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Police: Bicyclist dies after crash near McQueen and Germann

by AZPSC News Feed
CHANDLER, AZ – Firefighters say a bicyclist has died after a collision with a vehicle in southeast Chandler. The crash happened around 4 p.m. at Airport Boulevard and Germann Road. Investigators say the driver remained on scene and was answering questions. #TrafficUpdate Intersection of McQueen and Germann will be closed https://t.co/RoPPpymHlF — Chandler Police (@ChandlerPolice) September 25, 2018 Police said the crash caused the closure of the intersection of McQueen and Germann roads. Officers advised drivers to avoid the area. Click here to check the latest traffic conditions. Further details about the crash were not immediately available. Source link

Phoenix mom accused of child abuse in baby’s death now faces first-degree murder charge | Arizona News

by cholland@azfamily.com (Catherine Holland)
A Phoenix mom is now facing a charging of first-degree murder in the death of her baby boy over the summer. Police first arrested Donielle Joyce King, 32, on suspicion of child abuse after her 1-year-old son was found dead in her apartment on Tuesday, July 17. According to court paperwork, King “admitted she left her son home when she left for work” at around 6:30 a.m. King told police she dropped off her four other kids at daycare, but that her 1-year-old son “had open sores so he was not eligible for daycare.” According to court paperwork, King told […]

Should Yavapai County Ban Texting and Driving?

by AZPSC News Feed
Yavapai County Supervisors take a long, hard look at a texting and driving ban. Watch for delays on Washington Avenue in Prescott due to concrete work.   Temporary sidewalk and driveway closures are required while this work is underway from East Sheldon to Churchill Streets, but personnel will accommodate access for local businesses and residents.   Drivers are asked to follow the marked detour signage to get to their destinations.  Construction involves the removal and replacement of sidewalks, driveway entrances and curb and gutter.  Crews are also removing and replacing the water main and installing new storm drain in that area.  […]

Maricopa High School increases security after social media threat | Arizona News

by sgebers2@azfamily.com
MARICOPA, AZ (3TV/CBS 5)– Maricopa High School is increasing security Tuesday after an overnight threat on an anonymous social media prompted parents to contact the school. The campus was cleared overnight and there is an increased presence at the school, according to the City of Maricopa Police Department. A message to families from Brian Winter, the high school principal, asked for students to leave backpacks at home, with an exception of small purses. Bags will be checked, according to Winter. In the message, the principal said that they were unable to determine the credibility of the threat, and that it was […]

Passenger attacked at Phoenix bus stop | Arizona News

by cplanalp@azfamily.com (Carissa Planalp)
PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) – A Phoenix woman says she was beaten at a bus stop near Camelback and 19th Avenue, but she wants to know why the bus driver didn’t try to prevent the attack. Syrena Rodriguez says she was riding the bus home Sunday around 5 p.m. when a passenger started threatening a few teen boys on the bus. “I was like, hey, I told him, ‘Stop! Those are little kids! You’re a grown man,’” says Rodriguez. “I said leave them alone.’ Rodriguez says everyone on the bus heard the commotion, but the bus driver didn’t take action. “So […]

Convicted Sex Offender Accused of Killing 2 Arizona Girls, Ages 6 and 13

by AZPSC News Feed
A convicted sex offender who was indicted this month in the slayings of two Arizona girls who disappeared and were later found dead faced arraignment Monday on charges of first-degree murder, kidnapping and sexual exploitation of a minor. Christopher Matthew Clements is seen in a booking photo released by Tucson police. Christopher Matthew Clements, 36, had been in a Phoenix jail for more than a year on burglary charges when the indictment in the case of the killings was issued earlier this month. He was extradited to Tucson for the arraignment and has pleaded not guilty. His public defender, Nikolas […]

PD: Scottsdale mom left 4-year-old home alone all night | Arizona News

by cholland@azfamily.com (Catherine Holland)
SCOTTSDALE (3TV/CBS 5) — A Scottsdale mother is facing a charge of child abuse after allegedly leaving her 4-year-old daughter home alone all night. Police arrested Alexandra Rose Ciliento, 29, at her home Sunday morning. According to the probable cause for arrest statement, Ciliento’s daughter knocked on a neighbor’s door at 6:30 a.m. because her mom was not home. The neighbor called police and said nobody had stopped by looking for the child. Police eventually got a number for Ciliento from the little girl’s father, who reportedly shares custody. According to court documents, Ciliento told police that she left at […]

Man indicted in killing of 2 Tucson girls may have other victims

by AZPSC News Feed
CLOSE Police say the remains of Isabel Celis, a Tucson 6-year-old who has been missing since 2012, have been found in “a remote area in Pima County.” KVOA Christopher Matthew Clements(Photo: Tucson Police Department) The man accused of killing two Tucson girls and burying their bodies in the desert is expected to enter a plea Monday afternoon in Pima County Superior Court. Monday’s arraignment will mark Christopher Clements’ first court appearance since law enforcement announced he had been indicted on 22 charges related to the killings of 6-year-old Isabel Celis and 13-year-old Maribel Gonzalez in a Sept. 15 press conference. Police records indicate […]

5-month-old boy left in bathtub found dead, police say | Arizona News

by John Q Public Safety
TARRANT, Ala. (AP) — Alabama authorities say a 5-month-old boy left in a bathtub has died. Center Point Fire Chief Donnie West tells Al.com that authorities responded to a Tarrant apartment Sunday evening and found the child unresponsive. The child was carried out of the apartment to paramedics, who then performed CPR and took the child to a hospital where he was pronounced dead. Jefferson County Sheriff’s Chief Deputy Randy Christian says a preliminary investigation says the child was placed in the bathtub by his father, who then left the room. Christian says the man then returned and found his son unresponsive. […]

4 kids in critical condition after rollover crash in Tolleson | Arizona News

by dbaker@azfamily.com (David Baker)
TOLLESON, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) – Six people, including four kids, were taken to the hospital after a rollover crash in Tolleson. According to police, a driver was heading west on Buckeye Road when they swerved to avoid an erratic driver, which caused the SUV they were in to roll over near 83rd Avenue. The vehicle landed in a culvert. The two adults and four kids were the hospitalized, with the kids being in critical condition, police said. The person who was driving erratically hasn’t been found. Copyright 2018 KPHO/KTVK (KPHO Broadcasting Corporation). All rights reserved. Source link