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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

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'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

World's largest bomb-squad training kicks off near Marana

The Raven's Challenge kicks off at Pinal Air Park on Wednesday, March 21. The challenge involves training for the military and public safety officers, like city police and county sheriffs, on how to stop situations involving explosives. The overall goal of the training is to better merge the militar

TUCSONNEWSNOW.COM - 2018-03-21 12:56:06

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

TUCSONNEWSNOW.COM - 2018-03-20 05:15:59

Marana is the home for fun, free events

The Town of Marana has made a commitment to providing free, family-friendly entertainment for our residents. Whether you want a relaxing night under the stars or an activity-filled afternoon at our major festivals, we have something for you. MOVIES IN MARANA This past weekend, we had our first free

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

Tucson Easter, Passover and other celebrations for March 29-April 6

Ukrainian Egg decorating with Susan Corl - Lowe House Project, 14 Calle Iglesia, Tubac. A step-by-step guidance for decorating using wax, dyes and patterns. All materials provided. Email or call to register susancorl@hotmail.com. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. March 29. $35. 394-2926. lowehouseproject.com. Maundy Th

TUCSON.COM - 2018-03-21 21:45:00

WATCH: Snake, roadrunner battle to death in Tucson

Kathy Hedegard and Beverley Davis Robertson recently received a front row seat to a battle to the death between a roadrunner and snake. Hedegard and Robertson were at Agua Caliente Park in Tucson Wednesday, March 7 when they came across the epic showdown. Hedegard posted the video to Facebook and it

TUCSONNEWSNOW.COM - 2018-03-19 23:17:40

Concert lineup for Pima County Fair released

TUCSON, Ariz. - The concert lineup for the 2018 Pima County Fair has been released. All of the concerts are included with fair admission.Thursday, April 19 Ludacris 8:00 p.m.Friday, April 20 Everclear (appearing on the 4 Peaks Stage, no upgrades available) 8:00 p.m., Anthrax 9:00 p.m.Saturday, April

KGUN 9 - 2018-03-20 01:42:48

Central teen denied entry into date's prom after school deems dress inappropriate

Casa Grande Border Patrol Station agents arrested two U.S. citizens, a 38-year-old man and 40-year-old woman from Tucson, Thursday night, March 15 for attempting to smuggle two illegal aliens through the Federal Route 15 Immigration Checkpoint near Sells. Casa Grande Border Patrol Station agents ar


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

Dairy Queen springs for free ice cream on first day of spring

TUCSON, Ariz. - Spring has sprung and Dairy Queen has decided to spring for some free ice cream. DQ is offering a free ice cream cone to celebrate the arrival of spring on March 20. Here are the rules: just one small vanilla cone per person at participating, non-mall locations. No chocolate dippin

KGUN 9 - 2018-03-20 12:03:42

Arizona Border Patrol K9 Finds 2 Illegal Aliens in Trunk

TUCSON, Ariz. - Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents from Nogales Station arrested a United States citizen and two illegal aliens late Thursday at the Interstate 19 Immigration Checkpoint near Amado. An agent working the primary inspection lane directed a 32-year-old Phoenix woman for secondary inspec


AZDPS: Four flee from hit-and-run crash on I-10 in Tucson

State troopers are asking for any information about a hit-and-run crash on I-10 near Congress Street on Sunday afternoon. The two-car crash happened in the eastbound lanes at approximately 2:10 p.m., according to the Arizona Department of Public Safety Duty Office. Four people ran from a white Chevy


Federal firearms dealer sentenced to 78 months of prison

TUCSON, Ariz. - Last week, 48-year-old Timothy Alan Veninga was sentenced by U.S. District Judge James A. Soto to 78 months' imprisonment and a judgment of forfeiture of over 61,000. Veninga had previously pleaded guilty to conspiracy to defraud the United States, aiding and abetting false statemen


Contractor at prison had quick response to riot

ELOY, Ariz. - The company that runs a private prison in Arizona is being credited with minimizing injuries to personnel and inmates with a quick response during a recent riot. That's according to the state Department of Correction's administrative review of the Feb. 25 disturbance at the Red Rock Co


Humane Society of Southern AZ offering rattlesnake avoidance cla - Tucson News Now

Interested in keeping your dog safe from rattlesnakes? The Humane Society of Southern Arizona is teaming up with Animal Experts, Inc. and Paul Blaushild from A-dobe Dog Training to provide rattlesnake avoidance classes for the public. These classes will be offered on a weekly basis, to teach the do

TUCSONNEWSNOW.COM - 2018-03-20 00:31:09

New grocery store receives approval from Cochise County Planning - Tucson News Now

A low-income neighborhood in Cochise County will have a much needed grocery store, following the applicant's approval by the Planning & Zoning Commission. Graciela Romero Salas requested a Special Use Permit to build a 5,000 sq. ft. store on a vacant property zoned residential in the rural community

TUCSONNEWSNOW.COM - 2018-03-20 00:48:44

Conway parents arrested after baby boy thrown from car seat, lan - Tucson News Now

It's NCAA Tournament time, which means you will see changes to the KOLD News 13 schedule. It's NCAA Tournament time, which means you will see changes to the KOLD News 13 schedule. Drivers should avoid the intersection of W. Valencia Road and S. Cardinal Avenue for several hours Saturday night, accor


4 men with masks rob east side restaurant, TPD investigating

TUCSON, Ariz. - Officers are investigating an armed robbery that occurred at Mariscos Chihuahua near Speedway and Swan Saturday afternoon. Sgt. Bay with TPD says the incident occurred around 12:40. Four men entered wearing masks, robbed the restaurant, and left the scene in a vehicle. It is unclear