UA Bon Voyage; Kay Read blood drive; Soldier's body returned; Body of missing man found; Juarez shootout; Biker shootout; Mesa vandals caught on tape; TCC furlough

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Dozens of new Wildcats said goodbye to their parents Sunday; now they embark on a college career.

This year's bon voyage brunch was held at the student union, where visitors participated in raffles and learned more about the University of Arizona. Parents were encouraged to stay involved with their student's progress at the U of A, and of course, start wearing some Wildcat gear.


Giving blood is very critical. But, blood donors had another important reason to visit an east-side red cross location Sunday.

The center at Broadway and Kolb hosted a blood drive in honor of Kay read, who would've turned 65-years-old Sunday.

Read was abducted from her home in 2008 and hasn't been located. Kay was a regular blood donor.

"We're still looking I'm still waiting to bring my sister home and I'm not going to give up til I get her home and I'll do everything I an to keep her name out there and to honor her in every way I can," says Read's sister, Mary Seagle.

If you have any information on the whereabouts of Kay read, you are urged to call 911.


The body of a Tucson soldier is back on U.S. soil. Sgt. Martin Anthony Lugo junior is the second Tucson high graduate to die in the war in Afghanistan in the last month.

He was seriously wounded in a fire fight during a combat operation. Lugo enlisted in the army immediately after graduating from Tucson high school. This was his sixth deployment. He deployed three times to Afghanistan -- twice to Iraq. We hope to know more about funeral arrangements soon.

Slideshow: Images of return.


A man who went missing last Thursday has been found dead. His name is Edwin Keillor. He had dementia and heart problems. His body was found a couple miles from where friends and family last saw him alive. Police say there are no signs of foul play. An autopsy will be performed to determine the cause of his death.

Missing man report.

Previous missing man report.


Sunday was a dangerous day along the U.S. Mexico border it's being reported.

Two Mexican police officers were shot and a man is dead following a shootout in Juarez. This happened just a few feet away from the border line. Residents told reporters they walked out of their house and saw police running around and troops in the area running with rifles. They also heard a bunch of gunshots. Police say about 15 to 20-rounds landed on u.S. Soil.


We have an update on the shootout that happened Saturday night in Yavapai county. The sheriff's office has confirmed, more than two dozen biker gang members were arrested.

This all started Saturday afternoon in chino valley, Arizona a small community north of Prescott. Detectives say members of the Hells Angels and Vagos motorcycle clubs got into a fight. At least 50 rounds were fired and five people were shot. A total of 27 suspects were arrested on charges of aggravated assault, attempted murder and more. Detectives are looking for one injured person who was driven away from the scene. People in the area say the Hells Angels and Vagos bike gangs have been involved in a power struggle.

More on biker gang shootout.


A Mesa senior center was vandalized and nearly destroyed by a pair of criminals. And it was all caught on tape.


Furlough days seem to be happening for more companies, more often.

The Tucson convention center facilities and ticket office will be closed Monday due to furloughs. Facilities will re-open on Tuesday.