Nightly Roundup: Cold case murder solved; learning more about aquamation

From a suspect being named in the death of an Arizona woman decades ago, to a detailed look at an alternative to burial and cremation that could soon be offered in Arizona, here's a look at some of the top stories on for Friday, August 25, 2023.

1. Decades-old cold case solved


Cathy Sposito: Man who killed Arizona woman linked to other crimes, sheriff says

The Yavapai County Sheriff's Office held a news conference on Aug. 25, announcing that Bryan Scott Bennett committed the murder. Bennett died by suicide in 1994 but was linked to Sposito's murder through DNA evidence.

2. Shooting at Phoenix bus stop


Suspect accused of shooting man, baby at Phoenix bus stop

Police say they have arrested a suspect suspected of shooting and wounding a man and a baby at a bus stop in Phoenix.

3. Learning more about aquamation


What is aquamation, an environmentally-friendly alternative to burials and cremations

Americans, according to figures from a survey, overwhelming choose to bury their loved ones after they passed away, or cremate them. However, there are alternative options that are now available. Here's what to know about aquamation, as well as the implications and concerns surrounding it.

4. Sad update to water-related incident in the West Valley


Child drowns days after being pulled out of pool: Goodyear PD

A child has died, according to Goodyear Police officials, days after a water-related incident in the West Valley city.

5. Arizona connection to mass shooting in the OC


Cook's Corner mass shooting: At least 3 dead, several others hurt at popular OC bar

A mass shooting at Cook’s Corner, a popular bar in Orange County, left at least four people dead, including the gunman believed to be a retired cop.

A look at what's happening this weekend


Events, things to do in Phoenix this weekend: Gathering of the Ghouls, Beyoncé-themed brunch and more

Check out Beyoncé-themed brunches, summer socials, horror conventions and more happening in the Valley this weekend.

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