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Smuggler running drugs, not waves in watercraft

Smuggler running drugs, not waves in watercraft

Border officers found nearly 15 pounds of marijuana Thursday hidden in an SUV and a personal watercraft.

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Tucson police on scene of southside shooting

Tucson police on scene of southside shooting

Tucson police officers are on the scene of a shooting on the southside.

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2 AZ women busted at border with cash, drugs

2 AZ women busted at border with cash, drugs

Cash, cocaine and marijuana were found in two SUVs.

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Update: Suspect in 2 bank robberies arrested

Update: Suspect in 2 bank robberies arrested

The suspect wore a fake beard to both robberies.

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Ex-Tucson prep coach gets prison in teen sex case

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A former Tucson high school wrestling coach convicted of having sex with a teenage girl has been sentenced to nearly four…

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Video: Sheriff's helicopter crew rescues distressed hikers

Video: Sheriff's helicopter crew rescues distressed hikers

Mother and son had become lost and dehydrated.

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Update: Police release name of bicyclist killed in midtown

Update: Police release name of bicyclist killed in midtown

The bicyclist ran a red light and was struck by a car.

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Woman wearing heroin arrested at the border

Woman wearing heroin arrested at the border

A woman with heroin duct taped to her body was arrested at the Nogales border Tuesday.

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Police swarm during HiVE deployment

Police swarm during HiVE deployment

Motorcycles officers will be ticketing traffic scofflaws at two Oro Valley intersections.

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Police raids net 16 members of east-side gang, 80 weapons

Police raids net 16 members of east-side gang, 80 weapons

Search warrants were served at nine locations in Tucson.

August 21, 2014 12:00 am Related

Deputies looking for young purse-snatcher

Deputies looking for young purse-snatcher

Deputies are looking for a thief who stole a woman’s purse as she shopped at Wal-Mart earlier this month.

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2 men busted for trafficking $215K in drug money

2 men busted for trafficking $215K in drug money

Two Sierra Vista men were arrested Tuesday for laundering more than $215,000 in drug trafficking money in five months.

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2 TPD officers cleared in May shooting death

2 TPD officers cleared in May shooting death

Two Tucson police officers have been cleared by the Pima County Attorney’s Office in the May shooting death of a man wielding a hockey stick.

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Update: 16 arrests, 80 weapons seized in morning raids

Update: 16 arrests, 80 weapons seized in morning raids

Search warrants were served at nine Tucson locations, primarily on the east side.

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Immigrants found locked in rental truck near Tucson

Immigrants found locked in rental truck near Tucson

The group was found at the Interstate 19 checkpoint near Amado.

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Tucson murder trial ends in hung jury

Tucson murder trial ends in hung jury

Donald Earl Woods will face a new trial next month. 

August 20, 2014 4:00 pm

Ruling: Police home searches can include visitors' purses, personal items

Ruling: Police home searches can include visitors' purses, personal items

The Arizona Supreme Court ruling sets precedent.

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Office burglar swipes City Councilwoman Romero's computer

Office burglar swipes City Councilwoman Romero's computer

Tucson police discovered no signs of a forced entry.

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Ex-Wildcat Zendejas pleads guilty to damaging restaurant

Ex-Wildcat Zendejas pleads guilty to damaging restaurant

Max Zendejas was a star kicker for the UA from 1982 to 1985.

August 19, 2014 1:00 pm

Mother sentenced to 10.5 years in toddler's death

Mother sentenced to 10.5 years in toddler's death

Child died after taking accidental dose of methadone. 

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Carjacking gets teen seven years probation

Carjacking gets teen seven years probation

Teen was accused of carjacking and kidnapping. 

August 18, 2014 5:30 pm

Woman sought in connection with shooting

Woman sought in connection with shooting

Man was seriously injured in July incident.

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Agents arrest one, shut down border tunnel

Agents arrest one, shut down border tunnel

Was found near the DeConcini Port of Entry in Nogales earlier this month.

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Boy, 4, nearly drowns in apartment complex pool

Boy, 4, nearly drowns in apartment complex pool

Ten children and five adults also were in and near the pool.

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Arrest made in wreck that killed woman

Arrest made in wreck that killed woman

The 33-year-old driver faces drug and murder charges.

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Novel by retired cop aims to prevent shootings

Novel by retired cop aims to prevent shootings

Retired Tucson police sergeant Michael Widmer’s first novel is about mass shootings.

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Man found guilty of killing his girlfriend

Man found guilty of killing his girlfriend

Jury convicts despite claims defendant 'snapped' when girlfriend ended relationship. 

August 15, 2014 1:45 pm

Update: Man in Three Points standoff led deputies on chase

Update: Man in Three Points standoff led deputies on chase

Sheriff's department releases booking photo of aggravated assault suspect.

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Update: Police ID woman killed in Thursday crash

Update: Police ID woman killed in Thursday crash

Woman, 22, was pronounced dead at scene.

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$1.6 million in drugs seized at AZ borders in 6 days

$1.6 million in drugs seized at AZ borders in 6 days

Drug dogs were working overtime to sniff out narcotics.

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Update: 1 killed, 2 others injured in morning wreck

Update: 1 killed, 2 others injured in morning wreck

A woman died when the truck she was in ran a red light.

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Update: Man who stepped in front of truck ID’d

Update: Man who stepped in front of truck ID’d

Avra Valley Road was closed for several hours.

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7 businesses sell booze to teens during sting

7 businesses sell booze to teens during sting

Seven out of 50 businesses sold alcohol to minors Friday night during a sting operation in Cochise County.

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Ex-UA student struck by officer files claim against city

Ex-UA student struck by officer files claim against city

Assault caused UA student to lose faith in the system, it says.

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Update: No bomb found at main library downtown

Update: No bomb found at main library downtown

Tucson police have concluded their search of the downtown library and found no bomb.

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Officers at Nogales port seize meth, pot

Officers at Nogales port seize meth, pot

2 people taken into custody.

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Man wears fake beard to rob OV bank

Man wears fake beard to rob OV bank

The man was in the area for a while before the robbery.

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Update: Baseball bat wielding man shot in face

Update: Baseball bat wielding man shot in face

An arrest has been made in charges unrelated to the shooting.

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Tucson man retried in girlfriend's death

Tucson man retried in girlfriend's death

Defense attorney says Granillo was distraught at end of relationship. 

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Prosecutor: 'I'm Dirty Red!' cried killer

Prosecutor: 'I'm Dirty Red!' cried killer

Trial underway in shooting death near Mansfield Park.

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Police swarm Oro Valley intersections during HiVE deployment

Police swarm Oro Valley intersections during HiVE deployment

Motorcycle officers will be out in force during rush hour.

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Man steals computer from firefighters treating patient

Man steals computer from firefighters treating patient

They were using the equipment to treat a man having a seizure.

August 12, 2014 5:46 pm Related

Tucson head of ‘criminal syndicate’ gets 14 years

Tucson head of ‘criminal syndicate’ gets 14 years

The woman who led what police called a “criminal syndicate,” was sentenced Monday to 14 years in prison.

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Woman given 6-year term in unrelated crimes

Woman given 6-year term in unrelated crimes

The two separate crimes were drug-related.

August 12, 2014 3:30 pm

Teen robbed of backpack, laptop

Teen robbed of backpack, laptop

Robbers were seen in silver PT Cruiser.

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Inmate mail to attorney is protected, court rules

Inmate mail to attorney is protected, court rules

Court rules Scott Nordstrom's rights were violated when guards read his mail.

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Monday police radar vans

Monday police radar vans

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

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Law & order briefs

Man dies 5 days after SW-side crash

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Suspect arrested in Foothills credit card theft

Suspect arrested in Foothills credit card theft

Deputies arrested a suspect wanted for credit card theft and forgery.

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Lasers pose grave risk for Tucson air traffic

Lasers pose grave risk for Tucson air traffic

Tucson ranks high in country for number of reported incidents involving aircraft.

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Man dies 5 days after DUI-related crash

Man dies 5 days after DUI-related crash

A man seriously injured in a DUI-related crash Sunday has died.

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16-year-old boy arrested in Tucson killing

16-year-old boy arrested in Tucson killing

The body of David Martinez, 66, was found in July.

August 09, 2014 8:20 pm
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