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2,200 javelina hunt permit-tags still available

By abc15.com staff State wildlife officials are offering another opportunity to obtain permit-tags for javelin hunts. The Arizona Game and Fish Department said Tuesday that there are more than 2,200 permit-tags leftover for spring hunting. The permits include more than 900 for hunting via handgun, archery or muzzleloader and more than 500 general ones. Hunters…

Missing Idyllwild man found dead

By Brian Rokos An Idyllwild man missing since Nov. 26 has been found dead, the Riverside County Coroner’s Office said late Saturday. David Bradish, 80, suffered from Alzheimer’s disease and was last seen in the 54500 block of North Circle Drive in the San Jacinto Mountains. He was believed to have been walking his dog,…

GINGERBREAD HOUSE ON TOP OF A SHAKE! New at Zuzu

By Kari Steele Come, I'm telling you, pa rum pum pum pum…to ZuZu, pa rum pum pum pum! The entire month of December you can find the White Chocolate Gingerbread Show Stopper Shake at the Hotel Valley Ho. Stop by between 11-5 p.m. for a gingerbread palooza inside ZuZu, the hotel's restaurant. Watch the video…

What happens in AZ if Cali. has 'the big quake'

By Nick Ciletti It was the day the ground started shaking – a day few people could forget. "The scary thing is you have no control over anything!" explained Richard Andersen. Andersen was there – It was January 17, 1994 – the Northridge Earthquake, shaking Southern California to its core. The magnitude 6.7 quake destroyed…

St. Mary's Food Bank gives Valley man hope

By Steve Irvin Imagine starting your life over, especially at a time when most people are thinking about retirement. Chris Evans is one of the many people, given a second chance, thanks to St. Mary's Food Bank. On November 18, 1978, Evans' mother, brothers and sisters were killed in Jonestown, Guyana. More than nine hundred…

Trump warns of 'massive surge' at AZ border

President Trump is focusing on "a massive surge" at Arizona's border in a tweet posted Thursday night. Arizona, together with our Military and Border Patrol, is bracing for a massive surge at a NON-WALLED area. WE WILL NOT LET THEM THROUGH. Big danger. Nancy and Chuck must approve Boarder Security and the Wall! — Donald…

Special Olympics Arizona helping inspire youth

By Katie Raml Special Olympics Arizona offers twenty Olympic-type sports for more than 22,000 people with intellectual disabilities in our state. It's why you might be surprised to learn Carla Simon ever felt alone. Simon said she was isolated as a kid but turned to Special Olympics in high school to get active and boost…

HOLIDAY HAZARD! How to avoid package theft

By Kari Steele There's nothing more disappointing than anticipating your package's arrival, rushing to your doorstep, and finding that it has disappeared! 23 million people said they have had packages stolen from where they live before they could open them, per InsuranceQuotes.com. ABC15 collected the best tips to help prevent package theft! Watch the video…

BACON! 5 Fail-proof steps to bacon-wrap a turkey

By Kari Steele Everyone loves bacon and turkey is pretty good, too. Put them both together and we present you with the savory goodness of the bacon-wrapped turkey. Bacon is meat candy and it's time to take your Thanksgiving cooking seriously. ABC15 interviewed bacon expert Michael Reimann, President of the AZ Barbecue Club, about the…

ABC15 investigation finds unlicensed 'doctors'

By Dave Biscobing They may seem like random, unconnected stories. An impostor doctor busted for running a medical clinic. A fake nurse caught injecting people. Phony dentists running a practice. A bogus surgeon performing procedures. But they’re all part of much larger – and until now – hidden problem involving the unlicensed practice of healthcare…