TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The Tucson City Council voted Tuesday to require that all city employees must get vaccinated against COVID-19 by Dec. 1 or face getting fired.
Tucson Mayor Regina Romero and council members Lane Santa Cruz, Karin Uhlich and Steve Kozachik voted for the measure while Paul Cunningham, Nikki Lee and Richard Fimbres opposed.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — No bull: Tucson police had to respond Tuesday morning to reports of a bull roaming a neighborhood near an elementary school.
The animal somehow got loose in the city's Rita Ranch community, and police found it casually grazing on some scrub grass among the gravel along a home’s front lawn.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The Pima County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday voted 4-0 to appoint state Rep. Stephanie Stahl Hamilton to fill a midterm vacancy in the Arizona Senate.
Stahl Hamilton will fill the Legislative District 10 seat vacated by fellow Tucson Democrat Kirsten Engle.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The wreckage of a small plane has been located in Pima County and there appears to be no survivors, authorities said Monday.
Federal Aviation Administration officials said they issued an alert Sunday about an overdue aircraft last seen southeast of Kitt Peak.
PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Department of Economic Security is launching a program to provide $36 million of assistance to help needy households pay utility bills as a two-year moratorium on service cutoff ends.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A man has been fatally stabbed after a car crash and road rage incident in Tucson on Interstate 10, authorities said Thursday.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — An Arizona grand jury has indicted a longtime school district employee in Tucson on fraud charges.
Prosecutors said Joan Katz was accused of multiple felony charges of fraudulent schemes and other charges.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A 22-year-old inmate in the Pima County jail has died, authorities said Wednesday.
County Sheriff’s officials said a corrections officer was performing rounds at the jail around 11 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 17
On this date in 1916, efforts of the Tucson Chamber of Commerce to abolish the Papago Reservation failed.
On this date in 1919, the funeral was held for Jim Sheridan, Tucson pioneer and one of the original locators of the Twin Buttes Mine.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A 71-year-old Avra Valley woman accused of shooting and wounding a person last week before barricading herself in a house has died, Pima County authorities said Monday.
County sheriff’s officials say Sandra Judson was found unresponsive in a medical housing unit at the county jail around 5 a.m.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — In a story published Oct. 11, 2021, The Associated Press — relying on information from the Pima County Sheriff’s Department — erroneously reported that 71-year-old Sandra Judson of Avra Valley was jailed on suspicion of attempted second-degree murder over allegedly shooting and wounding her son.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The death of a man who allegedly was shot by an off-duty U.S. Border Patrol agent in Tucson last weekend is being investigated by city police.
Officers received an emergency call from the agent Saturday night, police said.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A woman has been arrested in connection with a fight last week that left a man dead, according to Tucson police.
They said witness interviews and forensic evidence led them to identify 33-year-old Tanya Lynn Aranda as a suspect in last Tuesday night’s fatal fight.
FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — Two Arizona residents who died in a vehicle crash on the Navajo reservation have been identified, according to New Mexico State Police.
They said 50-year-old Michael McCraren of Tucson and 28-year-old Hannah Cornelson of Surprise were killed in the Oct.
CHANDLER, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Daily Star and the Navajo Times won top honors in the Arizona Newspapers Association’s annual awards announced Saturday.
The Arizona Daily Star in Tucson earned Arizona Newspaper of the Year in the daily category.
American Leadership-Gilbert 55, Arizona College Preparatory 9
American Leadership-Queen Creek 20, Gilbert Mesquite 14
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A federal agent shot and killed while questioning a passenger on an Amtrak train in Arizona was remembered Friday as a venerated leader and mentor with an unparalleled work ethic.
NEWARK. N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Devils signed forward Frederik Gauthier to a two-way contract Friday after he attended training camp on a tryout agreement.
The Devils said Gauthier would earn $800,000 at the NHL level and $175,000 at the AHL level.
TUCSON, Ariz, (AP) — A Tucson man has been sentenced to serve 10 years in federal prison for distributing child pornography.
The U.S. Attorney's Office in Arizona announced the sentence for 59-year-old Robert Henderson, Jr., on Friday.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Two people were killed after a crash Thursday on Interstate 10 outside of Tucson that involved a pickup truck with a fake license plate, authorities said.
Arizona Department of Public Safety officials said a state trooper unsuccessfully tried to stop the truck around 7:30 a.m.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Officials with Tucson-based World View Enterprises say their unmanned stratospheric balloon made an unplanned landing Wednesday but did not crash.
Company officials say the balloon had been deployed as part of their continued test program for a remote sensing system and it landed in a field where they directed it to land.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — In a story published Oct. 6, 2021, The Associated Press erroneously reported that an unmanned stratospheric balloon crashed into the Rincon Mountains east of Tucson during a test flight.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Officials on Thursday identified the armed passenger who died in a gunfight after fatally shooting a federal agent inside an Amtrak train in Arizona as Darrion Taylor.
The Pima County Medical Examiner’s Office in Tucson said in a news release that Taylor, 26, was shot in the torso and limbs.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A federal agent shot and killed while questioning a passenger on an Amtrak train in Arizona will be remembered with a public funeral.
Services for Drug Enforcement Administration group supervisor Michael Garbo will be held at 10 a.m.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A woman in Pima County is facing charges after allegedly shooting and wounding her son after a standoff in Avra Valley, northwest of Tucson, authorities said.
County deputies said the woman barricaded herself in a home Tuesday.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Chandra Dobbs was stunned when the constable showed up on her doorstep with a fat packet of eviction papers. She thought she had more time.
“I didn’t think I was going to be evicted because I applied for rental assistance money,” Dobbs said a few days later.
Sunday, Oct. 10
On this date in 1908, newspapers reported excellent progress on the new electric power plant under construction on the Hassayampa River south of Wickenburg. The 2,000 horsepower, $250,000 plant was to provide electricity for the town of Wickenburg and mines in the area.
A Drug Enforcement Administration special agent was killed Monday when a passenger, who also died, opened fire as officers were doing a routine inspection for illegal contraband on an Amtrak train in Tucson, Arizona, authorities said.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities said Monday that they are investigated a suspicious death southwest of Tucson.
Pima County Sheriff’s officials said a body was found in Three Points, a community of about 5,500 people.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A woman has been found dead at Saguaro National Park in Tucson, park authorities said.
The body was located Wednesday near the Grass Shack campground on the south side of the Rincon Mountains.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — An Arizona grand jury has indicted a Tucson man accused of illegally registering to vote and casting a vote while he was an inmate at the Pima County jail, authorities said Thursday.
LANCASTER, Calif. (AP) — An Arizona woman accused of killing her two children, who were decapitated in their Southern California home last year, has been arrested at her Tucson home, authorities said Wednesday.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A longtime deputy Pima County attorney reported missing on a fishing trip in northern Arizona was found dead Wednesday, authorities said.
Coconino County Sheriff’s officials said the death of 64-year-old Chris Straub appears to be an accident, but didn't release any details.
Sunday, Oct. 3
On this date in 1841, John Slaughter, founder of the San Bernardino Ranch and former sheriff of Cochise County, was born in Sabine Parish, La.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Thirteen grants totaling $1 million have been awarded to promote U.S. mine safety.
The U.S. Labor Department’s Mine Safety and Health Administration announced the funding Tuesday through its Brookwood-Sago grant program.
PHOENIX (AP) — A handful of school districts are prolonging mask mandates after a judge ruled Arizona's ban on them was unconstitutional.
As of Tuesday, Scottsdale Unified School District, Paradise Valley Schools and Tucson's largest school district announced they would continue to enforce mask-wearing among students and faculty at campuses as well as district facilities.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — An inmate at the Pima County jail in Tucson has died after being hospitalized for COVID-19, according to authorities.
County sheriff’s officials said the inmate was taken to a hospital on Sept.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Over a dozen B-1 bombers decommissioned by the Air Force have been flown to a so-called boneyard in Arizona.
The last of the 13 bombers destined for storage or disposal at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson arrived Thursday after being flown from a base in California, an Air Force statement said.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A two-alarm fire at one of Tucson Electric Power’s generating station on the city’s south side resulted in power outages for nearly 5,000 customers Wednesday afternoon.
A TEP spokesman said the fire started in a generator area of the Sundt plant about 4:20 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 26
On this date in 1864, the First Territorial Legislature convened in Prescott, adopted a code of laws, created the four original counties of Pima, Mohave, Yavapai and Yuma and established a university and a Board of Regents.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Tucson police say a 38-year-old woman apparently struck by a vehicle during a disturbance at an apartment complex that left three other people with gunshot injuries has died.
Carrissa Marie Santa Cruz died of her injuries on Tuesday, two days after the incident occurred at about 5:30 a.m.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — As Arizona's biggest hospitals fill up with COVID-19 cases, physicians in some of the state's smaller or more rural communities fear it's their patients who need specialty care who will pay the ultimate price.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Northern Arizona freshman quarterback RJ Martinez took the final snap and dropped to a knee on the final play. Lumberjacks streamed across Arizona Stadium. One even did a backflip.
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona’s largest county has announced $2.6 million in free legal help for tenants who were unable to pay rent during the coronavirus pandemic.
On this date in 1873, the Globe Ledge was recorded.
On this date in 1880, the Fort Mohave Indian Reservation was established by executive order.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Police have identified the body of a man found in a Marana wash in southern Arizona last week.
The Marana Police Department said 35-year-old James Andrew Jennings was found Sept.
PHOENIX (AP) — Former President Donald Trump put his mark on the race for Arizona’s top election official Monday, giving his influential endorsement to a state lawmaker who was at the Jan. 6 insurrection and worked to overturn Trump's 2020 loss.