A Senate panel says Apple Inc. is avoiding paying billions of dollars in U.S. taxes, but the world's most valuable company says it is complying with the laws and pays "an extraordinary amount" in taxes to the...Full Story >
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Tuesday, May 21 2013 11:02 PM EDT2013-05-22 03:02:49 GMT
Does population have anything to do with tornadoes and the damage they leave behind? Or, are storms getting stronger? Take a look around Butler County. It's no secret the area is growing and developing.Full Story >
Does population have anything to do with tornadoes and the damage they leave behind? Or, are storms getting stronger?Full Story >
One Border Patrol agent has died and another has non-life-threatening injuries following a shooting near Bisbee, according to a Border Patrol spokesperson.
The Border Patrol has identified the slain agent as Nicholas Ivie, 30, who had been with the agency since January 2008.
Ivie was married with two girls and a native of Provo, Utah. The Ivie family lives in Sierra Vista.
Both agents were assigned to the Brian Terry Station in the Tucson Sector. They were shot while patrolling shortly after midnight Tuesday. The agents were responding to a sensor detecting possible illegal immigrants at the time of the shooting.
A third agent was patrolling with these agents, but was unharmed during the shooting, according to Carol Capas of the Cochise County Sheriff's Department.
The shooting occurred off of Highway 80, seven miles east of Bisbee, Capas stated.
The injured agent was airlifted to University of Arizona Medical Center in Tucson, according to a UAMC spokesperson. Homeland Security says the agent was shot in the ankle and buttocks. The injuries are not considered life-threatening.
The injured agent was discharged from the hospital before 5 p.m. Tuesday.
Names of the other agents are being withheld until next of kin has been notified, Border Patrol stated.
The investigation is being led by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Cochise County Sheriff's Office.
At a press conference held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, no comments were released on anything found at the scene, including weapons. Officials say the scene is still being processed which could take a couple of days.
Ivie's brother-in-law, Todd Davis, says Ivie worked as an emergency medical technician before joining the Border Patrol. Ivie was the youngest of 5 brothers, and often went camping, hunting and fishing with his family.
Davis said Ivie's desire to help others, and his love of the outdoors and riding horses led him to the Border Patrol, where he served on the horse patrol unit.
He described his brother-in-law as "a very selfless man with his family, with his friends, in anything he did."
Twenty-six Border Patrol agents have died in the line of duty since 2002.
The last Border Patrol agent fatally shot on duty was Brian Terry, who was killed in a shootout with Mexican bandits near the border in December 2010. The shooting was later linked to the U.S. government's Fast and Furious gun smuggling operation.
The Terry family said that the shooting was a "graphic reminder of the inherent dangers that threaten the safety of those who live and work near the border."
The border patrol station in Naco was recently named after Terry.
We will continue to bring you the latest developments throughout the morning on-air, online at TucsonNewsNow.com and on your mobile device.
Copyright 2012 Tucson News Now. All rights reserved. The Associated Press contributed to this story.
Tuesday, May 21 2013 10:36 AM EDT2013-05-21 14:36:49 GMT
(RNN) – A day after long track tornadoes devastated Shawnee and Edmond, OK, another round has begun near Oklahoma City.KOCO broadcast a slow rotating cloud that slowly extended down towards the groundFull Story >
Dozens of people have died after a second day of tornadoes twisted through Oklahoma, this time taking aim at the town of Moore, south of Oklahoma City.Full Story >
Monday, May 20 2013 9:15 PM EDT2013-05-21 01:15:38 GMT
A massive tornado touched down to the southwest of Oklahoma City Monday afternoon. Starting out as a classic funnel it quickly became a giant half-mile wide wedge tornado as it proceeded east north eastFull Story >
A massive tornado touched down to the southwest of Oklahoma City Monday afternoon.Full Story >
Tuesday, May 21 2013 9:44 AM EDT2013-05-21 13:44:48 GMT
Eastbound 275 is closed this morning at the Kellogg due to a roll-over accident with an entrapment. The one car accident happened just after 3A-M. The car landed in the median. One person was takenFull Story >
Officers say speed and alcohol are suspected to be factors in the crash. Jones was wearing his seatbelt. Full Story >
Monday, May 20 2013 5:35 PM EDT2013-05-20 21:35:49 GMT
(RNN) - On May 3, 1999, an F5 tornado touched down near Chickasha, OK and cut northeast through the state before dissipating near Midwest City, OK.Monday's tornado that devastated Moore, OK closely followedFull Story >
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Tuesday, May 21 2013 6:22 AM EDT2013-05-21 10:22:59 GMT
Cincinnati Firefighters are responding to a fire in the 1800 of Jackson Street in Lincoln Heights. Witnesses reported seeing flames on the back side of the building. The location was known as "The SugarFull Story >
Crews from Woodlawn, Evendale and Wyoming are on the scene. The fire is out but the building is still smoking. Full Story >
A 23-year-old father is charged after allowing his 9-year-old daughter to drive. Police were called to the parking lot of Headland's State Park in Painesville Township on Sunday around 10:15 p.m. afterFull Story >
A Lake County, Ohio father is charged after allowing his 9-year-old daughter to drive.Full Story >
Monday, May 20 2013 10:39 PM EDT2013-05-21 02:39:58 GMT
Police are looking for the suspects who robbed the Fresh Market in Oakley. It happened just before 10 p.m. Monday night at the location on Madison Road. Initial reports are that two men with guns enteredFull Story >
Police are looking for the suspects who robbed the Fresh Market in Oakley.Full Story >
Monday, May 20 2013 10:00 PM EDT2013-05-21 02:00:13 GMT
Bonnie Esrig worked for the IRS for 38 years, many of which were spent in the Cincinnati field office. She retired in January 2013 as an Area Manager in Exempt Organizations Determinations. Esrig saysFull Story >
Bonnie Esrig worked for the IRS for 38 years, many of which were spent in the Cincinnati field office.Full Story >
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