July 4th celebrations in Arizona; election theft suspect accused of another crime l Morning News Brief


Independence Day celebrations and fireworks are happening across the Valley; a man accused of stealing from a Phoenix election office has been linked to another alleged crime; and more – here's a look at some of the top stories on FOX10Phoenix.com for the morning of July 4.

1. Where to see July 4th celebrations in AZ


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.

2. AZ theft suspect linked to another alleged crime


Arizona election theft suspect accused of stealing jewelry from Phoenix Art Museum

According to court documents, 27-year-old Walter Ringfield was captured on surveillance video stealing $9,500 worth of jewelry from mannequins at the Phoenix Art Museum during a private event.

3. AZ congressman reportedly calls on Biden to drop out

4. Italian Air Force flies over Grand Canyon


Italian Air Force precision team flies over Grand Canyon, Vegas Strip

The Italian team flew over the Grand Canyon in Arizona and refueled at Nellis Air Force Base in Las Vegas as part of a 2024 North American tour, including nine events and 17 flyovers.

5. Candy recall may be linked to death


Recalled Diamond Shruumz microdosing candies may be linked to a death, nearly 50 illnesses: FDA

Federal health officials are investigating a possible death and dozens of illnesses tied to recalled "microdosing" candies laced with a chemical found in mushrooms and sold online and in vape shops nationwide.

Today's weather


Arizona weather forecast: Excessive Heat Warning on July 4th

An Excessive Heat Warning will go into effect at 10 a.m. on July 4 in Maricopa County. The high in Phoenix is expected to reach around 114°F.