Weekend wrap-up: Here are the biggest Arizona stories from Nov. 25-27
Nov 27, 2022, 6:00 PM
(Facebook Photo/Enchant Scottsdale)
PHOENIX — Scottsdale will host one of the world’s largest holiday-themed light events, Christmas lights have returned to the Latter-day Saints temple in Mesa after more than five years and police are searching for a suspect in a Phoenix shooting.
Here are some of the biggest stories that headlined the Arizona news cycle over the weekend.
People can see one of the world’s largest holiday-themed light events from right here in the Valley as “Enchant” is taking place at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick in Scottsdale.
The 10-acre spectacle began Friday and runs through Jan. 1 with ticket prices ranging between $20 for children and teens to $34 for adults. Tickets can be purchased online.
Those who attend can enjoy a walk-thru light maze that features more than four million lights, a 100-foot-tall holiday tree, a unique ice-skating trail, live entertainment, a village marketplace with crafts, gifts, festive culinary treats and holiday cocktails as well as visits from Santa.
Christmas lights have returned to the Latter-day Saints temple in Mesa this season after more than five years since they were last showcased.
The light display located near Mesa Drive and Main Street will run every day starting Nov. 25 through Dec. 31 from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Included in the free, public event are Biblical displays, thousands of lights and larger-than-life lighted wise men and their camels.
Police are asking the public for information in the shooting death of a 30-year-old man in the parking lot of a business in Phoenix on Friday.
David Denogean was shot around 6 p.m. near 12th Street and Bethany Home Road, the Phoenix Police Department said in a press release.
Fire personnel and officers provided medical aid and took Denogean to a local hospital where he died.
A 33-year-old man who was taken to a hospital by family members Friday night after being shot in Phoenix has died, authorities said.
Tecon Jackson died at St. Joseph’s Hospital after he was shot near Seventh Avenue and Culver Street, according to the Phoenix Police Department.
Police responded to the hospital around 10 p.m. after they were alerted that Jackson was being treated for a gunshot wound and learned that family members checked him in.
Police arrested and charged a man with murder in the stabbing death of a 33-year-old man in Phoenix late Saturday, authorities said.
Officers responded to a report of an injured person near 27th and Montebello avenues around 9 p.m., the Phoenix Police Department said in a press release.
When they arrived they found 33-year-old Bruce Daniels with stab wounds. Wilser Crème was charged with the murder after detectives developed probable cause through their rigorous investigation, authorities said.