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Tucson officer charged with assault after striking handcuffed suspect

A veteran Tucson police officer was booked into jail Sunday, charged with assaulting a handcuffed suspect by hitting him in the head last week. Ofc. William Gallego resigned from the Tucson Police Department before he was charged.... Read more»

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Tucson police release info on death of hobbled man on meth, months after fatal incident

Tucson police finally released information on the death of a man in custody in March, weeks after Tucson Sentinel asked for an accounting of all such deaths, and more than a week after the City Council mandated "immediate" public notifications.... Read more»1

TPD officer arrested for sex with woman under investigation

A three-year veteran of the Tucson Police Department was himself arrested Sunday, charged with illegal sexual contact with a woman who was the subject of an investigation he was conducting. Officer Richard Daniel was booked into the Pima County Jail.... Read more»

2 charged in deadly shooting outside strip club

Two Tucson men have surrendered to police and face charges in the fatal shooting of a man during a late-night fight outside a Midtown strip club, authorities said.... Read more»

FactCheck: No evidence of 'child sex trafficking camp' in Tucson

There is no evidence to support claims that a recently discovered homeless encampment in Tucson was used as a “child rape camp." Authorities say their investigation revealed no such criminal activity.... Read more»2

Man dies days after Midtown motorcycle crash

A man who was thrown from his motorcycle after another rider crashed into him died several days after the collision, authorities said. Jeremy Teeter, 35, died about a week after the Dec. 2 crash.... Read more»

TPD: Fatal shooting may be gang related

A 23-year-old man was killed early Tuesday morning in what Tucson police said may be a gang-related incident. Jacob Edward Luna died in the area of East Pastime Road and North 1st Avenue just before 1 a.m., authorities said.... Read more»

Motorcyclist killed in West Side crash

A 20-year-old man on a motorcycle died Saturday night when he crashed into a pickup truck making a left turn, police said. This was the 56th traffic-related fatality on Tucson roads thus far this year.... Read more»

Driver killed when stolen car crashes on River Rd.

A 26-year-old man was killed when the stolen car he was driving rolled over on a curve on River Road near North 1st Avenue early Tuesday morning.... Read more»

76-year-old Tucson man killed when pickup runs into ditch

A man was killed when his truck drove through a guardrail and into a drainage ditch overnight on Tucson's East Side, authorities said. Frank Gamez, 76, was pronounced dead at the scene near 5th Street and Harrison.... 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»

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»

Motorcyclist dies after striking construction barrier on Southwest Side early Sunday

A motorcyclist is dead after striking a roadway barrier head-on early Sunday morning on West Ajo Way, west of I-19, authorities said. ... Read more»

Police seek driver in fatal hit-and-run

Tucson police are searching for a driver involved in a hit-and-run incident that killed a 59-year-old man Thursday night, authorities said. ... Read more»

Police: Impaired driver killed bicyclist in hit-and-run

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»

Median-jumping crash on Golf Links leads to 2 second-degree murder charges

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»1

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