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 >>
ORO VALLEY, AZ (Tucson News Now) -
They may have only played two games, but the Cienega Bobcats girls basketball team looks like a contender in 2013-14.
Junior forward Treyanna Clay scored 17 of her game-high 20 points in the first half as the Bobcats (2-0) ran away from Canyon del Oro 54-29.
The Dorados came into the game winners of seven of their first eight games but were never in this contest as Cienega sprinted to a 9-0 lead using a transition game that head coach Paul Reed hopes will be the staple of his team this year.
Senior Gabby Banales hit three three-pointers in the first half and finished with 15 points.
Sammy Nettling led CDO (7-2) with 10.
The Bobcats figure to get their first big test next Friday night (13th) when they travel to face Ironwood Ridge. The Nighthawks are 4-1 this season. Their lone loss came to Pusch Ridge Christian Academy.
The Lions remained undefeated Thursday night with a 47-27 win over visiting Pueblo.