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    Standoff ends at home on Tucson's east side

    Standoff ends at home on Tucson's east side

    Monday, June 18 2018 9:38 AM EDT2018-06-18 13:38:32 GMT
    Source: Gloria OrozcoSource: Gloria Orozco

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

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

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    Missing teenager found deceased

    Missing teenager found deceased

    Saturday, June 16 2018 4:00 PM EDT2018-06-16 20:00:35 GMT
    Rachael Anthis-Roberts (Source: Pima County Sheriff's Department)Rachael Anthis-Roberts (Source: Pima County Sheriff's Department)

    Detectives with the Crimes Against Children Unit of the Pima County Sheriff's Department are asking for the public's help in locating a missing 16-year-old.  

    Detectives with the Crimes Against Children Unit of the Pima County Sheriff's Department are asking for the public's help in locating a missing 16-year-old.  

  • UPDATE: Police identify man stabbed to death in midtown

    UPDATE: Police identify man stabbed to death in midtown

    Sunday, June 17 2018 6:17 PM EDT2018-06-17 22:17:36 GMT
    Police investigate a homicide in midtown Tucson (Source: Jays Martinez)Police investigate a homicide in midtown Tucson (Source: Jays Martinez)

    Tucson Police are investigating after a man was found dead in midtown. Officers have been searching and working in the area of 200 W. Delano Street, near W. Fort Lowell Road and N. Stone Avenue, since late Saturday afternoon, June 16. A homicide investigation is being conducted. .@Tucson_Police Detectives are investigating a homicide in the 200 block of W. Delano St. More details will be released as they become available. pic.twitter.com/1InUe3gPBt — Sergeant Pete Dugan (@Sgt...

    Tucson Police are investigating after a man was found dead in midtown. Officers have been searching and working in the area of 200 W. Delano Street, near W. Fort Lowell Road and N. Stone Avenue, since late Saturday afternoon, June 16. A homicide investigation is being conducted. .@Tucson_Police Detectives are investigating a homicide in the 200 block of W. Delano St. More details will be released as they become available. pic.twitter.com/1InUe3gPBt — Sergeant Pete Dugan (@Sgt...

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Thousands of U of A students have one more weekend of freedom before classes begin. For some, it's a time to go out and party on 4th Ave. Others, who aren't of drinking age yet, say they're willing to wait.

"Not really. Everybody has that desire to be 21 but its not like we need to be there. It's nice just to be young instead of just looking forward to be 21," said U of A sophomore Colin Byrne.

"I agree. I just want to enjoy every minute of whatever age I am and then when I turn 21 it will be worth it," said U of A sophomore Brooke Chapman.

But for those who aren't old enough to drink yet and still decide to try, bars on 4th Avenue say they have had help from Tucson Police and the Arizona Liquor Board in how to spot fake ID's.

"They come in and show us indicators of what to look for, new fakes, generally there is a trend of different fakes. One year it might be a Texas fake, another year it might be New York. So they give us all those points and we definitely see a very large influx a fake ID's," said O'Malley's general manager Rick Cano.

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  • Residents on southwest side frustrated over delays with road project

    Residents on southwest side frustrated over delays with road project

    Monday, June 18 2018 1:58 PM EDT2018-06-18 17:58:39 GMT
    People living on the southwest side of Tucson said they’re frustrated because of delays with a construction project along Ajo Way. (Source: Tucson News Now)People living on the southwest side of Tucson said they’re frustrated because of delays with a construction project along Ajo Way. (Source: Tucson News Now)
    People living on the southwest side of Tucson said they’re frustrated because of delays with a construction project along Ajo Way. (Source: Tucson News Now)People living on the southwest side of Tucson said they’re frustrated because of delays with a construction project along Ajo Way. (Source: Tucson News Now)

    People living on the southwest side of Tucson said they’re frustrated because of delays with a construction project along Ajo Way.

    People living on the southwest side of Tucson said they’re frustrated because of delays with a construction project along Ajo Way.

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    Convicted murder Brian Ferry found dead in jail cell

    Convicted murder Brian Ferry found dead in jail cell

    Monday, June 18 2018 1:13 PM EDT2018-06-18 17:13:19 GMT
    Brian Ferry (Source: Tucson Police Department)Brian Ferry (Source: Tucson Police Department)

    A Tucson jury has found Brian Ferry guilty of killing a couple in Tucson more than 15 years ago.

    A Tucson jury has found Brian Ferry guilty of killing a couple in Tucson more than 15 years ago.

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

    Weekend storm picks up trampoline, drops it in palm trees

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

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

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

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