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More must be done to stop unneeded killings at border

Border Patrol Chief Michael Fisher’s directive clarifying existing guidelines on use of force is yet another step in the agency’s slow march in the right direction. Unfortunately, this deliberate approach to policy change falls far short of the needed action to halt unnecessary killings by agents.

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Dog electrocuted during Tucson Greyhound Park race, city official says

A dog was electrocuted Friday night while racing at Tucson Greyhound Park and a city councilman said it’s the second such death in a month.

March 08, 2014 6:03 pmLoading…
Centsible Mom: Free, cheap, fun things to do over rodeo weekend

Centsible Mom: Free, cheap, fun things to do over rodeo weekend

In honor of the rodeo, which kicks off with the famous Rodeo Parade on Thursday, most of Tucson’s kids have a four-day weekend. Lucky for us, there are free or cheap things to do around town to keep them busy.

February 19, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Jury clears driver of most charges in deadly Vail wreck

The defense attorney implored jurors to listen for a voice from the afterlife in their deliberations.

January 14, 2014 5:00 pm
Rosemont meets almost all environmental laws, final federal report says

Rosemont meets almost all environmental laws, final federal report says

The Forest Service laid much of the groundwork Friday for approval of the Rosemont Mine by releasing a final environmental report saying essentially that while the mine will cause negative impacts, it’s now clearly in line with nearly all environmental laws.

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15 Douglas students sickened by medications

Fifteen Douglas middle school students were taken to a hospital Friday morning after reportedly taking a prescription drug.

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Waddell leaves KGUN for Nashville

Waddell leaves KGUN for Nashville

KGUN Channel 9 anchor Jennifer Waddell signed off Friday, leaving for a morning anchor position in Nashville, Tenn. She had been with the station since 2005.

September 06, 2013 5:15 pmLoading…

Kid Cudi, Simon Pegg tweet about Tucson, Sierra Vista

A couple of famous figures in entertainment had some unique tweets for Southern Arizonans this week.

September 06, 2013 5:11 pmLoading…
Customs air crew helps find missing family near Willcox

Customs air crew helps find missing family near Willcox

A Customs and Border Protection air crew helped find a missing family early Friday in a dry lakebed southwest of Willcox.

September 06, 2013 12:30 pm

Gas prices down again, could keep dropping

Gas prices down again, could keep dropping

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Migrants rescued after falling off cliff near Rio Rico

Four migrants who entered the country illegally have been rescued after falling off a cliff, federal authorities in southern Arizona say.

July 05, 2013 5:11 pm

Tucson high hits 106; hotter this weekend

Tucson hit 106 degrees today, extending to 27 days — or all of June — that the mercury has sizzled to triple digits.

June 27, 2013 12:28 pm Related

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Paula Deen's ‘Today’ appearance ends in tears

NEW YORK — Paula Deen dissolved into tears during a “Today” show interview Wednesday about her admission that she used a racial slur in the past, saying anyone in the audience who’s never said anything they’ve regretted should pick up a rock and throw it at her head.

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Fitz Blog: This just in

Fitz Blog: This just in

     More than 1 out of every 4 Tucsonans lives in Poverty which is due north of Dire Poverty and 3-streets over from Chronic Poverty. I call it the Tri-Cities because everyone is trying their best to stay afloat, which is easier said than done in this waterless desert.

May 07, 2013 12:00 pmLoading…

Tucson babysitter convicted in tot’s death

A Tucson babysitter who left a 10-month-old in a tub with running water and an open drain that became plugged with a plastic toy cup was found guilty of negligent homicide Friday.

April 26, 2013 5:21 pm
Hip-hop titans Ice Cube, LL Cool J, Public Enemy to play AVA

Hip-hop titans Ice Cube, LL Cool J, Public Enemy to play AVA

Tucson is the first stop for "Kings of the Mic" tour.

March 21, 2013 3:33 pmLoading…
Tucson Councilman Kozachik dumps Republican party

Tucson Councilman Kozachik dumps Republican party

The Tucson city council has lost its lone Republican member.

January 11, 2013 4:34 pm Related

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Storm to bring rain, mountain snow to Tucson

Rain is on the way — and higher mountains likely will be capped with snow.

December 13, 2012 3:55 pmLoading…

Man found dead in Tucson street might be hit-and-run victim

Just after midnight Friday Tucson police officers found the body of a man lying in the middle of a midtown street, the apparent victim of a hit-and-run.

November 30, 2012 10:28 am
Winter comes early to Tucson; snow to fall at La Encantada

Winter comes early to Tucson; snow to fall at La Encantada

Mall creates winter wonderland every weekend through Christmas.

November 23, 2012 8:00 am Photos

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