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Advocates and Arizona officials have agreed to restrict the remaining parts of Arizona's controversial anti-illegal immigration law SB 1070, ending a lawsuit that began in 2010. Police officers cannot prolong a stop solely to conduct immigration checks and cannot use race or ethnicity as a basis to suspect that someone is in the country without authorization. ... Read more»
Tucson police are searching for a suspect in a double shooting on Tucson's Southwest Side that left one man dead and another injured Thursday afternoon, authorities said. ... Read more»
A Tucson man riding a bicycle is dead after a suspected impaired driver ran a stop light and struck him in a Rita Ranch crosswalk Friday evening. The driver, who left the scene and then refused to pull over for police, was booked into the Pima County Jail and faces charges of second-degree murder and felony flight.... Read more»
A high-speed crash on Golf Links Road that killed two people has resulted in a suspected impaired driver being booked into the Pima County Jail on two counts of second-degree murder. ... Read more»
Police departments in Phoenix, Mesa and Tucson fell short in a new report that rated departments for policies that ensure that body cameras are a “tool for accountability, not a tool for surveillance” by agencies.
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A man who died at a local hospital Saturday night after being struck by a vehicle while crossing near a busy Midtown intersection has been identified as 39-year-old Sergio Manuel Pedregon, authorities said Sunday.... Read more»
A red Ford Focus associated with a missing woman and her adult son was found crashed down an embankment in a remote area of Reddington Pass, authorities said. The body of a woman was located nearby.... Read more»
At least two Tucson-area businesses were raided by federal law enforcement agents Wednesday morning as part of a multi-state investigation targeting the sale and distribution of the synthetic drug known as "spice." ... Read more»
Belen Potts, 55, and her son Ernest Potts, 29, have not been seen or heard from since last Thursday night, and Tucson police are asking for help locating them.... Read more»
Community leaders and the heads of three local police forces met Friday and said they would work to maintain a dialogue with communities of color following an attack on police officers in Dallas. Hours after the meeting, a Tucson officer shot and killed a man who was holding a knife.
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A woman was killed and three others injured Sunday night in a three-vehicle crash on the Southeast Side, authorities said. ... Read more»
As one of the first significant monsoon storms of the year hit Tucson, about 10k customers were without electricity Sunday night, and Tucson Boulevard was closed for about 10 blocks south of Grant Road. A lightning-caused fire damaged a home near 22nd and Wilmot.
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A vulnerable man who went missing Monday morning from his Southeast Side group home was found around 6:30 p.m. by a police officer at the Ronstadt Transit Center. Paul Gabbard, 50, was "returned safety" after being checkout out by firefighters, authorities said.... Read more»
A man died after he was struck outside a crosswalk by a car driven by a suspected drunk driver on Thursday night, authorities said.... Read more»
A man who was struck by an SUV two weeks ago died Thursday from his injuries, police said. ... Read more»