Arrest made in cold case murder; critter rescue along Phoenix freeway | Nightly Roundup

From a man's arrest in connection with the cold case murder of a Phoenix teen to a rather unusual rescue along a Valley freeway, here's a look at some of the top stories on for Wednesday, July 10, 2024.

1. Suspect in cold case murder arrested


Arrest made in cold case murder involving Phoenix girl

The suspect, identified as Sergio Francisco Reyes, is accused of manslaughter and other felonies for his alleged role in the death of a teenage girl in Phoenix 20 years ago.

2. Critter rescued from Phoenix freeway


Reptile rescued from storm drain on Loop 101 in north Phoenix

If you were driving along the Loop 101 in north Phoenix on Wednesday morning, you may have witnessed an unusual scene.

3. Police car involved in rollover crash


Rollover crash leaves Gilbert Police car on its roof in Queen Creek

A rollover crash in Queen Creek left a Gilbert Police vehicle upside down and shut down an intersection.

4. Kroger, Albertsons to sell some stores as part of proposed merger

NOTE: While no supermarkets in Arizona operate under the Kroger brand, Kroger owns Fry's Food and Drugs, which is a sizable presence in Arizona. 


Kroger and Albertsons release list of stores to be divested in proposed acquisition

A list of stores to be divested as a result of a proposed merger between Kroger and Albertson's was released by Kroger. The proposed acquisition is in litigation by the FTC and several state attorney's general for anticompetitive practices.

5. Are we experiencing the hottest summer in history?


Phoenix heat experts expect 2024 to break the record for hottest summer in history

The National Weather Service says this summer is on pace to be the hottest in Phoenix history, breaking last year's record average temperature of 97 degrees. At the current pace we’re at now, our average temperature will be nearly 100 degrees.

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