Islamic Center of Tucson hosts interfaith prayer for peace

TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) – Muslims, Christians and Jews showed their commitment to coexistence in Tucson at an interfaith gathering Monday night at the Islamic Center of Tucson.Imam Khaled Alazhari began the service by explaining the world Islam is derived from the Arabic word for peace. He went on to discuss the six pillars of peace in […]
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Operation Streamline protesters sentenced with time served

TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) – Twelve protesters who locked themselves onto Operation Streamline buses in 2013 will not face any more jail time.On Monday afternoon a judge sentenced them to time served. In October of 2013 the activists spend 14 hours in police custody after blocking about 70 people from going through speedy deportations. The protesters were […]
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Bridge collapse reroutes traffic on I-10

DESERT CENTER, CA (KGUN9-TV) – Traffic heading from California to Arizona is being rerouted after a bridge collapsed near the California border.Flooding caused the portion of I-10 between Arizona and California to collapse.One car got caught, trapping people in their vehicle. They had minor injuries.Traffic was backed up for miles.California traffic officials have eastbound lanes […]
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Fellow GOP hopefuls stand up for Sen. McCain after Trump’s comments

AMES, Iowa (KGUN9-TV) – Donald Trump found himself at the center of controversy following his comments about Sen. John McCain’s military record this morning.While speaking with a moderator at the Family Leadership Summit in Ames, Iowa, Trump questioned whether or not Sen. McCain is a war hero after spending five years as a prisoner of […]
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Sheriff’s Dept. gives away backpacks full of school supplies

TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) – The Pima County Sheriff’s Department helping kids get ready for the first day of school. The department giving away 1,000 backpacks full of school supplies at Foothills Mall earlier today. Hundreds of parents and kids lining up to get their bags, enter raffles and get their fingerprints taken.The backpacks were filled with […]
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Sheriff’s department employee saves woman

TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) – As a crime scene photographer for the Pima County Sheriff’s Department, Brian Aronson is used to watching crime unfold from behind a lens. But this week he found himself helping woman in a domestic violence situation."She seemed terrified," Aronson said. "She kept repeating over and over again that he was threatening to […]
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Tucson’s U.S. Marine Corps veterans react to deadly shootings in Chattanooga

TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) – Outside of the Tucson Detachment of the Marine Corps League, the flags are at half-staff."Anytime you hurt a Marine it hurts," said U.S. Marine Corps veteran Mike Obregon, "he’s a brother, he’s family."Inside, the veterans monitored developments Thursday afternoon on the murders of the four Marines in Chattanooga. "Terrible loss for the […]
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Oro Valley mayor calls recall effort "disheartening"

TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) — The mayor of Oro Valley will be added to the list of town leaders facing a recall election in November.On Wednesday recall petitions against Mayor Satish Hiremath were officially filed and verified by the Pima County Recorder’s Office. Vice Mayor Lou Waters and Council members Joe Hornat and Mary Snider have already […]
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