• Tucson Jan 27

    Watch: Elephants Enjoy a Snow Day in Tucson

    Elephants at Reid Park Zoo in Tucson, Arizona, enjoyed snow flurries on Tuesday.

  • Arizona Dec 6, 2019

    Apple Releases Fix for the FaceTime Eavesdropping Exploit

    Apple just released iOS 12.1.4 which includes a fix for a group FaceTime bug that let people eavesdrop on conversations even if they never answered a call. The bug went viral last week after a 14-year old discovered that, while group FaceTiming with friends on his iPhone, he was able to hear someone who hadn’t picked up when he called....

  • Florida Nov 7, 2019

    1 Killed in Fiery I-75 Crash

  • Arizona Sep 7, 2019

    Former Cardinals Outfielder Chris Duncan Dies at 38

    Chris Duncan, the former outfielder who helped the St. Louis Cardinals win the 2006 World Series, died Friday. He was 38. Duncan, the son of former St. Louis pitching coach Dave Duncan and brother of former major leaguer Shelley Duncan, died of brain cancer in his hometown of Tucson, Arizona. “The Cardinals are deeply saddened by the passing of Chris...

  • NBC Aug 8, 2019

    #GreenShirtGuy Goes Viral After Tucson City Council Meeting

    Alex Kack has since asked his new fan base to support sanctuary cities.

  • NBC Aug 8, 2019

    'Green Shirt Guy' Goes Viral Over Reaction to ‘Sanctuary City' Heckler

    An angry protest about a proposed “sanctuary city” measure led to a lot of laughs for one man at a city council meeting in Tucson, Arizona, NBC News reported. When a protester wearing a “Make America Great Again” hat and a pink “Best” tank top at the Tuesday meeting started yelling “respect our laws” while holding up a sign saying...

  • driver Jul 10, 2019

    Driver Escapes Injury When Saguaro Cactus Pierces Windshield

    Arizona authorities say a driver escaped injury when his car’s windshield was pierced by the trunk of a saguaro cactus during a wreck Wednesday on the outskirts of Tucson. Pima County sheriff’s Deputy Daniel Jelineo said the black sports car struck the cactus while crossing a median before ending up on the other side of a road and that the...

  • NBC May 20, 2019

    Border Agent Facing Criminal Charges Called Migrants ‘Murdering Savages' in Texts

    An Arizona Border Patrol agent, facing criminal charges for hitting a migrant with a truck, sent text messages in which he referred to immigrants as “sh–bags” and “mindless, murdering savages.” The use of such words is commonplace in the Tucson, Arizona, sector, the agent’s attorney said in court documents, although he’s backpedaling from that statement, NBC News reports. Prosecutors obtained...

  • Attorney Aug 3, 2018

    Documents: Youth Care Worker Sexually Abused Immigrant Boys

    Federal authorities allege that a former youth care worker at a Phoenix-area facility for immigrant youths sexually abused eight teenage boys, one of several cases brought to light in recent weeks as thousands of immigrant children remain detained around the country. Court documents show Levian Pacheco faces several charges stemming from incidents that allegedly took place between August 2016 and...

  • Arizona May 26, 2018

    Vintage Denim: 125-Year-Old Levis Sell for Nearly $100K

    A buyer with a penchant for vintage denim has plunked down nearly $100,000 for a pair of truly vintage jeans that come from the American Old West. The 125-year-old Levi Strauss & Co. blue jeans, which failed to sell at auction in 2016, now have a new owner somewhere in Southeast Asia. “It’s somebody who loves old Levis,” said Daniel...

  • United States May 20, 2018

    Just 4 of the 54 Kids in the National Geographic Bee Are Girls

    When Gayatri Kaimal, a seventh-grader from Tucson, Arizona, competes in the National Geographic Bee finals this weekend, she’ll be one of the only four girls on stage, NBC News reported. Fifty-four geography-loving fourth-to-eighth-graders have earned a spot in the televised, rapid-fire contest — winners of local competitions from each U.S. state and territory — but just four of them are...

  • judge Apr 5, 2018

    FBI Releases New Photos, Video of 2011 Giffords Shooting

    The FBI has released some new photos and video from its investigation of the 2011 shooting in Tucson that left six people dead and 13 injured, including former U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords. Giffords was the target of a lone gunman at the meet-and-greet event outside a supermarket and was left partially paralyzed. Tucson TV station KOLD reported Wednesday that one...

  • Donald Trump Mar 27, 2018

    South Korean Auto Workers Blast Revised Trade Deal With US

    Unions at South Korea’s two-largest automakers, Hyundai Motor Co. and Kia Motors Corp., have blasted plans to revise a free trade deal with the United States, saying the amended deal will prevent local automakers from entering the fast-growing U.S. pick-up truck market. “It is a humiliating deal that accepts Trump’s strategy to preemptively block South Korean pick-up trucks,” Hyundai Motor’s...

  • NBC Feb 10, 2018

    Larry Nassar Sent to Maximum-Security Federal Prison in Tucson

    Larry Nassar, the former Olympic doctor accused of molesting more than 200 women and girls, has been transferred to a maximum-security federal prison that offers a sex-offender program, the Bureau of Prisons website shows. Nassar, 54, started serving a 60-year federal sentence for possession of child pornography at the U.S. Penitentiary in Tucson, Arizona, NBC News reported. If he outlasts...

  • social media Nov 16, 2017

    Rapper, Fashion Star Lil Peep Dies; Drug Overdose Suspected

    Rapper Lil Peep, a budding star whose emotional, downtrodden lyrics gained a cult following online, died of a suspected drug overdose Wednesday night. He was 21. Police in Tucson, Arizona, say Lil Peep, whose real name was Gustav Ahr, was found dead on his tour bus ahead of a scheduled concert in the city Wednesday night. Sgt. Pete Dugan says...

  • United States Aug 11, 2017

    2 Chainz Takes Stage in Pink Wheelchair After Breaking Leg

    2 Chainz isn’t letting a broken leg interrupt his tour plans. The rapper rolled on stage in Tucson, Arizona, on Wednesday night seated in a pink wheelchair with his left leg extended. 2 Chainz, whose real name is Tauheed Epps, wrote on Instagram Wednesday that he broke his leg 11 days ago and had surgery the next day. He didn’t...

  • Attorney Jul 19, 2017

    On Trial, Former Arizona Schools Chief Says Radicals Taught Ethnic Studies Program He Later Banned

    The former leader of Arizona’s public schools defended his yearslong battle to end a popular Mexican-American history program, testifying Tuesday that he was troubled by what he described as radical instructors teaching students to be disruptive but insisting he targeted all ethnic studies programs equally. Lawmakers dismantled the programs in a measure that passed in 2010, the same year Arizona...

  • judge Jul 17, 2017

    Jordanian Soldier Convicted in Killing of 3 American Troops

    A military court convicted a Jordanian soldier on Monday in the shooting deaths of three U.S. military trainers at a Jordanian air base and sentenced him to life in prison with hard labor. The defendant had pleaded “not guilty,” saying he opened fire because he feared the base was coming under attack. As he was led out of the courtroom,...

  • United States Jul 11, 2017

    Agents Find Woman Dangling From Border Fence in Arizona

    She was suspended in a harness on a rope about 15 feet off the ground when she was found Saturday.

  • California Jun 23, 2017

    Centers Treat More Burn Patients as Heat Wave Scorches Southwest

    The main burn center in Phoenix has seen its emergency department visits double during the heat wave that is scorching the Southwest U.S., including people burning their bare feet on the scalding pavement. Dr. Kevin Foster, director of the Arizona Burn Center, said this June is the worst the center has seen in 18 years. Most patients arrive with contact...

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