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Pinal County Fair rolls along
ELEVEN MILE CORNER — Pinal County Fair 2019 continues Friday-Sunday with carnival rides, games, exhibits, vendors and livestock shows. The fair will be open from 9 a.m. to midnight on Friday; 11 a.m. to midnight Saturday and 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Sunday.
Pinal County offices coordinate to collect overdue business taxes
FLORENCE — Pinal County officeholders have coordinated their efforts to collect more than $1.1 million in overdue business personal property taxes in less than two years. But the task remains large, with more than $5.5 million still outstanding, county officials told the Board of Supervisors Wednesd
Abortion concerns have blocked the effort to fund Arizona’s 2-1-1 system
Sandy Berlanga is one of three people who sits in a nondescript office building in Tempe helping people during some of the roughest times of their lives. “Thank you for calling Arizona 2-1-1, how can I help you today?” Berlanga says over the phone to a person calling in. This is one of many calls sh
Arizona, six other states go to Congress for drought plan approval
The leaders of Colorado River basin states are asking Congress to approve the newly adopted drought contingency plan that they admit is not a long-term solution to a dryer future and less water in the river.
Over 200 undocumented immigrants apprehended near Arizona border
LUKEVILLE, Ariz. — Border patrol agents apprehended 216 undocumented immigrants on west of Lukeville on Sunday, near Quitobaquito Springs. Per CBP, the group was Central-American family units, consisting of 99 adults and 117 children. Of those children, 20 were unaccompanied by an adult family membe
Pinal County ranks last in doctor ratios, work commutes
CASA GRANDE — Data released this week shows Pinal County has the worst ratio in Arizona for primary care doctors per capita. The University of Wisconsin’s Population Health Institute recently released its annual rankings of the healthiest counties in Arizona. Based on a number of health factors, Pin
Burglaries in Pinal County near Queen Creek reported March 7-9 to PCSO
Above are the general locations of burglaries near Queen Creek reported March 7-9 to the Pinal County Sheriff’s Office. Burglary from vehicle, reported at 5:55 p.m. March 9 in the 40900 block of North Ironwood Drive.
Avocado Recall In Arizona, 5 More States, Due To Listeria Concern
A California avocado grower is recalling the pear-shaped fruit in Arizona and five other states because of possible listeria contamination. Henry Avocado Corp.'s recall affects both conventional and organic avocados.
Arizona Law Cuts Phoenix Police Towing Revenue
A new state law has the Phoenix Police Department freezing some open positions. In fiscal year 2017-18, Phoenix police towed about 35,000 vehicles. Of those, about 5,000 were impounded because the drivers had suspended licenses.
Lemonade, Margaritas Or Jamaica Tea: Senate To Debate Official Arizona State Beverage
Arizona senators will debate options for the official state beverage Monday. Garrett Glover, a Gilbert teenager, asked the state legislature to make lemonade the official drink of Arizona. The Arizona House of Representatives signed off on his request with House Bill 2692 on a 57-3 vote last month.
1 injured in crash causing closure to westbound I-10 near Marana
A rollover crash has closed westbound Interstate 10 at Pinal Airpark Road near Marana Friday night, officials say. One person is enroute to a hospital. The Arizona Department of Public Safety is investigating the crash, which may have involved an ejection from a vehicle shortly before 7:30 p.m.
Marana Walmart set to close
TUCSON, AZ (KOLD News 13) - A Walmart in Marana is among many set to close across the country in the coming months. The Neighborhood Market located at 3900 W. Ina Road will close April 19, 2019.
Spring Pinal Ways magazine explores health, wellness
CASA GRANDE — The U.S. health care system is one of our favorite villains. Insurance companies deny tests recommended by doctors. Pharmaceutical companies charge hundreds of dollars for pills they can manufacture for pennies. Providers charge you 10 times more than someone else for the same thing be
Pinal commuters can take survey on improving transportation
PHOENIX -- A recent study shows that Pinal County has the highest percentage of residents in the state who must drive alone to work for more than 30 minutes. The Population Health Institute collected this data because long commutes have been found to cause high blood pressure and obesity. Fifty-two
St. Helen offers free blessed rosaries to children during special service
ELOY — To celebrate the feast day Solemnity of the Annunciation, St. Helen of the Cross Catholic Church, 205 W. Eighth St., will hold “Behold Thy Mother,” a spiritual hour of prayer, contemplation and celebration, at 7 p.m. on Monday.
Oro Valley biosciences business incubator looks like a go this time
After years of efforts by local science, business and government leaders, Oro Valley finally looks like it’s getting its own bioscience business incubator. Oro Valley Innovation Labs, or OVIL, is tentatively scheduled to break ground sometime in the third quarter of this year near Roche Tissue Diagn
Oro Valley man in legal fight with ex-Cat Pastner sues the Star, reporter
An Oro Valley man who has been in a long-running legal fight with former UA assistant basketball coach Josh Pastner has filed a lawsuit against the Arizona Daily Star and a reporter claiming “false statements” have been made in news reports about the litigation.
Competing at fair results in camaraderie for 4-H target shooters
ELEVEN MILE CORNER — In a competition, when 18-year-old Delanie Reeves is focused on a target, she clears her mind, takes a deep breath and shoots, hoping that her skillful aim will guide the bullet straight to the mark.
A mom on a popular YouTube show is accused of pepper-spraying her kids when they flubbed their lines
(CNN) — The "Fantastic Adventures" YouTube channel has racked up more than 250 million views, with its adorable cast of seven adopted children, silly topics and charmingly low-fi visual effects.
Mother accused of child molestation and child abuse of her 7 adopted children
Court documents from Pinal County are providing graphic details into allegations of child abuse leveled against a woman who lives in Maricopa. While court documents only referred to the woman by her first name and middle initial, Machelle L., and redacted her last name, FOX 10 has learned that the w