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  • Construction site fire in Tucson results in $8-10 million in damages

    Owners dealing with melted cars after construction fire

    Friday, June 22 2018 7:15 PM EDT2018-06-22 23:15:42 GMT
    The fire from the construction site was so hot it melted cars in a parking lot next door. (Source: Tucson News Now)The fire from the construction site was so hot it melted cars in a parking lot next door. (Source: Tucson News Now)

    The large fire at the student housing construction site in midtown Tucson this week resulted in $8-10 million in damages, according to officials.

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    The large fire at the student housing construction site in midtown Tucson this week resulted in $8-10 million in damages, according to officials.

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  • Owners dealing with melted cars after construction fire

    Owners dealing with melted cars after construction fire

    Thursday, June 21 2018 11:51 AM EDT2018-06-21 15:51:48 GMT

    The fire was so hot and bright it lit up the morning sky. That is what one student saw across the street from the construction site fire from yesterday. Danny lives at the University Vista apartments. He’s a grad student at the U of A. He saw the fire and raced to get his car. It was too late, the fire was so hot and dangerous that he was not able to get it. His car was one of a dozen cars that had damage from the fire. He tells us, the back bumper a...

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    The fire was so hot and bright it lit up the morning sky. That is what one student saw across the street from the construction site fire from yesterday. Danny lives at the University Vista apartments. He’s a grad student at the U of A. He saw the fire and raced to get his car. It was too late, the fire was so hot

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    Police: Tucson man killed son, tried to kill wife before turning gun on himself

    Police: Tucson man killed son, tried to kill wife before turning gun on himself

    Friday, June 22 2018 2:51 PM EDT2018-06-22 18:51:57 GMT

    A man and teen boy were killed and a woman was seriously hurt in a shooting on the east side of Tucson Thursday afternoon.

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    A man and teen boy were killed and a woman was seriously hurt in a shooting on the east side of Tucson Thursday afternoon.

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  • Border Patrol responds to large group of immigrants in Arizona desert

    Border Patrol responds to large group of immigrants in Arizona desert

    Saturday, June 23 2018 10:38 PM EDT2018-06-24 02:38:11 GMT
    (Source: Border Patrol Tucson)(Source: Border Patrol Tucson)

    Border Patrol agents arrested a group of more than 50 illegal immigrants, including a pregnant woman, Friday afternoon west of Lukeville, according to a release from U.S. Customs and Border Protection. 

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    Border Patrol agents arrested a group of more than 50 illegal immigrants, including a pregnant woman, Friday afternoon west of Lukeville, according to a release from U.S. Customs and Border Protection. 

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    Three arrested following carjacking on south side

    Three arrested following carjacking on south side

    Friday, June 22 2018 8:30 PM EDT2018-06-23 00:30:31 GMT
    Three people were arrested Friday afternoon following a carjacking on the south side of Tucson, city police said. (Source: Google Maps)Three people were arrested Friday afternoon following a carjacking on the south side of Tucson, city police said. (Source: Google Maps)
    Three people were arrested Friday afternoon following a carjacking on the south side of Tucson, city police said. (Source: Google Maps)Three people were arrested Friday afternoon following a carjacking on the south side of Tucson, city police said. (Source: Google Maps)

    Three people were arrested Friday afternoon following a carjacking on the south side of Tucson, city police said.

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    Three people were arrested Friday afternoon following a carjacking on the south side of Tucson, city police said.

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  • Man dead after altercation with family member on east side

    Man dead after altercation with family member on east side

    Friday, June 22 2018 7:17 PM EDT2018-06-22 23:17:57 GMT

    Tucson Police are working a Homicide investigation in the 1600 block of N Wilmot. An adult male is deceased, according to TPD.  

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    Tucson Police are working a Homicide investigation in the 1600 block of N Wilmot. An adult male is deceased, according to TPD.  

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  • Vigil at Nogales border for kids separated from families

    Vigil at Nogales border for kids separated from families

    Sunday, June 24 2018 1:46 AM EDT2018-06-24 05:46:14 GMT
    Organizers set up their vigil alongside the border fence Saturday (Source: Tucson News Now).Organizers set up their vigil alongside the border fence Saturday (Source: Tucson News Now).
    Organizers set up their vigil alongside the border fence Saturday (Source: Tucson News Now).Organizers set up their vigil alongside the border fence Saturday (Source: Tucson News Now).

    Dozens came from as far as Flagstaff to Nogales in honor of the thousands of children waiting to be reunited with their parents. They may have been a small group, but they had a big message. "We want to make sure that those kids still get back to their families," said Christie Black, who traveled from Mesa for the vigil. Black and Julie Jorgenson never met in person until Saturday.

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    Dozens came from as far as Flagstaff to Nogales in honor of the thousands of children waiting to be reunited with their parents. They may have been a small group, but they had a big message. "We want to make sure that those kids still get back to their families," said Christie Black, who traveled

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  • One of the few jaguars in the U.S. found dead

    One of the few jaguars in the U.S. found dead

    Friday, June 22 2018 8:17 PM EDT2018-06-23 00:17:38 GMT

    A young male jaguar, one of two thought to be alive in the United States, was shown dead in a photo released Thursday, June 21.  

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    A young male jaguar, one of two thought to be alive in the United States, was shown dead in a photo released Thursday, June 21.  

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  • 'Invest in Ed' collects signatures for ballot initiative

    'Invest in Ed' collects signatures for ballot initiative

    Saturday, June 23 2018 8:08 PM EDT2018-06-24 00:08:52 GMT
    (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)(Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
    (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)(Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    "Invest in Ed." That's the new petition for Red for Ed. Saturday morning, supporters and teachers turned out at the Capitol in a sea of red.  

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    "Invest in Ed." That's the new petition for Red for Ed. Saturday morning, supporters and teachers turned out at the Capitol in a sea of red.  

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    House fire on Tucson's NW side claims one victim

    House fire on Tucson's NW side claims one victim

    Friday, June 22 2018 2:53 PM EDT2018-06-22 18:53:27 GMT
    (Source: Northwest Fire District)(Source: Northwest Fire District)

    According to a news release from the Northwest Fire District, the fire happened at about 3 a.m. in the 5200 block of North Gerhart Road near Vereda del Coyotito. When fire crews arrived, the house was heavily involved in fire and the roof was partially compromised.

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    According to a news release from the Northwest Fire District, the fire happened at about 3 a.m. in the 5200 block of North Gerhart Road near Vereda del Coyotito. When fire crews arrived, the house was heavily involved in fire and the roof was partially compromised.

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  • Police seek woman suspected of multiple thefts

    Police seek woman suspected of multiple thefts

    Friday, June 22 2018 3:18 PM EDT2018-06-22 19:18:54 GMT
    (Source: Tucson Police Department)(Source: Tucson Police Department)

    The suspect is a Hispanic woman, about 5-foot-5 and 220 pounds. 

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    The suspect is a Hispanic woman, about 5-foot-5 and 220 pounds. 

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  • Travelers land in triple-digit temperatures

    Travelers land in triple-digit temperatures

    Friday, June 22 2018 9:41 PM EDT2018-06-23 01:41:48 GMT
    Visitors waiting for a shuttle at Tucson International Airport Friday. Source: KOLD/KMSB.Visitors waiting for a shuttle at Tucson International Airport Friday. Source: KOLD/KMSB.
    Visitors waiting for a shuttle at Tucson International Airport Friday. Source: KOLD/KMSB.Visitors waiting for a shuttle at Tucson International Airport Friday. Source: KOLD/KMSB.

    If you live in Southeastern Arizona, you are prepared for the triple-digit temperatures in the summer.  But, for some travelers, that is not the case. "Nobody warned me at all about the temperatures," said Bryanna Rivas at Tucson International Airport Friday.  Even from West Palm Beach, Florida, Rivas said she was shocked by the heat walking out of the airport with her three children. "Wow, it's hot," said Rivas.  "It's really hot, a different...

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    If you live in Southeastern Arizona, you are prepared for the triple-digit temperatures in the summer.  But, for some travelers, that is not the case. "Nobody warned me at all about the temperatures," said Bryanna Rivas at Tucson International Airport Friday.  Even from West Palm Beach, Florida, Rivas said she was shocked by the heat walking out of the airport with her three children. "Wow, it's hot," said Rivas.  "It's really hot, a different...

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  • Firework sales begin, can be lit starting Sunday

    Firework sales begin, can be lit starting Sunday

    Friday, June 22 2018 11:40 PM EDT2018-06-23 03:40:36 GMT

    The Fourth of July is creeping up quick, and that means several vendors like Desert Sky Fireworks on Cortaro and I-10 are getting ready for the season. The location set up shop on Friday.  "Lining them all up on the road -- lighting them all up and competing with the neighbors," said Ashley Walling, who runs the shop. Fireworks sparked her interest at an early age.   She started selling them when she was sixteen in ...

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    The Fourth of July is creeping up quick, and that means several vendors like Desert Sky Fireworks on Cortaro and I-10 are getting ready for the season. The location set up shop on Friday. "Lining them all up on the road -- lighting them all up and competing with the neighbors," said Ashley Walling.

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