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Cochise County Arizona

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Police release name of officer seen in video

April 03, 2014 12:05 am
Fire burns four acres near Douglas

Fire burns four acres near Douglas

A fire that broke out near Douglas scorched four acres, a power pole and a wall surrounding a pump house. 

March 16, 2014 3:18 pm
Homeland Security chief says border security is a priority

Homeland Security chief says border security is a priority

The new secretary of homeland security stressed alertness along the U.S.-Mexico border, but during his first official visit to Southern Arizona he did not address recent cartel-related violence in Sonora.

January 23, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Man killed in brawl with Border Patrol agent

A man was shot to death Thursday night during a struggle with a U.S. Border Patrol agent near the Arizona-Mexico border, officials said Friday.

January 18, 2014 12:00 am
Group hopes Arizona drone-testing programs soar

Group hopes Arizona drone-testing programs soar

Undaunted after losing out on a federal drone-testing contract, proponents of the unmanned-aircraft industry in Southern Arizona are launching a private drone-testing site in Sierra Vista.

January 17, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Frost advisory issued for parts of Southern Arizona

The National Weather Service has issued a frost advisory for parts of Arizona above 2,800 feet in effect from midnight to 8 a.m. Monday. 

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Four teens arrested in Sierra Vista vandalism spree

Four teens arrested in Sierra Vista vandalism spree

Four teens were arrested in connection with a vandalism spree that caused nearly $100,000 in damage to vehicles, Sierra Vista police said.

October 08, 2013 8:38 am Photos

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3 shot in Elfrida early Friday

A woman and two men were shot early Friday in Elfrida.

September 21, 2013 12:00 am
Mine Tales: Rich Tombstone mines were a lure for prospectors

Mine Tales: Rich Tombstone mines were a lure for prospectors

Tombstone, renowned for its gunfights, gambling halls, brothels and bars, was a silver mining town of great wealth during the decade known as “The Roarin’ ’80s” in the 19th century.

September 16, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Customs air crew helps find missing family near Willcox

Customs air crew helps find missing family near Willcox

A Customs and Border Protection air crew helped find a missing family early Friday in a dry lakebed southwest of Willcox.

September 06, 2013 12:30 pm
Photos released in Cochise park attack

Photos released in Cochise park attack

The Cochise County Sheriff’s Office is looking to identify three men who were seen at Chiricahua National Monument in the days leading up to an attack on a park employee.

September 04, 2013 12:00 am
More photos released in attack on Arizona park service employee

More photos released in attack on Arizona park service employee

The Cochise County Sheriff's Office is seeking information about men who were seen at Chiricahua National Monument in the days leading up to an attack on a park service employee.

September 03, 2013 1:30 pm Photos

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Garden exploration in Bisbee, Sierra Vista and Hereford make for nice weekend getaway

A weekend of garden exploration awaits in Bisbee, Sierra Vista and Hereford Sept. 7-8.

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Cochise County: No charges in 2011 border shooting

The Cochise County Attorney’s Office will not file charges against a Border Patrol agent who shot and killed a Douglas teenager more than two years ago, officials said.

August 23, 2013 12:00 am
These images — including truck testicles — can help collar Cochise County attacker

These images — including truck testicles — can help collar Cochise County attacker

A Cochise County woman was beaten after she surprised a burglar at her boyfriend’s home Monday morning.

August 22, 2013 5:00 pm Related

Bisbee mine tours to end

Freeport-McMoran Copper & Gold announced Friday it would be terminating its operational lease for the Queen Mine Tour, a popular Bisbee tourist attraction.

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Missing Sierra Vista girls found safe

Missing Sierra Vista girls found safe

Two Sierra Vista-area girls — a 14-year-old and her 5-year-old cousin — reported missing early Wednesday have been found safe, officials say.

July 10, 2013 6:39 am

Severe storm hits Hereford in Cochise County

A severe thunderstorm hit the Hereford-area in Cochise County Tuesday, resulting in road closures.

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Lost groups rescued in Cochise County mountains

A group of hikers and a family on horseback had to be rescued in separate incidents after getting lost in mountains in Cochise County, the sheriff’s department said.

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Fire temporarily closed I-10 near Benson

A fire about two miles north of Benson that was edging toward I-10 closed the interstate temporarily early Tuesday afternoon.

May 21, 2013 5:19 pmLoading…

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