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Road Rage Suspect Arrested For Knife Attack Against Juvenile

A 44-year-old man was arrested by the Buckeye Police Department for alleged Road Rage from threatening a juvenile with a knife and slashing their car’s tires.     Buckeye Police say Sergio Contreras Hurtado was arrested and booked into jail for aggravated assault and criminal damage charges stemming from a road rage incident on June […]

Why Are Fireworks For Sale When We Are At Such A High Risk Of Brush Fires

Firefighters reminding Arizonans about the importance of fireworks safety   They sure are fun to look at but as you know, they can be dangerous. The CDC says during the month around the 4th of July, about 230 people a day end up in the emergency room with an injury from fireworks. Firefighters with Rural […]

Sex Assault Suspect Surrenders With A Note

A Sex Assault Suspect went to the Buckeye police station and surrendered with a note.     Buckeye police report that on June 16, Jacob Glenn Smith, 29, went to the home of an acquaintance to borrow some video games. He was allowed into the home by a woman. Once inside, Smith allegedly told the […]

Festival Ranch neighborhoods able to dispose of expired prescription

Prescription drug collection begins July 5th in North Buckeye Beginning July 5, Buckeye residents living in the Festival Ranch neighborhoods will be able to dispose of their unwanted and expired prescription and over-the-counter medications at the city’s Public Safety Facility, 27360 W. Wagner Complex Drive. m. to noon, and the third Wednesday of every month […]

Verrado Community In Buckeye Unanimously Passes Banning Sex Offenders

The Verrado community in Buckeye unanimously passed a rule restricting level two and three registered sex offenders from “entering, occupying or using” Verrado community’s common areas. A community meeting took place on May 31 in which the Verrado Community Association and Verrado Assembly Boards of Directors approved the rule in “unanimous written consent.” The resolution […]

Tiffany Swift, Orphaned After Family’s Car Hit

Tiffany Swift has lost her entire family after they were in a car crash outside their own home, ABC 15 reports. The Swift family, from Buckeye Valley, Ariz., was waiting to turn left into their driveway when a Dodge Durango struck their sedan last Saturday, according to AZ Central. The Swifts’ car caught fire, trapping […]

Skyline Regional Park Offers Stargazing for Everyone

Stargazing for Everyone at Skyline Regional Park     Take a guided tour of the night sky with professional Stargazer’s, Tony and Carole La Conte, from Stargazing for Everyone, on Saturday, June 17 starting at 7:30 p.m. at Skyline Regional Park in Buckeye as they bring the universe, planets to you! No cost to attend. Learn […]

Buckeye stands tall in new US population estimates

Phoenix and the Buckeye suburbs stand out in new U.S. Census Bureau population estimates. The bureau says Phoenix’s increase of 32,113 from 2016 to 2016 was the largest one-year numerical population increase for U.S. cities with populations of 50,000 or more. Phoenix’s 2016 estimated population of 1,615,017 ranks it fifth among U.S. cities in overall population. […]

86 Buckeye Vehicle Break-ins Result In Stolen Handguns and Shotguns

Buckeye police warn of disturbing trend in vehicle break-ins Buckeye police say an “overwhelming majority” of recent vehicle burglaries involve cars left unlocked. In an even more disturbing trend, police say recent incidents involve thieves who are swiping guns from cars. So far this year, Buckeye police have investigated 86 vehicle burglaries as a result […]

Maricopa County Plans Future Roadway Development But There’s No Money

Maricopa County Plans Future Roadway Development But Faces Budget Woes On a given work day, Steven Bales could drive anywhere from 100 to 150 miles for his job. “So this road we’re on right now, Highway 85, is the busiest road, other than I-10.” He drives around his farm in rural Buckeye to show it’s […]

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