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Missing Corona de Tucson woman found safe

A 69-year-old woman who had been reported missing in the Corona de Tucson area was found safe, authorities said.... Read more»

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Border Patrol agent arrested for lewd conduct with minor

Pima County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a Border Patrol agent at the Ajo Station two weeks ago based on a fugitive warrant issued by officials in California for charges of lewd and lascivious acts with a minor in 2013.... Read more»

Reports shed light on immigrant shooting near Arivaca

An illegal immigrant who was paralyzed after being shot by an Arivaca homeowner told deputies he never set foot inside the man's home. Michael Goodwin, 71, was indicted Aug. 14 on two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon in connection with the July 31 shooting of Jose Hernandez, 32.... Read more»2

Scammers target Tucson with 'missed jury duty' phone calls

Scammers are targeting Tucson residents with false claims of missed jury duty, instructing those contacted to purchase "Green Dot" cards and pay a "failure to appear" fine over the phone. Officials caution that they do not contact anyone who misses jury service via phone, but only by mail.... Read more»

After near-fatal collision, former Tucson-area firefighter is devoted to bike safety

Brendan Lyons ended up in the hospital after two bicycle crashes caused by distracted drivers — one of which fractured vertebrae and gave him a traumatic brain injury. Now, he runs a chapter of Look! Save a Life, a nonprofit that promotes biking safety and awareness among those behind the wheel.... Read more»3

Asarco worker killed in equipment crash at Green Valley mine

A 41-year-old Asarco employee was killed Thursday night in a crash at the open pit mine west of Sahuarita. The Pima County Office of the Medical Examiner identified the man as Gabriel Benitez of Tucson. ... Read more»

Atty General to investigate Pima Sheriff's Dep't use of RICO funds

The Arizona Attorney General's Office has agreed to review whether any state laws have been violated by the Pima County Sheriff's Department use of RICO funds. The probe follows the sentencing of ex-Chief Deputy Chris Radtke on federal charges over the department's use of seized funds... Read more»

2 arrested in protest at Sen. Flake's office, 1 charged with threats

Two men were arrested at Sen. Flake's office in Tucson on Thursday, with one charged with making threats and the other with trespassing during a protest against the Republican health care law making its way through the Senate.... Read more»

Sheriff's Dep't IDs officers charged, fired in assault of juvenile inmate

A juvenile inmate at the Pima County jail was hit by a corrections officer in May. That CO faces two criminal aggravated assault charges and firing by the department, and another was fired for refusing to cooperate in the investigation — but PCSD officials didn't want the public to know who they are.... Read more»1

Update: Missing elderly man with dementia found by police

An 86-year-old man with dementia, who drove off in a pickup on the Northwest Side on Saturday afternoon, was found overnight in a parking lot on the other side of Tucson, nearly 25 miles away.... Read more»

Deputies: Help ID man who attempted strong-arm robbery at Walmart

Authorities are asking for the public's help in identifying a man who allegedly tried to steal a cart full of items from a Walmart on the South Side, and fought with an employee who tried to stop him. ... Read more»

Found safe: Woman missing since hike Monday

Deputies thanked the public for information that helped them track down a woman who had been reported missing after last being seen hiking near Tucson on Monday. Shih-Ming Laura Yeh, 46, was located by the Pima County Search and Rescue Unit on Friday, and "and she is fine," authorities said.... Read more»

Authorities: Inmate facing trial in wife's murder kills Pima Jail cellmate

An inmate at the Pima County Adult Detention Complex was killed Wednesday morning by his cellmate, authorities said. Branden Roth, 24, was pronounced dead at the jail after being found with "obvious signs of trauma." King Yates, 23, facing trial for allegedly killing his wife last year, was arrested in the death of his cellmate.... Read more»

Deputies still asking for help finding man missing on Tucson's East Side

A 64-year-old man was reported missing after last being seen walking near Tanque Verde Loop and Tanque Verde Road early Sunday morning, and authorities are still trying to locate him.... Read more»

Shooting suspect checks into hospital after one killed, another wounded on NW Side

A man suspected of shooting a 21-year-old to death and wounding another on Monday afternoon sought treatment at a hospital after the incident, authorities said.... Read more»

Deputies: Missing 85-year-old man found safe

An elderly Tucson man who "becomes disoriented easily" was located and reunited with his family Monday after going missing for much of the day. The man had last been seen driving a white Nissan truck south on the Northwest Side on Monday morning.... Read more»

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