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Tucson news

Find the news and stories on Tucson, a city in the US state of Arizona. Almost half of the residents there are Hispanic or Latino Americans as the city is located on the Mexico-US border – read news on that matter on RT. Don’t miss the latest cultural and political news and reports from Tucson. Tucson today is home to the University of Arizona and the city’s mayor is Regina Romero. A US military jet unexpectedly released a rocket during what was supposed to be a routine training flight near Tucson, Arizona, according to military officials – follow RT to know more about the latest events taking place there. The city is one of the epicenters of the US migration crisis, as it is located on the border with Mexico and thousands of asylum seekers went through shelters – go to RT.com to read all the latest articles and experts' opinions on the US migration crisis. A Russian citizen was shot and wounded by a Tucson Sector Border Patrol agent who claims he suspected the man of sneaking into the country illegally – visit RT to get the latest updates.
  • Wrong desert raid? US jet ‘accidentally’ bombs Arizona with WHITE PHOSPHORUS
    Wrong desert raid? US jet ‘accidentally’ bombs Arizona with WHITE PHOSPHORUS
    A US military jet unexpectedly released a rocket during what was supposed to be a routine training flight near Tucson, Arizona, according to military officials quick to add that the white phosphorus munition hit a deserted area.​
    Sep 6, 2019 02:36
  • ‘I just want what’s best for him’: Mother abandons baby in airport bathroom
    ‘I just want what’s best for him’: Mother abandons baby in airport bathroom
    Authorities at the Tucson International Airport are looking for a woman who abandoned a newborn baby. The mother vanished after giving birth alone in the airport bathroom, leaving behind only a handwritten note.
    Feb 9, 2018 19:37
  • Arizona may appeal ruling against ban on Mexican-American studies
    Arizona may appeal ruling against ban on Mexican-American studies
    A federal judge has imposed a permanent injunction on Arizona education officials, barring them from enforcing a 2010 law that banned public schools in Tucson from teaching Mexican-American and other ethnic studies.
    Dec 29, 2017 05:16
  • Family of Marine vet killed by SWAT team awarded $3.4 million settlement
    Family of Marine vet killed by SWAT team awarded $3.4 million settlement
    The family of a United States military veteran killed in 2011 after an Arizona SWAT team fired 71 rounds at him from the doorstep of his Tucson-area home has been awarded a multi-million dollar settlement from law enforcement.
    Sep 25, 2013 18:30
  • Shakespeare expelled from Tucson, Arizona schools
    Shakespeare expelled from Tucson, Arizona schools
    First schools try to let the colored and whites get their educatin’ together. Then they want to teach the “theory” of evolution.
    Jan 16, 2012 21:56
  • Arizona bans history books
    Arizona bans history books
    A judge in Arizona has decided to make a Mexican American history program taught in the Tucson Unified School District just that: history. According to Judge Lewis D Kowal, the program is in violation of state law.
    Dec 28, 2011 17:24
  • No charges against SWAT team that killed American hero [VIDEO]
    No charges against SWAT team that killed American hero [VIDEO]
    Six months after a SWAT team fired 71 shots at Marine vet Jose Guerena Ortiz while his family watched in their Tucson, Arizona home, no one has been charged with the brutal slaying that left a father, husband and hero dead.
    Nov 28, 2011 19:09
  • Violence ingrained in American society
    Violence ingrained in American society
    On January 8th a gunman opened fire on a congresswoman, hitting her and 12 others at an event in Tucson, Arizona. The gunman killed six people, including a US federal judge and a 9-year-old child.
    Jan 10, 2011 20:58