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Heavy rainfall causes flooding, some AC street closures
Wed, 10 Sep 2014 02:06:41 -0700

Heavy rain over the weekend brought some much needed moisture to many areas of drought-stricken Pinal County, including Arizona City. The strong thunderstorms also inflicted some physical damage in different areas and caused flooding and road closures.

Canstruction uses only canned goods for unique art displays
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 08:15:12 -0700

For the fifth year in a row teams from architect, design, engineering and contractor offices across Southern Arizona will participate in the 'Canstruction' event. This event is part of Architecture Week 2014 and Hunger Action Month. 

ISIS Terrorists Infiltrating America While Border Patrol Bakes Birthday Cakes: Sheriff
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 19:07:24 -0700

ISIS terrorists may have already penetrated the wide open southern U.S. border in part because of the federal government’s skewed priorities. That appears to be the contention of Pinal County, Arizona Sheriff Paul Babeu, as expressed in an interview with FNC’s Neil Cavuto. In a Capitol Hill hearing this week, a Homeland Security official admitted ISIS Terrorists Infiltrating America While Border ...

AZ corrections officer tells PD: 'You need to arrest me'
Thu, 04 Sep 2014 15:40:51 -0700

A former Arizona Department of Corrections officer is locked up, accused of killing his own mother. Alexander Santiago is being held without bond in the Pinal County Jail in Florence, on suspicion of first and second degree murder and aggravated assault.

Union Pacific working to get train cars back on track near Picacho Peak
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 02:36:51 -0700

Crews are still working to clear the tracks after an overnight derailment in Pinal County. There were no injuries reported and nothing hazardous was on the train cars. Authorities say the track could be cleared up of cars by noon.

Pinal County receives grant to help victims of human trafficking
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 10:59:57 -0700

FLORENCE - A $90,000 grant to the Pinal County Attorney's Family Advocacy Center to rescue and restore victims of human trafficking is being awarded by the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

Missing Maricopa man declared legally dead
Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:45:44 -0700

The wife of a Pinal County man who went missing more than one year ago is filing a petition for her husband to be pronounced legally dead.

County Attorney’s Family Advocacy Center receives $90k to help human trafficking victims
Thu, 04 Sep 2014 10:36:10 -0700

FLORENCE, Ariz. – Two weeks ago, U.S. Representatives Paul Gosar (R-Ariz. 04) and Ann Kirkpatrick (D-Ariz. 01) announced the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) awarded $90,000 in a grant to the Pinal County Attorney’s Family Advocacy Center to rescue and restore victims of human trafficking.

Flash flood warning for Pima County
Mon, 08 Sep 2014 07:48:00 -0700

From the National Weather Service: 

AZ shooting suspect tells PD: 'You need to arrest me'
Thu, 04 Sep 2014 15:11:22 -0700

The man, who turned out to be a corrections officer with the Arizona Department of Corrections, added, "I just shot someone."