PHOENIX, Arizona (CNN) -- The Phoenix Police Department arrested 45 people during widespread protests Thursday against a controversial immigration law, police spokesman Sgt. Tommy Thompson said Friday.
Federal undercover agents in Arizona fired Thursday into a car carrying five males whom they were investigating, hitting two of them, said Tom Mangan, a special agent with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.
Police Lt. Keith Meadows won't ever forget the first time he had to deliver the grim news. A mother was crying hysterically on the other end of the phone line wanting information on her son's fate. Meadows knew her boy had just been killed.
Noah Gotbaum told a Phoenix airport operator that his wife was distraught after being bumped from a flight and that her situation was a "medical emergency," not a case of "some lout who's just drank too much."
A man who led police on a freeway chase in Phoenix, Arizona, was apprehended Thursday after driving onto the taxiway at the city's Sky Harbor airport and crashing a pickup truck through two fences, officials said.