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2 teens killed in wrong-way 3-vehicle crash

An 18-year-old man and 16-yar-old girl were killed when a drive down the wrong side of Golf Links caused a three-vehicle crash this weekend.... Read more»

Bicyclist killed in South Side crash

A bicyclist on the South Side was killed Monday night when he was struck by an SUV as he tried to cross the street, authorities said.... Read more»

ACLU alleges Tucson police unconstitutionally detain immigrants

After reviewing more than a year's worth of Tucson police records, the ACLU said that officers were prolonging traffic stops to investigate drivers' immigration status by holding them until Border Patrol agents arrive, violating the civil rights of immigrants and the department's own policies.... Read more»1

Man dies after stepping in front of Downtown train

An adult man who walked in front of a train on the Union Pacific tracks in Tucson was declared dead at the scene Thursday afternoon, authorities said.... Read more»

City finance worker fired over accounting 'discrepancy'

An employee of the Finance Department of the city of Tucson is being dismissed over what officials are calling a "financial discrepancy." The case is being investigated by police, and the worker is being fired Thursday, City Manager Michael Ortega said.... Read more»

Motorcyclist killed in South Side collision with garbage truck

A man riding a motorcycle at a high rate of speed struck a garbage truck that was pulling out of a parking lot on the south side of East Valencia Road, and died at the scene of the collision Tuesday morning, authorities said.... Read more»1

Police: 16-year-old dead following truck rollover

A 16-year-old boy died Saturday night, after being hospitalized following an early morning rollover crash on Tucson's East Side.... Read more»

Man dies after Tuesday car crash

A man has died at the hospital after his car broke down on Aviation Parkway and was rear-ended by a pickup truck early Tuesday morning. Hugues Ishimwe, 23, was pronounced dead Wednesday. The driver of the truck remains hospitalized.... Read more»

Police ID man killed in South Side car crash

A man killed in an unwitnessed crash on the South Side has been identified by authorities. Robert I. Martinez, 22, was found dead in a car that had struck a block wall near 12th Avenue. The car was noticed by people in the area Wednesday morning, but police weren't called until around noon.... Read more»

Suspect in hoax bomb threats turns himself in

A man named by police as a suspect in a series of bomb hoaxes carried out over the past two weeks, including on Election Day last week, turned himself in Saturday. An arrest warrant was issued for Octavio Acosta, 42, on a variety of counts in 18 alleged threats made to schools, health centers, churches and government buildings, authorities said.... Read more»

Photos: Chris Magnus sworn in as new Tucson police chief

He's been working as the Tucson's top cop for two months, but Christopher Magnus was formally sworn in as an Arizona law enforcement officer and the chief of the Police Department on Wednesday.... Read more»

Evacuation leaves Pima voter help lines briefly unstaffed

A series of terrorism threats hit Tucson governmental offices Tuesday, including the Federal Building and Marana High School. Another apparent threat caused the Pima County Recorder's telephone voter hot line to go unanswered for about an hour, but police determined a "suspicious package" was harmless.... Read more»

Comic: Politicomix

TPD & Trump: Just sayin'

Some Tucson police officers grumbled when they learned that their new chief, Chris Magnus, had been photographed holding a Black Lives Matter sign. That distaste for mixing politics and the uniform didn't stop a number of them from saying "cheese" when Donald Trump came to town.... Read more»

Motorcyclist killed in East Side collision with pickup

A man riding a motorcycle at a high rate of speed struck a pickup making a left turn across 22nd Street, and died at the scene of the collision Monday night, authorities said.... Read more»

TPD: Man wielding machete shot and killed

A man was fatally shot during a confrontation Thursday night on Tucson's Northwest Side, authorities said. Friday night, police identified Ricardo Navarette-Torres, 30, as the man who was killed.... Read more»

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