Headlines: Ceremony for immigrant death; Salvation Army winter coat drive

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TUCSON, Ariz. -- A ceremony Tuesday night to honor illegal immigrants who've died in Arizona's desert.

This is the second year "Remember the Migrant" has been held at Evergreen Cemetery. The ceremony included prayers and a candlelight vigil.

"This service and services like that go to not only call attention to this things that are passing almost without us noticing but also to bring some honor to those that were making that hard journey and trying to better their lives," said participant Stevie Demarest.

In the last ten years more than 2,100 people have died crossing through the desert from Mexico.


TUCSON, Ariz. -- Cooler temps are just around the corner and not everyone has what they need to keep warm.

That's why the Salvation Army is holding a winter coat and blanket drive starting today.

"Well, Tucson's known for it's extreme temperatures, so we're ready to go and we know it's going to get cold this weekend so we want to make sure we are stocked up and as people need those coats and mufflers and mittens we're ready to give that to them," said Tamara McElway from the Salvation Army.

If you would like to make a donation, bring your winter coats and blankets to the hospitality center on 11th Avenue or any Naughton's Plumbing Store.