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AJ cops will give out gift cards to safe drivers
APACHE JUNCTION — The Apache Junction Police Department has something for the motorists who are naughty and nice this holiday season. The agency recently announced it will be increasing its traffic enforcement efforts around the city until Jan. 4, 2019. Officers will be looking for aggressive and di
High-speed chase ends at L-202 near Greenfield
MESA - Two suspects were apprehended on Loop 202 near Greenfield after the driver of a red vehicle led officials on a high-speed chase across Arizona freeways. At approximately 12 p.m., officials stopped a red vehicle near US-60 at Gilbert when one of the car’s passengers was seen littering.
Chandler Police: One person dead following head-on collision
CHANDLER, Ariz. (KSAZ) - Police responded to a head-on collision involving two vehicles at the intersection of Chandler Blvd. and Price Rd. Saturday morning. Officers say the driver of one the vehicles suffered serious injuries and was taken to a hospital where he later died. The other driver was al
Big-dollar photo radar renewed for 5 years
Mesa drivers might be criticizing the city’s photo safety program for at least the next five years, but it might also end up saving some of their lives by using fear of tickets to reduce speeding and red-light running.
Dec. 4 City Council Update
At their meeting on Tuesday, December 4, the Apache Junction City Council approved 6-0 an ordinance amending Apache Junction City Code, Volume 1, Chapter 9, Health and Sanitation. The code amendments include stricter rules for garbage containment, inoperable vehicles, debris, trash accumulation and
AJPD’s Operation Home Safe Program
Operation Home Safe is under way! The Apache Junction Police Department (AJPD) has partnered with the Apache Junction Walmart (2555 Apache Trail) and the Superstition Circle K (85 W. Superstition Blvd) in Operation Home Safe.
Apache Junction Turns Out for Holiday Event
Last Saturday, December 1st, the city of Apache Junction held its 22nd Annual Holiday Program and Light Parade at Flatiron Community Park, and what an event it was!. Around 5,000 people attended the free festival, enjoying activities such as face-painting, bounce houses, live music, delicious food a
PD: Man killed following crash in Chandler
CHANDLER, AZ (3TV/CBS 5)--The Chandler Police Department is investigating a deadly crash that occurred Saturday morning. The crash involving two vehicles occurred near the area of Price Road and Chandler Boulevard.
PD: One man dead after head-on collision in Chandler
CHANDLER - One man is dead after a head-on collision occurred at the intersection of Chandler Boulevard and Price Road. According to Chandler police, two vehicles crashed into each other at the intersection around 9 a.m.
Mesa pot dispensary plans up for city review Tuesday
A proposed pot dispensary in Mesa is creating some fire. Mesa’s Design Review Board plans to discuss a large-scale medical marijuana dispensary, cultivation and infusion facility on Tuesday afternoon.
Police: One dead in two-car crash at Chandler and Price; traffic restricted
One person was killed and another injured in a head-on collision in Chandler early Saturday, police said. According to Chandler police, the two vehicles crashed in the intersection of Chandler Boulevard and Price Road at about 9 a.m.
Chandler man gets 10-year prison sentence in deadly hit-and-run crash
PHOENIX - A court spokesman says a Chandler man accused in a fatal hit-and-run accident last year has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for second-degree murder. Bryan Bouchard of the Superior Court of Arizona says Judge Ronda Fisk issued the sentence on Friday for 29-year-old Kinton Robert Bruce
Chandler mom wants harsher punishment for students behind racist video aimed at her son
CHANDLER, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) - Two students were suspended from Hamilton High School after a video from inside of a classroom shows them directing a racial slur towards another student.
Man sentenced to prison for 2017 fatal hit-and-run while driving drunk
The drunk driver who hit and killed a woman in Chandler before fleeing the scene last year was sentenced Friday to 10 years in prison, officials said. Kinton Bruce, 29, received his sentence before Judge Ronda Fisk in Maricopa County Superior Court after pleading guilty in October to second-degree m
Dirty Dining Dec 7: Dead roaches, workers not washing hands among violations uncovered
PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) - Every week, CBS 5 News is sent a list of restaurants that have been recently inspected by Maricopa County's Environmental Services Department. CBS 5 News selects restaurants with some of the highest numbers of "risk factors."
Former MLB players Luis Valbuena and Jose Castillo killed in car crash, per reports
Former MLB players Luis Valbuena and Jose Castillo have been killed in a car crash in Venezuela, according to multiple media reports. The two were teammates on a winter ball team in Venezuela at the time of the crash on Thursday.
Chandler Museum to have special guests, events on grand opening day
PHOENIX — The city of Chandler will have its grand opening of the Chandler Museum on Saturday. The museum will feature the city’s involvement in past and present local events and celebrate its notable residents.
Apache Junction tweaks city code regarding animals, fees
Changes are coming to the Apache Junction City Code regarding animals and fees after City Council gave its unanimous approval of the adjustments at its Tuesday, Dec. 4 meeting at City Hall, 300 E. Superstition Blvd.
Blood donors receive pizza vouchers for their help
The city of Apache Junction will conduct its next blood drive 6:30-11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12. The Vitalant bloodmobile will be in the City Hall parking lot, 300 E. Superstition Blvd., for donors, who are reminded to bring photo identification and encouraged to drink plenty of water and eat a lig
10 Area Restaurants Make November's D-List: Wash Those Hands
Every week, the county's health inspectors within Maricopa County Environmental Services give restaurants grades after completing inspections. Participation in the rating system, however, is voluntary, which means owners or managers do not have to accept a grade after an inspection; instead, the res