Bighorn sheep were transplanted last month from Yuma to the Catalina Mountains. Officials said this week that two of the sheep have been found dead and that two mountain lions have been shot and killed. Officials refused to provide details about the lion killing early Tuesday.
The Port of Tucson currently handles container freight on a siding, but a $5 million grant will enable it to build a ramp that offers direct access to east-west traffic on the main Union Pacific line.
The ability of the Port of Tucson to process ocean freight via rail helped Pima County land a $5 million federal grant for the project.
The news site Salon.com has published an article claiming that conservatives, especially those aligned with the tea party, are turning their back on Gov. Jan Brewer. In fact, the headline reads: "The Tea Party hates Jan Brewer now.”
Brewer's "conservative edifice has come crashing down since…
Toy Train Show ar Tucson Expo Center, 3750 E. Irvington Road. More than 100 tables to buy, sell, and trade toy and model trains and railroad memorabilia. See operating layouts with modern and antique trains. Benefits the Gadsden Pacific Toy Train Museum. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday $6; free child…
File: Dust and pollution in the air near I-10 and Pinal Air Park looking west with the Silverbell Mountains in the background Monday November 10, 2008.
This January file photo shows UA running back Ka'Deem Carey as he leaves a hearing at Tucson City Court.
In this 2009 Star file photo a Basis Tucson student heats magnesium during a chemistry class. The charter school chain’s midtown Tucson campus at 3825 E. Second St. was listed as Arizona’s best public school in the magazine’s state-by-state ranking and second in the nation.
This 2012 file photo shows Sherry Cervi competing in the Tucson Rodeo. A western Pennsylvania woman is facing criminal charges that she impersonated the rodeo star and Marana native to set up a sham company to obtain 500 cell phones and $8,000 in saddles.
This 2005 file photo shows Gail Leland at work at Homicide Survivors, the advocacy group for crime victims she founded.
This August 2012 file photo shows Michael Carlson as he listens to closing arguments in Pima County Superior Court during his double-murder trial. He was sentenced to death Wednesday.
A group of bird watchers with their binoculars checking out the various types of birds at Roy P. Drachman Agua Caliente Park. This was part of the Wake Up With the Birds tour May 19, 2011.
Pima County Administrator Chuck Huckelberry is recommending the county allocate more money to the Transportation Department — at the expense of other services — and/or spend down some of the county's rainy day fund to fix potholes and make other street repairs. He issued a memo Wednesday wit…
Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild
Randy Gardner was shot through the right foot, just below the
ankle, as he chatted with retiree Phyllis Schneck, who died in the
shooting. "The doctors told me it was miraculous it didn't hit any
bone," Gardner said.
This January 2011 file photo shows Pima County Sheriff Clarence Dupnik. The Sheriff's Department said Tuesday it will provide no further information on a fatal May 5, SWAT shooting until the investigation is complete.
El Guero has three Tucson locations, the original on the southside, another on East 22nd Street and this one on Oracle Road.
This well wisher brought a folded up American flag and placed it
among the flowers above her name at the corner of Pima and Swan
where Gabrielle Giffords office is located Monday morning January
A gun being loaded at the shooting range.