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Oct. 28-Nov. 3 residential burglaries reported to Apache Junction Police Department

Above are the general locations of burglary incidents reported Oct. 28-Nov. 3 to the Apache Junction Police Department. They were reported at 10:53 a.m. Nov 1 in the 2700 block of East 14th Avenue, 11:02 a.m. Oct. 29 in the 1000 block of South Idaho Road and 8:27 a.m. Oct. 29 in the 600 block of Wes


City of AJ Holiday Program and Light Parade

The City of Apache Junction Parks and Recreation will be hosting its annual Holiday Program & Light Parade on Saturday, December 2nd. The event will take place at Flatiron Community Park. Come and join the community for a full afternoon of activities, vendors, food and live entertainment, leading in


OPINION: Thank you for attending 8th Annual Festival of the Superstitions

The Apache Junction Chamber of Commerce and the city of Apache Junction would like to thank everyone who attended the 2017 Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport Festival of the Superstitions on Veterans' Day Weekend. We are proud to be able to honor the men and women who have sacrificed and served our countr


5 iconic holiday events in the Southeast Valley

No-burn days and the lack of snow doesn't stop Southeast Valley residents from embracing the holiday season. We deck out our yards, hang wreaths and sip eggnog just like our snowbird brethren up North. In fact, we experience our own form of heat-induced cabin fever and use any excuse to get outside

AZCENTRAL - 2017-11-23 13:00:06

Hall of Fame nominees accepted through December

Nominations for the Lower Verde Valley Hall of Fame class of 2018 are being accepted. Nominating forms are available for download on this page or at The Times office, 16508 E. Laser Drive, Suite 101. The purpose of the Hall of Fame is to recognize those individuals, living or deceased, whose history


Lighted motorcycle parade one of Kick-Off Party treats

The Festival of Lights Kick-Off brings up to 20,000 people to the daylong festivities at Desert Foothills Park - many eager to watch the 17th annual Lighted Motorcycle Parade at dusk. FOL Chairwoman Janyce Hazlett said the parade solidifies community togetherness. Formerly known as the Harley-Davids

AHWATUKEE FOOTHILLS NEWS - 2017-11-24 12:05:00

Water theft leave Mesa residents dry

MESA, AZ - A costly and inconvenient crime left some Mesa residents without water Friday. Mesa police confirm a thief cut a water pipe and took off with the backflow valve. It happened at the Village at Sun Valley. Six units did not have water. Ramona Munoz's apartment was one of them. "I can't do

ABC 15 NEWS - 2017-11-25 03:29:59

Officer injured trying to detain suspect in Phoenix

PHOENIX - An officer was injured Friday morning while trying to detain a suspect, according to police. The incident began in Mesa when officers responded to a commercial robbery call. A vehicle was seen speeding away from the area, police say. According to officials, the air unit found the vehicle a

12NEWS.COM - 2017-11-24 17:02:00

Sidney pub re-opens under new ownership

A former Sidney restaurateur has returned to his roots to relaunch Main St. 88 Tavern, at 64-66 Main St. in Sidney. Mike Gavin, onetime owner of Gavin's Pizzeria & Steakhouse in the village, said he began readying the downtown space in August and, after an "overwhelming" soft open in October, now we

DAILY STAR - 2017-11-24 20:29:24

Sidney woman pleads guilty to child sex exploitation charge

Subscribed, but don't have a login? A Sidney woman who pleaded guilty in late October to conspiracy to sexually exploit a child and one county of sexual exploitation of a child admitted guilt to another exploitation charge in court Wednesday. Jessica Crandall, 28, and husband Justin Crandall were ar


Business Beat: Two winners named in roofing contest

The Facebook page for Premier Roofing and Remodeling recently was speckled with photographs of sorry-looking roofs. But for a good reason. The company held a contest for a roof-giveaway on Thanksgiving, when results were announced on Facebook. The contest yielded two cases with votes "too close to c

DAILY STAR - 2017-11-24 23:51:56

Forks looks to complete clean sweep in 'B' final

The Blue Devils earned a 48-28 Class B state football semifinal victory over Section 6's Cheektowaga on a dreary and rainy Saturday at Union-Endicott's Ty Cobb Stadium. Jeff Miller / correspondent video A year later, Chenango Forks is bent on closing the deal. The Blue Devils will oppose Pleasantvi

PRESSCONNECTS - 2017-11-24 18:17:28

Two Afton residents arrested on crystal meth charges

AFTON State Police executed a search warrant on Tuesday, resulting in the arrest of two Afton residents. Matthew J. Mazepa, 36, and Taylor M. Quackenbush, 21, were arrested following an investigation into the sale of methamphetamine in Chenango County. Thirty-one grams of crystal methamphetamine w


Aircraft weight, air density cited in fatal 2016 plane crash

ESPERANCE, N.Y. (AP) - Federal investigators say overloading and failure to account for thinner air were likely factors in the fatal crash of a single-engine aircraft in upstate New York in 2016. The National Transportation Safety Board says the Piper Klein was 66 pounds over its maximum takeoff wei

WBNG-TV - 2017-11-24 18:31:00

The Latest: Macy's parade balloon hits tree; no injuries

NEW YORK (AP) - The Latest on the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York (all times local): 11:25 a.m. A balloon has blown into a tree and popped at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, but no one was injured. An Associated Press reporter was on hand as a gust of wind carried a candy-cane balloon

WBNG-TV - 2017-11-23 19:10:00

Security tight for Thanksgiving parade in terror-wary NYC

Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) - Security for New York's annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade will once again be tight, especially since it comes less than a month after a deadly truck attack in lower Manhattan. Every intersection along the 2 -mile parade route will be blocked to traffic. And dozen


State police Troop F accepting donations for Toys for Tots drive

Santa Claus made an appearance at the Walkway Over the Hudson Friday afternoon and took photos with children. The event was free and open to the public. Video by Jack Howland/Poughkeepsie Journal Wochit Those hoping to spread cheer to local children and families this holiday season are encouraged t

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-11-24 23:30:04

Thousands watch Middletown light up its Christmas tree

MIDDLETOWN - The crowd was 10 deep at Festival Square on West Main Street, when Santa pulled up, smiling and waving from the back of a Middletown Fire Department ladder truck. "Santa, Santa, Santa," the crowd chanted. About 3,500 people packed Festival Square as a huge ladder extended over their hea

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-11-25 03:40:54

Woman charged with felony DWI after crashing into store

TOWN OF GOSHEN - A New Hampton woman was charged with felony DWI after, the Orange County Sheriff's Office said, she crashed her car through a wall twice at the Stewart's Shop on Route 17M on Thursday. The Sheriff's Office said Diana Velasquez, 56, was charged with felony DWI because she had a previ

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-11-24 18:33:47

Holiday shoppers get jump on season

While many local residents enjoyed their Thanksgiving meals Thursday afternoon, some opted instead to take advantage of early Black Friday deals at local stores. Kohl's locations in Newton, Hackettstown and Mansfield opened at 5 p.m. -- an hour earlier than last year -- and more than 100 shoppers

NEW JERSEY HERALD - 2017-11-24 08:01:00