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Man arrested in Sierra Vista after months-long drug investigation, officials say

Bruce Bryson, 52, was arrested after officials say they found drugs and "materials used to package" them for resale.Cochise County Sheriff's Office

TUCSON.COM - 2018-08-15 18:45:00

Buena H.S. evacuated after bomb threat

TUCSON, Ariz. - A Sierra Vista high school is being evacuated Wednesday afternoon after the school received a bomb threat.Buena High School received the bomb threat at around 11:15 a.m., according to a Facebook post from the Sierra Vista Unified School District No. 68:The school says students are b

KGUN 9 - 2018-08-15 20:55:42

Students, staff evacuated after custodian finds bomb threat at Sierra Vista school

The only students on campus at the time were football players and cheerleaders. They were evacuated and sent home, Eva Dickerson, Sierra Vista Schools spokesperson said.


Tombstone HS locked down due to Border Patrol manhunt

TOMBSTONE, Ariz. - Tombstone High School was on lockdown Thursday morning while U.S. Border Patrol agents looked for five suspects who escaped arrest near the school.Tombstone High School is on temporary lock down and students are being directed to Walter J. Meyer school. This is due to 5 subjects w

KGUN 9 - 2018-08-16 15:04:57

5 takeaways from the water-rights ruling over a planned Sierra Vista development

Sierra Vista’s city government won’t wait for a decision on an appeal of last week’s state Supreme Court ruling clearing the way for a major housing development before it issues permits for it.But for different reasons, Sierra Vista City Manager Chuck Potucek also doesn’t expect to be issuing permit


Man, 77, drowns in Cochise County wash

COCHISE, Ariz. - A 77-year-old man drowned in his car Tuesday in Cochise after he was stuck in a wash.According to the Cochise County Sheriff's Office, the man was driving a 1996 Ford Thunderbird, which became stuck in a wash near milepost 5 on North Cochise Stronghold Road.The man stayed in the car

KGUN 9 - 2018-08-15 21:51:44

Ex-DEA Special Agent Pleads Guilty to Selling Guns to Suspected Drug Traffickers - Tickle The Wire

A former supervisory special agent for the DEA in Nogales, Ariz., faces up to five years in prison for illegally selling firearms, including to suspected drug traffickers.

TICKLETHEWIRE.COM - 2018-08-16 14:02:24

Man dies after car gets stuck in a flooded wash in Arizona

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ROANOKE TIMES - 2018-08-15 21:37:03

Deadline extension in pedestrian-truck accident

BISBEE – A negligence lawsuit filed in 2015 by a woman hit by a pickup while crossing East Fourth Street won’t go before a jury until next year, after a judge extended several deadlines in the case.Judge John Kelliher Jr. signed an order last week which sets Nov. 16 as the deadline for the parties t

SAN PEDRO VALLEY NEWS-SUN - 2018-08-15 07:00:00

Buena HS to open normally after bomb threat

SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. - Buena High School in Sierra Vista is set to open normally Tuesday after a bomb threat was found Monday night.A night custodian found the threat written on a bathroom wall around 6 p.m.Students who were still on campus were evacuated at that time.Sierra Vista police and Fort Hua


Former Nogales-based DEA agent pleads guilty in gun case

A former supervisory special agent at the DEA’s Nogales Office pleaded guilty Tuesday at federal court in Tucson to illegally selling firearms without a licenseJoseph Michael Gill, 42, now faces up to five years in prison and a $250,000 fine when he is sentenced on Nov. 26, according to the U.S. Att

NOGALES INTERNATIONAL - 2018-08-14 20:27:00

At least three arrested in Vail raid

Lane says the suspects stole machinery and other property from businesses, primarily construction sites, over the past 18 months. Lane says the total value of the stolen property ranges in the hundreds of thousands of dollars. He says based on what the suspects are believed to have stolen they lik

KGUN 9 - 2018-08-14 19:53:22

Sensational grand opening for Benson Family Health Center

The Benson Family Health Center is a welcomed addition to Benson and the encompassing San Pedro Valley communities.That much and more was evident Saturday during the grand opening celebration for Chiricahua Community Health Center, Inc., new Benson facility. The center has been treating patients sin

SAN PEDRO VALLEY NEWS-SUN - 2018-08-15 07:00:00

Air ambulance landing zone protocol training

Medical flight crew members presented the July 30 program which was attended by personnel from the volunteer fire departments in Benson, Pomerene, and St. David, along with Healthcare Innovations which provides ground ambulance service in the area.

SAN PEDRO VALLEY NEWS-SUN - 2018-08-15 07:00:00

Sonoita-area residents take action on taxes, secession

A group of Sonoita-area residents is planning to teach people how to challenge their property assessments and is trying to find a way to join Cochise County.The plans were approved by more than 150 people at the Sonoita Fairgrounds in late July, said David Green, a Sonoita resident who organized the

SAN PEDRO VALLEY NEWS-SUN - 2018-08-15 07:00:00

Holabird Western Americana Collections' August 24-26 Americana auction will feature over 2,100 lots in many categories

The only existing large Rothchild & Sons silver ingot, 966 fine, 1098.3 troy ounces, with a 1935 date stamp (est. $25,000-$35,000).Union Soda Works (Tombstone, Ariz.) medium aqua bottle, clean and sparkling, with an applied top (est. $700-$1,500).Commemorative medallion collection comprising ten one


Hospital rehires some recently laid off employees

“We’re staffed at about where we need to be,” Adams said. He said the returning employees were in housekeeping, physical therapy and nursing.

GREEN VALLEY NEWS AND SUN - 2018-08-15 00:45:00

Arizona sides with developer in river water use dispute

In this Jan. 18, 2000 file photo the San Pedro River flows in Sierra Vista, Ariz. A proposed housing development that opponents say will dry out one of the Southwest's only free-flowing rivers can take shape after the Arizona Supreme Court ruled Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, that the developer has proved


Sahuarita's dance team has made it to the live shows of America's Got Talent

You can watch Walden Grove's PAC Dance Team perform a brand new routine on NBC at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 14 and cast your vote. Then, tune in again at 7 p.m. Wednesday for the results.


$1 million worth of drugs seized at border crossing in Nogales over weekend

Officers found more than a dozen packages of cocaine, weighing close to 40 pounds, near the front and rear bumpers of the car. The drugs were estimated to value close to $953,000, the release says.