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Jose Valenzuela stands accused of two counts of first-degree murder for the June 21, 2015, shooting deaths of Tina and Michael Careccia. The trial for Valenzuela,...

Some light to moderate shower activity is expected in the area in the week ahead, according to the National Weather Service. Showers are likely...

The fifth annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebrations are set for Jan. 19 and 21. “This year it has turned into two actual events,”...

The first girder was placed  Saturday night as construction of the overpass advances. The 82-foot girders are support beams for the bridge that will...

Arizona Department of Health Services lists four operating preschools that are state-licensed to teach ages 3-4. Maricopa Unified School District wants to expand that. MUSD...

The City of Maricopa and Arizona Game & Fish Department hosted the annual Family Fishing Day at Copper Sky Lake on a mostly sunny...

There is a 10 to 20 percent chance of showers this weekend in Maricopa, according to the National Weather System. Otherwise highs will be...

Ever see a Zephyr fly? Thursday, one actually did in Maricopa. Maricopa’s vintage California Zephyr streamline passenger car was moved down Casa Grande-Maricopa Highway to...

Millions of dollars are about to be invested into the Copper Sky Commercial District. Wednesday, Denyse Airheart, Maricopa’s director of Economic Development, announced plans for...

  When television producers first approached Sheriff Mark Lamb about doing a reality show, he was understandably hesitant. It was early in 2017, and Lamb was...

The City of Maricopa wants to make Copper Sky Multigenerational Center 75 percent self-sufficient. Currently, it is at 65 percent sustainability. Nathan Ullyot, Maricopa’s director...

Maricopa is gaining more educational opportunities this year as two new charter schools plan to open in July.IF YOU GO What: A+ Charter Schools Open...

Free fishing, classic comedy and a local history lesson are among the things to do this week in Maricopa. For details on these listings,...

Very few times in life will you get the chance to meet someone like Lyle Fisk. While Fisk may appear to be of small stature,...

The weather in the Maricopa area will become more normal this week as temperatures stretch into the 60s and lows stay in the 40s,...

  The gradual increase of the minimum wage in Arizona is supposed to help those at the lower edge of pay scales, but it’s also...

Placing rails from 1946-47, city crews prepared for next week's moving of the Silver Horizon California Zephyr Friday morning to the former Rotary Park. The...

A lot of people in Arizona aren’t feeling very well this week. The Center for Disease Control reports that 1,196 cases of influenza occurred in...

For as long as there’s been a calendar, people have been making New Year’s resolutions. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x3nwaocaxU0&feature=youtu.be Robert Turner said he wants to continue what he started...

This week has been terribly cold in Maricopa, but that’s going to change in the weekend ahead as temps will jump into the 60s....

  Late Friday night, officers of the Maricopa Police Department may have found their man. Sean Wilson, 21, believed to be a resident of Stanfield, was...

  People in the Valley of the Sun have always been cool, but lately it’s been a little too cold to be hip. The National Weather...

Maricopa saw several businesses come to town in 2018, many of them in new buildings. Our readers expressed excited anticipation over the possibilities of...

Darwin East, of Chandler, purchased the Maricopa Business Center on Dec. 21. East, the leader of the East Family Trust, purchased the center with his...

If you’re going out on New Year’s Eve you might want to take your rain gear as light showers are expected, according to the...

Some Global Water customers were impacted Monday morning when water main broke at the intersection of Honeycutt and Porter roads. Global employees worked to shut...

Few events are planned in Maricopa for the end of the New Year break. To see upcoming events or to add your own, visit...

Here are some favorite photos from throughout 2018 of Maricopa and Maricopans. Click each photo to learn the story behind each. JANUARY 2018 FEBRUARY 2018 MARCH 2018 APRIL...

A Maricopa woman reportedly suffered stab wounds and her mother, the suspected assailant, was hospitalized after a possible overdose Saturday. Residents reported a large gathering...

After more than three years of work, the Family Advocacy Center is about to open its Maricopa facility. Mary Witkofski, community programs manager for the...