Erik Schumann recovers from a machete attack by a woman's jealous ex-boyfriend in Tucson.
Look familiar? Top photo by Scott Sommerdorf of the Salt Lake Tribune shows a robot from Salt Lake City Police searching a bank robbery suspect today after officers arresting him noticed he had a vest with wires on it.
Bottom photo was taken by Daily Star photographer Benjie Sanders on October, 2005, in Tucson, after a bank robbery suspect said he had a bomb in his mouth. A Tucson Police robot took a peak. Turns out, he didn't.
The Tucson Police captured the John Dillinger gang in January, 1934, without firing a shot. Dillinger Days at Hotel Congress, Jan. 23-24, commemorates the event.
Round Two of our look at Tucson area views 40, 50, 60 years ago and from the same spot in 2014.
Check out Old Tucson through the years as the park celebrates its 75th anniversary.
Ski Valley opened after heavy snows fell over the New Year's holiday.
Some of the top shots taken by staff photographers in past year.
No. 3 Arizona drops its first game of the season, moves to 12-1.
Some areas around Tucson look much as they did 50 years ago while others have seen dramatic change, sometimes two or three times over. Arizona Daily Star photographers have revisited some 26 scenes originally photographed in black and white culled from the Tucson Citizen/Arizona Daily Star photo negative archives that date back 50 or 60 years, in some cases.
See the photo gallery at tucson.com/retrotucson
The 20th Annual Parade of Lights & Holiday Festival on Dec. 20, 2014.
No. 3 Arizona edges UTEP 60-55.
An almost-Winter storm left enough snow on Mt. Lemmon for pictures and fun on Friday, Dec. 19, 2014.
My 2014 selections were chosen because of the emotional and graphic impact of the subject matter. Whether they be poignant, funny or serious, these images show an array of emotions that I am happy to have captured.
I couldn't pick 7 so I should rename my gallery "Mamta Popat's 7+1 favorite photos from 2014." While editing the photos for this gallery, I picked the ones that I had an emotional response too. It could be that a particular photo was tough to make or represents the emotion I was feeling when I shot the photo. I also looked for composition and lighting. I hope you enjoy them.
The overriding draw for me to these photos was in the expressions. They reflect emotions singular to their stories but universal to us all. These are some of the stories I was privileged to share and experience this year.
A few shots from memorable moments of 2014.
Photographer Mike Christy's favorite images from 2014.
If the Tucson Citizen/Arizona Daily Star photo archives are any barometer, the Tucson area got good doses of snowfall in the 1960s. Go to tucson.com/retrotucson to check out the black-and-white scenes of a snowy Tucson.
Wildcats blow out visitors as five players score in double figures.
Wildcats blow out Michigan to improve to 10-0.
Despite assertions to the contrary, Pancho Villa never drank here. But just about everyone else did - from mayors and bankers to cowboys and Indians.
The same could probably be said for a few reporters, judging from the florid postmortems that ran in the local papers after the Legal Tender fell to urban renewal in the waning days of 1969.
By its final "last call," more than 100 "happy mourners," including the mayor, a bank vice president and several city honchos, had drained the taps.
Click the headline to read Bonnie Henry's story from 2008 and see the photo gallery.
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.
Wildcats rout Wolverines 87-56 at McKale Center to improve to 9-0.
The 2014 Arizona Daily Star High School All Star athletes in cross country, swimming, golf and volleyball.
Protesters conducted a "die-in" and blocked the intersection of Congress and Toole.