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Suspect in deputy involved shooting had criminal record

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The man police said shot at a Pima County Sheriff’s deputy while conducting a traffic stop, is a convicted felon.

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Crime Trackers: Speeders beware

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Lead foot drivers beware, the Pima County Sheriff’s Department special unit is looking for speeders.

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1 dead, 2 injured after serious car crash on Valencia Road

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The Tucson Police Department said they are on scene of a serious injury crash.  

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Text-to-911 may soon become a reality in Tucson

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People who need emergency services may eventually be able to do so in a different way – via text messaging.

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News 4 Tucson's School Supply Drive drop off locations

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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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Arizona woman who shot son to be arraigned

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A 92-year-old Arizona woman accused of fatally shooting her son because he wanted to put her in an assisted living facility is scheduled to be arraigned.

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Tucson Water, EPA try to quell south side homeowners' concerns

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Some south side homeowners worry their drinking water has been contaminated with toxic chemicals for decades.  On Monday night at a meeting at the El Pueblo Senior Center, Tucson Water officials said it's safe to drink but some still have their doubts.

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Smoking scorpions is a thing

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The creepy, crawly scorpion is a tiny creature most go out of their way to avoid. 

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One man injured in midtown shooting

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 Police are on the scene of a shooting in the 1900 block of S. Alvernon Way.

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Tips from the public lead to bank robbery arrest

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The Tucson Police Department said U.S. Marshals apprehended 50-year-old Vahalla Daniel Volundsson and identified him as the suspect who robbed the Bank of America located on Tanque Verde Road. 

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Deputy Velasco admired and respected by PCSD

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The deputy who was shot at by a convicted felon during a routine traffic stop is recuperating at home with family.

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Hundreds of calls flood in as Arizona launches nation's first opioid hotline

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A new opioid hotline, the first of its kind in the nation, has already received hundreds of calls from physicians and patients looking for help in Arizona. 

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Hell's Angels fugitive extradited back to Arizona after 15 years on the run

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Officials say 46-year-old Paul Eischeid, a Hell's Angels member, has been extradited back to the United States and is in the Maricopa County Jail after fleeing custody 15 years ago. 

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13-year-old boy stabs girl multiple times in head and body, police say

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A 13-year-old boy has been taken into custody after police say he stabbed a 13-year-old girl multiple times.

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Ford recalls 550K vehicles that can roll away unexpectedly

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Ford is recalling about 550,000 cars and SUVs in North America to fix a gearshift problem that could cause the vehicles to roll away unexpectedly. 

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Team AZ at 2018 Special Olympics USA Games in Seattle; Mini-documentary

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If you missed the series of inspirational stories News 4 Tucson's Paul Cicala put together on Special Olympics athletes from Tucson (and all of Arizona) from Seattle (Special Olympics USA Games), -no worries. 

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Deaths from liver disease are surging, and drinking is to blame

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It doesn't take many years of drinking to permanently damage the liver, doctors say.

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The City of Tucson annexed Tucson International Airport, allows city to collect sales tax

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The Tucson City Council voted to annex the Tucson International Airport during its board meeting last week. 

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Former government contractor found guilty for stealing property, reselling it in AZ

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A former government contractor was found guilty for shipping U.S. government property from a military base in Afghanistan to his home in Young, Arizona, for resale. 

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Charges dismissed in shootout at Border Patrol checkpoint

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Charges have been dismissed against a Tombstone man accused of shooting at Border Patrol agents at a southern Arizona checkpoint before they fired back and wounded him.

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Families worried over health after thousands of dead fish pop up in community lake

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Health concerns are now an issue for families dealing with thousands of dead fish popping up in their community lake. 

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San Francisco bans tour buses from 'Full House' residence

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Tour buses will no longer be swinging by a San Francisco house made famous in the popular 1990s sitcom "Full House."

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Bear cub recovering after burns from wildfire

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A bear cub is recovering from burns to her paws.

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Secret Service agent dies after suffering stroke on the job

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A United States Secret Service agent died after suffering a stroke while supporting President Donald Trump's trip to Scotland over the weekend, the Secret Service said Wednesday. 

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Can jerky affect mental illness? Study suggests it can

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Cured meats such as salami or jerky may worsen the symptoms of some people with mental illness, researchers reported Wednesday. 

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Spider bite led to leg being amputated, woman says

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A mother of three in West Memphis, Arkansas, says a spider bite ended up costing her a leg. 

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Attorney General warning Arizonans of romance scam tied to Ghana

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Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich is warning Arizonans of an online romance scam after an investigation found Valley residents tried to wire thousands of dollars overseas. 

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Consumers could soon be hit by Trump's tariffs

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The trade tensions between the U.S. and China are escalating.  

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FBI release footage of unknown casino robbers

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The FBI and its law enforcement partners said they are seeking the public's assistance in identifying two unknown male suspects who committed a violet casino robbery at approximately 12:25 a.m. Tuesday, July 17. 

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Radio calls, witness video paint picture of deputy-involved shooting

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It was a traffic stop that turned deadly. Authorities say Deputy Jose Velasco was shot in the leg by someone he was trying to pull over around 3:20 p.m. off Ajo and Country Club. 

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Tortilla chips spontaneously combust

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Firefighters have had to respond twice to the spontaneous combustion of tortilla chips. Tor

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Papa John's founder says it was a 'mistake' to resign

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Papa John's founder John Schnatter said it was a "mistake" for him to resign. ...

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Man stabbed near Fort Lowell and Alvernon

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The Tucson Police Department said they are investigating a stabbing that occurred at a Circle K near Fort Lowell and Alvernon Way. 

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Adopt this Pet: Minka

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There's a new pet looking to be adopted. Meet Minka! 

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UPDATE: Sheriff's Department identify suspect in officer-involved shooting

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The Pima County Sheriff's Department named 27-year-old Juan Manuel Correa-Leyva as the suspect from Tuesday's officer-involved shooting.  

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Firefighters struggle to contain fire near Yosemite National Park

Inmate firefighters clear brush to create a fire break while battling the Ferguson Fire in unincorporated Mariposa County, California, on Monday, July 16, 2018.Noah Berger / AP Inmate firefighters clear brush to create a fire break while battling the Ferguson Fire in unincorporated Mariposa County, California, on Monday, July 16, 2018.Noah Berger / AP
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Firefighters continued to battle a deadly California wildfire on Wednesday as the blaze spread, authorities announced. 

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AZ Court of Appeals rules marijuana extracts are illegal

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The Arizona Court of Appeals has ruled that cannabis extracts are illegal.

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Marriott hotels plans to eliminate plastic straws by 2019

A Marriott hotel on Nov. 16, 2015 in San Francisco.Justin Sullivan / Getty Images file (via NBC News) A Marriott hotel on Nov. 16, 2015 in San Francisco.Justin Sullivan / Getty Images file (via NBC News)
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Marriott International plans to remove plastic straws and drink stirrers from all of its 6,500 hotels and resorts worldwide by next year. 

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Panda Express to hold career hiring event

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Panda Express is set to hold its second annual Panda Career Event in Tucson. 

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4 Your Health: benefit of early dinner; omega-3's overated; pregnant women having more heart attacks

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The risk of having a heart attack while pregnant is on the rise. Omega-3 supplements may not boost our heart health after all. And eating dinner earlier may lower the risk of certain cancers.

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Millennials not planning well for retirement

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Even though the oldest Millennials are almost 40 few are doing a good job of preparing for retirement.

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How long will scattered storms take a break?

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TUCSON - Monsoon activity looks to be more miss than hit for southern Arizona.

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Former FBI chief Comey urges voters to support Democrats, rips Trump

Former FBI director James Comey testifies before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, on Capitol Hill in Washington.J. Scott Applewhite / AP file (NBC NEWS) Former FBI director James Comey testifies before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, on Capitol Hill in Washington.J. Scott Applewhite / AP file (NBC NEWS)
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Former FBI Director James Comey called on Americans to vote for Democrats in the wake of President Donald Trump's summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin, slamming Republicans for not pushing back against the president. 

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TUSD holds press conference for upcoming school year

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Tucson Unified School District's Superintendent, Doctor Gabriel Trujillo, held a press conference at the TUSD headquarters Tuesday, June 17. 

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N4T Investigators: Sick swindle

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"It's people that are robbing others of their hard-earned money and it's disgusting, truthfully," says Meredith Ford.

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News 4 Cooks: Grilled chicken with jalapeno peach salsa

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Name of Restaurant: Apple Annie's Orchard

Name of Dish: Grilled Chicken with Jalapeno Peach Salsa 

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Steve Keim’s suspension comes at a bad time for the Cardinals

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There’s never a good time for a team to be without a General Manager. But for the Cardinals, having Steve Keim away...

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Arizona candidate shot and killed mother, supports gun rights

A Republican Arizona state Senate candidate Bobby Wilson with his wife.Bobby Wilson for State Senate (Photo via NBC News) A Republican Arizona state Senate candidate Bobby Wilson with his wife.Bobby Wilson for State Senate (Photo via NBC News)
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A Republican Arizona state Senate candidate has shocked gun control advocates by sharing details about shooting and killing his mother in apparent self-defense more than 50 years ago. 

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EU fines Google $5 billion over Android antitrust abuse

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Google has been fined over $5 billion for violating EU anti-trust rules.

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Rugrats to return to big and small screen

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Nickelodeon and Paramount Players announced the return of the Rugrats on Tuesday. 

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VIDEO: Pima County deputy shot in leg after traffic stop

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The Pima County Sheriff's Department said they are working a traffic accident Tuesday, July 17 involving a deputy near Ajo and Country Club. 

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Multiple public libraries to receive solar canopies

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Four more libraries in the Tucson and Marana area are set to have solar panels installed on their parking lots. 

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Thailand cave rescue: Boys, coach discharged nearly a month after first going missing

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Chiang Rai, Thailand (CNN)- The 12 members of a youth soccer team and their coach...

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New law increases penalties for reckless drivers

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House Bill 2522 is known as “Pam’s Law.”

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Arizona man rides motorcycle to Boston hospital where his life was saved 40 years ago

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An Arizona man rode his motorcycle from Cave Creek all the way to Boston to visit the place where his life was saved 40 years ago.

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Local agencies denied thousands in Pima County funds

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More than a dozen local organizations are no longer eligible to receive thousands in anti-racketeering funds from Pima County. 

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Pima County deputy is wounded in shootout with suspect

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Authorities say a Pima County Sheriff's deputy has been wounded in a shootout with a motorist who has been killed.

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Girl Scouts releases 30 new badges

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Southern Arizona Girl Scouts will now have the opportunity to collect 30 new badges. 

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'Baby Trump' balloons are coming to New Jersey after flying in the United Kingdom

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Activists in New Jersey are bringing "Baby Trump" blimps to the United States after seeing the diaper-clad balloon's scene-stealing appearances during protests against President Donald Trump's visit to the United Kingdom. 

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Famlies worried over health after thousands of dead fish pop up in community lake

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Health concerns are now an issue for families dealing with thousands of dead fish popping up in their community lake.

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Tucson police investigating shooting near Diamond Shamrock

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The Tucson Police Department said they are investigating a shooting near the Diamond Shamrock on Campbell Avenue and Valencia Road Tuesday, July 17. 

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Texas executes man for 2004 slaying of store owner

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A Texas prisoner was executed Tuesday evening for the fatal shooting of a San Antonio convenience store owner after courts turned down appeals that the state parole board improperly rejected the inmate’s clemency request because he’s black. 

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Man shot in the chest on Tucson's south side

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The Pima County Sheriff's Department is working a shooting in the 3100 block of E. Benson Highway. 

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PCSD deputies not carrying 'overdose reversal' medicine

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Law enforcement agencies across Arizona are carrying the potentially lifesaving overdose antidote, Narcan. 

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Kim Kardashian defends Kylie Jenner being called 'self-made'

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The internet may not agree, but Kim Kardashian West totally believes her sister Kylie Jenner and the rest of her siblings are "self-made."

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Long-lost ring returns from the sewer

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Sarah Wolff will never forget the feeling she had last March, when she realized her wedding ring was missing. 

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Green Valley Fire save puppy from swarm of bees

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The Green Valley Fire Department said they responded to an active swarm of bees near the 800 block of West Placita Canalito. 

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Immigrant children describe hunger and cold in detention

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Immigrant children are complaining of being hungry, cold and afraid of the guards at U.S. holding centers where they were placed after crossing the Mexican border. 

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Cardinals GM arrested for DUI after Fourth of July traffic stop

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Arizona Cardinals General Manager Steve Keim was arrested for a DUI on the Fourth of July, Chandler police confirmed Saturday. 

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Wrestlers sue Ohio State over doctor's sexual misconduct

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Four former wrestlers say in a lawsuit that Ohio State University officials ignored repeated complaints about a now-dead team doctor and failed to stop his "rampant sexual misconduct" that went on nearly two decades. 

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Jupiter's moon count reaches 79, including tiny 'oddball'

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It's getting more crowded around Jupiter. 

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ADHD may have modest link with teen tech use

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Nobody who lives with a teenager or sees teenagers in action could be surprised to hear that they are heavy users of tech — staring constantly at smartphones and other devices as they text one another, post photos, stream video and play games.

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Larry Fitzgerald: 'If I’m not playing in Arizona, I won’t be playing anywhere'

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Almost on a yearly basis, there are either rumors that Arizona Cardinals receiver Larry Fitzgerald will retire or be traded to another team. 

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FBI offering $5,000 reward to find violent suspects in Payson casino robbery

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FBI agents are searching for suspects who they say violently robbed a Payson casino early Tuesday morning. 

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Trump claims he misspoke in Helsinki, meant to say Russia did have reason to meddle in election

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President Donald Trump attempted on Tuesday to clarify his widely criticized comments in Helsinki, saying that he had misspoken when he said a day earlier that he did not see why Russia would have meddled in the election.

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Tucson Police in search of ‘Mr. Anti-Cable’

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The Tucson Police Department is looking for a man who is accused of destroying Century Link boxes around the city. 

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MGM sues more than 1,000 victims of Las Vegas shooting, denying liability for the massacre

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MGM Resorts International has filed federal lawsuits against more than 1,000 victims and relatives of last October's shooting rampage in Las Vegas in a bid to squelch liability claims against the hotel-casino giant. 

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4 Your Health: scooter danger; Zika virus risk; safety of probiotics

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There is little data on the safety of probiotics. Zika virus is a concern for women travelers. And injuries involving motorized scooters are up.

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Arizona bride fools groom by sending brother in her place for 'first look' photos

Val Zherelyev couldn't contain his laughter when he saw his brother-in-law in a wedding dress. Photo: Nichole Cline/KevinChole Photography Val Zherelyev couldn't contain his laughter when he saw his brother-in-law in a wedding dress. Photo: Nichole Cline/KevinChole Photography
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The Arizona bride had the perfect solution to curb her groom's ceremony day nerves: a prank. 

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Day care provider who hanged toddler sentenced to probation

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A former day care provider convicted of hanging a toddler has been sentenced to probation. 

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Can extreme heat affect the way you think?

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A new study suggests the heat hurts your decision-making.

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Florida deputy comically heckles senior 'driver'

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Typically, slow traffic is annoying- but this...

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Disneyland Resorts celebrates 63 years of magic

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Sixty-three years ago Disneyland opened its doors for the first time. 

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The two factors decreasing today's storm chances

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A mid-level disturbance southeast of Douglas moves along the International Border, according to 4WARN Meteorologist Jeff Beamish.

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TEP working to restore power to more than 800 customers

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Tucson Electric Power crews are working to restore power to more than 800 customers. 

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Caught on video: officer shoots through windshield during wild car chase

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Las Vegas police just released video of an officer involved shooting during a chase that involved an usual tactic to stop the fleeing suspects.

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Houston police capture possible serial killer Jose Gilberto Rodriguez

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A man wanted in connection with at least three murders in the Houston area was captured Tuesday morning after a week-long crime spree, authorities said. 

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'Trump Baby' protest blimp is coming to America

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A GoFundMe page to bring the giant blimp of ‘Baby Trump’ — from the recent protests in the U.K. — to the United States has raised more than $10,000 in just three days, doubling its original goal.

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  • Zuckerberg: Holocaust deniers won't be banned from Facebook

    Zuckerberg: Holocaust deniers won't be banned from Facebook

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 6:08 PM EDT2018-07-18 22:08:45 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 7:41 AM EDT2018-07-19 11:41:36 GMT
    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says that while he finds Holocaust denial "deeply offensive," he doesn't believe that such content should be banned from Facebook.
    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says that while he finds Holocaust denial "deeply offensive," he doesn't believe that such content should be banned from Facebook.
  • Harvey Weinstein asks judge to dismiss Ashley Judd lawsuit

    Harvey Weinstein asks judge to dismiss Ashley Judd lawsuit

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 7:49 PM EDT2018-07-18 23:49:45 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 7:11 AM EDT2018-07-19 11:11:38 GMT
    Harvey Weinstein's lawyers say Ashley Judd's allegations that he tried to hurt her career after she rejected him sexually are baseless, and they have asked a judge to dismiss her lawsuit against him.
    Harvey Weinstein's lawyers say Ashley Judd's allegations that he tried to hurt her career after she rejected him sexually are baseless, and they have asked a judge to dismiss her lawsuit against him.
  • Florida mayor apologizes for fight over 'Starry Night' home

    Florida mayor apologizes for fight over 'Starry Night' home

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 2:41 PM EDT2018-07-18 18:41:28 GMT
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    (AP Photo/John Raoux). This Wednesday, July 18, 2018 photo shows the painted exterior of the home of Lubomir Jastrzebski and Nancy Memhauseer in Mount Dora, Fla. The Orlando Sentinel reports the Mount Dora City Council unanimously agreed Tuesday, July ...(AP Photo/John Raoux). This Wednesday, July 18, 2018 photo shows the painted exterior of the home of Lubomir Jastrzebski and Nancy Memhauseer in Mount Dora, Fla. The Orlando Sentinel reports the Mount Dora City Council unanimously agreed Tuesday, July ...
    A Florida mayor has apologized to a couple fined thousands of dollars for painting the exterior of their home with murals emulating a Vincent van Gogh masterpiece.
    A Florida mayor has apologized to a couple fined thousands of dollars for painting the exterior of their home with murals emulating a Vincent van Gogh masterpiece.
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