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Pinal County officials investigate possible murder-suicide

Pinal County officials are investigating a possible murder-suicide in the 3800 block of North Hohokam Road, outside of Florence, Arizona. The Pinal County Sheriff's Office responded to a call just before 2 a.m. on Wednesday from a family member inside a home saying a man had shot his wife and then h


3 teens die in vehicle crash after fleeing Pinal County Sheriff’s Office deputy

Three teenagers who were passengers in a vehicle fleeing a Pinal County Sheriff’s Office deputy died when the driver lost control and crashed along Schnepf Road between Ocotillo Road and Combs in San Tan Valley, PCSO said.


2 Cowboy Days events moved

CASA GRANDE — The major storm has caused the relocation of two Cowboy Days & O'Odham Tash events on Friday. The exceptional rodeo will be held at the covered arena at Mary C. O’Brien School at Eleven Mile Corner.


Pinal County deputies arrest Vegas man accused of trying to meet Phoenix area child for sex

PINAL COUNTY, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) - The Pinal County Sheriff’s Office announced an arrest Thursday of a Las Vegas man accused of trying to arrange sex with a Valley child. PCSO says 45-year-old Scott Buckley logged into a social media app last November and began communicating with a child who turned out


Winter storm updates: Highways closed in Arizona, Phoenix rain and foot of snow in Flagstaff area

What could be the biggest storm of the season is expected to park itself over Arizona for two days. A winter storm warning is in effect above 3,000 feet until 5 p.m. Friday. Feet of snow and inches of rain are expected to fall with this storm, which has already caused schools across northern Arizona


Suspected child predator asked undercover Pinal cop to be his 'sugar baby'

CASA GRANDE -- Local authorities have arrested a Las Vegas man accused of trying to lure and transport a 14-year-old girl from Arizona, who turned out to be an undercover detective.


Woman charged with running over, killing boyfriend at Pinal Walmart

APACHE JUNCTION –A 22-year-old woman is facing murder charges after she allegedly ran over her boyfriend in a Walmart parking lot Wednesday night. Dalia Villalobos has been booked into the Pinal County jail after she allegedly struck 25-year-old Oscar Coronado with her car at a Walmart located near


New CG resident from Washington wants to share the love

CASA GRANDE — On Valentine’s Day, Kathy Jo Neumiller wanted to share some love and positive thoughts with her neighbors at Sunwest Resort Village. She formed a group of volunteers, nicknamed “the love bakers,” and on Valentine’s Day, the group delivered 32 trays of homemade sweets along with 12 hot


CG Council seeks more information on irrigation issue

CASA GRANDE — Residents of an irrigation district urged city council members to find a mechanism to pay for repairs to a failing well, with one man saying the city had plenty of money to do so.


ADOT- Powerful Winter Storm Hammers Travel Across Much of Arizona

Multiple stretches of Arizona’s highways remained closed Thursday afternoon, Feb. 21, due to a powerful winter storm whose fury continues across much of the state. With the heavy weather expected to last into Friday, the safest option at present is for drivers to delay travel to and through higher e


Thefts in Pinal County near QC reported Feb. 11-17 to PCSO

Above are the general locations of thefts near Queen Creek reported Feb. 11-17 to the Pinal County Sheriff’s Office. Theft, reported at 1:13 a.m. Feb. 11 in the 40600 block of North Gantzel Road.


Arizona school children are flushing ice cubes down toilets

Schools across northern Arizona were canceled Thursday ahead of the big storm. The school cancellations were welcomed by many children who often turn to superstition to get a snow day off.


Ex-CGUHS coach arrested again for assault

CASA GRANDE — A former Casa Grande Union High School District employee was arrested on Sunday for multiple criminal offenses after pleading guilty last year to domestic violence crimes.


PCSO: Florence couple dead in apparent murder suicide

NEAR FLORENCE (3TV/CBS 5) – Detectives are looking into what “is believed to be a murder-suicide,” involving a Florence man and his wife. Arizona’s Family first learned of the investigation Thursday afternoon.


Chandler man facing 2nd charge of exposing self during massage

CHANDLER, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) - The founder of the popular Facebook group 'Living Chandler' is facing more sexual misconduct allegations. Arizona's Family has learned Matthew Coates was arrested a second time for public sexual indecency.


Republican Candidate at Center of Fraud Inquiry Calls for New Congressional Election in North Carolina

RALEIGH, N.C. — Mark Harris, the Republican candidate for Congress in North Carolina whose campaign funded an illegal voter-turnout operation, on Thursday called for a new election.


More than veggies are blooming in CGUHS garden and greenhouse

CASA GRANDE — More than veggies are blooming in an on-campus garden at Casa Grande Union High School. As the only place at the school where students can literally see the fruits — or veggies — of their labor, the garden is a popular spot for teens to work, grow and bloom while learning the farm-to-t


Work begins in Coolidge on Ruins traffic light; closures planned

COOLIDGE— Work on a new traffic light that will be located at the intersection of State Route 87 and Ruins Drive officially kicked off on Thursday. According to a statement released by the Arizona Department of Transportation, occasional lane closures of SR 87, the main roadway that runs through Coo


Cotton House brings home cooking with 'style' to Az City

The chef behind two popular eateries in Casa Grande has opened a new restaurant in Arizona City. The Cotton House Café, 8639 Battaglia Drive, is owned by Chef Michael Brinkin and Jason Stewart. They had a “soft” opening of the Arizona City venue last week. Brinkin explained a “soft opening” as one i


New art exhibits, show planned at CG Airport

CASA GRANDE — Public art has been on display for many years inside the terminal at Casa Grande Municipal Airport. But despite being at the airport, much of the existing art has nothing to do with aeronautics.