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Collision involving a Semi truck east of Benson
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - A crash involving a semi truck and a passenger vehicle closed both directions of Interstate 10 just east of Benson on Sunday, Dec. 9. Happening around 12:30p.m., DPS troopers were on the scene at milepost 316 within a minute of the accident.
Crash closes I-10 east of Benson
PHOENIX – A crash closed both directions of Interstate 10 at milepost 320 east of Benson, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. There is no estimated reopening time. Motorists should consider delaying travel if possible.
2nd arrest made in Huachuca City church arson case
HUACHUCA CITY, AZ (Tucson News Now) - A second person, a 15-year-old male, was arrested Tuesday afternoon, Dec. 6 in connection to a fire that damaged the Huachuca City Methodist Church, according to the Huachuca City Police Department.
Real estate market booming in Southern Arizona
The residential real estate market in Southern Arizona continues to churn unimpeded, according to research collected by Bright Future Real Estate Research. The number of new home permits in the region—which includes Marana, Tucson, Oro Valley, Sahuarita and Vail—is up 7.6 percent from September of 2
Urn found on Cochise County road returned to loved one
A Southern Arizona woman has been reunited with her mother's ashes thanks to the Cochise County Sheriff's office and some help from strangers. The Sheriff's Department got word of a suspicious object in the road near Nevada and Arabian, south of Sierra Vista. What they found was a decorative gold an
Skyline area structure fire triggers massive response
Firefighters are on scene at a structure fire at a residence near Skyline Road west of Benson. The fire, it was not immediately clear what ignited the blaze, triggered a massive multi-agency response shortly after 5:30 p.m. with firefighters from Benson, St. David, Pomerene responding to assist Mesc
Benson stores report brisk post-holiday sales
One of the area’s largest retailers reported brisk sales over the post-Thanksgiving period, while small businesses seem to have benefited from good weather and a strong “shop local” marketing campaign.
Cochise County now offers same-day birth, death certificates at all locations
COCHISE COUNTY, AZ (Tucson News Now) - The Cochise County Office of Vital Records is now offering same-day birth and death certificates at all locations across the region. Residents can visit any of the Cochise Health & Social Services clinics in Sierra Vista, Bisbee, Benson, Willcox and Douglas to
Aron William Schmidt, Vail Unified School District
Originally from Flagstaff, Aron Schmidt came to Tucson in 2000 where he attended the University of Arizona. Aron has worked in the Vail Unified School District since 2006, starting out as a Math teacher and now serving in his current role as Director of High School Instruction and Career and Technic
Feed Benson Thanksgiving huge success
Feed Benson Thanksgiving Wednesday at First Baptist Church lived up to its billing.
Douglas schools cleared from lockdown
All Douglas schools were cleared from a two-hour lock down at 1:50 p.m. after a strange man entered a Cochise County elementary school with body armor and a side arm. The unknown man with facial hair left Faras Elementary School in a black truck. The Cochise County Sheriff's Department and surroundi
Application deadline extended for judicial vacancy on county court
PHOENIX — The application deadline has been extended to Dec. 10 for a vacancy on the Superior Court in Cochise County created by the retirement of Judge Karl Elledge on Feb. 28, 2019.
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Douglas schools on lock down after man enters school with body armor, side arm
All Douglas schools were cleared from a two-hour lock down at 1:50 p.m. after a strange man entered a Cochise County middle school with body armor and a side arm. The unknown man with facial hair left Faras Middle School in a black truck. The Cochise County Sheriff's Department and surrounding agenc
Cochise County mental health efforts take a first step
They say that the longest journey starts with but a single step, and thanks to the Legacy Foundation, that step has been taken. Last Monday 34 leaders from various Cochise County municipalities, social service agencies and Canyon Vista Medical Center gathered to discuss mental health services availa
Letter to the Editor: An open letter to Jeff Flake
Editor: Sir, you helped me once on an important issue to me; you were effective in that, and I thank you for that help. Now I wish to help you. In life each of us is remembered most for what we do last and seldom as much for all we accomplished along the way. For example, John McCain may be remember
Huachuca City police make arrest in arson case
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - A Sierra Vista woman is facing arson, burglary and other charges after police in Huachuca City arrested her on Tuesday, Dec. 4. According to information from the Cochise County Sheriff’s Office, 18-year-old Hailie S. Serr was booked into the county jail on charges of s
Surgeon guilty of firearm-related felony; Arizona medical license not renewed
BISBEE — A surgeon licensed to practice medicine in Arizona and Ohio has accepted a plea deal that includes a guilty plea to negligent discharge of a firearm for a June incident at his home in Bisbee.
Cochise County amends agreement with Huachuca City Animal Shelter
COCHISE COUNTY, AZ (Tucson News Now) - An amended intergovernmental agreement between Cochise County and the Huachuca City Animal Shelter will allow the facility to expand and improve its operations.
Soon-to-be Arizona Schools Chief Hoffman selects 4 with Tucson ties for transition team
State Superintendent-Elect Kathy Hoffman has announced her 14-person transition team, and four of them have Tucson ties. The transition team will act as a sounding board on reforms to the structure and practices of the Arizona Department of Education, provide historic and policy insights based on th