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Tucson Target distribution center employee tests positive for COVID-19

UPDATE: Police say man shot 10-year-old son in murder-suicide

  Tucson Medical Center nurse tests positive for COVID-19, isolates at home

Tucson man claims hospital, lab lost his COVID-19 test results, investigation pending

Pima County Board of Supervisors extends order to close businesses until April

Police identify suspect, victim of fatal shooting in midtown

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  Despite shipment, local healthcare workers still struggle for supplies

  Behavioral health expert explains panic shopping during COVID-19 outbreak

These are the businesses that can stay open in Arizona, for now

Tucson man arrested for killing his 17-year-old cousin

  University of Arizona students react to dorm resident testing positive for COVID-19

  Food assistance increases across the state as COVID-19 spreads nationally

Pima County Adult Detention Complex closes front desk to the public to combat COVID-19

Inmates will still be able to visit loved ones through an internet-based program.

University of Arizona reports four community members test positive for COVID-19

It's unclear how many people are students, faculty or staff.

  Downtown Dispensary keeps serving community during COVID-19 outbreak

Their new signs show customers the new normal: A limit of 10 people at a time, no daily deals, and only pre-packaged orders.

UPDATE: Arizona Department of Health Services reports second COVID-19 death in state

To date, there have been 152 cases confirmed in Arizona.

Tanque Verde Swap Meet to stay open despite widespread business closures

  One sanitation engineer makes a difference to the communities he serves

  Rural Metro Fire Department to keep Station 81 for now

Gov. Doug Ducey closes Arizona schools until April 10

Country Thunder postponed to help slow spread of COVID-19

  Travel restrictions leave Pinal County pair stranded in Peru

  Fitness centers turn to virtual instruction to help business during COVID-19 outbreak

To keep with social distancing, fitness classes are going online.

  Recovery programs move services online amid coronavirus outbreak

People looking for recovery groups can turn to the web for resources.

  Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona continues to serve those in need during COVID-19 outbreak

Volunteers and staff are changing how they serve meals.

UPDATE: Oro Valley mayor creates amendment to emergency declaration, reflecting county standards

The town mayor recommends all restaurants, bars and cafes to implement to-go only policies.

  Pima County Board of Supervisors declares emergency declaration, new laws surrounding COVID-19

Anyone violating the law will be charged with a misdemeanor crime.

Dental surgeons postpone elective procedures to combat COVID-19 spread

Only emergency procedures will be performed.

  UA psychology professor shares tips on how to get by during COVID-19 quarantine

One UA professor shared several things to keep people mentally and physically healthy and emphasized the importance of social distancing.

South Tucson mayor declares local emergency amid coronavirus outbreak

The mayor urged people to avoid crowds and increase proper handwashing techniques.

  Food truck owners hope to help community access food despite isolation

But the good thing about working on wheels, trucks are able to bring food to customers who can’t come to them.

Joe Biden wins Arizona Presidential Preference Election

The former vice president also won in Illinois and Florida.

Teamsters Local Union 104 weigh options to thin ASARCO strike picket lines amid COVID-19 outbreak

By reducing numbers, officials with Teamsters Local Union 104 hope they can limit the spread.

  Rural Metro Fire Department investigates cause of residential fire near Benson Highway

Two people were treated on the scene for smoke inhalation.

UPDATE: Tucson police arrest suspect involved in fatal stabbing

The stabbing happened near 4100 E. Fairmount St. on Tuesday, March 17, 2020.

Pima Community College to close all campuses after community member potentially exposed to COVID-19

Student will resume classes through online-only instruction Wednesday, March 25, 2020.

Arizona officials continue to monitor the spread of COVID-19

Officials are urging people to limit travel and continue to wash their hands thoroughly.

UPDATE: Suspect shot, killed by deputy on northwest side of Tucson identified

A suspect was shot on the northwest side of Tucson after allegedly running away from Pima County deputies.

Presidential Preference Election 2020: Find your polling local place

A government website helps registered voters find the nearest polling place.

UPDATE: Pursuit ends in three-vehicle collision, shuts down traffic near Cortaro Farms Road, Interstate 10

It's still unclear how the collision happened or who was involved.

  Businesses along University Boulevard brace for impact of coronavirus outbreak

With students on spring break and encouraged to stay away from campus, local business are bracing for impact.

  Pima Animal Care Center sees decline in adoptions amid COVID-19 concerns

PACC officials are asking residents to become emergency fosters.

  WATCH: Tucson Mayor Regina Romero issues statement on COVID-19 local impact

Changes will be implemented immediately until the end of the month.

  Private companies now testing for COVID-19

Some labs have access to coronavirus testing kits.

Top school official recommends Arizona schools stay open amid coronavirus fears

The head of Arizona schools is hoping for business as usual for the most part for students, teachers and staff at state schools.

  Tucson Unified School District steps up cleaning procedures to help prevent potential COVID-19 spread

Teachers are trained to sanitize any high-touch areas in their classrooms.

University of Arizona classes to go online amid COVID-19 outbreak concerns

Class will be delayed and moved to online instruction "wherever possible."

Arizona State University switches to online classes amid COVID-19 concerns

The university's president issued the announcement in a school-wide letter Wednesday afternoon.

  Officials keep routine cleaning measures at county polling places amid COVID-19 outbreak

Polling stations will have hand sanitizer and cleaning wipes on site.

Marana Unified School District to offer meal program on wheels during spring break

The program offers free meals to students across the district.

Unofficial results: Douglas Mayor Robert Uribe unseated in primary election

Runoff to be held in May

  Davis-Monthan Air Force Base could receive F-35A jets

The Tucson base is one of four in the running to receive the new jets.

  COVID-19 prompts traveling cancellations, impacts Tucson hotel industry

Travelers are cancelling their trips and stays in Tucson.

  ARRESTED: Barricaded suspect in custody near 22nd & Country Club

The suspect is connected to a domestic violence call made earlier Saturday.

Habitat for Humanity celebrates 19th annual Women Build event

The goal is to help empower women in and around Tucson.

Victims identified in double-fatal collision on southwest side

The driver lost control of the vehicle, crashing into a concrete pillar.

Short pursuit on Ina Road ends in roll-over crash

The pursuit closed parts of Ina Road late Friday night.

  Oro Valley plaza set for a revitalization project

The project will bring apartments and one hotel to the plaza.

  Flight fares decline following COVID-19 outbreak

Flights are cheaper than normal following the COVID-19 outbreak.

Contractor injured while working on border wall in Arizona

It's unclear where or how the accident happened.

  Pima County Health Department tests locals for COVID-19 infection

So far, 36 people have been tested for the Coronavirus in Arizona.

Arizona Department of Transportation worker killed on Interstate 10

A driver on Interstate 10 lost control of their vehicle, striking and killing an ADOT worker on the job.

Arizona doctor indicted for selling drugs out of his home, local restaurants

The physician is charged with one count of fraud and five counts of unlawful administration of narcotics.

UPDATE: Pedestrian identified in fatal collision near Midvale Park

Hannah Marie Rogers, 25, is being held on an aggravated assault charge.

  City officials call for removal of Confederate flag from Tucson Rodeo Parade

One version of the Confederate flag will be allowed to fly.

  Rocky Point residents at odds with city officials

Residents aren't willing to fork over $250,000 the city is asking for.

  Changing weather brings out long-legged, flying insects

It's a spider! It's a giant mosquito! No, it's a crane fly.

  WACTH: Pima County Sheriff’s Department searching for burglary suspect caught on camera

The man walked in through the backdoor and took cash off a table.

  Stores sell out of household essentials amid COVID-19 concerns

Customers stock up to prepare for possible pandemic

  Southern Arizona healthcare workers, hospitals prepare for potential COVID-19 outbreak

Isolation rooms, supplies ready for potential patients

Salpointe boys basketball upsets top seed Peoria for state championship

The Lancers won their 11th game in a row and a state championship.

Tucson runner secures a spot on USA Olympic marathon team

This will be his fifth Olympic games.

Sahuaro High School girls basketball falls to Seton Prep in state final

Seton claimed its 11th state title in its 70-40 win.

Catch a glimpse of the Budweiser Clydesdales at Rillito Race Track

The gentle giants will be at Rillito Race Track this weekend

  Restaurant owners face backlash for supporting Trump

“I came to this country for the freedoms and I'm going to stand by it."

PCSD: Driver wanted for hitting, killing pedestrian south of Tucson

The driver left the scene with multiple people in the car.

  Tucson agencies discover faulty hydrant during fire fight

Officials with Tucson Fire said there are eight faulty hydrants around the city.

  CHECK IT OUT: Tucson hacienda open for bids starting at $2.75 million

Bidders can enter their prices until March 25.

  Pima County Health Department official explains COVID-19

Health department officials are urging people to get the right information about the new virus.

  Tucson real estate broker expects COVID-19 to impact housing market

One broker said people should sell now and buy later.