Saturday, April 19 2014 11:34 PM EDT2014-04-20 03:34:14 GMT
Firefighters are battling flames after a brief lightning storm near Elgin ignited several fires that combined into one on Saturday afternoon, according to Sonoita Fire Department PIO Katie Goodwin. SonoitaMore >>
600 acres outside of Elgin have burned. Sonoita Fire Department is on the scene and more units are on their way.More >>
Saturday, April 19 2014 11:25 PM EDT2014-04-20 03:25:41 GMT
Starting today, it will be illegal to take a puff from an electronic cigarette in many public places in Los Angeles, including inside bars, restaurants, and clubs. LA is the latest in a growing listMore >>
Starting today, it will be illegal to take a puff from an electronic cigarette in many public places in Los Angeles, including inside bars, restaurants, and clubs.
Saturday, April 19 2014 8:47 PM EDT2014-04-20 00:47:28 GMT
The Pima County Fair attracted thousands of people in its first two days and some of those fair goers provided input for a proposed passenger rail from Tucson to Phoenix. Mike Kies, with Arizona DepartmentMore >>
The department's study of this rail project started in 2011 including two previous public comment sessions, according to Kies. He said the hope is to have a final path chosen by the end of the year. There is no money currently identified for future studies or construction of the rail, which is estimated to cost billions of dollars.More >>
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -
Police continue to search for a suspect connected to a fatal hit and run on Tucson's west side.
According to a Tucson Police, Antonia Calamia, 24, was hit by a vehicle sometime around 11:30 p.m. on Wednesday on N. Greasewood Road south of West Speedway Boulevard.
Calamia was struck by a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed, according to one witness, she was taken to a local hospital where she later died from her injuries.
A witness reported to TPD that he saw a vehicle approach from behind him at a high rate of speed, the witness moved into the southbound lanes to avoid being hit. The speeding vehicle moved into the easement area to get around and that was when it struck Calamia, according to witness reports. The vehicle continued on after hitting the victim, heading northbound on Greasewood and was last seen making an eastbound turn onto Speedway.
Police said a broken headlight cover recovered from the scene belongs to a 2003 or 2006 Chevrolet Silverado. The vehicle involved in the hit and run is described as a red or burgundy colored with possible damage to the passenger side headlight, as well as damage to the front grill.
Anyone with information on a vehicle fitting this description is asked to call 911 or 88-CRIME.
PCC Chancellor Lee Lambert sent this letter to staff Thursday afternoon:
"It is with sadness that I inform you of the passing of one of our former students late last night in an apparent hit-and-run accident.
Antonia Calamia was hit by a pickup truck at about 11:30 p.m. near North Greasewood Road and West Speedway Boulevard, according to the Tucson Police Department. Antonia was walking in a paved easement area on the east side of Greasewood when the incident occurred. The vehicle then left the scene.
TPD is asking for information regarding the vehicle, a red or burgundy full-size Chevrolet or GM pickup. Damage to the vehicle could include a broken passenger-side headlight and damage to the front grille. Police are asking anyone with information regarding a vehicle fitting this description to call 911 or 88-CRIME.
Antonia was 24. Our thoughts and sympathies go out to Antonia's family, loved ones and friends.
Saturday, April 19 2014 11:35 PM EDT2014-04-20 03:35:24 GMT
A Hinds County Deputy was transported Saturday night to a local hospital after being struck by a fleeing vehicle. The incident happened during Operation Bunny Hop around 7:30 p.m. Saturday at 724 EvergreenMore >>
A Hinds County Deputy was transported Saturday night to a local hospital after being struck by a fleeing vehicle.More >>
Saturday, April 19 2014 10:46 PM EDT2014-04-20 02:46:59 GMT
According to our newscrew on the scene two motorcycle riders have been injured in an accident on I-220. A group of about 20 motorcyclists were riding together in the southbound lanes. When we arrivedMore >>
A group of about 20 motorcyclists were riding together in the southbound lanes.More >>
Saturday, April 19 2014 1:57 PM EDT2014-04-19 17:57:43 GMT
JACKSON, MICH. (CNN) That's what a Michigan judge told a woman who was sentenced for murder. He didn't mince words when he sentenced Camia Gamet to life in prison without parole in her boyfriend's murder.More >>
A Michigan judge didn't mince words when he sentenced Camia Gamet to life in prison without parole in her boyfriend's murder.More >>
Saturday, April 19 2014 7:55 AM EDT2014-04-19 11:55:08 GMT
Advisories have been issued for several sections of the beach in Harrison and Hancock counties. The beaches aren't closed, but there may be an increased risk of illness associated with swimming in these areas.More >>
Advisories have been issued for several sections of the beach in Harrison and Hancock counties. The beaches aren't closed, but there may be an increased risk of illness associated with swimming in these six areas. More >>
Saturday, April 19 2014 6:03 PM EDT2014-04-19 22:03:12 GMT
Two juveniles are behind bars and accused of rape and carjacking, after leading police on a foot chase. JPD Officer Colendula Green said a black 2014 Dodge Avenger was car jacked sometime after 1:30 p.m.More >>
Investigators said an 11-year-old and 16-year-old ran from the scene.More >>
Saturday, April 19 2014 11:11 PM EDT2014-04-20 03:11:48 GMT
Several streets in Jackson are under a boil water alert. The streets included in the alert are Old Jackson Road, Old Jackson Extension, Ford Road, Walker Road and South Jackson Road. Also included areMore >>
The notice affects about 300 well water connections on Jackson's south side.More >>
Saturday, April 19 2014 8:17 PM EDT2014-04-20 00:17:53 GMT
With the Jackson mayoral runoff election just days away, we have resident reaction about an attack ad that debuted Friday on Jackson television stations. The ad features a self-made video of City CouncilmanMore >>
The ad features a self-made video of City Councilman Tony Yarber imitating women who go to clubs.More >>