Arizona's Scott Kingery takes a swing at a pitch against Washington State at Hi Corbett Field on Friday, March 14, 2014.
The MQ-1 Predator is on display in a hangar for the 214th Reconnaissance Group Launch and Recovery Element of the 162nd Wing at Fort Huachuca. The hangar and facility can hold up to four drones along with 20 crew members and maintenance personnel.
University of Arizona donor Jeff Stevens, left, and football coach Rich Rodriguez, right, talk during a ceremony marking the reconstruction project and where Stevens received football memorabilia at the north end zone at Arizona Stadium on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2012, in Tucson, Ariz.
Estudiantes caminan cerca de la entrada del campus noroeste del Colegio Comunitario Pima. El colegio ha comenzado a implementar algunos cambios para aumentar el número de estudiantes extranjeros matriculados.
Above: Crime-scene specialist Enrique Wilkins of the Tucson Police Department looks through a shattered window at Stein Mart, 5555 E. Broadway.Right: TPD’s Quinton Gleason searches the grounds of an apartment complex in the 6100 block of East Bellevue Street, where the getaway car was found.
2014: Hampton Inn and Suites at 251 S Wilmot Road, where the Buena Vista movie theater once showed first-run features.
2014: The area north of Ft. Lowell and near the end of Columbus at the Rillito River where polo ponies once raced has been reclaimed by nature and the Creekside and Town and Country II housing developments.
2014: Jones Boulevard at Speedway Boulevard, looking south, which at one time had a Texaco gas station on the corner and the Korby's department store across the street. Speedway is much wider and a Grease Monkey occupies the corner where the Texaco stood.
Several people approach the Stein Mart at 5555 E Broadway Blvd. Two officers responded to a burglary call at the store and found the broken window and discovered a suspect nearby. The officers chased the suspect to a vehicle in front of the Hobby Lobby located next door. Once in the vehicle …
Crime scene specialist Enrique Wilkins, with the Tucson Police Department, looks through a shattered window at the Stein Mart at 5555 E Broadway Blvd. Two officers responded to a burglary call at the store and found the broken window and discovered a suspect nearby.
Pima's Murphy Gershman reaches for a loose ball before diving out of bounds during the game against Glendale Community College at Pima Community College on Jan. 15, 2014. Gershman, 25, is a former plumber who has found himself playing for the Aztecs.
Sahuarita football ball coach David Rodriguez throws the ball to one of his receivers during practice on Nov. 19, 2014.
Robert Seby, 13, uses his backhand to return a ball during a game at the Copper Bowl Tennis Tournament at El Conquistador Golf and Tennis Resort on Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2010, in Oro Valley, Ariz.
Low-hanging clouds hover over the Rincon Mountains as traffic makes its way along wet streets on East 22nd Street after an early morning shower. The photo was taken on Wednesday, December 17, 2014, in Tucson, Ariz. Photo by A.E. Araiza/ Arizona Daily Star
Low-hanging clouds hover over the Rincon Mountains as traffic makes its way along wet streets on East 22nd Street after an early Wednesday morning shower.
Tucson Police Department officers stand in front of the Hobby Lobby on the 5500 block of East Broadway where an officer-involved shooting took place early Wednesday.
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Former University of Arizona baseball player Clark Crist, who works as a scout for the St. Louis Cardinals, stands in his Oro Valley, Ariz., office holding a bat given to him by major league player Kenny Lofton on Monday, May 31, 2004.
Arizona's Chelsea Goodacre gets a hit in the fifth inning during the first game of a double header against New Mexico State at Hillenbrand Stadium on Wednesday, April 23, 2014. The Cats defeated New Mexico State 13-3 in five innings.
2014: Tucson Electric Power's headquarters is on the site of the original Tucson Fire Department Station No. 1 which once faced the 100 block of South Sixth Avenue.
2014: Looking from East Jackson Street toward the old Hotel Westerner, background left. The adobe buildings gave way to a parking lot and finally to a Federal Court annex at 44 E. Broadway, now commercial space and residential loft apartments owned by Providence Service Corp.
2014: The newest alignment of Broadway, which splits to become Congress Street, zags to the left and under Toole and the Union Pacific RR. The Modern Streetcar joins traffic on the street. In 1998, five miles of Barraza-Aviation Parkway, from South Palo Verde overpass to Broadway, opened to …
2014: North Oracle Road at West Roger Road looking north toward Limberlost Drive. Still plenty of traffic, but fewer signs and more trees. A 1985 city ordinance regulates the size, location and height of various signs, according to a Daily Star story. After a number of legal fights, billboar…
2014: Sedona Pointe Apartment homes at 2650 N Oracle Road, where the All States Auto Camp welcomed visitors in the 1920s.
2014: The rooftop is still usable for parking and Reilly's Funeral Home, lower right, is now Reilly's Pizza.
2014: North Old Oracle Road near where the road crossed the Rillito River (background left).
2014: Bank of the West is the anchor business at Oracle Place, 7225 N Oracle Road, north of Ina Road.
2014: Traffic and a bicyclist rides through the intersection of East Broadway and Tucson Boulevards. The footprint of the intersection hasn't changed, but most the structures and businesses from the 1960s (including Bob's Big Boy) are gone.
2014: A man runs along Pennington Street near the Quick Print at the Bank of America building at 33 N Stone Ave., formerly free parking lot behind the old Steinfeld's department store.
2014: Palm trees have been replaced by oak trees in front of the Citizen Building at 82 S Stone, now offices of COPE Community Services. Western cities like Tucson realized that palm trees don't provide needed shade are no fun to maintain. Many cities have removed them over the years.
2014: Traffic proceeds southbound on North Oracle Road near West River Road, long after road was widened to four lanes with a median.
Vita Carr, 5, uses a hula hoop while her father's group, Jimmy Carr and the Awkward Moments perform during the inaugural Tucson Hullabaloo Spring Festival at Armory Park. Originally conceived in Flagstaff three years ago, the event is meant to celebrate our community in a fun and responsible…
Azzam Taleb, left, the president of the Islamic Center of Tucson, and Issam Qasim congratulate each other for completing their fast as many celebrate Eid Al-Fitr. It is the celebration of the breaking of the fast marking the end of Ramadan at the Tucson Convention Center, 260 S Church Ave. R…
Before the service, Ron and Ramona Schmidli get their photograph taken by Ofelia James with the Catholic diocese as the couple gets ready to celebrate 35 years together. Bishop Gerald Kicanas gave his blessing as he celebrated mass and presided over the renewal of vows for about 170 couples …
"A" Mountain is brightly lit by members of the Bobcats, a senior honorary club that is housed by the Alumni Association at the University of Arizona, as homecoming activities start this week. Sunday's activities included a gathering on the top floor of the Main Gate Garage to watch the light…
Mountain View High School pitcher Steve Naemark pitches in the bottom of the 6th inning in the team's game against Rincon High School on Tuesday, March 13, 2007, in Tucson, Ariz.
Ironwood Ridge volleyball coach Bill Lang gathers his players during a time out against Marana on April 8, 2014.
Tucsonan Craig Curley crosses the finish line dragging a banner with him during the Meet Me Downtown 5K Night Run, which begins and ends at the Children's Museum, 200 S. Sixth Ave. With 2,000 estimated participants, the event is a 3.1-mile walk and run for people of all ages and varying skil…
Cover of "Mama's Santos" print edition cover.
Cover of "Mama's Santos" ebook.
This is a detail of a nacimiento built by Maria Luisa Teña at the Tucson Museum of Art's Casa Cordova in memory of her mother on Tuesday, November 20, 2001.
A.E. Araiza / la estrella de tucsónDesde la azotea del Hogar de Esperanza y Paz se ve a un hombre cargando un bulto grande mientras sostiene la mano de un niño. Es un barrio de bajos recursos y pocas oportunidades.
Marlen González, derecha, está lista para servir la comida a los niños que después de la escuela llegan a recibir alimentos gratuitos. El centro se ubica a tres millas de la línea fronteriza con Arizona, en el barrio Bella Vista.
La directora de, HEPAC, siglas del Hogar de Esperanza y Paz, AC, Jeannette Pazos González, izquierda, saluda a una niña que se dirige a una de las mesas del comedor.
En el trayecto, Doña Lupita tiene que subir por una larga y empinada escalera que cruza un cerro para poder llegar al Hogar de Esperanza y Paz. Ella hace este recorrido siempre que puede. Al principio iba para aprender oficios, como el bordado, ahora va para ayudar.
Fotos por A.E. Araiza / Arizona Daily StarVolunteer Lupita Mota Lopez, 73, right, stirs the soup she is making for lunch while talking with Alma Angelica Macias Mejia, middle, and Esther Torres at the Hogar de Esperanza y Paz, the Home of Hope and Peace. Torres is the founder of the free lun…
Caminando, Doña Lupita hace su recorrido hacia la Casa de Esperanza y Paz con algunas dificultades, pero con la certeza de que es lo mejor que puede hacer por los niños de su barrio y por ella misma.
Winterhaven resident Nick Heddings wraps some more lights onto his tree as part of the neighborhood’s annual Festival of Lights.
Salpointe Catholic's Justin Holt (50) puts pressure on Deer Valley's quarterback Devon Palomino (10) in the second quarter of the Division II semifinals at Marana High School. The Lancers defeated the Skyhawks 55-7 on Nov. 23, 2013 in Marana, Ariz.
Pima's Murphy Gershman works his way around a Glendale defender during their game at Pima Community College on Jan. 15, 2014.