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Arizona highway patrol scanning for distracted drivers

Arizona highway patrol officers are keeping additional eyes out for distracted drivers through early next week as part of a national awareness campaign about the dangers posed by those motorists.

April 12, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…

Tucson Police: Board of inquiry to investigate post-game disturbance

A board of inquiry will investigate the post-game skirmish with police that erupted near Main Gate Square after students gathered when the UA basketball team lost to Wisconsin in the NCAA tournament a week ago.

April 04, 2014 9:30 pm Related

Police: 5 killed in semi-truck crash on I-10

PHOENIX — The Arizona Department of Public Safety says five people have died in a crash involving a semi-truck on Interstate 10.

March 30, 2014 12:00 pm

3 non-injury crashes on I-10 north of Picacho Peak; blowing dust in area

Blowing dust along Interstate 10 north of Picacho Peak Tuesday afternoon has resulted in three non-injury crashes.

March 25, 2014 3:15 pm Related
Simple device aims to aid drivers when dust storms hit

Simple device aims to aid drivers when dust storms hit

CASA GRANDE — A small, relatively inexpensive device a meteorologist built at his Mesa home in his spare time might lead to a warning system to help drivers avoid dangerous dust storms that sweep across Interstate 10 between Tucson and Phoenix.

March 20, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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State board takes away state licenses of 5 local cops

The Arizona Peace Officer Standards and Training Board revoked the state licenses of two local police officers, allowed two more to turn in their licenses, and suspended the license of one other at its February meeting.

March 10, 2014 12:00 am Related

Vermont man killed in crash west of Tucson

A man from Barre, Vt., was killed in a two-vehicle crash west of Tucson on Wednesday, a Department of Public Safety official said.

February 22, 2014 12:00 am Related

Vermont man killed in crash west of Tucson

A man from Barre, Vermont was killed in a two-vehicle crash west of Tucson Wednesday, a Department of Public Safety official said.

February 20, 2014 9:00 pm Related

1 dead in 2-vehicle crash west of Tucson

One person was killed in a two-vehicle crash west of Tucson on State Route 86, authorities said.

February 19, 2014 9:15 pm Related
Tucson Sector border agents seize marijuana, vehicles and track migrants

Tucson Sector border agents seize marijuana, vehicles and track migrants

U.S. Border Patrol agents in the Tucson Sector seized $2.4 million worth of marijuana, recovered two stolen trucks and arrested 14 migrants on the Tohono O'odham Nation Tuesday.

February 05, 2014 5:15 pm

Police ID man killed at Grant-Tucson intersection

Tucson police have identified the pedestrian killed at a midtown intersection early Friday morning.

February 01, 2014 12:00 am Related

Plan would cut some speed cams, place new ones in school zones

The company that operates speed-enforcement cameras on Pima County roads is proposing changes it hopes will save its contract — including new cameras in school zones and portable cameras similar to those used by the city of Tucson.

December 20, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

DPS: Medical problem may be factor in fatal El Tour de Tucson crash

Authorities are investigating the possibility that the driver who fatally struck an El Tour de Tucson cyclist had a medical problem before the crash. 

November 26, 2013 12:00 am Related

El Tour cyclist killed in crash wanted to finish race despite cold, rain

An El Tour de Tucson cyclist killed Saturday when a car struck him from behind, was determined to complete the race despite the cold and rainy conditions, officials said.

November 25, 2013 12:00 am Related

El Tour cyclist killed in crash wanted to finish race despite cold, rain

The El Tour de Tucson cyclist killed Saturday after a car struck him from behind, was determined to complete the race despite the cold and rainy conditions, officials said.

November 24, 2013 4:59 pm Related

DPS move to combat texting while driving needs support from Arizona legislature

The Arizona Department of Public Safety recently announced its officers would be citing drivers for texting, encouraging them to go after inattentive motorists starting in January. This comes shortly after the growing problem of accidents caused by distracted drivers has come under intense scrutiny.

November 13, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

DPS to crack down on texting drivers

Arizona Department of Public Safety officers will crack down on distracted drivers, beginning in January.

November 10, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Trucker on Facebook at time of deadly crash, records show

Trucker on Facebook at time of deadly crash, records show

PHOENIX — A truck driver was using his cellphone to look at photos of women on Facebook when he crashed into three police cars and two fire trucks on Interstate 8, killing a DPS officer, records obtained by the Star show.

November 01, 2013 12:00 am Video Photos

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Multiple vehicle crash on I-10 near Picacho

A multiple vehicle crash occurred Monday on Interstate 10 near Picacho.

August 26, 2013 6:15 pm

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