Arizona’s Chelsea Goodacre gets a hit in the fifth inning during the first game of a double header against New Mexico State at Hillenbrand Stadium. The Cats defeated New Mexico State 13-3 in five innings. The photo was taken on Wednesday, April 23, 2014, in Tucson, Ariz. Photo by A.E. Araiza…
The regular season for tennis wrapped up Tuesday afternoon but 17 local programs will play at least one more match.
From left, Jared Tevis, Jonathan McKnight and former UA cornerback Shaquille Richardson celebrate a McKnight interception in the Wildcats’ 33-28 road win last year over California.
Learn how to make your own organic compost.
This is the cattle drive scene that took place in the middle of Old Tucson and the stars in the background are from left to right Alan Ruck and Lou Diamond Philips.
Main Street in Old Tucson in 1991.
Old Tucson Studios' gunfighting stuntmen take a break between shows in 1953,
Robert Shelton (left) then president of Old Tucson talks with art director George Chan (right) from 20th Century Fox during construction in 1964.
The filming of Tombstone at Old Tucson Studios.
Australian John Newcombe, right, is not known for giving opponents an even break on the tennis courts and that philosophy carried over onto the streets of old Tucson as Newcombe prepared to "gun down" Stan Smith while the American tennis pro was looking the other way. The two touring pros to…
Kirk Douglas shows other actors how to draw and whirl during the filming of "Posse" at Old Tucson in 1974.
Brent Rock practices for a quick draw competition at Old Tucson Studios. The practice was held May 14, 1990. The Old Tucson gunfighters are challenging Arizona military pilots and other military teams to a top gun quick draw contest during the Armed Forces Day celebration May 19, 1990.
Dean Martin hangs on to Ricky Nelson as John Wayne takes a swing with a blanket on the set of Rio Bravo at Old Tucson Studios in 1959.
Old Tucson Studios burns on April 24, 1995.
Drexel Heights firefighters at Old Tucson Studios on April 24, 1995.
Merlin Olson as "Father Murphy" at Old Tucson in 1982
Students from Amphitheater School District visit the movie set of "How the West was Won" at Old Tucson in 1979.
A man who left two bags downtown Wednesday told police he didn’t intend for streets to be shut down and two buildings evacuated while bomb squad member investigated the suspicious items.
The fire that destroyed most of Old Tucson Studios burned out of control on April 24, 1995, and much of the theme park burned to the ground. The arson fire caused an estimated $10 million in damage. View photos of the fire and images of Old Tucson before it burned at azstarnet.com/retrotucson
Areva’s Jean-Paul Crouzoulon, project director for TEP’s Sundt solar project, stands among more than 500 mirrors that will be used.
A crew from Granite Construction works to erect one of 14 100-foot-tall towers at the TEP plant at 3950 East Irvington Road.
The Railers bringing country rock to Arizona Hops and Vines.
Dental Assistant Robert Kulling checks the bands on the braces of Mariela Celaya, 13, during the Smiles Ahead orthodontics clinic at St. Elizabeth’s Health Center, 140 W. Speedway in Tucson, in 2013. The program, launched by Dr. Eric Leber and his father, Dr. Larry Leber of Leber Orthodontic…
A.E. Araiza / Arizona Daily StarRene Haywood, 8, tries out his new bicycle after receiving it from Chris Nanos, Pima County chief sheriff’s deputy. Rene was struck by an unknown motorist April 3 at Curtis and Shannon roads while in the crosswalk with his bicycle, and suffered a broken arm a…
Oro Valley Girl Scouts Troop 2164 will build a monument to raise awareness about wildlife issues at Steam Pump Ranch.
A plot is ready for spring planting. At this midtown community garden, there's even a view of the Catalinas.
Sporting a custom vest presented to her, Desert Willow Elementary School crossing guard and special education inclusion paraprofessional Petra Wilcox sees the students off to class after she was presented with AAA Arizona’s Crossing Guard of the Year award for Pima County during a surprise a…
Petra Wilcox, left, is presented with her award by Principal Deborah Bryson, center, and Assistant Principal Kendra Forgacs. Wilcox and the school each received $500 from AAA.
Joined by Principal Deborah Bryson, left, Desert Willow Elementary School crossing guard Petra Wilcox sports her custom vest after she was presented with the AAA Arizona Crossing Guard of the Year award.
Petra WilcoxMug shot of Desert Willow Elementary School crossing guard and special education inclusion paraprofessional Petra Wilcox after she was presented with AAA Arizona’s Crossing Guard of the Year award for Pima County during a surprise assembly at the school, 9400 E. Esmond Loop, on W…
The musical act Carnivaleros, described as a "Desert Bayou music" band, will perform a concert at its CD release party in Oracle.
Read the 2014 Preventable Deaths report from the National Council for Occupational Health and Safety
Kathleen Martinek gets a close look at the 10-foot diameter two-ton 1,700 year old sequoia section prominently displayed during in main floor of the new Bryant Bannister tree-ring research laboratory at the UA in 2013.
Luminaria light the way to a tent before the start of the 14th annual "Christmas at San Xavier" concert at Mission San Xavier del Bac in 2010.
A Tohono O'odham wine basket, made from willow and martynia, circa 1907 and previously owned by Luck Ciprion and collected by Mr. and Mrs. Wetmore Hodges, from the collection of the Arizona State Museum.
A mobile home was damaged Tuesday evening when a fire started in a large trash pile outside a south side home.
People eat at La Sinaloense Sonoran Hot Dog stand on 12th Ave in 2010.
Meet the cast, see the movie at UA's Gallagher Theater Thursday.
Invite to fundraiser for Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick tonight at the Shanty.
Designer Maria Voris stands inside the “Modern Swing” garden, which includes a cistern, water collection basins and a large wooden swing under a ramada. Her garden won the contest.
Congresswoman Ann Kirkpatrick will rub elbows tonight with Democratic donors tonight here in Tucson, part of a $25-a-plate fundraiser held at The Shanty.
A suspicious package found near Congress Street and Granada Avenue in downtown Tucson Wednesday morning has forced the closure of Evo A. DeConcini U.S. Courthouse at 405 W. Congress St.
A collection of political news from across the state making headlines today:
Tweets from Sen. Al Melvin
State Senator and gubernatorial candidate Al Melvin (R-Tucson) sent out this tweet on Tuesday:
Downtown restaurant morphs into bar at night.
No space for garden? That's no excuse — it's easier than you think.
Unemployment rates over the past 13 months.