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  • Kino Sports Complex to host Mexican Baseball Fiesta

    Kino Sports Complex to host Mexican Baseball Fiesta

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 12:38 PM EDT2014-09-02 16:38:47 GMT
    (Source: Pima County) (Source: Pima County)
    Fourth annual Vamos a Tucson Mexican Baseball Fiesta will be played in October at Kino Veterans Memorial Stadium; games will play October 2 through October 5.  The 2014 event will host teams from the Mexican Pacific League, as well as a group of instructional league players from the LA Dodgers and the Kansas City Royals. 
    Fourth annual Vamos a Tucson Mexican Baseball Fiesta will be played in October at Kino Veterans Memorial Stadium; games will play October 2 through October 5.  The 2014 event will host teams from the Mexican Pacific League, as well as a group of instructional league players from the LA Dodgers and the Kansas City Royals. 
  • Three found dead inside east side home

    Three found dead inside east side home

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 11:15 AM EDT2014-09-02 15:15:53 GMT
    Tucson Police detectives are investigating a homicide on Speedway between Harrison and Houghton roads. TPD received reports of shots fired around 1:30 a.m. on Tuesday. 
    Tucson Police detectives are investigating a homicide on Speedway between Harrison and Houghton roads. TPD received reports of shots fired around 1:30 a.m. on Tuesday. 
  • Third flight diverted this week due to passenger outburst

    Third flight diverted this week due to passenger outburst

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 11:00 AM EDT2014-09-02 15:00:57 GMT
    Officials with Delta Airlines are saying a flight from New York to Florida made an unexpected stop after an argument between two passengers.  
    Officials with Delta Airlines are saying a flight from New York to Florida made an unexpected stop after an argument between two passengers.  
  • TFD: Investigation into drowning of Tucson toddler

    TFD: Investigation into drowning of Tucson toddler

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 10:42 AM EDT2014-09-02 14:42:57 GMT
    It happened last night in midtown at an apartment complex near Ft. Lowell and Columbus. According to Tucson Fire someone called 911 after a 2-year-old boy was found in the hot tub. 
    It happened last night in midtown at an apartment complex near Ft. Lowell and Columbus. According to Tucson Fire someone called 911 after a 2-year-old boy was found in the hot tub. 
  • Infamous speed trap town investigated over tickets

    Infamous speed trap town investigated over tickets

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 8:42 AM EDT2014-09-02 12:42:52 GMT
    The north Florida town of Waldo has long had a reputation as a speed trap, and it's no wonder. A small segment of highway that runs through Waldo requires drivers to speed up and slow down six times: 65 mph...
    The north Florida town of Waldo has long had a reputation as a speed trap, and it's no wonder. A small segment of highway that runs through Waldo requires drivers to speed up and slow down six times: 65 mph becomes 55...
  • Midtown house fire displaces one

    Midtown house fire displaces one

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 8:25 AM EDT2014-09-02 12:25:05 GMT
    Tucson Fire investigators are trying to figure out what caused a house fire in midtown overnight. It was reported at 2:30 Tuesday morning by Tucson Police officers patrolling in the area. 
    Tucson Fire investigators are trying to figure out what caused a house fire in midtown overnight. It was reported at 2:30 Tuesday morning by Tucson Police officers patrolling in the area. 
  • Minimum wage difference divides mall

    Minimum wage difference divides mall

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 3:29 AM EDT2014-09-02 07:29:11 GMT

    The minimum wage is higher on the San Jose side of the mall than it is on the Santa Clara side, causing problems for those hiring and retaining workers. 

    The minimum wage is higher on the San Jose side of the mall than it is on the Santa Clara side, causing problems for those hiring and retaining workers. 

  • Arizona Cannabis Nurses sue state over PTSD ruling

    Arizona Cannabis Nurses sue state over PTSD ruling

    Arizona Cannabis Nurses sue state over PTSD ruling

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 1:51 AM EDT2014-09-02 05:51:26 GMT
    The Arizona Cannabis Nurses association has filed a lawsuit against the Arizona Department of Health Services, over a ruling that affects those suffering from PTSD.Even though the department's director Will Humble issued a decision last month, stating those with PTSD could get access to medical marijuana starting in January, 2015 those in the medical marijuana industry are questioning some of the stipulations attached to that decision.Heather Manus, the president of the AZ Cannabis Nurses Ass...
    The Arizona Cannabis Nurses association has filed a lawsuit against the Arizona Department of Health Services, over a ruling that affects those suffering from PTSD.Even though the department's director Will Humble issued a decision last month, stating those with PTSD could get access to medical marijuana starting in January, 2015 those in the medical marijuana industry are questioning some of the stipulations attached to that decision.Heather Manus, the president of the AZ Cannabis Nurses Ass...
  • TFD: Tucson toddler drowns in hot tub

    TFD: Tucson toddler drowns in hot tub

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 12:58 AM EDT2014-09-02 04:58:19 GMT
    Capt. Baker said there's no rewind for this family. Tonight, they're dealing with a tragedy.
    Capt. Baker said there's no rewind for this family. Tonight, they're dealing with a tragedy.
  • Tucson ALS clinic, research lab of fruit flies help Southern Arizona patients

    Tucson ALS clinic, research lab of fruit flies help Southern Arizona patients

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 12:38 AM EDT2014-09-02 04:38:28 GMT
    Joel with his daughter, AnissaJoel with his daughter, Anissa
    Sanchez said he's overwhelmed by the support he's received from so many people who did the Ice Bucket Challenge on his behalf.
    Sanchez said he's overwhelmed by the support he's received from so many people who did the Ice Bucket Challenge on his behalf.
  • Police investigate robbery near Golf Links, Wilmot

    Police investigate robbery near Golf Links, Wilmot

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 12:16 AM EDT2014-09-02 04:16:44 GMT
    The suspect is now in custody.
    The suspect is now in custody.
  • Labor Day weekend helping business in Summerhaven

    Labor Day weekend helping business in Summerhaven

    Labor Day weekend helping business in Summerhaven

    Monday, September 1 2014 9:58 PM EDT2014-09-02 01:58:48 GMT
    Labor Day weekend staycation trips help give boost to business in Summerhaven.
    Labor Day weekend staycation trips help give boost to business in Summerhaven.
  • Labor Day picnic in Tucson

    Labor Day picnic in Tucson

    Monday, September 1 2014 9:56 PM EDT2014-09-02 01:56:12 GMT
     About a thousand people showed up to celebrate labor at the 18th annual Labor Day picnic sponsored by the Pima Area Labor Federation.
     About a thousand people showed up to celebrate labor at the 18th annual Labor Day picnic sponsored by the Pima Area Labor Federation.
  • Suspect swallows stolen ring to try to fool police

    Suspect swallows stolen ring to try to fool police

    Monday, September 1 2014 8:25 PM EDT2014-09-02 00:25:32 GMT
    A woman swallowed a ring worth thousands of dollars in an attempt to hide it from police.
    A woman swallowed a ring worth thousands of dollars in an attempt to hide it from police.
  • Arizona trail detoured for Belknap Fire

    Arizona trail detoured for Belknap Fire

    Monday, September 1 2014 7:50 PM EDT2014-09-01 23:50:54 GMT
    Those who spent the weekend in Northern Arizona might have seen the smoke from a wildfire that's putting a damper on hiking in the high country.
    Those who spent the weekend in Northern Arizona might have seen the smoke from a wildfire that's putting a damper on hiking in the high country.
  • CCSO responds to Fairbank area for injured horseback rider

    CCSO responds to Fairbank area for injured horseback rider

    Monday, September 1 2014 7:09 PM EDT2014-09-01 23:09:40 GMT
    (Source: CCSO)(Source: CCSO)
    A 64-year-old man who went horseback riding over the weekend was treated for serious injuries at a local hospital.
    A 64-year-old man who went horseback riding over the weekend was treated for serious injuries at a local hospital.
  • Release of private celebrity pictures sparks hacking investigation

    Release of private celebrity pictures sparks hacking investigation

    Monday, September 1 2014 6:51 PM EDT2014-09-01 22:51:48 GMT
    The hackers claim more than 100 celebrities are part of what they found and more photos will be released.
    The hackers claim more than 100 celebrities are part of what they found and more photos will be released.
  • Americans detained in North Korea call for US help

    Americans detained in North Korea call for US help

    Monday, September 1 2014 6:02 PM EDT2014-09-01 22:02:50 GMT
    North Korea has given foreign media access to three detained Americans who said they have been able to contact their families and - watched by officials as they spoke - called for Washington to send a...
    North Korea gave foreign media access on Monday to three detained Americans who said they have been able to contact their families and - watched by officials as they spoke - called for Washington to send a high-ranking...
  • Cochise Stronghold Campground opens for season

    Cochise Stronghold Campground opens for season

    Monday, September 1 2014 3:05 PM EDT2014-09-01 19:05:28 GMT
    (Source: Tucson News Now)(Source: Tucson News Now)
     With Labor Day here many think it is the end of outdoor activities, not so.  One location in Cochise County is just beginning its season. 
     With Labor Day here many think it is the end of outdoor activities, not so.  One location in Cochise County is just beginning its season. 

  • Pima Co. Sheriff: missing 76-year-old has been found

    Pima Co. Sheriff: missing 76-year-old has been found

    Monday, September 1 2014 2:28 PM EDT2014-09-01 18:28:33 GMT
    Collier who went missing on Sunday was found safe and is now back with family members, according to the Pima County Sheriff's Department. 
    Collier who went missing on Sunday was found safe and is now back with family members, according to the Pima County Sheriff's Department. 
  • Marana asking the community for award nominations

    Marana asking the community for award nominations

    Monday, September 1 2014 2:19 PM EDT2014-09-01 18:19:33 GMT
    The Town of Marana is asking for nominations from the community of outstanding residents and organizations, to be considered for the Branding Iron and Ora Mae Harn Crystal Legacy awards.
    The Town of Marana is asking for nominations from the community of outstanding residents and organizations, to be considered for the Branding Iron and Ora Mae Harn Crystal Legacy awards.
  • Neighborhood Leadership Institute offered by Pima County

    Neighborhood Leadership Institute offered by Pima County

    Monday, September 1 2014 1:39 PM EDT2014-09-01 17:39:32 GMT
    Previous class at the Neighborhood Reinvestment Program (Source: Pima County) Previous class at the Neighborhood Reinvestment Program (Source: Pima County)
    Pima County Neighborhood Reinvestment Program is offering a new course for those involved in neighborhood associations or organizations. The program is a one day class that will help residents improve their leadership skills and help make their organizations more effective.
    Pima County Neighborhood Reinvestment Program is offering a new course for those involved in neighborhood associations or organizations. The program is a one day class that will help residents improve their leadership skills and help make their organizations more effective.
  • VA reminder about Crisis Line during suicide prevention month

    VA reminder about Crisis Line during suicide prevention month

    Monday, September 1 2014 12:42 PM EDT2014-09-01 16:42:03 GMT
    The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is observing Suicide Prevention Month this September, with this mantra 'One small act can make a difference in the life of a veteran or service member.' Administrators are encouraging the public to help spread the message and show how one act can encourage veterans, service members and their loved ones to seek support from the Veterans Crisis Line. 
    The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is observing Suicide Prevention Month this September, with this mantra 'One small act can make a difference in the life of a veteran or service member.' Administrators are encouraging the public to help spread the message and show how one act can encourage veterans, service members and their loved ones to seek support from the Veterans Crisis Line. 
  • Muscular dystrophy fundraiser raises $52 million

    Muscular dystrophy fundraiser raises $52 million

    The Muscular Dystrophy Association's nationally broadcast annual telethon has raised about $52.3 million in contributions over the Labor Day weekend.
    The Muscular Dystrophy Association's nationally broadcast annual telethon has raised about $52.3 million in contributions over the Labor Day weekend.
  • Annual Labor Day picnic happening at Reid Park

    Annual Labor Day picnic happening at Reid Park

    Monday, September 1 2014 11:50 AM EDT2014-09-01 15:50:13 GMT
    Tucson's annual Labor Day picnic is happening at Reid Park today. This 18th annual picnic, is put on by the Pima Area Labor Federation, which represents labor unions in Pima County. It begins at 10 a.m. at Reid Park. 
    Tucson's annual Labor Day picnic is happening at Reid Park today. This 18th annual picnic, is put on by the Pima Area Labor Federation, which represents labor unions in Pima County. It begins at 10 a.m. at Reid Park. 
  • Report: International students spend millions in Tucson

    Report: International students spend millions in Tucson

    Monday, September 1 2014 11:00 AM EDT2014-09-01 15:00:18 GMT
    Source: Tucson News NowSource: Tucson News Now
    International students spent more than $160 million on tuition and housing around Tucson over a five-year stretch, according to a new report. Nearly 4,500 students traveled to the Tucson area on student visas, according to the Brookings Institution. 
    International students spent more than $160 million on tuition and housing around Tucson over a five-year stretch, according to a new report. Nearly 4,500 students traveled to the Tucson area on student visas, according to the Brookings Institution. 
  • Labor Day travel numbers

    Labor Day travel numbers

    Monday, September 1 2014 10:35 AM EDT2014-09-01 14:35:44 GMT
    A lot of people will be traveling back from their Labor Day weekend trips, and law enforcement will be out in full force making sure they all make it home safe. AAA Arizona estimates that more than 500,000 drivers across the state will be sharing the roads on Monday. 
    A lot of people will be traveling back from their Labor Day weekend trips, and law enforcement will be out in full force making sure they all make it home safe. AAA Arizona estimates that more than 500,000 drivers across the state will be sharing the roads on Monday. 
  • 2014 a year of opposites; hot west, cool east

    2014 a year of opposites; hot west, cool east

    2014 a year of opposites; hot west, cool east

    Monday, September 1 2014 10:28 AM EDT2014-09-01 14:28:56 GMT
    "Either some part of the country is experiencing warm extremes or cold extremes, but not both. Only a handful of years have a pattern similar to 2014" according to Climate.gov
    "Either some part of the country is experiencing warm extremes or cold extremes, but not both. Only a handful of years have a pattern similar to 2014" according to Climate.gov
  • UA Campus Pantry stocked and ready to help

    UA Campus Pantry stocked and ready to help

    Monday, September 1 2014 9:56 AM EDT2014-09-01 13:56:46 GMT
    A nonprofit on the University of Arizona campus, helping cash strapped college kids, wants new students to know they are there to help. Right now there is no permanent sign letting students know where the pantry is, so volunteers are doing all they can to get the word out.  
    A nonprofit on the University of Arizona campus, helping cash strapped college kids, wants new students to know they are there to help. Right now there is no permanent sign letting students know where the pantry is, so volunteers are doing all they can to get the word out.  
  • Tucson Values Teachers helping teachers make school supplies last

    Tucson Values Teachers helping teachers make school supplies last

    Monday, September 1 2014 9:15 AM EDT2014-09-01 13:15:18 GMT
    (Source: Tucson Values Teachers)(Source: Tucson Values Teachers)
    In 2013 the group raised $192,000 for local schools and this year they are hoping to beat that goal. Later this month they will sort and send supplies they have gathered to local schools, but those supplies can run out fast and that is where the public comes in. 
    In 2013 the group raised $192,000 for local schools and this year they are hoping to beat that goal. Later this month they will sort and send supplies they have gathered to local schools, but those supplies can run out fast and that is where the public comes in. 
  • Bullying prevention classes in Tucson scheduled this September

    Bullying prevention classes in Tucson scheduled this September

    Monday, September 1 2014 8:35 AM EDT2014-09-01 12:35:42 GMT
    Now that schools in Southern Arizona are in session, some parents are opting to enroll their children in self-defense classes designed to protect them from bullying. The RadKIDS children safety training program will offer a self-defense class for parents and children ages 5 to 8 starting in September. 
    Now that schools in Southern Arizona are in session, some parents are opting to enroll their children in self-defense classes designed to protect them from bullying. The RadKIDS children safety training program will offer a self-defense class for parents and children ages 5 to 8 starting in September. 
  • 3 hurt in Labor Day weekend lightning strike on NYC beach

    3 hurt in Labor Day weekend lightning strike on NYC beach

    Monday, September 1 2014 1:00 AM EDT2014-09-01 05:00:38 GMT

    The strike sent the Labor Day weekend crowd scattering for safety.

    The strike sent the Labor Day weekend crowd scattering for safety.

  • Police arrest two men after gunshots fired on Tucson's south side

    Police arrest two men after gunshots fired on Tucson's south side

    Sunday, August 31 2014 9:32 PM EDT2014-09-01 01:32:40 GMT
    Two men attempted to flee police after reports of gunfire came from an apartment complex. Police recovered multiple guns in the vehicle.
    Two men attempted to flee police after reports of gunfire came from an apartment complex. Police recovered multiple guns in the vehicle.
  • Overturned vehicle near downtown halts streetcar traffic

    Overturned vehicle near downtown halts streetcar traffic

    Sunday, August 31 2014 7:06 PM EDT2014-08-31 23:06:50 GMT
    The driver of the car suffered minor injuries. The streetcar will resume operations once the vehicle is removed from the tracks. Stay tuned to Tucson News Now for updates.
    The driver of the car suffered minor injuries. The streetcar will resume operations once the vehicle is removed from the tracks. Stay tuned to Tucson News Now for updates.
  • AAA Arizona is offering Tipsy Tow for Labor Day

    AAA Arizona is offering Tipsy Tow for Labor Day

    Sunday, August 31 2014 7:00 AM EDT2014-08-31 11:00:12 GMT
    The service will begin at 6 p.m. on Sunday, August 31 and will run through 6 a.m. on Monday, September 1. 
    The service will begin at 6 p.m. on Sunday, August 31 and will run through 6 a.m. on Monday, September 1. 
  • Tucson Labor Day festivities

    Tucson Labor Day festivities

    Saturday, August 30 2014 6:56 PM EDT2014-08-30 22:56:50 GMT
    The Summer Beach Party is happening Saturday at downtown Tucson's faux sandy beach near 5th Avenue and Toole Avenue starting at 4 p.m.
    The Summer Beach Party is happening Saturday at downtown Tucson's faux sandy beach near 5th Avenue and Toole Avenue starting at 4 p.m.
  • sports

    'Overtime' high school football scores - Week 1

    'Overtime' high school football scores - Week 1

    Saturday, August 30 2014 2:52 PM EDT2014-08-30 18:52:47 GMT
    Tweet your Overtime pictures to @TucsonNewsNow with the hashtag #KOLDOT.
    Tweet your Overtime pictures to @TucsonNewsNow with the hashtag #KOLDOT.
  • Solomon shines as Arizona beats UNLV 58-13

    Solomon shines as Arizona beats UNLV 58-13

    Saturday, August 30 2014 7:14 AM EDT2014-08-30 11:14:11 GMT

    Freshman quarterback has record setting night.

    Freshman quarterback has record setting night.

  • Southern AZ DUI Task Force looks for impaired drivers on holiday weekend

    Southern AZ DUI Task Force looks for impaired drivers on holiday weekend

    Saturday, August 30 2014 1:34 AM EDT2014-08-30 05:34:52 GMT
    The Southern Arizona DUI Task Force will again patrol the streets this holiday weekend to look for impaired drivers. 
    The Southern Arizona DUI Task Force will again patrol the streets this holiday weekend to look for impaired drivers. 
  • UA football brings business to Tucson

    UA football brings business to Tucson

    Saturday, August 30 2014 1:34 AM EDT2014-08-30 05:34:09 GMT
    Wildcat fever was everywhere Friday, from football players to firefighters on the U of A mall . And that meant more U of A gear sold at the bookstore tent.
    Wildcat fever was everywhere Friday, from football players to firefighters on the U of A mall . And that meant more U of A gear sold at the bookstore tent.
  • TPD: Theft suspect demands cash from midtown, east-side stores

    TPD: Theft suspect demands cash from midtown, east-side stores

    Friday, August 29 2014 7:49 PM EDT2014-08-29 23:49:36 GMT
    Anyone with information is urged to call 911 or 88-CRIME.
    Anyone with information is urged to call 911 or 88-CRIME.
  • PCSD: Beer theft suspects target Circle K stores

    PCSD: Beer theft suspects target Circle K stores

    Friday, August 29 2014 7:49 PM EDT2014-08-29 23:49:06 GMT
    Anyone with information is urged to call 911 or 88-CRIME.
    Anyone with information is urged to call 911 or 88-CRIME.
  • PACC offers free adoptions all weekend

    PACC offers free adoptions all weekend

    Friday, August 29 2014 6:34 PM EDT2014-08-29 22:34:32 GMT
    (Source: PACC)(Source: PACC)
    PACC is offering free adoptions and will host family-friendly events all weekend. 
    PACC is offering free adoptions and will host family-friendly events all weekend. 
  • Police: Fatal shooting may be gang related

    Police: Fatal shooting may be gang related

    Friday, August 29 2014 5:44 PM EDT2014-08-29 21:44:13 GMT
    According to the Tucson Police Department, the shooting occurred at 7:44 a.m. in the parking lot of the Taco Loco Grille at 736 E. Fort Lowell Road.
    According to the Tucson Police Department, the shooting occurred at 7:44 a.m. in the parking lot of the Taco Loco Grille at 736 E. Fort Lowell Road.
  • More e-cigarettes being used to help kick the habit in Southern Arizona

    More e-cigarettes being used to help kick the habit in Southern Arizona

    Friday, August 29 2014 2:53 PM EDT2014-08-29 18:53:15 GMT
    The debate over e-cigarettes is heating up. Are they a good way to quit smoking regular cigarettes? Some Tucsonans think they are."I can actually take deep breaths now instead of just short little breaths. I can actually feel my lungs,” says Robert Llobet, an e-cigarette user. 
    The debate over e-cigarettes is heating up. Are they a good way to quit smoking regular cigarettes? Some Tucsonans think they are."I can actually take deep breaths now instead of just short little breaths. I can actually feel my lungs,” says Robert Llobet, an e-cigarette user. 
  • Today's Most: Family finds 5,000 wasps in their guest room

    Today's Most: Family finds 5,000 wasps in their guest room

    Friday, August 29 2014 2:26 PM EDT2014-08-29 18:26:19 GMT
    Join the Today's Most conversation here.
    Join the Today's Most conversation here.
  • UA game day parking, transportation information

    UA game day parking, transportation information

    Friday, August 29 2014 2:25 PM EDT2014-08-29 18:25:28 GMT
    (Source: University of Arizona)(Source: University of Arizona)
    Sun Tran Gameday Charters are no longer available, so parking may be at a premium for University of Arizona Wildcats football games.
    Sun Tran Gameday Charters are no longer available, so parking may be at a premium for University of Arizona Wildcats football games.
  • Final 'Movie in the Park' for the summer

    Final 'Movie in the Park' for the summer

    Friday, August 29 2014 1:59 PM EDT2014-08-29 17:59:12 GMT
    What began with a projector and a 're-purposed bed sheet', has grown into a summer community favorite.
    What began with a projector and a 're-purposed bed sheet', has grown into a summer community favorite.
  • California firm recalls salad kit due to possible listeria contamination

    California firm recalls salad kit due to possible listeria contamination

    Friday, August 29 2014 1:21 PM EDT2014-08-29 17:21:21 GMT
    APPA Fine Foods, out of Corona, CA is recalling more than 92,000 pounds of fully cooked chicken Caesar salad products, due a possible listeria monocytogenes (Lm) contamination, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). 
    APPA Fine Foods, out of Corona, CA is recalling more than 92,000 pounds of fully cooked chicken Caesar salad products, due a possible listeria monocytogenes (Lm) contamination, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). 
  • Go 'batty' for the Desert Museum's birthday

    Go 'batty' for the Desert Museum's birthday

    Friday, August 29 2014 12:14 PM EDT2014-08-29 16:14:41 GMT
    Are you ready to go batty at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum's 62nd birthday party this weekend? 
    Are you ready to go batty at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum's 62nd birthday party this weekend? 
  • Camping closures to begin in eastern Arizona

    Camping closures to begin in eastern Arizona

    Forest officials are temporarily closing some camping areas affected by a wildfire in eastern Arizona's White Mountains earlier this summer.
    Forest officials are temporarily closing some camping areas affected by a wildfire in eastern Arizona's White Mountains earlier this summer.
  • Successful 'Steps to success' program for TUSD

    Successful 'Steps to success' program for TUSD

    Friday, August 29 2014 10:47 AM EDT2014-08-29 14:47:40 GMT
    Tucson Unified School District students are now one month into the 2014-2015 school year and a few of those students are returning to classes after dropping out, thanks to the Steps to Success program. According to TUSD officials there are 177 out of 457 students that left school, now back and attending classes. 
    Tucson Unified School District students are now one month into the 2014-2015 school year and a few of those students are returning to classes after dropping out, thanks to the Steps to Success program. According to TUSD officials there are 177 out of 457 students that left school, now back and attending classes. 
  • New TUSD program to keep students from missing school

    New TUSD program to keep students from missing school

    Friday, August 29 2014 10:25 AM EDT2014-08-29 14:25:59 GMT
    Missing two days a month of school may seem harmless, but officials say it can knock students off track, making them less likely to graduate. A new campaign begins today, to help keep students in school and on track, in honor of September as National Attendance Awareness Month. 
    Missing two days a month of school may seem harmless, but officials say it can knock students off track, making them less likely to graduate. A new campaign begins today, to help keep students in school and on track, in honor of September as National Attendance Awareness Month. 
  • New smoking ban in place for 1st U of A football game

    New smoking ban in place for 1st U of A football game

    Friday, August 29 2014 9:38 AM EDT2014-08-29 13:38:47 GMT
    College football is finally back and the University of Arizona Wildcats will be taking the field on Friday night for the first time this season. There will be a lot going on in and around Arizona Stadium all day today, and University of Arizona Police are making sure things remain safe for the fans. 
    College football is finally back and the University of Arizona Wildcats will be taking the field on Friday night for the first time this season. There will be a lot going on in and around Arizona Stadium all day today, and University of Arizona Police are making sure things remain safe for the fans. 
  • Arizona Stadium improves cell phone reception for fans

    Arizona Stadium improves cell phone reception for fans

    Friday, August 29 2014 9:36 AM EDT2014-08-29 13:36:08 GMT
    Tonight the University of Arizona takes on the University of Nevada Las Vegas and university officials want to make sure fans can tweet, like and share their pictures and thoughts about the game on social media. There are some pretty cool things that are new at Arizona Stadium that will allow that to happen. 
    Tonight the University of Arizona takes on the University of Nevada Las Vegas and university officials want to make sure fans can tweet, like and share their pictures and thoughts about the game on social media. There are some pretty cool things that are new at Arizona Stadium that will allow that to happen. 
  • World class boxers sparring off at Fort Huachuca

    World class boxers sparring off at Fort Huachuca

    World class boxers sparring off at Fort Huachuca

    Friday, August 29 2014 2:29 AM EDT2014-08-29 06:29:17 GMT
    The 2014 All Army boxing match kicked off at the Fort Huachuca Army post, pitting soldier against soldier in the boxing ring.More than 30 U.S. soldiers from army posts all over the world, gathered in Cochise County for the three and a half week long training camp and championship tournaments. Army boxing began at Ft. Huachuca in 1987 and has gone on to become a prestigious sport, with many soldiers going on to the Olympics. Staff described their boxers as some of the best amateur boxers in th...
    The 2014 All Army boxing match kicked off at the Fort Huachuca Army post, pitting soldier against soldier in the boxing ring.More than 30 U.S. soldiers from army posts all over the world, gathered in Cochise County for the three and a half week long training camp and championship tournaments. Army boxing began at Ft. Huachuca in 1987 and has gone on to become a prestigious sport, with many soldiers going on to the Olympics. Staff described their boxers as some of the best amateur boxers in th...
  • 4th Avenue underpass closure tested for future traffic-fighting measure

    4th Avenue underpass closure tested for future traffic-fighting measure

    Friday, August 29 2014 1:45 AM EDT2014-08-29 05:45:29 GMT
    Since the modern streetcar's debut in July, the City of Tucson has observed a rise in traffic congestion during peak weekend night hours in the heart of downtown's entertainment district. 
    Since the modern streetcar's debut in July, the City of Tucson has observed a rise in traffic congestion during peak weekend night hours in the heart of downtown's entertainment district. 
  • TPD locates missing woman, 85

    TPD locates missing woman, 85

    Friday, August 29 2014 1:07 AM EDT2014-08-29 05:07:57 GMT
    Tucson Police located a missing 85-year-old woman the department said suffers from Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease.
    Tucson Police located a missing 85-year-old woman the department said suffers from Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease.
  • A tale of two 26-year-olds: 1 problem, 2 solutions

    A tale of two 26-year-olds: 1 problem, 2 solutions

    Friday, August 29 2014 12:41 AM EDT2014-08-29 04:41:16 GMT
    From the thousands of children who risked their lives to come to the United States, to the groups of people found in the desert, the determination of those who risk it all to cross our border and start lives here at whatever cost has been obvious for months and even years.
    From the thousands of children who risked their lives to come to the United States, to the groups of people found in the desert, the determination of those who risk it all to cross our border and start lives here at whatever cost has been obvious for months and even years.
  • Mexican baseball coming back to Tucson

    Mexican baseball coming back to Tucson

    Thursday, August 28 2014 9:48 PM EDT2014-08-29 01:48:35 GMT
    It will run for four days, Oct. 2 through 5, and will feature eight games between some of the best and most popular professional baseball teams in Mexico. 
    It will run for four days, Oct. 2 through 5, and will feature eight games between some of the best and most popular professional baseball teams in Mexico. 
  • Sneak peek at Flandrau's new state-of-the-art planetarium

    Sneak peek at Flandrau's new state-of-the-art planetarium

    Thursday, August 28 2014 9:37 PM EDT2014-08-29 01:37:28 GMT
    A piece of cutting edge technology is bringing the stars and planets down to earth in Tucson. It's the first of its kind anywhere in the country. 
    A piece of cutting edge technology is bringing the stars and planets down to earth in Tucson. It's the first of its kind anywhere in the country. 
  • 'Drive sober or get pulled over' in Marana this Labor Day weekend

    'Drive sober or get pulled over' in Marana this Labor Day weekend

    Thursday, August 28 2014 7:58 PM EDT2014-08-28 23:58:43 GMT
    Police said Labor Day weekend is traditionally one of the most dangerous weekends on the road.
    Police said Labor Day weekend is traditionally one of the most dangerous weekends on the road.
  • AAA: Gas prices to drop through Labor Day

    AAA: Gas prices to drop through Labor Day

    Thursday, August 28 2014 7:38 PM EDT2014-08-28 23:38:02 GMT
    Gas prices are expected to continue dropping through the Labor Day weekend for an estimated 557,000 Arizona travelers, despite the fact Labor Day gas prices are the second-highest in five years, according to AAA.
    Gas prices are expected to continue dropping through the Labor Day weekend for an estimated 557,000 Arizona travelers, despite the fact Labor Day gas prices are the second-highest in five years, according to AAA.
  • UA Football players visit Diamond Children's before first home game

    UA Football players visit Diamond Children's before first home game

    Thursday, August 28 2014 6:20 PM EDT2014-08-28 22:20:45 GMT
    (Source: UAMC)(Source: UAMC)
    Members of the University of Arizona Football team brought some “Bear Down” spirit to the Diamond Children's Medical Center on Thursday.
    Members of the University of Arizona Football team brought some “Bear Down” spirit to the Diamond Children's Medical Center on Thursday.
  • CBP seizes 200 pounds of pot in smuggling bust in Douglas

    CBP seizes 200 pounds of pot in smuggling bust in Douglas

    Thursday, August 28 2014 6:06 PM EDT2014-08-28 22:06:20 GMT
    (Source: CBP)(Source: CBP)
    Customs and Border Protection officials arrested a woman who attempted to smuggle more than $100,000 worth of marijuana into the United States.
    Customs and Border Protection officials arrested a woman who attempted to smuggle more than $100,000 worth of marijuana into the United States.
  • Jobless apps drop, economy beats expectations

    Jobless apps drop, economy beats expectations

    Thursday, August 28 2014 5:51 PM EDT2014-08-28 21:51:59 GMT
    Since February, average job gains have been the best in eight years.
    Since February, average job gains have been the best in eight years.
  • Several Pima Co. locations offer free disposal of household hazardous materials

    Several Pima Co. locations offer free disposal of household hazardous materials

    Thursday, August 28 2014 5:05 PM EDT2014-08-28 21:05:50 GMT
    Finished up that painting project, or changed the oil in the car and are looking for a way to dispose of the 'leftovers'? There are several locations in Pima County, both landfills and transfer stations that offer proper disposal of materials like these, along with antifreeze and batteries.
    Finished up that painting project, or changed the oil in the car and are looking for a way to dispose of the 'leftovers'? There are several locations in Pima County, both landfills and transfer stations that offer proper disposal of materials like these, along with antifreeze and batteries.
  • Sun Tran to detour routes near UA due to football game, construction

    Sun Tran to detour routes near UA due to football game, construction

    Thursday, August 28 2014 4:45 PM EDT2014-08-28 20:45:36 GMT
    Several bus routes will be detoured on Friday, due to construction and the closure of the U of A Mall during the football game. Passengers can expect minor delays, said Sun Tran officials. 
    Several bus routes will be detoured on Friday, due to construction and the closure of the U of A Mall during the football game. Passengers can expect minor delays, said Sun Tran officials. 
  • Sheriff: Armed robbery suspect used pink gun

    Sheriff: Armed robbery suspect used pink gun

    Thursday, August 28 2014 4:39 PM EDT2014-08-28 20:39:16 GMT
    According to a Sheriff's Department news release, the suspect is described as African-American, approximately 30 to 35 years old, with a buzz cut and multiple teardrop tattoos near his left eye. 
    According to a Sheriff's Department news release, the suspect is described as African-American, approximately 30 to 35 years old, with a buzz cut and multiple teardrop tattoos near his left eye. 
  • Drought conditions loosen up

    Drought conditions loosen up

    Thursday, August 28 2014 4:26 PM EDT2014-08-28 20:26:26 GMT
    Current Drought Map in USCurrent Drought Map in US
    With the monsoon nearly over, how has it helped the drought conditions in Arizona? Here is a look at how we are currently doing.
    With the monsoon nearly over, how has it helped the drought conditions in Arizona? Here is a look at how we are currently doing.
  • Ramp on WB I-10 near Benson closed because of disabled tractor-trailer

    Ramp on WB I-10 near Benson closed because of disabled tractor-trailer

    Thursday, August 28 2014 4:09 PM EDT2014-08-28 20:09:21 GMT
    The closure, which was caused by a disabled oversize load on State Route 80 in Cochise County, could last through the weekend. 
    The closure, which was caused by a disabled oversize load on State Route 80 in Cochise County, could last through the weekend. 
  • Lunchbox drive for UAMC pediatric cancer patients

    Lunchbox drive for UAMC pediatric cancer patients

    Thursday, August 28 2014 3:13 PM EDT2014-08-28 19:13:30 GMT
    The University of Arizona Medical Center is holding a special drive for its pediatric patients, but it's not a typical fundraiser - it's a lunchbox drive. These lunchboxes however will not be used to keep lunches cold, but to hold medication.
    The University of Arizona Medical Center is holding a special drive for its pediatric patients, but it's not a typical fundraiser - it's a lunchbox drive. These lunchboxes however will not be used to keep lunches cold, but to hold medication.
  • Truck on tracks stops train, traffic near Ruthrauff and I-10

    Truck on tracks stops train, traffic near Ruthrauff and I-10

    Thursday, August 28 2014 2:42 PM EDT2014-08-28 18:42:56 GMT
    Crews from Northwest Fire District were dispatched to the scene near West Ruthrauff Road and Interstate 10 after they received information about a man suffering a medical emergency. 
    Crews from Northwest Fire District were dispatched to the scene near West Ruthrauff Road and Interstate 10 after they received information about a man suffering a medical emergency. 
  • Las Artes accepting students for GED program fall session

    Las Artes accepting students for GED program fall session

    Thursday, August 28 2014 2:03 PM EDT2014-08-28 18:03:26 GMT
    There are still spots available in Pima County's Las Artes Arts and Education Center GED program fall session, which begins on September 2. Las Artes will be assessing students, age 17 to 21 during the first week of the session. 
    There are still spots available in Pima County's Las Artes Arts and Education Center GED program fall session, which begins on September 2. Las Artes will be assessing students, age 17 to 21 during the first week of the session. 
  • Flandrau is going FullDome; new projection system first of its kind in the U.S.

    Flandrau is going FullDome; new projection system first of its kind in the U.S.

    Thursday, August 28 2014 1:21 PM EDT2014-08-28 17:21:56 GMT
    The University of Arizona's Flandrau Science Center and Planetarium is reaching beyond the stars. Over the summer Flandrau installed a state-of-the-art digital projection system in the Planetarium that immerses audience members in 360 degree views of not just the solar system, but weather back here on earth, the internal workings of our bodies, and much more. 
    The University of Arizona's Flandrau Science Center and Planetarium is reaching beyond the stars. Over the summer Flandrau installed a state-of-the-art digital projection system in the Planetarium that immerses audience members in 360 degree views of not just the solar system, but weather back here on earth, the internal workings of our bodies, and much more. 
  • U of A football fan tweets could help raise money for scholarships

    U of A football fan tweets could help raise money for scholarships

    Thursday, August 28 2014 1:01 PM EDT2014-08-28 17:01:43 GMT
    Here's how - Allstate is sponsoring its 'Good Hands' Field Goal Net program, where the university with the most fan conversation, from August 25 to December 7 can win scholarship money.  
    Here's how - Allstate is sponsoring its 'Good Hands' Field Goal Net program, where the university with the most fan conversation, from August 25 to December 7 can win scholarship money.  
  • Accident slows travel on Ajo Way west of Kinney Road

    Accident slows travel on Ajo Way west of Kinney Road

    Thursday, August 28 2014 11:08 AM EDT2014-08-28 15:08:24 GMT
    Early morning accident slowing traffic on the southwest side. A possible head on collision has occurred on Ajo Way, just west of Kinney Road, said law enforcement officials. 
    Early morning accident slowing traffic on the southwest side. A possible head on collision has occurred on Ajo Way, just west of Kinney Road, said law enforcement officials. 
  • Busy travel weekend as residents say 'goodbye' to summer

    Busy travel weekend as residents say 'goodbye' to summer

    Thursday, August 28 2014 10:20 AM EDT2014-08-28 14:20:42 GMT
    For those planning a trip this weekend, they will not be alone, with the busiest days for travel being Friday and Monday. According to AAA Arizona more than 2.2 million residents will have planned a Labor Day vacation. 
    For those planning a trip this weekend, they will not be alone, with the busiest days for travel being Friday and Monday. According to AAA Arizona more than 2.2 million residents will have planned a Labor Day vacation. 
  • White House preps legal case for immigration steps

    White House preps legal case for immigration steps

    President Barack Obama's lawyers are carefully crafting a legal rationale for executive actions on immigration as a self-imposed, end-of-summer deadline to act approaches.
    President Barack Obama's lawyers are carefully crafting a legal rationale for executive actions on immigration as a self-imposed, end-of-summer deadline to act approaches.
  • Man grows milkweed in yard to attract, nurture monarch butterflies

    Man grows milkweed in yard to attract, nurture monarch butterflies

    Thursday, August 28 2014 2:01 AM EDT2014-08-28 06:01:42 GMT

    Milkweed is normally a nuisance weed, but one man has given his yard over to it because it is the preferred food of the butterflies.

    Milkweed is normally a nuisance weed, but one man has given his yard over to it because it is the preferred food of the butterflies.

  • A look at the Islamic State militants in Syria

    A look at the Islamic State militants in Syria

    Thursday, August 28 2014 1:49 AM EDT2014-08-28 05:49:08 GMT
    As the U.S. strikes Islamic State targets in Iraq, extremists belonging to the same militant group across the border in Syria are capturing new territory and becoming bolder by the day.
    As the U.S. strikes Islamic State targets in Iraq, extremists belonging to the same militant group across the border in Syria are capturing new territory and becoming bolder by the day.
  • Cluster of burglaries reported in Green Valley retirement community

    Cluster of burglaries reported in Green Valley retirement community

    Thursday, August 28 2014 1:27 AM EDT2014-08-28 05:27:31 GMT
    Pima County Sheriff's Green Valley division is looking into six separate burglaries that happened near the San Ignacio Golf Estates community in the past month. All of the homes were unoccupied at the time of the break ins. 
    Pima County Sheriff's Green Valley division is looking into six separate burglaries that happened near the San Ignacio Golf Estates community in the past month. All of the homes were unoccupied at the time of the break ins. 
  • Guatemalan group encourages youth to stay in country

    Guatemalan group encourages youth to stay in country

    Thursday, August 28 2014 1:14 AM EDT2014-08-28 05:14:57 GMT
    The journey from Central America to the United States has been made by many people in Guatemala, but that doesn't mean they want to do it. SERES is an organization working to give people the reasons and knowledge to stay in their home communities.
    The journey from Central America to the United States has been made by many people in Guatemala, but that doesn't mean they want to do it. SERES is an organization working to give people the reasons and knowledge to stay in their home communities.
  • Father of injured child pleads for help from community

    Father of injured child pleads for help from community

    Thursday, August 28 2014 1:13 AM EDT2014-08-28 05:13:05 GMT
    David Perez Alvarez, 2, was found by a neighbor in the 3300 block of E. Behan Street on Tuesday morning.
    David Perez Alvarez, 2, was found by a neighbor in the 3300 block of E. Behan Street on Tuesday morning.
  • TPD: Suspected carjacker leads police on chase

    TPD: Suspected carjacker leads police on chase

    Thursday, August 28 2014 12:28 AM EDT2014-08-28 04:28:59 GMT
    (Source: Ben Lopes/See it, Snap it, Send it)(Source: Ben Lopes/See it, Snap it, Send it)
    Stay with Tucson News Now on air and online for updates.
    Stay with Tucson News Now on air and online for updates.
  • FBI investigating reports of attacks on US banks

    FBI investigating reports of attacks on US banks

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 11:09 PM EDT2014-08-28 03:09:00 GMT
    The FBI is investigating a hacking attack on JPMorgan Chase and at least one other bank, according to reports citing unnamed sources familiar with the matter.
    The FBI said Wednesday it's working with the Secret Service to determine the scope of recently reported cyberattacks against several U.S. financial institutions.
  • Raytheon delivers latest version of RAM defensive missile

    Raytheon delivers latest version of RAM defensive missile

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 10:43 PM EDT2014-08-28 02:43:32 GMT
    Tucson's largest private employer, Raytheon, is rolling out the latest version of its RAM defensive missile, the RAM Block 2.
    Tucson's largest private employer, Raytheon, is rolling out the latest version of its RAM defensive missile, the RAM Block 2.
  • Boston suspect's sister charged in NY bomb threat

    Boston suspect's sister charged in NY bomb threat

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 10:29 PM EDT2014-08-28 02:29:36 GMT
    Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's sister was arrested Wednesday on suspicion she threatened to bomb a woman who previously had a romantic relationship with her boyfriend.
    Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's sister was arrested Wednesday on suspicion she threatened to bomb a woman who previously had a romantic relationship with her boyfriend.
  • Independents' power increases

    Independents' power increases

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 10:22 PM EDT2014-08-28 02:22:44 GMT
     Independents are now the largest voting bloc in Arizona, surpassing the GOP by a few thousand registered voters.
     Independents are now the largest voting bloc in Arizona, surpassing the GOP by a few thousand registered voters.

  • Game and Fish seeks suspects using helicopter to harass antelope

    Game and Fish seeks suspects using helicopter to harass antelope

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 9:16 PM EDT2014-08-28 01:16:53 GMT
    The department served a search warrant for the helicopter and its GPS at a ranch headquarters in northern Yavapai County but no charges were filed.
    The department served a search warrant for the helicopter and its GPS at a ranch headquarters in northern Yavapai County but no charges were filed.
  • Don't labor your pets this Labor Day weekend

    Don't labor your pets this Labor Day weekend

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 8:58 PM EDT2014-08-28 00:58:57 GMT
    While you're cooking out for the holiday weekend, dogs and cats can get too close to the fun and end up getting sick.
    While you're cooking out for the holiday weekend, dogs and cats can get too close to the fun and end up getting sick.
  • Border agents arrest two, seize hard drugs in separate smuggling busts

    Border agents arrest two, seize hard drugs in separate smuggling busts

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 8:16 PM EDT2014-08-28 00:16:29 GMT
    (Source: CBP)(Source: CBP)
    Officers referred the suspects to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Homeland Security Investigations and seized the vehicles and drugs.
    Officers referred the suspects to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Homeland Security Investigations and seized the vehicles and drugs.
  • CBP arrests suspect in Port of Douglas drug bust

    CBP arrests suspect in Port of Douglas drug bust

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 7:56 PM EDT2014-08-27 23:56:41 GMT
    (Source: CBP)(Source: CBP)
    Authorities referred German-Martinez to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Homeland Security Investigations, and seized the drugs and car.
    Authorities referred German-Martinez to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Homeland Security Investigations, and seized the drugs and car.
  • CBP: Illegal immigrants rescued after bee attack near Douglas

    CBP: Illegal immigrants rescued after bee attack near Douglas

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 7:46 PM EDT2014-08-27 23:46:10 GMT
    A woman called the Tucson Sector Border Patrol around 10:30 p.m. on Sunday to say she and two others were lost, without water and had been stung by bees.
    A woman called the Tucson Sector Border Patrol around 10:30 p.m. on Sunday to say she and two others were lost, without water and had been stung by bees.

  • BREAKING

    Search continues for pilot in F-15C crash in Augusta County

    Search continues for pilot in F-15C crash in Augusta County

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 7:37 PM EDT2014-08-27 23:37:02 GMT
    A military aircraft has crashed in a rural area of Augusta County, according to the Augusta County Sheriff's Office. The crash happened around 9 a.m. near Deerfield Valley Road. It is believed to be an
    The search for an Air National Guard pilot continues after an F-15C single-seat aircraft based out of Massachusetts crashed in a rural area of Augusta County Wednesday morning.
  • Tribe begins construction on Glendale casino

    Tribe begins construction on Glendale casino

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 7:17 PM EDT2014-08-27 23:17:53 GMT
    The next time you're at a Cardinals game or maybe a concert at Jobing.com arena, you might see something new in the area.
    The next time you're at a Cardinals game or maybe a concert at Jobing.com arena, you might see something new in the area.
  • Reactions: Sun Tran bus in high waters

    Reactions: Sun Tran bus in high waters

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 6:41 PM EDT2014-08-27 22:41:25 GMT
    TNN reached out to Sun Tran, city officials and Tucson Police, all of whom are aware of what happened, though as of now, nobody is willing to go on camera.
    TNN reached out to Sun Tran, city officials and Tucson Police, all of whom are aware of what happened, though as of now, nobody is willing to go on camera.
  • Boston Marathon bombing victim marries his nurse

    Boston Marathon bombing victim marries his nurse

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 4:58 PM EDT2014-08-27 20:58:53 GMT
    If something good could come out of the Boston Marathon bombing, James Costello and Krista D'Agostino seem to have found it.
    If something good could come out of the Boston Marathon bombing, James Costello and Krista D'Agostino seem to have found it.
  • PCSD: Suspect tries to sell stolen UA football tickets to deputy

    PCSD: Suspect tries to sell stolen UA football tickets to deputy

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 4:51 PM EDT2014-08-27 20:51:53 GMT
    (Source: PCSD)(Source: PCSD)
    Authorities booked the suspect, 26-year-old Emilio Pesina, into the Pima County Adult Detention Center on a charge of trafficking in stolen property.
    Authorities booked the suspect, 26-year-old Emilio Pesina, into the Pima County Adult Detention Center on a charge of trafficking in stolen property.
  • UA Bear Down Downtown first of its kind Wednesday

    UA Bear Down Downtown first of its kind Wednesday

    UA Bear Down Downtown first of its kind Wednesday

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 4:14 PM EDT2014-08-27 20:14:47 GMT
    Bear Down Downtown 2014 Wednesday to help students learn about the campus community.
    Bear Down Downtown 2014 Wednesday to help students learn about the campus community.
  • PCC honors outstanding staff, faculty

    PCC honors outstanding staff, faculty

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 4:09 PM EDT2014-08-27 20:09:56 GMT
    Pima Community College recently honored outstanding staff and faculty for contributions during the 2013-14 academic year, at the All College Day event. All College Day is PCC's annual start of the academic year meeting for employees. 
    Pima Community College recently honored outstanding staff and faculty for contributions during the 2013-14 academic year, at the All College Day event. All College Day is PCC's annual start of the academic year meeting for employees. 
  • Reward money being raised in Rosa Parks' apartment vandalism case

    Reward money being raised in Rosa Parks' apartment vandalism case

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 3:56 PM EDT2014-08-27 19:56:34 GMT
    The apartment complex that includes the home Civil Rights icon Rosa Parks and her husband shared while they lived in Alabama's capital city, was heavily damaged by copper thieves Monday.
    The apartment complex that includes the home Civil Rights icon Rosa Parks and her husband shared while they lived in Alabama's capital city, was heavily damaged by copper thieves Monday.
  • Tucson 2014 summer is one of the top 10 hottest

    Tucson 2014 summer is one of the top 10 hottest

    Tucson 2014 summer is one of the top 10 hottest

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 2:48 PM EDT2014-08-27 18:48:48 GMT
    For Tucson this summer is stacking up to be in the top 10 warmest, mainly because of a hot June.
    For Tucson this summer is stacking up to be in the top 10 warmest, mainly because of a hot June.
  • American Red Cross still in need of blood donations

    American Red Cross still in need of blood donations

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 2:37 PM EDT2014-08-27 18:37:14 GMT
    The American Red Cross continues to have an urgent need for blood donors of all blood types. The need is still high, according to Red Cross officials, even with an increase in donations after a late July push. Donors with O, A and B negative blood are especially needed. 
    The American Red Cross continues to have an urgent need for blood donors of all blood types. The need is still high, according to Red Cross officials, even with an increase in donations after a late July push. Donors with O, A and B negative blood are especially needed. 
  • CD-2 race is rematch of very close 2012 race

    CD-2 race is rematch of very close 2012 race

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 2:08 PM EDT2014-08-27 18:08:56 GMT
    The race for Congress in District 2, which covers southeastern Arizona over to the New Mexico state line, could be a close one, because it is a rematch of a highly competitive race. 
    The race for Congress in District 2, which covers southeastern Arizona over to the New Mexico state line, could be a close one, because it is a rematch of a highly competitive race. 
  • CD-3 race a Grijalva, Saucedo-Mercer rematch

    CD-3 race a Grijalva, Saucedo-Mercer rematch

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 2:04 PM EDT2014-08-27 18:04:33 GMT
    November's election will be a rematch for the candidates of Congressional District 3, as long time incumbent Raul Grijalva will once again face off against Republican challenger Gabriela Saucedo-Mercer.
    November's election will be a rematch for the candidates of Congressional District 3, as long time incumbent Raul Grijalva will once again face off against Republican challenger Gabriela Saucedo-Mercer.
  • Pima County road closures

    Pima County road closures

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 1:58 PM EDT2014-08-27 17:58:13 GMT
    The following roads, in unincorporated areas of Pima County are closed, as of 10 a.m. on August 27, 2014.
    The following roads, in unincorporated areas of Pima County are closed, as of 10 a.m. on August 27, 2014.
  • Pima Co. Sheriff seeking suspect in attempted robbery

    Pima Co. Sheriff seeking suspect in attempted robbery

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 1:20 PM EDT2014-08-27 17:20:14 GMT
    The Pima County Sheriff's Department is asking for the public's help identifying a suspect in an attempted robbery of a convenience store on August 17, 2014.
    The Pima County Sheriff's Department is asking for the public's help identifying a suspect in an attempted robbery of a convenience store on August 17, 2014.
  • Water line break at Marana Middle School

    Water line break at Marana Middle School

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 1:03 PM EDT2014-08-27 17:03:07 GMT
    School is operating as normal, despite an underground water line break, said Marana Unified School District officials. Water is running only at one section of the campus and crews are currently on scene to repair the break. 
    School is operating as normal, despite an underground water line break, said Marana Unified School District officials. Water is running only at one section of the campus and crews are currently on scene to repair the break. 
  • One month later: gap still in U.S. Mexico border fence from monsoon

    One month later: gap still in U.S. Mexico border fence from monsoon

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 10:27 AM EDT2014-08-27 14:27:55 GMT
    Border Patrol: Ground still too saturated. Repair date has yet to be determined.
    Border Patrol: Ground still too saturated. Repair date has yet to be determined.
  • 'Threatened' status sought for monarch butterfly

    'Threatened' status sought for monarch butterfly

    Three conservation groups and a butterfly expert are asking the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service to list the monarch butterfly as a threatened species.
    Three conservation groups and a butterfly expert are asking the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service to list the monarch butterfly as a threatened species.
  • Baby in critical condition after being left in trash can

    Baby in critical condition after being left in trash can

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 2:43 AM EDT2014-08-27 06:43:08 GMT

    Neighbors found the infant Tuesday, after hearing a sound coming from their trash can. 

    Neighbors found the infant Tuesday, after hearing a sound coming from their trash can. 

  • Incumbent Grijalva reacts to CD3 rematch

    Incumbent Grijalva reacts to CD3 rematch

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 1:39 AM EDT2014-08-27 05:39:42 GMT
    Source: Tucson News NowSource: Tucson News Now
    Representative Raul Grijalva will face Congressional District 3 challenger Gabby Saucedo Mercer for the second time, but the incumbent does not consider this year's campaign to be a rematch.
    Representative Raul Grijalva will face Congressional District 3 challenger Gabby Saucedo Mercer for the second time, but the incumbent does not consider this year's campaign to be a rematch.
  • Breaking

    GOP nominates McSally in CD2

    GOP nominates McSally in CD2

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 1:23 AM EDT2014-08-27 05:23:09 GMT
    Tucson News Now has your one-stop shop for coverage of today's primary election. Find all of the results, video, live blog/discussion, stories and more here:http://tucsonnewsnow.com/election
    Tucson News Now has your one-stop shop for coverage of today's primary election. Find all of the results, video, live blog/discussion, stories and more here:http://tucsonnewsnow.com/election
  • breaking

    AP: Tom Horne falls in GOP attorney general primary

    AP: Tom Horne falls in GOP attorney general primary

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 12:51 AM EDT2014-08-27 04:51:31 GMT
    Attorney General Tom Horne has been thrown out of office in the Republican primary after a rocky first term.
    Attorney General Tom Horne has been thrown out of office in the Republican primary after a rocky first term.
  • breaking

    AP: Doug Ducey wins GOP primary for Arizona governor

    AP: Doug Ducey wins GOP primary for Arizona governor

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 11:53 PM EDT2014-08-27 03:53:58 GMT
    Find all of the results, video, live blog/discussion, stories and more here:http://tucsonnewsnow.com/election
    Find all of the results, video, live blog/discussion, stories and more here:http://tucsonnewsnow.com/election
  • Authorities investigate incident that left 2-year-old boy critically injured

    Authorities investigate incident that left 2-year-old boy critically injured

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 10:47 PM EDT2014-08-27 02:47:48 GMT
    The Pima County Sheriff's Department said a 2-year-old boy was found alone in a driveway in the 3300 block of East Behan Street, suffering from a bleeding head wound. 
    The Pima County Sheriff's Department said a 2-year-old boy was found alone in a driveway in the 3300 block of East Behan Street, suffering from a bleeding head wound. 
  • Tucson primary election turnout low

    Tucson primary election turnout low

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 10:25 PM EDT2014-08-27 02:25:50 GMT
    Pima County sent out 225,000 mail in ballots but only 100,000 have been returned.
    Pima County sent out 225,000 mail in ballots but only 100,000 have been returned.
  • Report ranks Tucson as safe city for drivers

    Report ranks Tucson as safe city for drivers

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 10:04 PM EDT2014-08-27 02:04:36 GMT
    In its rankings, the company considered car collision frequency, where Tucson fell 23 spots since last year.
    In its rankings, the company considered car collision frequency, where Tucson fell 23 spots since last year.
  • Pima College begins new school year with fewer students & hopes that probation will end soon

    Pima College begins new school year with fewer students & hopes that probation will end soon

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 9:34 PM EDT2014-08-27 01:34:28 GMT
    This is a big year for Pima Community College. Some 24,000 PCC students were back on the six Tucson-area campuses for the first day of school Tuesday.
    This is a big year for Pima Community College. Some 24,000 PCC students were back on the six Tucson-area campuses for the first day of school Tuesday.
  • CBP makes several seizures of unreported currency

    CBP makes several seizures of unreported currency

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 8:52 PM EDT2014-08-27 00:52:12 GMT
    (Source: CBP)(Source: CBP)
    Customs and Border Protection officers in Nogales stopped several people who reportedly attempted to take unreported currency across the border in the past week.
    Customs and Border Protection officers in Nogales stopped several people who reportedly attempted to take unreported currency across the border in the past week.
  • Huge stash of hidden cocaine sends Mexican man to jail

    Huge stash of hidden cocaine sends Mexican man to jail

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 8:35 PM EDT2014-08-27 00:35:16 GMT
    Source: CBPSource: CBP
     A 54-year-old Mexican man is under arrest for trying to move a huge drug haul through the Port of Naco.
     A 54-year-old Mexican man is under arrest for trying to move a huge drug haul through the Port of Naco.
  • Report: 2014 Tucson gem show brought in $120 million

    Report: 2014 Tucson gem show brought in $120 million

    Report: 2014 Tucson gem show brought in $120 million

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 8:24 PM EDT2014-08-27 00:24:15 GMT
    Tucson Gem, Mineral and Fossil Showcase economic impact report released showing where money is being spent locally.
    Tucson Gem, Mineral and Fossil Showcase economic impact report released showing where money is being spent locally.
  • Obama to award Medal of Honor to Civil War officer

    Obama to award Medal of Honor to Civil War officer

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 8:08 PM EDT2014-08-27 00:08:23 GMT
    A Civil War soldier is to be honored with the nation's highest military decoration 151 years after his death.
    A century and a half after his valiant death at the Battle of Gettysburg, a Union Army officer is being awarded the nation's highest military decoration, thanks to a decades-long campaign by his descendants and Civil...
  • Police investigate northwest side McDonald's robbery

    Police investigate northwest side McDonald's robbery

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 8:08 PM EDT2014-08-27 00:08:02 GMT
    Anyone with information is urged to call 911 or 88-CRIME.
    Anyone with information is urged to call 911 or 88-CRIME.
  • Drug detection canines assist CBP officers in 4 arrests, weekend drug busts

    Drug detection canines assist CBP officers in 4 arrests, weekend drug busts

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 7:41 PM EDT2014-08-26 23:41:10 GMT
    (Source: CBP)(Source: CBP)
    The suspects were turned over to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Homeland Security Investigations and the drugs and a car were seized.
    The suspects were turned over to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Homeland Security Investigations and the drugs and a car were seized.
  • Game and Fish seeks suspected deer poachers

    Game and Fish seeks suspected deer poachers

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 7:04 PM EDT2014-08-26 23:04:54 GMT
    (Source: http://www.azgfd.gov/)(Source: http://www.azgfd.gov/)
    Anyone with information is urged to call the Operation Game Thief at (800) 352-0700 or visit http://www.azgfd.gov/ogt_form.shtml.
    Anyone with information is urged to call the Operation Game Thief at (800) 352-0700 or visit http://www.azgfd.gov/ogt_form.shtml.
  • Sahuarita welcomes new fire station

    Sahuarita welcomes new fire station

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 6:38 PM EDT2014-08-26 22:38:38 GMT
    (Source: RMFD)(Source: RMFD)
    For more information, visit the department website here.
    For more information, visit the department website here.
  • Full scale force protection exercise may delay access to Ft. Huachuca

    Full scale force protection exercise may delay access to Ft. Huachuca

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 4:04 PM EDT2014-08-26 20:04:48 GMT
    In order to remain prepared for an unexpected emergency event, Fort Huachuca is conducting its annual Antiterrorism and Force Protection Full-Scale Exercise on Wednesday.
    In order to remain prepared for an unexpected emergency event, Fort Huachuca is conducting its annual Antiterrorism and Force Protection Full-Scale Exercise on Wednesday.
  • Paperless courtroom pilot system launches in Pima County

    Paperless courtroom pilot system launches in Pima County

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 3:46 PM EDT2014-08-26 19:46:41 GMT
    Paper files may soon become a thing of the past for the courtrooms of Southern Arizona, as Pima County's Superior Court participates in a pilot program to go 'paperless'. 
    Paper files may soon become a thing of the past for the courtrooms of Southern Arizona, as Pima County's Superior Court participates in a pilot program to go 'paperless'. 
  • Rita the terrier/shepherd mix is looking for a family to love

    Vaughn the singing pit mix is looking for a family to love

    Rita the terrier/shepherd mix is looking for a family to love

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 3:44 PM EDT2014-08-26 19:44:54 GMT
    Vaughn is a sweet gal looking for her forever family, she is willing to share all the doggie kisses her new family can handle. Stop by PACC and check this great dog out. 
    Vaughn is a sweet gal looking for her forever family, she is willing to share all the doggie kisses her new family can handle. Stop by PACC and check this great dog out. 
  • Primary Election 2014

    Primary Election 2014

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 2:34 PM EDT2014-08-26 18:34:02 GMT
    For those who have a Republican ballot for this primary election, there are a lot of names to choose from. 
    For those who have a Republican ballot for this primary election, there are a lot of names to choose from. 
  • Tablets in use at several Southern AZ polling places

    Tablets in use at several Southern AZ polling places

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 1:11 PM EDT2014-08-26 17:11:09 GMT
    For the first time in a county wide election, Pima County will be using secure tablets at the polls.The tablets will be at 25 of the 250 polling places in Southern Arizona; they were first used in a small election in the spring of 2013 and they worked pretty well. 
    For the first time in a county wide election, Pima County will be using secure tablets at the polls.The tablets will be at 25 of the 250 polling places in Southern Arizona; they were first used in a small election in the spring of 2013 and they worked pretty well. 
  • Tucson Police Department is recruiting

    Tucson Police Department is recruiting

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 12:04 PM EDT2014-08-26 16:04:25 GMT
    The Tucson Police Department is currently looking to add some new recruits to its numbers.
    The Tucson Police Department is currently looking to add some new recruits to its numbers.
  • PCC starts fall 2014 semester with new leadership, lower enrollment

    PCC starts fall 2014 semester with new leadership, lower enrollment

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 11:10 AM EDT2014-08-26 15:10:36 GMT
    Pima Community College has hired three new presidents for their campuses - Dr. David Dore, Northwest Campus; Dr. Lorraine Morales, Community Campus; and Dr. Morgan Phillips, Desert Vista Campus. The college also has a new Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Student Services – Dr. Erica C. Holmes. 
    Pima Community College has hired three new presidents for their campuses - Dr. David Dore, Northwest Campus; Dr. Lorraine Morales, Community Campus; and Dr. Morgan Phillips, Desert Vista Campus. The college also has a new Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Student Services – Dr. Erica C. Holmes. 
  • It's primary election day - have you voted yet?

    It's primary election day - have you voted yet?

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 10:40 AM EDT2014-08-26 14:40:46 GMT
    The polls are now open around Southern Arizona. Voters can come in and cast their vote until 7 p.m. Residents will vote at the polls or drop off mail in ballots to determine candidates for state and congressional offices. 
    The polls are now open around Southern Arizona. Voters can come in and cast their vote until 7 p.m. Residents will vote at the polls or drop off mail in ballots to determine candidates for state and congressional offices. 
  • 'Mindset' for the class of 2018

    'Mindset' for the class of 2018

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 10:23 AM EDT2014-08-26 14:23:10 GMT
    New this morning, a perspective on the Class of 2018. Officials at Beloit College in Wisconsin have released the school's annual mindset list. It is a non-scientific compilation, meant to remind teachers that college freshmen see the world in a much different way.
    New this morning, a perspective on the Class of 2018. Officials at Beloit College in Wisconsin have released the school's annual mindset list. It is a non-scientific compilation, meant to remind teachers that college freshmen see the world in a much different way.
  • What to expect from a Search and Rescue situation in Southern Arizona

    What to expect from a Search and Rescue situation in Southern Arizona

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 2:37 AM EDT2014-08-26 06:37:05 GMT
    Source: Tucson News NowSource: Tucson News Now
    Five calls out in the same Sunday afternoon might seem like a lot, but it's just another day for the Search and Rescue team with the Pima County Sheriff's Department.
    Five calls out in the same Sunday afternoon might seem like a lot, but it's just another day for the Search and Rescue team with the Pima County Sheriff's Department.
  • Guatemala: Inside the Border Crisis

    Guatemala: Inside the Border Crisis

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 1:07 AM EDT2014-08-26 05:07:28 GMT
    Those who help migrants in Guatemala say the repatriation flights from the United States have increased from three times a week in 2012 to three times a day now. When it comes to the thousands who leave each year, they say this country can't solve the problem alone.
    Those who help migrants in Guatemala say the repatriation flights from the United States have increased from three times a week in 2012 to three times a day now. When it comes to the thousands who leave each year, they say this country can't solve the problem alone.
  • Tablets debut in county elections

    Tablets debut in county elections

    Monday, August 25 2014 10:16 PM EDT2014-08-26 02:16:17 GMT
    For the first time, Pima County Elections Officials will be using tablets to help some serious elections issues which have become commonplace as a result of mail in voting.
    For the first time, Pima County Elections Officials will be using tablets to help some serious elections issues which have become commonplace as a result of mail in voting.
  • Cristobal strengthens to a hurricane

    Cristobal strengthens to a hurricane

    Monday, August 25 2014 9:26 PM EDT2014-08-26 01:26:43 GMT

    Cristobal is now a Category 1 hurricane, with sustained winds of 75 miles per hour.


    Cristobal is now a Category 1 hurricane, with sustained winds of 75 miles per hour.


  • Today's Most: Wanted man arrested after posting video of 'Ice Bucket Challenge'

    Today's Most: Wanted man arrested after posting video of 'Ice Bucket Challenge'

    Monday, August 25 2014 9:20 PM EDT2014-08-26 01:20:36 GMT
    A man wanted by police was arrested after he posted an "Ice Bucket Challenge" video to Facebook.
    A man wanted by police was arrested after he posted an "Ice Bucket Challenge" video to Facebook.
  • Sun Tran, Sun Link hours for Labor Day

    Sun Tran, Sun Link hours for Labor Day

    Monday, August 25 2014 8:57 PM EDT2014-08-26 00:57:22 GMT
    Both buses and streetcars will be on a reduced schedule.
    Both buses and streetcars will be on a reduced schedule.
  • TPD looking for recruits

    TPD looking for recruits

    Monday, August 25 2014 8:27 PM EDT2014-08-26 00:27:37 GMT
    If you think you have what it takes to be a Tucson Police officer, find the application information here.
    If you think you have what it takes to be a Tucson Police officer, find the application information here.
  • Tucson's baby elephant surprises lucky Reid Park Zoo visitors

    Tucson's baby elephant surprises lucky Reid Park Zoo visitors

    Monday, August 25 2014 8:18 PM EDT2014-08-26 00:18:54 GMT
    It's something no one expected, but some lucky visitors to the Reid Park Zoo got the thrill of a lifetime Monday morning.They got to see the five-day-old baby elephant walking out in the elephant exhibit.
    It's something no one expected, but some lucky visitors to the Reid Park Zoo got the thrill of a lifetime Monday morning.They got to see the five-day-old baby elephant walking out in the elephant exhibit.
  • Businesses: Quake cleanup shouldn't deter tourists

    Businesses: Quake cleanup shouldn't deter tourists

    Monday, August 25 2014 7:38 PM EDT2014-08-25 23:38:18 GMT
    A powerful earthquake that struck the heart of California's wine country caught many people sound asleep, sending dressers, mirrors and pictures crashing down around them. Scores were injured as the temblor...
    The earthquake that jarred California's wine capital caused $1 billion in damage, Napa County officials estimated Monday as business owners mopped up high-end vintages that spilled from barrels and bottles and swept...
  • Street resurfacing work begins in midtown

    Street resurfacing work begins in midtown

    Monday, August 25 2014 7:35 PM EDT2014-08-25 23:35:35 GMT
    More information on the Road Recovery program, visit www.tucsonaz.gov/streetbonds or call (520) 837-6686.
    More information on the Road Recovery program, visit www.tucsonaz.gov/streetbonds or call (520) 837-6686.
  • Tucson streetcar marks one month operating

    Tucson streetcar marks one month in operation

    Tucson streetcar marks one month in operation

    Monday, August 25 2014 7:30 PM EDT2014-08-25 23:30:37 GMT
    Over 157,000 riders in first month of operation for Tucson Modern Streetcar.
    Over 157,000 riders in first month of operation for Tucson Modern Streetcar.
  • Soldier dies after shooting at Fort Lee

    Soldier dies after shooting at Fort Lee

    Monday, August 25 2014 7:18 PM EDT2014-08-25 23:18:15 GMT
    Fort Lee officials say there is currently a "police emergency" on the post and everyone is being advised to say in doors. Officials are not releasing any other information at this time.  NBC12 will update
    Fort Lee officials say a soldier has died after she likely shot herself at the post Monday morning.
  • Man in ATV collision dies from injuries

    Man in ATV collision dies from injuries

    Monday, August 25 2014 7:05 PM EDT2014-08-25 23:05:50 GMT
    PCSD deputies responded to a call on Sunday, July 13 about a collision between an ATV and a Polaris near South Camino Verde just west of Ajo Way.
    PCSD deputies responded to a call on Sunday, July 13 about a collision between an ATV and a Polaris near South Camino Verde just west of Ajo Way.
  • Threat forces evacuation of Sahuaro HS

    Threat forces evacuation of Sahuaro HS

    Monday, August 25 2014 7:02 PM EDT2014-08-25 23:02:19 GMT
    Parents of Sahuaro High School students were told to pick up their students at Magee Middle School, is at 8300 E. Speedway Blvd.
    Parents of Sahuaro High School students were told to pick up their students at Magee Middle School, is at 8300 E. Speedway Blvd.
  • Pima Co. Sheriff investigating home invasion on Tucson's northeast side

    Pima Co. Sheriff investigating home invasion on Tucson's northeast side

    Monday, August 25 2014 6:51 PM EDT2014-08-25 22:51:19 GMT
    Pima County Sheriff's Department deputies are saying they were called to a home near Catalina Highway and Harrison around 5:30 a.m. on Monday, about a possible home invasion. 
    Pima County Sheriff's Department deputies are saying they were called to a home near Catalina Highway and Harrison around 5:30 a.m. on Monday, about a possible home invasion. 
  • City officials: No trash collection on Labor Day

    City officials: No trash collection on Labor Day

    Monday, August 25 2014 6:40 PM EDT2014-08-25 22:40:18 GMT
    View holiday collection schedules at www.tucsonaz.gov/esd or download the free “My Waste”™ smart phone app.
    View holiday collection schedules at www.tucsonaz.gov/esd or download the free “My Waste”™ smart phone app.

  • American held in Syria freed after nearly 2 years

    American held in Syria freed after nearly 2 years

    Monday, August 25 2014 6:18 PM EDT2014-08-25 22:18:27 GMT
    As the U.S. mourned an American journalist executed by Islamic militants, the nation found something of a reprieve with the release of another freelance reporter who had been held hostage for nearly two years by an...
    As the U.S. mourned an American journalist beheaded by Islamic militants, the nation found something of a reprieve with the release of another freelance reporter who had been held hostage for nearly two years by an...
  • Hard to swallow? Burger King may move to Canada

    Hard to swallow? Burger King may move to Canada

    Monday, August 25 2014 4:57 PM EDT2014-08-25 20:57:10 GMT
    Burger King is in talks to buy Tim Hortons and form a new publicly listed company that would be based in Canada.
    Some Burger King customers are finding it hard to swallow that the home of the Whopper could move to Canada.
  • Arby's adds 'Meat Mountain' as secret menu item

    Arby's adds 'Meat Mountain' as secret menu item

    Monday, August 25 2014 4:51 PM EDT2014-08-25 20:51:28 GMT
    The "Meat Mountain" is a tower of every meat Arby's serves, with two slices of cheese on a bun.
    The "Meat Mountain" is a tower of every meat Arby's serves, with two slices of cheese on a bun.
  • Crime Solvers program debuts new poster for businesses

    Crime Solvers program debuts new poster for businesses

    Monday, August 25 2014 3:20 PM EDT2014-08-25 19:20:51 GMT
    Crime Solvers poster (Source: http://www.sierravistaaz.gov/)Crime Solvers poster (Source: http://www.sierravistaaz.gov/)
    Sierra Vista Police Department is debuting a new poster as part of its Crime Solvers program. This poster will alert any 'would-be' criminals that a business is actively working with the SVPD to identify and arrest criminals. 
    Sierra Vista Police Department is debuting a new poster as part of its Crime Solvers program. This poster will alert any 'would-be' criminals that a business is actively working with the SVPD to identify and arrest criminals. 
  • Pima Community College begins classes with a few changes

    Pima Community College begins classes with a few changes

    Monday, August 25 2014 2:27 PM EDT2014-08-25 18:27:10 GMT
    August 26 is the first day for classes for new and returning Pima Community College students. There are several faculty and staff members whose faces are new to returning students. 
    August 26 is the first day for classes for new and returning Pima Community College students. There are several faculty and staff members whose faces are new to returning students. 
  • Obama back in DC amid crises, as if he never left

    Obama back in DC amid crises, as if he never left

    Monday, August 25 2014 2:07 PM EDT2014-08-25 18:07:17 GMT
    While in office, former President George H. W. Bush once plaintively asked, "What is it about August?"
    While in office, former President George H. W. Bush once plaintively asked, "What is it about August?"
  • UA Professor receives Lifetime Achievement Award

    UA Professor receives Lifetime Achievement Award

    Monday, August 25 2014 1:55 PM EDT2014-08-25 17:55:32 GMT
    For her research on asthma, Dr. Lynn Gerald, PhD, MSPH received this award from the American Thoracic Society. 
    For her research on asthma, Dr. Lynn Gerald, PhD, MSPH received this award from the American Thoracic Society. 
  • Video cameras, garage door apps for today's homeowner

    Video cameras, garage door apps for today's homeowner

    Monday, August 25 2014 1:14 PM EDT2014-08-25 17:14:11 GMT
    As home builders in the Tucson Area are constantly including features for today's technology to add an incentive for home buyers, upgrading or adding to an existing home built over the years can bring interactivity to homes affordably.
    As home builders in the Tucson Area are constantly including features for today's technology to add an incentive for home buyers, upgrading or adding to an existing home built over the years can bring interactivity to homes affordably.
  • UA classes begin today

    UA classes begin today

    Monday, August 25 2014 12:08 PM EDT2014-08-25 16:08:22 GMT
    University officials estimate about 41,800 undergrad and grad students are enrolled for the academic year. Preliminary numbers show an estimated 7,800 of them are freshman. That's up from about 7,200 last year.
    University officials estimate about 41,800 undergrad and grad students are enrolled for the academic year. Preliminary numbers show an estimated 7,800 of them are freshman. That's up from about 7,200 last year.
  • Explosion at IL metal recycling plant kills 2, injures 1

    Explosion at IL metal recycling plant kills 2, injures 1

    Monday, August 25 2014 11:41 AM EDT2014-08-25 15:41:03 GMT
    An Illinois recycling plant explosion killed two on Monday. 
    An Illinois recycling plant explosion killed two on Monday. 
  • One-Stop Career Center hosting free veterans seminar

    One-Stop Career Center hosting free veterans seminar

    Monday, August 25 2014 11:36 AM EDT2014-08-25 15:36:05 GMT
    Pima County's One Stop Career Center is hosting a veterans seminar today from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
    Pima County's One Stop Career Center is hosting a veterans seminar today from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
  • Outlet mall breaking ground in Marana

    Outlet mall breaking ground in Marana

    Monday, August 25 2014 11:32 AM EDT2014-08-25 15:32:04 GMT
    Construction will take more than a year to complete. Construction crews are expected to grade the area of the outlet mall near Twin Peaks Road and Interstate 10 starting Monday morning. 
    Construction will take more than a year to complete. Construction crews are expected to grade the area of the outlet mall near Twin Peaks Road and Interstate 10 starting Monday morning. 
  • Multiple hikers rescued by Pima Co. Search and Rescue on Sunday

    Multiple hikers rescued by Pima Co. Search and Rescue on Sunday

    Monday, August 25 2014 11:18 AM EDT2014-08-25 15:18:12 GMT
    Search and Rescue teams had a busy day in the mountains around Tucson this weekend. 
    Search and Rescue teams had a busy day in the mountains around Tucson this weekend. 
  • Tucson makes top ten for 'most caring' city in U.S.

    Tucson makes top ten for 'most caring' city in U.S.

    Monday, August 25 2014 10:58 AM EDT2014-08-25 14:58:06 GMT
    Tucson is a very caring place, according to a survey from a real estate company. Movato Real Estate put together a list of the 'most caring cities' in the U.S. and the 'Old Pueblo' ranked number three on the list. 
    Tucson is a very caring place, according to a survey from a real estate company. Movato Real Estate put together a list of the 'most caring cities' in the U.S. and the 'Old Pueblo' ranked number three on the list. 
  • Air Force awards paramedic training contract to PCC

    Air Force awards paramedic training contract to PCC

    Monday, August 25 2014 9:33 AM EDT2014-08-25 13:33:03 GMT
    Students at the University of Arizona are not the only ones headed back to class. Some members of the U.S. Air Force are going back to school at Pima Community College to become paramedics. 
    Students at the University of Arizona are not the only ones headed back to class. Some members of the U.S. Air Force are going back to school at Pima Community College to become paramedics. 
  • New design chosen for Tucson's Birthday stamp

    New design chosen for Tucson's Birthday stamp

    Monday, August 25 2014 8:46 AM EDT2014-08-25 12:46:00 GMT
    And the winner is Jillian Stachowski, a student at Gale Elementary, she won the Grand Prize in Tucson's 239th Birthday stamp contest. Jillian's stamp design is a watercolor horned toad wearing a birthday hat and facing saguaros that are acting like birthday candles. 
    And the winner is Jillian Stachowski, a student at Gale Elementary, she won the Grand Prize in Tucson's 239th Birthday stamp contest. Jillian's stamp design is a watercolor horned toad wearing a birthday hat and facing saguaros that are acting like birthday candles. 
  • What you need nearby in case of an emergency

    What you need nearby in case of an emergency

    Monday, August 25 2014 4:54 AM EDT2014-08-25 08:54:57 GMT
    Source: Tucson News NowSource: Tucson News Now
    An early Sunday morning earthquake shook homes, businesses and government buildings around Napa, California.The force of nature left more than a hundred people hurt and thousands of homes without power. It has local first responders reminding families in Southern Arizona to be ready for any emergency.“Whatever the natural disaster is, emergency preparedness is really important,” said Captain Adam Goldberg.He suggested having a backup supply of essentials like water, canned goods and medicine....
    An early Sunday morning earthquake shook homes, businesses and government buildings around Napa, California.The force of nature left more than a hundred people hurt and thousands of homes without power. It has local first responders reminding families in Southern Arizona to be ready for any emergency.“Whatever the natural disaster is, emergency preparedness is really important,” said Captain Adam Goldberg.He suggested having a backup supply of essentials like water, canned goods and medicine....
  • New student convocation welcomes thousands of UA freshmen

    New student convocation welcomes thousands of UA freshmen

    Monday, August 25 2014 4:54 AM EDT2014-08-25 08:54:00 GMT
    Thousands of new University of Arizona students gathered at the UA Mall for a welcome back event before they head to class on Monday.The UA hosted the new student convocation ceremony for incoming freshmen and transfer students as an official welcome back to campus. It's the first time the event was held at the UA Mall and drew thousands of students Sunday evening. "We hosted it in McKale for many many years but we needed to make a change this year due to the renovations that are taking place...
    Thousands of new University of Arizona students gathered at the UA Mall for a welcome back event before they head to class on Monday.The UA hosted the new student convocation ceremony for incoming freshmen and transfer students as an official welcome back to campus. It's the first time the event was held at the UA Mall and drew thousands of students Sunday evening. "We hosted it in McKale for many many years but we needed to make a change this year due to the renovations that are taking place...
  • Pima County Sheriff's Department helps rescue five people

    Pima County Sheriff's Department helps rescue five people

    Sunday, August 24 2014 10:44 PM EDT2014-08-25 02:44:34 GMT
    PCSD also rescued a dog in addition to five people.
    PCSD also rescued a dog in addition to five people.
  • CA quake wake up call for Southern Arizona

    CA quake wake up call for Southern Arizona

    Sunday, August 24 2014 7:58 PM EDT2014-08-24 23:58:24 GMT
    You might remember in late June there was a 5.2 earthquake centered near the Arizona-New Mexico border that shook up some parts of Southern Arizona.
    You might remember in late June there was a 5.2 earthquake centered near the Arizona-New Mexico border that shook up some parts of Southern Arizona.
  • Celebrating 50 years of Los Changuitos Feos de Tucson

    Celebrating 50 years of Los Changuitos Feos de Tucson

    Sunday, August 24 2014 3:09 PM EDT2014-08-24 19:09:20 GMT
    Source: Tucson News NowSource: Tucson News Now
    Their sound started 50 years ago and Los Changuitos Feos de Tucson continue to attract crowds in Southern Arizona.Saturday night's performance at the Tucson Convention Center wrapped up a three-day celebration for the mariachi group that dates back to 1964.Alva Bustamante Torres said she went to school with some of the original members, so she brought her great granddaughter along to the show.“So we can keep up with the cultura,” she said. “Los Changuitos started here.”The original group was ...
    Their sound started 50 years ago and Los Changuitos Feos de Tucson continue to attract crowds in Southern Arizona.Saturday night's performance at the Tucson Convention Center wrapped up a three-day celebration for the mariachi group that dates back to 1964.Alva Bustamante Torres said she went to school with some of the original members, so she brought her great granddaughter along to the show.“So we can keep up with the cultura,” she said. “Los Changuitos started here.”The original group was ...
  • "Taste of the Union" draws thousands of new UA students

    "Taste of the Union" draws thousands of new UA students

    Sunday, August 24 2014 3:09 PM EDT2014-08-24 19:09:20 GMT
    The University of Arizona held its annual "Taste of the Union" event to welcome back thousands of UA freshmen and sophomores this weekend.Students sampled food from dozens of restaurants at the campus Student Union for free as a preview of their meal options this upcoming year. The event coincided with the UA Block Party held at the UA Mall, which featured carnival rides, a zip line and DJ music. "It's really exciting; it's something we've been working on for a long time and to see everyone c...
    The University of Arizona held its annual "Taste of the Union" event to welcome back thousands of UA freshmen and sophomores this weekend.Students sampled food from dozens of restaurants at the campus Student Union for free as a preview of their meal options this upcoming year. The event coincided with the UA Block Party held at the UA Mall, which featured carnival rides, a zip line and DJ music. "It's really exciting; it's something we've been working on for a long time and to see everyone c...
  • Authorities ID body of woman found in Nogales wash

    Authorities ID body of woman found in Nogales wash

    Sunday, August 24 2014 7:00 AM EDT2014-08-24 11:00:16 GMT
    Karla Salazar, 43, was swept away last week during a monsoon storm in Sonora, Mexico, according to officials.
    Karla Salazar, 43, was swept away last week during a monsoon storm in Sonora, Mexico, according to officials.
  • 'Overtime' high school football scores

    'Overtime' high school football scores

    Sunday, August 24 2014 4:04 AM EDT2014-08-24 08:04:03 GMT
    For all the high school football highlights, scores, stories, Twitter feed, contests and more, visit our Tucson News Now High School Football page here:http://bit.ly/XGMOU9.
    For all the high school football highlights, scores, stories, Twitter feed, contests and more, visit our Tucson News Now High School Football page here:http://bit.ly/XGMOU9.
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