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Domestic violence turns deadly in Camp Verde

A 74-year-old Camp Verde man is in the Yavapai County Detention Center on charges related to the shooting death of his 52-year-old son.

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Update: YCSO releases video, body cam footage of deputy-involved shooting VOC woman

The Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office has released the following video, including body cam footage of a deputy-involved shooting of an armed 56-year-old Village of Oak Creek woman at a domestic disturbance call.

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Clarkdale man, Oklahoma woman arrested in connection with death investigation

A Clarkdale man and an Oklahoma woman have been identified as “persons of interest” and arrested in connection with a death investigation in Clarkdale.

Reader Poll:

Do you agree with the Yavapai County Board of Supervisors decision to discontinue the Verde Connect project?

  • Yes 41%
  • No 59%

22 total votes

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Sports see more>

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Former ASU defensive end Mills finds thrills as NASCAR jackman

During Kellen Mills’ journey from college football to the construction industry, he made a pit stop that changed his life.

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Prescott wins thriller over rival Mingus 43-35

Nathan Wright scored three touchdowns and had nearly 200 yards rushing, Cody Leopold had two scores and the No. 13-ranked Prescott football team stretched their winning streak to four with a thrilling 43-35 win over rival Mingus on Friday night.

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Bowers, Flower tie at state; team wins section champs

Mingus Union first-year coach Mike Madore was presented the championship plaque for the girl’s golf team winning Division 2, Section 5 team category for the 2020 season at the Arizona State tournament this week.

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Kids can send letters through Santa’s mailbox in Cottonwood

COTTONWOOD - There’s a magical mailbox right in the Verde Valley where children can send a letter to Santa.

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Through their eyes: Don and Gail Eberle experienced renewed patriotism through son’s 22-year military career

Nearly two decades into what would be a 22-year career in the United States Navy, Robert Eberle was assigned to the recruitment division in Prescott, less than an hour from where he graduated from Mingus Union High School.

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Love of country came from Brenfleck’s mom

Rick Brenfleck served his country in the 1980s. He also served in Desert Shield, from 1991-1992. He also wanted to serve in Desert Storm, but the recruiter "laughed at me because of my age.”

Reader Poll:

Do you agree with the Yavapai County Board of Supervisors decision to discontinue the Verde Connect project?

  • Yes 41%
  • No 59%

22 total votes

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Obituaries see more>

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Obituary: Reverend Winston L. Worden 1934-2020

Reverend Winston L. Worden December 17, 1934 – October 22, 2020, Age 85 Winston Lester Worden of Cottonwood, Arizona passed peacefully at Cottonwood Village on the late evening of October 22nd, 2020, at the end of a decade long demise from Lewy Body Dementia with complications from COVID 19.

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Obituary: Anthony Gordon Driver 1938-2020

Anthony Gordon “Jos” Driver was born September 19, 1938 in Maseru, Basutoland (Lesotho) to William Gordon Driver and Daphne Weymouth Rhodes Forrester.

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Norman 'Bud' Deal 1933 - 2020

Norman “Bud” Deal May 8, 1933 - November 9, 2020 Norman Deal died peacefully at his home in Cottonwood Arizona on November 9, 2020. He was 87 years old.