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Police were told that a male subject took electronic equipment off the shelf and met up with a female in another part of the store and handed it over to her.

December 12, 2019
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The Prescott Valley Police Department and other local law enforcement agencies have recently received calls for service from victims who have been scammed.

December 11, 2019
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A former guard at a private prison near Eloy claims he was shot at point-blank range with a riot-control weapon in a racist attack.

By Howard Fischer, For the Courier December 11, 2019
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An Arizona cattle rancher wants to ensure that anything sold to Arizonans as “meat’’ came from something with at least two legs, if not more.

By Howard Fischer, For the Courier December 11, 2019
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The music at the 31st annual Acker Musical Showcase will have an even greater reach this year, said J. S. Acker Music Park Association President Scott Currey.

By Jason Wheeler December 11, 2019
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Construction work that will get underway on the new Prescott Airport terminal next month is just the beginning of what is expected to be an extensive $180 million program of facility improvements over the next two decades.

By Cindy Barks December 11, 2019
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McSally, Gosar, O’Halleran ask Postal Service to study need for new post office in Prescott Valley
Mayor Palguta’s push for different main-branch location seems to be paying off

It appears that Prescott Valley Mayor Kell Palguta’s persistent pursuit of a new location for a bigger, more centralized post office in town is gaining traction at the federal level.

By Doug Cook December 11, 2019
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The New Year will usher in a new way for Arizona Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Division customers to get license plates, registration tabs and many documents such as vehicle titles, according to a release.

December 11, 2019
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A state lawmaker is seeking to force state health officials to do something they have previously rejected: allow the use of medical marijuana to treat autism.

By Howard Fischer, For the Courier December 11, 2019
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Fire managers on the Bradshaw Ranger District plan to continue taking advantage of favorable weather conditions by burning piles at various locations in the Prescott Basin Thursday, Dec. 12 through Friday, Dec. 20.

December 11, 2019
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More than 10 pounds of heroin seized during traffic stop in Camp Verde
Narcotics hidden in false floor of truck bed tool box

CAMP VERDE – A Nogales man has been arrested for allegedly transporting more than 10 pounds of heroin following a Dec. 4 traffic stop on North Interstate 17 at Middle Verde Road.

By Dan Engler, The Verde Independent December 11, 2019
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Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego and leaders of Arizona's largest county Wednesday followed the governor's lead in affirming they will continue to welcome refugees fleeing violence and persecution who have been vetted by U.S. agencies for resettlement.

By Associated Press December 11, 2019
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Attorneys for a former Northern Arizona University student are asking the state Court of Appeals to dismiss a first-degree murder charge against their client.

By FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press December 11, 2019
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Vehicle rolls 400 feet down mountainside in Jerome crash
Driver in good condition after accident

A driver was listed in good condition Tuesday after his vehicle rolled about 400 feet down a steep embankment late Monday afternoon.

By DAN ENGLER, Verde Independent December 11, 2019
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Another border tunnel from Mexico to the United States has been discovered in Arizona after the U.S. Border Patrol arrested four migrants.

By Associated Press December 11, 2019
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Update: Case involving Cornville man ruled homicide after victim dies in hospital
David Joseph Shultz accused of beating man to death with bat, hammer

David Joseph Shultz was originally arrested and booked into custody on charges of attempted homicide Dec. 7, but Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office spokesperson Dwight D’Evelyn says the case has now been classified a homicide after the 22-year-old victim died in the hospital Wednesday morning.

By The Daily Courier December 11, 2019
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Metro Phoenix has recorded its first pediatric flu death this year, a reminder of the importance of vaccination, Maricopa County health officials said Tuesday.

By Associated Press December 11, 2019
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Wanting to arm the community with some self-defense knowledge, a couple local martial arts instructors are hosting a free seminar for Prescott Unified School District (PUSD) staff, students and family members Saturday, Dec. 14.

By Max Efrein December 10, 2019
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A Prescott, Arizona man jailed in Reno and named by Nevada’s attorney general as the suspect in several slayings of women in Nevada 40 years ago says DNA shows other people had contact with the one woman he’s charged with killing.

By Associated Press December 10, 2019
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The Prescott National Cemetery and Heritage Memorial Park in Dewey are hosting the annual wreath-laying ceremony with Wreaths Across America on Saturday, Dec. 14.

December 10, 2019
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Gov. Doug Ducey said last week that Arizona could do “just as well’’ without electing certain county officials, like the assessor.

By Howard Fischer, For the Courier December 10, 2019
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From Lightwire Theater at the Yavapai College Performing Arts Center to the 31st Acker Musical Showcase to an Arizona Humanities lecture on the features of fundamentalism in world religions, the holiday season is packed with things to do in the Prescott area.

By Jason Wheeler December 10, 2019
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The Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office (YCSO) is looking for two black male suspects believed to be responsible for at least one of two burglaries that occurred on Dec. 8 in the Lynx Lake area of the Prescott National Forest.

By Max Efrein December 10, 2019
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What you want to call yourself legally is no one’s business but your own, the state Court of Appeals ruled last week.

By Howard Fischer, For the Courier December 10, 2019
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For the second consecutive year, Prescott’s pension debt has gone down by millions of dollars.

By Cindy Barks December 10, 2019

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