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Safford Man Convicted Of Taking Young Girl For Sex
TUCSON – A Safford man, Lawrence James Halamek, was found guilty by a federal jury after a four-day trial of transportation of a minor with intent to engage in criminal sexual activity and travel with intent to engage in illicit sexual conduct.
Ranking Arizona: Top 10 Mexican restaurants for 2019
Here are the Top 10 Mexican restaurants in Arizona, based on public voting for the 2019 edition of Ranking Arizona, the state’s biggest and most comprehensive business opinion poll. Ranking Arizona is based purely on opinion and ranks companies based on how voters answer this simple question: with w
Arizona Medical Marijuana Program Hits Record High Number Before 4/20
Here's a kind statistic to help light up your 4/20 celebrations: The Arizona medical marijuana program hit a milestone of more than 200,000 total participants for the first time last month, according to the latest report by the state.
What is the saddest, angriest city in Arizona? Your tweets may hold the answer
If Arizona cities could boast a collective mood based on their Twitter feeds alone, it seems that Gilbert's would be all smiles and Tucson, not so much. At least according to one company's new study.
Safford Police look into alleged fiddle, debit card thefts
SAFFORD — On Monday, April 8, Safford Police responded to theft reports involving a fiddle, a football and a debit card. In the first case, a Safford resident reported an autographed football and a custom made fiddle, valued at $3,000 and over $14,000, missing from his storage unit. According to a S
California 'house of horrors' parents sentenced to life in prison
The California “house of horrors” parents who abused and tortured 12 of their 13 children were sentenced to life in prison Friday with the possibility of parole after 25 years.
Parvo is bad in Arizona this spring. Here's how to keep dogs safe
PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -- Cases of parvo are especially bad this spring, with Arizona being one of the states hit the hardest. Animal experts say parvo can kill your dog within three days of exposure.
Arizona man sentenced on over $4 million oil investment scam
PHOENIX — A man has been sentenced to five years in prison for stealing millions of dollars on an oil investment scam. For over two years, Robert Aguayo, 41, solicited investments from 48 individuals taking $4.75 million, the Attorney General’s Office said.
Here's the best hike in Arizona, according to Outside Online
PHOENIX — Arizona is home to some beautiful landscapes and some incredible hiking spots. But which one is the best?. Outside Online might have the answer. In a recent post on their website, the online publication shared their picks for the best hike in each state of the U.S. The selection for Arizon
Safford Walmart getting significant upgrade
SAFFORD — Hot on the heels of the new online grocery pickup service that debuted at the Safford Walmart earlier this year, word has come down that the store has been selected for a multi-million dollar improvement.
Thatcher Fire gets new ‘jaws of life’
THATCHER — When first responders need to extricate an accident victim from a vehicle, time can be critical — and, with new “jaws of life” rescue equipment, the Thatcher Fire Department expects to gain that time.
Deaths in Southern Arizona
The deceased are from Tucson unless otherwise noted. Anderson, Warren, 70, general manager, April 14, Bring’s Broadway. Janssen, Robert, 86, accountant, April 10, Bring’s Broadway.
EAC Choral Music Department presents Spring Sing 2019: ‘Found’
THATCHER — Eastern Arizona College’s Choral Music Department will present its 40th annual Spring Sing, entitled “Found,” Thursday, Friday and Saturday, April 25-27, at 7:30 p.m., in the Fine Arts Auditorium.
Three Eastern players advancing to D1 colleges
THATCHER — Three Eastern Arizona College women’s basketball players signed to play for three different Division I colleges on Wednesday. Tianna Brown, Makenzie Bond and Courtney Anderson were scooped up by three different schools to shoot hoops.
Kitten season is in full swing and Pima Animal Care Center needs help
TUCSON, Ariz. — In 2018, PACC took in over 2,000 bottle babies and orphaned kittens and puppies. So far, this year the shelter has seen 338 kittens. PACC is looking for committed fosters who can take some litters home.
Good day on the course for Thatcher
SAFFORD — Thatcher hosted Pima and Willcox on a very chilly and windy Wednesday at Mt. Graham Golf Course. Willcox head coach Calvin King said, “I’m glad we don’t have to play this course anymore this year. We’ve had three really bad rounds on it and one bad round. It does something to them.
Arizona tribes’ role in drought talks marks turning point for inclusion
SACATON – Sprouting through the cracked floor of the Sonoran Desert, tepary beans thrive in the dry heat and carry with it centuries of resilience from the indigenous Pima people of Southern Arizona.
80 nonprofits collect $180,000 in prize money from Arizona Gives Day
More than 80 nonprofits participating in Arizona Gives Day from around the state, including large and small organizations focused on animal welfare, the arts, child welfare, human rights and more, collected $180,000 in additional prize money during the 24-hour online fund-raising event hosted by The
Arizona’s Canyon de Chelly home to archaeological treasures
Arizona’s Canyon de Chelly National Monument is definitely off the beaten path, but it’s worth the extra effort to see its wonders. The monument boasts three main sandstone canyons: Canyon de Chelly (pronounced de-shay), Canyon del Muerto and Monument. All are worth seeing firsthand as they are full
Thatcher, Safford Police corral serial shoplifting suspect
SAFFORD - A woman suspected in recent shoplifting cases was arrested at Walmart the night of April 9, and Safford Police were still seeking her male partner in crime. A Thatcher Police officer initially detained Yvonne Perez, 32, in the Walmart parking lot after store employees reported the shoplift