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PCSO: 7 arrested in thefts of 40 off-road vehicles in Queen Creek, San Tan Valley

Marco Salazar, Sergio Guerra, Brittany Knauff, Courtney Jenkins, Paul Clement, Matthew Voorhees, and Gabriel Burgueno have all been indicted and charged in connection with the theft ring.

ABC 15 NEWS - 2018-08-15 00:11:43

Three sinkholes close Elliott Road in east Mesa

The city also says they're working with developers and contractors to make sure it's safe for drivers, and construction is to blame for the ground opening up. There are several projects happening right now, which are private and public.

12NEWS.COM - 2018-08-14 13:32:46

DPS searching for man who ran off during Mesa traffic stop

Troopers tried to stop the vehicle, which was speeding and was believed to have been stolen from Scottsdale, at around 2 p.m. along eastbound U.S. 60 near Superstition Springs Boulevard, Department of Public Safety spokesman Bart Graves said.

AZCENTRAL - 2018-08-14 22:38:00

Mesa homeowner caught on camera accosting hiker on Hawes Loop Trail

MESA, AZ - Elaine Norton was warned by other hikers about Bill Jaffa, who's building a sprawling home in the Las Sendas community of Mesa.

ABC 15 NEWS - 2018-08-15 00:44:55

Mesa restaurant changes name after legal battle with Vegas resort and casino

"A lot of our regulars, they don't even know we're still here," said General Manager Sam Putrus. "They try to go for 'Bellagio' and there's no 'Bellagio.'"

ABC 15 NEWS - 2018-08-14 05:24:26

Mediacom opens bilingual customer support center, retail store in Apache Junction

Eleven months after upgrading its fiber-optic network to make gigabit broadband speeds available to all homes and businesses within its Arizona service areas, Mediacom invested more than $600,000 to expand its Apache Junction presence by leasing and renovating a new office complex that adds more tha


AJ resident Garrett Cassity qualifies for Spartan Trifecta World Championships

Apache Junction resident Garrett Cassity, 43, has a lot of stamina and has qualified for the Spartan Trifecta World Championships in Sparta, Greece.


Angry Mesa homeowner yelling at people on hiking trail near his house

“He’s jumping over the fence. He’s yelling at people. He says they’re threatening him. He says they’re trespassing,” said Shawn Stenmark, who lives in the area.

12NEWS.COM - 2018-08-15 05:31:54

Dedicated math professor, students continue lesson in monsoon power outage

The professor, who's been teaching at MCC for nearly two decades, was leading the third day of a free, four-day math boot camp to prepare students for the upcoming semester.

12NEWS.COM - 2018-08-14 19:26:15

Allegations against Cmdr. Anthony Doran show what happens when good officers leave

Two years ago, when the best police officer I know resigned from his department after 13 years, I wrote a blogworrying what happens when more of the good guys leave the force.

AZCENTRAL - 2018-08-14 15:08:00

Gilbert family welcome 'miracle' 12 years after dad survived Convention Center collapse

"There was some 400,000 pounds of debris pivoting on his legs to chisel and bend and cut away," said Phoenix Fire Chief Bob Khan toThe Arizona Republicat the time of the rescue.

AZCENTRAL - 2018-08-14 21:25:00

Mesa man indicted, found with 'graphic' child porn

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ABC 15 NEWS - 2018-08-13 15:31:29

Sept. 1 grand opening highlights park's numerous amenities

The grand opening for Mansel Carter Oasis Park will take place Saturday, Sept. 1, highlighting the amenities available on the 48 acres at 19535 E. Appleby Road, Queen Creek.


McDonald's to give face-lift to 200 Arizona restaurants

McDonald's has announced a two-year effort to invest roughly $120 million to modernize 200 of its restaurants throughout Arizona. The remodeling and modernizing effort includes new touchscreen kiosks, made by a Scottsdale-based company, on which customers can place orders.

AZCENTRAL - 2018-08-14 07:01:00

Aug. 28 election on Apache Junction permanent base adjustment, mayor, council members

The 501(c)3 nonprofit Friends of the Library of Apache Junction paid for a “Vote ‘yes’” poster for Proposition 423, in favor of a permanent base adjustment budget. The above poster is at Idaho Road and North Apache Trail. (Photo by Richard H. Dyer, Independent Newsmedia)


Suspect shoots, kills man during altercation at Mesa apartment complex, police say

The victim, whose name wasn’t immediately released, died at the scene as a result of his injury, authorities said. He is Hispanic and in his early 20s, but no additional information was provided.


RAINFALL TOTALS: How much rain fell near you? (8/12)

Monsoon storms brought rain, damaging winds, and hail to various parts of the Valley Sunday afternoon.


Latest monsoon storm brought high winds, heavy rainfall

Nearly 2 inches of rain fell in an area near Sun City West, while central Scottsdale saw almost 1.5 inches during the brief storm, according to the Maricopa County Flood Control District.

AZCENTRAL - 2018-08-13 13:40:00

Man killed during altercation in Mesa

A man was shot and killed during an altercation at a gathering in Mesa apartment Sunday.At about 4 a.m., Mesa Police responded to a call of a shooting at an apartment complex near University Drive and Sossaman Road.Police said two men were at a small gathering when they got into an argument, which t


NBA star James Harden tied to incident at Scottsdale nightclub, police say

Cardinals WR arrested, charged with property damage, disorderly conductReport: Former MLB All-Star Albert Belle arrested in ScottsdalePolice: Ex-Arizona Cardinals player suspected of assaulting woman in ScottsdaleArizona Coyotes' Richard Panik arrested outside Scottsdale nightclubScottsdale police r

AZCENTRAL - 2018-08-13 22:59:00