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Gilbert man arrested for aggravated assault at Village of Oak Creek hotel

According to a Sept. 19 news release by the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office, witnesses said they heard the woman yelling that her baby was not safe.

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YCSO targets Cornville Road for traffic enforcement

Utilizing grant funding from the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety, a Yavapai County Sheriff’s deputy conducted traffic enforcement along a stretch of Cornville Road outside of the Cornville community on Wednesday, Sept. 16,

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Teen to be tried as adult for threatening party-goers with handgun

A 17-year-old boy arrested Sept. 12 for threatening party-goers with a handgun will be tried as an adult.

Reader Poll:

How will you vote in the 2020 General Election?

  • Early voting in person 0%
  • Early voting by mail 50%
  • Early voting at Yavapai County drop box 17%
  • In person on Election Day 33%

6 total votes

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Odd & Unusual see more>

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Contraband-laden drone snags in prison net; 2 arrested

A drone carrying marijuana, cigarette lighters and cellphones got caught in a net above a Mississippi prison fence, resulting in the arrest of two men, state corrections officials said.

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Florida city repeals 13-year ban on saggy pants

After 13 years, a South Florida city has overturned a ban on “saggy pants” — bottoms that reveal the wearer’s underwear.

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Rooftop alphorns power virus-safe concert in Germany

Musicians have taken to the roofs of apartment blocs with alphorns in the German city of Dresden to perform a concert featuring distant harmonies at a time when cultural events have been disrupted by the coronavirus pandemic.

Reader Poll:

How will you vote in the 2020 General Election?

  • Early voting in person 0%
  • Early voting by mail 50%
  • Early voting at Yavapai County drop box 17%
  • In person on Election Day 33%

6 total votes

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Obituaries see more>

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Obituary: Brandon M. Kitts 1976-2020

Brandon, a US Army Ranger serving in Bosnia, Kosovo, Afghanistan and Iraq received the Silver Star, Bronze Star, 4 Purple hearts along with other Army Achievement and Commendation medals.

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Obituary: Viola Darden Tschann Lawrence 1925-2020

Born in La Habra, California on November 15, 1925, Viola Darden Tschann Lawrence was 4th of 5 children. She graduated from Anaheim High School.

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Obituary: Susan Schwab Rothlauf 1940-2020

Susan Schwab Rothlauf passed away at age 79 in Cottonwood, Arizona.