Phoenix, Arizona

MCSO K9 Bull is a good doggo as he retires from duty after eight years

Bull is officially off to enjoy the retired life.<p>The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office shared photos of their K9 officer on Facebook to announce his …

Maricopa County

Body of a man found at Saguaro Lake

A man's body was found at Saguaro Lake Thursday.<p>A woman kayaking had just launched from boat ramp 1 when she saw a head, according to the Maricopa …

Maricopa County

Maricopa county officials warning drivers of road fissures after monsoon storms

APACHE JUNCTION, AZ - Maricopa County officials are warning we could see more fissures popping up across the Valley and in other parts of the state …

Maricopa County

Records: Man accused of DUI after I-17 wrong-way crash had suspended license

Records show deputies found Steven Jones in the driver's seat trying to turn on his car after the wrong-way crash just south of New River on Aug. 15.

Crime

Van Damme's son pleads guilty in Arizona knife incident

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — A son of actor Jean-Claude Van Damme has pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct for holding his roommate at knifepoint at their apartment in suburban Phoenix.<p>Nicholas Van Varenberg had a change of plea hearing Wednesday.<p>He's now scheduled to be sentenced on Oct. 3 and authorities …

Crime

Arizona Lawyer Accused of Misconduct for Releasing Video of Police Beating His Client Bloody

Now, the Maricopa County prosecutor is accusing Royle of misconduct.<p>Prosecutor Riley Figueroa filed a memo to Maricopa County Superior Court Judge …

Maricopa County

14-year-old student drowns on school trip to Salt River

A 14-year-old boy drowned Wednesday morning during a school trip to the Lower Salt River, officials said.<p>The director of the Arizona International …

Maricopa County

MCSO: Mesa man dies after being shot overnight

<b>MESA, Ariz. (KSAZ)</b> - Authorities say a man has died after he was shot overnight in Mesa.According to the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office, the …

Maricopa County

Man accused of killing man in Chandler in 2016 pleads guilty

Court records say Sublasky thought Hogart was romantically involved with his girlfriend while he was in jail.

Crime

Adoptable pets from Arizona Humane Society and Maricopa County Animal Care (8/15)

Want to save the life of a shelter pet and bring a new best friend into your home? There are hundreds of adoptable cats and dogs awaiting a new home. …

Scripps

How accurate are Martha McSally and Kelli Ward political ads?

PHOENIX - With eyes across the nation on Arizona's U.S. Senate race, attack ads are popping up on TV.<p>ABC15 is checking the facts in political …

Kelli Ward

Driver arrested on suspicion of DUI after wrong-way crash on I-17

A suspected wrong-way driver was arrested after a crash on Interstate 17 north of Phoenix early Wednesday, the Arizona Department of Public Safety …

Crime

Man shot in Mesa area later dies at hospital

A man who was shot in a county island near Mesa later died at a hospital Tuesday night, officials said.<p>Maricopa County Sheriff's Office deputies …

Maricopa County

Some Arizona independent voters got the wrong ballot

Some independent voters across Arizona received ballots they never requested. Officials are blaming the company that runs the state's voter system.

Government

McDonald's to give face-lift to 200 Arizona restaurants

McDonald's remodeling 200 Arizona restaurants<p>A major remodeling has taken place at the McDonald's at 32nd Street and Indian School Road in Phoenix. …

McDonald's

Driver accused of intentionally hitting man with car outside Walmart in Surprise

Surprise police say Chet Becker Jr., 19, intentionally hit a man with his vehicle in the parking lot of a Walmart, Aug. 13, 2018.

Roads

Construction workers duct-tape man who they say tried to steal officer's gun

Construction workers restrained a man with duct tape after a Surprise police reserve officer was assaulted by a man who attempted to take his gun …

Maricopa County

Mesa man indicted, found with 'graphic' child porn

MESA, AZ - A Mesa man has been indicted on 10 counts of child sexual exploitation after he was found in possession of graphic child porn images and …

Maricopa County

Phoenix woman killed teen runaway and left her body in dumpster, records say

Records say Lorenda Ritter told police she had strangled the woman before wrapping her body in plastic wrap and leaving her in a dumpster.

Crime

Police: Women sexually assaulted by man she thought was Uber driver

Jose Samuel Ocheita was arrested Thursday on suspicion of two counts of sexual assaults.

Crime

Independents, have you requested your ballot? Time is running out

Primary election day is Aug. 28. Friday is the deadline to request a ballot by mail. And yes, independents can vote in Arizona's primary.

Government

His husband wanted a divorce, so this man beat him to death, police say

PHOENIX – A 24-year-old man appeared in court Monday, accused of killing his husband after the man asked for a divorce.<p>Roommates of the pair called police to their apartment Friday to report a possible suicide, according to court records. Officers arrived to find Yacoub Aranda refusing to come out …

News (U.S.)

August 12, 2018

Los Angeles Sparks v Phoenix Mercury<p>PHOENIX, AZ - AUGUST 12: Phoenix Mercury huddle during the game against the Los Angeles Sparks on August 12, 2018 …

Basketball

Detectives investigating human remains found in north Phoenix

A man walking through a desert area in north Phoenix contacted authorities Friday when he came across what appeared to be human remains.<p>Maricopa …

Crime

RAINFALL TOTALS: How much rain fell near you? (8/12)

Monsoon storms brought rain, damaging winds, and hail to various parts of the Valley Sunday afternoon.<p>Here is a look at the measurable rainfall …

Weather

Human remains found in desert in north Valley; MCSO investigating

CAREFREE, AZ - The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after human remains found in the north Valley.<p>Authorities were investigating in …

Maricopa County

Sheriff's Office: Man arrested in triple homicide in Wittman

WITTMAN, Ariz. (AP) - The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office says a 35-year-old man has been arrested in the shooting deaths of three other men at a …

Crime

Maricopa County animal shelters maxed out following monsoon storms

PHOENIX - Maricopa County animal shelters are maxed out following this week’s round of intense storms and forecasters predict more wind, rain, and …

Maricopa County

3 men dead following shooting in Wittmann, suspect arrested, Sheriff's Office says

Maricopa County Sheriff's Office Deputies arrested Hermelindo Guzman Sanchez in connection with the killings at his home in Wittmann.

Maricopa County

Are you on the 'inactive voter' list? Here's what to do

PHOENIX - Seems like it never really stopped but it's officially election season again and if you think you're registered to vote, you may want to …

Elections