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Police seek help finding missing woman and adult son

Belen Potts, 55, and her son Ernest Potts, 29, have not been seen or heard from since last Thursday night, and Tucson police are asking for help locating them.... Read more»

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Update: Missing elderly Amado man found south of Tucson

A 75-year-old Amado man with memory issues who went missing Tuesday night was found the next day south of the Pima County line and taken to a hospital for treatment for exposure.... Read more»

Guest opinion

Morales: Trump Jr. all wet in remarks on public school teachers

Let me tell you a little story about Heather. She was disabled. Her body was twisted; her spine curved beyond repair. She couldn't see, she couldn't eat, we believed she couldn't hear. She was only 13 years old but her body was not like any other girl her age. How could it be? Her father threw her against a wall when she was a baby.... Read more»

Tail-waggers of the week: Maddy & M.J.

Meet Maddy and M.J., a couple of the many great companions available from our local animal rescue groups.... Read more»

Poll: Residents would like easier, faster border crossing

According to a poll of 1,427 border residents, 77 percent of U.S. border residents and 88 percent of Mexican border residents said they favor making it easier to cross back and forth for work.... Read more»

Poll: Border residents don’t want a wall built between cities

Despite heated political rhetoric about the U.S.-Mexico border, people who live in the region largely view themselves as one community and believe in making it easier to cross back and forth and do not favor building a new wall, according to a Cronkite News-Univision News-Dallas Morning News poll.... Read more»1

Update: Missing woman with dementia found by daughter

Update: A 68-year-old woman who was missing from her Foothills home was found by her daughter Tuesday night, and is "home safe with her family," authorities said.... Read more»

Busting myths about mental illness

Mental illness is common — and so are misconceptions about it. These too-often-believed myths can be harmful to you and your loved ones.... Read more»

Tucson MVDs open earlier to reduce long waits

The Arizona Department of Transportation has started to open its three Tucson Motor Vehicle Division offices half an hour early in an effort to reduce long wait times. ... Read more»

Gosar: Ban DREAMers in military; Grijalva: Bring deported vets back

Rep. Paul Gosar introduced a bill Monday to bar certain immigrants from serving in the military, a move he said is needed to keep the Obama administration from “enlisting DACA aliens through a backdoor amnesty program.” Rep. Raul Grijalva announced plans for a bill that would do the opposite, creating a special visa to let veterans return to the U.S. if they had been deported.... Read more»1

Tail-waggers of the week: Obi & Pixie

Meet a couple of the many great companions available at our local animal rescue groups: Obi and Pixie.... Read more»

Obama to attend Dallas memorial service

President Barack Obama will travel to Dallas on Tuesday for a memorial service in honor of the five police officers killed in the Thursday shooting that left seven others wounded, a White House spokesman said Sunday.... Read more»

Peaceful Phx rally turns tense: Cops use pepper spray as marchers head to I-10

A peaceful protest that moved through downtown Phoenix on Friday night turned tense when protesters wanted to move onto Interstate 10 at 7th Street and police formed a barricade, releasing pepper spray to try to get the crowd to disperse.... Read more»1

Tucson police, community leaders meet following Dallas shootings

Community leaders and the heads of three local police forces met Friday and said they would work to maintain a dialogue with communities of color following an attack on police officers in Dallas. Hours after the meeting, a Tucson officer shot and killed a man who was holding a knife. ... Read more»

Arizona, New Mexico senators team up to prevent sale of tribal items

The Arizona and New Mexico lawmakers teamed up this week to sponsor a bipartisan bill that would prevent the auction of sacred tribal items.... Read more»

Healthcare delays, isolation factors in deaths of detained immigrants

Two independent health experts have reviewed the circumstances surrounding the deaths of 18 immigrants held in detention by U.S. immigration authorities, and found that "subpar care" contributed to at least seven deaths, said Human Rights Watch. ... Read more»

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