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Wildfire burning near Elgin determined to be human-caused
ELGIN, Ariz. - Evacuations are underway near Elgin due to a 5000-acre wildfire, which officials said Thursday was found to have been caused by humans.
Cochise County Residents Warned Of Telephone Scammers
The Cochise County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents about a telephone scam in which criminals are posing as Sheriff’s deputies and supervisors to steal your money.According to the Cochise County Sheriff’s Office, the calls are received from an out of state telephone number or a spoofed number f
County launches new Volunteer Cochise program
Volunteer Cochise is a program sponsored by Cochise Health and Social Services (CHSS) with the goal of encouraging residents to volunteer in their local communities. Additionally, the county is asking its employees to give back to the communities they serve, and plans to track the impact of that eff
Billy Claiborn paid the ultimate price
Sometimes in life a person needs to let well enough alone, and not push an issue. Billy Claiborn should have learned that lesson. Unfortunately, on Nov. 14, 1882 he didn’t let well enough alone, and paid the ultimate price.
Serving up more fun: Pickleball’s popularity growing in Sierra Vista, Bisbee
“We want to create an eight pickleball sports complex, and the reason we are moving on that is partly because of the recent intergovernmental agreement with the school district which allows us use of the tennis courts at the Rothery Education Center Gymnasium,” she said. “We have cleaned those tenni
Rebuild continues for Cowboys basketball boys
WILCOX — It’s been five years since a winning record for the Willcox boys basketball varsity program, and there might still be a small wait before they get back to that level, said head basketball coach Corey Downs.
Sinema wins Senate race, Kirkpatrick takes the House
WILLCOX — Thanks to early and provisional ballots in Maricopa, Pima and Pinal counties, Kyrsten Sinema is the new U.S. Senator for Arizona.
Seven girls start new life at National Adoption Day ceremony
The special event recognized Cochise County’s support of National Adoption Day. Court clerks, a court reporter, and court security were among 100 people who witnessed the proceedings that resulted in seven girls finding their forever homes.
Grass fire near Elgin grows rapidly
No structures are threatened by the fire, which was reported Wednesday morning, but 30 people have been evacuated from their homes as a precaution, said Tiffany Davila, a spokeswoman for the Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management.
Brush fire near Elgin spreads to 1,000 acres
A brush fire near Elgin has grown from 30 to 1,000 acres over the last three hours, officials say.
Wildfire burning near Elgin prompts evacuations
ELGIN, Ariz. - Evacuations are underway near Elgin due to a 1000-acre wildfire.According to Tiffany Davila with Arizona State Forestry, the Babo Fire is burning five miles Southeast of Elgin and Northwest of Babacomari Ranch.Davila says increased winds is causing the fire to spread, but the flames a
30 evacuated after 1,000-acre brush fire spreads in Southern Arizona
The fire is not currently near any structures, but the Department of Forestry evacuated 30 people from theBabacomari Ranch area this morning. The fire, named the Babo Fire, is now moving away from the ranch, according to Davila.
Sierra Vista to rejoin DEA drug task force
There are multiple agencies from the county, including the Benson Police Department, the Cochise County Attorney’s Office, the Cochise County Sheriff’s Office, and others participating in this task force.
Businesses hope border troops spend locally in Sierra Vista
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - Troops bound for Fort Huachuca as part of President Trump's deployment of thousands to the U.S. - Mexico border would be just the latest round of temporary, potential new customers for local businesses in Sierra Vista.
Sovereignty, resilience and trust: Event highlights history, importance of Native Americans to U.S. Army
Troops were originally sent to what is now southern Cochise County to fight the Apaches and secure the valley during the Indian Wars of the 1800s, said Fort Huachuca Historical Museum director Paul Pipik. While not an expert on Apache or Native American history, he said he could speak about the hist
Dannels hosts national law enforcement leaders
As part of his efforts, Dannels officially invited several members of the United States Attorney General’s Office, Department of Homeland Security, Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS), United States Department of Justice, State Department, and National Sheriff’s Association to visit the coun
Following national tragedies, Sierra Vista police remind drivers of school zone safety
The message follows incidents in states likeFlorida, Kentucky, Mississippi,Indianaand Pennsylvania that left children dead or hurt.
Man enters Arizona bar and begins shooting; 2 people dead
GLOBE, Arizona — Police are investigating a shooting at a Globe, Arizona bar Sunday night that left two people dead.The shooting occurred at the Jammerz bar around 11:30 p.m. local time; police say a lone gunman walked in and opened fire.Four people were shot during the incident, and two of those pe
Structure Fire near Benson Hwy and Alvernon
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -Rural Metro and Tucson Fire responded to a report of a jurisdictional fire near Benson Hwy and Alvernon Sunday, Nov. 11.
Fire on Benson Highway and Alvernon
BENSON, Ariz. - Tucson Fire Department and Rural Metro fire fighters are clearing up a structure fire that occurred in the area of Benson Hwy/Alvernon late on Sunday morning.TFD and other crews responded to the call around noon, finding a vacant structure engulfed in flames, which Rural Metro Fire s