Although beset by countless delays, the company building Tucson's streetcars said it's on target to have all eight cars delivered by late March next year.
What a difference a year makes.
What a difference a year makes.
With the Cleveland kidnapping case grabbing headlines nationwide recently, as well as sex-crimes closer to home, the Ward 6 Office will hold a sex-trafficking forum to inform parents and youths of the existing dangers and how to avoid them.
A little-known state mandate that cities adopt a new general plan every 10 years is causing some residents' blood pressure to skyrocket.
With the Cleveland kidnapping case grabbing headlines nationwide recently, as well as sex-crimes closer to home, the Ward 6 Office will hold a sex trafficking forum to inform parents and youths of the existing dangers and how to avoid them.
As the community temperature spiked over the possibility that Grand Canyon University would replace El Rio Golf Course, and some city officials questioned why any contractor would want to take over running city courses, 15 companies were submitting bids to do exactly that.
A citizens group hopes to dramatically alter how the city provides retirement benefits for its employees. And it's trying to bypass the City Council to do it, by putting the issue on the November ballot.
Tucson officially supports the residents of Vail, should they form Pima County's newest municipality later this summer.
Immigrants will soon have a one-stop shop to get in touch with city services.
The Tucson City Council passed two new firearms regulations Wednesday night aimed at giving police additional tools when investigating gun crimes.
The city's El Rio Golf Course is no longer being considered as a new home for Grand Canyon University.
There's a mixture of good news and bad news with the city's recent report card from the Fitch rating agency.
The public will have to jump through a few more hoops before accessing City Hall in the near future.
It didn't take the city long to fill departing Deputy City Manager Liz Miller's position.
Fourth Avenue got a little more colorful this week. A crew from Progressive Hardscapes installed the first piece of the $765,000 streetcar art project between Sixth and Seventh Streets along Fourth Avenue.
Same-sex couples could receive greater legal recognition if the Tucson City Council approves proposed changes to its domestic-partner registry.
The Tucson City Council voted unanimously on final adoption of next year's $1.272 billion budget. But not before getting an earful from frustrated city employees over disproportionate pay increases.
There's a job opening in the Tucson City Manager's Office.
The folks who keep the wheels turning on city vehicles are being recognized as being among the best in the nation.
Tucson has been reaffirmed as a top-10 bike-friendly destination by two national media entities.
Republican Ben Buehler-Garcia is taking another shot at capturing the Ward 3 City Council seat.
The first challenger to an incumbent Tucson City Council member filed his nominating petition signatures Tuesday.
The Tucson City Council voted 5-2 after a closed-door session to continue discussions with Grand Canyon University over building a new campus on El Rio Golf Course.
Pay raises the City Council thought would total $5.3 million when it approved them last month are now going to cost taxpayers $11 million a year.
About three dozen residents packed into the Ward 6 conference room Monday evening to air their frustrations about city government and raise questions about the proposed budget.
For weeks the Tucson City Council has squabbled over the budget.
Applying for a new-construction permit is about to get a lot more exciting.
The City Council has agreed to pay $125,000 to settle a sexual harassment claim filed by a former Tucson Fire Department paramedic.
Tucson's El Rio Golf Course appears to be the leading contender to become the home of a new campus of Grand Canyon University.
If you drive downtown, you'll be paying double to park at a meter - once downtown streets are re-opened enough for anyone to drive there and reach a parking meter.
City budget planners downplayed the actual costs of the city's recent pay raise after the City Council voted to approve it.
While city workers are taking a wait-and-see approach toward collecting damages for late streetcar deliveries, some City Council members say it's time to hit Oregon Ironworks in the pocketbook.
Tucson is paying a consultant more than $4 million to monitor construction of its streetcars in Oregon - and repeated delays at the factory are expected to push that figure even higher.
Two former Transportation Department supervisors who diverted nearly $100,000 of taxpayer money into their private business will have to reimburse the city only $5,000 a piece.
After the longtime caretaker for the city's 22,459 acres of retired farmland in Avra Valley and his supervisor both retired, Tucson Water officials opted to outsource the work to a private contractor.
Tucson Police Department records show just under $10,000 was spent on 42 police officers who worked at Councilman Steve Kozachik's gun buyback event last January.
After a heated debate, the Tucson City Council voted 4-2 to include a 55-cent-an-hour raise for all 4,918 employees in the next budget, effective no later than Jan. 1, 2014.
Visitors to the Tucson zoo could face long lines looking for a sip of water or access to the lone functioning bathrooms for the next couple of days after a waterline broke Monday.
A Tucson activist is spearheading a campaign to purchase school supplies for kids who live in the same neighborhoods slated to receive free shotguns.
The developers who wanted to build a now-scuttled south-side Sam's Club have sued the city for reneging on a deal to sell them the land for the project.
Rome has Michelangelo's "Pieta." Paris has Rodin's "Thinker." And now, Tucson has two nude dancers.
The Tucson City human resources director is proposing a 55-cent-an-hour across-the-board pay raise for city employees as part of next year's $1.269 billion budget.
Pima County got the green light to take legal action against the city for hundred of thousands of dollars of what it considers excessive construction costs for a waterline to the new county courthouse.
Rio Nuevo took the first, formal steps Monday toward fixing up the dilapidated Tucson Convention Center.
Tucson Police Department receives more calls about mental illness than about burglaries or stolen cars.
With Tucson police and fire pension costs expected to jump 20 percent next year, to $42 million, the City Council voted Tuesday to create a task force to search for ways to scale back on the costs.
A local developer has filed a claim for about $11 million in damages against the county over what he says is a politically motivated breach of contract.
City of Tucson officials have put their Pima County counterparts on notice that a streetcar stop being built atop a county sewer connection is staying put - and if the sewer line breaks, the county will be expected to pay all repair costs.
The Pima Association of Governments reluctantly authorized expensive furnishings in a new building downtown.