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  GRAPHIC CONTENT: Tucson Police release bodycam footage of in-custody deaths over past decade

Police: Yuma pair refused to wear masks, coughed on Walmart employees

  Pima County Sheriff Mark Napier releases plans to reform department

Authorities investigate inmate’s in-custody death at Cochise County Detention Center

Border Patrol canine unit seizes heroin, marijuana and revolver near Yuma

  UPDATE: Family mourns loss of loved one killed by alleged drunk driver

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  Hundreds gather in Tucson to honor law enforcement

  Tucson Mayor Regina Romero doubles down on white supremacist claim

  Tucson Mayor Regina Romero accuses organizers of pro-law enforcement event of being white supremacists

FBI warns public about money schemes amid COVID-19 pandemic

Man arrested on six child sex charges

  TPD to release information on in-custody deaths from past 10 years

Sheriff Napier weighs in on face mask requirement, says PCSD will focus on education rather than punishment

The Pima County Sheriff’s Department said it will focus on education, not enforcement when it comes to both the county’s face covering requirement and Gov. Doug Ducey’s executive order that shut down bar, gyms and movie theaters.

Phoenix-area luxury health company loses two more liquor licenses after Ducey’s executive order

Two businesses in Phoenix have their liquor licenses suspended one day after Ducey's executive order.

UPDATE: Arrest made after man dies at scene of crash

Passenger of crashed truck facing murder charge in connection with death of driver

  Tucson council passes tentative budget amid calls to defund police

Fiscal Year 2021 begins Wednesday

Police say missing kids’ mom helped keep their bodies hidden

TPD responds to standoff southeast of Tucson

Border Patrol: More than 20 migrants found in utility truck

UPDATE: Suspect identified in deputy-involved shooting outside popular bowling alley in Tucson

Authorities looking for suspect in shooting death of woman on Tucson’s south side

Crash results in closure of eastbound I-10 off ramp at Grant Road

Last 16th Street Baptist Church bomber dies in Alabama prison

Thomas Edwin Blanton Jr. died of natural causes while servicing a life sentence for the 1963 crime that killed four African-American girls and injured others.

  Police: Biracial woman set on fire while waiting at stoplight in Wisconsin

The victim said she heard some yell a racial epithet through her rolled-down driver’s side window.

Miss. man went on violent crime spree after release from jail due to coronavirus, police say

The suspect has been identified as Vincent Ogiamien.

Suspect in custody after five fires spark over three-month span

Several other fires are still under investigation.

  GRAPHIC CONTENT: Tucson Police report details policy violations during in-custody death of Carlos Adrian Ingram-Lopez

"The technique is against all training provided."

Tucson police investigating fatal shooting of 16-year-old Jaden Pillors

Anyone with information asked to call 88-CRIME

Justices boost Trump administration’s power in asylum cases

The high court's 7-2 ruling applies to people who are picked up at or near the border and who fail their initial asylum screenings, making them eligible for quick deportation, or expedited removal.

Former Tucson man pleads guilty to voting twice in the 2016 general election

62-year-old Randy Allen Jumper, of Incline Village, Nevada, pleaded guilty to one count of Attempted Illegal Voting before Judge Christopher Browning in Pima County Superior Court.

  UPDATE: Three Tucson officers resign following death of person in custody, officials to hold conference this week

Tucson officials will host a Wednesday news conference to discuss the death of a person who was in police custody.

  Documents: Mom called missing Idaho kids ‘zombies’ before their deaths

Investigators say Lori Daybell's longtime friend says the mom told her the kids had become zombies with “dark spirits” inhabiting their bodies.

PCSD looking for suspect after one sent to hospital with injuries on northwest side

PCSD says an adult male was injured and transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Screams, trail of blood, speeding car lead to arrest of two in Tucson

A witness told officers they saw Lewis taking off clothes and blood was allegedly found in the vehicle and on Lewis.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection seize 111 pounds of fentanyl at Port of San Luis

This seizure is one of the largest seizures of fentanyl in Arizona.

UPDATE: Tucson police identify suspect involved in midtown homicide

Anyone with information is asked to call 88-CRIME.

Former Maricopa County Assessor Paul Petersen pleads guilty in adoption fraud scheme

Former Maricopa County Assessor Paul Petersen pleaded guilty to three felony counts of fraudulent schemes and a charge of forgery Thursday morning in an adoption fraud scheme he was accused of running.

GRAPHIC CONTENT: Video shows shooting during protest over Spanish conquistador statue

Stephen Ray Baca, 31, was arrested and jailed on suspicion of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon.

  Trump signs order on police reform, doesn’t mention racism

It's a sudden shift for the Republican Party, one Democrats are watching warily, and a crush of activity that shows how quickly the mass protests over police violence and racial prejudice are transforming national politics.

UPDATE: Man facing murder charge following fight on west side of Tucson

James Scott, 66, was found dead at the scene

Families confirm bodies of JJ Vallow and Tylee Ryan found at Chad Daybell’s Idaho home

JJ Vallow, 8, and Tylee Ryan, 17, went missing in September 2019.

Tucson woman gets 8 years for killing cyclist on Sentinel Peak

Yanibra Yvette Moreno received more than eight years in prison as well as community service and probation.

Chad Daybell arrested after human remains found at Idaho home

Chad Daybell, the husband of Lori Vallow, has been arrested after human remains were found at his home in Rexburg, Idaho.

City leaders explain ordinance after online backlash

Mayor says tweets are spreading misinformation about ordinance passed in April

UPDATE: TPD investigating delayed homicide after victim dies from injuries

The victim was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries where she later died.

  Man arrested on arson charge following trailer fire on west side

PCSD said the cause of the fire was suspicious.

When protesters cry ‘defund the police,’ what does it mean?

Protesters are making the demand, “defund the police," as they show their anger at the police custody death of George Floyd and other black Americans killed by police officers.

County sheriff’s department arrests one in connection to fraud case, seeks potential victims

Investigators arrested 55-year-old Aloyious Niess.

UPDATE: 911 service restored to southern Arizona agencies

Outage lasted for about 2 hours

UPDATE: Police identify teen victim, suspects in east-side shooting

The shooting happened in a parking lot far on the east side.

  GRAPHIC CONTENT: Video shows chaotic scene as police officer set on fire by protester

A police office in the Guadalajara was set on fire during a protest on Thursday, June 5.

UPDATE: Pedestrian killed on southwest side identified, search for suspect continues

The PCSD said David Sargent was walking near Irvington and Cardinal when he was hit by an unknown vehicle.

Yuma border agents arrest juvenile retrieving meth dropped by drone

The subject was arrested for drug possession, while the narcotics and vehicle were seized.

Tucson residents charged in connection with looting at Scottsdale Fashion Square

Christopher Raybon, Ewveromvon Usuman and Labrina Johnson were cited for trespassing in connection with the incident at Scottsdale Fashion Square.

YouTube personality Jake Paul charged in Scottsdale riots

Police said they received hundreds of tips and videos identifying social media influencer Jake Paul as a participant in a riot in Arizona.

Woman found dead outside home on Tucson’s south side

Shooting call came between 9 p.m. and 10 p.m. Monday.

Tucson police search for driver involved in a pedestrian hit-and-run

The victim from the hit-and-run is a woman in her 60′s with life-threatening injuries.

Sculpture worth thousands stolen from Hacienda del Sol

A sculpture worth more than $10,000 was stolen from Hacienda Del Sol late Saturday, May 30.

  Rio Nuevo agrees to pay for broken glass resulting from protests in downtown Tucson

A protest in downtown Tucson left several businesses picking up the pieces.

Top lawmen in Tucson area respond to death of George Floyd

The top two lawmen in the Tucson area have spoken out about the death of George Floyd.

Pima County deputies investigate shooting on Tucson’s southwest side

One person hurt in incident near Cardinal Avenue and Valencia Road

AG Brnovich secures over $90,000 in restitution for victims of Dependable Auto in Tucson

The owners of Dependable Auto have made the full restitution payment to the AGO and the funds will be returned directly to consumers.

2 arrested in connection to midtown shooting of Christina Nunley

One of the suspects is Nunley's boyfriend, police say.

Woman in custody, man on run after being found asleep in truck at gas pump

DPS says incident is drug-related

No arrests after neighbor dispute on south side leads to barricade situation

Authorities say no one was injured and no one has been taken into custody.

DPS trooper shoots and kills suspect in north Phoenix

An Arizona DPS trooper killed a suspect in a shooting near Phoenix Monday, May 25.

Woman dies in shooting on Tucson’s southwest side

Anyone with information is asked to call 911 or 88-CRIME.

Sierra Vista police arrest drive-by shooting suspect

Joseph Ahrens, 18, booked into Cochise County Jail

Police: Westgate shooting suspect admitted involvement, wanted to gain respect

The suspect in the shooting in Glendale allegedly told detectives that he did it because he wanted to gain some respect.

Tucson police arrest teen allegedly involved in fatal motorcycle crash

Investigators say the teenager was driving a stolen car during the deadly crash.

TPD investigates fatal midtown shooting

One person has died after being involved in a shooting in midtown.

Police search for suspects after midtown shootout

Stray bullet strikes sheriff's department vehicle

TPD: Driver detained following crash involving stolen vehicle, motorcycle

Two people were taken to the hospital, one with life-threatening injuries.

UPDATE: Standoff situation resolved on north side

The suspect has surrendered.

KOLD honored with two regional Murrow Awards

Controversial arrest coverage, Crisis on the Border series recognized for excellence

  Police, sheriff’s department sees changes in crime statistics during COVID-19 shutdown

“It’s really become more difficult for people to have the freedom to reach out for help."

TPD responds to stabbing at east-side apartment complex

There are currently no suspects in custody.

Police arrest man for sexual exploitation of a minor

Brady Loberg was booked on five counts of sexual exploitation of a minor.

Authorities: Convicted sex offender admits to choking, sexually assaulting woman

Humphry Dixon Dogbe, a registered sex offender, admitted to choking and sexually assaulting a woman who was found dead in Phoenix.

Man dies after being run over in Circle K parking lot, suspect in custody

Detectives are asking anyone with information to call 88-CRIME.