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Meth Inc.: Industrial-scale Mexican labs now pushing top-grade poison our way

Meth Inc.: Industrial-scale Mexican labs now pushing top-grade poison our way

Corporate meth has arrived in Tucson. This high-end, extremely pure, extremely potent speed is manufactured by organizations with the knowledge to craft a superior product and the distribution networks to get it into the hands of customers worldwide. It is purer and more potent than ever.

July 31, 2011 12:03 am Photos

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Addict keeps fighting grasp that meth has on body

Jeff Fowler's addiction began just months before meth splashed across the nation's collective consciousness.

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Tucson meth ring: the rise and fall of one of city's largest

Tucson meth ring: the rise and fall of one of city's largest

Tim Owens needed to get to Tucson.

July 31, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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10 worst locations for graffiti in Tucson

Call it vandalism, artistic expression or communiqués from the front lines of class conflict - graffiti is all over Tucson.

December 21, 2010 2:00 pmLoading…

Foothills makes depot changes

Enhancements and additions to a Catalina Foothills School District bus depot in a residential neighborhood will go ahead, but not without some concessions to residents angered by the district's initial plans to move the depot deeper into the neighborhood.

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High of 84 breaks Tucson record

Tucson and many other parts of Southern Arizona had record high temperatures Monday, but the heat wave should wane by the end of the week, said an official at the National Weather Service.

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DUI deployment arrests 45, 8 of them with prior violations

The Southern Arizona DUI Task Force, consisting of officers from 12 law-enforcement agencies, made 45 DUI arrests during a weekend deployment.

December 13, 2010 12:00 am

Neighborhood Briefs

east side

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DUI sweep nets 47 over the weekend in Tucson area

The Southern Arizona DUI Task Force made 47 drunken-driving arrests over the weekend, bringing its total number of DUI arrests to 128 since Nov. 26.

December 06, 2010 7:41 am

DUI patrols arrest 47 on weekend

The Southern Arizona DUI Task Force made 47 drunken-driving arrests over the weekend, bringing its total number of DUI arrests to 128 since Nov. 26.

December 06, 2010 12:00 am

Woman dies in shooting at midtown residence

A woman was slain in a midtown home Sunday night, authorities said.

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3 Sun Tran info booths to shut down

Sun Tran customers catching a ride at three of the bus line's transit centers will have to look elsewhere for details about fares and route information starting Wednesday.

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Summerhaven access restricted by snowfall

The first snowfall of the season on Mount Lemmon caused authorities to restrict access on the road to Summerhaven to vehicles with four-wheel drive or snow chains on Sunday.

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Law & Order Briefs

Train strikes, kills woman near downtown

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First snowfall of season blankets Mount Lemmon

The first snowfall of the season on Mount Lemmon caused authorities to restrict access on the road to Summerhaven to vehicles with four-wheel drive or snow chains this evening.

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Vandals hit dozens of UA-area vehicles

Vandals slashed or punctured the tires of about 30 cars Saturday night in University of Arizona-area neighborhoods, officials said.

November 22, 2010 7:38 am

David Nolan, a founder of Libertarian Party, dies

David Nolan, who helped found the Libertarian Party in his Denver home and watched it grow into a force with national influence, died unexpectedly Sunday. The Tucson resident was 66.

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Man found slain in car at convenience store

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National Libertarian Party co-founder dead at 66

National Libertarian Party co-founder dead at 66

One of the founders of the Libertarian Party, David Nolan, died today at age 66

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Man found dead in car on south side; cops looking for killer

Tucson police are investigating the slaying of a man found inside a car at a south-side convenience store around noon on Sunday.

November 21, 2010 4:10 pm

Two men escape house fire in Rita Ranch

Two Rita Ranch men were displaced from their home this morning by a fire that started on their back porch, officials said.

November 21, 2010 2:30 pm

Arson at car wash destoys break room

Arson caused about $60,000 worth of damage to a midtown car wash Saturday night, authorities said.

November 21, 2010 2:27 pm

Law & Order Briefs

Student pilot killed in crash was SV man

November 16, 2010 12:00 am

Crash kills student pilot at Ryan field

Authorities are still trying to determine what caused a student pilot to fatally crash at Ryan Airfield on Sunday.

November 15, 2010 12:00 am

Law & Order Briefs

Rapist, 31, gets life in 2 student attacks

November 02, 2010 12:00 am
Daughter held in dad's killing

Daughter held in dad's killing

The daughter of a man whose body was found in a desert area on Tucson's west side has been arrested in connection with his death, Tucson police said.

November 02, 2010 12:00 am Photos

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Tucson police ID man killed in morning wreck

One person was killed this morning in a wreck at First Avenue and Fort Lowell Road.

November 01, 2010 6:00 pm
Adult-care resident, 66, arrested in strangling of second man, 62

Adult-care resident, 66, arrested in strangling of second man, 62

A resident of a northwest-side adult-care facility has been arrested in connection with the slaying of another resident, the Pima County Sheriff's Department said Monday.

October 26, 2010 12:00 am

Tucson High student Tasered in police confrontation

A University of Arizona police officer used a Taser on a 16 -year-old Tucson High School student who lead police on a footchase across school grounds and threatened them with a piece of pipe, authorities said.

October 25, 2010 5:41 pm

Ariz. guardsmen return from war

About 80 members of a Tucson-based Army National Guard battalion returned to Arizona on Sunday after about 10 months in Afghanistan.

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Suspect in 2 killings to enter guilty plea

October 25, 2010 12:00 am
Sabino-area fire guts home, creating sizable smoke plume

Sabino-area fire guts home, creating sizable smoke plume

A house fire displaced three people Sunday afternoon, authorities said, and sent plumes of smoke high into the air above Sabino Canyon.

October 25, 2010 12:00 am
Firefighters extinguish house fire near Sabino Canyon

Firefighters extinguish house fire near Sabino Canyon

Firefighters have extinguished a large house fire near Sabino Canyon.

October 24, 2010 4:31 pm Photos

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Midtown stabbing injures one; assailant still on the loose

Tucson police are investigating a midtown stabbing that left one person with serious injuries.

October 24, 2010 3:04 pm
Fines drop the longer cameras are in place

Fines drop the longer cameras are in place

In the 2½ years since Tucson started using photo radar, the city has issued 176,000 photo citations, costing drivers $9.5 million in fines.

October 12, 2010 2:00 pm Photos

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Law & Order Briefs

Woman killed in crash ID'd

October 12, 2010 12:00 am

UA grad, serving in Niger with Peace Corps, dies

A Phoenix native and former University of Arizona student died while serving with the Peace Corps in Niger.

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Law & Order Brief

Law & Order Brief

Man held in slaying of 2 found at home

October 11, 2010 12:00 am

Two men found dead in north-side home

Pima County Sheriff’s deputies have discovered the bodies of two men in a home near North Flowing Wells and West Wetmore roads.

October 10, 2010 5:26 pm
Fines drop the longer cameras are in place

Fines drop the longer cameras are in place

In the 21/2 years since Tucson started using photo radar, the city has issued 176,000 photo citations, costing drivers $9.5 million in fines.

October 10, 2010 12:00 am Photos

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Fire ruins sanctuary's shed but not teen workers' spirit

Fire ruins sanctuary's shed but not teen workers' spirit

Volunteers and youth employees of a southeast-side bird and animal sanctuary are going to have a tough time maintaining the trails where they work after the shed housing all of their tools burned down late last month.

October 08, 2010 12:00 am Photos

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Northwest-side apartment burns after cooking mishap

A cooking fire in an apartment complex near East Orange Grove Road and North Oracle Road displaced a family and a dog this evening, authorities said.

October 03, 2010 8:49 pm

Law & Order Briefs

Robber who wounded himself gets 22+ 1/2 1/2 years

September 21, 2010 12:00 am

Sun Tran fares likely to increase

Though the strike is over, Sun Tran passengers aren't in the clear yet. Haggling over contracts between the city of Tucson and the Regional Transportation Authority means the price to ride is likely to go up.

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Law & Order Briefs

Vehicle hits boy on I-19, killing him; driver flees

September 07, 2010 12:00 am

Man in 30s dead in latest Tucson homicide

A man believed to be in his 30s was killed in a homicide Sunday night at a mobile home park, Tucson police said.

September 05, 2010 9:49 pm

Neighborhood Briefs

South Side

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Fires at 2 complexes displace at least 10

Two apartment fires Saturday displaced at least 10 people and caused more than $100,000 in damage, Tucson Fire Department officials said Sunday.

August 30, 2010 12:00 am

Two separate apartment fires displace 11 people Saturday night

Two separate apartment fires Saturday displaced 11 people and caused more than $100,000 in total damage, Tucson Fire Department officials said.

August 29, 2010 3:39 pm

Law & Order Briefs

Pinal County seeks man in sexual assault

August 25, 2010 12:00 am

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