NCAA champion swimmer Annie Chandler monitors the lanes at the newly renovated and expanded Oro Valley Aquatic Center during the Fitter & Faster Swim Tour. Sunday's clinic gave kids the chance to work with two award-winning swimmers, Chandler and Olympian Matt Grevers. The aquatic center…
Director Doug Tidaback pushes the sound of the TJI Ellington Big Band in performance at Christ Community Church, 7801 E. Kenyon Drive. The band was just back from the Essentially Ellington Jazz Festival in New York City.
Instructor Heather Chalon, front, guides a group through various tai chi exercises during a recent class at the Kirk-Bear Canyon Library, 8959 E. Tanque Verde Road.
Gov. Jan Brewer: "The question for Arizonans today is not whether the law should exist. It does. The Supreme Court upheld it. The question is whether we will take decisive action in a way that most benefits Arizona's families, businesses and hospitals."
A bench outside of La Cinderella on North Morley Avenue is the setting for a scene between Ken Jeong and Zach Galifianakis in "The Hangover Part III." Gregory Kory, whose family has owned the department and accessories store for 66 years, says tight border restrictions in place since 9/11 an…
"This movie should help us a lot in improving our image," says Nogales Mayor Arturo R. Garino. "If I could get a movie to come in once a year, that would be incredible." The mayor and his wife have small roles in the film.
North Morley Avenue in Nogales, Ariz., was the setting for scenes of "The Hangover Part III." Filmmakers spruced up downtown and compensated many of the merchants along Morley Avenue for the inconvenience.
The Nogales Post Office doubled for a Mexican jail in "The Hangover Part III." The filming helped reveal downtown's potential, merchants say.
Gregory Kory, who owns La Cinderella and Kory's, keeps some bridal dresses in a vault. The bridal and formal-wear shop is in a former bank building.
Cumin Crusted Chicken pairs nicely with a bowl of fresh salsa in a dish prepared by Alfred Beltran, executive chef at Harvest Restaurant. For summer, a glass of chilled beer would go well, too.
University of Arizona professor Dennis Ray shows guayule bushes at the UA agriculture center. The UA was awarded a $3 million, five-year grant by Phoenix-based Yulex Corp. focused on developing guayule for production.
Part of the area to be developed includes the Rocking K Ranch. This picture shows the ranch area in February 2008 in the Rincon Valley area on the far-east side of town, on East Old Spanish Trail
The living- and dining-room area of the two-bedroom, two-bath unit at the Aerie property near Thornydale and Ina roads. This development opened this year, and one on Tanque Verde Road opened in March 2012. Six more are planned or under construction.
Aerie units range in size from 650 to 1,250 square feet, and rents range from $834 to $1,220 a month.
Since the Wildcats decided to have more fun and relax on the softball field, they have gone a combined 4-2 against No. 5 Arizona State and No. 13 Stanford. UA faces Baylor today.
University of Arizona professor Daniel Katzen, who was a horn player for the Boston Symphony, will be the soloist at the May 25 Music in the Park concert.
Jessica Vaughan and daughter Anna Vaughan, 3, share a hug at the Mother's Day Brunch at the McCulloch-Wagner American Legion Post 109. Anna had a flower for her mom.
Marcus Meridox, who goes by Big Meridox and Big Ox among other stage names, says Tucson has its own hip-hop identity and is developing its own sounds. Meridox is shown in Mr. Head's Gallery and Bar where he performs his rap.
Isaiah Orduno-Robinson, 9, gets in the flow of things at the splash park at Brandi Fenton Memorial Park. Four classes from Santa Clara Elementary School, in the Sunnyside District, enjoyed an outing to the park on May 7. Isaiah was with speech pathologist Louis Dachtyl.
Gina Celaya on the stand in the trial in which she is charged with the murder of Trinidad Lopez. Photo taken Sept. 27, 1994.
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Todd Hezlitt addresses the court, apologizing and asking the victim's family to forgive him. His attorney, Chris Kimminau, seated, sought a mitigated sentence Monday, citing Hezlitt's long military record and lack of a criminal record.
Todd Hezlitt apologizes Monday to the family of a teen girl he took to Mexico as his attorney Chris Kimminau listens on Monday in Pima County Superior Court. Hezlitt was sentenced to six years in prison.
Friends of Megan and Chris Mogan watch "Nacho Libre." The Mogans don't even need a screen, projecting flicks on the wall of the house next door.
Megan Mogan, left, with friends Annette and Denny Williams. Some friends chipped in and bought the Mogans a new projector for their 10th wedding anniversary, replacing a borrowed one.
This year's tournament will be the last Wildcat hurrah for senior Brigette Del Ponte, being congratulated by coach Mike Candrea after a home run against Portland State in March.
The Westin La Paloma Resort in the Catalina Foothills is nearing completion of a $30 million upgrade. Some of it is centered on the pools, where Whitney Peterson took a stroll Thursday. The swim-up bar was spiffed up as part of the project. About all the resort has left is work to upgrade th…
La Paloma's pools area with its 177-foot water slide got a major makeover, including improved Wi-Fi to make food and drink orders speedier.
Helping people like Rosa Maria Guerrero, back to camera, makes up a big part of the job for Juan Manuel Calderón Jaimes, the Mexican consul general in Tucson for the past nine years. He'll head home to Mexico City May 31.
A photo of the Father Kino statue at the intersection of 15th street and Kino Avenue, Tuesday, March 19, 2013.
UA center fielder Alex Lavine - batting left-handed - drops a bunt for a single against Portland State in a March 3 game at Hillenbrand Stadium.
Northwest firefighters and paramedics inside of the HoneyBaked Ham & Cafe at 7090 N. Oracle Road, which will be closed for a unspecified amount of time after a fire behind a refrigerator unit. Damage was estimated at about $20,000.
Part of the recovery effort from the Aspen Fire involved collecting some of the items that have been salvaged and are in widely varying condition.
The Aspen Fire as seen from the east side of Tucson. This photo was taken June 23, 2003.
Smoke from the Aspen Fire on Mount Lemmon is visible from miles away. This photo was taken from the east side of town.
Arizona's Johnny Field slips past Washington catcher Parker Guinn to score one of three seventh-inning runs that put the Wildcats ahead for good.
Sophomore Riley Moore stops at first base after his two-run single in the seventh put UA ahead.
Nancy Roberts has been in the Primavera Foundation program for several years The foundation's organizers, Nancy Bissell and Gordon Packard, started a soup kitchen that became Primavera some 30 years ago.
The annual Red-Blue Game is always fun, and the new rule gives the UA more flexibility in scheduling the scrimmage.
An Arizona Bell's vireo feeds her babies at her nest. At San Pedro, you're likely to encounter sights like this.
UA police and detectives check out the area on North Tyndall Avenue near the Park Student Union where a man was stabbed early Wednesday.
Supporters of Justice and Dignity for Immigrants' and Workers' Rights swarm into Tucson's Rudy Garcia Park, at Irvington Road and South Sixth Avenue, after a march on the south side to commemorate International Workers Day, or May Day.
Tucson police officers work near yellow evidence markers in front of the Walmart Neighborhood Market at Grant and Alvernon, where a man was shot and killed early Wednesday.
The 20th Century Chamber Music Madness concert featured musicians John Snavely, on clarinet; Yvonne Creanga, on violin and viola; and Marie Sierra, on the piano. The performance was this past Sunday at St. Philip's in the Hills Episcopal Church, 4440 N. Campbell Ave. Other musicians also par…