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1 child transported after Buckeye school bus crash

Mike Gertzman

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One student was taken to a hospital after a crash involving a school bus and a car on Friday morning.

It happened at Jackrabbit Trail and Fillmore Street.

The student did not appear to have any serious injuries and was transported as a precaution, according to Sgt. Jason Weeks with the Buckeye Police Department.

Sgt. Weeks said the driver of the car collided with the back of the bus at a slow speed. It happened after the driver dropped the child off to board the bus. The driver hit the bus while leaving.

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Woman shaken after SUV ends up in Avondale canal

Steve Stout

CBS-KPHO

A woman suffered only minor injuries after the SUV she was driving ended up in a canal in Avondale on Thursday evening.

Avondale police said the woman was driving north on 99th Avenue when she lost control of the vehicle and it veered to her left. She tried to correct but couldn't stop it from going into the canal near Thomas Road about 5:30 p.m.

The woman was able to get out of the SUV, which landed on its passenger side, and called 911, police said.

She suffered only slight injuries, but was taken to a hospital as a precaution, police said.

Impairment was not believed to be a factor.

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Pendergast registering kindergartners

The Pendergast Elementary School District is hosting a kindergarten registration event from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. April 28 at the Pendergast Community Center, 10550 W. Mariposa St. in Phoenix.

The free event will include face painting, balloon animals, photos with Bruce the Bee, door prizes and free kindergarten readiness bags.

To register your pupil, you’ll need the child’s immunization records, original birth certificate and two proofs of residency, including either a bank statement, credit card bill, telephone bill or car insurance and a lease agreement, water bill, electric or gas bill and rental or mortgage agreement, all of which must be within the last 30 days.

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Beech-Nut baby food recalled

Approximately 1,920 pounds of baby food has been recalled because it may be contaminated with small pieces of glass, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service.

The baby food was produced on Dec. 12, 2014, and includes 4-ounce glass jars containing “Stage 2 Beech-Nut Classics Sweet Potato and Chicken.”

The recalled products have the establishment number “P-68A” inside the USDA mark of inspection. The affected products expire December 2016 and include product numbers “12395750815” through “12395750821.”

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Airline supplier to for Goodyear

300,000-square-foot warehouse distribution center to bring 120 jobs to West Valley

Michael Lewis Co. will break ground today on its new warehouse and distribution center in Goodyear.

The 300,000-square-foot facility will be built at Goodyear Gateway South on 143rd Avenue south of Van Buren Street.

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Harkins breaking ground at Estrella Falls in Goodyear

Harkins Theatres and the city of Goodyear will hold an official groundbreaking celebration from 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the site of the new Harkins Estrella Falls 16 movie theater.

Harkins Estrella Falls 16 will debut the first West Valley Cine Capri auditorium, housing 500 seats, with Dolby Atmos object-based, 3D sound and a screen extending 80 feet, making it the largest screen in the state.

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Buckeye to hold Arbor Day celebration Saturday

 

Today is National Arbor Day, a holiday that began in Nebraska in 1872 by Sterling Morton, a Nebraska journalist and politician originally from Michigan.

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Buckeye swim coach named coach of the year

SARAH BYERS, Vitras Swim Club head coach, coaches her swim students during a practice last month in the Verrado community in Buckeye. Byers was recently named Arizona Swimming Age Group Coach of the Year. View photo by David Weibel
SARAH BYERS, Vitras Swim Club head coach, coaches her swim students during a practice last month in the Verrado community in Buckeye. Byers was recently named Arizona Swimming Age Group Coach of the Year. View photo by David Weibel

Many opposing coaches and teams, parents and community members recognize coach Sarah Byers as the face of the Vitras Swim Club — a Verrado community team in Buckeye that only had about 15 to 20 swimmers enrolled three years ago, but grew to a strong and vibrant crew of 150 swimmers in just two short years after Byers took over.

But, that’s not all.

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W. Valley boy battling brain tumor

DANIEL DOYLE, 6, explains that his monkey goes with him every week to San Diego for pinpointed radiation treatments. The West Valley boy is fighting a type of brain cancer that is not effectively treated by radiation and chemotherapy. View photo by David Weibel
DANIEL DOYLE, 6, explains that his monkey goes with him every week to San Diego for pinpointed radiation treatments. The West Valley boy is fighting a type of brain cancer that is not effectively treated by radiation and chemotherapy. View photo by David Weibel

6-year-old receiving pinpointed radiation treatments in San Diego

When 6-year-old Daniel Doyle has to go to the hospital, “Baby Monkey” makes the trip, too.

The duo is fighting a brain tumor.

The West Valley kindergartener was diagnosed with cancer in January 2014 when he started waking up in the middle of the night screaming in pain.

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WNBA players arrested in Goodyear

Police book duo on assault, disorderly conduct charges

 

Two WNBA players were arrested April 22 in Goodyear on domestic violence charges, police said.

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