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Sheriff warns of utility company phone scam
According to the office, a fraudster makes a call that appears to be from Unisource, at 877-361-8606.
BODY CAM: Sierra Vista Officers save nine-year-old during dog attack
SIERRA VISTA, AZ (Tucson News Now) - Footage from officers' body cameras shows the quick actions to save a nine-year-old being attacked by large dogs in his gated yard last month.Through a public records request, Tucson News Now obtained footage from cameras worn by four of the elevenSierra Vista Po
Police ask for public's help finding missing Benson man
Joseph Dowd Jr., 68, was last seen leaving his home in the small town on his purple Schwinn mountain bike at around 9 a.m. Wednesday, deputies say. He doesn't have any medical issues, but authorities say he may have "early onset memory issues."
Next step: Mental health facility for Cochise County
At a recent forum for Sierra Vista City Council candidates, Sarah Pacheco made an extremely astute and significant comment about the state of our mental health facilities in Cochise County.Pacheco commented, “We had a health assessment by the county which provided a lot of data we could use to seek
Sierra Vista man attempts to rob Carl’s Jr.
On Oct. 6, at about 10:50 p.m., local authorities received a 911 call reporting that an individual had entered the Carl’s Jr. restaurant, armed with a black pistol, demanding money and a cell phone.
Fire causes massive damage at Huachuca United Methodist Church
Buy NowA massive fire broke out at the Huachuca United Methodist Church, 506 N. Gila Ave., in Huachuca City on Thursday night. Firefighters and other first responders were on the scene to battle the blaze. The fire had not been contained as of 8:45 p.m. The cause has not been determined, and no inju
Assault case on hold pending ‘guilty except insane’ evaluation
BISBEE — A Bisbee man accused last year of assaulting his girlfriend and obstructing her ability to breathe won’t stand trial until 2019 pending the results of a “guilty except insane’ evaluation.Luke Andrew Greene is charged with five felonies related to domestic violence assault for an August 2017
CCSO, Benson police searching for missing Benson man
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - The Cochise County Sheriff's Office and the Benson Police Department are asking for the public's help searching for 68-year-old Joseph Dowd Jr.According to the CCSO Dowd was last seen leaving on a purple Schwinn mountain bike, from his Benson home in the 600 block of P
Man gets 10.5 years in prison for stolen trucks
On Feb. 28, 2015, federal officers at a Nogales port of entry stopped a 2007 Ford F250 truck that had been reported stolen in Tucson as Jose Luis Montoya, Jr. tried to drive it into Mexico.Further investigation revealed that Montoya had been involved in four similar vehicle thefts. He ultimately ple
County working to attract retirees, businesses
BISBEE — To secure a better economic future for county residents, the Cochise County Board of Supervisors and staff are deciding the best way to go about attracting retirees, businesses and industries.Amanda Baillie, county public information officer, talked with Supervisors Peggy Judd, Ann English
Cochise County confirms 2 positive rabies cases
TUCSON, Ariz. - The Cochise County Sheriff's Office confirms two positive rabies cases within the county.The first case was a bat just outside of Pomerene, that was found dead on a porch.The second case was a Grey Fox in the Pearce area. The fox was aggressive towards an elderly couple who were out
Saint David firefighter dies during training
According to Saint David Fire District, 36-year-old Joshua Eugin died during a multi-department training exercise. Eugin was taking part in a "blackout drill," in which firefighters simulate rescuing victims inside a dark structure with fake smoke.
Letter to the editor: Article about golf course needs small clarifications
I am, however, disappointed to read any mistaken information about the facility’s history.
Cochise Co. Sheriff’s Office warning residents about rabies cases
COCHISE COUNTY, AZ (Tucson News Now) - The Cochise County Sheriff’s Office has been advised of two positive rabies cases from areas around the county and one pending that may be positive as well and they are warning the public to be on alert.According to CCSO the first case of rabies was a bat just
Border officers find $1.1 million worth of drugs in Douglas
DOUGLAS, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) - Customs and Border Protection officers stopped a man from smuggling $1.1 million worth of hard drugs into the United States Friday morning. The 36-year-old man tried to sneak the drugs through a border entry in Douglas, Arizona. Officials found more than 37 pounds of heroin
Man accidentally shot in chest in Sahuarita
A man was shot in the chest in Sahuarita Tuesday night and Sahuarita Police are continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding the incident.Sgt. Michael Falquez said officers were summoned to the Safeway on Duval Mine Road shortly before 8 p.m. Tuesday for what was reported to be an acciden
Gunfighter and Ghost Tour — Tombstone, Ariz.
During their tour, you'll have the chance to visit the 10 most haunted spots in the town, including the Birdcage Theatre and the General Hospital. One spot even visits an intersection where more than 30 killings happened.
Cochise County to offer free flu shot clinic
SIERRA VISTA — Cochise County Health & Social Services will host a no-cost adult flu clinic Friday, Oct. 26, at the Fry Fire Station, 4817 S. Apache Ave., Sierra Vista. Immunizations will be given from 3 to 7 p.m.The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention strongly recommend that everyone 6
Good Morning: Huachuca City mayor resigned, said town should become part of SV
“We Need More Men Like Him” - Occasionally someone comes along who is interested in the development and growth of Sierra Vista, specifically, Andrea Cracchiolo, who lives in Tucson. He has extensive properties in this community and has decided to deed two acres in the Buena 1 area for a city park. T
Four arrested on multiple charges
Two of the men said they were gathering information to give the homeowner a landscaping bid, but the homeowner said she’d told the men the day before she didn’t need their services, the sergeant said.