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Deputies: Missing elderly man located, reunited with family

An 88-year-old man who drove away from a home in Tucson Estates on Saturday afternoon was found and "reunited with his family," authorities said.... Read more»

Wounded man rescued by Border Patrol near Sells

Suffering from a gunshot wound to his left leg, a Honduran man was airlifted to a Tucson hospital after Border Patrol agents found him near the U.S.-Mexico border Tuesday morning southwest of Sells, authorities said. ... Read more»

Kelly: Trump is giving him ‘elbow room’ on what border wall should be

Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly told a Senate committee Wednesday that his department will not build a border wall “from sea to shining sea,” but will instead use a variety of techniques to secure the Southwest border.... Read more»

Senate panel asks experts if border wall is best approach to security

While they agreed that the U.S. needs to secure its southwest border, no one at a Senate hearing Tuesday appeared ready to say a wall along the entire border would be the only way to go.... Read more»

Man dies after driving car into palm tree

A 28-year-old man died after he crash his car on Tucson's East Side on Tuesday afternoon. Ben-David Pflug was speeding through a residential neighborhood when he struck a large rock and then a palm tree. Taken to a local hospital with serious injuries, he later died, authorities said.... Read more»

New sheriff to close Arpaio's 'Tent City' jail

A controversial outdoor tent jail in Arizona that became one of the signature tough-on-crime projects of former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio will be shut down, his replacement for the job said Tuesday. “Tent City”, long branded inhumane by civil rights groups, was no longer needed, new Sheriff Paul Penzone said. ... Read more»

CBP seizes smuggled Fentanyl stashed in baby stroller

Nogales-area CBP officers arrested a woman on Monday for attempting to smuggle nearly five pounds of Fentanyl across the border hidden beneath the seat of a baby stroller, authorities said. ... Read more»

Nogales-area BP seizes $585K in marijuana

Border Patrol agents intercepted two pickup trucks on Saturday near Nogales, each laden with more than 500 pounds of marijuana, worth a combined $585,000, authorities said. ... Read more»

Smartphone distractions, drinking spur rising pedestrian death toll

Pedestrian deaths are surging across the nation, and analysts are putting much of the blame on drivers and walkers who are looking at their smartphones. Tipsy walking also is part of the problem, with one in three victims legally drunk when they were struck and killed.... Read more»

Struck on head by falling vase, Supervisor Ally Miller taken to hospital

Updated: Pima County Supervisor Ally Miller was transported to a hospital after being taken from her office on the top floor of the Pima County Administration Building via stretcher late Friday afternoon. She later posted that she was hit on the head by a falling vase.... Read more»

Police: Remains of Isabel Celis found 5 years after disappearance

A body found in rural Pima County has been identified as Isabel Celis, who was reported missing from her Midtown home in 2012, when she was six years old. "Now is our time to mourn," her family said.... Read more»

Bill to exempt tribes from some labor oversight draws union concerns

Tribal leaders called on Congress to exempt their governments and government-run businesses from oversight by the National Labor Relations Board, a right they said is enjoyed by every other government in the country. But critics said that would remove any protections tribal workers might have.... Read more»

Driverless Ubers back on Az roads, along with public’s qualms

Self-driving Uber test vehicles are back on the road in the Phoenix metro area, but not before the crash that temporarily sidelined the cars put the question of autonomous vehicles’ safety in the headlights.... Read more»

From fresh produce to inmate job training, Nogales food bank fills a basket of needs

Food waste, the affordability of fresh produce, and prison inmate rehabilitation may seem like disparate issues, but the Borderlands Food Bank in Nogales is approaching them all head-on.... Read more»

What some colleges are quietly doing to help undocumented students

With sanctuary promises untested, institutions across the country are offering other long-sought help to students who are undocumented immigrants.... Read more»

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