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Sensational grand opening for Benson Family Health Center

The Benson Family Health Center is a welcomed addition to Benson and the encompassing San Pedro Valley communities.That much and more was evident Saturday during the grand opening celebration for Chiricahua Community Health Center, Inc., new Benson facility. The center has been treating patients sin

SAN PEDRO VALLEY NEWS-SUN - 2018-08-15 07:00:00

Man, 77, drowns in Cochise County wash

COCHISE, Ariz. - A 77-year-old man drowned in his car Tuesday in Cochise after he was stuck in a wash.According to the Cochise County Sheriff's Office, the man was driving a 1996 Ford Thunderbird, which became stuck in a wash near milepost 5 on North Cochise Stronghold Road.The man stayed in the car

KGUN 9 - 2018-08-15 21:51:44

Man dies after car gets stuck in a flooded wash in Arizona

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ROANOKE TIMES - 2018-08-15 21:37:03

Man drowns in his car after driving through flooded wash in Cochise, sheriff's office says

COCHISE, Ariz. — A man drownedTuesday nightin Cochise after his car ended up in a flooded wash, the Cochise County Sheriff's Office said.

12NEWS.COM - 2018-08-15 21:19:13

Human remains found in Rustler Park

Rustler Park, in the Chiricahuas, was closed most of the weekend following reports of human remains found in the area.

ARIZONA RANGE NEWS - 2018-08-15 23:00:00

Fissure detour on Dragoon Road

The Cochise County Sheriff's Office has advised of a large road fissure at mile post 12 on Dragoon Road which has prompted temporary detour.Motorists are asked to avoid the area.

SAN PEDRO VALLEY NEWS-SUN - 2018-08-15 23:01:00

EXCLUSIVE: Surveillance video shows vintage car being stolen

The yard used to be filled with items that the owner, Bill Carr, has been collecting for the past 40 years. Now, the yard is bare after being robbed over the weekend.

KGUN 9 - 2018-08-15 23:03:37

Air ambulance landing zone protocol training

Medical flight crew members presented the July 30 program which was attended by personnel from the volunteer fire departments in Benson, Pomerene, and St. David, along with Healthcare Innovations which provides ground ambulance service in the area.

SAN PEDRO VALLEY NEWS-SUN - 2018-08-15 07:00:00

Controlled burn requires BFD response

A controlled burn went awry Thursday sending flames and plumes of smoke high into the sky.The brush fire triggered a multi agency response at around 3 p.m. to the extreme north end of Huachuca Street, south of Jackson [Frontage] and Interstate 10.Benson Fire Department, with assistance from Benson P

SAN PEDRO VALLEY NEWS-SUN - 2018-08-15 07:00:00

At least three arrested in Vail raid

Lane says the suspects stole machinery and other property from businesses, primarily construction sites, over the past 18 months. Lane says the total value of the stolen property ranges in the hundreds of thousands of dollars. He says based on what the suspects are believed to have stolen they lik

KGUN 9 - 2018-08-14 19:53:22

Man arrested in Sierra Vista after months-long drug investigation, officials say

Bruce Bryson, 52, was arrested after officials say they found drugs and "materials used to package" them for resale.Cochise County Sheriff's Office

TUCSON.COM - 2018-08-15 18:45:00

Forum attendees hear from three JP hopefuls

Precinct 3 Justice of the Peace Republican candidates from left, Bruce Staggs, sitting JP, Jacob Kartchner and Layne Nelson during the candidate forum hosted by Benson/San Pedro Valley Chamber of Commerce and United Country Real Estate. Candidate Del Thola is running as an Independent.

SAN PEDRO VALLEY NEWS-SUN - 2018-08-15 07:00:00

Election candidate Q&A: Christine M. O'Hara

Christine M. O’HaraEight year Benson resident, retired from SunGard Data Systems as a business executive. ----Why are you running for office?“I love our town and I want to make sure it continues to b

SAN PEDRO VALLEY NEWS-SUN - 2018-08-15 07:00:00

Voter registration is down in Cochise County

COCHISE COUNTY — The number of Cochise County residents registered to vote in the state primary has dropped down to 69,442 this year. Reduced voter registration turnout is a continuation of a downward trend. The number of active voters in the county dropped by over 6,000 since 2016, and over 1,600 s

SAN PEDRO VALLEY NEWS-SUN - 2018-08-15 07:00:00

Sahuarita's dance team has made it to the live shows of America's Got Talent

You can watch Walden Grove's PAC Dance Team perform a brand new routine on NBC at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 14 and cast your vote. Then, tune in again at 7 p.m. Wednesday for the results.


Four southern Arizona homes raided, three arrested in theft ring

DEVELOPING: our crews are on scene of 2 (out of 4 total) homes connected to early morning raids in southern#AZ. 2 homes in#Pimacounty, 2 in#Tucson. I'm told three people have been arrested so far. Investigators suspect they're tied to 50+ crimes in last year and a half— Craig Reck (@CraigReckNews)Au


Election Candidate Q&A: Larry Dempster

Longtime Benson resident, businessman, cattle rancher and current council member. Dempster is running unopposed.

SAN PEDRO VALLEY NEWS-SUN - 2018-08-15 07:00:00

Students, staff evacuated after custodian finds bomb threat at Sierra Vista school

The only students on campus at the time were football players and cheerleaders. They were evacuated and sent home, Eva Dickerson, Sierra Vista Schools spokesperson said.


Blowing dust warning issued for big area north, west of Tucson this evening

Drivers caught in a dust storm should pull off the road, turn off the vehicle’s lights and put it in park, with the parking brake on.

TUCSON.COM - 2018-08-14 18:10:00

Man dies after car trapped in flooded wash south of Tucson

(Photo: Pima County Rural Metro Fire)A man is dead after his car became trapped in a flooded wash near Tucson on Sunday night, officials said.Pima County Rural Metro firefighters responded to a waterway near the Nogales Highway south of Tucson on reports of an upside-down vehicle stuck in a steep wa