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Tucson city manager, Richard Miranda, retires

Tucson city manager, Richard Miranda, retires

Richard Miranda, who rose through the ranks in the Tucson Police Department to become the city's top administrator, will retire at the end of the July.

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Tucson police receive live-saving devices from Gootter Foundation

Some Tucson police patrol cars will soon be equipped with automatic external defibrillators, devices credited with helping save the lives of cardiac victims.

March 10, 2014 1:32 pm
Siblings tell Tucson police mother starved son, 3

Siblings tell Tucson police mother starved son, 3

Siblings of the 3-year-old boy whose skeletal remains were found Tuesday told investigators their mother starved their brother to death, court records reveal.

March 06, 2014 5:00 pm Photos

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University of Arizona's Seastone chosen as new campus police chief

University of Arizona's Seastone chosen as new campus police chief

University of Arizona officials say they searched the country and couldn’t find a better candidate for police chief than in their own backyard.

March 03, 2014 4:30 pmLoading…

Call for a solution to civil rights standoff

A serious civil-rights crisis is taking place in Tucson under the watch of Police Chief Robert Villaseñor. What will City Manager Richard Miranda, Mayor Jonathan Rothschild and the Tucson City Council do to remedy this monumental civil-rights standoff?

October 21, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Memorial service set for Tucson police dog Ivan

Memorial service set for Tucson police dog Ivan

The public is invited Thursday to a 4 p.m. memorial service for Ivan, a Tucson police dog shot and killed in December.

January 23, 2013 12:00 am

Cops: Teens got lap dances at party for NY boy, 16

SOUTH GLENS FALLS, N.Y. — Exotic dancers performed lap dances on teenagers at a boy’s surprise 16th birthday party in an upstate New York village, police said, and investigators were trying to determine whether any organizer of the celebration committed a crime.

November 15, 2012 9:44 amLoading…
Man crashes into Texas church, kills pastor with guitar

Man crashes into Texas church, kills pastor with guitar

FOREST HILL, Texas — A North Texas pastor died after a man drove his car into the church and attacked the pastor with an electric guitar, authorities say.

October 29, 2012 5:10 pmLoading…
Deena from ‘Jersey Shore’ arrested in NJ

Deena from ‘Jersey Shore’ arrested in NJ

SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N.J. — A “Jersey Shore” cast member has been arrested in the New Jersey town where the MTV show is based.

June 11, 2012 10:16 amLoading…
Tucson police want more tips in search for Isabel

Tucson police want more tips in search for Isabel

Today marks a week since Isabel Mercedes Celis was reported missing from her midtown home and Tucson police are hoping for more tips to help find the 6-year-old.

April 28, 2012 7:07 am

Chief Villaseñor defends pace of missing girl investigation

On the fifth day into the the investigation into the disappearance of a 6-year-old Tucson girl, Police Chief Roberto Villaseñor today defended the pace of progress in the case.

April 25, 2012 4:33 pm Related
Isabel's dad: 'We'll never give up looking for you'

Isabel's dad: 'We'll never give up looking for you'

Through tears and trembling, the parents of Isabel Mercedes Celis pleaded today for her safe return. Dressed in the white T-shirts worn by volunteers, both wore rosaries. 

April 25, 2012 2:10 pm Related
Cops cuff Georgia kindergartner for tantrum

Cops cuff Georgia kindergartner for tantrum

ATLANTA — A kindergartner who threw a tantrum at her small-town Georgia school was taken away in handcuffs, her arms behind her back, in an episode that is firing up the debate over whether teachers and police around the country are overreacting all too often when dealing with disruptive students.

April 17, 2012 3:01 pmLoading…

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