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Tucson police officer bitten, another hit with rock in scuffle with suspects

Tucson police officer bitten, another hit with rock in scuffle with suspects

A Tucson police officer was bitten in the fingers and another was hit in the head with a rock in a scuffle with two suspects on Tucson's south side. 

May 05, 2014 3:24 pm

City launches graffiti app

Got a graffiti problem in your neighborhood?

February 10, 2014 5:00 pmLoading…
Vandals spray paint UA wildcat statue

Vandals spray paint UA wildcat statue

A 12-foot-tall bronze statue on the University of Arizona campus depicting four bobcats — a male, a female and two kittens — and benches near the sculpture were covered with yellow spray paint and the letters “ASU” Monday morning.

November 26, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Golf Links ramp to Aviation Parkway to close due to graffiti

The city took drastic steps before dawn this morning to stop vandals from continuing to hit a graffiti hot spot — the massive overhead signs telling drivers what ramp to use at the intersection of Barraza-Aviation Parkway, Alvernon Way and Golf Links Road.

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'Elephant Snot' not answer for cleaning damaged saguaros

'Elephant Snot' not answer for cleaning damaged saguaros

Elephant Snot isn’t the answer.

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Boy, 15, in Saguaro Park tagging was on probation

The Tucson teen facing felony charges for spray-painting graffiti on cacti in Saguaro National Park in May had been placed on probation by a Juvenile Court judge just a day before the vandalism.

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Teen arrested as Saguaro Park vandal

Teen arrested as Saguaro Park vandal

Eleven saguaros were among 41 objects defaced with graffiti on Douglas Spring Trail in May.

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Teen arrested as Saguaro Park vandal

Teen arrested as Saguaro Park vandal

Katherine Henrichs daubs a cleaning product known as Elephant Snot onto graffiti tags as a 14-member crew from Southwest Conservation Corps cleans up the damage along Douglas Spring Trail in Saguaro National Park East. A 16-year-old youth has been arrested and faces felony vandalism charges.

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Teen arrested as Saguaro Park vandal

Teen arrested as Saguaro Park vandal

Tucson police arrested a 16-year-old Monday on suspicion of spray-painting graffiti on saguaros and boulders at Saguaro National Park East.

July 31, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Saguaro National Park testing 'Elephant Snot' to remove cacti graffiti

Saguaro National Park testing 'Elephant Snot' to remove cacti graffiti

A crew from the Southwest Conservation Corps passes a tag, one of 11 sprayed on saguaros in May along a 3.5-mile stretch of the Douglas Spring Trail in the Saguaro National Park Rincon District. The crew is cleaning up the damage.

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Saguaro National Park testing 'Elephant Snot' to remove cacti graffiti

Saguaro National Park testing 'Elephant Snot' to remove cacti graffiti

Elephant Snot, a commercial cleaner made by a company called Graffiti Solutions, has proven effective on hard surfaces.

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Saguaro National Park testing 'Elephant Snot' to remove cacti graffiti

Saguaro National Park testing 'Elephant Snot' to remove cacti graffiti

It's called Elephant Snot - yep, that's the brand name - and Saguaro National Park officials hope to learn by late July whether it's safe as well as effective in removing graffiti from cactuses.

June 23, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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More vandalism of plants reported at Saguaro East

More vandalism of plants reported at Saguaro East

Two weeks after saguaros were vandalized along a popular Tucson hiking trail, more cacti have been destroyed.

May 26, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Saguaro National Park fires volunteer over graffiti report

Saguaro National Park fires volunteer over graffiti report

A Saguaro National Park East volunteer was fired from his job as a mounted trail patrol for contacting the news media about vandals painting graffiti on saguaros and boulders along one of the park's scenic trails earlier this week.

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Graffiti becoming more common amid natural beauty around city

Graffiti becoming more common amid natural beauty around city

"Simon says leave him" is written in bright red paint across the face of a boulder near the trailhead of Pima Canyon, just north of Tucson. It's not the only instance of defacement of nature, and attempts to remove the graffiti are difficult.

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Graffiti becoming more common in Tucson's backcountry

Graffiti becoming more common in Tucson's backcountry

A springtime walk on the Pima Canyon Trail can be a bonanza of beauty - and also a bit of a bummer.

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Anti-graffiti event Saturday will help you to fight back

Anti-graffiti event Saturday will help you to fight back

Do neighborhood vandals constantly blight your fence or garage with graffiti?

February 01, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Graffiti-abatement workers paint over iconic Nogales mural

Graffiti-abatement workers paint over iconic Nogales mural

The graffiti-abatement staff in Nogales, Sonora, works fast - apparently a little too fast.

November 23, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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