Phoenix may get its first solar power plant, if the city can procure about $1 billion in private investments. The proposed site for the plant is 1200 acres at the Valley's only active landfill, between Buckeye and Gila Bend...A Phoenix couple came home to find a body in their kitchen, and the murder suspect ordered them to bury the corpse. The suspect, Steven Barger, was a room mate of the couple, and was arrested after police caught the couple in the process of burying the body...The state of Texas plans to seek custody of a 14 year-old girl who was allegedly married to polygamist Prophet Warren Jeffs at age 12. Already convicted in Utah for his role in underage marriages among his followers, Jeffs is in jail and awaiting trial in Kingman, Arizona...Police in Apache Junction have arrested Michael Lloyd Davison Jr., 19, on charges of sexually assaulting an Arby's employee in March. Davison's 17 year-old accomplice was also arrested...As we also reported here, Jeffrey Duchane, the Phoenix father accused of murdering his daughter and beating her sister, pleaded guilty to murder charges. He's scheduled to be sentenced in July...No Angels singer Nadja Benaissa, a German pop star, was arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm by having unprotected sex with partners and failing to disclose she had HIV. Some secrets, you just shouldn't keep.
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