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Pinal County farmers concerned about water cuts
PINAL COUNTY, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) - Gov. Doug Ducey made it clear that securing Arizona's water future is his priority. "It's an issue that deserves your attention, which is why it's first on my list," said Ducey.
Federal tax changes could mean windfall for Arizona
Arizona is looking at a major windfall in the state budget as a result of the federal government’s tax overhaul, but Gov. Doug Ducey and state lawmakers have different ideas about how the money should be spent.
Police chief says website's second 'worst' ranking of Eloy unwarranted
ELOY — Police Chief Chris Vasquez says a website that ranked Eloy the second worst place to live in Arizona misapplied crime statistics to achieve its results. HomeSnacks, which ranks cities across the state based on crime rates and home values, recently included Eloy and Coolidge in its list of the
PCSO: Coolidge man accused of sexually extorting two Australian teens
PINAL COUNTY, Ariz. (FOX 10) -- Officials with the Pinal County Sheriff's Office say a young Coolidge man is arrested and accused of sexually extorting two teenage girls from Australia.
Who Is Sheriff Lamb at Pinal County Detention Center on 60 Days In?
Sheriff Mark Lamb is the 24th Sheriff of Pinal County, Arizona, a “county the size of Connecticut.” He manages more than 650 employees within the Pinal County Detention Center and sheriff’s department, according to A&E. The Pinal County Detention Center will be featured in the new season of A&E’s 60
Pinal County Department of Housing Holding Consolidated Plan Public Meetings
Pinal County, in conjunction with the county’s Department of Housing and Workforce Development, will conduct a series of public meetings beginning January 14, 2019 and ending on January 18, 2019.
Couple suing PCSO for making false arrest
FLORENCE — A Queen Creek couple is accusing the Pinal County Sheriff’s Office of negligence and excessive force after deputies mistakenly arrested them during a road rage incident last year.
PCSO seeking woman last seen near Catalina
CATALINA -- The Pinal County Sheriff's Office is asking the public to help the agency find a missing 46-year-old woman in southern Pinal County. Elizabeth Breck was last seen Sunday afternoon in Catalina, near Edwin Road and Lago Del Oro Parkway. She was last seen at about 3 p.m. wearing a grey skir
Pinal County IT department investigating prank calls that appear to come from sheriff’s office
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - The Pinal County Sheriff’s Office is looking into reports of prank calls from numbers associated with the office. According to information from PCSO, the IT department is investigating the calls.
Pinal County seeks input on housing program
FLORENCE — Pinal County, in conjunction with the county’s Department of Housing and Workforce Development, will conduct a series of public meetings beginning Jan.14 and ending Jan. 18.
No one injured in closet fire at Arizona City home
ARIZONA CITY - No one was injured in a structure fire at an Arizona City home Tuesday night, authorities said. The Arizona City Fire District responded to Bentley Drive to a report of a house fire at 9 p.m.
SWAT team involved in arrest of Coolidge man for soliciting juveniles
COOLIDGE — Officers were assisted by the regional SWAT team to make entrance into to a home in Coolidge early Wednesday morning. The incident occurred around 6:40 a.m. at a residence in 1200 block of West Harding Avenue. The Coolidge Police Department was called in to assist detectives from Pinal Co
Eloy man sentenced for pellet gun robbery at CG Lowe's
FLORENCE -- A 39-year-old Eloy man was sentenced Monday to one year in prison for robbing the Lowe's store in Casa Grande with a pellet gun. Christopher Castillo was arrested on July 27, 2017 after witnesses identified him as the suspect who held up the hardware store a couple weeks prior. According
Study shows Pinal County one of top agriculture suppliers
A recently released study from the University of Arizona’s Department of Agriculture and Resources Economics confirms what many local farmers and ranchers have known for a long time – Pinal County’s agriculture footprint in the state and beyond is remarkable.
Widows/widowers, disabled, non-profit exemptions filed with Pinal County Assessor’s Office
Every three years, property taxpayers that have an exemption for being a widow or widower must submit a renewal application to the county assessor. Those taxpayers with an exemption for a disability or a non-profit must resubmit as well.
Growing like a weed: Arizona medical pot usage up 41% in 2018, report says
PHOENIX — The amount of medical marijuana being purchased and consumed in Arizona is increasing at a rate twice as fast as the growth in the number of people legally entitled to use it.
Authorities search for missing Tucson High teacher
A Tucson High Magnet School teacher has been missing since Sunday, officials say. Elizabeth Breck, 46, was last seen at 3 p.m. in Pinal County near the rural crossroads of East Edwin Road and North Lago Del Oro Parkway, said Pinal County Sheriff's spokesperson Navideh Forghani.
Ducey and CAP Board Each Pledge $5 Million for Pinal County Farmers
Governor Doug Ducey and the board of the Central Arizona Project have each pledged to give $5 million to Pinal County farmers to develop groundwater infrastructure as Arizona prepares for cuts to Colorado River water supplies.
Dairy Queen prepares to make a comeback in Coolidge
COOLIDGE — It’s been decades since the Coolidge-based Dairy Queen set up shop, and eventually closed, leaving residents to find their own ways to beat the summer heat. But times are changing, and a new Dairy Queen store is officially in the works.
Coolidge council spars over vice mayor selection procedure
COOLIDGE — Although council appointed a member to serve as vice mayor for the next two years, the selection process left one council member pushing for change. During Monday’s Coolidge City Council meeting, Councilwoman Jacque Hendrie-Henry was re-appointed to serve in the position of vice mayor for