Sean Elliott laughs during a postgame ceremony for Elliott at an Arizona-UCLA basketball game on Feb. 18, 1989. Elliott was ranked fourth among Arizona's NBA-drafted players who appeared on an ESPN list that ranked the colleges with the best NBA players. Arizona is No. 6 on the list.
A man trying to change a breaker in an electrical panel suffered serious burns Wednesday.
Pima County sheriff's personnel go through a Hummer in a small ditch on the northeast corner of South Cactus Wren Avenue and West Irvington Road on Wednesday.
THE SOPRANOS: James Gandolfini, Steven Van Zandt, Tony Sirico. photo: Craig Blankenhorn. Photo courtesy of Home Box Office.
James Gandolfini from "Sopranos," courtesy of HBO
Cast of "The Sopranos": Tony Sirico, Michael Imperioli, James Gandolfini and Steven Van Zandt. (SHNS file photo by Barry Wetcher / HBO)
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A man traveling east on West Irvington, west of South Mission roads went off the road and crashed into a tree Wednesday morning.
Girl Scouts Audrey Ramos, Aliya McDonald, Emilia Quilantan, Kaylie Volper and Jolie O'Dell pose for photos among the ruble during a ceremony by the Girl Scouts of Southern Arizona, 4330 E. Broadway for the demolition of former Broadway Cafe on Tuesday, June 18, 2013.
Star photographer Kelly Presnell caught these Girl Scouts posing for a picture after they swung a few ceremonial sledge hammers on Tuesday for the demolition of the former Broadway Cafe. The Girl Scouts of Southern Arizona purchased the property to double their existing headquarters space, n…
On June 5, the Pinal County Board of Supervisors approved a tentative budget of $373.7 million for fiscal year 2013-14. Sixty-three percent of the money will be spent on public safety.
Arianna Williams gets a healthy coat of paint on her hand to leave a print as she and others from the Boys and Girls Clubs' Roy Drachman and Holmes-Tuttle clubhouses create a mural on a couple of Habitat For Humanity Tucson mobile storage units A crew of volunteers from the Ringling Brothers…
Jesus Parededs adds another layer to a rainbow along the upper reaches of the art work the 19 members of the Boys and Girls Club's Roy Drachman and Holmes-Tuttle clubhouses left on a few of the mobile storage containers for Habitat For Humanity Tucson.
Clown Kelli Brown splashes boss clown Taylor Albin as the two give a short performance for the 19 Boys and Girls Club members working with Habitat For Humanity Tucson.
Taylor Albin boss clown with Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey circus poses for a photo with some of the kids from the Roy Drachman and Holmes-Tuttle Boys and Girls Club clubhouses.
Tim Miller a saxophone player in the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus dumps a load of gravel into the yard he and seven of his co-workers are volunteering to help landscape for Habitat For Humanity Tucson. The circus works on a project to the help the community in each town o…
One of the children from the Boys and Girls Club leaves a hand print on one of the mobile storage containers of Habitat For Humanity Tucson as the 19 kids spruce the steel boxes up with a little color.
A 22-year-old Tucson policeman who was in foot-pursuit of a suspect when he was hit by an SUV driven by another officer, was expected to undergo surgery Wednesday.
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The SaddleBag Notes is a monthly publication of the Arizona Daily Star dedicated to reporting news of interest to the residents of SaddleBrooke.
Deputies arrested a Pinal County woman and her boyfriend at an airport Tuesday after a grand jury indicted them in the death of the woman’s 2-year-old son.
The North Tucson Firefighter Association and Catalina Community Center pool are offering free swimming lessons for Catalina residents.
A Florence man, fleeing a construction site where he shot at workers, fired his rifle again when he was pulled over by deputies, a Pinal County sheriff’s official said.
Arizona has had 32 players taken in the NBA draft since it shrank to two rounds in 1989... More on Aaron Gordon ... And some optimism for UA's 2014 recruiting efforts.
The City Council approved an ordinance empowering the issuance of civil-union certificates to domestic partners Tuesday night, giving couples who can't marry a place to record any contracts they've agreed to and greater recognition of their relationship.
Sheriff’s deputies are searching for a missing Tucson teen with special needs.
Brothers lease old east side gas station and plan to offer air-conditioned dining room.
Not a fan of vanilla? Not a problem.
Sister eatery of 47 Scott to open in August.
Zamzam Hirsi, one of 26 refugee youths who became U.S. citizens at a ceremony Tuesday, had a simple message for her peers.
The city's two police radar vans are scheduled to snap photographs of speeders at these locations today:
A Rio Rico man trying to protect his mother is facing charges of aggravated assault for shooting a man who was attacking her, the Santa Cruz County sheriff said.
A 58-year-old Tucson woman was arrested in the shooting death of her husband.
On Tuesday. a razor thin majority of the Board of Supervisors settled on a compromise property tax rate that will save the average homeowner $12.61 a month while still leaving money in the budget for a handful of few new projects.
As Lawi Lalang ran the homestretch at celebrated Hayward Field, winning the NCAA 5,000 meters championship June 8, Nike co-founder and distance running godfather Phil Knight stood and applauded.
Embrace the carpetbaggers. That's the message sent last night by the boards of Tucson's two biggest school districts, both of whom made new commitments to superintendents.
For two weeks, we've asked you to choose the best Arizona Wildcats football and basketball players to ever wear the numbers on their jerseys.
Each Wednesday the Star will publish a Fitz cartoon without a caption. We want you to come up with the best caption. The deadline is 6 p.m.Thursday.
Go to azstarnet.com/opinion in your web browser (not e-mail) to find and enter the contest. To submit a caption, you must be logged in to the…
My wife, Loraine, and I live both in Tucson and Portland, Ore., which calls itself, "The City That Works." Tucson appears to be successfully moving toward that same goal.
Karen Wilkinson selected some heirloom tomatoes Sunday at Grammy's Farm booth at the St. Philip's Farmers Market. Going to local farmers markets and becoming involved in community-supported agriculture programs are ways to bring fresh, nutritious, flavorful produce to the table. While it's s…
When Laurie Haskett decided to support local farmers last fall through a program that provides her with a weekly box of fresh produce, she had no idea that braised greens would be her new favorite vegetable.
A Tucson small-business owner will testify today at a congressional hearing in Washington, D.C., about the looming expense of providing employee health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, among other financial challenges.
Teen's rants reflect parents' failure
The deceased are from Tucson unless otherwise noted. Occupations are given if available.
Girl Scout Aliya McDonald knocks a brick or two off the remains of a wall in a demolition ceremony at the site of a long-vacant restaurant on Broadway. The Scouts' resource center will go up when funds are raised.
"Our dream is to have a place for girls," says Debbie Rich, CEO of Girl Scouts of Southern Arizona.