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On Dec. 6 and 7, six dogs were killed at PACC . As you might imagine, the volunteers who work there are angry and devastated.
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.
"I know how to build an irrigation system, a dripping system. I know how to prune trees."
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.
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.
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.
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)
Pima County Sheriff's officials confirmed a reportedly suicidal man who was in a standoff with the SWAT team is dead.
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.
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)
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.
It may be a while before Americans can tweet their ballot or text their vote, but states are making strides to move elections from the voting booth into the hands - and even mobile devices - of voters.