TUCSON'S TOP 3: What you need to know to start your day
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - Happy Friday, Tucson!
We've got some headlines for you to read.
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1. MEN POST SELFIES ON VICTIM'S SNAPCHAT AFTER ASSAULT, THEFT
A group of men stole a phone during an assault on the University of Arizona campus and posted selfies on the victim's Snapchat account, authorities said. http://tucsonne.ws/2aeRTwA
The assault happened around 10:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 20, near Kaibab/Huachuca Hall.
Four of the suspects have been described as Hispanic teens while the driver of the SUV that the group of men were in has been described as in his 30s.
2. PARENTS OF TUCSON TERRORISM SUSPECT MAHIN KHAN RELEASE STATEMENT
The parents of Tucson terrorism suspect Mahin Khan have released a statement regarding their son and his charges.
READ it here: http://tucsonne.ws/2adAVO7
They said he suffers from mental health issues and functions at the level of younger than a 13-year-old.
Khan, 18, was arrested July 1 on suspicion of conspiring to launch acts of terrorism against government buildings in Maricopa and Pima counties.
3. TUCSON RALLY CALLS FOR RACIAL JUSTICE
Nearly 100 people lined up to rally for racial justice outside the federal courthouse in downtown Tucson on Thursday. http://tucsonne.ws/2a5qRax
The group, called "Showing Up for Racial Justice" organized the rally in an effort to stand in solidarity with the Movement for Black Lives.
"We are out here protesting the violence that we've witnessed across the nation, the extra judicial killings," said a volunteer with SURJ. "The lack of accountability for police, who, in turn, become murderers and are not held accountable for those criminal actions."
The Arizona Department of Transportation is at it again with their creative signs.
ADOT has been known for its famous highways signs, including warning drivers against playing Pokemon Go while behind the wheel.
This time, they're referencing Star Trek. Keep an eye out for these messages while on the highway this weekend.
Tucson could match the record high that was set back in 2006 - 108 degrees.
It'll be partly cloudy and hot today, with possible isolated storms and showers that will move west.
The heat will continue throughout the weekend. Saturday will have a high of 109 degrees, while Sunday will be 104.
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