The U.S. Forest Service will issue a draft decision today approving the proposed Rosemont Mine in the Santa Rita Mountains southeast of Tucson.
State Senator Linda Lopez is expected to resign next month.
The failed Vail incorporation question on last month’s ballot cost county taxpayers roughly $10 for every vote cast.
The suspect in a fatal February shooting in South Tucson has been indicted on a first-degree murder charge.
Close to 300,000 trees, mostly junipers and oaks, would likely be cleared on public land in the Santa Rita Mountains if the proposed Rosemont Mine is built.
Two Tucson companies moved a step closer to picking up financial inducements to expand in the city.
A Pima County jail officer was arrested Friday on suspicion of having sexual contact with female inmates, the department said.
Recent police mug shots from Tucson, Pima County and elsewhere in Arizona.
Four-year-old Saryne Delperdang couldn’t pronounce the name of her favorite fairy tale character when her family went to the county animal shelter to pick out a puppy.
Check out photos from security cameras and mug shots of suspected killers, robbers and others local law enforcement needs help finding. Call 911 or 88-CRIME. A reward may be available.
Smugglers of people, drugs, money, weapons and other contraband continue to find new ways to get across the border. Check out the photos of some less-than-successful smuggling operations.
The ongoing battle to stop the SunZia Southwest Transmission Project from being routed through either the San Pedro Valley or between the Aravaipa and Galiuro wildernesses has reached a critical point.
A section of the road up Mount Lemmon is closed this afternoon after a vehicle fell about 100 feet in a crash on General Hitchcock Highway.
An 18-year-old man suspected of robbing a midtown smoke shop turned himself in to Tucson police Sunday afternoon.
The Forest Service laid much of the groundwork Friday for approval of the Rosemont Mine by releasing a final environmental report saying essentially that while the mine will cause negative impacts, it’s now clearly in line with nearly all environmental laws.
A former Tucson City Council member has launched a drive to move Green Valley, Sahuarita and — perhaps most critically, the proposed Rosemont Mine — out of Pima County and into Santa Cruz County.
Perhaps your Thanksgiving feast consisted of a few leafy greens, a small serving of tofu and a glass of spring water. Good for you.
Some bicyclists pedaling along The Loop trail network around Tucson find themselves suddenly in need of a tire pump.
McMahon’s Prime Steakhouse and other nearby buildings owned by local restaurateur Bob McMahon will go on the auction block early next year.
The son of a reputed Mexican drug boss will be tried in federal court in California on charges he conspired to smuggle drugs into the United States.