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Police: Arizona officer kills teen boy with replica gun

Police in a Phoenix suburb say a burglary suspect shot to death by an officer was a 14-year-old boy carrying a replica gun.

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9 projects, MLK March take place Monday

Opportunity to serve community Jan. 21, MLK Jr. Day

In celebration of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service on Monday, Jan. 21, 31 AmeriCorps members of Arizona Serve of Prescott College have organized nine service projects in the Quad Cities in which the community is invited to participate.

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Civil rights organizations commend Prescott for taking early stand against Stringer’s comments

The “immediate, bold stance” taken by the City Council against racially disparaging remarks by a State Legislator from Prescott in late 2018 apparently helped to avert a statewide NAACP boycott of Prescott.

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Lynx Lake, Thumb Butte, other parks closed

Shutdown impacts Prescott National Forest

Driving out to the national forest parks around Prescott, visitors should not be surprised by the gates, road closures and posted signage apologizing for sites being “unavailable due to a lapse in funding.”

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Dems balk at drought plan; say it lacks conservation

House Democrats are balking at ratifying a proposed drought contingency plan over what they see as a key missing element.

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Highway 69 collision Tuesday caused by erratic driver

Investigation ongoing to see if driver was impaired

A crash that caused delays on Highway 69 Tuesday afternoon, Jan. 15, was caused by an erratic driver, officials said.

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Community push against fentanyl continues with donation

Sheriff states tips have increased recently

Yet another company has chosen to donate to Yavapai Silent Witness in an effort to battle the fentanyl scourge that has made itself known in Yavapai County.

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Newest YCSO K9 ‘Haddie’ helps find pound of meth during traffic stop

Yavapai County Sheriff’s newest K9 ‘Haddie’ is being credited for finding about a pound of meth during a traffic stop Monday night, Jan. 14.

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Prescott Valley’s ban on the use of handheld mobile communication devices while driving to begin Saturday

Police will conduct an information and warning campaign until Friday, March 1.

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Everyone welcome to join Women’s March with ‘Inclusion’ theme

The event is Saturday and begins at 1 p.m. at courthouse

Taking place for the third year in a row, the Yavapai County Women March On event takes place at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, at the Yavapai County Courthouse Plaza.

QCIC Celebration Of Thanks 2018

Choirs, musicians and speakers from Quad-City area churches joined together to present the fifth annual ...

Chino Valley jewelry shop thieves 082818

Chino Valley Police are asking for the public's help identifying two suspects who entered a jewelry shop located in the 300 block of Butterfield Road in Chino Valley, Arizona and stole $4,000.00 worth of rings. Contact Chino Valley Police at 928-771-3260 or Yavapai Silent Witness at 1-800-932-3232 where you can remain anonymous.

Video Released of Police Chopper Crash in Ark.

Police in Little Rock, Ark. have released video showing their police helicopter crashing to the ground as it tries to lift off. Last week's accident left one person injured. (Aug. 22)

Meteorite fireball flashes above Arizona

A meteorite fireball was captured by an all-sky monitor set up in Tucson. The six-camera system was developed by Mike Hankey, operations manager for the American Meteor Society.

Prescott artist Richard Landis showing at the Smithsonian

Color Decoded: The Textiles of Richard Landis | Inspiration

Bear cubs rescued after mother is euthanized

Two orphaned bear cubs have been placed in the care of Bearizona wildlife rescue park in Williams, Arizona after their mother was euthanized. (Video provided by Bearizona)

Military Parade for troops deploying to Afghanistan

As part of Operation Freedom’s Sentinel, 400 troops with the Army National Guard battalion in Arizona have assigned to deploy to Afghanistan. About 100 of those troops stationed in the Prescott area were honored during a parade in Prescott Valley on Sunday, May 6, 2018.

Granite Creek Dam rehab project at Watson Lake

Heavy equipment arrived at the Watson Lake’s south boat ramp on the morning of April 23, 2018 along with more than a dozen workers. Their mission: To repair a leaky valve in the 99-year-old dam, and to block and stabilize another valve located lower in the dam wall.

BMHS Walk-in on April 11, 2018

Teachers, staff and students at Bradshaw Mountain High School staged a "walk-in" on Wednesday, April 11, 2018, in support of teachers and school funding.

Javelina emerge from under a home in Prescott Valley

Dec. 19, 2017 video by Charlie Clark shows javelina family emerging from underneath a manufactured home in Prescott Valley, Arizona.