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Watchdog agency 'spot' inspecting ICE, BP facilities

Homeland Security's Inspector General said that since March, investigators have reviewed 57 different facilities run by CBP and three facilities used to detain families maintained by ICE, following criticism from immigrant rights groups and complaints received through a hotline service. ... Read more»

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Trump running mate Pence to make Tucson stop

Mike Pence, the Republican nominee for vice president, will make a Tucson campaign stop on Tuesday in support of GOP standard bearer Donald Trump. Details have not yet been released. ... Read more»

Tucson & Southern Arizona

Live weather radar

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

Gallego gets high marks for speech, convention leadership from delegates

Gallego was one of two Arizonans who addressed the convention Wednesday night, along with former Rep. Gabby Giffords. But it’s not just his speech that’s been garnering attention for Gallego, who got high marks from convention-goers for his leadership of the state’s delegation.... Read more»

Cheers, tears from Az delegation as Clinton gives historic acceptance speech

Tucson resident Joseline Mata, a Hillary Clinton delegate from the beginning, was crying in the stands of the Democratic National Convention Thursday as Clinton accepted the party’s nomination, the first woman in history to do so.... Read more»

Delegates discuss ‘Black Lives’ movement a day after Tempe shooting

The normally placid breakfast meetings of Arizona’s delegates to the DNC turned into a lively discussion of the Black Lives Matter movement Thursday, one day after Tempe police shot a black suspect during a robbery.... Read more»

Romero trips over Az law in email backing minimum-wage boost

City Councilwoman Regina Romero appears to have violated Arizona laws that prohibit using government resources for electioneering, as she called on recipients of her Council office email newsletter to vote "yes" on a ballot initiative that would increase the state minimum wage and mandate sick leave.... Read more»

Giffords’ endorsement of Clinton ‘very, very emotional’ for convention audience

Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords veered from her usual theme against gun violence to add her endorsement of presidential nominee Hillary Clinton in an address to the Democratic National Convention that one Arizona lawmaker called “very, very emotional.”... Read more»

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»

Tail-waggers of the week: Skippy & Cosmos

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

Monday deadline to register to vote in August primary

The deadline to register to vote in the August primary election is midnight on Monday, Aug. 1. You can register online at ServiceArizona.com.... Read more»

Trump fundraising spikes in Arizona, still well behind Clinton’s

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump raised three times as much money from Arizona contributors in June as his total fundraising in the state in the preceding year, according to the latest reports from the Federal Election Commission.... Read more»

Born before women could vote, Prescott woman, 102, delivers Az’s delegation votes at DNC

Jerry Emmett, 102, didn’t think she would live to see her mother win the right to vote – much less to see the first woman win a major U.S. party presidential nomination. On Tuesday she helped deliver Arizona’s delegation votes at the Democratic National Convention.... Read more»

St. Elizabeth's assisting with KidsCare signups

KidsCare, low-cost children's health insurance, is available in Arizona again after enrollment was frozen in 2010. St. Elizabeth's Health Center is offering free enrollment assistance to families interested in the program. Those who apply this month could get coverage as early as September 1. ... Read more»

Tucson businesses targeted in multi-state 'spice' drug probe

At least two Tucson-area businesses were raided by federal law enforcement agents Wednesday morning as part of a multi-state investigation targeting the sale and distribution of the synthetic drug known as "spice." ... Read more»

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