Tucson man runs for half a day, raises thousands for food bank

"If there's one thing I can do to make a difference, run and raise money in that way - I'm willing to do that," said Dan Heston. From 5 o'clock in the morning until 5 o'clock at night, Heston took the Mountain View High School track by storm.

Union Pacific denies request to stop trains for this year’s Tucson Rodeo Parade

Lawyer: Incapacitated woman who gave birth not in coma

Big League Chew to feature female on pouch for first time

New Nike golf shoe has a surprising look

Tucson transit users asked to participate in on-board survey

Tucson Women’s March organizers respond to criticism before event

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  MLK music event hopes to build on past success

Tucson police: West side crash now fatal

Four ‘No More Deaths’ volunteers found guilty

Chiricahua National Monument restores accessibility, resumes basic visitor services

Tempe police release video of officer-involved shooting that left teen dead

Traffic alert: Road closures for Women’s March downtown Tucson

TUSD puts efforts to teach immigrant teens at Southwest Key on hold

The Tucson Unified School District is holding off on plans to provide education to children being housed at the Southwest Key facility.

The BoxYard opening soon on 4th Avenue

According to the group the BoxYard will have four new restaurants, two bars and and indoor/outdoor community dining area that will all be house in 10 repurposed box cars on a 12,000 square foot lot.

Deals and discounts for government employees during the shutdown

Money is tight, but these businesses want to help.

Sony and RCA record labels sever ties with R. Kelly

The record labels have remained silent in light of mounting pressure following a documentary on the singer.

Johnsonville recalls more than 48,000 lbs. of frozen pork patties

Pima County Hepatitis A outbreak reaches 34 cases

Democrats said Russians tried to hack DNC after midterms

Border Patrol: Large group of immigrants dug under border fence to cross in US

Skier dies after avalanche in NM; 1 in critical condition

ICE detained Marine with PTSD after incident

  Disabled woman raped, impregnated in care facility in Florida, lawsuit says

The family says she was in no position to give consent because of her profound intellectual disabilities, a neurological disorder called Rett syndrome and other physical ailments. A multi-agency investigation has been launched into Pensacola Cluster, an intermediate-care facility.

Teen with replica gun shot, killed by police

Authorities say officers in the city of Tempe reported a suspect burglarizing a car Tuesday and that he ran away holding what appeared to be a handgun.

Recall: Chicken nuggets may contain wood pieces

The company became aware of the situation after three consumer complaints were filed. There are no reports of related illnesses from the apparent contamination.

Police: Shooting victim released from hospital, not pressing charges

Police say shooting was not a random act

Legendary newsman Guy Atchley named grand marshal for 2019 Tucson Rodeo Parade

The annual Tucson Rodeo Parade is set for Feb. 21.

New first-of-its-kind Southern Arizona telescope could change way we observe space

A first-of-its-kind prototype telescope recently completed in southern Arizona has the potential to change the way we observe space forever.

PCSD: Traffic stop leads to major drug bust

What started out as a routine traffic stop ended up as a major drug bust, according to the Pima County Sheriff's Department.

Documents reveal more information about fatal incident on Old Nogales Highway

Tucson News Now has learned the name of the man who died in Pima County Sheriff’s Department custody on Jan. 7, was David Torres, according to search warrant documents.

Tucson restaurant helps furloughed federal employees

A small gesture can go a long way, especially during this government shutdown. Many furloughed employees are taking any help they can get.

Pinal County man gets 280 years for child porn

Michael Huntoon was sentenced to 280 years after being found guilty on 10 counts of sexual exploitation of a minor and dangerous crimes against children.

Tucson High teacher goes missing in Pinal County

The Pinal County Sheriff's Office said Elizabeth Breck, a teacher at Tucson High, was last seen Sunday, Jan. 13.

Sahuarita police: 3 suspects arrested in vandalism, theft case

Three juveniles have been arrested in connection to a Jan. 11 incident involving vehicle theft, theft from a vehicle and vandalism, according to the Sahuarita Police Department.

2 dogs dead in midtown mobile home fire

While there were no injuries reported to people, two dogs were found dead inside the mobile home.

GM employees allege nooses, threats, and racist remarks in Ohio plant

One supervisor said ‘there was never a black person lynched who didn’t deserve it’ at a staff meeting, and was never reprimanded.

Arizona unemployment rate rose to 4.8 percent in December

Arizona's unemployment rate for December was 4.8 percent, up from 4.7 percent in November

Teen flies to Australia to track down grandpa’s Vietnam War helmet missing for 50 years

Brayden Mott made it his missing to get his grandfather's helmet back, which had been missing for 50 years. He mowed lawns to earn airfare.

Border sheriffs say wall alone won’t increase security

A coalition of border sheriffs said in a letter last week that a border wall is but a soundbite and "not a cogent" public policy position that's needed to secure the border

Government may have split up thousands more migrant families

"The total number and current status of all children separated from their parents or guardians ... is unknown," according to the report. It could be thousands more because family separations were taking place much earlier, during an influx that began in 2017, investigators found.

Cohen paid to rig online polls in Trump’s favor, report says

Cohen paid the head of a small technology company between $12,000 to $13,000 for activities related to Trump’s campaign, things like trying unsuccessfully to manipulate two online polls in Trump’s favor

Amid shutdown, Secret Service agents absorb travel expenses while working without pay

With no paychecks in sight, many in the agency see bank accounts dwindling and short-term debt mounting, which itself creates a potential security threat and puts their jobs at risk.

Tucson advised against latest effort to become sanctuary

Proposed initiative would illegally ban certain collaborations between city and federal agencies

Trump cancels Pelosi’s overseas trip after her request to postpone State of the Union address

The nation's two most powerful leaders appeared to be engaged in a game of constitutional one-upmanship as negotiations to end the monthlong partial government shutdown failed to produce results.

Trump nominates Liburdi to fill US District Court vacancy

President Donald Trump has nominated a lawyer who formerly was Gov. Doug Ducey's top staff attorney to become a U.S. District judge for Arizona

Watchdog: Government may have separated many more children from migrant families

A report from the Health and Human Services inspector general's office finds that family separations were taking place before the spring of last year, when the administration announced its "zero tolerance" policy on the southwest border.

Dead baby found in trash at Arizona Amazon facility

Authorities say the dead infant found in a trash can at an Amazon distribution facility was beyond resuscitation.

Police increase efforts amid Human Trafficking Awareness month

Trafficking a tricky crime to track and often goes unreported

Silver Alert canceled: Man missing from Tombstone found

Thomas Donnelly was found in Texas

18-year-old shot accuses of acting to assist Islamic State

An 18-year-old Phoenix-area man shot by a sheriff's sergeant during an encounter outside a sheriff's substation is accused of acting to assist the Islamic State group

Giuliani: ‘I never said there was no collusion’ between Trump campaign, Russia

Giuliani, Trump's personal attorney, made the bombshell statement Wednesday, in an interview with CNN's Chris Cuomo.

Hyundai, Kia recall about 168,000 vehicles for fire risk

Fuel pipe problem that can cause engine fires

A bystander rendered aid at the scene of a fiery crash. Then someone took his truck.

That good Samaritan was on the scene to help the victims of a fiery crash, including the suspect.

2020 Democrats face a choice: Fight Trump or ignore him?

Possible Democratic candidates haven't hesitated to tangle with Trump. Sen. Sherrod Brown recalled that when Trump slammed him over the closure of a General Motors plant in his home state, he poked the president for seeking "an Ohio Democrat to blame" while the GOP held power in the state.

Healthcare facility where vegetative woman gave birth ordered to find new management

State regulators issued a letter ordering the facility to hire a third-party manager following visits that they say raised “several significant concerns.”

Mother burned when sippy cup exploded in her face, she says

An attorney says the company who makes the sippy cup doesn’t believe an explosion could have happened if the cup was being used properly and wants to do testing on it.

Shutdown not slowing down operations at Tucson International Airport

“They have not let us down. They are taking care of our customers, so we greatly appreciate it," said Bonnie Allin, the President and CEO of the Tucson Airport Authority.

Hacienda HealthCare ordered to hire outside manager to oversee facility

State regulators have reportedly ordered Hacienda Healthcare to hire an outside manager to run the facility where a woman in a vegetative state recently gave birth, according to an AZFamily article.

29 4th and 5th graders rebuked twice because of gov’t shutdown

As SNP was closed due to the government’s partial shutdown, the field trip was canceled. As a consolation, the park rangers said they would come to the classroom to give a lecture about the park and answer the children’s questions, but that too was canceled due to "higher ups."

Trump signs law giving back pay to federal workers

President Donald Trump signed a law on Wednesday guaranteeing back pay to federal employees who have been furloughed or working without pay during the partial government shutdown.

  Tucson police clear homeless out of De Anza Park

Officers were on hand at the park as employees with Tucson Parks and Recreation collected trash and power washed benches.

Sahuarita man wanted on abuse charges turns himself in to police

The Sahuarita Police Department is reporting that David Clark, who was wanted on possible abuse charges has turned himself into the police department.

Steve Carell, ‘Office’ creator to reunite for Netflix series ‘Space Force’

Netflix announced Wednesday that Steve Carell joins Greg Daniels, who created the U.S. version of “Office,” for a new show, “Space Force.”

Sears staves off liquidation; stores to stay open, reports say

Multiple media outlets reported early Wednesday that billionaire Eddie Lampert has won a bankruptcy auction after strengthening his bid in several days of negotiations with creditors.

Power outage knocks out lights in several locations

Tucson Electric Power is investigating the cause of the outages.

UPDATE: Fire in abandoned building turns fatal

Victim died after being taken from scene for treatment

Driver escapes seconds before train crashes into car

The driver, 96-year-old Antoinette Lazzara, was stuck on the tracks at the railroad crossing. She was apparently disoriented and had trouble getting out of the car as the train approached.

Because of government shutdown, man who wants to start new job is stuck in IRS limbo

The truck driver said he’s found a job that’ll give him the opportunity to spend more time with his family, but there’s a snag because of the partial federal government shutdown, now in its 26th day.

Attorney general nominee Barr seeks to assure senators he won’t be a Trump loyalist

So far, William Barr's comments have pointedly departed from Trump’s own views and underscored his efforts to reassure Democrats that he will not be a loyalist to the president.

After a young man, 23, died in a car accident, his kidney donation saved his father’s life

The 23-year-old's heart, liver and second kidney will be donated to other patients in need.

Woman fights ticket for honking at officer

In Auburn several weeks ago, the woman said a cop in an unmarked SUV peeled out in front of her as she swerved to avoid him. She honked.

“It is well beyond time” Former state senator optimistic for hands-free future in Arizona

The tragic death of a police office due to a distracted driver has legislators looking at what could be Arizona’s first texting while driving ban.

Stella Tucker, Tohono O’odham Keeper of Saguaro Fruit Harvest, Dies at 71

Upholder of the Tohono O’odham saguaro fruit harvest tradition, Stella Tucker, has died at the age of 71 on Jan. 9, according to a news release, she was surrounded by family.

Furloughed federal workers get utility help

It means for many workers, who have been struggling with mortgage, medical and food, they can add utilities to the list.

TUSD to discuss enrollment plan at upcoming board meeting

The Tucson Unified School District is looking at ways to keep kids in the district.

UPDATE: Westbound Pima back open after earlier crash involving a pedestrian

A pedestrian was seriously hurt in a crash on the east side of Tucson Tuesday, Jan. 15.

Tucson Association of REALTORS Soccer Shootout taking place this weekend

Mid-January marks a special time for soccer players in southern Arizona and 2019 marks the 29th year for the annual soccer shootout.

No More Deaths rally in support of volunteers facing trial

Nine volunteers with No More Deaths face charges for humanitarian-aid work on the Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge. The charges include misdemeanors for leaving caches of food and water in the desert.

December 2019 marks first cruise ship to set sail from Rocky Point

According to an AZ Family article - the Cruise & Maritime Voyages ship will be the only ship to cruise around the Sea of Cortez.

Wife in Sahuarita child abuse case caught, husband still outstanding

Her husband, David Clark remains at large and a warrant has been issued for his arrest on the following charge: sexual conduct with a minor.