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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...

Armed man on campus arrested by University of Arizona police

Aug. 24, 2022 18:57 PM EDT

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — University of Arizona police said they have arrested a man suspected of bringing a gun on campus Wednesday. They said several 911 callers reported seeing a man running from the school’s communication building with a gun in the waistband of his pants around 10...