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Saturday's Scores

Oct. 17, 2021 00:21 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Holbrook 65, Sanders Valley 12 Marana Mountain View 46, Tucson Flowing Wells 7 Willcox 46, Bisbee 7 ___ Some high school football scores provided by Scorestream.com,...

Arizona program to help needy families pay utility bills

Oct. 16, 2021 17:14 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Department of Economic Security is launching a program to provide $36 million of assistance to help needy households pay utility bills as a two-year moratorium on service cutoff ends. Arizona Public Service Co., the Salt River Project,...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 16, 2021 01:42 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Agua Fria 16, Raymond S. Kellis 14 American Leadership-Gilbert 49, Thatcher 14 American Leadership-Queen Creek 64, Tempe Marcos de Niza 14 Arete-Mesa Prep 55, Globe 14 Ben...

Man fatally stabbed after I-10 road rage incident in Tucson

Oct. 14, 2021 15:57 PM EDT

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A man has been fatally stabbed after a car crash and road rage incident in Tucson on Interstate 10, authorities said Thursday. Tucson police said the crash occurred about 4 p.m. Wednesday and the two drivers then got into a physical altercation...

Tucson school district employee is indicted on fraud charges

Oct. 13, 2021 23:44 PM EDT

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — An Arizona grand jury has indicted a longtime school district employee in Tucson on fraud charges. Prosecutors said Joan Katz was accused of multiple felony charges of fraudulent schemes and other charges. Katz is a former...

22-year-old inmate at Pima County jail found dead in cell

Oct. 13, 2021 15:30 PM EDT

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A 22-year-old inmate in the Pima County jail has died, authorities said Wednesday. County Sheriff’s officials said a corrections officer was performing rounds at the jail around 11 p.m. Monday when Jacob Miranda was found unresponsive in his cell....

Arizona history-Oct. 17-23

Oct. 13, 2021 14:27 PM EDT

Sunday, Oct. 17 On this date in 1916, efforts of the Tucson Chamber of Commerce to abolish the Papago Reservation failed. On this date in 1919, the funeral was held for Jim Sheridan, Tucson pioneer and one of the original locators of the Twin Buttes...

Avra Valley woman accused of shooting a person dies in jail

Oct. 12, 2021 16:10 PM EDT

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A 71-year-old Avra Valley woman accused of shooting and wounding a person last week before barricading herself in a house has died, Pima County authorities said Monday. County sheriff’s officials say Sandra Judson was found unresponsive in a...

Correction: Pima County-Inmate Death

Oct. 12, 2021 15:57 PM EDT

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — In a story published Oct. 11, 2021, The Associated Press — relying on information from the Pima County Sheriff’s Department — erroneously reported that 71-year-old Sandra Judson of Avra Valley was jailed on suspicion of attempted second-degree murder over...

Tucson police probe shooting by off-duty Border Patrol agent

Oct. 11, 2021 23:35 PM EDT

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The death of a man who allegedly was shot by an off-duty U.S. Border Patrol agent in Tucson last weekend is being investigated by city police. Officers received an emergency call from the agent Saturday night, police said. They...