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Crash kills 2 on White and Parker Road

Two people died in a single-car crash on White and Parker road at about 11:20 a.m. today. The Maricopa Police Department said a man and...
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Police release video of vandals at The Duke

Maricopa police are seeking the public’s help in identifying two suspected vandals caught on video at The Duke at Rancho El Dorado Golf Course. See...
Maricopa Pantry fire

Fire razes Maricopa Pantry food bank

A fire destroyed the Maricopa Pantry in Hidden Valley on Monday, leaving thousands of area families looking for a source of food. The blaze at...
2022 Officer involved shooting 03-27 (2)

Officers shoot armed man to death in Homestead

Maricopa police shot and killed an armed man who was making threats at his Homestead residence on Sunday morning. The incident, the city’s first officer-involved...
SR 347 crash

Crash closes SR 347 south of Ak-Chin

State Route 347 was closed in both directions at Enos Road south of the Ak-Chin Indian Community this evening due to a crash at...

Police activity in Maricopa

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Traffic delays around Sky Harbor this weekend 

The Arizona Department of Transportation will close State Route 143, the Hohokam Expressway, which leads to Sky Harbor International Airport, this weekend.  In a news...

4 arrested in Walmart assault

The Maricopa Police Department today announced the arrest of four individuals suspected of involvement in an incident at Walmart last week. The arrests were made...
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State Supreme Court strikes down transportation tax  

The Arizona Supreme Court ruled 4-3 today that Pinal County’s transportation excise tax designed to fund projects in the county is invalid, jeopardizing tens...

Major retail development coming soon 

Maricopa City Manager Rick Horst has confirmed that a major retail development is coming to the area at the southeast end of the overpass...
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Maricopa moves to District 1 in Supervisor District realignment 

The Pinal County Board of Supervisors voted 5-0 Wednesday to place Maricopa in District 1, moving the city out of District 4, where it...
SR 347 fatal crash investigation (2)

Details emerge in crash that closed SR 347 Sunday night

Some details have emerged regarding the crash that closed SR 347 northbound Sunday night. The Arizona Department of Public Safety Duty Unit explained the incident...
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SR 347 closed due to crash

The northbound lanes of State Route 347 are closed north of town at Casa Blanca Road due to a serious accident, according to the...

A legacy of service: Community leaders remember Jim Jordan

The city of Maricopa was shaken by the loss of Jim Jordan on Tuesday. The 74-year-old Jordan was a much-loved figure in the community...

City to consider rezoning 300 acres to industrial 

The Maricopa Planning & Zoning Commission will consider a request at Monday’s meeting to rezone approximately 300 acres from its current combined zoning of...
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Jordan, VP of MUSD Governing Board, suffers stroke, in hospital

Jim Jordan, the Vice President of the Maricopa Unified School District Governing Board, suffered a stroke on Wednesday night while at the hospital undergoing...

Crash on SR 347

A crash on Southbound SR 347 is blocking the left lane. According to the Arizona Department of Transportation, the wreck happened right at Cememt...

Tucson restaurant giant coming to town

Maricopa’s dining options continue to expand. Eegee’s, which grew from a single truck selling frozen lemonade in Tucson in 1971 to a frozen smoothie dynasty...
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Victim in fiery SR 347 crash identified

The victim in Thursday’s fiery fatal crash on State Route 347 has been identified. Buford Delaughter, 56, of Maricopa was the driver of the Toyota...

Major crash on SR347 leaves driver dead

A driver is dead as a wreck halted northbound traffic Thursday night on State Route 347 near Casa Blanca Road for hours. According to the...

Restaurant coming to Maricopa garners national award

The buzz for a new restaurant heading for Maricopa will only intensify after Cocina Madrigal, which is in the process of closing on land...

New Maricopa chef to appear on Kelly Clarkson Show

Leo Madrigal, an award-winning Phoenix chef who is bringing his Cocina Madrigal restaurant concept to Maricopa, will appear on The Kelly Clarkson Show Wednesday....
Assault arrest Maricopa

Husband/wife altercation leads to assault charge

A Saturday night altercation between a Maricopa couple led to charges of aggravated assault, possession of drug paraphernalia and disorderly conduct/domestic violence. Police were called...

Shots fired at Copper Sky

Five juveniles were detained Thursday evening by Maricopa Police during an investigation into gunshots in the parking lot of Copper Sky Park, while attending...

Milestone celebrated at city’s new high school

Maricopa’s second high school, named Desert Sunrise by the Maricopa Unified School District last month, reached another milestone Thursday as MUSD held a “beam...
Nandos Mexican Cafe

Nando’s Mexican Café eyes a late ’22 opening

Nando’s Mexican Café, a southeast Valley restaurant institution since 2003, has confirmed its plans to open a Maricopa location as early as this year. Tim...
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Serious crash closes two lanes on John Wayne Parkway

A corvette crash this morning on northbound John Wayne Parkway caused the closure of the right two lanes as officials worked to document and...

City’s first hospital opens

Maricopa has its first hospital. Exceptional Community Hospital-Maricopa opened its doors today, bringing a local hospital to the city for the first time. Exceptional received its...

Maricopa community gives family its “Best Christmas Ever”

More than 100 Maricopans gathered in a local neighborhood Monday night to lend a family in crisis a hand and to give them their...

New high school to be named Desert Sunrise

The Maricopa Unified School District chose Desert Sunrise as the name for the city’s new high school Wednesday night, choosing not to use any of...