July 19, 2024



Jackrabbit Trail and Van Buren

Road work on Jack Rabbit Trail and Van Buren Streets

Road maintenance activities are scheduled to affect traffic flow on Jack Rabbit Trail and Van Buren Streets from July 15 through July 31, 2024. Traffic Directions Affected: Eastbound and Westbound Specific Closures and Restrictions: Eastbound traffic on Van Buren Northbound shoulder on Jack Rabbit Westbound turn bay will be closed

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Buckeye City Council election: Get to know the candidates

Buckeye residents will take to the polls July 30 for the primary election. To help you make the most informed decision on your vote for city council, InBuckeye asked the candidates a set of questions about their views on commercial and residential growth, traffic expansion, and more. Reminder: The last day

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Verrado teacher arrested for kidnapping, luring student, 12, for sex

Former Verrado Middle School teacher Brendan Barnett was arrested Wednesday on charges of luring and kidnapping a 12-year-old female student. The 36-year-old teacher was investigated following an April 12 report from school district officials regarding “inappropriate chats” between Barnett and the victim on the school’s online communications portal, according to

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New T-Mobile clock tower approved at Sundance Crossing

The Buckeye Planning and Zoning Commission approved a conditional use permit for a new T-Mobile clock tower at the Sundance Crossing Commercial Center during its June meeting. The 120-foot-high vertical bridge multi-carrier telecommunications facility will support T-Mobile coverage at the top with space for two future carriers below. The applicant

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QuikTrip coming to Van Buren and Sun Valley

Buckeye is slated for its third QuikTrip at the southwest corner of West Van Buren Street and North Sun Valley Parkway. Public Information Officer John O’Halloran said today the location has been designated for the new QuikTrip, however, the city has not yet been given a construction timeline. The project

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Hope Tucker found dead, new details released

Missing woman Hope Tucker was found dead this morning to the West of the Sienna Hills community on the north side of the I-10. She was located with the remains of her dog, who also went missing at the same time. According to the news release by Buckeye Police Department,

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Man hospitalized after July 4 shooting

A man was hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries after a shooting near Dove Gap and Dove Trace in the early morning of July 4. According to Buckeye Police Department, the shooting occurred at 1:45 a.m. and resulted in an injury to the victim’s arm. There is currently no information on the

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Desert Vista, 264th closed for accident investigation

Desert Vista Boulevard and North 264th Drive are closed “in all directions for a vehicle accident investigation,” the City of Buckeye said in an advisory message at 10 a.m. No further information has been provided by the city or Buckeye Police Department at this time. This is a breaking story.

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