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Game and Fish moves bighorn from NW of Tucson to Picacho

The department said Tuesday that dozens of the animals are being taken to traditional range areas, with wildlife workers drawing from robust populations of desert bighorns in the Silver Bell Mountains northwest of Tucson and Rocky Mountain bighorns near Morenci, a mining town. The department produce

TUCSON.COM - 2018-11-14 13:25:00

Code Word Saves Arizona Girl, 11, From Possible Abduction: Police

SAN TAN VALLEY, AZ — Brenda James didn't figure her children would have to use the "code word" the Arizona family came up with to keep them safe in situations where they might be harmed. But the rarely used tactic helped save an 11-year-old girl's life in the Phoenix suburb of San Tan Valley, and au

PATCH - 2018-11-12 20:08:30

PSCO: Man threatens to release sex tape of woman 8 years after date if she didn't have sex with him

The Pinal County Sheriff's Office says an east Valley man threatened to release a sex tape of a woman, eight years after their date, if she didn't have sex with him. On Nov. 8, 36-year-old Michael Aaron Pomeroy of Mesa was arrested and charged with sexual extortion. PCSO began its investigation in

AZFAMILY - 2018-11-13 23:16:00

Videos: ADOT continues work on Pinal roadways

Tom Herrmann, a spokesman with the Arizona Department of Transportation, said crews will install a new bridge over the Union Pacific Railroad at State Route 87 and Interstate 10. Pouring the deck on that bridge will begin Thursday morning.

PINALCENTRAL.COM - 2018-11-14 06:45:00

Marana Police join county wide emergency response network

“Originally, each agency had their own radio system.” said Rick Brown, PCWIN executive director. “That made it very difficult for them all to get in touch.”

TUCSONLOCALMEDIA.COM - 2018-11-14 11:00:00

Video: 30 bighorn released in Picacho Mountains

“When we can help re-establish a native species to their historic habitat, we’re truly part of something special,” said Amber Munig, AZGFD’s big game management supervisor. “Projects such as these help us to conserve and protect bighorn sheep by establishing subpopulations within their native ranges

PINALCENTRAL.COM - 2018-11-13 21:42:00

10-year-old stops potential kidnapper by asking for family's secret 'code word'

A 10-year-old Arizona girl says she was able to ward off a potential kidnapper by asking him for her family's secret "code word" last Wednesday. Brenda James told KSAZ that her daughter, whose name has not been released, was walking with a friend near a park in San Tan Valley, Ariz., at 3:45 p.m. wh

AOL CORP - 2018-11-13 19:16:58

Man arrested for sexually extorting Pinal woman with 'revenge porn'

Michael Pomeroy, 36, is accused trying to coerce a woman into having sex with him in order to prevent him from releasing a sex tape he said he made of the two of them eight years ago. He is being charged with sexual extortion.

PINALCENTRAL.COM - 2018-11-13 23:54:00

Woman injured in crash with PCSO deputy

Around 10 a.m., the 29-year-old woman was driving north on Peart Road when the accident occurred. According to the Casa Grande Police Department, the Pinal County Sheriff's Office deputy was traveling east on Cottonwood Lane when the pair crashed.

PINALCENTRAL.COM - 2018-11-12 23:02:00

Police: Shooting near campus was not random incident

TUCSON, Ariz. - Tucson police say a man was shot near the University of Arizona campus early Tuesday morning.According to Sgt. Pete Dugan, the shooting happened around 1 a.m. in the 1900 block of East Speedway. The victim told police he was shot in the leg by a man who had his face covered. The shoo

KGUN 9 - 2018-11-13 15:28:08

El Tour de Tucson 2018 brings a new route and new road closures

Tucson, AZ - El Tour de Tucson is bringing in a new route for 2018, which means new road closures.

KGUN 9 - 2018-11-14 04:58:34

Report: CG hotel stabber claimed it was self defense

Criminal charges were filed Nov. 5 in Pinal County Superior Court against Jose F. Martinez for an altercation reported at the Holiday Inn in Casa Grande on Oct. 30. According to his indictment, Martinez is facing charges of aggravated assault, disorderly conduct, criminal damage, and trespassing.

PINALCENTRAL.COM - 2018-11-12 17:00:00

Kyrsten Sinema widens lead again over Martha McSally in pivotal day for Arizona's U.S. Senate race

Sinema expanded her lead to 32,292 votes — a 1.5 percentage-point lead — as of 6:20 p.m. Sunday, according to updated counts posted by the Arizona Secretary of State. Her campaign manager predicted her victory was inevitable.


Power outage affects 1,500 customers southeast of Tucson

The outage is affecting areas south of Interstate 10 and includes Vail, Corona De Tucson and the Santa Rita Foothills, according toTEP's outage map.

TUCSON.COM - 2018-11-12 19:13:00

Firefighters respond to blaze at Tucson RV Storage

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - Firefighters battled a two-alarm blaze at Tucson RV Storage Monday afternoon.The Northwest Fire District said multiple RVs were destroyed.The fire began around noon and was out by 1 p.m.Copyright 2018 Tucson News Now. All rights reserved.

TUCSONNEWSNOW.COM - 2018-11-12 20:37:00

1 killed, 1 injured when car smashes into tree on Tucson's northwest side

Paul Costello, 27, was killed just before midnight while riding in a 1993 Honda Accord that hit the tree near the intersection of West River Road and North Samantha Grove Drive, said Officer Ray Smith, of the Tucson Police Department. Samantha Grove Drive is between West Orange Grove Road and North


Pinal ballots highest in any midterm year; county still solid red

FLORENCE — More ballots were cast in Pinal County last week than in recent, and likely any, midterm election.

PINALCENTRAL.COM - 2018-11-13 06:45:00

Freeze warning in place for areas east and south of Tucson today

Cruise up Catalina Highway, drive a little ways on an unpaved road and take a trail to see this autumn explosion at Bear Wallow.If you haven't pulled out your sweaters yet, now would be a good time to do so.The National Weather Service put aFreeze Warning into effect from 2 to 8 a.m. Mondayfor areas


10-year-old wards off kidnapper by asking for ‘code word’

At about 3:45 p.m. Wednesday, the 10-year-old and a friend were walking near a park when a man drives up in a white SUV, according to the Pinal County Sheriff’s Office in Arizona,KSAZreports


A Code Word Saved This 11-Year-Old Girl From Being Kidnapped

An 11-year-old girlescapeda potentialkidnappinglast Wednesday in San Tan Valley, Arizona by asking for the family “code word.” According to reports from the Pinal County Sheriff’s Office, the girl was walking with her friend when a man drove up and told her that her brother was in a serious accident

FATHERLY.COM - 2018-11-12 15:56:18