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Tucson police searching for individual with potential information on possible sexual assault

Police say the individual may have information regarding an incident on April 2 near Euclid Avenue and Speedway Boulevard.

Fire crews extinguish RV Fire in Tucson’s west-side

  Arizona reports 419 new cases of COVID-19; 17,109 total deaths

TRAFFIC: Where to watch for road work across Tucson, southern Arizona

TRAFFIC ALERT: Southbound traffic shift Wednesday on Houghton Road

Kino drive-thru vaccination site to permanently close May 14

NASA says satellites could predict volcanic eruptions years before they happen

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PCSD responds to single-vehicle collision on southeast side

CDC says high STD rates continued into 2020, after 2019 all-time high

Survey on Reid Park Zoo expansion closes Tuesday

ADOT schedules public hearing for tentative 5-year construction program

  Pima County pauses distribution of Johnson & Johnson vaccine following CDC announcement

Barrio Brewing Co. lands at Tucson International Airport

Suspect recovering in hospital following officer-involved shooting

Additional charges may be added at the conclusion of the investigation.

LOOKING FOR WORK? These companies are hiring in southern Arizona

Employers holding job fairs to fill open positions.

Two taken to hospital after military vehicle rollover on I-10 near Avra Valley

Both the driver and passenger were transported to an area hospital.

Tucson Electric Power warns agains COVID-19 related scams

TEP says these scams have become commonplace despite customer outreach and active prevention efforts by law enforcement, government agencies and companies such as TEP whose customers are being targeted.

LIVE BLOG: COVID-19 vaccine rollout across Arizona

  Volcanic explosion in Caribbean forces thousands to evacuate

MILESTONE: Arizona administers 4 millionth COVID-19 vaccine dose

Casino del Sol Golf Classic begins April 15

Tucson police arrest street racer on I-10 Thursday

UPDATE: Man arrested for allegedly hitting woman in walker, speeding away

  Shelter provides resources to migrant families after being processed in Border Patrol custody

The director of Casa Alitas, Diego Lopez, said a group from Yuma gets dropped off at the facility every other day.

DPS responds to vehicle rollover on I-19 at KM 84

According to DPS reports, a vehicle starting fishtailing when it overturned on the median, with two people inside.

PACC to hold a name your price event for animal adoptions this weekend

On Wednesday, the shelter took in 88 pets.

Shuttered Venue Operators Grant now open for applications

The program includes over $16 billion in grants for shuttered venues due to the effects of the pandemic.

Northwest Fire performs water rescue in Marana

According to the fire officials, a driver was having a medical emergency right before leaving the roadway and entered a drainage canal.

Carondelet Neurological Institute earns Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification

The certification granted by DNV Healthcare means Carondelet Neurological Institute is equipped with the personnel, infrastructure, and expertise to diagnose and treat stroke patients, who require intensive medical and surgical care, specialized tests, or interventional therapies.

Oro Valley to conduct High Visibility Enforcement (HiVE) efforts throughout April

Motorists are asked to be aware of the additional enforcement activity and drive safely.

Marine Corps CH-53 Sea Stallion training to take place at Fort Huachuca April 9

Efforts are made to reduce the noise footprint of the helicopters crossing Huachuca City to the East Range.

  Where are the FEMA vaccination sites?

The State of Arizona and FEMA have to work out the details and that may be taking longer than expected.

Arizona legislature passes bill to stop federal interference with state elections

The Arizona House of Representatives said HCR 2023 is a direct response to Congress’ passage of H.R.1., which allows the federal government to share information with state election officials to develop a national strategy to improve security of election systems.

Dinosaur drive-thru exhibit debuts in Tucson April 9

The dinosaurs move and make sounds, and guests can enjoy the Jurassic experience from the comfort of their own vehicles.

Pools and splash pads set to open in Tucson April 19

Splash pads will open daily from 8 a.m. to sunset.

  City votes to raise water rates in unincorporated areas

The council will likely approve a “notice of intent” to move forward. That means there will be town halls and a public hearing before the city makes in final vote on June 8, 2021.

Country Club to close north of Broadway April 9-12

On Friday, April 9 at about 7 p.m., Country Club north of Broadway will be closed to travel until about 6 a.m. on Monday, April 12.

AZ Attorney General says AZDHS, not Ducey has authority over mask mandate

Brnovich informally says the Arizona Department of Health Services, not Gov. Ducey, has the authority to rescind the mask mandate but has not written any regulations on the matter.

Onsite registration assistance available for walk-up vaccinations at TCC

Walk-up COVID-19 registration is available in Pima County.

Friends of PACC among more than 1,000 non-profits registered for Arizona Gives Day

Friends of PACC is one of more than 1,000 non-profits registered for Arizona Gives Day, which is Tuesday, April 6.

Governor Ducey signs legislation to protect Arizonans from frivolous lawsuits

Health care professionals, businesses, schools, nonprofits, governments, religious institutions, and property owners are among the entities to which the legislation applies.

IRS has refunds totaling $1.3 billion for people who have not filed a 2017 federal income tax return

The IRS estimates the midpoint for the potential refunds for 2017 to be $865.

Two dead following collision in midtown

Excessive speed and not stopping for the red light by the Toyota appears to be the contributing factors in the collision.

The Tucson gem show is back next week, starts April 5

The Tucson Gem Show is back next week starting Monday

NASA detects two new Mars-quakes on the Red Planet

NASA scientists hypothesize the Cerberus Fossae as the center of seismic activity.

Sahuarita Walmart to temporarily close, reopens Monday

Walmart corporate staff say this temporary closure will allow third-party cleaning crews to thoroughly sanitize and cleanse the building, and allow associates to restock shelves and prepare the store for when it reopens Monday.

University of Arizona vaccination site to open 13,650 appointments Friday

Appointments are required for vaccination.

UPDATE: Missing child from Avra Valley has been found

Deputies say 8-year-old Jaxton Altieri was last seen at approximately 7:34 pm on-foot in the area of 10100 N. Anway Rd.

UPDATE: Pedestrian in hospital after getting hit by vehicle near Park, Bilby

One man was taken to a hospital for treatment.

Inspection shows Eloy detention center violated various standards amid pandemic

Among the various violations, the report states the facility did not enforce precautions in addressing the coronavirus.

  23 voter suppression bills in Arizona legislature

There are 23 bills left at the Arizona state legislature winding their way to the system, and some may end up on Governor Doug Ducey’s desk to be signed into law or possibly vetoed.

TMC, TPD and partners to host car seat giveaway event April 24

In order to receive a free car seat, parents will need to attend a one-hour class at the Westside Police Service Center at 1310 W. Miracle Mile Rd.

AZ Gov. Ducey signs Matthew’s Law to protect family pets

HB 2507, also known as “Matthew’s Law”, was signed in honor of Matthew Meisner who lost his life last year.

Tucson VA opens COVID-19 vaccination to all veterans, their spouses and caregivers

The VA in Tucson says all veterans are welcome, regardless of their enrollment status in the VA healthcare enrollment system.

Santa Cruz County opens vaccine elegibility to adults 18 and over April 5

The links for scheduling vaccine appointments will be available though the Santa Cruz County website and the Mariposa Community Healthcare Center website.

Sierra Vista Police Department glows teal for Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Teal is the designated color for sexual assault awareness.

UPDATE: Suspect in custody following three-vehicle collision on Tucson’s south side

One of the drivers fled the scene.

Phoenix dad on acid stepped on, bit baby daughter after letting her fall off table, police say

On Tuesday, March 30, Sanders was arrested on three counts of Felony Child Abuse. He is now in jail with a set bail of $10,000.

Road repair work scheduled for Saturday on Sandario Road

Motorists can expect reduced speed and lane restrictions. Minor delays may occur during this work.

Tucson’s ‘Meet Me’ events now housed at Beyond Foundation

Meet Me events are free and are supported by TMC HealthCare and El Rio Community Health, among other local sponsors.

TUSD says prom ceremonies will be held outdoors this year

TUSD is encouraging that all students attending prom ceremonies receive at least the first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, at least two weeks prior to the event. However, this is not mandatory.

AZ Senate hires independent auditor to review 2020 elections in Maricopa County

The scope of work will include scanning all the ballots, a full manual recount, auditing the registration and votes cast, the vote counts and the electronic voting system.

IRS to automatically refund taxes on reported unemployment benefits starting May

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, over 23 million U.S. workers nationwide filed for unemployment last year.

Saguaro National Park to offer summer youth employment opportunity

Youth Conservation Corps is accepting applications from April 1st - April 30th.

Chipotle celebrates National Burrito Day by giving away burritos and bitcoin

The contest officially goes live on April 1 at 9 a.m.

NASA begins final assembly of spacecraft destined to visit asteroid belt

NASA’s Psyche spacecraft is planned to launch from Cape Canaveral in Florida in August 2022.

Controlled burning to take place in Fort Huachuca on April 3

The burn will consist of 505 acres of land.

Governor Ducey to kick off opening of advanced manufacturing training facility

The facility was designed with flexibility in mind, meaning as industry needs change and evolve, training equipment and curricula will be able to evolve with them.

Marana rescinds expansion of restaurant seating

Rescindment of this amendment also reinstates all temporarily suspended sign regulations in the town of Marana, which were in effect due to Mayor Ed Honea’s Proclamation of Local Emergency.

Nogales police searching for missing man from Phoenix area

According to NPD, 27-year-old Vincent Gutierrez was heading to Nogales from Phoenix on Saturday, March 20, but there has been no contact with him since.

Diamondbacks expanding capacity at Chase Stadium

The Home Opener against Cincinnati is currently all booked, but officials say additional seats will be released at 9 a.m. Friday for the game on April 9.

Roommate faces homicide charges after man dies from gunshot trauma

Detectives are asking anyone with information to call 88-CRIME. You can remain anonymous.

Alzheimer’s Foundation of America offers six steps to reduce caregiver stress during National Stress Awareness Month

Here are six steps caregivers can take to manage and reduce stress.

Overnight lane restrictions Monday on westbound I-10 near Ruthrauff

Eestbound exit to Sunset Road also will be closed.

Bicyclist dies in delayed fatal collision downtown

This is an ongoing investigation and no charges or citations have been issued at this point.

University of Arizona transitions to Stage 3 of in-person learning on Monday

University officials say this will allow for in-person learning for classes of up to 100 students.

AZDHS: More than 2M Arizonans have received at least one COVID vaccine dose

Arizona Governor Doug Ducey urges those who are yet to be vaccinated, to do so as soon as possible

Tucson Parks & Rec to begin phased reopening of senior activity centers

Seniors will not need to be vaccinated, however, masks, wellness checks and physical distancing will still be required.

NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter to conduct first flight on Mars

NASA’s plan is for Ingenuity to fly over the Martian surface for 30 days, or sols, to conduct its test flight, no earlier than April 8.

State voices concerns after allowing Pima County to accept help from FEMA

In a statement released today by the Arizona Department of Health Services, officials say there have been concerns voiced by other states that host FEMA-operated vaccine sites

  AZ Department of Corrections vaccinating inmates at state complexes and private prisons

The department has received 3,940 doses thus far from the Arizona Department of Health Services and has administered 3,337 total vaccines to date.