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  1. Border Patrol hits fairs, rodeos in zealous recruiting bidRead the original story

    Wednesday May 3 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    By ASTRID GALVAN Associated Press FLORENCE, Ariz. - The beer was flowing and music was blaring in the middle of the Arizona desert when Ric Kindle approached a group of Border Patrol agents and customs officers out to recruit new hires.

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  2. Border Patrol casts agent recruiting net at fairs, rodeosRead the original story

    Wednesday May 3 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    By ASTRID GALVAN Associated Press FLORENCE, Ariz. - The beer was flowing and music was blaring in the middle of the Arizona desert when Ric Kindle approached a group of Border Patrol agents and customs officers out to recruit new hires.

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  3. Arizona man found guilty of killing girlfriend, hiding bodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 26 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    FLORENCE, AZ - A 47-year-old man has been found guilty of murdering his girlfriend and then hiding her body underneath her home. The Casa Grande Dispatch reported Wednesday that a jury found Daniel Flomer guilty of first-degree murder.

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  4. Tucson Weekender: Fun things to do in the Old PuebloRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2017 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    TUCSON, AZ - Happy Friday! It's time for you to relax and enjoy the weekend, and we've got plenty of fun ideas for you and the whole family. For your weekend weather forecast, CLICK HERE .

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  5. Man who showed signs of marijuana use strikes girl with carRead the original story

    Mar 20, 2017 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    FLORENCE, Ariz. - Authorities say a 32-year-old man who showed signs of impairment from recent marijuana use has been arrested after he struck a 14-year-old girl with his vehicle as she was crossing a street in the San Tan Valley.

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  6. AG to prosecute Pinal County woman in death of daughterRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2017 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    FLORENCE, Ariz. - The Arizona Attorney General's Office is taking over the prosecution of a Casa Grande woman accused of killing her 13-year-old daughter.

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  7. Man convicted of Tucson murders, attack found dead in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2017 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    FLORENCE, AZ - The man convicted of killing two women in the Tucson area in 2008 was found dead in prison, authorities said. According to the Arizona Department of Corrections, Apollo Ortega was found unresponsive in his cell Monday, Feb. 13, at the Eyman prison complex in Florence.

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  8. Tyler Kost gets three-year sentence in high school sex assault caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2017 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    FLORENCE, AZ - A Pinal County man once accused of sexually assaulting numerous girls at his high school has been sentenced to three years in prison on convictions to felony charges. Tyler Kost's attorney said after Friday's sentencing that time already served and other credits mean the 20-year-old from San Tan Valley could be released immediately.

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  9. Public's help sought in search for missing Florence manRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2017 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    FLORENCE, AZ - Detectives with the Florence Police Department are asking for the public's help locating a missing man. According to FPD 65-year-old Curtis Neal Sr, was last seen around 4:15 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 25, leaving the Florence Anthem Hospital near Sun City Merrill Ranch, on foot.

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  10. Missing man with dementia found safe near FlorenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2016 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    TUCSON, AZ - The Arizona Department of Public Safety has canceled a Silver Alert for 74-year-old Stephen Simpson, who has dementia. Simpson was reported missing at 7:01 p.m. from the 3400 block of East Godard Road in Cottonwood, Arizona.

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  11. Judge sentences woman to spend Christmas in jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2016 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    FLORENCE, AZ - A judge in Arizona has sentenced a woman to spend Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and the following day in jail. Pinal County Superior Court Judge Lawrence Wharton said he wanted 33-year-old Kristi Schmidt to understand the gravity of her actions and how the holidays could have been different if she had behaved differently, the Casa Grande Dispatch reported .

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  12. Judge gets creative; sentences woman to spend Christmas in jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    FLORENCE, AZ - A judge in Arizona has sentenced a woman to spend Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and the following day in jail. The Casa Grande Dispatch reports that Pinal County Superior Court Judge Lawrence Wharton said he wanted 33-year-old Kristi Schmidt to understand the gravity of her actions and how the holidays could have been different if she had behaved differently.

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  13. Huge tortoise found wandering around in FlorenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2016 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    MESA, AZ - The Arizona Game and Fish Department is looking for the owners of an enormous tortoise that was found in Florence on Wednesday. According to Amy Burnett with the Arizona Game and Fish Department, a man spotted the reptile walking down the street and worried about him being out there.

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  14. Reginald Prashaw, 59Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2016 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    FLORENCE, AZ - A 58-year-old Gold Canyon man faces life in prison after being sentenced on convictions stemming from sexual conduct with a minor. A Pinal County Superior Court judge last week sentenced 58-year-old Reginald Bruce Prashaw Jr. to life plus 85 years.

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  15. PCSO: Suspect arrested in Tuesday's 9-hour barricade in FlorenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2016 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    FLORENCE, AZ - The Pinal County Sheriff's Office says a man wanted in Tuesday's nine-hour standoff in the Florence area has been arrested. John Bowman is the man PCSO believes held SWAT officers at bay, then stole a pickup truck at Magic Ranch and fled.

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  16. PCSO: Sex offender vows to kill deputies in ongoing barricade in FlorenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2016 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    FLORENCE, AZ - Pinal County sheriff's deputies said a suspect in an ongoing barricade situation at a Florence home is a registered sex offender who vows to kill deputies before the incident ends. PCSO issued a neighborhood alert for Magic Mountain as they dealt with the situation that began in the 23,000 block of Desert Drive at around midnight.

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  17. Man rescued after truck gets stuck in flowing wash near FlorenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2016 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    FLORENCE, AZ - Pinal County sheriff's deputies had to rescue a man whose truck became stuck in a flowing wash Wednesday morning. Search and rescue deputies responded to Whitlow Ranch and Hawkeye Road, south of Florence, after the 32-year-old man called 911.

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