Let's get to the good right away, because right now, we can all use some good news.
Someone smeared excrement (human or animal, we’ll never know) on the door handle of someone’s car
Martin Bacal died at age 84 on February 14 of an apparent heart attack.
Sporting fringed buckskin
tight fitting jeans...
Two women escaped punishment for a conspicuous tiff in a grocery-store parking after their cars got a little too close on the road
Tucson's hip-hop scene is growing, and the main players know that it's not just about the music.
The next underdog marijuana legalization initiative is out of the gate as the group Safer Arizona filed their vision
Mexican illegals don’t just apply for citizenship instead of coming here illegally
It’s difficult to announce this, but life has pulled me in another direction and so Jellywink Boutique’s last day will be this Saturday, Feb. 25.
One reader sent an email not happy that I referred to our president as the Mook, writing that in order to convince the other side we have a true mook for president, we probably should refrain from name-calling.
When a woman told her adult stepson he couldn't take dresser drawers full of clothing out of her house, he obeyed and left her drawers—but emptied an entire can full of garbage on the hood of her car, according to a Pima County Sheriff's Department report.
Republican state lawmakers are once again taking aim at the initiative process this year.
Dear Mexican: My parents were born in Mexico. I was born in Dallas, Texas.
It is the toothless hillbilly matriarch of all clichés to complain about traffic.
Sue Sisley’s research on the efficacy of medical marijuana treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder in veterans has finally begun.
The suede shifts from a time of condescension towards completion
Sock footed in the Islamic Center of Tucson’s prayer room, more than 30 people of various religious and cultural backgrounds
I pull into Gadsden Coffee Co. on the outskirts of Arivaca, a rural town, 11 miles from the Mexico border.
A man stole a very large number of lottery tickets and then went (almost) directly to jail, a Pima County Sheriff's Department report stated.
Mari remembers sitting in the Sabino High School auditorium about six years ago, listening to four Republican candidates explain why they were the best choice to fill the CD 8 seat left vacant by Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords
Super Bowl arrives again in masses stirring up splendor distractions from our daily lives that drives us to dine on the worst food that we can find.
A very unfortunate man was just getting to know a woman online
A 20-year-old Syrian refugee told his story to demonstrators holding signs that read "Refugees Welcome" and "No Muslim Ban,"
Activists want U.S. Rep. McSally to hear from them at an open meeting, but McSally has other plans.
The General coughs and points, and says, "That's Killer, he's been the best partner I've ever had."
When Americans retake California from you low-IQ Mexicans, should we call it the Reconquista?
Bear down and bottoms up, Tucson.
It seems too much pot is giving Republican state lawmakers an identity crisis as they keep trying to pass greater regulation on the Arizona marijuana industry.
In our society, most forms of sexuality are still highly stigmatized.
Over the weekend while protests broke out at many large-city airports, Mari thought about a VFW Voice of Democracy essay contest Mari won third place in in junior high school.
After being caught in a fast-food joint with drug paraphernalia in his underpants, a man in a color-coordinated outfit bragged about his skills at hiding actual drugs on his person—or, literally, in his person.
Strangled, burnt offerings harden from delicate,
A local homeowner was baffled by a sinister-seeming—yet nonsensical—episode of apparent vandalism at her residence, a PCSD report said.
Trump takes his first stab at a Muslim ban.
At any given moment, countless pieces of rock from outer space, the debris from long-ago collisions and explosions,
Dear Mexican: I'm a wetback myself; actually, in the eyes of a gringo, we are all wetbacks.
Back in the day, the Oakland Raiders employed a sinister strategy to give themselves a competitive advantage.
Migrant Deaths in the Arizona Desert, published by the University of Arizona Press, addresses the tragic results of government policies on immigration.
If you've felt like nothing has surprised you after a week of Donald Trump's presidency, here's a curve ball out of alt-right field.
Mari thinks about how lucky she is to have such a unique 15-year-old who brings her joy everyday.
A couple of women made themselves quite at home in a stranger's storage unit—even fashioning a (very crude) "restroom" for themselves there.
Hostility among honey vendors escalated into a small-scale (OK, very small-scale) turf war.
State Rep. Bob Thorpe, a Flagstaff Republican, has introduced three education-related bills at the Arizona Legislature that target social justice courses, and DREAMers and have spurred activists springing into action.
Team Ducey hosts a public budget presentation in Tucson, but doesn’t do much outreach to let folks know it’s happening
Dear Mexican: Recently at the local Northgate market, I saw a man wearing a T-shirt that said "MEXICAN" followed by a clarification: "NOT Latino: Latinos are Anglo Europeans from Italy. NOT Hispanic: Hispanics are Anglo Europeans from Spain."
A sharp pop cracked inside the main cabin and the Boeing 737 tilted left—bump-thump—but quickly swung back into its path, and dozing heads bounced gently along.
When my mother caught my little brother smoking pot in the basement—proof that I'd failed to educate him on the clandestine tactics of smoking in your parents' house—she broke down in tears.
3,200 pairs of shoes? That's amazing.
The Affordable Care Act may not be perfect, but it probably saved Aaron Parkey's life.
A sad woman with strange "bathroom" habits and a very interesting "signature" was caught stealing a can of vodka spritzer from a convenience store.
Sunrise in Tucson in photos
Foothills-area pedestrians were temporarily inconvenienced by a mysterious instance of crosswalk vandalism.
Not long after Election Day, Shauna Anderson created a Facebook event for a Tucson Women's March on Washington. She thought a couple dozen women would be interested. A little more than two months later, over 2,000 people have clicked "going."
Is there a kinder, gentler Doug Ducey running the state?
Dear Mexican: I was wondering if you could shed some light on the debate on whether 29 percent of Mexicans/Hispanic voters really voted for Trump, or whether it was much less like other polls show?
Alas, America is awash with hypocrites these days. Let's count down to the worst of the bunch.
This inauguration is, well, a historic mess based on a campaign that brought racist and sexist vitriol to the surface that made it difficult for many American sitting together at Thanksgiving dinner with relatives across the land.
The Arizona Legislature kicked off its 53rd session last week, bringing with it the possibility for some changes to the state's marijuana laws.