Boy with autism kicked out of NJ church for making noise during sister’s baptism

The boy's family says the priest refused to apologize and instead attempted to justify his actions. However, he later said he regrets the mistake in a statement released by the archdiocese.
  • Coronavirus

Georgia school with large crowds reports positive virus cases, closes for cleaning

The principal of North Paulding High School in a suburb west of Atlanta sent a letter Saturday to parents disclosing the positive tests.

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  Rural areas struggle when it comes to fast internet as schools head back online

Rincon Valley Fire responds to search and rescue in Saguaro National Park

Bicyclist killed in crash in midtown Tucson

  In virus talks, Pelosi holds firm; Mnuchin wants a deal

  AZDHS releases guidelines for operating restaurants and bars, theaters, gyms, water parks

AZDHS is requiring two benchmarks for resuming business operations in Arizona based on COVID-19 spread by county.
  • National

States strain to carry out Trump order on unemployment aid

Governors and state labor department officials around the country are scrambling to figure out if it is feasible to implement President Donald Trump’s executive order to partially extend enhanced unemployment insurance for millions of Americans struggling to find work in the pandemic-scarred economy

UArizona Report: Pandemic fuels rise in drug-related deaths

UPDATE: Motorcyclist identified in fatal collision on east side

$50,000 Powerball ticket sold in Oro Valley still unclaimed

UPDATE: Authorities identify Tucson man from fatal crash that closed Avra Valley Road

Report: Pac-12 expected to cancel football season

Perseid meteor shower peaks this week

Cox offering free internet to K-12 students

New interactive map helps Arizonans access the internet statewide

  • National

1 dead, 6 rescued after gas explosion levels Baltimore homes

A natural gas explosion destroyed three row houses in Baltimore on Monday, killing a woman and trapping other people in the wreckage. At least four people were hospitalized with serious injuries as firefighters searched for more survivors.

SPORTS

Report: Pac-12 expected to cancel football season

Eagles coach Doug Pederson tests positive for COVID-19

Per NFL protocols, Pederson can return to the team facility after waiting 10 days since his first positive test if he remains asymptomatic or at least five days if he has consecutive negative tests at least 24 hours apart during that five-day span.

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Arizona debuts five new specialty license plates

Vice President Pence to visit Tucson tomorrow

Sources: Big Ten votes to cancel football season; Conference spokesman says otherwise

Tumamoc Hill to remain open, masks still mandatory

8 arrested at Phoenix protest honoring Michael Brown

A few dozen demonstrators rallied downtown, then marched to Phoenix police headquarters and walked past a barricade.

  Arizona reports 4,154 deaths from COVID-19; no new deaths in Pima County

Tucson Fire responds to structure fire burning near La Cholla Blvd.

  TUSD says expectations for first day of school are different this year

ACTION DAYS: Record-high temperatures in the forecast

Tucson real estate sales heat up, extreme seller’s market