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New regional team to investigate police shootings, in-custody deaths in Tucson, Pima County

Police shootings, deaths of people in custody and other "critical incidents" involving local law enforcement officers will be investigated by a new multi-agency team, Tucson and Pima County officials announced.... Read more»

Supreme Court reverses case against officer in Tucson police shooting

The Supreme Court reversed a lower court Monday and said a University of Arizona police officer cannot be sued for shooting a woman who refused to drop a knife as she stood in her driveway.... Read more»

Gaps in Clery Act figures create appearance of safe colleges

The number of sexual assaults against University of Arizona women is five times greater than what the university reports to federal authorities as required by law.... Read more»

Court reinstates excessive-force suit against UA cop

A federal appeals court Monday reinstated an excessive force lawsuit against a University of Arizona police officer who shot a woman four times as she walked toward another woman while carrying a kitchen knife.... Read more»

Tucson police, community leaders meet following Dallas shootings

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. ... Read more»

What’s a ‘riot’ at UA is just a boisterous gathering at other campuses

How did things get out of control on University Boulevard in Tucson after the Wildcats' NCAA basketball loss, when several videos showing what appeared to be police overreaction to a boisterous gathering of University of Arizona students went viral nationally?... Read more»

UA taps veteran cop as new police chief

A 34-year veteran of the University of Arizona Police Department, Brian Seastone, has been chosen as chief, the UA announced Monday.... Read more»

Az university text-alert systems evolve since Va. Tech

Emergency alert systems put into place after the 2007 Virginia Tech shootings have evolved into multi-platform tools to share critical information during emergencies.... Read more»

15 arrested in heroin trafficking investigation

Fifteen people were arrested and more than 9 pounds of heroin were seized following a seven-month, multi-agency investigation into heroin trafficking in Tucson.... Read more»

Video: UA football streaker bares down

While the University of Arizona football teamed fought their way to an impressive 48-12 win over UCLA on Thursday night, the most memorable part of the game for many was a "referee" who ran from the sideline, ripped off most of his clothing, and set off a brawl between the teams.... Read more»1

UA feeling effect of Arizona's new immigration law

Passage of SB1070, the state law that requires local police to enforce federal immigration law, has not yet gone into effect but its reach is already being felt at the University of Arizona.... Read more»