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The best reporting on guns in America

In the wake of last week’s shooting spree in Santa Barbabra, ProPublica lays out the most revealing reporting about guns. ... Read more»

Early morning fire closes Guadalajara Grill

An early morning fire at a Midtown restaurant took a team of 27 firefighters about 36 minutes to bring under control, officials said.... Read more»

Missing elderly woman found dead in car near Redington Pass

An elderly woman missing since May 20, Dorothy Davies, was found dead in her car Wednesday, officials said.... Read more»

I-10 rollover kills Border Patrol agent, injures another

Two on-duty Border Patrol agents were in a single-vehicle accident on Interstate 10. Agent Alexander Giannini died of his injuries en route to University of Arizona Medical Center, officials said. ... Read more»

TPD warns residents to beware of man impersonating utility rep

The Tucson Police Department is warning the public to ask for identification from anyone representing a utility company after an incident Wednesday morning when a man impersonating a Cox Communications employee forced his way into a residence .... Read more»

Shooting spree renews mental health, firearms debates

Friday's shootings spur California lawmakers to look at enabling a subject's family or friends to petition a judge to grant orders prohibiting someone from keeping or purchasing a gun. They also focus attention on competing plans in Congress to help people plagued by mental illness.... Read more»

Supreme Court refuses to hear Arizona’s appeal in death-row case

The Supreme Court's decision, without comment, against hearing the case means a lower court ruling granting a new hearing for David Scott Detrich stands. Detrich, convicted in the 1989 kidnapping and murder of a Tucson woman, was first sentenced to death in 1991. ... Read more»

Meet the anarchists who plan to go nuts at the World Cup

Brazil’s ‘Black Bloc’ has gained infamy for fighting police. But what is it, really?... Read more»

I-10 drivers warned of wind gusts, dust storms

Anyone driving north from Tucson on Thursday should be aware that high winds and blowing dust could affect their ability to see the road. The Weather Service issued a blowing dust advisory until 7 p.m. for the Tucson metro area, Marana and Picacho Peak.... Read more»

South Tucson, ACLU settle racial profiling claim

South Tucson officials signed a comprehensive agreement Monday, revamping the city's policies on enforcing SB 1070, closing a racial profiling complaint filed last year by the ACLU on behalf of stopped by police.... Read more»

Fires restricted in Coronado Nat'l Forest

Planning on hitting the road this Memorial Day weekend? If you are going camping or celebrating with a cookout, the Forest Service wants you to be aware of fire restrictions.... Read more»

Just 2 percent of Latin Americans are rated as having free media

Independent journalism in the Americas is backsliding again, Freedom House says.... Read more»

Wildfire burns on Tohono O'odham Nation

A wildfire has burned 200 acres near the village of Pan Tak on the Tohono O'odham Nation. ... Read more»

Dems push to restart CDC funding for gun violence research

New legislation would increase CDC funding for gun violence research from zero dollars to $10 million. The NRA calls the push “unethical” and an “abuse of taxpayer funds.” ... Read more»

Photos: TFD fights trailer fire

A fire at a mobile home park in the 3300 block of East Grant Road destroyed a travel trailer overnight.... Read more»1

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