An Air Force F4D fighter jet had crashed.
Almost nine years before an Air Force jet crashed near UA, there was a similar, more devastating crash.
We always think of the holidays when it's December, but do you remember these historic events that happened in December?
Bachelors and unattached ladies at the university formed separate unions.
Tucsonans were warned in 1902 to be aware of a scheme happening in the Phoenix area. As Phoenix police still hadn't caught the perpetrator, Tucson police were no doubt hoping he wouldn't make his way south.
The lead paragraph in this article may have one wondering how many diamond robberies there were in Tucson by the end of 1921, for this to be one of the most daring. It was daring nonetheless.
It is truly hard to solve a murder when one doesn't know the identity of the victim. However, the bashed-in skull, drag marks and other evidence gave pretty clear indication that the death was not an accident.
The Legal Tender on West Congress was the home of a stiff drink and a fight or two from the 1880s until it was demolished during "urban renewal" in 1969.
One might think that traffic could not have been a serious problem in 1920 Tucson. After all, how many cars could there have been?
Almost 73 years ago, the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, brought the U.S. into World War II. In his address asking Congress for a declaration of war, President Franklin D. Roosevelt called Dec. 7, 1941, a date that "will live in infamy."
A look back at 'a day that will live in infamy.'
No sooner does a patient leave the sanitarium to catch a train than the bus in which he is riding is hit by a car. It is no wonder he claimed no injuries and left on that train. It was safer.
It is said that a man who acts as his own attorney has a fool for a client. Unless that man is really an attorney, this may well be true as discovered by an accused moonshiner in 1920.
Naturally the University of Arizona football team wants to win every game; however, UA's rivalry with Arizona State University is fierce enough that if the Wildcats could win only one game in a particular season, they would want to defeat the…
While Americans celebrate Veterans Day, in France it is Armistice Day.
As a deputy sheriff attempted to arrest a man on an earlier charge, the man attempted to assault or kill the sheriff and his assistant. This turned out to be deadly for the accused.
It was 25 years ago that the wall dividing Berlin came down, Nov. 9, 1989.
Tom Dougherty had a guardian angel in 1899.
The first death in Tombstone attributed to Buckskin Frank was Mike Killeen.
A good samaritan's lost purse led her friends to believe she was in critical condition.
In 1991 the Star asked readers what they would put on their tombstones.
How would you feel if an Air Force jet crashed near your home or school?
An Air Force jet crashed just south of the University of Arizona 34 years ago.