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Wick Communications has entered into a preliminary agreement to sell its Tucson Weekly and Inside Tucson Business publications to 10/13 Communications, the parent company of The Explorer. Terms of the transaction were not announced.
Denver quarterback Payton Manning showed by the Denver Broncos are early-season favorites to make a super bowl run this season. In the 2013 NFL debut game, the Broncos defeated the Super Bowl Champions Baltimore Ravens 49-24.
After a stoppage of rain for weeks on the Northwest side, the afternoon monsoon storms came back with a vengeance Thursday night.
Monterrey Tile was established in 1988 and has since then retained its success by providing the best value in the east valley.
Jo Holt filed her 2014 candidacy today for the Arizona State Senate, representing Legislative District 11 on the Democratic ticket. Jo identifies herself as a moderate pragmatist who will represent the people of her district regardless of their political affiliation, and who will maintain a presence in their local communities.
Flanked by a bipartisan coalition of lawmakers, and numerous stakeholders that included AARP Arizona, Governor Jan Brewer today signed historic legislation that will restore and expand Medicaid coverage for thousands of vulnerable Arizonans.
On May 29, at about 3:04 a.m., Pima County deputies with the Foothills District responded to the Quick Mart located at 900 West Roger Road in reference to an armed robbery. An armed man who demanded money approached the clerk at the counter.
U.S. Senator John McCain’s town hall meeting scheduled for 4 p.m. today at BASIS Oro Valley has been cancelled.
The Marana Community Food Bank received a $5,000 TRICO Electric Cooperative Power Grant. The grant has been used to purchase peanut butter with help from the Fry’s Food Store #689 at Tangerine and Thornydale roads.
Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse racing at Rillito Park Race Track, 4502 N. First Ave., has been canceled this weekend because of expected inclement weather.
Nov. 8, 2012, was a regular day for both Chuck Boreman and Golder Ranch Fire District Captain Steve Drury. While they did not know each other, a workout at a local gym would change that forever. That morning, Boreman experienced a sudden cardiac arrest, brought on by a clogged artery that he did not know he had. That is when Drury and a group of other off duty first responders came to his aid.
The Oro Valley Police Department (OVPD) will continue with its High Visibility Enforcement (HiVE) efforts during the month of February on Oracle Road at the Magee and Suffolk intersections.
The Arizona Game and Fish Department in Tucson will hold a public meeting 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 14, to hear comments about developing 2013 hunt recommendations for deer, bighorn sheep, mountain lions, and bears.
On Dec.30, 2012, a suspect illegally gained access to a locker and stole two credit cards from a member at a local LA Fitness gym. The theft was discovered and reported later that same day.
On Feb. 3, at approximately 5:20 p.m., the Pima County Sheriff’s Department Search and Rescue Unit responded to assist an 18-year-old male who fractured his ankle while hiking the Finger Rock Trail with his family.
On Jan. 31, at about 5 p.m., a report was made at the Tucson Main Police Station at 270 South Stone in reference to an inappropriate relationship between an adult and a juvenile. A mother reported to police that she located inappropriate sexual conversations between her 15-year-old son and a 26-year-old female on his Facebook account.
On Jan. 22, a Marana citizen called the Marana Police Department to report suspicious activity.
On Nov. 15, the Oro Valley Police Department responded to the 12000 block of N. Yellow Bird Road.
Amphitheater Governing Board Member Jeff Grant resigned.
State Fire Marshal Provides Important Safety Tips to Prevent Injury & Fire
Landfills and transfer stations operated by the Pima County Department of Environmental Quality Solid Waste Division will be closed Monday, Dec. 31 and Tuesday, Jan. 1 for the New Year’s holiday.
On Dec. 19, The Oro Valley High Visibility Enforcement (HiVE) deployment results we taken from a total of 34 traffic stops:
On Dec. 12 at 10:47 p.m., Officers from Operations Division Midtown responded to the Domino’s Pizza located at 5460 East Speedway in reference to a report of a carjacking. The victim told 911 that a male suspect had taken his vehicle and wallet at gunpoint. A description of the vehicle was quickly broadcast to responding units. Moments later, an officer spotted the vehicle near the intersection of 5th Street and Alvernon Way. The officer activated his emergency equipment in an attempt to stop the vehicle. The suspect drove off at a high rate of speed at which time a pursuit was initiated with assistance from the Air Support Unit. The suspect continued to evade police, ran red lights and drove onto oncoming traffic several times in order to pass vehicles ahead of him. The vehicle drove through the front yard of a residence in the 500 block of North Treat, causing extensive damage to a light pole, a wrought iron fence and landscape. The chase continued and ultimately ended in an alley located north of Second Street and east of Stewart
On Dec. 12, Officers from Operations Division Midtown responded to an armed car jacking call in the 5400 block of East Speedway.
Survival rates have more than tripled for cardiac arrest patients in the Northwest Fire District (NWFD) as a result of a new treatment protocol and a close partnership with the University of Arizona Medical Center (UAMC), the hospital that provides the fire district’s medical direction.
The Tucson Police Department Auto Theft Unit is hosting a free Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) etching event on Friday, Dec. 7 from 9 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The event will take place at the SunWest Federal Credit Union located at 7725 East Broadway Boulevard.
At approximately 1:30 p.m. on Dec. 5, the Tucson Police Department was notified of a bank robbery that occurred at the Pyramid Federal Credit Union at 2850 North Country Club. Officers from Operations Division Midtown responded to the bank in order to initiate the investigation.
After being brought to Tucson's Reid Park Zoo in February because of allergies, a zookeeper found the 17-year-old polar bear Snow dead Monday morning.