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CG man charged with interfering in police pursuit
FLORENCE — A 40-year-old Casa Grande man has been charged with using his car to interfere in a deputy's pursuit of a wanted suspect. Marciano Arias was indicted this week in Pinal County Superior Court on charges of aggravated assault and hindering prosecution for an incident reported on Dec. 1.
3 Mexicans charged with packing pot through Pinal
FLORENCE -- Three Mexican nationals have been charged in Superior Court on suspicion of trying to smuggle packs of marijuana through Pinal County. On the night of Dec. 4, authorities observed a group of eight subjects walking near Interstate 8 and Smith Road, carrying heavy packs. As officers moved
Apache Junction High School on lockdown due to "police incident"
APACHE JUNCTION, Ariz. (FOX 10) -- A school in the Apache Junction area is on lockdown. According to officials with the City of Apache Junction, Apache Junction High School is on lockdown, but provided few details on what led to the lockdown. City officials say there are no injuries that they know o
Baylor vs. Arizona game thread
Line: Arizona -7 Which TV channel is Baylor-Arizona on?. Baylor-Arizona will be televised on ESPN2. Roxy Bernstein and Bill Walton will be calling the game. The stream of Baylor-Arizona can be viewed on ESPN.com and the WatchESPN app.
Ex-lawmaker says Legislature hiding notes on his ouster
PHOENIX -- The attorney for Don Shooter charged Wednesday that House leaders are illegally trying to hide the notes of investigators who prepared the report that led to his ouster on charges of sexual harassment.
Mesa police arrest Apache Junction woman in deadly hit-and-run
MESA, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -- Thanks to witnesses, cell phone data and surveillance video, police have arrested an Apache Junction woman they believe to be responsible for a deadly hit-and-run a month ago.
13-year-old student arrested in Queen Creek after PCSO investigates YouTube videos
QUEEN CREEK, Ariz. — The Pinal County Sheriff's Office has arrested a 13-year-old from Eduprize School in Queen Creek after investigating several YouTube videos that seemed concerning.
Comet zooming by Earth will be visible Sunday night
If you look up into the night sky on Sunday, December 16, 2018, you might be lucky enough to catch a glimpse of Comet 46P/Wirtanen. This comet, which was discovered in 1948 by Carl Wirtanen, an astronomer, will be about 7,199,427 miles away from Earth. That might seem extremely far away, but on a ga
Forest Service plans camping crackdown along Arizona 260 and Salt Mine Road corridor
CAMP VERDE – As cooler weather approaches Arizona, visitors begin to flock to the Verde Valley to enjoy their favorite outdoor activities. Many of these visitors enjoy dispersed camping in the Verde Valley on forest lands.
Arizona Judge Orders Deportation of Mexican Activist Who Claimed Asylum
An Arizona judge ordered the deportation of an activist who claimed she would be targeted if removed to her native Mexico. Immigration Judge Thomas Michael O’Leary denied Alejandra Pablos’s asylum request on Dec. 11 and ordered her removed from the United States.
Pinal woman charged with threatening to shoot, kill husband
SAN TAN VALLEY — A 46-year-old woman is facing criminal charges after she allegedly threatened to kill her husband with a handgun. Eloise Radke was taken into custody on Dec. 8 after an altercation at her home in the 1100 block of East Dust Devil Drive. According to public records, Radke got into an
New Tribal council seated at inaugural event at Apache Gold Casino on Dec. 4
In a festive atmosphere featuring traditional drumming and singing, mixed with contemporary music, the new San Carlos Apache Tribal Council was seated on Dec. 4 at the Apache Gold Casino Event Center during the 2018 inauguration ceremony.
Los Gringos Locos owners sell Apache Junction restaurant
Los Gringos Locos, 280 S. Phelps Drive in Apache Junction, has been sold, its owners said in a release. Patty Smith, Jodi and Jeff Ehrlich, and Debra and Gary Nine opened Los Gringos Locos in December 2002.
BLM evaluating Gold Canyon public land lease to Pinal County for proposed regional park
The Bureau of Land Management, Lower Sonoran Field Office, is processing a request from the Pinal County Board of Supervisors to lease approximately 498 acres of public lands for a regional park in Gold Canyon.
New Superstition Mountain Museum director Vaugier is formally introduced
The newly-hired director of the Superstition Mountain Museum was introduced to the Apache Junction City Council. Vicky McLaughlin, president of the Superstition Mountain Historical Society, introduced the museum’s new director, Annie Vaugier during the Tuesday, Dec. 4 meeting at City Hall, 300 E. Su
New Globe City Council seated; Stapleton re-appointed as vice mayor
In what Globe City Manager Paul Jepson called a “bittersweet evening,” the City Council bid farewell to two outgoing councilmembers and welcomed two new ones, all during its Dec. 4 regular meeting.
45 cats and dogs seized from animal shelter in Arizona
Dozens of cats and dogs have been seized from an animal shelter in Arizona. According to multiple sources, 45 cats and dogs were removed from the Az Dog Adoptions shelter in Phoenix following a welfare check which was conducted on Wednesday.
SILVER ALERT: Gila County man believed to be headed to Globe
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - Authorities in Gila County are asking you to be on the lookout for a missing 86-year-old man. According to information from the Arizona Department of Public Safety, Jerry Menafee may be headed toward Globe from Tonto Basin in a black/tan 2018 Jeep Wrangler with Alaska
Upcoming community meetings for Supervisor Tim Humphrey
Claypool/Miami Community Meeting, Dec. 18 at 5 p.m., Tri-City Fire Dept. 4280 E. Broadway, Claypool;. Tonto Basin Community Meeting, Jan. 3, 2019 at 5 p.m., Tonto Basin Chamber State Route 188 and Rattlesnake, Tonto Basin;
Shoplifting, thefts reported Nov. 25-Dec. 8 to Apache Junction Police Department, PCSO
Above are the general locations of shoplifting and theft incidents reported Nov. 25-Dec. 8 to the Apache Junction Police Department and Pinal County Sheriff’s Office. Theft, reported to AJPD at 11:39 a.m. Nov. 25 in the 200 block of East Southern Avenue.