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93-year-old Arizona man charged with murder won't stand trial

A 93-year-old southern Arizona man charged with killing an Eloy man will not stand trial after he was declared mentally incompetent.

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Burglary suspects sought; tools worth several thousand dollars stolen

Tools types, makes, color listed

The Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office (YCSO) is seeking any information the public may have regarding the theft of tools worth several thousand dollars from a construction site off Old Senator Road in Prescott.

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Mendoza focuses on benefits to Dancing for the Stars

Still getting the mechanics of the routine figured out, he says

Chino Valley Councilman Corey Mendoza said focusing on the benefits of Dancing for the Stars has been helping to lessen the intimidation of dancing in front of a group of people come April.

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Oklahoma felon arrested at Walmart after alleged assault

Sale of bus in PV turns ugly, forcing victim to pull out a gun

A fugitive felon from Oklahoma was apprehended in the clothing section of the Walmart Supercenter in Prescott Valley Monday evening, Jan. 15, after he allegedly shattered a Prescott man’s truck window with a knife at the nearby Maverik gas station.

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102 years of history comes tumbling down

City, school officials surprised by timing

While the list of “wins” in Prescott’s historic preservation is extensive, one long-time preservation advocate maintains that this week’s demolition of the old Miller Valley Elementary School counts among the “losses.”

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Governor has huge fundraising lead over possible Democratic opponents

Ducey has $2.7M in bank, Farley and Garcia have $331K combined

With no primary foe and 10 months to go to the general election, Gov. Doug Ducey already has collected more than $3 million for his reelection campaign.

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Roads & Streets Committee identifies pavement improvement projects

Plans range from chip seals to replacing intersection

The Chino Valley Roads & Streets Committee identified several streets for upcoming pavement improvement projects at its meeting on Monday, Jan. 8.

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All the fun of ‘The Price is Right Live!’ without the travel

Yavapai College brings experience, and prizes, of show to Prescott

It’s safe to say, being a contestant on “The Price is Right Live!” is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, said host Todd Newton.

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Owner of Sweet Potato Café allegedly killed by his wife last week

Family, friends mourn murder victim

The funeral of James Dean Herbert II, 58, took place in Prescott on Tuesday, Jan. 16, a week after his wife, Katherine, admitted to shooting him in the head with a shotgun at their home in Peeples Valley three days earlier.

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Demolition of Miller Valley prompts tears

The reality of a demolished Miller Valley Elementary School on Tuesday prompted tears in many of those who either attended, taught or administered that school over the course of 99 years.

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Calm before the 50-percent off storm at Sam's Club

Lines in front of the Sam’s Club in Prescott Valley dissipated by Tuesday afternoon, but store officials say they are preparing for a renewed wave of member shoppers Wednesday, Jan. 17 when all merchandise will be marked down to 50 percent off.

Eight unlocked vehicles burglarized in Quailwood area

Police looking for suspect, remind residents to lock their car doors

Sometime during the nighttime hours of Friday night and Saturday morning, Jan. 12 and 13, eight vehicle burglaries occurred in the Quailwood area of Prescott Valley.

State senate panel agrees to increase car liability requirements

If bill becomes law, it will likely mean consumers will pay more for insurance

Rebuffing claims that the new legislation could harm some low-income individuals, an Arizona Senate panel agreed Tuesday to increase the amount of liability insurance that motorists must purchase to drive in Arizona.

State argues for dismissal of schools lawsuit

Attorney: It is ‘political question’ left for Governor, legislature

An attorney for the state told a judge Friday he has no legal right to hear a complaint that the Legislature is not providing enough money for schools.

Calendar of Events: Jan. 17 - 19

Ongoing ‘Fat Pig’ presented at Prescott Center for the Arts’ Stage Too, in the alley behind 208 N. Marina St. Showtimes continue at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays, Jan. 18-29 and Jan. 25-27 as well as at 2 p.m.

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Carjacking suspect shot by Pima County deputies booked into jail

A carjacking suspect who was shot during a Tucson confrontation with Pima County Sheriff's deputies last year has been booked into jail after recovering from his injuries.

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Lake Havasu City man accused in death of 2-year-old daughter

Police say a Lake Havasu City man has been arrested in connection with the death of his 2-year-old daughter.

Victims of double homicide near Fort Mohave are identified

Mohave County Sheriff’s officials say two victims of a double homicide now have been identified.

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Pile burning smoke coming from top of Mingus Mountain

The Verde Ranger Fire District will continue its "fuels treatment" Tuesday through Thursday.

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MLK Day ‘Peace and Justice’ March began day-long celebration of peace, love and freedom

Ten-year-old Byron Hobson tucked a rainbow-colored “PEACE” flag into the back of his neon-green hoodie as he marched in the fifth annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Peace and Justice March.

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King’s legacy refreshed with stories of his “dream” to build a better world for all

Prescott resident and retired clergyman from Chicago Lou Burrell told a sanctuary-full of Martin Luther King Day Jr. observers how his soul was stirred by two distant encounters with the civil rights leader.

Arizona woman asks High Court to overturn gay parental rights ruling

Child’s biological parent says she shouldn’t have to share custody with non-biological former spouse

Saying biology matters, an Arizona woman is making a last-ditch effort to keep from being forced to share custody of her child with her former wife.

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Grocers survey: Eggs cost more, but ham drops

Experts unsure why eggs are costing more this year

PHOENIX — Good news if you like grilled ham and cheese. The basic elements of the sandwich will cost you less now than a year ago.

Prescott in Brief: County supervisor holds first of 2 community meetings today

County supervisor holds first of 2 community meetings today

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Local pioneer Draper family plot receives improvements

Two civic organizations helped improve a family plot in the Citizens Cemetery this past fall with labor and materials.