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Tucson Fire Department gets first female assistant chief

Tucson Fire Department gets first female assistant chief

Assistant Chief Laura Baker is a 20-year veteran of TFD.

January 26, 2015 5:00 pmLoading…
Air Guard jets to patrol skies over Super Bowl

Air Guard jets to patrol skies over Super Bowl

F-16s from Davis-Monthan will help enforce flight restrictions over Glendale stadium.

January 22, 2015 6:49 pm Video Loading…
Police: Guard, strippers snuck booze, drugs into Florida prison

Police: Guard, strippers snuck booze, drugs into Florida prison

LUTZ, Fla. — It was a Florida prison inmate's escape that led investigators down a rabbit hole of sin involving a corrections officer and two strippers the sheriff says brokered deals for malt liquor, cigarettes and "conjugal visits in the woods." It all unfolded in September, when inmate J…

January 16, 2015 12:34 pmLoading…

Ex-Border Patrol agent given 2 years in corruption case

Prosecutors said Raimundo Borjas knew money he deposited came from drug operations.

January 16, 2015 12:00 am

Ex-Border Patrol agent given 2 years in corruption case

Raimundo Borjas was arrested in March 2013 in a border corruption task force probe.

January 15, 2015 11:50 am
Heroin's journey through Arizona feeds growing demand

Heroin's journey through Arizona feeds growing demand

Traffickers will use any means to smuggle heroin and other drugs into the United States. 

January 11, 2015 12:00 am Photos

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Family files $125K claim over autistic son's arrest

Family files $125K claim over autistic son's arrest

The Vail couple also wants better training for Pima County deputies.

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Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

Readers weigh in on Broadway widening, electric cars, a quality police force.

December 21, 2014 5:00 pmLoading…
Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

Opinions on city golf courses, Mars exploration costs, highway lawsuit, defending police. 

December 09, 2014 6:30 pmLoading…
Border Patrol recruitment push seeks women

Border Patrol recruitment push seeks women

Only 5 percent of nearly 21,000 agents are female.

December 07, 2014 8:00 pm Photos

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Report details ways to improve eyewitness testimony's value

Report details ways to improve eyewitness testimony's value

Report lists best practices for police and courts to improve eyewitness accounts. 

November 28, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Tucson police: Fleeing booze-skipper hit by car

Tucson police: Fleeing booze-skipper hit by car

The teen was taken to a hospital for his injuries and arrested when he was released. 

November 19, 2014 10:24 am Related
Arizona officer shoots inmate who fled hospital

Arizona officer shoots inmate who fled hospital

The inmate was hospitalized in critical condition.

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County program helps high school students become EMTs

County program helps high school students become EMTs

The EMT course is free and offered by Pima County JTED.

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Ruling: Police home searches can include visitors' purses, personal items

Ruling: Police home searches can include visitors' purses, personal items

The Arizona Supreme Court ruling sets precedent.

August 20, 2014 5:00 pmLoading…
Lasers pose grave risk for Tucson air traffic

Lasers pose grave risk for Tucson air traffic

Tucson ranks high in country for number of reported incidents involving aircraft.

August 09, 2014 7:30 pm Video Photos

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Migrant suing US: Agent beat, shot me

Migrant suing US: Agent beat, shot me

Mna testifies agent kept hitting him, even after he asked him to stop.

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Foundation gives 100 bulletproof vests to Tucson police

Foundation gives 100 bulletproof vests to Tucson police

The Tucson Police Foundation raised funds through its Adopt A Cop program. 

July 08, 2014 12:00 am

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