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  • Southern Arizona school districts participate in 2018 Summer Food Program

    Southern Arizona school districts participate in 2018 Summer Food Program

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 8:42 PM EDT2018-05-24 00:42:17 GMT
    (Source: Tucson Unified School District)(Source: Tucson Unified School District)

    Southern Arizona school districts participate in Summer Food Program in 2018.   

    Southern Arizona school districts participate in Summer Food Program in 2018.   

  • Operation Chill Out in desperate need of donations

    Operation Chill Out in desperate need of donations

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 8:24 PM EDT2018-05-24 00:24:45 GMT
    (Source: Tucson News Now)(Source: Tucson News Now)

    The Salvation Army of Tucson's Operation Chill saves lives every year by helping our homeless keep cool during the summer months. Now, Operation Chill Out needs your help to keep going.

    The Salvation Army of Tucson's Operation Chill saves lives every year by helping our homeless keep cool during the summer months. Now, Operation Chill Out needs your help to keep going.

  • 2018 Memorial Day events in southern Arizona

    2018 Memorial Day events in southern Arizona

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 4:35 PM EDT2018-05-23 20:35:42 GMT
    (Source: Pixabay/Buffer)(Source: Pixabay/Buffer)

    Memorial Day ceremonies that are taking place across southern Arizona. 

    Memorial Day ceremonies that are taking place across southern Arizona. 

  • 2018 Tucson area high school graduations

    2018 Tucson area high school graduations

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 1:38 AM EDT2018-05-23 05:38:09 GMT
    (Source: Pixabay/Buffer)(Source: Pixabay/Buffer)

    Dates, times and locations for high school graduations across southern Arizona. 

    Dates, times and locations for high school graduations across southern Arizona. 

  • Company recalls type of crayons that may contain glass

    Company recalls type of crayons that may contain glass

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 5:01 AM EDT2018-05-23 09:01:23 GMT
    Source: Consumer Product Safety CommissionSource: Consumer Product Safety Commission

    Discount School Supply is recalling certain crayons due to a laceration hazard, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission.

    Discount School Supply is recalling certain crayons due to a laceration hazard, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission.

  • Be prepared: Red Cross urges blood and platelet donation

    Be prepared: Red Cross urges blood and platelet donation

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 5:19 PM EDT2018-05-22 21:19:49 GMT

    Regular blood, platelet and plasma donations help ensure that blood is available at a moment’s notice. In fact, it is the blood on the shelves that is used to help save lives at the time of an accident or sudden illness.

    Regular blood, platelet and plasma donations help ensure that blood is available at a moment’s notice. In fact, it is the blood on the shelves that is used to help save lives at the time of an accident or sudden illness.

  • PCSD hosting car seat safety class in June

    PCSD hosting car seat safety class in June

    Monday, May 21 2018 11:23 PM EDT2018-05-22 03:23:19 GMT
    Installing a car seat correctly (Source: Tucson News Now)Installing a car seat correctly (Source: Tucson News Now)
    Installing a car seat correctly (Source: Tucson News Now)Installing a car seat correctly (Source: Tucson News Now)

    Wondering if you have the proper car seat, and if it's installed correctly?  Then this Pima County Sheriff's Department car seat safety class is just what you need.  

    Wondering if you have the proper car seat, and if it's installed correctly?  Then this Pima County Sheriff's Department car seat safety class is just what you need.  

  • Pima County pools opening May 26

    Pima County pools opening May 26

    Monday, May 21 2018 7:54 PM EDT2018-05-21 23:54:21 GMT
    Kino Pool - Mulcahy YMCA. (Source: Pima County)Kino Pool - Mulcahy YMCA. (Source: Pima County)
    Kino Pool (Source: Pima County)Kino Pool (Source: Pima County)
    It's summertime in southern Arizona (ok, we know it's not official till June 21, but it's hot out there) and triple-digit temperatures are here - so many are wondering when county pools are opening - wonder no more - Pima County pools officially open Saturday, May 26 (this weekend!).  All pools will be open until local school districts begin the 2018-2019 school year, only five pools will be open until Labor Day, Monday Sept. 3.  Pima County pools offer not only a chance t...
    It's summertime in southern Arizona (ok, we know it's not official till June 21, but it's hot out there) and triple-digit temperatures are here - so many are wondering when county pools are opening - wonder no more - Pima County pools officially open Saturday, May 26 (this weekend!).  All pools will be open until local school districts begin the 2018-2019 school year, only five pools will be open until Labor Day, Monday Sept. 3.  Pima County pools offer not only a chance t...
  • TMC & first responders join forces on compression-only World CPR challenge

    TMC & first responders join forces on compression-only World CPR challenge

    Monday, May 21 2018 7:32 PM EDT2018-05-21 23:32:46 GMT
    (Source: Tucson Medical Center)(Source: Tucson Medical Center)
    (Source: Tucson Medical Center)(Source: Tucson Medical Center)
    Would you know what to do if a loved one – or even a total stranger – suddenly collapsed nearby? TMC, American Medical Response and Arizona Cardiac Arrest Survivors will team up on May 23 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at various points on the TMC campus to participate for the second year running in the World CPR Challenge to train as many people as possible in compression-only CPR. Bystanders will have a chance to quickly learn two crucial life-saving steps: Call 911 and pu...
    Would you know what to do if a loved one – or even a total stranger – suddenly collapsed nearby? TMC, American Medical Response and Arizona Cardiac Arrest Survivors will team up on May 23 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at various points on the TMC campus to participate for the second year running in the World CPR Challenge to train as many people as possible in compression-only CPR. Bystanders will have a chance to quickly learn two crucial life-saving steps: Call 911 and pu...
  • AZGFD offers free kayaking clinics

    AZGFD offers free kayaking clinics

    Thursday, May 17 2018 7:35 PM EDT2018-05-17 23:35:55 GMT
    kayaking clinics offered by Arizona Game and Fish Department (Source: Arizona Game and Fish Department)kayaking clinics offered by Arizona Game and Fish Department (Source: Arizona Game and Fish Department)
    kayaking clinics offered by Arizona Game and Fish Department (Source: Arizona Game and Fish Department)kayaking clinics offered by Arizona Game and Fish Department (Source: Arizona Game and Fish Department)

    Always wanted to kayak, but weren't sure how?  The Arizona Game and Fish Department has you covered with a kayaking clinics this summer.  

    Always wanted to kayak, but weren't sure how?  The Arizona Game and Fish Department has you covered with a kayaking clinics this summer.  

  • Drexel Heights Fire District offers babysitter training classes

    Drexel Heights Fire District offers babysitter training classes

    Thursday, May 17 2018 9:54 PM EDT2018-05-18 01:54:08 GMT
    Babysitting training classes (Source: Drexel Heights Fire District)Babysitting training classes (Source: Drexel Heights Fire District)
    Babysitting training classes (Source: Drexel Heights Fire District)Babysitting training classes (Source: Drexel Heights Fire District)

    For the last 14 years, the Drexel Heights Fire District has been holding babysitting training classes and 2018 will be no different.  

    For the last 14 years, the Drexel Heights Fire District has been holding babysitting training classes and 2018 will be no different.  

  • 2018 Tucson Birthday Stamp Design Contest for Kids

    2018 Tucson Birthday Stamp Design Contest for Kids

    Monday, April 16 2018 7:28 PM EDT2018-04-16 23:28:03 GMT
    2017 grand winner- Tanvi Narendran (Source: Postal History Foundation)2017 grand winner- Tanvi Narendran (Source: Postal History Foundation)
    2017 grand winner- Tanvi Narendran (Source: Postal History Foundation)2017 grand winner- Tanvi Narendran (Source: Postal History Foundation)

    Tucson turns 243 this year and budding artists from 5 to 17 years old are invited to design a custom U.S. postage stamp to help celebrate. 

    Tucson turns 243 this year and budding artists from 5 to 17 years old are invited to design a custom U.S. postage stamp to help celebrate. 

  • NOW HIRING: Sahuarita Police Department

    NOW HIRING: Sahuarita Police Department

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 7:18 PM EDT2018-05-16 23:18:26 GMT
    (Source: Town of Sahuarita)(Source: Town of Sahuarita)
    (Source: Town of Sahuarita)(Source: Town of Sahuarita)

    The Sahuarita Police Department has multiple job openings for police officers.  

    The Sahuarita Police Department has multiple job openings for police officers.  

  • Calling all Sierra Vista residents: Join the Citizen Police Academy

    Calling all Sierra Vista residents: Join the Citizen Police Academy

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 5:45 PM EDT2018-05-16 21:45:27 GMT

    Interested in law enforcement and live in the Sierra Vista area, why not apply to the upcoming Citizen Police Academy.  

    Interested in law enforcement and live in the Sierra Vista area, why not apply to the upcoming Citizen Police Academy.  

  • Sun Link modifies weekend service

    Sun Link modifies weekend service

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 11:58 PM EDT2018-05-16 03:58:38 GMT

    Starting May 17 through August 15, 2018, the Sun Link streetcar will temporarily modify hours of operation to end on Thursdays at 10 p.m., and Friday and Saturday nights at 12 a.m.  

    Starting May 17 through August 15, 2018, the Sun Link streetcar will temporarily modify hours of operation to end on Thursdays at 10 p.m., and Friday and Saturday nights at 12 a.m.  

  • 1 million chainsaws recalled; they don't turn off

    1 million chainsaws recalled; they don't turn off

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 1:02 PM EDT2018-05-15 17:02:14 GMT
    Tuesday, May 15 2018 2:00 PM EDT2018-05-15 18:00:18 GMT
    Watch out! Your chainsaw could be defective. (Source: U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission)Watch out! Your chainsaw could be defective. (Source: U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission)

    Harbor Freight Tools said it received 15 reports of injuries associated with the malfunction.

    Harbor Freight Tools said it received 15 reports of injuries associated with the malfunction.

  • Sunnyside HS dedicates auditorium to beloved Mariachi teacher

    Sunnyside HS dedicates auditorium to beloved Mariachi teacher

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 9:10 AM EDT2018-05-15 13:10:08 GMT
    (Source: Tucson News Now)(Source: Tucson News Now)

    Sunnyside High School has dedicated its auditorium in honor of beloved mariachi musician and teacher, Cuco Del Cid, who passed away earlier this year.   

    Sunnyside High School has dedicated its auditorium in honor of beloved mariachi musician and teacher, Cuco Del Cid, who passed away earlier this year.   

  • Camp KIND returns to Ben’s Bells Project

    Camp KIND returns to Ben’s Bells Project

    Monday, May 14 2018 11:03 PM EDT2018-05-15 03:03:33 GMT
    (Source: Ben's Bells)(Source: Ben's Bells)
    (Source: Ben's Bells)(Source: Ben's Bells)

    Camp KIND is a week-long experience for school-age children who want to learn more about the tenets of intentional kindness and make use of them throughout the year. 

    Camp KIND is a week-long experience for school-age children who want to learn more about the tenets of intentional kindness and make use of them throughout the year. 

  • Beware of these venomous creatures in Arizona

    Beware of these venomous creatures in Arizona

    Thursday, May 10 2018 8:13 PM EDT2018-05-11 00:13:24 GMT
    Monday, May 14 2018 7:39 PM EDT2018-05-14 23:39:42 GMT
    There are a handful of venomous creatures need to stay away from. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5/wikipedia.org/123RF Stock Photo)There are a handful of venomous creatures need to stay away from. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5/wikipedia.org/123RF Stock Photo)

    Arizonans have to be careful about creepy creatures that lurk in the dark or even in their homes.

    Arizonans have to be careful about creepy creatures that lurk in the dark or even in their homes.

  • Carondelet hospitals host Healthy Over Hungry Cereal Drive

    Carondelet hospitals host Healthy Over Hungry Cereal Drive

    Monday, May 14 2018 6:21 PM EDT2018-05-14 22:21:48 GMT
    Carondelet St. Mary’s, St. Joseph’s and Holy Cross hospitals are leading the annual Healthy Over Hungry Cereal Drive. Donations can be dropped off through June 8 at any Carondelet Health Network hospital. (Source: Carondelet Health Network)Carondelet St. Mary’s, St. Joseph’s and Holy Cross hospitals are leading the annual Healthy Over Hungry Cereal Drive. Donations can be dropped off through June 8 at any Carondelet Health Network hospital. (Source: Carondelet Health Network)
    Carondelet St. Mary’s, St. Joseph’s and Holy Cross hospitals are leading the annual Healthy Over Hungry Cereal Drive. Donations can be dropped off through June 8 at any Carondelet Health Network hospital. (Source: Carondelet Health Network)Carondelet St. Mary’s, St. Joseph’s and Holy Cross hospitals are leading the annual Healthy Over Hungry Cereal Drive. Donations can be dropped off through June 8 at any Carondelet Health Network hospital. (Source: Carondelet Health Network)

    The Healthy Over Hungry Cereal Drive runs through Friday, June 8, benefiting the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona, a member of the Feeding America network. 

    The Healthy Over Hungry Cereal Drive runs through Friday, June 8, benefiting the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona, a member of the Feeding America network. 

  • Egg recall: U.S. salmonella outbreak grows

    Egg recall: U.S. salmonella outbreak grows

    Friday, May 11 2018 3:11 PM EDT2018-05-11 19:11:43 GMT
    Friday, May 11 2018 3:11 PM EDT2018-05-11 19:11:43 GMT
    People have gotten sick in Colorado, Florida, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia. (Source: Pixabay)People have gotten sick in Colorado, Florida, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia. (Source: Pixabay)

    People have gotten sick in Colorado, Florida, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia.

    People have gotten sick in Colorado, Florida, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia.

  • ALDI recalls mini deep fryers for fire, burn hazards

    ALDI recalls mini deep fryers for fire, burn hazards

    Friday, May 11 2018 7:16 AM EDT2018-05-11 11:16:33 GMT
    Friday, May 11 2018 7:32 AM EDT2018-05-11 11:32:32 GMT
    Stainless Steel Ambiano Mini Deep Fryer (Source: CPSC)Stainless Steel Ambiano Mini Deep Fryer (Source: CPSC)

    The heating element of a mini deep fryer poses fire and burn hazards.

    The heating element of a mini deep fryer poses fire and burn hazards.

  • Humane Society offers discounted spay/neuter services

    Humane Society offers discounted spay/neuter services

    Thursday, May 10 2018 3:19 PM EDT2018-05-10 19:19:37 GMT
    (Source: Humane Society of Southern Arizona)(Source: Humane Society of Southern Arizona)
    (Source: Humane Society of Southern Arizona)(Source: Humane Society of Southern Arizona)

    To celebrate National Pet Month, the Humane Society of Southern Arizona is offering kitten and cat spay and neuters for $5, plus a mandatory $5 e-collar and puppy and dog spay and neuters for $15, plus the $5 e-collar.

    To celebrate National Pet Month, the Humane Society of Southern Arizona is offering kitten and cat spay and neuters for $5, plus a mandatory $5 e-collar and puppy and dog spay and neuters for $15, plus the $5 e-collar.

  • BREAKING

    UPDATE: TUSD school year will end as originally scheduled

    UPDATE: TUSD school year will end as originally scheduled

    Tuesday, May 8 2018 1:33 PM EDT2018-05-08 17:33:37 GMT

    Many school district in southern Arizona plan on being closed Thursday, regardless of the bill's passage.

    Many school district in southern Arizona plan on being closed Thursday, regardless of the bill's passage.

  • Tucson Premium Outlets weekly concert lineup for 2018

    Tucson Premium Outlets weekly concert lineup for 2018

    Friday, April 27 2018 8:40 AM EDT2018-04-27 12:40:58 GMT
    (Source: SAACA)(Source: SAACA)

    A creative collaboration between Tucson Premium Outlets and the Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance, the family-friendly concerts bring opportunities for local musicians to showcase their talents to the community.  

    A creative collaboration between Tucson Premium Outlets and the Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance, the family-friendly concerts bring opportunities for local musicians to showcase their talents to the community.  

  • April, May events at Saguaro National Park

    April, May events at Saguaro National Park

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 5:58 PM EDT2018-04-25 21:58:21 GMT
    (Source: National Park Service)(Source: National Park Service)

    Saguaro National Park is offering a variety of walks and talks that explore the park’s wonderful natural and cultural histories. Interpretive programs are free, but park entrance fees and reservations may apply.

    Saguaro National Park is offering a variety of walks and talks that explore the park’s wonderful natural and cultural histories. Interpretive programs are free, but park entrance fees and reservations may apply.

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