Long Arm of the Law

Long Arm of the Law

Legislators proposed bills that would create meaningful reform in Arizona’s criminal justice system.

Animal Artistry

The Reid Park Zoo is highlighting some of nature’s greatest creatives on Saturday, June 22, as part of its weekly Summer Safari Night series.

Burdens and Barriers

Arizona has seen a number of new laws over the last decade that have made it harder for individuals to access abortions.

Distant Dreams

The House voted mostly on party lines last Tuesday, June 4, to approve a bill that would protect millions of "Dreamers" from deportation and give them a pathway to citizenship, a bill Republicans said would only lead to more illegal immigration.

Bringing Sexy Back

A friend with benefits returned to the Fourth Avenue district with the reopening of Jellywink Boutique, a queer-friendly sex toy shop.

Sick and Twisted

US Rep. Tom O’Halleran sees little progress in national healthcare reform

Zooperheroes: Reid Park Zoo

Summer Safari Nights at the Reid Park Zoo help Tucson beat the heat this summer and learn about our local zoo animals.

Chow Line

The Beyond Tucson Foundation, a local nonprofit focused on improving public health, is hosting a symposium Friday, May 31 to discuss the question: Are school lunches healthy?

Hands off the Wheel

On Aug. 10, 2018, a semi-truck drove between Tucson and Phoenix without any human intervention.

Back in Gear: The Bike Ranch

The Pima County board of Supervisors will decide next week whether to greenlight a proposed bicycling resort across from Saguaro National Park-East.

Bringing Closure

Group volunteers said the calls to search for a missing loved one have increased in recent months as a flood of mostly Central American families has surged toward the border.

Children’s Crusade

Over the last decade, the state of Arizona has cut preschool funding by tens of millions of dollars.

Object Lessons: Biotech

Nighthawk Biotechnology, Inc. is not a real company, it's the name of Ironwood Ridge science teacher Mark Pincus's biotechnology class.

Honor Bound: Arizona Press Club

Tucson Weekly and its sister papers in the Tucson Local Media empire brought home 16 awards in the annual Arizona Press Club competition.

Street Smarts

Arizona joined 47 other states Monday, April 22 when Gov. Doug Ducey, joined by members of the Arizona Legislature, signed legislation prohibiting the use of handheld mobile devices while driving.

Three For All: Tucson’s Mayoral Candidates

With a primary election coming up in August, mayoral candidates Steve Farley, Randi Dorman and Regina Romero have about four months to win over the hearts and minds of Democratic and independent voters.


The Range

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