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AJ Mining Camp Restaurant destroyed by fire

AJ Mining Camp Restaurant destroyed by fire

Fire crews are responding to a large fire at the historic Mining Camp Restaurant in Apache Junction.

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Apache Junction Elementary School Principal Arrested for Luring Teen Girls Online

Apache Junction Elementary School Principal Arrested for Luring Teen Girls Online

A Four Peaks Elementary School Principal has been arrested by the Pinal County Sheriff’s office (PCSO) for luring teen girls online. 59-year-old Karl Judd Waggoner was arrested near the school, in Apache Junction, early this morning.

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3 Apache Junction residents sentenced in tax refund scheme

3 Apache Junction residents sentenced in tax refund scheme

Federal authorities say three Apache Junction residents have been sentenced for filing false claims to get a tax refund.

They say Douglas Joseph Charron and Beverly LaShea Lock each were sentenced to two years in prison while Judith Ann Eastman was sentenced to five years of probation.

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PCSO Narcotics Unit Bust Major Drug Dealer and Drug Lab

PCSO Narcotics Unit Bust Major Drug Dealer and Drug Lab

After a two month investigation, PCSO investigators arrested James Love, 43, and shut down his $10,000 drug lab operation.

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AJPD Investigates Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash

AJPD Investigates Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash

The Apache Junction Police Department investigated a crash in the city between two vehicles that resulted in the loss of one life.

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Pinal County Issues Air Quality Advisory for the Southeast Apache Junction Area

Pinal County Issues Air Quality Advisory for the Southeast Apache Junction Area

The Pinal County Air Quality Department (PCAQD) is issuing an air quality advisory due to the potential for elevated particulates associated with smoke from a mulch fire in the area of Ironwood and Guadalupe Roads in Apache Junction.

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12th Annual “Heal Yourself, Heal Your World” Health & Wellness Expo

12th Annual “Heal Yourself, Heal Your World” Health & Wellness Expo

The Apache Junction Parks and Recreation Department is partnering with wellness advocates to produce “Heal Yourself, Heal Your World,” the biggest wellness event in the East Valley. The event is celebrating its 12th year! For 12 years the event has brought together healers and wellness providers in our community! There will be samples, free classes, donation stations (shoes, books, eye glasses, cell phones, etc) and much more.

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FOUND: MISSING PERSON

MISSING PERSON

Apache Junction Police are reaching out to the community to help find a 27-year-old woman of limited mental capacity with diabetes, who is missing from Apache Junction.

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Elvis impersonator's Apache Junction estate up for auction

Elvis impersonator's Apache Junction estate up for auction

This weekend you can bid on some "one of a kind" items during an estate sale in Apache Junction.

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Deadly crash in Apache Junction leaves woman dead, 11 others hurt

Deadly crash in Apache Junction leaves woman dead, 11 others hurt

A deadly crash in Apache Junction Saturday left a woman dead and 11 others injured.

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Looking to watch fireworks for the 4th of July?

Looking to watch fireworks for the 4th of July?

In previous years Schnepf Farm, through a partnership with Kiwanis International, was the place to go for many San Tan Valley residents to enjoy fireworks on the 4th of July. Due to extensive road construction this year surrounding the farm however, a decision was made back in May, not to host the event.

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Apache Junction High School student arrested, refused to take off bandana

Apache Junction High School student arrested, refused to take off bandana

Apache Junction police arrested four students after one of them refused to take off a blue bandana.

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An Inspiring, Unmatched Volunteer Story

She wasn’t quite 5 feet tall and didn’t weigh 90 pounds soaking wet. She walked into the Apache Junction Food Bank thousands of times over 20 years completely put together – a stylish outfit with her nails, hair and make up done. As first impressions go, she gave off a no fuss attitude of someone who knew the score and could govern the whole place. And truth is, she knew more than most anyone in the building.

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UPDATED: Largest Food Bank in the East Valley Needs Your Help

Largest Food Bank in the East Valley is Asking for Your Help

The Apache Junction Food Bank was dealt a tough blow today when the drive shaft of its 16-foot, refrigerated truck dropped out on University Drive in Mesa this morning. The truck serves the largest food bank in the East Valley running about 60 miles a day, six days a week to collect food from over a dozen stores.

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Community Alliance Against Family Abuse Selects New Executive Director, Ray Villa

Community Alliance Against Family Abuse Selects New Executive Director, Ray Villa

Community Alliance Against Family Abuse (CAAFA) has selected a new Executive Director to begin leading the Apache Junction-based domestic and sexual violence services organization.

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"Clear the Shelters” Pet Adoption Drive on Aug. 19

Apache Junction Paws and Claws Care Center will join Telemundo Phoenix / KTAZ-TV to host NBC-Universal Owned Television Stations’ “Clear the Shelters” third annual nationwide pet adoption drive on Saturday, August 19.

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Food Bank Seeks Community Help For Capital Improvements

Food Bank Seeks Community Help For Capital Improvements

The Apache Junction Food Bank has announced a $25,000 capital campaign for building renovations at its Idaho Road facility. It is asking the community to” invest in itself “ in serving the emergency food needs of local residents.

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Apache Junction Pool Named to National Top 10 List

Apache Junction Pool Named to National Top 10 List

The city of Apache Junction’s Superstition Shadows Aquatic Center was named one of the 10 “Must-See” swimming pools in the United States by nationally known pool supply company, Leslie’s Poolmart.  

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Suspect crashes stolen truck into Apache Junction home

Suspect crashes stolen truck into Apache Junction home

Some Apache Junction homeowners are thankful they weren't hurt when a suspect plowed a stolen truck right into their garage.

This all started Friday afternoon.

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Horseback riders warn of aggressive driver in Apache Junction

Horseback riders warn of aggressive driver in Apache Junction

Horseback riders in Apache Junction claim they were targeted by an aggressive driver Tuesday, and the same person may be putting other horse owners in danger.

“I have never been so afraid in my entire life,” says Dana Boyer.

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