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Bodies found in Nogales Wash
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - Two bodies were found in Nogales Wash over the last two days, according to authorities.The first body was recovered Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office Tuesday, Sept. 18. The second was found Wednesday by the Nogales Police Department.The Nogales area received heavy rai
2 dead after Tuesday flooding in Nogales
According to the Nogales Police Department, bystanders saw first spotted a body in the floodwaters, flowing in from Mexico. They reported it to the Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Office, who say their deputies tracked the body northward but lost track of it around Rio Rico.
Former Nogales, Arizona, mayoral candidate faces cocaine-trafficking charges
Ramon Alberto “Beto” Fuentes, seen here during an interview with the Nogales International during his run for mayor of Nogales, Arizona in 2014, was indicted on federal drug-trafficking charges in August.Courtesy Jonathan Clark, Nogales International
Nogales’ pioneering football player inspires other girls
As the Nogales High School football team prepared for its first scrimmage of the season, 7-year-old Miley Bustamante and 10-year-old Gianna Redman noticed something different about one of the Apaches’ players: A ponytail was sticking out from under the athlete’s helmet.When they learned that the pla
One of two bodies recovered after being swept away in Nogales floodwater
Two people, believed to be men, were swept away by floodwater in Nogales between Tuesday night and Wednesday morning, officials say.
Police locate one of two bodies carried away by floodwaters
Authorities have discovered the body of one of two people believed to have been swept across the border by floodwaters on Tuesday.The Nogales Police Department was notified by their Mexican counterparts Tuesday afternoon that the bodies of two males were being carried northward in the runoff, said L
Best Cities For Veterans: 7 In Arizona Make The Cut
ARIZONA — As a part of theirBest for Vetsseries, the Military Times released its latest study: Which cities are the best for veterans to live? Either way, it's got to be better than the barracks.
Fire caused by roofing tar displaces family of four
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - Roofing tar helped ignite a fire that displaced a family of four on the southeast side on Tuesday evening, according to officials with Rural/Metro Fire.Firefighters with Rural Metro responded to the fire around 5 p.m. Tuesday, in the area of Old Nogales and Old Vail Co
Man injured in bear attack near Patagonia
The victim, a 30-year-old man from Campe Verde, Ariz., was attacked by mid-to-small-sized bear at approximately 2:15 p.m on Sunday, according to Mark Hart, spokesman for the Arizona Game and Fish Department.
Bear attacks man south of Patagonia
PATAGONIA, Ariz. - A 30-year-old man was hospitalized following a bear attack Sunday south of Patagonia.Mark Hart of Arizona Game and Fish said the attack happened at 2:15 p.m. Sunday south of town, west of Harshaw Road in the Washington Camp area.The man suffered lacerations and puncture wounds to
Hilltop Gallery seeks entries for Members Show
The show is open to artists working in any medium, including painting, sculpture, drawing, photography, weaving and original crafts. Each artist can enter up to two pieces of original work. The entry fee is $15 for one piece and $20 for two.
Study ID’s Sonoran sources of metals in wastewater
A month-long study has pinpointed where high levels of metal originate in wastewater flowing from Mexico to a treatment plant in Rio Rico, but solutions to keep it under control could be harder to nail down.The wastewater utility in Nogales, Sonora, (OOMAPAS) received a grant from several entities i
Study Details Costs Of High Arizona Imprisonment Rate
Arizona Department of CorrectionsArizona inmates.Arizona has the fourth-highest per capita imprisonment rate in the country and a new report details the factors putting people behind bars.On the heels of a similarreport released by the ACLU, FWD.US is out with a study of the causes for Arizona’s hig
New exhibits open at Tubac Center of the Arts
Tubac Center of the Arts, located at 9 Plaza Rd., is open 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday-Saturday. More information at (520) 398-2371 ortubacarts.org.
League of Women Voters officer to speak in Patagonia
Janet Welkin, voter services officer of the League of Women Voters of Greater Tucson, will speak about the history of the League of Women Voters in the United States, Arizona and greater Tucson during an upcoming event in Patagonia.
Former mayoral candidate accused of drug-smuggling conspiracy
Ramon Alberto “Beto” Fuentes, a former Nogales mayoral candidate and publisher of the erstwhile Spanish-language newspaper El Heraldo, is facing four federal criminal counts for his alleged role in smuggling hard narcotics across the border from Mexico.
13 Tucson-area eateries failed health inspections in August
What the inspector saw:Cooked shrimp, pork, egg rolls, dumplings and sauce were stored at unsafe temperatures; “encrusted grease and food debris buildup” on floors, walls, ceiling, cook top and fryers; buildup of dead roaches in glue traps throughout the facility, although no live bugs or droppings
Top 20 safest cities in Arizona, San Luis makes the list
The report analyzed the number of reported violent crimes. This includes murder, rape, robbery, and aggravated assault.
Arizona Border Strike Force Seizes 225 Pounds of Illegal Drugs
According to Ducey, a DPS Border Strike Force trooper arrested Roberto Cervantes. The trooper sequestered 52 pounds on methamphetamine from him on September 8. Cervantes is a resident of Rio Rico, Arizona.
Baby boomers retire here for the hiking, yet Arizona starves its parks. How smart is that?
Opinion: Arizona's environment is an asset. Yet we are starving the state parks that provide exactly what baby boomers say they want from us.(Photo: Arizona State Parks and Trails)Arizona’s has a fast horse in the race to attract Baby Boomer retirees. But our state is starving the poor beast.Recent