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Man sought in attack on Border Patrol agent

Man sought in attack on Border Patrol agent

The attack occurred on the Tohono O'odham Indian Reservation west of Tucson.

December 08, 2014 8:59 am
Ajo checkpoint closed last week, lacking agents

Ajo checkpoint closed last week, lacking agents

Issue was allocating resources where needed, not understaffing, Border Patrol says. 

November 08, 2014 8:00 pmLoading…

Summer reading program kicks off with free family night

Science is the theme of the Pima County Public Library summer reading program, which kicks off tonight with a free family event.

May 12, 2014 10:00 amLoading…

4 businesses fail Pima County health checks; 3 pass on 2nd try

Three Tucson eateries and a grocery store in Ajo failed Pima County health inspections in February. The Tucson businesses passed follow-up inspections. Here’s what you need to know:

March 16, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Water-line break disrupts traffic on Ajo Way

Water-line break disrupts traffic on Ajo Way

A waterline break Friday caused traffic restrictions on West Ajo Highway between South Tucson Estates Parkway and South Camino Verde, Tucson Water said.

January 03, 2014 1:28 pmLoading…
Man convicted in rape, murder of Ajo girl, 7

Man convicted in rape, murder of Ajo girl, 7

A jury in Pima County Superior Court found Kyle Alegria guilty of the 2009 rape and murder of a 7-year-old neighbor.

October 25, 2013 12:00 am

Killer of 7-year-old girl insane at time, defense argues

The trial of Kyle Alegria started today in Pima County Superior Court.

October 15, 2013 12:48 pmLoading…
Road Runner: Top 10 street signs stolen in Pima County

Road Runner: Top 10 street signs stolen in Pima County

There is only one North Nirvana Place in Pima County, but the same street sign is hanging in bedrooms, garages and man caves throughout the area.

September 30, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Border agents find $1.5M worth of pot in custom truck near Ajo

Border Patrol agents found nearly a ton of marijuana loaded into a highly modified pickup truck west of Tucson.

September 28, 2013 12:00 am

Huckelberry wants further delay in bond election

None of the 144 projects being considered by the Pima County Bond Advisory Committee are likely to make it to the ballot next year.

September 14, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Border task force seizes pot, ATVs in Arizona desert

Border task force seizes pot, ATVs in Arizona desert

Some 1,700 pounds of marijuana, multiple two-way radios and four ATVs were seized last week in joint agency operations that focus on smuggling groups operating in southern Arizona’s west desert, border officials said in a news release.

April 30, 2013 11:20 am Related

S. Arizona border agents seize 3,000 lbs. of pot

Border Patrol agents made several large marijuana seizures over the weekend in Southern Arizona.

April 22, 2013 1:46 pm
Tucson Symphony cancels Ajo concert; power outage cited

Tucson Symphony cancels Ajo concert; power outage cited

Orchestra hopes to reschedule.

February 20, 2013 7:28 pmLoading…

2 Arizona pot busts worth $2.25M

Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents seized nearly 4,500 pounds of marijuana worth about $2.25 million in two separate incidents Friday, officials said.

January 22, 2013 4:40 pm
Woman shot in Three Points home invasion

Woman shot in Three Points home invasion

A woman was shot this afternoon during a robbery attempt at a home in Three Points, authorities said.

December 26, 2012 4:25 pm Related

New Border Patrol station to open in Why

WHY — U.S. Border Patrol officials are opening the doors to their newest station in southeastern Arizona.

November 27, 2012 10:00 amLoading…

No access to medical care called Pima County's biggest health concern

Pima County’s biggest health problem is a lack of access to medical care, a new report says.

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The Offspring headline 2012 KFMA Fall Ball

The Offspring headline 2012 KFMA Fall Ball

Discount tickets on sale Saturday; price goes up Sunday.

August 14, 2012 9:49 am Photos

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Trio linked to April 2011 killing of Tucson man

Trio linked to April 2011 killing of Tucson man

Three people have been arrested in connection with the April 2011 death of a 54-year-old man found lying on a sidewalk on Tucson’s south side.

August 01, 2012 3:23 pm Related

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