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Tucson couple to face kidnap, abuse charges in imprisonment case
A couple accused of imprisoning three sisters for up to two years in their bedrooms will go straight to trial, Pima County Attorney officials announced Tuesday.
18 hrs ago
Tips to 88-CRIME help capture robbery suspect
Tucson Police say the female suspect in a robbery of a Wells Fargo on Monday was arrested, thanks to tips to 88-CRIME.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Ryan Airfield to Offer New Options to Pilots
Velocity Air Inc. was awarded a five-year contract to become a so-called "fixed base operator" at Ryan, 9698 W. Ajo Highway, which is managed by the Airport Authority along with Tucson International Airport.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Tucson: 6 dogs killed at Pima Animal Shelter
On Dec. 6 and 7, six dogs were killed at PACC . As you might imagine, the volunteers who work there are angry and devastated.
Pima County works fast to keep ice from forming on bridges
With temperatures expected to be at or below freezing once again in Southern Arizona overnight, Pima County road workers spent Friday spraying 42 bridges with magnesium chloride to prevent ice from forming on them.
YARDS program helping 'at-risk' youth in Pima County
"I know how to build an irrigation system, a dripping system. I know how to prune trees."
City of Tucson sprays bridges in anticipation of freeze
Three spraying crews with the Tucson Department of Transportation covered more than 60 Tucson bridges with magnesium chloride.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Missing Cochise County woman found dead
An elderly woman who went missing nearly two weeks ago was found dead Saturday. Search teams located Mary Black, 86, in a brushy area south of Arizona City, about a mile from her vehicle.
NMSU gets grant to boost border businesses
The development of manufacturing and aerospace businesses in southern New Mexico and Arizona could get a boost thanks to a $457,000 grant.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Pima County acquires land to expand Tortolita Mountain Park
The purchase was made on December 4, at an Arizona State Land Department auction, of 818 acres of state trust land, which will be added to the mountain park just north of Tucson.
Franzi: Pima County Supervisor Ally Miller's Claims Are 'Often False and Even Bizarre'
Longtime Republican political operative Emil Franzi takes aim at Pima County Supervisor Ally Miller in his new Inside Tucson Business column: Since her election, Miller has combined the delusions of Moore and the cluelessness of Marsh without the personal charm of either.
Courthouse News Service
County Attorney Fights Records Request
The Pima County Attorney sued a private investigator, claiming she need not respond to a request for records on all felony cases her office has prosecuted since 2002, because the private eye wants to use them for commercial purposes.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Vail pediatrician pushes for unvaccinated children to be barred from school
He has been kicked off a Facebook page for taking on an anti-vaccine parent.And he has been relentlessly outspoken about his contention that Pima County is using a weak standard for figuring out what constitutes a whooping-cough outbreak, and that more unvaccinated children should be forced to stay home from school.Whooping cough kills babies, ... (more)
Roommate speaks out about suicidal man killed in standoff
Authorities say Mitchell started shooting at deputies when they used a robot and a chemical similar to tear gas to try and get him out.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
FC Tucson to receive Common Ground Award of Distinction, credits Pima County, other partners
The Pima County Board of Supervisors, Administration and Stadium District top FC Tucson's "long list of collaborators responsible for helping to bring Major League Soccer Preseason to Tucson and for the renovation to Kino Sports Complex North, which included an additional practice soccer field and a brand new soccer stadium."
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Police: Barricaded man dies in officer-involved shooting
Pima County Sheriff's officials confirmed a reportedly suicidal man who was in a standoff with the SWAT team is dead.
Pima County deputy kills man described as suicidal
The Sheriff's Department said the 46-year-old Scott Mitchell was fatally wounded Monday at a home where negotiators tried unsuccessfully to get him to surrender.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Tucson Police: Parents of 3 girls face kidnapping, abuse charges
Two people face kidnapping and abuse charges after three girls told police they had been imprisoned by their parents in their midtown home for possibly up to two years.
Vehicle tumbles 100 feet off Mount Lemmon highway
A section of the road up Mount Lemmon is closed this afternoon after a vehicle fell about 100 feet in a crash on General Hitchcock Highway.The Pima County Sheriff's Department says the highway is closed between mileposts 2 and 3 to accommodate a helicopter that landed on the road to help with rescue efforts.The initial report was that a car crashed ... (more)
Suspect in smoke shop robbery turns self in to Tucson police
An 18-year-old man suspected of robbing a midtown smoke shop turned himself in to Tucson police Sunday afternoon.Adrian Pride met officers at the Tucson Police Department Main Police Station and was arrested on suspicion of one count each of attempted armed robbery, and drive-by shooting and two counts of aggravated assault, Sgt.