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This former truck stop just went up for auction online

PHOTOS BELOW. A prime piece of commercial real estate next to Interstate 10 in Quartzsite just went up for auction online, and there’s no reserve. The property formerly known as Ted’s Truck Stop and Ted’s Bull Pen has frontage on Main Street in Quartzsite and on I-10, with a huge sign included. It’s almost 8 acres in total. “It’s been …

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Justice for Cynthia: Parker man and woman sentenced for 2016 murder

A Parker man and woman have both been sentenced to 25 years in federal prison for the 2016 murder of Cynthia Williams, whose body was found in a canal in the valley south of Parker. Cynthia Williams On Wednesday, Sharon Marie Clark, 57, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Diane J. Humetewa to 25 years in prison, followed by a …

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Parker man fatally shot after driving onto property in Chino Valley

A Parker man was fatally shot after he drove onto someone’s property in Chino Valley and fired a shot, according to media reports. Delton Griffith, 58, had apparently driven his pickup truck onto the property unannounced and gotten it stuck in the middle of a garden area. When the resident of the property and another man visiting approached the vehicle, …

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WATCH: Hundreds of VW buses descend on Lake Havasu

The happiest people drive VW buses. I was on my way to an editing session when I noticed a lot of Volkswagen buses on the highway. I followed them to Buses By The Bridge, an annual VW bus meetup in Lake Havasu City, AZ. Here’s a little of the action from the event!

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Standoff in Big River leads to domestic violence arrest

A man was arrested Wednesday in Big River for assaulting his girlfriend and pointing a firearm at her and their children, threatening to kill them. Deputies from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department Colorado River Station responded to the 7300 Block of Oneida Trail in Big River for a domestic battery investigation involving Christopher Worthy and his live-in girlfriend. During …

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Vehicle ploughs into others at Parker intersection

A vehicle ploughed into several others at a major intersection in Parker, AZ Thursday morning, according to Parker Police Department. The vehicle was doing a high rate of speed when it collided with other vehicles at around 11 a.m. at the intersection of Riverside Drive and California Avenue. 5 other vehicles were involved in the incident, with 3 sustaining heavy …

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LISTEN: Parker 250 brings UTV racers back to Parker

‘GMZ UTV Winter Nationals Casey Folks Parker 250 Presented By Polaris’ is the full name of the race that kicked off the 2018 Best In The Desert season in Parker, Arizona Saturday. The entry list was 14 pages long and brought racers from across the United States in multiple classes of desert-appropriate vehicle, including bikes, quads and the hugely popular-and-growing-fast …

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This flu season may be the worst ever

A record flu season in Arizona and California has emergency rooms packed, medicine shortages and deaths being reported. Anecdotal reports have circulated since early December about the length of the illnesses being seen and the severity of the symptoms in some cases, but government data confirms that influenza activity levels in the region this year have reached an early peak, …

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Two-week river drawdown begins

The Bureau of Reclamation announced that it will lower the level of the river on the Parker Strip by one foot beginning Tuesday. River drawdown today!   The Bureau said that the level of Lake Moovalya by approximately one foot in elevation for about two weeks beginning in early January 2018. Lake Moovalya is the small body of water behind …

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