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Downtown Globe, Ariz. Being Evacuated Due To HAZMAT Incident

GLOBE, ARIZONA - Officials in downtown Globe were evacuating buildings Wednesday after an unidentified substance 'that is considered potentially volatile' was discovered, a city spokesperson says. The Globe Fire Department has evacuated all buildings in Downtown Globe from Sycamore to Mesquite Stree

BREAKING911.COM - 2018-03-21 19:10:28

Buildings evacuated after substance found in downtown Globe

GLOBE, AZ - Buildings in downtown Globe have been evacuated after an unknown substance was discovered inside a business on Wednesday. The Globe Fire Department evacuated all buildings in downtown from Sycamore to Mesquite streets and Pine to Hill streets. According to the City of Globe, the substan

ABC 15 NEWS - 2018-03-21 19:44:57

Globe Police Department to address public intoxication downtown

Acting Globe Police Chief Bob Folker and Lieutenant Justin Keeling made a presentation at the March 13 Globe City Council meeting to address the proliferation of public drunkenness that is affecting downtown Globe. The department is planning a day of intensified enforcement as well as public forums


Tribal group says crosses vandalized at Arizona prayer site

SUPERIOR, Ariz. (AP) - A group that has been protesting a proposed copper mine in Superior says four crosses at a prayer site have been taken or damaged. The Tonto National Forest said Tuesday it is investigating the vandalism that occurred over the weekend at the Oak Flat Campground. The group know

WASHINGTON TIMES - 2018-03-21 08:08:35

Miami must repay Globe in tax kerfuffle

Tough times in the Town of Miami look to get tougher for the foreseeable future, as the town has to pay the City of Globe a tax debt of nearly one quarter of a million dollars. Miami Town Manager Joe Heatherly recently discovered Miami received tax revenues for the past four years that should have g

ARIZONA SILVER BELT - 2018-03-20 22:50:17

In Your Biz: Legends of Superior Trails Inc.

Arnett Canyon, a new section of the LOST, For well over two decades, several agencies and organizations have been working to develop outdoor trails and recreation attractions.It first started when staff within in the Tonto National Forest started to strategize on how to preserve and interpret the re

COPPERAREA.COM - 2018-03-22 14:46:05

Local entrepreneur wants to spread word about growing food indoors

One local entrepreneur has the lofty goal of transforming the abandoned Safeway store in Miami into a year-round indoor farming community. Just how does one convert such as ambitious goal into a reality? The answer is: one hydroponic vegetable plant at a time. This sometimes-outrageous person is


2 are arrested in Pinal County after $150K in heroin seized

FLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) - Pinal County Sheriff's officials say deputies have arrested two Mexican residents for allegedly trafficking $150,000 worth of heroin. They say a traffic enforcement operation was held Monday along Interstate 10 when a car was pulled over for a violation. Sheriff's officials sa

WASHINGTON TIMES - 2018-03-21 06:53:18

Tragic accidental shooting in Payson on St. Patrick's Day

A 14-year-old girl accidentally shot an 18-year-old with a gun she found in the glove compartment of their church leader's van, as they waited for him to return from paying for gas at the Giant gas station in south Payson. The bullet hit the boy in the back as he sat in the front passenger seat, sai


Dairy Queen is treating you to free ice cream on March 20 for first day of spring

There are rules, as there are with everything. It's one small vanilla cone per person at participating, non-mall locations. No chocolate dipping or other treat-related enhancements. And DQ would appreciate it if you had just one free cone for the day, not that the soft ice-cream giant is tracking yo


Food truck to serve fish dinners for a cause

Extended Hands Food Bank will showcase its upgraded food truck on Friday, April 6, at Fountain Hills Presbyterian Church. Jim Bob's fish fry dinners will return from 4 to 7 p.m., one Friday a month, as a fundraiser for the food bank, said executive director David Iverson. "Now, not only will we be a


Stabbing, shooting reported on East Roundup Street, Apache Junction police say

The Apache Junction Police Department arrested three individuals in two aggravated-assault investigations at the same local address. These investigations are ongoing and additional arrests may be forthcoming, police said. At about 2:25 a.m. March 9, Jessie Wirries, 29, unlawfully entered his estrang


Incoming-kindergartners registration March 29 for Apache Junction school district

Apache Junction Unified School District will conduct kindergarten registration and host a kick-off event for incoming kindergarteners and their parents 4-7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 29, in the Cactus Canyon Junior High cafeteria, 801 W. Southern Ave. All AJUSD elementary schools (Desert Vista, Four Pe


Four in Apache Junction arrested on charges of dangerous-drug sales

Apache Junction Police Department's Criminal Investigation Division executed multiple search warrants that netted a large quantity of methamphetamine as well as thousands of dollars in U.S. currency and resulted in the arrests of multiple suspects. These investigations are ongoing and additional arr


Globe Police chief resigns as two other officers placed on administrative leave

GLOBE, AZ - For unrelated reasons, the chief of the Globe Police Department has resigned and two other sergeants were placed on administrative leave in recent weeks. The staffing changes are adding stress to the small Arizona law enforcement agency, which is already in the middle of conducting a maj