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Police: 5 killed in semi-truck crash on I-10

PHOENIX — The Arizona Department of Public Safety says five people have died in a crash involving a semi-truck on Interstate 10.

March 30, 2014 12:00 pm
Simple device aims to aid drivers when dust storms hit

Simple device aims to aid drivers when dust storms hit

CASA GRANDE — A small, relatively inexpensive device a meteorologist built at his Mesa home in his spare time might lead to a warning system to help drivers avoid dangerous dust storms that sweep across Interstate 10 between Tucson and Phoenix.

March 20, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Dust alert on I-10 issued too late

A dust storm warning was issued after a 19-vehicle pileup on Interstate 10 in the Picacho Peak area Tuesday because there is no system in place to detect isolated, low-lying storms, a National Weather Service meteorologist said.

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5 arrested, 1 wanted in human-smuggling ring that left 1 dead northwest of Tucson

Five suspects have been arrested and a sixth is wanted in connection with a human-smuggling ring that left one illegal border crosser dead.

August 16, 2013 12:00 am
5 arrested, 1 wanted in smuggling ring that left man dead near Tucson

5 arrested, 1 wanted in smuggling ring that left man dead near Tucson

Five suspects have been arrested and a sixth is wanted in connection with a human smuggling ring that left one border crosser dead.

August 15, 2013 3:18 pm Photos

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Woman killed in crash north of Tucson ID'd

A New Mexico woman killed Saturday in a crash on Interstate 10 near Picacho Peak has been identified.

August 11, 2013 6:24 pm
Larry the Cable Guy's show featuring Tucson debuts tonight

Larry the Cable Guy's show featuring Tucson debuts tonight

Comedian Larry the Cable Guy brings his blue-collar perspective to Tucson on the Season 3 premiere tonight of his television series "Only in America."

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Rail yard project near Picacho Peak gains momentum

PHOENIX  — A project to build a massive rail yard along an Arizona highway near scenic Picacho Peak is gaining momentum.

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Man killed in wreck north of Tucson ID'd

The man killed in a three vehicle wreck involving a semi on Interstate 10 near Picacho Peak Sunday afternoon has been identified.

January 23, 2012 10:02 am

Officials ID teen killed in wreck near Picacho Peak

The 17-year-old killed on Arizona 87 near Picacho Peak Monday morning has been identified as Carlos Trujillo III of Eloy.

December 06, 2011 11:32 am
Officials ID man killed in massive wreck NW of Tucson

Officials ID man killed in massive wreck NW of Tucson

The man killed in Tuesday’s pile up caused by a dust storm that swept across Interstate 10 near Picacho Peak has been identified

October 05, 2011 8:58 am Related
4 killed in I-10 crash north of Tucson

4 killed in I-10 crash north of Tucson

Westbound Interstate 10 near Picacho Peak is closed after a four-vehicle crash left two people dead, police said.

September 08, 2011 1:45 pm Photos

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