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2nd whistleblower lawsuit filed against Marana, police chief

A second lawsuit has been filed against the Town of Marana in connection with a 2011 whistleblowing incident at the police department.

April 14, 2014 12:05 am
Shoot-out with Tucson police lands suspect in the hospital

Shoot-out with Tucson police lands suspect in the hospital

A man who engaged in a shoot-out with police officers Friday night is in stable condition at a local hospital, a Tucson official says.

April 12, 2014 3:04 pm Related
Fires at a restaurant, a clothing store and a home keep Tucson crews busy

Fires at a restaurant, a clothing store and a home keep Tucson crews busy

Fires at a restaurant, a clothing store and a mobile home all within 10 hours kept Tucson crews busy overnight and this morning.

April 11, 2014 3:13 pm Photos

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Marana woman killed, young son injured in car crash

Marana woman killed, young son injured in car crash

A Marana woman was killed and her young son was injured in a crash last Friday near Red Rock.

April 11, 2014 10:54 am Photos

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Fraudster loots $25K, so far, from accounts of Oro Valley women

Fraudster loots $25K, so far, from accounts of Oro Valley women

A fraudster has looted more than $25,000 from the checking accounts of two Oro Valley women whose cars were broken into earlier this year.

April 11, 2014 10:22 am Photos

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Bud Light fan drinks for free in Oro Valley, skips without paying

Bud Light fan drinks for free in Oro Valley, skips without paying

Surveillance photos of a beer thief have been released by the Oro Valley police in the hope someone recognizes him and turns him in.

April 11, 2014 9:45 am Photos

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Drug dog sniffs out $4 million in pot at Nogales border

Drug dog sniffs out $4 million in pot at Nogales border

A Mexican man was arrested Wednesday at the Port of Nogales for attempting to smuggle more than 8,000 pounds of marijuana into the United States.

April 10, 2014 2:38 pm Photos

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Woman held against her will during Catalina convenience store robbery

Woman held against her will during Catalina convenience store robbery

Three men held a woman against her will Monday while they robbed the convenience store where she worked.

April 09, 2014 2:50 pm Video Photos

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Tucson sector border patrol wins honor guard competition

Tucson sector border patrol wins honor guard competition

Tucson Sector’s Border Patrol Honor Guard Drill Team marched away with top honors in a contest last week and the win qualifies them to compete in Washington D.C. next month.

April 09, 2014 1:27 pm Photos

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Man arrested in abuse of 3-month-old Sierra Vista twins

Man arrested in abuse of 3-month-old Sierra Vista twins

A Sierra Vista man was arrested Tuesday, suspected of abusing 3-month-old twin boys, after Tucson doctors discovered the babies had multiple broken bones and skull fractures.

April 09, 2014 9:27 am Related
Two sex offenders move to Pinal County

Two sex offenders move to Pinal County

The Pinal County Sheriff’s Office has sent out notification of two sex offenders living in Arizona City.

April 09, 2014 8:37 am Related
Border officers seize $300k in meth in 3 days at Nogales ports of entry

Border officers seize $300k in meth in 3 days at Nogales ports of entry

Customs and Border Protection officers made five busts in three days at Nogales ports of entry last weekend, confiscating more than $300,000 worth of methamphetamine.

April 08, 2014 2:02 pm Photos

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Medical marijuana user resells pot to undercover detective in Pinal County

Medical marijuana user resells pot to undercover detective in Pinal County

A Pinal County man was arrested for reselling pot he bought with his medical marijuana card.

April 08, 2014 1:36 pm Photos

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Sexually explicit videos sent to Pinal County teen by school bus driver

Sexually explicit videos sent to Pinal County teen by school bus driver

A school bus driver was booked into the Pinal County jail Thursday after sending sexually explicit videos to a student.

April 05, 2014 3:55 pm Related
California drug dealer makes pot stop in Tucson

California drug dealer makes pot stop in Tucson

A California man was arrested last week in Pinal County with almost two pounds of marijuana he purchased in Tucson.

April 05, 2014 3:39 pm Related

Pinal County sheriff’ needs help solving March homicide

Pinal County sheriff’s investigators released information this week about a man shot to death in March.

April 05, 2014 3:20 pm Related
University of Arizona releases name of student who fell to his death

University of Arizona releases name of student who fell to his death

The University of Arizona has released the name of the student who fell to his death this morning while climbing a 20-foot tower on the roof of a dorm.

April 04, 2014 1:17 am Photos

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Meth is No. 1 cause of overdose deaths in Southern Arizona

More than twice as many people in the Tucson region died of methamphetamine overdoses last year than in 2011 and 2012 combined, according to an annual report from the Pima County Office of the Medical Examiner.

April 04, 2014 12:05 am Related
German skydiver killed in Eloy is ID'd

German skydiver killed in Eloy is ID'd

The name of a woman from Germany who died this morning during a skydiving event in Eloy was released by authorities.

April 03, 2014 9:59 am Photos

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Man in Oro Valley standoff shoots himself, second suspect arrested (updated)

Man in Oro Valley standoff shoots himself, second suspect arrested (updated)

A man fled from a traffic stop Tuesday night, broke into two Oro Valley homes, took hostages and shot at deputies, before killing himself after a 12-hour standoff.

April 03, 2014 7:28 am Photos

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Man barricaded in Oro Valley home with hostages kills himself

A man who fled from a traffic stop last night before breaking into two Oro Valley homes, taking hostages and shooting at deputies has killed himself, a sheriff’s official said.

April 02, 2014 1:24 pm Related
Tucson kid spells his way to final round of state bee

Tucson kid spells his way to final round of state bee

“Salvific” was not Tucson eighth-grader Christopher O’Connor’s salvation Saturday at the state spelling bee in Phoenix.

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Man in UA ball cap robs Tucson bank

Man in UA ball cap robs Tucson bank

Tucson police are looking for a man who robbed a midtown bank Friday.

March 29, 2014 7:23 pm Photos

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Tucson man uses blowtorch on weeds, burns house too

Tucson man uses blowtorch on weeds, burns house too

A man trying to burn away weeds with a blowtorch started his house on fire in the process.

March 27, 2014 12:36 pm Photos

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Teen smuggler hid meth in her crotch at Nogales border

Teen smuggler hid meth in her crotch at Nogales border

A 17-year-old drug smuggler was busted Tuesday when she tried to cross into Arizona with a load in her undies.

March 26, 2014 3:55 pm Photos

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Electrical fire destroys Bowie Market

Electrical fire destroys Bowie Market

An electrical fire destroyed the Bowie Market early Tuesday morning.

March 26, 2014 9:29 am
Sierra Vista man suspected in child sex crime

Sierra Vista man suspected in child sex crime

A 33-year-old Sierra Vista man was arrested Sunday, suspected of committing a child-sex crime, police said.

March 25, 2014 2:06 pm Related

Midtown Tucson neighborhood blocked for 8 hours after fight

A midtown neighborhood was in lock-down for eight hours Monday when police thought a violent man had barricaded himself in a home.

March 25, 2014 1:07 pm Related
Oro Valley puppy killed with poison hot dog

Oro Valley puppy killed with poison hot dog

Spencer a 7-week-old Chihuahua, died after someone fed him a poison-laced hot dog earlier this month.

March 25, 2014 12:30 pm Photos

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Teen attacked on way to high school, Tucson police say (updated)

Teen attacked on way to high school, Tucson police say (updated)

A teen was attacked as she walked to school this morning and Tucson police are looking for the man.

March 25, 2014 11:54 am Related
Rock-saw sparks blaze at Tucson business

Rock-saw sparks blaze at Tucson business

An electrical malfunction with a giant saw used for cutting stone sparked a fire at a business on the south side Monday night.

March 25, 2014 9:57 am Photos

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There’s still time to check out Tucson’s biggest street fair

Sure, there are 400 arts and crafts booths with all kinds of kitschy-cool stuff you don’t need but can’t live without.

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‘Firecracker in ear canal’ prompts Tucson man to dial 911

A prank played by a co-worker had a towing company employee calling 911 last month.

March 22, 2014 3:15 pm Related

Man killed in gang shooting, Tucson police say

A man was killed overnight in a gang-related shooting, a Tucson police official said.

March 22, 2014 1:55 pm Related
Tucson woman found dead in Foothills home shot multiple times

Tucson woman found dead in Foothills home shot multiple times

A woman found dead Tuesday in a Catalina Foothills home was shot multiple times, an autopsy report revealed.

March 22, 2014 12:00 am Related

Knife-wielding Tucson man ends standoff by surrendering to police

Negotiators appealed to a suicidal man’s basic needs for water and shelter from the sun to get him to surrender peacefully after a morning-long standoff in midtown Friday.

March 22, 2014 12:00 am Related
Tucson woman found dead in Foothills home shot multiple times

Tucson woman found dead in Foothills home shot multiple times

A woman found dead Tuesday in a Catalina foothills home was shot multiple times, an autopsy report revealed.

March 21, 2014 3:25 pm Related

Knife-wielding man in custody after standoff with Tucson police (update)

Negotiators appealed to a suicidal man’s basic needs for water and shelter from the sun to get him to surrender peacefully after a morning-long standoff in midtown.

March 21, 2014 12:31 pm Related

Golf club staffers whiff Tucson theft investigation

Employees of an east-side golf course weren’t overly helpful during a theft investigation last month.

March 21, 2014 12:07 pm Related
UA-area gas leak: All clear

UA-area gas leak: All clear

Several buildings near the University of Arizona were evacuated after a gas leak was detected, but the school just gave the all-clear to return to the area.

March 20, 2014 3:44 pm Related
Tucson police ID man in wheelchair killed crossing street

Tucson police ID man in wheelchair killed crossing street

Tucson police have released the name of a man in a wheelchair who was hit and killed by a truck Wednesday morning.

March 20, 2014 3:02 pm Related
Mongo the cat survives near-death in Tucson house fire

Mongo the cat survives near-death in Tucson house fire

Mongo the cat is lucky to be alive after firefighters rescued him and a canine companion from an east site house fire Thursday morning.

March 20, 2014 11:46 am Photos

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Drug-sniffing dog is suspected Tucson drug-runner’s undoing

Drug-sniffing dog is suspected Tucson drug-runner’s undoing

A drug-sniffing dog and its handler were a suspected Tucson drug runner’s undoing Tuesday.

March 20, 2014 9:36 am Photos

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Police swarm Oro Valley intersections during HiVE deployment

Motorcycle officers will swarm two northwest side intersections Thursday afternoon as part of Oro Valley’s High Visibility Enforcement — or HiVE — deployment.

March 20, 2014 9:12 am Related
Tucson woman guilty of felony animal cruelty

Tucson woman guilty of felony animal cruelty

A Tucson woman has been found guilty of felony animal cruelty after failing to get veterinary care for her dog after it was hit by a car.

March 19, 2014 1:06 pm Related
Sheriff gives notice of sex offender living in Picacho

Sheriff gives notice of sex offender living in Picacho

The Pinal County Sheriff’s Office has sent out notification of a sex offender living in Picacho.

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2 injured & Tucson street closed after single-vehicle rollover

A single-vehicle rollover has sent two people to the hospital and closed part of a south-side street.

March 19, 2014 9:39 am
Fire destroys south-side Tucson home

Fire destroys south-side Tucson home

A fire early Tuesday morning displaced a family and destroyed their mobile home.

March 18, 2014 12:04 pm

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