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Pilot escapes injury after crash landing at Goodyear airport

A PLANE rests at the Phoenix Goodyear Airport Sunday after crash landing. The pilot of the small, experimental aircraft reported no injuries. Photo submitted by Goodyear Fire Department
A PLANE rests at the Phoenix Goodyear Airport Sunday after crash landing. The pilot of the small, experimental aircraft reported no injuries. Photo submitted by Goodyear Fire Department

A pilot crash landed at the Goodyear airport Sunday morning but was not injured, according to a fire spokesman.

The incident occurred before 10 a.m. According to the Goodyear Fire Department, a small, experimental plane went down at the end of the runway at the airport.

The pilot reported no injuries and he was not treated or transported, the spokesman said.

Wed
07
Jun
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Tolleson author pens young adult book

AUTHOR RACHEL KIRKALDIE works at her desk May 2 in her Tolleson home. Kirkaldie’s first published book, The Unicorn Hunter, will be released June 13. View photo by Jordan Christopher
AUTHOR RACHEL KIRKALDIE works at her desk May 2 in her Tolleson home. Kirkaldie’s first published book, The Unicorn Hunter, will be released June 13. View photo by Jordan Christopher

Rachel Kirkaldie’s The Unicorn Hunter hits shelves June 13

It's been a long journey for one Tolleson writer, but her hard work and perseverance has paid off.

Rachel Kirkaldie will have her literary dreams come true with the publication of her first book, The Unicorn Hunter, on June 13.

It’s been exciting and it’s definitely been an eye-opening experience for me,” Kirkaldie said. “It’s something new.”

Sun
04
Jun

UPDATE: Police identify man shot and killed by Avondale officer

A man died after an officer-involved shooting in Avondale June 3, according to police.

The incident occurred at about 8 p.m. near the intersection of Thomas Road and 107th Avenue. According to the Glendale Police Department, which took over the investigation, Avondale Police Department officers responded to a report of a man with a gun at a home.

Fri
02
Jun

Woman pleads guilty to terrorism charges

A woman pleaded guilty to terrorism and weapons misconduct charges after attempting to help her husband build an explosive at a prison in Buckeye, according to a release.

Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced June 2 that Michelle Marie Bastian pleaded guilty to terrorism and conspiracy to commit misconduct involving weapons.

On May 1, 2016, and Oct. 12, 2016, Bastian plotted to commit an act of terrorism at the Arizona State Prison Complex-Lewis in Buckeye. Her husband, Thomas Bastian, is an inmate at the prison.

Fri
02
Jun

UPDATE: Driver shot self along I-10 in Buckeye

A driver accidentally shot himself while traveling along Interstate 10 in Buckeye June 2, according to a highway spokesperson.

Officials responded to a report of a shooting at about 7 a.m. Friday near Verrado Way.

According to the Arizona Department of Public Safety, a commercial truck driver received a gunshot wound to his lower left leg while traveling. The man exited the freeway and was transported to a local hospital.

It was previously reported he had received a gunshot wound but it was unclear how the shooting happened.

During an investigative interview, the driver told detectives he accidentally shot himself within the cab of the truck and falsely reported being the victim of a shooting

The investigation remains open.

 

Wed
31
May
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Umbrellas over the foster system

Goodyear resident volunteers to help foster child

Tasha Lockhart of Goodyear is filling a role that is direly needed in Maricopa County.

She is a Court Appointed Special Advocate volunteer.

Wed
31
May
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‘Like their own’

BILL AND CINDY pose in Oceanside, Calif., in 2016 with their sons, Billy, left, Adrian, Dallas, Brandon and Charlie. Submitted photo
BILL AND CINDY pose in Oceanside, Calif., in 2016 with their sons, Billy, left, Adrian, Dallas, Brandon and Charlie. Submitted photo

West Valley couple adopts 5, has fostered 20-plus children

Editor’s note: Because of the sensitive nature of foster care cases, the View has chosen to use first names only for this story.

 

When Bill and Cindy moved into their 3,000-square-foot home in the West Valley about 10 years ago, they did so with the intention of having Cindy’s father join them.

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31
May
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Summer Food Service Program sites

Agua Fria Union H.S. District

Agua Fria High School, 530 E. Riley Drive in Avondale.

Dates: Monday to Friday June 5 to July 21 (closed July 3 and 4).

Wed
31
May

Annual summer feeding program kicks off

Although students are out of school and on summer vacation, their hunger doesn’t take a break.

Thousands of youths in the West Valley are at risk of going hungry over the summer as 60 percent depend on free and reduced-price lunches during the school year, according to the Arizona Department of Education.

Wed
31
May

Buckeye police issue sex offender notices

Buckeye police have issued sex offender notices about two men who recently moved into the city.

Jeremy A. Clark, 26, lives in the 23700 block of West Hadley Street near Watson and Yuma roads.

Clark was convicted by the Gila County Superior Court in 2006 for kidnapping.

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