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Cochise County warns of jury duty scam

TUCSON, Ariz. - Cochise County officials warned of a jury duty scam. According to Amy Hunley, Cochise County Clerk of the Superior Court, someone posing as a court officer has been calling people asking for payment, credit card or a social security number to make up for a failure to appear for jury


Looking for a Wine Tasting? New Cochise County Signs Will Help You Find One

Tourists in Cochise County will soon see road signs directing them to nearby wine tasting rooms. Kinder Morgan, Inc., an energy infrastructure company with two compressor stations in the area, donated $5,000 to the county's Public Works Department for the signs. Cochise County spokesperson Amanda Ba


Dog ejected during crash on Arizona interstate found, reunited with family

A dog who was lost for almost two weeks after he was ejected during a crash on an Arizona interstate was found and reunited with his family this week, officials say. On March 12, troopers were investigating a crash on southbound Interstate 17, near Stoneman Lake in Northern Arizona, a news release f


Cochise County readers can use library card at all county libraries starting May

TUCSON, AZ (KOLD News 13) - Beginning in May, readers in Cochise County can use their existing library cards at any public library location countywide. Area residents are being encouraged to update their accounts by May 3 to ensure uninterrupted service.


Defendant granted new attorney on day of sentencing

BISBEE – A Whetstone man who was supposed to be sentenced to prison Monday for leaving the scene of a wreck which caused a motorcyclist to lose a leg was granted a last-minute reprieve when his request for a new attorney was granted.


Arizona grand jury indicts suspected leader of drug ring

PHOENIX (AP) - Arizona's attorney general says a state grand jury has indicted a man suspected of being the leader of a drug ring that distributed and sold methamphetamine, heroin and the powerful synthetic painkiller in the Phoenix area.


Making Cochise County a healthier place to live

COUNTY — Multiple Cochise County agencies are determined to make the area healthier. In June, the Legacy Foundation of Southeastern Arizona awarded the University of Arizona Cooperative Extension, Cochise County office, a $2 million strategic grant for its Cochise Health Improvement Plan (CHIP), whi


Great Wolf Lodge Arizona resort, indoor water park to open in October

SCOTTSDALE, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -- With an 85,000-square-foot indoor water park, the Great Wolf Lodge Arizona is set to open its doors to its first-ever Arizona resort near Scottsdale in October.


Sierra Vista woman among 3 killed in I-10 crash near Lordsburg

Three people were killed after a tractor trailer hit two other vehicles in southwestern New Mexico, authorities say. The collision happened near Lordsburg on Interstate 10 around 3:30 p.m. Sunday, New Mexico State Police said on Monday.


University of Arizona proposes tuition increase for incoming class

The University of Arizona has proposed a 2 percent tuition increase for incoming resident students and a 1 percent increase for incoming nonresident students for next school year.


Medical records available for former patients of two closed Arizona hospitals

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -- Former patients of two Arizona hospitals that shut down finally have access to their medical records. Gilbert Hospital and Florence Hospital at Anthem closed last summer after financial hardships.


Jury selection completed on day 1 of molestation trial

BISBEE — Fourteen jurors were selected Monday for the trial of a U.S. Army Staff Sgt. assigned to Fort Huachuca who is charged with 50 counts of sexual contact with a minor under age 15.


Arizona country legend to play Surprise western dance

Western Bred featuring J. David Sloan will be the featured entertainers Friday, April 5 for the Sun City Grand Country Western Dance at the Cimarron Center, in the Gila Room, 17100 W. Clearview Blvd.


Phoenix Couple Arrested For Smuggling Illegal Aliens In Trunk, Including Juvenile

TUCSON — An unidentified Phoenix couple was arrested on Saturday morning after a Border Patrol agent discovered four illegal aliens in their vehicle during an immigration stop along Interstate 10 in Cochise County.


Sierra Vista will host grand opening of sports complex in April

SIERRA VISTA — The City of Sierra Vista invites the public to celebrate the grand opening of City of Sierra Vista Sports, a complex that includes a variety of sports facilities and a sports center with dedicated customer service.


Rebuild with us: City council/staff bring takeaways from D.C. conference

SIERRA VISTA — Earlier this month, Sierra Vista City Councilwomen Carolyn Umphrey, Gwen Calhoun, Mayor Pro Tem Rachel Gray and Assistant City Manager Victoria Yarbrough traveled to Washington, D.C., for the National League of Cities Congressional City Conference.


What could new vineyard mean for tourism in Tombstone?

Tombstone is a town many know because of the famous O.K. Corral gunfight, but the city has come a long way since that fateful day in 1881. With the wide-ranging mountains and an endless horizon of yellow and orange skies, it’s a beautiful paradise in Arizona that the United States federal government


Husband and wife charged with felony abuse of 4 children

BISBEE — A 911 dispatch supervisor and a Department of Child Safety case manager have been ordered to appear in court next week on charges that they physically abused several children between 2016 and 2018.


Trial date set for ‘scam artist’ captured in Mexico

BISBEE – A Sierra Vista man described by one law enforcement official as a scam artist and predator will stand trial this summer on multiple alleged felonies from 2017 related to identity theft and child pornography, Cochise County Superior Court Judge Tim Dickerson announced Tuesday.


Former Huachuca City fire chief agrees to repay more than $25K in criminal case

BISBEE — The former Huachuca City fire chief has agreed to repay more than $25,000 as restitution in a criminal case involving theft and misuse of public monies. Jon Andrew Allmon pleaded guilty in December to two Class 4 felonies for knowingly using assets belonging to the Huachuca Fire Club and th