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A disabled 12-year-old boy, identified as Patrick Mathews passed away yesterday following a residential fire near N. Oldfather Road, and W. Cortaro Farms Road.
On Aug. 21 The Oro Valley Police Department was contacted by Tucson Police Department in reference to a bank robbery suspect in their jurisdiction. TPD believed the suspect in custody was the same suspect in Oro Valley’s Aug. 12 bank robbery.
Around 5:18 p.m. on Aug. 12, the Oro Valley Police Department was dispatched to a robbery at the Wells Fargo bank located at the intersection of Oracle and First Avenue.
Golder Ranch Fire Department and Northwest Fire were both dispatched to a full alarm gas leak at Tangerine and La Cholla roads at 8:17 a.m.
On May 15 around 10 a.m., Oro Valley Police officers were driving through an apartment complex at 450 W. Cool Drive on an unrelated matter when they heard a gunshot and saw a male subject in the parking lot with a rifle, hiding behind a truck.
A cement truck has rolled over this morning near I-10 and Tangerine on the frontage road, according to Northwest Fire District's spokesperson Adam Goldberg.
The Oro Valley Town Hall has been evacuated after a gas leak was discovered, according to Lt. Chris Olson with the Oro Valley Police Department.
Northwest Fire District is currently responding to three separate traffic accidents in the northwest side of Tucson, according to department spokesperson Adam Goldberg.
Tucson Fire Department Technical Rescue Units rescued a worker who had fallen approximately 15 feet into a trench in the 600 block of South Houghton Road, hoisting him out approximately an hour and a half after the initial fall.
On April 28 at about 4:58 a.m., the Tucson Fire Department responded to an early morning fire that left a family of five displaced in the 700 block of West Tennessee Street, near Irvington Road and 12th Avenue.
On April 17 around 3:30 p.m., Pima County Sheriff Department deputies responded to a report of a house fire in the 3800 Block of East Benson Highway.
The Oro Valley Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a person of interest in a fraud.
On April 26 around 9:30 p.m., the Pima County Sheriff’s Department received a report of a plane crash in the desert area northwest of Sahuarita Road and Wilmot Road.
Rene Bravo, the suspect from a shooting that occurred April 19 at Palo Verde Bar and Grill, turned himself in at the Pima County Adult Detention Center at approximately 11:00 a.m. according to Pima County Sheriff spokesperson Tracy Suitt.
The Tucson Police Department’s Larceny Unit is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the pictured suspect who is responsible for over 30 larcenies from Circle K’s throughout the city.
On April 3, an 8-year-old boy was struck by a vehicle while riding his bike at the intersection of North Shannon Road and West Curtis Road. The suspect had fled the scene. The boy was crossing at the crosswalk with the HAWK lights activated, he was traveling with an adult, and wearing a helmet.
A recent report from the U.S. News & World Report has released its annual ranking of the best high schools in the country and Arizona has three schools in the top ten, a feat accomplished by no other state.
Northwest Fire District crews were called to the 2600 block of West Ruthrauff near Ruthrauff and I-10 just before 2:00 a.m. after multiple 9-1-1 calls were received indicating that there was a fire within the building.
A large portion of streets are closed downtown for an unknown amount of time while Tucson Police Department's bomb squad investigate a suspicious package.
On April 19 around 1:45 a.m., Pima County Sheriff deputies responded to a shooting at the Palo Verde Bar and Grill, located at 5801 South Palo Verde Road.
The Pima County Sheriff’s Department Burglary Unit is investigating two suspects in connection with three burglaries. The suspects have been seen in video footage using stolen credit cards from some of the burglaries. Detectives are seeking help from the public in identifying the suspects in the attached video footage.
The Southern Arizona Arts and Cultural Alliance hosted the third-annual Cocktails and Classics event at the Tucson Mall on April 11. Above, guests enjoy food provided by Olive Garden while waiting for the fashion show to begin. At right, dance classes were offered to end the night’s festivities.
On March 25 around 10:05 a.m., Pima County Sheriff deputies responded to the Walgreens, located at 1415 W. River Road, reference of larceny.
Early this morning a pick up truck rolled over on I-10 into the median near Marana, according to Northwest Fire spokesperson Adam Goldberg.
District 1 Pima County Supervisor Ally Miller said in a police dispatch recording that the recent publication of her address in a Tucson newspaper has her fearing for her life, in turn prompting her to request around-the-clock police protection.
Tortolita Middle School’s TV Broadcasting & Video Production students entered the 2013 “Step Up, Speak Out, End Bullying PSA Contest” this spring. On April 27, students attended the showcase and awards event at the Loft Cinema where 17 Tortolita students’ video PSAs were played on the big screen in competition with schools across the globe.
The Tucson Chamber Artists (TCA) is preparing for legendary conductor Philip Brunelle to be a guest conductor and keyboard artist Feb. 8 through Feb.10.
According to the unofficial results, the City of Tucson’s new mayor will be Jonathan Rothschild. Rothschild, a Democrat, is beating Republican Rick Grinnell 41,438 to 30,435.