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1993: James Bulger

1993: JAMES BULGER

In 1993, in a crime that shocked and outraged Britons, two 10-year-old boys lured 2-year-old James Bulger from his mother at a shopping...

1973: Operation Homecoming

1973: OPERATION HOMECOMING

In 1973, Operation Homecoming began as the first release of American prisoners of war from the Vietnam conflict took place.

 
 
 
1924: "Rhapsody in Blue"

1924: "RHAPSODY IN BLUE"

In 1924, George Gershwin's "Rhapsody in Blue" premiered in New York.

1809: Abraham Lincoln

1809: ABRAHAM LINCOLN

In 1809, Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president of the United States, was born in a log cabin in Hardin County, Kentucky.

 
 
 
Arizona is about to get a new type of dental professional

ARIZONA IS ABOUT TO GET A NEW TYPE OF DENTAL PROFESSIONAL

Arizona is the seventh state to allow dental therapists

Pima County jail's visitation policies create hardship, some Tucson families say

PIMA COUNTY JAIL'S VISITATION POLICIES CREATE HARDSHIP, SOME TUCSON FAMILIES SAY

But jail officials say that charging for extra visitation pays for inmate welfare fund.

 
 
 

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New Pima County regulations require proof old mobile homes are safe

NEW PIMA COUNTY REGULATIONS REQUIRE PROOF OLD MOBILE HOMES ARE SAFE

Owners of pre-1976 mobile homes must now provide proof that the trailers have been brought up to safety standards before installing...

 
 
 
Southwest Gas customers may see tax-cut refunds

SOUTHWEST GAS CUSTOMERS MAY SEE TAX-CUT REFUNDS

Credits proposed to pass through savings from federal tax cut are too skimpy, Corporation Commission staffers say.

Tourist boat company in Table Rock Lake tragedy has been Branson fixture for 40 years

TOURIST BOAT COMPANY IN TABLE ROCK LAKE TRAGEDY HAS BEEN BRANSON FIXTURE FOR 40 YEARS

The Ride the Ducks tourist boats will be closed while the investigation into the deadly boat capsizing on Table Rock Lake is under...

 
 
 
After 3 decades, scientist's prediction of water on Mars might be validated

AFTER 3 DECADES, SCIENTIST'S PREDICTION OF WATER ON MARS MIGHT BE VALIDATED

Steve Clifford predicted that stable liquid water would be found under the polar ice caps of Mars more than 30 years ago. On July 25,...

Social Security and You: It's never too late to sign up for your benefits

SOCIAL SECURITY AND YOU: IT'S NEVER TOO LATE TO SIGN UP FOR YOUR BENEFITS

Q: I am 73 years old. I never signed up for Social Security because I just never needed it. I am fortunate enough to be independently...

 
 
 
No-frills carrier Frontier Airlines launches new flights from Tucson to Denver

NO-FRILLS CARRIER FRONTIER AIRLINES LAUNCHES NEW FLIGHTS FROM TUCSON TO DENVER

Denver-based Frontier is offering a promotional $29 one-way fare on the new flights, through Thursday.

UA fighting tropical diseases with form of mosquito 'birth control'

UA FIGHTING TROPICAL DISEASES WITH FORM OF MOSQUITO 'BIRTH CONTROL'

Researchers studying how targeting certain gene will disrupt mosquitoes ability to produce viable eggs.

 
 
 
Sahuarita police arrest 3 in connection to suspected vandalism, car theft

SAHUARITA POLICE ARREST 3 IN CONNECTION TO SUSPECTED VANDALISM, CAR THEFT

Sahuarita police have arrested three juveniles in connection with possible car theft and vandalism last week, officials say.

Full report: Read the latest on missing Barron County girl whose parents were shot to death

FULL REPORT: READ THE LATEST ON MISSING BARRON COUNTY GIRL WHOSE PARENTS WERE SHOT TO DEATH

Authorities and volunteers continue to search for a 13-year-old girl missing since her parents were found shot to death Oct. 15 at...

 
 
 
Shopko closing stores nationwide: Where are they? Find out

SHOPKO CLOSING STORES NATIONWIDE: WHERE ARE THEY? FIND OUT

Shopko announced today the company is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. As part of their restricting, the retailer plans to close over...

Sahuarita police search for suspected vandals, car thief

SAHUARITA POLICE SEARCH FOR SUSPECTED VANDALS, CAR THIEF

Sahuarita police found a stolen vehicle that was abandoned after the unknown driver struck a water main.

 
 
 
Daughters seek leniency for Tucson mother accused of abusing them

DAUGHTERS SEEK LENIENCY FOR TUCSON MOTHER ACCUSED OF ABUSING THEM

Mother is accused of locking away her children with just rancid food to eat; her daughters testify she was also a victim in their case.

Photos: First Beyond Tucson Kickball Tournament

PHOTOS: FIRST BEYOND TUCSON KICKBALL TOURNAMENT

It turned into more of one marathon game, rather than a tournament, but everybody had a good time for the First Beyond Tucson Kickball...

 
 
 



Trump admits he 'didn't need to' declare national emergency but wants to get...

Trump admits he 'didn't need to' declare national emergency but wants to get the border wall 'done faster'

President Donald Trump on Friday declared a national emergency to obtain funding for a wall along the US-Mexico border. During his announcement, Trump said, "I didn't need to... Read more ...

Supreme Court to hear arguments over census citizenship question

Supreme Court to hear arguments over census citizenship question

The US Supreme Court on Friday said it will decide whether the Trump administration can add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. The justices have agreed to a speedy... Read more ...

Trump expected to sign deal for border wall, plans to declare national...

Trump expected to sign deal for border wall, plans to declare national emergency for extra funding

Money in the bill for border barriers, about $1.4 billion, is far below the $5.7 billion Trump insisted he needed and would finance just a quarter of the 200-plus miles he wanted. Read more ...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Returns To Work At The Supreme Court

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Returns To Work At The Supreme Court

The Supreme Court associate justice had been working from home after receiving treatment for cancer. Read more ...

$1 trillion idea? Petition calls to sell Montana to Canada

$1 trillion idea? Petition calls to sell Montana to Canada

An online petition calls for selling Montana for $1 trillion to "eliminate the national debt." Read more ...

Trump's border wall emergency declaration will likely seriously harm...

Trump's border wall emergency declaration will likely seriously harm national security

President Donald Trump on Friday morning announced that he will sign a national state of emergency to build the border wall Congress refused to fund. Citing the “monstrous... Read more ...

Snow ice cream is the best use for snow

Snow ice cream is the best use for snow

Snow days just got sweeter. Read more ...

It's a girl! Berlin zoo's baby polar bear has 1st checkup

It's a girl! Berlin zoo's baby polar bear has 1st checkup

Berlin's Tierpark zoo says its latest baby polar bear is "a perky, strong girl." Read more ...

Trump 'too unstable to carry out duties,' Weld says while launching campaign

Trump 'too unstable to carry out duties,' Weld says while launching campaign

Former Massachusetts Gov. Bill Weld called President Donald Trump incompetent and divisive as he kicked off his presidential campaign. Read more ...

Trump expected to sign deal for border wall, plans to declare national...

Trump expected to sign deal for border wall, plans to declare national emergency for extra funding

Money in the bill for border barriers, about $1.4 billion, is far below the $5.7 billion Trump insisted he needed and would finance just a quarter of the 200-plus miles he wanted. Read more ...