Pedestrian hurt in Tempe hit-and-run crash

Police are investigating a hit-and-run crash near Rural Road and Southern Avenue that left a pedestrian injured. Rural was shut down at Southern, and eastbound Southern was closed due to the investigation.

Driver detained following rollover crash in Tempe

Police say the crash happened near Baseline and Kyrene Roads underneath a railroad crossing arm. Impairment is believed to be a factor in the crash. The driver fled the scene after the crash but was found by officers and detained. Other people inside the car suffered minor injuries.

Tempe OKs plan to change street, park names with KKK ties

Among the changes, Hudson Park will now be Parque De Soza. East Laird Street will become Obregon Street after pioneer farmer Pete Obregon. Redden Park will be renamed for late activist and philanthropist Michelle Brooks-Totress.