Man admitted to being under the influence while driving, police said
A man charged with stealing a Jeep in July and fleeing from police in it while under the influence of alcohol is being sought by the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office.
Advice from experts: Don’t fall prey to the ‘ether’
When authorities ask convicted con artists to describe the trick to scamming people out of money, many refer to getting victims “under the ether,” according to the AARP Fraud Watch Network.
Prescott News Network (PNN) has hired Randy Graf as its new advertising sales manager.
Man killed was trying to stand up for a woman in his motorcycle group
A man has pleaded guilty to manslaughter and five counts of aggravated assault stemming from the shooting of another man in Prescott earlier this year.
Sheriff’s Office provides safety tips to avoid such incidents
Yavapai County search and rescue teams were deployed twice on Oct. 3 for rescue operations in the Sedona area.
New 278-bed facility overlooks Willow Lake
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s new residence hall stands overlooking Willow Lake. Known as Thumb Butte Suites, the 72,000-square-foot building houses 278 beds, according to the university.
Cuppers Bistro on Lee Boulevard in Prescott has closed its doors due to owner illness, according to a sign taped onto its entrance.
Prescott startup lays off employees in preparation for further expansion
Business growth rarely comes without some adjustments along the way.
Driver wanted for failing to pay Mayer Justice Court fines
Based on a notice from the Mesa Police Department, the Chino Valley Police Department (CVPD) ended up arrested a man and woman on drug and weapon charges last Thursday night, Sept. 27.
Unless it’s for a job that requires the operation of heavy machinery, a commercial driving license, or is connected with some form of law enforcement of federal agency, it’s not always clear when an employer will require an applicant to take a drug test for a position.
Reasons why; what consumers can do about it
Prescott retiree Joe Stratford didn’t think much of the recent gas prices in the Prescott area until he took a couple road trips to other nearby parts of the state.
Prescott News Network (PNN) has promoted Megan Smith to the company’s advertisement director.
Need2Know: Big O Tires in Prescott sells; Spicy Streats moves; That Salad Place is open; new integrative health care facility opening
Jeff Anderson has sold Big O Tires in Prescott to longtime acquaintance Russell Lease.
Federal grant will cover $750,000 of additional costs over three years
With support from its board of directors, the Central Arizona Fire and Medical Authority (CAFMA) has accepted a federal grant to assist in the hiring of five new firefighters.
One flown to Flagstaff with serious injuries
A crash at the intersection of Glassford Hill Road and Florentine Road blocked traffic for about an hour Tuesday morning, Sept. 25.
Homeless veterans in Arizona looking to stabilize their lives now have one less financial burden to worry about.
Need2Know: Krispy Kreme bails on PV; Western Heritage Foundation filling vacancy on Whiskey Row; car wash developments in PV; new Alfonso’s in Prescott
In early July, it was reported that Krispy Kreme had gone through an initial project review process with the Town of Prescott Valley regarding a stand-alone building in the Crossroads shopping center.
Video that set response into motion was of drill team student
No one will be facing charges in connection to the report of an armed individual at Prescott High School on Friday, Sept. 14.
Monsoon weather lovers will have at least one more chance to enjoy the brilliant thunder and torrential rains that often visit northern Arizona between July and October.
Prescott Sunrise Lions fundraiser to feature sports, food and fun
The Prescott Sunrise Lions have a new fundraiser coming up that combines food, beer and sports, all for the benefit of the Yavapai Food Bank/Lion charities.
One theft leads to high-speed chase to Phoenix
Between Friday, Sept. 14, and Sunday, Sept. 16, the Prescott Valley Police Department (PVPD) responded to reports of over twenty vehicle burglaries and four vehicle thefts that took place within the Granville subdivision of Prescott Valley, according to a PVPD news release.
Incident was highly unusual for CAFMA service territory
Firefighters with the Central Arizona Fire and Medical Authority (CAFMA) were called to handle a highly unusual situation for them early Sunday morning, Sept. 16. A train passing through Paulden reported two train cars on fire.
Town Hall: What can be done to improve the system?
More than $1 billion is spent annually in Arizona to maintain the state’s criminal justice system, according to data gathered by Arizona Town Hall, an independent nonprofit membership organization.
Members will be required to go through Open Meeting Law training sessions
In early August, the Arizona Attorney General‘s Office found that members of the Central Yavapai Fire District (CYFD) board violated Arizona open meeting law on several occasions dating back as far as December 2017.
Criss-Cross Bandit suspects wanted in 9 bank robberies indicted by FBI
A suspect connected to a string of bank robberies throughout the Phoenix-metro area in the last two years was arrested by a Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office (YCSO) deputy in late August, according to a YCSO news release.
Man flown to Phoenix hospital with serious injuries
A 39-year-old bicyclist was flown to a Phoenix-area hospital with serious injuries after being run over by a City of Prescott pickup shortly after noon Tuesday, Sept. 11.
The 21-year-old murder case against Cecilio Cruz, 38, is creeping along as a new attorney for Cruz is now three months on the job.
City of Prescott already using devices to increase safety
If you’ve driven down Glassford Hill Road in Prescott Valley in the past week, you’ve likely noticed a couple new devices that tell you exactly how fast you’re going.
This Labor Day weekend, local police will be out in force conducting DUI and seat belt enforcement.
Pilot was only one on the aircraft
The single occupant of a small private plane was declared dead on scene Wednesday night, Aug. 29, after the aircraft crashed north of the Prescott Municipal Airport.
Fire department recognizes student’s friend who called 911
A sense of joy was clear throughout the room when Nathan Rendl got up from his seat in the Chino Valley Town Council Chambers and walked up to the podium on his own Monday night, Aug. 27.
Classes begin Sept. 25
The Prescott Police Department invites community members to get an inside look at how the department operates by attending a 2018 Citizens Police Academy, starting in September.
Evacuations lasted about four hours
Heavy rains in the area of Big Bug Creek caused some significant flooding in Mayer and Spring Valley Thursday evening, Aug. 23.
Prescott Valley animal control planning to meet with community animal rescue groups to clear air
Community-driven animal rescue group leaders and supporters in Yavapai County have been in an uproar since Prescott Valley Police Department (PVPD) put out a news release warning of possible animal control officer imposters in the community.
Authorities seeking felony warrant suspect
The Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office (YCSO) is searching for a warrant suspect who was spotted Wednesday afternoon, Aug. 22, in the Government Canyon area of Prescott, but managed to escape on foot after driving his vehicle into a detective’s vehicle.
Driver okay; police investigating cause
The Prescott Valley Police Department is investigating a vehicle rollover along Highway 89A near Yavapai Downs.
Fifth observed meteorite fall in Arizona
Robert Ward, a meteorite hunter living in Prescott, has added the first finding of Arizona’s most recently observed meteorite fall to his extensive collection of space debris.
77 skimmers found in Arizona so far this year
The number of credit card skimmers found attached to gas station pumps in Arizona so far this year is already well above the number seen in all of 2017 and is nearing the number from 2016.
Need2Know: Comfort Mobility opening new location; Ashley HomeStore coming to Prescott; Synergy Wellness opens PV location
Comfort Mobility — formerly named Canyon Mobility — will be hosting a grand opening of a retail location at 1230 Iron Springs Road on Friday, Sept. 7.
Cause of death under investigation
The body of longtime Prescott resident and attorney David William Kell, 61, was found by hikers late last month near the Gates of the Mountains Wilderness Area north of Helena, according to the Lewis and Clark County Sheriff’s Office.
PV community members helped track suspect
Following reports of a hit and run in Prescott Valley Wednesday afternoon, Aug. 15, officers with the Prescott Valley Police Department (PVPD) were able to track a suspect to his residence in Dewey with the help of witnesses.
Jury selection process overview; court encourages people to do their civic duty
To some, jury duty is perceived as an inconvenience preferably avoided.
Monsoonal conditions prevent fire from spreading too quickly
Several fire agencies assisted in managing a small wildland fire west of Prescott in the Doce Pit area of the Prescott National Forest Tuesday afternoon, Aug. 14.
About 18 months of internal strife among Central Yavapai Fire District (CYFD) board members and its staff has led a couple key players to hire private attorneys in order to protect their reputations.
Need2Know: Spirit Halloween open for season; Hertz coming to Prescott; Coldwell Banker buys Windermere Real Estate
Is it Halloween already? Not quite, but retailers are gearing up for it.
Mother of child still in court
A Chino Valley man has plead guilty to the abuse and murder of a 10-year-old boy.
As Prescott Police Department K-9 officer Shawn Bray spoke to about 80 residents of the Yavapai Hills community in Prescott Tuesday evening, Aug. 7, for National Night Out, a fly incessantly flew around his head.
The Terraces at Glassford Hill apartments in Prescott Valley have been sold to California-based Virtú Investments for $47,350,000.
Environment trying to catch up from earlier extreme drought conditions
In a matter of a month, the Prescott area received enough rainfall to go from one of the driest years it has ever had to a wetter than usual one.
Survivors of sexual assault in Yavapai County now have a new resource to turn to for information, support and reporting.