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    Three arrested following carjacking on south side

    Three arrested following carjacking on south side

    Friday, June 22 2018 8:30 PM EDT2018-06-23 00:30:31 GMT
    Three people were arrested Friday afternoon following a carjacking on the south side of Tucson, city police said. (Source: Google Maps)Three people were arrested Friday afternoon following a carjacking on the south side of Tucson, city police said. (Source: Google Maps)
    Three people were arrested Friday afternoon following a carjacking on the south side of Tucson, city police said. (Source: Google Maps)Three people were arrested Friday afternoon following a carjacking on the south side of Tucson, city police said. (Source: Google Maps)

    Three people were arrested Friday afternoon following a carjacking on the south side of Tucson, city police said.

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    Three people were arrested Friday afternoon following a carjacking on the south side of Tucson, city police said.

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  • Construction site fire in Tucson results in $8-10 million in damages

    Owners dealing with melted cars after construction fire

    Friday, June 22 2018 7:15 PM EDT2018-06-22 23:15:42 GMT
    The fire from the construction site was so hot it melted cars in a parking lot next door. (Source: Tucson News Now)The fire from the construction site was so hot it melted cars in a parking lot next door. (Source: Tucson News Now)

    The large fire at the student housing construction site in midtown Tucson this week resulted in $8-10 million in damages, according to officials.

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    The large fire at the student housing construction site in midtown Tucson this week resulted in $8-10 million in damages, according to officials.

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  • Man dead after altercation with family member on east side

    Man dead after altercation with family member on east side

    Friday, June 22 2018 7:17 PM EDT2018-06-22 23:17:57 GMT

    Tucson Police are working a Homicide investigation in the 1600 block of N Wilmot. An adult male is deceased, according to TPD.  

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    Tucson Police are working a Homicide investigation in the 1600 block of N Wilmot. An adult male is deceased, according to TPD.  

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  • Border Patrol agents arrest 57 undocumented immigrants

    Border Patrol agents arrest 57 undocumented immigrants

    Saturday, June 23 2018 1:30 AM EDT2018-06-23 05:30:32 GMT
    (Source: Border Patrol Tucson)(Source: Border Patrol Tucson)
    (Source: Border Patrol Tucson)(Source: Border Patrol Tucson)
    Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Ajo Station arrested a large group of aliens during a heat wave, some in distress, including a pregnant female, west of Lukeville Friday afternoon.  Agents were alerted to the group’s location after receiving a call from the Sonora, Mexico’s 9-1-1 center relaying information from persons within the group. The callers, stated they had crossed the border illegally, and requested assistance.   Ajo Station age...More >>
    Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Ajo Station arrested a large group of aliens during a heat wave, some in distress, including a pregnant female, west of Lukeville Friday afternoon.  Agents were alerted to the group’s location after receiving a call from the Sonora, Mexico’s 9-1-1 center relaying information from persons within the group. The callers, stated they had crossed the border illegally, and requested assistance.   Ajo Station age...More >>
  • Owners dealing with melted cars after construction fire

    Owners dealing with melted cars after construction fire

    Thursday, June 21 2018 11:51 AM EDT2018-06-21 15:51:48 GMT

    The fire was so hot and bright it lit up the morning sky. That is what one student saw across the street from the construction site fire from yesterday. Danny lives at the University Vista apartments. He’s a grad student at the U of A. He saw the fire and raced to get his car. It was too late, the fire was so hot and dangerous that he was not able to get it. His car was one of a dozen cars that had damage from the fire. He tells us, the back bumper a...

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    The fire was so hot and bright it lit up the morning sky. That is what one student saw across the street from the construction site fire from yesterday. Danny lives at the University Vista apartments. He’s a grad student at the U of A. He saw the fire and raced to get his car. It was too late, the fire was so hot

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    Police: Tucson man killed son, tried to kill wife before turning gun on himself

    Police: Tucson man killed son, tried to kill wife before turning gun on himself

    Friday, June 22 2018 2:51 PM EDT2018-06-22 18:51:57 GMT

    A man and teen boy were killed and a woman was seriously hurt in a shooting on the east side of Tucson Thursday afternoon.

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    A man and teen boy were killed and a woman was seriously hurt in a shooting on the east side of Tucson Thursday afternoon.

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  • Police seek woman suspected of multiple thefts

    Police seek woman suspected of multiple thefts

    Friday, June 22 2018 3:18 PM EDT2018-06-22 19:18:54 GMT
    (Source: Tucson Police Department)(Source: Tucson Police Department)

    The suspect is a Hispanic woman, about 5-foot-5 and 220 pounds. 

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    The suspect is a Hispanic woman, about 5-foot-5 and 220 pounds. 

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    House fire on Tucson's NW side claims one victim

    House fire on Tucson's NW side claims one victim

    Friday, June 22 2018 2:53 PM EDT2018-06-22 18:53:27 GMT
    (Source: Northwest Fire District)(Source: Northwest Fire District)

    According to a news release from the Northwest Fire District, the fire happened at about 3 a.m. in the 5200 block of North Gerhart Road near Vereda del Coyotito. When fire crews arrived, the house was heavily involved in fire and the roof was partially compromised.

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    According to a news release from the Northwest Fire District, the fire happened at about 3 a.m. in the 5200 block of North Gerhart Road near Vereda del Coyotito. When fire crews arrived, the house was heavily involved in fire and the roof was partially compromised.

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  • One of the few jaguars in the U.S. found dead

    One of the few jaguars in the U.S. found dead

    Friday, June 22 2018 8:17 PM EDT2018-06-23 00:17:38 GMT

    A young male jaguar, one of two thought to be alive in the United States, was shown dead in a photo released Thursday, June 21.  

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    A young male jaguar, one of two thought to be alive in the United States, was shown dead in a photo released Thursday, June 21.  

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  • Travelers land in triple-digit temperatures

    Travelers land in triple-digit temperatures

    Friday, June 22 2018 9:41 PM EDT2018-06-23 01:41:47 GMT
    Visitors waiting for a shuttle at Tucson International Airport Friday. Source: KOLD/KMSB.Visitors waiting for a shuttle at Tucson International Airport Friday. Source: KOLD/KMSB.
    Visitors waiting for a shuttle at Tucson International Airport Friday. Source: KOLD/KMSB.Visitors waiting for a shuttle at Tucson International Airport Friday. Source: KOLD/KMSB.

    If you live in Southeastern Arizona, you are prepared for the triple-digit temperatures in the summer.  But, for some travelers, that is not the case. "Nobody warned me at all about the temperatures," said Bryanna Rivas at Tucson International Airport Friday.  Even from West Palm Beach, Florida, Rivas said she was shocked by the heat walking out of the airport with her three children. "Wow, it's hot," said Rivas.  "It's really hot, a different...

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    If you live in Southeastern Arizona, you are prepared for the triple-digit temperatures in the summer.  But, for some travelers, that is not the case. "Nobody warned me at all about the temperatures," said Bryanna Rivas at Tucson International Airport Friday.  Even from West Palm Beach, Florida, Rivas said she was shocked by the heat walking out of the airport with her three children. "Wow, it's hot," said Rivas.  "It's really hot, a different...

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  • Volunteers clean graffiti out of Peppersauce Cave this weekend

    Volunteers clean graffiti out of Peppersauce Cave this weekend

    Friday, June 22 2018 9:53 PM EDT2018-06-23 01:53:32 GMT

    A popular spot for outdoor recreation has become overrun with graffiti once again. Dozens of volunteers will continue efforts to clean more than 1,500 graffiti tags around Peppersauce Cave this weekend. Central Arizona Grotto, a caving club out of Phoenix, has organized people from all over the state to help remove roughly 800 tags. Previous clean up trips by the group have already lifted approximately 750 tags, according to organizer Ray ...

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    A popular spot for outdoor recreation has become overrun with graffiti once again. Dozens of volunteers will continue efforts to clean more than 1,500 graffiti tags around Peppersauce Cave this weekend. Central Arizona Grotto, a caving club out of Phoenix, has organized people from all over the state to he

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  • Driver pulled over after she would not move back to right lane

    Driver pulled over after she would not move back to right lane

    Saturday, June 16 2018 8:30 PM EDT2018-06-17 00:30:24 GMT
    Wheeles said the driver had about 20 cars slowed behind her because she would not move back to the right lane.Wheeles said the driver had about 20 cars slowed behind her because she would not move back to the right lane.
    Wheeles said the driver had about 20 cars slowed behind her because she would not move back to the right lane.Wheeles said the driver had about 20 cars slowed behind her because she would not move back to the right lane.

    A driver was pulled over in Indiana after she would not move back to the right lane.

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    A driver was pulled over in Indiana after she would not move back to the right lane.

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  • Firework sales begin, can be lit starting Sunday

    Firework sales begin, can be lit starting Sunday

    Friday, June 22 2018 11:40 PM EDT2018-06-23 03:40:36 GMT

    The Fourth of July is creeping up quick, and that means several vendors like Desert Sky Fireworks on Cortaro and I-10 are getting ready for the season. The location set up shop on Friday.  "Lining them all up on the road -- lighting them all up and competing with the neighbors," said Ashley Walling, who runs the shop. Fireworks sparked her interest at an early age.   She started selling them when she was sixteen in ...

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    The Fourth of July is creeping up quick, and that means several vendors like Desert Sky Fireworks on Cortaro and I-10 are getting ready for the season. The location set up shop on Friday. "Lining them all up on the road -- lighting them all up and competing with the neighbors," said Ashley Walling.

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  • New water playground to open in Tucson this summer

    New water playground to open in Tucson this summer

    Monday, June 4 2018 6:06 PM EDT2018-06-04 22:06:00 GMT
    (Source: Funtastics Family Fun Park)(Source: Funtastics Family Fun Park)
    (Source: Funtastics Family Fun Park)(Source: Funtastics Family Fun Park)

    Tucsonans will be a able to beat the heat this summer thanks to a new water playground in midtown.

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    Tucsonans will be a able to beat the heat this summer thanks to a new water playground in midtown.

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  • Action Day: Dangerous heat expected Friday

    Action Day: Dangerous heat expected Friday

    Friday, June 22 2018 2:39 PM EDT2018-06-22 18:39:29 GMT
    (Source: KOLD News 13)(Source: KOLD News 13)

    The Tucson News Now First Alert weather team has called an Action Day for Friday, June 22, because of expected dangerous heat in southern Arizona.

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    The Tucson News Now First Alert weather team has called an Action Day for Friday, June 22, because of expected dangerous heat in southern Arizona.

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  • VIRAL VIDEO: Driver miraculously walks away after car goes airborne, careens towards gas pumps

    VIRAL VIDEO: Driver miraculously walks away after car goes airborne, careens towards gas pumps

    Friday, June 22 2018 3:30 PM EDT2018-06-22 19:30:43 GMT
    Surveillance cameras on a brand new gas station and convenience store capture a white compact sedan apparently speeding down Old Fannin Road towards Lakeland Drive in Flowood. Source: WLBTSurveillance cameras on a brand new gas station and convenience store capture a white compact sedan apparently speeding down Old Fannin Road towards Lakeland Drive in Flowood. Source: WLBT

    Surveillance cameras on a brand new gas station and convenience store capture a white compact sedan apparently speeding down Old Fannin Road towards Lakeland Drive in Flowood. 

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    Surveillance cameras on a brand new gas station and convenience store capture a white compact sedan apparently speeding down Old Fannin Road towards Lakeland Drive in Flowood. 

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  • Farm bill could affect access to food stamps

    Farm bill could affect access to food stamps

    Friday, June 22 2018 10:36 AM EDT2018-06-22 14:36:53 GMT
    Sonia Hansen (Source: KOLD News 13)Sonia Hansen (Source: KOLD News 13)
    Source: Tucson News NowSource: Tucson News Now

    Many southern Arizonans are concerned that passage of the farm bill could hamper their access to SNAP.

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    Many southern Arizonans are concerned that passage of the farm bill could hamper their access to SNAP.

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  • People will pay a lot of money to drink hot dog water

    People will pay a lot of money to drink hot dog water

    Friday, June 22 2018 11:46 AM EDT2018-06-22 15:46:25 GMT
    @sassy.77/Instagram@sassy.77/Instagram

    A vendor at one Canadian festival sold $38 bottles of hot dog water. And lots of people actually bought it. 

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    A vendor at one Canadian festival sold $38 bottles of hot dog water. And lots of people actually bought it. 

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  • PD: Phoenix mom admitted feeding malnourished 4-month-old baby only twice a day

    PD: Phoenix mom admitted feeding malnourished 4-month-old baby only twice a day

    Thursday, June 21 2018 3:15 PM EDT2018-06-21 19:15:42 GMT
    Friday, June 22 2018 3:02 PM EDT2018-06-22 19:02:06 GMT
    Jassidy Yasmin Arias, 21 (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office)Jassidy Yasmin Arias, 21 (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office)
    Jassidy Yasmin Arias, 21 (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office)Jassidy Yasmin Arias, 21 (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office)

    "She stated the reason she did not seek medical aid for the child is because she was afraid she was going to get in trouble," this young mother's court documents read.

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    "She stated the reason she did not seek medical aid for the child is because she was afraid she was going to get in trouble," this young mother's court documents read.

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    Red Cross opens cooling center for people displaced by 2-alarm fire

    Red Cross opens cooling center for people displaced by 2-alarm fire

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 2:49 PM EDT2018-06-19 18:49:59 GMT
    (Source: Chris Rasmussen)(Source: Chris Rasmussen)

    The Red Cross has opened a cooling center at Country Club Road and East Broadway Boulevard for residents who are unable to return to their homes.

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    The Red Cross has opened a cooling center at Country Club Road and East Broadway Boulevard for residents who are unable to return to their homes.

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