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We are now aware that the event in Ferguson, MO, was similar to the Trayvon Martin case in this respect: an unarmed black male was killed after attacking an armed person.
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16-year-old Nathan Ayers and 18-year-old Dariun Beech were arrest on Feb. 3 for arson charges in the northwest. They are responsible for three separate fires near Magee and Shannon Road.
On Feb. 3 , Pima County Sheriff’s Department Arson detectives arrested 16-year-old Nathan Ayers and 18-year-old Dariun Beech.
A series of burglaries on the northwest side has residents taking increased security precautions.
The Northwest Fire District’s long-time K-9 accelerant detection canine, Jester, died.
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In the very early morning hours of Dec. 29, detectives of the Tucson Police Department, Organized Crime/Arson Unit responded to assist with an investigation of a fire that occurred at the Circle K Store located at 3970 N. Flowing Wells.
Detectives from the Special Investigations Division of the Tucson Police Department as well as investigators from the Tucson Fire Department have been conducting examinations into several fires that occurred on Jan. 2 and
Officials of the Golder Ranch Fire Department are seeking leads to capture the arsonist or arsonists responsible for intentionally setting fire to a playground in Catalina Neighborhood Park, located at 16562 N. Oracle Rd.
Northwest Fire District’s Ironwood Hotshot crew, consisting of about 20 firefighters, has returned to Tucson after being dispatched to help subdue the Waldo Fire in Colorado and Grapevine Fire at Mt. Graham in Safford.
Don’t worry if you drive by the intersection of River and Orange Grove road at lunchtime and you notice a fire truck parked inside the Marana Marketplace Shopping Center. Since Firehouse Subs, 3844 W. River Rd., opened its doors to the public on June 18, fire crews are seen there regularly.
Fire officials say the fire at the Circle K in Marana is arson.
On Tuesday, April 19, Jon Ashley’s Facebook post read, “(I) got a call that there’s been a fire at our church in the fellowship hall/classrooms building. No one is hurt, but major damage. Leaving a conference in Phoenix to get home. Please pray....”
Hazy smoke filled the air as flames illuminated the night skies over Tucson that tragic night in December 1970.
Northwest Fire District responded to a fire at 7:35 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 17, that heavily damaged a Continental Reserve home.
Northwest Fire District responded to a fire at 7:35 p.m. Tuesday that heavily damaged a Continental Reserve home.
photo courtesy of Northwest Fire
photo courtesy of Northwest Fire
In the early hours of Friday, April 30, the Northwest Friends Community Church was ablaze, contrasting with the night sky, the third and hardest-hit church in a spree of arson attacks.
J.D. Fitzgerald/Special to the Explorer, Valerie Schull plays a newly donated piano at a temporary location for the Northwest Community Friends Church, which is being restored after a recent arson attack.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Restoration to the Northwest Community Friends Church off La Cañada Drive is expected to cost between $500,000 and $600,000 after a recent arson attack. The church should be reopened in about six months.