Sahuarita emphasizes social distancing for 2020 fireworks show

The Fire Marshall, Rural Metro Fire Department and Sahuarita Police Department were all on scene to make sure the show ran smoothly.

  Tucson Mayor Regina Romero doubles down on white supremacist claim

  Bighorn Fire damage assessment starting on Mount Lemmon

Black Lives Matter banner cost city of Tucson more than $3,300

While most firework shows in southern Arizona aren’t happening this weekend, you still have some chances to celebrate

  Tucson Mayor Regina Romero accuses organizers of pro-law enforcement event of being white supremacists

TUSD determines first day of class

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Reid Park Zoo says goodbye to 19-year-old Malayan tiger

PHOTOS AND VIDEO: Monsoon 2020 arrives in southern Arizona

Diocese of Tucson suspends public worship amid COVID-19 uprisings

Motorcyclist dies after crashing in Sahuarita

Sheriff Napier weighs in on face mask requirement, says PCSD will focus on education rather than punishment

  Tucson council passes tentative budget amid calls to defund police

  Business becomes target of hate twice

Anyone with information on the sticker posting is asked to call TPD.

  Businesses forced to shut down after Gov. Ducey issues another executive order

Arizona has for weeks been in the headlines as one of the worst state’s in the nation when it came to battling the coronavirus.

  Last day of PPP loan program on first day of closures for more businesses in Arizona

According to the PPP website, more than $500 billion in loans have been given out.

  Col. Joseph Turnham takes command of 355th Wing at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base

U.S. Air Force Col. Joseph Turnham took command of the 355th Wing at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, June 30.

  Gov. Ducey closes all bars, gyms, movie theaters for 30 days

Bush Fire burns more than 190,000 acres, containment at 98%

  PHOTOS AND VIDEO: Bighorn Fire burning in Santa Catalina Mountains

LIST: Here is what Arizona cities, businesses are doing about mask requirements

  Murals with a message: Artists paint downtown in support of Black Lives Matter

  Governor Ducey calls out restaurants and bars, reminds them to follow rules

  Banner Health nears capacity for COVID-19 intensive care patients

Banner Health has enough staff to care for its COVID-19 patients and a surge capacity plan exists to call in more healthcare providers if needed.

Roadrunners partner with Vitalant to host July 1 blood drive

The Tucson Roadrunner will host a blood drive 9 a.m.-5 p.m. July 1 at the La Quinta Inn on Alvernon Way.

Woman dies weeks after crash in midtown Tucson

The two-vehicle crash happened at 22nd Street and Columbus Boulevard on June 4.

Westbound I-10 reopens after brush fire

The fire started on the emergency shoulder, but there is no information on how the fire started.

  GRAPHIC CONTENT: Tucson Police report details policy violations during in-custody death of Carlos Adrian Ingram-Lopez

"The technique is against all training provided."

Justices boost Trump administration’s power in asylum cases

The high court's 7-2 ruling applies to people who are picked up at or near the border and who fail their initial asylum screenings, making them eligible for quick deportation, or expedited removal.

  Tucson officials show video of in-custody death; police chief offers resignation

Carlos Ingram-Lopez, of Tucson, died April 21 while in police custody.

Former Tucson man pleads guilty to voting twice in the 2016 general election

62-year-old Randy Allen Jumper, of Incline Village, Nevada, pleaded guilty to one count of Attempted Illegal Voting before Judge Christopher Browning in Pima County Superior Court.

Arizona veterans call on Gov. Ducey to remove Confederate monument

A group of Arizona veterans is demanding that Gov. Doug Ducey remove the Confederate monument from Wesley Bolin Plaza outside the Capitol building.

PACC gets $150,000 for resource center to support foster program

The funds will be dedicated to further expanding the shelter’s foster program and get them to foster and adoptive homes more quickly.

  TUSD considers removing school resource officers, police and parents weigh in

Board members will vote on whether to keep SROs in schools at an upcoming meeting, however, the date of that meeting has not been announced yet.

  UPDATE: Three Tucson officers resign following death of person in custody, officials to hold conference this week

Tucson officials will host a Wednesday news conference to discuss the death of a person who was in police custody.

  Trump credits new border wall with stopping migrants, virus

Trump’s rally in Tulsa was meant to be a sign of the nation’s reopening and a show of political force but instead generated thousands of empty seats and swirling questions about the president’s campaign.

‘A’ Mountain firework celebration postponed

The decision was made to postpone the event due to the risk of increased community spread of COVID-19 and the extreme fire danger in the region as evidenced by the ongoing battle with the Bighorn Fire.

UPDATE: Orange Grove Road closed for water main repair work

Water service has been restored.

PCSD looking for suspect after one sent to hospital with injuries on northwest side

PCSD says an adult male was injured and transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

  Refugees sewing masks for healthcare workers

It's called T.H.R.E.A.D, or Together for Hope, Resiliency, Empowerment and Development.

  Gov. Doug Ducey visits Bighorn Fire

While COVID-19 has been around since the start of the Bighorn Fire, officials say most fire fighting operations are the same.

  Thank You, Fire Crews!: Community members share ‘signs’ of appreciation in battle of Bighorn Fire

“We appreciate everything they’re doing and we want to support them any way we can."

  ADOT launches new dust detection system for monsoon season

The National Weather Service will monitor the radar and pair the information with what’s already received from radars in Tucson and Phoenix.

  Arizona seeing spike in COVID-19 cases among younger generation

It takes about two weeks before a patient begins to show symptoms and oftentimes another week before they get sick enough to enter the hospital.

TFD responding to gas leak in midtown

Drivers are asked to avoid the area.

UPDATE: Missing woman found

Rosa Maria Alonso-Montes was reported missing Monday morning.

  Northwest Fire, Golder Ranch Fire respond to compost fire near Ina and I-10

No buildings are threatened and no one has been reported injured.

UPDATE: Sheriff’s department finds missing vulnerable adult

Anyone with information on the location of John Miskell is asked to call 911.

Tucson unveils Black Lives Matter message at City Hall

A Black Lives Matter banner was unveiled at the Tucson City Hall.

TRAFFIC: Where to watch for road work across Tucson, southern Arizona

List of active road projects in the Tucson area.

UPDATE: President Trump’s Arizona visit to begin with survey of border wall in Yuma

President Donald Trump will also speak to students in Phoenix

  Face coverings mandatory in public, Tucsonans respond

That civil penalty could cost up to $50 or 5 hours of community service, enforced by Tucson Police.

Screams, trail of blood, speeding car lead to arrest of two in Tucson

A witness told officers they saw Lewis taking off clothes and blood was allegedly found in the vehicle and on Lewis.

4th of July fireworks postponed in Oro Valley; other events cancelled

A new date for the fireworks has not been determined, but the town will make an announcement once a new date for the fireworks has been scheduled.

UPDATE: Tucson police identify suspect involved in midtown homicide

Anyone with information is asked to call 88-CRIME.

  UPDATE: City of Tucson expected to require masks in public

He said a state-wide mandate may not be necessary but believes Oro Valley citizens would follow a local requirement if needed.

  Local restaurant returns to takeout only, experts say others may follow suit

Even though there is no statewide mandate, starting Thursday, June 18th, BK Carne Asada and Hot Dogs will be back to curbside and takeout only.

Country superstar Garth Brooks coming to Tucson, kind of

Encore Live presents Garth Brooks A Drive-In Concert Experience will take place Saturday, June 27.

Dutch Bros Tucson closes store for deep cleaning after employee tests positive for COVID-19

The shop is located at 5690 W. Cortaro Farms Road.

  TUSD looks at suggestions for going back to school

Superintendent Trujillo said parents can keep their students with online learning and not be at a disadvantage.

Drivers asked to slow down after vehicle crash almost injures workers on northeast side

Tucson Water is asking drivers in the area to exercise caution as they drive through the construction zone out of consideration to the workers at the site.

UPDATE: Tucson Water responds to two main-line water breaks

Expect delays for an extended period of time as they dig up the roadway to locate and repair the break

Power pole goes down in Redington causing delays

Drivers in the area are asked to find alternate routes.

  Arizona medical care experts sign letter asking for mandatory mask wearing in public

In the letter dated June 14, the healthcare professionals said the recent surge in cases can have, "grave consequences for our community."

  UPDATE: Hours-long standoff at Tucson House ends with arrest

The suspect was arrested on charges of disorderly conduct, drug possession and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Rocky Point welcomes tourists following COVID-19 closure

Tourists will have to go through the city's re-entry protocol.

  UPDATE: 73 people displaced by three-alarm apartment fire on south side

62 firefighters from three agencies respond to fire

UPDATE: TPD find missing vulnerable adult

The TPD tweeted the good news that he was found well and was being taken home.

  Mt. Lemmon businesses prepare for Bighorn Fire

The Bighorn fire has become another setback to the businesses still trying to recover from COVID-19.

Desert Museum to reopen on June 16

The Desert Museum will implement temporary modifications upon reopening.

  Impact of monsoon after wildfires

With nowhere to go but downhill, flash flooding is possible and could threaten nearby homes.

  Researchers say there are positive benefits to wildfires

Researchers said how the fire burns also determine the effect it has on an ecosystem.

UPDATE: Power restored after outage leaves over 7,000 customers in the dark in midtown

The cause of the outage is under investigation.

Coronado National Forest responds to those wishing to donate or volunteer for fire crews

The Coronado National Forest has released a statement in regard to donation and volunteer offers.

Green Valley power surge impacts thousands

All four GVFD stations were dispatched to the various calls and Drexel Heights Fire was requested to come in as support and backup.

How to sign up for Bighorn Fire emergency notifications

Learn more about the Ready, Set, Go program

  Tucson mayor to form advisory council on racial equity and justice

Leaders in the local African American community are hopeful for the progress the advisory council could make.

  Bighorn Fire positive for wildlife

Research scientists say the fire could start to slow.

  New poll shows concern over COVID-19 among Arizona voters has dropped

The politicization of the pandemic has some medical experts worried.

  University of Arizona archaeologists discover secrets of ancient past

This monument measures nearly 4,600 feet and has nine causeways.

Pima County creates emergency alert system for residents

Myalerts is designed to send urgent messages as quickly as possible in an event of an emergency.