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  • December 13, 2010

    PHOENIX – Even the runway at the nearby airport is quiet. It’s 3 in the morning, Wednesday, September 8th, 2010. A car backs-up to the back door of the Flight Line Bar & Grill on 19th avenue north of Deer Valley Road, Phoenix police sergeant Darren Burch says. “And the suspects get out of the […]
  • April 30, 2007 (Re-Broadcast)

    Daniel Levault flipped off an angry driver. That driver shot and paralyzed him.

  • November 29, 2010

    PHOENIX – The summer of 2010 was a rough one for the Arizona Republican Party. The party’s headquarters at 24th Street and Osborne was vandalized, according to Phoenix police sergeant Darren Burch. “There’s no obvious sign of theft,” Burch said. “None of the computers or laptops or anything like that were taken.” Burch says the […]
  • November 1, 2010

    PHOENIX – 39-year-old Jaime Sapien and his wife Veronica had just left a birthday party for the son of one of Jaime’s co-workers. It was 3 a.m. on September 22, 2002, and Veronica was driving them home. “When the victims approached 63rd Avenue and Campbell, they were at a stop and the suspects were walking, […]
  • October 25, 2010

    TEMPE, Ariz. – 21-year-old Kyleigh Ann Sousa was studying pre-law at ASU, but her family says she was beginning to gear more towards the medical field. The Jersey girl moved here to go to school and was working at the Tavern on Mill. On Wednesday, May 26, just before 2 a.m., Kyleigh was walking across […]
  • Sept. 27, 2010

    PHOENIX – On what should have been a quiet Sunday night, at about 11 p.m. on August 22, 2010, a security guard was patrolling an apartment complex at 49th Street and McDowell Road. That was when he spotted four young men and approached them, Phoenix Police Sergeant Darren Burch aid. “He instructed the subjects to […]
  • Sept. 20, 2010

    PHOENIX – Whenever she got into his truck, Karl Markovic’s stepdaughter says he always had Christian music on the radio. In fact, Karl and his wife had just found a new church and were loving it. His stepdaughter says he was the kindest person she knew. “He would see someone out on the street that […]
  • August 30, 2010

    PHOENIX – A 28-year-old woman woke up early to take the trash on Saturday, July 24, 2010. That meant a trek out of her apartment, near 12th Street and Peoria, to the dumpster. Phoenix Police Sergeant Darren Burch described what happened next, at about 4:30 a.m.: “And she saw her neighbor, who she doesn’t know, […]
  • August 23, 2010

    PHOENIX – You can hear the pride in Lori Milus’s voice when she talks about her son, Jared Olsen. “When he found something that he liked to do, he gave it 1000 percent,” Milus said. On Friday, April 28th, 2006, at about 9:30 p.m., Jared and a couple of friends were at home near 37th […]
  • August 9, 2010

    PHOENIX – It’s 9:30 a.m. on Friday, June 4th, 2010. A woman living in an apartment near 4th Street and Southern Avenue in Phoenix answers a knock on her door. A woman asks if she has a lighter she can use to light her cigarette. Phoenix Police Sergeant Darren Burch says she’s about to reply, […]
  • Feb. 14, 2007 (rebroadcast)

    Chances are you have one at work and this thief may try to steal from it. He’s been burglarizing them in Scottsdale and Phoenix since October 2006. “He’s targeting something unique though – vending machines,” says Phoenix Police Sgt. Paul Penzone. He says the suspect breaks in and takes all the cash. “Fortunately, a lot […]
  • July 26, 2010

    “This is absolutely one of those who-done-its?,” said Phoenix police Sgt. Darren Burch. “June 27th, 2010. The Phoenix Fire Department responded to a business fire at 35th Avenue and Glendale, about a half-mile north.” A realty office. Firefighters get the blaze out. “Then they find 50-year-old Blanca Acevedo dead.” And it looks like she was […]
  • July 19, 2010

    PHOENIX – A couple of arsonists may have picked the wrong shed to set on fire. The arsonists hit the Arizona Grand Resort at around 4 a.m. on July 13, 2010, according to Phoenix Police Sergeant Darren Burch. Burch says the two men set fire to a storage shed that was being used by Swank […]
  • June 28, 2010

    PHOENIX – Ed Forst was murdered on June 21st, 2007, but police still don’t know who did it. “It’s not knowing that’s the hard part,” said Ed’s wife, Darcy. That’s why family and friends of Forst have raised a $100,000 reward in this silent witness case. Phoenix Police Sergeant Darren Burch said Forst was driving […]
  • June 21, 2010

    PHOENIX – A parent’s worst nightmare: “Some guy called and said that my son had been shot.” On Saturday, May 8, at about 1:30 a.m., that nightmare became a reality for one Arizona parent. Phoenix Police Sergeant Darren Burch says Jesus Gutierrez was leaving the Déjà Vu bar, located at Bethany Home Road and 27th […]