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After burst of border violence, Arizona DPS sends help to border

The agency declined to provide details beyond what it wrote in three tweets Wednesday.

New park safety program being piloted in Tucson

The Police Department and Parks and Recreation have teamed up to add safety patrols in city parks.

Arizona Schools Chief Hoffman to Develop School Safety Plans

The superintendent of public instruction says she'll create a task force aimed at preventing violence on campuses.

Tucson Fire, UA Work to Reduce Firefighter Exposure to Cancer

The department partnered with the UA College of Public Health to improve firefighters' protective gear.

Another Grand Canyon Visitor Dies in Fall From Edge

Officials said about 12 people die each year within the park, which draws millions of visitors a year.

Arizona Joins 47 Other States With Cellphone-Driving Law

The move follows recent deaths and a wave of restrictions enacted by local governments across the state.

Arizona Lawmakers OK Ban on Using Cellphones While Driving

The 44-16 vote on the toughest of three proposals comes after years of inaction by the Republican-controlled Legislature.

Tucson City Council Votes to Take E-Scooters for a Spin

A dockless electric scooter pilot program was approved to start later this summer.

Arizona Prosecutor Says Uber Not Criminally Liable in Deadly Crash

It's not known whether prosecutors are considering charges against the operator of the self-driving vehicle.

Pima County Votes to Oppose Border Razor Wire, National Emergency

Both resolutions passed the board of supervisors on party-line votes.

Arizona Bill Would Allow Loaded Guns in Cars at Schools

Republicans say the measure would reduce the risk of accidental shootings from parents loading and unloading their guns.

Snow Storm Closes Arizona Schools, Clinics

A record-breaking storm hit north-central Arizona on Thursday.

Group Pushing Arizona Lawmakers to Pass Gun Control Bill

The Arizona chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America wants to keep guns out of the hands of people convicted of domestic violence crimes.

Nogales Officials Want Border Wall's Razor Wire Removed

The City Council passed a resolution condemning installation of new razor wire covering the wall passing through downtown.

US Border Agency Announces Biggest-Ever Fentanyl Bust, Worth $3.5M

Customs and Border Protection said agents captured more than 250 pounds of the deadly opioid.

Nurse Arrested in Case of Incapacitated Woman Who Gave Birth

The nurse worked at the Hacienda HealthCare facility where the woman lived and had been providing care to her.

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