TX Man Luis Orrantia ID’d As Victim In Sunday Morning Fatal US-54 Hartley County Crash

HARTLEY COUNTY, TX (THECOUNT) — Luis Orrantia, of Dalhart, TX, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Sunday on US-54 in Hartley County.

Officials say at 5:20 a.m., Orrantia, 33, exited the roadway and drove into oncoming traffic on US 54 2- miles southwest of Dalhart for an unknown reason.

Orrantia’s pickup truck hit an 18-wheeler head-on.

Orrantia was pronounced dead on scene by Dallam County Justice of the Peace, Carol Smith. Orrantia was not wearing a seatbelt. The driver of the 18-wheeler was transported to the Coon County Memorial hospital in Dalhart with non-life-threatening injuries. The driver was wearing a seat belt. Continue reading

AZ Victims In Wednesday Night Fatal Phoenix Alta Vista Village Shooting Identified

PHOENIX, AZ. (THECOUNT) — Nefertiti Ford and Mark Lopez, have been identified as the Wednesday night Phoenix shooting victims.

Ford, 30, was transported with gunshot wounds and is expected to survive. Lopez, 26, was also transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

Family members reportedly gathered outside the Alta Vista Village, located at, 4540 N 39th Ave, in Phoenix, AZ, when an altercation turned deadly.

When police arrived, they located two individuals suffering from gunshot wounds.

Ford was transported to a local hospital and is expected to survive her injuries. Police identified her as 30-year-old Nefartiti Ford. The man, later identified as 26-year-old Mark Lopez, was located at the scene of the shooting. Continue reading

UPDATE: AZ Woman Killed, Child Very Critical, Identified After Struck Friday In Phoenix Horror Hit-And-Run

PHOENIX, AZ. (THECOUNT) — UPDATE: The victims in a Friday night Phoenix hit-and-run have been identified as 52 year old, Wanda J. Trujillo and 2 year old, Enoch Trujillo. The suspect and vehicle involved in the tragic crash have not been located.

The Phoenix Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating the driver of the vehicle that struck and killed Wanda Trujillo and very seriously injured little Enoch in Phoenix Friday night.

(ORIGINAL STORY:) Police say they are hunting for a dark colored older model SUV after a hit-and-run that killed a woman and left a young child in very critical condition Friday night at the intersection of 16th Street & Broadway Road, Phoenix, AZ.

Witnesses told police the older model SUV was traveling northbound on 16th Street when it struck the woman and 3-year-old child near the intersection of 16th Street and Broadway Road. Police said the woman and child were not in a crosswalk when they were hit. Continue reading

AZ Bride Charged With DUI After Causing Crash On Way To Marana Wedding

Marana bride, Amber Young, was arrested after causing a three-car collision that sent one person to an Arizona hospital with minor injuries.

Young, 32, was en route to her wedding Monday morning when she was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence in southern Arizona, said Marana police.

An officer suspected Young, who was wearing a white, floor-length dress, was driving impaired. She was handcuffed and taken to a police station.

The bride submitted to a blood test and signed a criminal citation for DUI before she was released to her fiancee, according to Sgt. Chriswell Scott of the Marana Police Department. Continue reading

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Teen Arrested Over Snapchat School Shooting Prank

An Arizona teen arrested by police after posting a Snapchat photo of his school hallway with the caption, “planning the school shooting.”

Lucky for the 16-year-old, his name hasn’t been released because he is a minor.

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The image made it all the way to Colorado where a high school student named Kaylee saved it, automatically notifying the sender. Continue reading

YES Bassist Chris Squire DEAD At 67

The “Yes” band’s amazing bassist, Chris Squire has died the band confirmed on their official Facebook page.

He was 67.

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“It’s with the heaviest of hearts and unbearable sadness that we must inform you of the passing of our dear friend and Yes co-founder, Chris Squire. Chris peacefully passed away last night in Phoenix Arizona, in the arms of his loving wife Scotty,” Continue reading

Warren Sapp ARRESTED After Super Bowl Over Assaulting Phoenix Escorts

Ex-NFL player and current NFL Network analyst, Warren Sapp, was busted after an altercation with two female escorts after the Super Bowl.

Phoenix Police were called by the females to the hotel over reports Sapp assaulted them when it came time to pay up.

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The women claim the argument turned physical and spilled out into the hallway. Cops say the women had injuries consistent with a struggle. Continue reading