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Thursday Aug 14 | The Tombstone News

Leroy Colomy's Murderer Granted Psychological Evaluation

Barry Chappell, the man arrested and indicted for the first degree murder of local resident Leroy Colomy had his arraignment on July 28, 2014.

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Related Topix: Tombstone, AZ

Thursday Aug 14 | The Tombstone News

Sheriffs Office Investigating Accident on Charleston Road

According to the Carol Capas of the Cochise County Sheriff's Department, the investigation into a two vehicle accident that took place on the evening of August 1, 2014, is still ongoing.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Sunherald.com

Notice to boil water lifted for Sierra Vista area

Cochise County health officials announced Tuesday that the latest tests for the East Slope Water Co.

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Related Topix: Health, E. Coli

Mon Aug 11, 2014

KOLD-TV Tucson

CCSO: Grocery store, gas stations and bars caught selling alcohol to minors

Traffic may remain slow through the area, but all lanes on Interstate 10 are open for travel.

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Related Topix: Tucson, AZ, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Julio

Thu Aug 07, 2014

The Tombstone News

Welcome to the 6th Annual Salute to the Buffalo Soldiers

It is once again time for Tombstone to honor the Buffalo Soldiers, past and present, during the sixth annual Salute to the Buffalo Soldiers event.

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Related Topix: Tombstone, AZ, African-American, US Military, Fort Huachuca, US Army, Sierra Vista, AZ

The Tombstone News

Cochise County Seeing Rise in Rabies Cases

Although summer is winding down, the threat of rabies is still on the rise. The Cochise County Sheriff's Department has identified two skunks and one bat in the past 60 days that have tested positive for the rabies virus.

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Related Topix: Tombstone, AZ

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Examiner.com

Bink's Scottsdale Partners with Pillsbury Wine for Hyper-Local Wine Dinner

Chef Kevin Binkley is taking his celebrated cuisine to new heights, collaborating with the Pillsbury Wine Company's high-altitude wines for a four-course dining event.

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Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Scottsdale, AZ

Tue Aug 05, 2014

The Bugle

Judges cannot prohibit probationers from using medical marijuana

State judges cannot bar those placed on probation from using medical marijuana if they are otherwise eligible, the state Court of Appeals ruled.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Judicial Watch

DOJ Report: Nearly Half of Fed Crimes Near Mexican Border

Crime is so high along the Mexican border that nearly half of all the criminal cases filed by federal prosecutors in the United States last fiscal year were concentrated in a handful of districts located in that region, according to the U.S. government's figures.

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Related Topix: Prison

Sat Aug 02, 2014

Politics in the Zeros

Prioritizing water for people over agriculture in Arizona

As the Southwest drought continues, water increasingly will be diverted from agriculture to cities, reducing the amount of land used for crops.

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Related Topix: Arizona, Arizona Government, Agriculture, Science, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

Fri Aug 01, 2014

The Tombstone News

Former Tombstone FCU Board Member Continues Volunteer Leadership with Vantage West

Vantage West Credit Union Patrick Greene, a board member of Tombstone Federal Credit Union, which recently merged with Vantage West Credit Union, will continue his volunteer leadership role as a member of Vantage West's supervisory committee.

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Related Topix: Tombstone, AZ, Huachuca City, AZ

Blackfive

Book Review - "Remains of Innocence" by J.A. Jance

The following book review is a special for BlackFive readers provided by Elise Cooper.

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Related Topix: Bisbee, AZ

Mon Jul 28, 2014

KOLD-TV Tucson

Road closures for Cochise County

Damage from Sunday's monsoon closes several roads in Cochise County. According to the Cochise County Sheriff's Office, as of 5:30 a.m. July 28 the following roads are closed: Bowie - Bruce Street Apache Pass Road Elfrida/McNeal: Central Highway Frontier milepost 9 A crew from APS is on scene to replace/repair two high voltage power poles and/or ... (more)

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Related Topix: Elfrida, AZ

KTAR

Ruling disallows Arizona's probation ban on medical pot use

A split ruling issued Friday by a three-judge state Court of Appeals panel in Tucson overturns a Cochise County Superior Court judge's order that a drug-case probationer not use medical marijuana.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Free Republic

Monsoon brings rabies threat. Three animals with virus recovered in county this year

While rabies is a virus that affects wild animals year-round, animal and human interactions tend to rise during the monsoon, leading local health and safety officials to remind residents of the proper steps to take to prevent possible exposure to the virus.

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Related Topix: Santa Cruz County, AZ

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Tombstone News

County Board of Supervisor's To Decide Property Tax Issue in August

Property owners within Tombstone Unified School District have to wait one more month to hear whether the County Board of Supervisors will access the 8.8% property tax all at once or spread it out over two years.

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Related Topix: Tombstone, AZ

The Tombstone News

Leroy's Murderer Indicted on 1st Degree Murder---Bond Set at $1,000,000

Just one week after Tombstone said its goodbye to Leroy Colomy, the person accused of taking his life, Barry Chappell, was indicted by a grand jury of first degree murder.

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Related Topix: Tombstone, AZ

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