After the longtime caretaker for the city's 22,459 acres of retired farmland in Avra Valley and his supervisor both retired, Tucson Water officials opted to outsource the work to a private contractor.
A Tucsonan who shot a friend to death and desecrated his body told the man’s family he wishes he could bring him back.
A 20-year-old Tucson man is facing between 7 1/2 and 21 years in prison after being convicted Tuesday of shooting at a Tucson police officer last August, said Deputy Pima County Attorney Julie Sottosanti.
Some Interstate 10 ramps and frontage roads will be closed in the Marana area Friday and Saturday for paving work.
Carolyn Campbell, the executive director of the Coalition for Sonoran Desert Protection, inspects some of the 410,760 solar panels in a solar plant built by NRG Solar. The Avra Valley Solar Generating Station will produce 34 megawatts of direct current.
Jennifer Christelman, the environmental engineer division manager, and Curtis Woody, the economic development director, both with the town of Marana, autograph a solar panel.
An aerial view shows the 300-acre solar plant in Avra Valley. TEP will buy power from the solar farm, which can generate enough power to meet the annual energy needs of about 5,000 homes, under a 20-year agreement.
Fields northwest of Tucson that once yielded cotton by the ton are now producing clean electrical power, at the biggest solar power plant to be connected to Tucson Electric Power Co.'s power grid to date.
A man’s distinct accent got him in trouble for calling 911 with a false report Wednesday night.
A fire that caused an estimated $400,000 in damage to a building at Marana Aerospace Solutions over the weekend remains under investigation.
Here is a list of road closures in Pima County as well as area where motorists should be cautious driving across washes. It was updated at 8 a.m. Tuesday.
A 27-year-old man is facing between seven and 21 years in prison after pleading guilty to manslaughter in a fatal crash two years ago north of Tucson.
Three Sunnyside district schools will be closed Monday because of a severe thunderstorm that knocked down power poles on the southeast side Sunday.
Pima County Department of Environmental Quality will hold a public hearing at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 31, on the request for an air-quality permit for the DKL Holdings Inc., Marana Regional Landfill.
A Tucson police officer is facing termination after supervisors say she was driving drunk on her way to work Tuesday morning.
The Pima County transportation department has issued the
following road condition information today: