Information was supplied by law enforcement and describes recent arrests and charges. All defendants are presumed innocent.
Police say Caitlyn Smith shot her 10-year-old nephew while babysitting him, when the firearm she was playing with accidentally discharged. Read more.
Robin Franklin, 37, and John Radcliff, 36, have been arrested for first-degree murder in connection with a man found dead near a wash in Pinal County. Read more.
Rudy Jaramillo, 30, was arrested on suspicion of stabbing and killing a 14-year-old boy in Glendale, Arizona. Read more.
Frantz Beldorin, a hospital employee, was arrested for allegedly sucking on a patient's toes. Read more.
New charges detail a disturbing and bloody crime scene in St. Paul where police say a man murdered a woman in front of a young child on Wednesday. Read more.
Courtney Dawn Gibson, 27, was arrested in connection to the discovery of a missing woman's body that was found in the trunk of a car. Read more.
Sarah Boone, 42, was arrested after detectives said her boyfriend died after being zipped into a suitcase and left inside for hours. Read more.
Matthew Dmitri Richardson, 19, is accused of trying to blow up a vehicle outside of the Pentagon. Read more.
Aaron Wells, 30, is accused of impersonating a peace officer in New Mexico and Arizona. Read more.
Thomas Stemen is accused of jabbing a woman with a syringe inside a Maryland grocery store. Read more.
Ailenys Carmenate, 31, is accused of trying to murder her three children, including a 6-month-old baby. Read more.
Jeremiah Allen Olp, 42, is accused of killing his neighbor's dog by giving it meth. Read more.
James Quanah Ball was arrested and accused of stabbing his sister-in-law at a home in Chandler, getting involved in six hit-and-run crashes, and leading DPS troopers on a wrong-way pursuit down a Valley freeway. Read more
Jerrad Bigman, 23, is was arrested after allegedly being combative and ramming a police car three times during a chase through Flagstaff neighborhoods. Read more.
California police say a dispute over a rental agreement led a 20-year-old woman and her teenage boyfriend to kill three people. Anthony McCloud, 18, and Jordan Guzman, 20, were named suspects in the murders. Read more.
Police arrested 29-year-old Fausto Francisco Galindo-Gonzalez in connection with a deadly shooting at a Phoenix apartment complex. He's accused of manslaughter. Read more.
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Officials with the Arizona Department of Juvenile Corrections say one of its officers has been fired following an arrest over child porn-related accusations. He was soon found unresponsive in his jail cell and died at the hospital. Read more.
Kyren Gregory Perry-Jones and Cailyn Marie Smith allegedly drove two teenage boys off a roadway they were riding along with flags supporting President Donald Trump attached to their bicycles, police said. Read more.
Lori Vallow has been arrested and accused of desertion and nonsupport of dependent children, resisting or obstructing officers, criminal solicitation and contempt of court in connection with the disappearance of two children that has garnered national and global attention. Read more
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A man who was caught texting about molesting children by a fellow plane passenger has been sentenced to 15 years in prison. Read more.
A K-9 officer was injured during a barricade situation where 61-year-old Harold Whistler is accused of striking the dog with a pellet gun. Read more.
Donald Murray, 38, was arrested in Terre Haute, Indiana after reportedly leading police on a short pursuit. Read more.
Manual Corral is accused of sexually assaulting an 85-year-old dementia patient at a Mesa care facility. Read more
Austin Roberts is accused of taking videos up female students' clothing at Thunderbird High School. Read more
Brigido Gonzalez-Chilel is accused of touching a 13-year-old girl inappropriate while at Castles N' Coasters in Phoenix. Read more
Robert Lee Noye, 52, is accused of holding a woman captive and forcing her to watch the 1977 miniseries “Roots,” telling her the nine-hour historical drama would make her better understand her racism. Read more.
Terrance Hoover, 30, was arrested after police say he broke into a $4 million Florida penthouse owned by the father of superstar Taylor Swift. Read more.
Gabriel Munoz, 24, was arrested in connection to a shooting in Phoenix that left one many dead and a second man wounded. Read more.
Romeo Ruiz was arrested in connection to a deadly shooting in Tonopah. Read more.
Aaron Marcoux, 18, was arrested in connection to a crash that left a 34-year-old man dead. Read more.
An 18-year-old homicide suspect from Fresno County was found in Arizona. He's accused of shooting and killing a 19-year-old. Read more.
Glendale police say 39-year-old Shata Johnson (left) shot and killed her husband, 55-year-old Timothy Johnson, and left his body in a car for several days outside of their home. Read more.
Police say 23-year-old Devonna Hinds was arrested after she neglected her dogs, then threw their bodies in a trash bin after they died. Read more.
Laverdous Moore, 19, was arrested in connection to the fatal shooting of a 21-year-old man in the parking lot of Mountain View Community Center in Phoenix. Read more.
A woman who police say used heroin, overdosed and had hot water poured all over her in an attempt to wake her up, died 6 days after the incident. 63-year-old Gary Rundle is accused of being responsible for her death. Read more.
Marcus Mathis was arrested in connection to a shooting that happened during broad daylight in the busy part of a Florida town. Read more.
A California man is accused of sexually assaulting a child and dog, authorities said. The investigation led to the arrest of 46-year-old Timothy Carl Lawrence. Read more.
Rene Perkins, 48, was arrested in connection to the deadly shooting of a 65-year-old man in central Phoenix. Read more.
Police say 28-year-old Clayton Colborn used the Yubo app to meet a 13-year-old girl for sex in Florida. Read more.
The Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office said 42-year-old Krista Cline was arrested in Texas after being accused of defrauding money from people with special needs in Arizona. Read more.
Deputies say a father turned the tables on Jason Kane Tillman, a suspected home invader when he tackled Tillman and held him until authorities arrived at the scene. Read more.
Brandon Mitchell, 31, was arrested on suspicion of shooting and killing a 43-year-old man during an altercation at the Loft Again bar in Phoenix, Arizona. Read more.
A Florida elementary school teacher has been charged with child abuse after police said she shoved a first-grade student into a wall, knocking the boy's tooth out. Read more.
Nicholas Forman, 23 is accused of beating his 23-year-old girlfriend to death over a text message from her ex-boyfriend in Pennsylvania. Read more.
Phoenix Police officials say 21-year-old Khari A. Lane has been arrested in connection with the death of a 29-year-old man in the West Valley. Read more
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Qaw’mane Wilson, 30, has been sentenced to 99 years in prison for her 2012 murder-for-hire killing. Read more.
Scottsdale Police say 20-year-old Quinn Jamieson is accused of stealing alcohol at the Phoenix Open and then running from police, having to be rescued from a canal. Read more.
Jonathan Maxey Bulluck Jr., 23, was charged with felony animal cruelty and felony larceny of a dog.
Police say 23-year-old Maxey Bulluck Jr. is accused of stealing and beating a dog named Tigger, then stabbing it to death and sawing it in half. Read more.