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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 […]

Thursday marked Jesse Wilson’s 11th birthday, authorities continue search

Jesse Wilson disappeared nearly eight months ago from his Buckeye home. A private investigator is now handling the case and in November he wouldn’t confirm whether he believed Jesse Wilson was dead or alive. Body camera footage released last August showed the missing boy and his mother, Crystal, talking to police officers in April after […]

Suspect at large After Kidnapping Attempt in Buckeye

A suspect is at large after a Kidnapping Attempt in Buckeye, according to the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office. A “person of interest” in the attempted kidnapping of a 10-year-old boy Monday morning in Buckeye has been arrested in connection with a burglary, according to the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office. MCSO said they received a report […]

Buckeye Police Chief Reacting To Verrado Community About Sex Offender

Buckeye police chief to address sex offender concerns   The Buckeye Police Chief is reacting to calls of concern from the Verrado community after a level three sex offender moved in. In a facebook post, Chief Larry Hall says there have been “several calls to the Buckeye Police Department related to this issue as well […]

State Route 85 crash at Baseline Road in Buckeye

Officials are investigating a deadly collision involving two semi-trucks on State Route 85 in the West Valley. The Arizona Department of Transportation said the northbound lanes of SR85 are closed at Baseline Road. A driver of one of the trucks was killed in the crash, according to the Arizona Department of Public Safety. The other […]

Live Traffic Updates For Buckeye

If you need live traffic updates for Buckeye or the surrounding areas we have the best resource for you. Visit AZ511 before you travel the Arizona roadways. You know how these people drive. is Arizona’s portion of the national 511 travel information alerting system. Traffic updates are available at, and also by dialing […]

Buckeye man arrested for shooting death of his wife

Buckeye man arrested in shooting death of his wife Authorities in Buckeye have arrested a man after the shooting death of his wife at their home over the weekend. Police received a call around 11 a.m. Sunday from a man reporting someone had been shot inside his home on the 19700 block of West Sherman […]

Modern-day block watch

How the digital age is changing our neighborhoods. Do you know your neighbors? “Four days in my neighborhood, we have all these crimes,” north Phoenix resident Eric Cashman said. Times sure have changed since Cashman lived in a small Wisconsin town, where he used to leave his doors unlocked. His home in Phoenix was burglarized […]

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