Tuesday, April 22 2014 10:27 PM EDT2014-04-23 02:27:32 GMT
As the Pima County Fair enters its first full week, fair organizers are already celebrating success. They say attendance is up again this year. Pima County Fair officials say, while most state and countyMore >
As the Pima County Fair enters its first full week, fair organizers are already celebrating success. They say attendance is up again this year.More >
Tuesday, April 22 2014 11:10 PM EDT2014-04-23 03:10:24 GMT
PHOENIX (AP) - Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has vetoed two major pro-gun bills that would have allowed concealed-carry permit holders to take their guns into government buildings and would have punishedMore >
Governor Jan Brewer blocked a push to expand gun rights in Arizona and gave Tucson and Pima County more power to make their own gun laws.More >
Wednesday, April 23 2014 8:06 AM EDT2014-04-23 12:06:10 GMT
Australia's prime minister said Wednesday that failure to find any clue in the most likely crash site of the lost Malaysia Airlines jet would not spell the end of the search, as officials planned soon to bring...More >
Unidentified material that washed ashore in southwestern Australia and is being examined for any link to the lost Malaysian plane is unlikely to have come from the jet, an official said Wednesday.More >
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -
Tucson Fire Department responded to two apartment fires this morning.
According to TFD Capt. Chris Jurvig, the first apartment fire was located in the 1400 block of
North Alvernon Way and occurred at 1:10 a.m.
It was in a vacant apartment and was quickly controlled by
the first arriving engine company with minor damages. There were no displacements as a result of
The second apartment fire occurred in the 5100 block of East 29th Street. Firefighters arrived with smoke coming from the window and doorway of the second floor of the apartment.
Firefighters pulled hose lines into the apartment to search for victims and to combat the fire. Other crews evacuated the adjacent apartments.
The first ladder company secured utilities and went to the roof where they vertically ventilated the involved apartment. A chainsaw was used to cut a hole in the roof to allow the smoke and superheated gases to escape.
Approximately fifteen people were evacuated during firefighting operations from six apartments.
The residents of the unit where the fire occurred, which included one adult male and one child, were sleeping when the fire started.
The resident did sustain a minor burn to his hand while exiting and was treated on the scene.
Firefighters were able to contain the fire to the initial unit, which will allow most residents to return to their homes.
Two adults and one child will be displaced from their apartments. Red Cross is responding to assist.
Wednesday, April 23 2014 8:56 AM EDT2014-04-23 12:56:46 GMT
Fulton County police arrested Atlanta Public Schools paraprofessional Alger Shafter Coleman, III and charged him with cruelty to children in the first degree and simple battery.Coleman was caught on cameraMore >
Fulton County police arrested Atlanta Public Schools paraprofessional Alger Shafter Coleman III and charged him with cruelty to children in the first degree and simple battery.More >
Tuesday, April 20 2010 11:21 PM EDT2010-04-21 03:21:00 GMT
31 people are in trouble with the law after a three day prostitution sting in Richmond. Police told NBC12 they targeted specific areas where residents and business owners complained about the illegal activity.More >