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Coconino County News

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Thursday | KTAR

Census: Coconino led nation in rate of births to unmarried moms

Almost three of every four babies born in Coconino County in 2011 were born to unmarried women, the highest rate in the nation, if Census Bureau estimates are correct.

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Related Topix: Arizona, Flagstaff, AZ, Mohave County, AZ, Northern Arizona University

Thursday | The Bugle

Coconino County wants to choke off e-cigarettes in public places

Chris Azimi, a Northern Arizona University student, smokes an electronic cigarette at a Flagstaff park.

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Related Topix: Flagstaff, AZ, Northern Arizona University, Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), Medicine, Sedona, AZ

Wed Apr 16, 2014

ABC15.com

Suspect arrested in northern AZ carjacking

Coconino County Sheriff's officials say 32-year-old Renee Cadriel of San Antonio, Texas was arrested Monday in Las Vegas.

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KTVK Phoenix

Coconino County carjacking suspect arrested in Las Vegas

A Texas man has been arrested on suspicion of assaulting a woman at a Coconino County rest stop and stealing her vehicle.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

SFGate

County, feds at odds over drug case payments

Coconino County has offered to repay the U.S. Justice Department $700,000 it received for prosecuting drug trafficking cases after an audit found no proof of federal involvement in the cases.

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Related Topix: Drug Enforcement Administration, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Williams

Fire destroys travel trailers and shed in Pineaire

Photo/Ponderosa Fire Williams-Grand Canyon News PARKS, Ariz. - Two travel trailers and a shed were destroyed when a suspicious fire broke out on April 8 south of Parks.

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Related Topix: Fire, Parks, AZ, Grand-Canyon, AZ, Natural Disasters, Wildfire

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Man injured while canyoneering in northern Arizona

Coconino County Sheriff's officials say the 45-year-old man was on a solo canyoneering trip in Wilbur Canyon.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

ABC15.com

Wildfire safety and preparedness

With summer on the way and wildfires popping up in Northern Arizona, it's important to think about fire safety and being prepared.

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KTAR

Coconino County starts new emergency alert system

Officials said CodeRED lets residents and business owners know about any time-sensitive emergency situations that are ongoing or imminent.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Verde Independent

Detention officer accused of jail sex

Tuesday, a staff member of the Coconino County Detention Facility spoke with a woman inmate who told him that a detention officer was engaging in inappropriate conduct of a sexual nature with her.

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Related Topix: Prison, Flagstaff, AZ

Fri Apr 11, 2014

ABC15.com

AZ man gets life in prison for machete attack

Coconino County prosecutors say 29-year-old Luis Leyvas Sanchez was convicted in February on one count of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

ABC15.com

Coconino Co. jail officer accused of misconduct

A Coconino County detention officer is in custody for allegedly having sexual conduct with a female inmate in the jail.

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Related Topix: Prison, Flagstaff, AZ

KTVK Phoenix

Coconino County detention officer accused of asking inmate to expose herself

A Coconino County detention officer was arrested for allegedly asking a female inmate to expose herself.

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Related Topix: Prison, Flagstaff, AZ

CBS 3 Springfield

PD: AZ detention officer allegedly solicited inmate to expose herself

A Coconino County detention officer has been arrested for allegedly asking a female inmate to expose herself, according to authorities.

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Related Topix: Prison, Holyoke, MA, Springfield, MA

KOLD-TV Tucson

City Council hears proposal use empty warehouses for medical marijuana cultivation

Tucson City council members heard a proposal to change the medical marijuana zoning laws in Tucson, to allow for large cultivation sites within city limits.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Tucson, AZ

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Navaho Hopi Observer

Coconino Community College begins to downsize Page campus offerings

Coconino Community College officials have begun implementing the Financial Austerity Plan for the Page campus that the CCC District Governing Board approved in March to close its $1.3 million budget gap.

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Related Topix: Page, AZ

Tue Apr 01, 2014

Verde Independent

Fanning case a classic example of slow-moving wheels of justice

The indictment of 20-year-old Tessa Fanning by a Yavapai Grand Jury was originally handed down April 12, 2013, alleging three counts of sexual conduct with a minor under the age of 18. In this case, all three felonies charged are considered Class 6, a felony that could merit probation instead of prison.

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The Daily Courier

Housing costs require $17.52-per-hour wage

By MAURO WHITEMAN Cronkite News Service WASHINGTON - Arizonans have to earn $17.52 an hour, more than twice the minimum wage, to afford a typical two-bedroom home without spending more than 30 percent of their income on rent, a new report says.

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Related Topix: Arizona, Graham County, AZ, Apache County, AZ

Sun Mar 30, 2014

ABC15.com

CCSO: Inmate dead of apparent suicide

An inmate at the Coconino County Detention Facility in Flagstaff has died of an apparent suicide, according to prison officials.

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Related Topix: Flagstaff, AZ

KTVK Phoenix

Coconino County inmate dies in suspected suicide

Authorities say a Coconino County Detention Center inmate has died from an apparent suicide.

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