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Theatre West to present Sun City West ‘Revival’

The upcoming monthly meeting at Theatre West will feature “Porch Revival” by Mark Rigney 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 16 at the Stardust Theater, 14401 R.H. Johnson Blvd. Actors Theresa Summers and Toni Tucker and will perform on stage, directed by Anita Rich.


Arizona country legend to play Surprise western dance

Western Bred featuring J. David Sloan will be the featured entertainers Friday, April 5 for the Sun City Grand Country Western Dance at the Cimarron Center, in the Gila Room, 17100 W. Clearview Blvd.


Rattlesnake bite sends ex-Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's wife to the hospital

PHOENIX (FOX 10) -- The wife of ex-Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio has been released from the hospital, after spending the weekend in the Intensive Care Unit following a rattlesnake bite.


Dog ejected during crash on Arizona interstate found, reunited with family

A dog who was lost for almost two weeks after he was ejected during a crash on an Arizona interstate was found and reunited with his family this week, officials say. On March 12, troopers were investigating a crash on southbound Interstate 17, near Stoneman Lake in Northern Arizona, a news release f


When life gives you lemons: Arizona might declare lemonade as its state drink

PHOENIX – Lemonade is one step closer to becoming Arizona’s state drink. The Senate Government Committee voted 6-1 to move House Bill 2692, with only Sen. Juan Mendez voting against it. The bill now goes to the Senate Rules Committee and, if passed, the full Senate.


All charges against 'Empire' actor Jussie Smollett dropped

CHICAGO (AP) — Attorneys for "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett say charges alleging he lied to police about attack have been dropped. Stay with Arizona's Family for more updates on this story.


SCW Posse celebrates 40 years

Two months after being suddenly shutdown, and then partially reactivated, the Sheriff’s Posse of Sun City West celebrated its 40th anniversary with an open house at their headquarters, 20450 N. Stardust Blvd. March 23.


Medical records available for former patients of two closed Arizona hospitals

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -- Former patients of two Arizona hospitals that shut down finally have access to their medical records. Gilbert Hospital and Florence Hospital at Anthem closed last summer after financial hardships.


Arizona grand jury indicts suspected leader of drug ring

PHOENIX (AP) - Arizona's attorney general says a state grand jury has indicted a man suspected of being the leader of a drug ring that distributed and sold methamphetamine, heroin and the powerful synthetic painkiller in the Phoenix area.


Golf continues to thrive in the Sun Cities

Golf courses are closing because they can’t afford to stay open. High costs of water for irrigation and waning interest in the sport are often given as reasons. But golf continues to thrive in Sun City West and Sun City.


Man accused of stabbing woman to death along Loop 101 held on $1M cash bond

PHOENIX — A man charged with first-degree murder for stabbing a woman to death last week along Loop 101 is being held on a $1 million cash bond. A state prosecutor requested the bond, stating Fernando Acosta was caught on cell phone video committing murder while bystanders yelled at him to drop his


Royals add Duda to big league roster, waive Goodwin

SURPRISE, Ariz. — The Kansas City Royals selected the contract of first baseman Lucas Duda from Triple-A Omaha and waived outfielder Brian Goodwin on Monday as they continued to shape their opening day roster.


Military Exercise Taking Place Tonight In West Valley

Tonight you will probably be hearing a bunch of noise in up above if you live in the West Valley according to ABC15 because the military will be conducting military exercises tonight from 7pm to 11am in this area.


Great Wolf Lodge Arizona resort, indoor water park to open in October

SCOTTSDALE, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -- With an 85,000-square-foot indoor water park, the Great Wolf Lodge Arizona is set to open its doors to its first-ever Arizona resort near Scottsdale in October.


RideChoice program not a hit with some Surprise riders so far

Valley Metro’s RideChoice program needs to get off the shoulder and into the fast lane if it wants to keep Surprise riders happy. That’s the message some city leaders and angry residents had for the regional transportation provider during an hour-long debate over the new service for low-income and h


Phoenix PD: Transient punches man in face, victim then hit by car & killed

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS5) -- Phoenix police say a homeless man punched another man in the face, and that victim then fell into the street and was fatally struck by a car. The incident occurred Monday morning in the area of 19th and Glendale avenues.


Sun City piano club has a new ‘baby’

The Piano Club of Sun City accepted the donation of a Horugel baby grand piano from the Armstrong family. Their mother, Jean Armstrong, was a long-time active member of the club.


Free in-home care educational workshop coming to Surprise

Benevilla hosts home care experts at a free educational “Right at Home: In-Home Care” workshop 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 10 at its main campus in Surprise, located in the Hellen and John M. Jacobs Independence Plaza, 16752 N. Greasewood St.


Monday Morning Texas Rangers Update

Good morning. The Rangers have packed up and said adios to Surprise, Arizona which means the for real baseball is almost here. With camp over, Jeff Wilson names the seven Rangers who had the best spring in Surprise this year.


Sun City PCA bill dies in Senate, revived in House as striker

An Arizona bill designed to exempt the Recreation Centers of Sun City from a September 2018 order to operate under the state’s Planned Communities Act died in the Senate but was revived in the House in a last-minute move Monday.