Suspects shoot at firefighters inside Phoenix fire station
PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix police are searching for two men who broke into a fire station and opened fire on firefighters.
Authorities say the incident occurred Thursday around 8:30 p.m. at a...
Arrest made in fatal shooting near Phoenix fast food eatery
PHOENIX (AP) — Police say an altercation between two men outside a Phoenix fast food restaurant ended with one shooting the other to death.
Phoenix police Sgt. Tommy Thompson said in a news...
Phoenix police: Man fatally stabbed 80 times, suspect jailed
PHOENIX (AP) — Police have arrested a suspect accused of fatally stabbing a Phoenix man more than 80 times.
Sgt. Tommy Thompson said Friday it was unclear when 26-year-old Vamba Mamadee...
Arrests made in slayings of Phoenix coffee house workers
PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix police have arrested two teenagers in last year's shooting deaths of two coffee house workers.
Sgt. Tommy Thompson said Wednesday that two boys, ages 16 and 15, have...
PHOENIX (AP) — The Phoenix Police Department is speeding up the rollout of more body cameras amid community anger sparked by video of officers cursing and pointing guns at a black family suspected...
PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix police say horseplay involving a gun left a 13-year-old boy dead and a 16-year-old boy in custody.
Sgt. Tommy Thompson said Arthur Miles was visiting the apartment of...
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Valeri "Vako" Qazaishvili scored early and the San Jose Earthquakes held on to beat the LA Galaxy 3-0 in the California Clasico on Saturday night.
PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities say a 26-year-old man has been arrested after a traffic collision that killed his passenger.
Phoenix police Sgt. Tommy Thompson said Friday that Kensley Cody...
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Valeri Qazaishvili scored a goal in each half and the San Jose Earthquakes beat the Houston Dynamo 2-0 on Wednesday night.
PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix police say a nail salon worker who was shot during a robbery has died.
Sgt. Tommy Thompson says 45-year-old Dung Tang succumbed to his injuries Thursday.
PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on a reported carjacking and freeway closure (all times local):
A Phoenix freeway has reopened after being closed while authorities investigated a...
PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix police say a husband and wife are dead in what appears to be a murder-suicide.
Sgt. Tommy Thompson said in statement that 36-year-olds Michael Ruf and Susan Ruf were...
MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Milwaukee clinic that has provided free medical care to low-income and uninsured patients for 24 years has closed.
The Greater Milwaukee Free Clinic opened at a time when...
PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix police say a man is dead after a suspect opened fire at a motel.
Police spokesman Tommy Thompson says the incident happened shortly after 6 p.m. Sunday a motel in west...
PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix police are investigating the death of a woman after she was hit by a car.
Sgt. Tommy Thompson says the Tuesday night collision was near 27th Street and Thomas...
PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix police say a 58-year-old resident of a state treatment facility for sex offenders is accused of killing another resident over the victim's radio being too loud.
Phoenix police: 15-year-old threatened to blow up mosque
PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix police say they're investigating an alleged threat made by a 15-year-old high school student to blow up a mosque.
Sgt. Tommy Thompson said Wednesday the 15-year-old...
PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix police say a fleeing theft suspect was struck and killed by a vehicle on Interstate 10 while running to try to avoid capture.
PHOENIX (AP) — Police seized and returned three guns in November from a man who was arrested last week on suspicion of killing his wife, two of their young daughters and another man, a department...
Woman killed in shootout with federal agents identified
PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix police have identified a woman killed in a shooting which involved federal agents investigating a human smuggling operation.
Human remains found in south Phoenix home identified
PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix police have identified a set of human remains that were found in a suburban home.
Sgt. Tommy Thompson said Monday that the remains belong to 59-year-old Gary Lee...
Phoenix police roll out new body cameras
PHOENIX (AP) — The Phoenix Police Department is debuting its new system of body cameras for on-duty officers.
Phoenix police say the Axon body-worn cameras will go live Monday.
PHOENIX (AP) — A Phoenix man who thought his wife was having an affair killed her, two of their young daughters and a man, police said Friday.
The Latest: Phoenix police: Man booked in killing of 4
PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on the killing of four people in Phoenix (all times local):
Police have identified the 30-year-old Phoenix man arrested in the killings of his wife,...
Police: Passenger jumps out of jet at Phoenix airport
PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities say a man on a flight that had just landed in Phoenix sprayed other passengers with a liquid from a bottle and then opened one of the jet's doors and jumped to the...
PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix police say a mother and her three young children were hospitalized in serious condition after being struck by a hit-and-run vehicle while crossing a street and that one...
PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix police say detectives are investigating the death of a 46-year-old man in what was reported to be an accidental shooting.
Funeral set for officer killed while responding to crash
PHOENIX (AP) — Memorial services have been set for a Phoenix police officer who was struck and killed while investigating a crash.
A visitation for Officer Paul Rutherford is set for 2:30...
Phoenix police officer dies after being struck by SUV
PHOENIX (AP) — A veteran Phoenix police officer died Thursday after being struck by a vehicle while he was investigating an accident scene, authorities said.
PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix police say as many as 10 people may have been involved in the assault of a driver.
Police spokesman Tommy Thompson said Monday that investigators are searching for...
PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on shootings in Phoenix (all times local):
Phoenix police are looking for a man who they say allegedly shot and critically wounded three other men...
Phoenix police: 3-year--old boy critical with gunshot wound
PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix police say a 3-year-old boy's condition has stabilized, but he remains in critical condition after being shot in what may have been an accident.
Sgt. Tommy Thompson says a woman took her son into an emergency room Saturday morning for treatment of a gunshot wound to his shoulder.
Thompson says the incident is preliminarily believed to be an accident but that investigators are at the family's residence to determine what happened.
Police: Fatal shooting occurred after man ‘took offense’
PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix police say a 19-year-old man who allegedly "took offense" about a traffic encounter has been arrested in the fatal shooting of a 16-year-old boy who was a passenger in the other vehicle.
Sgt. Tommy Thompson said Friday the encounter led to the arrest of Edward Rodriguez Madera on suspicion of first-degree murder in the killing Tuesday night of Mohamed Shah Bin Salim.
Police: 16-year-old shot, in extremely critical condition
PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix police say a 16-year-old boy has died after being shot while riding in a car that had stopped at a red light.
Sgt. Tommy Thompson said Wednesday night that the boy had died and that investigators are trying to identify suspects in the case, which is being investigated as a homicide.
Phoenix police say 60-year-old woman struck crossing roadway
PHOENIX (AP) — Police say a 60-year-old woman has been struck and killed by a car as she crossed a major thoroughfare.
Sgt. Tommy Thompson said Selina Dole was crossing in the 4800-block of West McDowell Road about 6 a.m. Friday when she was struck by a Ford Fusion sedan driven by a 61-year-old man. The driver was not identified.
Police say the driver remained at the scene of the accident and impairment does not appear to have been a factor. He was not injured.
Police: Phoenix boy killed after dashing into roadway
PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities say a 5-year-old boy has been struck and killed by a pickup truck after he dashed into the roadway.
Phoenix Police Sgt. Tommy Thompson said Friday that Branden Weaver Jr. ran out from between two parked cars Thursday afternoon and was struck by a truck driven westbound by a 71-year-old man in the 2500-block of W. Maryland Ave.
Questions remain around doctors for incapacitated woman
PHOENIX (AP) — It remained unclear Tuesday if two doctors who cared for an incapacitated Arizona woman who gave birth as a result of a sexual assault could face any criminal fallout.
"Unfortunately, I don't have any details on the doctors," Phoenix police spokesman Tommy Thompson said in an email.
He would not say if they were being investigated as part of the case.
2 doctors for incapacitated patient who gave birth leave
PHOENIX (AP) — Two doctors who cared for an incapacitated woman who gave birth as a result of a sexual assault are no longer providing medical services at the long-term care center in Phoenix.
Hacienda HealthCare says Sunday that one has resigned. The other has been suspended.
The victim in her 20s had been in Hacienda's care since she became incapacitated at age 3 after suffering a near-drowning.
Facility where comatose woman gave birth faces new complaint
PHOENIX (AP) — A long-term care facility where an Arizona woman in a vegetative state was raped and gave birth said Friday that it's investigating another patient's allegation of physical abuse.
Hacienda HealthCare officials said in a news release that the female patient accused a registered nurse and a certified caregiver, both women, of abuse. The workers yelled at her and hit her head and arm, she alleged Thursday as federal and state auditors surveyed the Phoenix facility.
Police make 6 arrests in deadly Phoenix home invasion
PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix police have arrested three people in connection with a home invasion killing.
Sgt. Tommy Thompson said Friday that 36-year-old Matthew Zawacky, 46-year-old Michael Warner and 20-year-old Oscar Aguirre have all been booked on murder and armed robbery.
It was not immediately known if the trio had attorneys.
Phoenix police: Officers shoot armed robbery suspect
PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix police say officers shot and wounded an armed man during an encounter when police stopped a vehicle following the armed robbery of an Avondale restaurant.
Sgt. Tommy Thompson says police had four people in the vehicle under surveillance in connection with several previous armed robberies before the one in Avondale.
Comatose woman who had baby is hospitalized, police say
PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona woman in a vegetative state who had a baby after she was sexually assaulted at a long-term care facility is recovering at a hospital along with her child, authorities said Wednesday as they ramped up the search for a suspect in a case that's made shockwaves.
Commenting for the first time on the investigation since the Dec. 29 birth came to light, Phoenix police said they have not ruled out anyone and are still gathering DNA from all the facility's male employees.
The Latest: Police: Comatose woman hospitalized after birth
PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on a woman in a vegetative state at a Phoenix care facility who recently gave birth (all times local):
Phoenix police say a woman in a vegetative state who gave birth at a long-term care facility is hospitalized along with her baby.
Police spokesman Tommy Thompson said at a news conference Wednesday that investigators are gathering DNA from male workers at the facility and that a suspect has yet to be identified in the sexual assault.
Phoenix police: Man fatally shot during home invasion
PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix police say a 50-year-old was a man fatally shot in a home during a home invasion.
Sgt. Tommy Thompson says investigators are trying to identify suspects in the killing Tuesday night of Travis Dunham.
According to Thompson, Dunham was among multiple adults in the home when several suspects forced entry but that none of the other people were injured.
Police: 5 arrested in deadly Phoenix shooting
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona authorities say five people have been arrested in connection with a deadly shooting at a Phoenix apartment complex over the weekend.
As officers responded to the scene Saturday just before midnight, police were notified that two people showed up at a nearby hospital emergency room with gunshot wounds.
Police: Phoenix man fatally shoots wife, then himself
PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities say a Phoenix man shot his wife to death and then killed himself.
Phoenix police say officers were doing a welfare check at a home Sunday around 7:15 p.m. and forced their way inside after nobody came to the door.
Sgt. Tommy Thompson says they found 36-year-old Jocelyn Casdorph and 47-year-old Victor Issa dead.
Flags at half-staff to honor former President Bush
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — U.S. and state flags are flying at half-staff until sunset on Dec. 30 in Wisconsin and elsewhere to honor former President George Herbert Walker Bush who died Friday at age 94.
Gov. Scott Walker was among politicians sending condolences to the Bush family, calling the 41st president a "true gentleman," adding that the country is better because of his service.
House Speaker Paul Ryan said Bush was a man "for all seasons: a war hero, a statesman and affectionate family man."
Artifacts from 1857 shipwreck go up for sale
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A submersible that helped retrieve gold from an 1857 shipwreck off the South Carolina coast three decades ago is for sale, along with the ship's large, bronze bell and other artifacts.
Phoenix officer fatally shots man after robbery of big rig
PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix police say a 43-year-old man who carjacked a tractor-trailer rig was fatally shot by an officer in a neighborhood where the man drove the stolen big rig.
Sgt. Tommy Thompson said police were trying to identify the dead suspect and that no officers were injured during the Thursday encounter about a block from where the truck was stolen in a business' parking lot.