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Inmate found dead in Pima County Jail cell

A 76-year-old man jailed on aggravated assault charges was found dead in the Pima County jail on Monday morning. Ricardo Pascual was found unresponsive in his cell.... Read more»

Inmate found dead in Pima County Jail cell

A 27-year-old man was found unresponsive in a cell at the Pima County Jail early Sunday. Hector Francisco Medrano was declared dead after lifesaving measures were unsuccessful. ... Read more»

Small plane makes emergency landing on Redington Rd.

A light plane made an emergency landing on Tucson's Far East Side on Thursday. No injuries were reported, authorities said. The single-engine plane was off the roadway on a flat stretch just before Redington Road climbs toward the Tanque Verde Falls area.... Read more»

4 Pima sheriff's staff have COVID-19, 1 is jail guard

A guard at the Pima County Jail has tested positive for COVID-19, as have three other Pima County Sheriff's Department staffers. The corrections staffer has been on unrelated leave for two weeks, authorities said.... Read more»

Sheriff IDs 2 men killed when driver fled Border Patrol south of Tucson

Authorities have released the names of two Mexican men who were killed when a driver crashed while being pursued by Border Patrol agents earlier this week near Arivaca, Ariz.... Read more»

Lost dog rescued from precarious perch on Tucson cliff

A lost dog who took a serious hike into the mountains north of Tucson was rescued Thursday morning. Kanto was discovered atop Blackett's Ridge, a three-mile hike up a steep, 1,700-foot rock outcropping above Sabino Canyon.... Read more»

Sheriff: Dumpster fire suspect sought

Pima sheriff's deputies are asking for the public's help in IDing a man they believe set a dumpster on fire at Oracle and River roads early Thursday morning.... Read more»

Southside church condemns detention of family by Border Patrol after traffic stop

A traffic stop over a car's tinted windows by a DPS trooper led to the detention of four people, including a 12-year-old girl, by U.S. Border Patrol agents during an incident recorded on social media Tuesday. ... Read more»

89-year-old man missing for 3 weeks found dead west of Tucson

An elderly man missing since August 4 was found dead in his truck in a remote desert area after being spotted from a Border Patrol helicopter on Wednesday morning, authorities said. Robert Crubaugh was last seen alive on a sweltering weekend day.... Read more»

Pima County jail officer arrested for contraband, narcotics

A corrections officer at the Pima County jail was arrested last week for transportation of narcotics and promoting prison contraband, authorities said Monday afternoon.... Read more»