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Housing trust owns land, puts Tucsonans in homes

Housing trust owns land, puts Tucsonans in homes

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.

August 11, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Tucson Unified, Justice Dept. agree to settle bias suit by 5 custodians

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.

August 02, 2011 12:00 am

Man shoots self after I-19 pursuit ends in Nogales

A man shot himself after a police chase from Tubac to Nogales, refusing to stop and shooting at officers, officials said.

August 01, 2011 7:30 pm

Law & Order Briefs

4-year-old is latest drowning victim

August 01, 2011 12:00 am

Steel from Twin Tower coming to Tucson

A piece of steel from the World Trade Center is coming to Tucson Tuesday.

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4-year-old boy drowns in apartment complex pool in midtown Tucson

A 4-year-old boy drowned Sunday after getting into a closed pool at a midtown apartment complex, officials said.

July 31, 2011 10:00 pm

Fatal crash on I-10 east of Tucson

One person was killed and two injured when their vehicle rolled over on Interstate 10 east of Tucson Sunday afternoon, officials say.

July 31, 2011 3:45 pm

SV teenager charged with murder stabbed 76-year-old man, police say

Police have released more information about the first-degree-murder arrest of a Sierra Vista teenager on Sunday.

July 26, 2011 12:00 am

Eastside woman attacked by bees while walking her dogs

A woman ended up in the hospital after she was attacked late this afternoon by a swarm of bees while walking her dogs, officials say.

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Sierra Vista teen arrested on suspicion of murdering 76-year-old man

Police have released more information regarding the first-degree murder arrest of a Sierra Vista teenager on Sunday.

July 25, 2011 3:27 pm

S. Tucson: We don't deserve huge jail bill

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.

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South Tucson wants taxpayers countywide to cover jail costs

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.

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Ex-UA golfer a fugitive

Editor's note: This is a corrected version of the original July 19 article, which misstated the grounds for Popelka's initial arrest.

July 19, 2011 7:00 am

Cancun-LA flight diverted to Tucson International

An airliner heading from Cancun, Mexico, to Los Angeles landed instead at Tucson International Airport Sunday night because of possible engine trouble.

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Raging Sage closed after fire this morning

An overheated coffee roaster sparked a fire on the roof of a midtown coffeehouse today.

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Wildfire near Safford almost contained

A fire sparked by lightning Saturday burning west of Safford is almost contained, officials say.

July 10, 2011 4:34 pmLoading…

Sun Tran pay increases upsetting to city unions

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.

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Monsoon adds its own noise for Fourth

Monsoon adds its own noise for Fourth

The first citywide monsoon storm of the season added some extra fireworks to Tucson's Independence Day celebrations.

July 05, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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ACLU: Use of Tasers has proven ineffective

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 enforcement.

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Tucson cops kill man suspected in earlier shooting

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.

June 28, 2011 12:00 am

Today was the hottest in Tucson — this year

Today was the hottest day of the year, hitting 112 degrees

June 27, 2011 5:01 pmLoading…

Police make arrest in killing of Tucson man

A man has been arrested in Washington state in connection with the killing of a Tucson man, police said.

June 27, 2011 4:45 pm

Even with Giffords undecided, her campaign is well-funded

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.

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Summer's here, and heat will be extreme

Summer's here, and heat will be extreme

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.

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Boy, 2, nearly drowns as spa gate is left open

June 21, 2011 12:00 am

New wildfire spotted today

A new fire was spotted Sunday on the far western edge of the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest near Bear Canyon Lake.

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Popular Tucson water spot for kids closed due to vandals

Popular Tucson water spot for kids closed due to vandals

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.

June 14, 2011 2:00 pm

Law & Order Briefs

Tot who was pulled from hot tub dies

June 14, 2011 12:00 am

Brush fire damages structures, vehicles

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.

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2-year-old pulled from spa dies

A 2-year-old girl died Monday after being pulled from an eastside hot tub at about 5 p.m. Sunday, officials said.

June 13, 2011 3:03 pm

New wildfire burning rapidly near Sierra Vista

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.

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BBQ-grill fire destroys home

A 27-year-old woman was grilling hot dogs when her barbecue grill exploded and burned down her town home.

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New wildfire near Sierra Vista spurs evacuations

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.

June 12, 2011 8:45 pmLoading…

Foothills home on fire after barbecue explosion

A barbecue explosion at a large family gathering has led to a house fire in the Catalina Foothills, officials say.

June 12, 2011 8:07 pmLoading…

2 kids injured in rollover northwest of Tucson

A rollover crash on Interstate 10 has left two children in critical condition, officials say.

June 06, 2011 4:00 pm

New wildfire along border merging into larger blaze

A new fire sprang up Sunday just south of the Murphy Fire, prompting the closure of Ruby Road, officials said.

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New fire discovered today, just south of the Murphy Fire

A new fire sparked today just south of the Murphy Fire, prompting the closure of Ruby Road, officials say.

June 05, 2011 7:10 pmLoading…

Vail incorporation movement gains with push for petition drive

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.

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New wildfire starts in area west of Tubac

A new wildfire south of Tucson started at about 3:30 p.m. Monday.

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Mobile home resident, 32, killed by fire on Tucson's north side

A 32-year-old man died Monday after a mobile home fire in the 100 block of East Prince Road, officials said.

May 31, 2011 7:36 am

Cell tower project angers residents

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 nearby.

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Law & Order Briefs

State DUI crackdown leads to 312 arrests

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Drowning risk up this time of year

Drowning risk up this time of year

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 Safety Council.

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Artist Moreno resurrects students' La Pilita mural

Artist Moreno resurrects students' La Pilita mural

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.

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Girl, 6, drowns in pool on Tucson's northwest side

A 6-year-girl drowned at a gathering at a northwest-side community pool, officials said.

May 24, 2011 6:45 am

Law & Order Briefs

New blaze burning near Parker Canyon

May 24, 2011 12:00 am
Local kids, NASA crew join in direct-from-space Q&A

Local kids, NASA crew join in direct-from-space Q&A

A group of excited elementary schoolers asked Endeavour astronauts aboard the International Space Station questions about what it's like in space.

May 23, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Tucson police seek info on Friday hit-and-run

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.

May 22, 2011 10:21 pm

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