The Affordable Care Act may not be perfect, but it probably saved Aaron Parkey's life.
3,200 pairs of shoes? That's amazing.
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.
It takes more than a national memorial. Much more.
Six Angels and the Arizona Sycamore Tree
Engel Indo started the year by paying a client's $750 rent. The previous week he helped a family whose house was destroyed in a robbery, brought Christmas baskets to families in need and gave away an Arizona Bowl ticket.
Congressman Tom O'Halleran won the Congressional District 1 seat in last November's election.
Dear Mexican: Why is Mexican Spanish so maligned by the rest of the Hispanic world (even Dominicans!)?
In the cold and dark drizzle it's hard to tell the jagged edges between earth and sky, and the potholes are filled with rare rain and yellowy lights reflecting from the Triple T over by the freeway.
People gather around Pima County Public Defender Margo Cowan, as she tells them, unequivocally and in perfect Spanish, that they're protected.
Recreational marijuana has proved to be a boon for states that have legalized it, and this year four states will add that bounty to their budget.
All of us going on another ride on this planet for another year is, well, arbitrary, isn't it?
Boots, laced, hit hard vibram soles upon gravel
We lost so much that day, but also saw how our community rallied together. People who had never met before suddenly had an unexplainable connection. Everyone wanted to help and everyone needed their neighbors, families and friends to start the healing process.
Newly elected TUSD board member asks, "Do you know who I am?"
Dear Mexican: I'm wondering what your thoughts are on the use of Loteria cards as decorative elements, specifically when used by people without Mexican heritage.
One last look at last year.
More good news out of the courts this week as the Arizona Court of Appeals ruled that the presence of marijuana in one's system may not constitute driving under the influence nor merit subsequent charges.
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The Satanic Temple’s Michelle Shortt: “It’s a stance of the Satanic Temple that anybody who doesn’t conform—you know, if you’re a feminist, or an intelligent woman, if you celebrate your sexuality, if you’re gay, if you’re just different—somebody somewhere considers you a Satanist.”
Dear Mexican: How come you call yourself a Mexican? By definition, you're a Chicano, not a Mexican.
How you can help make the world a better place, at no cost to you!
2016 is nearly over and you'll find plenty of lists of the so-called Top Stories of the Year. We, on the other hand, have spent the year reading the newspapers, browsing the online sites and watching the TV news to collect what can only be described as the Bottom Stories of the Year.
Bill Montgomery is at it again. This time the wayward Maricopa County attorney is going after Arizona's medical marijuana program in the court of law.
Let's see what happens. Jeebus 2018.
Boots, laced, hit hard vibram soles upon gravel.
The line for Syrian Sweets Exchange, 2.0 was wrapped around the block by 9:45 a.m., 15 minutes after it opened.
Minimum wage will climb to $10 an hour on Jan. 1, 2017, and to $12 an hour by 2020.
A group encircled a small altar, adorned with items representing sex workers who suffered violent deaths, targeted because of their profession.
The city of Tucson goes up against the state of Arizona over the right to destroy seized firearms
Time for a new year already.
Dear Surumato: The town of Arellano, Spain might be in the autonomous Basque Country region of Navarre, but "Arellano" comes from Latin and denotes "farm of Aurelius."
Go forth, kick this rotten year in the ass.
For the first time since 2002, people aged 35 to 44 are more likely to use marijuana regularly than Americans aged 12 to 17, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention discovered in October.
If you haven't been able to be part of welcoming these refugees to our community as others have, this is certainly one way to welcome these families and enjoy a bit of sweet community goodness.
Approximately 883,647 immigrants live in Arizona, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, and according to a Pew Research Center analysis, approximately 300,000 of them are undocumented.
What the hell is this garbage shit?
A middle-aged man drunkenly—but in an almost robotic manner—drove his car straight into a mass of cacti planted in a stranger's yard, thankfully emerging from the accident unharmed.
A woman discovered her baby stroller missing and presumed it stolen by her estranged baby's father—especially after the father wrote a Facebook post showing off about owning a new stroller.
U.S. Rep. McSally's mental-health legislation gets across the finish line, but without provisions that ease background checks on gun sales.
The Mexican's annual look at new chicano books you should gift.
Our annual look at people who make Tucson such a great place to live.
Arizona pot sales set to soar while opioid manufactures face court date
International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers