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A Border Patrol agent was shot and wounded near Arivaca on Tuesday around 4:30 a.m. Read more»

A Bureau of Land Management official holds spent shells in front of a sign that served as a target on government property in California.

Target shooters on Arizona public lands are being asked to hold their fire during the current dry weather because of fears they could spark wildfires. Officials restricted the use of firearms after gunfire was blamed for igniting several fires in western states. Read more» 2

Rep. Jeff Flake, R-Mesa, has 30 cosponsors on a bill that would make it harder for the federal goverment to prohibit recreational shooting on federal lands.

Federal officials are eyeing shooting restrictions on more than a million acres of public land, half of which are in Arizona, said Rep. Jeff Flake, R-Mesa, who wants to block the restrictions. Read more»

A Border Patrol agent shot and killed a man near Sells on Tuesday night while the man was reportedly assaulting another agent. Read more»

A man accused of firing an assault rifle near the White House will be charged with attempting to assassinate the president of the United States or a member of his staff. Read more»

The Congressional clash over threats and vandalism against lawmakers in the aftermath of the health care vote took a new turn Thursday as the No. 2 House Republican accused Democrats of recklessly exploiting the incidents for political gain. Read more» 1

Daniel M. Renteria

A man has been charged with 2 counts of first degree murder in the Monday shootings of two men standing in a Midtown front yard, said a Tucson Police spokesman. Read more»

A woman out walking her dog was shot Monday on the far East Side, according to a Sheriff's Department spokeswoman. Read more»

An early morning shooting left one man dead, and another with life-threatening injuries Wednesday, said a Tucson police spokesman. Read more»