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June 2, 2021 in

Police Officer Ginarro New killed in red-light running crash in north Phoenix

PHOENIX, AZ - A Phoenix Police officer was one of two people killed when a driver ran a red light in north Phoenix on May 31st, 2021.  Officer Ginarro New was 27 years old. He leaves behind a wife, mother, brother, and grandmother, Phoenix Police Chief Jeri Williams said early Tuesday morning. A police...
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May 26, 2021 in

Four Mesa children recovering after wind picked up bounce house more than 15 feet

MESA, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -- Four children are recovering from injuries after a dust devil picked up a bounce house in Mesa last week. One of the children is still in the hospital.  It started out as an end-of-the-school-year celebration at the Trovita Estates, a gated community in Mesa. (Source: Kevin Lee) It started...
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May 20, 2021 in

Phoenix mom Dominica Fuller-Cordova dies in crash, leaving behind five young children

PHOENIX, AZ - A Phoenix man planned to marry the mother of his children, only to lose her in a car accident Saturday. "It's like one day she was just there, and then she's just gone," said Ruben Villalpando, after losing the love of his life, Dominica Fuller-Cordova. Clinging to his small children, Villalpando tries...
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May 19, 2021 in

Snapchat Can Be Sued Over Role In Fatal Car Crash, Court Rules

Three young men got into a car in Walworth County, Wis., in May 2017. They were set on driving at rapid speeds down a long, cornfield-lined road — and sharing their escapade on social media. As the 17-year-old behind the wheel accelerated to 123 miles per hour, one of the passengers opened Snapchat. His...
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May 16, 2021 in

Dereck Ashe died after suspected impaired driver runs red light, causes multi-vehicle crash in Phoenix

PHOENIX, AZ -  A crash involving 5 cars left one person dead in Phoenix near 27th Avenue and Camelback Road on Friday, May 15th, 2021. According to Phoenix police, a white Acura sedan was heading south on 27th Avenue and the driver didn't stop for the red light at Camelback Road around 2 a.m....
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May 11, 2021 in

Phoenix police arrest driver after apparent street racing crash left a 28-year old woman dead

PHOENIX, AZ – A man has been arrested after an apparent street racing crash in Phoenix May 2, 2021 that left a woman dead. Police say 34-year-old Andrew Friedlander has been booked into jail for manslaughter. The crash occurred at the intersection of 91st Avenue and Indian School Road in west Phoenix around 9:30 p.m....
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May 11, 2021 in

2 Arizona Highways Rank Among the ‘Most Dangerous’ in US

PHOENIX, AZ - These statistics put Interstate 17 between Phoenix and Flagstaff as the 4th-most dangerous highway in the country. A total of 103 lives lost across 146 miles of road. Those statistics put Interstate 17 between Phoenix and Flagstaff as the 4th-most dangerous highway in the country, according to a new report from Teletrac Navman. ...
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May 7, 2021 in

Peloton recalls all treadmills after a child’s death and 70 injuries

New York, NY - Peloton recalled its Tread+ and Tread treadmills Wednesday, May 5th, 2021, and the company admitted it was wrong to fight the Consumer Product Safety Commission's request that it do so. About 125,000 treadmills are included in the recall. The CPSC said that there has been one child who died and...
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April 26, 2021 in

2 ASU Students Hit by Truck While Walking in Tempe, Suspect Arrested

TEMPE, AZ - Police say they have arrested a man after 2 ASU students were hit by an impaired driver in Tempe this weekend. It happened Saturday evening near the intersection of Rural Road and Apache Boulevard, right next to campus. Surveillance video from nearby Jerry's Drive-In Liquors captured what happened. The two male...
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April 22, 2021 in

Arizona Drivers Can Be Pulled Over For Hanging Items On Rearview Mirror

According to Arizona State Statute 28, a person cannot drive with anything obstructing their view hanging from their rearview mirror. Police are allowed to stop any driver that fits that qualification. Arizona State University School of Criminology Professor and former assistant Phoenix Police Chief Kevin Robinson says laws like this are mostly used to stop...
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