Sen. John McCain hosted a town hall meeting in downtown Tucson Monday, asking business owners to tell him how the Affordable Care Act, or “Obamacare,” has affected hiring and other business decisions.
Wildcat Drive Thru Liquors received its third fine this year for selling alcohol to minors.
The botched rollout of the Affordable Care Act is the big issue in the races for two Arizona congressional districts — which are among the hottest races in the nation.
The Tohono O’odham Nation has a growing problem with drugs at schools, and it plans to address the problem by adding more on-site police officers.
Two local eateries failed health inspections in October but passed follow-up inspections.
As the Muscular Dystrophy Association moves its headquarters out of Tucson, the nonprofit may be forced to sell its plush Foothills office complex — complete with television studio, fitness center and killer views — at a substantial loss.
Mike Hammond was still polishing his jokes about why his glasses were missing a lens and Keri Silvyn hadn’t quite finished her first cup of coffee when they were both surprised with one of Tucson’s most prestigious leadership awards.
Mike Hammond and Keri Silvyn, the Man and Woman of the Year, on Friday, Nov. 15, 2013.
The Arizona Department of Liquor Licenses and Control issued fines to five Tucson businesses in the past two months.
Arizona Department of Public Safety officers will crack down on distracted drivers, beginning in January.
After failing a county health inspection this summer, Asian-Latin-American fusion restaurant Umi Star failed again and then passed in October.
Next time you see flashing red and blue lights in your rear-view mirror, they’ll likely be atop a police SUV instead of a police car.
PHOENIX — A truck driver was using his cellphone to look at photos of women on Facebook when he crashed into three police cars and two fire trucks on Interstate 8, killing a DPS officer, records obtained by the Star show.
PHOENIX — The driver of an empty fuel tanker was using his cell phone to look at photos of women on Facebook when he crashed into three police cars and two fire department trucks on Interstate 8 in May, killing an Arizona Department of Public Safety officer, records obtained by the Star show.
After studying possible repairs and consulting with experts, Sahuarita town officials have decided to refill the leaky Sahuarita Lake until they have a solution.
A new Foothills Mall restaurant owned by a prominent Arizona chef and major investor in the Tucson restaurant scene failed two health inspections last month before passing.
A record number of pedestrians have been killed in car crashes in the Tucson area this year.
The number of Tucson-area building permits issued in September was the lowest in 20 months.
You can learn about Sahuarita’s long-term plans at two open-house meetings next week.
A broken neck. A fractured leg. A crushed kneecap.
The Arizona Registrar of Contractors caught two unlicensed contractors who did shoddy work.
Two local eateries failed health inspections in August. Here’s what you need to know.
Monitoring and management are needed both to protect taxpayers' investment in open space and to meet the federal legal requirements of the county's conservation programs.
Two incidents of bouncers brawling with customers earned a west-side strip club a $2,000 fine from the Arizona Department of Liquor Licenses and Control.
Tucson is shaking its reputation as an auto-theft hot spot.
John McCain’s comments about “probably” being in his last term as a U.S. senator got a lot of attention on social media Friday.
Comments about "probably" being in his last term as a Senator made by John McCain to an entertainment reporter are getting a lot of attention on social media.
Republican Gary Kiehne, of Eagar, Ariz., filed paperwork Monday to run for Congress in District 1, which includes northern Pima County.
A 10-year project to allow first responders from various local agencies to talk to one another on radios is nearly complete.
U.S. Sen. John McCain tried to make his case for U.S. intervention in Syria to a mostly unsympathetic and sometimes rowdy crowd in Tucson on Thursday.
In a unanimous vote Tuesday the Marana Town Council approved a ban on farming medical-grade marijuana.
In a unanimous vote Tuesday night the Marana Town Council approved a ban on growing medical marijuana, except for pot grown and sold at the town's two approved dispensaries.
We’re nearing our goal of 500 new reading coaches for children in kindergarten through third grade, but we still need your help.
The town of Marana embraces its agricultural heritage, but town leaders aren’t sure they want to extend that welcome to farms that grow medical-grade marijuana.
The Arizona Department of Insurance has revoked the professional license of Tucson insurance agent Jeffrey Carl Hansen for alleged misconduct.
Sahuarita is taking a new look at an old plan to annex enough state-owned land to more than double the size of the town.
The Arizona Registrar of Contractors busted a cabinet installer twice this summer for contracting and advertising without a license.
A south side school cafeteria failed several health inspections this summer. But the problem isn't an imminent threat to students' health or safety. It's a problem with a cafeteria sink not meeting the county's building code.
Eight Pima County eateries failed health inspections in July. Most passed follow-up inspections. Here’s what you need to know.
Whether broadcasting the Wildcats' football and basketball games on television or coaching its club rugby team, Dave Sitton was passionate about University of Arizona athletics.
Dave Sitton, a onetime UA baseball player who became the voice of Arizona football and basketball on television, Tucson’s preeminent emcee and a candidate for congress, has died of a heart attack. He was 58.
"Is something on my head?" "There is a bird on my head?" To a kid, it's a laugh-out-loud silly story by Mo Willems. To a Reading Seed coach, it's way more.
Here's what you can do about a bumper crop of junky couches growing in your neighborhood:
Dish Network customers couldn't watch CBS shows or local news on KOLD-Channel 13 on Thursday.
A 46-year-old man drowned in an apartment complex pool in the Drexel Heights area Thursday.
Local DISH Network customers can’t watch KOLD Channel 13 and CBS shows today.
Tucson police are investigating two fires that were set deliberately, destroying two mobile homes in the Flowing Wells neighborhood.
Bears are messing up birding opportunities in Huachuca Canyon near Sierra Vista.