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October Heat Breaks Records in Tucson, at 96 Degrees

Daily high records were broken twice last week, with more record heat possible.

Students at a Tucson High school sit at a table outside.

Colleges to Reach Out to High School Students in Tucson

Recruiters from about 200 institutions will be on hand at College Night.

ll 17 Compost Cats are OSHA-Certified equipment operators. Clarisa Avalos says, ā€œIā€™m having fun!ā€ as she maneuvers the skip loader to turn a pile of wet compost.

Feeding Our Future: Turning Garbage into Gardens

How a group of UA undergraduates are saving the environment.

crowded traffic on highway

Officers Taking a Tougher Tack on Risky Highway Driving

DPS will watch for cars and trucks violating rules in areas with higher commercial truck traffic.

RTA Gets Money for Riders Who May Be Just Out of Range

The grant will go toward a program to help residents with the "first mile/last mile" issue.

Update on Indicted Pima County Sheriff's Chief Deputy

Plus, Broadway buildings threatened; Steward Observatory at centennial.

There are 400 wild, edible native foods in the Sonoran Desert. This food mandala is made from mesquite, ironwood, cholla cactus buds and cactus seeds.

Feeding Our Future: Harvesting the Desert

The answer to future food shortages may be right outside our doors.

Ex-Chief Deputy Faces Charges in $500,000 Theft, Conspiracy

Federal indictment accuses him of stealing anti-crime money over four years.

Company CEO Jim Cantrell said a Vector rocket is small enough to fit on the back of a commercial truck.

Rocket Manufacturer to Boost Tucson Economy with 200 Jobs

Vector Space Systems will add $225 million to the local GDP over the next five years.

Nerves Followed by Relief at Night Court in Pima County

Within a half hour, 150 people had warrants cleared, legal issues resolved.

Democratic Sheriff Chris Nanos, left, Republican challenger Mark Napier, right.

Indictment of Chief Deputy Upends Pima Sheriff's Race

No comment from incumbent Nanos; challenger Napier says 'healing' needed.

Pima Sheriff's Chief Deputy Indicted over Money Misuse

Second in command Chris Radtke resigns after federal grand jury action, sheriff says.


24-Hour Zika, West Nile Hotline Now Staffed in Pima County

Information and reporting on mosquito-borne diseases available.

Feeding Our Future: Shortening the Line

The Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona is trying new strategies to solve the root causes of hunger.

Pima County Attorney Race Foes Mostly Agree on Issues

Lowering crime, cyclist and pedestrian safety, and outside duties of the office are topics of debate.

Administrator's Salary Focus in Pima District 5 Supervisor Race

Incumbent Elias: High salary warranted; challenger Bastidas: Spend money elsewhere.

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