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Wastewater leaking into Nogales Wash, city says

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Untreated wastewater is leaking into the Nogales Wash, according to city officials. 

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UPDATE: Tucson police investigating homicide on southeast side

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TUCSON (KVOA) -- Tucson Police are investigating a homicide that happened on the southeast side Wednesday morning.

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N4T Investigators look into the living conditions for Border Patrol Agents Video included

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TUCSON- Everyone expects to work in safe and sanitary conditions. However, some Border Patrol agents claim they are working in deplorable conditions. 

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Pentagon not aware of Trump transgender decision

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The Pentagon seems to have been unaware that President Donald Trump has decided to bar transgender people from the military.

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News 4 Tucson School Supply Drive happening at Walter Douglas Video included

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On Wednesday, KVOA crews will be live from the Flowing Wells Unified School District, Walter Douglas Elementary School, 3302 N. Flowing Wells Road. 

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UPDATE: Tucson Fire says suspicious substance in south side office not hazardous

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TUCSON (KVOA) -- Tucson Fire crews are investigating suspicious materials found Wednesday morning inside an office building next to Banner-University Medical Center South.

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"Pursuit" puts Arizona storm chaser in the national spotlight

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Arizona native Mike Olbinski produced this short film dubbed "Pursuit", piecing together his 27 day chase adventure during the Spring months in the Plains.

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Pinal County detectives help in sex crime investigation of Florida man

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Pinal County detectives aid in sex crime investigation

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4 Your Health: Exercising at your desk; saving babies electronically

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Mother's who receive preventive emails and texts may help improve infant sleep safety. And working at an "active" workstation is unlikely to affect an employee's job performance.

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News 4 Cooks: Queso Fundido

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Tequila Factory at Casino del Sol: Queso Fundido

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Convicted sex offender moves into Chino Valley area

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A sex offender has notified the Yavapai County Sheriff's Office that he will be living in the county. 

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Best and worst cities for driving

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The average driver spends over 240 hours, or more than 10 days a year in their cars. WalletHub.com conducted a study to find the best and worst 100 cities across America to drive in, 

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4 The Weekend: July 27th-30th, 2017

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TUCSON - Sculptures, the sweet science and school readiness all happening "4 The Weekend"!

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Indulging in that bacon cheeseburger can be healthy — if you do it right.

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The dos and don'ts of cheat meals, according to nutrition experts.

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UPDATE: Amber Alert canceled for 1-month-old baby; father in custody

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(KVOA) -- An Amber Alert has been issued for a 1-month-old boy who was reportedly kidnapped by his custodial father in Yuma.

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Mom drops off son at NFL camp

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Carolina Panthers rookie wide receiver Curtis Samuel was dropped off at training camp in South Carolina, by his mom. 

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News 4 Cooks: Watermelon Peach Caprese

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News 4 Cooks - Watermelon Peach Caprese Salad 

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Monsoon break ending soon Video included

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TUCSON - Storms more miss than hit for one more day.

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Oscar De La Hoya brings title fight to Tucson this weekend Video included

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Another championship bout is set to hit the Old Pueblo this Saturday           ...

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Do Pets Grieve? Video included

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   Animal experts are suggesting that you may have more in common with your animal companion than you think.

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Golfers tee up with coyote Video included

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 A group of golfers at Talking Stick resort in Scottsdale had an unexpected encounter with wildlife over the weekend.

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Texas officers save girl’s birthday Video included

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A burglar broke into Mia Caldwell's home and stole the $61 the family had to pay for her birthday party.

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Scores of adults excited for Lute Olson fantasy basketball camp Video included

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How would -you- like the chance to get up, close and personal with Arizona Wildcat Coaching Legend Lute Olson?

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Hiker witnesses Tanque Verde Falls rescue Video included

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Tucson- Avid hiker, Jeff Springfield tells News 4 Tucson he's hiked Tanque Verde Falls countless times, but says this last time was much different. 

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The Latest: Senate blocks proposal to repeal 'Obamacare'

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WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate has blocked a wide-ranging proposal by Republicans to repeal much of former President Barack Obama's health care law and replace it with a more restrictive plan.

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Prescott sells ex-fire station of Granite Mountain Hotshots

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 A fire station that was the former home of the Granite Mountain Hotshots in Prescott has been sold.      The Prescott City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to accept a bid of $362,500 from the Arizona Service Company Inc. for Fire Station 7.    

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New report released on murder of Jayden Glomb Video included

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A 350-page report on the investigation into the murder of 13-year-old Jayden Glomb has been released by the Tucson Police Department.

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Red Cross offers Target gift cards for a pint

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Despite an emergency call for blood and platelet donations, the American Red Cross is seeing a serious summer shortage.

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ROYAL SURPRISE: The Princes are hiring and you can find the job posting on LinkedIn

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It's not everyday you see a job posting on LinkedIn from the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Henry, but it's online now!

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Barbara Sinatra, Frank's 4th wife and widow, dies at 90

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Barbara Sinatra, the fourth wife of legendary singer Frank Sinatra and a prominent advocate and philanthropist for abused children, has died at 90.      John Thoresen, director of the Barbara Sinatra Children's Center, says she died Tuesday of natural causes at her Rancho Mirage,

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Sharing Loop path causes some to demand for more rules Video included

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The Loop path in Tucson is a feature that attracts tourists, as well as new residents to the Tucson area. 

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Tucson border agents arrest sex offender

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Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents arrested eight illegal immigrants Monday, northeast of Douglas, Arizona. 

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ADOT Special license plates generate millions

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 According to the Arizona Department of Transportation, the most recent fiscal year, which ended June 30th, generated over $9.8 million from specialty license plate sales. 

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Nearly 20 people rescued from Sabino Canyon on Sunday Video included

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Crews from two fire stations responded to a report of people stranded on a tram. 

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McCain's return cheers fellow Republican senators

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Applause and whoops greeted Sen. John McCain, who is battling brain cancer, as he returned to the Capitol on Tuesday to vote for moving ahead on legislation to dismantle Obamacare     

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UA researcher awarded grant for cancer research

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A University of Arizona researcher has been awarded a grant for over $150,000 to work on developing a treatment for childhood cancer treatment.  

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Common maintenance issues with Tucson home listings Video included

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Many of the homes that Tucson real estate professionals are seeing listed right now have major maintenance issues. These issues can sometimes delay or stop a sale. 

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Justice Department creates tougher rules for sanctuary cities

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The Justice Department says it won't give cities some law enforcement grant money unless they give federal immigration authorities access to jails and alert them when someone facing deportation will be released from local custody.

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Register to vote for Tucson's upcoming primary election

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The City of Tucson will be conducting an all Ballot by Mail Primary Election on Tuesday, August 29, 2017 for Ward 3, Ward 5 and Ward 6. 

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How fragrant poop and color-changing skin may help protect our health

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Scientists working in the nascent field of synthetic biology are exploring ways to coax the tens of trillions of bacteria that live on and in the typical human body — known collectively as the human microbiota — to bring us better health.

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Arizona business joins ICE IMAGE program

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A cutting edge technology company in the valley became the newest employer to join the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) program designed to strengthen hiring practices and reduce unauthorized employment. 

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Traffic Alert: Interstate 8 eastbound closed west of I-10

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The eastbound lanes of Interstate 8 are closed nine miles west of Interstate 10 because of a rollover, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. 

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House passes Russia sanctions bill by big margin

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The Republican-led House has decisively approved legislation that hits Russia with additional financial sanctions.

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Interfaith Community Services will Deliver School Supplies to Children in Need

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WHO: Interfaith Community Services (ICS) WHAT:  “Gifts of Love” distribution of free backpacks filled with school supplies for children in kindergarten through 12th grades.  

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More mosquitoes capable of transmitting the Zika virus found in N.M.

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Authorities say mosquitoes capable of transmitting the Zika virus have been found in New Mexico's Otero and Hidalgo counties.

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El Rio Health Center offering back to school immunizations

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El Rio Health Clinic to offer immunization clinic

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Italian bank robbers wear Trump masks during heists

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Italian police arrested two men suspected of robbing dozens of cash machines while wearing masks of President Donald Trump.

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Roadrunners radio partner is now Fox Sports

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It might be the "off-season", but still lots of action going on internally with the Tucson Roadrunners Hockey team. 

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Some Pima County roads still closed after storms

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Roads closed in Pima County: 

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News 4 Tucson School Supply Drive live at Sahuarita Unified Video included

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The News 4 Tucson School Supply drive is underway! On Tuesday, KVOA crews will be live from the Sahuarita Unified School District, Sahuarita Intermediate School, 305 W. Sahuarita Rd. Our team will be there during... 

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McCain helps Senate vote to debate GOP health care bill

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With Vice President Mike Pence breaking a 50-50 tie, the Senate voted by a hair Tuesday to start debating Republican legislation to tear down much of the Obama health care law. 

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Homeless veteran to be laid to rest

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Help a community pay respects to a homeless veteran being interred this Thursday

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Atmospheric Fidget Spinner: Hurricanes Hilary, Irwin to undergo weird Fujiwhara Effect

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Think of the teacup ride at Disney or the Tilt-a-Whirl at your local county fair, but with tropical systems instead.

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Girl Scouts offer new badges for science, technology, engineering, math

Cayla Hicks, age 7, a member of the Girl Scouts of Central Maryland, creates a simple robotic arm out of wooden sticks, fasteners and rope during an activity introducing the world of robotics in Owings Mills, Md. Patrick Semansky / AP via NBC Cayla Hicks, age 7, a member of the Girl Scouts of Central Maryland, creates a simple robotic arm out of wooden sticks, fasteners and rope during an activity introducing the world of robotics in Owings Mills, Md. Patrick Semansky / AP via NBC
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Girl Scouts from tiny Daisies to teen Ambassadors may earn 23 new badges focused on science, technology, engineering and math.

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4 Your Health: stepping out with your dog, sticking with statins and overweight teens

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A large new study has linked excess weight during adolescence to an increased risk of colon cancer later in life. New research reveals the importance of cholesterol lowering statins, And dog walking could be the key to boosting physical activity among older adults.

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CTE diagnosed in 99% of former NFL players studied by researchers

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CTE has been diagnosed in 110 of 111 former NFL players whose brains were donated for research

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Historic Mining Camp restaurant in Apache Junction goes up in flames

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APACHE JUNCTION, Ariz. - Since the early 60s, the famous Mining Camp restaurant in Apache Junction has been a delicious escape from the city without having to go too far. But that may have come to an end Tuesday morning after a fire. Superstition fire and medical said the restaurant is a "complete loss."

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New video shows deadly shooting of Tucson Green Beret in November

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Jordan's military released security camera footage Monday of a shooting in which a Jordanian soldier killed three U.S. military trainers at an air base in the kingdom.

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Nogales K9 team finds 1,100 pounds of marijuana

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Nogales K9 team finds 1,100 pounds of marijuana

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Father charged after daughter left in desert Video included

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 A Kingman man faces criminal charges, after police say he left his ten year old daughter in the desert. 

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Charlie Gard's parents seek court permission to bring son home to die

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The parents of the terminally ill British child Charlie Gard were seeking court permission Tuesday to bring their son home from hospital to die.

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Stepmom's vows make 4-year-old boy cry Video included

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Watch the video to see the touching moment.

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Crash kills sister of driver live streaming behind the wheel

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An 18-year-old California woman faces several charges, after her car crash that was streamed live on social media, killed her 14-year-old sister. 

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Scattered storms take a seat Video included

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As the atmosphere dries out, temperatures heat up.

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Tucson wetter than Seattle?

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TUCSON - How stunning has the start of Monsoon 2017 been?

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Family of Payson flash flood victims prepares for final goodbye

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SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - Just more than one week after 10 people lost their lives in a flash flood north of Payson, hundreds poured in to support family of the victims during a viewing Monday at St. Patrick Catholic Community.

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Oklahoma teacher panhandles for school supplies

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An elementary school teacher in Oklahoma says her salary has left her so short on cash that she had to panhandle for classroom supplies.

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N4T Investigators: Man charged with killing two cyclists loses ruling Video included

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Tucson - Brian Lynch was in Pima County Superior Court as his attorney made several motions in advance of Lynch's manslaughter trial. 

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McCain returning to Senate this week Video included

Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) leaves a meeting where a new version of a GOP healthcare bill was unveiled to Republican senators at the U.S. Capitol July 13, 2017. Photo: Getty Images via 12News Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) leaves a meeting where a new version of a GOP healthcare bill was unveiled to Republican senators at the U.S. Capitol July 13, 2017. Photo: Getty Images via 12News
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Sen. John McCain's brain cancer diagnosis raises the question of what would happen if he were unable to carry out his duties in the U.S. Senate. 

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Charges recommended against Hamilton principal, ex-coach in hazing investigation

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The Chandler Police Department has confirmed exclusively to 12 News it has recommended charges for several individuals connected to the allegations of hazing within the Hamilton High School football program. 

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Rescuers tell their side of what happened at Tanque Verde Falls Video included

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There were more than forty people involved from different agencies assisting with the rescue of seventeen people at Tanque Verde Falls.

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Last orca calf born in captivity at a SeaWorld park dies

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The last killer whale born in captivity under SeaWorld's former orca-breeding program has died at the company's San Antonio park.      The Orlando-based company says 3-month-old Kyara died Monday. 

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Recent rain cools us down

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TUCSON - Recent rain has cooled the mercury down substantially across southern Arizona. Consider today for example. The high in Tucson today 

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Tucsonan reacts to Tanque Verde Falls hiker rescue Video included

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Tony Ciaravino is quite familiar with Tanque Verde Falls. and there's ...

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New stingray exhibit at the Rooster Cogburn Ostrich Ranch Video included

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The Rooster Cogburn Ostrich Ranch located near Picacho Peak recently opened a new indoor stingray exhibit.

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120 years in prison in child porn case

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Sedona - U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement says a jewelry store owner was sentenced on Thursday to 1,440 months in prison without the possibility of early release in for possessing and distributing child pornography. 

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Tucson dog with Leptospirosis makes full recovery Video included

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One of Pima County’s seven confirmed cases of canine leptospirosis has made a full recovery. 

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Missouri firefighters rescue bird from tree

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Firefighters are often called to rescue cats stuck in trees, but in Branson, Mo., during the weekend, it was a bird that needed to be saved.

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Multi-Agency border bust

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A multi-agency effort lead to the arrest of four suspected undocumented immigrants. 

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Community remembers Vern Friedli Video included

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The community is mourning the loss of an iconic football coach, Vern Friedli, who passed away, on Friday. 

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Mesa boy rescued from floodwaters Video included

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An 11-year-old boy was rescued from floodwaters in Mesa, on Monday. 

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Installing microchips in employees is 'the right thing to do,' CEO says

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One U.S. tech firm is offering to install rice-size microchips in its employees' hands. 

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Drowning of couple at Lake Havasu is a sad reminder of the importance of life jackets

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 The drowning of two adults at Lake Havasu on Friday, July 21, is a sad reminder that everyone — regardless of age — should wear a life jacket when out on the water. 

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So you want to be a space tourist? Here are your options

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Virgin Galactic, SpaceX, and Tucson-based World View are just three of the companies poised to offer space, or near space missions to private astronauts.

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Moon's interior may contain water, Brown University scientists say

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There may be water -- a good bit of it -- deep inside the moon, scientists at Brown University say. 

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Shopkins Coming to TCC

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Shopkins Live! Shop It Up! will visit more than 110 theatres on its North American tour beginning this September and coming to TCC Music Hall on 10/27. 

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Mohawk Rest Area on I-8 reopens after eight-year hiatus

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The Mohawk Rest Area has reopened on Interstate 8, giving drivers a new place to stop and rest, stretch their legs and exercise their pets on the drive across the desert between Yuma and Gila Bend. 

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IRS Office of Appeals Pilots Virtual Service

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The Internal Revenue Service Office of Appeals will soon pilot a new web-based virtual conference option for taxpayers and their representatives. This virtual face-to-face option will provide an additional option for taxpayer conferences. 

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News 4 Cooks - Tagliatelle Shrimp Video included

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Chef Marcus Van Winden Tagliatelle shrimp Recipe serves 4 36oz cooked pasta (we are using house made squid ink tagliatelle) 1 shallot - shaved  3 cloves garlic - rough chopped Juice from 1/2 large lemon  1/2 cup of white wine 1 stick of butter 28 large shrimp  Lemon Grass Parmesan cheese Olive oil Sauté shrimp with oil, garlic, shallot and lemongrass. Approximately 1 minute each side. Add lemon juice and white wine. Reduce by half. Add ... More>>

As fatal overdoses rise, pioneering police effort evolves

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The city is seeing more heroin overdoses today than it did two years ago when it introduced a unique amnesty program replicated by hundreds of police departments across the nation that encourages addicts to turn in their drugs to police without fear of arrest to get fast-tracked for treatment.     .

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City of Sierra Vista wins tourism contest

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Sierra Vista wins tourism contest

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News 4 Tucson's School Supply Drive drop off locations Video included

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Here's the complete list for the News 4 Tucson School Supply Drive drop off locations School District Drop Off Locations

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