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Daily News Roundup: TPD chief offers resignation, record COVID-19 deaths

Recent coverage impacting Southern Arizona, June 24.

Tucson police chief offers resignation amid response to in-custody death in April

The police chief and mayor addressed the actions of officers in a Wednesday press conference.

TPD: Officers, who resigned, would have been fired over in-custody death of Tucson man

An April incident involving three Tucson police officers left a community member dead.

City Council meeting canceled over video of the death of person in Tucson police custody

A City Council meeting was canceled after seeing video of the incident, and three officers have reportedly resigned.

After Supreme Court ruling, local DACA recipients eye more permanent solutions

Advocates and DACA recipients say lasting solutions must happen in Congress

Masks mandatory in public in Pima County

The Board of Supervisors met in emergency session to pass the ordinance.

Tucson developments forge ahead during pandemic

Construction has remained steady amid the current economic downturn.

Celebrating Juneteenth during a pandemic

Though Tucson had to cancel its event, an organizer says the day is still an opportunity to honor Black independence, culture and family.

Tucson Mayor Romero makes masks mandatory in public

A city proclamation requires face coverings in settings where physical distancing is "difficult or impossible" starting Saturday morning.

Supreme Court rules against Trump administration bid to cancel DACA

Hundreds of thousands of young immigrants around the country are DACA recipients.

Behind the Mask

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A plea on behalf of sacred lands threatened by border wall construction; and a "thank you" to comic book legend Dennis O'Neil.

DACA recipient in Tucson released by ICE

Advocates are rallying against the possible detention of a medically vulnerable DACA recipient.

Tucson Police Department policies draw scrutiny amid calls for change

Advocates for defunding TPD say reforms the department casts as "progressive" don't go far enough.

Gov. Ducey: COVID-19 cases rising, hospitals still have capacity

The governor pushed back on questions about state tools to limit spread even as case counts rise dramatically.

Pima County Department of Environmental Quality issues air quality health watch

Smoke from the Bighorn Fire is encroaching on Tucson neighborhoods.

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