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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

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

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

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

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

KYMA.COM - 2018-03-19 19:41:37

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

KGUN 9 - 2018-03-19 13:12:42

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

2 are arrested in Pinal County after $150K in heroin seized

FLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) - Pinal County Sheriff's officials say deputies have arrested two Mexican residents for allegedly trafficking $150,000 worth of heroin. They say a traffic enforcement operation was held Monday along Interstate 10 when a car was pulled over for a violation. Sheriff's officials sa

WASHINGTON TIMES - 2018-03-21 06:53:18

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


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


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


UPDATE: Stranger danger situation in Tucson over after man comes - Tucson News Now

A strange danger situation in Tucson is over after the man at the center of the incident came forward, city police said. Sgt. Kim Bay, spokeswoman for the Tucson Police Department, said the man turned out to be a Sunnyside Unified School District employee and was worried about the student's welfare.


Tucson woman accused of trying to smuggle drugs into US

Federal border officers have arrested a Tucson woman on suspicion of trying to smuggle drugs from Mexico. U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials say the 21-year-old's vehicle was subjected to a secondary search at the Port of Nogales on Wednesday night. One of the agency's drug canines led off


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


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


Marana police release statement after DUI bride attorneys call the arrest a hoax

MARANA, Ariz. - Marana Police Department is now telling KGUN9 News why they tweeted out a photo of a woman getting arrested on DUI charges on her way to her wedding. Marana Sergeant Chriswell Scott, says the Department's purpose of tweeting out the photo was to "draw awareness to impaired driving."


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


Several injured after second floor of bar collapses in downtown Savannah

The Tucson Police Department is investigating an armed robbery at a restaurant on Swan and Speedway, officials said. The Tucson Police Department is investigating an armed robbery at a restaurant on Swan and Speedway, officials said. It's NCAA Tournament time, which means you will see changes to t


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do