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Young Prescott man arrested for sexual assault of teen
Reportedly provided victim, her friends alcohol

A 20-year-old Prescott man has been arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl after providing her and her friends alcohol at his home.

By The Daily Courier January 29, 2019
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With the government shutdown at least temporarily solved, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is asking the public, "What’s been going on?" What scams did you experience during the shutdown?

By The Daily Courier January 28, 2019
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Sandy Griffis, executive director of Yavapai County Contractors Association, will lead a panel of specialists during a class about foundations from 1 to 4 p.m. Monday, Feb. 4, at Winn School of Real Estate, 6719 E. 2nd St. D., Prescott Valley.

By The Daily Courier January 27, 2019
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The past year has not been the best for Rep. David Stringer of Prescott.

By The Daily Courier January 26, 2019
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One died and several others were injured in a multi-vehicle accident on northbound Interstate 17 near Black Canyon City Wednesday night, Jan. 23.

By The Daily Courier January 25, 2019
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An Arizona man angry about not getting hot sauce with his fries pointed a shotgun at a McDonald's employee.

By The Daily Courier January 24, 2019
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Damage to a Prescott home that all but burned to the ground Tuesday, Jan. 22, is estimated to exceed $1 million, officials said.

By The Daily Courier January 24, 2019
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Nike has announced it will release a new version of its Air Max 1 Golf sneakers called "Grass," topped with a grass-like turf material.

By The Daily Courier January 23, 2019
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An average of 20 veterans die by suicide each day, according to a recent report from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).

By The Daily Courier January 22, 2019
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A man and woman from New Mexico were arrested by the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office (YCSO) on Jan. 16 after 12 pounds of heroin was found in their vehicle.

By The Daily Courier January 22, 2019
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There are 3,064 properties listed this year in the annual Yavapai County Treasurer Office’s tax lien sale, which will take place Tuesday, Feb. 12.

By The Daily Courier January 22, 2019
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Alijah Hernandez is too young to obtain her professional barber's license, but that's not stopping her from being in high demand among friends and family members coming to her father's Houston barber shop.

By The Daily Courier January 21, 2019
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Dorn Homes will host a neighborhood meeting to present plans for a proposed multi-family housing development along Highway 69 in Quailwood near the Family Dollar Store from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22, in the Bradshaw Mountain Middle School gym, 12255 Turquoise Circle, Dewey.

By The Daily Courier January 21, 2019
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TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), 7:30 a.m., Open Door Baptist Church, 8451 E. Stevens Drive, Prescott Valley. 928-413-4060

By The Daily Courier January 21, 2019
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Missing 18-year-old found after night in woods
Got lost while riding ATV near Crown King

An 18-year-old man from Phoenix was found by rescue crews Monday morning, Jan. 21, after spending a cold night in the wooded area near Crown King.

By The Daily Courier January 21, 2019
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A Florida sheriff's helicopter captured video of a feeling suspect being chased through a field by a herd of horses right into the path of waiting deputies.

By The Daily Courier January 20, 2019
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A 27-year-old cruise line passenger has been banned from the ship after he filmed himself jumping from an 11th level deck.

By The Daily Courier January 20, 2019
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The state’s governor, Doug Ducey, fresh off re-election in November is riding a wave of popularity and increased revenues.

By The Daily Courier January 19, 2019
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Yavapai County Sheriff’s detectives are searching for one or more suspects who early Tuesday morning cut a hole in the rear exterior wall of the Family Dollar Store on Hitching Post Way in Cordes Junction.

By The Daily Courier January 19, 2019
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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.

By The Daily Courier January 17, 2019
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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.

By The Daily Courier January 17, 2019
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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.

By The Daily Courier January 17, 2019
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The question is whether our lawmakers deserve or need “legislative immunity.”

By The Daily Courier January 16, 2019
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The Arizona Department of Transportation is advising drivers who use Highway 89 in Prescott to plan for road closures Wednesday, Jan. 16, while urgently needed pavement repair work is underway

By The Daily Courier January 15, 2019
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Officers find man with warrant after two months of investigation
Police: Suspect dangerously evaded officers in November

A man who allegedly used dangerous tactics to evade police in November was investigated for nearly two months until finally being arrested on Thursday, Jan. 10.

By The Daily Courier January 15, 2019
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Closure of Highway 89 in Prescott begins Jan. 16
Drivers should allow extra travel time and consider an alternate route

The Arizona Department of Transportation is advising drivers who use Highway 89 in Prescott to plan for road closures Wednesday, Jan. 16, while urgently needed pavement repair work is underway.

By The Daily Courier January 15, 2019
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Our Calendar of Events for the week of Monday, Jan. 14.

By The Daily Courier January 13, 2019
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According to a Lundberg Survey, the average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline has dropped 12 cents a gallon over the past three weeks to $2.31. In Prescott, that average sits at $2.74.

By The Daily Courier January 13, 2019
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Today, as we stand on the jumping off point of another state legislative session, some goals have emerged from leadership.

By The Daily Courier January 12, 2019
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Las Vegas Marshals arrest wanted Prescott man for pretending to be a licensed contractor
Man faces 18 charges stemming from six incidents in Yavapai County

A former Prescott man was arrested by the Las Vegas Metro Police Department and Las Vegas Deputy City Marshals Tuesday, Jan. 8, for allegedly running a contracting business without the proper licensing.

By The Daily Courier January 10, 2019
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Generations of Americans smoked cigarettes, and tobacco use accounts for nearly one-half million deaths each year, according to the American Lung Association.

By The Daily Courier January 9, 2019
APS customers can get financial assistance
Help offered to those government workers affected by shutdown

Arizona Public Service Electric Co. is giving $1.5 million in assistance for customers struggling to pay their electricity bills that could be because a sudden financial hardship.

By The Daily Courier January 9, 2019
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Social media is buzzing about Walmart's newest grocery pickup commercial featuring famous cars from the Batmobile and Ghostbuster Ecto-1 to Cinderella's carriage and Transformers' Bumblebee.

By The Daily Courier January 9, 2019
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Traffic stop turns into foot pursuit through residential area
Driver jumps out of car while it’s moving, causes crash

The physical fitness of Prescott Valley officers was tested Wednesday morning, Jan. 9, when the driver and passenger of a speeding car attempted to evade police on foot through a residential area.

By The Daily Courier January 9, 2019
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Sex offender caught with 13-year-old girl after online communication
Parents encouraged to monitor kids’ social media activity

A registered sex offender in Prescott Valley was arrested Friday, Jan. 4, after allegedly engaging in sexual conduct with a 13-year-old girl he met over social media.

By The Daily Courier January 8, 2019
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Here is your list of area events for this week.

By The Daily Courier January 7, 2019
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An attic fire managed to consume much of a Chino Valley home Saturday evening, Jan. 5.

By The Daily Courier January 7, 2019
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Burglary suspect lies to avoid arrest; now in-custody
Investigation ongoing as another suspect is being vetted

The Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office (YCSO) proved in a recent case that it doesn’t pay to lie to law enforcement.

By The Daily Courier January 7, 2019
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With new leadership in the U.S. House of Representatives, one of the Democrats’ plans is to revisit gun control — timed for the anniversary of the shooting of former Rep. Gabby Giffords.

By The Daily Courier January 5, 2019
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A 26-year-old Prescott woman died Friday night in an apparent rollover on Iron Springs Road, near the Skull Valley Cemetery, said Dwight D’Evelyn, spokesman for the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office.

By The Daily Courier January 5, 2019
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Some residents of Prescott Valley were in for a shock Friday morning – 62 Arizona Public Service customers, among them the local Safeway and Starbucks, lost electrical power around 9 a.m.

By The Daily Courier January 4, 2019
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Mayer Fire personnel and Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office deputies are on scene at a house fire in the 15400 block of Cayuse Lane off Rolling Ridge Drive in Cordes Lakes.

By The Daily Courier January 2, 2019
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A police compound in India was evacuated Sunday after a leopard made its way onto the grounds.

By The Daily Courier December 31, 2018
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The City of Prescott on Sunday, Dec. 30, reached 10,000 enplanements for the year at Prescott Regional Airport.

By The Daily Courier December 30, 2018
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Man allegedly pushed into traffic, struck by truck
Public asked to help identify suspect

A 21-year-old Prescott Valley resident was allegedly pushed into traffic along Whiskey Row in Prescott and then struck by a truck that fled the scene late Friday night, Dec. 21.

By The Daily Courier December 28, 2018
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New Year’s Eve traffic enforcement warning
Police on high alert for drunk drivers

As one might expect, area law enforcement are upping their DUI enforcement for New Year’s Eve.

By The Daily Courier December 27, 2018
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Police in Iowa say a man dressed as Batman and another suspect wearing an all-green costume held up a convenience store late Thursday morning.

By The Daily Courier December 25, 2018
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Divers working on a private underwater project in Florida discovered a massive 12-foot, 500-pound alligator.

By The Daily Courier December 25, 2018
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Police in Colorado released security video footage of a woman wearing a Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer costume during a burglary.

By The Daily Courier December 24, 2018
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Fire board members swear in, controversial member resigns
Empty board seat expected to be filled in February

During the December fire board meetings for the Chino Valley Fire District, Central Yavapai Fire District and Central Arizona Fire and Medical Authority (CAFMA) on Thursday, Dec. 20, new and re-elected members were sworn in and board positions were filled. And in a surprise move, a controversial Central Yavapai Fire District board member resigned.

By The Daily Courier December 24, 2018