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After Barton modifications, House grants some exemptions from animal cruelty laws
State lawmakers agreed to create special exemptions from animal cruelty laws for farmers and ranchers despite complaints that it would ease penalties on those who abuse and beat farm animals to death.
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Justine Hernandez | Movers & Shakers 2014 -- Community Builders
Librarian Justine Hernandez was at one of Tucson's farmers markets trying to figure out how to connect Pima County Public Library to gardeners and the local food movement when she learned about grassroots community repositories for seeds.
The Thirsty West: Can Tucson Survive Climate Change?
For decades, Tucson was arguably the getaway for anybody who thought he or she was anybody.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Man accused in fatal Tucson shooting last October
Tucson police say 33-year-old Micah J. Waggoner is being held on suspicion of first-degree murder and being a prohibited possessor of a firearm.
Man released from prison re-arrested an hour later
Pinal County Sheriff's officials said Clegg was arrested last week following an Interstate 10 traffic stop that turned up marijuana and a loaded handgun under the seat in a car he was riding in.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Missing Tucson man found dead from suicide
Police say a 30-year-old Tucson man who went missing last week has been found dead of an apparent suicide.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Tucson toddler's remains found: Abandoned child's parents arrested
The skeletal remains of a young child where found outside a home in Tucson, Arizona on Tuesday afternoon.
Tucson man arrested for attempting to solicit sex from underage girls
A Tucson man was arrested for attempting to solicit sex from a minor, according to Tucson Police Department Public Information Officer Pete Dugan.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Sheriff launching campaign aimed at distracted drivers
Unfortunately scenes like this are becoming all too familiar: distracted drivers all over the road, in and out of traffic, sometimes even up on the curb or sidewalk before straightening themselves out.
Sheriff: Corrections officer arrested for sexual misconduct with minor
A Pima County corrections officer was arrested Wednesday for alleged sexual misconduct with a minor, according to the Pima County Sheriff's Department.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Siblings tell police AZ mom starved young boy
Siblings of a 3-year-old boy who lived at a Tucson home where skeletal remains were found in a backyard toy chest told investigators their mother starved him to death, court documents say.
The Road To Tucson's César E. Chávez Holiday
The mood was more celebratory than tense at the Tuesday city council meeting when a Cesar Chavez holiday passed 7-0.
Man convicted in AZ teen's drug-related death
Pima County prosecutors say a jury on Wednesday found 21-year-old Keanu Deano Castaneda guilty of first-degree murder, armed robbery and aggravated assault.
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People on the Move at the University of Arizona Health Network
TUCSON, Ariz., March 5 -- The University of Arizona issued the following news release: Sarah Frost, hospital administrator of the University of Arizona Medical Center - South Campus, has been named chief operating officer of the Hospital Division of the University of Arizona Health Network .
Tue Mar 04, 2014
3-year-old boy accidentally shoots self
The Pima County Sheriff's Department says a 3-year-old boy is in stable condition after accidentally shooting himself.
Sheriff: 3-year-old Amado boy shot
Pima County Sheriff's detectives responded to a home in Amado, south of Tucson, where they said a 3-year-old suffered a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the lower torso around 12:45 p.m. No arrests have been made and the investigation is ongoing in the 26900 block of S. Monarch Way, about three miles east of Interstate 19.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Ally Miller's 911 Call Makes Fark.Com
For example, as the Arizona Daily Star has reported, Miller called 911 because she said our reporting put her in fear for her life-and she asked the 911 operator if he could see about having the Weekly's story taken down from our website.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
A west side story, 14 years after the murder
Police say it's been nearly 14 years since Anthony Seth Burroughs shot and killed a man at house party on the city's west side.
A flood warning has been issued in Pima County
Their report said that rainfall has exceeded 1.5 inches which, due to poor drainage in areas, can cause flooding.
Davis-Monthan AFB future clouded by Pentagon cuts
The future of Davis-Monthan Air Force Base is up in the air after the recent disclosure of Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel's proposed spending plan.