Parents of children killed in Tonto Basin flooding avoid prison time; judge sentences both to probation
Lacey Rawlings has pleaded guilty to seven counts of child abuse. Both she and Daniel Rawlings were not sentenced to prison for an incident that led to the deaths of three children.
Parents of Arizona children killed in Tonto Basin floodwaters to plead guilty
Daniel Rawlings will plead guilty to three counts of manslaughter and seven counts of child abuse. Lacey Rawlings will plead guilty to child abuse, one count for every child in the vehicle at the time.
Parents of Arizona children swept away in Tonto Basin floodwaters plead not guilty
Daniel Rawlings was indicted by a grand jury on three counts of reckless manslaughter and seven counts of child abuse. Lacey Rawlings was indicted on seven counts of child abuse.
US grant to pay for bridge over Tonto Creek where 3 children died
Siblings Willa Rawlings, 6, and Colby Rawlings, 5, and cousin Austin Rawlings, 5, died while trying to cross the creek about 75 miles northeast of Phoenix. Willa and Colby’s parents, Daniel and Lacey Rawlings, and four other children were rescued.
Parents of children who died in Tonto Basin facing manslaughter, child abuse charges
The parents of the three kids who died after being swept away by floodwaters in Tonto Basin are facing charges of manslaughter and child abuse by Gila County officials.
Arizona House passes bill to fund Tonto Creek bridge after 3 kids swept away by floodwaters
A bill that would fund the construction of the Tonto Creek Bridge in Gila County has passed in the Arizona House.
Ducey seeks federal funding for bridge after Arizona kids die in creek
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey on Wednesday asked the federal government to provide money to build a bridge over a creek where three children died when a family member tried to drive through surging storm runoff late last year.
State lawmakers may take up bill that will fund Tonto Basin bridge following tragedy that killed 3 children
This year could be the year a project to build a bridge over the Tonto Basin area gets state funding. This comes just weeks after an incident that killed three children
Calls for $20 million to build bridge over Tonto Basin following deaths of 3 children
State lawmakers are introducing a bill to pay for a bridge over the Tonto Basin.
GCSO: Body found in Roosevelt Lake confirmed to be that of Willa Rawlings
Officials with the Gila County Sheriff's Office say a child's body that was found in the Roosevelt Lake area Friday afternoon is that of missing Willa Rawlings.
GCSO: Man dead after car was swept away by Tonto Creek floodwaters
Gila County Sheriff's Office says a man has died after being swept away by floodwaters in Tonto Creek.
Day 8: Crews using sonar technology to find 6-year-old girl in Arizona creek
It's day eight of searching for 6-year-old Willa Rawlings, who was swept away by floodwaters in Tonto Basin.
Search for missing 6-year-old girl in Arizona creek now a recovery mission
The search resumed Thursday for a 6-year-old girl missing since being swept away in a rural Arizona creek during a rainstorm.
Pants of missing girl found in Arizona creek
Authorities found pants belonging to a 6-year-old girl missing since last week in a rural Arizona creek, but say they haven’t located the child yet.
Calls for a bridge at Tonto Creek expected to increase following recent deaths
The tragic deaths of two children after being swept away by floodwaters have put a lot of eyes on Tonto Creek.
Arizona governor: Building bridge where kids died a priority
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey says he will work to find money in next year’s state budget to help build a bridge over a rural creek where a family was swept away last week.
Search continues for Arizona girl swept away in Tonto Basin creek waters
Authorities are resuming the search for a 6-year-old Arizona girl who was among three children swept away in raging creek waters.
Search continues for missing 6-year-old girl swept away by Tonto Basin floodwaters
Gila County officials are still searching for a 6-year-old girl that was swept away in a flooded creek in Tonto Basin earlier this week.
Gila County Sheriff's Office: 5-year-old boy and girl dead, 1 child missing after vehicle was washed down Tonto Creek
Authorities confirm two children were found dead and one is still missing after a vehicle was washed down Tonto Creek.
Updates on search for missing girl in Tonto Creek
FOX 10's Justin Lum reports.