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DACA recipient in Tucson released by ICE

Advocates are rallying against the possible detention of a medically vulnerable DACA recipient.

Tucson Police Department policies draw scrutiny amid calls for change

Advocates for defunding TPD say reforms the department casts as "progressive" don't go far enough.

Gov. Ducey: COVID-19 cases rising, hospitals still have capacity

The governor pushed back on questions about state tools to limit spread even as case counts rise dramatically.

Pima County Department of Environmental Quality issues air quality health watch

Smoke from the Bighorn Fire is encroaching on Tucson neighborhoods.

Sheriff's department tells some foothills residents to be ready to evacuate due to fire

Catalina Foothills residents were alerted to be aware of the progress of the Bighorn Fire, which has burned more than 3,000 acres.

TPD chief says his force has already taken steps to reform

Tucson police have adopted rules to de-escalate conflict.

Daily News Roundup

Recent coverage impacting Southern Arizona, June 9.

Tucson City Council to revisit ordinance on recording police

Members of the council said they'll be looking for more feedback on the ordinance, which garnered a wave of attention on social media.

Black Lives Matter event draws thousands to UA; group says police presence broke agreement

The organization says it will no longer host events in collaboration with the university.

TPD chief discusses curfew, racial injustice and police reform

Christopher Conover hears from Chief Chris Magnus and Mayor Regina Romero.

Students lead demonstration on UA campus against police brutality

Black community members spoke about experiencing racism and the need to enact long-term change .

Tucson airport will require face masks starting this weekend

Officials say traffic is still well below normal due to COVID-19 but is rising faster than the national average.

Adiba Nelson asks “What will it take for America to understand the pain of Black women?”

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Preserving the hidden history of one of Tucson's oldest Black communities; SpaceX launches a new era in space travel; and - was Speedway Boulevard ever really the ugliest street in America?

Tucson candlelight vigil for George Floyd draws hundreds

Organizers urged peaceful protest and called for changes like increased civilian oversight of police.

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