Peoria drowning victim remembered; latest on Matisyahu concert controversy | Nightly Roundup

From a police shooting in the East Valley to the latest in a concert cancellation controversy in Tucson involving a Jewish-American singer, here's a look at some of the top stories on for Friday, February 16, 2024

1.  Loved ones remember Peoria drowning victim


Peoria drowning: Family grieves passing of boy who was full of joy and life

"If you could imagine a more happy-go-lucky, excited about life, always smiling – I don’t ever really think that I saw him upset – three-year-old, that would be Dominic in a nutshell," said the uncle of a child who drowned in Peoria last week.

2. Matisyahu: Latest on concert cancellation controversy


Matisyahu: Head of Arizona concert venue 'deeply saddened and offended' over antisemitism accusations

The head of an Arizona concert venue has released a lengthy statement on their decision to cancel a concert that was supposed to be put on by Jewish-American singer Matisyahu on Feb. 15. The singer appeared to blame antisemitism as a factor in the cancelling of his show in Tucson, as well as a show in Santa Fe, N.M.

3. Officer-involved shooting in Mesa


Mesa police shooting: Officers fired at suspected car thief

Police say this is still a very active scene, and they're asking everyone to please stay out of the immediate area of Barkley and Mahoney.

4. East Valley teen violence latest


Teen violence: Gilbert PD announces new investigation; total cases now at 12

The Gilbert Police Department announced they've opened a new teen violence investigation. This brings the total number of cases to 12.

5. A new home for baseball exhibits in Mesa?


Spring training: New home for baseball exhibits planned in Mesa

Officials with the Mesa Historical Museum say they hope the new home for baseball exhibits will allow them to avoid rotating the display of baseball memorabilia.

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