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Marana police get new heat-detection cameras

Marana police get new heat-detection cameras

Five cameras now being used by officers.

July 21, 2014 10:00 pm Photos

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Program offers free colorectal cancer screenings

The uninsured and the poor are targeted.

June 23, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Tucson in 100 Objects — Dillinger', henchmen captured

Tucson in 100 Objects — Dillinger', henchmen captured

The arsenal taken from the Dillinger gang is a prized keepsake of the Tucson Police Department

May 08, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Kathleen Robinson

Kathleen Robinson

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April 04, 2014 1:43 pm
Terry Bracy: Our aging democratic institutions need professional help

Terry Bracy: Our aging democratic institutions need professional help

House Intelligence committee Chairman Mike Rogers, a respected figure at the Capitol for a decade, last week became the institution’s latest early retiree. The decision of Rogers, a Michigan Republican, is not part of a normal generational turnover, but rather a new trend in my experience — …

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Border Patrol chief: Agents unfairly criticized

Border Patrol chief: Agents unfairly criticized

PHOENIX — The chief of the U.S. Border Patrol defended his agency Wednesday against criticism that agents are too aggressive in using deadly force, telling the audience at a conference that he takes the issue very seriously.

March 20, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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More must be done to stop unneeded killings at border

Border Patrol Chief Michael Fisher’s directive clarifying existing guidelines on use of force is yet another step in the agency’s slow march in the right direction. Unfortunately, this deliberate approach to policy change falls far short of the needed action to halt unnecessary killings by agents.

March 12, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
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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Repairing the voting rights act

The following editorial appeared Friday in the Los Angeles Times:

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Steller: Transparency, not rock policy, is CBP's problem

Steller: Transparency, not rock policy, is CBP's problem

When Border Patrol agents shoot at rock throwers, some argue it’s an unnecessary, disproportionate response: Deadly force against a mild threat.

November 08, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Arizona wildfire survivor: ‘Bless my hot shot crew’

Arizona wildfire survivor: ‘Bless my hot shot crew’

PRESCOTT VALLEY, Ariz. — On a day filled with speeches from dignitaries including the vice president, the words of the lone survivor of a fire crew overrun by flames resonated deepest in an arena packed with firefighters from around the nation.

July 09, 2013 9:47 am Photos

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5 killed in Border Patrol chase east of Tucson

5 killed in Border Patrol chase east of Tucson

Five people were killed Saturday night when an SUV being pursued by U.S. Border Patrol agents crashed east of Tucson, officials said.

April 21, 2013 11:05 am Related
Panetta opens combat roles to women

Panetta opens combat roles to women

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon is lifting its ban on women serving in combat, opening hundreds of thousands of front-line positions and potentially elite commando jobs after generations of limits on their service, defense officials said Wednesday.

January 23, 2013 1:23 pmLoading…
Tucson police sergeant shot in midtown

Tucson police sergeant shot in midtown

A Tucson Police Department veteran was shot in the head near Broadway and Alvernon early today.

November 18, 2012 10:36 am Photos

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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.

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Cases dismissed against Tucson moms who drove into flooded washes

The cases against two mothers who drove into running water with their children last month have been dismissed.

October 23, 2012 12:05 pm
Teen killed in crash south of Tucson

Teen killed in crash south of Tucson

A teen was killed Saturday night in a rollover wreck on Interstate 19 south of Tucson, officials said.

September 23, 2012 4:30 pm

Border Patrol's Tucson sector chief retires

The chief of the Border Patrol's Tucson Sector has retired 10 months after taking the post.

October 14, 2011 5:02 pmLoading…

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