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911 calls, body cam video released from bizarre arson, murder case | Arizona News

by John Q Public Safety
PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) – Phoenix police have turned over audio tapes of terrifying 911 calls from a bizarre crime spree that started with arson and ended with murder. One of the calls was made by a woman whose husband was killed in their house while she was hiding from an intruder. The crimes happened on March 31, 2018 and the calls started coming in during the very early hours of the morning. [RELATED: Wife ‘grief stricken’ following alleged murder of husband; Phoenix neighborhood worried by rise of crime] “Someone just ran through and, like, poured gasoline on everything,” one caller said. […]

As murders in the city of Tucson rose last year, TPD’s solve rate exceeds national average | Crime-and-courts

by AZPSC News Feed
Murders over the last year in the City of Tucson rose by 13 percent for reasons unknown to local law enforcement, but the Tucson Police Department has managed to solve the vast majority with the community’s help.  Tucson Police investigated 53 murders last year, with three occurring during the last three days of the year. That number is up from 47 in 2017. The department’s homicide clearance rate of 76 percent is higher than the national average of 61.6 percent, which Tucson Police Chief Chris Magnus attributes to the large number of tips from the community and exceptional work by […]

Mesa woman arrested for allegedly attacking boyfriend with hammer | Arizona News

by AZPSC News Feed
MESA, AZ (3TV/CBS5) — A Mesa woman has been arrested for allegedly attacking her boyfriend with a hammer on Christmas morning. The Dec. 25 incident happened at a home near Mesa Drive and Southern Avenue. Mesa police say a neighbor called them after hearing a disturbance at the home. When officers arrived at the house, police say they found 30-year-old Jessica Julianna Ruiz-Iturbe holding a hammer in her hand. Police say Ruiz-Iturbe and her boyfriend had gotten into an argument. During the course of the dispute, police say Ruiz-Iturbe threw the Christmas tree into the kitchen, knocking over several items. Police say her […]

Police investigating after woman in vegetative state gives birth at Phoenix care facility

by AZPSC News Feed
PHOENIX – A woman in a vegetative state, who has been in the care of Hacienda Healthcare in Phoenix for more than 10 years, gave birth on Dec. 29 when employees did not know she was pregnant, a source told 12 News. Now, Hacienda Healthcare is at the center of a sexual assault investigation by Phoenix police.  The woman is non-verbal and cannot move on her own. According to the source, staff members did not know she was pregnant until she started moaning Saturday and when a nurse came in, the patient was crowning. The patient is in the care […]

Woman in vegetative state gives birth in Arizona

by AZPSC News Feed
KPHO via CNN Phoenix police are investigating possible sex abuse at a nursing facility after a female patient recently became pregnant and gave birth. KPHO via CNN Phoenix police are investigating possible sex abuse at a nursing facility after a female patient recently became pregnant and gave birth. More headlines PHOENIX (KPHO/KTVK) – PHOENIX (KPHO/KTVK via CNN Wire) — Police in Phoenix, Arizona, are investigating possible sex abuse at a nursing facility after a female patient recently became pregnant and gave birth. Sources said the alleged victim has been a patient at the Hacienda HealthCare facility for at least a decade […]

Sex abuse probe after coma patient has baby

by AZPSC News Feed
KPHO Copyright 2019 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. KPHO PHOENIX, Ariz. – A woman in a vegetative state for at least 14 years has given birth to a baby, now Arizona police and investigators are trying to figure out how it happened. A source close to the case who asked to remain anonymous told KPHO-TV that whoever did it took advantage of someone with absolutely no way to defend herself. “None of the staff were aware that she was pregnant until she was pretty much giving birth,” the source […]

Woman in a vegetative state gives birth, prompting investigation

by AZPSC News Feed
Police in Phoenix, Arizona, are investigating a possible sexual assault after a woman who has been in a vegetative state for at least 14 years gave birth to a baby at a care facility on Saturday. The woman has been a patient at the Hacienda Healthcare Skilled Nursing Facility for at least a decade, CBS affiliate Arizona’s Family reported. Her baby is healthy. A source told Arizona’s Family that workers didn’t know she was pregnant until she went into labor. Police in Phoenix, Arizona, are investigating a possible sexual assault after a woman in a vegetative state gave birth at […]

Police release video of Gov. Doug Ducey’s 19-year-old son arrest at Scottsdale bar | Arizona News

by cholland@azfamily.com (Catherine Holland)
SCOTTSDALE (3TV/CBS 5) — The Scottsdale Police Department released video of the arrest of Gov. Doug Ducey’s 19-year-old son at a Scottsdale bar last month. The body camera video, purposely blurred by Scottsdale police was taken outside of the Boondocks Saloon back on Sunday, Dec. 16. Arrest records from the Scottsdale Police Department show that 19-year-old Joe Ducey was arrested for allegedly using false identification to enter the bar. According to the police report, an officer patrolling on a bike saw a man jump over the gate at Boondocks, apparently to avoid having his ID checked at the door. While the […]

Woman in Vegetative State Gives Birth, AZ Police Investigate

by AZPSC News Feed
A patient in a vegetative state at a nursing facility in Arizona gave birth on December 29, CBS News reports. Phoenix police are currently investigating the incident as a possible sexual abuse case. A source familiar to the situation, who asked to remain anonymous, told local CBS-affiliate KPHO that none of the staff at the Hacienda HealthCare facility knew the patient was pregnant until she went into labor and began moaning. A nurse reportedly delivered the baby, who the source says was born healthy. The KPHO reporter seemed to ask the source in a roundabout way about whether the patient […]

Silver Alert: Police ask you to be on the lookout for Glendale woman

by AZPSC News Feed
Silver Alert: Police ask you to be on the lookout for Glendale woman … TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) – Police are looking for an endangered … Source link