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Tucson police: Fatal crash closes busy midtown street

Both directions of Pima were closed between North Craycroft Road and North Jefferson Avenue, Sgt. Pete Dugan, a Tucson police spokesman.

TUCSON.COM - 2018-08-20 15:02:00

Dead woman found in car on Arizona freeway had rope around her neck

Courtesy Tucson Police DepartmentPEORIA — Authorities are trying to determine how a woman died after she was found in her car parked on a freeway in the Phoenix suburb of Peoria.Arizona Department of Public Safety officials say they received multiple reports early Sunday of a vehicle stopped on the

TUCSON.COM - 2018-08-20 12:53:00

1 dead, 1 injured in overnight crash in midtown Tucson

Both directions of Pima were closed between North Craycroft Road and North Van Buren Avenue, Sgt. Pete Dugan, a Tucson police spokesman.

TUCSON.COM - 2018-08-20 17:00:00

Serious injury collision shuts down Pima St. in both directions

TUCSON, Ariz. - Tucson Police is asking drivers to avoid Pima St. from Craycroft to Jefferson as officers investigate a serious injury collision.No word on how many vehicles or people were involved.TRAFFIC ALERT ?:Pima St. will be shut down (both directions) from Craycroft to Jefferson for the next

KGUN 9 - 2018-08-20 10:08:14

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

TUCSON, AZ - Former USA Gymnastics doctor and convicted sexual predator Larry Nassar has been moved fromfederalprison in Tucson, Arizona.According to ESPN, Nassar’s attorneys said in a court filing that Nassar was assaulted after being put into the general population at the Tucson Federal Correction

ABC 15 NEWS - 2018-08-19 17:53:30

Marana school principal reprimanded following surprise active shooter drill for staff

Gladden Farms Elementary School, 11745 W. Gladden Farms Dr., Wednesday, July 20, 2016, Marana, Ariz. Kelly Presnell / Arizona Daily StarKelly Presnell / Arizona Daily Star


Education notes: Marana High's Ashley Haller is named Southern Arizona Agriscience Teacher of the Year

“Ms. Haller teaches an exceptional program that has continued to grow each year, including seeing an increase in the percentage of female students interested in this field of study,” Jones said.

TUCSON.COM - 2018-08-20 02:21:00

One dead in crash on Pima Street

TUCSON, Ariz. - TUCSON, Ariz. - A high powered car at high speed was involved in a wreck that killed a woman in Tucson early Monday morning.

KGUN 9 - 2018-08-20 23:55:50

Tucson police: Serious crash could affect morning traffic

Both directions of Pima were closed between North Craycroft Road and North Jefferson Avenue, Sgt. Pete Dugan, a Tucson police spokesman.

TUCSON.COM - 2018-08-20 12:47:00

Pharmacy care services company to hold job fair in Tucson

TUCSON, Ariz. - OptumRx is looking to hire more than 140 new customer service representatives in Tucson during a job fair on Wednesday, August 22.The event will be held at 9040 S. Rita Road from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.All of the positions will be based right here in Tucson at the company's offices on Rita

KGUN 9 - 2018-08-19 22:07:20

What's going up? El Rio is expanding its southeast Tucson facility

The current site will more than double in size from 14,000 square feet to 36,000 square feet, supported by a $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

TUCSON.COM - 2018-08-20 01:36:00

2018 is poised to be a deadly year in Tucson with homicides on the rise

Tucson Police investigators gather at an apartment complex in the 6300 block of East Tanque Verde Road, the scene of a homicide, on June 21, 2018.Kelly Presnell / Arizona Daily Star


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.


Bringing Amazon to Tucson required stealthy negotiations

A section of wall goes up at what will be an Amazon warehouse and distribution center at South Kolb and East Valencia roads. The facility, which will employ about 1,500 Tucson workers, is expected to begin operations by the summer of 2019.

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

Town of Marana developing plans to treat contaminated water

During a standing room only study session on Tuesday, Aug. 14, the Marana Town Council members said they support building water treatment centers in response to recent news of contaminated wells.


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

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 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.


Man sentenced to prison after shooting toward 5 police officers in Tucson area

Francisco Saucedo was sentenced to four years in prison and three years of probation for aggravated assault charges, according to Krisanne LoGalbo, a Superior Court spokeswoman.


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