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Suspect in Arizona professor's shooting death arraigned

Oct. 21, 2022 12:08 PM EDT

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A former University of Arizona graduate student accused of fatally shooting a professor on campus earlier this month has been arraigned on first-degree murder and multiple other charges. Pima County officials say 46-year-old Murad Dervish had his arraignment...

University of Arizona to exhibit Linda McCartney photographs

Oct. 20, 2022 14:29 PM EDT

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The University of Arizona announced Thursday that its Center for Creative Photography will host the North American premiere next year of “The Linda McCartney Retrospective,” celebrating her 30-year career as a photographer. The exhibition will run from...

Suspect indicted in fatal shooting of an Arizona professor

Oct. 19, 2022 17:43 PM EDT

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A former University of Arizona graduate student accused of fatally shooting a professor on campus earlier this month has been indicted on seven felony charges including first-degree murder, authorities said. Pima County prosecutors said a grand jury on Tuesday...

Ex-grad student held in Arizona professor's fatal shooting

Oct. 07, 2022 18:08 PM EDT

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A former University of Arizona graduate student arrested in the fatal shooting of a hydrology professor was being held without bond Friday after a judge ruled there was enough evidence to try him on charges of first degree murder and aggravated assault. An...

Cops: Ex-grad student suspected in Arizona professor killing

Oct. 06, 2022 21:11 PM EDT

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A University of Arizona professor who authorities say was fatally shot on campus by a former graduate student was an expert on desert water issues who faculty and former students described as a kind and brilliant colleague. School officials identified Thomas...

University of Arizona professor shot and killed on campus

Oct. 05, 2022 21:34 PM EDT

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A University of Arizona professor was shot and killed on campus Wednesday by a former student, who has since been arrested, authorities said. Arizona state troopers stopped Murad Dervish, 46, in a vehicle roughly 120 miles (193 kilometers) northwest of the...

Arizona museum exhibit marks end to de Kooning painting saga

Sep. 28, 2022 20:57 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — After a Willem de Kooning painting worth millions was brazenly stolen in 1985 from an Arizona museum, the staff clung to the hope that it would turn up one day. But nobody could have predicted “Woman-Ochre” would find its way back through the kindness of strangers in a...

2 wounded after shooting at party near University of Arizona

Sep. 18, 2022 17:39 PM EDT

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities were searching for a suspect who shot and wounded two people at a party early Sunday near the University of Arizona. Campus police say officers responded around 2:30 a.m. to reports of shots fired at a Tucson apartment complex. Tucson...