Boy who died following hiking rescue IDed; man accused of Target store theft spree | Nightly Roundup

From fire officials stressing the dangers of heat in the aftermath of a deadly hike to an alleged theft spree involving Target stores in the Phoenix area, here's a look at some of the top stories on for Wednesday, July 3, 2024.

1. Update on deadly South Mountain hike


Boy who died following hiking rescue on South Mountain identified by police

Police say the child, identified as 10-year-old Cortinez Logan, moved to Phoenix from Missouri with his family recently.

2. Man accused of Target theft spree


Man accused of Valley-wide theft spree | Crime Files

Investigators say the suspect in a series of five thefts involving four Target stores across the Phoenix area has "no permanent ties to Arizona or the USA."

3. Get ready to celebrate 4th of July


Celebrate July 4th in Phoenix and across Arizona: Where to see fireworks, celebrations

Looking for places to see the fireworks in the Valley or elsewhere in Arizona to celebrate the 4th of July? Here's a list of some of the places holding some dazzling Independence Day celebrations.

4. Tornado in Tucson


Tuesday late-night tornado confirmed in Tucson: NWS

The tornado, according to forecasters with the National Weather Service, lasted about 10 minutes.

5. Garbage truck fire prompts evacuations


Garbage truck fire prompts evacuations in Mesa

A fire forced the evacuation of homes on Wednesday near Southern Avenue and Horne. No injuries were reported.

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