TRAFFIC: List of road closures, current projects

City of Tucson studying ‘A’ Mountain use

Pima County Fair 2019 is just around the corner

Golder Ranch Fire District is looking to hire firefighters

  Job fair provides face-to-face connections on Tucson’s south side

UPDATE: Suspect in midtown officer-involved shooting once accused of killing two people

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Near drowning involving toddler at northeast apartment complex

Southern Arizonans graduate from U.S. Air Force boot camp in March

Police searching for Walmart robbery suspect

SILVER ALERT: Missing vulnerable adult

Amphi neighborhood part of nationwide improvement study

USAF Thunderbirds, A-10 & F-22 to headline upcoming D-M air show

U.S. Supreme Court looking into 2002 D.C. sniper case

Malvo claims Muhammad brainwashed him into committing murder.

UA student-led CatSat Mission selected by NASA

The selections are part of the 10th round of NASA’s CubeSat Launch Initiative.

Tohono Chul celebrates spring with Spring Plant Sale

The plant sale takes place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, March 23 and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, March 24.

Regional Partnering Center launches shuttle service for Sabino Canyon Recreation Area

The transitional service will feature 21-passenger, gasoline-powered shuttles that will remain in operation until a full fleet of electric shuttles can be manufactured, delivered and put into service on t

Manhunt for North Carolina murder suspect ends in Tucson

Sun Tran , Sun Link offering easy transportation to the 4th Avenue Street Fair

Tucson Fire Department responds to abandoned building fire

Tucson Federal Credit Union awards grants to 3 local nonprofits

J.O. Combs Unified School District March Students of the Month

What’s happening in Cochise County

Sabino shuttle service to start Monday, March 18

Good news for Sabino Canyon visitors, no more walking (unless you really want to) as shuttle service will begin this Monday, March 18.

  Tidying up this spring? Make sure your items spark joy for others before donating

Sometimes when it comes to the donations, quantity trumps quality. Meaning your trash, isn’t always someone else’s treasure.

Agua Caliente Pond will get facelift, saving water and money

Pima County Natural Resources, Parks and Recreation officials say the county currently pumps 28 million gallons of water a year into the large pond. After this project is completed, the pond will only require around 14 million gallons a year.

Tucson Federal Credit Union awards nonprofits $45,000

TFCU Gives funds organizations whose charitable missions transform lives of people in need

Earn to Learn recognized and awarded by the Friends of Oro Valley Public Library

Earn to Learn is a financial literacy fund matching program that assists students in state universities with completing their degrees while limiting their financial burden.

More than the Moon, Night Sky Exploration at Chiricahua National Monument

In partnership with the Tucson Amateur Astronomy Association, staff at the Chiricahua NM is hosting the special event on Saturday, March 23.

  Vigil held for University of Arizona PhD candidate killed by her boyfriend

Friends described the 25-year-old graduate student as an amazing scientist.

Cyclovia Tucson 2019: New route, new title sponsor

Sunday, April 7 is the date, don't forget to mark those calendars, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. three miles of car-free city streets will be open for people of all ages to walk, bike, skate, as well as explore neighborhoods, participate in other free activities.

  City working on preserving former church, performing arts building

The Tucson Center for the Performing Arts on South Sixth, was built as a church nearly 100 years ago, now it is owned by the city, and is struggling to find its place in the 21st century.

  GIFT OF LIFE: Three Tucson women bound by story of life, love, selfless sacrifice

A year after transplant surgery, Robin Schrader’s new kidney is chugging along, just as if it were her own

  U of A campus hosts second annual “Walk A Mile in a Refugee’s Shoes”

The event allowed people to see for themselves what it’s like to be a refugee through various role-playing simulations.

PCSO: Convicted child rapist caught with child porn

He is facing 10 counts of Sexual Exploitation of a Minor and Sex Offender Violation.

  Tucson Veterans Serving Veterans annual ‘Stand Down’

The event is open to veterans, National Guard members and reservists in need

  ‘Riskiest’ Scams: Tucson man stuck in employment scam

More scammers are turning to people looking for work to steal from.

Casa Grande Ruins National Monument eliminates entrance fees

“This decision is the right thing to do for both visitors and our staff members, who now can focus their time and talents on the core missions of the National Park Service and the Monument.”

Saguaro National Park offers tips to help avoid the crowds

Enjoy visiting Saguaro National Park, both east and west, but hate how packed it can be sometimes - SNP Park Rangers have a few tips to help avoid that.

BLM to host wild horse and burro adoption and sale in Marana

The Bureau of Land Management is holding an adoption and sales event at the Marana Heritage Center.

  Safford Police requesting charges for CDO wrestler who assaulted Salpointe coach

Detectives are requesting charges against the 18-year-old CDO wrestler who attacked a Salpointe coach last month.

CBP officers seize $153K worth of hard drugs

Officers seized the drugs and vehicles. The subjects were arrested and then turned over to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations.

PAW Patrol Live! “The Great Pirate Adventure” coming to Tucson

Tickets are on sale now at

Plumbing break causes surgery delays at Banner-UMC Tucson

The plumbing break happened on the first floor shortly after 10 a.m.

Sinema highlights Arizona’s leadership in the space industry

Sinema specifically cited World View, Raytheon, Honeywell, Orbital ATK, Vector, Arizona State University, and the University of Arizona as examples of NASA’s Arizona-based stakeholder community.

  ‘It is extremely infuriating:’ Arizona students react to nationwide admissions scam

"Operation Varsity Blues:" The FBI announced an investigation into a scheme aimed at securing admission to prestigious universities.

Four of the best spellers in southern AZ are heading to the AZ State Spelling Bee

The best speller on March 23 will then represent Arizona in the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington D.C. later this spring.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Tucson opens newly updated clubhouse

The Club had their learning center and games room renovated and now renovations are going on in the building’s gym.

UA Alumnus Bob Baffert honored by National 4-H Council

Baffert started out as a jockey, winning his first race at age 17, before taking up training.

  Garden of Gethsemane security concerns

Tucson artist, Greg Schoon, has been restoring sculptor, Alex Lucero’s, work at the Garden of Gethsemane for years.

‘Wings of Freedom Tour’ coming to Marana Regional Airport

Ever wanted to see a World War Two aircraft up close? The public will have the chance at the Collings Foundation “Wings of Freedom” tour at the end of the month.

  Tucson considering new fee for green infrastructure program

While elements of it are already in place, the plan would embrace ways to keep, store and use stormwater rather than allowing it to flow from the city streets to the rivers where it disappears upstream.

OPERATION DEEP FREEZE: The Salvation Army provides shelter for all when temperatures drop

Donations are needed to help keep people warm this winter. New or gently-used coats, blankets, gloves, socks and sweaters can be dropped off at any Naughton’s Plumbing location or at the Hospitality House at 1002 N. Main Ave.

PCSD holding free car seat safety event

Thanks to funds from the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety, the Pima County Sheriff’s Department is holding a FREE car seat safety event this weekend.

  Dr. Andrew Weil commits $15M to name UA Center for Integrative Medicine, bringing total to $20M

In addition to renaming the center, Weil's commitment establishes the Andrew Weil Endowed Chair in Integrative Medicine, the Andrew Weil Endowed Chair for Research in Integrative Medicine and the Andrew Weil Endowed Program Fund for Integrative Medicine.

Rep. Grijalva takes action to permanently protect dreamers, TPS recipients and ‘Dream and Promise Act’

Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva, an original cosponsor of the bill, issued the following statement.

Pima County inmate convicted of assaulting an officer

He also has a long history of causing problems while in jail according to the ADOC.

Sinema speaks to credit unions on bipartisan solutions to help families build better lives

In the U.S. House, Sinema worked alongside financial institutions like the Credit Union National Association to advance a number of bills that help Arizonans get ahead.

McSally, Sinema Press VA on Actions to Reduce Veteran Suicide

In Feb., Arizona was one of seven states to participate in the inaugural Governor’s Challenge to Prevent Suicide Among Service Members in Washington, D.C.

Yuma sector border patrol apprehends nearly 750 immigrants over weekend

Reporting illicit activity could result in saving someone’s life.

  The Garden of Gethsemane vandalized for second time in four years

If anyone has any information on the identity of the vandal(s), please contact 88-CRIME.

  UPDATE: Green Valley dog dies after bee attack

GVFD said the 12-year-old dog died after being rushed to an animal care center.

  Convention at Old Tucson celebrates all things steampunk

Sunday, March 9 marked the end of another successful year of Wild Wild West Con at Old Tucson Studios.

  Hot air balloons light up the desert

The proceeds from the event will go to help them give back and take care of the community.

Pima Community College presents Annual Juried Student Art Exhibit

Louis Carlos Bernal Gallery – Annual Juried Student Art Exhibit April 8 - May 3, 2019

Powerball player wins $50,000 with ticket sold in Tucson; jackpot rolls over

Someone matched four numbers and the Powerball to win the prize

UA alumnus, businessman and advertising executive Karl Eller dies at 90

Karl Eller has accomplished many achievements and given back to the community.

4th year for Hermitage job-skills program partnership

One group of volunteers is especially hardworking and dedicated: high school students from the Tucson Unified School Districts’s (TUSD) ACT program and UCP of Southern AZ’s employment program - WorkAbility students who visit the shelter to learn job skills.

  Camp Fire survivor finds new home in Tucson

Thousands were left without a home or job when the Camp Fire destroyed the town of Paradise, California late last year.

  Women-owned businesses band together to celebrate International Women’s day

This month, in celebration of International Women's Day, the businesses have banded together to bring attention to their businesses and to help one another thrive.

New Cochise County office will provide more local access to legal services

The Legal Advocate Department will take on cases assigned by the County’s Indigent Defense Coordinator, and will help alleviate many of the conflict of interest issues that have occurred in the past.

Brooke’s Bargains compares pre-made Thanksgiving dinner prices

Brooke’s Bargains is comparing the meal prices at southern Arizona grocery stores, so you don’t have to.

  Pima County offering summer youth programs

The deadline to apply is Friday

  Trevor Draegeth tried to cover up murder, police say

Last month, a body was found inside the home on the corner of the street.

Man sentenced to prison for casino robbery in Payson

Ochoa admitted to using a weapon, along with co-defendant, Ryan Pearson, to rob $652,000 in cash from the Mazatal Casino on the Tonto Apache Indian Reservation.

March adoption specials at PACC

Remember all adopted pets will be spayed or neutered, have their age-appropriate vaccinations, plus a microchip and a free vet visit; a $19 licensing fee will apply to dogs.

Release of Chase White autopsy report blocked

Deputy Marshal, White, was killed in late Nov. while serving an arrest warrant at a midtown home.

County Board of Supervisors recognize generous donations for PACC

The signs will do more than connect the donors to the building and PACC’s mission. They will also help connect PACC to the community and serve as a reminder that it takes everyone working together to provide for pets in need.

YMCA hiring summer lifeguards

In preparation for summer, the YMCA is looking to hire 40 to 50 new lifeguards to staff six locations across Southern Arizona.

ADOT makes adopting a highway easier with new interactive map

The Arizona Department of Transportation is making it easier than ever to help keep state highways litter-free by introducing an interactive map showing which Adopt a Highway segments are waiting for volunteers.

UPDATE: Authorities arrest bank robbery suspect who left suspicious package at midtown Target

The suspect is now in custody