Monthly Archives - May 2018

Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton announces he will resign May 29

Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton gave his final State of the City address on March 6, 2018. During his speech, he discussed the city’s triumphs, including transit, social justice and sustainability. Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton will step down as the leader of the nation’s fifth largest city at noon on May 29to run for Congress. Stanton announced his bid for Congressional District 9 in October to run for the seat Democratic Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema will vacate to run for U.S. Senate, but [...]

SWAT Standoff Ends At Smyrna Apartment Complex

Smyrna, GA — An hours-long SWAT standoff at a Smyrna apartment complex early Friday morning ended with a man being taken into custody and a female hostage sent to a local hospital with several reported injuries. The standoff began around 3 am when police responded to a domestic dispute at Brighton Way Apartments. Police found a woman being held hostage by a man who told officers that he had barricaded himself inside the apartment. Police told the AJC that the woman [...]