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Authorities are investigating a deputy-involved shooting in Goodyear late Wednesday morning. The shooting happened about 11:30 a.m. at a Circle K convenience store near Interstate 10 and Litchfield.More >
The suspect had been identified as a "person of interest" in the death of Mark Meginley, 51, whose body was found along a road in Buckeye last week, Maricopa County sheriff's deputies said. More >
Wednesday, April 23 2014 4:53 PM EDT2014-04-23 20:53:58 GMT
Five top employees have been fired from Arizona's new child welfare agency. Director Charles Flanagan said these workers were responsible for the internal process that led to more than 6,500 abuse andMore >
Director Charles Flanagan said these workers were responsible for the internal process that led to more than 6,500 abuse and neglect cases being closed without investigations.More >
Wednesday, April 23 2014 2:49 PM EDT2014-04-23 18:49:34 GMT
Lake Roosevelt rescue
A rescue operation is underway to reach a man who fell into the Saloma Cove area at Roosevelt Lake, about 80 miles east of Phoenix. The Gila County Sheriff's Office said it got a 911 call from a man whoMore >
Gila County Sheriff J. Adam Shepherd said the man, identified as Adam Jordan, suffered numerous injuries and was in and out of consciousness when he was flown to Scottsdale Osborne Hospital.More >