A slow-speed freeway pursuit on metro Phoenix freeways ended on a local street when a SUV being chased by state troopers accelerated through a Tempe intersection and collided with another vehicle before crashing.
“They all brought their gifts to this world and they ended up in a place where they had no one,” said Hospice of the Valley Community Engagement Director Lin Sue Cooney. “It’s our collective responsibility as a community to make sure that they have dignity and comfort at the end of life.”
A judge ruled to remove a Democratic candidate from the ballot to replace Trent Franks in the 8th Congressional District. Gene Scharer didn’t file enough signatures to qualify. That came to light after a supporter of Democratic rival Hiral Tipirneni challenged the signatures.
The Homeland Security Department announced this week it is waiving environmental rules in order to tear down about 20 miles of vehicle barrier along the New Mexico border and replace it with a higher wall.