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Border Roundup: Immigration bill published amidst protests

Humanitarians along the border protested Operation Streamline; law enforcement reports meth (and chicken) seizures are up; rumors swirl around President Obama’s immigration bill and the possible shooting death of Sinaloa Cartel leader Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán... Read more»

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Tucson police, Pima Sheriff hiring lawmen

The Tucson Police Department and the Pima County Sheriff’s Department are accepting applications from those interested in law-enforcement careers.... Read more»

Historic Miracle Mile gears up for Open House tours

The 5th Annual Historic Miracle Mile Open House and Tour kicks off Friday night with a sock hop and neon-sign lighting at Pima Community College’s Downtown Campus.... Read more»1

TPD recruiting deadline Thursday

The Tucson Police Department is looking for a few good men and women to bolster its ranks. The department has been in the process of recruiting future officers since Feb. 3 for their July and October academies.... Read more»

Occupy Tucson to set up camp at DeAnza Park

Some Occupy Tucson members plan to regroup at a city park when they put up tents and plan to sleep at DeAnza Park, but the City of Tucson says members face arrest.... Read more»2

Dillinger Days ends with 'hootenany' at Hotel Congress

Hotel Congress took a step back in time to celebrate Dillinger Days, an annual tradition marking the 1934 fire at the hotel that sparked the events leading to the capture of America’s Public Enemy No. 1, John Dillinger, and his gang in Tucson.... Read more»

Midtown bank robber sought

Tucson police are seeking information about a man who robbed the Tucson Federal Credit Union at 3801 E. Speedway on Friday. Has the same robber hit the Midtown credit union twice within weeks?... Read more»

Arrest warrant issued in killing of Jordan Peterson

An arrest warrant has been issued for a 21-year-old man in connection with the killing of Jordan “JP” Peterson, who went missing in November.... Read more»1

Body found in desert may be missing man

Tucson Police Department detectives have tentatively identified remains found in the Pinal County desert as missing 21-year-old Jordan A. “JP” Peterson.... Read more»

Border Patrol wrapup

1,300 lbs of pot seized, gang members arrested

Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents seized more than 1,300 pounds of marijuana and arrested two gang members in separate incidents.... Read more»

Update: Bomb scare closes section of downtown

A section of downtown was closed to traffic Wednesday afternoon following reports of a suspicious box truck in the area of Broadway Boulevard and Scott Avenue, a Tucson Police Department spokeswoman said.... Read more»

TPD: Officer charged after DUI-related crash

In what a departmental press release characterized as a DUI arrest, an off-duty Tucson Police officer was arrested early Saturday following a two-vehicle accident at South Freeway and West Silverlake Road.... Read more»

TPD launches YouTube channel

The Tucson Police Department has joined YouTube with its own channel, TucsonAZPD that builds on its other social media sites.... Read more»

Larceny roundup nabs 20 suspected thieves

Police across the city conducted a sweep for suspects with outstanding warrants for larceny suspects, arresting about 20, a department spokesman said. The suspects were difficult to track down; “It turns out thieves are also liars,” a detective said.... Read more»

Police: 'Suspicious device' found at Giffords' vigil was non-explosive

A suspicious package was discovered at about 5 p.m. by a Tucson Police Department officer assigned to a vigil at Rep. Gabrielle Giffords’ office, 1661 N. Swan Rd., said a police spokesman.... Read more»

Tucson police get $12.3 million grant to hire 50 officers

The Tucson Police Department will receive a $12.3 million federal stimulus grant to pay the salaries of 50 officers, Rep. Gabrielle Giffords announced today. The department is 137 officers below its authorized strength because of budget constraints.... Read more»1

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