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Man accused of firing gun inside Tucson healthcare facility

Jan. 22, 2023 14:59 PM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A man accused of firing a gun inside a Tucson healthcare facility is facing several charges including aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, according to authorities. Tucson police said 33-year-old Arthur John Bodnar had a video court appearance Saturday and...

Suspect arrested in Iowa 9 months after Arizona killing

Jan. 21, 2023 11:40 AM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A 24-year suspect in an Arizona homicide who's been the target of a manhunt for nearly nine months has been arrested in northern Iowa, where he's been jailed and his bail set at $1 million while awaiting extradition back to Tucson. Federal marshals tracked...

Chemicals for possible fentanyl production seized in Arizona

Jan. 19, 2023 21:50 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — U.S. agents in southern Arizona said Thursday they seized up to 440 pounds (about 200 kilograms) of what they suspect is a precursor chemical often used to manufacture the dangerous drug fentanyl, a chilling sign that producers may be moving to manufacture the deadly synthetic...

Campers stranded at Arizona park due to flooding headed out

Jan. 18, 2023 17:56 PM EST

ORO VALLEY, Ariz. (AP) — Some 300 campers stranded at a park near Tucson due to flooding from recent rain storms were headed back to dry land Wednesday. Rangers at Catalina State Park were helping campers walk across the receding wash at the park’s entrance. The...

Tucson police ID victim fatally shot in a road rage incident

Jan. 17, 2023 10:04 AM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities continue to search for a suspect in a road-rage shooting in Tucson that left one man dead and two others wounded. Tucson police said 27-year-old Erick Gomez was one of three men found shot near an intersection Friday night. They said...

Ex-Western movie actor, wife survive home fire near Tucson

Jan. 15, 2023 13:08 PM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A former actor in Western films and his wife have survived a fire that destroyed their Tucson-area home plus decades of Arizona movie history. Ivan Wolverton says thousands of props, books and artwork were burned in Wednesday morning’s fire along with almost...

2nd jury fails to indict ex-Tucson cop who killed suspect

Jan. 13, 2023 11:55 AM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A second grand jury has opted not to indict a fired Tucson police officer for manslaughter after he fatally shot a shoplifting suspect who used a motorized wheelchair. The Arizona Daily Star reports the Pima County Superior Court jury on Wednesday came back...

Ex-Arizona Border Patrol agent sentenced for drugs, bribery

Dec. 28, 2022 10:46 AM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A former U.S. Border Patrol agent in Arizona has been sentenced to more than a dozen years in prison for trafficking drugs and taking bribes on the job. The U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Arizona in Tucson said in a news release that 36-year-old...

Arizona AG says Tucson fair housing ordinance violates law

Dec. 22, 2022 18:55 PM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich is ordering the city of Tucson to repeal a law prohibiting landlords from denying potential tenants because of how they make their money. Brnovich said in a news release Thursday that Tucson's “source of income”...

Rail union leader retires to clear way for upstart who won

Dec. 16, 2022 18:43 PM EST

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The longtime head of the second-largest rail union announced Friday that he will clear the way for the upstart candidate who beat him by retiring instead of fighting to keep his office in a second election. Eddie Hall received 509 more votes than Dennis Pierce in...