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  • Tucson ranked among 'worst recession recovered cities'

    Tucson ranked among 'worst recession recovered cities'

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 8:53 PM EDT2014-07-30 00:53:31 GMT
  • TPD: Elderly man murdered inside his midtown home

    TPD: Elderly man murdered inside his midtown home

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 8:32 PM EDT2014-07-30 00:32:42 GMT
    It's still unclear when he was killed, but when police arrived at his home in the 800 block of West Budmore Terrace Friday, 66-year-old David Martinez was dead, perhaps for several days.
    It's still unclear when he was killed, but when police arrived at his home in the 800 block of West Budmore Terrace Friday, 66-year-old David Martinez was dead, perhaps for several days.

  • Video: MMA fighter takes down would-be thieves

    Video: MMA fighter takes down would-be thieves

    Monday, July 28 2014 1:15 PM EDT2014-07-28 17:15:48 GMT

    Mayura Dissanayaka was behind the counter when he noticed his fellow employee return after a run to the bank. An SUV pulled in the parking lot and two men jumped out to grab the bank bag.

    Mayura Dissanayaka was behind the counter when he noticed his fellow employee return after a run to the bank. An SUV pulled in the parking lot and two men jumped out to grab the bank bag.

  • Man's homemade 'trap' leads to neighbor's arrest

    Man's homemade 'trap' leads to neighbor's arrest

    A Terrebonne Parish man's homemade trap led to the arrest of his neighbor, police say. The incident happened on Bull Run Road in Schriever. The resident said that his shed had been burglarized while he
    A Terrebonne Parish man's homemade trap led to the arrest of his neighbor, police say.
  • Student found dead in apartment identified as UofL cheerleader

    Student found dead in apartment identified as UofL cheerleader

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 10:44 AM EDT2014-07-29 14:44:12 GMT
    The name of a 22-year-old University of Louisville student who was found dead in an off-campus apartment Monday has been released.
    The name of a 22-year-old University of Louisville student who was found dead in an off-campus apartment Monday has been released.
  • Ex-boyfriend faces kidnapping charges after SWAT situation

    Ex-boyfriend faces kidnapping charges after SWAT situation

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 9:24 PM EDT2014-07-30 01:24:37 GMT
    The woman who called police on Tuesday afternoon said she was held captive by her ex-boyfriend after he kidnapped her near St. Mary's hospital on Monday night about 8:30 pm.
    The woman who called police on Tuesday afternoon said she was held captive by her ex-boyfriend after he kidnapped her near St. Mary's hospital on Monday night about 8:30 pm.
  • Oro Valley woman gets 40 years on child sex charges

    Oro Valley woman gets 40 years on child sex charges

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 6:16 PM EDT2014-07-29 22:16:28 GMT
    Oro Valley Police arrested Melissa Ann Gordy, 44, on April 17, 2012 in connection with the arrest of a man charged with abusing a 14-year-old female family member, according to OVPD. 
    Oro Valley Police arrested Melissa Ann Gordy, 44, on April 17, 2012 in connection with the arrest of a man charged with abusing a 14-year-old female family member, according to OVPD. 

  • TUSD preps for first day of school

    TUSD preps for first day of school

    TUSD preps for first day of school

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 8:02 PM EDT2014-07-30 00:02:21 GMT
    Changes to TUSD lunch meals just days away from first day of school.
    Changes to TUSD lunch meals just days away from first day of school.
  • There are massive sinkholes in Russia. How did they get there?

    There are massive sinkholes in Russia. How did they get there?

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 5:39 PM EDT2014-07-29 21:39:24 GMT
    Three large sinkholes have suddenly surprised the country of Russia the past few weeks and their appearances have surprised many experts.
    Three large sinkholes have suddenly surprised the country of Russia the past few weeks and their appearances have surprised many experts.
  • Police: Woman used heroin two days before giving birth

    Police: Woman used heroin two days before giving birth

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 11:50 PM EDT2014-07-30 03:50:02 GMT
    A Memphis mother wanted by police after giving birth to a baby who tested positive for drugs, has been arrested.
    Police arrested a Memphis mother who gave birth to a baby who tested positive for drugs.
  • County contemplates nicotine-free workplace

    County contemplates nicotine-free workplace

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 9:49 PM EDT2014-07-30 01:49:03 GMT
    Pima County it taking the next step following a rigorous no smoking policy it passed nearly two years ago.
    Pima County it taking the next step following a rigorous no smoking policy it passed nearly two years ago.
  • Meteors and Supermoons

    Meteors and Supermoons

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 10:14 PM EDT2014-07-30 02:14:45 GMT
    Photo by Malcom Park in Chile July 28, 2014Photo by Malcom Park in Chile July 28, 2014
    The peak of the Delta Aquarid meteor shower is winding down, but you still can potentially see 15 to 20 meteors in the southern night sky tonight. The best chance to view them will between Midnight and 5:00am.The Delta Aquarids are particularly impressive, with more faint meteors than other showers. However, because we just had a new moon on July 26th, sky conditions are near perfect for viewing.We are entering into a much more impressive meteor shower, the annual Perseids. Debris from Comet ...
    The peak of the Delta Aquarid meteor shower is winding down, but you still can potentially see 15 to 20 meteors in the southern night sky tonight. The best chance to view them will between Midnight and 5:00am.The Delta Aquarids are particularly impressive, with more faint meteors than other showers. However, because we just had a new moon on July 26th, sky conditions are near perfect for viewing.We are entering into a much more impressive meteor shower, the annual Perseids. Debris from Comet ...
  • Mount Lemmon closure in place to help injured hiker

    Road to Mt. Lemmon has reopened to traffic

    Road to Mt. Lemmon has reopened to traffic

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 8:46 AM EDT2014-07-30 12:46:49 GMT
    General Hitchcock Highway is now open in both directions at MP 17.4, just above the Rose Canyon turnoff. The injured hiker has been taken to the hospital for treatment. 
    General Hitchcock Highway is now open in both directions at MP 17.4, just above the Rose Canyon turnoff. The injured hiker has been taken to the hospital for treatment. 
  • Peoria PD arrests 3 for sex romp in hot tub

    Peoria PD arrests 3 for sex romp in hot tub

    Monday, July 28 2014 4:20 PM EDT2014-07-28 20:20:00 GMT
    A sexual romp in an apartment hot tub landed a Peoria mother, her boyfriend and another woman behind bars on various sex and child abuse charges Sunday night.
    A sexual romp in an apartment hot tub landed a Peoria mother, her boyfriend and another woman behind bars on various sex and child abuse charges Sunday night.
  • Unusual welfare spending

    Unusual welfare spending

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 12:07 PM EDT2014-07-29 16:07:25 GMT
    Every month the state of Arizona spends about $3 million in taxpayer money on a type of welfare that can be used to draw cash from an ATM or to buy something at a store.  It’s not food assistance, it’s cash, and it’s loaded onto a debit card. Recent transaction reports list where Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program recipients are spending those tax dollars and it is not where you would think. 
    Every month the state of Arizona spends about $3 million in taxpayer money on a type of welfare that can be used to draw cash from an ATM or to buy something at a store.  It’s not food assistance, it’s cash, and it’s loaded onto a debit card. Recent transaction reports list where Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program recipients are spending those tax dollars and it is not where you would think. 
  • Nogales teenager's mother sues Border Patrol agents in his 2012 death

    Nogales teenager's mother sues Border Patrol agents in his 2012 death

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 12:01 AM EDT2014-07-30 04:01:22 GMT
    The mother of a Mexican teenager is is suing Border Patrol agents and U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers after one or more of them shot and killed the 16-year-old. 
    The mother of a Mexican teenager is is suing Border Patrol agents and U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers after one or more of them shot and killed the 16-year-old. 
  • Tarantulas on the prowl during mating season

    Tarantulas on the prowl during mating season

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 5:00 PM EDT2014-07-29 21:00:03 GMT
    Spider experts say this is the time of the year when the public will start seeing more tarantulas. They tend to be very active around this time due to mating season and may be seen crossing streets as well as front and back yards. 
    Spider experts say this is the time of the year when the public will start seeing more tarantulas. They tend to be very active around this time due to mating season and may be seen crossing streets as well as front and back yards. 
  • House fire displaces family of five

    House fire displaces family of five

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 8:08 PM EDT2014-07-30 00:08:02 GMT
    (Source: TFD)(Source: TFD)
    The cause is under investigation.
    The cause is under investigation.
  • Children's Museum coming to Oro Valley

    Children's Museum coming to Oro Valley

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 10:37 PM EDT2014-07-30 02:37:33 GMT
    Parents, listen up! You'll soon have another Children's Museum to take your little ones.
    Parents, listen up! You'll soon have another Children's Museum to take your little ones.
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  • Authorities find bodies of Arkansas man, son

    Authorities find bodies of Arkansas man, son

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 6:50 AM EDT2014-07-30 10:50:07 GMT
    Arkansas officials say search crews have discovered the bodies of a man and his infant son who were reported missing in the Ouachita Mountains late last week.
    Arkansas officials say search crews have discovered the bodies of a man and his infant son who were reported missing in the Ouachita Mountains late last week.
  • Prostitution sting results in 12 arrests

    Prostitution sting results in 12 arrests

    Friday, July 25 2014 3:19 PM EDT2014-07-25 19:19:10 GMT
    (WMC) – A prostitution sting was conducted at a Southaven hotel Thursday. As a result, the following 12 people were arrested: Preston K. Mitchell, 52, Memphis, Tenn., charged with procuring prostitution
    A prostitution sting was conducted at a Southaven hotel Thursday. Twelve people were arrested.
  • Searchers find bodies of Arkansas man, infant son

    Searchers find bodies of Arkansas man, infant son

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 9:45 PM EDT2014-07-30 01:45:41 GMT
    A four-day search for an Arkansas man and his 10-month-old son came to a grim end Tuesday as authorities discovered their bodies in a remote area of the Ouachita Mountains, authorities said Tuesday.
    A four-day search for an Arkansas man and his 10-month-old son came to a grim end Tuesday as authorities discovered their bodies in a remote area of the Ouachita Mountains, authorities said Tuesday.

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