WORLDD.NEWS: Breaking News, World News, US News 04:51, 08/14/2019

Tourists spent nearly $2.5B in Tucson last year

TUCSON – When it comes to tourism in Tucson, business is booming. “We’ve had a really incredible year. It’s been sort of a run of a few really good years with dou...

Tourists spent nearly $2.5B in Tucson last year

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Scott Kelly Spent a Year in Orbit. His Body Is Not Quite the Same. NASA scientists compared the astronaut to his earthbound twin, Mark. The results hint at what humans will have to endure on long journeys through space....
23:34, 05/21/2019

UK spent nearly £2bn on fossil fuel projects overseas last year Elevenfold rise in funding over 12 months came as support for renewables fell to £700,000Britain increased support for fossil fuel projects overseas to almost £2bn last year, marking an elevenfold increase over the previous 12 months.Backing for oil and gas operations in Oman, Kuwait, Brazil and oth...
18:51, 06/27/2019

Matter: Scott Kelly Spent a Year in Orbit. His Body Is Not Quite the Same. NASA scientists compared the astronaut to his earthbound twin, Mark. The results hint at what humans will have to endure on long journeys through space....
01:34, 05/07/2019

Scott Kelly Spent a Year Taking Photos in Space. They’re Beautiful. In orbit aboard the International Space Station, the astronaut wasn’t just gathering data for NASA’s Twins Study. He also produced some, well, stellar images....
20:51, 04/28/2019

This Town Of 800 People Gets 1 Million Tourists A Year Hallstatt in the Austrian Alps is a town so beautiful, people can't stay away. The World Heritage Site with a population of 800 receives around 1 million tourists a year....
17:17, 08/01/2019

Rebecca Gayheart Spent a Year "Trying to Kill" Herself After Car Accident Left a Child Dead 18 years later, Rebecca Gayheart is reflecting on a moment that changed her life. In a podcast interview on The Only One in the Room, hosted by Laura Cathcart Robbins, the Once Upon a......
01:34, 05/22/2019

Report: Uber spent $200K a year on balloons for staff anniversaries; stickers to be used instead To cut back on costs, Uber is cutting helium balloons, which cost the company over $200,000 a year, a report says.       ...
03:34, 08/15/2019

Brainless Tourists Slaughter 5,000-Year-Old Sacred Scottish Tree An ancient and highly-sacred Scottish tree, The Fortingall Yew, located on the Glenlyon Estate in Perthshire, is thought to be between 3,000 - 5,000 years old and possibly the oldest tree in Europe.  ...
01:51, 05/29/2019

NASA To Open International Space Station To Tourists From Next Year NASA said Friday it will open up the International Space Station for tourism and other business ventures as of next year, as it seeks to financially disengage from the orbiting research lab....
17:34, 06/07/2019

Watch a gigantic bison fling a 9-year-old girl through the air after annoying tourists won’t leave it alone Tourists visiting Yellowstone National Park get to see a lot of wonderful things, not least of which is a variety of wildlife that is, by its very nature, wild. A group of obnoxious tourists found that out the hard way earlier this week when loitering near a bull bison that had no patience for their...
22:00, 07/25/2019

6-year-old golf-sensation in Tucson has some shots going viral TUCSON –  A six-year-old Tucsonan who plays at Dorado Golf Course on Tucson’s east side continues to impress and land on videos that go semi-viral. Julian Sun, who’s mentored by Glenn Monday, the head pro at Dorado Golf Course on Tucson’s Eastside, also sunk a 20-foot putt at...
14:51, 07/06/2019

Tucson woman awaits sentence in death of 3-year-old son TUCSON – The Tucson woman convicted in the death of her 3-year-old son is expected to be sentenced Monday afternoon. In May, Raquel Barreras was found guilty for first-degree murder and child abuse. The skeletal remains of Barreras’ son, Roman, were found by a landlord in a toy chest in 2014. Author...
22:34, 07/22/2019

Tucson man awaits sentencing in death of 73-year-old cyclist TUCSON – A Tucson man was convicted for dangerous manslaughter in the death of a 73-year-old man in 2017. Ramon Caro / Courtesy: Pima County Attorney’s Office Police say Ramon Caro reportedly struck 73-year-old David Meyer while he was driving under the influence of alcohol on Jan. 21, 2017. Meyer w...
23:00, 08/14/2019

Man found guilty for molesting 3-year-old relative in Tucson TUCSON – A man was found guilty July 24 for molesting his 3-year-old relative. According to Pima County Attorney’s Office, Baudelio Rodriguez was taken into custody after Tucson Police Department learned that Rodriguez allegedly sexually abused the young child while he babysat sometime b...
22:51, 07/31/2019

9-year-old girl tossed in air after bison charges group of tourists Yellowstone National Park Yellowstone National Park officials say a bull bison tossed a 9-year-old girl into the air when the animal charged a group of about 50 tourists.       ...
16:17, 07/24/2019

Pennsylvania woman, 51, died in similar circumstances as three American tourists at Dominican resort a year ago The family of a Pennsylvania woman who was vacationing in the Dominican Republic last year says she died in her room at a resort that is part of a popular hotel chain where the deaths of three other U.S. tourists last month are under investigation....
16:34, 06/06/2019

14-year-old indicted on murder charge in death of Tucson High student TUCSON – The 14-year-old suspect arrested in the shooting death of an 18-year-old Tucson High School student in May was indicted for first-degree murder, according to court documents obtained by News 4 Tucson Wednesday. Back on May 24, Julian Zepeda was found with signs of gunshot trauma in co...
06:51, 07/04/2019

Tucson woman gets ‘natural life’ sentence for starving 3-year-old son to death TUCSON – The mother who allegedly starved her son to death in 2014 received a natural life sentence in connection to the case Monday afternoon. Back in 2014, the skeletal remains of Raquel Barreras’ 3-year-old son, Roman were found by a landlord in a toy chest. Authorities say the chest was le...
03:51, 07/23/2019

Arrest warrant issued for Tucson couple convicted for sexually exploiting 12-year-old TUCSON – An arrest warrant has been issued for the Tucson couple who were convicted for sexually exploiting a minor and child abuse after they failed to appear in court. According to Pima County Attorney’s Office, the victim told authorities that Vanessa and Luis Ramirez took provocative...
19:34, 05/15/2019

Tucson Police investigating shooting at Circle near Grant and Tucson TUCSON — Tucson police continue to investigate a shooting that happened Friday night, near Grant and Tucson. Police say officers responded to a call of a shooting at the Circle K near the intersection. The victim was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. This is a developin...
02:00, 05/12/2019

Tucson police investigates robbery at Tucson Subway TUCSON — Tucson police are searching for a suspect who robbed a Subway restaurant Sunday night. The incident took place at the location near 1st Avenue and Grant Road, according to Tucson Police Sergeant Peter Dugan. No one was injured during the robbery. No description of a suspect has not be...
07:17, 07/15/2019

Yankees’ hunt for ace is energy better spent elsewhere Hal Steinbrenner calls Brian Cashman. The son channels his impetuous father and tells the Yankees general manager that one championship in two decades is unacceptable, especially when the Red Sox have won four. Inspired by the gung-ho fervor of the Clippers and Lakers in the last few weeks, Steinbre...
23:51, 07/15/2019

Tom Steyer has already spent $1 million on ads one day into 2020 bid Tom Steyer spent about $1 million on political ads in the first four primary and caucus states on Tuesday – the same day he launched his bid for the 2020 Democratic nomination, according to a report. The California billionaire, who’s been waging a national campaign to impeach President T...
21:51, 07/09/2019

Why an Heiress Spent Her Fortune Trying to Keep Immigrants Out Newly unearthed documents reveal how an environmental-minded socialite became an ardent nativist whose money helped sow the seeds of the Trump anti-immigration agenda....
04:00, 08/15/2019

Woodstock’s first performer spent decades in this Village pad Benjamin Scheuer, a playwright, singer and songwriter best known for his off-Broadway show, “The Lion,” is about to list his home at 106 Waverly Place for $3.65 million — or as a $10,000-a-month rental. The (now) two-bedroom, two-bathroom condo has some musical history: Brooklyn native Richie Havens...
10:00, 06/27/2019

He spent 17 years in prison after Tiananmen. But he will not be silent. The role of the uneducated and the apolitical in the 1989 protests has often been overlooked. And their punishments were often much harsher than those endured by the high-profile student leaders....
20:00, 06/01/2019

NBA free agency: Roughly $3 billion spent on Day 1 The first day of NBA free agency was one of the wildest in recent memory, as roughly $3 billion — yes, billion — in new contract money was agreed to.       ...
21:17, 07/01/2019

A Day Well Spent With... Niki Rein, Founder of Barrecore The founder of Barrecore is a trained reiki master who loves silent meditation retreats, drinks celery juice daily and uses long walks and CBD oil to deal with stress...
11:51, 07/28/2019

Revealed: What 'McMafia' wife spent £16m on at Harrods The eye-watering sums of money spent on designer clothes, jewellery and chocolate by the woman hit with the UK's first unexplained wealth order (UWO) have been revealed....
18:51, 05/28/2019

Chicago spent more than $30K to capture ‘Chance the Snapper’ The city of Chicago's efforts to wrangle the alligator nicknamed Chance the Snapper, who was found living in a park lagoon this summer, cost more than $33,600....
10:17, 08/02/2019

How a jailed banker's wife spent $20M at Harrods The details of an Azerbaijani woman's £16 million ($20 million) spending spree in luxury London department store Harrods have been revealed, as part of the UK's first investigation into unexplained wealth....
02:00, 05/29/2019

A Day Well Spent With... Dr Alexandrides Yannis, founder of 111SKIN With celebrity fans like Margot Robbie and Priyanka Chopra, founder of 111Skin, Dr Alexandrides Yannis, shares his wellness and skincare tips and tricks with us...
12:17, 06/02/2019

2007 IS BUSIEST YEAR YET FOR CBOE FUTURES EXCHANGE; Trading Tops One Million Contract Mark For The First Time, Year-End Volume Increases 138% Over Year-Ago CHICAGO, January 2, 2008 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) announced today that 2007 was the busiest year in CFE's four-year history as volume totaled 1,136,295 contracts traded, an increase of 138% over 2006's volume of 478,424 contracts, which was the previous high for annual trading volume. ...
11:17, 05/03/2019

Neanderthals spent a surprising amount of time underwater Neanderthals’ bony ear growths – similar to “surfer’s ear” in modern water-loving humans – suggest they spent lots of time foraging in aquatic environments...
21:00, 08/14/2019

Treasury: Federal gov't has spent record $3.7T, widened deficit A new U.S. Treasury Department report says the federal government has spent a record $3.7 trillion so far this year -- the most it's used over the first 10 months of a U.S. fiscal year since the Great Recession....
21:34, 08/14/2019

A man spent $300 on a painting at a thrift sale. It could be worth millions Philip Stapleton was perusing a thrift sale in the U.K. when he came across a painting he liked so much, he spent nearly $300 on it, even though he assumed it was fake. But after doing some research and talking to experts, the 52-year-old antique collector may have made the purchase of a lifetime – ...
19:17, 06/07/2019

Companies Spent Tax-Break Bonanza on Owners, not Lenders A report from Moody’s shows that large companies used the recent tax break for share repurchases in the second half of the year while the paying down of debt declined....
07:51, 05/03/2019

Rs 3,800 Crore Spent On Publicity Of Government Schemes In Last 3 Years The central government has spent over Rs 3,800 crore on the publicity of government schemes in the last three years, the Lok Sabha was informed on Friday....
19:17, 06/28/2019

Colts owner Jim Irsay spent a whole lot of money on guitars Jim Irsay really knows how to pull some strings. During the David Gilmour Guitar Collection auction at Christie’s New York on Thursday, Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay picked up a few precious items, including a 1969 black Fender Stratocaster known as “The Black Strat” for a rec...
01:51, 06/22/2019

Apple is trying to save my hearing after I spent years ruining it My love affair with loud music started in earnest in my sophomore year of high school, when I got an iPod for my birthday and immediately started blasting Black Mages albums and anime theme songs. Fast forward fifteen years, and my morning commute ne......
23:51, 06/17/2019

A day in the life of the River Thames: 24 hours spent on its waters London's river is home to everything from seals to seahorses and the nation's busiest lifeboat service. Frankie McCoy hitches a ride along the Thames to delve into its depths...
08:51, 07/18/2019

A Day Well Spent with... Pamela Marshall, co-founder of Mortar & Milk One of London's best clinical aestheticians in London, Pam Marshall swears by Exuviance skincare products and says taking a probiotic is a no-brainer...
09:00, 05/19/2019

Why a Banking Heiress Spent Her Fortune on Keeping Immigrants Out Newly unearthed documents reveal how an environmental-minded socialite became an ardent nativist whose money helped sow the seeds of the Trump anti-immigration agenda....
20:00, 08/14/2019

Flavor Your Favorite Amaro With a Spent Vanilla Bean Vanilla beans are expensive. There is no getting around it. Vanilla beans are also delicious—yet another unavoidable truth. These hard facts make me reluctant to ever toss a pod, not matter how devoid of seeds it is. After I have methodically scraped every little speck of vanilla seed out of the bea...
05:00, 07/09/2019

U.S. Spent Two Weeks on Edge Over Iran's Missile Boats For two weeks in May, the U.S. military shadowed two Iranian commercial boats sailing around the Persian Gulf as policy makers in Washington and Tehran traded threats and taunts. Here is how it played out day by day....
14:51, 06/06/2019

A man who spent nearly 46 years in prison for a wrongful conviction will get $1.5 million Imprisoned for more than 45 years for a murder he didn't commit, Richard Phillips spent more time behind bars than any other wrongfully imprisoned person in America....
03:17, 05/22/2019

$3.3 million to be spent on revitalizing Saskatchewan’s provincial parks The Government of Saskatchewan is investing more than $3.3 million for facility and infrastructure improvements in northern provincial parks in 2019-20....
07:34, 08/09/2019

Brooklyn community board spent $26K in public funds on SUV A Brooklyn community board took $26,000 in public funds and splurged on a hybrid SUV that was reportedly found parked at the board manager’s home. Community Board 1 spent the money — which came from a city grant — on a Toyota RAV4 Hybrid about five months ago, an outlay first reported by the local.....
04:34, 05/24/2019

Parker Posey just spent $1.5M on a cute walk-up apartment Unlike her character Darla Marks in the 1993 cult classic film “Dazed and Confused” — a rising high-school senior who bullies and hazes a group of soon-to-be freshmen girls — actress Parker Posey is all grown up. So grown up, in fact, that Posey just bought herself another New York City ...
06:17, 05/31/2019

UK car firms have 'spent £330m on no-deal Brexit plans' UK car manufacturers have stepped up their warnings over a no-deal Brexit, saying they have spent £330m collectively to date on mitigation measures....
17:17, 07/31/2019

Someone spent $1.3 million on a malware-ridden laptop and I clearly don’t understand art If you’d bought a Samsung NC10 the day it was released, the laptop would have set you back about $499. That was 11 years ago. Today, that same laptop, loaded with malware, fetched a cool $1.3 million at auction. I clearly should have paid more attention in my art appreciation class. Artist Guo O Don...
06:00, 05/29/2019

Army Spent Rs 1.24 Crore On Its Dog Squad In 2018-19: Centre The Army incurred Rs 1.24 crore on its dog squad for training, food and expenses such as medicines during 2018-19, Minister of State in the Defence Ministry Shripad Naik said on Wednesday....
22:51, 07/03/2019

Billionaire Tom Steyer has nearly spent his way to a spot in the third Democratic debate The former hedge-fund manager and activist has piled millions into both Facebook and television ads since he entered the presidential race last month....
23:51, 08/13/2019

A Modder Has Spent Years Adding Spider-Man Into GTA San Andreas J16D is a modder who has created a lot of different mods for Grand Theft Auto San Andreas. But one particular idea has been lodged in their brain since at least 2015. J16D has been working on and improving a simple idea: Bring Spider-Man and his web-swinging into San Andreas. After four-plus years o...
18:00, 07/21/2019

GAO report: Pentagon spent nearly $1B on improper travel payments The Department of Defense incorrectly distributed nearly a billion dollars in travel fees over a three- year period, a General Accounting Office report said....
03:34, 08/17/2019

Here’s Why Apple Just Spent $1 Billion to Buy Intel’s Modem Business Apple is buying Intel’s struggling cellular modem unit, bringing on key engineering talent and patents that will allow the technology giant to more quickly develop crucial components to connect its devices to the mobile internet. The deal is valued at $1 billion, Intel said in an announcement ...
04:51, 07/26/2019

Private investigator has spent a decade on Jeffrey Epstein's trail When Detective Michael Fisten hung up his badge after 30 years in law enforcement and started a new career as a private investigator, he thought his first case wouldn't last more than a couple of weeks....
16:00, 07/21/2019

Le’Veon Bell has spent enough time around Jets for Adam Gase New running back Le’Veon Bell has not been around the Jets much this spring, choosing instead to work out on his own in Florida. Coach Adam Gase repeated Friday he can’t get upset with Bell because all team activity so far has been voluntary. Gase said he does expect Bell to be at the mandatory......
02:17, 05/11/2019

Yankees’ Aaron Boone spent his MLB punishment in fine style Aaron Boone didn’t have a bad seat for Friday’s win over the Rockies, when he served a one-game suspension for his profanity-laced rant in the first game of Thursday’s doubleheader against the Rays. The manager spent the game in the suite of team owner Hal Steinbrenner and watched the Yankees, with ...
01:51, 07/21/2019

Fact-Checking Trump’s Claim He ‘Spent a Lot of Time’ With 9/11 Responders The president repeated claims about his presence at ground zero during the signing ceremony for legislation to ensure health care funding for emergency workers who rushed to help....
01:51, 07/30/2019

U.S. congressman spent campaign cash on 'romantic liaisons': prosecutors A California congressman accused of misusing campaign funds spent some of the money on extramarital affairs, prosecutors said in court papers that indicated his wife could testify against him at trial....
02:34, 06/26/2019

How Each America's Got Talent Winner Has Spent--or Squandered--Their Chance at Fame When America's Got Talent returns for season 14 on Tuesday, May 28, it'll look a little different. Not only is seasons 12 and 13 host Tyra Banks out, but so are longtime judges......
12:34, 05/28/2019

Michigan man who wrongfully spent 45 years in prison will get $1.5 million from the state Richard Phillips had long declared his innocence in a fatal shooting in the Detroit, Michigan area in 1971. He was exonerated in 2018.        ...
19:00, 05/21/2019

THIS Is How Much Nick Jonas Spent On Priyanka Chopra's Birthday Cake Media reports have emerged about the alleged price of Priyanka Chopra's birthday cake, sending the internet abuzz with chatter. Here's how much it cost!...
19:17, 07/29/2019

I Spent a Week Interrogating My Dislike of Pete Buttigieg and These Are My Findings It was the Vogue profile of Pete Buttigieg that did me in. Early on, when the 37-year-old mayor of South Bend, Indiana, first announced the formation of an exploratory committee and then formally tossed his hat in the ring for the presidential nomination, I dismissed him as a forgettable center-left...
22:17, 06/18/2019

Couple adopts 6 siblings who spent nearly 5 years in foster care A Pennsylvania couple adopted a group of six siblings who had spent nearly five years in foster care. Steve and Rob Anderson-McLean of Pittsburgh said they were inspired to take in the brothers and sisters after hearing about siblings being separated during the adoption process. “Such a stagge...
22:00, 05/30/2019

Chicago spent almost $34G to catch alligator living in city park The alligator that became a national media sensation after it was spotted in Chicago’s Humboldt Park Lagoon proved to be an expensive pest for the city....
22:17, 08/01/2019

Zuckerberg spent $59M buying 'secret' property in Lake Tahoe A new report from The Wall Street Journal indicates that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has spent $59 million buying two properties in Lake Tahoe, continuing to expand his vast real estate portfolio around the country....
18:17, 05/03/2019

Man who spent 33 years in prison for heinous murder is innocent: prosecutors A Long Island man who spent 33 years in prison for the attempted rape and murder of a 14-year-old girl is innocent of the heinous crime, according to prosecutors, who are recommending Wednesday that his conviction be overturned. Keith Bush and his defense attorney will appear in Arthur M. Cromarty C...
20:51, 05/22/2019

How Survivor Winners Have Spent, Saved or Wasted Their $1 Million Prize They can outwit. They can outplay. They can outlast. But can they overspend? There are many reasons go on Survivor these days: they want to test their limits, they're a super-fan who......
01:17, 05/16/2019

Cameron Boyce's Sister Says They Spent "Normal and Fun" Time Together Before His Death Cameron Boyce's younger sister and only sibling Maya Boyce is breaking her silence about the death of the Disney Channel star, recalling how they had a "normal and fun" time together......
00:34, 07/12/2019

£680m of UK foreign aid spent on fossil fuel projects – study Cafod says UK is saddling poorer nations with outdated, polluting technologiesThe British government has spent £680m of its foreign aid budget on fossil fuel projects since 2010, according to analysis that highlights the UK’s failure to align diplomatic, trade and aid policies with the goals of the ...
09:51, 07/23/2019

Former BET CEO Debra Lee sells $9.5 million D.C. home after it spent 3 years on the market Originally listed for $13.5 million, the luxurious single-family estate decreased in price several times over the years before going under contract in May....
23:34, 05/17/2019

Jeffrey Epstein spent hours alone with mysterious woman in lockup Jeffrey Epstein spent at least two hours locked up alone with a mystery woman — possibly part of his legal team — just a day after he was taken off suicide watch at the Metropolitan Correctional Center, according to a new report. A visiting attorney, who asked that his name not be used, told Forbes....
15:34, 08/16/2019

Quadriga Founder Spent Client Money, Bankruptcy Monitor Says The court-appointed monitor for bankrupt QuadrigaCX said the Canadian cryptocurrency exchange’s late founder took most of the money entrusted to him by clients and spent much of it on himself and his wife....
01:17, 06/21/2019

Paul Pierce Has Spent The Last Day Rotating Over The Flame Like A Rotisserie Chicken Paul Pierce played his last NBA minute over two years ago. His absence made no hearts grow fonder. Last night, while the Bucks drained the last drops of blood out of the Celtics’ season, Milwaukee’s arena lit up with a “Paul Pierce sucks” chant....
21:34, 05/09/2019

Yellowstone National Park visitors spent $513M in 2018 YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — A federal report shows visitors to Yellowstone National Park spent nearly $513 million in neighboring communities last year. The report last week from the National Park Service indicates the spending by the park’s 4.1 million visitors supported nearly 7,1...
20:00, 05/28/2019

Macron’s ex-No. 2 spent public funds on gold hairdryer: reports French President Emmanuel Macron is taking heat over a hairdryer of gold. Macron, who presided over France’s Bastille Day parade Saturday in Paris, is facing fallout from the lavish spending of his environment minister, Francois de Rugy, 45, according to a report. The Sunday Times of London reported...
13:17, 07/14/2019

Alphabet's internet balloons have spent a million hours in the stratosphere The fledgling internet balloon industry just marked an important achievement. Alphabet's Loon has recorded over 1 million hours of stratospheric flight for its balloons, covering about 24.9 million miles. The figures aren't completely shocking when......
20:51, 07/23/2019

New Zealand spent more than $700,000 on slushy machines to keep prison guards cool New Zealand’s Department of Corrections is being criticized for spending more than $700,000 on slushy machines to reduce staff discomfort and tension that could lead to inmate violence....
17:34, 04/29/2019

Someone Spent $1.3 Million on Laptop Infected With Six of The Most Destructive Computer Viruses A used Samsung NC10 costs less than $200. But a used Samsung NC10 with six of the most dangerous types of malware is apparently worth $1.345 million—so long as it’s art.Read more......
23:00, 05/28/2019

I’m the gutter gourmet: how I spent a month eating other people's leftovers We don’t talk enough about the street food scandal – leftovers chucked away without a second thoughtEvery day for the past month complete strangers have bought me lunch. And breakfast. And dinner. And they don’t even know it.I have been living high on the hog, and it hasn’t cost me a penny – because...
08:17, 05/30/2019

You Spent $1,500 on Virtual Bazookas? Kids Are Splurging on Digital Goods The days of children blowing their allowance on comic books and candy are long gone. Kids are now spending hundreds or even thousands of dollars on more ephemeral goods such as outfits for their videogame avatars....
20:34, 07/16/2019

Verstappen spent most of Monaco GP in wrong F1 engine torque mode Monaco Grand Prix nearly-man Max Verstappen spent most of his race in the wrong Formula 1 engine torque mode after the pitlane incident he had with Valtteri Bottas...
16:00, 05/27/2019

Why Amsterdam wants tourists to go elsewhere Amsterdam's urban charms have always been a draw for tourists, but now the city is trying to reduce visitor numbers. One message: Go see the rest of the Netherlands. Find out other ways they're discouraging overtourism....
13:34, 05/23/2019

Countries with hardly any tourists Parisian bridges are weighted down with copycat "love locks," while visitors crowd cheek-to-jowl into Barcelona churches and Dubrovnik's historic center. In Italy, attempts to manage the impact of tourism range from segregating visitors to fines for flip-flops....
09:00, 08/17/2019

I spent a day eating food cooked by robots in America's tech capital Vivian Ho befriended an electronic arm and grappled with a defunct tea maker during a trip through Silicon ValleyAround the world, an industry has emerged around automating food service through robotics, raising questions about job security and mass unemployment while also prompting praise for strea...
12:17, 06/25/2019

Google Photos Fixed the Bad Photo Organization That I Spent Years Creating If you’ve lived long enough to remember the early days of digital photography, you may well have hundreds of thousands of pictures squirreled away on your computer, from various cameras and phones and the web, all terribly organized and almost beyond hope as far as sorting and cataloging goes. That ...
19:00, 05/21/2019

Iggy Azalea Spent Time At a Mental Health Retreat To Help Her Not "F--k Up" Her Life If you rewind time back to 2014, you'll find raising superstar Iggy Azalea being hailed the queen of fancy. Back then, she had the song of the summer, a Grammy nomination, an envious......
17:00, 08/06/2019

A conservative dark money group reveals how much it spent to push Trump's tax cut law Conservative nonprofit dark money group American Action Network dramatically increased its media spending during the tax reform debate of 2017 and the buildup to the 2018 congressional midterm elections....
01:00, 05/24/2019

Jeffrey Epstein spent $350K to ‘influence’ potential witnesses: feds Millionaire convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein has already tried to buy the silence of two potential witnesses against him, Manhattan prosecutors charged Friday. The former hedge fund manager — who was arrested last week on child sex trafficking charges — doled out a total of at least $350,000 to t...
06:17, 07/13/2019

Hawaii hiker who spent 17 days lost in the forest says she was irresponsible and unprepared https://pmd.cdn.turner.com/cnn/big/us/2019/05/28/hawaii-missing-hiker-amanda-eller-rescued-watt-dnt-ebof-vpx.cnn_2626663_768x432_1300k.mp4 _____ (CNN) – A woman who survived 17 days in a forest in Hawaii after she got lost while hiking says she was irresponsible for going into the woods unprep...
18:34, 06/02/2019

The Pentagon says it only spent $1.2 million on Trump's July 4th blowout, but it's not clear where that number came from U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Ian Cotter/ The Pentagon says the cost of military support for President Donald Trump's July Fourth event, "A Salute to America," was only $1.2 million. The show featured flyovers by stealth fighters, bombers, helicopters and other military...
01:00, 07/10/2019

Rory Stewart: I will double foreign aid spent on climate change fight Tory leadership candidate Rory Stewart has said he would double the amount of foreign aid spent on fighting climate change, and revealed he wants to reform Britain's spy agencies....
05:51, 05/29/2019

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00:17, 06/19/2019

Conservatives Who Spent Months Smearing Ilhan Omar Are SHOCKED She's Being Attacked After an entire crowd full of Trump supporters chanted “send her back” about a U.S. citizen and congresswoman at the encouragement of the racist president, a bunch of people who have spent months attacking Ilhan Omar’s every move began to realize that, uh, things might be getting a little out of con...
02:51, 07/19/2019

£100,000 spent on jewels in one day, £232,000 the next: banker's wife and her London shopping spree Martin Bentham lifts the lid on the extraordinary lifestyle enjoyed by the wife of a jailed businessman — the target of Britain's first unexplained wealth order...
15:17, 05/28/2019

Margot Robbie Spent Her 29th Birthday In Chanel’s Couture Library For the Chanel Haute Couture autumn/winter 2019 show, Robbie chose classic bouclé separates from the Cruise 2020 collection – Virginie Viard’s first solo work for the house...
22:34, 07/02/2019

Dayton shooter spent two hours in area before attack, likely acted alone: police A gunman who killed nine people in Dayton, Ohio earlier this month spent two hours in the nightlife neighborhood before unleashing an attack on bar goers and probably carried it out alone, police said on Tuesday....
11:51, 08/14/2019

$800,000 spent at jeweller in one day on Najib Razak's credit cards, court hears Platinum cards of former Malaysian prime minister used for spree at jeweller in Italy, say prosecutorsThe credit cards of Najib Razak were used to buy more than $800,000 of goods at a jeweller in Italy in a single day, a court in Kuala Lumpur has heard during the corruption trial of the former Malay...
10:00, 07/16/2019

Sarah Hyland thanks fans for support after revealing she spent the weekend in the hospital Sarah Hyland thanked fans for sending well wishes after she stayed in the hospital over the weekend with an unknown illness.        ...
20:51, 06/25/2019

10 years after I bought my house, I spent over $21,000 for updates and repairs. Here are 6 expenses I never saw coming. Courtesy of Kate Dore The author, Kate Dore, bought a 1,400-square-foot home in Nashville, Tennessee in 2009. Over the past six months alone, she spent $21,140 in home repairs and improvements. After 10 years in the house, she had to take on projects including replacing the roof and gutters, repair...
02:00, 06/24/2019

Blunt-smoking son of college admissions cheats spent week in Rikers Now he can bust rhymes about the big house. The rich kid-rapper son of two Upper East Side residents who pleaded guilty in the college admission scandal spent more than a week jailed at Rikers Island because his angry dad refused to bail him out, the jailbird told The Post. Malcolm Abbott —who was p...
23:17, 06/11/2019

He spent his career putting gangs in jail. A radical idea changed everything Despite years of tough policing, Oakland couldn’t get a handle on gun crime. Was the solution a community-based approach?Want the latest news on our investigation? Sign up to our newsletter Ersie Joyner had a banner year in 1995. He was just four years out of Oakland’s police academy when he was awa...
08:51, 06/04/2019

Sean Hannity and Bill de Blasio spent 41 minutes interrupting each other on Fox News Fox News’s Sean Hannity spent more than 41 minutes interviewing New York City Mayor and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Bill de Blasio. It went pretty much how you’d expect....
03:34, 08/09/2019

Amazing destinations with no tourists Some of the world's least-visited countries and territories have some of the best things travelers want: culture, history, gorgeous scenery. All that's missing? Hordes of tourists....
20:17, 05/09/2019

Amazing places with almost no tourists Parisian bridges are weighted down with copycat "love locks," while visitors crowd cheek-to-jowl into Barcelona churches and Dubrovnik's historic center. In Italy, attempts to manage the impact of tourism range from segregating visitors to fines for flip-flops....
00:00, 06/04/2019

20 European cities with hardly any tourists With overtourism showing no signs of abating in Europe's most famous destinations, there's never been a better time to seek out wonderful options that attract fewer visitors....
15:17, 07/25/2019

NRA spent $1.6 million lobbying against tougher background checks in run-up to latest mass shootings Calls for tougher background checks and gun control in general have increased yet again in the wake of three mass shootings in California, Texas and Ohio that have left more than 30 people dead....
10:34, 08/06/2019

A Minnesota Farmer Spent His Life Collecting Cars And Now His Gigantic Fleet Is Up For Auction This weekend will be a wild time near the small town of Wheaton, Minnesota, because a roughly 200-car collection belonging to a farmer who passed away in December is headed for auction. And the fleet, filled with some true gems, will no doubt bring in droves of prospective buyers....
01:34, 08/09/2019

Winning lottery ticket spent a month on oblivious winner's coffee table A Maryland man said he was cleaning the clutter off his coffee table when he discovered a forgotten Powerball ticket that earned him a $50,000 payday....
21:34, 07/12/2019

It's Happening! Tyler Cameron Spent the Night at Bachelorette Hannah Brown's House Hannah Brown's journey to find love has taken her home with Tyler Cameron. It's no secret at this point that ABC's season 15 Bachelorette is still one after breaking off her......
23:17, 08/02/2019

Beautiful: This Aunt Spent All Month Researching Hentai So She’d Have Something To Talk About With Her Nephew This Easter For many older individuals, it can be difficult to find ways to relate to young relatives with whom they have little in common, but here’s a story of an amazing woman who isn’t letting age differences stop her from connecting with those she loves: This aunt just spent all month researching hentai so...
18:00, 05/02/2019

From Waking Up to Planting a Flag on the Moon, Here’s How the Apollo 11 Astronauts Spent July 20, 1969 The triumph of the astronauts, especially Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins, was more than a victory for the United States, but instead a victorious moment for all mankind and no other moment will seem as big until we reach beyond the moon for other planets, other stars. The following ...
19:00, 07/20/2019

Being that today marks 25 years since the death of Formula One icon Ayrton Senna, I spent some of it Being that today marks 25 years since the death of Formula One icon Ayrton Senna, I spent some of it watching in-car videos and perusing the photo archives of his history in the sport. While it’s impossible to say nobody took racing seriously before Senna, nobody took it as serious as he did. His st...
15:00, 05/02/2019

California teachers union has spent $4.3M in 2019 to try to stymie charter schools: report The California Teachers Association (CTA) has spent more than $4.3 million on lobbying this year in an effort to overhaul the state's charter school program and slow its growth, according to a report....
21:00, 08/05/2019

Lenny Dysktra spent Father's Day weekend dumpster-diving for his $80K dentures Former Mets, Phillies outfielder says he spent nine hours over the weekend searching through trash outside a Jersey Mike's sub shop for his teeth.       ...
03:00, 06/19/2019

A Day Well Spent With... Susie Willis, founder of natural skincare brand Romilly Wilde 'At 50 I feel fitter, stronger and more energetic than at 25. 30 years ago I didn't know what wellness was. I lived on skittles, rose wine and pringles'...
11:00, 06/23/2019

Biden tells crowd he spent weekend celebrating granddaughter’s graduation with Obama Joe Biden told an Iowa crowd Tuesday that he had spent the weekend with his best buddy former President Barack Obama to celebrate the high school graduation of his granddaughter and Obama’s daughter....
09:51, 06/12/2019

Google spent 10 years researching what makes the 'perfect' manager — here at the top 10 traits they found Justin Sullivan/Getty If you have great managers and team leads, not only will you get the best out of your people, but they'll also be more likely to stick around. That's why for 10 years, Google has conducted research to figure out what makes the perfect manager, so it could train its leaders to ...
02:00, 06/24/2019

Trump Reportedly Spent Tons of Money on Facebook Ads Wishing Himself a Happy Birthday Just like the rest of us, Donald Trump is having a birthday this year. Unlike the rest of us, he is spending hundreds of thousands of dollars to remind his Facebook-happy base about it, according to a report from the New York Times....
03:17, 05/22/2019

Ex-MLB star Lenny Dykstra, wrestler spent 9 hours dumpster diving for dentures Former Major League Baseball star Lenny Dykstra and his wrestler friend spent 9 hours dumpster diving behind a Jersey Mike’s over the weekend to find Dykstra’s $80,000 dentures that had accidentally been thrown away....
13:34, 06/19/2019

Gran Turismo Sport Has Spent Two Years Adding Great Stuff For Free When Gran Turismo Sport launched in October 2017, it was easy to regard it with suspicion. Despite being the first—and at this rate, perhaps only—Gran Turismo game on the PlayStation 4, it lacked the numeral that would’ve clearly signaled it as the next step in one of the longest-running platform-ex...
21:34, 05/31/2019

Russian oligarch says he spent $20M after McCabe asked him to help free retired FBI agent from Iran A Russian oligarch caught in the crosshairs of Robert Mueller’s Russia probe says he spent over $20 million of his own money at the behest of Andrew McCabe, the fired deputy of the bureau, on a mission – that was later scuttled – to free a retired FBI agent captured in Iran....
20:34, 07/03/2019

Jamie Oliver tells of desperate attempts and millions spent to save his restaurants Jamie Oliver has told of his desperate attempts to save his restaurant group from collapse by ploughing millions of pounds of his own money into the business....
13:51, 07/27/2019

20 beautiful European cities with hardly any tourists With overtourism showing no signs of abating in Europe's most famous destinations, there's never been a better time to seek out wonderful options that attract fewer visitors....
09:51, 07/29/2019

Here There Be Dragons. But Can They Survive an Invasion of Tourists? Barring tourists from the giant lizards’ island lair may save them, but the moratorium could doom residents, who will have to leave, too. If they refuse? “It’s their own fault if the Komodo eat them.”...
01:52, 08/13/2019

This naked bar in the UK invites tourists to sip and strip It’s bottom’s up — and out — at this UK naked bar. The Coach & Horses, a historic Soho district pub, was recently granted a nudist license, giving its customers and bartenders permission to let it all hang out. The otherwise-very-traditional pub’s landlord, Alastair Choat, insists ...
17:34, 06/04/2019

Tourists May Soon Be Able To Tweet Their Grievances To Government The Tourism Ministry is planning to launch a Twitter-based grievance redressal mechanism for tourists to file their complaints in real time on the lines of a platform run by the External Affairs......
13:00, 07/04/2019

Legends Split Series with Tourists Jeison Guzman – Photo by Lexington Legends WHITAKER BANK BALLPARK (Lexington, KY) – The Lexington Legends dropped the final game of the series with the Asheville Tourists, 2-1. They split the four-game series and the Legends remain in third place, 1.5 games behind the Charleston RiverDogs in t...
08:17, 05/21/2019

Tourists are flocking to Chernobyl thanks to HBO miniseries CHERNOBYL, Ukraine — The success of a US television miniseries examining the world’s worst nuclear accident at Chernobyl has driven up the number of tourists wanting to see the plant, and the ghostly abandoned town that neighbors it, for themselves. One Chernobyl tour agency reported a 40 percent ri...
23:34, 06/06/2019

I spent 21 years of my life angry before I realised we in the slums must lead change | Kennedy Odede Kenya is on the rise. Those living in slums such as Kibera will only share in the progress if urban solutions come from our communityThe future is shining in Kenya. By many measures, life is better than it has ever been. A decade of steady economic growth has made Kenya a rising middle-income countr...
11:34, 08/07/2019

Dayton gunman spent half-hour inside bar before returning for rampage, police chief says The gunman who killed nine people, including his sister, in a 32-second rampage Aug. 4 in Dayton, Ohio, seems to have planned the attack “well before” arriving at the city’s Oregon District, the city’s police chief said Tuesday....
18:00, 08/14/2019

Nancy Pelosi Says She Hasn't 'Spent Any Time' Thinking About the Most Recent Rape Allegation Against the President Nancy Pelosi, the most powerful woman in Congress and likely all of the Democratic Party, said on Thursday that she hasn’t spent any time thinking about the most recent rape allegation made against the president....
23:17, 06/27/2019

The Root Trump Spent More Than Three Times the Cost of Robert Mueller’s Russia Investigation Playing The Root Trump Spent More Than Three Times the Cost of Robert Mueller’s Russia Investigation Playing Golf at His Own Resorts | Deadspin The NFL Is Apparently Determined To Screw Up The Hail Mary | Jezebel How Do We Make Cis Men Give a Shit About Abortion? | Splinter NO COVER-UP COLLUSION MUELLER PEL...
11:34, 05/23/2019

2008 IS THE FOURTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR OF RECORD GROWTH FOR CBOE FUTURES EXCHANGE; Trading Rises Two Percent Over Year-Ago, Volume Tops One Million Contracts Traded For Second Consecutive Year CHICAGO, January 2, 2009 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that 2008 was the busiest year in CFE's five year history as volume totaled 1,161,019 contracts.Volume in 2008 rose two percent over 1,136,295 contracts traded last year and marked the fourth consecutive year of record a...
08:51, 05/03/2019

AP Interview: President says Sri Lanka now safe for tourists AP Interview: Sri Lanka’s president says “99%” of the suspects in Easter Sunday attacks on churches and hotels have been arrested and their explosive materials seized and the country was safe for tourists again...
04:00, 05/08/2019

Amsterdam invites tourists to 'marry' a local for a day Fake weddings aim to improve relations between residents and visitors and include a brief ‘honeymoon’ to explore the city’s less popular sights I’m wearing a vintage bridal gown with a long train, and my groom, Julian du Perron (30), is in a top hat. He’s all smiles, but I’m a little nervous, which ...
13:34, 06/05/2019

As Trade War With U.S. Grinds On, Chinese Tourists Stay Away The number of Chinese tourists is falling. And that’s especially painful to businesses they favor, because they tend to spend more than other visitors....
09:51, 06/12/2019

Tourists shot dead at French gas station At least three people were killed when a shooter opened fired at a gas station in southern France. Two tourists are believed to be among the dead, with local media saying that revenge may have been a possible motive....
07:51, 07/29/2019

China is installing spyware on tourists' phones Visitors to Xinjiang in northwest China are experiencing a nasty surprise in the form of a spyware app that's being forcefully installed on their phones....
18:34, 07/03/2019

These are America’s safest cities for tourists 24/7 Wall St. has put together a list of the safest cities for tourists to visit based on a review of violent crime levels per 100,000 people.        ...
01:51, 06/06/2019

Rohtang Pass To Open For Tourists From June 1 Rohtang Pass, the 13,050 feet gateway to Lahaul and Spiti Valley, is set to open for tourists from June 1 onwards, according to district authorities....
07:51, 05/30/2019

Toxic seaweed a menace to Caribbean tourists Tourists to the Caribbean may not realize that a brown drifting seaweed that's been piling up on beaches in recent years is dangerous, researchers say....
02:34, 07/27/2019

China loads surveillance app onto tourists' phones China's far-reaching security network is targeting tourists, with border guards secretly installing a surveillance app onto the phones of visitors to Xinjiang, according to a joint report by several major international media organizations....
14:00, 07/03/2019

China installing spyware on tourists' phones Chinese border authorities have been installing an app on tourists' smartphones which gathers personal data including text messages and contacts, it has been reported....
13:34, 07/03/2019

Egypt opens Bent Pyramid to tourists The pyramids of Egypt have long attracted visitors intrigued by their ancient history, and now travelers have the opportunity to visit a distinctive structure just south of Cairo....
23:17, 07/15/2019

Two U.S. tourists arrested in killing of Italian policeman Two U.S. teens were arrested Saturday in Italy after confessing to involvement in the stabbing death of a policeman investigating a theft, Italian police said....
08:51, 07/28/2019

Venice to fine tourists who break these new rules Venice is one of the most popular vacation destinations in the world, so how are the Italians planning to control the flow of people? New sanctions.        ...
16:34, 05/22/2019

Several tourists die as freak storm strikes Greece Seven people, including six tourists, were killed and dozens more injured in a freak storm Wednesday that tore through north Greece, officials said. The storm slammed the tourist destination of Halkidiki, where gale-force winds, heavy rain and hail battered the northern region, the BBC reported. Dur...
04:51, 07/12/2019

Capri bans tourists from using single-use plastics Famed for its designer boutiques, film star visitors and saccharine limoncello, the Italian island of Capri is not typically associated with environmentalism....
18:00, 05/07/2019

Bruges to limit tourists due to fears of being like ‘Disneyland’ Another city has fallen victim to the scourge of tourism. This time, it’s the popular Belgian pitstop of Bruges, an UNESCO World Heritage city known for its medieval buildings and nicknamed the “Venice of the North” for its picturesque canals. (You may also be familiar with its highly photogenic atm...
01:00, 06/19/2019

Nothing to see here: Popular European destinations try to keep tourists in check Cities and towns across the continent say they are feeling overwhelmed as they are confronted with an influx of visitors that has exploded beyond what they can handle....
04:17, 08/11/2019

Chinese tourists are flocking to this lake just for selfies DALI, China — Chinese tourists are flocking to a lake in southwest Yunnan province to recreate photos that have gone viral on social media, the country’s latest selfie craze. Visitors to Erhai lake say photography sets offering everything from rare animals to fields of brightly-colored flowers are e...
00:17, 06/22/2019

| US moves to bar American tourists from visiting Cuba The Trump administration clamped down on US tourist visits to Cuba Tuesday, aiming to cut the flow of dollars to a country that Washington accuses of helping prop up Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro....
14:00, 06/05/2019

Cuba still welcoming tourists despite Trump restrictions The Trump administration is intently focused on scaling back tourism to the island, but Cuba is doubling down on tourism efforts.        ...
15:34, 05/20/2019

Bear cub killed for being ‘too friendly’ after tourists fed it, took selfies SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon wildlife officials have killed a young black bear that people have been feeding and taking photos with. The Statesman Journal reports state wildlife biologists determined last week that the 100-pound (45-kilogram) male bear could not be relocated because it had grown accust...
23:00, 06/18/2019

NASA Is Opening the ISS to Tourists—but Don't Worry, You Can't Afford It Starting as early as next year, NASA will make the International Space Station available to space tourists and other business ventures. Sounds exciting, but the associated costs are far beyond what most of us can afford. Read more......
04:17, 06/08/2019

‘It’s getting like Disneyland’: Bruges pulls up drawbridge on tourists The picture-perfect Flemish city is just the latest to announce a crackdown on visitor numbers. But not everyone is happyThere is a distinctly military pace to the ant-like line of tourists that streams out every morning from Bruges’s sprawling art-deco railway station and the nearby coach park.Clut...
02:00, 06/17/2019

Yikes! Destinations where tourists outnumber locals Most people don’t like it when their favorite vacation spot suddenly "gets discovered" and overnight turns into just another crowded beach.        ...
19:17, 04/28/2019

Kamakura, Japan, asks tourists not to eat while walking Street food is a staple of many countries. But does that mean you should both buy and eat your food in the street? Japan is struggling to answer that question, particularly when it comes to popular tourist areas....
23:51, 05/13/2019

Cardi B tweeted 'Wish I was dead,' then quickly deleted it after a weekend spent defending herself from rape and 'blackfishing' accusations Theo Wargo/Getty Images Fans captured screenshots of Cardi B tweeting "I wish I was dead" on Sunday before the rapper quickly deleted it. Cardi B refuted accusations that she raped men in an Instagram Live stream on Friday, and deleted another tweet Sunday in response to "blackfishing" allegations....
02:34, 07/22/2019

Jilted lover who killed ex, comedy club owner spent hours inside home: prosecutors A jilted ex-boyfriend charged in a double murder spent 3-and-a-half hours inside a New Jersey home before he was caught chasing his lover down the street and stabbing her to death, prosecutors said Wednesday. Joseph Porter made his first appearance in Essex County Superior Court in Newark, where pro...
01:00, 08/15/2019

Trump Spent More Than Three Times the Cost of Robert Mueller’s Russia Investigation Playing Golf at His Own Resorts Ever since special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation began, Republicans and most importantly President Donald Trump have loved to tout how it was all a waste of money....
01:00, 05/23/2019

Record 61,000 migrant children surge over border, $230M spent for snacks, diapers, baby formula A record 61,000 unaccompanied migrant children have surged over the U.S.-Mexico border and been handed to federal care facilities since October, and there are still over two months left in the fiscal year, according to immigration officials....
18:34, 07/25/2019

I've spent free nights in Hawaii, Colorado, and South Carolina thanks to one of my favorite under-the-radar hotel cards Wyndham Resort at Avon/Facebook If you're planning a longer stay, want extra space for your family, or simply want extra amenities, a timeshare or vacation rental could be a better option than a standard hotel room. You can't use most travel rewards points to book vacation rental stays, but the Wyn...
09:00, 07/12/2019

AP Exclusive: UN health agency spent $192 million on 2018 travel; auditors see ‘waste’ and ‘culture of non-compliance’ LONDON (AP) — AP Exclusive: UN health agency spent $192 million on 2018 travel; auditors see ‘waste’ and ‘culture of non-compliance’...
15:34, 05/20/2019

I spent an hour playing the crazy upcoming 'Super Mario' game where you can play unlimited levels and create your own — here's what it's like Nintendo Nintendo's next major "Super Mario" game is headed to the Nintendo Switch in late June. The new game, "Super Mario Maker 2," is a long-awaited sequel to a cult classic Mario title from Nintendo's failed Wii U console. I got a chance to play "Super Mario Maker 2" at a recent event in New Yo...
21:51, 05/28/2019

A wealthy Iraqi sheikh who urges a hard-line U.S. approach to Iran spent 26 nights at Trump’s D.C. hotel The unusually long stay by Nahro al-Kasnazan, who served as a paid CIA informant during the Iraq War, shows how the hotel attracts foreigners who have an agenda to pursue with the Trump administration....
23:00, 06/06/2019

Asia Bibi latest: Christian who spent years on death row for blasphemy leaves Pakistan for safety of Canada Asia Bibi, the Christian woman who spent years on death row in Pakistan after being convicted of blasphemy, has left the country to take refuge in Canada....
09:34, 05/08/2019

McDonald’s in Austria to serve as mini-embassies for US tourists As of Wednesday, May 15, staff in any McDonald's in Austria will be available to assist American tourists in making contact with the US Embassy for consular services, such as to report a lost or stolen passport, or seek travel assistance....
20:34, 05/15/2019

Tourists injured in Venice cruise ship crash A cruise ship lost control before docking in Venice's San Basilio terminal, crashing into the wharf and hitting a tourist boat. At least four boat passengers sustained minor injuries....
16:34, 06/02/2019

India orders students, tourists out of Kashmir for security Thousands of Indian visitors and students are fleeing Indian-controlled Kashmir after the government ordered tourists and Hindu pilgrims visiting a Himalayan cave shrine “to curtail their stay” in the disputed territory, citing security concerns...
05:17, 08/04/2019

2 tourists killed by heavy storms in Switzerland and Greece Authorities say a tourist has drowned in Switzerland’s Lake Geneva after her boat capsized in a driving storm and another was killed in nearby France.       ...
19:00, 06/16/2019

Over 400 Tourists Stranded For 4 Days Evacuated From North Sikkim Over 400 tourists were evacuated from North Sikkim on Thursday, four days after they got stranded in the district due to heavy rain and the resulting damage to roads....
09:51, 06/21/2019

Dubai To Offer Free 30-Day Alcohol Licence For Tourists Dubai will now offer a free 30-day alcohol licence for tourists, a move that ensures visitors will not be penalised for breaking the law, the media reported on Friday....
09:34, 07/12/2019

Missing Canada teens now suspects in murder of tourists The two teenage boys who were first categorized as missing in northern Canada are now suspects in the murder of an Australian tourist and his American girlfriend, as well as an unidentified man whose body was found near the boys' abandoned flaming car, police said on Tuesday....
21:34, 07/23/2019

Bison Gets Irritated By Tourists, Tosses Child Into Oblivion Look, if you’re going to hunt bison to the brink of extinction, you can’t be surprised when one of them takes an opportunity for revenge. The creature would’ve garnered more sympathy if it had picked on one of the larger tourists, though....
21:51, 07/24/2019

Nearly 70 tourists to Dominican Republic reported illness since March Nearly 70 tourists have reported getting violently ill while vacationing in the Dominican Republic since March, according to a commonly used website that tracks food-borne illness outbreaks. That’s up from just 10 reported illnesses in the country for all of 2018, according to iwaspoisoned.com. In J...
23:00, 06/10/2019

Four German tourists arrested over Mallorca gang rape An 18-year-old German woman reported the alleged attack, in a hotel room in the northeast of the island, to police. The men were detained at Palma De Mallorca airport as they checked in for their return flight....
07:51, 07/05/2019

Look: Wales tourists find lizard stowed away from Island of Kos Animal rescuers in Wales said a small Balkan green lizard stowed away with some tourists and ended up 2,383 miles from its home on the Greek Island of Kos....
21:51, 06/14/2019

Seven Russian tourists feared killed by avalanche in Siberia Seven Russian tourists on a hiking holiday in Siberia are feared dead after an avalanche on a ridge in the Altai region, the local emergencies ministry said on Wednesday, saying rescue workers were still looking for the missing walkers....
11:17, 05/08/2019

7 U.S. tourists have died of illness at Dominican resorts since January A Staten Island, N.Y., woman died this week while vacationing in the Dominican Republican, bringing the number of Americans who have died due to illness at resorts in the Caribbean country to seven this year....
03:34, 06/15/2019

Girl tossed in air after bison charges Yellowstone tourists YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — Yellowstone National Park officials say a bull bison tossed a 9-year-old Florida girl into the air when the animal charged a group of about 50 tourists. Park officials say the bison rushed the group Monday after some of the tourists approached to within 5 to 10...
20:51, 07/24/2019

Tourists flock to Uluru before ban, straining sacred site Tourists to Australia’s Uluru, a massive sandstone monolith in the heart of the Northern Territory’s dry “Red Centre”, are flocking to climb the land structure before soon being banned from doing so....
00:00, 07/12/2019

US loses billions as Chinese tourists stay away over trade war The number of arrivals from China to the US fell last year for the first time in 15 years. The Chinese are the world's highest-spending foreign visitors and their tourism dollar is sorely missed....
01:34, 06/14/2019

Blast injures at least 16 tourists on bus near Giza pyramid in Egypt At least 16 people riding a tourist's bus near the Giza pyramid in Egypt suffered non-life-threatening injuries in an explosion Sunday, according to authorities....
18:17, 05/19/2019

Egypt explosion injures tourists near Giza pyramids At least 17 people were wounded in an explosion that targeted a tourist bus on its way to visit Egypt's Giza pyramids, a doctor at the hospital where they are being treated told CNN....
04:34, 05/20/2019

Tourists In Kyoto Are Making Geisha's Lives Difficult If you are visiting Kyoto, you probably want to take lots and lots of photos. But when you do, there are some things to keep in mind, especially when you see geisha....
13:34, 06/25/2019

5 American tourists have died in the Dominican Republic in less than three months Screengrab/NBC News Portia Ravenelle and Orlando Moore, of New York, died in a car crash in the Dominican Republic in March while driving to the airport. Edward Nathaniel Holmes and Cynthia Day, of Maryland, and Miranda Schaup-Werner, of Pennsylvania, all died of respiratory failure at a resort at ...
23:00, 06/05/2019

Six tourists killed in fierce storm in northern Greece Two children among dead after series of incidents in Halkidiki region, with dozens injuredSix tourists have been killed and dozens of people injured in a fierce storm in northern Greece, authorities have said.Strong winds and hail hit the Halkidiki region near the city of Thessaloniki late on Wednes...
13:17, 07/11/2019

427 Tourists Stranded After Cloudburst Evacuated From North Sikkim Altogether 427 tourists were evacuated from North Sikkim on Thursday, four days after they got stranded in the district as torrential rain damaged road infrastructure, an official said....
22:00, 06/20/2019

Two French tourists rescued from militants in Burkina Faso Two French tourists rescued from militants who held them hostage in the African nation of Burkina Faso thanked the soldiers who “lost their lives to free us from this hell.” “All our thoughts go out to the families of the soldiers and to the soldiers,” said Laurent Lassimouillas, one of ...
23:17, 05/11/2019

Roadside bomb injures tourists on bus near Giza pyramids Incident leaves 17 hurt, Egyptian state TV shows shocked tourists leaving bus with shattered windowsA roadside bomb injured at least 17 people on Sunday when it detonated next to a bus of tourists, close to the Giza pyramids in Cairo.Images of the aftermath of the attack broadcast on Egyptian state ...
19:00, 05/19/2019

2 French tourists go missing in Benin near Burkina Faso COTONOU, Benin (AP) — Authorities in the West African nation of Benin say that two French tourists are feared to have been kidnapped in a wildlife park near the border with Burkina Faso. The tourists failed to return from a game drive in the Pendjari National Park on Wednesday, according to the orga...
14:51, 05/05/2019

Japan's Noodle Slurping Noises Disturb Tourists, It Seems When I first moved to Japan at the turn of the century, I was told that noodle lovers need not fret about making slurping sounds while eating. Among some, that attitude is changing. There is now concern over “noodle harassment.”...
16:00, 05/06/2019

German tourists perish in Alaskan glacier lake A German couple was among three people found dead in a glacial lake in Alaska. Local officials say chunks of ice falling from the Valdez Glacier may have knocked the tourists out of their boat and into the icy water....
07:51, 08/01/2019

‘Chernobyl’ miniseries sends curious tourists to Lithuania An HBO miniseries featuring Soviet-era nuclear nightmares has sparked global interest in the 1986 Chernobyl disaster and increased atomic tourism in Lithuania...
14:51, 07/30/2019

Shorts in Alaska? Residents, tourists cope in heat You wouldn't normally associate Anchorage, Alaska with record heat, but that's been the case for the last 11 days, The National Weather Service says there have been nine new daily high temperature records set in the last 11 days in Anchorage. (July 10)        ...
11:00, 07/10/2019

China bans solo tourists from visiting Taiwan The Chinese government announced Wednesday that it will suspend a program allowing solo tourists from 47 cities to visit Taiwan, amid rising cross-strait tensions....
22:17, 07/31/2019

2 U.S. tourists confess to murder of Italian policeman: officials Italian police said Saturday that two 19-year-old American tourists have confessed in the fatal stabbing of an Italian paramilitary policeman who was investigating the theft of a bag....
19:51, 07/27/2019

Three tourists drown during Turks and Caicos Islands vacation Three Texas tourists, including a married couple, drowned during a vacation to the Turks and Caicos Islands, authorities and reports said Tuesday. The couple, Irma Barrera, 33, and her husband, Roy Perez, 38, were vacationing with their 15-year-old daughter and the third victim and his daughter, whe...
05:00, 08/07/2019

Five foreign tourists killed in plane crash in Honduras Five foreigners including the pilot died on Saturday when their private plane crashed into the sea shortly after taking off from Roatán island, a tourist destination on the Atlantic coast of Honduras, local authorities said....
08:51, 05/19/2019

The Latest: Seoul says tourists did not wear life jackets BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The Latest on a boat that capsized in the Danube River in Budapest with 33 South Korean tourists (all times local): 7:50 a.m. South Korean Foreign Ministry says South Korean tourists in the deadly boat collision in Budapest weren’t wearing life jackets. Officials in Se...
08:51, 05/30/2019

Two U.S. tourists arrested in killing of Italian police officer Italian police said they arrested two U.S. teens Saturday after they confessed to involvement in the stabbing death of a police officer investigating a theft....
07:51, 07/29/2019

CFE'S YEAR-TO-DATE VOLUME IS 50% AHEAD OF LAST YEAR; Average Daily Volume Is Exceeding 2007's Record Pace, July 2008 Volume Down 24% Compared To Year-Ago CHICAGO, August 1, 2008 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that 2008 year-to-date trading volume is 50% ahead of the same period from a year-ago.Through the end of July, total trading volume at CFE stands at 701,454 contracts traded, compared to 468,317 contracts traded through J...
08:51, 05/03/2019

Florida mother details frightening minutes spent waiting for help after she accidentally locked her 10-month-old daughter and her keys inside her car (WPTV)  Body camera video captured tense moments of Stuart, Florida police helping a mother rescue her daughter from a locked car. Now, Christina Tufford wants other parents to learn from her experience. Earlier this month, Tufford said she took her 10-month-old daughter, Maddie, with her to Lo...
23:00, 08/14/2019

Rwanda's rhino population grows, tourists expected to increase Rhino keepers who successfully delivered five endangered black rhinos to Rwanda spent months hugging and coddling them inside their transport boxes to prepare them for the journey, a rhino handler told Reuters as the animals were freed on Monday....
15:51, 06/25/2019

Missing Canada Teens Now Suspects In Murder Of Tourists, Unidentified Man Two teenagers, first categorized as missing in Canada, are now suspects in the murder of an Australian tourist, his American girlfriend and an unidentified man whose body was found near the teens'......
09:00, 07/25/2019

China Bans Citizens From Traveling to Taiwan as Individual Tourists In its latest effort to increase pressure on Taiwan, Beijing said it will suspend a program that allowed individual tourists from 47 Chinese cities to travel to Taiwan, citing the current state of relations between the two sides. The ban is effective from Aug. 1, according to a statement Wednesday f...
12:17, 07/31/2019

Three tourists found dead in frigid waters of Alaskan lake Three tourists were found dead on Tuesday in a boating accident in the glacial waters of an Alaskan lake, famous for its spectacular views, police said....
08:51, 07/31/2019

NASA to open International Space Station to tourists from 2020 It's a package holiday with a difference: NASA has said it is opening up the International Space Station to commercial space travel. But you will need deep pockets to venture into deep space....
23:17, 06/07/2019

Iceland: Tourists find 50 pilot whales dead on beach A group of American tourists spotted the whales during a helicopter tour over the west coast of the Nordic island. Although the huge aquatic mammals are notorious for beaching, the sheer number has surprised experts....
18:34, 07/20/2019

Egypt suspends hot air ballooning in Luxor after 11 tourists swept into the desert Egypt has suspended hot air ballooning over ancient sites in Luxor after winds took 11 tourists off course and forced them to land in the desert.       ...
03:00, 06/22/2019

Space-obssessed tourists flock to Chile for solar eclipse LA SERENA, Chile — The total solar eclipse expected in northern Chile early next month is already drawing flocks of visitors eager to glimpse a rare view of the phenomenon through the region’s clear skies. In Coquimbo, a region spanning the Pacific coast and the Andes, tourism demand has already ecl...
21:00, 06/10/2019

Missing teens could be connected to murdered tourists, Canadian police say Two concurrent investigations in northern Canada - a search for two missing teenagers, days after a double homicide of an Australian and an American on a remote highway - could be connected, Canadian federal police said on Monday....
07:51, 07/23/2019

US tourists confess to fatal stabbing of Italian police officer The 19-year-old suspects confessed after they were arrested for alleged murder and attempted extortion. Italy's Interior Minister Matteo Salvini had vowed that those responsible "will pay in full."...
15:17, 07/27/2019

Huge migrant influx scares off Greek island tourists Tourists are avoiding the Greek island of Samos due to the shocking situation at the Vathy migrant camp, which has grown into a sprawling settlement. Locals and asylum-seekers feel authorities have abandoned them....
22:17, 06/23/2019

Two French tourists and park guide missing in northern Benin Two French tourists and their guide have been missing for the last two days after going on a game drive in Pendjari National Park in northern Benin, near the border with Burkina Faso, the company that manages the park said on Friday....
18:00, 05/03/2019

French soldiers killed while freeing tourists in West Africa Two French soldiers have been killed in a military operation in the West African nation of Burkina Faso that freed two French tourists and two others kidnapped in neighboring Benin...
13:51, 05/10/2019

At least seven South Korean tourists dead in Budapest boat disaster Hungarian rescue officials said there was little chance of finding survivors after a boat carrying South Korean tourists sank on the Danube, killing at least seven people and leaving 21 people missing....
13:00, 05/30/2019

| As China locks up Muslims in Xinjiang, it opens its doors to tourists From the expansive dunes of the Taklamakan Desert to the snow-capped peaks of Tianshan, Chinese authorities are selling troubled Xinjiang as a tourist idyll, welcoming travellers even as they send locals to internment camps....
19:00, 07/15/2019

Two more tourists suffered mystery illnesses on Dominican Republic trips More mysterious illnesses are coming out of the Dominican Republic, including a Canadian woman who was “poisoned” by a strange odor in her hotel room that sent her into a terrifying fit of spasms, a report says. Tina Hammell of Ontario said she stayed three years ago at the Grand Bahia P...
21:34, 06/25/2019

Chernobyl welcomes the tourists – ‘a messy and morally queasy experience’ Interest in the site of the 1986 nuclear reactor disaster has grown hugely in the wake of the HBO series – but it is a long way from being a place of solemnity and reflectionLast November, I stood in the forest of Pripyat – the town that was evacuated after the Chernobyl reactor exploded 2km away in...
19:51, 06/04/2019

Tiffany says fewer Chinese tourists, US trade war led to sales decline Tiffany & Co. says the trade war is taking the shine off its sales. The luxury jeweler said sales declined in the most recent quarter because fewer Chinese tourists are traveling to the US, and because the tariff war with China is making its baubles too expensive there. Worldwide net sales declined ...
01:00, 06/05/2019

Defectors call for tourists to steer clear of North Korea Critics say Pyongyang only wants to indoctrinate visitors and take their hard cash, but travel firms argue that enabling North Koreans to interact with foreign tourists opens their eyes to the world beyond their borders....
18:34, 06/24/2019

25 Lakh Tourists Visited India In 2018 Availing E-Visa India had issued over 25 lakh e-Visas last year, a five-fold jump from 2015, and reduced the main category visa from 26 to 21, an official said Sunday....
04:17, 05/06/2019

Thousands of Indian students, tourists ordered to leave Kashmir Thousands of Indian students and visitors were fleeing Indian-controlled Kashmir on Saturday after the government ordered tourists and Hindu pilgrims visiting a Himalayan cave shrine "to curtail their stay" in the disputed territory, citing security concerns....
01:51, 08/04/2019

From Amsterdam to Venice, the impact of too many tourists sparks outrage and action Several recent events, incidents and widely shared images have brought the issue of "overtourism," and its economic, environmental and human consequences front and center....
17:34, 06/16/2019

Got $50 Million for a Vacation? NASA to Open Space Station to Tourists NASA will allow private citizens to stay at the International Space Station (ISS) for month-long getaways at a cost of about $35,000 per night, the US space agency said on Friday....
11:51, 06/08/2019

Would You Like a Passport With That? McDonald’s Partners With U.S. Embassy in Austria to Help Stranded Tourists In a move that has raised many eyebrows on social media, McDonald’s and the U.S. Embassy in Vienna, Austria, have partnered to help Americans stranded abroad. Tourists can now go to any of the 194 McDonald’s in Austria and be given a round-the-clock number to contact the U.S. Embassy, as...
05:34, 05/18/2019

5 U.S. Tourists Have Died in the Dominican Republic Since April. Should You Cancel Your Trip? A string of high profile deaths, illnesses and a claim of assault in the Dominican Republic has cast a shadow of concern over a country whose economy is largely driven by tourism. But despite the tragic headlines, hotel officials and safety experts are cautioning travelers not to rush to conclusions...
09:17, 06/08/2019

One dead as tourists forced to flee into the sea after Italian volcano erupts A VOLCANO on the island of Stromboli has erupted, leaving at least one person dead, with tourists reportedly throwing themselves into the sea in panic....
01:34, 07/04/2019

Rich Indians To The Rescue As Chinese Tourists Shun Thailand Thailand's struggling tourism industry is finding support with visitors from the population colossus to its west, just as the years of bumper arrivals from the giant to its north are beginning to......
07:34, 07/08/2019

50 Years On, Manson Murders Grip Tourists - And Quentin Tarantino As a tour guide specializing in notorious Hollywood deaths, Scott Michaels is well aware of America's morbid fascination with the dark side of Tinseltown....
12:34, 08/08/2019

Tourists flock to visit Chernobyl after HBO airs its popular series Tourists have flocked to Chernobyl, Ukraine to see the disaster zone and nuclear power plant depicted in HBOs new series "Chernobyl."        ...
21:00, 06/11/2019

Memories of Massacres Were Long Suppressed Here. Tourists Now Retrace the Atrocities. Jeju Island’s natural beauty has long attracted millions of South Koreans. Visitors now come to tour sites associated with a government-led postwar slaughter that was forbidden to discuss for decades....
13:51, 05/28/2019

Chinese border guards put secret surveillance app on tourists' phones Software extracts emails, texts and contacts and could be used to track movementsChinese border police are secretly installing surveillance apps on the phones of visitors and downloading personal information as part of the government’s intensive scrutiny of the remote Xinjiang region, the Guardian c...
17:34, 07/02/2019

Rome accused of 'fascist-style' measures against 'unruly' tourists Police patrol Spanish Steps to remove visitors, who face fine of up to £230 for sitting downThe authorities in Rome have been accused of applying “fascist-style” measures after police began shooing resting tourists away from the staircase of the famous Spanish Steps.Police began patrolling the 18th-...
16:00, 08/07/2019

Chinese officials reportedly installed a surveillance app on tourists' phones Chinese border guards are reportedly installing surveillance apps on the phones of some travelers. According to an investigation by the Guardian, The New York Times and Süddeutsche Zeitung, the app extracts emails, texts and contacts, as well as......
22:17, 07/02/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Are Taking Their Message to Chinese Tourists A march planned for Sunday is the first major action since protesters concerned about Beijing’s influence broke into the Hong Kong legislature last week....
09:00, 07/07/2019

Sri Lanka’s hotels, beaches and eateries now empty of tourists Hotel occupancy across the island of Sri Lanka has plummeted by 85% to 90%. The tropical beaches, restaurants and shops are empty.        ...
15:51, 05/17/2019

Human-powered ferry makes a difference for tourists — and the captain Maik Slotta is a man you won't forget. He runs the only remaining manually operated ferry in the German state of Brandenburg, and there's no one to replace him, as DW's Hardy Graupner reports from the Spreewald region....
14:51, 06/12/2019

Widow questions husband’s death in Dominican Republic after tourists die A Maryland woman said that three American tourists dying at a Dominican Republic resort has her questioning the circumstances of her husband’s death in that country. Dawn McCoy said she does not believe it’s a coincidence that her husband died in 2018 of pulmonary edema and a heart attac...
03:00, 06/08/2019

Nasa to allow tourists to visit International Space Station from 2020 Nasa plans to allow tourists to visit the International Space Station by 2020. Until now, the floating space lab has only been accessible to astronauts representing state-level space agencies. But in a surprise announcement today, Nasa confirmed that it would be “opening the International Spac...
18:00, 06/07/2019

‘Chernobyl’ producer begs tourists to be more respectful when visiting the site This is 2019, so, of course, selfie culture being what it is there’s been a spike in tourism to the site of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster — thanks to HBO’s critically acclaimed miniseries retelling the story that’s quickly become of the best TV series of the...
00:00, 06/13/2019

A hot and dry weekend in Tucson TUCSON – It was a dry and hot day in Tucson today. 108 degrees was the forecast high, and the average is 98 degrees. Today scattered showers and thunderstorms were limited to areas south and east of Tucson, generally near the Mexico border and near the Arizona/New Mexico state line. Tomorrow,...
16:51, 07/28/2019

Home Office spent thousands in taxpayers' money on Crystal Maze staff trip at height of Windrush scandal Home Office managers have been reminded to spend taxpayers' money "carefully and wisely" after splashing thousands on a team-building trip to the Crystal Maze experience at the height of the Windrush scandal....
19:00, 08/06/2019

An unnamed Saudi buyer spent $52.2 million on a 20,000-square-foot Los Angeles mansion and a neighboring house for his staff. Take a look inside the compound. Simon Berlyn An unidentified buyer from Saudi Arabia recently dropped $52.2 million on a compound of two neighboring houses in Los Angeles, The Wall Street Journal reported. The larger home, which includes a 200-foot infinity pool and a 12-car garage, sold for $45 million. The smaller one sold for ...
23:00, 05/30/2019

Tourists Horrified As Glass Deck Coating On 103rd Floor Cracks Visitors to the see-through glass observation deck in Chicago's Willis Tower were in for a shock when the protective layer covering the glass beneath their feet began to crack....
11:51, 06/14/2019

China Snares Tourists’ Phones in Surveillance Dragnet by Adding Secret App Border authorities routinely install the app on the phones of people entering the Xinjiang region by land from Central Asia, gathering personal data and scanning for material considered objectionable....
03:34, 07/03/2019

Airbnbeware: Amsterdam tourists got a dirty shipping container instead of €134 ‘clean home’ Airbnb is notoriously disruptive; whether it’s revolutionizing the hotel industry, causing housing shortages, or unveiling humans’ endless capacity for greed — which has hit an all time low now in Amsterdam. Ben Speller showed up to Amsterdam to see the Tottenham Hotspurs boot out Ajax in the Champi...
17:51, 05/13/2019

French Foreign Ministry confirms two tourists and guide missing in Benin The French Foreign Affairs ministry confirmed on Friday that two tourists and their guide have been missing since Wednesday in a national park in Benin....
18:51, 05/03/2019

'Chernobyl' creator asks tourists to show 'respect' at disaster site Television show maker Craig Mazin reminded visitors to the exclusion zone in Ukraine that "a terrible tragedy occured there." Tour operators have reported a huge spike in interest after the release of the miniseries....
13:00, 06/12/2019

Honduras plane crash: five foreign tourists killed shortly after takeoff Conflicting accounts say victims travelling on private plane off Roatán island were from US or Canada Five foreign tourists died on Saturday after a private plane they were traveling in crashed into the sea shortly after taking off from the island of Roatán, near the Atlantic coast of Honduras, loca...
07:51, 05/19/2019

Parched tourists seek gelato and shade in sweltering Paris and Rome Tourists in Rome and Paris scaled back their sightseeing in sweltering temperatures on Tuesday, dousing themselves at fountains and cooling down with ice cream as a heatwave continued in continental Europe....
00:34, 06/26/2019

Hawaii warns tourists of parasitic worm that can burrow into human brains Enlarge / Male Angiostrongylus cantonensis (credit: Punlop Anusonpornperm) Hawaii’s health department has released fresh warnings about a parasitic worm that can infest human brains after officials confirmed that three more visitors to the state picked up the infection. The Centers for Disease Con...
08:17, 05/31/2019

NASA will let tourists visit the International Space Station starting in 2020 NASA plans to allow tourists to visit the International Space Station from 2020 – at an estimated cost of more than $50 million (£39 million) per trip....
19:17, 06/07/2019

Rome codifies edicts aimed at messy tourists, rude Romans ROME (AP) — Tired of ad hoc bans on ill behavior by tourists, Rome has converted its temporary crackdowns into one big law. The city announced Friday that the city council had a day earlier approved the all-encompassing law. Most bans, like frolicking in monumental fountains or eating lunch on monum...
18:34, 06/07/2019

Dominican Republic deaths and alleged attacks making U.S. tourists very nervous At least seven Americans have died in 2019 in the Dominican Republic, with questions being raised about what is going on.       ...
22:34, 06/18/2019

Rome bans sitting on Spanish Steps, puzzling hot, tired tourists You can walk up and down Rome's famed Spanish Steps all you want but don't try sitting down to take in the moment any more because police will shoo you away with a whistle and threaten you with a......
04:34, 08/09/2019

Moroccan court orders death penalty for jihadists who beheaded tourists Three Isis supporters who killed two Scandinavian women given death sentence A Moroccan court has sentenced three Islamic State supporters to death for the murder of two Scandinavian women who were beheaded while on a hiking trip in the High Atlas mountains.The suspected ringleader, Abdessamad Ejjou...
19:34, 07/18/2019

5 tourists, including Americans, killed when plane crashes into sea after takeoff in Honduras Five people, including four Americans, were killed when a small plane crashed into the sea shortly after takeoff from an airport in Honduras on Saturday, according to officials....
06:51, 05/20/2019

Dominican authorities announce new safety measures to ease tourists' fears The Dominican Republic's Ministry of Tourism is rolling out new safety measures in an effort to calm the fears of Americans traveling to the Caribbean island, according to the ministry's chief of staff Pablo Espinal....
15:51, 07/18/2019

Blast injures South African tourists near Egypt's Giza pyramids An explosion targeting a tourist bus injured at least 12 people on Sunday, mostly South African tourists, near a new museum being built close to the Giza pyramids in Egypt, two security sources said....
22:17, 05/19/2019

UK tourists still in love with long-haul holidays despite flight shame movement The popularity of the package holiday remains undimmed for British travellers hooked on trips to the US and Caribbean, according to a new Abta reportLong-haul package holidays are more popular than ever among UK travellers, according to a new report from the Association of British Travel Agents (Abt...
17:00, 06/13/2019

Austrian, German tourists fined in Italy for hammock, coffee incidents Italy has been clamping down on anti-social or unwanted behavior in its tourist centers. In Trieste it involved a hammock, in Venice a camping stove and a cup of coffee by the ancient Rialto bridge....
19:17, 07/19/2019

Hong Kong protesters take to Kowloon, in bid to appeal to mainland Chinese tourists Tens of thousands of people marched through the Kowloon side of Hong Kong on Sunday in the latest of a long series of protests against a proposed law that would allow extradition to China....
16:17, 07/07/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Try to Drum Up Support Among Mainland Chinese Tourists In their first major protest since an unprecedented break-in at the government complex nearly a week ago, Hong Kong demonstrators marched to a controversial railway terminus Sunday in a symbolic attempt to bring their grievances to Beijing’s doorstep. While the previous anti-government protest...
13:17, 07/07/2019

Philippines mulls tourists for Thitu, bolstering South China Sea claims The Philippines is considering inviting tourists to its biggest and most strategically important outpost in the South China Sea, part of efforts to assert its claim to sovereignty over some of the world's most contested islands....
11:34, 07/23/2019

Greece: 20-minute storm kills six tourists in Halkidiki – video report Six people have been killed and dozens more injured in fierce storms in northern Greece. Strong winds and hail hit the popular Halkidiki region near the city of Thessaloniki late on Wednesday. Television footage showed overturned cars, fallen trees, torn roofs and mudslides. The freak storm lasted a...
00:51, 07/12/2019

Tourists Trash Sacred Site of Uluru as Permanent Closure Approaches In the 1999 movie, The Matrix, Agent Smith said that when trying to classify our species it came to him we are “A virus ...
01:51, 07/14/2019

France fries: Record heat hits tourists, schools, hospitals PARIS (AP) — Schools are spraying kids with water and nursing homes are equipping the elderly with hydration sensors as France battles a record-setting heat wave baking much of Europe. The French national weather service activated its highest-level heat danger alert for the first time, putting four ...
10:51, 06/28/2019

Egypt opens Bent Pyramid to tourists, unveils new archaeological finds The Egyptian government has opened an unusual pyramid to the public for the first time in decades. Its Antiquities Ministry also put on display a host of significant archaeological finds recently discovered in the area....
02:34, 07/14/2019

Cyclone Fani: 223 Trains Cancelled, Special Service For Stranded Tourists As many as 223 trains along the Odisha coastline in the Kolkata-Chennai route have been cancelled in view of Cyclone Fani which is likely to hit the eastern state by May 3, Railways said Thursday....
00:17, 05/03/2019

Puerto Rico doesn’t want political unrest to deter tourists from its beaches Puerto Rico doesn’t want political turmoil to deter tourists from its picturesque beaches. Discover Puerto Rico, the island’s tourism agency, has tried to allay fears that vacations may be ruined by recent protests over Gov. Ricardo Rosselló, who announced his resignation Wednesday in th...
18:17, 07/25/2019

Tourists, Residents Evacuated As Wildfire Spreads At Hawaii's Maui Island Thousands of residents and visitors on Hawaii's Maui Island were ordered to evacuate two communities on Thursday as a spreading wildfire sent smoke billowing high into the sky, officials and local......
13:17, 07/12/2019

Southwest expands Hawaii flights with $99 fares as tourists flock to the islands Southwest Airlines is expanding its Hawaii network with more flights from cities in California and between islands, pushing down competitor's shares....
22:00, 08/15/2019

Glacier National Park tourists asked to log where animals are crossing the highway Wildlife officials are asking people who are traveling near Glacier National Park to report sightings of animals crossing the road.       ...
23:17, 07/23/2019

Report finds Grand Canyon tourists buoyed nearby communities GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) — A new report from the National Park Service says areas surrounding the Grand Canyon benefited last year from millions of tourism dollars. Grand Canyon National Park officials say the report found the 6.3 million people who visited in 2018 spent $947 million i...
09:17, 05/29/2019

‘Idiot’ tourists slammed for digging up baby sea turtles on Florida beach Ignoring clear signs which read "Do Not Touch," a group of tourists at Boca Raton beach decided to dig up a three-foot deep hole and put more than 60 baby turtles in a bucket, according to an onlooker....
21:51, 07/05/2019

Tourists descend on Charles Manson murder scene after Tarantino flick The scene of the Manson murders has found new life as a tourist attraction. With the release of Quentin Tarantino’s “Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood,” a new generation of gawkers has swarmed Cielo Drive, where the notorious Manson killings took place, according to a new repor...
18:17, 08/03/2019

One dead, 11 wounded in bar shooting in Playa del Carmen in Mexico; no tourists injured The local tourism council said leaders have worked to keep popular tourist destinations safe with surveillance cameras and modernizing police force.        ...
22:51, 05/15/2019

Square Feet: Cuba’s New Luxury Hotels Look to Lure Waves of U.S. Tourists As Cuba’s relationship with the United States grows warmer, redevelopment is heating up, too. But obstacles lie between the pent-up demand and the potential payoff....
19:17, 04/28/2019

Gujarat On Cyclone Alert, Tourists Told To Move To Safe Places Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani has appealed to the tourists visiting the state to leave for a safer place after noon on June 12, in the view of Cyclone Vayu which is likely to hit with a wind......
03:34, 06/12/2019

Shooting Scare Creates Panic Among Tourists At Times Square In New York Women fell, babies got injured and scores of people were left shaken to their core as a scare of yet another mass shooting hit tourists at the crowded Times Square in New York....
16:34, 08/07/2019

Tucson Mayoral Candidates Ed Ackerley - IndependentThe Palo Verde High School and University of Arizona graduate is an account executive at Ackerley Advertising. The Tucson Native also teaches at UA and NAU, and held leadership roles at the American Advertising Federation. Randi Dorman - DemocratSince mov...
12:00, 08/09/2019

Record breaking May day in Tucson TUCSON – On Saturday night, Tucson reached the wettest May day on record at the Tucson International Airport, at 1.08 inches. The old May record was in 2009 with 0.53 inches of rain. Tucson crushed that record and saw 469 percent monthly May average. More rain is expected through Mother’...
09:34, 05/12/2019

Conditions will dry out and heat up in Tucson TUCSON – Isolated showers and thunderstorms were limited mainly to areas in the higher terrain Sunday afternoon. Early this week, showers will be confined to our south. On Monday, there is only a 10% chance of rain in Tucson. Monday’s daytime high will reach 100 degrees under mostly sun...
03:17, 08/13/2019

Tucson looking to end free parking after 5pm TUCSON – The City of Tucson is considering a new plan that could end free parking in the downtown area. Under the plan, the city would end free parking until midnight, enforce a time limit and raise rates in certain areas depending on demand. City officials say the plan is a result of a new st...
06:34, 06/26/2019

Decency Day declared in Tucson TUCSON – Mayor Jonathan Rothschild declared May 14 as Decency Day in Tucson. Decency Day is a non-partisan movement started by Lisa Cholnoky from New York City after the 2016 election. The day is used to put an end to negative political discourse. Mayor Rothschild made the formal proclamation ...
19:34, 05/15/2019

Thousands without power across Tucson TUCSON – According to The Tucson Electric Power outage map, thousands are without power in the Marana area, Northern Tucson and some part of Oro Valley. Map of the areas with power outages. If your power is out, you can report the outage at 520-623-7711. An automated message will be sent when ...
08:17, 07/25/2019

Tucson woman relives D-Day TUCSON – As the world reflects on the events that occurred in Normandy on June 6, 1944. Here in Tucson, one woman was there 75 years ago. She shared her memories with news 4 Tucson’s Lupita Murillo in the video below:...
06:34, 06/07/2019

MonsoonCon rolls into Tucson TUCSON – Monsoon is here and photographers and storm chasers in Southern Arizona are excited for the summer storms. They got together Saturday for Monsooncon to talk about their passion. This year’s theme was “Train, Equip, Connect.” Attendees learned more about Arizona’s amazing weather, rece...
09:51, 06/23/2019

Watch Your Step: Tourists Sitting on Rome’s Spanish Steps Now Face a $450 Fine (ROME) — The Spanish Steps in Rome are no longer a place for sitting. Implementing an ordinance that came into effect a month ago, police officers are working Wednesday to tell seated Italians and tourists to get up from one of the Eternal City’s most famous and photographed spots. The J...
23:34, 08/07/2019

Incidents involving American tourists raise safety concerns about Dominican Republic A Maryland couple was found dead in their Dominican Republic hotel room the same week a Delaware woman went public with a story of being beaten there.        ...
22:51, 06/03/2019

Tourists shocked to find popular ‘Gates of Heaven’ attraction on Instagram is fake Thousands of visitors flock to Lempuyang Temple in Bali each year, hoping to recreate photographs of them posing at the ethereal "Gates of Heaven". But it turns out it is a clever lie....
19:51, 07/11/2019

Health, environmental inspectors conduct tests at Dominican resorts where U.S. tourists died Teams of experts and inspectors from several international agencies are conducting tests at resorts in the Dominican Republic where at least three U.S. tourists died suddenly in their rooms....
21:00, 06/07/2019

Volcano erupts on Italian island popular with tourists, killing hiker on mountainside An Italian hiker from Milazzo was killed on Wednesday as a volcano on the Italian island of Stromboli erupted. According to fire brigade commander Giuseppe Biffarella, the eruption injured another hiker on the side of the mountain, throwing ash high into the sky and wrapping the popular tourist dest...
03:51, 07/04/2019

Picture perfect: Chinese tourists flock to lake to recreate viral photos Chinese tourists are flocking to a lake in southwest Yunnan province to recreate photos that have gone viral on social media, the country's latest selfie craze....
19:17, 06/21/2019

Fleets of autonomous 'roboats' could gather trash, carry tourists and form bridges Researchers at MIT have developed a system of companionable automated boats that can seek each other out, grab on, and keep trying if they miss.The rectangular rafts are part of the Roboat project, and could be used to form temporary footbridges, stages for live performances, and platforms for marke...
12:34, 06/06/2019

NASA Opens Space Station to Tourists and Businesses to Promote Commercial Activities The trips, to be arranged by private companies, come as part of a broader effort to jump-start commercial initiatives on the international space station....
11:51, 06/08/2019

Amarnath Yatra Pilgrims, Tourists Asked To Leave J&K Amid Security Threat The Jammu and Kashmir government has advised Amarnath Yatra pilgrims and tourists to leave the state following intelligence inputs that suggest a security threat....
13:51, 08/02/2019

Baked Alaska: record heat fuels wildfires and sends tourists to the beach Anchorage sees 80-degree weather with nearly 120 fires blazing across the stateRecord-breaking heat across Alaska is pushing tourists to beaches, and sending flames across the unseasonably hot, dry state.Anchorage experienced higher than average temperatures nearly every day of June, reaching a balm...
08:51, 07/03/2019

Chernobyl writer urges Instagram tourists to 'respect' nuclear disaster site Spike in visitors, including some who pose in little more than a g-string, prompts writer of HBO hit to speak outThe writer of the acclaimed HBO drama series Chernobyl has spoken out about the proliferation of lewd and inappropriate selfies taken by tourists visiting the nuclear disaster site in Ukr...
05:00, 06/12/2019

HBO's 'Chernobyl' writer urges tourists to show respect when visiting disaster site Craig Mazin, the writer-producer on HBO's "Chernobyl" miniseries, has urged fans on Twitter to be respectful when visiting the nuclear disaster site....
16:51, 06/12/2019

Texas tourists drown in Turks and Caicos after getting caught in fast-moving tide A vacation to paradise in the Turks and Caicos Islands morphed into tragedy on Monday when three tourists from Texas, including a married couple, drowned after getting caught in a fast-moving tide, authorities and locals said. ...
20:34, 08/07/2019

Towns evacuate, tourists flee as cyclone menaces India's east coast India has evacuated more than 300,000 people along its northeast coastline by boat, bus and train ahead of a severe cyclone due to make landfall on Friday, with many villagers piling household possessions on to trucks before fleeing their homes....
15:51, 05/02/2019

Seven South Korean tourists killed, 19 missing after Hungarian boat capsizes on Danube At least seven people were killed and nearly 20 were missing after a pleasure boat carrying South Korean tourists capsized on the flooding Danube in the Hungarian capital on Wednesday, police and ambulance officials said....
05:17, 05/30/2019

Seven killed in Hungary as boat carrying South Korean tourists capsizes on the Danube At least seven people were killed and more than a dozen were missing after a pleasure boat carrying South Korean tourists capsized on the flooding Danube in the Hungarian capital on Wednesday, police and ambulance said....
04:00, 05/30/2019

Campaigners are urging tourists to boycott Sri Lanka's elephant attractions after these photos emerged Animal rights campaigners have called on tourists in Sri Lanka to boycott elephant attractions after photographs of a malnourished female used in a festival were circulated online....
15:02, 08/15/2019

Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic will take tourists to space. Now it's set to go public British billionaire Richard Branson’s space-tourism unit Virgin Galactic plans to go public later this year, the company announced Tuesday.       ...
14:00, 07/09/2019

Towns evacuate, tourists flee as cyclone churns towards Indian northeast coast India has evacuated more than 200,000 people along its northeast coastline by boat, bus and train ahead of a severe cyclone due to make landfall on Friday, with many villagers piling household possessions on to trucks before fleeing their homes....
11:00, 05/02/2019

Tourists at ancient temple in Bali blasted for ‘disgusting’ actions with holy water An Instagram-famous couple from the Czech Republic has been blasted for their “disgusting” actions with holy water at an ancient temple in Bali after the offensive spectacle was caught on camera. Though the tourists have since apologized, claiming that they didn’t know the site was sacred, many furi...
22:52, 08/13/2019

‘I Waited Eight Years.’ Meet the K-Pop Superfans Who Spent Their Savings to Meet Their Favorite Idols In her room at the AC Hotel in Times Square, Hayley Baye selected her outfit with purpose. For her first time at KCON, the Korean culture convention featuring performances from some of K-pop’s buzziest groups, the 24-year-old executive assistant dressed up as Wooyoung — a charismatic mem...
06:17, 07/25/2019

Iconic Tucson murals restored TUCSON – Murals that have decorated El Rio Neighborhood Center for more than 40 years have been restored. Local artists have spent their summer restoring three of the five original pieces of art on the west side building since 1976. The artwork depicts the Chicano Movement during the 1970s. The cit...
22:34, 07/22/2019

TPD: Investigating homicide in central Tucson TUCSON- The Tucson Police Department is investigating a homicide near Stone Avenue and Fort Lowell Road. According to TPD, the homicide happened in the 400 block of E Navajo Rd. Details are limited at this time, stay with News 4 Tucson for the latest update....
23:00, 06/18/2019

Project widens more of I-10 between Phoenix and Tucson Widening in Casa Grande complements projectbetween Eloy and Picacho / Courtesy: Arizona Department of Transportation CASA GRANDE, Ariz. (AP) – Another stretch of Interstate 10 between Phoenix and Tucson has been widened to three lanes in each direction. The Arizona Department of Transportation...
11:34, 08/17/2019

TFD working rollover in central Tucson TUCSON – Tucson Fire Department is working a vehicle rollover that occurred near First Street and Sixth Avenue Thursday evening. According to the Tucson Police Department, two vehicles collided shortly after 5 p.m. One patient was evaluated at the scene and was cleared. Two were transported to...
11:34, 08/17/2019

Tucson seeing surge in Hepatitis A cases PHOENIX (AP) – Health officials say Arizona is seeing a surge in hepatitis A cases, mostly in the Tucson area but also in metro Phoenix. The outbreak of the viral disease that affects the liver began in November and cases have continued to rise since then despite efforts to step up vaccination...
02:17, 05/06/2019

Tucson’s hottest day of 2019 to date TUCSON – It is h-o-t. High clouds have been moving across the state on this hottest day of 2019 to date. A ridge of high pressure is parked aloft, and this is bringing extremely hot conditions to Southern Arizona through Thursday. Temperatures this afternoon across the lower elevations are be...
08:17, 06/13/2019

FC Tucson begins over-month-roadstand TUCSON – After FC Tucson’s 3-1 win over Toronto FC II on Wednesday, July 3, it’ll be a number of weeks before the Old Pueblo’s hometown pro soccer team plays at Kino Sports Complex again. FC Tucson’s next home game is on August 24 against Orlando City B. ...
08:34, 07/05/2019

Tucson police investigating shooting TUCSON – Tucson police are responding to reports of a shooting on the southeast side. Witnesses say the shooting happened in the 7300 block of E. Marigold Circle. No other details are available at this time. Stay with News 4 Tucson for updates....
10:17, 05/27/2019

Famous Tucson mural vandalized TUCSON — If you’ve ever driven near 6th and Stone, you’ve probably seen several pieces of beautiful artwork painted on the outside of Miller’s Surplus Store. One of those murals is famous for welcoming people to Tucson. ‘Greetings from Tucson’ was created three ye...
05:17, 07/21/2019

FC Tucson’s Devyn Jambga on a hot streak GREENVILLE, SOUTH CAROLINA – FC Tucson’s Devyn Jambga had two goals in his last game against Greenville. Here’s more:...
22:34, 07/22/2019

FC Tucson picks up road victory GREENSVILLE, SOUTH CAROLINA – FC Tucson won the 2nd game of their 6-matchup roadstand 3-1 against Greenville Triumph SC.  Here’s highlights from our weekend sportscast:...
22:34, 07/22/2019

Four indicted in drive-by shootings in Tucson TUCSON – Four suspects from Tucson accused of being involved in several gang-related, drive-by shootings were indicted, Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced Friday afternoon. According to officials, Marc Anthony Hatter, Erubiel Alexis Bojorquez, Isaiah Nikko Meza and one minor were indicte...
18:00, 06/08/2019

Tucson welcomes in Ice Break 2019 Tucson — On a cloud-covered Sunday afternoon, Tucson finally broke the ice. 100 degrees was recorded for the first time in 2019 at 2:37 p.m. Sunday at Tucson International Airport. “I think finally is the wrong word but yeah it’s pretty hot,” one native Tcsonan said. “I...
10:17, 06/10/2019

FAA saw spike in Tucson laser incidents in May TUCSON — So far in 2019, there have been 33 reported incidents of lasers pointed at aircraft in Tucson. “There was a really big spike in the number of incidents in May,” said FAA spokesman Ian Gregor. “In fact, I think there were as many laser incidents in May as there were in the previous fou...
08:51, 07/10/2019

$50K Powerball ticket sold in Tucson TUCSON – Are you the lucky winner? Check your Powerball tickets! According to Arizona Lottery officials, a $50,000 winning ticket from Saturday’s drawing was sold in Tucson. The ticket was purchased at a Safeway at 9460 E. Golf Links Rd. Are you the one holding the unclaimed winning #Powerbal...
08:51, 07/30/2019

Monsoon storms fire up across Tucson TUCSON – Widespread rain and thunderstorms developed across Southern Arizona today. The National Weather Service issued a Flash Flood Watch, which is in effect until 5 a.m. Sunday morning. This watch impacts 14 counties across Arizona including sections of Pima, Pinal, Santa Cruz, Cochise, Gr...
06:51, 08/11/2019

Skateboarder hit, killed by car in midtown Tucson TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) – Tucson police are investigating the death of a skateboarder who was struck and killed by a car. Police say 36-year-old Justin Howell was riding a skateboard in a bicycle lane in midtown at about 11:40 p.m. Thursday when he was hit by a 2005 Chevrolet Malibu. He was pronoun...
04:17, 06/16/2019

Tucson Roadrunners sign key player TUCSON – The Tucson Roadrunners, proud American Hockey League affiliate of the Arizona Coyotes, announced today that the club has signed forward Matteo Gennaro to a one-year AHL contract. The 22-year-old Gennaro registered seven goals and five assists for a total of 12 points in 58 games with...
06:34, 06/26/2019

Banner Alzheimer’s Institute comes to Tucson Alzheimers Awareness Background with Purple Ribbon on Stethoscope / Getty Images TUCSON – A new memory center is coming to Tucson in spring 2020. The Toole Family Memory Center at Banner Alzheimer’s Institute will be constructed at 2626 E. River Rd, north of Hacienda del Sol Road. A groundbreaking c...
19:00, 06/28/2019

Hundreds without power in southeast Tucson TUCSON- According to the TEP outage map, hundreds are without power on Tucson’s southeast side. The affected area is along Old Vail road between Swan and Wilmot roads. It is estimated that 365 people are without power. There has been no cause for the outage and TEP is currently investigating. ...
22:17, 08/02/2019

Tucson City Council Candidates Ward 1 Lane Santa Cruz - DemocratA second-generation Tucsonan, the Ward 1 council aide has spent 12 years in nonprofits and grassroots community efforts. The Desert View High School graduate earned a PhD and has taught classes at the University of Arizona. Mig...
12:00, 08/09/2019

TPD investigating homicide in Central Tucson TUCSON -The Tucson Police Department is investigating a homicide near the 2600 block of North Palo Verde Avenue. According to officials, the suspect is in custody. Details are limited at this time, stay with News 4 Tucson for the latest updates. ...
09:00, 05/16/2019

The Group that runs Tour de Tucson has new CEO TUCSON – Perimeter Bicycling is proud to announce it has named Charlene Grabowski as the organization’s new CEO. Charlene has an extensive leadership background in Tucson and throughout the United States. Here’s more from Thursday’s sportscast: Here’s more from Perimeter Bic...
12:00, 08/09/2019

Last publication rolls off the press in Tucson TUCSON – The last papers rolled off the press today at the Arizona Daily Star’s printing press. Both the Arizona Daily Star and Bear Essential News ended their newspaper production in Tucson. Back in May, it was announced that printing for the ADS will be moved to Phoenix, where the pape...
11:00, 07/12/2019

Tucson business says they are affected by tariff TUCSON – President Donald Trump has already imposed 25% tariffs on $250 billion in Chinese products. Starting September 1, the President said he will impose 10% tariffs on the remaining $300 billion in Chinese imports he has not already taxed. Local business owner Gary Scheer said they are alr...
11:17, 08/03/2019

#Greenshirtguy talks to News 4 Tucson TUCSON –  Alex Kack can barely explain it. For him, what happened Tuesday night at a Tucson City Council meeting was so ridiculous, the only thing he could do was laugh. “People really took time out of their day to go interrupt a city council meeting to just yell crazy, ignorant, racist,...
12:00, 08/08/2019

VIDEO: Black Renaissance in Tucson A series of events have been taking place this month to showcase creativity in the Black community. The last event will take place on Saturday from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m....
22:00, 05/20/2019

Tucson Sugar Skulls set for Saturday fun at TCC TUCSON – The Tucson Sugar Skulls Professional Indoor Football team is still in the playoff hunt as the team gets set to host San Diego on Saturday at the TCC.  Here’s more from Friday’s sportscast on News 4 Tucson:...
19:17, 05/04/2019

India launches mass evacuation, warns tourists, as cyclone bears down on east coast India has started evacuating hundreds of thousands of villagers living along its northeastern coastline ahead of a severe cyclone due to make landfall on Friday....
13:17, 05/01/2019

Scare at 103 feet: Coating cracks on glass ledge of Chicago skyscraper, worrying tourists The protective coating cracked at Willis Tower in Chicago on Monday. The crack posed no danger to tourists, but was scary to some.        ...
10:34, 06/13/2019

Backfiring motorcycle in Times Square mistaken for gunshots sends New Yorkers, tourists scrambling New Yorkers and tourists alike still reeling from the news of two mass shootings in Texas and Ohio were sent fleeing after a backfiring motorcycle was mistaken for an active shooter in Times Square on Tuesday night....
19:00, 08/07/2019

Scare at 103 stories: Coating cracks on glass ledge of Chicago skyscraper, worrying tourists The protective coating cracked at Willis Tower in Chicago on Monday. The crack posed no danger to tourists, but was scary to some.       ...
16:17, 06/14/2019

Tourists pose by Chernobyl nuclear power plant wreckage in disturbing selfie trend HOLIDAYMAKERS are booking on to guided tours of Chernobyl. During these dark trips to Pripyat and the exclusion zone, many take disturbing Instagram snaps....
21:34, 06/11/2019

Hundreds attend wake of Italian police officer allegedly killed by two American tourists Friends, family and a grieving community gathered at a church in Rome Sunday to pay last respects to a fallen officer who was allegedly stabbed to death by two young Americans....
03:51, 07/29/2019

Hard Rock's Dominican Republic resort, where two US tourists died, pulls minibars from all rooms The Hard Rock resort in the Dominican Republic, where two U.S. tourists died in the past year, says it is removing minibars from all its guest rooms....
19:34, 06/22/2019

Venice kicks out, issues $1,000 fine to German tourists for making coffee on bridge steps The city of Venice issued a $1,000 fine to two German travelers after they were discovered trying to make coffee.       ...
22:17, 07/22/2019

Farmers slam Trump's China tariffs despite billions spent on aid packages — 'farmers do not want a payout' Reuters/Jonathan Ernst The US collected $63 billion in tariffs in the year through to June, abut half of which was from new tariffs on China. But roughly an equal amount of those fresh levies went back on aid to farmers who had been left stricken due to the effect of the trade war on crop exports. ...
13:34, 08/08/2019

Egyptian officials say roadside bomb attack wounds 16 people, including tourists, near Giza pyramids CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian officials say roadside bomb attack wounds 16 people, including tourists, near Giza pyramids ....
17:34, 05/19/2019

Tributes to young tourists murdered in Canada as police say their deaths could be linked to search for missing teenagers Tributes have been paid to a young couple who were murdered while travelling through Canada after police said their deaths could be linked to the search for two missing teenagers....
11:51, 07/23/2019

Fort Lauderdale tourists evacuated from hotels after water main break cripples beach town Fort Lauderdale, Florida, hotels are evacuating guests after a water main break has threatened an area water outage.       ...
00:17, 07/19/2019

As Tensions Increase, Tourists Who Have Visited North Korea No Longer Qualify For Visa-Free Entry To U.S. Travelers who have visited North Korea at any point since March 1, 2011 no longer qualify for the U.S. Visa Waiver Program according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection. The change in policy comes amid increasing tensions with North Korea over nuclear arms. Tourists from 38 countries are permitted...
00:34, 08/07/2019

Missing Canadian teenagers Kam McLeod and Bryer Schegelsky named as suspects in murder of two young tourists Two teenagers first thought to be missing have now been named by Canadian police as suspects in the murder of two young tourists and the death of a third unidentified man in British Columbia....
11:51, 07/24/2019

FC Tucson to host fireworks after game on July 3rd TUCSON – The FC Tucson pro soccer team will host a fireworks display after their game on Wednesday, July 3rd against Toronto FC II.  Here’s more from Tuesday’s sportscast: ...
06:34, 06/26/2019

MVD Tucson Regional Office closed for week TUCSON -The Motor Vehicle Divisions Tucson Regional Office is closed this week while workers train on a new computer system. The regional office is only allowing vehicle inspections, which is causing some delays for other offices. On Tuesday, wait times exceeded an hour at the MVD off Shannon and In...
04:51, 08/14/2019

Man displaced after fire near home in central Tucson Smoke from a fire in the front yard of a home in the 3600 block of N Park Ave. TUCSON- A man in his 70s is displaced after a fire damaged his home near midtown. The Tucson Fire Department responded to calls of heavy smoke in the 3600 block of North Park Avenue Tuesday afternoon  When crews arrived t...
23:00, 08/14/2019

Tucson Sugar Skulls fall in OT vs. AZ Rattlers PHOENIX – The Tucson Sugar Skulls pushed the unbeaten Arizona Rattlers into overtime. However, the Sugar Skulls finished just short of a big upset victory after falling 50-40 in OT.  Here’s more from Saturday night’s sportscast: ...
15:34, 06/09/2019

Tucson family escapes house fire TUCSON – Residents of a north side home were displaced Thursday morning after a garage fire. Northwest Fire District officials were dispatched to the 7200 block of W. Deserama Dr. Fire officials say two adults, a dog, and a turtle were able to evacuate the home with no injuries. The cause of the fir...
05:34, 06/07/2019

Tucson dog reunited with owner after missing for six years TUCSON – After being lost for nearly six years, a Tucson dog has been reunited with his family. According to Pima Animal Care Center, Solo, the brown pit bull was brought into the shelter with one eye completely shut. PACC said the dog could barely open his mouth. PACC’s medical staff qu...
02:51, 06/28/2019

Kim Kardashian keeps up with Tucson’s border activist case TUCSON –The trial continues Tuesday for the border activist detained in 2018 for allegedly harboring undocumented migrants in the U.S. Scott Warren, a volunteer with No More Deaths, is accused of conspiring to harbor and transport two Mexican nationals. Warren was arrested in 2018 when Border Patrol...
19:00, 06/04/2019

Tucson man injured while trying to save pets from fire TUCSON – His crutches clank every time he takes a step. The walking boot on his leg is itchy and heavy. Still, Anthony Valencia says he would do it all again. “That’s just me. I’m pretty sure a lot of people would too,” said Valencia. Valencia says he was visiting his g...
11:51, 07/16/2019

Tucson area road construction picking up TUCSON – With millions of dollars in taxes coming in road construction is starting to heat up around Tucson. According to regional traffic officials more than 30 projects are currently underway, with another 200 planned. Below is an accounting of all the roadway construction projects currently...
03:34, 05/23/2019

Camp Fire survivors move to Tucson TUCSON – A couple that survived the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in California history is now calling Tucson home. The Camp Fire ripped through Paradise, California back in November 2018. “Then one morning, November 8th, the fire started,” said Rick Clark. “And we ...
11:51, 05/30/2019

FC Tucson scores goal in first 53 seconds of game CHATTANOOGA, TENNESSEE – FC Tucson scored a goal in the first minute of play, but, couldn’t find the back of the net after that.  FC Tucson tied Chattanooga 1-1. Here’s more from Saturday’s sportscast:...
16:51, 07/28/2019

Raising Cane’s to open third Tucson restaurant TUCSON – Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers is set to open is the third restaurant in Tucson. The Louisiana-based company will open its new location in late October at 4225 Oracle Road. Raising Cane’s plans to hire 75 crewmembers. Raising Cane’s / Flickr “We are excited to commence construction on...
00:00, 06/21/2019

El Tour de Tucson to eliminate 75-mile ride TUCSON –A big change is happening to the 2019 El Tour de Tucson. Event organizers announced Friday that the 75-mile ride will be eliminated. Statement regarding changes in the 2019 El Tour de Tucson's events-75 mile ride has been eliminated. Thank you for your patience. We look forward to seein...
16:51, 06/11/2019

‘Grow with Google’ starts Monday in Tucson Getty Images TUCSON – Google is inviting Tucsonans to join its free digital workshop on Monday. “Grow with Google” offers resources to expand your digital skills, whether you are a business owner, looking for a new job or just wanting to learn more. Workshops and coaching sessions will be held from ...
16:34, 06/10/2019

City of Tucson distributes sandbags for the monsoon TUCSON – The official start of the monsoon is just days away and the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT) wants residents to start preparing now. Starting Monday, TDOT is opening a self-serve sandbag site. TDOT officials say it is important that residents start getting sandbags a...
16:34, 06/10/2019

Tucson man awaits sentencing in girlfriend’s death TUCSON – A man convicted of killing his girlfriend in 2017 is scheduled to be sentenced Friday morning. On June 11, Mario Jesus Dorame was found guilty of killing Maria Dolores Escobedo. Mario Jesus Dorame/ Pima County Jail Dorame was convicted of first-degree murder, unlawful imprisonment, tamperin...
16:00, 07/12/2019

TPD investigating armed robbery in central Tucson TUCSON – The Tucson Police Department is looking to identify a suspect involved in an armed robbery in central Tucson. According to TPD, the suspect has robbed the Circle K at Grant and Oracle two times. Each time the suspect is armed with a knife and steals alcohol. Detectives need help iden...
09:00, 05/24/2019

Man transported to hospital after shooting in central Tucson TUCSON – A man was transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries after being involved in a shooting Monday morning, police say. Tucson Police Department responded to the intersection of Oracle and Grant roads at about 6 a.m. There is no suspect in custody at this time. The Circle K stor...
20:34, 06/10/2019

Voters could decide if Tucson becomes a sanctuary city TUCSON — Voters could get the opportunity to make Tucson the first sanctuary city in the state of Arizona. Volunteers and organizers with the People’s Defense Initiative collected more than 18,000 signatures for the Tucson Families Free and Together ballot initiative. They called it the first citize...
06:51, 07/04/2019

FC Tucson wins before pre-Independence Day Fireworks Celebration TUCSON – The Old Pueblo’s hometown soccer team scored early and often against Toronto FC II and walked away with a 3-1 victory at the Kino Sports Complex. FC Tucson will now go on a road swing and won’t play at home in the Old Pueblo again until August 24. Here’s more from We...
14:17, 07/04/2019

Tucson nurses picket for staffing improvements TUCSON – Nurses at Tenet hospitals are joining forces to raise patient care awareness. Local registered nurses gathered outside St. Joseph’ Hospital on Tuesday and started picketing at 6:15 a.m. Another informational picket will take place at St. Mary’s Hospital from 6:15 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. “Ac...
23:34, 05/28/2019

City of Tucson changing recycling program TUCSON — Poor recycling practices and risings costs are pushing the City of Tucson to change its recycling program. “Most of the recycling bins were either half full or a third full,” said Carlos De La Torre, Director of Environmental and General Services for the City of Tucson. St...
03:17, 08/13/2019

South Tucson Police searching for vandals SOUTH TUCSON – The City of South Tucson Police Department is investigating a series of broken windshields of vehicles and windows of local businesses. This has residents on edge and police needing your help. “I just hope they can find this little booger!” Marilyn Chico from South T...
09:51, 06/21/2019

Tucson gets federal grant for electric buses TUCSON – Electric buses may be coming soon to Tucson. Thanks to a $2.6 million federal grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation. Secretary Elaine L. Chao announced the grant Friday, as part $84.9 million in grant money going to several cities, including Tucson. The grant, according to ...
09:34, 07/27/2019

Possible exposure of measles at Tucson International Airport TUCSON – Arizona Department of Health Services and Pima County Health Department are warning residents of a potential measles exposure in the area after an out-of-state visitor with measles traveled to Tucson between April 17 through Monday, April 29. According to DHS, Tucson International Air...
17:00, 05/02/2019

Tucson teen joins McDonald’s lawsuit TUCSON – Twenty-five more McDonald’s workers have filed complaints as the sexual harassment problem grows within the company. A Tucson teen is part of the class action lawsuit against McDonald’s. She claimed she was sexually harassed to the point of losing her job. In 2016, Brittan...
05:17, 05/25/2019

New center for Alzheimer’s patients coming to Tucson A new memory and research center for patients with Alzheimer’s disease is set to open in Tucson next spring. The Toole Family Memory Center is under construction near Hacienda and River Roads. The 10,000-square-foot facility will be part of the Banner Alzheimer’s Institute. University of Arizona cli...
03:34, 05/10/2019

3 Tucson Sugar Skulls named “All League” TUCSON – Sugar Skulls running back Mike Jones and linebacker Zach Allen were named to the All Indoor Football League first team today as the league began announcing its 2019 season honorees. Defensive back Dee Maggitt Jr. was named to the second team. Here’s more from Tuesday’s spo...
07:17, 07/03/2019

Winning $50,000 Powerball ticket sold in Tucson Courtesy: Arizona State Lottery TUCSON –Are you the lucky Tucsonan? An Arizona Lottery player is holding a winning $50,000 Powerball ticket from the Wednesday, July 10 drawing. According to Arizona State Lottery, the winning ticket was sold at a ‘Giant’ store, located at 6280 E. Broadway Blvd. The w...
01:00, 07/12/2019

29 years ago today: Tucson’s hottest day on record Do you remember when it reached 117 degrees in Tucson? On June 26, 1990, Tucson’s daytime high peaked at 117 degrees, the hottest day on record at the Tucson International Airport. We came close to that record in 2017 when it hit 116 degrees in 2017. Today’s daytime high in Tucson will peak at...
20:17, 06/26/2019

VIDEO: Father’s Day shout out from Tucson Today TUCSON – As Father’s Day approaches, the Tucson Today crew took some time to honor and celebrate the very special men in their lives. News 4 Tucson wishes all dad out there a happy Father’s Day this Sunday. Show us how you’re celebrating Father’s Day, by sharing your photos with us: Subm...
19:51, 06/14/2019

Tucson man bitten by bobcat during rescue, per AZGFD TUCSON – A Tucson man was bitten by a bobcat kitten on Wednesday, May 16. The Arizona Game and Fish Department said the man located the kitten in a backyard near a pool. When he tried to return the cat to its family, he was bitten. The victim was treated and released. The bobcat was also relea...
06:34, 05/17/2019

A chance of widespread rain tomorrow in Tucson TUCSON – Scattered to widespread showers and thunderstorms are expected to develop Monday across Southern Arizona and in the Tucson metro. Stronger storms will be capable of producing in excess of 1″ of rainfall with frequent lightning and small hail. These showers are expected to move ...
06:00, 07/22/2019

TEKNET: Tucson real estate on the rise TUCSON – It may be heating up outside but things are also heating up in the Tucson real estate market. News 4 Tucson’s Nick VinZant has more from the TEKNET Center in the video below:...
07:34, 06/22/2019

Ice skating rink coming to downtown Tucson TUCSON – This winter Tucsonans will get the chance to experience what it’s like to take the ice. Rio Nuevo recently unanimously approved $350,000 to fund an outdoor skating rink in downtown Tucson. The rink is scheduled to open up Thanksgiving Day and run through New Year’s Day. It...
14:17, 07/31/2019

Remembering Tombstone man hit and killed by Tucson driver TOMBSTONE – Robert Keevers Lopez was from Tombstone. Friday, his friends and family gathered outside his favorite restaurant to remember a man they will never forget. The 62-year old, who went by the name of Keevers, comes from a very large family. He is the third youngest of 12 kids. His fami...
08:17, 05/11/2019

Prisoner of War and Tucson native, now laid to rest MARANA, Ariz. – Sergeant Cread Shuey was laid to rest at the Arizona Veterans Memorial Cemetery. Thursday, flags flew at half staff, taps were played and the community gathered to honor a soldier who was unknown for decades. Sgt. Shuey fought in World War II and died in a prison of war camp in...
06:17, 05/31/2019

Tucson veteran’s uniform, medals stolen TUCSON – Scott Anchors, an Iraq veteran who served in the Marine Corps. has many prized possession, but his dress blues are extra special. On July 13, his car along with his uniform, six medals and three ribbons were all stolen from a parking lot in Midvale Park. “I was leaving for the d...
08:51, 07/30/2019

Two Tucson men arrested for conspiring to support ISIS TUCSON – Two men were arrested at Tucson International Airport Friday for allegedly conspiring to provide material support and resources to ISIS. According to officials, Ahmed Mahad Mohamed and Abdi Yemani Hussein were reportedly told an undercover FBI special agent that they desired to travel...
08:51, 07/30/2019

Tucson Police say K9 continues to recover after being stabbed twice TUCSON – A Tucson Police K9 continues to recover after being stabbed twice by an armed robbery suspect earlier this month. Tucson Police K9 said Monday that Blitz had “his drain tube removed and is home resting,” mentioning that he is also “eager” to return to work. Blitz will continue to rest for o...
22:00, 05/20/2019

City of Tucson opens splash pads The City of Tucson opened its splash pads on Monday as temperatures start to warm up in Southern Arizona. Families can beat the heat at the Catalina Park Splash Pad, near Speedway and 4th Ave. The Naida Jane Baker Splash Pad, near Grant and Stone, is also open for the spring and summer months. City ...
00:00, 06/13/2019

Tucson Convention Center to see $65 million upgrade TUCSON- The Tucson Convention Center will soon see new upgrades and expansions after the Rio Nuevo Board unanimously approved a list of priorities worth $65 million for the building. The plan would include improvements to the main convention complex, Tucson Arena, Tucson Music Hall, Eckbo Plaza and ...
23:00, 08/14/2019

Tucson native participates in DoD Warrior Games 190625-D-DB155-005Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Daniel Clarke aims a recurve bow during archery finals for the 2019 DoD Warrior Games in Tampa, Florida June 25, 2019. (DoD photo by EJ Hersom) TAMPA, Fla. – A Tucson native recently completed in the 2019 Department of Defense Warriors Game. Navy Diver ...
05:51, 07/10/2019

Isolated showers near border, but Tucson remains dry TUCSON – It was another hot and dry day across the Tucson metro. Heat watches, warnings, and advisories continue to impact sections of the Midwest and East coast. Back in Southern Arizona, temperatures remain above average. Today’s daytime in Tucson hit 105 degrees, and the average high...
05:17, 07/21/2019

Tucson man convicted of child sexual abuse TUCSON – A man awaits sentencing after being convicted of sexually assaulting a child on Tuesday. Christopher James Preston, 52, of Tucson and member of the Tohono O’odham Nation, was found guilty of two counts of aggravated sexual abuse of a child. Preston is being held in custody pending sentencin...
02:17, 07/19/2019

Buffalo Soldier Memorial to be built in Tucson TUCSON – A Buffalo Soldier memorial is set to be built at the Quincy Douglas Center. The memorial will honor the Buffalo Soldiers who served in the military. According to the U.S. Department of the Interior, the Buffalo Soldiers got their famous nickname from Cheyenne warriors. Jon Covington S...
03:17, 08/13/2019

Tucson migrant shelter set to close in July TUCSON — Blankets line the floor of Tucson City councilman Steve Kozachik’s midtown office Saturday. On Friday night, dozens of migrant children slept here because Kozachik said Tucson’s Benedictine Monastery, the main shelter the city uses in this migrant crisis is over capacity. ...
13:00, 06/30/2019

Tucson firefighters are picking up some new gear this week Tucson Fire Department is moving forward on new vehicles. TUCSON – Tucson firefighters are picking up some new gear this week in Wisconsin. TFD is performing final inspections on two new quints for stations 17 and 22. Quints can function as both an engine and a ladder truck. These new units wi...
08:00, 05/22/2019

Tucson man sentenced for Medicare fraud scheme TUCSON – A licensed podiatrist was sentenced on Friday to 24 months in prison for his role in a scheme that defrauded Medicare out of thousands of dollars. Officials say Loren Wessel, 55, of Tucson admitted to submitting false claims to Medicare from 2008 through June 2016. Wessel provided podiatry ...
08:00, 05/22/2019

Ari Alexander says goodbye to Tucson-area viewers TUCSON – After over three years reporting and anchoring in the Old Pueblo, News 4 Tucson’s Ari Alexander has accepted a job for the NBC affiliate in Houston, Texas.  Here is his heartfelt goodbye after his last sportscast at KVOA. Ari Alexander won an Edward R. Murrow Award and regional...
06:17, 06/19/2019

DIGGING DEEPER: Possible ISIS connection to Tucson TUCSON – Two Tucson men are behind bars and facing federal terrorism charges. News 4 Tucson obtained court documents that revealed the depth of the plan involving the terrorist group, ISIS. Retired FBI agent who was the assistant director for counterintelligence said, “These two guys showed th...
14:17, 07/31/2019

Seven Tucson Roadrunners highlighting AZ Coyotes Camp TUCSON – The Arizona Coyotes, parent club of the American Hockey League’s Tucson Roadrunners, announced their 2019 Development Camp Roster today, featuring seven members of the 2018-19 Tucson roster. 2018-19 Roadrunners at Coyotes Development Camp: Dennis Busby Brayden Burke Cam Dineen Matteo...
10:34, 06/24/2019

New economic hub in Tucson attracting businesses and jobs TUCSON – Since Ina Road and the Interstate 10 ramps opened, nearby businesses are seeing an increase in motorists in the area and new businesses are moving in. One new business is the country bar and restaurant Whiskey Roads that is set to open early August. “We have been eyeballing this...
23:00, 06/18/2019

Man dead after domestic violence dispute in Tucson TUCSON –A man is dead after a domestic violence incident on the east side Monday night. Police say the suspect, a man in his 20’s, allegedly walked into a building at 5210 E. Williams Circle, near Rosemont and Broadway boulevards, looking for his ex-girlfriend. According to Tucson Police Department,...
23:00, 06/18/2019

House fire displaces three in Southeast Tucson TUCSON – Tucson Fire Department responded Tuesday afternoon to reports of a fire at a multiplex in the 2700 block of South Oakenshield Way. According to reports, a floor fan caught fire and spread to the carpet in a bedroom, filling the unit with smoke. The resident, a 51-year-old female, and ...
08:00, 05/22/2019

ADOT paid thousands for car damage on I-10 in Tucson TUCSON – More than five hundred people filed claims with the Arizona Department of Transportation during an eight-month period, claiming conditions on Interstate 10 in Tucson caused damage to their cars. According to the records, the claims occurred from October 1, 2018, and May 31, 2019. Some...
14:17, 07/31/2019

Tucson man thankful after bystanders save his life TUCSON – A Tucson man is praising two bystanders after they jumped into action when he collapsed at Udall park earlier this month. He said their quick-thinking saved his life. “If you’re a believer in God like I am, you start thinking,” McCluskey said, “God got a purpos...
08:00, 05/22/2019

Carl Beech latest: Police spent more than £4,000 travelling to Australia to question 'murder victim' who was still alive Police travelled all the way to Australia to spend "just a couple of hours" with a man who Carl Beech claimed had been murdered, official documents have revealed....
20:34, 08/08/2019

Coast Guard says 3 dead after two sightseeing planes collide in midair in Alaska; both carried cruise ship tourists ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Coast Guard says 3 dead after two sightseeing planes collide in midair in Alaska; both carried cruise ship tourists....
07:17, 05/14/2019

7 dead, 21 missing as tour boat with South Korean tourists sinks in Hungary's Danube River Nineteen South Koreans and two Hungarian crew members missing. The party, with 30 tourists, two guides and photographer was on package tour of Europe.        ...
12:34, 05/30/2019

Paris Notre Dame cathedral rebuilding plans begin; fire-damaged landmark still attracts tourists Notre Dame cathedral in Paris looks like it did just before the flames appeared: a construction site. Rebuilding plans have begun and tourists visit.        ...
19:17, 05/14/2019

Hyundai Tucson 1.6 CRDi N-Line 2019 review Hyundai gives its mid-size SUV an N-inspired sporting treatment. We drive it to see if it's all style and no substance Here we have another example of Hyundai’s halfway-house sporting trim line, applied to the brand’s big-selling family SUV. We first sampled the delights of N-Line last year in the...
20:00, 05/17/2019

TPD: Deceased male found in vehicle near central Tucson TUCSON – Tucson Police Department is investigating after a deceased man was found in a vehicle with obvious signs of gunshot trauma on Thursday. According to TPD, officers were called to 22nd Street and 11th Avenue where they found the body. Detectives are working to identify the male and no s...
15:00, 07/05/2019

FC Tucson continues road swing after failing to win in Michigan LANSING, MICHIGAN – FC Tucson battled it out in against Lansing Ignite FC to salvage a 2-2 tie on Saturday. The Old Pueblo’s pro soccer team continues its road stand on July 20th against Greensville. ...
07:17, 07/15/2019

Tucson cat rescued after getting severely tangled in barbed wire TUCSON – A Tucson cat is on the road to recovery after he got severely tangled in barbed wire Monday. According to Pima Animal Care Center, a feline was found stuck in thick barbed wire on Monday. PACC said the cat’s tail was completely tangled in the wiring. After assistance from Tucson...
23:51, 05/20/2019

#3 UA softball excited to begin NCAA Regional in Tucson TUCSON -Sixth-seeded Arizona (42-12, 19-5 Pac-12) is set to host an NCAA Regional for the 24th time in program history and fifth time in the last six years. NCAA REGIONAL • MAY 17-19 • TUCSON, ARIZ. THE GAMES (Times MST) Friday, May 17 6 p.m. G1: Auburn vs. Colorado State TV: ESPN 8:30 p....
10:34, 05/17/2019

City of South Tucson couple gets help from KVOA viewers SOUTH TUCSON – News 4 Tucson viewers come through again. A couple who lives in the City of South Tucson experienced a devastating blow when the auto parts they ordered were stolen from their fenced yard after they were delivered. The parts were to repair the air conditioning in their vehicle. The th...
10:34, 07/19/2019

Tucson Sector Border Patrol Agent bit by migrant A migrant woman is facing charges after she allegedly bit a Tucson Sector Border Patrol Agent. According to Customs and Border Protection, last Thursday an agent was arresting a Guatemalan woman for illegally crossing the border, when she bit the agent. The woman is facing felony assault charges. A...
22:00, 05/20/2019

Video shows strange object flying over Tucson TUCSON – A video posted on Twitter viewed thousands of times shows a string of red-ish lights moving in unison before blinking out. The video was recorded Tuesday night near Davis-Monthan Air Force Base. Officials with DMAFB said they were not aware of anything that could have caused those lig...
11:00, 07/12/2019

Vehicle crash reported at Tucson International Airport TUCSON – A crash is causing some traffic delays at Tucson International Airport Thursday afternoon. According to Tucson Airport Authority Fire-Rescue Department, the collision occurred at the lower level roadway. Motorists are advised to be cautious when traveling in the area. Traffic Alert. ...
06:17, 05/31/2019

Man sentenced to 16 years in fatal stabbing of Tucson inmate TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A man accused in the 2017 death of another inmate at the state prison in Tucson has been given a 16-year sentence. Ryan Wayne Bohannon was one of four men who allegedly stabbed 46-year-old Joseph Zawacki 50 times in the prison’s courtyard in September 2017. Ryan Wayne Boha...
00:51, 06/28/2019

Tucson man has new lease on life after receiving liver transplant TUCSON – Doctors told a Tucson man that he had three to five years to live after being diagnosed with liver cancer three years ago. Now Michael Palmer, 63, has a new lease on life after receiving a liver transplant at Dignity Health St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix. &#...
09:17, 06/29/2019

Tucson teen wins $500 during annual golf tournament TUCSON – Dozens of aspiring young golfers hit the course this week to compete in the Tucson City Junior Championship Golf Tournament. One of the golfers, David Guerrero, was also awarded the Michael J. Harris Core Values Award. The Cienega High School Junior was chosen because he embodied the ...
08:34, 05/31/2019

Trio charged in Tucson takedown bank robbery TUCSON – Three men have been sentenced to prison in connection with a takedown bank robbery that happened last year. Prosecutors say Jovante Lamar Fryson II, 20, and Amauje Jason Ferguson, 23, will serve nine years and seven years in prison, respectively. A judge also order the men to pay $10,...
00:51, 06/28/2019

Tucson Police Department remembers fallen officers TUCSON — There’s is a profession of protectors. Wednesday night, the Tucson Police Department hosted its annual Fallen Officer Memorial. “It’s very important for families and it reminds them that we will never forget their loved ones,” Tucson Police Chief Chris Magnus s...
12:00, 05/09/2019

Tucson Fire prepares for “A” Mountain firework show TUCSON – One of Tucson’s biggest 4th of July fireworks shows will be on Sentinel Peak, also known as “A” Mountain. It is common for the fireworks to start a brush fire on the mountain. The most recent one was in 2017. The Tucson Fire Department (TFD) wants to make sure that d...
00:17, 07/05/2019

TPD: Deceased body found in vehicle near central Tucson TUCSON- The Tucson Police Department is investigating after a deceased body was found in a vehicle with obvious signs of gunshot trauma this afternoon. According to TPD, officers were called to 22nd Street and 11th Avenue where they found the deceased male. Detectives are working to identify the mal...
08:34, 07/05/2019

UPDATE: Power restored for hundreds in Tucson Saturday Update: Power has been restored in the area of Broadway and Rosemont. TUCSON – Hundreds are currently without power in Tucson. The Tucson Electric Power outage map showed outages near Broadway and Rosemont Boulevards. Approximately 854 customers are affected in that area, according to the map....
18:00, 06/02/2019

Tucson’s Democratic mayoral candidates square off in debate TUCSON — The three Democrats vying to become the party’s nominee for mayor this fall were on stage together at Rincon High School, debating for the first time in this campaign with only two weeks to go before ballots get mailed out. Tucson Councilwoman Regina Romero, former Arizona State...
10:34, 07/19/2019

Strong winds divert three flights to Tucson from Phoenix TUCSON – Three flights were diverted from Phoenix’s Sky Harbor Airport to Tucson International Airport Wednesday evening, according to Jessie Butler from TUS. According to Chief Meteorologist Matt Brode, strong storms in Central Arizona were creating outflow winds to over 50 mph near the...
07:17, 05/09/2019

CDO grad with Tucson Sugar Skulls excited about playoffs TUCSON – The Tucson Sugar Skulls indoor football team will duke it out with Sioux Falls in the playoffs this weekend. A Tucson native and former Canyon Del Oro standout is excited to get the chance to play in the post season. Here’s more from the Friday sportscast:...
07:34, 06/22/2019

Sinema’s staff to hold office hours in Tucson TUCSON – The staff of Sen. Kyrsten Sinema will host mobile office hours on Wednesday in Tucson. Office hours will be from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Joel D. Valdez Main Library, located at 101 N. Stone Ave. Sinema’s Arizona caseworkers can be reached at 602-598-7327. Click HERE to find upcoming Mobile O...
23:00, 05/22/2019

High-rise complex coming to midtown Tucson TUCSON -Tucson is growing more and more each year with new high-rise buildings going up downtown and near the University of Arizona. There is another high-rise building going up, but this one is in midtown on Speedway Boulevard near Country Club Road. CHROMA Complex is being built in midtown Tucson....
16:34, 07/01/2019

Pedestrian collision in central Tucson turns fatal TUCSON – The pedestrian struck by a vehicle in midtown May 7 died from his injuries, according to Tucson Police Department. At around 8 p.m. May 7, 60-year-old Gordon Mackey was transported with life-threatening injuries after he was hit by a Mazda pickup truck near the intersection of North F...
04:00, 05/21/2019

Tucson City Council looks into selling Hotel Arizona TUCSON – Tucson City Council is looking into selling Hotel Arizona to a new developer that would make the empty hotel into a Hyatt Regency. A third party will conduct an economic analysis for the city to make sure the sale would be beneficial to taxpayers. Hotel Arizona sits in the heart of do...
03:51, 07/11/2019

Hyundai Tucson N Line: pricing revealed for sportier SUV Seat Ateca rival gains a performance-honed chassis and racy styling details, and is priced from £25,995 Hyundai has announced pricing and spec details for the new Tucson N Line, a performance-inspired trim line that previews a possible hot N version of the SUV.  Going on sale at the end of this mon...
12:51, 05/14/2019

TPD: Driver trapped in car after two vehicle collision in central Tucson TUCSON- The Tucson Police Department and Tucson Fire Department are responding to a two-vehicle collision near Speedway Blvd. and Country Club Rd. According to TPD, the two vehicles collided and trapped one of the drivers in their car. Tucson Fire Department is on the scene. The conditions of those ...
09:00, 07/11/2019

Arraignment for Tucson man arrested for killing roommate continued 57-Year-old Larry Fournier/ Arizona Department of Corrections TUCSON – The arraignment for Tucson man arrested in Michigan in connection to a murder in October was pushed back, according to court officials. On Nov. 6, Pima County Sheriff’s Department discovered the decomposed body of 75-...
11:51, 05/30/2019

Tucson Sugar Skulls lose by 3 to be eliminated from playoffs SIOUX FALLS – The Tucson Roadrunners magical first season came to an end after falling by 50-47 in the Indoor Football League Playoffs.  Here’s more from Sunday’s sportscast:...
10:34, 06/24/2019

Tucson Roadrunners release 2019-2020 schedule TUCSON- The Tucson Roadrunners, the AHL affiliate of the Phoenix Coyotes, announced their upcoming season schedule Wednesday. The Roadrunners will play 68 regular season games with 34 of those being played at home in Tucson Arena. Their fourth season in the AHL will open up on Friday, Oct. 4 at the ...
04:34, 07/11/2019

Guard F-16s to conduct Memorial Day flyovers in Tucson area TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) – Two F-16 jet fighters from the Arizona Air National Guard will conduct five flyovers of cemeteries and other locations in the Tucson area on Monday as part of Memorial Day observations. The jets are part of the 162nd Wing based at Tucson International Airport. The flyovers...
01:00, 05/26/2019

Armed robbery suspect sought by Tucson police TUCSON -Tucson Police Department is asking for help from the public in identifying the suspect of an armed robbery that occurred Wednesday. According to TPD, a man armed with a knife robbed a Family Dollar at 5089 S. Midvale Park Wednesday. ***CAN YOU ID THIS ARMED ROBBER?*** Detectives are asking...
08:17, 05/11/2019

Tucson woman competes on America Ninja Warrior TUCSON – Tucson’s Rebekah Bonilla competed tonight on NBC’s American Ninja Warrior. This is the third time Bonilla has tackled the American Ninja Warrior course. Her first appearance came in season nine where she said she was super focused and went all out. This time around, Bonill...
11:51, 05/30/2019