Vanishing Act: Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

Vanishing Act: Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

Last Wednesday, the Arizona House of Representatives unanimously passed House Bill 2570, which intends to create the first study committee on violence against Indigenous women and girls in the state.

No Barking Matter: Oro Valley Seeks to Silence Nuisance Pets

While living in the Sonoran Desert brings with it some proximity to howling coyotes, the Raffetys—and many of their neighbors—were subject to the barking of a pack of dogs owned by Victor and Cecile Stanton.

Domestic Death: Oro Valley Murder

Trevor Draegeth and his wife, Laurie, were allegedly involved in an argument the night before the latter was found dead in their Oro Valley home.

Classroom vs. Crime

If it's predictable, it's preventable. That was the sentiment delivered by Oro Valley Police Chief Daniel Sharp and Pima County Sheriff Mark Napier while they urged legislators to make bigger investments in Arizona's early childhood education system.

Looping Around

Marana residents will see an extension of The Loop trail from the Canyon Del Oro Wash to the west side of Interstate-10, thanks to a routine bank protection project.

Everything Must Go: The Final Days of Tucson’s Last Kmart

Sounds echo much more when the shelves are empty. And for a place like Tucson's final Kmart, only days from closing for good, echoes are abundant.

Guest Opinion: #MeTucson

It wasn't until I stood face-to-face with a raging Pima County sheriff's deputy after a domestic violence call for help in 2011 that I realized my enamored relationship with the Old Pueblo was in serious trouble

SCAM ALERT! These six con jobs cost Arizonans millions of dollars every year

Tucson Weekly spoke with law enforcement officials on the local, state and federal levels. Here's a brief look at the top six scams at work in the state today.

Check, Please

Arizona Congressional delegation voted along party lines last week as Democrats pushed one of their top priorities through the House, advancing a bill to strengthen background checks on gun transfers.

Non-Nuclear Option

Rep. Raúl Grijalva's bill enacting a permanent ban on uranium mining drew praise this week from Havasupai leaders and criticism from the mining industry

Lift off: Mark Kelly Launches Campaign for U.S. Senate in Tucson

Although he's never held public office before, Mark Kelly touts his experience as an astronaut and his life with former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords as proof that he's worthy to replace Martha McSally in the U.S. Senate.

Law Enfarcement

Earlier this month, Pima County Supervisor Steve Christy announced that he and Supervisor Ally Miller have withdrawn their participation in the county's Community Law Enforcement Partnership Commission.

Batter up! It’s a new day at Rita Hillenbrand Stadium

A brilliant blue sky broke through a wall of slate gray clouds in the early afternoon hours Sunday, Feb. 17, shining light on the University of Arizona campus' newest gem.

Three’s a Crowd: Randi Dorman

Developer and downtown advocate Randi Dorman launched her bid for mayor of Tucson during a casual gathering of supporters last week at downtown's Connect Coworking courtyard.

Strata Deep: An insider’s look at the gem show

With more than half a century of history, the show has developed its own culture and climate, a unique group of specialists and fanatics many Tucsonans only scratch the surface of during their strolls through the swarming stalls.

Rodeo Clown Comes to Town

His job is to entertain people from the beginning of the rodeo to end—he banters with the announcer between runs, he interacts with the crowd.

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