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Sunday, August 14, 2022

Firefighters Local 4561 collects $7,000 for MDA

United Maricopa Firefighters Local 4561 has completed its donation campaign for "Fill the Boot," a charity event for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. With support from...

Resident suffers burns in Acacia Crossings house fire

A man in a wheelchair was injured when a fire started in his Acacia Crossings home June 26. The fire started in a bedroom in...

Mom’s boyfriend accused of assaulting juvenile at local bar

Multiple witnesses at a local tavern reported observing a man “placing his hands on or around the throat” of a juvenile over the weekend. The...

Water main breaks on Honeycutt Road

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...

UPDATE: Police release name of man found dead

Police have released the name of a 67-year-old man whose body was found Tuesday afternoon west of the Old Stage Stop Marketplace on John...

Profile: First Responder James Carlisto Jr.

Firefighter paramedic James Carlisto Jr. of the Maricopa Fire Department received the "Serving Those Who Serve Us" Award from Village Inn Restaurants in December...

‘Survivors’ of crime honored

Shoes lined the steps and circled the fountain in front of the City Hall Saturday to symbolize walking in both victims’ and survivors’ shoes...

Car crash delays traffic on SR 347

A car collision at the intersection of Farrell Road and State Route 347 restricted both north and southbound traffic to one lane on each...

2 suspects arrested in Stanfield burglary

Two burglars were caught on surveillance footage stealing electric engines from a business on the 33000 block of West Barnes Road in Stanfield early...

Suspect in pot-for-sale case claims just lending a helping hand

A woman who said she was headed to Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino Friday was arrest by Pinal County Sheriff deputies after being stopped for traffic...

4 taken to hospital in 3-car crash

Four people, including a pregnant female, were taken to Chandler Regional Medical Center Wednesday afternoon following a three-vehicle crash about 4 p.m. on John...

Son wakes mom, saves from house fire

Clay Payton Isaiah Ray, a 4-year-old boy who lived at the Petra Youth Ranch, 51572 W. Pima Road near West Farrell and North Ralston...

Deputy discovers vehicle loaded with ammunition

Law enforcement officers found 4,550 rounds of .38 caliber handgun ammunition Saturday in an abandoned vehicle.A Pinal County deputy was patrolling the I-8 corridor...

Strong winds, blowing dust affect travel in Pinal County

The Arizona Department of Transportation is warning drivers that blowing dust affect visibility for drivers traveling in southeast Arizona. The National Weather Service in...

4 injured in morning crash

Four people received minor injuries in a collision around 6:30 a.m. when one Hyundai Sonata attempted to make a left turn from Edwards Avenue...

False report leads to strong police presence

A false report this morning from a man who claimed he had weapons, explosives and would kill people if his demand for $100,000 was not...

‘Operation Sidewinder’ nets ton of marijuana

The Arizona Department of Public Safety Border Strike Force Bureau conducted a four-day operation Feb. 4-7 that resulted in 12 traffic stops, 40 arrests...

Lane closures continue Sunday night for SR 347 work

Six weeks of roadwork on State Route 347 will continue Sunday night. Work on the pavement sealing project is being done between 9 p.m. and...

Assault suspect now accused of sexual assault

A Maricopa man already indicted on three counts of assault earlier this year now faces a charge of sexual assault stemming from a July...

Valenzuela murder case moves forward with special prosecutor

Gary Husk made his first appearance in Pinal Superior Court Thursday as special prosecutor in the state’s murder case against Jose Valenzuela of Maricopa. Assigned...

3 fight, 1 arrested in early-morning altercation

  A man reportedly tried to fight two people on Bedford Drive early Sunday morning and was arrested on suspicion of assault and domestic violence. Maricopa...

Firefighters collect toys for food bank program (GALLERY)

Maricopa Fire/Medical Department, with backup from the volunteers of CERT, hosted its seventh annual Ride for Toys on Saturday at Copper Sky. They collected...

2 injured in rollover on SR 238

A vehicle rolled over on the 238 highway around 10 a.m. Friday. The vehicle was traveling west on State Route 238 when it attempted to...
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Man faces charges in Villages incident

A Maricopa man was arrested and charged after a Friday night incident in the Villages. Marlin J. Pierson was charged with two counts of disorderly...

Fire crews respond to learning center, no fire found

Children and staff members at a kids’ learning center evacuated the building and called authorities Friday morning after administrators smelled smoke inside the business,...

Fatal accident on I-10 diverts traffic through Maricopa

Maricopa residents will see higher-than-normal traffic Thursday because on an early-morning crash on Interstate 10 near Casa Grande. Eastbound lanes of the freeway...

Arizona motor-vehicle crash deaths dropped in 2014

The number of deaths in motor-vehicle crashes across the state dropped by nearly 9 percent in 2014, according to annual statistics released by the...

Pot discovered during traffic stop on SR 347

Bundles of marijuana weighing 212 pounds with a street value of $159,000 were confiscated after a Pinal County Sheriff’s deputy made a traffic stop...

4 indicted in county recorder’s office identity theft case

A state grand jury has indicted four people in connection with the theft of customer identities from the Pinal County Recorder's Office....

Westside fire station opened Monday

The Maricopa Fire Department opened a new $2.5-million station Monday in the central business district, replacing the current temporary station on Garvey Avenue, to...