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UA suspends Emmanuel Richardson in wake of bribery probe

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The University of Arizona has released a statement dealing with the arrest of assistant coach Emmanuel "Book" Richardson.  

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UA assistant among 4 coaches charged with taking bribes to deliver athletes

Emanuel "Book" Richardson, Arizona Basketball Assistant Coach (Photo: University of Arizona) Emanuel "Book" Richardson, Arizona Basketball Assistant Coach (Photo: University of Arizona)
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A University of Arizona assistant is among four college coaches charged with taking cash bribes to deliver star athletes to an adviser or agent, federal prosecutors announced on Tuesday.

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College basketball bribery scandal exposes ‘dark underbelly’ of NCAA, prosecutor says

From left, Tony Bland, Emanuel Richardson, Lamont Evans and Chuck Person. AP; Getty Images via NBC From left, Tony Bland, Emanuel Richardson, Lamont Evans and Chuck Person. AP; Getty Images via NBC
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A federal investigation into the "dark underbelly" of college basketball exposed bribery schemes in which coaches at top programs, including Arizona, allegedly took cash to steer star athletes to certain managers and helped funnel payoffs to players' families to ensure they signed with particular schools, prosecutors said Tuesday. 

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Criminal complaint: Read all charges against UA assistant coach in bribery probe

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Emanuel “Book” Richardson, an assistant coach for the Arizona Wildcats, was arrested on several charges in connection with an NCAA bribery probe. Read the complete criminal complaint.

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N4T Investigators: Joke justice?

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Tucson - "I feel like I've been completely let down, I think the system isn't working." Amy Flores' world has been turned upside down for almost a year. 

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Sierra Vista man sentenced for attempting to transport teenage girl to AZ

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A Sierra Vista man will spend a decade in federal prison after pleading guilty to attempted transportation of a minor with intent to engage in prostitution or any criminal sexual activity, aiding and abetting.

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Statement from Pac-12 Conference Commissioner on U of A & USC coaches arrested

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University of Arizona assistant coach Emmanuel "Book" Richardson is among four college coaches charged with taking cash bribes to deliver star athletes to an adviser or agent, federal prosecutors announced on Tuesday.  Another Pac-12 Coach, USC's Anthony "Tony" Bland was also arrested. Here's the statement from Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott: “As Commissioner of the Pac-12 Conference, I am deeply troubled by the charges filed in federal ... More>>

US to pick up tab for Puerto Rico debris removal

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The federal government will pick up 100 percent of the costs of for debris removal and other emergency assistance provided to Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Maria.

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Fire extinguished at Arizona corrections training academy

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A fire broke out at the Arizona Correctional Officer Training Academy in Tucson.    

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Republican leaders: Senate won't vote on Obamacare repeal

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WASHINGTON - Facing assured defeat, Republican leaders decided Tuesday not to even hold a vote on the GOP's latest attempt to repeal the Obama health care law, surrendering on their last-gasp effort to deliver on the party's banner campaign promise.      Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kan., said Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and other leaders decided that "the votes are not there, not to have the vote." Another lawmaker leaving the gathering, Sen. J... More>>

Psychedelic mushroom ring busted in Berkeley, California

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Psychedelic mushroom ring busted in Berkeley, California

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Puerto Rico's power grid: before & after Hurricane Maria

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TUCSON - At the height of Hurricane Maria, all of Puerto Rico lost power. The dramatic blackout can be seen from space.

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Sessions says US will intervene in campus free speech cases

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WASHINGTON - Decrying what he sees as political correctness run amok, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Tuesday the Justice Department will support students who sue universities claiming their free speech rights were violated.     

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Health Fair to promote cancer screening among Tucson's Latinos

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Health fair to promote cancer screening among Tucson's Latinos

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4 Your Health: Lose weight save money, treatment for seniors with depression; opiods outside the ER

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Most larger dose opioid prescriptions are not coming from hospital emergency rooms. A new study reveals depression treatment is not just for the young. And weight loss can lead to significant cost savings at any age.

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UPDATE: Country Club reopens after serious-injury pedestrian crash

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The road was shut down for several hours.

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Reaction to Trump’s NFL feud mount as protests continue in Monday night game

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(NBC) -- Mixed reaction to President Donald Trump's condemnation of pro football players who knelt during the National Anthem continued Monday — as did the protests that triggered his comments.

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Construction could cause delays on the northwest side

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Expect delays on Cortaro Farms and Tangerine roads.

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80s make an exit

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TUCSON - Last call for daytime highs in the 80s.

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Cardinals QB Palmer arrives for game as unicorn

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The Arizona Cardinals' quarterback, Carson Palmer, arrived at University Of Phoenix Stadium wearing a unicorn costume. 

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McCain calls brain cancer prognosis 'very poor'

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WASHINGTON - U.S. Sen. John McCain says doctors have given him a "very poor prognosis" as he battles brain cancer.      

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Seeing Singing...From The Inside Video included

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 Some theater students in Seattle are getting a peculiar back-to-school exam. It's a way to see themselves sing, from the inside.

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Coach Rich Rod talks about missed opportunities as Cats gear up for Colorado

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Heres the News 4 Tucson Sunday report on Arizona Wildcat football:

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Jordin Sparks sent a silent message while singing the national anthem on 'Monday Night Football'

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The 28-year-old singer stood tall for the anthem, but made a statement all the same at Monday night's big game.

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POWER OUTAGE: TEP has restored power to more than 1,500 customers

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TUCSON (KVOA) -- More than 400 Tucson Electric Power customers on the south side remain without electricity this morning, according to company's website.

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Report shows increase in certain types of crimes on UA campus

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The University of Arizona Police Department released its annual Campus Safety, Security and Fire Report Monday. 

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Mobile home park burns in Sierra Vista

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Sierra Vista Fire and Police are currently working to contain structure fires in the Garden Canyon Mobile Home Park, according to the Sierra Vista Police, Fire, and EMS Facebook page.

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Man in custody for waving gun in Walmart

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A man is in custody after waving a gun in Walmart, located at Broadway and Camino Seco, on Monday night.

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Friendly House to provide scholarships for DACA recipients to renew permits

People gather for a rally and protest to mark the fifth anniversary of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program near Trump Tower in New York, New York, on August 15, 2017. (Photo: Justin Lane, EPA) People gather for a rally and protest to mark the fifth anniversary of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program near Trump Tower in New York, New York, on August 15, 2017. (Photo: Justin Lane, EPA)
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In early September, after the White House made public the decision to wind down the DACA program, the support for recipients was immediately noticeable. 

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Eastbound Speedway closed due to accident

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An accident has closed the eastbound lanes of Speedway and northbound lanes of Swan Road. 

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N4T Investigators: Facebook group seeks 'Justice for Baby Wyllow'

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It's now been more than seven months since six-year-old Wyllow Brewer took her last breath. 

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Tucson former NFL players speak out about President Trumps remarks

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TUCSON-President Trump bashed some of the NFL players for kneeling down during the National Anthem.

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Navajo policeman arrested in DUI fatal crash to be fired

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A Navajo Nation spokesman says a tribal officer who is suspected of hitting and killing a bicyclist while driving drunk in Glendale will be fired.   

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Meth bust at I-19 checkpoint

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Tucson Sector Border Patrol has arrested two U.S. citizens, both from Tucson, at the Interstate 19 immigration checkpoint. 

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President Trump trashes McCain and McConnell on Alabama radio

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(CNN) President Donald Trump assailed two top Republican senators in a local Alabama radio interview aired Monday in which he sought to promote Luther Strange, who is running in a GOP Senate primary.

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Tucson Wildlife Center looking for volunteers

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The Tucson Wildlife Center is looking for new volunteers.  

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Cortaro Farms Road widening project underway

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The Cortaro Farms Road widening project kicked off on Monday, which has some residents and businesses worried due to traffic delays.

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Stunning in silver! Kate Hudson pairs her buzz cut with a chic, metallic gown

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That is how you rock a buzz cut! Kate Hudson chopped off most of her hair in July, and she is still owning the edgy look. 

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Scientists: To keep mites away, leave your bed unmade every day

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While it may be better for your mental health to make your bed, it could be better for your physical health to leave it a complete mess, say scientists. 

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News 4 Cooks: Jalapeño Cheddar Sausage & Baked Potato Casserole

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Dickey's Barbecue Pit: Jalapeño Cheddar Sausage & Baked Potato Casserole

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People are suing a raw cookie dough shop for reportedly making them sick

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There are few greater guilty food pleasures than taking a bite of raw cookie dough — but there’s also that gnawing feeling in your stomach telling you you’re not supposed to do it, thanks to all those health warnings about the chance of contracting a foodborne illness from eating raw products like eggs. 

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Pregnant Jessica Alba on the 'exhausting' pressure to be perfect

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Jessica Alba has gone from Hollywood starlet to the founder of a billion-dollar company, all while raising two children. 

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Sen. Collins' opposition kills GOP health care drive

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The last-gasp Republican drive to tear down President Barack Obama's health care law essentially died Monday as Maine Sen. Susan Collins joined a small but decisive cluster of GOP senators in opposing the push.

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Border agents rescue five undocumented immigrants

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Border agents rescue five undocumented immigrants

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World Care: Mexico Earthquake Disaster Relief

Workers and a rescue dog search for children trapped inside the collapsed Enrique Rebsamen school on Tuesday. Carlos Cisneros / AP via NBC Workers and a rescue dog search for children trapped inside the collapsed Enrique Rebsamen school on Tuesday. Carlos Cisneros / AP via NBC
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World Care received many donation requests from Mexico to assist in the earthquake recovery and rebuilding process. And is now partnering with two agencies to facilitate and coordinate the distribution of supply in Mexico.  Fresh Produce Association of the Americas will sponsor, coordinate and facilitate the shipment of relief aid into Mexico City,k Mexico, while working with the Red Cross of Hermosillo, Mexico, to deliver the supply to areas of need in Mexico City.  World...

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Tempe Municipal Court judge allegedly stabbed wife 10 times

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A Tempe Municipal Court judge has been arrested for allegedly stabbing his wife 10 times at their Chandler home last month during a domestic violence incident.      

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Appeals court allows more of Texas 'sanctuary cities' law

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A federal appeals court has partially lifted a judge's order that blocked much of a Texas law targeting "sanctuary cities."    

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N4T Investigators: Repair ruse

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Tucson - "I have cancer and it's not curable. I have multiple myeloma, my blood is eating my bones."   She is a 74-year old widow and Pima County resident. Besides having cancer, she recently lost $4000 to scammers. 

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Target to up hourly base pay to $15 by end of 2020

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Target Corp. is raising its minimum hourly wage to $11 starting next month and then to $15 by the end of 2020 in a move it says will help it better recruit and retain staff and provide a better shopping experience for its customers.     

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First US ski area to make snow? It's in Arizona

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Typically, Colorado ski areas Loveland and Arapahoe Basin are the first to start snowmaking operations.

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Davis-Monthan's A-10 to appear in air shows next year

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Davis-Monthan's A-10 to appear in air shows next year

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Supreme Court cancels arguments on travel ban

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The Supreme Court has canceled arguments set for Oct. 10 in the dispute over President Donald Trump's travel ban, after Trump rolled out a new policy Sunday.

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Dog pulled from Mexico City earthquake rubble gives hope to rescuers

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A schnauzer who survived the earthquake was pulled out of the rubble of a collapsed building by rescuers in Mexico City on Sunday.

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4 Your Health: Keeping illness out of the locker room; cancer patients find relief with marijuana

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Ten to fifteen percent of college athletes, who sit out of a game, have some sort of infection that spreads easily, And many cancer patients use marijuana to treat physical and psychological symptoms of the disease.

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News 4 Cooks - German Potato Salad

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North Korean foreign minister says Trump has ‘declared war’

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North Korea's foreign minister said Monday that President Donald Trump has "declared war" on his country and that Kim Jong Un's regime would consider shooting down American bombers.

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Megyn Kelly gives an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of her studio

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Before her debut, Megan takes us through the studio of her new show.

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Fall allergies will be bad thanks to 'perfect storm' of ragweed, mold

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The ill effects of the hot, muggy summer will last long after the temperatures have started to cool, allergy experts warn.

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103-Year-Old Strikes A Chord Video included

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In today's fast paced world, so many of us spend time running from place to place just adding to the noise.

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Work week warming trend looms

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TUCSON - Mild to start the work week, but warmer heading toward the new weekend.

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Coolest September morning in over a decade

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TUCSON - Starting the work week with something that hasn't happened in 13 years.

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Anthony Weiner must report to prison by Nov. 6

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Anthony Weiner must report to prison by Nov. 6 to begin serving his 21-month sentence for sexting with a 15-year-old girl.    

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All you want to know about Mount Lemmon's Fall colors

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When do the Fall colors peak in the Sky Islands of Southern Arizona? Here's what climatology tells us.

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UPDATE: Man arrested for deadly hit-and-run

Ruben Aulbert Lemon, 33, arrested in connection to fatal hit-and-run. (Photo: Tucson Police Dept.) Ruben Aulbert Lemon, 33, arrested in connection to fatal hit-and-run. (Photo: Tucson Police Dept.)
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Tucson Police have arrested a man involved in a deadly hit-run-on on the morning of Sept. 20. 

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Seinfeld responds to reuniting with cast

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With "Will & Grace" returning to NBC after an 11-year hiatus, it's only natural to wonder if "Seinfeld," which aired from 1989 to 1998, will make a comeback, too. Think again.

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Around 100 Tucson kids pack KVOA studios for Bear Essentials Journalism Workshop

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Student musicians help their community after Houston hurricane

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Music and dance groups performed throughout the afternoon at Pueblo High School on Sunday.

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Homicide vigil promotes friendship in grief

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Family and friends of murder victims met at Reid Park Sunday evening for the National Day of Remembrance.

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Trump administration announces new travel ban

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Travelers from eight countries will face restrictions on entry to the U.S, ranging from a total ban to more targeted restrictions.

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Jared Kushner used private email account in White House

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President Donald Trump's son-in-law and top adviser, Jared Kushner, used his personal email account while communicating with White House colleagues, Kushner's lawyer said Sunday. In a statement...

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Average US gas price drops 7 cents as refineries bounce back

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(AP) - The average price of a gallon of regular-grade gasoline fell 7 cents nationally over the past two weeks, to $2.62. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey said Sunday that the drop comes as...

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Alejandro Villanueva emerges from tunnel for anthem

Pittsburgh Steelers offensive tackle and former Army Ranger Alejandro Villanueva stands outside the tunnel alone during the national anthem before an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears on Sunday in Chicago/ Nam Y. Huh The Associated Press Pittsburgh Steelers offensive tackle and former Army Ranger Alejandro Villanueva stands outside the tunnel alone during the national anthem before an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears on Sunday in Chicago/ Nam Y. Huh The Associated Press
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The Steelers decided to stay inside the locker room during the national anthem, not as a political statement but to avoid putting players in tough spots. But that still put one player in a tough spot, and he decided to defy the plans previously explained by coach...

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  • Judges appear split in 'Making a Murderer' appeal

    Judges appear split in 'Making a Murderer' appeal

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    A full federal appeals court will consider arguments over whether a Wisconsin inmate featured in the "Making a Murderer" documentary deserves to go free.
    A full federal appeals court will consider arguments over whether a Wisconsin inmate featured in the "Making a Murderer" documentary deserves to go free.
  • Feds accused of improperly detaining pregnant immigrants

    Feds accused of improperly detaining pregnant immigrants

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    Immigrants' advocates have filed a complaint with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security with what it calls the inhumane treatment of pregnant women being held in custody.
    Immigrants' advocates have filed a complaint with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security with what it calls the inhumane treatment of pregnant women being held in custody.
  • Adidas exec and 9 others charged in college bribery scheme

    Adidas exec and 9 others charged in college bribery scheme

    Tuesday, September 26 2017 9:59 AM EDT2017-09-26 13:59:09 GMT
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    Federal prosecutors have announced charges of fraud and corruption in college basketball, including against four coaches.
    Federal prosecutors have announced charges of fraud and corruption in college basketball, including against four coaches.
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