PHOENIX - From a mother's search for justice following her son's shooting death to a brazen theft that was caught on camera, here's a look at some of the top stories on FOX10Phoenix.com for Friday, September 8, 2023.
1. Shocking truck theft caught on camera
Surveillance video captures the moment a new pickup truck was stolen in the Phoenix area, but it was what happened to the truck afterwards that left the owner stunned.
2. Man accused of killing worker at pharmacy chain
A person is dead, according to Mesa Police officials, following a shooting that happened inside a CVS pharmacy store.
3. Mom speaks out as police continue to search for her son's killer
It has been months since Daniel Perez Jr. was shot and killed by a man who broke into a home in Phoenix, and yet, no arrests have been made in connection with Perez's death. Now, his mother is demanding answers, as well as justice.
4. Court docs detail shocking stabbing of Phoenix woman
An autopsy later performed revealed Hawking had been stabbed 26 times. Part of a knife was still lodged in her back.
5. Monsoon takes toll on Arizona nature
A "blowdown" event took place on Aug. 22, causing the saguaros to be uprooted, snapped along the trunks or broken at the arms or the tops.
A look at what's happening this weekend
Check out Maluma, Mexico Unearthed Wine Festival, Phoenix Mercury Fan Appreciation Night and more happening in the Valley this weekend.
Also, avoid these roads this weekend
Watch out for closures on I-17, US 60, I-10 and more this weekend.
Finally, your weather forecast for tonight
4PM Weather Forecast - 9/8/2023
We can expect a weekend of excessive heat, but could rain be just around the corner?