Revamped UA gem and mineral museum to occupy downtown Tucson
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The University of Arizona Gem and Mineral Museum will sparkle a bit brighter next year with a new name and big new space.
American Leadership-Gilbert 48, Yuma Catholic 28
American Leadership-Queen Creek 26, Ben Franklin 14
University of Arizona approved to launch veterinary college
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The University of Arizona has gained approval from a nationwide veterinary association to open its College of Veterinary Medicine north of Tucson.
Police identify 2 men fatally shot in a Tucson home break-in
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Police have released the names of two 18-year-old men who were fatally shot after allegedly trying to break into a midtown Tucson home.
Campus police investigate Arizona university student’s death
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — University of Arizona police are investigating the death of an 18-year-old student believed to have fallen from a residence hall walkway.
32 immigrants found inside refrigerated trailer in Arizona
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say two drivers are facing federal human smuggling charges after 32 immigrants were found locked in a refrigerated semitrailer at a southern Arizona immigration...
Tucson woman gets lifetime probation in death of infant son
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A Tucson woman who pleaded guilty to felony child abuse in the 2016 death of her infant son has been sentenced to lifetime probation.
Today in Arizona History
PHOENIX (AP) — Sunday, Oct. 20
On this date in 1870, the town site of Phoenix was laid out.
On this date in 1893, the federal government gave the Territorial Penitentiary in Yuma 2,000...
Tucson couple get prison, probation in infant son’s death
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A Tucson couple convicted in the death of their 6-month-old son have received their sentences.
Pima County Superior Court officials told the Arizona Daily Star that...
2021 trial date for man accused of killing 2 Arizona girls
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A Tucson judge has set a February 2021 trial date for a convicted sex offender accused of killing two Arizona girls.
Seniors can use virtual reality for travel, health issues
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Joy Golliver recently visited the Washington state community where she and her late husband lived for more than 20 years. And her sons, who live in Seattle, texted their...
Trial set for man accused of showing agents how to make bomb
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A Jan. 14 trial has been scheduled for an Arizona man accused of showing undercover federal agents how to make explosive devices during two 2017 sting operations.
Pima County Superior Court judge plans to retire on Oct. 31
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Pima County Superior Court officials say Judge Charles "Chuck" Harrington plans to retire at the end of this month after more than 20 years on the bench.
UA gets $1M pledge for wildlife conservation programs
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The University of Arizona is getting $1 million to further its research into international wildlife conservation.
The school announced Wednesday that an alum who lives...
Pima County getting federal grant to help solve sex assaults
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Pima County is getting a $2 million federal grant to investigate and prosecute more unsolved sexual assault cases.
The award from the U.S. Department of Justice will be...
Unruly passenger forces flight to divert to Tucson airport
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say a Southwest Airlines plane headed to California from Texas was diverted to Tucson's airport because of an unruly passenger.
Tucson man gets 16-year prison term in 2017 fatal shooting
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A Tucson man who pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the shooting death of his estranged wife's brother in 2017 has been sentenced to 16 years in prison.
US border agent dies on patrol near Arizona-Mexico border
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A U.S. Border Patrol agent has died after being found unresponsive while on patrol near the Arizona border, but authorities say there's no evidence of foul play.
Arizona officials grab 18 dogs and 67 birds in hoarding case
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Officials from the county animal shelter in Tucson, Arizona, say they have taken in 18 small dogs and 67 birds seized in a suspected animal hoarding case.
Arizona man gets probation for voting twice in 2016 election
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — An Arizona man is getting probation for committing voter fraud in the 2016 election.
The Arizona Attorney General’s Office announced Thursday that 80-year-old Richard...
Tucson man gets life prison term for fatal 2017 stabbing
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A Tucson man has been sentenced to life in prison in a fatal stabbing in 2017 and the assault of his ex-girlfriend.
Pima County prosecutors say 35-year-old James Murray...
ACLU suit seeks damages for separated immigrant families
PHOENIX (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union filed a federal lawsuit Thursday seeking potentially millions of dollars in damages on behalf of thousands of immigrant families who were...
Man accused of sexually assaulting a female migrant in Ajo
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say a man has been accused of sexually assaulting a female migrant in the desert near Ajo.
Pima County Sheriff’s officials say 33-year-old Antonio...
Smoke lingers from hay fire in southern Arizona
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Smoke from a fire that has burned about 5,000 bales of hay in southern Arizona will linger for at least a day.
Firefighters responded to the blaze just before 6 p.m....
Arizona man accused of killing young son in exorcism attempt
PHOENIX (AP) — A 6-year-old boy died after his father forced him to swallow hot water from a bathtub as part of an attempted exorcism in Arizona, U.S. officials said in court documents accusing...
Sahuarita police: Teen is accused of online school threats
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Police in the Tucson suburb of Sahuarita say they've arrested a juvenile in connection with online threats against three area schools.
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Tucson man accused in son’s death during attempted exorcism
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Federal authorities say a Tucson man is facing a first-degree murder charge after his 6-year-old son died during an attempted exorcism.
Tucson man gets life in prison for starving 3-year-old son
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A Tucson man convicted of fatally starving his 3-year-old son and putting the body into a toy box has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of...
Tucson woman accused of poisoning son with salt gets prison
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A Tucson woman accused of killing her ailing 4-year-old son with table salt in 2015 has been sentenced to 25 years in prison.
Herald/Review, Navajo Times get top Arizona newspaper honors
PHOENIX (AP) — The Herald/Review and the Navajo Times won top honors in the Arizona Newspaper Association's annual awards announced Saturday night.
Bisbee’s 137-year-old library wins national recognition
BISBEE, Ariz. (AP) — Bisbee's 137-year-old Copper Queen Library is getting national recognition, thanks to an innovative range of services such as a seed library for gardeners and early literacy...
American Leadership-Queen Creek 35, American Leadership-Gilbert 10
Arizona court rules against inmate on release of prison file
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — An Arizona court has ruled that an inmate awaiting trial in a prison killing in Tucson isn't entitled to an unredacted copy of the Department of Corrections file on his gang...
High court rejects appeal of Tucson man in child abuse case
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Supreme Court has rejected another appeal from a Tucson man serving a 58-year-old prison sentence in an abuse case involving his three stepchildren.
Judge denies request to cut bond for suspect in killing
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A judge in Tucson has denied a request to lower the $1 million bond for a woman who has pleaded not guilty to a murder charge along with her husband.
Ex-cancer center worker accused of stealing patients’ drugs
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A former employee for a Tucson cancer center is accused of stealing opioids and other painkillers from patients at their homes.
Air Force wants to continue recovery training in Southwest
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The U.S. Air Force wants to use 179 public and private properties across the Southwest for training on recovering personnel such as downed pilots.
Arizona grand jury indicts men accused of soliciting minors
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Prosecutors say a state grand jury has indicted two Arizona men accused of soliciting sex online from undercover agents posing as young teens.
Tucson police searching for driver who fled from fatal crash
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Police in Tucson say they're still searching for a driver who fled the scene of a fatal car crash.
They say a speeding vehicle hit a utility pole around 4 a.m. Sunday in...
The Latest: Tornado destroys barn, does damage near Willcox
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on Arizona weather (all times local):
The National Weather Service in Tucson has confirmed that a small tornado touched down near Willcox late...
University suspends men accused of assaulting black student
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Two University of Arizona students accused of assaulting a black student on campus have been suspended from the school.
Federal agency transfers ownership of Udall Park to Tucson
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Udall Park in Tucson is now city property.
The U.S. Bureau of Land Management says it transferred ownership of the 173-acre (70-hectare) park on Tucson's east side last...
Former fugitive couple plead not guilty to Arizona killing
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A couple arrested after a 16-day escape from extradition to southern Arizona to face charges in a Tucson murder pleaded not guilty in the case Thursday.
University of Arizona to build integrative medicine center
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The University of Arizona in Tucson has announced plans to build a $20 million facility for its integrative medicine center.
Jury awards $2.75M to family in Tucson hotel pool drowning
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A jury has awarded $2.75 million in damages to the family of a Chinese woman who drowned in a Tucson hotel swimming pool more than two years ago.
Today in Arizona History
PHOENIX (AP) — Sunday, Sept. 22
On this date in 1554, Francisco Vasquez de Coronado, his fortune lost in the vain search for the fabled Seven Cities of Cibola, died.
Tucson police: Teenage boy found fatally shot
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Tucson police say a teenage boy was found fatally shot in what's being called a homicide.
Sgt. Pete Dugan says officers responding to multiple reports of a body...
Fugitive convicted in Tucson of trafficking fentanyl pills
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A fugitive believed to be in Mexico has been convicted of smuggling dozens of fentanyl pills near Tucson.
The Office of the Arizona Attorney General said Tuesday that a...