ELOY — The City Council reviewed the schematic design for the new Eloy Police Department renovations this week during a study session.
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CASA GRANDE — A recent fundraiser garnered more than $2,100 for funeral expenses for an area toddler who drowned earlier this month.
MARICOPA (AP) — Speed limits for a heavily used highway on the outskirts of metro Phoenix are now posted on the highway itself.
MARICOPA — A “historic moment for Maricopa” arrived with the groundbreaking for the first hotel in the city, La Quinta Inn.
RIO RICO — Years later Casa Grande Union’s Brady Archer won’t remember the score of the Rio Rico game his senior year; instead, he will remember his touchdown in the fourth quarter.
BUCKEYE — Buckeye Odyssey Institute (3-1) didn’t put any points on the board until the fourth quarter, but still managed to eke out a 14-13 win over the Florence Gophers (1-3).
CHANDLER – After a 35-10 defeat to Seton Catholic on Friday, the Combs Coyotes are hoping their toughest part of the schedule has come to an end.
WASHINGTON – The number of Arizonans without health insurance rose by about 55,000 people last year, according to new data from the Census Bureau, as a relatively strong economy was offset by hefty cost increases for coverage.
GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) — Over 30 bison roaming Grand Canyon National Park's northern reaches are joining a herd in Oklahoma.
PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona state senator has announced plans to introduce legislation that would prohibit city officials from earning more than the governor, officials said.
PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix police say two men are dead and a teenage boy was hospitalized in stable condition after being shot at an apartment complex Thursday night.
PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona family is searching for a U.S. Marine who left for Camp Pendleton on Monday but never arrived at the base outside San Diego.
PHOENIX (AP) — Jurors have awarded nearly $5 million to two women who say they were sexually assaulted during massages at a Sedona spa in 2016.
CASA GRANDE -- For nearly 12 years, Ryan Hall had been in and out of the Arizona prison system, serving time for a variety of drug-related offenses. But he said his last prison stint was a blessing.
CASA GRANDE — I was ordained by Set Free Ministries in 1994. I had been preaching in Lake Havasu City.
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CASA GRANDE — The Holy Rosary prayer is celebrated during the month of October, and to mark the occasion, two area Catholic churches, St. Anthony of Padua in Casa Grande and St. Helen of the Cross in Eloy, have teamed up to organize a public square-style Rosary Rally at noon on Saturday, Oct…
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden on Friday decried reports that President Donald Trump urged the president of Ukraine to look into his son's business dealings there.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump urged the new leader of Ukraine this summer to investigate the son of former Vice President Joe Biden, a person familiar with the matter said Friday. Democrats condemned what they saw as a clear effort to damage a political rival, now at the heart of …
PHOENIX — A group of independents and some Democrats are making a longshot push to convince the Arizona Democratic Party to open its presidential primary to voters who decline to join a political party.
WASHINGTON – Officials at a forum on human trafficking said Arizona is “leading at the state level” on prevention, but warned that people need to remain vigilant to what one speaker called a trafficking “epidemic” in the state.
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SAN DIEGO — Merrill Kelly is putting a strong finish on his rookie season with the Arizona Diamondbacks.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — All-Star hitter Ketel Marte has a stress reaction in his back and won't play for the Arizona Diamondbacks again this season.
GLENDALE — Arizona’s Kyler Murray and Carolina’s Kyle Allen will be competing for the spotlight when the two teams face each other Sunday in Week 3.
TEMPE — Arizona State moved into The Associated Press Top 25 after beating Michigan State, just like it did a year ago.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Panthers will be counting on second-year quarterback Kyle Allen to help them climb out of an 0-2 hole to start the season.
EAST LANSING, Mich. – Before ASU football started its final drive against Michigan State, freshman quarterback Jayden Daniels stood in Spartan Stadium and communicated a quick yet not so simpl…
HOUSTON — Emergency workers used boats Friday to rescue about 60 residents of a Houston-area community still trapped in their homes by floodwaters following one of the wettest tropical cyclones in U.S. history.
SALT LAKE CITY — A bus carrying Chinese-speaking tourists crashed as it headed to a national park in southern Utah, killing four people and critically injuring up to 15 others, authorities said Friday.
SALT LAKE CITY — It's been 23 years since Christopher Wickham has seen the ocean, or taken a trip beyond Utah's borders that lasted longer than a day or two.
TEMPE (AP) — A suburban Phoenix gun store owner says he will continue offering assault-style rifles at a discount in response to presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke's call to confiscate them.
PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona home that architect Frank Lloyd Wright designed during the last year of his life is going on the auction block next month.
HIALEAH, Fla. — Registered nurses staged a one-day strike against Tenet Health hospitals in Florida, California and Arizona on Friday, demanding better working conditions and higher wages as the nation's labor movement has begun flexing muscles weakened by decades of declining membership ami…
CASA GRANDE — The University of Arizona Pinal County Cooperative Extension is offering a series of gardening and landscape classes in Casa Grande and other communities.
CASA GRANDE — PinalCentral is kicking off a new digital video show that will highlight things to do and places to recreate in Casa Grande. Rec Talk will debut next Tuesday on the Casa Grande Dispatch’s Facebook page, PinalCentral.com and by audio on the newspaper’s SoundCloud account. The pr…
NEW YORK — Young people afraid for their futures protested around the globe Friday to implore leaders to tackle climate change, turning out by the hundreds of thousands to insist that the warm…
CABO SAN LUCAS, Mexico — Owners pulled boats from the water and hauled them away on trailers, while shopkeepers put plywood over windows and doors as Hurricane Lorena bore down Friday on Mexic…
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine health officials have confirmed a second case of polio in a 5-year-old child a day after declaring the country's first outbreak in nearly two decades and …
The California Zephyr was a passenger train that ran between Chicago and Oakland, California, from 1949 to 1970 and was once called “the most talked about train in America.”
Pinal County is more than 5,000 square miles, so it’s a difficult place to get around for people who don’t own a car.
High-end vehicle enthusiasts in and near Maricopa who wanted a place to store their cars and their own track to drive on got their wish in March.
The Saddlebrooke Cyclemasters ride their bicycles around.
You don’t know how big a 747 jet airplane is until you are standing on the ground next to it, looking up. It’s not the same as looking out the terminal window at an international airport. The …
The Great Recession 10 years ago destroyed a lot of businesses, but in the dusty desert southwest of Maricopa, it helped start one.
I don’t know why driving an automobile brings out the worst in people. They wait until the last minute to merge, cut each other off, tailgate, speed and run red lights — and those are some of …
They’re a group of military veterans who belong to the American Legion and regularly visit their local post, and they enjoy riding motorcycles together. Whatever you do, though, don’t call the…
For some people a car is just a way to get around. For others, it’s much more than that.
At the Dust Bowl Theater on Main Street, J.W. Tidwell could watch two movies and a cartoon, eat popcorn and a candy bar and drink a soda for the dollar in his pocket. He even left with a littl…