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Tucson-area convict found dead in prison; homicide suspected

A Tucson-area man serving a 22-year sentence for a double murder has died in state prison in what authorities say is a suspected homicide. Charlie M. Wooden, 34, was found unresponsive in his assigned bunk Monday night at a medium security state prison complex in Buckeye, authorities said. Attempts

TUCSON.COM - 2018-03-20 21:36:00

Best of the Northwest 2018: Health and Beauty

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TUCSONLOCALMEDIA.COM - 2018-03-21 19:19:00

Tucson's Davis-Monthan 1 of 4 sites being considered for F-35 fighter jets

The F-35 Lightning II, a next-generation fighter jet. Davis-Monthan Air Force Base is again one of the sites being considered for an F-35 jets.Lockheed Martin Tucson's Davis-Monthan Air Force Base has been named a potential future site for America's newest fighter jet, a Defense Department draft an

TUCSON.COM - 2018-03-21 17:10:00

19 restaurants fail February Pima County health inspections

History: Since 2006, the restaurant has largely received ratings of good and excellent, but had two previous ratings of needs improvement and a failing probationary in 2016. What the inspector saw: The inspector observed six priority violations, including an employee prepare a margarita without firs


Car in ditch near Tucson Premium Outlets

TUCSON, Ariz. - There are road closures near Tucson Premium Outlets Wednesday afternoon due to a car crash. Northwest Fire District tweeted that a car is in a ditch as a result of the crash on Linda Vista. Avoid the area if possible. Traffic accident on Linda Vista near Premium Outlet Mall has left

KGUN 9 - 2018-03-21 23:33:49

Motorcycle vs. motorcycle crash shuts down SB Oracle

TUCSON, Ariz. - Tucson Police is working a motorcycle versus motorcycle crash that has shut down the southbound lanes of Oracle. The crash happened around 2 a.m. Tuesday and police say the injuries are serious. No word on what caused the crash or how many people were involved. At this time, southbou

KGUN 9 - 2018-03-20 11:25:13

Trial Opens in Border Patrol Shooting of Mexican Teen

TUCSON, Ariz. (CN) - U.S. Border Patrol Agent Lonnie Swartz was scared, stressed and under attack when he fired his handgun in the dark through the fence separating Arizona and Mexico in October 2012, killing an unarmed teenager on the Mexican side of the border, Swartz's attorney said Wednesday dur

COURTHOUSE NEWS SERVICE - 2018-03-22 01:31:46

Police: CBP agent in hit-and-run crash tried to hide affair

An off-duty Border Patrol agent was cited for a hit-and-run collision after he drove away from a crash scene, allegedly trying to hide an affair with another man. According to a Sahuarita Police Department report, 30-year-old Ellis McKenzie-Morales was arrested, cited, and released by officers for h

TUCSONNEWSNOW.COM - 2018-03-22 05:37:47

Pima County Courthouse receives new tenants

TUCSON, Ariz. - The historic Pima County Courthouse will be getting a facelift as well as new tenants. This Tuesday, the Pima County Board of Supervisors approved lease agreements with both Visit Tucson and the University of Arizona Mineral Museum. The pair will now have their own places in the famo

KGUN 9 - 2018-03-21 00:10:27

Akron couple faces felony after 2-year-old daughter froze to dea - Tucson News Now

Having a plan is one thing. Paying for it is another. Governor Doug Ducey is out with a plan to help keep our kids safe at school. It includes an increase in mental and behavioral health resources, creating a tip line and enhancing gun background checks. Having a plan is one thing. Paying for it is

TUCSONNEWSNOW.COM - 2018-03-21 04:03:15

Tucson police respond to possible shots fired call

There are at least six Tucson Police Department vehicles at The Quails Apartments at 1150 East Irvington Road near Park. According to Sgt. Kim Bay with the Tucson Police Department, they received several calls of shots fired around 8 p.m. and a male and a female showed up with gunshot wounds at a l


U.S. Border Patrol agent's trial opens in cross-border killing of Mexican teen

TUCSON, Ariz. - A rare murder trial of a U.S. Border Patrol agent charged with shooting into Mexico in 2012 and killing a teenager started Tuesday with jury selection. U.S. District Judge Raner Collins told the 11-woman, five-man panel that opening statements were set for Wednesday morning. The tria

USA TODAY - 2018-03-21 03:16:44

Step back in time to 'Celebrate Oro Valley' then and now

In case you haven't already heard, the Town of Oro Valley has a brand-new, three-day celebration of the community we love! The new event, Celebrate Oro Valley-will be held April 13-15, and includes various activities and locations. With so many options, the town is confident there is something for e

TUCSONLOCALMEDIA.COM - 2018-03-21 07:00:00

Suspects sought in armed Circle K robbery

TUCSON, Ariz. - Tucson Police are trying to identify a pair of suspects in an armed robbery at a Circle K. It happened at the store on Oracle Road near Glenn on March 10. A man in his 20s came inside and stole beer, according to a Tucson Police Facebook post. As he left the store, a security guard


Do you know these men? Circle K robbers captured on camera

Tucson police are hoping the public can help them identify two armed robbery suspects whose faces were captured on camera during a beer heist at a convenience store. One of the robbers used a shotgun to confront an unarmed security guard during an incident that unfolded around 5:30 pm on Saturday Ma


Detectives arrest east side homicide suspect

TUCSON, Ariz. - Tucson Police arrested 34-year-old William Palmer in the death of 37-year-old Christopher Gentry Wednesday. Homicide Detectives have been investigating since the incident occurred on January 8th. According to a press release from TPD, Gentry was inside an apartment located at 5171 E.


Neighbors raise concerns about pig breeding facility

WILLCOX, Ariz. - A couple's plans to build a pig breeding facility has been put on hold. Kevin and Danelle Caffall, owners of Helping Hands Farm, in Willcox, want to breed pigs to sell to the University of Arizona for medical research. These plans have been put on hold after the Cochise County Plann


Man arrested in deadly shooting at Tucson apartment complex

The Tucson Police Department made an arrest from a January shooting that left one man dead and two others seriously injured, including the suspect. The suspect, 34-year-old William Palmer, was arrested without incident at a hotel in Tucson on Thursday and charged with first-degree murder, first-degr


Deputies arrest suspected SV drug traffickers

TUCSON, Ariz. - Cochise County Sheriff's deputies arrested two Sierra Vista suspects who allegedly were involved in drug trafficking. According to the office, deputies arrested 59-year-old Roman Salaiz and 63-year-old Linda Sue Snedden at a home in the 1100 block of Meadows Drive in Sierra Vista. Bo


Man in white truck targeted Tucson teen, police say

Tucson police are seeking help from the public to track down a man in a white truck who tried repeatedly to lure a teenage girl into his vehicle Thursday afternoon. The student, from Desert View High School on the city's southside, was walking east on East Valencia Road near Interstate 10 around 3:3