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Globe police hold off brief County jail uprising

According to acting Globe Police Chief Bob Folker, a call came over the radio at about 3:15 p.m. on Tuesday, July 17 requesting any available officers to head to the Gila County Detention Center to help quell the situation.

ARIZONA SILVER BELT - 2018-07-17 23:38:04

Tickets are selling fast for the 4th Annual Magma Royale Fundraiser - Copper Area News Publishers providing news coverage for Eastern Pinal and Southern Gila Counties

The Superior Optimist Club will be hosting its fourth annual Magma Royale fundraiser on Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018 at the Magma Club in Superior, Arizona. The event will start at 6:30 p.m. and prizes will start being announced at 10 p.m.

COPPERAREA.COM - 2018-07-18 12:23:04

Former government contractor found guilty for stealing property, reselling it in AZ

YOUNG, Ariz. - A former government contractor was found guilty for shipping U.S. government property from a military base in Afghanistan to his home in Young, Arizona, for resale.

12NEWS.COM - 2018-07-19 00:57:01

FBI offering $5,000 reward to find violent suspects in Payson casino robbery

The men, who the FBI describe as 5 feet 10 inches and average build, fled the casino and crossed Highway 87 to a getaway car.

12NEWS.COM - 2018-07-17 17:50:01

Cobre Valley Independence Day activities a success

The Cobre Valley Independence Day parade and celebration of 2018 was a huge success. After a four-year absence, this year’s revival brought fresh life to our nation’s most sacred holiday in our community. In little over two months’ time, patriotic and community loving residents from across Globe-Mia

ARIZONA SILVER BELT - 2018-07-17 22:32:37

Summer WIOA worker Jacob Miles of Globe aims high

Yavapai-Apache Nation member Jacob Miles, 16, is completing four weeks of work experience under the auspices of the WIOA (Work Innovation Opportunities Act), a work training program on the Yavapai-Apache Nation in Camp Verde. Jacob is a resident of Globe, Ariz.

ARIZONA SILVER BELT - 2018-07-17 23:19:51

Humane Society looking for residents interested in revisiting dog tethering

EDITOR:The High Desert Humane Society is looking for Gila County residents that are interested in revisiting the dog tethering issue.This is a very serious problem in our city and county and we would like to try again to look at the possibility of passing a no tethering ordinance. Payson has an ordi

ARIZONA SILVER BELT - 2018-07-18 00:00:00

DUI incidents reported July 8-14 to Apache Junction Police Department

Above are the general locations of driving under the influence incidents reported July 8-14 to Apache Junction Police Department.Incidents investigated by AJPD included:Reported at 3:10 p.m. July 8 in the 1500 block of West Broadway Avenue.Reported at 9 p.m. July 12 at South Idaho Road and Apache Tr


Woman sentenced for 2010 murder

According to court documents, Smith shot and killed her son-in-law in September 2010, reportedly after he had physically assaulted her. Smith and her daughter reportedly advised police that the deceased had assaulted Smith in the daughter’s Mifflintown residence on September 15, 2010. Upon leaving t

SENTINEL - 2018-07-19 00:00:00

Queen Creek vehicle burglaries reported July 8-14 to MCSO

Above are the general locations of vehicle burglaries reported July 8-14 to the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office for the community of Queen Creek.Incidents investigated by MCSO included:Reported at 9:35 a.m. July 9 in the 21900 block of East Cherrywood Drive.Reported at 1:37 p.m. July 10 at South El


Resident throws hat in ring for city council

I am a high school dropout, with a GED, and some college who has been going to school ever since. The school called life.

ARIZONA SILVER BELT - 2018-07-18 00:00:00

Arts Center board asks Molly Cornwell to step down

Cornwell is moving her curio shop the White Porch to a new location at 505 Live Oak in Miami, giving a boon to that community and its nascent Miami Business Alliance, which formed two months ago.

ARIZONA SILVER BELT - 2018-07-17 22:24:22

Gallery to present open mic night

The Art of Nja Onê Gallery presents Improv at the Gallery Open Mic Night, featuring music, spoken word, comedy and skits.

ARIZONA SILVER BELT - 2018-07-18 00:00:00

Gila Council hosting diabetes workshop

Workshop meets once a week for two hours for six weeks at the Superior Senior Center, 360 Main St., Superior, Ariz., Thursdays, Aug. 9 through Sept. 13, from 9:30-11:30 a.m. The workshop is free of charge and seating is limited. Register by Friday, Aug. 3, 2018 by contacting Carol Granillo at 520-68

ARIZONA SILVER BELT - 2018-07-18 00:00:00

Short Leash Hotdogs to relocate to 7th Avenue, former Original Wineburger location

"We have been actively looking on 7th Avenue for a few years. We live off of 7th, and we love our neighborhood and ultimately wanted to be in that neighborhood so we could walk to work," owner Kat Moore said in an email to ABC15.


Crews working to clean up flooding damage

The council expressed hope the storms had filled the C.C. Cragin Reservoir, which has hovered under 20 percent full since March. For the month, the Cragin watershed has received a little more than 7 inches of rain, but it has not affected water levels in the reservoir, now at 19 percent full. This s


FD: 5 kids, 2 adults hoFD: 4 kids, 2 adults hospitalized after crash in Tolleson near 91st/Superior avenues

A 12-year-old boy, a 10-year-old boy and a 15-year-old girl were listed in stable condition, while a second 10-year-old boy was taken to the hospital in unstable condition, a fire spokesperson said.


Maricopa County to begin hearing civil traffic cases in Queen Creek

On the third Thursday of the month from 1:30-3:30 p.m., Judge Samuel Goodman from the San Tan Justice Court will hear cases at the Queen Creek Community Chambers, 20727 E. Civic Parkway.


Tonto Forest fire restrictions lifted and Blattner Pit burns

To celebrate the Tonto Forest lifting fire restrictions forestwide, the Blattner Pit had a bonfire on Friday the 13th.Don’t worry, nothing bad happened.“We had 14,300 cubic yards of material collected over three months,” said Fred Aspeslagh, pit boss.


Area teen girl skirting by competition on racetrack

Up next is Abby Meulebroeck. She climbs into her silver, steel-coated No. 67 car, tucks her long brown hair under her white helmet and hits the gas.