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Final state budget has more than $65M for 347 upgrades 

The Arizona Legislature passed the state’s budget for the coming year Thursday, and it contains good news for anyone who travels State Routes 347...

Who’s Best Mom InMaricopa? Vote now!

A message from InMaricopa We are experiencing technical issues with the Best Mom InMaricopa poll. Some votes are not appearing on the results page of the...
Fatality accident on White & Parker

Crash kills two on White and Parker Road

A single-car crash on White and Parker road about 11:20 a.m. today has killed two people. The Maricopa Police Department said a man and woman...

MUSD governing board tabs Owens as VP

The Maricopa Unified School District governing board selected former president Ben Owens as its new vice president Wednesday evening, replacing Jim Jordan. Jordan passed...
Arrest in IKEA Murder

Police ID 2 charged with murder in IKEA shooting

Police have identified two suspects arrested Monday in the Senita neighborhood of Maricopa following the shooting death of a man in Tempe. Isaiah Williams, 18,...

A blast from the past

In Maricopa, shops and storefronts have come and gone over the past few decades. In the black-and-white photo from the 1960s, you can see...

Casa Grande Highway Construction

Beginning the week of March 14th, Maricopa-Casa Grande Highway will have additional traffic control between Porter Road and Stonegate Road. Crews are working on...

More details released on body found south of Maricopa

A Maricopa woman exploring an area south of town Sunday morning found the body of a young woman in an abandoned palm tree orchard...

Engineer James Huerta: A battle with Covid

James Huerta caught COVID-19 in November 2020. Despite his incredible physical shape, the coronavirus hit hard. It all started the Saturday before Thanksgiving when Huerta...
Braden Biggs

Biggs to run for state house in LD 16

An Apache Junction city council member is resigning his seat to run for a spot in the Arizona Legislature in the newly reconfigured District...

Sequoia football players signed to college teams

A group of football players from Sequoia Pathway Academy have been signed to various college teams, were recognized by their classmates during a pep...

Installation of welcome monument delayed

The welcome monument the city had hoped to install early Monday morning at the north end of town to greet visitors is on hold. The...

Public meeting, open house on Pinal County redistricting set 

The Pinal County Board of Supervisors will hear a presentation at its Tuesday meeting regarding the proposed new voter precincts. The new districts will...

Pinal redistricting meeting in Maricopa Feb. 7th

Your chance to have your say!  Every ten years after a new Census is completed providing updated population data, Pinal County is required to revise...

Vice Mayor Manfredi elected to rural transportation advocacy group

During the January meeting of the Central Arizona Governments (CAG) Governing Board, Maricopa City Vice Mayor Vincent Manfredi was elected to serve an additional...

Hearing set for man accused of sexually abusing minor

A hearing is scheduled Monday for Edward C. Watts, who will be tried in Pinal Superior Court on charges of Continuous Sexual Abuse of...

Tanker slows traffic on John Wayne Parkway

An oversized tanker truck slowed traffic along John Wayne Parkway southbound today a little after lunch time. The oversized load took up nearly two...

Police chief unveils 2021 crime stats

Maricopa Police Chief James Hughes presented the city’s annual crime statistics to the city council at its Tuesday meeting, and the results were mixed. Violent...

City of Maricopa facing challenging transportation issues – Republished from 2005

This story was originally Published on: Dec 28, 2005. The City of Maricopa is the fastest growing community in Arizona and is in a state of...

“Best Christmas Ever” – as told in photos

Photographer Victor Moreno had his hands full on Monday capturing the emotions and the excitement of the "Best Christmas Ever" ceremony. Here are some...

VIDEO: Watch local family receive “Best Christmas Ever”

More than 100 Maricopans gathered in a local neighborhood to support a family and to give them their “Best Christmas Ever.” The Powell family...

Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino donates $10,000 to F.O.R. Maricopa

Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino has long made the commitment to support nonprofit organizations throughout Maricopa. Through its community outreach program, H.E.R.O., Harrah’s Ak-Chin recently donated...

A car made an unexpected entrance into someone’s yard last Friday

Submitted: A car made its way into a backyard along Porter Road last week. According to eyewitness Danny Puzzo, "They came flying out of Homestead...

ADOT: No state highway closures over upcoming holiday weekends

No full closures are scheduled on state highways over and between the upcoming Christmas and New Year’s weekends, as the Arizona Department of Transportation...

Interstate 11 clears a hurdle, but still a long way off

The U.S. Department of Transportation has filed its findings for the Interstate 11 study corridor – a 2,000-foot-wide, 280-mile path stretching from Nogales to...

Shots fired, residents shelter in place on Thanksgiving

On Thanksgiving day, Maricopa Police responded to a situation at the 45500 block of Dirk Street in Maricopa Meadows after shots were fired. The...

Spike in gas prices hurts, but why is it happening?

The price of gas has shot up by at least 50 cents a gallon in and around Maricopa in the last month. Arizona’s average price...

Box Canyon Shooting Range to open by March

With the beginning of the new year, Maricopa residents can start looking forward to the opening of a new shooting venue at Box Canyon. According...
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Zoning changes for Maricopa 40 clears way for 190 homes

The Maricopa City Council approved a minor General Plan Land Use Amendment for Maricopa 40, a 190-home development at the northwest corner of W....
Tom O'Halleran

O’Halleran’s mobile office holds hours in Maricopa

As a reminder, staff from Congressman Tom O'Halleran's office will be at Maricopa City Hall on Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. to...