Crime Files: Man dumped body parts in Arizona, Phoenix canal murder trial to begin

This week's top crime stories for the week of Sept. 26: Woman, boy found dead in San Tan Valley home; Glendale family sounds off as street racing takes a toll on their home; a man found guilty of dumping body parts in Arizona; a convenience store employee says a delivery driver scalded her; and Bryan Patrick Miller, a man accused of killing two women in 1993, is expected to stand trial Oct. 3.

A desert 'tsunami,' SeaPod homes, and 'Zillow Gone Wild': This week's heartwarming, offbeat headlines

From Raising Cane's customers getting a surprise from actor Rob Schneider to a desert 'tsunami' in Death Valley, a Phoenix home decorated to look like an 80's movie, and a "Godzilla" scaling a Florida home, there was no shortage of intriguing tales this week. Here are some of our favorite heartwarming and offbeat stories from Sept. 17 - 24 that have helped make our days a little brighter - or at least, more interesting.

Crime Files: Arizona beauty salon owner murdered; mummified body found in home

Our top crime stories for the week of Sept. 12: An Arizona man charged after girls found in enclosed trailer; new reports reveal background of a north Phoenix mass shooting suspect; Bullhead City police arrest burglary suspect, discover mummified body inside home; a beauty salon owner accused of killing wife, another man in Avondale; Arizona troopers recover a dog stolen from a California family.

Crime Files: Arizona man accused of luring child; Man ransacks Prescott tattoo shop

Our top crime stories for the week of Sept. 4: Phoenix couple dies after argument ends in murder-suicide; tips needed in case of missing Phoenix woman believed to have been 'violently and viciously' killed; Casa Grande man kills family members; Arizona man accused of sexual assault, luring child from bus stop; man ransacks Prescott tattoo shop, causes $100K worth of damage.

'Family of thieves,' cheap gas, a Phoenix Police shootout: this week's top stories

From a family who is reportedly involved in a string of “distraction jewelry thefts" in California, an Apache Junction man accused of being found with nearly a dozen stolen vehicles, to a Phoenix Police shootout that ended with three dead and several others, including officers, injured – this was a busy week for crime in Arizona and across the U.S.

Crime Files: Arizona stolen car bust; multiple threats made to schools

Our top crime stories for the week of Aug. 29: nearly a dozen stolen vehicles found at Apache Junction man's home; a deadly north Phoenix police shooting; a rash of school threats across Arizona; a suspect dead following a shootout with Maricopa Police; a second grader who brought guns and ammo to school.