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Forest Service closes most forest lands
Much of the Tonto, Coconino and Apache Sitgreaves forests will close to public entry on Wednesday in the midst of one of the most dangerous fire seasons in memory on the brink of the start of the normal summer tourist season.Anyone violating the closures will face a mandatory court appearance and a
3 suffer serious injuries in East Valley rollover crash
According to the release, the Gilbert Police Department received a call for service at 4:43 a.m. concerning teenagers driving in a park and on a basketball court and splash pad near 3416 E. Indigo. Police attempted stop the vehicle as it fled the scene. No pursuit occurred, and police lost contact w
Car crashes into Fountain Hills storefront
Car jumps curb and slams into an interior decoration center in Fountain Hills. MCSO says driver in his 60s mistook gas for brake. Employee was sitting at desk and jumped away at last second. Everyone is OK!#fox10phoenixpic.twitter.com/JrarhDdgau— Ty Brennan (@TyFox10)May 21, 2018
Youth Matter Summer Session June 16 at Apache Junction High School
It’s hard to believe this school year is almost over. Just a year ago members of the Apache Junction Wellness Partnership came together to address the potential fallout from the controversial teenage suicide drama series, “13 Reason’s Why,” which aired on Netflix.
Police: 5 teens ejected from car in crash after fleeing from officers
Gilbert police attempted to stop a red four-door sedan after responding to a call at 4:43 a.m. The call referenced teenagers driving near the park, basketball court and splash pad area near Higley and Queen Creek roads, said Sgt. Joaquin Enriquez of the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office.
Coconino Sheriff investigating possible homicide near Forest Lakes
The man is described as between 60 to 70-years-old, about 110 pounds and about 5-foot-6 inches tall. He has long gray hair cut above the shoulders, a gray beard and mustache. He was wearing a white sports polo shirt, off-white or light tan shorts, a black belt, black socks and white tennis shoes.
Carlota Copper to begin satellite mining operation - Copper Area News Publishers providing news coverage for Eastern Pinal and Southern Gila Counties
Carlota Copper Company (Carlota), owner/operator of the Carlota Mine, located approximately 10 miles west of Globe-Miami, Arizona, will start mining a small satellite copper oxide deposit, known as Eder South, on Carlota’s patented claims.The mine will consist of a small open pit (approx. 8.9ha/22ac
Pool safety stressed as summer approaches
As the weather becomes warmer the allure of the back yard pool is inviting. Fountain Hills/Rural Metro firefighters want to remind everyone that water safety practices and constant supervision is the cure to prevent child drowning and non-fatal near-drowning incidents.During this time of the year fi
Parents, children ensnared in 'zero-tolerance' border prosecutions
Jacinto wore a yellow bracelet on her left wrist, which defense lawyers said identifies parents who are arrested with their children and prosecuted in Operation Streamline, a fast-track program for illegal border crossers.
DeLoera Confirmed as Cactus Canyon Junior High School Assistant Principal
At the May 17, 2018, Apache Junction Unified School District special Board meeting, Kenny DeLoera was confirmed as the new Assistant Principal at Cactus Canyon Junior High School. DeLoera was one of the three finalists for Apache Junction High School Principal, a position that went to Chaparral Hig
2 Arizona students accused of planning shooting at middle school promotion
MIAMI, Ariz. — Two students at a combined junior and senior high school have been arrested and are accused of planning to shoot attendees at an upcoming eighth-grade promotion ceremony, authorities in east-central Arizona say.
Restrictions May 21-24 on SR88 east of Tortilla Flat to Roosevelt Lake
Work is scheduled to occur 6 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Thursday beginning Monday, May 21, and continuing through Thursday, May 24. Flaggers and a pilot car operation will direct drivers through the work zone, according to a release.
MAP: 146 violations found at Valley eateries in last year
Curious about eateries near you? We've now compiled a list of all the violations from the past 12 months, from the West Valley to the East Valley.
Two people shot, injured on West Greasewood, Apache Junction police say
“AJPD officers discovered that a 31-year-old male, Brandon Cook, and a 37-year-old female, Annette Mizell, were involved in a domestic dispute,” Rob McDaniel, AJPD’s community resource coordinator, said in a release.
Globe Library Summer program kickoff
The theme of the free, family event is “Libraries Rock,” and there will be music from the 1980s performed by Scottsdale’s Urban Fiction.
Miami High School staff contains potential threat
On Monday, May 14, Miami High School principal Glen Lineberry received information that two students were planning to shoot attendees at the upcoming eighth grade graduation ceremony.
Apache Junction collects more than 38k pounds of hazardous waste in event
A recently completed final tally of the event showed that 38,145 pounds of hazardous waste was collected from Apache Junction and Pinal County residents, according to a press release.
New promotional video showcases Pinal County attractions
“My first reaction that just came bursting out of me was ‘I wanna live there,’” said Supervisor Anthony Smith. “And I do, so lucky me.”
Leave your pets at home, not in a hot vehicle
Summer in Arizona can be a dangerous time for our beloved pets. With temperatures often exceeding 90 degrees in our beautiful community, the health and well-being of our furry friends is always our top priority.Many stores in Payson have signs posted in their parking lots not to leave pets in hot ve
Suspect in West Greasewood shooting held on $100,000 bond
Suspect Dan Mizell, who Apache Junction police say shot two people with one bullet on May 16 on West Greasewood, is being held on $100,000 secured bond at the Pinal County Detention Center in Florence.