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4 arrested, separate incidents of drug smuggling

4 arrested, separate incidents of drug smuggling

Federal authorities seize nearly $568,000 worth of drugs.

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Man arrested for attempt to smuggle money into Mexico

Man arrested for attempt to smuggle money into Mexico

Tried to smuggle $189,300 in U.S. currency through Nogales port.

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Shooting death brings five-year sentence

Shooting death brings five-year sentence

Defendant pleaded guilty to negligent homicide in 2013 shooting.

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Teen gets a year for crash that killed friend

Teen gets a year for crash that killed friend

Mother of victim asks for leniency for defendant. 

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Police swarm during HiVE deployment today

Police swarm during HiVE deployment today

Motorcycle officers will be on the lookout for traffic scofflaws.

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Man facing charges he knocked out other man

Man facing charges he knocked out other man

Victim suffered life-threatening injuries in attack near downtown.

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Sahuarita town attorney cited for DUI

He has informed council and mayor about the situation.

September 20, 2014 12:05 am Related

Man arrested in car break-ins

Man arrested in car break-ins

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

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Sahuarita town attorney cited for DUI

Sahuarita town attorney cited for DUI

He remains on the job pending the outcome of the outcome of the case.

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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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Police swarm during HiVE deployment today

Police swarm during HiVE deployment today

Motorcycle officers will be on the lookout for traffic scofflaws.

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Man facing charges he knocked out other man

Man facing charges he knocked out other man

Victim suffered life-threatening injuries in attack near downtown.

September 20, 2014 9:47 pm Related

Sahuarita town attorney cited for DUI

He has informed council and mayor about the situation.

September 20, 2014 12:05 am Related

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.

September 19, 2014 12:57 pm Photos

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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.

September 19, 2014 9:50 am Related

Man arrested in car break-ins

Man arrested in car break-ins

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

September 19, 2014 7:00 pm Related

Sahuarita town attorney cited for DUI

Sahuarita town attorney cited for DUI

He remains on the job pending the outcome of the outcome of the case.

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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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Girl, 10, victim of robbery

Girl, 10, victim of robbery

Man arrested; items found in house linked to robbery.

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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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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 O…

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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

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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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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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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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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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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4 arrested in border drug busts

4 arrested in border drug busts

Agents seized cocaine, meth in the three incidents.

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Free child safety seat checks offered this week

Free child safety seat checks offered this week

Enforcement of seat belt and car seat laws will increase too.

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Controversial 'no-knock' warrants common in Tucson

Controversial 'no-knock' warrants common in Tucson

The 'no-knock' tactics can be dangerous and frightening to homes' occupants.

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Border Patrol seizes $1.1 million in marijuana

Border Patrol seizes $1.1 million in marijuana

Border Patrol agents in the Tucson Sector seized a total of about $1.1 million worth of marijuana in three incidents Thursday.

September 12, 2014 5:30 pm

Assault suspect arrested a year after crime

Assault suspect arrested a year after crime

The woman is suspected of assaulting an employee with a Taser.

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Tucsonan gets five years for child pornography

Tucsonan gets five years for child pornography

Villegas must register as sex offender, serve 15-years probation after prison.

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NC fugitive arrested in Pima County

NC fugitive arrested in Pima County

A fugitive wanted in North Carolina was arrested in Tucson Thursday morning.

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Teenager convicted of murder in love-triangle slaying

Teenager convicted of murder in love-triangle slaying

Jury convicts 19-year old of murder despite self-defense claim. 

September 11, 2014 7:30 pm

Traffic stop nets $45K in meth

Traffic stop nets $45K in meth

A drug dog sniffed out 10 pounds of methamphetamine.

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Mug shots of suspected gang members released

Mug shots of suspected gang members released

Mug shots of 16 alleged members of the Eastside Crips released.

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Youth soccer referee arrested in child pornography case

Youth soccer referee arrested in child pornography case

He faces 20 counts of sexual exploitation of a minor.

September 10, 2014 12:30 am

Border agent cleared in Green Valley shooting

Border agent cleared in Green Valley shooting

A U.S. Border Patrol agent who shot and killed an unarmed and fleeing suspect in May has been cleared of any wrongdoing by the Pima County Att…

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Border agent is cleared in May killing

Border agent is cleared in May killing

Man shot was unarmed, fleeing agents following vehicle chase.

September 10, 2014 9:30 pm Related

US Border Patrol agent cleared in Arizona shooting

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A U.S. Border Patrol agent who fatally shot an unarmed man suspected of smuggling drugs through a southern Arizona checkp…

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Nine shots weren't intended to kill, defendant says

Nine shots weren't intended to kill, defendant says

Tucson teen claims fear caused him to shoot victim.

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Crucifix-stealing robbers sought by deputies

Crucifix-stealing robbers sought by deputies

Two men who stole a crucifix pendent off a woman’s neck.

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Ex-PTA president gets probation in voyeurism case

Ex-PTA president gets probation in voyeurism case

Tried to take photos of girl in dressing room.

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Ex-PTA president gets probation in voyeurism case

Ex-PTA president gets probation in voyeurism case

Aaron Lee Garibay tried to take pictures of girl in dressing room.

September 08, 2014 5:45 pm

Police show off new gear courtesy of state

Police show off new gear courtesy of state

Paid for by $250,000 in grants from the state.

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Update: Man with barricaded in midtown home surrenders

Update: Man with barricaded in midtown home surrenders

The man had pointed a gun at a family member.

September 06, 2014 4:46 pm Photos

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Agents seize nearly $900K worth of dope

Agents seize nearly $900K worth of dope

Found in a stolen truck west of Tucson.

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Pedestrian seriously hurt in hit-and-run

Pedestrian seriously hurt in hit-and-run

Police release description of vehicle. 

September 05, 2014 6:15 pm

Surveillance leads to burglary suspects

Surveillance leads to burglary suspects

Two arrested leaving a west side Family Dollar. 

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Caretaker found guilty of killing 2 men

Caretaker found guilty of killing 2 men

Jury couldn't decide on first-degree murder, convicts on second-degree. 

September 05, 2014 12:00 am

Police swarm during HiVE deployment today

Police swarm during HiVE deployment today

Officers will be at two Oro Valley intersections today.

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DUI suspect crashes into convenience store

DUI suspect crashes into convenience store

The SUV hopped the curb and crashed into the front window.

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Man arrested in Quik Mart robbery

Man arrested in Quik Mart robbery

A clerk said the robber used a pink and black handgun.

September 04, 2014 9:45 pm

5 arrested in kidnapping case; victim treated at hospital

5 arrested in kidnapping case; victim treated at hospital

Weapons and narcotics were in a house where teen was held captive. 

September 04, 2014 7:45 pm Photos

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Deputies looking for trio breaking into vehicles

Deputies looking for trio breaking into vehicles

The suspects have broken into cars along and near the Rillito River.

September 04, 2014 8:49 am Photos

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