Phil Villarreal, KGUN9 On Your Side

Phil Villarreal

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Tucson, AZ, United States

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Past articles by Phil:

Police: 88-year-old Oro Valley man found safe

Police say 88-year-old Ronald Carlson has been found safe. He had been reported missing earlier Tuesday. → Read More

UArizona proposes 3% tuition hike

The University of Arizona is proposing a 3% tuition hike for in-state students and a 4-percent hike for out-of-state students. → Read More

PRCIT identifies man injured in Feb. 14 police shooting

Police responded to 911 calls from mental health professionals speaking with Jacques Taylor, who was talking about ending his life and said he was armed. → Read More

Fire crews put out blaze at First Avenue Fry's Tuesday

Tucson Fire, Northwest Fire and Golder Ranch Fire responded to a blaze at Fry's at 4036 N. First Ave. Tuesday. → Read More

Powerball ticket worth $50K sold in Hereford, Ariz.

A Powerball ticket worth $50,000 was sold in Herford, Ariz. According to the Arizona Lottery, the ticket in the March 4 drawing was sold at the Speedway at 5620 Highway 92. → Read More

Road to Mount Lemmon open with no restrictions Friday, March 3

According to the Pima County Sheriff's Department, the road was open with no restrictions. For updates, call the PCSD road closure line at (520) 547-7510. → Read More

'Kirby's Return to Dream Land Deluxe' huffs, puffs new life into Wii classic

A remake of a 2011 Wii game, "Kirby's Return to Dream Land Deluxe" recaptures the magic of one of the Pink Puffball's most whimsical adventures. → Read More

Arizona Wildcats fall to No. 8 after ASU loss

Arizona slipped a spot in the AP Top 25 men's college basketball poll after losing to No. 8 following Saturday's loss to unranked ASU. → Read More

Nearly 50 Southwest Gas customers lose service in Thursday outage

Several Southwest Gas customers near Catalina Highway lost service Thursday due to an outage. According to Southwest Gas, 34 residential customers and 14 commercial customers lost service. → Read More

UPDATE: Missing, vulnerable 79-year-old man found safe

Pima County Sheriff's deputies say a missing, vulnerable 79-year-old man has been found safe. According to the department, 79-year-old William Harned had last been seen at 6 a.m. → Read More

Downed power pole causes Overton Road closure

A downed power pole closed Overton Road in both directions between Shannon and Camino de la Tierra Wednesday. → Read More

Arizona rises to No. 7 in AP Top 25

The Arizona Wildcats rose to No. 7 in the AP Top 25 men's college basketball poll after beating Utah and Colorado last week. → Read More

Police: Man seriously injured in Stone/Fort Lowell shooting Friday

A man was seriously injured Friday in a shooting at Stone and Fort Lowell. Tucson police say the suspect remained at the scene. The victim was hospitalized. → Read More

Sahuarita police investigate Walden Grove HS threat

According to a Sahuarita police Facebook post, the school received an AirDrop or text message with a picture of an explosive. → Read More

Dave's Hot Chicken to open on Broadway

Dave's Hot Chicken, a national chain with 106 locations, will open its first Tucson location Friday. The chain's investor roster includes the likes of Drake and Samuel L. Jackson. → Read More

Police: 66-year-old man dies after 22nd Street hit-and-run

A pedestrian who was hit by a box truck in a Feb. 11 hit-and-run died three days later. TPD says the truck hit 66-year-old Frederick Sherrill Ybarra when he was on the 7000 block of East 22nd Street. → Read More

Willcox schools to start after two-hour delay Wednesday

Willcox Unified School District classes have been delayed until 9:45 a.m. Wednesday. According to the district's website, parents should contact their children's schools if they have questions. → Read More

Road to Mount Lemmon reopens with restrictions Tuesday, Feb. 14

The road to Mount Lemmon reopened Tuesday with restrictions. According to the Pima County Sheriff's Department, only vehicles with chains or 4x4 were allowed up the mountain. → Read More

Police: Officer-involved shooting near Kolb, Golf Links Tuesday

Tucson police responded to an officer-involved shooting at Kolb and Golf Links Tuesday. Police advised drivers to avoid the area. Craycroft and Broadway worked as alternates. → Read More

Arizona basketball drops four spots to No. 8 in AP Top 25

After Saturday's shocking loss at Stanford, the Arizona Wildcats fell from No. 4 to No. 8 in the AP Top 25 men's college basketball poll. → Read More