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Sun's route in equinox cuts vision

Friday marks the beginning of autumn, but with temperatures in the high 90s it will be hard to tell - unless you're driving at sunrise or sunset.

September 22, 2011 12:00 amLoading…

Law & Order Briefs

Police identify victim of Tuesday shooting

September 22, 2011 12:00 am

Man on overpass in custody of Tucson police

A man who was on the 22nd Street overpass is now in police custody.

September 21, 2011 1:17 pm

Drivers warned about sun's glare during equinox

Friday marks the beginning of autumn, but with temperatures in the high 90s it will be hard to tell — unless you’re driving at sunrise or sunset.

September 21, 2011 12:00 pmLoading…

Tucson police ID man shot to death in midtown

Police have identified the 24-year-old man shot and killed late Tuesday as Jonathon McKinney.

September 21, 2011 9:00 am

Tucson man killed in freeway wreck

A 31-year-old Tucson man was killed in a crash on Interstate 10 near downtown early Tuesday, police said.

September 20, 2011 9:15 am

Four pedestrians killed this month

Four people have been killed while walking across Tucson streets in the past 10 days in what police say is a spike in pedestrian fatalities.

September 17, 2011 12:00 am

Law & Order Briefs

Prosecutors: Loughner needs more treatment

September 17, 2011 12:00 am
Tucson's south side cleans up after storm

Tucson's south side cleans up after storm

In the aftermath of Thursday's storm, Wesley Watson stood on his muddy front porch squeezing water from pillows and comforters.

September 17, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Tucson police ID man killed on south-side shooting

Police have identified the man shot and killed Thursday as 41-year-old Gilbert Salazar.

September 16, 2011 2:18 pm

Wreck closes intersection on Tucson's south side

South Alvernon Way is shut down in all directions from East Benson Highway to East Drexel Road after a serious crash, police said.

September 16, 2011 12:17 pm

Offices open for passport applicants on Saturday

Planning a trip outside the country anytime soon? Passport offices all over the country will be open on Saturday for Passport Day.

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Storms flood Tucson, cause havoc

Storms flood Tucson, cause havoc

A man was swept down the Santa Cruz River on Thursday afternoon during monsoon storms that brought record rain, flooded homes and businesses on the south side and stranded many people in their vehicles.

September 16, 2011 12:02 am Video Photos

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Search for man swept away in Santa Cruz called off

Search for man swept away in Santa Cruz called off

A storm concentrated mostly on the city's south side caused severe flooding near the airport and major traffic woes this afternoon.

September 15, 2011 2:07 pm Photos

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Four Pima County roads still closed

The Pima County Department of Transportation has closed the following roads because of this week’s storms.

September 15, 2011 8:05 amLoading…

Chief appointed for Tucson Fire Department

Interim chief Jim Critchley has been appointed head of the Tucson Fire Department.

September 14, 2011 8:11 amLoading…
12,000 cyclists near UA campus targeted by enforcement push

12,000 cyclists near UA campus targeted by enforcement push

The University of Arizona Police Department and Parking and Transportation Services have launched the Bicycle Safety and Education campaign to remind bicyclists of traffic laws.

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Man killed in crash east of Tucson ID'd

One person was killed and three were injured in a crash on Interstate 10 near Benson early Tuesday, according to the Arizona Department of Public Safety.

September 13, 2011 3:00 pm
Family of missing Tucson woman asks that she not be forgotten

Family of missing Tucson woman asks that she not be forgotten

Adela Guzman-Mendoza has been missing for almost a year and her family is asking the public to not forget her.

September 12, 2011 11:57 am

Gunmen robbed, assaulted 4 couples at Gates Pass

Three gunmen who robbed and assaulted couples on the same night late last month at a popular makeout spot on Tucson's west side are being sought by the Pima County Sheriff's Department.

September 10, 2011 12:00 am
4 killed in freeway crash north of Tucson ID'd

4 killed in freeway crash north of Tucson ID'd

The four people killed in Thursday’s fiery crash on Interstate 10 near Eloy have been identified.

September 09, 2011 2:00 pm Related
Armed robbers targeted Tucson 'lovers' lane'

Armed robbers targeted Tucson 'lovers' lane'

Three gunmen who robbed and assaulted couples on the same night late last month at a popular makeout spot on Tucson’s west side are being sought by the Pima County Sheriff’s Department.

September 09, 2011 1:00 pm

Man killed outside South Tucson bar

A 21-year-old man was shot and killed during an argument outside a South Tucson bar early Friday, police said.

September 09, 2011 9:38 am

Tucson woman killed crossing southeast side street

A 64-year-old Tucson woman was killed Thursday when she was hit by a car while walking across a southeast Tucson street, police said.

September 09, 2011 8:16 am

Law & Order Briefs

Pedestrian killed by car on south side

September 09, 2011 12:00 am

Tucson police ID pedestrian killed Wednesday night

A 75-year-old woman was killed Wednesday night after she was hit by a car while walking across a street in Tucson’s south side.

September 08, 2011 8:16 am
Tucson firefighter honored as hero

Tucson firefighter honored as hero

Local firefighter Tyler Menke is the winner of this year's United Fire Firefighter of the Year award.

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Teen girl reports kidnap attempt east of Tucson

Deputies are investigating the possible kidnapping attempt of a 15-year-old girl in Vail.

September 07, 2011 1:10 pm

Law & Order Briefs

Tucsonan dies in crash of ATV in Rocky Point

September 07, 2011 12:00 am
Tucson police looking for gun-toting shoplifter

Tucson police looking for gun-toting shoplifter

Tucson police are asking for help identifying a couple who they say shoplifted at a Walmart and pointed a gun at employees when confronted.

September 06, 2011 3:12 pm Photos

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Tucson man killed in Rocky Point wreck

A 27-year-old Tucson resident was killed in an ATV crash in the popular Sonoran vacation spot of Rocky Point Friday, the Nogales International reported Tuesday.

September 06, 2011 12:06 pm

Body found at Sierra Tucson confirmed to be missing Calif. doc

Police have identified the body found in Sierra Tucson last week as Kenneth Litwack, a California physician and surgeon who had been missing from the rehabilitation center since mid-August.

September 06, 2011 11:03 am
Be a brick: Help firefighters protect themselves

Be a brick: Help firefighters protect themselves

Fallen Officers Memorial at Tucson Fire Department's headquarters, 300 S. Fire Central Place.

September 02, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
Be a brick: Help Tucson firefighters protect themselves

Be a brick: Help Tucson firefighters protect themselves

Local firefighters are at risk every day, and now the public can help save their lives by purchasing bricks for a memorial that will pay for tools needed to stay alive.

September 02, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Arizona Wildcat fans urged to show their colors tomorrow

No, it's not the Fourth of July, but the first UA football game is Saturday, so expect to see a lot of people wearing red and blue Friday.

September 01, 2011 7:45 amLoading…

YWCA helps Hate Crime Task Force

The YWCA of Tucson will be home to the Southern Arizona Hate Crime Task Force starting today.

September 01, 2011 12:00 am

Man in serious condition after triple shooting in Tucson today

A man is in serious condition after a triple shooting on Tucson’s east side this morning, police said.

August 31, 2011 1:05 pm

Woman, 69, killed on I-10 east of Tucson

A 69-year-old Willcox woman was killed in a crash on Interstate 10 near Houghton Road early Wednesday, police said.

August 31, 2011 8:35 am

Body found at Sierra Tucson may be missing surgeon

The body of a man was found Tuesday on the grounds of Sierra Tucson, just north of Pima County's border, officials said.

August 31, 2011 12:00 am

Body found near Tucson rehab center could be missing doctor

The body of a man was found near Sierra De Tucson Tuesday morning just north of Pima County’s border, officials said.

August 30, 2011 4:00 pm

Tucson tax preparer pleads guilty to filing false returns

A tax preparer pleaded guilty Monday in federal court to four counts of filing false tax returns, officials said.

August 30, 2011 1:38 pm
Green Valley man survives shears impaled in skull

Green Valley man survives shears impaled in skull

Surgeons at University Medical Center saved the eye of a Green Valley man who fell on top of hand pruners, sending part of the handle through his eye socket and down his throat, officials said.

August 30, 2011 12:02 am Related

Law & Order Briefs

Police search home of child-abuse suspect

August 30, 2011 12:00 am
Tucson surgeons save eye of man who fell on pruners

Tucson surgeons save eye of man who fell on pruners

Leroy Luetscher bent down to pick a pair of hand pruners he dropped, but he lost his balance and fell face-down on the handle.

August 29, 2011 2:38 pm

Woman killed in weekend crash south of Tucson

A 28-year-old Rio Rico woman was killed in a crash near Tubac early Saturday, according to the state Department of Public Safety.

August 29, 2011 9:00 am

Check Tucson's heat with OSHA phone app

Temperatures are expected to reach 106 this week with humidity levels of about 50 percent, putting outdoor workers at risk for heat-related illness. But with a new smartphone app, they can calculate the heat index an risk level wherever they are.

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Wreck fatal to Tucson man tied in part to overloading

Wreck fatal to Tucson man tied in part to overloading

An 18-year-old Tucson man who was killed in a crash Aug. 20 was driving a pickup truck overloaded with inflatable jumping castles, officials said.

August 27, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Tucson man accused of posting child porn online

Tucson man accused of posting child porn online

A 21-year-old Tucson man was arrested on suspicion of sexual exploitation of a minor after he posted explicit photographs on an online social media website, police said.

August 25, 2011 3:00 pm
Birthday party for Michael Jackson in Tucson this weekend

Birthday party for Michael Jackson in Tucson this weekend

Michael Jackson would have turned 53 on Sunday and Tucson will have a party to celebrate the late artist’s birthday.

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Tucson traffic alert: Construction downtown through September

Construction downtown will cause restrictions on Granada Avenue from Congress Street to Alameda Street through the end of September, officials said.

August 25, 2011 8:10 am

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