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Radar vans

The city’s two police radar vans are scheduled to snap photographs of speeders at these locations today:

17 hours ago
Tucson police fatally shoot suspected bank robber

Tucson police fatally shoot suspected bank robber

Tucson police officers responding to a holdup alarm shot and killed a suspected bank robber in the parking lot of a Wells Fargo branch on a busy south-side street Thursday afternoon.

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Sahuarita school gets grant for AP studies

The Sahuarita Unified School District will receive $880,000 over three years through a national institute to help high school students succeed in advanced placement classes.

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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.

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Tombstone gunfight studio, apartment burns down

A Tombstone gunfight theater and apartment were destroyed in a fire Thursday, but firefighters prevented the blaze from spreading through the historic town.

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UAPD eyes frat house in death investigation

UAPD eyes frat house in death investigation

University of Arizona police are trying to determine if a troubled fraternity played a role in Friday’s death of one of its members, court records indicate.

April 10, 2014 12:15 am
Tucson police: A "top sharer" of child porn in Arizona arrested

Tucson police: A "top sharer" of child porn in Arizona arrested

A man, who police say is among the top sharers of child porn in Arizona, is facing sexual exploitation charges of a minor in a case involving the downloading and sharing of child pornography on the Internet.

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Arizona Gives Day: 24-hour online fundraising drive for nonprofits set for Wednesday

Arizona Gives Day — a statewide online fundraiser for nonprofits — is set for Wednesday.

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Tucson police search for Walmart robbers

Tucson police search for Walmart robbers

Tucson police are asking the public for help in identifying two people in connection with a robbery at a southeast-side Walmart.

April 05, 2014 12:00 am Related
Tucson man, 28, is accused in child-porn download

Tucson man, 28, is accused in child-porn download

Police arrested a 28-year-old Tucson man, Earl Bogedain, on suspicion of 10 counts of sexual exploitation of a minor, they said in a news release Thursday night.

April 05, 2014 12:00 am
Missing Tucson woman found dead in Texas

Missing Tucson woman found dead in Texas

A Tucson woman was found dead in Mesquite, Texas, on top of a double-stack rail car, and police are investigating the case as a suspicious death.

April 05, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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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
Funeral Mass today for retired Tucson Police Department sergeant

Funeral Mass today for retired Tucson Police Department sergeant

William “Bill” Hogan, a retired sergeant of the Tucson Police Department who was a key in getting ex-officers together over monthly luncheons, died Sunday. He was 93.

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Zebra dies in freak accident at Reid Park Zoo

Zebra dies in freak accident at Reid Park Zoo

Ajani, a Grevy’s zebra born at the Reid Park Zoo more than a year ago, died Monday morning in a freak accident, the zoo said.

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Police close University Blvd. near UA for post-game crowd control

Police close University Blvd. near UA for post-game crowd control

Police closed University Boulevard between Park and Euclid on Thursday night because of growing crowds celebrating the Wildcats' win over San Diego State in the NCAA Tournament. See video after the click, too.

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Police close University Boulevard near UA for post-game crowd control

Police close University Boulevard near UA for post-game crowd control

Police closed University Boulevard between Park and Euclid tonight due to growing crowds celebrating the Wildcats' win over San Diego State in the NCAA Tournament.

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State bar suspends prosecutor in handling of Tucson murder case

A prosecutor with the Pinal County Attorney’s Office was suspended from practicing law for violating professional conduct standards stemming from a homicide case in Pima County.

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Tucson man facing child pornography charges

Tucson man facing child pornography charges

A man was arrested in connection with sharing child pornography on the Internet, police said.

March 21, 2014 8:00 pm Related

Tucson businessman faces 3 counts of tax evasion

The owner of a company that distributes fasteners and machine parts was indicted in federal court Wednesday on three counts of tax evasion.

March 21, 2014 12:00 am
Q&A with UA's new police chief: Education, vigilance key to curbing thefts

Q&A with UA's new police chief: Education, vigilance key to curbing thefts

Police Chief Brian Seastone, the newly named top cop of the University of Arizona Police Department, began his duties March 1.

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Laptop stolen from St. Mary’s Hospital contains patient information

A laptop stolen from a workroom at St. Mary’s Hospital has caused a potential patient information security breach, officials said Friday.

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Landscapers rescue boy trapped by house fire in Oro Valley

Landscapers rescue boy trapped by house fire in Oro Valley

A 12-year-old Oro Valley boy burned in a house fire Wednesday morning was rescued by landscapers who heard him banging on a window, authorities said.

March 13, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Oro Valley boy, 12, rescued from burning home by landscapers

Oro Valley boy, 12, rescued from burning home by landscapers

A 12-year-old Oro Valley boy burned in a house fire Wednesday morning was rescued by landscapers who heard him banging on a window, authorities said.

March 12, 2014 6:45 pm Photos

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Siblings tell Tucson police mother starved son, 3

Siblings tell Tucson police mother starved son, 3

Siblings of the 3-year-old boy whose skeletal remains were found Tuesday told investigators their mother starved their brother to death, court records reveal.

March 06, 2014 5:00 pm Photos

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Tucson police: Remains of boy, 3, found in toy chest at vacant house

Tucson police: Remains of boy, 3, found in toy chest at vacant house

The skeletal remains of 3-year-old boy were found in a toy chest inside a structure on the property of a house on the city's south side, Tucson police said Wednesday.

March 05, 2014 3:45 pm Photos

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Tucson police officer loses gun during chase

A Tucson police officer chasing a man in connection with a theft and purse-snatching on the city's westside discovered that he lost his handgun during the pursuit.

March 05, 2014 12:00 am
Tucson police: Remains of child found at southside home

Tucson police: Remains of child found at southside home

The remains of a young child were found at a vacant home on the city's south side, police said Tuesday.

March 04, 2014 5:30 pm Related

Amado boy remains in stable condition after shooting

A 3-year-old Amado boy remains in stable condition after surgery Monday for a gunshot wound to his lower torso, authorities said.

March 04, 2014 5:15 pm Related

Man killed in southside crash

A 21-year-old man was killed in a one-vehicle crash Monday morning near Benson Highway on Kino Parkway, police said.

March 04, 2014 12:00 am Related
Journalist, author Tom Turner dies at 73

Journalist, author Tom Turner dies at 73

Tom Turner, a former Arizona Daily Star journalist, author and actor, died a week ago in San Diego.

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Worker arrested in care-home sex assaults

Worker arrested in care-home sex assaults

An employee was arrested Thursday in connection with a sexual assault of an elderly woman who lived at Villa Maria Care Center, police said.

March 01, 2014 12:00 am Related
Woman killed in crash on Tucson's SE side

Woman killed in crash on Tucson's SE side

A woman was killed in a two-vehicle crash Wednesday morning on the city's southeast side, authorities said.

February 27, 2014 12:00 am

Drug, human smuggling ring busted on Tohono O'odham Nation

The Tohono O’odham Police Department and a federal joint task force have busted a major drug- and human-trafficking ring, leading to a dozen arrests.

February 20, 2014 6:00 pm Related
Tucson's record breaking heat expected to continue today

Tucson's record breaking heat expected to continue today

Tucson’s high Monday broke a record, the third straight day of record-tying or record-breaking heat. Another record may fall today.

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Volunteers installing bicycle lights for free Tuesday

Volunteers from the Living Streets Alliance will install bicycle lights for free Tuesday in a south-side neighborhood while supplies last.

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Man who died in fiery crash near Rodeo Grounds is identified

Man who died in fiery crash near Rodeo Grounds is identified

A man who died in a fiery crash on the city’s south side a week ago was identified by police as Wilberto Llanes.

February 16, 2014 12:00 am
Tucson referee thanks group for saving his life

Tucson referee thanks group for saving his life

Two weeks ago on an athletic field at Salpointe Catholic High School soccer referee Michael Chaison collapsed and died.

February 13, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Tunnel shut down in Nogales; 3 arrested

Tunnel shut down in Nogales; 3 arrested

Three men were arrested and a 481-foot drug tunnel in Nogales, Ariz., was shut down by federal authorities Monday night.

February 12, 2014 12:00 am

Tucson's weather today

Today's high hit 75 degrees at 2:55 p.m., and the low was 45 degrees at 6:18 a.m. at Tucson International Airport, according to the National Weather Service.

February 11, 2014 8:30 pmLoading…
3 arrests as Nogales drug tunnel is shut down

3 arrests as Nogales drug tunnel is shut down

Three men were arrested and a 481-foot drug tunnel in Nogales was shut down by federal authorities Monday night.

February 11, 2014 7:15 pm Photos

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Tucson's weather today

Today's high hit 78 degrees at 3:38 p.m., and the low was 47 degrees at 7:34 a.m. at Tucson International Airport, according to the National Weather Service.

February 10, 2014 9:00 pmLoading…
Questions surround fatal south-side shooting

Questions surround fatal south-side shooting

The mother and girlfriend of a man killed in a south-side shooting Saturday said they have forgiven his killer and ask that anyone with information come forward.

February 10, 2014 6:46 pm
7 incidents lead to more than $605,000 in seized pot; 8 arrests

7 incidents lead to more than $605,000 in seized pot; 8 arrests

Border Patrol agents in the Tucson Sector seized more than $605,000 worth of marijuana and arrested eight drug smugglers during the past two weeks, federal authorities said.

February 10, 2014 5:35 pm

Tucson's weather today

Today's high hit 58 degrees at 4:50 p.m., and the low was 38 degrees at 4:12 a.m. at Tucson International Airport, according to the National Weather Service.

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Agua Prieta, Son. man in custody after attempt to smuggle marijuana

Agua Prieta, Son. man in custody after attempt to smuggle marijuana

An Agua Prieta, Sonora man was taken into custody Wednesday for attempting to smuggle marijuana through the Douglas port of entry, authorities said.

February 06, 2014 7:00 pm
Tucson police searching for woman in connection to armed robbery

Tucson police searching for woman in connection to armed robbery

Tucson police are asking the public for help in finding a woman in connection to a northeast side armed robbery of a Taco Bell.

February 06, 2014 5:45 pm Photos

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Bicyclist's death investigated as possible homicide

Tucson police are investigating the death of a bicyclist who was assaulted by a motorist in November as a possible homicide.

February 06, 2014 12:00 am

Tucson police say beware of reported gem show fraud scheme

A Tucson man reported that he was defrauded of several hundred dollars by a woman who claimed he was playing a game authorized by the gem show.

February 05, 2014 9:30 pm

Tucson bicyclist's death may be a homicide, police say

Tucson police are investigating the death of a bicyclist who was assaulted by a motorist in November as a possible homicide.

February 05, 2014 6:45 pm
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

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