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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A bill that would fund the construction of the Tonto Creek Bridge in Gila County has passed in the Arizona House.
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.
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
State lawmakers are introducing a bill to pay for a bridge over the Tonto Basin.
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.
Gila County Sheriff's Office says a man has died after being swept away by floodwaters in Tonto Creek.
It's day eight of searching for 6-year-old Willa Rawlings, who was swept away by floodwaters in Tonto Basin.
The search resumed Thursday for a 6-year-old girl missing since being swept away in a rural Arizona creek during a rainstorm.
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.
The tragic deaths of two children after being swept away by floodwaters have put a lot of eyes on Tonto Creek.
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.
Authorities are resuming the search for a 6-year-old Arizona girl who was among three children swept away in raging creek waters.
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.
Authorities confirm two children were found dead and one is still missing after a vehicle was washed down Tonto Creek.
FOX 10's Justin Lum reports.