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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.

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.

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