The city of Tucson has made a formal proposal to become the home of a $5 billion “gigafactory” for lithium-ion batteries for electric cars.
A man convicted in the death of a toddler and who was on the run for two years was arrested Thursday in Las Vegas, authorities said.
A Mexican company is moving into Tucson with plans to ramp up production of liquefied sugar cane to compete with widely used high-fructose corn syrup.
Tucson’s technology sector had its share of highs and lows in 2013. Here’s a look at some of the top local tech stories of 2013, in no particular order, and what to look for in the coming year.
This editorial appeared Thursday in the Los Angeles Times:
The federal government tightened the screws on the overtaxed Colorado River Friday, announcing that it will cut water releases from Lake Powell to Lake Mead for the first time ever starting in October.
A car belonging to the elderly victims of a double homicide in midtown Tucson was found in Nevada less than a day after the slayings.
Mary and Erskin Fulgham were found dead in their home Tuesday.
RENO, Nev. — Thirty U.S. House members are urging new Interior Secretary Sally Jewell to reform the government’s wild horse management program and its spiraling budget that they say has created an “untenable situation” for both the mustangs and U.S. taxpayers.
Authorities say a 69-year-old man died and another man and four Boy Scouts were rescued after they all suffered from heat-related illnesses in a hiking area near the Nevada-Arizona line.
Coccidioidomycosis, also known as valley fever, has increased significantly in its "endemic area," which includes Arizona.
HAWTHORNE, Nev. — A 60mm mortar explosion killed seven Marines and injured a half-dozen more during a training exercise in the Nevada desert, prompting the Pentagon to immediately halt the use of the weapon worldwide until an investigation can determine its safety, a military official said Tuesday.
WASHINGTON — A bid by Senate Democrats on Wednesday for fast confirmation of John Brennan’s nomination to be CIA director hit a snag after a small group of Republican senators and a lone Democrat engaged in a lengthy discussion over the legality of potential drone strikes on U.S. soil.
One of two finalists for the chancellorship of Pima Community College withdrew today, one day after the head of the college’s governing board told employees that “concerns that have arisen regarding one of the finalists.”
Pima Community College’s governing board announced Thursday night the two finalists for the job of college chancellor.
UA quarterback Matt Scott manages to squeeze between Nevada linebackers Albert Rosette, left, and DeAndre Boughton for a second-quarter TD.
During the two hours before every football game, Ka'Deem Carey morphs from the mild-mannered, smiling face of the UA's resurgent program to something otherworldly.
Nevada's star running back, Stefphon Jefferson, above, and UA's star RB, Ka'Deem Carey, share many similarities, even the No. 25.