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Possible hazmat situation forces evacuation of Food City on Flowing Wells
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - A possible hazmat situation closed the Food City on Flowing Wells Road near Roger Road on Thursday night. According to the Tucson Fire Department, there were reports of a natural gas smell, readings could be carbon monoxide.
Tucson house fire leaves 1 dog dead, displaces couple
A dog was found dead during a house fire on Tucson's west side Thursday afternoon, officials said. Shortly before 1 p.m., firefighters were dispatched to the 3500 block of North Avenida Albor, where heavy smoke was coming from the eaves of a single-story home, a Tucson Fire Department news release s
Border officers seize $793K in meth and heroin from Tucson man
A Tucson man was arrested for attempting to smuggle drugs worth nearly $793,000 at the Port of Lukeville, officials say. On Monday, the 26-year-old man was sent for additional inspection of his truck when trying to enter the U.S. from Mexico, a Customs and Border Protection news release said.
Tucson: 5 Open Houses Near You (PICS)
TUCSON, AZ — If you're in the market for a new place, there's a good chance you've already combed through all the internet listings for your area. And while you may have learned roughly what these homes are like from the images, there's just no comparison to witnessing the real thing.
Tucson man among suspects arrested in connection to felony recycling fraud
The Arizona Department of Public Safety helped arrest three suspects accused of defrauding California's recycling program out of $16.1 million by accepting monetary return for out-of-state recyclable goods, officials say.
Fire damages home on Tucson’s east side
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - A fire on Tucson’s east side damaged a house on Wednesday, Dec. 12. According to information from the Tucson Fire Department, firefighters arrived at the two-story home in the 9300 block of East Wrightstown Road to find fire in the fireplace, attic and on the exterior
Man sentenced to 10 years for trafficking more than 13,000 pounds of marijuana
A federal judge in Tucson sentenced a Mexican citizen to 10 years in prison on Dec. 11 for transporting more than 13,000 pounds of marijuana into the United States. U.S. Customs and Border Protection seized 604 of bundles of marijuana from Enrique Valencia-Lopez, 47, at the Mariposa Port of Entry in
Three Great Things to Do in Tucson Today: Thursday, Dec. 13
The Very Merry Holiday Sing-A-long Spectacular. Get your holiday spirit in high gear at the Loft Cinema with a sing-along series including clips from movies, T.V. shows and music videos. When else will you get the chance to sing with Lady Gaga, Michael Bublé, Nat King Cole, ’NSYNC, Kelly Clarkson, F
Photos: House fire on Tucson's westside
Tucson firefighters battled a stubborn attic fire on Tucson's westside, near Silverbell Road south of Camino del Cerro on Thursday. No injuries were reported. There were pets inside, but reports indicated they were rescued.
PACC offering discounts, free microchips leading up to the New Year
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - Were you one of the lucky ones who added a furry family member for Christmas and are wanting to get them microchipped? The Pima Animal Care Center and No Kill Pima County have teamed up to offer a free microchip clinic the last week of December.
Multi-vehicle crash closes eastbound I-10 between Tangerine, Avra Valley
MARANA, AZ (Tucson News Now) - A crash involving several vehicles has closed eastbound Interstate 10 between Tangerine and Avra Valley, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation and Northwest Fire District.
Brother of murder victim speaks out
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - Leonardo Frausto was loved by his family and especially his brothers. They had the typical brotherly bond. They laughed and joked around with each other.
Tucson man convicted of molesting three girls
A Tucson man was convicted, last week, of molesting three girls between the ages of 7 and 15. A Pima County jury found Daniel Barraza Sr. guilty of multiple counts of sexual abuse, molestation of a child and sexual conduct with a minor, which he committed between 2004 and 2011.
Infamous Tucson statue Pancho Villa will stand after group tries to have it removed
TUCSON, Ariz. -- An infamous statue in downtown Tucson will not be removed after a vote on Wednesday. The Arts Foundation for Tucson and Southern Arizona decided to let the Pancho Villa statue stand.
Comedy, dinner theater and theater
Family Friendly Improv Comedy — Unscrewed Theater, 4500 E. Speedway. Taking suggestions from the audience, performers create games and scenes right off the top of their heads. Nonprofit 501c3, tax deductible donations appreciated. 7:30-8:30 p.m. Friday and Saturdays. $8. 289-8076. unscrewedtheater.o
Arrest made in southwest-side homicide
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - A man has been arrested in connection with a fight that turned deadly on Tucson’s southwest side early Sunday, Dec. 9. The Tucson Police Department said Adriel Daniel Gomez, 29, was arrested on a first-degree murder charge Tuesday night, Dec. 11.
Slow strathspeys ages 8-88 Tucson
Scottish Country Dancing classes — Rhythm Industry Performance Factory, 1013 S. Tyndall Ave. Learn the social dancing of Scotland that includes reels, jigs, and slow strathspeys. Ages 8-88. Please wear soft-soled shoes. 7-9 p.m. Dec. 20. $15 per month; $5 per class. First lesson free. 399-8735.
Tucson police ID man who died in crash on Kolb Road
A Tucson man died in a fatal crash yesterday on South Kolb Road after making an illegal U-turn right in front of a Titan truck, officials say. Richard Andrew Harclerode, 69, attempted the U-turn in a Camry on the 5000 block of Kolb at a cut-out potion of the median with "No Turn" and "Emergency Vehi
Tucson's new Greek restaurant fills space known for burger magic
Five months after Zivaz Mexican Grill closed its doors for good, the 3,000-square-foot restaurant anchoring the plaza at 4590 E. Broadway is now home to Tucson's newest Greek restaurant.
No paintballs needed to deter coyotes from Tucson neighborhood
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - Concerns have been calmed regarding coyotes in one midtown neighborhood, at least for the Arizona Game and Fish Department. AZGFD announced a “zero tolerance policy” for wildlife feeding in the Catalina Vista neighborhood in October, following a public hearing where ho