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  • School starts while teaching jobs remain unfilled

    School starts while teaching jobs remain unfilled

    Friday, August 1 2014 10:08 PM EDT2014-08-02 02:08:20 GMT
    Tucson's largest school district is still trying to finish a large summer assignment: hire enough teachers. But Tucson Unified School District still has more than 100 teaching vacancies.
    Tucson's largest school district is still trying to finish a large summer assignment: hire enough teachers. But Tucson Unified School District still has more than 100 teaching vacancies.
  • House OKs bill to address border crisis

    House OKs bill to address border crisis

    House Republicans revived their bill on the U.S.-Mexico border crisis in dramatic fashion Friday, preparing to pass it after winning over conservatives with tough new provisions that could threaten deportation for...
    House Republicans passed legislation late Friday to address the crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border by sending migrant youths back home without hearings, winning over conservatives with a companion bill that could lead to...
  • House OKs bill to address border crisis

    House OKs bill to address border crisis

    Friday, August 1 2014 10:22 PM EDT2014-08-02 02:22:42 GMT
    House Republicans revived their bill on the U.S.-Mexico border crisis in dramatic fashion Friday, preparing to pass it after winning over conservatives with tough new provisions that could threaten deportation for...
    House Republicans passed legislation late Friday to address the crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border by sending migrant youths back home without hearings, winning over conservatives with a companion bill that could lead to...
  • Raw: 6pm Forecast 8-1-14

    Raw: 6pm Forecast 8-1-14

     

  • Goodell defends NFL's 2-game suspension of Rice

    Goodell defends NFL's 2-game suspension of Rice

    Friday, August 1 2014 10:12 PM EDT2014-08-02 02:12:38 GMT
    NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says his decision to suspend Ray Rice for only two games following a domestic violence arrest is consistent with the league's previous actions.
    NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell defended himself Friday against criticism that he was too lenient in suspending Ray Rice two games for his "horrible mistake."
  • San Miguel High School makes back to school a celebration

    San Miguel High School makes back to school a celebration

    Friday, August 1 2014 7:56 PM EDT2014-08-01 23:56:55 GMT
    (Source: San Miguel High School)(Source: San Miguel High School)
    Students celebrated the school’s tenth anniversary and will take part in other anniversary events throughout the school year, including a big gala on April 11, according to school officials.
    Students celebrated the school’s tenth anniversary and will take part in other anniversary events throughout the school year, including a big gala on April 11, according to school officials.
  • UPDATE

    NB I-17 reopens after fatal tanker crash at Loop 303

    NB I-17 reopens after fatal tanker crash at Loop 303

    Friday, August 1 2014 7:43 PM EDT2014-08-01 23:43:37 GMT
    One person was killed and traffic on I-17 in both directions was blocked when this tanker crashed early Friday morning. (Source: CBS 5 News)One person was killed and traffic on I-17 in both directions was blocked when this tanker crashed early Friday morning. (Source: CBS 5 News)
    The Arizona Department of Transportation spokesman said northbound traffic was closed at Jomax Road and southbound traffic was closed at the Loop 303 exit.
    The Arizona Department of Transportation spokesman said northbound traffic was closed at Jomax Road and southbound traffic was closed at the Loop 303 exit.
  • Speeding stop leads Pima Co. deputies to drug arrest

    Speeding stop leads Pima Co. deputies to drug arrest

    Friday, August 1 2014 7:12 PM EDT2014-08-01 23:12:31 GMT
    Man faces drug and child abuse charges after Pima County Sheriff's deputies made a routine traffic stop for speeding, according to Chief Deputy Chris Nanos.The man, identified as Saul Estrella-Lizarraga, had allegedly been speeding when he was pulled over by a PCSD Border Indications Unit, on Interstate 10 near Avra Valley Road. 
    Man faces drug and child abuse charges after Pima County Sheriff's deputies made a routine traffic stop for speeding, according to Chief Deputy Chris Nanos.The man, identified as Saul Estrella-Lizarraga, had allegedly been speeding when he was pulled over by a PCSD Border Indications Unit, on Interstate 10 near Avra Valley Road. 
  • Central American immigrants now have a new place to wait for their rides out of Tucson

    Central American immigrants now have a new place to wait for their rides out of Tucson

    Friday, August 1 2014 7:04 PM EDT2014-08-01 23:04:50 GMT
    Central American Immigrants captured in Arizona still are passing through Tucson, but one part of their journey is changing.
    Central American Immigrants captured in Arizona still are passing through Tucson, but one part of their journey is changing.
  • Independent review of controversial execution underway

    Independent review of controversial execution underway

    Friday, August 1 2014 6:58 PM EDT2014-08-01 22:58:55 GMT
    Corrections Director Charles Ryan said on Friday that records from the procedure show the amount of drugs administered comply with the department's mandate under state law.
    Corrections Director Charles Ryan said on Friday that records from the procedure show the amount of drugs administered comply with the department's mandate under state law.

  • Ebola moving faster than control efforts

    Ebola moving faster than control efforts

    Friday, August 1 2014 6:44 PM EDT2014-08-01 22:44:26 GMT
    Presidents from the West African countries hit by the Ebola outbreak are meeting with world health leaders to come up with ways to stop the spread of the deadly disease.
    An Ebola outbreak that has killed more than 700 people in West Africa is moving faster than efforts to control the disease, the head of the World Health Organization warned as presidents from the affected countries met...
  • Eastbound Pima at Swan reopens after crash

    Eastbound Pima at Swan reopens after crash

    Friday, August 1 2014 6:20 PM EDT2014-08-01 22:20:40 GMT
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    Stay with Tucson News Now on air and online for updates.
  • US job growth eases but tops 200K for a 6th month

    US job growth eases but tops 200K for a 6th month

    Friday, August 1 2014 5:52 PM EDT2014-08-01 21:52:27 GMT
    U.S. employers extended this year's hiring surge into July by adding a solid 209,000 jobs. It was the sixth straight month of job growth above 200,000.
    A sixth straight month of solid 200,000-plus job growth in July reinforced growing evidence that the U.S. economy is accelerating after five years of sluggish expansion.
  • Israel pushes deeper in Gaza after soldier seized

    Israel pushes deeper in Gaza after soldier seized

    Friday, August 1 2014 4:55 PM EDT2014-08-01 20:55:44 GMT
    A three-day cease-fire in the Gaza Strip has gone into effect following heavy Israel-Hamas fighting.
    Backed by tank fire and airstrikes, Israeli forces pushed deep into southern Gaza on Friday, searching for an Israeli army officer believed to be captured by Hamas fighters during deadly clashes that shattered an...
  • Obama says after 9-11, US 'tortured some folks'

    Obama says after 9-11, US 'tortured some folks'

    Friday, August 1 2014 4:34 PM EDT2014-08-01 20:34:27 GMT
    President Barack Obama says in the immediate aftermath of 9/11, the United States did things that were wrong and crossed the line. He says, quote, "we tortured some folks."
    The United States tortured al Qaida detainees captured after the 9/11 attacks, President Obama said Friday, in some of his most expansive comments to date about a controversial set of CIA practices that he banned after...
  • Two Tucson schools recognized for civic learning

    Two Tucson schools recognized for civic learning

    Friday, August 1 2014 3:47 PM EDT2014-08-01 19:47:02 GMT
    There are 27 schools in Southern Arizona that are being recognized for their high quality in civic teaching for the 2013 - 2014 school year. 22 public and 5 charter schools received recognition in one of three categories - School of Merit, School of Distinction and School of Excellence, according to a release from the Arizona Department of Education (ADE).
    There are 27 schools in Southern Arizona that are being recognized for their high quality in civic teaching for the 2013 - 2014 school year. 22 public and 5 charter schools received recognition in one of three categories - School of Merit, School of Distinction and School of Excellence, according to a release from the Arizona Department of Education (ADE).
  • Raw: Noon weathercast 8-1-2014

    Raw: Noon weathercast 8-1-2014

     

  • Ukraine: Body parts retrieved at jet crash site

    Ukraine: Body parts retrieved at jet crash site

    Friday, August 1 2014 3:34 PM EDT2014-08-01 19:34:30 GMT
    Ukrainian authorities said Friday that at least 10 government troops were killed in an ambush by pro-Russian separatists in an area near the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, but international inspectors...
    Wearing gloves and carrying blue plastic buckets, international investigators finally began gathering up body parts and victims' belongings Friday in the fields where Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 came down.
  • TRICO accepting POWER grant applications

    TRICO accepting POWER grant applications

    Friday, August 1 2014 2:48 PM EDT2014-08-01 18:48:56 GMT
    Each year TRICO accepts applications for it POWER grant program, the focus for 2015 funding is 'food and basic needs for children'. The Trico POWER grant is unique in that its employees choose the focus funding and a committee of employee volunteers make the final selection.
    Each year TRICO accepts applications for it POWER grant program, the focus for 2015 funding is 'food and basic needs for children'. The Trico POWER grant is unique in that its employees choose the focus funding and a committee of employee volunteers make the final selection.
  • Police: Do not call us if Facebook is down

    Police: Do not call us if Facebook is down

    Friday, August 1 2014 2:18 PM EDT2014-08-01 18:18:37 GMT
    An officer from Los Angeles County took to Twitter on Friday when Facebook users called for help while the social media website was down.
    An officer from Los Angeles County took to Twitter on Friday when Facebook users called for help to report that the social media website was down.
  • Colorado panel considers new look for edible pot

    Colorado panel considers new look for edible pot

    Friday, August 1 2014 1:39 PM EDT2014-08-01 17:39:30 GMT
    Marijuana-infused brownies and other treats for sale in Colorado come with all kinds of warning labels.
    Marijuana can go in more than brownies and cookies. And the dizzying variety of foods that can be infused with the drug is complicating matters for Colorado regulators who want to make sure pot-infused edibles and drinks...
  • Marana district Superintendent to ride school bus on first day

    Marana district Superintendent to ride school bus on first day

    Friday, August 1 2014 1:18 PM EDT2014-08-01 17:18:35 GMT
    Doug Wilson, the Marana Unified School District Superintendent, is kicking off the first day of school in an unusual way, by riding a school bus with some elementary students. 
    Doug Wilson, the Marana Unified School District Superintendent, is kicking off the first day of school in an unusual way, by riding a school bus with some elementary students. 
  • 'Bait bikes' still up for discussion in Tucson

    'Bait bikes' still up for discussion in Tucson

    Friday, August 1 2014 1:17 PM EDT2014-08-01 17:17:31 GMT
    A bicycle enforcement subcommittee for the Tucson-Pima County Bicycle Advisory Committee will present its research at the next advisory committee meeting in August. The 'bait bike' method is already being used by police in San Francisco, but whether it will be adopted by Tucson Police remains to be seen.
    A bicycle enforcement subcommittee for the Tucson-Pima County Bicycle Advisory Committee will present its research at the next advisory committee meeting in August. The 'bait bike' method is already being used by police in San Francisco, but whether it will be adopted by Tucson Police remains to be seen.
  • Rep. Cantor to resign from House seat in August

    Rep. Cantor to resign from House seat in August

    Friday, August 1 2014 1:17 PM EDT2014-08-01 17:17:14 GMT
    U.S. Rep. Eric Cantor tells a Virginia newspaper he will resign his seat in the House of Representatives months earlier than expected.
    After a stunning primary election loss, former Majority Leader Eric Cantor said Friday that he will resign his seat in the House months earlier than expected.
  • Hyundai recalls more than 419K vehicles

    Hyundai recalls more than 419K vehicles

    Friday, August 1 2014 1:00 PM EDT2014-08-01 17:00:53 GMT
    Hyundai is recalling more than 419,000 cars and SUVs to fix suspension, brake and oil leak problems.
    Hyundai is recalling more than 419,000 cars and SUVs to fix suspension, brake and oil leak problems.
  • House GOP weighs new border bill to break logjam

    House GOP weighs new border bill to break logjam

    House Republican leaders are struggling to round up votes from wary conservatives for a bill dealing with the immigrant surge at the U.S.-Mexico border. That's so they can head home for the five-week summer...
    House Republicans are considering a new border security bill that would add more money for the National Guard as leaders frantically try to win over reluctant conservatives.
  • Harley recalls bikes for ignition switch problem

    Harley recalls bikes for ignition switch problem

    Friday, August 1 2014 11:13 AM EDT2014-08-01 15:13:05 GMT
    Ignition switch problems that have plagued General Motors and Chrysler have now turned up in the motorcycle business.
    Ignition switch problems that have plagued General Motors and Chrysler have now turned up in the motorcycle business.
  • Meet Peep, one of Tucson's more unusual family pets

    Meet Peep, one of Tucson's more unusual family pets

    Friday, August 1 2014 10:43 AM EDT2014-08-01 14:43:51 GMT
    Summer Cox has several animals on her Picture Rocks ranch, but one in particular tends to stand out among the rest.His name is Peep and he’s a two year old peacock who apparently likes to go on adventures with the family. Cox say he’s not like other birds, because he’s not startled by loud noises.
    Summer Cox has several animals on her Picture Rocks ranch, but one in particular tends to stand out among the rest.His name is Peep and he’s a two year old peacock who apparently likes to go on adventures with the family. Cox say he’s not like other birds, because he’s not startled by loud noises.
  • Non-students can take advantage of back-to-school deals

    Non-students can take advantage of back-to-school deals

    Friday, August 1 2014 10:43 AM EDT2014-08-01 14:43:11 GMT
    From computers to clothes, consumers don't need a student to put the number of back-to-school deals to good use - especially during the tax-free holidays. 
    From computers to clothes, consumers don't need a student to put the number of back-to-school deals to good use - especially during the tax-free holidays. 
  • Jackelope Fire burns in Rincon Mountains

    Jackelope Fire burns in Rincon Mountains

    Friday, August 1 2014 10:36 AM EDT2014-08-01 14:36:39 GMT
    Inciweb says it was caused by lightning and started on Thursday about 2:30 p.m.
    Inciweb says it was caused by lightning and started on Thursday about 2:30 p.m.
  • Debunking the tire myth

    Debunking the tire myth

    Friday, August 1 2014 10:14 AM EDT2014-08-01 14:14:58 GMT
    It's a beautiful afternoon, and you're outside in the park. Then, a powerful thunderstorm moves in within minutes. There are no nearby structures or buildings for shelter, but your car is nearby so you make a run for it. After all, the tires will protect you from lightning strikes, right?  Wrong. It's an idea that was first thought of in the late 1800s, on bicycles. 
    It's a beautiful afternoon, and you're outside in the park. Then, a powerful thunderstorm moves in within minutes. There are no nearby structures or buildings for shelter, but your car is nearby so you make a run for it. After all, the tires will protect you from lightning strikes, right?  Wrong. It's an idea that was first thought of in the late 1800s, on bicycles. 
  • Suspect in Brian Terry murder expected in federal court

    Suspect in Brian Terry murder expected in federal court

    Friday, August 1 2014 9:07 AM EDT2014-08-01 13:07:12 GMT
    Happening later today, as the search and prosecution continues for the suspects in the killing of a U.S. Border Patrol agent, there is a new development in the case. One of those suspects is expected to be in federal court today. He is facing a number of charges in the 2010 shooting of BP agent Brian Terry. 
    Happening later today, as the search and prosecution continues for the suspects in the killing of a U.S. Border Patrol agent, there is a new development in the case. One of those suspects is expected to be in federal court today. He is facing a number of charges in the 2010 shooting of BP agent Brian Terry. 
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    Maricopa ME leaves behind scalp, adds to family's anguish

    Maricopa ME leaves behind scalp, adds to family's anguish

    Thursday, July 31 2014 4:27 PM EDT2014-07-31 20:27:54 GMT
    After technicians take away a man's body for an autopsy, his friend and family discover that technicians had left his detached scalp where his body was found - in the back of a friend's van.
    After technicians take away a man's body for an autopsy, his friend and family discover that technicians had left his detached scalp where his body was found - in the back of a friend's van.
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  • Autopsy: Police chokehold caused NYC man's death

    Autopsy: Police chokehold caused NYC man's death

    Friday, August 1 2014 9:44 PM EDT2014-08-02 01:44:15 GMT
    A chokehold used by a white police officer on a black New York City man during his arrest for selling untaxed, loose cigarettes last month caused his death, the medical examiner announced Friday, ruling it a homicide.
    A medical examiner ruled Friday that a police officer's chokehold caused the death of a man whose videotaped arrest and final pleas of "I can't breathe!" sparked outrage and led to the overhaul of use-of-force...
  • Records show Arizona inmate was injected 15 times

    Records show Arizona inmate was injected 15 times

    Friday, August 1 2014 9:22 PM EDT2014-08-02 01:22:47 GMT
    Arizona executioners injected Joseph Rudolph Wood with a lethal combination of drugs 15 times during the nearly two hours it took for him to die, according to documents released Friday.
    During the nearly two hours it took for an Arizona death row inmate to die last week, executioners injected him with 15 times the amount of a sedative and a painkiller that they originally intended to use, according to...
  • Doctors: Stabbing suspect sees fictional beings

    Doctors: Stabbing suspect sees fictional beings

    Friday, August 1 2014 8:37 PM EDT2014-08-02 00:37:08 GMT
    One of two 12-year-old Wisconsin girls charged as an adult with stabbing a classmate to please a fictional online horror character has been found mentally unable to stand trial.
    One of two preteens accused of stabbing a classmate 19 times to please a fictional horror character was ordered Friday to receive treatment rather than stand trial, based on doctors' testimony that she claims to see...

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