Nightly Roundup: Strange twist in Carlee Russell case, Arizona restaurant incident ends in arrest

From new details surrounding the disappearance of an Alabama woman who was found safe, to a fast food chain restaurant incident that ended with a school employee's arrest in Arizona, here's a look at some of the top stories on for Wednesday, July 19. 2023.

1. Strange twist in story of woman found following disappearance


Carlee Russell searched Amber Alerts, movie 'Taken' prior to disappearance, police say

Investigators say they have been "unable to verify most of Carlee’s initial statement."

2. Arizona woman arrested following fast food restaurant incident


Queen Creek area school employee accused of assault following incident at fast food store: court documents

A Gilbert woman has been arrested, according to court documents, following an incident at a chain fast food store in the Queen Creek area.

3. Drug exposure incident at Arizona jail


Correctional officers among 5 people exposed to drugs at Arizona jail

The incident happened at a jail in Pima County, and fentanyl, along with a drug known as 'tranq,' were reportedly involved in the incident.

4. Police chace spans two California counties


Suspect carjacks 3 vehicles in wild California police pursuit

The high-speed chase reportedly went through Los Angeles and Ventura Counties, and ended when CHP officers conducted a PIT maneuver.

5. Streak of extreme heat not over yet


Phoenix breaks all-time record for warmest low, sets a new daily high

This breaks the all-time record low of 96 degrees that was set back in 2003.

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