Hot Links: Gas Leaks, Stephen Tuopeh, and Chateau on Central
A gas leak has prompted the evacuation of about 20 homes in the area of Doubletree Ranch and Scottsdale Roads. No injuries were reported, and Southwest Gas has been notified, but Scottsdale Road is closed at Doubletree Ranch in both directions. Traffic is being diverted southbound at Mountain View and northbound at Doubletree Ranch...A Maricopa County Superior Court judge will decide in the next two days whether to try accused rapist Stephen Tuopeh, 15, as a juvenile or as an adult. Tuopeh is accused of leading the gang rape of an 8-year-old Liberian girl last year. If Tuopeh is convicted as an adult, he could spend more than 25 years in prison...
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