As officials were responding to the bear on the utility pole, the Arizona Game and Fish officials cleared a 300-pound bear from Highway 82 between Sonoita and Patagonia after it had been fatally struck.
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Empanadas with Caribbean, Central- and South-American flavors are becoming increasingly popular in Tucson. You can find several variations of …
Savory empanadas in Latin American countries are often ordered as appetizers or as street food that people can snack on. Here are five places you can find savory empanadas and unique sweet ones around Tucson.
Homeless Outreach Teams with the city and the police department respond to calls about camps and connect people e with resources including permanent housing.
Tucson's Mental Health Support Team builds relationships with crisis observation centers that let officers quickly drop off people experiencing a mental crisis rather than taking them to jail.
Three teams of Tucson police officers, often working with local social service agencies, seek out people struggling with homelessness, addiction and serious mental health challenges, and work to guide them to the help they need.
Tucson's Substance Use Resource Team educates people about community resources and provides rides to detox facilities for people ready to take that step.
Witnesses say two men carjacked a white pickup truck and hit several cars as they made their way to the exit, where they fatally shot a man who tried to intervene.
Around 1:30 a.m. Thursday, officers responded to a report of a shooting at South Side Smoke Shop.
Two people died in a crash Friday night in midtown Tucson, police said.