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Marijuana, cash taken in Tucson home invasion; 6 arrested
Police say four occupants were held at gunpoint and two were assaulted before the gunmen fled with marijuana, several thousand dollars and other items, said Sgt. Pete Dugan, a Tucson police spokesman.
3 students, who came to Tucson as refugees, killed in vehicle rollover
Three students, all of them who came to Tucson as refugees, were killed in a vehicle crash last weekend, leaving their families and high school communities grieving the loss of three young and ambitious minds.An SUV carrying eight people to a wedding in Phoenix was involved in the crash May 19, kill
New hospital in Sahuarita not changing GV Hospital's plans
Kevin Stockton, CEO of Northwest Healthcare, said the company has been operating in the area since 2010, and will expand with a proposed 18-bed “neighborhood hospital,” set to be built southeast of Interstate 19 on Sahuarita Road by the end of 2019.
Judge to convicted drug smuggler: 'You got yourself involved in a pretty horrible life'
Thunderstorms closed the Border Patrol's checkpoint near Whetstone on Aug. 4, 2016, but an agent on roving patrol glimpsed a maroon sedan that matched an alert issued the day before.
Pima County jail's visitation policies create hardship, some Tucson families say
“We should not charge people to see their loved one because they are incarcerated. It's extortion," said Lola Rainey, who heads the Tucson Second Chance Community Bail Fund.
Six suspects in custody following home invasion
TUCSON, Ariz. - Six suspects were detained by police Thursday night after a home invasion occurred near Speedway and Swan.According to Sgt. Pete Dugan with TPD, the six suspects entered an apartment located at 4900 E. 5th St by kicking down a door. There were four people inside the apartment at the
Crash shuts down Oracle and Wetmore intersection
TUCSON, Ariz. - The intersection of Oracle and Wetmore is closed in all four directions due to a vehicle collision.TPD says approaching vehicles will have to make right turns only.Drivers are advised to avoid the area.There is currently no estimated time for the intersection to reopen.
Tucson's rainbow crosswalks fading
TUCSON, Ariz. - They were introduced as bright beacons to welcome all people to Tucson’s Fourth Avenue, but less than a year later, the city’s rainbow crosswalks are dirty and hard to recognize.
Northwest plans 18-bed 'neighborhood hospital' in Sahuarita
The new hospital — slated to open in late 2019, if approved by the town’s mayor and council — is part of a $150 million expansion and renovation plan by Northwest. The health care company already operates two hospitals, emergency and urgent-care facilities, specialty centers and a physicians’ group.
Deputies look for men who stole beer
TUCSON, Ariz. - Pima County Sheriff's deputies are looking for two men they say stole beer from a Circle K south of Tucson in March.Deputies say the men ran out of the Circle K at 3845 S. Country Club Road at 11 a.m. March 16 with four 30-packs of beer, leaving in a white Ford Mustang.One man is His
Puppy stolen from "The Puppy Place"
TUCSON, Ariz. - The Puppy Place posted to Facebook Thursday afternoon, reporting that a puppy had been stolen from their store on Wilmot Rd. near 22nd St.
Mom gets probation after son eats pot brownies
The boy was admitted to the hospital with a high heart rate. During an investigation, Rice told officers a friend had given her marijuana-laced brownies following a medical procedure, the lieutenant said. Her son ate an unknown number of the pot brownies after finding them in the refrigerator.
Prison guard sentenced for sexually abusing inmate
Donovan Begay, a 43-year-old from Menager's Dam, Ariz., committed the crimes while working as a Tohono O'odham Corrections Center officer in 2015. He engaged in sexual contact with an inmate on multiple occasions.
Driver indicted in fatal crash north of Sahuarita
According to a recently unsealed indictment, Dustin L. Pitts, 22, has been charged with manslaughter and two counts of endangerment. He is also charged with driving under the influence, DUI with a blood alcohol level greater than 0.08, and extreme DUI with a blood alcohol level of 0.18 or more.
2-year-old boy drowns in pool on Tucson's southside
Tucson firefighters went to a home near East Fairland Stravenue and South Forgeus Avenue at about 6 p.m. for reports of a near drowning, Capt. Andy Skaggs, a Tucson Fire Department spokesman wrote in a news release.
Police arrest armed robbery suspect
Police say Christopher Higgins, 34, and another man wore masks when they entered Arizona Cyclist at 5350 E. Broadway. They declared they were robbing the store, used pepper spray at three employees behind the counter and stole two electric bicycles, worth $5,000 each.
Tucson art openings and more for May 31-June 8
"DeGrazia’s Chickens"— DeGrazia Gallery In The Sun, 6300 N. Swan Road. Paintings and sculpture. Through Jan. 30, 2019. $8. 299-9191.degrazia.org.Submitted photo
Former HOA treasurer gets jail time in theft
Wendell Odean Byram, 81, pleaded guilty to one count of theft and faced up to 12½ years in prison for stealing from the Canoa Seca Estates II HOA.
Missing Elderly Tucson Woman Found Dead, Foul Play Not Suspected
TUCSON, AZ – The missing Tucson woman with Alzheimer's has been found dead. Police say that 83-year-old Mary Migatulski was found in the northwest side of the city.Migatulski had been reported missing Monday afternoon from the 2500 block of Broken Arrow Trail near Shannon Road. She had been living w
Sahuarita hospital announcement surprises GV Hospital CEO
The deal will bring 18 hospital beds and 150 jobs, with an average salary of about $70,000, according to a town spokesman.