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  • Tucson teacher/competitive eater sets world record to kick off charity event

    Tucson teacher/competitive eater sets world record to kick off charity event

    Monday, September 18 2017 12:48 PM EDT2017-09-18 16:48:50 GMT
    Tuesday, September 19 2017 3:45 AM EDT2017-09-19 07:45:25 GMT
    Michelle Lesco helped to kick of Oregano’s Pizza and St. Mary’s Food Bank’s “Carbs For A Cause” event Monday by breaking the world record for eating a bowl of pasta. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)Michelle Lesco helped to kick of Oregano’s Pizza and St. Mary’s Food Bank’s “Carbs For A Cause” event Monday by breaking the world record for eating a bowl of pasta. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Michelle Lesco helped to kick of Oregano’s Pizza and St. Mary’s Food Bank’s “Carbs For A Cause” event Monday by breaking the world record for eating a bowl of pasta.

    Michelle Lesco helped to kick of Oregano’s Pizza and St. Mary’s Food Bank’s “Carbs For A Cause” event Monday by breaking the world record for eating a bowl of pasta.

  • MCSO: 3 malnourished horses seized from a woman in New River

    MCSO: 3 malnourished horses seized from a woman in New River

    Monday, September 18 2017 8:03 PM EDT2017-09-19 00:03:30 GMT
    Tuesday, September 19 2017 12:43 AM EDT2017-09-19 04:43:32 GMT
    Three horses were seized from a woman in New River because the horses were malnourished. (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office)Three horses were seized from a woman in New River because the horses were malnourished. (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office)

    Maricopa County Sheriff's officials say three malnourished horses have been seized from a woman in New River who says she was relying on transients to take care of the animals.

    Maricopa County Sheriff's officials say three malnourished horses have been seized from a woman in New River who says she was relying on transients to take care of the animals.

  • Gunshot heard at TPD's headquarters

    Gunshot heard at TPD's headquarters

    Monday, September 18 2017 11:49 PM EDT2017-09-19 03:49:28 GMT
    (Source: Tucson News Now)(Source: Tucson News Now)

    A gunshot at the Tucson Police Department's downtown headquarters had officers searching the area and shutting down Stone Avenue in front of the station.  

    A gunshot at the Tucson Police Department's downtown headquarters had officers searching the area and shutting down Stone Avenue in front of the station.  

  • Pima County changing social media policy

    Pima County changing social media policy

    Monday, September 18 2017 8:32 PM EDT2017-09-19 00:32:40 GMT
    Facebook (Source: Tucson News Now)Facebook (Source: Tucson News Now)

    Pima County is making changes to its social media policy in light of two recent incidents involving an elected official and a rank and file county employee. 

    Pima County is making changes to its social media policy in light of two recent incidents involving an elected official and a rank and file county employee. 

  • VIDEO: Tractor trailer swaying miles before deadly crash on I-10

    VIDEO: Tractor trailer drifting miles before deadly crash on I-10

    Monday, September 18 2017 8:18 PM EDT2017-09-19 00:18:30 GMT
    Sunday's crash scene. (Source: Tucson News Now)Sunday's crash scene. (Source: Tucson News Now)

    Video of the tractor trailer that caused a deadly crash Sunday on Interstate 10 near Red Rock shows the tractor trailer driving erratically. A viewer of Tucson News Now shared the video and wished to remain anonymous.

    Video of the tractor trailer that caused a deadly crash Sunday on Interstate 10 near Red Rock shows the tractor trailer driving erratically. A viewer of Tucson News Now shared the video and wished to remain anonymous.

  • AZGFD: Porch ceiling fans a hazard to bats that use hummingbird feeders

    AZGFD: Porch ceiling fans a hazard to bats that use hummingbird feeders

    Monday, September 18 2017 8:05 PM EDT2017-09-19 00:05:46 GMT
    Lesser long-nosed bat (Source: gailhampshire/Flickr)Lesser long-nosed bat (Source: gailhampshire/Flickr)

    According to a news release from Arizona Game and Fish Department, ten bats in the last month have been killed or injured when struck by ceiling fan blades, while seeking out hummingbird feeders. 

    According to a news release from Arizona Game and Fish Department, ten bats in the last month have been killed or injured when struck by ceiling fan blades, while seeking out hummingbird feeders. 

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    Tucson police release name of victim in midtown homicide

    Tucson police release name of victim in midtown homicide

    Monday, September 18 2017 7:24 PM EDT2017-09-18 23:24:58 GMT

    The Tucson Police Department is investigating a homicide in Midtown after the body of a woman was found in an alley Sunday afternoon.

    The Tucson Police Department is investigating a homicide in Midtown after the body of a woman was found in an alley Sunday afternoon.

  • OCT in southern AZ: Pumpkin patches, corn mazes, haunted houses & much more

    OCT in southern AZ: Pumpkin patches, corn mazes, haunted houses & much more

    Monday, September 18 2017 7:06 PM EDT2017-09-18 23:06:22 GMT
    (Source: Pablo/Buffer image)(Source: Pablo/Buffer image)

    There are you-pick pumpkin patches, corn mazes, haunted houses and much more happening in October (some events are starting even sooner!)  

    There are you-pick pumpkin patches, corn mazes, haunted houses and much more happening in October (some events are starting even sooner!)  

  • Utah baby dies from head injury in Arizona boating accident

    Utah baby dies from head injury in Arizona boating accident

    Monday, September 18 2017 6:43 PM EDT2017-09-18 22:43:36 GMT
    Authorities say a Utah child has died from a head injury after a boating accident near Navajo Canyon.
    Authorities say a Utah child has died from a head injury after a boating accident near Navajo Canyon.
  • ATF: Man injured in explosion was making booby-trap device

    ATF: Man injured in explosion was making booby-trap device

    Monday, September 18 2017 6:41 PM EDT2017-09-18 22:41:45 GMT

    In addition to bomb-making items, ATF investigators also found four firearms and several rounds of ammunition at the property where an explosion happened on Sunday.

    In addition to bomb-making items, ATF investigators also found four firearms and several rounds of ammunition at the property where an explosion happened on Sunday.

  • Tucson police searching for carjacking suspect

    Tucson police searching for carjacking suspect

    Monday, September 18 2017 6:35 PM EDT2017-09-18 22:35:18 GMT
    Suspect in carjacking. (Source: Tucson Police Department)Suspect in carjacking. (Source: Tucson Police Department)

    The suspect is described as a white female in her 30s, with a medium to heavy set build, she may have recently had an injury to her left foot.  

    The suspect is described as a white female in her 30s, with a medium to heavy set build, she may have recently had an injury to her left foot.  

  • Four people, several pets escape house fire

    Four people, several pets escape house fire

    Monday, September 18 2017 3:05 PM EDT2017-09-18 19:05:22 GMT
    A Rural/Metro firefighter saves kittens after a house fire on Ocotillo Way (Source: Tucson News Now)A Rural/Metro firefighter saves kittens after a house fire on Ocotillo Way (Source: Tucson News Now)

    Four people and several pets escaped a house fire on Ocotillo Way at about 7:30 a.m. Monday Sep. 18. Rural Metro Fire officials one woman was taken to a hospital to be treated for smoke inhalation. Firefighters also saved several pets, but at least two cats did not survive.

    Four people and several pets escaped a house fire on Ocotillo Way at about 7:30 a.m. Monday Sep. 18. Rural Metro Fire officials one woman was taken to a hospital to be treated for smoke inhalation. Firefighters also saved several pets, but at least two cats did not survive.

  • These simple tips can help you identify, avoid flood-damaged car

    These simple tips can help you identify, avoid flood-damaged car

    Monday, September 18 2017 1:27 PM EDT2017-09-18 17:27:44 GMT
    (Source: Tucson News Now)(Source: Tucson News Now)

    How can you make sure the used car you are buying doesn't have water damage?

    How can you make sure the used car you are buying doesn't have water damage?

  • 'Porch pirate' caught on camera in midtown Tucson

    'Porch pirate' caught on camera in midtown Tucson

    Monday, September 18 2017 11:32 AM EDT2017-09-18 15:32:45 GMT
    Sonnefield said someone was home when the package was stolen (Source: Tucson News Now).Sonnefield said someone was home when the package was stolen (Source: Tucson News Now).

    A "porch pirate" was caught on camera in a midtown neighborhood last week in a crime police tend to see a spike in around the holidays. But it’s happening now near Grant and Country Club roads.

    A "porch pirate" was caught on camera in a midtown neighborhood last week in a crime police tend to see a spike in around the holidays. But it’s happening now near Grant and Country Club roads.

  • Clock is ticking for DREAMers in southern Arizona

    Clock is ticking for DREAMers in southern Arizona

    Monday, September 18 2017 11:26 AM EDT2017-09-18 15:26:28 GMT
    Source: Tucson News NowSource: Tucson News Now

    Right now – the clock is ticking for thousands of DREAMers to get their DACA status renewed before the beginning of October.  

    Right now – the clock is ticking for thousands of DREAMers to get their DACA status renewed before the beginning of October.  

  • Weekend repairs on 'A' Mountain

    Weekend repairs on 'A' Mountain

    Monday, September 18 2017 11:19 AM EDT2017-09-18 15:19:50 GMT
    Source: Tucson News NowSource: Tucson News Now

    A Tucson landmark, "A" Mountain, is closed to the public. But don't worry, it's only temporary. 

    A Tucson landmark, "A" Mountain, is closed to the public. But don't worry, it's only temporary. 

  • Safety campaign aims to curb child deaths on Arizona roadways

    Safety campaign aims to curb child deaths on Arizona roadways

    Monday, September 18 2017 11:03 AM EDT2017-09-18 15:03:08 GMT
    (Source: Tucson News Now)(Source: Tucson News Now)

    Law enforcement agencies across Arizona will be participating in National Child Passenger Safety Week, including those in Southern Arizona. The goal of the campaign is to educate parents and bring awareness to an issue that can be prevented. According to AAA, three out of four car seats are not installed properly. That is why agencies will conduct free car seat checks for parents to make sure their children are being properly buckled in. The campaign will also brin...

    Law enforcement agencies across Arizona will be participating in National Child Passenger Safety Week, including those in Southern Arizona. The goal of the campaign is to educate parents and bring awareness to an issue that can be prevented. According to AAA, three out of four car seats are not installed properly.

  • TEP: Customers targeted in phone scam

    TEP: Customers targeted in phone scam

    Monday, September 18 2017 9:28 AM EDT2017-09-18 13:28:28 GMT

    Tucson Electric Power said there has been a spike in calls about scammers trying to steal your money.

    Tucson Electric Power said there has been a spike in calls about scammers trying to steal your money.

  • All lanes reopen after deadly crash on I-10 near Red Rock

    All lanes reopen after deadly crash on I-10 near Red Rock

    Sunday, September 17 2017 11:24 PM EDT2017-09-18 03:24:57 GMT
    Source: Tucson News NowSource: Tucson News Now

    Arizona Department of Public Safety said at least one person is dead after a multi-vehicle crash, including semi trucks, near Red Rock on westbound Interstate 10.

    Arizona Department of Public Safety said at least one person is dead after a multi-vehicle crash, including semi trucks, near Red Rock on westbound Interstate 10.

  • Wildlife photographer ponders border wall in Arizona

    Wildlife photographer ponders border wall in Arizona

    Sunday, September 17 2017 9:59 PM EDT2017-09-18 01:59:42 GMT
    Rowlette has 24 cameras across his three-acre property (Source: Tucson News Now).Rowlette has 24 cameras across his three-acre property (Source: Tucson News Now).

    Arizona Game and Fish experts say a lot of the wildlife that we see in Tucson makes its way to our backyard from Sonora Mexico.

    Arizona Game and Fish experts say a lot of the wildlife that we see in Tucson makes its way to our backyard from Sonora Mexico.

  • UPDATE: Driver charged for deadly crash on Oracle Road

    UPDATE: Driver charged for deadly crash on Oracle Road

    Sunday, September 17 2017 8:01 PM EDT2017-09-18 00:01:03 GMT

    The Tucson Police Department is investigating a fatal single-vehicle collision that happened late Saturday night, Sep. 16. 

    The Tucson Police Department is investigating a fatal single-vehicle collision that happened late Saturday night, Sep. 16. 

  • Rescue crews responding to stranded hikers at Seven Falls

    Rescue crews responding to stranded hikers at Seven Falls

    Sunday, September 17 2017 7:51 PM EDT2017-09-17 23:51:27 GMT
    Source: J.D. WallaceSource: J.D. Wallace

    Crews from Pima County Sheriff's Department and Southern Arizona Rescue Association are working to get two stranded hikers to safety near the Seven Falls trail in Sabino Canyon. 

    Crews from Pima County Sheriff's Department and Southern Arizona Rescue Association are working to get two stranded hikers to safety near the Seven Falls trail in Sabino Canyon. 

  • Man arrested in shooting in downtown Tucson on Saturday

    Man arrested in shooting in downtown Tucson on Saturday

    Sunday, September 17 2017 1:23 PM EDT2017-09-17 17:23:42 GMT
    Mug shot of 23-year-old Dillon Martinez. (Source: Tucson Police Department)Mug shot of 23-year-old Dillon Martinez. (Source: Tucson Police Department)

    Police arrested a man they said shot a person in the street near the Rialto Theatre on Saturday night, Sep. 16. 

    Police arrested a man they said shot a person in the street near the Rialto Theatre on Saturday night, Sep. 16. 

  • Sprinklers limit fire damage in downtown Tucson building

    Sprinklers limit fire damage in downtown Tucson building

    Sunday, September 17 2017 12:24 AM EDT2017-09-17 04:24:24 GMT
    Firefighters responded to 100 South Church on Saturday (Source: TFD).Firefighters responded to 100 South Church on Saturday (Source: TFD).

    Firefighters arrived just in time to see the sprinklers activate over flames in the administrative office of Visit Tucson.

    Firefighters arrived just in time to see the sprinklers activate over flames in the administrative office of Visit Tucson.

  • Judge: Sessions can't deny grant money for sanctuary cities

    Judge: Sessions can't deny grant money for sanctuary cities

    Friday, September 15 2017 4:49 PM EDT2017-09-15 20:49:32 GMT
    Saturday, September 16 2017 6:30 AM EDT2017-09-16 10:30:34 GMT

    A federal judge has ruled that Attorney General Jeff Sessions cannot follow through with his threat to withhold public safety grant money to Chicago and other U.S cities for refusing to impose tough immigration...

    A federal judge has ruled that Attorney General Jeff Sessions cannot follow through with his threat to withhold public safety grant money to Chicago and other U.S cities for refusing to impose tough immigration policies.

  • BEAR DOWN: Arizona Wildcats throttle UTEP 63-16

    BEAR DOWN: Arizona Wildcats throttle UTEP 63-16

    Saturday, September 16 2017 3:32 AM EDT2017-09-16 07:32:49 GMT
    Arizona quarterback Brandon Dawkins. (Source: Big E Photography)Arizona quarterback Brandon Dawkins. (Source: Big E Photography)

    Brandon Dawkins lead an offensive explosion as the Arizona Wildcats crushed the UTEP Miners 63-16 Friday night.

    Brandon Dawkins lead an offensive explosion as the Arizona Wildcats crushed the UTEP Miners 63-16 Friday night.

  • OVERTIME: Week 4 results, highlights and photos

    OVERTIME: Week 4 results, highlights and photos

    Saturday, September 16 2017 1:21 AM EDT2017-09-16 05:21:15 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    Week 4 of the high school football season featured 17 games involving teams from southern Arizona.

    Week 4 of the high school football season featured 17 games involving teams from southern Arizona.

  • New Peru restaurant hosting Ceviche Fest

    New Peru restaurant hosting Ceviche Fest

    Friday, September 15 2017 4:31 PM EDT2017-09-15 20:31:10 GMT

    Villa Peru is a new family-owned restaurant hosting a ceviche festival on Sept. 14-16. It will feature 12 ceviches, pisco cocktails, live music and more.

    Villa Peru is a new family-owned restaurant hosting a ceviche festival on Sept. 14-16. It will feature 12 ceviches, pisco cocktails, live music and more.

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  • Gunshot heard at TPD's headquarters

    Gunshot heard at TPD's headquarters

    Monday, September 18 2017 11:49 PM EDT2017-09-19 03:49:28 GMT
    (Source: Tucson News Now)(Source: Tucson News Now)

    A gunshot at the Tucson Police Department's downtown headquarters had officers searching the area and shutting down Stone Avenue in front of the station.  

    A gunshot at the Tucson Police Department's downtown headquarters had officers searching the area and shutting down Stone Avenue in front of the station.  

  • Pima County changing social media policy

    Pima County changing social media policy

    Monday, September 18 2017 8:32 PM EDT2017-09-19 00:32:40 GMT
    Facebook (Source: Tucson News Now)Facebook (Source: Tucson News Now)

    Pima County is making changes to its social media policy in light of two recent incidents involving an elected official and a rank and file county employee. 

    Pima County is making changes to its social media policy in light of two recent incidents involving an elected official and a rank and file county employee. 

  • VIDEO: Tractor trailer swaying miles before deadly crash on I-10

    VIDEO: Tractor trailer drifting miles before deadly crash on I-10

    Monday, September 18 2017 8:18 PM EDT2017-09-19 00:18:30 GMT
    Sunday's crash scene. (Source: Tucson News Now)Sunday's crash scene. (Source: Tucson News Now)

    Video of the tractor trailer that caused a deadly crash Sunday on Interstate 10 near Red Rock shows the tractor trailer driving erratically. A viewer of Tucson News Now shared the video and wished to remain anonymous.

    Video of the tractor trailer that caused a deadly crash Sunday on Interstate 10 near Red Rock shows the tractor trailer driving erratically. A viewer of Tucson News Now shared the video and wished to remain anonymous.

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