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  • Arizona Daily Star

Arizona’s Salazar makes good on CWS promise to Johnson

Girl was bitten in ankle after stepping on snake at Christopher Columbus Park.

Fire department transported boy from urgent care to local hospital this morning.

Captain Adam Goldberg talks about rattlesnake safety as Tucson enters the height of snake season. Video by Caitlin Schmidt.

  • Carmen Duarte Arizona Daily Star

Girl, 15, is in stable condition at Banner-University Medical Center Tucson, authorities said.

  • The Associated Press

Frank Anner was bitten just above the ankle.

  • Bonnie Henry Special to the Arizona Daily Star

I lived in the desert five decades before I saw my first rattlesnake not behind glass — one up close and all too personal.

Two men were bitten by rattlesnakes in unrelated incidents on Sunday.

  • Veronica M. Cruz Arizona Daily Star

Two men were bitten by rattlesnakes in separate incidents Sunday. 

  • The Associated Press

Authorities are awaiting results of an autopsy report on the death of a man found with a backpack containing two state-protected rattlesnakes.

  • Arizona Daily Star

A man on the northwest side was bitten by a rattlesnake while working in his yard, Northwest Fire reports.

Reports of rattlesnake bites this month are the highest in three years, the Arizona Poison and Drug Information Center in Tucson says.

  • David Fitzsimmons The Arizona Daily Star

     It’s rattlesnake season which means there’ll be dancing in the streets. But not because we’re as dumb as the yahoos who host a rattlesnak…


Mike Kirn took this photo in his front yard in Oro Valley.

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  • By Doug Kreutz Arizona Daily Star

Snake season is upon us — and the biting has begun.

  • The Associated Press

PHOENIX — A 5-year-old Phoenix girl is recovering after she was bitten by a rattlesnake while out walking near a wash.