Wildcats guard Gabe York flies in for a contested dunk against Texas Tech forward Kader Tapsoba during the second half. York finished with eight points and two assists off the bench as No. 2 Arizona dispatched Texas Tech 79-58.
Salpointe’s Jake Casteel (2) flies in to hit Chaparral quarterback Sean Paul Brophy during the third quarter of the Division II state championship high school football game. Casteel is one of 19 graduating senior starters.
Police and evidence technicians remove bags of evidence from the house in the 2800 block of North Estrella Avenue. The girls’ mother and stepfather each face three counts of kidnapping, three counts of emotional child abuse and three counts of physical child abuse.
Quarterback B.J. Denker (7) celebrates with fans following UA’s stunning win over No. 5 Oregon. Denker passed for 178 yards and ran for 102 in the final home game of his UA career.
A great horned owl buzzes a crowd of spectators during a recent Raptor Free Flight demonstration at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, 2021 N. Kinney Road. As the birds zip by just feet from spectators’ heads, volunteers give an amplified narration of the demonstration and explain facets of e…
A U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer stands guard in front of more than 20,000 pounds of seized marijuana at the Mariposa Port of Entry in Nogales. Officials estimate the 10 tons of pot has a $10 million street value.
Carlton Tucker presents Ziggy, a standard poodle, for judging as more than 1,000 dogs competed in the 2013 Coyote Classic All-Breed Dog Show. The show was held Friday through Monday at the Pima County Fairgrounds, 11300 S. Houghton Road. The show featured dogs and their owners from the Tucso…
Shoppers, left, browse arts and crafts from more than 100 vendors at the Voyager RV Resort Market Daze and Farmers Market on south Kolb Road. Voyager RV Resort activity assistant Marla Clark said the next market, which is free and open to the public, will run Dec. 11 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Af…
Salpointe Catholic linebacker Taylor Powell, who is second on the team in tackles this season, says the Lancers “lean on the defense a lot, but our offense is very productive, too, so they both balance themselves out.”
Vehicles travel on I-10 north of Picacho Peak State Park. “There are places along that entire freeway stretch where even the slightest breeze can pick that stuff up and make a short-term visibility problem,” says Rick Gibson, head of agricultural extension for Pinal County.
German Cafe in Sierra Vista, Ariz.Enter The German Cafe in Sierra Vista, and you get a clear sense the fare might not be chimichangas and burritos.
Arizona safety Jared Tevis (38), cornerback Jonathan McKnight (6) and cornerback Shaquille Richardson celebrate McKnight’s third-quarter interception deep in Cal territory. UA scored four plays after the pick to take a 33-21 lead.
Zay Perez showed off her frilly purple Celebration of Life party dress, created and donated by Gisele’s Boutique, for mom Desiree Mendoza during the grand opening runway show at the shop, 2940 E. 22nd St., last month. The next day, she participated in a second fashion show, Runway for Resea…
While her mom holds her, Zay has blood drawn through a port in her chest by pediatric nurse Sherryanne Paul-John at her monthly clinic check-up.
At front, firefighter-EMT Jason Adler dices up some meat for a beef stew dinner at Tucson Fire Department Station 7, 4902 E. Pima St. A lunch of chicken salad is prepped and ready, right.
Larry and Luann Waldron bought their Mount Lemmon cabin in 1986 and remodeled and expanded it. The cabin has been “a real blessing,” says Larry. “It helps us remain young.”
Hamilton Distillers owner Stephen Paul talks with downtown restaurateur Nicole Flowers during a tour and product sampling at his distillery. Paul and his wife, Elaine, hope to have their whiskey in restaurants by the end of the year.
Tanya Jones, program manager at Reunion House, meets with a young person at the shelter, which serves as an in-between place to live pending some other more permanent arrangement for residents. Reunion House has 20 beds.
Eli Renteria, playing the role of Garry, barrels through a false wall as the cast and crew rehearse for “Noises Off,” a production of the Catalina Foothills High School department of theater arts. Directed by Terry Erbe, the three-act comedic farce about a play within a play features a techn…
Mountain View tight end Brandon Stoutmeyer hauls in a 35-yard pass during the first quarter of Friday night’s game against Ironwood Ridge. The Mountain Lions completed just two passes in their 14-7 victory.
Jennifer Rivas, left, 17, checks out the pullover sweater that Esteban Florez, 19, is trying on at the new Burlington Coat Factory at 3660 S. 16th Ave. The new store is the second Burlington in Tucson.
Systems engineer James Francis works on product development in the lab at Azbil BioVigilant Inc., 2005 W. Ruthrauff Road. The company makes instruments that detect airborne microbes.
Arizona junior safety Tra'Mayne Bondurant leads the Cats with three interceptions so far in 2013. He also has three tackles for loss (2nd among Cats), one sack and 23 tackles (3rd among Cats). USC's Dion Bailey, perhaps best remembered for the helmet-to-helmet hit he put on Matt Scott last s…
Tucson metal artist Moises Orozco is recovering from terrible fall injuries. He suffered fractures of an eye socket and his jaw, forehead, sinus cavities and cheeks. Three of his teeth were knocked out and several others were chipped. Other injuries include a dislocated kneecap, cracked rib …
Herbalist Becki Garza, owner of La Yerberia Botanicals, prepares a creosote salve in her Tucson home.
Lunch diners Vick and Cynthia Dailey pop in for a bite at Sir Veza’s Taco Garage in the Tucson Mall. Sir Veza’s and sister restaurant El Charro are to open at US Airways Center, home to the Phoenix Suns, when the NBA season starts.
DRS Technologies’ surveillance tower, displayed in March at the University of Arizona Tech Park, is an example of the work a new consortium will be focusing on as it works to enhance border-technology in Southern Arizona and New Mexico.
Students in Andrew Cleaver’s sixth-grade class — Daniela Gardner, left, Rene Bartlett, Ariana LaClaire and Joseph Sotelo — carry on a lively discussion about how to prevent bullying. The charter school began tackling the problem two years ago.
Dan Cole, owner of Valhalla Leatherwork, uses a maul to tamp out detail in a leather belt at the Tucson Arts and Crafts Association’s “A Harvest of Arts and Crafts” show on Saturday at the Windmill Suites at St. Philip’s Plaza. The group’s next show, the “Spirit of Giving” Christmas show, i…
Avery Howayeck, 10, practices a “walk-over” whip trick during a recent Tucson Twist-Its jump-roping team practice. The session was at Agua Caliente Elementary School, 11420 E. Limberlost Road, and jump-ropers practiced styles like the “cowboy,” “kamikaze” and two-person tricks.
Arizona quarterback B.J. Denker celebrates his 35-yard touchdown run with receiver Garic Wharton in the first quarter. Denker rushed for 90 yards and threw for 158 as the Wildcats rolled up 422 yards of total offense. UA opens Pac-12 play at Washington on Sept. 28.
Kathy Askren talks about some of the fall and Christmas decorations on display at the Askren & Sons warehouse, 4701 S. Butterfield Drive. The store sells to professionals and wholesalers.
Horses drink from a pond at Sonoita Creek Ranch, one of Rosemont Copper’s mitigation parcels. Rosemont has committed to buying land parcels and water rights around the region to compensate for damage near its mine site.
Miguel Fuentevilla, center, and wife Sonya Sotinsky confer with painter Pierre Finkelstein. Fuentevilla and Sotinsky — with a little help from their daughters — have designed many of the restaurants in downtown Tucson.
Vail Unified School District dispatcher/driver Allan Harrison crawls underneath a school bus as he runs through an afternoon pre-trip inspection at the district’s transportation headquarters behind Old Vail Middle School.
Arizona running back Daniel Jenkins celebrates with teammate Chris Putton after scoring a touchdown during the second quarter against NAU. Filling in for suspended running back Ka’Deem Carey, Jenkins ran for 139 yards.
A bicyclist rides across the Diamondback Bridge, where signs of age are showing on its underbelly, at East Broadway just west of North Euclid Avenue. A number of public art pieces around the city are in need of maintenance or repair, but Pima County says it doesn’t have the money to provide it.
The new center has eight diesel fueling lanes and 12 gasoline lanes; two recreational-vehicle fueling lanes; Subway, Taco Bell and Cinnabon restaurants; and other food offerings including pizza, soups, salads and sandwiches. It opened Monday at South Craycroft Road and I-10 (Exit 268).
Tents, cars and market shoppers stretch for blocks as “fayuqueros” set out their goods for sale at flea markets in Nogales, Sonora.
Dora Alicia Corona, right, takes a phone call and helps a market-goer interested in a phone charger as she and other “fayuqueros” peddle their wares at flea markets in Nogales, Sonora. Most of the odds and ends are gleaned from the Tucson area.
Nancy Howell, with the Rincon Optimist Club, fits Lineweaver Elementary first-grader Chloe Arnold, 6, with a new pair of shoes. More than 100 TUSD students got to pick out new shoes and socks Thursday. More will follow today.
Yanni Kranis brings out an order during dinner rush at Yanni's The Little Greek. Kranis and son Ryan have run the eastside restaurant for about a year.
Linebacker Scooby Wright, right, battling TE Nolan Heyer in drills, was rated as a two-star recruit out of Santa Rosa, Calif. But the 6-foot-1-inch, 235-pound freshman earned UA coach Rich Rodriguez's respect on film and in practice.
Azayliah Perez tackles the hallways in her new setting — school. After years of leukemia treatment, the school experience is entirely new, one of discovery, for the 9-year-old.
Azayliah Perez gets familiar with Kellond Elementary School, entering a classroom with mom Desiree Mendoza during “Meet Your Teacher Day.” Azayliah is just beginning her formal education after years spent battling cancer.
Merlot grapes were ready for harvest this past Saturday at Charron Vineyards and Winery, 18585 S. Sonoita Highway (Arizona 83). At left, Andy Lacy, front, admires a cluster he just picked. His friend Tyler Rhoades, behind, works in the same field. A few dozen volunteer harvesters arrived at …
University of Arizona Poetry Center Executive Director Tyler Meier pauses at poet Alberto Rios' entry in the guest book in which visiting poets who stay at the center's guest cottage write notes, pen poems and draw pictures.
The front porch at the home of Bill DuPont in the Colonia Solana Residential Historic District neighborhood southeast of East Broadway and South Country Club Road.
Norma and Stanley Feldman's home was built in 1937 and is a stone's throw from where Mr. Feldman grew up. He can reach his downtown office in 10 minutes.