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Tucson man accused in fatal hit-and-run arrested
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - The Tucson man accused of killing two people in a hit-and-run crash earlier this year has been arrested.Sean Michael Yacks, 30, is in the Pima County Jail and facing charges of manslaughter and leaving the scene of a crash.Meghan Clevenger, 24, and Angel Vega, 20, were
Mine near Green Valley cleaning up after dust complaints
Last week many Green Valley residents say they noticed something they see from time to time but not often - dust. “You couldn’t see anything. You couldn’t see mountains. You couldn’t see trees. My husband and I thought it was a storm coming in,” Janelle Ellis said.
Train hits, kills Tucson pedestrian; several streets blocked during investigation
Courtesy Tucson Police DepartmentTucson police are investigating a fatal collision of a pedestrian and a train, a spokesman says.Motorists are asked to avoid North Main Avenue from Speedway to St. Mary's Road and Fifth and Sixth streets from Stone Avenue to Main Avenue.
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New mountain biking park near Tucson is found 'booby-trapped,' vandalized
Also, signs were damaged and locks on gates were cut at the county’s McKenzie Ranch Trails Park southeast of Tucson earlier this month, said Steve Anderson, planning division manager for the county.
Police ID Tucson man shot to death during fight with wife
The domestic violence-related shooting occurred about 6:45 p.m. inside an apartment at a complex at 8601 E. Old Spanish Trail, said Sgt. Pete Dugan, a police spokesman.
Green Valley JP court getting security upgrades
The Green Valley Justice Court will undergo $50,000 in security upgrades.Pima County Administrator Chuck Huckelberry recently approved Justice of the Peace Ray Carroll’s request seeking funds from the county’s general fund budget to create an emergency exit and gated staff parking.According to a mem
Deputies serve warrant near Cortaro, I-10
TUCSON, Ariz. - Pima County Sheriff's deputies served a warrant near Cortaro and Interstate 10 Thursday.According to deputy James Allerton, units went to the scene in the 5400 block of Calle Paint.The investigation involved stolen property and narcotics.As of Thursday afternoon, no arrests had been
Man Falls Down Mine Shaft, Kills 3 Rattlesnakes To Survive 2 Days
AGUILA, AZ — Rescuers saved the life of an Arizona man who fell down a mine shaft and had to survive for two days without food or water — even killing three rattlesnakes to stay alive. Authorities say the man fell into the 100-foot deep mine shaft Monday. A spokesman for the Maricopa County Sheriff'
Vacationing couple targeted by ID thieves
According to a Pima County Sheriff’s Department report, the couple reported that while they were in Europe someone closed their bank accounts and opened new accounts using their information, transferred their cell phones to another carrier and changed their passwords. They also tried and failed to g
Alleged sexual predator was local resident
Tommy Siqueiro III, the 36 year-old Tucson man implicated in a sexual exploitation case and captured by U.S. Marshals in San Francisco Oct. 9, previously worked as the Executive Director of Haven Health, a nursing home organization in Show Low as recently as September, 2016.The Independentreached ou
Man accidentally shot in chest in Sahuarita
A man was shot in the chest in Sahuarita Tuesday night and Sahuarita Police are continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding the incident.Sgt. Michael Falquez said officers were summoned to the Safeway on Duval Mine Road shortly before 8 p.m. Tuesday for what was reported to be an acciden
TPD: Husband killed in apparent domestic violence-related shooting
At 6:45 p.m., officers were dispatched to The Place at Spanish Trail Apartments, 8601 E. Old Spanish Trail, for a report of a shooting inside an apartment.
Tucson police investigating fatal shooting near Old Spanish Trail
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - Homicide detectives with the Tucson Police Department are investigating a fatal shooting at The Place At Spanish Trail apartments in the 8600 block of East Old Spanish Trail, near Broadway and Camino Seco.
Well, it's a raise: Social Security hike means different things to different people
How much is an additional $39 per month worth to most seniors? Will the boost have an impact, or go unnoticed? More than 67 million people collecting Social Security are about to find out.
Several building projects underway in Sahuarita
No matter where you look around Sahuarita these days, there are signs of development and construction as new businesses come to town.Preparations are being made for Starbucks to begin breaking ground in The Crossing shopping plaza on Nogales Highway near I-19, with a pre-construction meeting already
Third person in September wreck that crashed into Tucson bus stop dies
On Sept. 15, police said a white 2006 Mazda M6 was speeding southbound on Alvernon Way, near East Grant Road. When the Mazda approached Grant, the light turned red. The Mazda then swerved into the northbound lanes, went around the stopped vehicles, and ran the red light.
Eighteen-year-old arrested with more than $170K worth of meth
TUCSON, Ariz. -Border Patrol agents at the Nogales station made three arrests after finding nearly 150 pounds of methamphetamine during two separate incidents over the weekend, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
Four arrested on multiple charges
Two of the men said they were gathering information to give the homeowner a landscaping bid, but the homeowner said she’d told the men the day before she didn’t need their services, the sergeant said.
Officials surprised at ADOT's silence on Amado flood
When the deputy director of Pima County’s Regional Flood Control District informed ADOT that a huge sandbar that is their responsibility had contributed to massive flooding in Amado, he was surprised by the response.“Thanks for sharing that, Andy. I’ll check with our folks in that district.”Pima Cou