TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A U.S. Border Patrol agent and another driver were killed Saturday in a head-on crash near southern Arizona, the Border Patrol said.
Both drivers were pronounced dead shortly after the collision occurred about 12:20 a.m.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A 20-year-old Tucson emergency medical technician who was critically wounded by a gunman in a shooting rampage last week has died, his employer said Friday.
The death of Jacob Dindinger was announced by American Medical Response in a brief statement.
PHOENIX (AP) — As the number of new COVID-19 cases in Arizona grows, worried officials in the state's major cities are reinstituting mask requirements in response to new federal guidelines.
Tempe and Flagstaff will enact mask mandates in city buildings regardless of people's vaccination status beginning Friday while Phoenix's will take effect next week.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Drought conditions still exist across Arizona but recent monsoon rain has had a significant impact for the better.
The latest drought monitor “shows substantial improvement" in the two most severe drought categories, now reporting 52% of Arizona in either extreme or exceptional drought, down from 84% last week, the National Weather Service office in Phoenix said Thursday.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Pima County Sheriff’s officials are investigating the death of a man whose body was found at a Tucson park.
They said a passer-by spotted the body around 1 a.m. Monday at Flowing Wells Park and notified authorities.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A small plane crashed Tuesday at an airport outside Tucson, killing one of two people aboard and critically injuring the second, authorities said.
The single-engine, two-seat crashed near a runway at Ryan Airfield, the Tucson Airport Authority said in a statement.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A unique tattoo has helped police identify a body found this week on Tumamoc Hill in Tucson.
University of Arizona Police Department officials said Sunday that the identity of the 31-year-old man was being withheld until his relatives can be notified.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Tucson police are investigating a fatal shooting at a home on the city's south side.
Police responded to a report of a shooting late Friday and found the 43-year-old Ruben Chavarria Valenzuela wounded by gunfire.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Tucson's iconic Hotel Congress is getting a revamp that staff say is more than a century in the making.
The historic property, which has been closed all of July, is slated to re-open Aug.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A convicted felon accused of fatally shooting at least one person and wounding four others, including firefighters and paramedics, during a house fire in Tucson last weekend has died at a hospital, police said Thursday.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Two teenage boys have been arrested in connection with a fatal shooting on Tucson’s east side.
Tucson police said the boys — ages 15 and 16 — are facing first-degree murder and attempted armed robbery charges.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities on Monday identified a suspect accused of fatally shooting one person and wounding four others, including firefighters and paramedics, during a house fire in Tucson.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Tucson International Airport is getting an $18.5 million federal grant for infrastructure and security upgrades.
The funding announced Thursday will help the Airfield Safety Enhancement project, which is the largest project in Tucson International’s history.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Retired singer Linda Ronstadt is being feted by her hometown with her very own day.
Tucson Mayor Regina Romero earlier this week officially proclaimed Thursday as Linda Ronstadt Day.
PHOENIX (AP) — Blake Masters, an ally of billionaire investor Peter Thiel, kicked off his campaign Monday for the Republican nomination to challenge Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Kelly of Arizona.
Masters, who grew up in Tucson and moved back to southern Arizona in 2018, is a senior executive for Thiel's investment firm and foundation.
PHOENIX (AP) — The bodies of an unusually large number of migrants who died in Arizona's borderlands are being recovered this summer amid record temperatures in the sun-scorched desert and rugged mountains.
WIKIEUP, Ariz. (AP) — Federal authorities on Sunday were at the scene of the crash of a small plane that killed two crew members responding to a wildfire in northwestern Arizona.
Both people aboard the Beechcraft King Air C-90 aircraft died in Saturday’s crash.
Sunday, July 11
On this date in 1835, Capt. James H. Tevis, early Arizona pioneer and founder of Tevistown, now known as Bowie, was born.
On this date in 1850, Louis J.F. Yeager arrived with 11 other men to establish a ferry at Yuma Crossing.
TUCSON, Ariz, (AP) — Officials in the city of Tucson plan to ignore Arizona's new “Second Amendment sanctuary” law that bars state and local governments from enforcing certain federal gun regulations, possibly setting up a court fight as a growing number of cities and counties in the United States declare themselves similar firearm havens.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Chip Hale is returning to Arizona.
The school announced Monday that the Tigers third base coach is leaving Detroit for Tucson, where he won a national championship as a player in 1986.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Chip Hale, a star infielder at Arizona from 1984-87 before playing, coaching and managing in the major leagues, has been hired as the Wildcats’ new baseball coach.
Arizona Director of Athletics Dave Heeke announced the hiring Monday.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Pima County is phasing out mass vaccination sites as health officials increasingly focus on permanent health care facilities such as pharmacies, doctors' offices and clinics to vaccinate the remainder of the Tucson area's population.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A woman, a young man and a 14-year-old boy found dead in a Tucson home had been shot, police said Friday.
No motive was immediately determined in but but “it appears that the shooting was an isolated incident and that the residence may have been targeted," police said in a statement.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Pima County Constable Oscar Vasquez has been suspended for nearly six months for allegedly refusing to serve an eviction while waiting for the tenant to find another housing option.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Air Force wants to free up space for more fighter aircraft at Nellis Air Force Base in metro Las Vegas by transferring attack and rescue aircraft to Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson, Arizona.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A Russian immigrant who once staged a monthlong hunger strike at an Arizona detention center and was shot months later during a struggle with a federal agent near the Mexican border was sentenced Tuesday to time served for illegally reentering the United States after he was deported.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Police have made an arrest in connection with the vandalism of a Tucson synagogue.
Authorities say 30-year-old Nathan Beaver was booked into Pima County Jail Thursday on one charge of aggravated criminal damage.
Sunday, June 27
On this date in 1881, 15 tons of gunpowder exploded in Zeckendorf’s powder magazine at the edge of Tucson, smashing windows and dishes and damaging buildings all over town. Churches were quickly filled with people who feared the end of the world was at hand.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A 71-year-old hiker reported missing on Mount Lemmon has been found dead, authorities said Tuesday.
Pima County Sheriff’s officials said the body of John “Jack” Menard was located about three miles northwest of the Gordon Hirabayahsi Campground.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A man has been found dead on the side of a road on Tucson’s west side and it’s being investigated as a homicide, according to police.
Officers were called early Monday about an unresponsive man who had signs of trauma to his body.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — An Arizona prison inmate in Tucson has died and it appears to be a suicide, authorities said Monday.
Arizona Corrections Department officials said 67-year-old Michael L. Ring died last Thursday “from an apparent act of self-harm by a laceration.”
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Branden Boissiere went 4-for-6 with two doubles, driving in five runs and scoring three, and No. 5 seed Arizona pounded out 20 hits to roll to a 16-3 victory over No. 12 seed Mississippi in the rubber game of the Tucson Super Regional on Sunday, earning the Wildcats a trip to the College World Series.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Leadoff hitter Donta Williams went 3-for-5, hitting a home run his first time up and a three-run double his last, and Tony Bullard hit two solo homers and a triple as No. 5 overall seed Arizona showed off its power in rallying for a 9-3 victory over No.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Members of Arizona's congressional delegation are calling on the U.S. Department of Defense to prioritize cleanup of underground contamination linked to two military installations in Tucson.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A vandal painted a red swastika and an anti-Jewish slur on the front door of a Tucson synagogue, prompting a police investigation and revulsion from congregants as well as Gov. Doug Ducey.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A 15-year-old girl who was driving a car that crashed in Tucson over the weekend has died, authorities said Tuesday.
The Tucson Police Department did not identify the girl who died after the Saturday night wreck.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Increasing contamination of groundwater around Tucson International Airport is prompting the city to indefinitely suspend use of a treatment plant that draws from wells in the area, officials announced Tuesday.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Alvaro Enciso plants three or four crosses each week in Arizona's desert borderlands, amid the yellow-blossomed prickly pear and whip-like ocotillo, in honor of migrants who died on the northbound trek.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Ryan Holgate had two hits, including a two-run home run in the sixth inning to give No. 5 overall seed Arizona some breathing room, and the Wildcats earned a berth in the Super Regionals by eliminating UC Santa Barbara 5-2 in the Tucson Regional on Sunday.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Cory Lewis allowed just one run over eight innings, Marco Castanon had five RBIs and UC Santa Barbara eliminated Oklahoma State with a 13-3 win on Sunday at the Tucson Regional.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Garrett Irvin fired a complete-game three-hitter, Daniel Susac gave No. 5 overall seed Arizona the only run it needed with a first-inning single and Tony Bullard put the finishing touches on a victory with a two-run home run in the top of the eighth as the Wildcats blanked UC Santa Barbara 4-0 in the winners bracket of the Tucson Regional on Saturday.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A Tucson police officer fatally shot a man during a confrontation after officers responded to a reported domestic dispute at a city park, police said.
No information was immediately released about circumstances of the shooting Friday night but police told local media outlets that the confrontation occurred after officers in the area of Jesse Owens Park were flagged down and told of the domestic dispute.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Tanner O’Tremba batted 3 for 4 with a home run and Tony Bullard and Kobe Kato each went 3 for 5 and the trio combined to drive in seven runs and Arizona fought off Grand Canyon at the end for a 12-6 win in the Tucson Regional late Friday.
PHOENIX (AP) — A unanimous Arizona Supreme Court ruling Friday upholds a trial judge's decision that a death row inmate convicted of killing a Tucson police officer in 2003 isn't entitled to a resentencing.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Ann-Eve Pedersen, a former journalist in Tucson and education advocate, has died on Friday. She was 55.
Her husband, Peter Eckerstrom, made the announcement this week, the Arizona Daily Star reported.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The Tucson Police Department says an officer fatally shot a man during an encounter outside his home following multiple reports of gunshots.
Joshua Lee Moore, 33, was killed Monday night after officers went to Moore's home, made contact with Moore and he initially ignored commands to show his hands, a department statement said.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Six Democratic members of Arizona’s congressional delegation say they oppose a provision in President Joe Biden’s proposed budget to partially retire the Air Force’s A-10 attack jets, many of which are assigned to Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A man has been sentenced to nearly four years in federal prison for attempting to smuggle ammunition from the United States into Mexico, according to federal prosecutors in Tucson.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A cyclist was found dead in Tucson on Monday and authorities said the man may have suffered a medical issue.
Pima County Sheriff's deputies responded to a report of a collision involving a cyclist around 7 a.m.
PHOENIX (AP) — Daniel Hernandez Jr., the intern hailed as a hero for helping save the life of then-U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords following an attempted assassination a decade ago, announced Thursday he's running to represent her former district in Congress.