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Tucson bar fined for brawls, drunk bouncer and pot smoke

Tucson bar fined for brawls, drunk bouncer and pot smoke

When two detectives from the Arizona Department of Liquor Licenses and Control walked into a Tucson bar they found a cloud of marijuana smoke, an intoxicated bouncer and witnessed two bar fights.

January 30, 2014 10:00 amLoading…

Former University of Arizona police corporal surrenders his state license

A former University of Arizona Police Department corporal has been permanently barred from working as a police officer in Arizona.

January 24, 2014 12:00 am
Homeland Security chief says border security is a priority

Homeland Security chief says border security is a priority

The new secretary of homeland security stressed alertness along the U.S.-Mexico border, but during his first official visit to Southern Arizona he did not address recent cartel-related violence in Sonora.

January 23, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Board: Pima County deputy tried to date teen crime victim

A state agency revoked the peace officer certification of a former Pima County Sheriff’s Department deputy who pursued a relationship with the victim of a crime he investigated.

January 14, 2014 12:00 am

Tucson shortfall leaves lots of questions, few answers

About three dozen residents packed into the Ward 6 conference room Monday evening to air their frustrations about city government and raise questions about the proposed budget.

May 14, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
AZ cab, limo drivers face drug testing

AZ cab, limo drivers face drug testing

Tony Wong is the owner of Allison Limousine Service and operates a fleet of limousines, sedans and party buses in Tucson. Owners of taxis and other vehicles for hire will get to decide what to do with the drug-test results.

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AZ cab, limo drivers face drug testing

AZ cab, limo drivers face drug testing

PHOENIX - For the first time, drivers of taxi cabs and limousines in Arizona will soon be subject to random drug testing.

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Border officers: Arizona man had $11,000 stuffed in shoes

Border officers: Arizona man had $11,000 stuffed in shoes

Border officers say they found nearly $11,000 stuffed into the shoes of a Phoenix man trying to walk into Mexico at the Lukeville port of entry.

April 11, 2013 10:17 am Related

Arizona bill sets limits on traffic cameras installed on state roads

PHOENIX - Arizona cities that want to install or keep using photo enforcement equipment on state roads are going to have to prove the cameras do more than generate fines.

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Panel OKs requiring warrant before drones gather evidence

PHOENIX - State lawmakers on Wednesday gave the first clearance to a measure designed to require police to get search warrants before they use drones to gather evidence.

February 21, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Added security proposed for Tucson mayor, City Hall

The city is looking to beef up security for Mayor Jonathan Rothschild and City Hall within the next few weeks.

February 15, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Man in custody after string of midtown burglaries

A man is in custody after he was connected to a string burglaries that occurred in a midtown neighborhood this afternoon, police said.

February 07, 2013 6:17 pm

Tucson police end search for shooter

Tucson police ended a search for a shooter shortly before 9 p.m. Wednesday near the intersection of East 31st Street and South Irving Avenue.

January 30, 2013 5:12 pm
Patagonia-Sonoita Creek Preserve warns of mountain lion sightings

Patagonia-Sonoita Creek Preserve warns of mountain lion sightings

A mountain lion has been regularly roaming a bird-watching preserve near Patagonia, triggering two closures there since late October.

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Preserve warns of mountain lion sightings

Preserve warns of mountain lion sightings

This photo of a mountain lion was taken about two weeks ago at the Patagonia-Sonoita Creek Preserve.

December 01, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
3 blazes in 12 hours keep Tucson firefighters busy

3 blazes in 12 hours keep Tucson firefighters busy

Three residential fires in 12 hours kept Tucson firefighters busy overnight.

November 29, 2012 9:17 am

Border agencies’ guidelines for use of force are under scrutiny

LOS ANGELES — The Department of Homeland Security is reviewing guidelines for use of force by border agencies amid a sharp increase in agent-involved killings along the U.S.-Mexico border.

October 18, 2012 4:04 pmLoading…

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