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Scottsdale resident survives 343-mph crash while trying to set world record

Motorcycle land speed record holder and Scottsdale resident Valerie Thompson survived a 343-mph crash while attempting to break the overall two-wheel record in Australia on Monday, Fox News reported. According to the report, the 49-year-old Thompson was going for the record at the Lake Gairdner Worl

ABC 15 NEWS - 2018-03-21 20:26:43

Two children, two adults in critical condition after Phoenix rollover crash

(AP Photo) PHOENIX - Two children and two adults are in critical condition after a car reportedly rolled over at an intersection in north Phoenix. Capt. Jake Van Hook with the Phoenix Fire Department said two infants were reportedly ejected from the vehicle at the time of the crash. The crash occu

KTAR.COM - 2018-03-22 00:32:12

DPS: Person in 'extremely critical condition' after crash on U.S. 60

SURPRISE, AZ - A person is in "extremely critical condition" after a crash involving a bicyclist and a vehicle, according to the Arizona Department of Public Safety. The crash occurred Wednesday afternoon on eastbound Grand Avenue at Greenway Road in the northwestern part of the Valley. The eastboun

ABC 15 NEWS - 2018-03-21 23:18:39

Glendale mini-mart goes up in flames overnight

Photo: Glendale Fire Department GLENDALE, Ariz. (KSAZ) - A Glendale mini-mart won't be opening today after it was destroyed by a fire overnight. The Glendale Fire Department says the fire broke out at the mini-mart near 59th Avenue and Bethany Home Road. Defensive mini mart fire. pic.twitter.com/FlJ

FOX10PHOENIX.COM - 2018-03-21 11:59:00

Parts of Grand Avenue closed following deadly crash

PHOENIX (KSAZ) - A portion of Grand Avenue in the West Valley has been closed, following a deadly crash involving a car and a bicycle. According to El Mirage Fire Department officials, an adult man was riding a bike when he was hit by a car, while trying to cross Grand Avenue. DPS officials said the

FOX10PHOENIX.COM - 2018-03-21 23:02:00

Phoenix neighborhood put on lockdown due to suspicious package

PHOENIX (KSAZ) - A suspicious package caused a scare in Phoenix Tuesday night, as people across the country remain on edge, due to the serial bombings in Austin. The incident happened on the 1300 block of Topeka Drive in Phoenix. Some people had to be removed from their homes, as a precautionary mea

FOX10PHOENIX.COM - 2018-03-21 04:45:00

Dog Shot To Death In North Phoenix, Police Seek Woman: Reports

NORTH PHOENIX, AZ - A dog was found with a gunshot wound in north Phoenix and Monday night an died from its injuries. Now, police are looking for a woman in connection with the shooting. The dog, described as brown and white, was found wounded, but alive, on the night of March 12 near Happy Valley

PATCH - 2018-03-21 16:46:51

Glendale PD: 1-year-old child hospitalized in critical condition after found not breathing

GLENDALE, AZ - A 1-year-old child is reportedly in critical condition after being found not breathing in a Glendale home Wednesday night. Glendale police and fire personnel responded to a home near 51st Avenue and Bethany Home Road shortly before 7 p.m for a report of a child found in their crib not

ABC 15 NEWS - 2018-03-22 03:47:32

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


Phoenix homeowner shoots armed man who refused to leave front door, police say

The man has non-life threatening injuries, police say. PHOENIX - A Phoenix homeowner shot an armed man who refused to leave his property Tuesday night, police said. According to the Phoenix Police Department, the homeowner was confronted by an unknown man with a weapon at his front door. When the


Family blames MCSO for woman's deadly golf cart crash

SUN CITY WEST, AZ - Golf cart seat belts designed to keep drivers safe are now being recalled by the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office. The office started installing them for people years ago, at the request of the Sun City West Homeowner's association. Then, tragedy struck. 71-year-old Sandra Ayers


The Cardinals asked new quarterback Sam Bradford to stop skiing

There's no questioning the talent of new Arizona Cardinals quarterback Sam Bradford, who signed a two-year contract with the team Friday. There are questions, however, about the durability of the former Heisman Trophy winner, as injuries have caused him to miss significant playing time throughout Br


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


Woman uses baseball bat to fight off pantless intruder

PHOENIX, Ariz - An Arizona woman is safe after she used a baseball bat to fight off a half-naked man who broke into her home, according to KTVK. Timothy Valdez, 29, has been charged with burglary, armed robbery, kidnapping and aggravated assault after he allegedly broke into an apartment and attacke


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


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


Police situation forces closure of Interstate 17 in Phoenix during rush hour

PHOENIX - A police situation closed a major Phoenix highway in the midst of rush hour on Friday. The Arizona Department of Transportation said the situation closed the Interstate 17 northbound at Indian School Road around 5 p.m. The freeway was partially reopened around 5:15 p.m., but the two righ


Man hit and killed while crossing street in a wheelchair in Phoenix

PHOENIX - A man was hit and killed while traveling in a wheelchair Friday night, according to Phoenix police. The crash happened near 19th Avenue and Cactus Road around 7:30 p.m. Police say a vehicle was traveling along 19th Avenue when it hit the man crossing the street in a wheelchair. The adult


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


Men accused of attempting to rob woman in Goodyear after meeting on OfferUp

GOODYEAR, AZ - Two men are facing multiple charges in connection with an armed robbery in Goodyear. Around 7 p.m. on Tuesday, police were called to the QuikTrip near Van Buren Street and Estrella Parkway after a woman and her friend reported an attempted armed robbery involving a person she met on t