TRAFFIC: Road closures and projects

  Tucson grandmother joins grandson for a graduation ceremony she never had

  GEARING UP FOR THE CUP: Soccer has no age limit

Sign up to see the ‘Queen of the Night’ bloom this summer

  Sahuarita house for sale covered in graffiti

Saguaro National Park May & June Programs Schedule

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Sierra Vista Ranger District hosts event for National Get Outdoors Day June 8

Scam Alert: Callers asking for payments via gift cards

Car drives over water hose during firefighting operation

Community invited to support Stop the Bleed initiative at Firehouse Subs

Southern Arizona school districts participate in 2019 Summer Food Program

Binational operation leads to seizure of over 250 pounds of narcotics

Oro Valley police looking for Target theft suspects

The two suspects are also wanted in other Target thefts

  Border Patrol agent accused of sexually assaulting women

U.S. Customs and Border Protection said Steven Charles Holmes has been with the department for seven years.

  Pima County job vacancies at all-time high

There are some jobs which the county has a hard time filling such as attorneys, skilled professionals, tradesmen and craftsmen.

  Old Pueblo Poems help bring rhythm back downtown

Downtown Tucson has started a new poetry project

  Pro-life activists rally in Tucson; Arizona Republicans ask for $2.5 million for anti-abortion clinic pilot program

  Tucson protesters rally for abortion rights

  Mountain lion spotted near Sabino Canyon

Nine students on autism spectrum set to graduate

ACTION DAY: Windy day on tap for Wednesday

  Tucson tattoo artist donates profits to local autism community

  Bees swarm chemistry building at University of Arizona

Thousands of bees were swarming around an irrigation box outside on the south side of the chemistry building Tuesday morning, along with a smaller swarm near the front of the building.

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

Airmen who complete basic training also earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

HSSA, PACC looking for volunteers to foster pets as summer approaches

Warmer temperatures signal not only the beginning of summer, but kitten and puppy season as well and both the Humane Society of Southern Arizona and the Pima Animal Care Center are in need of foster families.

One person suffering serious injuries after single-vehicle crash in Green Valley

Drivers are advised to avoid the area if possible.

Movies in the Park 2019 kicks off May 31

“We love kicking off summer with Movies in the Park,” said Lisa Lovallo, Southern Arizona market vice president for Cox Communications, in a recent news release. “It’s a great opportunity to bring neighbors together, and we appreciate the opportunity to say thank you for their support.”

Amber Alert canceled: Teen found safe; suspect in custody

Police found Sandra Rios-Chavez and the suspect in Surprise.

Police looking for suspect accused of robbing north-side Tucson bank

The suspect left in a mid-2000s model white Chrysler or Dodge Mini Van with a dent on the front of the driver’s side.

Pedestrian deceased following aftermath of midtown collision

No charges or citations have been issued at this time.

Carondelet hospitals honor first responders during EMS week

Local Arizona hospitals are celebrating local first responders by putting on barbeques and breakfasts for the first responders.

  Chicago murder prompts local safety push while shopping online

The Pima County Sheriff's Department said it sees cases of people getting robbed while shopping through these sites.

Black Minds Matter: Event talks mental health in Black community

May is mental health awareness month, and a local group is hoping to shed light on resources for mental health in the Black community.

Fatal collision shuts down Catalina Highway

Mount Lemmon residents are currently not allowed access up the road.

Fatal vehicle collision involving motorcyclist

Officers are asking drivers to use caution when approaching the area.

UPDATE: Victim identified, suspect in custody after fatal shooting

The investigation is still ongoing.

Seeing some smoke above the Rincons? Not to worry, it is just a prescribed burn

The Mica Bowl Prescribed Burn area is divided into several burn units. Up to 541 acres may be treated with prescribed fire. Ignitions may continue for approximately two to three days.

  1st ever Amphi H.S. Graduate Walk hopes to inspire younger students to graduate

Graduating seniors from Amphitheater High School hoping to inspire the next generation of students took part in their first ever "Graduation March" Friday morning.

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

The J.O. Combs Unified School District continues to partner with Banner Ironwood in a Student of the Month program, which recognizes one student every month from each of our schools.

City of Tucson discount program

The Parks and Recreation Discount Program offers a 50 percent discount for selected programs and 25 percent discount on selected passes for qualified, low-income City residents.

  Brooke’s Bargains: Don’t let the helium shortage blow your party budget

But a serious helium shortage is deflating the industry and inflating prices for party stores and their customers.

AZGFD: Bobcat kitten bites Oro Valley man trying to help it

AZGFD urges people to keep hands off wildlife, even when in distress.

Summer operations coming in June to National Parks in Cochise County

Acting Superintendent Matt Stoffolano announced earlier this week that summer park operational changes will take effect soon for Cochise County.

Court order sought to stop Rosemont Mine construction in Arizona

Hudbay Minerals has announced plans to begin ground-disturbing activities in July.

Sahuarita Pecan Festival seeking vendors, applications open June 1

The Sahuarita Pecan Festival is seeking vendors that will enhance the atmosphere of the Festival.

  Road projects continue on growing south-east side

Crews are currently working on the stretch between the train track and I-10.

Pima County pools to open May 25

The pools will remain open until local school districts resume.

  Residents upset over apartment complex’s ‘ridiculous’ rule against sidewalk chalk

Management said the enforcement is to keep the complex grounds uniform.

  Growing in the desert: Summer Tucson gardening tips

If you have a specific problem with a plant, master gardeners will help you diagnose the issue and decide what to do next.

  Arizona Daily Star to stop local printing operations, outsource to Phoenix

About 60 people will lose their job when the press closes for good on Sunday.

PACC in honor of PetSmart National Adoption Weekend is waiving adoption fees

Looking for a new 'fur'ever friend? Pima Animal Care Center is making it easy by waiving adoption fees during PetSmart National Adoption weekend, May 17 to May 19

Reid Park to host kids Ninja Warrior-style obstacle course

Participants must register ahead of time for the event.

Bonnie Webb’s remains recovered on Tohono O’Odham Nation

Police had been searching for Webb for over one month.

  Heroic K9 helps catch robbery suspect, is stabbed during the incident

A Tucson Police Department K9 was stabbed during the capture of a suspect in an earlier bank robbery, despite the wound the canine was able to 'get his man.'

UPDATE: Missing man with alzheimer’s and diabetes located

He was last seen in Chandler, AZ

  Here’s your chance to own piece of Old Tucson, Hollywood history

Artifacts from movies made at Old Tucson Studios available in auction.

  It’s “garbage talk” time for U of A students

Many times, not always, but many times those things are tossed in alleyways or for the most brazen, are left curbside. It is unlawful dumping but there’s not much chance in bringing the students to justice.

One County, One Card means convenience for Cochise County readers

With the completion of the One County, One Card project on May 9, residents may now use a single library card at all 12 public library locations in Cochise County.

  Strong Start Tucson returns with new proposal for preschool funding

The Strong Start Tucson committee was formed to find a way so low-income families could afford preschool.

Schedule changes for Sun Link, Sun Tran Express routes

There are several changes coming to schedules for both the Sun Link streetcar and Sun Tran's Express Routes.

Police searching for Tucson couple wanted for first-degree murder

Frank Bligh was last seen on April 7

Regenerated B-52 “Wise Guy” arrives at Barksdale Air Force Base

The bomber joins "Ghost Rider" in being resurrected from "boneyard" in Arizona

Man identified in Family Dollar robbery

Authorities would like to thank the community for helping to identify Arce.

Migrant 911 call leads to Border Patrol Rescue

The man will face immigration charges.

  UA students work on ways to improve Tucson neighborhood

The professor leading the course said they plan to continue on these efforts next semester.

UPDATE: Diana Raab found

Efforts are being made to return her home.

Lake Havasu baby dead after being left in hot car

The baby was transported to the hospital, where she later died.

Ducey signs bill to make lemonade Arizona’s state drink

Arizona is known for citrus.

  Police looking to identify Hobby Lobby check fraud suspect

The suspect is also wanted for other reports of check fraud.

Why prescribed burns are so important to Southern Arizona

Learn why prescribed burns can be beneficial for Southern Arizona

  SHOCKING: Lightning strike near family gathering startles Gold Canyon mother

Thankfully, no one was harmed

Light pole installation to complete Ina Rd. project

The installation should be completed within three weeks.

New parking lot expected to reduce congestion at Douglas port of entry

CBP officers did not previously have a designated parking lot to park their vehicles while they worked.

Carry the Load relay arrives in Tucson

The event meant to restore the true meaning of Memorial Day, will run from 10 a.m. until 12:45 p.m.

Tucson hosts its first Mini Pro Futsal Tournament

Men’s and women’s professional leagues compete from April into the fall.

Mother’s Day: A busy time for florists

The National Retail Federation estimates people will spend about $25 Billion dollars on moms this year

Single vehicle rollover on I-19 due to hydroplaning

Luckily, no injuries were reported.

Police searching for man suspected of robbing Safeway bank

Anyone with any information is asked to call 88-CRIME.

Sahuarita man arrested for aggravated assault, threats and intimidation

Two handguns were located during the residence search.

Fire delays opening of dog rescue in Tucson

Investigators are currently working to determine the cause of the fire.