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Girl, 9, struck by bullet in road rage battle

Girl, 9, struck by bullet in road rage battle

A 9-year-old girl was struck in the leg by gunfire.

July 17, 2014 9:15 pm Photos

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Arizona sees rise in deaths of pedestrians, bicyclists

The number of people who died in vehicle fatalities in Arizona last year increased slightly over 2012, but records showed significant increases in the number of pedestrians, bicyclists and motorcyclists killed.

June 07, 2014 12:05 amLoading…
Road Runner: Illuminated signs help direct traffic at intersection of Ina, Oracle

Road Runner: Illuminated signs help direct traffic at intersection of Ina, Oracle

It appears motorists on West Ina Road have gotten used to the fact that they can’t make direct left turns onto North Oracle Road anymore.

March 31, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
New drivers' texting-while-driving target of House bill

New drivers' texting-while-driving target of House bill

PHOENIX — New drivers could lose their ability to operate a vehicle while chatting with or sending a message to their friends.

March 03, 2014 3:00 pmLoading…

County to consider lowering some speed limits

It might soon take a little longer to cover the same amount of ground along stretches of Valencia and Silverbell roads.

January 14, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
County speed cams to stay on during contract talks

County speed cams to stay on during contract talks

Drivers with a lead foot take note: 11 speed cameras in unincorporated areas of Pima County will stay on for at least the next week.

January 01, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Tucson targets pedestrian safety in new campaign

Mayor Jonathan Rothschild  has a simple message for those crossing streets in cars, on bikes or in their shoes: Look twice, Tucson.

December 11, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

DPS move to combat texting while driving needs support from Arizona legislature

The Arizona Department of Public Safety recently announced its officers would be citing drivers for texting, encouraging them to go after inattentive motorists starting in January. This comes shortly after the growing problem of accidents caused by distracted drivers has come under intense scrutiny.

November 13, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Fatal pedestrian crashes reach record level

Fatal pedestrian crashes reach record level

A record number of pedestrians have been killed in car crashes in the Tucson area this year.

October 27, 2013 12:00 am Video Related Loading…

Tucson boy hit in crosswalk on Sunday dies

The 7-year-old boy hit by a car Sunday evening while crossing a midtown street died Thursday, a police official said.

October 04, 2013 12:00 am

Traffic accident diverts motorists on Tucson's southeast side

A traffic accident diverted traffic on Tucson's southeast side late Wednesday night.

April 24, 2013 9:56 pm
Woman killed in fiery Tucson crash

Woman killed in fiery Tucson crash

A woman was killed Wednesday and another person was taken to a hospital following a fiery crash in midtown Tucson.

March 27, 2013 12:21 pm Photos

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Tucson man dies days after being struck crossing street

A 21-year-old man hit by a car on Tucson’s south side Monday died Thursday afternoon.

January 11, 2013 9:40 am

Dever traveling 62 mph before fatal crash

FLAGSTAFF — The former Cochise County sheriff had been traveling at 62 mph along a dirt and gravel road in northern Arizona when he lost control of his vehicle and died.

October 01, 2012 5:23 pm

Tucson police ID man fatally struck crossing street

Tucson police have released the name of a pedestrian who was fatally hit by a vehicle Sept. 27.

October 01, 2012 9:33 am

Group: Gun deaths in Arizona top road fatalities

WASHINGTON - More Arizonans were killed by guns in 2009 than in motor-vehicle incidents, evidence of the need for stricter gun laws, according to a report released last week.

May 28, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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