Tucson-area governments paid almost $1.2 million in salaries to workers suspended over the past three years while disciplinary actions or complaints against them were processed.
When U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan boarded a TUSD school bus Wednesday morning, he had no idea he’d be sitting next to someone who might be the country’s first female president of the United States.
Four Tucson-area schools received their third successive D grades and are in danger of being labeled failing.
The number of high school seniors who did not graduate because of the AIMS test has been cut nearly in half in the Tucson area over the last two years.
A Basis Tucson charter school is ranked second-highest in the nation and its Scottsdale campus is ranked fifth, according to U.S. News & World Report.
The search firm hired to find TUSD's next superintendent is the same one that recruited Sunnyside's Manuel Isquierdo to lead a San Antonio school district.
TUSD school closures: 2nd meeting is tonight
The popularity of social media has resulted in teachers being
arrested for sexual conduct with students and officials say it is
also providing evidence.
An 11-year-old girl who was abducted Thursday morning as she
walked to school was found later with serious injuries at a Tucson
city park, and police said a 32-year-old man is facing numerous
charges in the violent attack.
A man found dead at his Midtown home Friday afternoon is the
victim of a homicide, police said.
A 47-year-old man found dead at his Midtown home Friday
afternoon is the victim of a homicide, police said.
Two men were injured after their motorcycles collided with a
vehicle on Oracle Road, just north of River Road, according to the
Arizona Department of Public Safety.
A recently widowed 87-year-old man committed suicide in the
lobby of a medical clinic Thursday after learning that a specific
doctor wasn't available.
School officials say the tragic death of a 15-year-old girl
after a botched home invasion is not surprising, given the rise in
violent crime across the city.
A suicidal man who barricaded himself inside a south-side Tucson
home for nearly four hours Friday is facing kidnapping and
aggravated assault charges, Tucson police said.
A man was arrested Thursday morning after a device he was using
in his vehicle to get more gas mileage exploded Downtown.
A house fire on the Northeast Side that left one man dead
Thursday night has been ruled accidental, the Tucson Fire
A woman who tried to carjack a man at gunpoint outside a North
Side Walgreens early Thursday was shot and wounded by the man,
Tucson police are no longer looking for a shooter who reportedly
wounded a Pima County jail sergeant, saying there are no viable
Tucson police are investigating a third stabbing attack that
happened Thursday morning on the city's East Side. The attack
occurred near Broadway and Jessica — between Kolb and Wilmot roads
— shortly before 1 a.m.
A man who was found dead under an overpass early Tuesday morning
told his girlfriend that he owed someone $40, and that he would be
shot if he didn't pay it, according to a court document.
After the review of more than 30 applications over the last
several months, the search for Tucson's next police chief has been
narrowed to five.
Man sought in killing surrenders in Douglas
A Russian mafia operating in the Tucson and Phoenix areas has
been busted after a six-month investigation by Tucson police.
A Tucson man who apparently shot himself to death after robbing
a bank and holding several people hostage Monday had several past
run-ins with the law.
A man who was abducted on the Southwest Side on Tuesday was
found safe at a casino by law enforcement.
A 2-year-old boy drowned late Sunday in a pool at a Catalina
Foothills home — the first child drowning of the year in the Tucson
area, officials said Monday.