Nightly Roundup: Crash victim memorial torn down; college sports realignment

From a mystery surrounding a crash victim memorial that was taken down to the future of the Pac 12, here's a look at some of the top stories on for Friday, August 4, 2023.

1. Memorial for crash victim torn down


Arizona widow wonders why someone tore down a memorial set up for her late husband

It has been months since an Arizona man died in a crash, and the victim's widow recently discovered that a memorial erected in her late husband's memory has been torn down. Now, she is wondering who would do something like this.

2. Remains found on Phoenix trail identified


Police release identity of victim whose remains were found on South Mountain trail

Phoenix Police were called to an area near the Holbert Trailhead after a hiker discovered a skull that "showed what appeared to be trauma." A set of car keys and the victim's clothing – a dark blue sweatshirt, jeans, a plaid dress shirt, and Converse shoes – were also found.

3. Man who faked having cancer sent to prison


Chandler man who faked having cancer, ALS sentenced to prison

A Chandler man has been sentenced to nine years in prison after he faked having cancer and ALS to defraud his family and friends.

4. Future of the Pac-12


Big Ten grabs Oregon, Washington; Big 12 completes Pac-12 raid with Arizona, Arizona State and Utah

The Big 12 announced Friday night it is adding Arizona, Arizona State and Utah as members next year, completing its raid of the Pac-12.

5. Day at amusement park takes sad turn


Boy falls from coaster at Florida amusement park, rushed to hospital with 'traumatic injuries': officials

A six-year-old child was rushed to the hospital on Thursday with serious injuries after possibly falling off a roller coaster at the Kissimmee Fun Spot amusement park, according to paramedics.

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