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Update: One killed in BP shooting near Casino del Sol

One person is dead following a shooting involving Border Patrol agents southwest of Tucson on Friday morning, officials said. Agents reported they were involved in a shooting incident with armed suspects about 10 miles southwest of downtown Tucson, resulting in the death of one of the suspects.... Read more»

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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»

Autism, invisible disabilities are barriers to finding work

An advocate says that many times people with invisible disabilities choose not to disclose their conditions for fear of being stigmatized. On the other hand, employers oftentimes don’t value people with disabilities because they are fearful.... Read more»

VA fights veteran homelessness beyond Tucson, Phx areas

Recognizing that homelessness among veterans is a problem in rural areas as well as cities, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs recently awarded a $2 million grant to the Veterans Resource Center, which has offices in Prescott, Flagstaff and Bullhead City.... Read more»

4-year-old boy Tucson's second drowning victim of 2014

A four-year-old boy became Tucson’s second drowning victim of the year Friday afternoon, authorities said.... 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»

Solar home tour will brighten Saturday morning

The Southern Arizona Regional Solar Partnership is organizing a self-guided tour of solar-powered Midtown homes to help you decide if solar is right for you.... Read more»

Phx out to reduce economic, human cost of disconnected youth

As of 2012, the Phoenix area had an estimated 183,000 disconnected youth, and the Valley’s percentage of disconnected youth – 22 percent – ranked it last among the nation’s 25 most populous metropolitan areas. Phoenix has taken steps to improve those figures.... Read more»

VA knew of Phoenix fraud years ago

Lawmakers reacted angrily to news the Department of Veterans Affairs knew about problems at its Phoenix health care facilities as early as 2008. But the VA said it dealt with problems as they arose and that 2008 and 2010 memos detailing those issues were “no secret.”... Read more»

Angry protests over disappearance of 43 Mexican students

A demonstration Wednesday was one of dozens that have been taking place across Mexico in response to the disappearance of 43 trainee teachers and the shooting deaths of three more by police and drug cartel gunmen on Sept. 26. A mayor in hiding, corrupt cops and narco gunmen are all implicated in the crime, which thousands of officers so far haven’t been able to solve.... Read more»

Report: Az ahead of the game on after-school programs

Arizona was sixth in the nation on a national ranking of states for the quality of their after-school programs. The state’s ranking was boosted by the relatively high number of low-income students in such programs and the near total support of the programs by parents surveyed.... Read more»

Secretary of state candidates seek more dark money disclosure

Democrat Terry Goddard and Republican Michele Reagan say they want Arizona to have laws taking a harder line with so-called dark money groups, shadowy nonprofits that for now can spend money on behalf of campaigns without disclosing sources of their funding.... Read more»

I-10 reopens after fatal crash near Casa Grande

All lanes of Interstate 10 have been reopened Thursday afternoon, after authorities detoured traffic for hours following a deadly early morning crash on the highway.... Read more»

$53K in meth seized at Nogales port

Nogales port officers arrested a Mexican man Tuesday for attempting to drive nearly 18 pounds of methamphetamine into the United States.... Read more»

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