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What is the saddest, angriest city in Arizona? Your tweets may hold the answer

If Arizona cities could boast a collective mood based on their Twitter feeds alone, it seems that Gilbert's would be all smiles and Tucson, not so much. At least according to one company's new study.


Arizona Medical Marijuana Program Hits Record High Number Before 4/20

Here's a kind statistic to help light up your 4/20 celebrations: The Arizona medical marijuana program hit a milestone of more than 200,000 total participants for the first time last month, according to the latest report by the state.


Fire Department holding Easter egg hunt this Sunday

Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church will be having the Stations of the Cross on Good Friday, Apr 19 beginning at 4:30 pm followed by Good Friday Service at 5:30 pm. Easter Sunday mass will be at 10 am.


Ranking Arizona: Top 10 Mexican restaurants for 2019

Here are the Top 10 Mexican restaurants in Arizona, based on public voting for the 2019 edition of Ranking Arizona, the state’s biggest and most comprehensive business opinion poll. Ranking Arizona is based purely on opinion and ranks companies based on how voters answer this simple question: with w


Arizona man sentenced on over $4 million oil investment scam

PHOENIX — A man has been sentenced to five years in prison for stealing millions of dollars on an oil investment scam. For over two years, Robert Aguayo, 41, solicited investments from 48 individuals taking $4.75 million, the Attorney General’s Office said.


Dirty Dining April 19: Moldy potatoes, mouse droppings in storage area

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -- Workers not washing up. Chicken not cooked to the proper temperature. Those are just a couple of the violations documented in this week's Dirty Dining report.


Here's the best hike in Arizona, according to Outside Online

PHOENIX — Arizona is home to some beautiful landscapes and some incredible hiking spots. But which one is the best?. Outside Online might have the answer. In a recent post on their website, the online publication shared their picks for the best hike in each state of the U.S. The selection for Arizon


Phoenix PD's 23 fatal officer-involved shootings led nation, report looks at why

PHOENIX — Phoenix police released the findings of a study on the 2018 officer-involved shootings (OIS) from the department Friday. Police Chief Jeri Williams joined Mayor Kate Gallego and other officials to discuss the findings by the National Police Foundation.


Jacqueline Ades, accused of sending man 159K messages, speaks from jail

A woman accused of sending a man more than 159,000 text messages and breaking into his Paradise Valley home wants her case to go to trial, believing a jury will find her innocent while also ordering her and the man she's accused of stalking to wed.


Smashmouth softball: Lady Dust Devils have been downright offensive in 2019

MOHAVE VALLEY — The compound word smashmouth has been often used to describe football teams, but the River Valley High School Lady Dust Devils’ style depicts smashmouth softball.


Deaths in Southern Arizona

The deceased are from Tucson unless otherwise noted. Anderson, Warren, 70, general manager, April 14, Bring’s Broadway. Janssen, Robert, 86, accountant, April 10, Bring’s Broadway.


Clark County Growing Faster than Almost Everywhere in the U.S.

Between 2017 and 2018 Clark County's population grew by 48,000 people. That was the 2nd largest increase of anywhere in the United States. Maricopa County, Arizona, home to Phoenix grew by 80,000 to take the top spot.


Taxpayer bill from profiling case to reach $150M by mid-2020

PHOENIX — The taxpayer bill for a racial profiling case stemming from former Sheriff Joe Arpaio's immigration patrols in metropolitan Phoenix is expected to reach nearly $150 million by the summer of 2020.


80 nonprofits collect $180,000 in prize money from Arizona Gives Day

More than 80 nonprofits participating in Arizona Gives Day from around the state, including large and small organizations focused on animal welfare, the arts, child welfare, human rights and more, collected $180,000 in additional prize money during the 24-hour online fund-raising event hosted by The


Janeen Trevillyan and Desert Caballeros Western Museum honored for their contributions to Arizona’s history

The Arizona Historical Society is proud to announce the winners of the 2019 Al Merito Awards, Janeen Trevillyan and the Desert Caballeros Western Museum. Both Al Merito Awards were presented during the Al Merito Awards Luncheon at the Arizona History Convention in Prescott, Arizona on Friday, April


‘Unstick’ Wickenburg from Mayor Sickles

The most often recognized characteristic attributed to those who are effective stewards of any organization is that of good leadership. Merriam-Webster defines leadership as, #1) “the office or position of a leader” and #2) “capacity to lead”. Relative to the upcoming mail-in mayoral recall election


Vote for Mayor Sickles to dispose corruption

I have lived in Wickenburg for more than 28 years. I don’t speak up often, but this time I feel I need to speak up after seeing and hearing cruel, unjust and false accusations against our Mayor Everett Sickles. He has the courage to speak up and right wrongs, tries to save the town money, thinks out


Kardinal thankful to DC Riders for tradition

Congratulations Desert Caballeros for 73 years and for keeping Wickenburg western for this time span. Great organization for our community. Thanks for keeping the west alive in our home town.


Town budgets employee pay increases

Town of Wickenburg employees will be getting pay increases beginning July 1 if the proposed Fiscal Year (FY) 2019-20 budget is approved in June. Town Manager Vince Lorefice presented a balanced budget to Town Council last week with approximately $580,000 in pay increases across all departments, whil


Visitor center What to do?

Talks are ongoing on whether to continue to house a visitor center inside the Wickenburg Chamber of Commerce. While the topic has been contentious in the community for years, Town Council members as well as Chamber board and staff are each expressing a desire to work toward a solution.