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Two Buckeye schools broken into and the police are looking for suspects

Either current or former students are likely behind a string of break-ins at two Buckeye schools, according to police.   Since June 19th, Buckeye police responded to three school break-ins. The first one took place at Sundance Elementary School, where a representative from the City of Buckeye said someone stole a tablet, two cell phones […]

Buckeye School Supply and Backpack Drive

The Buckeye Super Heroes need your help! Donations are needed for the 2017 Learning “Cause”. You can drop off Buckeye School Supply donations at any City of Buckeye Fire Station, City Council Building, The Buckeye Valley Chamber of Commerce, and both City of Buckeye Libraries. Addresses for these locations can be found at the Buckeye […]

In Remembrance Of John McMahon, the Buckeye Airport Coordinator

A plane that took off from the Buckeye Airport crashed in the Gila Bend Mountains on Tuesday, killing two occupants.     According to Ian Gregor, a public affairs manager with the FAA, a Vans RV-7 left Buckeye and was expected to return about 10 a.m. Tuesday. The City of Buckeye announced on Wednesday afternoon that […]

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 […]

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