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TOMBSTONE — The Cochise County Office of Emergency Services is holding a full-scale training exercise today in Tombstone, at the old high school on Fremont Street.

SIERRA VISTA — The Sierra Vista Police Department urges citizens to be cautious when making online purchases that seem too good to be true because they could be unknowingly participating in a fraud or identity theft scam.

BISBEE – An early morning fire in Old Bisbee Wednesday claimed the life of Scott Roberts, who lived in Bisbee for years and was a volunteer for artist Gretchen Baer’s Studio Mariposa in Naco, Sonora, Mexico.

SIERRA VISTA — The U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) in Arizona is moving forward with plans to reduce the threat of wildfires from power lines crossing through active management areas beginning immediately and continuing through December 2020.

BROWN CANYON, PIMA COUNTY — They stand in the remotest areas of the southeastern Arizona desert, tall metal poles with the “blue light of life” blinking eternal at the top. Toward the bottom of this simple 30-foot-tall piece of technology is a red button, to be pressed only in a moment of de…

Three attempts to defraud local electric cooperative members within a 24-hour period have been reported to the Sulphur Springs Valley Electric Cooperative.

SIERRA VISTA — An elementary school was shut down for about half an hour Tuesday morning after several students wrote notes to the administration saying they felt unsafe because another child threatened to “shoot up the school,” Sierra Vista Police said.

The Cochise County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help to find a Whetstone woman who was reported missing by a friend who said he received a disturbing text message from her.

A Tucson man was caught with two people crammed into his trunk earlier this week near Willcox, U.S. Border Patrol officials said.

BISBEE — The mayor and city council honored the Bisbee Fire Department personnel for the quick stoppage of a recent residential fire that could have been a lot worse than the loss of two homes and severe damage to two others.

BISBEE — Defendants who have behavioral health problems and commit crimes can end up costing Cochise County thousands of dollars for treatment as they are examined by professionals to determine if they can be returned to competency (RTC) and consciously take responsibility for what they have done.

BISBEE — The acrid smell of smoke still hung in the air Monday morning as neighbors and others came to see the desolate scene of blackened debris and melted, twisted metal from a serious fire which reduced two homes to heaps of ash late Saturday night in Old Bisbee.

Sierra Vista Police Department officers have observed a recent increase in vehicles being driven with extra lights installed and sometimes drivers are surprised to learn that not all of the lights available to buy are actually legal on public roadways.

SIERRA VISTA — A poll released Wednesday indicates a majority of people living within 100 miles of the border with Mexico are at odds with the Trump administration’s and U.S. Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) agents’ handling of immigration detainees, with dislike for the Border Patrol (BP) ch…