Phoenix News

Helicopter and Plane Collide Midair in Arizona; 2 Killed

CHANDLER, Ariz. (AP) — A helicopter and a single-engine plane collided in midair Friday near a suburban Phoenix airport, sending the helicopter crashing into a field and killing both people on board. The plane landed safely, and the flight instructor …

Crews Focus on Lingering Hotspots in Phoenix Recycling Fire

PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix fire crews made significant progress overnight putting out a huge blaze that swept through multiple recycling yards, destroying businesses and injuring one firefighter. Fire Capt. Todd Keller said more than 30 firefighters were still at the …

Dozens of Fire Units Battle Blaze at Phoenix Recycling Yards

PHOENIX (AP) — Dozens of fire crews from metro Phoenix battled a large fire that involved multiple recycling yards and commercial buildings and sent black smoke over much of the city on Saturday. Fire Capt. Todd Keller, a Phoenix Fire …

TheBest Claims Solutions

Introducing the new look, new name, and future of TheBestIRS Phoenix, AZ, January 14, 2021 – TheBest Claims Solutions, formerly known as TheBestIRS, Insurance Recruiting Specialists, announced the company’s complete rebranding including a name change. This milestone is a major …

Mobile Home Parks in Oregon Burned. Now Rent is Due.

TALENT, Ore. — In mid-October, 78-year-old Joseph Powell moved back into his mobile home in Talent Mobile Estates. His view had changed since Sept. 8. He used to open his door to towering trees and a community of modest homes. …

Waymo Opens Driverless Robo-Taxi Service to the Public in Phoenix

DETROIT — Waymo on Thursday will relaunch and expand its fully automated, robo-taxi ride hailing service in Phoenix, rebooting its effort to transform years of autonomous vehicle research into a revenue-producing business. Waymo, the self-driving vehicle technology unit of Google …

Fires Without Precedent Rage in Usually Cool, Wet Northwest

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Numerous wildfires burned in Oregon’s forested valleys and along the coast, destroying hundreds of homes and causing mass evacuations. Farther north, flames devoured buildings and huge tracts of land in Washington state. Officials said the number …

GEICO Hiring Auto Damage Adjusters in Phoenix

GEICO, a member of the Berkshire Hathaway family of companies, is looking to hire auto damage adjusters in Phoenix with excellent customer service and time management skills as well as a desire to help customers after an accident. Interested candidates …

Flooded Phoenix Jail Forces Relocation of Inmates

Maricopa County Sheriff’s officials say a probationary detention officer caused the leak of a high pressure fire sprinkler water main at the downtown Phoenix jail. The broken pipe flooded the downtown Fourth Avenue Jail on Friday. It forced the relocation …

FMCSA Orders Phoenix-Based Bus Company Shut Down

Safety investigators for the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) have ordered Phoenix-based Autobuses Rayon, Inc., USDOT No. 2011920, to immediately cease all passenger transportation operations after finding that the company was endangering the traveling public …