Tucson vigil honors life and legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

  Biden to GOP senators: Don’t jam through Ginsburg nominee

Former TPD officer charged with aggravated assault after supervisor reviews body camera footage

CBP officials seize over $193,000 worth of counterfeit designer goods, emphasize legal consequences for buyers and sellers

  California wildfire likely to grow from wind, low humidity

  GOP hopeful Supreme Court battle will help shift election

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Border Patrol seizes 17 pounds of fentanyl during checkpoint inspection

CBP officers seize nearly $340,000 in unreported currency

Tadej Pogacar wins COVID-defying Tour de France

  Arizona Senate race could impact confirmation of new justice

  Arizona reports 5,476 deaths from COVID-19; 615 in Pima County

Walmart, Amazon among donors to QAnon-promoting lawmaker

  Fire crews rescue boy who crawled on roof to escape burning Milwaukee house

The family believes an electrical failure within the walls started the fire that destroyed their home.

  Boy, 6, helps critically injured dad call 911 after double shooting that killed mother

Police are searching for two men who allegedly robbed the couple before shooting them.

  Tucson sisters celebrate mother who paved way to success

September 15 marked the start of National Hispanic Heritage Month.

  Personal shoppers help at annual Just Between Friends sale

The Just Between Friends consignment sale is being held at 4881 North Stone Avenue, which is near River Road.

UPDATE: Authorities investigating after two fatally shot in midtown Tucson

  Trump pledges woman for court, pushes Senate to move on pick

University of Arizona releases its latest COVID-19 testing results

Harkins Theatres celebrates 40th Anniversary of Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back

CBP officers seize bedazzled counterfeit child pacifiers, Pittsburgh

Sunnyside Unified School District hiring substitute teachers

St. Joseph’s Hospital earns Level 1 Trauma Center designation

Carondelet St. Joseph’s Hospital has received Level I Trauma Center designation

USDA to use $2.7 million investment in watershed conservation project, Arizona

The long-term is goal is to increase productivity on agricultural lands that use the watershed as a watering source.

Update: Authorities recover child abducted by her own father

Ezmeralda Tineo, 2, was last seen late Thursday in the area of Val Vista Drive and Baseline Road in Mesa.

  University of Arizona students say voluntary two week quarantine isn’t taking off

The Pima County Health Department, along with the University of Arizona, are asking students on or near campus to shelter in place for 14 days.

  “Just Between Friends” consignment sale adds safety measures for shopping due to COVID-19

Tens of thousands of items are ready for Tucson parents.

  Homes destroyed after winds push California fire into desert

A firefighter has died battling a wildfire in California that officials say was sparked by a device used to reveal a baby’s gender.

Review board releases report on Ingram-Lopez and Alvarado in-custody deaths, Tucson

Both cases involved the death of a young Hispanic man

  US bans WeChat, TikTok from app stores, threatens shutdowns

The U.S. Commerce Department said Friday it will ban Chinese-owned TikTok and WeChat from U.S. app stores on Sunday and will bar the apps from accessing essential internet services in the U.S. — a move that could effectively wreck the operation of both Chinese services for U.S. users.

  Sierra Vista residents react to face mask mandate suspension

Some residents say ending the requirement comes as good news, while others don’t feel completely safe without wearing one.

Pac-12 leaders to meet next week to make decision on resuming sports

Pac-12 leaders will meet Thursday, Sept. 24, to decide the future of sports.

  Sun Tran may resume charging transit fares in late September

The Tucson City Council will decide next week whether to start charging transit fares again on September 28, 2020.

  Trump and Biden hit unlikely battleground state of Minnesota

Minnesota will feel like a genuine battleground on Friday when President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden campaign to mark the beginning of early voting.

Christie’s Cabaret ordered to close immediately for non-compliance, Tucson

Christie's Cabaret on Tucson Boulevard is the second strip-joint in Tucson to receive a notice for immediate closure from AZDHS.

Amazon donates thousands of face shields to deaf and blind students

A local Amazon delivery station gifted the Arizona State Schools for the Deaf and the Blind 5,000 face shields.

City of Tucson offering free COVID-19 testing, Sunday

COVID-19 saliva testing will be offered outside of the Hub and Urbane towers near the UA campus, Sunday.

Sabino Canyon partially reopens Monday

Sabino Canyon announced it will partially reopen services Monday, Sep. 21, 2020.

Arizona muralist designs new lottery scratcher tickets

The Arizona Lottery just launched a booklet of Dia de los Muertos tickets, designed by a Hispanic artist from Arizona.

Southern Arizona Border Patrol agents seize narcotics, arrest two

Two people were arrested in Southern Arizona for allegedly carrying drugs in their vehicles.

  Trump shifts on Puerto Rico, releases aid as election nears

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has released $13 billion for reconstruction of the grid and to help rebuild schools damaged by the storm.

Perfectionists may be more prone to helicopter parenting, study finds

Parents with perfectionist tendencies may see their children's successes as a reflection on them.

Rural Metro, Tucson Fire put out large brush fire

The crews were able to stop the fire from spreading and prevent any damage to structures in the area of Dodge and 44th Street.

Pima County to open free flu shot clinic

While the location will accept anybody, pre-registration is strongly encouraged to reduce wait times and allow for physical distancing.

Here’s how : You may be eligible for $1,200 and it’s not a stimulus check.

Individuals can receive up to $1,200, while married couples can receive up to $2,400.

Nearly 20 pounds of Fentanyl seized at checkpoint

U.S. citizen arrested after attempting to smuggle drugs.

  Texas teen goes viral after mom falls through ceiling during TikTok video

Liz San Millan was recording herself singing on TikTok when her mom made an unexpected appearance in the video.

Walmart raising wages for about 165,000 workers

Approximately 165,000 hourly workers at Walmart will be getting a pay raise ahead of schedule.

Arizona State Fair to deliver fried food right to your car

A menu of participating vendors will be released soon

  Tutoring services in demand as students learn from home

Mr. A+ Tutoring Academy has seen a spike in business since launching its new online platform.

Canada extends U.S. border restrictions to Oct. 21

Americans who are returning to the U.S. and Canadians who are returning to Canada are also exempted from the border closure.

Tropical Storm Wilfred forms, using last Atlantic storm name in record time

The storm comes amid a very active hurricane season in the Atlantic and “Wilfred” is the last name on the Hurricane Center’s list of storm names for the season.

Former Bum Steer demolished

The popular destination was known for walls and ceilings covered with all sorts of pictures and various items, even an entire airplane.

Tango back on light duty

Tucson K-9 was shot on Sept. 3.

  Trump blasts lessons about racism and slavery, plans ‘patriotic education’ commission

During a Constitution Day speech at the National Archives museum, he blamed school curricula for inciting race-related protests.

Study: Ending census early will cost Florida, Montana seats

Ending the 2020 census at the end of September instead of the end of October, could cost Florida and Montana congressional seats.

Blue Bell fined over $17 million for 2015 listeria outbreak

Blue Bell Creameries has been fined $17.25 million for criminal penalties linked to a 2015 listeria outbreak that killed three people.

Obesity among US adults hits all-time high, report says

The report also found that childhood obesity is on the rise.

PCSD investigates shooting on south side

Anyone with information is asked to call 911.

  TEP announces 2020 Go Green Award recipients

TEP’s Go Green Awards recognize green efforts such as recycling and waste reduction, use of renewable energy, conservation and wildlife protection, and zero-emission electric transportation.

Three men arrested for alleged kidnapping, aggravated assault

Three men were arrested for a kidnapping that happened Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020.

  PCSD dispatchers working to address mental health needs with new program

The Sheriff’s Department is putting mental health first through its ‘Crisis Call Transfer’ program, which launched this week.

  Pima County Health Department offers pop-up COVID-19 testing

Pima County is now offering pop-up testing at night around highly populated areas such as Downtown, 4th Ave, and The University of Arizona.

  Car Shopping? Busy hurricane season could bring more flood-damaged cars to Tucson

Thousands of cars in Arizona are waterlogged. Would you be able to see the damage?

EPA announces over $6 million in funds to research, control and prevent harmful algal blooms

Harmful Algal Blooms [HAB] are huge colonies of algae in sea and freshwater that grow out of control and produce toxic and harmful effects to people, marine life and ecosystems.

Second Lady Karen Pence talks on unemployment among military spouses

The Second Lady of the United States, Karen Pence, visited two Air Force bases in Arizona to address the employment challenges faced by military spouses in the state.

  ‘Cheer’ star Jerry Harris arrested on child porn charges

Jerry Harris, the star of the Netflix documentary series “Cheer,” was arrested Thursday on felony charges of production of child pornography.

  With Democrats in the lead in the state, Arizona could be turning blue

Democrats are leading Republicans in Arizona, according to a data collection and polling from a firm in Phoenix- this could mean the state is turning over, from red to blue

  Therapy dogs bring back joy to Tucson Medical Center staff

These pooches are putting smiles on the faces of hospital staff after months-long hiatus because of the pandemic.

  Looking to buy or sell housing? Getting a proper appraisal may benefit your experience

Free, online home estimate services may not always match property records. If you are looking to buy or sell, it may be best to work with an appraiser.

Is Arizona turning blue? Polls show state favors democratic candidates

More money is being pumped into broadcast ads in Arizona than any other state for the past three weeks showing the interest in the state.

UPDATE: Teen arrested, second suspect sought after ambush of DPS troopers in Phoenix

Luis German Espinoza Acuña is facing charges for a shooting involving deputies.

Tucson Police Department distributes masks, educates public on local mandate

A new pilot program from TPD started Thursday. Officers will walk around COVID-19 hot spots giving out masks to those who need one and educate the public on the mask mandate.

  COVID on Campus: At the largest universities, data vary widely and lacks transparency

Only around a quarter of the nation's largest universities publicly release active COVID-19 case information. Public health experts say the more data available, the better.

Trump Administration finalizes returns of American Indian ancestral objects from Finland

The U.S. and Finland come to an agreement to return cultural heritage objects back to Mesa Verde National Park in Colorado.

  Ex-Pence adviser says Trump bungled virus; she’s for Biden

Olivia Troye is the latest former member of the Trump administration to speak out against him and urge voters to deny him a second term.

PCSD Communications Center implements crisis call transfer

Callers identified as having a behavioral health need- and no immediate safety, criminal or medical concern- will be transferred to the Arizona Crisis Line

City of Sierra Vista suspends face covering order as coronavirus cases decline

The City of Sierra Vista suspends its face covering order as COVID-19 cases decline.

Sierra Vista suspends face covering order as coronavirus cases decline

The order may be enacted again if the need arises.

Deadline for La. residents to claim IRS stimulus check is Oct. 15

Thousands of Louisiana residents are leaving money on the table, according to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).