A group aimed at getting more people to vote in Arizona is on a mission to register thousands of new voters by this fall. ONE Arizona announced the launch of the statewide effort earlier this month. The goal is to have 200,000 new voters registered by the November midterms. Pima County plays a role in that with a goal of 30,000 new registered voters.
Late Saturday, July 21, 39-year-old Vincent James Ewer II died in a deputy-involved shooting in a parking lot at Casino Del Sol.
Police arrested the founder of a camp and outreach program meant to help homeless veterans. Michael "Lewis Arthur" Meyer was booked into the Pima County Jail on Sunday, according to department spokeswoman Sgt. Kim Bay.
Police in Tucson responded to the parking lot of an apartment complex on the city's west side Sunday afternoon. As of 2:30 p.m., members of the bomb squad could be seen focused on an SUV parked at Aventura Apartment Homes, which is located on Prince Road just east of Romero Road.
The family of a hit-and-run victim is asking the driver, who police say is responsible, to turn himself in. Angel Vega, 20, and Meghan Clevenger, 24, were killed when a driver ran a red light on the east side early Sunday, July 15 at the intersection of Speedway and Wilmot.