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Peoria Police, FBI arrest Glendale man for bank …

A Glendale man has been arrested on suspicion of armed robbery.

County offers safety tips after 'unprecedented' Lake …

It is gearing up to be a busy season at Lake Pleasant with swaths of people ready to shed their pandemic experiences for summertime fun in the water.

Buckeye Police enforce seat belt use in Buckle Up …

The Buckeye Police Department will enhance enforcement of seat belt and child safety seat use during an upcoming annual statewide campaign. Buckle Up Arizona enforcement will run from May 23 to …

Peoria Police seek assistance in locating missing …

Peoria Police are seeking the public’s help in locating Kelly Harmon, a 61-year old female.

Searchers recover 18-year-old man's body at Lake …

PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities have located the body of an 18-year-old man who went missing while swimming at Lake Pleasant. AZFamily.com reported Monday that Maricopa County Sheriff’s …

Water safety event held in Apache Junction

Water safety — including proper use of life jackets and when to use hands-only CPR — was explained recently to Apache Junction families participating in the annual April Pools Day …

Wildfire real danger in SCW

The threat of wildfire is closer to Sun City West than many people think.

Peoria Police investigating homicide

Peoria Police are investigating Brianna Zerth, 29, for the murder of her family member, police say.

Hancock: Know the rules of the road for e-bike riders

Electric bicycles are a great option when it comes to commuting around the Valley. Not only can you get to your destination faster than a traditional bike, but you can also travel farther while …

Suspect in custody for deadly Estrella hit and run

An arrest has been made related to Tuesday’s fatal hit and run in Estrella that led to the death of 13-year-old Dylan Buensuceso.    Suspect Richard Romo, 44, was arrested at …

Deadly pedestrian hit and run in Estrella eerily …

A tragic hit and run on Tuesday afternoon that left a 13-year-old boy dead has long-time Estrella residents recalling a similar incident that occurred in the same spot 12 years prior. Dylan …

April Pools Day in Apache Junction April 30

The annual April Pool’ Day water safety event is Saturday, April 30, at Superstition Shadows Aquatic Center, 1091 W. Southern Ave. in Apache Junction. It will be hosted by the …

Scottsdale Water official named Arizona Operations …

Kevin Rose, Scottsdale Water resources administrator, was awarded Operations Leader of the Year at the 2022 Arizona Water Conference in April while the division took home multiple safety awards for …

Paradise Valley PD advises residents to be conscious …

Rising temperatures signal the scorching Arizona summer, and with people frequenting pools and other aquatic excursions, Paradise Valley Police Department has provided residents with some helpful …

Survey: Florence residents feel safe

The results of the town of Florence’s Citizen’s Survey are in and they are mostly good news for the town, especially when it comes to safety and recreation. The survey was commissioned …

ADOT’s work zone safety message: slow down, pay …

Arizona drivers could significantly reduce tragic deaths in roadway work zone crashes by doing two things: slowing down and paying attention. That’s the message from the Arizona Department …

Regular ride-hailing vehicle inspections could drive …

PHOENIX — A requirement for regular safety inspections of ride-hailing vehicles could soon be a thing of the past.

Surprise police to host motorcycle safety class

The Surprise Police Department is hosting a motorcycle safety class from 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sunday, May 1 in the Surprise Stadium parking lot, 15850 N. Bullard Ave.

Peoria Fire-Medical in process of replacing former …

In the wake of Peoria Fire Chief Bobby Ruiz retiring in December after an investigation, the city is in the process of filling his position.

Peoria police, fire see bump in hiring

After a wave of recruitment from both the police and fire-medical departments, the divisions are experiencing a bump in hiring.

Phoenix Council pushes for more streetlights

Phoenix City Council members pushed for more funding for streetlight improvements Tuesday aimed at adding to traffic safety, particularly for pedestrians. Phoenix has been among the most deadly …

Valley restaurants plan to keep some COVID adjustments

COVID-19 has been brutal on the restaurant industry. From restrictions that limited business to supply chain problems to workers becoming sick with a potentially fatal illness, restaurants and …

$140K in grants sought for Apache Junction police

The Apache Junction Police Department is seeking grants totaling $140,499 for DUI Task Force overtime pay, speed-enforcement equipment and a scanner to improve accident investigations at serious and …

Recovering from the explosion, coming out on top

As a fire fighter for the Peoria Fire-Medical Department, Capt. Hunter Clare was badly injured in an explosion at an APS battery facility in Surprise in April of 2019, and has yet to return to full duty work.
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