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  • Owners dealing with melted cars after construction fire

    Owners dealing with melted cars after construction fire

    Thursday, June 21 2018 11:51 AM EDT2018-06-21 15:51:48 GMT

    The fire was so hot and bright it lit up the morning sky. That is what one student saw across the street from the construction site fire from yesterday. Danny lives at the University Vista apartments. He’s a grad student at the U of A. He saw the fire and raced to get his car. It was too late, the fire was so hot and dangerous that he was not able to get it. His car was one of a dozen cars that had damage from the fire. He tells us, the back bumper a...

    The fire was so hot and bright it lit up the morning sky. That is what one student saw across the street from the construction site fire from yesterday. Danny lives at the University Vista apartments. He’s a grad student at the U of A. He saw the fire and raced to get his car. It was too late, the fire was so hot

  • People and dog attacked by swarm of bees in midtown

    People and dog attacked by swarm of bees in midtown

    Thursday, June 21 2018 1:14 AM EDT2018-06-21 05:14:28 GMT
    (Source: TFD)(Source: TFD)

    Multiple Tucson Fire Department units responded to the area of Oracle and Limberlost after bees stung several people on Wednesday afternoon.

    Multiple Tucson Fire Department units responded to the area of Oracle and Limberlost after bees stung several people on Wednesday afternoon.

  • Pima County homeless population at lowest level in six years, count says

    Pima County homeless population at lowest level in six years, count says

    Thursday, June 21 2018 12:28 AM EDT2018-06-21 04:28:17 GMT

    The total number of homeless people in Pima County is going down, according to the new data from the group of volunteers that counts them. The data collected by the Tucson Pima Collaboration to End Homelessness (TPCH)  shows that the total number of "persons experiencing homelessness" in Pima County is 1,380. The numbers were gathered on the night of January 23, 2018, by 244 volunteers on the 2018 Street Count. 

    The total number of homeless people in Pima County is going down, according to the new data from the group of volunteers that counts them. The data collected by the Tucson Pima Collaboration to End Homelessness (TPCH) shows that the total number of "persons experiencing homelessness" in Pima County is 1,380. 

  • PACC offering free microchips through July 3

    PACC offering free microchips through July 3

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 11:50 PM EDT2018-06-21 03:50:50 GMT
    Pima Animal Care Center is offering free microchips for pets through Tuesday, July 3. (Source: PACC)Pima Animal Care Center is offering free microchips for pets through Tuesday, July 3. (Source: PACC)

    Pima Animal Care Center is offering free microchips for pets through Tuesday, July 3.

    Pima Animal Care Center is offering free microchips for pets through Tuesday, July 3.

  • AZGFD and U.S. Forest Service advise on the dangers of mountain lions

    AZGFD and U.S. Forest Service advise on the dangers of mountain lions

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 10:37 PM EDT2018-06-21 02:37:12 GMT

    The more times you take to the trails at Sabino Canyon, the more likely you are to come across wildlife. "I'm out here every day," said Ben Markwart, who was running through the area on Wednesday. Markwart isn't a stranger to Sabino Canyon.  His friend Kevin Cross joined him on Wednesday. Cross frequents the area a few times a week. 

    The more times you take to the trails at Sabino Canyon, the more likely you are to come across wildlife. "I'm out here every day," said Ben Markwart, who was running through the area on Wednesday. Markwart isn't a stranger to Sabino Canyon. 

  • 20-story development gets rezoning approval near UA

    20-story development gets rezoning approval near UA

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 11:53 AM EDT2018-06-20 15:53:36 GMT

    Tucson's city council has given the green light to a developer with plans to change the Speedway skyline.

    Tucson's city council has given the green light to a developer with plans to change the Speedway skyline. 

  • Pima County Board has busy 5 1/2-hour meeting

    Pima County Board has busy 5 1/2-hour meeting

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 8:29 AM EDT2018-06-20 12:29:39 GMT

    It was a busy day for the Pima County Board of Supervisors but also one with a high degree of emotion. 

    It was a busy day for the Pima County Board of Supervisors but also one with a high degree of emotion. 

  • BREAKING

    Kirkpatrick's name to appear on Aug. 28 ballot

    Kirkpatrick's name to appear on Aug. 28 ballot

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 7:02 PM EDT2018-06-19 23:02:03 GMT
    Ann Kirkpatrick. (Source: Tucson News Now)Ann Kirkpatrick. (Source: Tucson News Now)

    A judge has ruled congressional candidate Ann Kirkpatrick can appear on the Aug. 28 primary ballot even though her residency information was incorrectly stated on some her campaign documents.

    A judge has ruled congressional candidate Ann Kirkpatrick can appear on the Aug. 28 primary ballot even though her residency information was incorrectly stated on some her campaign documents.

  • UPDATE: Pima County supervisors reject sales tax for roads

    UPDATE: Pima County supervisors reject sales tax for roads

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 4:25 PM EDT2018-06-19 20:25:37 GMT
    (Source: Tucson News Now)(Source: Tucson News Now)

    The Pima County Board of Supervisors voted down a one half cent sales tax which would have raised $800 million over 10 years to fix ailing roads.

    The Pima County Board of Supervisors voted down a one half cent sales tax which would have raised $800 million over 10 years to fix ailing roads.

  • AZ man sentenced to prison for cyberattack in Wisconsin

    Arizona man sentenced to prison for cyberattack in Wisconsin

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 3:57 PM EDT2018-06-19 19:57:09 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 4:01 PM EDT2018-06-19 20:01:32 GMT

    An Arizona man has been sentenced to 20 months in prison for his conviction in a 2015 cyberattack that interrupted communications equipment for emergency workers in Madison, WI.

    An Arizona man has been sentenced to 20 months in prison for his conviction in a 2015 cyberattack that interrupted communications equipment for emergency workers in Madison, WI.

  • Tucson migrant youth shelter scrutinized under 'zero tolerance' policy

    Tucson migrant youth shelter scrutinized under 'zero tolerance' policy

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 1:16 AM EDT2018-06-19 05:16:11 GMT
    Estrella del Norte (Source: Southwest Key Programs)Estrella del Norte (Source: Southwest Key Programs)
    Estrella del Norte (Source: Southwest Key Programs)Estrella del Norte (Source: Southwest Key Programs)

    A shelter in the shadows of downtown Tucson has come under scrutiny as it attempts to adapt to the Trump Administrations 'zero tolerance' policy. 

    A shelter in the shadows of downtown Tucson has come under scrutiny as it attempts to adapt to the Trump Administrations 'zero tolerance' policy. 

  • Arizona researchers say kissing leads to longer life

    Arizona researchers say kissing leads to longer life

    Monday, June 18 2018 11:04 PM EDT2018-06-19 03:04:34 GMT
    (Source: Pexels Stock)(Source: Pexels Stock)

    A kiss is more than just a kiss. It could actually help you live longer.

    A kiss is more than just a kiss. It could actually help you live longer.

  • Tucson VA starting new project with therapeutic benefits for vets

    Tucson VA starting new project with therapeutic benefits for vets

    Monday, June 18 2018 9:09 PM EDT2018-06-19 01:09:35 GMT
    (Source: USDA)(Source: USDA)
    (Source: USDA)(Source: USDA)

    Six years ago the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs started the Whole Health system. Locally, the program began at the Tucson VA about a year ago. 

    Six years ago the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs started the Whole Health system. Locally, the program began at the Tucson VA about a year ago. 

  • BREAKING

    Standoff ends at home on Tucson's east side

    Standoff ends at home on Tucson's east side

    Monday, June 18 2018 5:42 PM EDT2018-06-18 21:42:52 GMT
    Source: Gloria OrozcoSource: Gloria Orozco

    An hours long standoff ended Monday morning after an armed man barricaded himself inside a home on Tucson's east side.

    An hours long standoff ended Monday morning after an armed man barricaded himself inside a home on Tucson's east side.

  • BREAKING

    Sierra Vista man sentenced for stealing car with child inside

    Sierra Vista man sentenced for stealing car with child inside

    Monday, June 18 2018 4:59 PM EDT2018-06-18 20:59:18 GMT
    Anthony Gracia (Source: Tucson Police Department)Anthony Gracia (Source: Tucson Police Department)
    Anthony Gracia (Source: Tucson Police Department)Anthony Gracia (Source: Tucson Police Department)

    A man will spend less than 2 1/2 years in prison for stealing a car with a young child inside in Tucson late last year.

    A man will spend less than 2 1/2 years in prison for stealing a car with a young child inside in Tucson late last year.

  • Weekend storm picks up trampoline, drops it in palm trees

    Weekend storm picks up trampoline, drops it in palm trees

    Monday, June 18 2018 1:11 PM EDT2018-06-18 17:11:58 GMT
    (Source: Tucson News Now)(Source: Tucson News Now)

    A large trampoline on the east side near 22nd St. and Sarnoff Dr. was caught in the wind during storms over Tucson ended up wedged between 2 palm trees, more than 30 feet in the air. 

    A large trampoline on the east side near 22nd St. and Sarnoff Dr. was caught in the wind during storms over Tucson ended up wedged between 2 palm trees, more than 30 feet in the air. 

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  • Owners dealing with melted cars after construction fire

    Owners dealing with melted cars after construction fire

    Thursday, June 21 2018 11:51 AM EDT2018-06-21 15:51:48 GMT

    The fire was so hot and bright it lit up the morning sky. That is what one student saw across the street from the construction site fire from yesterday. Danny lives at the University Vista apartments. He’s a grad student at the U of A. He saw the fire and raced to get his car. It was too late, the fire was so hot and dangerous that he was not able to get it. His car was one of a dozen cars that had damage from the fire. He tells us, the back bumper a...

    The fire was so hot and bright it lit up the morning sky. That is what one student saw across the street from the construction site fire from yesterday. Danny lives at the University Vista apartments. He’s a grad student at the U of A. He saw the fire and raced to get his car. It was too late, the fire was so hot

  • Salvation Army needs your help with dangerous temps on the way

    Salvation Army needs your help with dangerous temps on the way

    Thursday, June 21 2018 10:45 AM EDT2018-06-21 14:45:52 GMT
    (Source: KOLD News 13)(Source: KOLD News 13)
    (Source: KOLD News 13)(Source: KOLD News 13)

    Since Operation Chill Out was launched on June 1, Salvation Army representatives say they have received many donations from the community. However, they want to make sure they are stocked for the rest of the summer.

    Since Operation Chill Out was launched on June 1, Salvation Army representatives say they have received many donations from the community. However, they want to make sure they are stocked for the rest of the summer.

  • Group presenting 2018 statistics on Tucson homelessness

    Group presenting 2018 statistics on Tucson homelessness

    Thursday, June 21 2018 10:34 AM EDT2018-06-21 14:34:37 GMT

    The Tucson Pima Collaboration to end Homelessness is presenting the 2018 numbers to the community to help influence services offered to homeless people in Tucson and Pima County.

    The Tucson Pima Collaboration to end Homelessness is presenting the 2018 numbers to the community to help influence services offered to homeless people in Tucson and Pima County.

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