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Man killed in Picture Rocks standoff, deputy-involved shooting

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A man has locked himself in a home in Picture Rocks after a domestic violence call. 

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AP Exclusive: Corruption probe prompts reviews of NCAA teams; Pitino fired

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The spate of arrests, details of under-the-table bribes to teenagers and the downfall of one of the sport's best-known coaches has triggered uncomfortable soul-searching among the institutions at the heart of college basketball, including internal reviews by more than two dozen schools of their own prominent programs.     

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Crime Trackers: Viewer identifies burglary suspect

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A News 4 Tucson viewer says they know the woman who was breaking into vehicles in Catalina.

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Man using propane on spiders suspected of starting fire

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TUCSON (KVOA) - A man using a propane torch to kill spiders and burn spider webs underneath his mobile home is suspected of starting a blaze that forced him and an elderly woman out of their home Sunday night.

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Initiative gathers signatures to ban wild cat hunting

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A ballot initiative would end bobcat and mountain lion hunting in Arizona.

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UPDATE: Intersection cleared after 'suspicious device' shutdown

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The Pima County Sheriff's Department has cleared a Southwest intersection after investigating a "suspicious device."

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N4T Investigators: Food stamp shuffle

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Tucson - While her three children enjoyed fall break from school last week, Tiffany found something online she did not enjoy. "Scrolling through my Facebook. They're on there daily."

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OVPD officers buy new tires for WWII veteran

Oro Valley Police officers are installing a spare tire on Dick Bristol's, 97, car after Bristol got a flat tire. Oro Valley Police officers are installing a spare tire on Dick Bristol's, 97, car after Bristol got a flat tire.
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ORO VALLEY- Officers with the Oro Valley Police Department went beyond the call of duty to help an elderly man. Dick Bristol, 97, was driving near La Canada and Moore last week, when he

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More ESPN & Golden Boy Title Fights At Casino Del Sol on Nov. 2nd.

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Tens of millions of viewers worldwide will have their eyes on Tucson, Arizona again as ESPN will broadcast another championship fight card at the Casino Del Sol.  It all goes down on November 2nd.   Here's more from Golden Boy Promotions: JESUS “RENUENTE” SOTO KARASS AND RYAN “KINGRY” GARCIA TO HOST PRESS CONFERENCE AHEAD OF EXPLOSIVE NOVEMBER 2 EDITION OF GOLDEN BOY BOXING ON ESPN AT CASINO DEL SOL IN TUCSON, ARIZONA WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 18 A...

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Tucson woman says someone shot out window while driving home on east side

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The Tucson Police Department is investigating a string of incidents from Sunday night that involved people’s driver’s side windows being shot at while on the road.  

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For 2nd straight week QB Khalil Tate named Pac-12 Player of Week

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After leading Arizona to a big win over UCLA and rushing for 230 yards, 18-year-old quarterback Khalil Tate has been named the Pac-12 Player of the Week. Here's Saturday night's sportscast on KVOA with Khalil's highlights and post-game interview:   Here's more from the Pac-12's official website: OFFENSIVE: Khalil Tate, Fr., QB, Arizona  • Followed up a record-setting breakout a week ago with another dominant performance to lead Arizona to its first victory (47-30)...

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Authorities make final arrest in border agent's killing

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Authorities in Mexico have arrested the final of seven defendants accused in the killing of  U.S. Border Patrol agent, Brian Terry, whose death exposed a bungled federal gun operation, the U.S. Attorney's Office said.   

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US Sen. John McCain receives Liberty Medal from Joe Biden

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Former Vice President, Joe Biden, awarded Senator John McCain with the National Constitution Center's Liberty Medal.

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32 veterans honored at final resting place

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The Southern Arizona Missing in America Project (MIAP) is honoring 32 indigent and homeless veterans. 

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HSSA Sweat for Pets: Walk, Run & Roll event

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 On October 22nd, families and their furry friend can meet at the University of Arizona for a non-competitive 3k walk, or run.

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What dolphins and whales can teach us about gossip

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Dolphins and whales speak in accents. They have “hit” songs. They have names for each other and they might gossip. A new study shows the most social dolphins and whales also have larger, more complex brains. It’s the latest study supporting the idea that big brains evolved to handle the demands of socializing, and not for some other reason. In other words, humans may be so intelligent because we gossip. “What we can say for sure with the dolphins and whales ...

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Mayim Bialik responds to accusations of victim-blaming after Weinstein op-ed

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Mayim Bialik is responding to the backlash over her recent New York Times op-ed about the Harvey Weinstein scandal in Hollywood. In a Facebook Live video with New York Times editor Bari Weiss on Monday, the "Big Bang Theory" starsaid she never intended to imply victims of sexual assault could have prevented their attacks had they dressed "modestly" or behaved less "flirtatiously." "It has become clear to me that there are p...

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Nicole Kidman finally opens up about that smooch at the Emmys

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Nicole Kidman finally opened up about why she planted that sexy smooch on her "Big Little Lies" co-star Alexander Skarsgard at the 2017 Emmys — and got hilariously flustered in the process. During a recent visit to "The Graham Norton Show," the Aussie actress, 50, was teased about the steamy kiss — which her hubby Keith Urban observed up close — when Norton flashed an image of it for viewers to see. "You are so provo...

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Guy Fieri treats California wildfire evacuees, first responders to barbecue

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Tens of thousands have been displaced as devastating wildfires rip through homes, wineries and other businesses in Northern California. Among those displaced last week was celebrity chef Guy Fieri, a longtime resident of Santa Rosa, California. To aid victims, the Food Network star is partnering with The Salvation Army to continue helping evacuees and volunteers, a spokesperson for Fieri told TODAY Food.  "Over the past week, I’ve seen a level of...

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Deaths database creates backup of bodies in some Arizona counties

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TUCSON - Funeral organizers in some counties of Arizona have delayed burying and cremating the deceased.

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Colin Kaepernick files grievance against NFL after kneeling-during-anthem controversy

Colin Kaepernick will continue to protest the national anthem during 49ers games. (AP) Colin Kaepernick will continue to protest the national anthem during 49ers games. (AP)
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Here's more from the Associated Press: NEW YORK (AP) - Colin Kaepernick (KAP'-ur-nik) has filed a grievance against the NFL.      The former San Francisco 49s quarterback alleges that he remains unsigned as a result of collusion by owners following his protests during the national anthem.      Kaepernick started a national conversation about political activism by athletes last season when he decided to sit, and then kneel, during the anthem to bring atte... More>>

#MeToo shows scope of sexual assault

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More than half a million people have tweeted the hashtag #MeToo in the past twenty four hours, according to Twitter officials.  

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News 4 Cooks: Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars

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Gourmet Girls: Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars

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News 4 Cooks: Pumpkin Dip with Cinnamon Crisps

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Buckelew Farm: Pumpkin Dip with Cinnamon Crisps 

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Free car seat safety check event

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In honor of National Child Passenger Safety month, Larry H. Miller Dealership is teaming up with Safe Kids Pima County to hold a free car seat safety check, on Saturday. 

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California is outlawing bred dogs from pet stores. How does Arizona regulate pet sales?

A husky puppy takes a drink of water at the Puppies 'N Love store at the Paradise Valley Mall. (Photo: Stacey Davis/12 News) A husky puppy takes a drink of water at the Puppies 'N Love store at the Paradise Valley Mall. (Photo: Stacey Davis/12 News)
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PHOENIX - California will soon become the state with the toughest laws when it comes to pet stores selling puppies, cats and rabbits. 

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Three U.S. citizens arrested on human smuggling charges

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Three U.S. citizens have been arrested by Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents from the Nogales and Willcox stations for their involvement in separate human-smuggling attempts.  

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"Hot Blues Monday" at Gaslight Music Hall

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The Gaslight Music Hall has announced a brand new show - “Hot Blues Monday!” on November 13, at 6 p.m.  You're invited to enjoy your favorite blues tunes by the best local blues bands and artists! Admission is $12.50 for general admission, this is the place to be on a Monday night. For more information click here More>>

A different week, the same weather

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TUCSON - Strong high pressure will result with extremely warm temperatures for the new work-week.

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News 4 Cooks - Sonoran Dogs

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News 4 Cooks - Old Tucson Studios

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Proposed New Mexico science standards omit global warming

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A proposed overhaul of New Mexico's state science standards for public schools came under intense criticism Monday at a packed public hearing in the state capital for omitting or deleting references to global warming, evolution and the age of the Earth.

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Deadline on probe of Phoenix police immigration policy looms

Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich faces a deadline to decide whether Phoenix police are violating a controversial 2010 law known as SB 1070 that requires them to inquire about the legal status of people they suspect...

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Sen. John McCain to be awarded Liberty Medal

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U.S. Sen. John McCain is this year's recipient of the National Constitution Center's Liberty Medal.

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Local outdoor organizations up for $20,000 donation

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Local outdoor organizations up for $20,000 donation

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Rillito Park attracts music lovers

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In recent years Rillito Park has become increasingly popular with activities other than horse racing. 

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Trump says he wants to go after welfare fraud

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President Donald Trump is sending a signal that he will be looking to take action on welfare fraud.

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It's not Halloween yet, but some dogs are celebrating early

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Kids aren't the only ones who like to dress up for Halloween... get ready for "Pug-O-Ween!"

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Narrow escape from wildfire caught on video

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A panicked man can be heard yelling to his roommate after the two were caught in a wild fire in Northern California. Despite the urgency the man managed to capture the escape on his cell phone. 

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As crews gain ground, California fire victims return home

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SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — With the winds dying down, fire crews gained ground as they battled the wildfires that have devastated California wine country and other parts of the state over the past week, and thousands of people got the all-clear to return home.

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Weinstein accusers top 40 women, fallout spreads worldwide

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More and more women are saying Harvey Weinstein sexually harassed or assaulted them. The latest on the backlash.

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Arizona lands 2018 running back commit

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TUCSON, Ariz. -- The Arizona Wildcats landed a commitment from 2018 2-star running back Martell Irby, of San Diego, CA.

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Crews rescue missing mountain bikers at Catalina State Park

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PIMA COUNTY- The Golder Ranch Fire District and the Pima County Sheriff's Department are working to rescue hikers in Catalina State Park.  According to an official with Golder Ranch Fire, hikers were on... 

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Police responding to incident near Hotel Congress

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Tucson police are responding to an incident near Hotel Congress. 

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Peterson runs for 134 yards in Cardinals win

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GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Adrian Peterson rushed for two touchdowns and 134 yards in an impressive Arizona debut and the Cardinals held off a furious second-half Tampa Bay rally to beat the Buccaneers 38-33 on Sunday.

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Republic leader urges President to reinstate health insurance payments

(AP Photo/Evan Vucci) Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, June 23, 2016, after a procedural vote on gun legislation. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, June 23, 2016, after a procedural vote on gun legislation.
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WASHINGTON (AP) - A key moderate Republican is urging President Donald Trump to back a bipartisan Senate effort to shield consumers from rising premiums after his abrupt decision to halt federal payments to insurers.    

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President Trump subpoenaed over sexual misconduct allegations

Attorney Gloria Allred, left, looks on as Summer Zervos reads a statement during a news conference in Los Angeles, Friday Oct. 14, 2016. Ringo H.W. Chiu / AP file Attorney Gloria Allred, left, looks on as Summer Zervos reads a statement during a news conference in Los Angeles, Friday Oct. 14, 2016. Ringo H.W. Chiu / AP file
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A former contestant on "The Apprentice" who accuses President Donald Trump of past sexual misconduct has filed a subpoena for "all documents concerning any woman who asserted that Donald J. Trump...

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When half of family didn't come to birthday, police & firefighters did

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According to Peoria Police Department, a mother called the police station when half of the family didn't show up to brothers Sergio's and Javier's birthday party. From there, officers gathered a group to go celebrate the boys' birthdays.

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Friends remember missing Phoenix-area teacher with vigil

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Friends gathered in a vigil to remember Cathryn Gorospe, the missing kindergarten teacher whose remains are believed to have been found. 

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Experts: North Korea Targeted U.S. Electric Power Companies

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The cybersecurity company FireEye says in a new report to private clients, obtained exclusively by NBC News, that hackers linked to North Korea recently targeted U.S. electric power companies with spearphishing emails.

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One woman dead and 2 men critically wounded in Phoenix shooting

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Authorities say a woman is dead and two men are hospitalized in critical condition after a drive-by shooting at a house party in west Phoenix.

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Family Finds Beloved Dog Alive After Believed Lost to California Wildfires

Izzy relaxes on Oct. 14, 2017, in Windsor, California. (Jonathan Copper / AP) Izzy relaxes on Oct. 14, 2017, in Windsor, California. (Jonathan Copper / AP)
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Two men who hiked for miles through Northern California wildfire territory expecting a grim discovery were met with a joyful one instead.

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Bomb Attack in Mogadishu Kills 231: Somali Senator

Somali soldiers helps a wounded civilian from the truck blast in Mogadishu, Somalia, Saturday. Somali soldiers helps a wounded civilian from the truck blast in Mogadishu, Somalia, Saturday.
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MOGADISHU, Somalia — A huge truck bomb blast in Somalia's capital has killed 231 people and injured 275, Abshir Abdi Ahmed, a Somali senator said Sunday, citing doctors at hospitals.

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TPD working Sunday morning fatal vehicle collision

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Tucson Police Dept. is working an early morning fatal single vehicle.

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Trump: 'About time' NFL demands players stand during anthem

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President Donald Trump says "it is about time" that NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell demands "all players" stand for the national anthem. NFL owners are meeting next week to consider whether players should stand during the national anthem. More>>

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