Saturday, July 26 2014 11:53 AM EDT2014-07-26 15:53:36 GMT
(WMC) - After fears that the water and electricity at Leahy's Mobile Home Park would be shut off next week, Memphis Lights Gas and Water has reached an agreement. The agreement gives the park until AugustMore >>
After fears that the water and electricity at Leahy's Mobile Home Park would be shut off next week, Memphis Lights Gas and Water has reached an agreement.More >>
Saturday, July 26 2014 11:50 AM EDT2014-07-26 15:50:48 GMT
(WMC) - The campaign for Shelby County District Attorney took another bizarre turn after some voters claims they got a flier comparing incumbent Amy Weirich to a witch. The Wizard of Oz's Wicked WitchMore >>
The campaign for Shelby County District Attorney took another bizarre turn after some voters claims they got a flier comparing incumbent Amy Weirich to a witch.More >>
Saturday, July 26 2014 11:48 AM EDT2014-07-26 15:48:44 GMT
(WMC) - A man identifying himself as a sheriff's deputy collecting money for a church walked into the wrong business Friday. "This individual walked in, said 'I work for the sheriff's department, andMore >>
A man identifying himself as a sheriff's deputy collecting money for a church walked into the wrong business Friday.More >>
Saturday, July 26 2014 11:39 AM EDT2014-07-26 15:39:06 GMT
A sheriff's deputy in training now accused of a nearly year-old deadly hit and run suddenly stopped driving his pick-up truck sometime last year, neighbors say. Hunter Queen, 24, is locked up in the ShelbyMore >>
A sheriff's deputy recruit accused of a hit-and-run accident that happened nearly one year ago, suddenly stopped driving his pick-up truck sometime last year, neighbors say. More >>
Saturday, July 26 2014 11:36 AM EDT2014-07-26 15:36:14 GMT
(WMC) - A proposal could force drivers to pay for using Interstate 40 in Arkansas. State leaders are considering setting up tolls. The tolls would help fund an I-40 expansion project from West MemphisMore >>
A proposal could force drivers to pay to use Interstate 40 in Arkansas. State leaders are considering setting up tolls.More >>
PHOENIX (CBS5) -
The man accused of fatally stabbing another employee at a downtown Phoenix restaurant has pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder and aggravated assault.
Javier Alonzo Romero, 23, made his plea in court Thursday morning, Maricopa County court officials said.
The incident happened at Tilted Kilt Pub and Eatery in downtown Phoenix on Nov. 25.
Phoenix police Sgt. Trent Crump said fellow workers heard an argument between employees at the eatery on the upper level of the Phoenix CityScape development at 2 E. Jefferson St. just before 9 a.m.
Crump said evidence and witness statements led detectives to believe that Romero attacked the victim and then cut himself.
Police said Romero tried to grab the gun of a police officer while being treated later at a hospital for cuts to his arm.
The victim was identified as 26-year-old Miguel "Mike" Angel Hernandez.
Crump said the incident was contained to the kitchen area of the Tilted Kilt, but police didn't know what started the argument.
"It's another example of workplace violence and that concerns all of us," Crump said.
Crump said the workers were getting ready for the restaurant's opening when Hernandez was stabbed.
Police said Hernandez had worked at the restaurant since it opened about three years ago.
The Tilted Kilt released the following statement on Monday:
"Tilted Kilt is saddened by the terrible tragedy that occurred at the Phoenix Pub the morning of November 25th. We are grieving the loss of a valued long time employee. We are supporting the Phoenix Police Department in their ongoing death investigation. Out of respect for the families involved and our employees, the Downtown Pub will be closed until Friday morning, November 29th at 11:00 am. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family during this difficult time. Additionally, Tilted Kilt is also working closely with our employees, offering grief counseling sessions as needed, as they deal with this tragic situation."
Romero's next court date is scheduled for Jan. 23, 2014.
Stay with cbs5az.com and CBS 5 News as this story develops.
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Friday, July 25 2014 6:54 AM EDT2014-07-25 10:54:07 GMT
Leaders of Oasis Church say they received more than 1,000 inquiries about the free house, but those interested say it would cost too much to move the structure.More >>
A free house offer fell through for a Pascagoula church. Last month, WLOX reported that Oasis Church wanted to find a good home for an old house. Leaders posted the house on social media and Craigslist. The post went viral, but there were no takers. So this week, the house came crashing down.More >>
Friday, July 25 2014 3:19 PM EDT2014-07-25 19:19:10 GMT
(WMC) – A prostitution sting was conducted at a Southaven hotel Thursday. As a result, the following 12 people were arrested: Preston K. Mitchell, 52, Memphis, Tenn., charged with procuring prostitutionMore >>
A prostitution sting was conducted at a Southaven hotel Thursday. Twelve people were arrested.More >>
Saturday, July 26 2014 11:03 AM EDT2014-07-26 15:03:41 GMT
Police are searching for two men who carjacked an SUV and plowed into a group of children and adults selling fruit at a Philadelphia street corner, killing three kids and seriously injuring two women.More >>
Police in Philadelphia are still hunting for a pair of carjackers who rammed a stolen SUV into a family selling fruit for their church, killing three young siblings.More >>
Thursday, July 24 2014 12:04 AM EDT2014-07-24 04:04:58 GMT
The victim of a vicious gang rape is warning other women in the metro area. The victim and her attorney talked about the attack exclusively with WLBT. The 35-year-old woman, whose identity we are protecting,More >>
The victim, whose identity we are protecting, said, "He put the gun to my head and told me to take my clothes off. And that's when I couldn't do nothing. I was just standing there crying. And the other dude came from behind the truck. He put one in my side. And they bent me over in my front seat and they started raping me over and over again." More >>
Friday, July 25 2014 11:13 PM EDT2014-07-26 03:13:44 GMT
(WMC) - Memphis police used a ladder during a suspect search near the airport after he jumped into a drainage ditch. The search took place in an area along Tchulahoma Road. Initial reports were that MemphisMore >>
Memphis police used a ladder during a suspect search near the airport after he jumped into a drainage ditch.More >>
Friday, June 20 2014 6:54 AM EDT2014-06-20 10:54:07 GMT
A church in Pascagoula is giving away a house appraised at $120,000. It's free, but the giveaway does come with one condition: You have to move the house.More >>
If you're in the market for a cheap house, there's one in Jackson County with an irresistible price tag. A church in Pascagoula is giving away a house appraised at $120,000. It's free, but the house giveaway does come with one condition: You have to move it.More >>
Friday, July 25 2014 11:10 PM EDT2014-07-26 03:10:44 GMT
(WMC) - A man is dead after a shooting in a South Memphis neighborhood. Police responded to 1484 Patton Street around 9 p.m. Friday. That is where the victim was found with a gunshot wound. CopyrightMore >>
A man is dead after a shooting in a South Memphis neighborhood.More >>