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Apache Junction High School on lockdown due to "police incident"
APACHE JUNCTION, Ariz. (FOX 10) -- A school in the Apache Junction area is on lockdown. According to officials with the City of Apache Junction, Apache Junction High School is on lockdown, but provided few details on what led to the lockdown. City officials say there are no injuries that they know o
Car/pedestrian incident at Saguaro, Avenue of the Fountains
Fountain Hills Fire Department and Sheriff’s Department personnel responded to an accident at Saguaro Boulevard and Avenue of the Fountains Wednesday afternoon. Fire officials say the accident involved a vehicle and a pedestrian. Although injury information is not available, it was not a fatality, a
Trains at the Community Center for the holiday
There is still time to enjoy the holiday model trail display at the Fountain Hills Community Center. The Fountain Hills and Four Peaks Rotary clubs and Rotary Interact Club youth are providing the volunteers who are working the trains for visitors. They were also involved in setting up the display f
Potential Arizona Senate pick lashed Trump on Twitter
A contender to receive Gov. Doug Ducey’s appointment to serve as Arizona’s next senator was sharply critical of President Trump during the 2016 campaign. Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery is on Ducey’s list of possible appointees as he mulls whom to choose to succeed Sen. Jon Kyl, R-Ariz., wh
Mesa police arrest Apache Junction woman in deadly hit-and-run
MESA, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -- Thanks to witnesses, cell phone data and surveillance video, police have arrested an Apache Junction woman they believe to be responsible for a deadly hit-and-run a month ago.
Is it illegal in Arizona to decorate a saguaro cactus on your own property?
The holiday season is upon us, and in Arizona it's not out of the ordinary to see a cactus or two adorned with lights, sometimes even a Santa hat. The question comes from an Instagram post, our own actually. We posted a lovely photo of a decorated cactus in Carefree from our our Instagram friend @mo
Buckeye man says HOA won't allow him to park work truck in own driveway
BUCKEYE, AZ — A Valley man is faced with a decision to keep his home or his job after receiving a warning from his HOA. Tim Andersen says he and his family have been living the dream since moving to the West Valley.
National wave of hoax bomb threats hits Phoenix-area cities
Multiple reports of possible bomb threats were made across the Phoenix-metro area and were believed to be linked to similar threats made nationwide on Thursday, according to several Valley police agencies.
Phoenix-area pediatrician who faked '02 kidnapping is gone again
Mark Salerno's mental health and disappearances made headlines in 2002. He was later featured for becoming a metro-Phoenix mental-health counselor. On Oct. 12, 2018, he went missing again.
Los Gringos Locos owners sell Apache Junction restaurant
Los Gringos Locos, 280 S. Phelps Drive in Apache Junction, has been sold, its owners said in a release. Patty Smith, Jodi and Jeff Ehrlich, and Debra and Gary Nine opened Los Gringos Locos in December 2002.
Maricopa County Dems Yank Support For Phoenix Councilman Nowakowski
The Maricopa County Democratic Party on Saturday passed a resolution to withdraw support for embattled Phoenix city council member Michael Nowakowski. The resolution refers to comments made by Nowakowski in 2016 opposing same sex marriage and allowing transgender people to use the restroom of their
PD: Head-on crash involving cement truck leaves man dead in Scottsdale
SCOTTSDALE, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) - A minivan driver is dead after slamming head-on into a cement truck in Scottsdale on Wednesday morning. It happened at 75th Street and Dynamite. Police said the driver was heading east on Dynamite when he crossed the centerline and hit the truck head-on.
Poisoning claim, nasty divorce punctuate an Arizona journalism ethics saga
PRESCOTT, Ariz. — An award-winning Arizona newspaper publisher and his wife are locked in a bizarre divorce case that has morphed into something more: a journalism ethics saga.
Enrique Melendez: From Fountain Hills to Spain
For Enrique Melendez, service and hard work are simply a part of everyday life. Though he retired from Atlantic Richfield Company (ARCO) to Fountain Hills 25 years ago, he’s stayed plenty busy with personal business ventures and involvement in everything from local government (councilman and vice ma
Scottsdale couple catches Mattel's attention in post asking for same-sex Barbie set
SCOTTSDALE, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -- A Scottsdale couple sparked toy brand Mattel's attention with a social media post asking for a same-sex Barbie wedding set. Matt Jacobi and Nick Caprio are set to be married May 2019 and their two nieces will be flower girls.
Scottsdale PD body cam video shows murder scenes following murder spree
The Scottsdale Police Department has released never before seen video of what police encountered as Dwight Jones went on a murderous rampage killing six people within 96 hours.
Details surrounding MCSO deputy's theft of $500 from shooting scene emerge
PHOENIX (FOX 10) -- A Maricopa County Sheriff's Deputy has been arrested for stealing cash from a house in the East Valley, while he was investigating a fatal shooting. The deputy, identified as Gregory Johnson, faces a count of burglary and a count of theft, and he appeared in a jailhouse courtroom
Shoplifting, thefts reported Nov. 25-Dec. 8 to Apache Junction Police Department, PCSO
Above are the general locations of shoplifting and theft incidents reported Nov. 25-Dec. 8 to the Apache Junction Police Department and Pinal County Sheriff’s Office. Theft, reported to AJPD at 11:39 a.m. Nov. 25 in the 200 block of East Southern Avenue.
Maricopa County deputy arrested for taking money from dead person
MESA, AZ - The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office says it has arrested one of its deputies for taking money while responding to a report of a dead body. In a news release sent Tuesday night, the sheriff's office said 39-year-old Gregory Johnson responded to a report of a dead body near Mesa on October
Ousted lawmaker’s attorney says House leaders hiding docs from client
PHOENIX — The attorney for Don Shooter charged Wednesday that House leaders are illegally trying to hide the notes of investigators who prepared the report that led to his ouster on charges of sexual harassment.