all day at stores across the country. The company is also raising money for the Children's Miracle Network hospitals, which includes Phoenix Chi

ABC 15 NEWS - 2018-03-20 17:14:25

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

Scottsdale police looking for burglary suspect who broke in while woman showered

SCOTTSDALE, AZ - Scottsdale police are asking for the public's help in identifying a man accused of burglarizing a woman's home while she was in the shower. Police said the woman completed a morning run on Feb. 24 and was in the shower when the man broke into the home and left with her credit cards,

ABC 15 NEWS - 2018-03-20 21:05:58

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

Embattled Scottsdale school superintendent fired

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (KSAZ) - The Scottsdale Unified School Board has voted to fire embattled superintendent Denise Birdwell and Chief Operating Officer Louis Hartwell. The pair was on paid leave since February, amidst investigations into district finances, bidding practices and potential conflicts of

FOX10PHOENIX.COM - 2018-03-21 05:03:00

Mesa police investigating dollar bill that could be tied to cold case of missing girl

MESA, AZ - The Mesa Police Department is investigating a dollar bill found in Wisconsin that may be a new tip in a 1999 cold case. Mikelle Biggs was 11-years-old when she went missing from Mesa in 1999. Police said at the time that Biggs went missing while waiting for an ice cream truck in her neigh

ABC 15 NEWS - 2018-03-20 22:19:38

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


DPS: Wrong way driver stopped on freeway in Phoenix, no injuries reported

PHOENIX - The Department of Public Safety says a wrong way driver was stopped in Phoenix early Sunday morning, just one day after a wrong way driver caused a crash on a freeway in Tempe. According to a DPS spokesperson, troopers initially spotted the car heading the wrong direction on highway camera


Food truck to serve fish dinners for a cause

Extended Hands Food Bank will showcase its upgraded food truck on Friday, April 6, at Fountain Hills Presbyterian Church. Jim Bob's fish fry dinners will return from 4 to 7 p.m., one Friday a month, as a fundraiser for the food bank, said executive director David Iverson. "Now, not only will we be a

FOUNTAIN HILLS TIMES - 2018-03-20 07:00:00

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


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

MCSO: Rider seriously hurt in Carefree motorcycle crash

CAREFREE, AZ - A motorcycle rider was seriously hurt after a crash in Carefree on Sunday evening. The single-vehicle accident happened at Cave Creek and Pima roads around 6 p.m. According to the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office, the rider was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.


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


Wever woman killed in pedestrian crash in Arizona

FOUNTAIN HILLS, Ariz. (AP) - Authorities have released the names of a Canadian couple and an Iowa woman who died after being struck by an SUV on a sidewalk in Fountain Hills, Arizona. Maricopa County Sheriff's officials say 72-year-old Robert Bonta and his 71-year-old wife Karen were killed in the a


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


MCSO identifies 3 pedestrians killed, 1 injured in Fountain Hills crash

The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office has identified the three pedestrians who died after being struck by a vehicle Tuesday morning. Those killed in the crash were wife and husband Karen Bonta, 71, and Robert Bonta, 72, and Patti Doornbos, 60. Doornbos' 60-year-old husband, Ronald, is in the ICU in c


Police search for suspect who threw metal object into a bicyclist's spokes, killing him

Scottsdale Police are investigating a bizarre homicide that happened in February, and they say the vehicle seen in surveillance images may be key to solving the case. According to a statement released by Kevin Watts of Scottsdale Police, Bryan Blair, 58, was riding a bike north at around the 1200 bl


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