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Tucson police investigate crash involving pedestrian in South Tucson

TUCSON — Tucson police are investigating a crash involving a pedestrian in South Tucson. Officers say eastbound Valencia is closed between 12th Ave. and 6th Ave., as police investigate the scene. Police say the crash resulte...

Tucson police investigate crash involving pedestrian in South Tucson

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Pedestrian dies after Saturday night crash in Midtown Tucson TUCSON — Tucson police say they are investigating a fatal crash involving a pedestrian that happened Saturday night in midtown. Officials say police found a man lying in the roadway near Grant and Columbus around 10:30p.m. Officers believe a pickup truck was approaching the intersection when t...
13:17, 2019-09-23

Tucson police investigating fatal pedestrian collision Google Maps TUCSON – A man is dead after being struck by a vehicle late Monday night. Tucson Police Department say the pedestrian was struck near Speedway Boulevard and Main Avenue at about 11 p.m. The driver is cooperating with the investigation, police said. Details are limited at this time....
15:34, 2019-06-18

Tucson police investigate shooting near Pastime and Stone TUCSON — Tucson police are investigating a shooting that happened in midtown. Police tell News 4 Tucson that the incident happened near Pastime and Stone. One person was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Police are not looking for any outstanding suspects. Officers have...
06:17, 2019-09-30

Tucson police investigate shooting at The Party House on east side TUCUSON — A man was injured after a shooting at The Party House on Tucson’s east side. Tucson police say the shooting happened just before 5 p.m. at the business near 22nd and Craycroft. The victim was taken to the hospital with life threatening injuries. Police are not looking for any s...
06:00, 2019-10-13

Tucson police investigates robbery at Tucson Subway TUCSON — Tucson police are searching for a suspect who robbed a Subway restaurant Sunday night. The incident took place at the location near 1st Avenue and Grant Road, according to Tucson Police Sergeant Peter Dugan. No one was injured during the robbery. No description of a suspect has not be...
08:17, 2019-07-15

South Tucson Police searching for vandals SOUTH TUCSON – The City of South Tucson Police Department is investigating a series of broken windshields of vehicles and windows of local businesses. This has residents on edge and police needing your help. “I just hope they can find this little booger!” Marilyn Chico from South T...
04:51, 2019-06-21

Tucson police investigating fatal motorcycle crash at 22nd & Houghton TUCSON — Tucson police are investigating a fatal motorcycle crash on the east side. Police say the crash happened at the intersection of 22nd & Houghton Saturday afternoon, between a Jeep and the motorcycle. Officers say the motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the Jeep...
05:34, 2019-10-06

Tucson police investigating early morning fatal crash on Kolb TUCSON — Tucson police are investigating a fatal single vehicle crash that happened early Saturday morning. Police say the crash happened just before 3 a.m. near Kolb and Irvington. First responders found a pickup truck in the median that crashed into a tree. Firefighters attempted to render f...
05:34, 2019-10-06

Tucson police investigating suspicious death on the south side Tucson police are investigating human remains found at a ranch on Tucson’s south side. Authorities say officers responded to human remains found by a ranch employee around 9:30 am on August 14th, 2019. Officers arrived at the property in the 12900 block of S. Old Nogales Highway and found the ...
21:17, 2019-08-18

Pedestrian killed in hit and run on the Tucson’s west side Tucson Police Dept. says a pedestrian was fatally struck in a hit and run on Saturday. Officers responded to reports of a serious injury collision involving a pedestrian near 1st Ave. and Kelso. Arriving at the scene authorities found an unresponsive female in the street. The woman was being treated...
21:17, 2019-08-18

Pedestrian collision in central Tucson turns fatal TUCSON – The pedestrian struck by a vehicle in midtown May 7 died from his injuries, according to Tucson Police Department. At around 8 p.m. May 7, 60-year-old Gordon Mackey was transported with life-threatening injuries after he was hit by a Mazda pickup truck near the intersection of North F...
16:01, 2019-05-21

Pedestrian in wheelchair struck by vehicle in central Tucson TUCSON – A pedestrian has died from his injuries he was struck by a vehicle late Monday night. The incident happened at about 10 p.m., on Stone Avenue and Drachman Street, across from Pima Community College. The pedestrian was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries. Officials...
17:51, 2019-08-07

Tucson Fire Department hosts rescue training at Tucson Convention Center TUCSON – Tucson Fire Department crews staged a mock training rescue at the Tucson Convention Center on Saturday morning. The training specifically mocked a situation where a tower crane operator needed to be rescued....
08:17, 2019-10-12

PCSD investigate ‘suspicious’ death on Tucson’s southwest side TUCSON – Pima County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the “suspicious” death of a woman on Tucson’s southwest side. Deputies responded to a call of a “person collapsed” on Wednesday in the 4900 block of S. Cactus Wren Ave. Upon arrival, officials located a deceased female with obvious sig...
23:17, 2019-07-03

U.S. safety agencies investigate plane crash involving racecar driver Dale Earnhardt Jr Two U.S. safety agencies are investigating the crash of a small plane in Tennessee on Thursday that was carrying retired racecar driver Dale Earnhardt Jr., his wife and daughter, officials said....
19:00, 2019-08-16

Vehicle crash reported at Tucson International Airport TUCSON – A crash is causing some traffic delays at Tucson International Airport Thursday afternoon. According to Tucson Airport Authority Fire-Rescue Department, the collision occurred at the lower level roadway. Motorists are advised to be cautious when traveling in the area. Traffic Alert. ...
04:34, 2019-05-31

25-year-old cyclist dies after crash in central Tucson TUCSON – A central Tucson crash turned fatal Monday after a bicyclist injured in the incident succumbed to his injures, police say. According to Tucson Police Department, 25-year-old Rene Navarro Jr. was seriously injured at the intersection of Estrella Avenue and Grant Road on Sept. 16. He was tran...
03:17, 2019-09-25

Motorcyclist dies after Friday night crash on Tucson’s southside TUCSON — Tucson police are investigating a fatal crash that happened Friday night on the city’s south side. Officers say first responders were called to the scene of a motorcycle crash on South Mission Road. Police say the motorcyclist was riding down Mission, when he lost control of the...
07:00, 2019-09-09

TPD: Teenager fatally shot on Tucson’s south side TUCSON – Police are investigating after a teen boy was fatally shot on Tucson’s south side Wednesday morning. According to Sgt. Pete Dugan, detectives were dispatched around 6 a.m.to South Avenida Selva Del Ocote, near Campbell Avenue and Drexel Road, for reports of an unresponsive male on the road....
03:34, 2019-09-19

City of South Tucson couple gets help from KVOA viewers SOUTH TUCSON – News 4 Tucson viewers come through again. A couple who lives in the City of South Tucson experienced a devastating blow when the auto parts they ordered were stolen from their fenced yard after they were delivered. The parts were to repair the air conditioning in their vehicle. The th...
13:01, 2019-07-19

Single-vehicle crash causes traffic signal issues in central Tucson E. Speedway Blvd. and N. Columbus Blvd./ Google Maps TUCSON –The traffic signals at a central intersection are out of order after a single-vehicle crash Wednesday afternoon. Tucson Police Department says the incident happened at the intersection of Speedway and Columbus boulevards. Minor injuries we...
23:34, 2019-07-17

Teen identified after fatal shooting on Tucson’s south side TUCSON — Tucson police have identified the teenager who was killed after a shooting on the city’s south side. Officers responded to South Avenida Selva Del Ocote, near Campbell Avenue and Drexel Road, for reports of an unresponsive male on the road Wednesday morning. Police say 15-year-o...
02:51, 2019-09-20

Tucson Fire responds to smoke coming from south side home TUCSON, Ariz. – The Tucson Fire Department responded to a house fire on the south side Wednesday morning. Crews responded to smoke coming from a home near W. 22nd St. and S. 4th Ave. around 8 a.m. According top TFD, a few mattresses were on fire inside, but the house was vacant. There were no ...
17:51, 2019-08-07

Tucson firefighters extinguish late night fire on south side TUCSON — The cause of a fire at a home on the south side of Tucson last night, is still under investigation. Tucson firefighters responded to a home in the 100 block of West 27th Street, around 11 p.m. Friday. The single story building had smoke and flames visible on the inside. Officials say ...
07:51, 2019-06-02

Tucson police investigating shooting TUCSON – Tucson police are responding to reports of a shooting on the southeast side. Witnesses say the shooting happened in the 7300 block of E. Marigold Circle. No other details are available at this time. Stay with News 4 Tucson for updates....
03:51, 2019-05-27

Crime Trackers: Backyard bandits steal packages from South Tucson couple TUCSON – Thieves stole $200 worth of packages from a couple’s backyard. The stolen goods consisted of auto parts to repair the A/C unit of the couple’s car. “Unfortunately, we really can’t afford to get our cars worked on by mechanics,” said homeowner Sivine Lupia...
03:51, 2019-06-29

Pima County plans to develop economic development plan for South Tucson SOUTH TUCSON – It all started with a property owner in South Tucson and a tax that was not approved by voters. “The tax generated $1.8 million in revenue to the city and those revenues were used to help sustain the city services,” said South Tucson City Manager John Vidaurri. The s...
04:34, 2019-08-10

Police: Tucson man drives car into Sahuarita Lake SAHUARITA, Ariz. – A 22-year-old Tucson man was arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence after officers discovered a submersed sedan near Sahuarita Lake Park early Friday morning. Officers responded to the area of Camino Lago Azul and Camino Rancho Solano for reports of a man knocking o...
22:00, 2019-09-27

Tucson Police say K9 continues to recover after being stabbed twice TUCSON – A Tucson Police K9 continues to recover after being stabbed twice by an armed robbery suspect earlier this month. Tucson Police K9 said Monday that Blitz had “his drain tube removed and is home resting,” mentioning that he is also “eager” to return to work. Blitz will continue to rest for o...
16:01, 2019-05-21

Tucson Police expands ‘Safe Place’ program TUCSON – LGBTQ activist, Sam Cloud is a native Tucsonan. “Fear is something that our community experiences on a daily basis,” Cloud said. Cloud is the president of Tucson Pride. She applauds the Tucson Police Department’s decision to adopt the Safe Place Program from the Seat...
09:17, 2019-08-22

Tucson police say 3 juveniles arrested after a weapon threat TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Police in Tucson say three juveniles have been arrested in connection with a weapon threat. Authorities say the threat brought an early end to Rincon High School’s homecoming dance Saturday night. According to police, the students notified teachers and administrators after...
07:00, 2019-09-09

Tucson police: Homemade explosive device found in vehicle TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Tucson police say an officer spotted a homemade explosive device in a vehicle during a traffic stop in a supermarket parking lot Saturday, forcing the closure of several businesses as the bomb squad removed the device. Police say neither person in the vehicle owned it so neither...
08:51, 2019-08-25

Tucson Police searching for suspect who placed noose on IBT’s Bar front door TUCSON – The Tucson Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying a man who is suspected of placing a hangman’s noose on the front door of IBT’s Bar. According to TPD, on May 30, between 8:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. an unknown man approached IBT’s Bar at 6...
09:17, 2019-06-06

Tucson police identify man killed in officer-involved shooting TUCSON — Tucson police have identified the man who was shot and killed in an officer-involved shooting Friday. Officials say officers received a call of a man who was waving a gun around in a neighborhood, while shouting suicidal statements, in the 5700 block of Eastland Street near 22nd and C...
06:00, 2019-10-13

Tucson police K9 cleared to work after getting stabbed by robbery suspect TUCSON — A Tucson police K9 is back on the job after he was stabbed during the arrest of a suspect in May. Police say that on May 10, Frank K. Garcia, 27, was involved in an armed robbery incident at the U.S. Bank, located at 2140 W. Grant Rd. He allegedly threatened and force a clerk to give ...
22:17, 2019-06-02

Tucson Police officer wants to build recovery center for young sex trafficking survivors TUCSON – A Tucson Police officer is on a mission to open a recovery center to help young survivors of sex trafficking. “In the human trafficking unit I recognized a huge need for children 11 through 17 that are survivors of sex trafficking,” said Sarah Haught, an 11-year criminal i...
18:17, 2019-09-04

Tucson Police release report on deadly shooting stemming from domestic violence TUCSON – Tucson Police Department has released 39 pages explaining details of a deadly shooting that occurred on the eastside in June. It stemmed from a domestic violence incident between a Tucson couple, Anthony Garrett and his girlfriend. The woman broke up with Garrett and asked him to move...
23:34, 2019-07-31

DIGGING DEEPER: Convicted felon and murder suspect escapes from Tucson Police TUCSON – A convicted felon who previously escaped from the Pima County Jail, escaped again. Only this time Noah Pizano was being transported to jail on murder charges when he ran from Tucson Police. The Digging Deeper Team uncovered documents including a  murder indictment involving a recent h...
10:17, 2019-09-28

Elderly woman seriously hurt after being struck in crash involving William and Kate's police convoy An elderly woman has been left in a serious condition in hospital after a crash involving a police motorbike in the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's convoy....
04:51, 2019-06-19

Rural-Metro Fire Department working Debris fire south of Tucson Dan Brooks/ Facebook TUCSON – Rural-Metro Fire Department crews are working a debris fire after a blaze ignited in the 4000 block of E. Nebraska Street Thursday afternoon. A plume of smoke can be seen from several miles away. Officials say that no structures are in danger at this time. Accord...
01:34, 2019-09-06

Tucson family of two without a home after mobile home fire on south side TUCSON — A mother and her son are without a home after a mobile home fire on Tucson’s south side. Firefighters responded to the scene of the fire at the residence on South Mission Road. Crews found smoke and flames coming from half of the mobile home, as well as a car that was parked nea...
08:34, 2019-07-21

Police investigate south side shooting and rollover TUCSON – Police are still piecing together a series of events that led to the death of a man on Tucson’s south side Wednesday night. It began with a shooting investigation near Valencia Road and 12th Avenue and ended in a rollover crash on Interstate 19. Just after 10 p.m., Tucson Police...
21:51, 2019-06-13

TRAFFIC ALERT: serious collision involving pedestrian closes northbound Oracle Road at Magee TUCSON – Northbound Oracle Road is closed at Magee road due to a pedestrian being struck. The victim is in stable condition and was not in a marked crosswalk. The driver involved stayed on the scene and is cooperating with investigators. According to Oro Valley Police Department, traffic diver...
14:51, 2019-06-20

PCSD: One person injured in crash involving a motorcycle crash on northwest side PIMA COUNTY — The Pima County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a crash involving a motorcycle on the northwest side. Authorities say the crash happened between the motorcycle and a truck near the intersection of Roller Coaster Rd. and Grande Ave. around 8:00 p.m. Saturday night. At ...
07:34, 2019-06-30

Fulham to investigate alleged racist incident involving family of defender "Championship side Fulham said they are investigating an incident among their fans after defender Cyrus Christie said his sister was hit and racially abused during their 1-0 defeat by Barnsley on Saturday."...
04:17, 2019-08-04

Hungarian police has identified seven South Korean Victims of Budapest boat crash Hungarian police on Saturday said they has identified seven South Koreans who died in a Budapest riverboat crash on Wednesday, without releasing their names....
19:01, 2019-06-01

Pedestrian killed by wrong-way driver in Harlem crash A pedestrian was fatally struck by a car going the wrong way down a Manhattan street Sunday afternoon, leaving two others injured, authorities said. The car was traveling in the wrong direction down Frederick Douglass Blvd near W 128th St. in Harlem at about 1:00 p.m when it struck and killed a 65-y...
23:01, 2019-07-07

Pedestrian killed after Friday night crash in Pima County PIMA CO. — A man is dead after he was hit by a vehicle Friday night in Pima county. County officials say deputies responded to a report of a crash involving a car and a pedestrian near the intersection of West Valencia and Settler Ave. First responders found the man with serious injuries after...
23:51, 2019-08-24

Driver in red Camaro hits pedestrian after running light, getting in crash A woman crossing the street in Brooklyn was hit Monday afternoon after a Camaro ran a red light, cops said. The crash happened around 2:30 p.m., when the 18-year-old woman ran the light at 54th Street and Fourth Avenue in Sunset Park, cops said. The Chrysler, which had a green light, T-boned the spo...
06:17, 2019-10-08

A4 crash: 'Innocent' pensioner dies after crash involving 'nine cars travelling at high speed' An "innocent" pensioner driving home with his wife has died after he was involved in a crash with up to nine cars "travelling at high speed", police said....
22:34, 2019-06-08

Eight injured during Brooklyn crash involving school bus Eight people were injured when a car crashed into a school bus Thursday morning in Brooklyn, the FDNY said. The car collided with the bus around 8:50 a.m. on Avenue T near Coyle Street, police and FDNY spokespersons said. Seven people suffered minor injuries and one had serious non-life-threatening ...
21:34, 2019-08-01

Hundreds without power in Tucson TUCSON – Hundreds are currently without power in Tucson. The Tucson Electric Power outage map showed outages near Broadway and Rosemont Boulevards. Approximately 854 customers are affected in that area, according to the map. The cause is still under investigation. The map also showed outages n...
04:51, 2019-06-02

MonsoonCon rolls into Tucson TUCSON – Monsoon is here and photographers and storm chasers in Southern Arizona are excited for the summer storms. They got together Saturday for Monsooncon to talk about their passion. This year’s theme was “Train, Equip, Connect.” Attendees learned more about Arizona’s amazing weather, rece...
10:17, 2019-06-23

Tucson woman relives D-Day TUCSON – As the world reflects on the events that occurred in Normandy on June 6, 1944. Here in Tucson, one woman was there 75 years ago. She shared her memories with news 4 Tucson’s Lupita Murillo in the video below:...
08:34, 2019-06-07

Group rallies outside Tucson VA TUCSON — A group gathered across from the VA Wednesday morning to rally against the privatization of veteran healthcare and union-busting practices. The Department of Veterans Affairs proposed new guidelines earlier this year that would make it easier for veterans to seek healthcare in the pri...
09:17, 2019-08-22

Celebrating 244 years of Tucson TUCSON – Tucson celebrated turning 244 on Tuesday, August 20. The birthday celebration was held at The Presidio San Agustin Museum. The Presidio is considered the place where modern-day Tucson was created. “It reminds us that we are all Tucsonans,” said Amy Hartmann Gordon, the Dir...
08:00, 2019-08-21

Thousands without power across Tucson TUCSON – According to The Tucson Electric Power outage map, thousands are without power in the Marana area, Northern Tucson and some part of Oro Valley. Map of the areas with power outages. If your power is out, you can report the outage at 520-623-7711. An automated message will be sent when ...
10:51, 2019-07-25

E-scooters can now be found around Tucson TUCSON – Razor and Bird electronic scooters were introduced to the downtown Tucson and Fourth Avenue area Thursday. As part of a 6-month pilot program, 1,500 e-scooters will be deployed around the city to see if they are a right fit for Tucson. Razor and Bird are both permitted to have 750 sco...
18:00, 2019-09-14

First Tee of Tucson expands to Oro Valley TUCSON – First Tee of Tucson has a new location in Oro Valley. Kids ages five to seventeen-years-old can now participate in the program at El Conquistador Golf and Tennis in Oro Valley. The junior golf program teaches lessons about respect, sportsmanship, and judgement. The kids are also taugh...
07:00, 2019-08-27

Conditions will dry out and heat up in Tucson TUCSON – Isolated showers and thunderstorms were limited mainly to areas in the higher terrain Sunday afternoon. Early this week, showers will be confined to our south. On Monday, there is only a 10% chance of rain in Tucson. Monday’s daytime high will reach 100 degrees under mostly sun...
14:00, 2019-08-12

Nurses go on strike in Tucson TUCSON – Registered nurses at Saint Joseph’s and Saint Mary’s Hospitals went on strike Friday. Nurses were outside at 7 a.m. Friday protesting the lack of investment in the nursing staff by the facilities’ owner. “The best solution is for them to hear us. Our demands ar...
07:34, 2019-09-21

Tucson Mayoral Candidates Ed Ackerley - IndependentThe Palo Verde High School and University of Arizona graduate is an account executive at Ackerley Advertising. The Tucson Native also teaches at UA and NAU, and held leadership roles at the American Advertising Federation. Randi Dorman - DemocratSince mov...
06:34, 2019-08-09

Crash involving at least 4 vehicles restricts Speedway, Kolb TUCSON – At least four vehicles were involved in a crash near Speedway Boulevard and Kolb Road Wednesday morning. According to Tucson Police Department, the crash involved a motorcyclist. No major injuries were reported in the crash, according to TPD. The area has been restricted due to the co...
18:51, 2019-09-12

Monsoon storms fire up across Tucson TUCSON – Widespread rain and thunderstorms developed across Southern Arizona today. The National Weather Service issued a Flash Flood Watch, which is in effect until 5 a.m. Sunday morning. This watch impacts 14 counties across Arizona including sections of Pima, Pinal, Santa Cruz, Cochise, Gr...
04:34, 2019-08-11

Happy 244th Birthday, Tucson! Tucson is celebrating 244 years of life, culture and history on Tuesday. The ‘Old Pueblo’ was founded on Aug. 20, 1775, and Tucsonans celebrate “La Fiesta de Agustin” each year. However, this land was home to many others before it officially became Tucson. Sunset over downtown Tucson “The area we ca...
17:51, 2019-08-20

Skateboarder hit, killed by car in midtown Tucson TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) – Tucson police are investigating the death of a skateboarder who was struck and killed by a car. Police say 36-year-old Justin Howell was riding a skateboard in a bicycle lane in midtown at about 11:40 p.m. Thursday when he was hit by a 2005 Chevrolet Malibu. He was pronoun...
01:34, 2019-06-16

Electric scooters will be available to rent soon in Tucson The city of Tucson is launching an electric scooter program to test the viability of scooters as a mobility option in Tucson. The Tucson Department of Transportation is going to test and observe the option and demand for scooters over a six-month time frame. Residents and visitors will be able to l...
12:17, 2019-09-05

AG: Tucson man voted twice in 2016 election TUCSON – A Tucson man has been charged with illegally voting in the 2016 election, according to Attorney General Mark Brnovich’s office. Randy Allen Jumper, 61, voted in Pima County after voting in Washoe County, Nevada, according to the AG’s office. Jumper signed a declaration stating, “I am a regi...
00:51, 2019-08-23

Get your grub on! Tucson Meet Yourself kicks off Oct. 11 TUCSON – Ramen, booza, adobo, latkes – no, this isn’t a verse from the theme song of Nickelodeon’s The Fairly OddParents, but if you are in Tucson, your food wishes are definitely going to come true. The annual Tucson Meet Yourself Folklife Festival is returning back to the O...
03:17, 2019-09-25

TPD: Investigating homicide in central Tucson TUCSON- The Tucson Police Department is investigating a homicide near Stone Avenue and Fort Lowell Road. According to TPD, the homicide happened in the 400 block of E Navajo Rd. Details are limited at this time, stay with News 4 Tucson for the latest update....
12:34, 2019-06-18

Former longtime Tucson firefighter dies TUCSON – The former President of Tucson Fire Fighters Association passed away early Wednesday. Roger Tamietti served the community and Tucson Fire Department for over 30 years as a firefighter, paramedic and as captain. Tamietti was the association’s president from July 2006 until his retirement in ...
06:34, 2019-10-03

Hundreds without power in southeast Tucson TUCSON- According to the TEP outage map, hundreds are without power on Tucson’s southeast side. The affected area is along Old Vail road between Swan and Wilmot roads. It is estimated that 365 people are without power. There has been no cause for the outage and TEP is currently investigating. ...
06:34, 2019-08-02

Iconic Tucson murals restored TUCSON – Murals that have decorated El Rio Neighborhood Center for more than 40 years have been restored. Local artists have spent their summer restoring three of the five original pieces of art on the west side building since 1976. The artwork depicts the Chicano Movement during the 1970s. The cit...
22:34, 2019-07-22

FC Tucson picks up road victory GREENSVILLE, SOUTH CAROLINA – FC Tucson won the 2nd game of their 6-matchup roadstand 3-1 against Greenville Triumph SC.  Here’s highlights from our weekend sportscast:...
08:00, 2019-07-22

FC Tucson’s Devyn Jambga on a hot streak GREENVILLE, SOUTH CAROLINA – FC Tucson’s Devyn Jambga had two goals in his last game against Greenville. Here’s more:...
08:00, 2019-07-22

Banner Alzheimer’s Institute comes to Tucson Alzheimers Awareness Background with Purple Ribbon on Stethoscope / Getty Images TUCSON – A new memory center is coming to Tucson in spring 2020. The Toole Family Memory Center at Banner Alzheimer’s Institute will be constructed at 2626 E. River Rd, north of Hacienda del Sol Road. A groundbreaking c...
16:51, 2019-06-28

Tucson steps up for 9/11 Tower Challenge TUCSON – Here in Tucson, people got up early once again to honor those lost in the 9/11 attacks. the 5th Annual 9/11 Tower challenge was held at Arzona Stadium. This year, because of the demand, the number of participants was expanded to1600 people, each with their own personal reason making t...
18:51, 2019-09-12

Tucson is planning new bike boulevards The city of Tucson is planning four neighborhood traffic safety and bicycle boulevards. The new projects are part of the voter-approved Proposition 407, which is dedicated to improving park amenities and connections. The program plans to expand the citywide biking and walking network with an additi...
10:51, 2019-09-26

#Greenshirtguy talks to News 4 Tucson TUCSON –  Alex Kack can barely explain it. For him, what happened Tuesday night at a Tucson City Council meeting was so ridiculous, the only thing he could do was laugh. “People really took time out of their day to go interrupt a city council meeting to just yell crazy, ignorant, racist,...
09:00, 2019-08-08

Tucson’s hottest day of 2019 to date TUCSON – It is h-o-t. High clouds have been moving across the state on this hottest day of 2019 to date. A ridge of high pressure is parked aloft, and this is bringing extremely hot conditions to Southern Arizona through Thursday. Temperatures this afternoon across the lower elevations are bet...
02:17, 2019-06-13

Tucson City Council Candidates Ward 1 Lane Santa Cruz - DemocratA second-generation Tucsonan, the Ward 1 council aide has spent 12 years in nonprofits and grassroots community efforts. The Desert View High School graduate earned a PhD and has taught classes at the University of Arizona. Mig...
06:34, 2019-08-09

Hundreds help kick-off Tucson Pride TUCSON – Hundreds of people helped kick-off Tucson Pride at St. Philip’s Plaza on Friday, September 20. Events will be held throughout the week, ending with a parade and festival. Organizers say these events are a way to bring the community together, as well as, show young people there i...
07:34, 2019-09-21

FC Tucson begins over-month-roadstand TUCSON – After FC Tucson’s 3-1 win over Toronto FC II on Wednesday, July 3, it’ll be a number of weeks before the Old Pueblo’s hometown pro soccer team plays at Kino Sports Complex again. FC Tucson’s next home game is on August 24 against Orlando City B. ...
08:17, 2019-07-06

Four indicted in drive-by shootings in Tucson TUCSON – Four suspects from Tucson accused of being involved in several gang-related, drive-by shootings were indicted, Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced Friday afternoon. According to officials, Marc Anthony Hatter, Erubiel Alexis Bojorquez, Isaiah Nikko Meza and one minor were indicte...
14:34, 2019-06-08

Tucson mom gets 25 years in death of 4-year-old son TUCSON – A Tucson mother who pleaded guilty to killing her 4-year-old son was sentenced Monday to 25 years in prison. In November 2015, Ashley Castro was arrested after her son, Ezekiel Castro, died from extremely high levels of sodium at the hospital. Investigators say he was admitted to Banner- Un...
23:17, 2019-09-30

Last publication rolls off the press in Tucson TUCSON – The last papers rolled off the press today at the Arizona Daily Star’s printing press. Both the Arizona Daily Star and Bear Essential News ended their newspaper production in Tucson. Back in May, it was announced that printing for the ADS will be moved to Phoenix, where the pape...
12:34, 2019-07-12

Tourists spent nearly $2.5B in Tucson last year TUCSON – When it comes to tourism in Tucson, business is booming. “We’ve had a really incredible year. It’s been sort of a run of a few really good years with double-digit increases,” said Dan Gibson of Visit Tucson. “Tourists in 2018 spent also 2.5 billion dollars in Tucson. So th...
08:51, 2019-08-14

FAA saw spike in Tucson laser incidents in May TUCSON — So far in 2019, there have been 33 reported incidents of lasers pointed at aircraft in Tucson. “There was a really big spike in the number of incidents in May,” said FAA spokesman Ian Gregor. “In fact, I think there were as many laser incidents in May as there were in the previous fou...
10:34, 2019-07-10

VIDEO: Black Renaissance in Tucson A series of events have been taking place this month to showcase creativity in the Black community. The last event will take place on Saturday from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m....
16:01, 2019-05-21

Tucson business says they are affected by tariff TUCSON – President Donald Trump has already imposed 25% tariffs on $250 billion in Chinese products. Starting September 1, the President said he will impose 10% tariffs on the remaining $300 billion in Chinese imports he has not already taxed. Local business owner Gary Scheer said they are alr...
04:51, 2019-08-03

Tucson welcomes in Ice Break 2019 TUCSON – On a cloud-covered Sunday afternoon, Tucson finally broke the ice. One hundred degrees was recorded for the first time in 2019 at 2:37 p.m. Sunday at Tucson International Airport. ICE BREAK – Tucson hits 100 degrees for the first time this year! #AZwx #KVOAwx pic.twitter.com/83...
14:51, 2019-06-10

Tucson man sentenced to life in prison TUCSON –A Tucson man was sentenced to life in prison Monday for murdering a man his girlfriend was visiting. A jury found David Turner guilty of first-degree murder, kidnapping, burglary and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. In 2018, police found 24-year-old Javier Quiroz dead inside a midtow...
02:17, 2019-09-18

Project widens more of I-10 between Phoenix and Tucson Widening in Casa Grande complements projectbetween Eloy and Picacho / Courtesy: Arizona Department of Transportation CASA GRANDE, Ariz. (AP) – Another stretch of Interstate 10 between Phoenix and Tucson has been widened to three lanes in each direction. The Arizona Department of Transportation...
22:34, 2019-08-16

The Group that runs Tour de Tucson has new CEO TUCSON – Perimeter Bicycling is proud to announce it has named Charlene Grabowski as the organization’s new CEO. Charlene has an extensive leadership background in Tucson and throughout the United States. Here’s more from Thursday’s sportscast: Here’s more from Perimeter Bic...
06:34, 2019-08-09

Tucson Meet Yourself road closures TUCSON – Downtown will host “Tucson Meet Yourself” this weekend. Starting Tuesday, there will be road closures in the area in order for vendors to set-up for the event. Downtown Tucson will host “Tucson Meet Yourself” this weekend. Multiple ROAD CLOSURES will be in place for this event beginning to...
06:00, 2019-10-10

TFD working rollover in central Tucson TUCSON – Tucson Fire Department is working a vehicle rollover that occurred near First Street and Sixth Avenue Thursday evening. According to the Tucson Police Department, two vehicles collided shortly after 5 p.m. One patient was evaluated at the scene and was cleared. Two were transported to...
22:34, 2019-08-16

Islamic Center of Tucson vandalized again TUCSON – The Islamic Center of Tucson has been vandalized again. According to Irfan Sheikh, the Chairman of the Board of Directors for the ICT, alcohol bottles were thrown into the center’s back parking lot last week. This is not the first incident reported. A similar issue was reported in August af...
06:00, 2019-10-10

More water contamination found in Tucson TUCSON — The city of Tucson is suing a company it says is responsible for toxic chemicals found in local wells. Now officials say they’re finding more contaminants. “In the last several weeks we have found significant contamination of PFCs’ out by the Air National Guard. The ...
13:17, 2019-09-23

Car crashes into home in central Tucson TUCSON – Northbound Mountain Avenue has been shut down near Grant Road after a passenger car crashed into a nearby home Thursday afternoon. According to Tucson Police Department, the incident was a result of a minor collision that occurred on the roadway. No injuries were reported in the crash...
09:17, 2019-10-11

4 the Weekend: Tucson Meet Yourself kicks off SPORTS UA VS WASHINGTON HUSKIES Arizona Stadium Saturday 8 pm WILDCARD TUCSON MEET YOURSELF: A Folk Festival Jacome Plaza Friday, Saturday, Sunday 11:00 am – 10:00 pm, Sunday 11:00 am – 6:00 p.m. WILDCARD Oktoberfest Mt. Lemmon Ski Valley Saturday and Sunday 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM WILDCAR...
09:17, 2019-10-11

TPD investigating homicide in central Tucson TUCSON – Tucson Police Department is investigating a homicide in central Tucson. Officer Frank Magos with TPD tweeted Thursday evening that investigators are working in the 200 block of E. Mojave Rd. Details are limited at this time. Stay with News 4 Tucson for the latest update. Detectives a...
03:34, 2019-09-06

Seven dead in New Hampshire crash involving ex-US Marines biker club Truck seen in flames after accident near RandolphWitness: ‘It was so devastating to see the bodies on the road’Motorcyclists with a club comprised of ex-US Marines collided with a pickup truck on a rural highway in New Hampshire on Friday, killing seven and leaving the biker community reeling. Relat...
01:17, 2019-06-23

TPD responds to crash at Silverlake and Kino involving multiple vehicles TUCSON — Tucson police have responded to a crash involving three vehicles at Silverlake and Kino. Officers say the crash happened 2 p.m. Tuesday. A man was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. Another man ran from the scene of the crash, but has since been taken into police cu...
07:34, 2019-09-21

Two dead in second floatplane crash this month involving Taquan Air, officials say Alaska floatplane operator Taquan Air suffered its second deadly crash in a span of eight days when an aircraft with two people aboard reportedly plunged into Metlakatla Harbor late Monday afternoon....
17:00, 2019-05-21

Ari Alexander says goodbye to Tucson-area viewers TUCSON – After over three years reporting and anchoring in the Old Pueblo, News 4 Tucson’s Ari Alexander has accepted a job for the NBC affiliate in Houston, Texas.  Here is his heartfelt goodbye after his last sportscast at KVOA. Ari Alexander won an Edward R. Murrow Award and regional...
03:34, 2019-06-19

Voters could decide if Tucson becomes a sanctuary city TUCSON — Voters could get the opportunity to make Tucson the first sanctuary city in the state of Arizona. Volunteers and organizers with the People’s Defense Initiative collected more than 18,000 signatures for the Tucson Families Free and Together ballot initiative. They called it the first citize...
06:17, 2019-07-04

Camp Fire survivors move to Tucson TUCSON – A couple that survived the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in California history is now calling Tucson home. The Camp Fire ripped through Paradise, California back in November 2018. “Then one morning, November 8th, the fire started,” said Rick Clark. “And we ...
14:34, 2019-05-29

Electronic scooters to be deployed in Tucson this September TUCSON – Shared electric scooters will hit the road in Tucson starting on Sept. 12 and be available for rent citywide. The electric scooters are part of a sixth-month trial pilot program to see if rental electric scooters are something that could work in Tucson. Before the program hits the str...
15:17, 2019-08-31

Tucson man arrested for killing roommate arraigned 57-Year-old Larry Fournier/ Arizona Department of Corrections TUCSON – A Tucson man arrested in Michigan in connection to a murder in October was arraigned in court Wednesday. On Nov. 6, Pima County Sheriff’s Department discovered the decomposed body of 75-year-old Juergen Haber during a...
23:34, 2019-05-29

Tucson nurses picket for staffing improvements TUCSON – Nurses at Tenet hospitals are joining forces to raise patient care awareness. Local registered nurses gathered outside St. Joseph’ Hospital on Tuesday and started picketing at 6:15 a.m. Another informational picket will take place at St. Mary’s Hospital from 6:15 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. “Ac...
14:34, 2019-05-29

Tucson man awaits sentencing in girlfriend’s death TUCSON – A man convicted of killing his girlfriend in 2017 is scheduled to be sentenced Friday morning. On June 11, Mario Jesus Dorame was found guilty of killing Maria Dolores Escobedo. Mario Jesus Dorame/ Pima County Jail Dorame was convicted of first-degree murder, unlawful imprisonment, tamperin...
15:17, 2019-07-12

M-156 rocket accidentally launched 60 miles NE of Tucson TUCSON – An investigation is underway after a single M-156 rocket was launched unintentionally during a routine training mission Thursday morning. According to Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, an A-10C Thunderbolt II assigned to the 354th Fighter Squadron from the 355th Wing reportedly launched a...
03:34, 2019-09-06

TPD investigating armed robbery in central Tucson TUCSON – The Tucson Police Department is looking to identify a suspect involved in an armed robbery in central Tucson. According to TPD, the suspect has robbed the Circle K at Grant and Oracle two times. Each time the suspect is armed with a knife and steals alcohol. Detectives need help iden...
09:01, 2019-05-24

A chance of widespread rain tomorrow in Tucson TUCSON – Scattered to widespread showers and thunderstorms are expected to develop Monday across Southern Arizona and in the Tucson metro. Stronger storms will be capable of producing in excess of 1″ of rainfall with frequent lightning and small hail. These showers are expected to move ...
08:00, 2019-07-22

Tucson Sector BP agent dies while on patrol, CBP says TUCSON – A U.S. Border Patrol agent died Sunday after being found unresponsive while on patrol, officials confirmed. According to Tucson Sector Border Patrol, Agent Robert Hotten, 44, was located by fellow agents near Mount Washington, south of Patagonia. Responding agents provided initial medical c...
21:00, 2019-10-07

City of Tucson distributes sandbags for the monsoon TUCSON – The official start of the monsoon is just days away and the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT) wants residents to start preparing now. Starting Monday, TDOT is opening a self-serve sandbag site. TDOT officials say it is important that residents start getting sandbags a...
23:51, 2019-06-10

‘Grow with Google’ starts Monday in Tucson Getty Images TUCSON – Google is inviting Tucsonans to join its free digital workshop on Monday. “Grow with Google” offers resources to expand your digital skills, whether you are a business owner, looking for a new job or just wanting to learn more. Workshops and coaching sessions will be held from ...
23:51, 2019-06-10

FC Tucson wins before pre-Independence Day Fireworks Celebration TUCSON – The Old Pueblo’s hometown soccer team scored early and often against Toronto FC II and walked away with a 3-1 victory at the Kino Sports Complex. FC Tucson will now go on a road swing and won’t play at home in the Old Pueblo again until August 24. Here’s more from We...
12:00, 2019-07-04

City of Tucson changing recycling program TUCSON — Poor recycling practices and risings costs are pushing the City of Tucson to change its recycling program. “Most of the recycling bins were either half full or a third full,” said Carlos De La Torre, Director of Environmental and General Services for the City of Tucson. St...
14:00, 2019-08-12

Tucson Sugar Skulls fall in OT vs. AZ Rattlers PHOENIX – The Tucson Sugar Skulls pushed the unbeaten Arizona Rattlers into overtime. However, the Sugar Skulls finished just short of a big upset victory after falling 50-40 in OT.  Here’s more from Saturday night’s sportscast: ...
12:34, 2019-06-09

New Hilton hotel to be built in downtown Tucson TUCSON – Downtown Tucson will soon be home to a new dual-branded Hilton hotel. Fayth Hospitality Group announced Monday that the construction of a 76-room Hampton Inn and a 123-room Home2Suites began at 141 S. Stone Ave, east of St. Augustine Cathedral. Hilton Hotel at Cathedral Square / Courtesy: R...
02:00, 2019-08-20

Two wanted in credit card theft in Tucson SAHUARITA, Ariz. – Two individuals are wanted after they allegedly used stolen credit cards at the Sahuarita Walmart Aug. 19 – a few hours after the initial theft. According to Sahuarita Police Department, a credit card was stolen from a person’s car in Tucson at around 3 a.m. Aug....
04:34, 2019-08-30

Raytheon announces plan to add 1,000 more jobs in Tucson TUCSON- One of southern Arizona’s largest employers U.S. defense contractor Raytheon announced that it has an annual economic impact of $2.6 billion dollars to Arizona. Arizona State University’s Seidman Institute conducted the findings of the economic impact from analyzing the company&#...
06:34, 2019-10-03

Tucson man convicted of fatally starving his 3-year-old son TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — An Arizona man has been convicted of fatally starving his 3-year-old son and putting the body into a toy box. Jurors found 50-year-old Martin Barreras guilty of first-degree murder and child abuse Wednesday. He was acquitted of abandonment/concealment of a dead body. Barreras is...
09:17, 2019-08-22

3 Tucson Sugar Skulls named “All League” TUCSON – Sugar Skulls running back Mike Jones and linebacker Zach Allen were named to the All Indoor Football League first team today as the league began announcing its 2019 season honorees. Defensive back Dee Maggitt Jr. was named to the second team. Here’s more from Tuesday’s spo...
07:00, 2019-07-03

Water line break in midtown Tucson TUCSON – Crews are working on fixing a water main line after it reportedly broke in midtown Wednesday afternoon. A contractor hit a two-inch service line at 2:30 p.m. behind the old Tucson Inn on Drachman Street. Midtown residents affected by the incident should expect the issue to be resolve...
06:34, 2019-10-03

Tucson area road construction picking up TUCSON – With millions of dollars in taxes coming in road construction is starting to heat up around Tucson. According to regional traffic officials, more than 30 projects are currently underway, with another 200 planned. Below is an accounting of all the roadway construction projects currentl...
03:51, 2019-05-23

El Tour de Tucson to eliminate 75-mile ride TUCSON –A big change is happening to the 2019 El Tour de Tucson. Event organizers announced Friday that the 75-mile ride will be eliminated. Statement regarding changes in the 2019 El Tour de Tucson's events-75 mile ride has been eliminated. Thank you for your patience. We look forward to seein...
23:51, 2019-06-10

Man transported to hospital after shooting in central Tucson TUCSON – A man was transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries after being involved in a shooting Monday morning, police say. Tucson Police Department responded to the intersection of Oracle and Grant roads at about 6 a.m. There is no suspect in custody at this time. The Circle K stor...
23:51, 2019-06-10

VIDEO: Father’s Day shout out from Tucson Today TUCSON – As Father’s Day approaches, the Tucson Today crew took some time to honor and celebrate the very special men in their lives. News 4 Tucson wishes all dad out there a happy Father’s Day this Sunday. Show us how you’re celebrating Father’s Day, by sharing your photos with us: Subm...
21:17, 2019-06-14

Tucson teen joins McDonald’s lawsuit TUCSON – Twenty-five more McDonald’s workers have filed complaints as the sexual harassment problem grows within the company. A Tucson teen is part of the class action lawsuit against McDonald’s. She claimed she was sexually harassed to the point of losing her job. In 2016, Brittan...
05:17, 2019-05-25

Tucson migrant shelter set to close in July TUCSON — Blankets line the floor of Tucson City councilman Steve Kozachik’s midtown office Saturday. On Friday night, dozens of migrant children slept here because Kozachik said Tucson’s Benedictine Monastery, the main shelter the city uses in this migrant crisis is over capacity. ...
12:34, 2019-06-30

Kim Kardashian keeps up with Tucson’s border activist case TUCSON –The trial continues Tuesday for the border activist detained in 2018 for allegedly harboring undocumented migrants in the U.S. Scott Warren, a volunteer with No More Deaths, is accused of conspiring to harbor and transport two Mexican nationals. Warren was arrested in 2018 when Border Patrol...
22:00, 2019-06-04

Nightfall at Old Tucson hosting hiring fair TUCSON, Ariz. – Think you have what it takes to be the spookiest in town? Nightfall at Old Tucson is now hiring. Old Tucson will be hosting a hiring fair on Thursday, Aug. 22 for their Halloween-themed event, Nightfall. The event will run from 4 to 6 p.m. at Old Tucson, 201 S. Kinney Road. The...
09:17, 2019-08-22

Tucson man’s xXx Pontiac GTO featured on Jay Leno’s Garage TUCSON – A Tucson man was featured in Jay Leno’s Garage for his old school ride. Thom Sherwood, the owner of a 1967 Pontiac GTO, shared how he came to own the iconic muscle car used in the blockbuster Vin Diesel film, xXx. News 4 Tucson’s Edgar Ybarra shares his story in the video ...
08:00, 2019-10-08

Rotary Club of Tucson honors first responders TUCSON – On a day dedicated to those lost in the attacks of September 11, The Rotary Club of Tucson made sure the work first responders do does not go unnoticed. First responders were invited to the Doubletree hotel for an event in their honor. Tucson Police chief Chris Magnus, Pima County She...
18:51, 2019-09-12

Raising Cane’s to open third Tucson restaurant TUCSON – Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers is set to open is the third restaurant in Tucson. The Louisiana-based company will open its new location in late October at 4225 Oracle Road. Raising Cane’s plans to hire 75 crewmembers. Raising Cane’s / Flickr “We are excited to commence construction on...
23:34, 2019-06-20

Winning $50,000 Powerball ticket sold in Tucson Courtesy: Arizona State Lottery TUCSON –Are you the lucky Tucsonan? An Arizona Lottery player is holding a winning $50,000 Powerball ticket from the Wednesday, July 10 drawing. According to Arizona State Lottery, the winning ticket was sold at a ‘Giant’ store, located at 6280 E. Broadway Blvd. The w...
20:00, 2019-07-11

Tucson Water: Service restored to most customers TUCSON – Crews continue to repair the 16-inch water line that broke Monday evening on Tucson’s southwest side. Crews are working to repair the 16-inch waterline that broke Monday evening on Tucson’s southwest side. Tucson Water says most residents should have services restored by now. p...
18:17, 2019-09-04

Tucson man presumed dead remembered by family TUCSON – A massive manhunt is over. Blane and Susan Barksdale are now back in custody. The Barksdales are being charged with the murder of 72-year-old Frank Bligh who went missing back in April. His body still has not been found. Bligh is being remembered as a loving brother, a good neighbor, ...
18:00, 2019-09-14

Man dead after domestic violence dispute in Tucson TUCSON –A man is dead after a domestic violence incident on the east side Monday night. Police say the suspect, a man in his 20’s, allegedly walked into a building at 5210 E. Williams Circle, near Rosemont and Broadway boulevards, looking for his ex-girlfriend. According to Tucson Police Department,...
15:34, 2019-06-18

Prisoner of War and Tucson native, now laid to rest MARANA, Ariz. – Sergeant Cread Shuey was laid to rest at the Arizona Veterans Memorial Cemetery. Thursday, flags flew at half staff, taps were played and the community gathered to honor a soldier who was unknown for decades. Sgt. Shuey fought in World War II and died in a prison of war camp in...
04:34, 2019-05-31

MVD Tucson Regional Office closed for week TUCSON -The Motor Vehicle Divisions Tucson Regional Office is closed this week while workers train on a new computer system. The regional office is only allowing vehicle inspections, which is causing some delays for other offices. On Tuesday, wait times exceeded an hour at the MVD off Shannon and In...
08:51, 2019-08-14

House fire displaces three in Southeast Tucson TUCSON – Tucson Fire Department responded Tuesday afternoon to reports of a fire at a multiplex in the 2700 block of South Oakenshield Way. According to reports, a floor fan caught fire and spread to the carpet in a bedroom, filling the unit with smoke. The resident, a 51-year-old female, and ...
04:51, 2019-05-22

Tucson man thankful after bystanders save his life TUCSON – A Tucson man is praising two bystanders after they jumped into action when he collapsed at Udall park earlier this month. He said their quick-thinking saved his life. “If you’re a believer in God like I am, you start thinking,” McCluskey said, “God got a purpos...
04:51, 2019-05-22

Man displaced after fire near home in central Tucson Smoke from a fire in the front yard of a home in the 3600 block of N Park Ave. TUCSON- A man in his 70s is displaced after a fire damaged his home near midtown. The Tucson Fire Department responded to calls of heavy smoke in the 3600 block of North Park Avenue Tuesday afternoon  When crews arrived t...
08:51, 2019-08-14

Tucson Convention Center to see $65 million upgrade TUCSON- The Tucson Convention Center will soon see new upgrades and expansions after the Rio Nuevo Board unanimously approved a list of priorities worth $65 million for the building. The plan would include improvements to the main convention complex, Tucson Arena, Tucson Music Hall, Eckbo Plaza and ...
08:51, 2019-08-14

Tucson man convicted of child sexual abuse TUCSON – A man awaits sentencing after being convicted of sexually assaulting a child on Tuesday. Christopher James Preston, 52, of Tucson and member of the Tohono O’odham Nation, was found guilty of two counts of aggravated sexual abuse of a child. Preston is being held in custody pending sentencin...
02:51, 2019-07-19

Jurassic Adventure hits Tucson this weekend Embark on a prehistoric journey and see the largest most realistic dinosaur ever. The Dino Expedition will be on  Sept. 21 and 22 at the Tucson Expo Center, 3750 E. Irvington Rd. To help our viewers enjoy a weekend full-on adventure, News 4 Tucson will be giving out five family 4-pack tickets Friday...
02:51, 2019-09-20

City of Tucson opens splash pads The City of Tucson opened its splash pads on Monday as temperatures start to warm up in Southern Arizona. Families can beat the heat at the Catalina Park Splash Pad, near Speedway and 4th Ave. The Naida Jane Baker Splash Pad, near Grant and Stone, is also open for the spring and summer months. City ...
19:51, 2019-06-12

Weekend forecast: Conditions remain dry and hot in Tucson TUCSON – It was another dry today, and tomorrow you can expect more of the same. Tomorrow: Partly sunny and hot. High: 103° Tomorrow night: Mostly clear and warm. Low: 76° Tucson is expected to remain dry tomorrow. Isolated showers will be possible for areas south and east of Tucson. Highs ...
17:17, 2019-08-18

Storms roll through Tucson for the last week of Summer TUCSON – Summer is officially over next Monday and Fall-like weather is in the forecast. But Mother Nature delivered numerous storms across the region on Monday. The areas hardest hit were west of the City of Tucson and major flash-flooding was occurring near Picture Rocks today. Check out thi...
17:51, 2019-09-17

TEKNET: Tucson real estate on the rise TUCSON – It may be heating up outside but things are also heating up in the Tucson real estate market. News 4 Tucson’s Nick VinZant has more from the TEKNET Center in the video below:...
10:51, 2019-06-22

Tucson family escapes house fire TUCSON – Residents of a north side home were displaced Thursday morning after a garage fire. Northwest Fire District officials were dispatched to the 7200 block of W. Deserama Dr. Fire officials say two adults, a dog, and a turtle were able to evacuate the home with no injuries. The cause of the fir...
15:17, 2019-06-06

New economic hub in Tucson attracting businesses and jobs TUCSON- Since Ina Road and the I-10 ramps opened, nearby businesses are seeing an increase in motorists in the area and new businesses are moving in. One new business is the country bar and restaurant Whiskey Roads that is set to open early August. “We have been eyeballing this kind of area on...
12:34, 2019-06-18

Tucson man sentenced for Medicare fraud scheme TUCSON – A licensed podiatrist was sentenced on Friday to 24 months in prison for his role in a scheme that defrauded Medicare out of thousands of dollars. Officials say Loren Wessel, 55, of Tucson admitted to submitting false claims to Medicare from 2008 through June 2016. Wessel provided podiatry ...
23:34, 2019-05-21

Banner is title sponsor for El Tour de Tucson Both sides say its a good marriage. Banner University Medicine and the Perimeter Bicycling Association, the company that organizes El Tour de Tucson, formally announced the health provider as the title sponsor for Arizona’s biggest cycling event. Officials said the children’s center will be th...
17:51, 2019-08-20

TFD responds to reports of a fire in the Tucson Mall TUCSON – Tucson Fire Department crews responded to calls of smoke coming from a store under construction inside the Tucson Mall. According to TFD, upon crews arrival, mall patrons had evacuated the area and the sprinkler system extinguished the fire. View this post on Instagram ...
13:00, 2019-08-23

Isolated showers near border, but Tucson remains dry TUCSON – It was another hot and dry day across the Tucson metro. Heat watches, warnings, and advisories continue to impact sections of the Midwest and East coast. Back in Southern Arizona, temperatures remain above average. Today’s daytime in Tucson hit 105 degrees, and the average high...
06:34, 2019-07-21

Tucson man injured while trying to save pets from fire TUCSON – His crutches clank every time he takes a step. The walking boot on his leg is itchy and heavy. Still, Anthony Valencia says he would do it all again. “That’s just me. I’m pretty sure a lot of people would too,” said Valencia. Valencia says he was visiting his g...
14:00, 2019-07-16

29 years ago today: Tucson’s hottest day on record Do you remember when it reached 117 degrees in Tucson? On June 26, 1990, Tucson’s daytime high peaked at 117 degrees, the hottest day on record at the Tucson International Airport. We came close to that record in 2017 when it hit 116 degrees in 2017. Today’s daytime high in Tucson will peak at...
19:34, 2019-06-27

Buffalo Soldier Memorial to be built in Tucson TUCSON – A Buffalo Soldier memorial is set to be built at the Quincy Douglas Center. The memorial will honor the Buffalo Soldiers who served in the military. According to the U.S. Department of the Interior, the Buffalo Soldiers got their famous nickname from Cheyenne warriors. Jon Covington S...
23:34, 2019-08-13

Tucson firefighters are picking up some new gear this week Tucson Fire Department is moving forward on new vehicles. TUCSON – Tucson firefighters are picking up some new gear this week in Wisconsin. TFD is performing final inspections on two new quints for stations 17 and 22. Quints can function as both an engine and a ladder truck. These new units wi...
09:51, 2019-05-22

Digging Deeper: Possible ISIS connection to Tucson TUCSON – Two Tucson men are behind bars and facing federal terrorism charges. News 4 Tucson obtained court documents that revealed the depth of the plan involving the terrorist group, ISIS. Retired FBI agent who was the assistant director for counterintelligence said, “These two guys showed th...
23:34, 2019-07-31

ADOT paid thousands for car damage on I-10 in Tucson TUCSON – More than five hundred people filed claims with the Arizona Department of Transportation during an eight-month period, claiming conditions on Interstate 10 in Tucson caused damage to their cars. According to the records, the claims occurred from October 1, 2018, and May 31, 2019. Some...
23:34, 2019-07-31

Ice skating rink coming to downtown Tucson TUCSON – This winter Tucsonans will get the chance to experience what it’s like to take the ice. Rio Nuevo recently unanimously approved $350,000 to fund an outdoor skating rink in downtown Tucson. The rink is scheduled to open up Thanksgiving Day and run through New Year’s Day. It...
23:34, 2019-07-31

Get your grub on! Tucson Meet Yourself kicks off Friday TUCSON – Ramen, booza, adobo, latkes – no, this isn’t a verse from the theme song of Nickelodeon’s The Fairly OddParents, but if you are in Tucson, your food wishes are definitely going to come true. The annual Tucson Meet Yourself Folklife Festival is returning back to the O...
00:51, 2019-10-12

Tucson native participates in DoD Warrior Games 190625-D-DB155-005Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Daniel Clarke aims a recurve bow during archery finals for the 2019 DoD Warrior Games in Tampa, Florida June 25, 2019. (DoD photo by EJ Hersom) TAMPA, Fla. – A Tucson native recently completed in the 2019 Department of Defense Warriors Game. Navy Diver ...
22:51, 2019-07-09

Tucson dog reunited with owner after missing for six years TUCSON – After being lost for nearly six years, a Tucson dog has been reunited with his family. According to Pima Animal Care Center, Solo, the brown pit bull was brought into the shelter with one eye completely shut. PACC said the dog could barely open his mouth. PACC’s medical staff qu...
11:51, 2019-06-28

Tucson Sugar Skulls to battle for playoff lives TUCSON – The expansion professional indoor football team the Tucson Sugar Skulls have a chance to make it to the post season.  If the Sugar Skulls can beat Quad City on Saturday at the TCC they’ll advance to the playoffs.  Here’s more from Sunday’s sportscast:...
14:51, 2019-06-10

28th Honor Flight lands back in Tucson TUCSON – Twenty-three World War II, Korean War and Vietnam War veterans returned home Monday night. After an unforgettable trip to Washington D.C., the 28th Honor Flight landed back in Tucson. The veterans spent a few days visiting the national memorials dedicated to the wars in which they fought. P...
00:34, 2019-10-02

Regina Romero projected to win Democratic bid for Tucson mayor TUCSON – With the polls officially closed, the decision for who Tucson chose to face Independent Mayoral candidate Ed Ackerly come November will soon be determined. On Tuesday, Tucson voters headed to the polls to cast their vote for the city’s primary election. This race, Ackerley, the ...
08:51, 2019-08-28

Tucson teen wins $500 during annual golf tournament TUCSON – Dozens of aspiring young golfers hit the course this week to compete in the Tucson City Junior Championship Golf Tournament. One of the golfers, David Guerrero, was also awarded the Michael J. Harris Core Values Award. The Cienega High School Junior was chosen because he embodied the ...
15:34, 2019-05-31

City of Tucson prepares for monsoon with Operation Splash TUCSON – The monsoon is fast approaching. Its official first day is June 15. Driving flooded streets can get chaotic and dangerous, which is why the city is already preparing. Anyone who has lived in Tucson for the monsoon knows that when it rains, it floods. The City of Tucson is placing nume...
17:00, 2019-06-05

PGA’s Cologuard Classic signs 5-year-extension in Tucson TUCSON – PGA TOUR Champions, Exact Sciences (NASDAQ: EXAS) – the makers of Cologuard®, The First Tee of Tucson and the Tucson Conquistadores announced today a five-year extension of the Cologuard Classic, contested annually at the Omni Tucson National Resort. The announcement extends the curre...
14:00, 2019-09-25

Vehicle crashes into building on Tucson’s east side TUCSON – A vehicle crashed into an east side building Monday morning. Tucson Police Department says a vehicle crashed into 720 N. Kolb Rd., just after 8 a.m. The driver suffered from minor injuries and was not transported to the hospital. No other injuries have been reported. There were no other veh...
20:51, 2019-09-16

City of Tucson reopens sandbag distribution site TUCSON – As Hurricane Lorena makes its way up the coast, it could lead to lots of rain in Tucson. To prepare for it, the City of Tucson is reopening its sandbag distribution site. Residents can pick up sandbags starting 2 p.m., on Friday at the east parking lot of Hi Corbett Field,700 S. Randolph Wa...
07:34, 2019-09-21

A strong chance of rain in Tucson early next week TUCSON – Rain will return to Tucson thanks to a combination of tropical moisture from Lorena and a deep low pressure system near the Pacific Northwest. Tropical Storm Lorena is moving north and will bring heavy rain to Sonora Mexico over the next 24 hours. Expect a 50% chance of isolated to scatter...
13:17, 2019-09-23

Bridgestone donates van to Boys and Girls Club of Tucson Boys and Girls Club of Tucson TUCSON – Getting around in Tucson can sometimes be a challenge, especially for children and young adults from low-income families. Recently, the Boys and Girls Club of Tucson received a special gift. Bridgestone, the owner of Firestones auto care stores, donated a “much...
07:34, 2019-09-21

Banner – UMC to hold treating trauma conference in Tucson Getty Images TUCSON – Banner University Medical Center is hosting the 30th Annual trauma conference on Thursday and Friday. The conference will be held at JW Marriot Tucson Starr Pass Resort and Spa, located at 3800 W. Starr Pass Blvd. Health officials will cover new approaches to treating trauma. “...
19:34, 2019-06-27

Man sentenced to 16 years in fatal stabbing of Tucson inmate TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A man accused in the 2017 death of another inmate at the state prison in Tucson has been given a 16-year sentence. Ryan Wayne Bohannon was one of four men who allegedly stabbed 46-year-old Joseph Zawacki 50 times in the prison’s courtyard in September 2017. Ryan Wayne Boha...
01:17, 2019-06-28

Tucson City Council to vote on speed limit changes TUCSON – Tucson’s city council is set to vote on some speed limit changes advised by the city’s Traffic and Safety Engineering team on Thursday. This is a result of widened roadways and annexations. “We’ll be changing speed limited about a dozen roadways and it’s...
06:00, 2019-10-10

Tucson tax preparer gets 18 months in prison for false returns TUCSON – A Tucson man was sentenced to 18 months in prison for assisting in the preparation and filing of false federal income tax returns, the U.S. Attorney’s Office said Thursday. Joseph Michael Vosberg, 59, pleaded guilty to aiding and abetting the filing of false federal tax returns. According t...
21:34, 2019-08-02

DIGGING DEEPER: Examining Tucson’s ties to 9/11 terrorists TUCSON – It has now been 18 years since the September 11 terror attacks, and many people might not realize the Tucson connections to that fateful day. As the city and the world were coming to grips with the tragedy, we soon began to uncover how deep the terrorist’s ties were to our community. ...
18:51, 2019-09-12

Tucson Roadrunners to host NHL Draft party at Gentle Ben’s TUCSON – The Tucson Roadrunners, proud American Hockey League affiliate of the Arizona Coyotes, announced today that the team will hold a viewing party for the 2019 NHL Entry Draft on Friday, June 21 at 5 p.m. at Gentle Ben’s Brewing (865 E University Blvd). The first round of the 2019 NHL Ent...
03:34, 2019-06-19

Tucson’s Democratic mayoral candidates square off in debate TUCSON — The three Democrats vying to become the party’s nominee for mayor this fall were on stage together at Rincon High School, debating for the first time in this campaign with only two weeks to go before ballots get mailed out. Tucson Councilwoman Regina Romero, former Arizona State...
13:01, 2019-07-19

Tucson council votes on sanctuary city initiative TUCSON – The City of Tucson is now one step closer to becoming a “sanctuary city”. On Tuesday, Tucson city council members voted to put a voter sponsored initiative on the November ballot. City officials say the council was legally required to approve the measure after the group be...
17:51, 2019-08-07

Digging Deeper: Tucson city budget break down TUCSON – Tucson city leaders are just now starting the process of getting the annual budget together. The News 4 Tucson’s Digging Deeper team uncovered a big chunk of the money they spent came with major strings attached. Tucson’s budget is more than $1.5 billion. Tucson City Counc...
10:00, 2019-10-02

High-rise complex coming to midtown Tucson TUCSON -Tucson is growing more and more each year with new high-rise buildings going up downtown and near the University of Arizona. There is another high-rise building going up, but this one is in midtown on Speedway Boulevard near Country Club Road. CHROMA Complex is being built in midtown Tucson....
16:00, 2019-07-01

Boil water advisory lifted for southwest Tucson TUCSON – The boil water advisory for customers affected by the Labor Day main break was lifted Thursday. Earlier Thursday, Tucson Water announced the end of the boil water advisory that had been issued for citizens living near Ajo Highway and Kinney Road. The boil water advisory was originally...
03:34, 2019-09-06

Tucson mayor caught cursing at council meeting again TUCSON – Mayor Jonathan Rothschild used profanities near his open microphone at Wednesday’s city council meeting. The council was discussing zoning and annexation plans that may have allowed a large development near River Road and Campbell Avenue. All the council members voted to end tha...
03:34, 2019-09-06

Service held for Tucson businessman George Kalil TUCSON- Funeral services were held today for Tucson businessman and Wildcat fan, George Kalil. Kalil died last week at the age of 81. Services were held at Saint Peter and Paul Catholic Church and he was buried at Holy Hope Cemetery. Kalil was president of Kalil Bottling company and a booster for Ar...
13:01, 2019-07-19

Man sought after allegedly robbing multiple Tucson banks TUCSON – A man is wanted in connection to multiple bank robberies across the Old Pueblo, Tucson Police Department reported Wednesday morning. TPD said the most recent bank robbery occurred on June 28 at the Bank of The West at 3175 N. Swan Rd. near Fort Lowell Road. According to TPD, the suspe...
22:00, 2019-07-03

Health Watch issued Monday for metro Tucson TUCSON – Due to elevated levels of air pollution of ground-level ozone, Pima County Department of Environmental Quality (PDEQ) has issued a “Health Watch” for Monday in the Tucson metropolitan area. PDEQ says people who are sensitive to air pollution may experience shortness of breath, coughing, thr...
01:51, 2019-08-06

CDO grad with Tucson Sugar Skulls excited about playoffs TUCSON – The Tucson Sugar Skulls indoor football team will duke it out with Sioux Falls in the playoffs this weekend. A Tucson native and former Canyon Del Oro standout is excited to get the chance to play in the post season. Here’s more from the Friday sportscast:...
10:51, 2019-06-22

Tucson man awaits sentencing in death of 73-year-old cyclist TUCSON – A Tucson man was convicted for dangerous manslaughter in the death of a 73-year-old man in 2017. Ramon Caro / Courtesy: Pima County Attorney’s Office Police say Ramon Caro reportedly struck 73-year-old David Meyer while he was driving under the influence of alcohol on Jan. 21, 2017. Meyer w...
08:00, 2019-08-15

Man found guilty for molesting 3-year-old relative in Tucson TUCSON – A man was found guilty July 24 for molesting his 3-year-old relative. According to Pima County Attorney’s Office, Baudelio Rodriguez was taken into custody after Tucson Police Department learned that Rodriguez allegedly sexually abused the young child while he babysat sometime b...
23:34, 2019-07-31

City of Tucson to re-open sandbag distribution site TUCSON – The City of Tucson Transportation Department just announced they will be reopening the sandbag distribution site. The site is reopening as a result of the possible property damage that may have resulted from heavy rain due to Tropical Storm Lorena. The sandbag distribution site will r...
14:34, 2019-09-20

FC Tucson’s Venter named to League “Team of Week” TUCSON – As FC Tucson prepares for its next game on June 25 against North Texas SC, a player for the pro sports franchise representing the Old Pueblo has received league honors. Here’s more from Tuesday’s sportscast:...
15:51, 2019-06-19

Decision 2019: Tucson Primary Election is Tuesday TUCSON – After months of debates, door-to-door campaigns and campaign signs, Tucson’s primary election is finally here.Since 6 a.m. Tuesday, balloters have been welcoming voters who have been heading to polling locations to cast their ballot.Once the polls close at 7 p.m., votes will be ...
15:00, 2019-08-27

Tucson man has new lease on life after receiving liver transplant TUCSON – Doctors told a Tucson man that he had three to five years to live after being diagnosed with liver cancer three years ago. Now Michael Palmer, 63, has a new lease on life after receiving a liver transplant at Dignity Health St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix. &#...
06:17, 2019-06-29

N4T Investigators: Tucson father recovering from pacemaker surgery We have an update on a story the News 4 Tucson Investigators brought you last month, about a Tucson man who was facing an unexpected surgery to deal with a dying battery in his pacemaker. He is now back home and healing, but his road to recovery has not been all that smooth. “The stress levels have ...
09:17, 2019-06-06

Trial set for 82-year-old charged in bank robbery in Tucson PHOENIX (AP) — An Oct. 8 trial has been scheduled for an 82-year-old man charged with bank robbery in the January 2018 holdup of a Tucson credit union. Robert Krebs has pleaded not guilty to the federal charge in the robbery at a branch of Pyramid Federal Credit Union. Krebs has spent decades behind...
22:34, 2019-08-16

Tucson Estates holds annual Memorial Day Parade TUCSON – The annual Memorial Day Parade at Tucson Estates was held on Monday, May 27. The parade was put on by the American Legion, American Veterans Post, and Tucson Estates Property Owners Association. A military ceremony honored all branches of service and was followed by an indoor concert....
12:01, 2019-05-28

Local artist paints largest mural in Tucson TUCSON – A Tucson muralist is at it again. Joe Pagac is now working on the Old Pueblo’s largest mural, located near the intersection of Grant Road and Campbell Avenue. The 5,000 square foot mural is one of five new murals, which are sponsored by Banner Health. Local artists were chosen for the proje...
22:51, 2019-06-14

City of Tucson concludes sandbag distribution this week TUCSON – With Tucson’s monsoon season coming to an end, the City of Tucson Transportation Department’s Operation Splash Sandbag will be concluding as well. Operation Splash Sandbag is a program that has been going on for the past four years now. Taking place at the Tucson Rodeo Gro...
03:34, 2019-09-10

Tucson Sugar Skulls hire championship coach TUCSON – The Tucson Sugar Skulls announced that Dixie Wooten, a two-time Indoor Football League Coach of the Year and winner of the 2018 IFL championship, has been hired as Head Coach and General Manager of the team for the 2020 season....
02:51, 2019-09-20

Tucson woman charged with stealing identities to buy vehicles Randi Marie Hartjen/ Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich’s office TUCSON – A grand jury indicted a Tucson woman for stealing identities to purchase and rent vehicles, according to Attorney General Mark Brnovich’s office. Randi Marie Hartjen stole the identities of 6 Phoenix-area...
09:17, 2019-06-06

Tucson woman awaits sentence in death of 3-year-old son TUCSON – The Tucson woman convicted in the death of her 3-year-old son is expected to be sentenced Monday afternoon. In May, Raquel Barreras was found guilty for first-degree murder and child abuse. The skeletal remains of Barreras’ son, Roman, were found by a landlord in a toy chest in 2014. Author...
22:34, 2019-07-22

Tucson Premium Outlets to hold job fair Thursday TUCSON – Holiday season is approaching and retailers will start hiring additional help. Tucson Premium Outlets will hold a job fair from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday at 6401 W. Marana Center Blvd. Attendees are asked to dress in professional attire and have copies of their resumes on-hand. There wil...
02:51, 2019-09-20

City of Tucson switches to every other week recycling pickup TUCSON – The City of Tucson’s Environmental and General Services Department (EGSD) will be collecting residential recycling bins every other week starting Monday. There will be no changes to trash collection. Residents will keep their current collection day, but they will be given either an &#...
23:17, 2019-09-30

Man wanted in numerous armed robbery cases across Tucson TUCSON – A man is wanted in connection to several armed robbery incidents at banks and a Family Dollar store, according to Tucson Police Department. The department’s robbery unit issued a felony arrest warrant for 21-year-old Victor Patrick Jacinto on Monday. TPD says Jacinto is wanted for his alleg...
22:34, 2019-07-22

No Republican candidates make ballot for Tucson mayor TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The next mayor of Tucson will be a Democrat or independent after no Republicans gathered enough signatures by the Wednesday deadline to appear on the ballot. Former state Sen. Steve Farley, Tucson City Council member Regina Romero and real estate developer Randi Dorman will face...
04:34, 2019-05-31

Guard F-16s to conduct Memorial Day flyovers in Tucson area TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) – Two F-16 jet fighters from the Arizona Air National Guard will conduct five flyovers of cemeteries and other locations in the Tucson area on Monday as part of Memorial Day observations. The jets are part of the 162nd Wing based at Tucson International Airport. The flyovers...
02:00, 2019-05-26

Four men wanted in thefts at Oro Valley, Tucson Target stores TUCSON – Four men are sought in connection to a string of thefts that occurred at Target locations in Oro Valley and Tucson, Oro Valley Police Department released Monday morning. #metaslider_307762_filmstrip.flexslider .slides li {margin-right: 5px;} ...
02:00, 2019-08-20

FC Tucson with big soccer promotion for families at Friday’s game TUCSON – The FC Tucson pro soccer team is back home at the Kino Sports Complex this Friday against Orlando City B. Families are excited about the big promotion.  If you buy tickets online at WWW.TICKETMASTER.COM/FCTUCSON , you can get a Sonoran Dog, Taco and a ticket for $10.  You must type in...
14:34, 2019-05-29

Trio charged in Tucson takedown bank robbery TUCSON – Three men have been sentenced to prison in connection with a takedown bank robbery that happened last year. Prosecutors say Jovante Lamar Fryson II, 20, and Amauje Jason Ferguson, 23, will serve nine years and seven years in prison, respectively. A judge also order the men to pay $10,...
23:34, 2019-06-27

Tucson Sugar Skulls lose by 3 to be eliminated from playoffs SIOUX FALLS – The Tucson Roadrunners magical first season came to an end after falling by 50-47 in the Indoor Football League Playoffs.  Here’s more from Sunday’s sportscast:...
06:01, 2019-06-24

New York man wanted for murder in 2010 arrested in Tucson TUCSON – Nine years on the run has officially come to an end for one New York man. 37-year-old Jimmy Siders has been wanted for the murder of college student Max Moreno. On September 29, 2010, Siders tried to rob Pace University student, Max Moreno. New York City Detectives believe the inciden...
03:34, 2019-08-01

News 4 Tucson Cooks: Pinto Gauajillo Spread Ingredients:  -2 Pounds Pinto Beans -Guajillo Peppers -Water -Bacon -Cilantro -Poblano Peppers -Onions -Garlic Salt & Pepper Preparation Very easy! Mix all of the pinto bean ingredients and cook. Once they are cooked, add in a separate pot of Guajillo Peppers sauté in oil with the beans. Blend toget...
15:34, 2019-08-29

FC Tucson ties Richmond at Kino Sports Complex TUCSON – The Old Pueblo’s professional soccer team tied Richmond 0-0 at the Kino Sports Complex. Next up for FC Tucsonis Orlando City B on the road on June 12th.  Here’s more from Saturday’s sportscast:...
12:34, 2019-06-09

Tip leads to capture of escaped suspects of Tucson murder Blane and Susan taken into custody on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019 by the U.S. Marshalls in Gila County. Courtesy: Navajo County Sheriff’s Office. PHOENIX – The U.S. Marshal for the District of Arizona has announced the capture of two escaped fugitives wanted for a Tucson murder. According to a ...
03:17, 2019-09-13

Allegiant announces nonstop flights between Tucson and Indianapolis TUCSON – Next stop, Indianapolis? Allegiant Air announced Tuesday it will offer seasonal nonstop flights between Tucson International Airport and Indianapolis International Airport. Starting Nov. 14, flights will be available Thursdays and Sundays, with an introductory fare as low as $59. The Indian...
23:34, 2019-08-13

Tucson man sentenced in 2017 death of girlfriend’s baby TUCSON – A man was sentenced Monday to 10 years in prison after his girlfriend’s baby died in 2017. Ivan Alejandro Portillo Herrera got a 10-year prison term on manslaughter charge and probation for life on a child abuse charge, according to the Pima County Attorney’s Office. He is subject for depor...
23:34, 2019-08-13

Banner – UMC to announce El Tour de Tucson title sponsorship TUCSON – Banner – University Medical Center is set to officially announce title sponsorship of the 37th El Tour de Tucson on Monday. The official 2019 tour name will be announced at 10:30 a.m., at Diamond Children’s Medical Center, 1501 N. Campbell Ave, the primary beneficiary of the race. El Tour d...
17:00, 2019-08-19

FC Tucson continues road swing after failing to win in Michigan LANSING, MICHIGAN – FC Tucson battled it out in against Lansing Ignite FC to salvage a 2-2 tie on Saturday. The Old Pueblo’s pro soccer team continues its road stand on July 20th against Greensville. ...
08:17, 2019-07-15

Two men rescued by Border Patrol in Tucson mountain range TUCSON – A man was airlifted and rescued by Border Patrol after he was found unconscious with a group of undocumented immigrants in a desert mountain range west of Tucson late Tuesday night. According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Border Patrol agents located a group of 18 people afte...
20:51, 2019-06-07

TPD: Deceased male found in vehicle near central Tucson TUCSON – Tucson Police Department is investigating after a deceased man was found in a vehicle with obvious signs of gunshot trauma on Thursday. According to TPD, officers were called to 22nd Street and 11th Avenue where they found the body. Detectives are working to identify the male and no s...
08:17, 2019-07-06

Tucson City Council looks into selling Hotel Arizona TUCSON – Tucson City Council is looking into selling Hotel Arizona to a new developer that would make the empty hotel into a Hyatt Regency. A third party will conduct an economic analysis for the city to make sure the sale would be beneficial to taxpayers. Hotel Arizona sits in the heart of do...
05:17, 2019-07-11

Man pleads guilty to filing false Tucson tax returns File photo of a tax return and twenty dollar bills. TUCSON – A man pleaded guilty to filing false tax returns for people who live in Tucson. Tyron Kemp, 30, grew up in Tucson. He moved to St. Louis in 2013. He used names and information of people he knew in Tucson to file 37 false tax returns withou...
22:34, 2019-05-21

Boiling point: in Tucson, not everyone is equal in the face of heat As summers get more intense, people who work outdoors, those on a low income and the elderly face imminent perilTo live in Tucson is to be exposed. The Arizona city unfolds beneath four mountain ranges and a gaping sky, welcoming relentless sunlight. Anything here can be sun-bleached – billboards, g...
13:51, 2019-08-31

JCPenney seeks to hire 180 seasonal associates in Tucson TUCSON – JCPenney is gearing up for the holidays by hiring 180 seasonal associates throughout the Tucson area. The retailer will be hosting its annual National Hiring Day event on Tuesday, Oct. 15 from 2 to 8 p.m. During the event, management will be holding in-person interviews. Anyone interested c...
01:51, 2019-10-11

New photographs released of escaped Tucson murder suspects PHOENIX, Ariz. — The United States Marshals have released new photographs of two Tucson murder suspects who escaped from custody earlier this week. Courtesy: U.S. Marshals Service Blane and Susan Barksdale were being transported back to Tucson when they escaped by overpowering the transport te...
02:00, 2019-09-02

I-10 between Tucson, Casa Grande widened to three lanes in both directions TUCSON – The commute to Casa Grande is now a lot smoother after Arizona Department of Transportation announced that both directions of Interstate 10 between Pinal County city and the Old Pueblo has been widened to three lanes. On Friday, ADOT announced that the widening of the last four miles ...
10:17, 2019-09-28

Video shows strange object flying over Tucson TUCSON – A video posted on Twitter viewed thousands of times shows a string of red-ish lights moving in unison before blinking out. The video was recorded Tuesday night near Davis-Monthan Air Force Base. Officials with DMAFB said they were not aware of anything that could have caused those lig...
12:34, 2019-07-12

Tucson Roadrunners release 2019-2020 schedule TUCSON- The Tucson Roadrunners, the AHL affiliate of the Phoenix Coyotes, announced their upcoming season schedule Wednesday. The Roadrunners will play 68 regular season games with 34 of those being played at home in Tucson Arena. Their fourth season in the AHL will open up on Friday, Oct. 4 at the ...
05:17, 2019-07-11

Tucson cat rescued after getting severely tangled in barbed wire TUCSON – A Tucson cat is on the road to recovery after he got severely tangled in barbed wire Monday. According to Pima Animal Care Center, a feline was found stuck in thick barbed wire on Monday. PACC said the cat’s tail was completely tangled in the wiring. After assistance from Tucson...
16:01, 2019-05-21

TPD: Driver trapped in car after two vehicle collision in central Tucson TUCSON- The Tucson Police Department and Tucson Fire Department are responding to a two-vehicle collision near Speedway Blvd. and Country Club Rd. According to TPD, the two vehicles collided and trapped one of the drivers in their car. Tucson Fire Department is on the scene. The conditions of those ...
10:34, 2019-07-11

Two Tucson Roadrunners sign 2-way contracts with Arizona Coyotes TUCSON – The Arizona Coyotes signed forwards Michael Bunting and Hudson Fasching to two-year, two-way contracts. The two-way contract status allows them to be assigned to Tucson and recalled by Arizona without having to go through the waiver process. Here’s more from Friday’s sport...
08:17, 2019-07-06

Muscular Dystrophy Walk to honor Tucson teen TUCSON — For the past eight years, Xavier Carrasco has lived with Muscular Dystrophy, a disease that over time deteriorates the muscles. However, one thing that’s not at all in decline is Xavier’s attitude. “My parents are amazing and my brother, he always makes me smile,R...
08:00, 2019-09-27

Tucson Fire prepares for “A” Mountain firework show TUCSON – One of Tucson’s biggest 4th of July fireworks shows will be on Sentinel Peak, also known as “A” Mountain. It is common for the fireworks to start a brush fire on the mountain. The most recent one was in 2017. The Tucson Fire Department (TFD) wants to make sure that d...
17:00, 2019-07-04

6-year-old golf-sensation in Tucson has some shots going viral TUCSON –  A six-year-old Tucsonan who plays at Dorado Golf Course on Tucson’s east side continues to impress and land on videos that go semi-viral. Julian Sun, who’s mentored by Glenn Monday, the head pro at Dorado Golf Course on Tucson’s Eastside, also sunk a 20-foot putt at...
08:17, 2019-07-06

Tucson man found guilty for murdering girlfriend in 2017 Mario Jesus Dorame/ Pima County Jail TUCSON – A verdict has been reached in the trial of the Tucson man accused of killing his girlfriend in 2017. Back in 2017, Mario Jesus Dorame was taken into custody by Tucson Police Department one month after his girlfriend, Maria Escobedo was found dead b...
15:01, 2019-06-12

TPD: Man barricaded in central Tucson home after threatening woman TUCSON – A man barricaded himself inside a central Tucson home Wednesday morning, police say. According to Tucson Police Department, officers were dispatched to the 1800 block of S. Van Buren Avenue at about 6:41 a.m. for reports of a man threatening a woman. Police are calling the situation a ̶...
20:00, 2019-05-22

Caught on camera: Man attempts to break into Tucson home TUCSON – A man was caught on camera attempting to break into a Tucson home on May 20. The video shows the man jumping over the homeowner’s back wall, running through the yard,  and peering into the home’s back window before attempting to remove the screen. At last, the man grabs a glass bottle...
15:01, 2019-06-12

Hyundai Tucson 1.6 CRDi N-Line 2019 review Hyundai gives its mid-size SUV an N-inspired sporting treatment. We drive it to see if it's all style and no substance Here we have another example of Hyundai’s halfway-house sporting trim line, applied to the brand’s big-selling family SUV. We first sampled the delights of N-Line last year in the...
15:51, 2019-05-21

Tucson Sugar Skulls prep for playoffs in 1st-ever season TUCSON – The Tucson Sugar Skulls professional indoor football team made it to the playoffs in their first-ever season.  The Sugar Skulls will open the post season at 1 p.m. Sunday in Sioux Falls. The game will be live streamed on the IFL YouTube channel. Here’s more from the Sugar Skull...
03:34, 2019-06-19

Former Tucson High Diver wins medal at Pan-Am Games LIMA, PERU –  A current U of A diver and former standout at Tucson High has just won a bronze medal at the Pan American Games. Here’s more from Monday’s sportscast:...
17:51, 2019-08-07

Sinema’s staff to hold office hours in Tucson TUCSON – The staff of Sen. Kyrsten Sinema will host mobile office hours on Wednesday in Tucson. Office hours will be from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Joel D. Valdez Main Library, located at 101 N. Stone Ave. Sinema’s Arizona caseworkers can be reached at 602-598-7327. Click HERE to find upcoming Mobile O...
20:00, 2019-05-22

Tucson woman competes on America Ninja Warrior TUCSON – Tucson’s Rebekah Bonilla competed tonight on NBC’s American Ninja Warrior. This is the third time Bonilla has tackled the American Ninja Warrior course. Her first appearance came in season nine where she said she was super focused and went all out. This time around, Bonill...
06:51, 2019-05-30

Tackling gun violence in Arizona since 2011 Tucson shooting PHOENIX- On January 8, 2011, Tucson experienced a mass shooting when a gunman opened fire at a U.S. Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords Congress On Your Corner event, killing six people and injuring others. Following the shooting, the Arizona Criminal Justice Commission issued a National Instant Crimin...
04:34, 2019-08-10

Police ID pedestrian struck, killed near Oracle, Ft. Lowell TUCSON – Police identified the victim from Thursday’s fatal pedestrian collision. According to Tucson Police Department, Jerry Penalver, 45, was struck by a 2011 Chevrolet ¾ ton pickup truck near Oracle and Fort Lowell roads. Police say Penalver was crossing Oracle Road from west to east while insid...
23:51, 2019-06-28

Police hunt cyclist who headbutted pedestrian in London City of London police ask public to help identify cyclist who left man with face woundPolice are hunting a cyclist who headbutted a man to the ground after a near-miss on a pedestrian crossing.The cyclist ran a red light in Farringdon Street in the City of London at around 1.45pm on 22 August, narro...
01:00, 2019-09-11

UK foreign minister to meet parents after fatal crash involving U.S. diplomat's wife: Sky British foreign minister Dominic Raab will meet the parents of a teenager who was killed in a road crash involving a U.S. diplomat's wife, Sky News reported on Wednesday....
21:34, 2019-10-09

City of Tucson, AZ Bilingual hold back-to-school event TUCSON – Over 2,500 backpacks were given out to Tucson-area youngsters at the Annual “Kidz Expo & Back To School” giveaway.  The event is hosted every year by Arizona Bilingual and the City of Tucson. Representatives from the Tucson Roadrunners hockey team also made an appearance a...
16:17, 2019-08-05

Islamic Center of Tucson to hold community-building event TUCSON – In light of the recent incidents involving the Islamic Center of Tucson (ICT) and a nearby apartment, the center is hosting a community-building event called SALAM Tucson on Thursday. The event is scheduled from 6 to 8 p.m. at 901 E. First St. ICT says the event will focus on culture, conve...
02:51, 2019-09-20

Nogales-born, Tucson-raised Valdez stays unbeaten RENO –  Unbeaten WBO Featherweight champion Oscar Valdez knocked formerly unbeaten Jason Sanchez down in the 5th round and retained his title.  The Nogales-born, Tucson raised fighter moved to 25-0 with 10 knockouts.  Here’s more from Saturday’s sportscast: ...
12:34, 2019-06-09

Severe storms leave behind damage on Tucson’s east side TUCSON – Tucson’s east side residents are cleaning up Tuesday morning after being hit hard by storms. Power poles snapped nearly in half and street signs were knocked over near Harrison and Golf Links roads Monday night. RELATED: CCSO: Possible tornado in Willcox area One man News 4 Tucson spoke wit...
03:17, 2019-09-25

Small cell poles going up to improve wireless coverage in Tucson TUCSON – New technology is being installed on light poles to improve cellular service around the city. The devices are primarily visible Downtown, but the city is working with cell phone companies to install them in other locations. Planned small cell locations/ Tucson Department of Transportation T...
15:34, 2019-08-29

Tucson Red Cross Volunteers deploy to assist with Hurricane Dorian TUCSON — American Red Cross Volunteers are being deployed to help assist those in the path of Hurricane Dorian as it makes landfall. As of Sunday evening the Tucson Red Cross Chapter has sent eight volunteers. “Excited to be going and hopefully the hurricane won’t be too difficult ...
02:00, 2019-09-02

Notable AZ Coyote Draft Selections To Play For Tucson Roadrunners TUCSON – The Tucson Roadrunners pro hockey team has had a handful of players on its roster that were drafted by the Arizona Coyotes.  Here’s more on those players, -and- the Arizona Coyote’s pick in the first round of the 2019 NHL Draft (as-seen-on-News 4 Tucson): Notable Coyotes ...
10:17, 2019-06-23

Jury selection underway for Tucson man accused of killing girlfriend Mario Jesus Dorame/ Pima County Jail TUCSON – Prosecutors and defense attorneys have begun jury selection for the trial of Tucson man accused of killing his girlfriend in 2017. Back in 2017, Mario Jesus Dorame was taken into custody by Tucson Police Department one month after his girlfriend, M...
06:51, 2019-05-30

Tucson Pride president opens up as week of celebration begins TUCSON — Sam Cloud always knew she was bisexual. The current president of Tucson Pride believes growing up in Tucson, in a catholic family, being anything other than straight was a non-starter. “I think I tried to fit into a mold,” Cloud said. She has five children and a seven-mont...
13:17, 2019-09-23

Green Party of Pima County sues city of Tucson TUCSON- The city of Tucson is facing a lawsuit from the Pima County Green Party. The lawsuit claims the Green Party of Pima County was illegally removed from the 2019 primary ballot. On Monday, July 1 a hearing in Superior Court was held. The judge is set to decide in the next few days if the Green ...
04:17, 2019-07-02

Tucson woman awaits sentencing in child abuse case TUCSON – A Tucson woman accused of imprisoning her three daughters in their home is expected to be sentenced on Monday. In April, Sophia Richter pleaded guilty to kidnapping and child abuse charges. Sophia Richter Richter and her husband, Fernando were initially found guilty for child abuse and kidn...
23:51, 2019-06-10

Arizona inmate found dead in Tucson prison by suicide TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say an inmate has died at a state prison in Tucson by suicide. Arizona Department of Corrections officials say 32-year-old Dirk Vandeveer was found Friday hanging from a sheet in a dormitory shower area. Staff attempted life-saving measures until paramedics arrived. ...
16:01, 2019-05-21

Tucson International Airport gets millions in federal grant money TUCSON — The Tucson International Airport recently received more than 9 million dollars in federal funding for infrastructure upgrades. The money is from the fifth allotment of the FAA’s Airport Improvement Program (AIP), which will dole out more than 3 billion dollars to airports nationwide. ...
03:17, 2019-09-25

Signs put up in Tucson in hopes of getting justice for victim in 2012 murder TUCSON – Ronald Corbin, Jr. faces one count of manslaughter in connection with the 2012 death of his girlfriend Genna Ayup. His trial is set to begin in November. Some people, including Tucson City Councilman Steve Kozachik, fear the case may never go to trial and Corbin could get a plea deal....
10:17, 2019-09-28

Tucson Sugar Skulls make ticket prices more affordable TUCSON — As the Tucson Sugar Skulls prep for their first-ever playoff game this Saturday against Sioux Falls, here’s some positive news for the 2020 season:  The Tucson Sugar Skulls have set ticket prices with substantial reductions in several sections to provide fans and families with m...
04:51, 2019-06-21

Federal agency transfers ownership of Udall Park to Tucson TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Udall Park in Tucson is now city property. The U.S. Bureau of Land Management says it transferred ownership of the 173-acre (70-hectare) park on Tucson’s east side last month to carry out federal legislation approved by Congress. The Bureau of Land Management in 1989 grant...
07:34, 2019-09-21

Pima County investigating falling bricks in downtown Tucson TUCSON – A building off Stone Avenue is causing concern to Pima County. They said bricks have been falling and could pose as a danger to pedestrians and drivers. The building serves as a workplace for Pima County legal workers. As you walk or drive downtown, you cannot miss it. “People c...
22:34, 2019-08-16

Former FC Tucson player joins So. Arizonans who “sand board” at Kino Bay KINO BAY, SONORA (MEXICO) – A Former FC Tucson soccer player is now taking part in the extreme sport of “Sand Boarding” in the dunes that overlook the Sea of Cortez (just a 45-minute drive from Hermosillo).  Josue Henriquez joined Co-Founder of FC Tucson Demitri Downing in sandboar...
09:51, 2019-05-22

Farmer bailout is benefiting Community Food Bank in Tucson A trade war between the U.S. and a country half a world away is benefiting a local food bank in Tucson. Recent tariffs levied against China has hurt the farming industry’s ability sell food items to America’s biggest trade partner and other countries. But the on-going trade war is actual...
23:34, 2019-07-31

City of Tucson: Recycling switching to every other week starting Sept. 30 TUCSON – The City of Tucson will change residential recycling collection form every week to every other week beginning Sept. 30. The day of the week for collection will not change. There will be no changes to trash collection. According to the city,  the market for recycling commodities has dropped ...
03:34, 2019-09-19

Football field at Tucson High Magnet School vandalized TUCSON – A lot of pride and school spirit centers around high school football. But on Tuesday, it was a target of vandalism. The football field at Tucson High Magnet School was tagged with graffiti. Tucson Unified School District officials said two different areas of the field were defaced. &#...
14:51, 2019-06-20

Tucson family travels to El Paso for funeral of shooting victim TUCSON – Antonio Basco lost his wife, Margie, in the El Paso Walmart shooting that claimed 22 lives. With no family in the area, he worried no one would come to her services. So he invited the public. It’s an invitation that called Tucsonan Angelique Tadeo to action. “It wasn’t that far ...
17:51, 2019-08-20

Hundreds of migrants surrender in Tucson sector after crossing border Tucson- A group of more than 200 migrants surrendered to Tucson sector Border Patrol agents west of Lukeville early Sunday morning. Customs And Border Protection tweeted photos of the large group just as they crossed over the border. The images appear to show the group is made up mostly of families ...
16:01, 2019-05-21

CBOE to Observe Minute of Silence for Tucson Victims at 10 A.M. Today CHICAGO, January 10, 2011 - Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today will observe one minute of silence at 10:00 a.m. Central Time today to remember victims of Saturday's shooting in Tucson. Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), the largest U.S. options exchange and creator of listed options, co...
22:51, 2019-05-22

City of Tucson to hold household hazardous waste collection day Don’t know what to with household hazardous waste? City of Tucson Environmental Services Department will be holding a collection day event from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday. Sept. 7 at  Eastside Service Center, 7575 E. Speedway Blvd. The department says the event is held at the same time and location ...
22:00, 2019-08-21

Man convicted for raping 7 Tucson women sentenced to 274 years in prison TUCSON – A man convicted of raping numerous women in Tucson was sentenced to 274 years in prison Monday. After receiving funding to test untested sexual assault kits in 2017, the Tucson Police Department linked Nathan Loebe to raping seven women between 2003 and 2015. Some of his victims deliv...
16:01, 2019-05-21

Tucson woman receives 10 years probation for imprisoning daughters TUCSON – A Tucson woman convicted for imprisoning her three daughters in their home was sentenced Monday to 10 years probation in the case. Superior Court Judge Javier Chon-Lopez handed down seven years of probation on the kidnapping charges and ten on the child abuse charges, both to be served cons...
05:00, 2019-06-11

Tucson VA holds medical support assistant job fair Friday TUCSON –The Tucson VA Medical Center is hosting a Medical Support Assistant job fair Friday. The fair will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., in the R.E. Lindsey Auditorium, building 4 at 3601 S. Sixth Avenue. Applicants are encouraged to take resumes, supporting documentation, and be ready to speak with hu...
21:17, 2019-06-14

NY murder suspect taken into custody in Tucson after eluding arrest for 9 years TUCSON – A man wanted for allegedly killing a college student during a drug deal in New York City was taken into custody in Tucson Monday afternoon after eluding arrest for nine years. On Sept. 29, 2010, Jimmy Siders reportedly attempted to rob Pace University student Max Moreno during a drug ...
23:34, 2019-07-31

Tucson High Magnet School football field vandalized TUCSON – The Tucson Unified School District confirmed Tuesday that the football field at Tucson High Magnet School has been vandalized. According to TUSD, the field was defaced in two different areas. The incident has been reported to Tucson Police and Tucson Unified School Safety. The field a...
15:51, 2019-06-19

Tucson couple gets five years for buying AK, other firearms to be smuggled into Mexico TUCSON – A Tucson couple was sentenced to five years in prison after they both pled guilty for smuggling assault rifles into Mexico into the United States. According to the U.S. Attorney’s Office, 29-year-old Michael Justin Huynh and 28-year-old Katie Ellen O’Brien were taken into ...
10:00, 2019-09-11

US Small Business Administration Road Tour to stop in Tucson Courtesy: University of Arizona Center for Innovation TUCSON – The Small Business Administration will make a stop in Tucson during their 16- city road tour. SBA will stop by on Aug. 12 at the University of Arizona Tech Park Event Center, 9030 S. Rita Road. This event will host 21 federal agenc...
02:00, 2019-08-08

Tucson Sugar Skulls face AZ Rattlers Saturday evening TUCSON – The Tucson Sugar Skulls indoor football team is still fighting for a post-season birth.  Tucson travels to the Arizona Rattlers hoping to hand the team with the best record in indoor football it’s only loss this season. Here’s more from Friday’s sportscast:...
01:01, 2019-06-09

Teen stuck in flooded wash rescued by Tucson Fire TUCSON – Tucson Fire Department was able to rescue a teen stuck in a flooded wash. Crews reached the scene which was just east of Harrison Road after 1:30 pm. Crews rescued a teen who was in the wash E of Harrison just after 130p. They were able to walk out to them & the youth had only a few scrape...
03:17, 2019-09-25

City of Tucson 2019 Primary Election candidate breakdown TUCSON – The city of Tucson’s 2019 primary election is Tuesday. The election will help determine the Democratic candidate to face off an Independent candidate for Tucson mayor in November’s general election, as well as council members for Wards 1, 2 and 4. On the ballot running for...
07:00, 2019-08-27

Small Business Administration Road Tour visits Tucson Leaders from the Small Business Administration were in Tucson Monday for their “Road Tour.” Tucson was part of a 16-city stop. The leaders of the SBA were in town to connect with entrepreneurs working on advanced technology. About 200 people showed up at the event at the Tech Park at the University ...
23:34, 2019-08-13

Tucson father gets life in prison after convicted in death of 3-year-old son TUCSON – The Tucson father who was convicted in August for allegedly starving his son to death in 2014 was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole Monday afternoon. Martin Barreras Back in 2014, the skeletal remains of  Martin Barreras’ 3-year-old son, Roman were found by...
10:17, 2019-10-01

Tucson emergency services assisting Southwest Gas with gas line break Southwest Gas is working alongside emergency services to fix a gas line break Sunday morning. Tucson fire and police are at the scene of the break near Bilby and Nogales Highway. Officials have closed Nogales Highway while they work and are asking everyone to avoid the area for the next few hours. W...
22:34, 2019-08-11

Residents on Tucson’s west side rejoice over new speed humps TUCSON – Pop the champagne, it is a celebration here on McMillan Street as new bumps are in the road. “I decided I wasn’t going to run any errands this morning because this was too exciting. I had to wait 10 years for this and everything is on hold,” said speed hum initiator ...
11:51, 2019-06-28

O’Rourke focuses on gun control and immigration at Tucson town hall TUCSON — Democratic Presidential Candidate Beto O’Rourke made his way to southern Arizona Sunday for a town hall. This is his first visit to Tucson as a presidential candidate. In his town hall he focused on gun reform and immigration. “Tucson and El Paso will rewrite this country&...
16:34, 2019-10-07

Purple Heart found at Tucson Goodwill returned to family TUCSON – A Purple Heart found at a Goodwill store in Tucson was returned to the family of the man who earned the honor. The Purple Heart was found in a box of donations at the Goodwill store at 10240 E. Golf Links Rd. in mid-June. Talon Mills, an employee at this Goodwill says he was going thr...
07:51, 2019-07-13

Tucson area students graduate in special ceremony of former dropouts Hundreds of high school students, many former dropouts, are getting their diplomas Thursday night. Three hundred high school students, some from the Tucson area and Southern Arizona, graduated as part of the grad solutions dropout recovery program. The event was scheduled to happen at North Phoenix ...
13:01, 2019-07-19

Fugitive couple on way to Tucson, faked emergency to get guards to pull over The search for two escapees still on the run, now is in its fifth day. And now there are new revelations on how the couple, wanted in connection to a murder Tucson, escaped. Investigators now say Blane and Susan Barksdale faked an emergency, overpowered two guards, tied them up and then got away. Da...
23:00, 2019-08-30

Tucson murder suspects escape while being extradited to Pima County Blane, and Susan Barksdale,/ Courtesy: Tucson Police Department TUCSON –Two Tucson murder suspects escaped from a van while being extradited from Henrietta, NY to Pima County, according to Tucson Police Department. Officials say Blane, 56, and Susan Barksdale, 59, “overpowered” two security officers...
03:00, 2019-08-28

12-year-old wins Tucson Birthday Stamp Design contest TUCSON – The Tucson Birthday Stamp Design Contest winner was announced Tuesday morning. Nola Gelling, 12, a seventh-grader at Khalsa Montessori School is the grand prize winner this year. The 12-year-old grew up drawing in her mother’s studio. She loves to create art and explore the Sonoran desert. ...
04:34, 2019-08-21

Popular Tucson restaurant, temple forced to close after fire TUCSON — Sharon Cooksey’s husband noticed a car was on fire Tuesday night, just feet away from where their restaurant and spiritual temple, Govinda’s has stood in midtown since 1992. “People were in the restaurant, it was a crowded evening,” Cooksey said. “People ...
08:17, 2019-07-06

Southern New Hampshire University looks to hire 150 staff members in Tucson TUCSON – Southern New Hampshire University is seeking candidates to fill more than 150 open positions at its new downtown Tucson office. In April, the university initially announced the new operations center. The new facility is expected to open in January 2020, it will be located at 97 E. Congress ...
19:17, 2019-09-03

Citywide Prayer Gathering held in Tucson Saturday night TUCSON — The event known as the Citywide Prayer Gathering took place last night in Tucson. People came together at the Reid Park bandshell to participate in the event. Event organizers say those at the gathering were able to enjoy a spoken word artist, a dance team, live music, and more. Organ...
22:51, 2019-08-26

Tucson teen arrested by CBP after $10K worth of drugs found on his person TUCSON – A Tucson 18-year-old was taken into custody Wednesday after he allegedly attempted to smuggle in about more than $10,000 worth of fentanyl through the Port of Nogales. According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the Tucsonan was stopped at the Morley Pedestrian Crossing when he w...
08:17, 2019-07-06

Tucson mom pleads guilty to child abuse in son’s 2016 death TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A Tucson woman has pleaded guilty to felony child abuse charges in the 2016 death of her baby boy. Pima County prosecutors say Kimberly Gail Self entered her plea Monday and is scheduled to be sentenced on Sept. 16. Authorities say Self’s 7-month-old son Victor died in a T...
17:51, 2019-08-07

BP seizes $500K of drugs aboard abandoned aircraft near Tucson TUCSON – Nearly $500,000 in methamphetamine and fentanyl was seized Thursday after a pilot attempted to smuggle the drugs across the border with a modified ultralight aircraft that evening. According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Air and Marine Operations agents were alerted to an unk...
05:17, 2019-05-25

Man allegedly ‘bites’ officers after arrested in Tucson for Phoenix homicide TUCSON – A man was arrested in connection to a Phoenix homicide in Tucson. According to Phoenix Police Department, Vamba Mamadee Donzo was arrested in Tucson after the officers were conducting a follow-up interview in connection to the death of 47-year-old Christopher Charles Mihaylo. Mihaylo ...
04:34, 2019-08-30

Tucson Premium Outlets extends hours over Labor Day weekend TUCSON – The Tucson Premium Outlets will extend its shopping hours over the Labor Day weekend. The shopping center is located at Market Hall, 6401 W. Marana Center Blvd. Hours will change beginning Friday. Here’s the schedule: Friday, Aug. 30  from 10 a.m. to  9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 31 fr...
19:34, 2019-08-30

21 arrested in multi-agency sexual predator operation in Tucson TUCSON- In a multi-agency operation targeting sexual predators that prey on children, 21 men were taken into custody in the Tucson area. In May, the Tucson Police Department’s Internet Crimes Against Children Unit invited 11 agencies to participate in a sexual predator sting. Through the dates...
09:00, 2019-08-08

Tucson man gets natural life sentence in 2017 midtown homicide TUCSON – The man found guilty in a 2017 midtown homicide was sentenced to natural life in prison Wednesday morning. Back in March 2017, Scott Baucom was arrested after his associate, Mitchell Smith was found dead with obvious signs of trauma at an apartment complex, located in the 3500 block o...
06:34, 2019-10-03

‘Imagine It:’ New exhibit opens Friday at Children’s Museum Tucson Imagine It! debuted on Friday, June 21, 2019 at the Children’s Museum Tucson. Courtesy Children’s Museum Tucson Facebook TUCSON – The Children’s Museum Tucson is kicking off the weekend with a new exhibit. Imagine It! Imagine It! opens at 9 a.m., on Friday –the exhibit is composed of art...
16:51, 2019-06-21

Tucson Teen’s legacy lives on through scholarships for needy students TUCSON – San Miguel High School alum Victoria Teresa Arias died tragically in the family pool just a couple months after her graduation. She was set to attend St. Mary’s on a full scholarship. Now, her family is continuing her legacy of giving by raising money for a scholarship in her na...
06:51, 2019-05-30

City of Tucson expands Tugo Bike Share system TUCSON – The Old Pueblo’s bike share system is expanding. Thanks to a grant from the Federal Highway Administration, Tugo Bike Share will add four new stations and 51 docking points, according to the City of Tucson. The City says this project will make bike share more accessible to more people. New ...
19:34, 2019-08-30

Unruly passenger forces flight to divert to Tucson Airport David Broseh / Pima County Sheriff’s Department TUCSON – A man accused of assaulting Southwest Airlines passengers was apprehended after the plane was diverted to Tucson International Airport Tuesday night. Tucson Airport Authority said a Southwest Airlines flight from Dallas headed to L...
06:00, 2019-10-10

Tucson man convicted for first-degree murder after 3-year-old son starved to death TUCSON – The father who allegedly starved his son to death in 2014 was sentenced in connection to the case Wednesday morning. Martin Barreras Back in 2014, the skeletal remains of  Martin Barreras’ 3-year-old son, Roman were found by a landlord in a toy chest. Authorities say the chest was lef...
22:00, 2019-08-21

Vote-by-mail deadline for Tucson primary election is Wednesday TUCSON – The Tucson primary election is around the corner. That means it’s time to mail your voted ballots – the deadline is Wednesday. Election Day is on Aug. 27. For the City of Tucson, the mayor and city council member seats in Ward 1, 2 and 4 will be up for election. Read about Tucson Mayoral Ca...
17:51, 2019-08-20

Derby County boss Cocu on 'alcohol-related' crash involving players – video Derby have condemned an 'alcohol-related incident' that has led to captain Richard Keogh being ruled out until the end of the season because of a serious knee injury. The Rams have revealed Keogh was among those who continued drinking after a team-building dinner with staff on Tuesday evening.'As a ...
01:34, 2019-09-27

Man wanted after allegedly stealing nearly $2K worth of items from Tucson Premium Outlets TUCSON – Marana Police Department is on the lookout for a man who allegedly stole hundreds of dollars worth of merchandise from Tucson Premium Outlets earlier this month. According to MPD, the shoplifting incident reportedly occurred at the Saks OFF 5th at the mall located at  6401 W. Marana C...
10:17, 2019-10-01

14-year-old indicted on murder charge in death of Tucson High student TUCSON – The 14-year-old suspect arrested in the shooting death of an 18-year-old Tucson High School student in May was indicted for first-degree murder, according to court documents obtained by News 4 Tucson Wednesday. Back on May 24, Julian Zepeda was found with signs of gunshot trauma in co...
06:17, 2019-07-04

’73 great years’: Tucson’s first Mexican restaurant permanently closes its doors TUCSON – From its delicious chile rellenos to the refreshing margaritas, Tucson’s oldest Mexican restaurant, Club 21 has been serving generations of hungry passersby for more than seven decades. But after 73 years of business, the family restaurant closed its doors for good. “I hav...
04:51, 2019-08-03

Tucson 16-year-old’s skeletal remains discovered in remote desert area TUCSON – The skeletal remains of a missing Tucson teenager were discovered earlier this month, officials confirmed Friday. Joshua Tyler Anderson, 16, was last heard from on May 28, 2019. Nearly 4 months later, the mystery of Anderson’s disappearance remained unsolved, until a citizen uncovered...
07:34, 2019-09-21

Huge cactus impales car in Tucson, driver escapes with minor injuries Part of the Saguaro cactus ended up going through the passenger side of the windshield, Pima County Sheriff's Department officials said.        ...
02:00, 2019-07-11

MG Hector vs Jeep Compass vs Hyundai Tucson: Fuel Efficiency Comparison MG Motor has come out with the official fuel economy figures for the MG Hector. Here's where the new SUV stands against its rivals Jeep Compass and Hyundai Tucson, in terms of ARAI certified mileage....
19:51, 2019-06-08

Union Pacific: 12 train cars derailed in central Tucson Tuesday TUCSON – A train derailment that occurred early Tuesday in central Tucson has prompted an investigation, Union Pacific officials say. According to officials, about 12 cars derailed at around 2 a.m. Tuesday at the Union Pacific’s rail yard, located near Aviation Highway and Alvernon Way. ...
21:51, 2019-08-14

Tucson woman gets ‘natural life’ sentence for starving 3-year-old son to death TUCSON – The mother who allegedly starved her son to death in 2014 received a natural life sentence in connection to the case Monday afternoon. Back in 2014, the skeletal remains of Raquel Barreras’ 3-year-old son, Roman were found by a landlord in a toy chest. Authorities say the chest was le...
04:34, 2019-07-23

TRAFFIC: Vehicle crashes into pole in central Tucson, sends 1 to hospital TUCSON – A person with life-threatening injuries has been transported to the hospital after being involved in central Tucson crash on Monday. Police say a vehicle ran into a pole near Broadway Boulevard and Country Club Road. Details are limited at this time. Stay with News 4 Tucson for the latest u...
16:01, 2019-05-21

A slow start to Monsoon 2019 but some rain falls in Tucson today TUCSON – In what’s been a very slow start to Monsoon 2019. some sparse fell across Metro Tucson on Sunday. Rainfall amounts were light and very spotty through out the City. The top 5 wettest spots are listed below. Not a great start for monsoon rain across Tucson, but here are some repo...
01:34, 2019-07-08

Tucson Native, Sahuaro grad Verdugo’s chances in playoffs with Dodgers LOS ANGELES – If the LA Dodgers can win its series with the Washington Nationals, there’s still a chance Tucson native and former Sahuaro High School standout Alex Verdugo will get a shot at being on the post season roster. Here’s more from Monday’s sportscast:...
08:00, 2019-10-08

Tucson teen battling cancer receives scholarship to pursue passion TUCSON – Agustin Sanchez or Augy, is a 17-years-old teen who has a passion for cars. His battle with cancer has had him miss school due to treatments and appointments. During his treatments, Augy would watch car shows and read car magazines. Make-a-Wish Arizona partnered with Pima Community Co...
09:01, 2019-05-24

FC Tucson hoping to ride hot streak after weekend win at Kino Sports Complex TUCSON – FC Tucson is hoping it can bring the momentum of a 4-0 shutout into its road swing in Canada. Here’s more from Monday’s sportscast on News 4 Tucson:...
16:01, 2019-05-21

Roadrunners pro team supports Tucson Adult Hockey League kickoff TUCSON – The Tucson Adult Hockey League has been going on for over a decade.   The Tucson Roadrunners pro hockey team has continued to support the sport here in the Old Pueblo.  Wednesday night, the Roadrunners mascot “Dusty” hung out with hockey players at O’Malley’s o...
18:51, 2019-09-12

Dutch Bros plans to open sixth location in central Tucson TUCSON – The Dutch Bros craze is soon going to hit the Old Pueblo in full-force – the Oregan-based coffee franchise has announced a sixth location in the Tucson-area. Last October, Dutch Bros Coffee opened its first location in Tucson on Broadway Boulevard and Wilmot Road. The coffee sho...
02:34, 2019-07-16

D-Backs Baseball Academy Youth Summer Camp coming to Tucson TUCSON – The “D-backs Baseball Academy Youth Summer Camp” is coming to Tucson July 22-26 and hope you will consider including it in the newscasts ahead of the camp. The camp will be held at Silver Lake Park and run from 6 pm to 9 pm daily July 22-26. The camps are taught by our D-b...
06:00, 2019-07-09

Assistant U.S. Education Secretary visits Tucson’s University High School TUCSON- Assistant U.S. Secretary of Education Scott Stump visited University High School in Tucson Monday morning as part as the department’s 2019 national Back to School tour. University High School was ranked in the top 40 high schools nationally and during the tour, Stump was able to see ad...
02:17, 2019-09-17

Free car seats offered by completing Tucson Fire safety class TUCSON – Need a car seat but don’t have the cash? Tucson Fire Department has your back. After receiving a $15,000 car seat safety grant from the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety, TFD will give Arizona motorists four opportunities to receive a free seat for children 2 to 5 years ...
01:00, 2019-06-07

Tucson to host 2019 Axe Throwing Word Championships airing on ESPN TUCSON – “Splitting Timber Axe Range” was chosen to host the 2019 World Axe Throwing League (WATL) Championship!  It’ll be broadcast worldwide on ESPN.  Here’s more from Wednesday’s sportscast: The tournament will take place in December at the Splitting Timber Ax...
14:51, 2019-06-20

Pascua Yaqui Tribe and City of Tucson discuss Intergovernmental Agreement TUCSON – Eight years ago, a movie theater once stood near Interstate-10 and Grant. Now, it is an abandoned building which belongs to the Pascua Yaqui Tribe. They bought the land when the theater closed down in 2011, and now the tribe wants to put the 15 acres of land into a trust. “The l...
06:00, 2019-07-09

Tucson Fire crew free pup who had his head trapped in baby gate TUCSON – A Tucson puppy is quite thank-FUR to Tucson Fire Department after crews rescued the pup Monday evening. According to officials, TFD crew was dispatched to a home after a little dog got his head trapped in the bars of a baby safety gate. TFD said the crew was able to free the canine. A...
08:51, 2019-08-14

DIGGING DEEPER: Alleged terrorists attended Tucson high schools TUCSON – The Digging Deeper team uncovered the latest documents that involved the arrests of two Tucson men charged with terrorism-related crimes. The federal government asked a judge to order both Ahmed Mohamed and Abdi Hussein to provide biometric information such as a finger or thumbprint to unlo...
08:51, 2019-08-14

Man found unresponsive after TPD resolves barricade situation in central Tucson home TUCSON – A man barricaded himself inside a central Tucson home Wednesday morning, police say. According to Tucson Police Department, officers were dispatched to the 1800 block of S. Van Buren Avenue at about 6:41 a.m. for reports of a man threatening a woman. Police are calling the situation a ̶...
03:51, 2019-05-23

Team USA wrestling legend Royce Alger gives clinic to Tucson kids TUCSON – Former Sunnyside High school state champ and Desert View High School & part-time Team USA coach Sam Portillo brought a wrestling legend to the Old Pueblo this weekend. Former Iowa Hawkeye, multiple NCAA champ and Team USA member Royce Alger hosted a free camp for kids from all parts ...
08:17, 2019-07-15

Tohono O’Odham player with Tucson Sugar Skulls talks playoffs TUCSON – A former Tucson High School football standout is excited about playing in the Professional Indoor Football League Playoffs. Tucson Sugar Skulls lineman Antonio Rosales, who grew up in the San Xavier District of the Tohono O’odham nation and suited up for San Diego State, talks a...
08:51, 2019-06-21

Tucson BP gets shout out from White House after arresting convicted child abuser TUCSON – Tucson sector Border Patrol received some national spotlight Wednesday afternoon after the White House acknowledged the agents for Monday’s apprehension of a convicted child abuser. US Customs and Border Protection According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, 25-year-old Dan...
08:00, 2019-08-15

Tucson native/Sahuaro High Grad with walk-off homer for LA Dodgers LOS ANGELES – Tucson native & former Sahuaro High School standout Alex Verdugo hit his second home run of the game in the 11th inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Colorado Rockies 5-4 on Saturday night for their fifth straight win.  The Old Pueblo native is hitting over .300 for the fi...
10:17, 2019-06-23

Vitara Brezza, Tucson, Yaris Top The Discounts On Offer This Festive Season To cash in on the festive mood, this September, carmakers have announced some of the best discounts on various models. Topping this chart are the Hyundai Tucson, Elantra, and Maruti Suzuki Vitara......
20:34, 2019-09-07

Campaign collects 18K signatures in effort to make Tucson a sanctuary city TUCSON – Nearly seven months since launching their campaign, the Tucson Families Free and Together initiative is taking a major step in turning the Old Pueblo into a sanctuary city. Note: There is a poll embedded within this post, please visit the site to participate in this post's poll. The i...
04:51, 2019-07-03

First ever Baby Mama Papa Fair takes place for Tucson families TUCSON — The first ever Baby Mama Papa Fair was held Saturday in Tucson. The event was put together by #ThisisTucson at the Hotel Tucson City Center. Event organizers say the fair was designed  for local parents, soon to be parents, and caregivers to connect with resources in the community. Me...
02:17, 2019-09-29

Two arrested on 77 felony charges in robberies at Tucson fast-food chains TUCSON – Two men were arrested for nearly 80 total felony charges after they allegedly robbed several fast-food restaurants across Tucson. According to Tucson Police Department, the two men, later identified as Reginald Scott and Reuben McClain, were taken into custody for their alleged involv...
23:00, 2019-07-10

Tucson Sugar Skulls standout is named IFL Defensive Player of Week TUCSON – The Tucson Sugar Skulls have back-to-back IFL Defensive Players of the Week with defensive back Micah Eugene Jr. earning the honor this week.  As the Sugar Skulls prep for Saturday’s game at the TCC, here’s more from News 4 Tucson sportscast: It is the sixth Player of the...
09:34, 2019-05-23

Tucson Roadrunner’s Player of the Week from Buena High Football Team TUCSON – After catching a 94-yard TD pass and throwing for a 91-yard TD in Buena’s 35-6 win over Catalina Foothills, Keyon Taylor is this week’s Friday Football Fever “Tucson Roadrunners Player of the Week” . Here’s more from Tuesday’s sportscast: ...
04:34, 2019-08-28

Salam Tucson brings dozens of Tucsonans of diverse faiths, backgrounds together TUCSON — Dozens of people came together for Salam Tucson at the Islamic Center of Tucson Thursday night. This gathering highlighted diverse cultures including the religion of Islam and Muslim faith. “We just want to be part of our community and establish good connections and ties with ou...
14:34, 2019-09-20

Man goes viral for laughing at Trump supporter at Tucson City Council meeting TUCSON – A man is trending across the United States after News 4 Tucson’s Nick VinZant captured his reaction to a rant by a woman wearing a MAGA hat during Tuesday’s Tucson City Council meeting. Tuesday evening, Tucson city council approved to place the Tucson Families Free and Tog...
02:00, 2019-08-08

Tucson native Alex Verdugo comes through big in extra innings as Dodgers beat Red Sox BOSTON (AP) – Max Muncy drew a bases-loaded walk and Tucson native & former Sahuaro High School standout Alex Verdugo had an RBI single during a three-run 12th inning, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Boston Red Sox 7-4 Sunday night in another late-night showdown of last year’s penna...
08:17, 2019-07-15

Tucson native Alex Verdugo homers again as Dodgers beat Phillies PHILADELPHIA – Former Sahuaro High School standout Alex Verdugo had another big game for the Dodgers.  In Monday’s win, he’d have three hits, score three runs, smack 2 RBI’s and smack a home run. Here’s more: Former Sahuaro High School standout Alex Verdugo had another...
14:00, 2019-07-16

TopShop founder charged after accused of assaulting Tucson fitness instructor TUCSON – The founder of the British multinational fashion retailer, TopShop is facing assault charges after a Tucson fitness instructor claimed the founder touched her inappropriately. According to Pima County Sheriff’s Department, an instructor at Canyon Ranch Fitness claims there were ...
03:51, 2019-06-01

Preview for High School football games tonight in Tucson area TUCSON – News 4 Tucson’s Paul Cicala & David Kelly will bring you the third edition of the 2018 Friday Football Fever tonight on News 4 Tucson at 10 p.m.  If you missed last week’s show now worries.  Here ya’ go: Here are more final scores from August 30th, 2019 Sunnyside 6,...
15:34, 2019-09-07

Sahuarita Wrestling Champ to head Combate Americas card in Tucson TUCSON – Former MMA World Champ and Sahuarita standout wrestler Anthony “El Toro” Birchak is heading a fight card on Friday at the Casino Del Sol that will be broadcast to millions of people. The Combate Americas lineup also has a former Ironwood Ridge High School standout in the c...
06:00, 2019-10-10

Supporters of Prop 205 accuse Tucson city leaders of electioneering in new lawsuit TUCSON — Ballots for this November’s general election in Tucson dropped in the mail Thursday. The People’s Defense Initiative, the group pushing Prop 205, is accusing city leaders of Electioneering or trying to sway the outcome of the election. “Let Democracy take it’s...
09:17, 2019-10-11

Real Life “Rudy” in Tucson talking Notre Dame vs. USC on KVOA TUCSON – University of Notre Dame will host University of Southern California’s football team in a game that’ll air on NBC on Saturday afternoon. Rudy Ruettiger, a former football player for Notre Dame, spoke at the Nova Home Loans Arizona Bowl Kickoff Luncheon on Thursday. He gave...
08:17, 2019-10-12

Tucson youth football team mourns the loss of beloved cheerleader TUCSON – A 7-year-old girl has passed away after a two-vehicle crash Wednesday evening on the southwest side. Pima County Sheriff’s Department responded to reports of a traffic collision at the intersection of Valencia Road and Camino de la Tierra. Sources with the Tucson Youth Football ...
14:34, 2019-09-20

Tucson community says goodbye to late civil rights leader, Betty Liggins TUCSON –The Tucson community said goodbye to a very special person Thursday morning. A memorial service was held in honor of civil rights leader and community activist Dr. Betty Liggins at Rising Star MBC, 2800 E. 36th Street. She passed away in a nursing home on May 8 at the age of 88 years old. Be...
01:34, 2019-05-24

Leader of Tucson’s sanctuary city campaign writes controversial Facebook post TUCSON — Zaira Livier, the campaign director for Prop 205, took to Facebook after learning of the death of conservative activist and political donor, David Koch. She posted this on her private Facebook page: “I’m getting a little tired of these criminal billionaires dying before we...
15:17, 2019-09-02

Desert View alum will coach his brother (a Tucson High grad) at New Mexico St. LAS CRUCES – Former Desert View High School football standout Brandon Perkins has landed a dream position on the staff of New Mexico State.  As a graduate assistant, Perkins will have the chance to coach his brother, Austin Perkins, who went to Tucson High School. Here’s more from Monday...
07:34, 2019-07-23

KVOA player of week: from West Africa To Desert View High & Tucson TUCSON – This week’s Friday Football Fever “Tucson Roadrunners Player of the Week” is Desert View Sophomore Runningback Serge Gboweiah. He’d rush for 166 yards and a TD in the 20-7 win over rival Sunnyside.  Here’s more from Monday’s sportscast: Here’...
18:17, 2019-09-04

Heavy rain prompts stranded vehicles, swift water rescues across Tucson TUCSON – Several people requiring rescuing Wednesday afternoon after the eastside was hit hard by heavy rain. According to Tucson Fire Department, the department received calls about eight vehicles stranded in water. TFD said all the vehicle occupants said of the stranded vehicles were able to...
03:34, 2019-08-01

FC Tucson to host fireworks show after Wednesday’s game at Kino Sports Complex TUCSON – The Old Pueblo’s pro soccer team will take the field on Wednesday, July 3 against Toronto FC II at the Kino Sports Complex. Afterward, there’ll be a free, pre-Independence Day firework celebration. Here’s more from Tuesday’s sportscast:...
07:00, 2019-07-03

Coaches For Charities luncheon in Tucson means high school football begins TUCSON – The Coaches for Charity Kickoff Classic Luncheon saw hundreds of Tucson-area high school football players gather less than a week before their first games.  The first Friday Football Fever of the year (on News 4 Tucson) is this Friday, August 23rd.  Here’s more from our sportsca...
17:00, 2019-08-19

FC Tucson wins at Kino Sports Complex; moves closer to qualifying for playoffs TUCSON – FC Tucson knocked off Chattanooga at the Kino Sports Complex.  Here’s more from Saturday’s sportscast:...
07:51, 2019-09-02

Elevated levels of ozone prompt health watch advisory for Tucson area TUCSON – After observing high levels of pollutants in the air, a Health Watch has been issued for the Tucson area for Tuesday and Wednesday, According to the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality and Pima County of Environmental Quality, Tucson area residents who are vulnerable to the im...
02:00, 2019-08-08

Tucson Fire gives safety warnings after storms hit city’s east side on Wednesday TUCSON — It takes just a few minutes for monsoon storms to become dangerous. On Wednesday, floodwaters stranded several vehicles, which led to swift water rescues. On Wednesday, there were seven calls for stranded vehicles and four calls for swift water rescues. Heavy downpours on Tucson̵...
06:34, 2019-08-02

Check your tickets: Winning $1.9 million Triple Twist ticket sold in Tucson TUCSON – We have a winner! One lucky person is the winner of the first Triple Twist jackpot in Tucson. On Wednesday, the lucky individual matched six out of the six number and won $1,900,000. The winning numbers for the drawing were 6, 10, 14, 19, 23, 30. According to Arizona State Lottery officials...
01:34, 2019-05-24

FBI offering reward for information leading to arrest of escaped Tucson murder suspects UPDATE: The U.S. Marshal service is offering up to a $10,000 reward, per fugitive, for information leading to the arrest of Blane and Susan Barksdale.  Anyone with information about their whereabouts can call the FBI Tipline at 1-800-CALL-FBI (225-5324), 9-1-1, or 88-CRIME. ———R...
15:34, 2019-08-29

Tucson Border Patrol gets shout out from White House for recent drug seizure TUCSON – Tucson Sector Border Patrol received some national spotlight Thursday after the White House went to social media to thank Arizona U.S. Customs and Border Protection for preventing a drug smuggling attempt across the border. According to officials, Border Patrol agents and a narcotics ...
21:34, 2019-08-02

42nd annual Tucson Pride in the Desert Festival held at Reid Park TUCSON — Saturday marked the 42nd annual Tucson Pride in the Desert Festival and Parade.This years theme is “Rise Up” which emphasizes on the Stonewall Riots and the decades of progress for the LGBTQ community. The festival was held at Reid Park and was hosted by the Tucson Lesbian...
22:51, 2019-09-29

Tucson Sugar Skulls runningback Mike Jones named “Player Of Week” TUCSON – As the Tucson Sugar Skulls professional indoor football team gears up for its playoff matchup this weekend against Sioux Falls, here’s more positive news from the TCC: Sugar Skulls running back Mike Jones was named the IFL’s Offensive Player of the Week for a performance that he...
14:51, 2019-06-20

Tucson native & Sahuaro High alum Alex Verdugo hits another homer against Red Sox BOSTON – Tucson native and former Sahuaro High School standout Alex Verdugo hit a home run at historic Fenway against the Boston Red Sox on Friday night. Verdugo was 2-4 and continues to hit over .300. Here’s more: While the D-Backs won on Friday night … the LA Dodgers lost. Howe...
07:51, 2019-07-13

Tucson family loves living at base of “A” Mountain, has perfect view of fireworks TUCSON — When Christopher Mogan and his wife, Megan, bought a home at the base of Sentinel Peak, known as “A” Mountain, a decade ago, Fourth of July fireworks were not top of mind. But, ever since, it’s become a family tradition. “We are very blessed,” Mogan said....
08:17, 2019-07-06

Tucson woman chomps down 26 hot dogs to earn 2nd place in Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest NEW YORK (WNBC) –  Tucson resident Michelle Lesco, who wolfed down 26 hot dogs in Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest, earning her second place in the women’s competition. Reigning women’s champion Miki Sudo had already won the women’s competition by chomping down 31 hot do...
21:17, 2019-07-04

Lane Santa Cruz leads Tucson City Council Ward 1 race for Democratic bid TUCSON – With results pouring in, Tucson will soon determine which candidates who will represent their parties for Ward 1, Ward 2 and Ward 5 On Tuesday, Tucson voters headed to the polls to cast their vote for the city’s primary election. With four candidates running, the Democrat bid fo...
08:51, 2019-08-28

Remembering a legend: Tucson remembers late civil rights leader, Betty Liggins TUCSON – Back in 1960, Betty Liggins was a mail carrier in Chicago. If you asked her then if she thought she would be an instrumental person in civil rights, not only in Tucson but the entire nation, she may have not believed you. But now, nearly 60 years later, her impact can be felt across t...
19:00, 2019-05-23

FRIDAY FOOTBALL FEVER: Complete show (In-depth highlights of Tucson-area teams) TUCSON- Final scores from across southern Arizona in Week Five of Friday Football Fever. Glendale 6, Walden Grove 49 Tombstone 6, Pima 42 Florence 0, Safford 40 Thatcher 14, Santa Cruz Valley Union 6 Arizona College Prep 48, Tanque Verde 6 San Manuel 14, Santa Rita 33 Salpointe Catholic 62, Tucson 0...
10:17, 2019-09-28

Pentagon delays border barrier project in Tucson sector, citing lack of funds WASHINGTON — In a court filing, Pentagon officials said there was not enough money to construct barriers on some parts of the U.S.-Mexico border. Officials said there were insufficient contract savings to complete some of the projects previously authorized by the Secretary of Defense. “T...
04:17, 2019-09-18

Boys & Girl Clubs of Tucson names 2019 Click For Kids Award recepients TUCSON – Laurie and Larry Wettershneider and Laurie’s Parents Linda and Stuart Nelson Named Boys & Girls Clubs of Tucson 2019 Click for Kids Award Recipients.  Here’s more from Tuesday’s sportscast: Created in 2009, the Click for Kids Award is to be presented annually by Boy...
14:34, 2019-05-29

Comparing Sunnyside’s run to Nogales baseball & Tucson-area softball Little League World Series participants TUCSON – Here’s a look back at some of the recent success of Southern AZ teams who’ve made big runs in the Little League World Series (both baseball -Sunnyside & Nogales LL, & softball -Sunnyside LL). News 4 Tucson goes in-depth on the aftermath of Sunnyside Little League’s a...
14:00, 2019-08-12

Regional University Offering $100 Stipends to Tucson high school students who take part in 90 minute study TUCSON – Tucson teens are getting the chance to earn $100 dollars by taking part in a 90 minute study.   It’ll all go down this upcoming weekend. If you have friends or family in the Tucson area that are heading into 11th or 12th grade, they qualify. The conductors of the study say anyon...
08:17, 2019-07-15

Police: Deputy filmed sex act involving mother, baby ST. GABRIEL, La. (AP) — Authorities say a Louisiana sheriff’s deputy filmed a mother performing a sex act on her 1-year-old boy. News outlets report St. Gabriel Police arrested Shaderick Jones on Friday on multiple charges including principal to first-degree rape. The boy’s mother was ar...
22:34, 2019-06-08

Colorado police looking for man in brawl at baseball game involving 7-year-olds Authorities investigating fist fight during youth baseball gameFour people involved have been cited for disorderly conductColorado authorities say they are investigating a fist fight between adults over a teenage umpire’s calls during a youth baseball game involving 7-year-olds. Related: Weapons an...
03:17, 2019-06-20

Regulators investigate Tesla’s automated parking feature following crash reports U.S. regulators are looking into parking lot crashes involving Tesla cars driving themselves to their owners using the company’s Smart Summon feature.Read More...
11:34, 2019-10-03

Winning $1 million Mega Millions ticket, $50K Powerball ticket sold in Tucson TUCSON – One lucky person is holding a winning $1,000,000 Mega Millions ticket from the Friday, Aug. 2 drawing, according to Arizona State Lottery officials. Officials say the winning ticket was sold at Circle K at 4395 N. Romero Rd. The winner matched five out of the five numbers but not the Mega B...
01:51, 2019-08-06

Rescue crews had to perform a technical rescue near the Tucson International Airport Earlier today, rescue crews had to perform a technical rescue near the Tucson International Airport. Tucson police and Tucson fire responded to the crash which happened just before 8:30 this morning. It appears an SUV went under a fed-ex truck. Crews had to extract the driver of the SUV from the wre...
10:34, 2019-06-11

Tucson fire extinguishes utility room fire that threatened east side apartments TUCSON — Tucson firefighters responded to an utility room fire that was part of a two-story apartment on the east side. Fire officials say multiple people reported large flames coming out of the outside room of the building on E. Cody St. First responders arrived on scene and found the room fu...
17:00, 2019-08-19

Some city leaders oppose Tucson’s sanctuary city measure TUCSON — On Tuesday night, the Tucson City Council officially gave the green light for the “Tucson Families Free and Together” initiative, Prop 205, to appear on the November ballot. The Pima County Republican Party is challenging the initiative in court based on the validity of so...
14:00, 2019-08-12

Fire crews battle house fire in central Tucson TUCSON – Smoke filled up the sky in central Tucson after emergency crews were dispatched to a house fire near 22nd Street and Swan Road Tuesday at noon. Officials say the fire burned a home located on 19th Street off of Swan Road. Tucson Fire Department said the residents of the home were insi...
22:51, 2019-07-09

Officer-involved shooting in Tucson, armed man shot by officer TUCSON – Tucson Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting that happened Wednesday morning. It happened near Ft. Lowell Park in the 5700 block of East Glenn Street. According to Tucson Police, officers were speaking with an adult female, when an adult male started making suicidal t...
08:00, 2019-08-15

Bruce Springsteen releases music video, 'Tucson Train,' ahead of anticipated summer album "Tucson Train," coupled with a Thom Zimny-directed music video, is the third single from the upcoming "Western Stars" album.        ...
00:51, 2019-06-01

Republicans sue City of Tucson in Sanctuary City petition TUCSON –The Pima County Republican Party filed a lawsuit against the City of Tucson challenging its Sanctuary City petition, the party announced Friday. According to a news release, Republicans believe the minimum number of petition signatures required was “calculated incorrectly” and “must be raise...
07:51, 2019-07-13

Tucson fire crews extinguish van fire in midtown Tucson Fire Department TUCSON – A blaze burning a van in midtown has been controlled after the vehicle caught fire early Monday afternoon. According to Tucson Fire Department, crews were dispatched to a business on West Laguna Street near Stone Avenue at around 1:35 p.m. Officials say the van ...
03:34, 2019-09-10

Tucson Fire Department names new fire chief TUCSON – Tucson Fire Department announced its new fire chief Thursday morning after longtime assistant chief Joe Gulotta served as interim for nearly two years. According to city officials, Charles Ryan was named as the 28th fire chief of TFD after he was interviewed by city staff, a fire serv...
21:51, 2019-08-22

Important: Download the new “News 4 Tucson – KVOA” news app now This version of the KVOA News 4 news app for Apple devices is being phased out and will no longer deliver the news, sports and weather coverage you expect. We encourage you now to delete this app and download the new and and improved News 4 Tucson – KVOA news app today, at this link: https://a...
22:51, 2019-09-04

Get Your Greek On! Tucson Greek Festival kicks off Thursday TUCSON – It’s time to get your Greek on – the 45rd Annual 2018 Tucson Greek Festival rolls into town Thursday.The four-day festival held at 1145 E. Fort Lowell Rd. will jam music, dancing, wine and oh so yummy, Greek cuisine into the St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in celebration of ...
01:34, 2019-09-27

These Rape Victims Had to Sue to Get the Police to Investigate As more women come forward to report sexual assault, some say law enforcement has failed them. ‘There was no collection of evidence,’ one victim said. ‘Except off my body.’...
11:34, 2019-05-23

Police investigate after US flag removed during protest DENVER (AP) — Police say they will be reviewing any available video to help them identify protesters who trespassed and pulled down the American flag in front of an immigration detention center in suburban Denver, tried to burn it and replaced it with a Mexican flag. Friday night’s protest in Aurora...
08:17, 2019-07-15

Utah will investigate case of police drawing gun on child An attorney for a Utah police department where a white officer drew his gun on a 10-year-old black child says Utah law enforcement will investigate the incident....
03:00, 2019-06-15

Texas: police investigate third US mass shooting in a month Man opened fire in Odessa after state troopers pulled him over, killing seven people and injuring 22 others, including 17-month-oldAuthorities on Monday are investigating the West Texas shooting rampage that killed seven at the weekend, involving a high-speed chase that terrified motorists. Twenty-t...
18:51, 2019-09-02

Dominican police investigate attack on US woman at resort PUNTA CANA, Dominican Republic (AP) — Police in the Dominican Republic are investigating an attack on a U.S. tourist in Punta Cana that the woman recently made public on social media, detailing a vicious hours-long assault by a man she said was wearing the uniform of the all-inclusive resort. Police...
06:17, 2019-06-01

Chinese police investigate FedEx package containing handgun Police in Southeast China's Fujian province have launched an investigation after a FedEx parcel sent from the United States was found to contain a handgun, the latest Chinese-related problem to affect the U.S. package delivery firm....
14:34, 2019-08-18

Police Investigate After Puppy Found Dead In Bag, 2 Others Abandoned McCRACKEN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — Police in far western Kentucky were investigating after one puppy was found dead in a bag and two others were abandoned. Officials said someone recently made the sad discovery at Metropolis Ferry Landing in Paducah. LEX 18 was told the surviving two dogs were i...
12:51, 2019-06-10

Los Angeles police investigate job ad on rightwing Breitbart website LAPD chief: ad may have been meant to tarnish departmentWebsite says it is ‘pro-police, pro-law enforcement’Los Angeles police have launched an investigation after a recruitment ad went up on the rightwing website Breitbart, the Los Angeles Times reported. Related: Missouri man charged 'set 13 wildf...
17:17, 2019-09-29

British police to investigate leak of ambassador's memos British police said on Friday they had opened an investigation into a leak of confidential memos that led to the resignation of the British ambassador to Washington....
00:00, 2019-07-13

Norway Police Investigate Mosque Attack as Attempted ‘Act of Terrorism’ The attack came amid a polarizing debate in Norway about immigration and Islam, and prompted the authorities to order police officers to guard mosques in Oslo....
20:00, 2019-08-11

Police investigate link between Bay Area shooter, racial manifesto Investigators say they've found white supremacist and anti-Semitic propaganda on a social media account connected to the gunman who killed three people at a Northern California festival over the weekend....
18:51, 2019-07-31

Police Continue To Investigate Pair Of Morning Nightclub Shootings LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – A pair of shootings at two Lexington bars kept police busy Sunday morning and left three people injured. The first shooting happened just outside of two keys near uk’s campus around 1:30am.. Police say A man got into an argument with another man, then went to hi...
03:51, 2019-06-24

Four teens arrested as London police investigate homophobic attack on bus The victims say they were assaulted after refusing to kiss in front of a group of men. London Mayor Sadiq Khan called the incident “a disgusting, misogynistic attack.”...
03:34, 2019-06-08

British police to investigate leak of ambassador's memos that led to his resignation British police on Friday said they had opened an investigation into a leak of confidential memos that led to the resignation of the British ambassador to Washington....
06:34, 2019-07-13

Police investigate 18th killing of a trans person in the US this year Body of 23-year-old African American woman Bee Love Slater was found in a burned-out car in FloridaFlorida police are searching for a motive in the death of a 23-year-old transgender African American woman whose body was found in a burned-out car last week.The body of Bee Love Slater was found on 4 ...
20:34, 2019-09-14

UPDATE 1-Chinese police investigate FedEx package containing handgun Police in southeast China's Fujian province have launched an investigation after a FedEx parcel sent from the United States was found to contain a handgun, the latest Chinese-related problem to affect the U.S. package delivery firm....
05:34, 2019-08-19

German police to investigate after far-right protesters celebrate politician’s murder German police said on Friday they had opened a criminal investigation after a broadcaster published video of far-right protesters speaking approvingly of the murder of a politician....
21:17, 2019-07-08

Police investigate alleged animal abuse at famous farm Undercover video released by an animal rights group shows workers kicking and throwing young calves at an Indiana dairy farm that's a popular destination for school field trips....
21:34, 2019-06-05

Australians flee homes as police investigate suspicious fires A 12-year-old boy started a bushfire and two teenage girls were questioned over another blaze in Australia's Queensland state, police said on Tuesday as forest fires forced hundreds of people to flee their homes in the country's east....
10:00, 2019-09-10

German police investigate after far-right supporters praise politician's murder German police said on Friday they had opened a criminal investigation after a broadcaster published video of far-right protesters speaking approvingly of the murder of a politician....
16:51, 2019-07-05

Police investigate anti-Semitism links in Halle shootings Two people have been killed and two injured after an attack on a synagogue in the eastern German city of Halle. Authorities believe the attack was motivated by anti-Semitism....
09:17, 2019-10-10

Police Investigate After Shots Fired On Chelsea Woods Court LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Police are investigating after an apparent domestic situation turned into a shots fired incident. It happened around 4:30 a.m. Wednesday on Chelsea Woods Court. Officials say they believe there was a disorder between a woman and her ex-boyfriend after he approached her...
11:51, 2019-05-22

Lexington Police Investigate After Man Found Shot On North Side LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Police in Lexington were seeking help from the public as they investigate a shooting Friday night that sent one man to the hospital. Authorities said the shooting happened before 5 p.m. near Konner Woods Drive. Police said that responding officers found a man shot and...
19:17, 2019-06-22

Indonesian police investigate palm oil companies over forest fires: ministry Indonesian police are investigating three palm oil companies on suspicion of starting fires on Borneo island, where environmentalists say extensive deforestation has occurred to make way for plantations, a government ministry said....
19:00, 2019-08-29

Brazil police investigate mysterious oil slicks polluting Northeast beaches Brazilian police on Wednesday opened an investigation into possible criminal activity surrounding an apparent oil spill off beaches along the country's Northeast coast, federal prosecutors said....
22:34, 2019-10-02

Italian police investigate after Lazio Ultras leader shot dead Far-right linked fan leader Fabrizio Piscitelli reportedly victim of ‘hit’ in Rome parkProsecutors in Rome have launched a murder investigation after a leading member of Lazio Ultras, hardcore football fans often associated with the extreme right, was shot dead in a park in Rome.Fabrizio Piscitelli,...
21:17, 2019-08-08

Alana Cutland plane death: police investigate possible medication link Student, who fell from aircraft, had reportedly suffered severe reaction to prescribed drugsPolice in Madagascar are investigating whether a British student who died after falling from a light plane deliberately opened the doors after suffering a severe reaction to medication.Alana Cutland, 19, who ...
17:34, 2019-08-02

A$AP Rocky Being Detained In Sweden as Police Investigate Fight Caught on Video (COPENHAGEN, Denmark) — U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky was ordered held by a Swedish court Friday for two weeks in pre-trial detention while police investigate a fight in downtown Stockholm. Prosecutor Fredrik Karlsson said Friday after the hearing at the Stockholm District Court that A$AP Rocky &mdas...
04:17, 2019-07-06

Louisiana State University police investigate report of armed intruder Louisiana State University police in Baton Rouge were dispatched on Tuesday to the scene of an unconfirmed report of an "armed intruder" on campus, LSU's police department posted on Twitter....
23:17, 2019-08-20

Police investigate possible hate crime after slurs aimed at Megan Rapinoe Posters of USA star were defaced on New York subwayFootballer is an advocate for women’s and LGBT rightsNew York City police are investigating a possible hate crime directed at Megan Rapinoe after posters of the World Cup champion were defaced with homophobic slurs.The defaced posters, which were at...
20:51, 2019-07-11

Arson has hit three separate Hawaii hotels this week; Honolulu police investigate The Waikiki Beachcomber by Outrigger, the Alohilani Resort and Hilton Hawaiian Grand Waikikian all experienced intentional fires this week.        ...
12:51, 2019-08-08