Tourists report illness after hike; AZ man accused of planning racial shooting | Morning News Brief

Dozens of hikers are falling ill after visiting an Arizona destination; a shooting investigation following an overnight incident in Phoenix, and more – here's a look at some of the top stories on for the morning of June 12.

1. Dozens reported falling ill after visiting Havasupai Falls


Dozens report illness after visiting Havasupai Falls

Dozens of hikers who visited Havasupai Falls at the bottom of the Grand Canyon this summer are leaving one of America's most treasured national parks with an unknown sickness.

2. Arizona man accused of planning racially-motivated mass shooting out of state


DOJ: Arizona man was planning racially motivated mass shooting in Georgia

A now-arrested Arizona man was plotting a racially motivated mass shooting in Georgia to incite a race war ahead of the upcoming election, the federal authorities say.

3. Shooting investigation underway in Phoenix


Police investigating shooting near west Phoenix intersection

The shooting, according to police, happened near the area of 55th Avenue and Osborn.

4. Former rideshare driver accused of sexual abuse


Former Lyft driver accused of sexual abuse after driving Phoenix woman home

A former Lyft driver is under arrest after police say he sexually abused a woman he was giving a ride home from a topless sports bar in Phoenix where she works.

5. Phoenix gets ready ahead of monsoon season


Monsoon Preparedness: Phoenix gets ready ahead of summer storm season

The monsoon season starts on Saturday, June 15.

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