City of Mesa holds Little Libraries raffle

The City of Mesa says residents are invited to create Little Libraries "to inspire a love of reading through book exchanges and fostering connections in neighborhoods." A raffle is being held through Jan. 19 and one winner will be chosen from each of six Mesa City Council Districts. More information at

Popular Mesa restaurant forced to close after fire

When crews arrived at the scene, they began to fight the fire from inside the restaurant, but pieces of the roof started to collapse, so firefighters were forced to battle the fire from the outside.

Two people shot outside Mesa bar

Two people suffered gunshot wounds outside of Gabby's Sports Bar and Grill, but are expected to survive, Mesa officials say. 

Fireworks spark house fire in Mesa

Firefighters say someone tossed fireworks into the trash, which sparked a fire at a home near Stapley and McKellips. No one was injured in the fire, but it did leave two people displaced.

Holiday drive-thru car wash now open in Mesa

American Speed Wash located near Gilbert Road and the US 60 in Mesa wanted to get its huge holiday display up and running at the start of December, however, a Grinch ruined those plans by stealing thousands of dollars worth from the attraction.