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Marana police to receive automated external defibrillators

Marana police to receive automated external defibrillators

The Steven M. Gootter Foundation will make the presentation Friday.

September 14, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Boy, 3, pulled from Sahuarita pool dies

A 3-year-old boy pulled from a swimming pool in Sahuarita on May 6 died Sunday, police said.

May 13, 2014 6:53 pm
Tucson boy pulled from pool in critical condition

Tucson boy pulled from pool in critical condition

A 5-year-old boy pulled out of a west side apartment complex swimming pool by his mother was in critical condition Friday night.

May 02, 2014 8:45 pm
Zebra dies in freak accident at Tucson's Reid Park Zoo

Zebra dies in freak accident at Tucson's Reid Park Zoo

Ajani, a Grevy's zebra born at Reid Park Zoo more than a year ago, died Monday morning in a freak accident.

March 31, 2014 3:23 pm Photos



Rio Rico students' life-saving efforts recognized

Four Rio Rico High School students who helped save the life of their wrestling coach were recognized this afternoon by Arizona Schools Chief John Huppenthal. 

December 12, 2013 3:15 pmLoading…

Tucson police ask for help in search of vehicle, occupants tied to homicide

Tucson police are asking for help in locating a vehicle tied to the killing of a teen Saturday night.

November 18, 2013 6:45 pm

Tucson toddler dies after being pulled out of swimming pool

An 18-month-old girl was pronounced dead at a hospital after she was pulled from a swimming pool at an east-side home, authorities said.

October 16, 2013 2:10 pm

Picture Rocks Fire District strives to keep community safe with free CPR classes

Applying CPR as quickly as possible to someone suffering cardiac arrest can mean the difference between life and death, Picture Rocks Fire District Chief Brett Lane said. That’s why the district offers free instructional classes to the community.

September 26, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Near drowning at Golf n' Stuff

A toddler nearly drowned at Golf n’ Stuff late Friday night.

August 25, 2013 12:00 am

Parent CPR and Safety Workshops

The Parent Connection, 5326 E.Pima Street, is hosting Parent CPR and safety workshops from 2 to 5 p.m. the fourth Wednesday of each month, starting June 26.

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Risk of drowning is something we must heed

Accidental drowning is an acute threat here in Arizona, home of desert heat and the backyard swimming pool. By "acute," we mean life-or-death: Drowning happens quickly: It's often almost silent, and those who don't die in the water may be impaired for life.

May 08, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Free CPR class and heart lecture Wednesday

A heart lecture series at the Woods Memorial Library on Wednesday will feature a free CPR class and a lecture about inexpensive, healthy nutrition.

March 12, 2013 6:00 amLoading…

Free chest-compression-only CPR training in Marana tonight

The University of Arizona's Sarver Heart Center is offering a free, public training for hands-only CPR at 5:30 p.m. today at the Wheeler Taft Abbett Sr. Library Children's Room, 7800 N. Schisler Drive in Marana.

February 13, 2013 10:58 amLoading…
'Life-changing' moment brings two friends closer

'Life-changing' moment brings two friends closer

Erika Yee and Chris Miller are connected in a way that may not be obvious.

January 15, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
'Life-changing' moment brings two friends closer

'Life-changing' moment brings two friends closer

Mayor Jonathan Rothschild meets with Chris Miller, middle, and classmate Erika Yee before the presentation of a copper plaque recognizing Yee's lifesaving actions in October.

January 15, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Libraries hosting chest-compression CPR classes

Patrons at local libraries can learn chest compression CPR, thanks to the University of Arizona's Sarver Heart Center.

October 24, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Blog: Learn chest compression CPR in the public library

The print edition of today's Arizona Daily Star includes a story I wrote about a new program that employs public health nurses in Pima County's public libraries.

October 21, 2012 7:30 amLoading…

Two deputies are honored for reviving man

Two Pima County sheriff's deputies who performed lifesaving CPR on a Tucson man last month have received special recognition.

October 06, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Fall kills Flagstaff neurosurgeon

FLAGSTAFF — A neurosurgeon from Flagstaff died after slipping and falling on a slick rock near the Cookie Jar area of Lake Powell. Dr. Nathan Avery, 45, hit his head Saturday near his campsite and fell unconscious into the water, The Arizona Daily Sun reports. Members of a group the doctor …

August 20, 2012 9:59 amLoading…

1-year-old Ore. boy drowns in washing machine

OREM, Utah — The parents of a 1-year-old boy in Oregon say he drowned in a washing machine in the few minutes that he left his mother’s sight.

April 02, 2012 8:35 amLoading…

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