Nightly Roundup: New details on SR 51 chaos; Pentagon to release more info on UFO

From new details surrounding an incident that prompted State Route 51's closure, to a deadly shooting south of Phoenix, here's a look at some of the top stories on for Thursday, August 31, 2023.

1. New details on driver accused of causing SR 51 chaos


Driver accused of causing huge police response and traffic delays on SR 51 identified | Crime Files

An unresponsive driver in possession of an 'AK-style pistol' resulted in a law enforcement situation that closed a portion of State Route 51 near Downtown Phoenix for some time, according to DPS.

2. Deadly shooting south of Phoenix


Man dead following Casa Grande officer-involved shooting, police say

Police in Casa Grande are investigating a deadly officer-involved shooting that happened on Aug. 31.

3. Arizona couple shares IVF journey


Arizona couple shares IVF journey just as their son takes his first steps

An Arizona couple used invitro fertilization to get the family of their dreams, and the baby they never thought was possible just took his first steps. Here's the story of Stephanie, Jasmine and Nakoa.

4. Deadly shooting rocks Phoenix neighborhood


Man shot, killed in north Phoenix neighborhood

Officers were called to an area near 8th Street and Grovers Avenue at around 4:30 a.m. for a shooting call and found the man severely wounded.

5. Pentagon to release more info related to UFOs


Pentagon to release declassified UFO photos, videos and reports on new website

The Pentagon on Thursday announced the launch of a new website with the All-domain Anomaly Resolution Office (AARO), which will provide the public with declassified information about UFOs, or what the government calls unidentified anomalous phenomena (UAPs).

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