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    Fire chief arrested for theft, trafficking stolen property

    Fire chief arrested for theft, trafficking stolen property

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 6:59 PM EDT2017-10-17 22:59:20 GMT
    Jon Allmon (Source: Sierra Vista Police Department)Jon Allmon (Source: Sierra Vista Police Department)

    Police in say 54-year-old Jon Allmon allegedly sold a "jaws of life" extrication tool to another fire department and kept the proceeds from the sale.

    Police in say 54-year-old Jon Allmon allegedly sold a "jaws of life" extrication tool to another fire department and kept the proceeds from the sale.

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    Boston Celtics' Gordon Hayward suffers traumatic leg injury: Graphic

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 8:41 PM EDT2017-10-18 00:41:01 GMT
    Boston Celtics' small forward Gordon Hayward. (Source: AP Images)Boston Celtics' small forward Gordon Hayward. (Source: AP Images)

    Boston Celtics' all-star forward Gordon Hayward suffered what appeared to be a season-ending leg injury during the first quarter against the Cleveland Cavs at Quicken Loans Arena on Tuesday night.

    Boston Celtics' all-star forward Gordon Hayward suffered what appeared to be a season-ending leg injury during the first quarter against the Cleveland Cavs at Quicken Loans Arena on Tuesday night.

  • Tucson woman sentenced in baby formula case

    Tucson woman sentenced in baby formula case

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 3:13 PM EDT2017-10-17 19:13:54 GMT
    Jennifer Laplante (Source: Tucson News Now)Jennifer Laplante (Source: Tucson News Now)

    Jennifer Laplante, the Tucson woman accused of tampering with and returning baby formula, was sentenced to probation on Tuesday, Oct. 17.

    Jennifer Laplante, the Tucson woman accused of tampering with and returning baby formula, was sentenced to probation on Tuesday, Oct. 17.

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

The Pima County Sheriff's Department will have extra deputies on the road searching for drunk drivers tonight.

That includes a DUI checkpoint and saturation patrols.

The sheriff's department is getting extra money for this special enforcement from the Governor's Office of Highway Safety.

So far this holiday season, authorities across Arizona arrested more than 900 drivers for driving under the influence.

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    Crews from the Tucson Fire Department responded to a 911 call about a house fire in the 8900 block of East Bears Path Road on the far east side.   

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    (Source: Tucson News Now)(Source: Tucson News Now)

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