According to court documents, the killing of one 19-year-old by another came after the victim tried to break into the suspect’s car.
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Friday, January 15, 2021
Less than a month after the Peoria Unified School District Governing Board voted to keep classrooms open “regardless of metrics,” the district temporarily closed 13 schools after teachers staged a “sick out.”
Thursday, January 14, 2021
After the COVID-19 pandemic hit Peoria, the International Minute Press franchise owned by Tim Earick and Jim McPhetres remained open as an “essential business.”
The American Red Cross and the National Football League are teaming up in January, during National Blood Donor Month, to urge individuals—especially those who have recovered from COVID-19—to give blood and to help tackle the national convalescent plasma shortage.
Wednesday, January 13, 2021
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Saturday, January 09, 2021
Friday, January 08, 2021
Thursday, January 07, 2021
At its Tuesday, Jan. 5, meeting, Peoria City Council was scheduled to consider final plats of Delgado, at 83rd Avenue and Edwards Street, and Storage Solutions, at 75th Avenue and Paradise Lane.
Wednesday, January 06, 2021
Monday, January 04, 2021
While COVID-19 vaccines will not be provided to the public for weeks, if not months, hundreds of health care workers in Maricopa County received the first of a two-dose vaccine—as the coronavirus continues its alarming spread.
Saturday, January 02, 2021
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Thursday, December 31, 2020
The Phoenix Police Department, Peoria Police Department and FBI Phoenix Field Office are asking for the public’s help in seeking potential victims and additional information about Lance David Ray, an alleged sexual offender and homicide suspect.
At its recent donor appreciation event, Benevilla honored leaders “who have influenced and made significant contributions to improving the lives of residents who live and work in our community.”
Wednesday, December 30, 2020
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Monday, December 21, 2020
Rep. Debbie Lesko, a longtime supporter of President Donald Trump, remains reluctant to acknowledge Joe Biden will be the next president—even after the Electoral College’s official vote Dec. 14.
Sunday, December 20, 2020
Saturday, December 19, 2020
From “Santa Calls” replacing kids sitting on Kris Kringle’s lap to kids learning on laptops at home, the Christmas season is quite a bit different this year—thanks, of course, to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Thursday, December 17, 2020
Days after the U.S. Supreme Court this week rejected an election challenge from Pennsylvania, the same justices on Dec. 11 rejected a last-ditch Texas suit seeking to overturn results from Georgia, Pennsylvania, Michigan and Wisconsin—all states won by Biden.
State and federal weather officials are predicting a warmer and drier than normal winter for Arizona, which would come on the heels of the driest monsoon ever recorded in the state.
Waste Not, a nonprofit agency that rescues perishable food before it goes to waste and then delivers it to those in need, has launched the MealConnect app, a free and easy way to deliver excess food products to nonprofits helping feed the hungry.
Wednesday, December 16, 2020
Peoria’s Bull Shooters, an upscale pool hall and entertainment facility, says its spacious 26,000 square feet of space is ideal for “socially distanced fun for the holidays.”
Tuesday, December 15, 2020
Monday, December 14, 2020
Sunday, December 13, 2020
While Glendale Elementary, Glendale Union High School and many other districts around the Valley have closed classrooms and returned to online teaching, Peoria Unified and Deer Valley district classrooms remain open.
Saturday, December 12, 2020
If tears could summon back a loved one, Jared Garcia would float home, hug his mom and say he’s sorry, grab his phone and look at all the text messages and social media hits saying “im worried call me” and “where r u” and “you ok bro?”
Thursday, December 10, 2020
Tuesday, December 08, 2020
Sunday, December 06, 2020
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the city of Peoria has reimagined the holiday celebrations this year to include the Old Town Holiday Lights and Peoria Jolly Holly Days.
Saturday, December 05, 2020
Thursday, December 03, 2020
Taronis Fuels, a clean technology company with a focus on solving issues relating to renewable fuels, has become Peoria’s new entrepreneurial powerhouse, with millions in increased sales during the era of COVID-19.