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Green Valley man sentenced to prison for $1.6M investment scam

“He hasn’t paid any restitution to date nor do I have any illusion that he will ever pay any restitution,” saidMichael Jette, an assistant U.S. attorney in Tucson.

TUCSON.COM - 2018-08-18 15:00:00

GV Gardeners: Make some monsoon season memories

The word “monsoon” was used in ancient history to describe alternating winds. Therefore, it actually refers to a seasonal wind shift, not to the resulting rains. During summer months, Arizona winds shift from west or northwest to a south or southeast direction.This change brings moisture to Arizona

GREEN VALLEY NEWS AND SUN - 2018-08-19 14:00:00

What’s the plan?

Why is the GVR Board dragging its feet on the pickleball courts? If I were a betting person it would seem to me it was purposeful. But, of course, you have GVR members’ best interests in clear focus. Right? Or someone’s best interest.

GREEN VALLEY NEWS AND SUN - 2018-08-19 11:00:00

Pinal County authorities target supplier of overdose drugs

Investigators are trying to determine whether the deaths are linked to fentanyl, a deadly street drug, and Lamb said the investigation includes trying to identify the supplier for possible prosecution.

TUCSON.COM - 2018-08-18 13:28:00

Tucson Electric Power customers may see new rate for energy-storage systems

“Though there’s a slight financial benefit, it’s definitely not enough to pay for the battery,” he said. “We got the battery out of a commitment to kind of blazing the trail to where we’re headed.”

TUCSON.COM - 2018-08-19 01:04:00

High school baseball investigation moves forward

Tucson Unified School District presented findings to its board in executive session Tuesday from an investigation into alleged illegal recruiting practices of Sabino High School’s baseball team. The results of the investigation could potentially mean a state championship title for Sahuarita High Sch

SAHUARITASUN.COM - 2018-08-18 16:51:00

Larry Nassar moved from Tucson prison after lawyers say he was assaulted

TUCSON, Ariz. — Former USA Gymnastics doctor and convicted sexual predator Larry Nassar has been moved from a federal prison in Tucson, Arizona.

KTTS - 2018-08-19 18:14:53

Sahuarita woman is newest Avon catalog model

Step aside Fergie, Sofia Vergara and Reese Witherspoon. Avon won’t be needing you for their covers anymore. They have Sahuarita’s Mistie Masters.Yep. When you pick up the latest Avon catalog Aug. 21, you'll find Masters on the cover along with two other “regular” people.Masters, 43, has been selling


Monsoon not enough to quell AZ drought, wildfires

A recent storm in Sahuarita. So far this year, most areas around Sahuarita and Green Valley are on track to hit that 6-inch threshold for the season, an analysis of Weather Underground weather station data shows.Nicholas Trujillo | Special to the Green Valley News

GREEN VALLEY NEWS AND SUN - 2018-08-18 19:00:00

Spoiler alert: Sahuarita dance team gets cut from America's Got Talent

The Walden Grove High School dance teamauditioned for the show in Marchand made theirtelevision debut in July. On Tuesday,they appeared in the live shows, which means viewers had the opportunity to vote for their favorite acts — including the PAC Dance Team.


No fooling, mannequin cops helped in Tucson speed-enforcement effort

Mannequins dressed as police officers made an unusual appearance Thursday during a speed-enforcement effort on Tucson's south side. The mannequins are part of a "nontraditional" traffic enforcement effort, says Sgt. Corie Nolan of the department's southside division. He said that since November, the


Tucson man sentenced after threatening to use bomb in bank robbery

David Allen Markillie, 67, fled from a BBVA Compass Bank, 7645 N. La Cholla Blvd., with $2,381 after the incident on Aug. 10, 2017, according to court documents.

TUCSON.COM - 2018-08-18 06:30:00

Don't forget these Tucson soccer standouts

Youth soccer is so ridiculously good in Tucson that when I wrote a list of the leading athletes in Tucson’s Class of 2019 last week, I left out two deserving athletes. CDO seniorHope Hisey, a goalie who does not play high school soccer but competes in the FC Tucson Youth academy, is so good that she

TUCSON.COM - 2018-08-19 05:32:00

City of Tucson collecting rainwater at construction projects

TUCSON, Ariz. - The city of Tucson has been a leader in water harvesting for years. Now, Tucson Department of Transportation has implemented a new policy for rainwater harvesting at all construction projects around the city.The Grant Road construction project is the first to implement water harvesti

KGUN 9 - 2018-08-18 23:09:11

Tucson police: Bleeding man yelling and throwing rocks at cars dies

The incident started about 5 p.m. when employees of a a Dunkin' Donuts on East 22nd Street and South Craycroft Road, called 911 when they say the bleeding man was outside their door yelling that he was being chased, said Sgt. Pete Dugan, a Tucson police spokesman.


Group cancels Tucson zoo event for foster kids, continues to collect donations

But the event is still being advertised on Facebook, and fundraisers still are collecting donations for the now-canceled event, which the organizer said he plans to reschedule.

TUCSON.COM - 2018-08-18 13:15:00

I-19 lane closures to bring delays for Green Valley motorists

Motorists should travel with caution, slow down and watch for workers and equipment, the department said.


Police investigating incident on 22nd street in Tucson

Sgt. Pete Dugan, a Tucson police spokesman, said Pima County Sheriff's deputies are assisting at the scene.


UA College of Law teaming up with BYU to tackle eviction

TUCSON, Ariz. - The University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law is teaming up with Brigham Young University's LawX Legal Design Lab students for the new "Innovation for Justice" program to explore solutions to reduce evictions in Arizona, Utah and beyond.


Care items needed for homeless pets in Pima County

Friends of PACC is seeking monetary donations, treats, and other items like flea and tick treatment to contribute to this program.