FLORENCE – Greg Clark gingerly handles a pair of cardboard carriers – each containing two small owls – as he joins a knot of sweating volunteers hammering stakes into the soil and shoveling di…
CASA GRANDE — A popular pup in Casa Grande is in the running for the title “Hero Dog,” and area residents can vote to help him win the competition.
CHANDLER — A former Pinal County Sheriff’s deputy was arrested Wednesday in Chandler on allegations he stole money from weddings.
FLORENCE — Two Casa Grande men and an Arizona City man have been charged with assault, riot and disorderly conduct after a brawl broke out at a home in Casa Grande.
FLORENCE — A 19-year-old Glendale man, who led police on a chase with speeds topping out at 117 mph before crashing at the Interstate 8 and Interstate 10 junction on April 29, was sentenced Friday morning to probation.
CASA GRANDE — Just eight months ago, determined 27-year-old Aaron Takhar boarded a plane from the United Kingdom headed for the United States with a dream.
FLORENCE — A chemical manufacturer will receive $120,000 from Pinal County to train workers for a new plant in the Casa Grande area following action by the Pinal County Board of Supervisors.
CASA GRANDE — Casa Grande Police have identified and arrested a suspect in an April 30 bank robbery at First Federal Credit Union, 1001 N. Pinal Ave.
MARICOPA — Maricopa High School’s “Don’t Crash the Prom” event encouraged students to drive sober during the upcoming prom weekend.
CASA GRANDE — The Pinal County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a Wednesday night shooting that is being described as an attempted homicide near Casa Grande.
MARICOPA — Good friends created a lemonade stand business together to help raise funds to rebuild the Maricopa Pantry.
FLORENCE — A contract to design a potential widening of the Hunt Highway and Attaway Road intersection was approved by the Town Council Monday.
ELOY — After Eloy City Councilwoman Sylvia Guanajuato-Rodriguez partnered with the Eloy Police Department to create the Community and Police Engagement Program, she went right to work in planning the program’s first event. On April 28, with around 15 attendees, her vision became a reality.
FLORENCE — A 32-year-old Arizona City man has been charged with various crimes after he allegedly kicked in a screen door of a residence.
FLORENCE — A “memorandum of understanding” between the Pinal County Sheriff’s Office and the South Florence Volunteer Fire Department will allow the sheriff to notify the volunteers of a fire.
FLORENCE — The 18-year-old Phoenix man who was charged with first-degree murder after crashing a Toyota RAV4 while fleeing from a state trooper near Picacho in a human smuggling effort, killing three people, is facing additional charges.
CASA GRANDE — Developments coming before the Casa Grande Planning and Zoning Commission on Thursday could bring in thousands of new houses.
ELOY — Skydive Arizona in Eloy has staked its claim as one of the best facilities in the world. Attracting amateurs and professionals from around the globe, it has become a top training site for competitors who fly through the sky. The out-of-country attraction continued last week as Chimera…
PHOENIX — Pinal County mayors, the governor of the Gila River Indian Community and many more joined Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey to usher in hundreds of millions of dollars toward funding a major expansion of Interstate 10.
MARICOPA — The first townhouse development coming to Maricopa stoked conversations of whether there is enough commercial development at this week’s City Council meeting.
MARICOPA — Since a fire in March took much of what it had stored up, the community has showered Maricopa Pantry with overwhelming support to get it back up and running.
ARIZONA CITY — With harsh Arizona heat starting to ramp up, the Arizona City Fire District has announced the return of one of the community’s favorite events. Summer Water and Safety Days give kids in Arizona City a chance to beat the heat while also learning crucial safety techniques.
ELOY — While Santa Cruz Valley Union High School may be one of the smaller schools in the state, a focus on academic excellence is always a high priority. Diego Chavez is proof of that emphasis in the classroom, as the senior was named one of the 2022 Flinn Scholars.
CASA GRANDE — The Casa Grande Elementary School District held its annual excellence awards at the Casa Grande Middle School gymnasium last Wednesday.
FLORENCE — A 35-year-old woman charged in the alleged intentional killing of a woman by a motor vehicle in March 2020 will have a jury trial early next year, a judge ordered on Monday afternoon.
CASA GRANDE — A brand new Whataburger restaurant opened its doors on Monday at 1785 E. Florence Blvd., replacing the old store at 405 E. Florence Blvd.
FLORENCE — The 18-year-old Casa Grande man who has been indicted on murder charges in connection with the shooting death of a Maricopa man at a party on Dec. 19 has been warned that he and his family must stop contacting the alleged victim’s family. The order was given by Superior Court Judg…
PHOENIX — Relief may finally be on the way for motorists who get snarled in traffic in the corridor between the state’s two largest cities.
CASA GRANDE — The families of Leslie Cota and Danielle Murrieta have expressed relief amongst the ongoing grieving process as an almost weeklong search for a suspect in their killings finally led to an arrest.
FLORENCE — EPCOR is following through on its promise to replace its Section 11 wastewater plant in northern Pinal County with a newer and hopefully less smelly alternative.
PHOENIX — A judge on Friday threw out a lawsuit by three current and former lawmakers claiming that former state Rep. Charlene Fernandez, D-Yuma, “smeared’’ their names.
MARICOPA — Maricopa High School students received gold and bronze medals competing at Arizona SkillsUSA State Championships, held in Phoenix April 19-20.
CASA GRANDE — The AARP Experience Corps Pinal-Casa Grande reading program continues to garner success in helping elementary school-age students overcome reading difficulties.
CASA GRANDE — The Casa Grande Police Department has arrested 18-year-old Terrance Xavier Santistevan in connection with the double homicide of 17-year-old Danielle Murrieta and 18-year-old Leslie Cota on April 24.
PINETOP-LAKESIDE — Rudy Mejia loves his job. He is a meat and poultry inspector/livestock deputy inspector with the Arizona Department of Agriculture covering Navajo County. He also loves Pinetop-Lakeside and he loves his hobby, bucking bulls.
FLORENCE — Seven months after two catalytic converters were stolen from a Casa Grande fenced yard, a 37-year-old Casa Grande man has been charged with the crime.
CASA GRANDE — As donations continue to pour in, funeral arrangements for 17-year-old Danielle Murrieta have been amended due to large numbers expected to attend.
CASA GRANDE — The 28-year-old Casa Grande man accused of chasing and shooting another man in a hit and run on April 17 pleaded not guilty to all counts Friday morning in Pinal County Superior Court.
FLORENCE — Warrants were issued by a Pinal County grand jury for two Coolidge residents authorities suspect of numerous counts of child abuse.
ELOY (AP) — The pilot in charge during a forbidden Red Bull plane-swapping stunt said Friday he takes full responsibility for the ensuing crash over the Pinal County desert.
CASA GRANDE — The law firm representing shareholders and investors in a class-action lawsuit against Lucid Group said they have until the end of May to join the suit.
MARICOPA — A new type of housing is set to arrive in Maricopa, providing another much-needed option for potential residents.
MARICOPA — Desert Sunrise High School remains on track for a scheduled opening for the next school year, and many are being thanked for their contributions.