Saturday, April 19 2014 11:34 PM EDT2014-04-20 03:34:14 GMT
Firefighters are battling flames after a brief lightning storm near Elgin ignited several fires that combined into one on Saturday afternoon, according to Sonoita Fire Department PIO Katie Goodwin. SonoitaMore >>
600 acres outside of Elgin have burned. Sonoita Fire Department is on the scene and more units are on their way.More >>
Saturday, April 19 2014 11:25 PM EDT2014-04-20 03:25:41 GMT
Starting today, it will be illegal to take a puff from an electronic cigarette in many public places in Los Angeles, including inside bars, restaurants, and clubs. LA is the latest in a growing listMore >>
Starting today, it will be illegal to take a puff from an electronic cigarette in many public places in Los Angeles, including inside bars, restaurants, and clubs.
Saturday, April 19 2014 8:47 PM EDT2014-04-20 00:47:28 GMT
The Pima County Fair attracted thousands of people in its first two days and some of those fair goers provided input for a proposed passenger rail from Tucson to Phoenix. Mike Kies, with Arizona DepartmentMore >>
The department's study of this rail project started in 2011 including two previous public comment sessions, according to Kies. He said the hope is to have a final path chosen by the end of the year. There is no money currently identified for future studies or construction of the rail, which is estimated to cost billions of dollars.More >>
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -
A Washington, D.C. man who's upset he's on a registered sex offender website is fighting back by
putting random people on his fake sex offender registry.
He said he's doing this because he has to report to a supervision agency in Washington, D.C. every 90 days and his photo is on the D.C. public registry. He said it's "unfair and un-American."
On his fake registry at http://www.idiotsregistry.info, he posts pictures of politicians and others who support registries.
Only a few people have their pictures posted but the website lists many more names and
has categories like "Witch List."
The website creator says this is legal but now a court will decide if people on the list can
force him to take their pictures and names off the list.
Here in Arizona, the Department of Public Safety maintains a sex offender
website that includes the offender's name, address, age and current
For more on Arizona's sex offender registry laws, click here.
Saturday, April 19 2014 5:58 PM EDT2014-04-19 21:58:33 GMT
The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is searching for an armed man after a robbery this morning. According to Sgt. Shane McDaniel, calls came in at 9:52 a.m. in reference to a robbery of the Sprint FoodMore >>
The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is searching for an armed man after a robbery this morning.More >>