Scott Orr

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Celebrating cowboy culture at PCA

As Rodeo Week in Prescott approaches, this show celebrates cowboy culture at the just right time.

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Mayer Fire Chief Kriwer leaving for new job

After just over a year as Mayer Fire Chief, Eric Kriwer is resigning to take a new job at the new Arizona Fire and Medical Authority, on the northwest side of Phoenix, near Sun City West.

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Unmarked police cars just one tool of enforcement

Officers say most residents don’t object to ‘sneaky’ tactic

When drivers speed, they often look for police cars and slow down abruptly when they see one.

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Scam Alert: Callers claim they can 'fix' computer problems

‘Your computer has a problem,’ the caller says. But how do they know? Answer: they don’t

When you pick up the telephone and hear the caller say you have a problem with your computer, but he’s sure he can fix it with your help, you’re entering dangerous territory.

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30 years later: Who Murdered Cathy Sposito?

Yavapai County Sheriff’s detectives now seeking a gun involved in ‘unimaginable killing’

Thirty years ago this week, Catherine Sposito, a Prescott College student, was killed as she hiked the Thumb Butte Trail.

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Juneteenth jazz event at Arcosanti packs 3 acts into 1 day

Organizer Milt Cannon is excited about this year’s Juneteenth Jazz Festival.

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Grandma: Dad didn’t know about abuse

Two suspects gave police conflicting stories

The grandmother of a 10-year-old boy who died Sunday night, June 11, an apparent victim of abuse, said Wednesday that neither she nor the boy’s father had any idea that there was abuse going on in his mother and boyfriend’s Chino Valley home.

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Financial manager accused of embezzlement pleads guilty

Joshua Lethbridge, former president of the Liberty Management Group, who was charged last year with embezzling over a quarter-million dollars over 10 years from The Mountain Club, pleaded guilty on Tuesday, June 13, to one count each of fraudulent schemes and artifices, theft, and forgery.

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10-year-old victim of alleged child abuse dies

Christian Pearson, the 10-year-old boy whom police found not breathing, with burns and bruises covering his body last week, was taken off life support and died Sunday night, June 11.

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Suspect in 11-year-old murder still on the run

Prescott Police haven’t given up

Cold cases are common in any police department, but it’s not very common for police to have the name, photo, and description of a murder suspect for over a decade without the suspect surfacing or being spotted.

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