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  • 13 Dec 2019
    One Killed, Five Injured In Crash On 43rd Avenue
    One person has been killed, and five other people were injured in a multi-vehicle crash that happened in Phoenix on Thursday night. The AZ Family reported on its website that the crash occurred just after 5:30 p.m. near the intersection of 43rd Avenue and Olive Avenue.   The driver of a Honda Pilot collid
  • 12 Dec 2019
    Amazon Driver Foils Carjacker
    Last week, an Amazon employee in Phoenix just happened to be in the right place at the right time to prevent an armed carjacking. According to a story filed by ABC 15 in Phoenix, officers with the Phoenix Police Department had been conducting intensified patrolling around  Cave Creek Road and Cactus Road
  • 11 Dec 2019
    Elderly Victim Dies Two Months After Crash In Tuscon
    A 75-year-old victim of a crash that happened two months ago has died on Monday, December 9th, as a result of the injuries she suffered in the crash. In an article appearing on the Patch.com website, Tucson Police said that the October 1st crash happened at the intersection of West Via Ingreso and South Mi
  • 10 Dec 2019
    Public Safety Director Questioned About Special Treatment From Police After Speeding Incident
    KPNX Channel 12 in Phoenix reports that Department of Public Safety Director, Colonel Frank Milstead is facing increased scrutiny after an incident that happened in October near Camp Verde. In October, the head of DPS was pulled over by a Yavapai Sheriff’s Department deputy for driving erratically and dr
  • 09 Dec 2019
    Father Arrested After Suspected DUI Crash Kills His Son
    There are few things worse for a parent to suffer than the loss of a child. For parents who, through a lapse of judgment, end up causing such a loss face an even greater burden.  Such appears to be the case for a man who was arrested over the weekend for his role in a suspected DUI crash that left his 7-year
  • 06 Dec 2019
    Motorcyclist Killed On The North Side Of Tuscon
    Police in Tucson report that a motorcyclist was killed on Wednesday, December 4th, on the city’s north side. According to a report appearing on the Tucson.com website, the fatal crash happened at the intersection of Flowing Wells Road and West Kleindale Road at approximately 11:45 a.m. Officer Frank Mago
  • 05 Dec 2019
    Police Hunt For Carjacker Who Stole Box Truck And SUV
    The Phoenix Police Department is currently searching for a suspect who allegedly carjacked a box truck and a woman’s SUV early Wednesday. According to Phoenix Police Department’s spokesperson, Sgt. Mercedes Fortune, and appearing in a report released on The Arizona Family website, the incident began wh
  • 04 Dec 2019
    Single-Vehicle Crash Deemed A Homicide In Via Noche
    Tucson Police are now investigating a single-vehicle crash that happened in October as a homicide. According to a report by KGUN Channel 9 in Tucson, police officers were called to the scene within the 5200 block of South Via Noche. The accident reportedly happened at approximately 11:00 p.m. on October 30
  • 03 Dec 2019
    Alleged DUI Crash Outside Mesa Leads To Murder Charges
    A suspected DUI driver has been arrested on the charge of second-degree murder after her vehicle collided with another on Sunday, November 22nd. According to the report filed by Ayano Nagaishi, which appeared on the AZ Central website, 24-year-old Deanndra Oymay Woo of Mesa, Arizona, was arrested on the ch
  • 02 Dec 2019
    Plane Crash In South Dakota Kills Nine, Injures Three
    The holidays are the time of year when the number of families that travel to visit loved ones reaches its peak.  For one Idaho family, it was a journey that ended in tragedy when their plane crashed shortly after taking off, killing nine people on board and leaving three others critically injured. ABC 15
  • 27 Nov 2019
    Brothers Die Minutes Apart In ATV Crashes
    Accidents that end in tragedy can strike anyone at any time. Having to face the untimely death of a loved one is bad enough. Having to face two deaths at the same time, as one North Dakota family has had to do, can be unimaginably devastating. According to a recent story filed by ABC 15 in Phoenix, two bro
  • 25 Nov 2019
    Phoenix To Stop Using Red Light Cameras Next Year
    Last week the city of Phoenix announced that it would no longer be using traffic cameras at red lights or for speed on city streets beginning on January 1, 2020. A proposal to extend and renew the contract for the cameras was brought before Phoenix’s City Council and failed in a 4 – 5 member vote. P
  • 22 Nov 2019
    Police Issue Warnings About Distraction After Two Tragic Deaths
    In the aftermath of the deaths of two teenagers this month, law enforcement officials are warning motorists and pedestrians to keep their eyes and their mind on the road and to avoid distraction. AZ Central reports that on the morning of Friday, November 15th, in Peoria, a 14-year-old boy was struck by a v
  • 21 Nov 2019
    Tempe Considering Lowering Speed Limits
    Officials in Tempe have announced efforts to make the city safer by lowering or preventing crashes on its streets. One of the proposed ways that are meant to accomplish this is by reducing the speed limit on city streets. According to a report filed by AZ Central on its website, staff with the city of Temp
  • 20 Nov 2019
    Car Crashes Into Home That Ran Daycare, Three Children Injured
    It’s a scenario that is every parent’s worst nightmare.  When dropping off your child at daycare to go to work only to get a phone call later that day to inform you that your child was seriously injured. ABC 15 in Phoenix reports that was what happened on Tuesday for the parents of two toddlers and an
  • 19 Nov 2019
    Driver Hits Car Five Times Into Intersection Before Leaving Scene
    A man was arrested earlier this month on several charges after his involvement in a hit-and-run crash in Tempe, where he drove an unlicensed vehicle and hit another car five times before fleeing the scene. According to a report by ABC 15 in Phoenix, on the night of Wednesday, November 13th, Lorenzo Belmare
  • 18 Nov 2019
    Girl Chasing Ice Cream Truck Struck By Car
    It’s a fact that sometimes when children want something, they can act impetuously and put their own safety at risk.  Such a situation arose on Wednesday of last week when a 10-year-old Phoenix girl was struck by a car as she and another friend were attempting to catch up with an ice cream truck. Detecti
  • 15 Nov 2019
    Teen Robbery Suspects Crash Stolen Car, Kill Elderly Woman
    An elderly woman has died after her vehicle was hit by two teen robbery suspects in Southwest Houston on Thursday evening. Fox affiliate KSAZ-TV in Phoenix reported that the fatal crash happened at approximately 4:00 p.m. when two teens, 15 and 16 years of age, entered a vehicle that had been reported stol
  • 14 Nov 2019
    Hit-And-Run Rollover Crash Involves Four Vehicles, One Killed
    A hit-and-run rollover crash that involved four vehicles in Midtown Tucson on Wednesday has resulted in the death of one person. Tucson.com reported on its website that at approximately 12:20 p.m. a woman had been heading eastbound 22nd Street when her pickup truck was rear-ended by another vehicle traveli
  • 13 Nov 2019
    Man Gives Comfort To Person Pinned Underneath Semi Truck After Crash
    For some people, when faced with an emergency, they want to lend a helping hand if they can. For Ricky Lyons, that time came on Monday afternoon along Interstate 10 near the Ray Road exit when he witnessed an 18-wheeler that overturned in front of him. “I didn’t expect anyone to be under that truck and
  • 12 Nov 2019
    24-Year Sentence For Fatal Wrong-Way Crash
    A man has been sentenced to 24 years in prison for his role in a wrong-way crash that happened in the summer of 2017. Fox10 in Phoenix reports that Carlos Quinonez, 21, of Casa Grande, was found guilty by Coconino Superior Court on the charges of negligent homicide, driving under the influence of alcohol,
  • 11 Nov 2019
    NTSB Announces New Recommendations For Bike Helmets
    The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) recently announced its recommendation that bicyclists be required to wear a helmet in all 50 states. Fox 10 in Phoenix reports that the federal agency’s recommendation comes as the result of a sharp uptick in deaths of bicyclists across the United States.
  • 08 Nov 2019
    Dust Detection System Nearly Complete On I-10
    Dust being carried by Monsoon winds in the spring and fall is something most Arizonans come to expect. In order to make the conditions a little less hazardous to motorists, the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) reports that a $6.5 dust detection project along Interstate 10 near Eloy and Picacho Peak
  • 07 Nov 2019
    112 Pedestrians Killed Last Year In Phoenix
    The City of Phoenix isn’t exactly what you would consider safe if you’re a pedestrian. According to a report by Channel 12 News in Phoenix, 112 pedestrians were killed in the past year. That sobering figure has resulted in the unanimous approval by the Phoenix City Council to approve some $2 million in
  • 06 Nov 2019
    24 Open Containers Of Alcohol, Infant Found In Jeep After Arrest
    Arizona Department of Public Safety (DPS) officers have arrested a man after finding 24 open containers of alcohol in his vehicle on Monday Night. ABC 15 in Phoenix reports that the driver of a Jeep Wrangler was pulled over by DPS officers at the intersection of McDowell Road and 107th Avenue after the dri

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