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  • Tuesday's Tucson Forecast: Twin billing of triple digit days

    Tuesday's Tucson Forecast: Twin billing of triple digit days

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 8:24 AM EDT2017-05-23 12:24:07 GMT

    So far in 2017, Tucson has registered 2 triple digit days.

    So far in 2017, Tucson has registered 2 triple digit days.

  • Happy ending for Cienega High School seniors

    Happy ending for Cienega High School seniors

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 1:59 AM EDT2017-05-23 05:59:49 GMT

    TUCSON- On May 21, 2017, 74 Cienega High School seniors were left waiting for  buses that were supposed to take them to Disneyland and Universal Studios, but never showed up. "We can't get a hold of the company, they won't return our calls. They disabled their website, said Cienega Principal, Nemer Hassey.  The senior class had contracted with Senior Grad Trips, but because the trip was scheduled after graduation, the families had to pay $500 for each student directly...

    TUCSON- On May 21, 2017, 74 Cienega High School seniors were left waiting for  buses that were supposed to take them to Disneyland and Universal Studios, but never showed up. "We can't get a hold of the company, they won't return our calls. They disabled their website, said Cienega Principal, Nemer Hassey.  The senior class had contracted with Senior Grad Trips, but because the trip was scheduled after graduation, the families had to pay $500 for each student directly...

  • N4T Investigators: Dirty detective update

    N4T Investigators: Dirty detective update

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 1:56 AM EDT2017-05-23 05:56:20 GMT

    Tucson - This is former Pima County Detective David Tarnow shortly before he changed his plea to guilty to making money off burglary victims, and the county. 

    Tucson - This is former Pima County Detective David Tarnow shortly before he changed his plea to guilty to making money off burglary victims, and the county. 

  • I-10 accident injures three, closes traffic in both directions

    I-10 accident injures three, closes traffic in both directions

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 1:27 AM EDT2017-05-23 05:27:08 GMT

    A car accident involving a semi-truck shut down Interstate 10 west of Tucson in both directions on Monday, May 22. 

    A car accident involving a semi-truck shut down Interstate 10 west of Tucson in both directions on Monday, May 22. 

  • N4T Investigators: Residents fight HOA over possible missing money

    N4T Investigators: Residents fight HOA over possible missing money

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 12:39 AM EDT2017-05-23 04:39:58 GMT

    Residents of the Cuernavaca Villas housing community say they could be missing hundreds of thousands of dollars in HOA dues.

    Residents of the Cuernavaca Villas housing community say they could be missing hundreds of thousands of dollars in HOA dues.

  • Moment blast shook Manchester Arena caught on camera

    Moment blast shook Manchester Arena caught on camera

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 12:26 AM EDT2017-05-23 04:26:21 GMT

    Concertgoer video shows the moment Manchester Arena was shaken by an explosion during an Ariana Grande concert.

    Concertgoer video shows the moment Manchester Arena was shaken by an explosion during an Ariana Grande concert.

  • 2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season Forecast Update Calls For An Above-Average Number Of Storms

    2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season Forecast Update Calls For An Above-Average Number Of Storms

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 12:00 AM EDT2017-05-23 04:00:34 GMT

    The 2017 Atlantic hurricane season is forecast to be more active than historical averages regarding the number of named storms and hurricanes, according A total of 14 named storms – seven hurricanes and three major hurricanes – are expected this season, which is higher than the 30-year average (1981-2010) for the Atlantic basin. 

    The 2017 Atlantic hurricane season is forecast to be more active than historical averages regarding the number of named storms and hurricanes, according A total of 14 named storms – seven hurricanes and three major hurricanes – are expected this season, which is higher than the 30-year average (1981-2010) for the Atlantic basin. 

  • Fire forces road closure in Cochise County

    Fire forces road closure in Cochise County

    Monday, May 22 2017 11:27 PM EDT2017-05-23 03:27:29 GMT

    The Cochise County Sheriff's Office says parts of Highway 191 are closed because of a brushfire. 

    The Cochise County Sheriff's Office says parts of Highway 191 are closed because of a brushfire. 

  • Homeland Security: No credible threat at U.S. venues

    Homeland Security: No credible threat at U.S. venues

    Monday, May 22 2017 11:20 PM EDT2017-05-23 03:20:15 GMT

    The Department of Homeland Security said there is no evidence of credible threats against music venues in the U.S., as England reels from an explosion at an Ariana Grande concert late Monday.

    The Department of Homeland Security said there is no evidence of credible threats against music venues in the U.S., as England reels from an explosion at an Ariana Grande concert late Monday.

  • Three injured, and El Camino del Cerro closed for accident

    Three injured, and El Camino del Cerro closed for accident

    Monday, May 22 2017 11:12 PM EDT2017-05-23 03:12:42 GMT

    According to the Pima County Sheriff's Department, El Camino del Cerro is closed after a roll-over at Avenida Corto.  Police advise drivers to expect delays.  Stay with News 4 Tucson for updates on this story.

    According to the Pima County Sheriff's Department, El Camino del Cerro is closed after a roll-over at Avenida Corto.  Police advise drivers to expect delays.  Stay with News 4 Tucson for updates on this story.

  • Buena Vista High School vandalized before graduation

    Buena Vista High School vandalized before graduation

    Monday, May 22 2017 11:01 PM EDT2017-05-23 03:01:49 GMT

    Buena Vista High School was vandalized this past weekend and surveillance shows a few individuals, possibly students.  

    Buena Vista High School was vandalized this past weekend and surveillance shows a few individuals, possibly students.  

  • UPDATE: Donations, school funds help save Cienega's senior class trip

    UPDATE: Donations, school funds help save Cienega's senior class trip

    Monday, May 22 2017 9:33 PM EDT2017-05-23 01:33:39 GMT
    NBC file photoNBC file photo

    Cienega High School seniors were left waiting in the middle of the night when buses they thought were taking them to Disneyland never showed up. 

    Cienega High School seniors were left waiting in the middle of the night when buses they thought were taking them to Disneyland never showed up. 

  • Prison employment centers aim to curb recidivism

    Prison employment centers aim to curb recidivism

    Monday, May 22 2017 9:11 PM EDT2017-05-23 01:11:49 GMT

    Reducing the recidivism rate and creating safer communities is one of the goals behind Governor Doug Ducey’s prison-based employment centers. There are 42,000 inmates locked up in prisons throughout the state, according to the Arizona Department of Corrections.

    Reducing the recidivism rate and creating safer communities is one of the goals behind Governor Doug Ducey’s prison-based employment centers. There are 42,000 inmates locked up in prisons throughout the state, according to the Arizona Department of Corrections.

  • ‘Everybody Was Running and Screaming’: Witnesses Describe Chaos After Manchester Arena Explosion

    ‘Everybody Was Running and Screaming’: Witnesses Describe Chaos After Manchester Arena Explosion

    Monday, May 22 2017 9:10 PM EDT2017-05-23 01:10:19 GMT

    A possible suicide blast during an Ariana Grande concert in England on Monday night left at least 19 people dead, 50 wounded and witnesses stunned. 

    A possible suicide blast during an Ariana Grande concert in England on Monday night left at least 19 people dead, 50 wounded and witnesses stunned. 

  • Mules help fight buffelgrass

    Mules help fight buffelgrass

    Monday, May 22 2017 9:02 PM EDT2017-05-23 01:02:49 GMT

      If you live in Tucson you might notice some new employees around Saguaro National Park. Mules are being used to haul water. 

      If you live in Tucson you might notice some new employees around Saguaro National Park. Mules are being used to haul water. 

  • Street racing ban

    Street racing ban

    Monday, May 22 2017 8:55 PM EDT2017-05-23 00:55:58 GMT

    The Tucson Police Department would like to remind drivers, the City of Tucson passed an ordinance prohibiting street racing.

    The Tucson Police Department would like to remind drivers, the City of Tucson passed an ordinance prohibiting street racing.

  • U of A set to take on Baylor with trip to College World Series on the line

    U of A set to take on Baylor with trip to College World Series on the line

    Monday, May 22 2017 8:29 PM EDT2017-05-23 00:29:42 GMT
    Arizona is just two victories away from advancing to the College World Series.  Here's more from Arizona Athletics The dates and times for the NCAA Tucson Super Regional between second-seeded Arizona and 15th-seeded Baylor have been announced. The Wildcats and Bears will square off in a best of three series at Hillenbrand Stadium this weekend. Dates, times and TV info is below.   DATE TIME (MST) TV Friday, May 26 6 or 7 p.m. ESPN 2 Sa...
    Arizona is just two victories away from advancing to the College World Series.  Here's more from Arizona Athletics The dates and times for the NCAA Tucson Super Regional between second-seeded Arizona and 15th-seeded Baylor have been announced. The Wildcats and Bears will square off in a best of three series at Hillenbrand Stadium this weekend. Dates, times and TV info is below.   DATE TIME (MST) TV Friday, May 26 6 or 7 p.m. ESPN 2 Sa...
  • Brush fire in Nogales prompts evacuations

    Brush fire in Nogales prompts evacuations

    Monday, May 22 2017 5:23 PM EDT2017-05-22 21:23:06 GMT

    Fire crews in Nogales this afternoon are working a brush fire. The Nogales Fire Department public information officer said some residents in the area of Beck Street and Mile Street are forced to evacuate. Still no word on the cause of the fire. Stay with News 4 Tucson for more information.

    Fire crews in Nogales this afternoon are working a brush fire. The Nogales Fire Department public information officer said some residents in the area of Beck Street and Mile Street are forced to evacuate. Still no word on the cause of the fire. Stay with News 4 Tucson for more information.

  • Sundowner at the Reid Park Zoo

    Sundowner at the Reid Park Zoo

    Monday, May 22 2017 4:57 PM EDT2017-05-22 20:57:13 GMT
    Happy hour with elephants The Sundowner takes place tonight at the Reid Park Zoo, from 5:30pm – 7pm. You can enjoy drinks, appetizers and elephants. Dr. Charles Foley, of the Tarangire Elephant Project, will be there to inform the public on the Reid Park Zoo’s conservation fund efforts. Tickets are:  $30 per person (includes one cocktail & appetizers) $25 for members For more information call (520) 881-4753
    Happy hour with elephants The Sundowner takes place tonight at the Reid Park Zoo, from 5:30pm – 7pm. You can enjoy drinks, appetizers and elephants. Dr. Charles Foley, of the Tarangire Elephant Project, will be there to inform the public on the Reid Park Zoo’s conservation fund efforts. Tickets are:  $30 per person (includes one cocktail & appetizers) $25 for members For more information call (520) 881-4753
  • O.J. Simpson to receive parole hearing in July, could be released

    O.J. Simpson to receive parole hearing in July, could be released

    Monday, May 22 2017 4:48 PM EDT2017-05-22 20:48:55 GMT

    After nearly a decade behind bars, O.J. Simpson could be released from prison this year. 

    After nearly a decade behind bars, O.J. Simpson could be released from prison this year. 

  • UA professor honored by Mexico

    Monday, May 22 2017 4:48 PM EDT2017-05-22 20:48:12 GMT

    William Beezley, a professor of history at the University of Arizona’s College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, is receiving the Ohtli award. I

    William Beezley, a professor of history at the University of Arizona’s College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, is receiving the Ohtli award. I

  • 5-star Arizona basketball commit Emmanuel Akot reclassifies to 2017

    5-star Arizona basketball commit Emmanuel Akot reclassifies to 2017

    Monday, May 22 2017 4:46 PM EDT2017-05-22 20:46:07 GMT

    Arizona basketball has finished up its 2017 recruiting class, according to Sean Miller. The final piece is Emmanuel Akot, originally a 5-star recruit in the class of 2018.

    Arizona basketball has finished up its 2017 recruiting class, according to Sean Miller. The final piece is Emmanuel Akot, originally a 5-star recruit in the class of 2018.

  • Millennials are flocking to this online therapy start-up since Trump's election

    Millennials are flocking to this online therapy start-up since Trump's election

    Monday, May 22 2017 4:35 PM EDT2017-05-22 20:35:21 GMT

    Business has been booming for online counseling start-up Talkspace ever since President Donald Trump was elected.

    Business has been booming for online counseling start-up Talkspace ever since President Donald Trump was elected.

  • Well-known South African game hunter dies after elephant falls on him

    Well-known South African game hunter dies after elephant falls on him

    Monday, May 22 2017 3:30 PM EDT2017-05-22 19:30:02 GMT
    NBC file photoNBC file photo

    A well-known South African game hunter died after an elephant ravaged by gunshots collapsed on him at a Zimbabwe animal reserve on Friday, according to local authorities. 

    A well-known South African game hunter died after an elephant ravaged by gunshots collapsed on him at a Zimbabwe animal reserve on Friday, according to local authorities. 

  • Local kids don't have to go hungry this summer

    Local kids don't have to go hungry this summer

    Monday, May 22 2017 1:29 PM EDT2017-05-22 17:29:54 GMT

    School is almost out for summer break which means many Southern Arizona children will go hungry. 

    School is almost out for summer break which means many Southern Arizona children will go hungry. 

  • Supreme Court strikes down North Carolina congressional district maps

    Supreme Court strikes down North Carolina congressional district maps

    Monday, May 22 2017 12:14 PM EDT2017-05-22 16:14:10 GMT

    The Supreme Court struck down two congressional district maps in North Carolina on Monday, holding that the state had engaged in an unconstitutional racial gerrymander. 

    The Supreme Court struck down two congressional district maps in North Carolina on Monday, holding that the state had engaged in an unconstitutional racial gerrymander. 

  • Construction scheduled on Grant Road this week

    Construction scheduled on Grant Road this week

    Monday, May 22 2017 11:49 AM EDT2017-05-22 15:49:37 GMT

    New restrictions will be in place on Grant Road east of Stone this week.

    New restrictions will be in place on Grant Road east of Stone this week.

  • RECALL: Nathan's hot dogs may be contaminated with metal

    RECALL: Nathan's hot dogs may be contaminated with metal

    Monday, May 22 2017 11:23 AM EDT2017-05-22 15:23:33 GMT

    TUCSON (KVOA) -- Hot dog lovers, listen up! If you're stocking up on beef franks for the Memorial Day holiday weekend, you might want to think about grilling bratwurst or burgers instead.

    TUCSON (KVOA) -- Hot dog lovers, listen up! If you're stocking up on beef franks for the Memorial Day holiday weekend, you might want to think about grilling bratwurst or burgers instead.

  • Boxing studio sees more women take classes

    Boxing studio sees more women take classes

    Monday, May 22 2017 11:18 AM EDT2017-05-22 15:18:09 GMT

    TUCSON- More women are taking boxing classes at a local boxing studio. Boxing Inc. Administrative Assistant, Daniel Lopez, said 65 to 70 percent of the people who take classes at Boxing Inc. are women. 

    TUCSON- More women are taking boxing classes at a local boxing studio. Boxing Inc. Administrative Assistant, Daniel Lopez, said 65 to 70 percent of the people who take classes at Boxing Inc. are women. 

  • Dozens of pedestrians hit in Tucson this year

    Dozens of pedestrians hit in Tucson this year

    Monday, May 22 2017 11:17 AM EDT2017-05-22 15:17:01 GMT

    More than sixty pedestrians were hit in the Tucson city limits from January to May of this year.

    More than sixty pedestrians were hit in the Tucson city limits from January to May of this year.

  • The Latest: AP Source says Flynn will invoke Fifth Amendment

    The Latest: AP Source says Flynn will invoke Fifth Amendment

    Monday, May 22 2017 10:29 AM EDT2017-05-22 14:29:08 GMT
    (Photo: Win McNamee/Getty Images)(Photo: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn will invoke his Fifth Amendment protection against self-incrimination on Monday as he notifies the Senate Intelligence committee that he will not comply with a subpoena seeking documents.

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn will invoke his Fifth Amendment protection against self-incrimination on Monday as he notifies the Senate Intelligence committee that he will not comply with a subpoena seeking documents.

  • Tech Based Learning Helps Kids Excel

    Tech Based Learning Helps Kids Excel

    Monday, May 22 2017 9:13 AM EDT2017-05-22 13:13:56 GMT
    (NBC News) A step up from spelling bees and macaroni collages, a new type of educating called STEM, or science, technology, engineering, and math, is helping students prepare for a tech-filled world. This particular type of teaching spans from building video games to programming robots, and prepares kids for the real world by encouraging them to figure out problems by themselves. "Kids come in and they go ugh this is so hard, but as soon as they get it, they're like oh, oh I go...
    (NBC News) A step up from spelling bees and macaroni collages, a new type of educating called STEM, or science, technology, engineering, and math, is helping students prepare for a tech-filled world. This particular type of teaching spans from building video games to programming robots, and prepares kids for the real world by encouraging them to figure out problems by themselves. "Kids come in and they go ugh this is so hard, but as soon as they get it, they're like oh, oh I go...
  • Monday's Tucson Forecast: Heat to start the week

    Monday's Tucson Forecast: Heat to start the week

    Monday, May 22 2017 9:11 AM EDT2017-05-22 13:11:04 GMT

    TUCSON - So far in 2017, the Old Pueblo has reached the triple digit mark twice. That will change in the coming days.

    TUCSON - So far in 2017, the Old Pueblo has reached the triple digit mark twice. That will change in the coming days.

  • Two residents injured in early morning mobile fire on south side

    Two residents injured in early morning mobile fire on south side

    Monday, May 22 2017 8:57 AM EDT2017-05-22 12:57:18 GMT

    TUCSON (KVOA) -- Two people were injured in a mobile home fire on the south side early Monday morning.

    TUCSON (KVOA) -- Two people were injured in a mobile home fire on the south side early Monday morning.

  • A history lesson on Metro Tucson tornadoes

    A history lesson on Metro Tucson tornadoes

    Monday, May 22 2017 8:32 AM EDT2017-05-22 12:32:24 GMT

    TUCSON - Tornadoes? In the Old Pueblo? It's happened more times than you think.

    TUCSON - Tornadoes? In the Old Pueblo? It's happened more times than you think.

  • Wildcats blank Gamecocks to earn Super Regional trip

    Wildcats blank Gamecocks to earn Super Regional trip

    Monday, May 22 2017 8:00 AM EDT2017-05-22 12:00:29 GMT

    TUCSON, Ariz. - Arizona's short game and leadoff hitter Mandie Perez racked up 15 hits to back sophomore pitcher Taylor McQuillin's shut-out pitching and Arizona won its own Regional in the NCAA Softball Championships Regional here at Rita Hillenbrand Memorial Stadium.

    TUCSON, Ariz. - Arizona's short game and leadoff hitter Mandie Perez racked up 15 hits to back sophomore pitcher Taylor McQuillin's shut-out pitching and Arizona won its own Regional in the NCAA Softball Championships Regional here at Rita Hillenbrand Memorial Stadium.

  • Watch: President Trump poses for a selfie with Israeli official

    Watch: President Trump poses for a selfie with Israeli official

    Monday, May 22 2017 7:41 AM EDT2017-05-22 11:41:45 GMT
    (Photo: NBC)(Photo: NBC)

    TEL AVIV, Israel (NBC) -- President Donald Trump was asked to pose for a selfie as he was greeted by Israeli officials after landing in Tel Aviv on Monday.

    TEL AVIV, Israel (NBC) -- President Donald Trump was asked to pose for a selfie as he was greeted by Israeli officials after landing in Tel Aviv on Monday.

  • Motorcyclist seriously hurt in crash

    Motorcyclist seriously hurt in crash

    Monday, May 22 2017 2:03 AM EDT2017-05-22 06:03:05 GMT

    Stone Ave. is back open between Grant Rd. and Glenn St. after a motorcyclist was hit by a car.

    Stone Ave. is back open between Grant Rd. and Glenn St. after a motorcyclist was hit by a car.

  • New law helps patients with surprise medical bills

    New law helps patients with surprise medical bills

    Monday, May 22 2017 1:56 AM EDT2017-05-22 05:56:15 GMT

    A new bill that was recently signed into law, is hoping to help patients with unexpected sky-high medical bills. 

    A new bill that was recently signed into law, is hoping to help patients with unexpected sky-high medical bills. 

  • January 8th Memorial Foundation plans to finish campaign

    January 8th Memorial Foundation plans to finish campaign

    Monday, May 22 2017 1:14 AM EDT2017-05-22 05:14:20 GMT

    On January 8, 2011 a gunman killed 6 people and wounded 13 others outside a Northwest Side grocery store.

    On January 8, 2011 a gunman killed 6 people and wounded 13 others outside a Northwest Side grocery store.

  • Cameraman narrowly survives sniper shot

    Cameraman narrowly survives sniper shot

    Monday, May 22 2017 12:30 AM EDT2017-05-22 04:30:32 GMT

    An Iraqi cameraman narrowly survives a sniper shot while filming in Mosul. Source: CNN

    An Iraqi cameraman narrowly survives a sniper shot while filming in Mosul. Source: CNN

  • California Shuts Down Oroville Dam's Battered Spillway for Repairs

    California Shuts Down Oroville Dam's Battered Spillway for Repairs

    Monday, May 22 2017 12:22 AM EDT2017-05-22 04:22:21 GMT
    Justin Sullivan/Getty ImagesJustin Sullivan/Getty Images

    California shut the shattered main spillway of the Oroville Dam for the summer on Friday, launching an all-out race to get it operational again before the next rainy season.

    California shut the shattered main spillway of the Oroville Dam for the summer on Friday, launching an all-out race to get it operational again before the next rainy season.

  • Woman hopes car message will help find a kidney

    Woman hopes car message will help find a kidney

    Sunday, May 21 2017 11:49 PM EDT2017-05-22 03:49:03 GMT

    Jenny Cervantes has painted her rear and side view windows of her SUV with words explaining her need for a kidney, along with her phone number.  

    Jenny Cervantes has painted her rear and side view windows of her SUV with words explaining her need for a kidney, along with her phone number.  

  • Congress pushes forward with Russia probes

    Congress pushes forward with Russia probes

    Sunday, May 21 2017 9:25 PM EDT2017-05-22 01:25:41 GMT
    Trump speaking on importance of stopping terrorism.Trump speaking on importance of stopping terrorism.

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Members of key congressional committees are pledging to proceed with aggressive investigations into Russia's meddling into the U.S. presidential election, including why former FBI director James Comey was ousted from his job.   

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Members of key congressional committees are pledging to proceed with aggressive investigations into Russia's meddling into the U.S. presidential election, including why former FBI director James Comey was ousted from his job.   

  • Moon and Venus create brilliant pair May 22

    Moon and Venus create brilliant pair May 22

    Sunday, May 21 2017 6:42 PM EDT2017-05-21 22:42:59 GMT

    TUCSON - Early risers will be treated to a view of the moon and planet Venus Monday morning. 

    TUCSON - Early risers will be treated to a view of the moon and planet Venus Monday morning. 

  • Ringling Brothers performs final shows

    Ringling Brothers performs final shows

    Sunday, May 21 2017 6:26 PM EDT2017-05-21 22:26:41 GMT

    UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) - The Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus that has wowed crowds for 146 years with its "Greatest Show on Earth" is taking its final bow.     

    UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) - The Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus that has wowed crowds for 146 years with its "Greatest Show on Earth" is taking its final bow.     

  • Tucson Fire crews battle second mobile home fire

    Tucson Fire crews battle second mobile home fire

    Sunday, May 21 2017 6:15 PM EDT2017-05-21 22:15:33 GMT

    Tucson Fire crews battled a second mobile home fire on Sunday.

    Tucson Fire crews battled a second mobile home fire on Sunday.

  • Rawle Alkins announces return for sophomore season

    Rawle Alkins announces return for sophomore season

    Sunday, May 21 2017 6:04 PM EDT2017-05-21 22:04:23 GMT
    Arizona Wildcats guard Rawle Alkins announced on Twitter Sunday that he will return for his sophomore season in Tucson. Alkins had declared for the NBA Draft and played well at the combine, as well as worked out for several NBA teams. The 6-foot-4 guard was not projected to be drafted in 2017, but is a projected 2nd round pick in 2018. Alkins averaged 10.9 points and 4.9 rebounds a game for the Wildcats as a freshman. The fan favorite also had a handful of memorable plays throughout ...
    Arizona Wildcats guard Rawle Alkins announced on Twitter Sunday that he will return for his sophomore season in Tucson. Alkins had declared for the NBA Draft and played well at the combine, as well as worked out for several NBA teams. The 6-foot-4 guard was not projected to be drafted in 2017, but is a projected 2nd round pick in 2018. Alkins averaged 10.9 points and 4.9 rebounds a game for the Wildcats as a freshman. The fan favorite also had a handful of memorable plays throughout ...
  • Alvernon near Glenn back open after water main break

    Alvernon near Glenn back open after water main break

    Sunday, May 21 2017 6:04 PM EDT2017-05-21 22:04:01 GMT
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    Alvernon Way between Glenn St. and Flower St. is back open after water main break, according to the City of Tucson Water. 

    Alvernon Way between Glenn St. and Flower St. is back open after water main break, according to the City of Tucson Water. 

  • Glendale caregiver arrested for murder of disabled fiancee, unborn son

    Glendale caregiver arrested for murder of disabled fiancee, unborn son

    Sunday, May 21 2017 4:41 PM EDT2017-05-21 20:41:47 GMT

    Andres Reyes was the caregiver of his fiancée Bridget Charlebois at the time of her death. Charlebois was quadriplegic and used a wheelchair. She was unable to care for herself.

    Andres Reyes was the caregiver of his fiancée Bridget Charlebois at the time of her death. Charlebois was quadriplegic and used a wheelchair. She was unable to care for herself.

  • VIDEO: Sea lion snatches girl from pier into water

    VIDEO: Sea lion snatches girl from pier into water

    Sunday, May 21 2017 3:57 PM EDT2017-05-21 19:57:18 GMT

    A college student has startling video of a sea lion snatching a girl off a dock and yanking her into the water on Canada's West Coast. 

    A college student has startling video of a sea lion snatching a girl off a dock and yanking her into the water on Canada's West Coast. 

  • Trump's Israel Visit: If 'Hotel Blows Up,' He'll Survive in Armored Suite

    Trump's Israel Visit: If 'Hotel Blows Up,' He'll Survive in Armored Suite

    Sunday, May 21 2017 2:48 PM EDT2017-05-21 18:48:13 GMT
    The King David Hotel in Jerusalem.  (Andrew Parsons / REX Shutterstock via AP)The King David Hotel in Jerusalem. (Andrew Parsons / REX Shutterstock via AP)

    You've heard of armored vehicles for world leaders and A-list celebrities. Now President Donald Trump is about to get an armored hotel suite.

    You've heard of armored vehicles for world leaders and A-list celebrities. Now President Donald Trump is about to get an armored hotel suite.

  • Police: Officer opened fire in fatal gunfight with 4 men

    Police: Officer opened fire in fatal gunfight with 4 men

    Sunday, May 21 2017 2:04 PM EDT2017-05-21 18:04:17 GMT

    Authorities say they aren't sure who shot whom in a fatal gunfight in Arizona involving a police officer and four men. 

    Authorities say they aren't sure who shot whom in a fatal gunfight in Arizona involving a police officer and four men. 

  • Trump Tells Muslim Leaders: ‘Drive out’ the Terrorists

    Trump Tells Muslim Leaders: ‘Drive out’ the Terrorists

    Sunday, May 21 2017 1:00 PM EDT2017-05-21 17:00:24 GMT
    Trump speaking on importance of stopping terrorism.Trump speaking on importance of stopping terrorism.

    President Donald Trump offered a message of unity Sunday as he called on the Arab world to confront extremism during a highly anticipated speech in the birthplace of Islam. "Drive them out!" Trump said of terrorists to dozens of Muslim leaders.

    President Donald Trump offered a message of unity Sunday as he called on the Arab world to confront extremism during a highly anticipated speech in the birthplace of Islam. "Drive them out!" Trump said of terrorists to dozens of Muslim leaders.

  • North Korea Launches Medium Range Ballistic Missile: White House

    North Korea Launches Medium Range Ballistic Missile: White House

    Sunday, May 21 2017 12:20 PM EDT2017-05-21 16:20:38 GMT
    North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un waves at missile developers in the capital Pyongyang. (STR / AFP - Getty Images)North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un waves at missile developers in the capital Pyongyang. (STR / AFP - Getty Images)

    North Korea has launched a medium-range ballistic missile, U.S. officials said on Sunday, the latest in a series of tests carried out since President Donald Trump came to office.

    North Korea has launched a medium-range ballistic missile, U.S. officials said on Sunday, the latest in a series of tests carried out since President Donald Trump came to office.

  • Northwest Fire fights mobile home fire early Sunday

    Northwest Fire fights mobile home fire early Sunday

    Sunday, May 21 2017 11:26 AM EDT2017-05-21 15:26:11 GMT
    Northwest FireNorthwest Fire
    A mobile home was destroyed by a fire early Sunday morning. Northwest Fire reports receiving a 911 call at 2:18am Sunday about a brush fire in the front yard of a mobile home. The home was in the 1200 block of west Wabash Street and was reported by neighbors to be unoccupied. Upon arrival the first responding crew found the mobile home consumed by the fire as well as a tree near the home. In just over 30 minutes 20 firefighters were able to extinguish the fires. After t...
    A mobile home was destroyed by a fire early Sunday morning. Northwest Fire reports receiving a 911 call at 2:18am Sunday about a brush fire in the front yard of a mobile home. The home was in the 1200 block of west Wabash Street and was reported by neighbors to be unoccupied. Upon arrival the first responding crew found the mobile home consumed by the fire as well as a tree near the home. In just over 30 minutes 20 firefighters were able to extinguish the fires. After t...
  • O'Toole's one-hitter leads Arizona to softball regional final

    O'Toole's one-hitter leads Arizona to softball regional final

    Sunday, May 21 2017 10:00 AM EDT2017-05-21 14:00:19 GMT

    TUCSON, Ariz. — Danielle O'Toole threw no-hit ball for six and one-third innings and Arizona used her mastery over South Carolina's bats to beat the Gamecocks, 5-0, in NCAA action Saturday afternoon here at Hillenbrand Memorial Stadium.

    TUCSON, Ariz. — Danielle O'Toole threw no-hit ball for six and one-third innings and Arizona used her mastery over South Carolina's bats to beat the Gamecocks, 5-0, in NCAA action Saturday afternoon here at Hillenbrand Memorial Stadium.

  • Tucson Veteran receives keys to new house

    Tucson Veteran receives keys to new house

    Sunday, May 21 2017 2:09 AM EDT2017-05-21 06:09:52 GMT

    Habitat for Humanity helped Navy veteran get a new home. 

    Habitat for Humanity helped Navy veteran get a new home. 

  • Audience enjoys concert split by border wall

    Audience enjoys concert split by border wall

    Sunday, May 21 2017 12:45 AM EDT2017-05-21 04:45:53 GMT

    On Saturday musicians played the 4th binational concert in Douglas, Arizona and Agua Prieta, Sonora.

    On Saturday musicians played the 4th binational concert in Douglas, Arizona and Agua Prieta, Sonora.

  • Teenagers arrested for arson at Tucson park

    Teenagers arrested for arson at Tucson park

    Sunday, May 21 2017 12:28 AM EDT2017-05-21 04:28:01 GMT

    Tucson police say they have arrested six juveniles for setting a fire at Mission Manor Park.

    Tucson police say they have arrested six juveniles for setting a fire at Mission Manor Park.

  • The Solution to Climate Change Might Be Right Under Our Feet

    The Solution to Climate Change Might Be Right Under Our Feet

    Sunday, May 21 2017 12:22 AM EDT2017-05-21 04:22:36 GMT

    Every day, power plants and industries across the globe emit nearly 100 million metric tons of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere — an effect that has pushed our climate into a dangerous zone, causing the Arctic to melt at an alarming rate, sea levels to rise, and weather patterns to shift across the world.

    Every day, power plants and industries across the globe emit nearly 100 million metric tons of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere — an effect that has pushed our climate into a dangerous zone, causing the Arctic to melt at an alarming rate, sea levels to rise, and weather patterns to shift across the world.

  • Woman hit by bus near Grant Rd. and 1st Ave.

    Woman hit by bus near Grant Rd. and 1st Ave.

    Saturday, May 20 2017 11:19 PM EDT2017-05-21 03:19:44 GMT

    Southbound First Ave. is closed between Grant Rd. and Alturas after a woman was hit by a Sun Tran bus.

    Southbound First Ave. is closed between Grant Rd. and Alturas after a woman was hit by a Sun Tran bus.

  • Twitter founder says sorry for role in Trump's election

    Twitter founder says sorry for role in Trump's election

    Saturday, May 20 2017 10:57 PM EDT2017-05-21 02:57:45 GMT

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A co-founder of Twitter says he's sorry if the popular social media platform helped put Donald Trump in the White House, as the president has suggested.   

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A co-founder of Twitter says he's sorry if the popular social media platform helped put Donald Trump in the White House, as the president has suggested.   

  • These Omnidirectional Tires Could Mean the End of Your Parallel Parking Woes

    These Omnidirectional Tires Could Mean the End of Your Parallel Parking Woes

    Saturday, May 20 2017 9:30 PM EDT2017-05-21 01:30:35 GMT
    Created by Canadian inventor William Liddiard, these omnidirectional tires don't require major modifications to the cars themselves. Instead, a special ring with motorized rollers bolts directly to the car's wheels.
    Created by Canadian inventor William Liddiard, these omnidirectional tires don't require major modifications to the cars themselves. Instead, a special ring with motorized rollers bolts directly to the car's wheels.
  • Police search for deadly hit-and-run driver

    Police search for deadly hit-and-run driver

    Saturday, May 20 2017 9:29 PM EDT2017-05-21 01:29:59 GMT
    Tucson Police Dept.Tucson Police Dept.

    Tucson police have identified two people killed during hit-and-run crash early Saturday morning. 

    Tucson police have identified two people killed during hit-and-run crash early Saturday morning. 

  • Where are the highest chances for a hot summer in 2017?

    Where are the highest chances for a hot summer in 2017?

    Saturday, May 20 2017 9:21 PM EDT2017-05-21 01:21:20 GMT

    Schools are letting out, Memorial Day is nearly here, and for many Americans that means  the unofficial start of summer. And if it's summer, then it 's time to start paying attention to the risk of extreme heat.

    Schools are letting out, Memorial Day is nearly here, and for many Americans that means  the unofficial start of summer. And if it's summer, then it 's time to start paying attention to the risk of extreme heat.

  • Katiyana Mauga breaks PAC-12 home run record

    Katiyana Mauga breaks PAC-12 home run record

    Saturday, May 20 2017 6:36 PM EDT2017-05-20 22:36:36 GMT
    Arizona outfielder Katiyana MaugaArizona outfielder Katiyana Mauga

    Arizona softball third basemen Katiyana Mauga broke the Pac-12 home run record in the third inning of Saturday's game against South Carolina. 

    Arizona softball third basemen Katiyana Mauga broke the Pac-12 home run record in the third inning of Saturday's game against South Carolina. 

  • Two people ejected in I-19 rollover, one dead

    Two people ejected in I-19 rollover, one dead

    Saturday, May 20 2017 6:31 PM EDT2017-05-20 22:31:25 GMT

    A person is dead and another person injured after a rollover single-vehicle crash, according to the Arizona Department of Public Safety. 

    A person is dead and another person injured after a rollover single-vehicle crash, according to the Arizona Department of Public Safety. 

  • VIDEO: Transit officer asking about immigration status

    VIDEO: Transit officer asking about immigration status

    Saturday, May 20 2017 4:32 PM EDT2017-05-20 20:32:38 GMT

    Minneapolis Metro Transit police are investigating an incident shown on video in which a transit officer asks a light-rail passenger about his immigration status. 

    Minneapolis Metro Transit police are investigating an incident shown on video in which a transit officer asks a light-rail passenger about his immigration status. 

  • U.S.-Saudi Arabia Sign Immediate $110B Arms Deal Amid Trump Visit

    U.S.-Saudi Arabia Sign Immediate $110B Arms Deal Amid Trump Visit

    Saturday, May 20 2017 2:47 PM EDT2017-05-20 18:47:05 GMT
    U.S. Army Black Hawk helicopters. (Alik Keplicz / AP file)U.S. Army Black Hawk helicopters. (Alik Keplicz / AP file)

    On the first stop of his inaugural foreign trip, President Donald Trump signed his name Saturday to a nearly $110 billion arms deal with Saudi Arabia effective immediately — plus another $350 billion over the next 10 years.

    On the first stop of his inaugural foreign trip, President Donald Trump signed his name Saturday to a nearly $110 billion arms deal with Saudi Arabia effective immediately — plus another $350 billion over the next 10 years.

  • Times Square Driver: 'I Wanted to Kill Them'

    Times Square Driver: 'I Wanted to Kill Them'

    Saturday, May 20 2017 2:10 PM EDT2017-05-20 18:10:40 GMT
    Richard Rojas crashed his vehicle into pedestrians, leaving an 18-year-old woman dead at the scene and another 22 injured, in New York City's Times Square midday on May 18, 2017. (Charles Guerin / Bestimage / BACKGRID)Richard Rojas crashed his vehicle into pedestrians, leaving an 18-year-old woman dead at the scene and another 22 injured, in New York City's Times Square midday on May 18, 2017. (Charles Guerin / Bestimage / BACKGRID)

    The driver behind the mayhem in New York City's Times Square that killed one and injured 22 others allegedly stated, "I wanted to kill them" and admitted to smoking PCP-laced marijuana before Thursday's violence.

    The driver behind the mayhem in New York City's Times Square that killed one and injured 22 others allegedly stated, "I wanted to kill them" and admitted to smoking PCP-laced marijuana before Thursday's violence.

  • Iraq’s special forces declare their Mosul mission complete

    Iraq’s special forces declare their Mosul mission complete

    Saturday, May 20 2017 12:21 PM EDT2017-05-20 16:21:06 GMT
    Civilians pass by a destroyed car in the aftermath of car bomb explosion in southwestern Baghdad, Iraq, Saturday, May 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Karim Kadim)Civilians pass by a destroyed car in the aftermath of car bomb explosion in southwestern Baghdad, Iraq, Saturday, May 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Karim Kadim)

    Iraq’s special forces say they have retaken the last Mosul districts from the Islamic State group within their area of operation after the push to retake the city’s western half was officially launched in February.

    Iraq’s special forces say they have retaken the last Mosul districts from the Islamic State group within their area of operation after the push to retake the city’s western half was officially launched in February.

  • 12th Avenue Music & Food Festival Begins This Weekend

    12th Avenue Music & Food Festival Begins This Weekend

    Saturday, May 20 2017 12:11 PM EDT2017-05-20 16:11:06 GMT

    Come try the food and listen to some of the awesome array of  music produced in Tucson and the border southwest.  It all goes down on South 12th Avenue between Ajo and Veterans Boulevard. There'll also be carnival rides for the kids, rock wall climbing, lowriders, mariachis and folklorico dancing. Ten of Tucson's non profits will also be on site.  The U of A Alumni Marching Band will be on hand, while the Changuitos Feos Mariachi Band also join in. Ice col...

    Come try the food and listen to some of the awesome array of  music produced in Tucson and the border southwest.  It all goes down on South 12th Avenue between Ajo and Veterans Boulevard. There'll also be carnival rides for the kids, rock wall climbing, lowriders, mariachis and folklorico dancing. Ten of Tucson's non profits will also be on site.  The U of A Alumni Marching Band will be on hand, while the Changuitos Feos Mariachi Band also join in. Ice col...

  • Fatal collision closes intersection of S. Park and E. Drexel for several hours

    Fatal collision closes intersection of S. Park and E. Drexel for several hours

    Saturday, May 20 2017 11:48 AM EDT2017-05-20 15:48:13 GMT
    Tucson Police Dept.Tucson Police Dept.

    Tucson Police Dept. is asking motorists to avoid the intersection of S. Park and E. Drexel due to a fatal collision.

    Tucson Police Dept. is asking motorists to avoid the intersection of S. Park and E. Drexel due to a fatal collision.

  • Oscar De La Hoya visits kids at Pascua Yaqui Health Center in Tucson

    Oscar De La Hoya visits kids at Pascua Yaqui Health Center in Tucson

    Saturday, May 20 2017 12:18 AM EDT2017-05-20 04:18:33 GMT
    Apart from helping bring millions of viewers to Tucson through the ESPN live broadcast of the boxing matches at the Casino Del Sol, Oscar De La Hoya also dazzled a crowd of dozens of people at the Pascua Yaqui Wellness Center.  The Pascua Yaqui tribe, who runs the Casino Del Sol in Tucson, played a major role in helping make the Oscar De La Hoya-promoted-fights a reality.  To see more, including KVOA's interview with Oscar De La Hoya, please click on icon above. 
    Apart from helping bring millions of viewers to Tucson through the ESPN live broadcast of the boxing matches at the Casino Del Sol, Oscar De La Hoya also dazzled a crowd of dozens of people at the Pascua Yaqui Wellness Center.  The Pascua Yaqui tribe, who runs the Casino Del Sol in Tucson, played a major role in helping make the Oscar De La Hoya-promoted-fights a reality.  To see more, including KVOA's interview with Oscar De La Hoya, please click on icon above. 
  • Boxing Highlights: Oscar De La Hoya Fight Card In Tucson Live On ESPN Was A Success

    Boxing Highlights: Oscar De La Hoya Fight Card In Tucson Live On ESPN Was A Success

    Friday, May 19 2017 4:32 PM EDT2017-05-19 20:32:01 GMT
    Oscar De La Hoya brought a big fight card to Tucson seen live by millions of people on ESPN, and it turned out to be a big success at the Casino Del Sol. To see highlights, please click on icon above.  News 4 Tucson caught up for a 1-on-1 interview with Oscar De La Hoya at the Pascua Yaqui Wellness Center before the bouts.
    Oscar De La Hoya brought a big fight card to Tucson seen live by millions of people on ESPN, and it turned out to be a big success at the Casino Del Sol. To see highlights, please click on icon above.  News 4 Tucson caught up for a 1-on-1 interview with Oscar De La Hoya at the Pascua Yaqui Wellness Center before the bouts.
  • Report: Trump told Russians about firing 'nut job' Comey

    Report: Trump told Russians about firing 'nut job' Comey

    Friday, May 19 2017 3:47 PM EDT2017-05-19 19:47:34 GMT
    James ComeyJames Comey

    The New York Times is reporting that President Donald Trump told Russian diplomats that firing the "nut job" FBI director had relieved "great pressure" on him.      

    The New York Times is reporting that President Donald Trump told Russian diplomats that firing the "nut job" FBI director had relieved "great pressure" on him.      

  • Anthony Weiner pleads guilty in sexting case; cries during apology in court

    Anthony Weiner pleads guilty in sexting case; cries during apology in court

    Friday, May 19 2017 12:28 PM EDT2017-05-19 16:28:17 GMT
    Anthony Weiner (NBC photo)Anthony Weiner (NBC photo)

    Former U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner is crying in court as he apologizes to the 15-year-old girl with whom he exchanged sexually explicit texts.     

    Former U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner is crying in court as he apologizes to the 15-year-old girl with whom he exchanged sexually explicit texts.     

  • Drowning myths vs. reality

    Thursday, May 18 2017 7:11 PM EDT2017-05-18 23:11:15 GMT

    School will be over for most kids next week, and a lot of them will be hitting the pools. That’s all the more reason we can't stress the ABC’s of water-safety: A - for active adult supervision; B - for barriers; and C - for classes. That means swim classes for kids, and CPR instruction for older children and adults. However, even with all those things in place, doing away with parents' misconceptions about drowning, can truly make the difference when it comes to being a l...

    School will be over for most kids next week, and a lot of them will be hitting the pools. That’s all the more reason we can't stress the ABC’s of water-safety: A - for active adult supervision; B - for barriers; and C - for classes. That means swim classes for kids, and CPR instruction for older children and adults. However, even with all those things in place, doing away with parents' misconceptions about drowning, can truly make the difference when it comes to being a l...

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