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Church services for Isabel Celis scheduled for Saturday

A memorial service will be held Saturday for Isabel Celis, the six-year-old girl reported missing from her Midtown home in 2012. Her body was found last month. Because her family was "deeply touched by the love and support that has been shown for their daughter, they want to give the community an opportunity for closure as well."... Read more»

Sessions: Sanctuary cities ‘dangerously undermine’ fight against gangs

Attorney General Sessions repeated criticisms of sanctuary cities Tuesday, calling them a threat to U.S. safety that “dangerously undermine” efforts to stop transnational criminal gangs. But Tucson Councilwoman Karin Uhlich said, “Local law enforcement agencies need to be focused on community policing and keeping the community safe.” said ... Read more»

Monday deadline to register to vote in Tucson sales tax election

The deadline to register to vote in next month's special election on a half-cent city sales tax is midnight on Monday, April 17. You can register online or check your current registration at ServiceArizona.com.... Read more»

Man dies after being hit by two cars near Rodeo Grounds

A man died Saturday night after being hit by two cars on Tucson's South Side. The unidentified man, who was not in a crosswalk, had nearly made it across 6th Avenue near Ohio Street when he was hit by a car in the curb lane. That driver stopped to render aid, but the man was hit again by a vehicle that left the scene.... Read more»

What the Devil won't tell you

Tucson sales tax referendum confirms erosion is no hoax

Stuff breaks. Erosion happens. Things cost money. These are the realities prompting Prop. 101, the sales-tax bump going before city voters in just a few weeks.... Read more»

Man dies after driving car into palm tree

A 28-year-old man died after he crash his car on Tucson's East Side on Tuesday afternoon. Ben-David Pflug was speeding through a residential neighborhood when he struck a large rock and then a palm tree. Taken to a local hospital with serious injuries, he later died, authorities said.... Read more»

Police: Remains of Isabel Celis found 5 years after disappearance

A body found in rural Pima County has been identified as Isabel Celis, who was reported missing from her Midtown home in 2012, when she was six years old. "Now is our time to mourn," her family said.... Read more»

Update: Missing elderly woman found dead on West Side

An 87-year-old woman who was reporting missing Sunday after visiting a drug store on the West Side was found dead about two miles away on Monday morning. Police said no foul play was suspected.... Read more»

Pedestrian killed in Grant Rd. hit and run

A 74-year-old man died after being struck by a vehicle while walking across Grant Road near Palo Verde on Saturday night, police said. Authorities said they're searching for a white 2011-Volkswagen Jetta with "significant front-end and windshield damage."... Read more»

State of the City

Rothschild: Tucson a 'reliable partner' with business

The text of Mayor Rothschild's "State of the City" speech, delivered Thursday: "The City of Tucson is a good partner, a reliable partner, as we've proven time and time again during my tenure as mayor." Rothschild made his case for an increase in Tucson's sales tax, asking voters to OK it at an upcoming special election to help fund police, fire and road repairs.... Read more»

2 TUSD staffers arrested for failing to report student sexual incident

A pair of Tucson Unified School District employees were arrested Tuesday for failing to report alleged sexual contact between two students at a middle school, authorities said. Vice Principal Bernadette Rosthenhausler and counselor Linda Archuleta didn't tell law enforcement about the incident as required by Arizona law, police said.... Read more»

Access to overdose drug Narcan slow, but growing

Arizona enacted a law last year allowing the purchase of the opioid overdose reversal drug naloxone without a prescription — but training for pharmacists, and the state Medicaid program’s inability to cover the cost without a prescription, have slowed access to the drug.... Read more»

Sonora man gets 33 months for 2016 primary election bomb threats

A 43-year-old Sonora man was sentenced to 33 months in prison for making dozens of calls last year, including on Arizona's presidential primary day, claiming bombs had been placed in public buildings in Tucson and Phoenix, including the Pima County Attorney's Office, high schools and recruiting offices. ... Read more»

Armed man carjacks Tucson mayor's Prius

A man with a pistol demanded the keys to Mayor Jonathan Rothschild's car Saturday morning, stealing the city-owned Toyota Prius outside the mayor's Midtown home.... Read more»

Tucson woman sentenced for mailing child porn to husband already jailed for child porn

A Tucson woman will serve more than five years behind bars for mailing child pornography to her husband — who was in custody himself, awaiting trial on separate child porn charges that later found him sentenced to 25 years in prison. ... Read more»

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