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State investigating after inmate stabbed to death in Tucson prison

Best states for summer road trips in 2019, no surprise when AZ ranks low on list

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

TRAFFIC: Road closures and projects

11 quail babies saved from storm drain

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Arizona in big need of male volunteers

Silver Alert canceled for woman last seen on I-40

FCT Women: Looking for 3 points on the road

Arizona ranks as 14th ‘Most Fun’ state to live in

  Students from across America dedicate summer at Benedictine Monastery to help asylum seekers

  Brooke’s Bargains: Plan a FREE, fun day with Dad!

  TDOT, Pima Flood District teaming up to improve flood control ahead of Monsoon

There are several project around town that should help alleviate flooding.

Movies in the Park 2019: Lego Movie 2 - Friday, June 28

Food trucks will be stationed on site, picnics are welcome.

  Barrett’s Bark For The Blue selling calendars to buy equipment for TPD K-9 officers

TPD will use the money to buy tactical and training equipment.

CCSO K9 Manny to get donation of body armor

New vest comes thanks to fundraiser by San Simon School National Honor Society and Vested Interest in K9s

  Brooke’s Bargains: Father’s Day gift ideas

  Cleaning company hopes to make impact in housekeeping industry

Nogales CBP Officers seize $1.2M of cocaine, arrest 1 in smuggling attempt

  Operation Chill Out looking for volunteers

  Green Valley man biking across America

  Tree removal begins at empty Agua Caliente Park pond

Friends of PACC seeking donations for Pup in Boots project

Have any new or gently used pet supplies and are looking for a home for them, consider Friends of Pima Animal Care Center.

Get your pets microchipped in free, drive-through clinic

Get your pet microchipped from June 16 to July 3 from 3 to 5.

  Border Patrol: Teen drug trafficking, migrant numbers down in Douglas area

Other areas now turning to Douglas to try and replicate the success had here.

  Vail man returns home after successful climb up Mount Everest during busy season

Cobb climbed Mount Everest for a good cause.

What’s happening in Cochise County

Residents are reminded there will be a public hearing on the Cochise County budget for fiscal year 2019-2020 on Tuesday, June 25.

Tohono Chul: Adopt-A-Bee, receive exclusive invite to the Pollinator Party

Everyone is abuzz about Tohono Chul’s fourth annual Adopt-A-Bee, where the public gets to adopt and name a native bee!

UPDATE: Near drowning involving a 12-year-old in Tucson

The Tucson Police Department has taken over the investigation.

UPDATE: Tucson Fire responds to near drowning involving 2-year-old

He was transported to TMC by Tucson Fire medics.

Chandler couple accused of selling 425K of stolen baby formula

Police were first made aware of the alleged activity in Sept. of 2018.

Pond restoration scheduled for Agua Caliente Park

The restoration of Pond 1 will help ensure that it remains viable and a historic feature of the park.

UPDATE: I-10 EB near Benson reopened after crash

There is no estimated time of when the road will reopen.

  Prison reform bill vetoed by Gov. Doug Ducey

The bill had strong bipartisan support passing the Arizona House with 49 in favor and no opposition.

  Google stops in Tucson to help nonprofits and small businesses

The goal is to make lives easier for both the business and the buyer.

  Windmill Fire burned just under 100 acres near Sonoita

For some living in those communities, it was a reminder of the cost of wildfires in recent years.

Man sentenced in fatal officer-involved shooting

Authorities said Gasbarri was with Daniel Spear when they tried to rob and carjack someone at Desert Sports and Fitness on Oct. 18, 2017.

Aaron Abel Heath sentenced on manslaughter charges in connection to fatal 2016 shooting

He pleaded guilty to manslaughter earlier this year.

Sahuarita man arrested on domestic violence, kidnapping charges after woman hospitalized

Augustine Rodriguez was transported and booked into the Pima County Jail.

Yuma agents rescue seven migrants in 24-hours

Yuma Sector continues to allocate the resources necessary to make rescues.

Chandler-based drug maker, Insys Therapeutics, filing for bankruptcy

The filing comes days after the company admitted to bribing doctors to prescribe a powerful fentanyl spray.

  Youth from across Arizona come to UA Campus for 4-H STEM Camp

Sixth through twelfth graders experienced working in a real-world laboratory, learned about biofuels, built robots, and stayed in dorms on campus.

Report: Raytheon to merge with United Technologies aerospace business

The agreement was made Sunday.

Two separate hiker rescues in Sabino Canyon conducted on Sunday

Both hikers were reported to be in a non-life threatening condition.

Several volunteers from Southern AZ in the Midwest assisting with disaster relief

Two more volunteers heading to Arkansas to assist with disaster relief.

  El Tour de Tucson eliminates 75-mile ride

All those already registered for that ride will receive a personal call to discuss placement in either the 50-mile or 100-mile ride.

Public open house planned to highlight South 12th Avenue improvements project

The City of Tucson has been working with neighborhoods and businesses to design improvements on South 12th Avenue between Irvington Road and Drexel Road that will make the street safer, attractive and more welcoming to all types of roadway users.

SVPD seeks applicants for Citizen Police Academy

Participants must be 18 years of age or older, live or work in the greater Sierra Vista area, have no prior felony convictions and no misdemeanor convictions involving violence or weapons, and have no arrests within six months prior to submitting their application.

UPDATE: Woman found after being overcome by heat near Tanque Verde Falls trailhead

Walka said RMFD responded along with the Sheriff’s Department and the southern Arizona Rescue Association.

  Tucson man retraces his father’s D-Day journey

The man visited Normandy for the 75th Anniversary of the invasion.

  Tucson man remembers experience in WWII

War memories are always close by, however, and he said his experiences need to be talked about so no one forgets.

  Hundreds gather on Mount Lemmon for Candlelighters Family Camp

The annual camp is for families with children in treatment for cancer or other blood disorders.

It’s getting hotter and rattlesnakes are out - register your dog now for rattlesnake avoidance classes

These classes are potentially lifesaving for you and your pet, as it teaches them to avoid snakes and helps warn you when one might be in striking distance.

Tucson Fire giving out free car seats with car seat safety class

The car seats provided are for children ages 2 to 5 years old.

Open Season for outfitter/guide special use permit applications for Coronado National Forest

The policy will benefit outfitters and guides by improving permit processing efficiencies leading to more reliable customer service.

  Students filling up on free lunch and knowledge at Tucson public libraries

The Tucson Unified School District Free Summer Meals Program has expanded this year, serving children at more than 80 locations, including five local libraries: Joel Valdez, Columbus, Valencia, Quincy, and Martha Cooper.

Sierra Vista animal shelter offering special adoption fees in June

Both dog and cat adoption fees will be reduced by $25, down to $50 for dogs and $25 for cats through June 30.

Bashas’ announces winners of Arizona-inspired donut contest

The winners of the Donut Flavor Craze contest were from Chandler and Maricopa.

Up to $1,500 reward offer in possible killing of owls

Investigators are attempting to determine what caused the death of the owls, which appear to have died at the same time.

Teen Leaders Program at the Food Bank gives teens volunteer experience

The first half of the day will be spent in the warehouse packing boxes and bags for those in need. The other half will be learning about poverty in our community.

  City of Tucson: Proposed five-year pedestrian safety plan unveiled

Because 29 pedestrians were killed on Tucson streets in 2018, the most ever, the city is trying to find ways to decrease the number.

  South Tucson ballet studio makes dance accessible to all

They started the studio because they saw a need in their South Tucson community.

Know before you go: Tips, reminders for busy summer season at Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park's summer season is set to begin in the next few weeks, plan ahead to make the most of your trip!

  WATCH: Hiker rescue goes wrong near Phoenix

The condition of the hiker is not yet known.

  Carondelet looking to hire recent RN grads, combating nursing shortage

Tuesday's job fair may be over, but there are still three more coming up.

Cochise County libraries launch summer reading programs

“This summer’s offerings will be more exciting than ever thanks to grant support and help from community partners,” said Cochise Library District Director Amadee Ricketts, in a recent news release.

Grant will allow Green Valley Fire District to buy new ‘Jaws of Life’

“Our firefighters are very grateful to receive this new equipment because it means saving lives,” stated Operations Division Chief, Joey Kosiorowski after receiving notification of the award.

New 2019 Board of Directors for The Hermitage No-Kill Cat Shelter & Sanctuary

The Board of Directors for The Hermitage meets monthly. It is an all-volunteer Board; although members serve two (2) year terms, they can serve for 3 consecutive terms (6 years).

65-year-old Mexican national arrested for drug smuggling at the Port of Lukeville

The narcotics are estimated to be worth over $24,000

Tohono Chul to host 28th annual Bloom Night

Tickets will be available at the door and admission is free for members and children.

  Tucson man ditches car for life on a bike

In 1996, he sold his car and has used his bicycle as his primary form of transportation.

A celebration of sobriety: Pima County Drug Court and DTAP graduates to be honored

The graduation will be held Thursday night.

  Unicycling man balances while juggling flaming pins in middle of busy intersection

He caught the eye of many passing by in the busy intersection.

  Accompanied by friends, family, retiring sergeant signs off one last time

Sergeant Foster has served 26 years with the Winslow Police Department.

Quest Diagnostics data breach exposes personal information of millions

About half of U.S. doctors and hospitals use Quest Diagnostics.

  Gospel Rescue Mission’s Center of Opportunity now open

The Center of Opportunity is currently in need of volunteers to keep things running smoothly.

Troopers arrest juvenile on DUI, wrong-way driving charges

The wrong-way driver was confirmed a juvenile.

  Southern Arizona school districts participate in 2019 Summer Food Program

See which districts are providing meals.

Local shelters asking community’s help in adopting out kittens

There are a number of ways you can help.

TPD K9 cleared to go back to work after being stabbed

K9 Blitz has since gotten his stitches taken out.