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9 hrs ago | KOLD-TV Tucson

Over 1,200 jobs available at the Pima County Job Fair

After being impaled in the neck with the shaft of a golf club, 18-year-old Natalie Jo Eaton is recovering at Regional One Medical Center.

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22 hrs ago | Tucson Weekly

Police Dispatch

A lone, aggressive cowboy-type clad in black assaulted a truck-stop waitress with a coffee mug and was later Tased by a sheriff's deputy - but he was blas about both incidents, saying things could've been much worse, according to a Pima County Sheriff's Department report.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

KOLD-TV Tucson

Purse snatching suspect targets woman at Walmart

The Pima County Sheriff's Department asks for the public's help in identifying a man suspected of snatching a woman's purse while in the produce aisle of a Walmart store.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

KOLD-TV Tucson

Rillito Regional Park will soon have its own Marketplace

A mother is continuing her fight to make sure a local store doesn't sell alcohol to minors after her son was killed by a minor who allegedly bought alcohol from that store.

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Related Topix: Apiculture, Science

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Former NFL kicker pleads guilty to criminal damage

Pima County prosecutors say the 50-year-old Zendejas could get up to two years in prison when he's sentenced Sept.

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KOLD-TV Tucson

Pima County road closures

A mother is continuing her fight to make sure a local store doesn't sell alcohol to minors after her son was killed by a minor who allegedly bought alcohol from that store.

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Related Topix: Apiculture, Science, Ajo, AZ, Gila Bend, AZ

Mon Aug 18, 2014

KOLD-TV Tucson

County buys Painted Hills for $8.3 million

In 1997, the voters gave Pima County $6.5 million to buy Painted Hills on West Speedway for open space.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Arizona Republic

Mother, son rescued during Mt. Lemmon hike

Crews rescued a 40-year-old woman and her 19-year-old son from a Mount Lemmon trail by a helicopter Sunday afternoon after one was unable to complete the hike.

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Related Topix: Mount Lemmon, AZ, Tucson, AZ, Catalina, AZ

KOLD-TV Tucson

PCSD: Rescue underway for two hikers on Mt. Lemmon

The Pima County Sheriff's Department is working a rescue on Mt .Lemmon. Deputy Tom Peine tells Tucson News Now, two people, a mother and her teenage son, were hiking the Mt.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

KOLD-TV Tucson

TPD arrests man involved in fatal crash on Tucson's south side

Tucson Police arrested Robert Harrington on Saturday and charged him with second degree murder and four other charges in relation to the fatal car accident that left a woman dead on Thursday, Aug. 14. According to TPD, Harrington, 33, was driving a 1980 Nissan pickup truck when he crashed into a Freightliner box truck.

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By Rhina Guidos, Catholic News Service WASHINGTON -- A human rights center in Tucson, Arizona, has released a poster with the hope that it will bring a human face to The poster, titled "The Things They Carried: A Memorial to Lives Lost on the Border" and sold by the Colibri Center for Human Rights, features more than 100 of the most common -- and ... (more)

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

KOLD-TV Tucson

Monsoon related calls pour into new 911 dispatch center

When hundreds of more 911 calls start coming in, it can create a controlled chaos for dispatchers in the new center.

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Related Topix: Sahuarita, AZ, Mount Lemmon, AZ

KOLD-TV Tucson

Driving around barricades, into flooded washes dangerous and expensive

When the rains come, washes and rivers around Tucson can fill very quickly. Pima County workers place barricades on low-lying roads to keep drivers from taking a chance and driving through a running wash or river.

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KOLD-TV Tucson

Bomb techs inspect bag in barn, find no threat

The Cochise County Sheriff's Office was called to inspect a barn by a homeowner who said he rents from his dad who was known to keep explosives on the property.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

KOLD-TV Tucson

PCSD locates missing hiker who walked away from campsite

A missing woman on Mt. Lemmon was located on Thursday by members of the Pima County Sheriff's Department Search & Rescue Unit and the Southern Arizona Rescue Association.

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KOLD-TV Tucson

Peaceful surrender ends SWAT situation in Three Points

A SWAT situation in Three Points ended with a peaceful surrender Thursday afternoon, according to the Pima County Sheriff's Department.

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KOLD-TV Tucson

Pedestrian killed in Tucson, struck by a big rig

Pima County authorities say a man is dead after apparently stepping in front of a tractor-trailer hauling gravel west of Interstate 10. Authorities say Rivera was walking along West Avra Valley Road when he suddenly stepped into the roadway and was hit by the semi-truck about 5 a.m. Thursday.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

KOLD-TV Tucson

Southern Az Va hosts mental health summit

A police officer showed his dance moves to an appreciative young crowd Sunday in a dance-off on the city's east side.

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KOLD-TV Tucson

Watch It: Trooper tackles suicidal man before bridge jump

A police officer showed his dance moves to an appreciative young crowd Sunday in a dance-off on the city's east side.

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Tribune-News

Navajo County Students Rank 9th In Reading

Nearly 72 percent of students in kindergarten through sixth grade in Navajo County passed the reading portion of Arizona's Instrument to Measure Standards test, placing the county ninth when compared to results from the 14 other counties in the state.

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