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Man dies after being found with gunshot wounds near Rattlesnake Bridge

Two men were shot near Downtown on Thursday evening. One died after being taken to the hospital... Read more»

Police: Red-light runner dies in crash on West Side

One man was killed and two other people were injured in a collision at Greasewood and Anklam late Thursday night, authorities said.... Read more»

Motorcyclist dies after crashing stolen bike into front-end loader

A 33-year-old Tucson man died in the hospital after riding into the bucket of a front-end loader Friday morning, authorities said. The 2010 Yamaha motorcycle had been reported stolen days before.... Read more»

Man arrested in hit-and-run death

A man was arrested Saturday night in the case of a man who died after being run over by a pickup truck last week while sitting at a bus stop. Ruben Lemon, 33, faces felony hit-and-run charges in the death of 67-year-old Leonard Green, authorities said.... Read more»

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»

Appeals court sides with TPD officers in fatal 2014 shooting

A federal appeals court ruled Friday that two Tucson police officers who shot and killed a man in 2014 are protected for their actions by qualified immunity.... Read more»

Driver killed when stolen car crashes on River Rd.

A 26-year-old man was killed when the stolen car he was driving rolled over on a curve on River Road near North 1st Avenue early Tuesday morning.... Read more»

Photos: DACA protesters at Tucson City Hall

A day after the Trump administration announced the wind-down of DACA, hundreds of people rallied here to show their support for the program, and shouted down Mayor Jonathan Rothschild with calls for Tucson to become a "sanctuary city." ... Read more»

Tucson police chief has backpack stolen from car

Chief Chris Magnus of the Tucson Police Department offered a "#PreventionLesson" reminder on Twitter on Tuesday morning, posting a photo of broken window on his car, from which a backpack was stolen overnight. ... Read more»

TPD officer charged with domestic violence with a weapon

An officer with the Tucson Police Department was arrested Sunday, charged with domestic violence and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon in an off-duty incident Friday night. Michael Sauber was booked into the Pima County jail, authorities said.... Read more»

Ex-Tucson cop gets 6.5 years for trafficking guns smuggled to Mexico

A Tucson man was sentenced to 6.5 years in prison Thursday for stealing the identities of two people he had contact with in his work as a police officer, and using their names to illegally purchase firearms — including one intercepted at the border and a .50-caliber rifle seized in Mexico.... Read more»

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»

76-year-old Tucson man killed when pickup runs into ditch

A man was killed when his truck drove through a guardrail and into a drainage ditch overnight on Tucson's East Side, authorities said. Frank Gamez, 76, was pronounced dead at the scene near 5th Street and Harrison.... Read more»

Gaps in Clery Act figures create appearance of safe colleges

The number of sexual assaults against University of Arizona women is five times greater than what the university reports to federal authorities as required by law.... Read more»

Ass't Tucson police chief Batista named to head Mesa department

A longtime Tucson officer has been picked to lead the Mesa Police Department, officials said Wednesday. Assistant Chief Ramon Batista will take over as the Phoenix suburb's top cop in July. He's served with TPD for three decades.... Read more»

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