In a housing market that's crashed and burned, the Pima County
Community Land Trust is rebuilding. The trust rehabs foreclosed
homes to highly energy-efficient standards, and then sells them to
lower-income buyers with good credit who qualify.
Five custodians from Rincon/University High School could be
awarded a total of $45,000 in a proposed settlement of a
discrimination lawsuit against Tucson Unified School District.
A man shot himself after a police chase from Tubac to Nogales,
refusing to stop and shooting at officers, officials said.
4-year-old is latest drowning victim
A piece of steel from the World Trade Center is coming to Tucson
A 4-year-old boy drowned Sunday after getting into a closed pool
at a midtown apartment complex, officials said.
One person was killed and two injured when their vehicle rolled
over on Interstate 10 east of Tucson Sunday afternoon, officials
Police have released more information about the
first-degree-murder arrest of a Sierra Vista teenager on
A woman ended up in the hospital after she was attacked late
this afternoon by a swarm of bees while walking her dogs, officials
Police have released more information regarding the first-degree
murder arrest of a Sierra Vista teenager on Sunday.
South Tucson and Pima County officials are blaming the city's
$1.4 million delinquent Pima County jail bill on the flood of
homeless and other at-risk people flocking to the numerous
social-service providers operating there.
South Tucson and Pima County officials are blaming the city's
$1.4 million delinquent jail bill on the flood of homeless and
other at-risk people flocking to the numerous social-service
providers operating there.
Editor's note: This is a corrected version of the original
July 19 article, which misstated the grounds for Popelka's initial
An airliner heading from Cancun, Mexico, to Los Angeles landed
instead at Tucson International Airport Sunday night because of
possible engine trouble.
An overheated coffee roaster sparked a fire on the roof of a
midtown coffeehouse today.
A fire sparked by lightning Saturday burning west of Safford is
almost contained, officials say.
Many drivers for Sun Tran, which gets nearly $38 million in city
funds, are still getting pay increases, even as city workers
continue to face job cuts and furloughs.
The first citywide monsoon storm of the season added some extra
fireworks to Tucson's Independence Day celebrations.
On the heels of the Arizona Department of Public Safety buying
1,000 updated triple-shot Tasers, civil libertarians have released
a study saying Tasers aren't all that effective in Arizona law
Tucson police officers shot and killed a man believed to have
been involved in a shooting just minutes before at a north-side
restaurant Monday night, officials said.
Today was the hottest day of the year, hitting 112 degrees
A man has been arrested in Washington state in connection with
the killing of a Tucson man, police said.
U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords might not decide whether to run for
office again until May 2012 - but even if she waits that long, she
shouldn't have any trouble financing a re-election campaign.
Welcome to the first day of summer. It's the day when the sun is
farthest away from the Earth, making it the longest day and
shortest night of the year. Here in Tucson, that doesn't mean a lot
of change in the weather.
Boy, 2, nearly drowns as spa gate is left
The two-day evacuation total comes from the Cochise County
A new fire was spotted Sunday on the far western edge of the
Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest near Bear Canyon Lake.
The splash pad at Brandi Fenton Memorial Park, 3482 E. River
Road, is closed until repairs can be made to equipment that was
vandalized over the weekend.
Tot who was pulled from hot tub dies
A brush fire roared through a wash near the 1800 block of East
17th Street on Monday night and burned at least two structures and
a lot filled with stored buses and ambulances, officials said.
A 2-year-old girl died Monday after being pulled from an
eastside hot tub at about 5 p.m. Sunday, officials said.
A new wildfire blasted through more than 3,000 acres and
prompted the evacuation of residents about 25 miles south of Sierra
Vista near the international border.
A 27-year-old woman was grilling hot dogs when her barbecue
grill exploded and burned down her town home.
A new wildfire blasted through 1,000 acres today, prompting the
evacuation of residents about 25 miles south of Sierra Vista near
the international border.
A barbecue explosion at a large family gathering has led to a
house fire in the Catalina Foothills, officials say.
A rollover crash on Interstate 10 has left two children in
critical condition, officials say.
A new fire sprang up Sunday just south of the Murphy Fire,
prompting the closure of Ruby Road, officials said.
A new fire sparked today just south of the Murphy Fire,
prompting the closure of Ruby Road, officials say.
Supporters of incorporation in Vail say they will push the Vail
Community Action Board to back a petition drive aimed at creating a
new city on Tucson's southeast side.
A new wildfire south of Tucson started at about 3:30 p.m.
A 32-year-old man died Monday after a mobile home fire in the
100 block of East Prince Road, officials said.
Plans for a 68-foot cellphone tower to improve reception on
Tucson's northeast side are being delayed after hundreds of
residents complained that they were never notified it was going in
State DUI crackdown leads to 312 arrests
More than 200 kids under age 15 drown, on average, between the
Memorial Day and Labor Day weekends, according to data compiled in
2010 by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and the Home
As Martin Moreno touched up the swirling form of Quetzalcoatl -
the Aztec feathered serpent deity - neighbors, students and city
officials stopped to compliment his work.
A 6-year-girl drowned at a gathering at a northwest-side
community pool, officials said.
New blaze burning near Parker Canyon
A group of excited elementary schoolers asked Endeavour
astronauts aboard the International Space Station questions about
what it's like in space.
Tucson police are looking for more information about a
hit-and-run accident that seriously injured a bicyclist on North
Swan Road on Friday evening.