Tucson headlines: OV robbery; Tucson shootings; Blood donations; Willcox death; Speed camera removal

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ORO VALLEY, Ariz. -- A burglary suspect from Oro Valley is in jail, charged with breaking into 17 different homes in the community.

Officers say they caught Azlan Lewis red handed, as he walked out of a home for sale on north lantern way.

The 20-year-old allegedly admitted to being in the house illegally.  He's charged with 2 counts of burglary and 13 counts of criminal trespass.


TUCSON, Ariz. -- A 17-year-old is in the hospital with life threatening injuries after a gunfight Wednesday morning involving at least three other men.

Reportedly they forced their way into his home on East 23rd Street at about 9:30.

The fight led to gunfire, the teen was armed and started shooting at the men, who returned fire.

One of the suspects is a documented gang member.

Two of the suspects showed up at a hospital, one of them with life threatening injuries as well.


TUCSON, Ariz. -- Another shooting at an apartment complex at Ina Road near La Cholla Boulevard.

It happened Wednesday morning.

Not much information available yet as detectives are still investigating.


TUCSON, Ariz. -- Hurricane Irene on the East Coast is raising the need for blood donations.

The American Red Cross is looking for help in Southern Arizona.

The nation's blood supply was low before the storm and Irene caused more than 70 blood drives on the East Coast to be canceled.

Call the Red Cross to schedule an appointment if you'd like to donate.


WILLCOX, Ariz. -- A 69-year-old woman from Willcox died early Wednesday morning after crashing on Interstate 10 near the Houghton Road exit.

Inez Shroeder was driving a pickup eastbound when she lost control and rolled, just after 2 A.M.

She was not wearing her seat belt and was ejected from the vehicle.  No one was with her, and no other vehicles were involved.


TUCSON, Ariz. -- Pima County transportation is taking out the newly installed speed camera system on a recently revamped portion of Tanque Verde Road near Houghton.

After receiving numerous complaints from neighbors, the County DOT decided to review whether speeding along that stretch posed enough of a danger to keep the system operating.

Transportation officials say all new county road projects will include camera systems as part of the plan, but they'll only go up if analysts determine speeding will become a problem.


TUCSON, Ariz. -- Tucson's annual month-long birthday celebration ended Wednesday night with a flashlight parade.

Girl Scouts, volunteers and event organizers took part, honoring ancestors and Tucson's diverse history.

Participants decorated their flashlights to represent their individual heritage.