Authorities in Pima County searching for theft suspect
TUCSON, Ariz. (13 News) - The PIma County Sheriff’s Department is asking for help to identify a theft suspect from an April 11 incident. According to PCSD, the suspect in the photo jumped the counter at a Circle K at 4395 N. Romero Road at approximately 3:51 a.m. and stole over $2,000 worth of cigarettes.
History of monsoon in Tucson: Santa Cruz River record flood of 1983
Looking back 40 years ago, the monsoon was at its strongest causing millions of dollars in property damage.
Tucson's Royal Purple Party: Laughter, BBQ, and Fun Await!
Allow me to paint a picture for you: imagine a night adorned in hues of violet, shimmering lights reflecting off a sea of purple-dressed party-goers, an array of finger-licking BBQ bites wafting delicious aromas through the air, and a soundtrack of laughter echoing through the balmy summer night. Sounds fantastic, doesn't it? Well, the good news is, this isn't just a figment of imagination but the upcoming "Purple Royalty Party" here in our very own Tucson!
Deadly Motorcycle Crash on Nogales Highway: Details
A fatal motorcycle crash occurred last night near Nogales Highway and Delta Road, claiming the life of 19-year-old Caleb Goodwin and critically injuring another individual. Goodwin was riding southbound when an unlicensed and impaired 20-year-old, Jacile Javara, made a left turn, colliding with Goodwin's motorcycle. Javara's passenger is now in critical condition at the hospital. Javara has been arrested and is being held at Pima County Jail.
Pima Shelter Temporarily Closes Intake Due to Disease Outbreak, Encourages Adoption
Pima Animal Care Center has temporarily ceased intake until June 10th due to a recent increase in distemper and pneumovirus cases among dogs at the facility. To control the spread of diseases, the shelter is operating on an emergency-only intake basis. Adoptions and foster services continue to be available to create space, while free microchips and vaccines are offered to those adopting a dog this week.
Dervish’s defense team sees motion for university records approved
TUCSON, Ariz. (13 News) - It’s been more 8 months since Murad Dervish allegedly shot and killed University of Arizona professor Dr. Thomas Meixner. Dervish arrived at the Pima County Superior Court Monday morning, June 5, for a status hearing and to learn whether his defense team would have access to more documents from the University of Arizona.
Pima County Considers TikTok Ban on Government Devices
The Pima County Board of Supervisors is preparing to discuss the potential ban of TikTok on county-owned devices, joining the ongoing conversation at federal and state levels. The board plans to deliberate on whether to prohibit the popular app on devices such as laptops and mobile phones during a meeting scheduled for tomorrow.
Family Camp Unites and Supports Those Affected by Childhood Cancer
The Childhood Cancer Foundation of Southern Arizona has recently held its 38th annual Family Camp on Mount Lemmon. This event provides a much-needed getaway for families with children battling cancer, giving them a chance to bond and enjoy time together outside of a hospital environment. The camp features a variety of summer activities, including campfires, rock wall climbing, and rope courses, allowing kids to have a fun-filled experience.
Motorcyclist Killed in Collision, Truck Driver Charged
A tragic accident on the South Side claimed the life of 27-year-old motorcyclist Brian Ledesic over the weekend. The incident took place near South Nogales Highway and East Fenley Drive early yesterday morning. Deputies discovered Ledesic unresponsive at the scene and despite administering CPR, he was pronounced dead. The truck driver involved, 26-year-old Devin Dobbins, has been identified by the Pima County Sheriff's Department. Detectives reported that Dobbins turned his truck right in front of Ledesic's southbound motorcycle, resulting in the fatal collision. Dobbins, who was unharmed, has been booked into Pima County Jail on charges of causing death by moving violation. Due to the increasing number of dangerous street takeovers and sideshows in Tucson, the Sheriff's Department is intensifying enforcement efforts. To date, 38 individuals have been arrested for reckless driving and 19 for racing this year.
Ageless Inspiration: The 90-Year-Old Arizona Nurse Who Defies Retirement
At 90 years old, Ellie Yuji, a nurse at Better Health in the Phoenix area, is not only tirelessly making her rounds but also bringing joy to everyone she encounters, especially her patients. Yuji's dedication, empathy, and vigor have inspired her to continue working, making a lasting impact on those around her.
Arizona Coyotes' New Arena Search Continues: Potential Locations and Negotiations
Recent developments in the Arizona Coyotes' search for a new arena location reveal that the hockey team has not yet finalized a site for their future home. It appears that the Coyotes are currently exploring multiple options and may be in preliminary discussions with potential locations.
Recent Pima County jail-related deaths are more than twice as high as reported according to medical examiner
This story is supported by a grant from the Fund for Investigative Journalism . Joseph Zarate was in Block 1S, Cell 20 of the Pima County jail when a medical worker checked on the 29-year-old who had been detained for 46 days. They found him lying naked on his back on a bunk without a mattress near a toilet filled with brown water. His knees were up in the air. Dried feces was smeared on the bunk, as well as on his hands and buttocks.
A giant list of places to swim this summer including public pools, resorts and splash pads
Editor's note: This story was originally published in 2022 and updated in 2023. Summer doesn't arrive until June 21, but temperatures say otherwise. Here's where you can hit the water this summer in the Tucson, Marana and Oro Valley areas, including public pools, splash pads and resorts and hotels. City...
Tucson Authorities Target Street Racing; Event Promoter Detained
The Pima County Sheriff's Department has intensified efforts to combat illegal street takeovers and side shows in Tucson, in response to the rising number of such dangerous events. So far, 38 individuals have been arrested for reckless driving, with an additional 19 facing charges related to racing.
Court Grants Dervish's Defense Request for University Records
Murad Dervish, the individual charged with the murder of University of Arizona Professor Thomas Meixner last year, has had his defense team's request for additional records approved. The defense lawyers sought further records concerning Dervish from the University of Arizona, which they presented during a recent court session at Pima County Superior Court.
Pima County Discusses TikTok Ban on County Devices
The Pima County Board of Supervisors is contemplating a ban on the widely-used app TikTok on county devices, amidst ongoing discussions about federal bans. The board plans to address the potential ban in their upcoming meeting.
Debate Over Time Limits at Pima County Board Meetings
The Pima County Board of Supervisors will vote today on a contentious proposal to impose time limits on the 'call to the public' segment during their meetings. Public opinion on the potential restrictions is divided, with supporters arguing for improved meeting flow and opponents claiming an infringement on free speech.
Public Comment Time Limits Under Debate in Pima County
The Pima County Board of Supervisors is preparing to discuss a contentious proposal, referred to as Item 19, which aims to limit the amount of time residents can speak during public comment at meetings. This proposal has been met with opposition from community members who argue that it infringes on their First Amendment rights and equates to censorship.
Apple's Vision Pro: A Revolutionary Leap or a High-Priced Misstep?
Apple has recently introduced its newest and most innovative product, the Vision Pro headset, boasting augmented reality technology that aims to transport users into another dimension. However, there is debate over whether it will become a groundbreaking success or Apple's most costly failure thus far.
PCSD: Suspect accused of stealing two thousand dollars worth of cigarettes
The Pima County Sheriff's Department is looking for a suspect accused of stealing two thousand dollars worth of cigarettes. The alleged theft occurred at a Circle K on April 11, 2023.
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