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Arizona Chamber of Commerce, state medical association launches health campaign for businesses

Tucson police search for midtown hit-and-run suspect

Bank of America signs agreement with Department of Labor to help nursing parents

Mobile COVID-19 testing sites to open across Pima County

Department of Public Safety, Cochise County Sheriff’s Office respond to ‘situation’ in Benson

Local First Arizona to begin virtual sustainability workshops for small businesses

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University of Arizona hosts three-part webinar on impacts of Bighorn Fire

PACC offers COVID-19 resources to pet parents during pandemic

Tucson Fire Department responds to fire in east-side neighborhood

Whisker Wednesday: PACC hosts online adoption event

  Judge rules Arizona gyms should reopen, says statewide closure violates due process

President signs Great American Outdoors Act, National Parks waive entry fees Aug. 5

Where to find your voting precinct for the Arizona primary

The online tool helps find a polling place near your house.

  Smoke from California wildfire creates colorful skies in southern Arizona

If you've be wondering why the skies are more colorful, here's why.

  The cost of immigrating to the U.S. is set to skyrocket, impacting asylum as well

Citizenship applications will see an 81 percent increase.

Pima County to open emergency in-person voting sites

Pima County will open several emergency voting sites this weekend and Monday.

Catalina State Park to reopen following Bighorn Fire closure

Arizona man indicted for distributing child pornography

UPDATE: Missing Tucson man found dead following Silver Alert

Arizona National Guard soldier dies after collapsing during fitness test

  First-year medical school students reflect on studies during pandemic

  The art of crosscut: Keeping trails safe and accessible one log at a time

Hundreds of people sickened by salmonella outbreak, at least 13 cases reported in Arizona

The source of the outbreak is still unknown.

Three-vehicle collision causes traffic delays on northwest side

At least one vehicle rolled over in the crash.

  COVID-19 pandemic forces Epic Cafe to close its doors after 26 years in business

Epic Cafe will have to sell its spot on Fourth Avenue after taking a financial hit due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

  Tucson nonprofit that gives pajamas to children needs help finding donations during pandemic

The organization is looking for books and pajamas for local children.

State completes investigation into Pima County Sheriff’s Department money-laundering scheme

The investigation did not find any criminal culpability of existing PCSD employees.

Arizona doctors COVID-19 impacts on mental health as overdose deaths rise

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, doctors are seeing it impacts on mental health.

Pima County Sheriff’s Department searching for suspect in auto theft during date

Anyone with information should call 911 or submit a tip through 88crime.org.

  Ducey extends eviction moratorium, increases funding to public health initiatives fighting COVID-19

Evictions in Arizona will be on hold until Oct. 31, 2020.

UPDATE: Corrections officer placed on administrative leave following accidental shooting

A corrections officer has been placed on administrative leave after he and another man were sent to the hospital with gunshot injuries.

Authorities search for suspect in UA bookstore burglary

Anyone with information on the man's whereabouts should call the police.

BIGHORN FIRE: Majority of Mount Lemmon closed to public until Nov. 1

The lightning-sparked fire started Friday, June 5.

  Nearly quarter of Pima County teachers are 55 or older, some worried about getting back into classroom

Some teachers are worried about getting sick as kids return to the classroom this fall.

UPDATE: Gas leak on University of Arizona campus sealed

People should avoid the area of Second Street and Palm Drive on the UA campus.

  County officials turn to Tik Tok to encourage mask wearing

In an effort to reach a younger audience, the county health department is now on Tik Tok.

UPDATE: Power restored to TEP customers after Saturday’s thunderstorm

A thunderstorm and powerful winds swept through the area on Saturday night.

  Arizona sees a small dip in cases, but experts say the state is far from a trending decrease

The director of the county health department doesn't expect a steady downward trend until the fall.

  Mental health resources available during COVID-19 pandemic

Though many aren't available, some resources are here to help.

Motorcyclist suffers serious injuries in crash on Grant Road

A motorcyclist suffered serious injuries in a two-vehicle crash on Grant Road in Tucson Tuesday, July 7.

Pence calls off Arizona campaign visit as COVID-19 cases rise statewide

He is still expected to meet with Gov. Doug Ducey.

One person dies following scooter collision in midtown

One man was taken to the hospital where he later died.

  Need help getting children to wear masks? Tucson doctor shares tips

Here are a few tips for parents before the school year comes around.

  Tucson leaders aim to reestablish community trust in police following in-custody death

Reform will likely be up for discussion during a council meeting this July.

  Some Tucson bars see drop in sales as COVID-19 cases soar

Despite remaining open, some businesses are seeing a drop in sales.

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

Local artists are working toward positive change, one brush stroke at a time.

Tucson city manager rejects police chief resignation offer

The chief offered his resignation in response to the death of a man in TPD custody.

Tucson Fire Department responds to south-side shed fire

One person was hurt but refused medical treatment.

  Downtown Tucson Partnership, county provide personal protective equipment to local businesses

Businesses can fill out a form online to receive hand sanitizer, masks and gloves.

Tucson police identify victim of deadly crash on southeast side

One crash caused a chain reaction near the intersection of Kolb Road and Irvington Road.

Vice President Mike Pence to visit southern Arizona next week

Pence will first visit Tucson then Yuma, for a meeting with the governor.

Reid Park Zoo euthanizes 11-year-old lion with kidney disease

Shombay was known best for is mohawk mane as a young lion.

Desert Diamond temporarily closes Ajo location after employee tests positive for COVID-19

The small location employs 20 people and will undergo a deep cleaning.

Tucson man thanks firefighters battling Bighorn Fire for saving his property

His land near Summerhaven was spared because of the fire fighting efforts.

  ‘Black Lives Matter’ banner on Tucson city hall building draws criticism, praise from residents

Some people found the banner to be a sign of solidarity while others thought it was divisive.

  State reports record-setting day for COVID-19 cases as hospitals near capacity

COVID-19 cases continue to soar across the state.

Pima County leaders pass mandatory face-covering ordinance

The ordinance passed 3-2.

  DACA recipients celebrate victory after Supreme Court upholds protections

The court ruled to keep Obama-era DACA protections.

UPDATE: Tucson police identify suspect involved in midtown homicide

Anyone with information is asked to call 88-CRIME.

Tucson Mayor Regina Romero signs proclamation requiring masks in public

Masks are now required in public for everyone in Tucson

Pinal County Sheriff Mark Lamb tests positive for COVID-19

The sheriff is isolating at home for 14 days.

Help available for residents, firefighters impacted by Bighorn Fire

The shelter has room for cats, dogs, birds and pocket-sized animals.

  Gov. Ducey will not impose new COVID-19 restrictions despite rise in cases statewide

Ducey said closing down the state “is not in discussion.”

Trump administration overrules Obama-era protection shielding LGBTQ+ people from sex discrimination

The move comes in the middle of Pride Month and on the anniversary of the Pulse Nightclub shooting.

  As Arizona reopens, locals rethink wearing masks outside

The CDC recommends wearing a mask whenever social distancing isn’t an option.

Veteran firefighter helps aid crews battling Bighorn Fire in Oro Valley

With close to 35 years of wildland and forest firefighting experience, John Pierson is in charge of forming strategy to contain the Bighorn fire keep firefighters safe.

Serious midtown collision shuts down parts of Speedway Boulevard

One person suffered life-threatening injuries.

Tucson woman gets 8 years for killing cyclist on Sentinel Peak

Yanibra Yvette Moreno received more than eight years in prison as well as community service and probation.

Mayor: Tucson to delay reopening city buildings, Parks and Recreation services

Phase one of the city's reopening plan has been pushed back to June 22.

Apartment fire on city’s south side displaces 16

Seven adults and nine children were displaced by the blaze.

County sheriff’s department arrests one in connection to fraud case, seeks potential victims

Investigators arrested 55-year-old Aloyious Niess.

Tucson police search for driver involved in fatal hit-and-run

The vehicle which is described as late 2000s, possibly 2008 Dodge Nitro gray or silver in color.

  Llama drama: Oro Valley police round up two loose llamas running around town

“We found out llamas aren’t that friendly..."

  Tucson 911 call center tests more employees following COVID-19 outbreak

The cluster was first discovered on Memorial Day when several workers called in sick.

  Rincon Market closes following lockout notice posted on its front door

Rincon Market has been in Tucson since 1926.

  Arizona reports more than 1,000 COVID-19 deaths

Arizona hit a grave milestone this week.

Dragway, fairgrounds team up for drive-in movie nights

Both venues will host four movies over two weekends this month.

  Tucson list of black-owned businesses grows as people rally to support the community

A simple purchase can go a long way.

One dead following fatal motorcycle crash on southeast side

The 62-year-old man died at the hospital on June 2.

  Tucson prosecutor, lawyers weigh in on charges laid in Floyd’s death

Chauvin’s third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter charges were upgraded to second-degree murder.