Joanna Sanchez cries out during a vigil for her son Alex Sanchez in Milham Park on Tuesday, January 20, 2017. Alex, 15, died by suicide Friday night and was found by Joanna.
Two witnesses to a shooting in Oak Creek Canyon wait near their van to be interviewed by law enforcement on Friday, Jan. 5, 2018. Coconino County Sheriff’s Office, Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office, Arizona Department of Public Safety, U.S. Forest Law Enforcement and Sedona Polide Department officers anf FBI agents responded to a call of shots fired around 4:15 p.m.
Sedona Police Department Sgt. Stephanie Foley escorts children at West Sedona School from their classrooms to parents after the school was put on lockdown due to the presence of a black bear on Thursday, April 19, 2018 in Sedona, Arizona. The black bear was initially sighted around Airport Road but made its way toward the school, prompting the school to go into lockdown.
Servicemembers attend the funeral of Comstock Township Fire and Rescue Chief Ed Switalski on June 21, 2017 at the Wings Event Center. Switalski, 55, was killed responding to a car accident near mile marker 81 east of the Sprinkle Road exit. (Jake Green | MLive.com)
Kalamazoo Public Safety Officers responded to reports of a shooting on the 900 block of North Church Street Monday, April 10, 2017. (Jake Green | MLive.com)
Judah Bruesch, center, 5, holds a sign while participating in a walkout demonstration along 89a in West Sedona on Friday, April 27, 2018. Teachers are participating in walkouts throughout Arizona causing local schools and charter schools to be closed indefinitely until a resolution is reached between teachers and the state.
Eric Holowacz, Sedona Arts Center Executive Director, raises his hands in front of a video art project in the Verde Valley School Chapel, the last show of a three-week gathering of artists on Friday, Aug. 4, 2017. Holowacz is one of the creators of the gathering, called the Sedona Summer Arts Colony.
A crowd waits to enter Chapel of the Holy Cross during a blessing ceremony on Wednesday, April 4, 2018 in Sedona, Arizona. The event blessed the newly installed crucifix at the chapel and the event was presided by Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted.
A dog leaps for a toy during the Dock Jump competition at the UKC Dog Show in Kalamazoo, Mich. on Friday, June 16, 2017. (Jake Green | MLive.com)
Students stage in the theater before walking through the school to the field house to begin graduation. Washington Park High School held graduation Saturday afternoon in the field house.
Seth Charles pulls back from the wood-fire ceramics kiln as fire erupts from a stoke hole on Thursday, March 10, 2016. The kiln, owned by the Clay Studios of Missoula, is one of the largest wood-fire kilns in America and burns for seven to nine days continuously.
Santa Claus speaks with Michael Wayne from Camp Verde during Sedona’s official tree lighting event at Tlaquepaque Arts and Crafts Village on Friday, Dec. 1. Wayne said he asked Santa for a new game system for Christmas.
A performer spits fire while dressed for a Dia de los Muertos dance at Tlaquepaque Arts and Crafts Village on Saturday, Oct. 28. The fire dance marked the end of the Dia de los Muertos festival which is a Hispanic holiday intended to honor and remember dead loved ones.
Michael Alexander removes the lid from a pot boiling crawfish at Louie’s Trophy House Grill Sunday, February 26, 2017. Louie’s hosted the 12th Annual Gumbo Cook-Off raising money for three local charities and featured 23 vendors with gumbo as well as crawfish. (Jake Green | MLive.com)
Two women take a selfie during the Kalamazoo (Little) Sister March Saturday January 21, 2017. Participants marched from the Western Michigan University campus to the Kalamazoo Mall in support of the Women’s March on Washington.