Murder investigation at upscale hotel; deadly shooting and stabbing in Phoenix l Morning News Brief

A shooting at a downtown Phoenix hotel left a woman dead; police are investigating a deadly shooting and stabbing in Phoenix; and more – here's a look at some of the top stories on for the morning of July 5.

1. Woman killed in downtown Phoenix hotel shooting


Deadly shooting at Renaissance Hotel in downtown Phoenix

Police are investigating a shooting that left a woman dead at an upscale hotel near Central Avenue and Adams Street.

2. Deadly shooting, stabbing in Phoenix


Man shot and killed, another man stabbed in Phoenix, PD says

A man was shot and killed and another was stabbed in Phoenix, the police department said. The incident happened near Camelback Road and Central Avenue.

3. Toddler pulled from pool, rushed to hospital


Toddler pulled from Phoenix backyard pool is in extremely critical condition, FD says

A toddler was pulled out of a Phoenix backyard pool and is in extremely critical condition, the fire department said.

4. AZ swing state analysis


Swing state analysis: Top issues for Arizona voters in the 2024 presidential election

Arizona has played a key role in the last several elections and it appears 2024 will be no different. Experts say Arizona will be a key battleground state thanks to issues like abortion, immigration and inflation.

5. Buc-ee's destroyed by fire

Today's weather


Arizona weather forecast: Excessive heat all weekend in Phoenix

Extreme heat continues on Friday, and we could be breaking a record in the Valley.