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UA team working to make intersections safer in Tucson

A study group is recommending changes to improve safety and efficiency.

Broadway widening and the Sunshine Mile

The new year brings new construction to Tucson.

Safety agency says distracted driver caused fatal Uber autonomous test vehicle crash

The agency criticized a lack of federal and state regulation for autonomous vehicles.

Tucson Medical Center to give away 600 car seats

A car seat can nearly double a child’s chances of surviving a crash. But most aren’t used properly, if they’re used at all.

UA Special Collections: Preserving the Stories

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The TUSD's ongoing debate about expanding sex education; Is there any hope left for the 2019 monsoon?; and has Arizona's "stupid motorist law" increased flash flood safety?

'Stupid motorist law' rarely enforced in Tucson area

Flooding on area roads leads to rescues.

Mexico prepares legal, diplomatic actions after El Paso shooting

At least six Mexican citizens were killed in the shooting over the weekend.

Agencies urge drowning vigilance in deadly month of August

Drowning Impact Awareness Month draws attention to the increase in drownings this time of year.

Weather patterns lining up for late-coming monsoon

The Weather Service has forecast thunder and rain storms each day this week.

More deadly temperatures in Arizona's future

Climate change will bring more extreme heat in the coming decades.

Smoke detectors installed by Golder Ranch recalled

The district says it's contacting members about certain defective, battery-operated alarms.

A new effort to deal with a leaky cross-border sewage pipe

For years, Nogales residents have suffered from water contamination that stems from the wastewater line.

Tucson investigating 911 outage

The emergency system went down briefly Tuesday morning.

First responders discuss how to stay safe in the heat

Tucson Fire and Pima County's Search and Rescue Unit respond to dozens of cases each summer.

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.

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