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Thieves steal high-end handbags from discount store

Thieves steal high-end handbags from discount store

They stole more than $3,500 worth of purses in two days.

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Man, woman suspects in car theft

Man, woman suspects in car theft

The car was stolen from a residential garage.

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Update: Barricaded man arrested, faces domestic violence charges

Update: Barricaded man arrested, faces domestic violence charges

Negotiators spent six hours trying to talk him out before SWAT went in.

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Friday police radar vans

Friday police radar vans

Tucson police radar vans are snapping photos at these locations today:

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Girl, 10, victim of purse snatching

Girl, 10, victim of purse snatching

Man detained by police; purse recovered.

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Beer, diapers are must-haves for southside thief

Beer, diapers are must-haves for southside thief

The suspect has hit the same southside Walmart at least twice.

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Police looking for counter-jumping pharmacy robber

Police looking for counter-jumping pharmacy robber

Marana police are looking for a man who jumped over a pharmacy counter Monday night, threatened employees and stole prescription drugs.

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Deputy cleared in July non-fatal shooting

Deputy cleared in July non-fatal shooting

A Pima County sheriff’s deputy has been cleared in the July non-fatal shooting of a burglary suspect.Deputy Justin Meeboer shot Slade Steven Olsen, 21, multiple times July 9 after the suspect pointed a realistic-looking air gun at him.Meeboer…

September 18, 2014 11:20 am Photos

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Swatting prank rouses sleeping Sierra Vista man

Swatting prank rouses sleeping Sierra Vista man

A Sierra Vista man was the victim of a swatting prank Wednesday.

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Man shot by South Tucson police sues city

Man shot by South Tucson police sues city

Plaintiff was armed with sawed-off shotgun when police shot him.

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Thursday police radar vans

Thursday police radar vans

Tucson police radar vans are snapping photos at these locations today:

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Deputy hit by car while riding his bicycle

Deputy hit by car while riding his bicycle

The deputy was in the bike lane when he was hit from behind.

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Ex-officer gets probation for sex with inmates

Ex-officer gets probation for sex with inmates

Jorge Renteria Urias pleaded to two counts of attempted sexual misconduct.

September 17, 2014 1:15 pm

Historic TMC building damaged by fire

Historic TMC building damaged by fire

A historic building on the campus of Tucson Medical Center was damaged by fire Wednesday morning.

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Wednesday police radar vans

Wednesday police radar vans

Tucson police radar vans are snapping photos at these locations today:

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Former Wildcat Dobyns awarded $173,000 in ATF suit

Ex-agent says ATF did not protect his family after he infiltrated biker gang.

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Bicyclist struck by car on east side

Bicyclist struck by car on east side

Bicyclist wearing helmet; serious but not life-threatening injuries. 

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Tucson fights release of cellphone tracking efforts

Tucson fights release of cellphone tracking efforts

Releasing information about cellphone traffic jeopardizes national security, city says.

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Elderly man shot multiple times died

Elderly man shot multiple times died

Victim, 72, dies at University of Arizona Medical Center.

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Man sought in serial burglary case

Man sought in serial burglary case

Oro Valley Police link 26-year-old man to numerous car burglaries.

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Mom accused in daughter's death deemed fit for trial

Mom accused in daughter's death deemed fit for trial

Kiyana Higgins is accused of child abuse and first-degree murder.

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Tuesday police radar vans

Tuesday police radar vans

Tucson police radar vans are snapping photos at these locations today:

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4 arrested in border drug busts

4 arrested in border drug busts

Agents seized cocaine, meth in the three incidents.

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Man shot and killed at home in Sunsites

Man shot and killed at home in Sunsites

Sheriff: Appeared he had broken into home where estranged wife, kids lived.

September 15, 2014 12:20 pm

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