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Tucson woman kills herself 2 days after fatally shooting her husband, police say

Cienna Thacker, 21, was pronounced dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound inside a vehicle, said Sgt. Pete Dugan, a Tucson police spokesman.

TUCSON.COM - 2018-10-20 01:08:00

DPS: Trooper intentionally crashes into wrong-way driver near Tucson

TUCSON, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) - A Department of Public Safety trooper prevented a dangerous situation from getting worse when he intentionally slammed into a wrong-way driver near Tucson. The driver was heading east in the westbound lanes of Interstate 10 near Avra Valley on Oct. 14 around 7:30 p.m. A troo

AZFAMILY - 2018-10-20 01:28:00

Tucson mother guilty of reckless harm, failing to seek treatment in daughter's scalding

Osteraas, 30, testified that the child got into the bath on her own and then stayed in, in a dazed state.

TUCSON.COM - 2018-10-19 23:15:00

Three Great Things to Do in Tucson Today: Monday, Oct. 15

Murder at Cactus Casino!For just $39 you can become a murder-solving detective at The Gaslight Music Hall. They are hosting a musical murder mystery you get to watch while chowing down on a four-course meal. What's better than food and entertainment? Trick question-nothing! Better yet, it's interact


Tucson man accused in fatal hit-and-run arrested

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - The Tucson man accused of killing two people in a hit-and-run crash earlier this year has been arrested.Sean Michael Yacks, 30, is in the Pima County Jail and facing charges of manslaughter and leaving the scene of a crash.Meghan Clevenger, 24, and Angel Vega, 20, were

TUCSONNEWSNOW.COM - 2018-10-19 19:35:00

Tucson police investigating fatal pedestrian, train collision near Main Ave., Speedway

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - The Tucson Police Department is investigating a fatal pedestrian, train collision on the west side. According to Sgt. Pete Dugan, spokesman with TPD the train is blocking 6th Street, 5th Street and Main Avenue.

TUCSONNEWSNOW.COM - 2018-10-19 00:59:00

Police ID Tucson man shot to death during fight with wife

The domestic violence-related shooting occurred about 6:45 p.m. inside an apartment at a complex at 8601 E. Old Spanish Trail, said Sgt. Pete Dugan, a police spokesman.

TUCSON.COM - 2018-10-19 02:45:00

TUSD students turn the tables, put school board candidates to the test

Approximately 150 people turned out at Mansfeld Middle Magnet School in the Tucson Unified School District to not only find out where the candidates stand on issues, but also to learn what is weighing on students’ minds as they posed questions to the two incumbents, Adelita Grijalva and Michael Hick

TUCSON.COM - 2018-10-20 04:15:00

Train hits, kills Tucson pedestrian; several streets blocked during investigation

Courtesy Tucson Police DepartmentTucson police are investigating a fatal collision of a pedestrian and a train, a spokesman says.Motorists are asked to avoid North Main Avenue from Speedway to St. Mary's Road and Fifth and Sixth streets from Stone Avenue to Main Avenue.

TUCSON.COM - 2018-10-19 01:04:00

UPDATE: Interstate 19 northbound reopens south of Tucson

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - A crash and vehicle fire closed Interstate 19 northbound near Pima Mine Road for about an hour late Friday, Oct. 19.

TUCSONNEWSNOW.COM - 2018-10-20 01:03:00

25 things to do this weekend in Tucson, Oct. 19-21

Have a dog of a day and join a fun event packed with doggie activities, vendors and races. There will be a 1-mile and 2-mile run/walk. Register prior to the eventhereor you can register with packet pickup at 4:30 p.m. day of the event. The dog festival is a real treat with prizes, dog crafts, dog co


New mountain biking park near Tucson is found 'booby-trapped,' vandalized

Also, signs were damaged and locks on gates were cut at the county’s McKenzie Ranch Trails Park southeast of Tucson earlier this month, said Steve Anderson, planning division manager for the county.

TUCSON.COM - 2018-10-19 04:45:00

Wife Shoots, Kills Husband In East Side Tucson Apartment

On October 17, 2018, at approximately 6:45 p.m., Tucson Police officers were dispatched to a report of a shooting inside an apartment located at 8601 East Old Spanish Trail. Upon arrival, officers located Mr. Thacker and his wife inside the apartment. She was administering first aid to him as he was


Man wanted in deadly Tucson hit-and-run crash now in custody

Sean Michael Yacks, 30, was booked into the Pima County jail, according to Deputy Marissa Hernandez, spokeswoman for the Pima County Sheriff's Department. No bond has been set.

TUCSON.COM - 2018-10-19 18:15:00

Students are star of the show in TUSD board candidates forum

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - She stood proudly at the podium, with focus, as she demanded an answer from those who sway her schooling."The issues that we're bringing up are important to us and should be answered," Adriana Noriega told Tucson News Now.The Cholla High School senior was vocal about w

TUCSONNEWSNOW.COM - 2018-10-19 04:18:00

Roads reopen after train hits, kills Tucson pedestrian

The man was not at an intersection or railroad crossing when hit, said Sgt. Pete Dugan, a Tucson police spokesman.

TUCSON.COM - 2018-10-19 03:15:00

Jury deliberating in trial of Tucson woman accused of burning daughter

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - The Tucson woman accused of intentionally burning her child may soon know her fate.The jury in Samantha Osteraas' child abuse trial began deliberating around 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 18.Osteraas is facing two counts of child abuse after her 5-year-old daughter suffe

TUCSONNEWSNOW.COM - 2018-10-18 23:36:00

Third person in September wreck that crashed into Tucson bus stop dies

On Sept. 15, police said a white 2006 Mazda M6 was speeding southbound on Alvernon Way, near East Grant Road. When the Mazda approached Grant, the light turned red. The Mazda then swerved into the northbound lanes, went around the stopped vehicles, and ran the red light.


Tucson police release man’s name in shooting near Old Spanish Trail

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - The Tucson Police Department has released the name of the man who was shot on Wednesday night, Oct. 17.According to a TPD news release the incident began at 6:45 p.m. Wednesday, when officers with Operations Division East were dispatched to the scene of ashooting insid

TUCSONNEWSNOW.COM - 2018-10-19 03:08:00

Woman arrested in Tucson for shooting death of Phoenix man

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - U.S. Marshals arrested a woman in Tucson on Wednesday, Oct. 17, for the September shooting death of a man in Phoenix.