Arizona Secretary of State Michele Reagan campaigned on making it easier for people to see how money flows into political campaigns, and she has a plan for a website that will help.
An unwanted trailer-park visitor embarked on a malicious power trip.
The recent failure to repeal the American Healthcare Act could be the perfect example of why the Republican Party needs to stop being the party of no.
A UA student was dismayed to wake up from a booze-induced slumber to find his room a mess, some of his possessions stolen…
Will U.S. Rep. Martha McSally remain wedded to the GOP agenda or will she show an independent streak?
I need to know why do salvatruchas think they are superior to every Mexican and Guatemalan in every way?
In extremely relative terms, times were tough for white racists in Mississippi in the decade between the mid-1950s and the early-’60s.
It is interesting to note that the word 'water' is referenced 63 times in the Muslim holy book the Quran in relation to its uses, water as a blessing, and its importance.
It's a Thursday afternoon and underneath bright TV studio lights, Five on 20 anchors Ty Besh and Rich Aguirre are bantering back and forth as they rehearse before they go live with their evening newscast.
College campuses have always been a hotbed for marijuana.
That Guy Has an "Arrest Wish"
Celebrate Brian Smith. I know many of us go away for a while. Leave Tucson for love or work, or a need to escape.
A University of Arizona student experienced the epitome of luck when he not only rec ouped his lost wallet—with everything apparently still inside—but also avoided jail despite the fact that everything was apparently still inside...
Longtime Washington journalist Evan Thomas is the author of Being Nixon: A Man Divided, a biography of former president Richard Nixon that was named one of the 10 best nonfiction books of the year by Time Magazine and was praised as a “fully rounded portrait” by the New York Times Book Review.
Dear Mexican: The other day, I witnessed a young gordita retrieve a bag of Fritos, open it, then walk over to the chili station and pump in two steaming piles of 7-11 chili into the bag.
Then, because they are owned by the gun lobby, they oppose common-sense gun safety legislation that helps keep firearms out of dangerous hands.
His foot clipped into the pedal and the pedal was connected to the crank and his leg pushed down and perspiration stung razor burns on the tops of his shins.
Veterans in Arizona are pushing back against the UA's medical marijuana ban.
Honey, I'm Going to My Whore Meeting
A woman's live-in adult son got suddenly, strangely angry after possibly scoring drugs at an auto-parts shop
I opened the door to the freezing rain, We haven't seen sun since the autumn came.
A white-haired man pulls a cart full of crosses.
Ducey is delighted, McSally is carefully reading, Grijalva and O’Halleran say no way
Forty or so years ago, Rocky became the first sports movie to win the Oscar for Best Picture.
Although some may say it's old news Tucson was recognized as an UNESCO-designated City of Gastronomy, others say food and drink in this desert town should always be celebrated along with its food-loving entrepreneurs.
Watching Tucson Unified School District implode again and again hurts
A woman who'd been evicted from an apartment complex was accused of using lipstick- not once, but three times
Tucson’s largest school district accepted Superintendent H.T. Sanchez’s resignation at the governing board’s Feb. 28 meeting after two highly contentious weeks.
Author Hernandez solves the mystery of the unknown
deportees lauded in famous Woody Guthrie song
Dear Mexican: A Mexican man recently broke up with me. We had great sex, but a somewhat distant relationship.
When Beyoncé pimps your
work on her socials and when Apple appropriates your imagery, you’re into a heightened cultural pop lexicon.
Award-winning poet, professor and children’s book author Juan Felipe Herrera is the first Latino U.S. Poet Laureate. His work addresses the multidimensional plight of migrants, of class and of language.
It looks like Arizona will have new industrial opportunities as a bill to legalize the manufacturing and sale of hemp rolls through the state legislature without much opposition.
There are two events going on this month that deserve a bit of your attention and worth mentioning in this space.
In an incident involving a bathtub and meth—but not necessarily "bathtub meth"— a man was arrested after screaming at a motel employee in his underwear upon learning he owed $600 for damaging his room, according to a Pima County Sheriff's Department report.
Tucson politicians who attend the prayer breakfasts need to ask "where did all these alternative facts' come from?"
A man tried, quite unsuccessfully, to smuggle four bottles of booze out of a Walmart store—in his pants, a Pima County Sheriff's Department report stated.
With President Donald Trump and his allies in the GOP Congress looking for ways to block the ability of low-income women and men to turn to Planned Parenthood for their sexual health concerns, the organization is bracing for a rough year ahead.
You have to hand it to U.S. Rep. Martha McSally: Faced with the possibility that she would look cowardly for refusing to hold an open-topic town hall
Today, in 2017, it seems we are damn near obligated to focus on our collective future since a certain someone in Washington is hell-bent on dismantling it Tweet by 140-character Tweet.
Dear Mexican: I work at a Mexican restaurant where the majority of the workers are, you guessed it, Mexican.
Lent started yesterday, so for the next 46 days
Several states are poised to go toe-to-toe with the federal government if the new administration makes any moves to curb recreational marijuana efforts.
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
The stories that Jill tells are horrifying.
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.