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UA now offers paid parental leave

UA now offers paid parental leave

Eligible employees to get up to six weeks paid for birth, adoption.

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Program teaches Tucson youth healthy living, leadership skills

Program teaches Tucson youth healthy living, leadership skills

The 4-H program is open to youth ages 12 to 19. 

July 08, 2014 2:00 pmLoading…
Foundation gives 100 bulletproof vests to Tucson police

Foundation gives 100 bulletproof vests to Tucson police

The Tucson Police Foundation raised funds through its Adopt A Cop program. 

July 08, 2014 12:00 am
Flash flood warning for east central Pima County

Flash flood warning for east central Pima County

Areas affected include Corona de Tucson, Vail and Rita Ranch. 

July 07, 2014 2:23 pmLoading…
Man and woman shot while leaving Foothills apartment

Man and woman shot while leaving Foothills apartment

The shooting happened around 1 a.m. Monday morning. 

July 07, 2014 11:15 am
Deputies search for armed robbery suspect

Deputies search for armed robbery suspect

Armed suspect robbed southwest-side store then fled on an ATV. 

July 07, 2014 8:38 am
Some parts of Tucson could see rain Sunday night

Some parts of Tucson could see rain Sunday night

A 50 percent chance of rain in the forecast for this evening.

July 06, 2014 6:36 pmLoading…
Tucson trick roper auditions on 'America's Got Talent'

Tucson trick roper auditions on 'America's Got Talent'

Loop Rawlins, 28, has been performing in Tucson since he was 14. 

July 01, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Teen's death brings second tragedy for family

Teen's death brings second tragedy for family

Daughter of woman injured in car attack found dead in desert

June 30, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

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Three injured in 2 crashes NW of Tucson

Three injured in 2 crashes NW of Tucson

Two people seriously injured, a third had minor injuries in Marana crashes.

June 30, 2014 7:52 am
Semba babe: shower games predict, it's a girl

Semba babe: shower games predict, it's a girl

Nearly 1,000 people attend baby shower for Reid Park Zoo's pregnant pachyderm.

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Fire destroys workshop attached to east Tucson home

Fire destroys workshop attached to east Tucson home

Firefighters prevented blazed from spreading to living quarters. 

June 29, 2014 5:30 pm Photos

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Shower games predict girl for Tucson zoo's pregnant elephant

Shower games predict girl for Tucson zoo's pregnant elephant

Nearly 1,000 people attend baby shower for Reid Park Zoo's pregnant pachyderm.

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Quake rattles some Tucsonans; others snooze through it

Quake rattles some Tucsonans; others snooze through it

No injuries or damage reported after 5.2 magnitude quake rattles Southern Arizona. 

June 29, 2014 2:45 pm Photos

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Crash closes Broadway near Park Place Mall

Crash closes Broadway near Park Place Mall

Police investigating crash with minor injuries near Park Place Mall.

June 29, 2014 12:53 pm
Woman killed in ATV crash NW of Tucson

Woman killed in ATV crash NW of Tucson

Geneva McClean, 38, died after crashing ATV into mailbox in Picture Rocks. 

June 29, 2014 10:00 am
Sunnyside apparently won't put budget override on ballot

Sunnyside apparently won't put budget override on ballot

The board voted 5-0 to pass a resolution ordering an override election.

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Reid Park Zoo hosts elephant baby shower Sunday

Reid Park Zoo hosts elephant baby shower Sunday

Reid Park Zoo celebrates pending birth of first calf born at zoo. 

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Zoo hosts elephant baby shower Sunday

Zoo hosts elephant baby shower Sunday

Semba, one of the Reid Park Zoo's African elephants is set to give birth in the next few weeks. Her calf will be the first born at the zoo.

June 25, 2014 12:58 pm
Fundraiser Saturday to benefit Sunnyside Peace Garden

Fundraiser Saturday to benefit Sunnyside Peace Garden

The Sunnyside Neighborhood Association will host fundraiser for the community's Peace Garden. 

June 25, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Community vigil to remember cyclist killed in crash

Community vigil to remember cyclist killed in crash

Kris Lee Chambers was killed when a car ran a red light and struck her from behind.

June 24, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Ben's Bells:Teacher of the blind uses love and patience

Ben's Bells:Teacher of the blind uses love and patience

Each week Ben's Bells recognizes a person who makes Tucson better. 

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Tucson police arrest suspected serial cigarette thief

Tucson police arrest suspected serial cigarette thief

Tucson police arrested a man suspected of stealing and selling more than $5,500 worth of cigarettes over the course of several months. 

June 23, 2014 12:13 pm
Semi rollover closes County Club Road

Semi rollover closes County Club Road

A semi truck struck a bridge on Country Club Road Monday morning, causing it to spill on to its side, Tucson police said. 

June 23, 2014 8:20 am
Six Southern Arizona Girl Scouts earn Gold Award

Six Southern Arizona Girl Scouts earn Gold Award

Six Southern Arizona Girl Scouts have earned Gold Awards

June 22, 2014 6:45 pm
Six Southern Arizona Girl Scouts earn Gold Award

Six Southern Arizona Girl Scouts earn Gold Award

Six Southern Arizona Girl Scouts, who made a difference in their communities through service projects, have earned the organization's highest award, the Gold Award.From left: Brianna Robillard, Jadzia Caparulo, Meredith Burgess, Mariah Weidner and Erika Yee. 

June 22, 2014 3:12 pm
Woman nearly drowns at NW Tucson gym

Woman nearly drowns at NW Tucson gym

A 74-year-old woman found floating face down at a northwest-side fitness center pool was rescued by bystanders, including an off-duty paramedic, Saturday afternoon. 

June 22, 2014 11:15 am
Pinal sheriff: Men working as cartel scouts arrested

Pinal sheriff: Men working as cartel scouts arrested

Several men who sheriff’s authorities said were working as lookouts for a Mexican drug cartel in a known smuggling area have been arrested after a months-long investigation in Pinal County.

June 17, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Humane Society halts accepting canines due to distemper

Humane Society halts accepting canines due to distemper

An increase in dogs and puppies coming in with the fatal distemper virus has caused the Humane Society of Southern Arizona to cease accepting canines for the next week while the shelter is being cleaned and sanitized.

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Pinal Sheriff: Mexican drug cartel scouts arrested in months-long investigation

Pinal Sheriff: Mexican drug cartel scouts arrested in months-long investigation

Several men working as lookouts for a Mexican drug cartel in a known smuggling area have been arrested after a months-long investigation in Pinal County. 

June 16, 2014 1:30 pm
Tucson pilot withdraws from air race

Tucson pilot withdraws from air race

Tucson resident Evelyn Sedivy Cowing’s plans to co-pilot in a cross country air race set to start today were cut short due to weather delays that caused her team to withdraw from the competition.

June 16, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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One man, 2 children injured in crash on WB I-10 near Cortaro Road

One man, 2 children injured in crash on WB I-10 near Cortaro Road

One man and two toddlers were injured in a crash involving a semi on westbound Interstate 10 north of Cortaro Road. 

June 15, 2014 1:12 pm Photos

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Q&A with Evelyn Cowing

The Arizona Daily Star caught up with Evelyn Sedivy Cowing as she and her pilot were making their way from Lincoln, Nebraska, to Concord, California, where the 2014 Air Race Classic is set for Monday.

June 11, 2014 11:28 am
Momma bear, 2 cubs found on Fort Huachuca relocated

Momma bear, 2 cubs found on Fort Huachuca relocated

A bear and her two cubs found in trees on Fort Huachuca were safely removed and relocated by Arizona Game and Fish Department officers last week, the agency said.

June 10, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Nearly 50-pound tumor removed from Tucson woman in life-saving procedure

Nearly 50-pound tumor removed from Tucson woman in life-saving procedure

A nearly 50-pound tumor was removed from a Tucson woman in a high-risk procedure performed by surgeons at The University of Arizona Medical Center.

June 09, 2014 3:00 pm
Female bear and two cubs relocated after being found on Fort Huachuca

Female bear and two cubs relocated after being found on Fort Huachuca

A female bear and two cubs found in trees on Fort Huachuca were safely removed and relocated by Arizona Game and Fish Department officers last week.

June 09, 2014 12:12 pm Photos

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Four men arrested on counterfeit-related charges in Oro Valley

Four men arrested on counterfeit-related charges in Oro Valley

Four men were arrested on suspicion of fraud after allegedly using counterfeit bills to purchase items from an Oro Valley Target, according to police. 

June 09, 2014 12:00 pm
Driver crashes tandem dump truck NW of Tucson

Driver crashes tandem dump truck NW of Tucson

The driver of a tandem dump truck lost control of the vehicle and drove off the roadway, causing the rear bed to become lodged atop the front bed, authorities said. 

June 09, 2014 10:04 am Video Photos

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California driver dies in rollover wreck on I-10

A California man was killed and another suffered minor injuries in a single-vehicle rollover crash on Interstate 10 early Sunday morning.

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Sunnyside board elects Hernandez

The Sunnyside Unified School District Governing Board elected new officers at a special meeting last week.

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Woman evacuated safely in mobile home fire on Tucson's north side

Woman evacuated safely in mobile home fire on Tucson's north side

Crews from Tucson fire safely evacuated a woman from her north-side mobile home which caught fire Sunday afternoon. 

June 08, 2014 3:01 pm
Man killed in crash on I-10 north of Tucson ID'd

Man killed in crash on I-10 north of Tucson ID'd

A California man was killed and another had minor injuries in a single-vehicle rollover crash on Interstate 10 early Sunday morning. 

June 08, 2014 11:57 am
Summer heat, minimal shade bring new challenges for Hoofprints of the Heart

Summer heat, minimal shade bring new challenges for Hoofprints of the Heart

Marana resident Deana Boudrieau has an unusual summer wish list. It includes shade cloth, poles, fly spray, de-wormer, alfalfa and hay.

June 05, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Sunnyside board names interim leader after buying out Isquierdo's contract

Sunnyside board names interim leader after buying out Isquierdo's contract

Sunnyside Assistant Superintendent Eugenia Favela was appointed interim superintendent Tuesday night, one day after controversial superintendent Manuel Isquierdo was bought out of his contract for nearly $500,000.

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Sunnyside school board buys out Isquierdo for nearly $500k

Sunnyside school board buys out Isquierdo for nearly $500k

After a seven-hour long executive session the Sunnyside school board voted 3-2 to buy out superintendent Manuel Isquierdo and agreed to pay him $499,500 to terminate the contract that was set to expire in two years.

June 03, 2014 12:30 am Related Loading…
Meeting to discuss buyout of Sunnyside superintendent's contract underway

Meeting to discuss buyout of Sunnyside superintendent's contract underway

The Sunnyside school board has entered an executive session to discuss a possible buyout of Superintendent Manuel Isquierdo's contract.

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Woman injured in midtown Tucson crash dies

Woman injured in midtown Tucson crash dies

A passenger injured in a crash with an ambulance in mid-May died from her injuries Sunday night at a local hospital, Tucson police said. 

June 02, 2014 10:30 am

Sunnyside board to consider possible buyout of superintendent

The Sunnyside governing board will hold an executive session meeting today to discuss a possible buyout of Superintendent Manuel Isquierdo’s contract.

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House fire on Tucson's south side displaces family of 5

House fire on Tucson's south side displaces family of 5

Five people and two dogs were displaced Sunday night after a fire damaged their south-side home. 

June 02, 2014 8:43 am

Tucson sees heat warning, with high of 109 expected

The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning for Tucson and surrounding areas on Monday.

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