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Man who exchanged gunfire with officers found dead in backyard

UPDATED AT 2:50 p.m., Monday, Aug. 29 A man who exchanged gunfire with Maricopa Police officers Monday morning from inside a home in The Villages...
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Active shooter situation in Rancho El Dorado

Pima Butte Elementary School and a Rancho El Dorado neighborhood are on lockdown for an active shooter barricaded inside a house in the 41000...

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...

Tractor Supply Co. site to be in The Wells near Walmart

Tractor Supply Co., the largest rural-lifestyle retailer in the U.S., is coming to Maricopa with a bang. The retail giant plans to bring its new...
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New apartment renters rattled by gunfire

Apartments at the recently opened Oasis at the Wells were the target of gunfire early this morning, with approximately 16 shots fired at the...
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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...

Police seize $23K in meth during bust

Early Tuesday morning a man was arrested and charged with possession of what police say was $23,000 worth of methamphetamine. The suspect, Ryan M. Toto,...

UPDATE: Shooting victim in critical condition

One of the two teenagers shot during an apparent drive-by shooting Monday night has been released from the hospital, according to police reports. Two male...
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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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MPD releases video from fatal officer-involved shooting

The Maricopa Police Department Tuesday released body camera footage and parts of 9-1-1 calls related to the investigation of an officer-involved shooting of a...

Details emerge on overnight Rancho El Dorado shooting

Maricopa Police are investigating an aggravated assault and shooting overnight in Rancho El Dorado that left a man hospitalized with multiple gunshot wounds and...

Missing Maricopa child found

Maricopa Police found a missing 9-year-old girl in Maricopa. The girl, Odyessa, was reported to have run away at 11:40 a.m. on Thursday. Detectives worked with...

Driver turns gun on himself on SR 347

A man died of a self-inflicted gunshot to the head in his truck on State Route 347 overnight Saturday after police conducted a "high-risk...

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...

Two teenage males shot Monday night

Two male teenagers sustained gunshot wounds during what police are describing as an apparent drive-by shooting on Monday night at the 45000 block of W....

Mayor: Chili’s coming to Maricopa

It’s finally happening. Chili’s Grill & Bar is coming to Maricopa. According to a Facebook post from Mayor Christian Price and other sources, the casual...

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....

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...

Impromptu ‘sermon’ leads to tasing, assault arrest

A late night “sermon” got a local man arrested Friday. According to police documents, Troy Jenkins was shouting religious statements at about 10:30 Friday night...

Prop. 469 to fund road improvements, including SR 347, headed for defeat

Updated at 8:30 a.m. on Nov. 9, 2022. Pinal County voters, who have been clamoring for better transportation, specifically widening and improving State Route 347,...

Postal truck involved in 3-car accident

An multi-vehicle crash shortly after noon involving a U.S. Postal Service delivery truck has shut down traffic on Smith-Enke Road. The westbound lanes are closed...
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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...

Oversize load waits at the edge of town

An oversize load is sitting along State Route 238, just east of Ak-Chin Southern Dunes Golf Course, ready to move slowly through Maricopa on...

Additional details offered in Monday drive-by shooting

More details are emerging in connection with Monday’s drive-by shooting in the 45000 block of W. Ed Green Lane in Maricopa. The Maricopa Police Department began receiving...

Tractor Supply coming to Maricopa

Tractor Supply, the largest rural lifestyle retailer in the United States, has taken initial steps to come to Maricopa, a city official confirmed Tuesday...

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...

Southbound traffic starting to back up along SR 347

Traffic is at a standstill along State Road 347, between Riggs Road and Interstate 10.  At this time, there are no reported wrecks, but...

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...

Murder suspect arrested

At about 4:30 p.m., Tucson Police safely apprehended Juan Jose Cazares Jr., who had been identified as a suspect in this morning’s double homicide...

Police update on Rancho El Dorado shooting

Maricopa Police have determined how the suspects in the Oct. 6 shooting in Rancho El Dorado entered the neighborhood without being seen. According to Sgt....