CRIME & SAFETY
Woman fighting for life following shooting near Tucson school
TUCSON, Ariz. (13 News) - The Tucson Police Department is looking for suspects after a woman was shot in Tucson on Wednesday, Feb. 21. The TPD said the shooting happened around 12:30 p.m. in the area of East Pima Street and North Dodge Boulevard. The incident shut down Pima Street...
Tucson family of four killed in crash in Agua Prieta
TUCSON, Ariz. (13 News) - A Tucson family of four was killed in a multiple-vehicle crash in Agua Prieta, Sorona, on Saturday, Feb. 17. “We are no longer going to be able to see them, joking around with us. It’s hard to lose one person, now we lost four,” said Elizabeth Ruiz, a family member.
Westside Constable suspended without pay for remainder of his term
A Pima County constable who was serving Tucson’s Westside has been suspended without pay for the rest of the year.
Man dies after being shot in Midtown Saturday
Officers responded to a shots fired report in the parking lot at 319 E. Mohave Road, west of First Avenue, at around 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, February 17.
Tucson Police investigating shooting near Banner-University Medical Center
TUCSON, Ariz. (13 News) - The Tucson Police Department is investigating a shooting that happened near Banner-University Medical Center. TPD said a man arrived at the hospital with life-threatening injuries regarding a shooting that happened at the 1900 block of E. Elm St. Police are working on identifying a suspect,...
35-year-old cyclist dies after being struck by vehicle on far Eastside
Benjamin Bruns was riding his bicycle along Old Spanish Trail when he was struck by a passing vehicle whose driver may have fallen asleep, according to the Pima County Sheriff's Department.
1 killed in Tucson apartment fire
The fire broke out just before 3 a.m. on Feb. 17 on the city's northwest side. The victim's identity was not released.
Eastside high-speed crash resulted in injuries, commute time traffic backups
Evening traffic was backing up during commuter hours Tuesday at Houghton Road and Tanque Verde after a serious crash.
Man sentenced after deadly DUI crash; victim’s father says justice not served
A well-known Pascua Yaqui musician is speaking out after losing his son last year: 'An example needed to be made of this person... this system failed my son.'
Juror from previous Clements case sees similarities
TUCSON, Ariz. (13 News) - The trial of Christopher Clements will enter its third week after the prosecution completes its list of witnesses and tries to provide the jury with a picture of what he was doing the night six-year-old Isabel Celis went missing. Clements is already serving a life sentence for the murder of another young girl, and a juror from that previous trial is watching this one closely and sees similarities between the two cases. This jury cannot make that comparison because they’re not supposed to know Clements is already serving a life sentence for a different murder.
Pima County supervisors suggest jailing fewer people, adding community stakeholders to solve crisis
Ten community members stood before the Pima County Board of Supervisors at their meeting Tuesday to thank county officials for not supporting proposals to build a new jail. Tiera Rainey, the Executive Director of the Tucson Bail Fund, who has been against building a new jail, expressed her support to County Administrator Jan Lesher for “slowing this reactionary process down and looking to incorporate more community stakeholders” into discussions about the future of the Pima County jail.