Tucson headlines: OV murder arrest; Tanque Verde speed camera; New traffic signals; Mt. Lemmon road work

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By Bryce Potter By Bryce Potter

TUCSON, Ariz. -- The Oro Valley Police Department has charged a 37-year-old man with first degree murder Monday night in the death of his father.

Police found 71-year-old Jose Pablo Garcia dead at a home near Moore Road and Rancho Vistoso Boulevard.

Oro Valley police say they've arrested and booked Joseph Garcia, the victim's son, on premeditated homicide charges.

Investigators continue looking over the scene for more evidence.


TUCSON, Ariz. -- Drivers on Tanque Verde Road just past Houghton Road lately, might have noticed speed cameras.

Commuters and residents are not too happy.

Some residents say they were not given any warning about the cameras going up.

Pima County Supervisor Ray Carroll would like to see the cameras come down.

"I think the process needs to start over i was disappointed you I'm concerned, you need to seek permission not forgiveness something i think that's aggressive as speed cameras in districts,"

Carroll says the Pima County board of supervisors is calling for a traffic study of the area, and then a meeting on the issue.


TUCSON, Ariz. -- Work begins Tuesday at the intersection of Speedway Boulevard and Harrison Road to install new traffic signal poles.

If you're in the area, be prepared for police officers directing traffic. They hope to finish by 3 P.M. Wednesday.

It's part of the Speedway widening project from Camino Seco to Houghton Road.


TUCSON, Ariz. -- Drivers heading up to Mt. Lemmon should be aware of a Catalina Highway re-paving repaving project running through Tuesday at milepost 9.8.

Flagmen will move traffic through that spot, but drivers should expect slow traffic and waiting in line.

If weather is a problem, they could get delayed.