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Tucson & Southern Arizona

Live weather radar

Live weather radar for Tucson and the rest of Southern Arizona from the National Weather Service.... Read more»

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Our Fallen: Tucsonans killed in Iraq and Afghanistan wars

In more than a decade of war, dozens from Tucson and Southern Arizona have died in the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan, and elsewhere. Here is our brief tribute to them.... Read more»3

Public safety radio

Police & fire scanners

Monitor local police and fire department radio traffic on our scanner page.... Read more»

SeeClickFix

Report road hazards, graffiti & other issues

Is your drive home less than smooth? Use our mapping tool from SeeClickFix to report everything from potholes and graffiti to broken streetlights and overgrown weeds and keep watch over your neighborhood... Read more»

What the Devil won't tell you

Pima County impasse over sales tax for roads a result of Dem gerrymandering

Five votes can not be found among Pima supervisors to raise taxes to fix roads because two of those seats only answer to Republican voters. Democrats saw to that. Strict party-line votes are the result of drawing boundaries to protect incumbents.... Read more»

Yuma-area BP apprehends 170 people, including 25 U.S. citizens, near Imperial Sand Dunes

Border Patrol agents arrested 170 people, including 25 U.S. citizens, during a three-week operation in the Imperial Sand Dunes west of Yuma during April and May, authorities said. ... Read more»

Weekend music

Behind the buttons: A guide to recording your band in Tucson

So you want to be a rock and roll star? Ready to record? You're in luck. This week we talked shop with a few of our favorite local studios. Plus, Jean Caffeine heads back through town, the beautiful bubblegum punk of Peach Kelli Pop and a guide to this week's stand out shows in your TucsonSentinel.com music roundup. ... Read more»

Final Arizona team falls in U.S. Open Cup

Sporting Arizona FC made it into the third round of the U.S. Open Cup by defeating Phoenix Rising FC in overtime. It looked like the scenario would be repeated again at Mesa’s John Riggs Stadium on Wednesday night against Fresno FC. ... Read more»

McCain: Pardon of boxer Jack Johnson 'closes shameful chapter'

U.S. Sen. John McCain said that President Trump's pardon of boxing legend Jack Johnson for his Mann Act conviction more than a century ago "finally closes a shameful chapter in our nation's history." ... Read more»1

Court: Inmate can sue state for being forced to work religious holiday

A federal appeals court ruled last week that an Arizona inmate can sue prison officials who he said violated his Christian beliefs by forcing him to work on a religious holiday.... Read more»

Trump blames own border policy on Democrats

“We have to break up families,” Trump claimed, because of “bad laws that the Democrats gave us.” But there is no such law. ... Read more»

Arpaio submits signatures for Senate race, vows he’s a serious candidate

Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio on Tuesday submitted more than 10,000 signatures in his bid to qualify as a Republican candidate for U.S. Senate.... Read more»

McSally, immigration agency directors decry 'loopholes' in asylum law

Leaders of the three main border agencies told a House subcommittee Tuesday that loopholes in current immigration policy are letting large numbers of immigrants seek asylum by claiming “credible fear” of harm if they are sent home.... Read more»

Tucson sailor marks Memorial Day with wreath-laying in Japan

U.S. Navy personnel in Japan held an early Memorial Day ceremony Wednesday, including the laying of a wreath by a sailor from Tucson. AWF 1st Class Alexander Coccio paid respects to a symbolic casket, commemorating the lives of U.S. servicemembers killed in the armed forces.... Read more»

Guest opinion

McSally: Asylum seekers 'enrich cartels'; vulnerable to MS-13 recruitment

Citing the same U.S. gang repeatedly referred to by the Trump administration, Rep. Martha McSally said Tuesday that "loopholes" in vetting asylum seekers must be ended, as the "daily border caravan" of migrants "enriches the cartel."... Read more»

ACLU: Migrant kids accused Border Patrol of 'shocking' physical, sexual & mental abuse

Thousands of documents show unaccompanied minors reported physical, mental and sexual abuse while they were detained by Customs and Border Protection, yet there's little evidence that officials meaningfully investigated such claims, civil rights advocates say. ... Read more»

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