On Nov. 9, the Trump administration issued a directive letting local and state officials easily block federal land acquisitions using a fund Trump had bragged about saving.
As of Friday, the Pima County Health Department has recorded over 9,800 coronavirus cases in November, nearly quadrupling the number of cases in October and surpassing the county’s previous peak in the summer.
COVID-19 cases are increasing nearly everywhere in Pima County, not just in certain "hotspots." The widespread nature of this ongoing surge creates a difficult environment for public health officials to fight the virus.
Hospitals are taking in patients from overwhelmed facilities out-of-state, and are finding it hard to recruit the staff they need as COVID-19 cases rise across Pima County.
Seven-year-old Selene Rife wasn't the only Tucsonan whose parents helped her ride out the pandemic with the addition of a swimming pool. But hers might be the only one in town that required zoning for the addition of a 30-foot dock.
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has funneled nearly $400 million of federal coronavirus relief funds to state agencies to help pay for operations, allowing them to return some of their original budget allocations to the state treasury.
The wildlife in our Tucson backyard has been a soothing, sometimes exhilarating distraction, especially now that we’re all trapped at home with nothing left to binge except the show outside our windows.
Thanks to several kind, dog-loving Tucsonans, Koda and Devin Ashmore are back together again.
The proposal pits a developer pledging to put the skids to urban sprawl and protect open space against neighbors who worry too much desert will be lost.
While revenues in some areas did decrease due to the pandemic, City of Tucson officials said an increase in online purchases and construction activity along with a drop in expenses is giving the city's general fund an unexpected boost.
As total weekly COVID-19 cases reach a new high water mark in Pima County, researchers at Arizona State University warn statewide hospital bed shortage looms.
About 500 of 1,300 inmates at the facility on South Wilmot Road have been infected with coronavirus.
The Democratic mayors, including Tucson's leader, concede that their police departments are not enforcing their own local orders.
Air travel over the Thanksgiving Day holiday period is expected to be down by nearly half as CDC recommends against any holiday trips, AAA says.
GJX, which specializes in high-end gems and jewelry, said it didn't feel that it could safely hold the show due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
When state services don’t come through, Arizonans with developmental disabilities struggle with a system balanced on the backs of families.
At least 1,160 students are not showing up for school, and that's not including those in Tucson Unified, the county's largest school district.
The “Pathways to Asia” expansion is the next step in a 10-year, $80 million plan to renovate and improve the Reid park Zoo, which has been a staple in the Tucson community for over 50 years.
The UA Poetry Center has attracted big names like Robert Frost, the author of “The Road Not Taken.” Frost, who read at President John F. Kennedy’s inauguration in 1961, read at the Poetry Center dedication in 1960.
Emory, 11, has cerebral palsy and uses an augmentative communication device to talk to her friends. One day, her mother turned it on and smoke came out. “They make it so hard for families that they give up.”
Even if you qualify for the highest level of services, you still might not get the care you need as a person with developmental disabilities in Arizona. The challenges for families can be immense.
Tyler Stumpf wants to live in the community and work with animals. His mother says the state of Arizona is not doing nearly enough to help.
The multimedia exhibit that runs through November 29 on the University of Arizona campus honors ordinary Tucsonans doing extraordinary things.
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The trust account from which jobless benefits are paid is going broke; Gov. Doug Ducey says an infusion of federal funds means Arizona businesses won't have to pay into it.
With class size limitations, owners are struggling to turn a profit. Rent and other operating costs have remained the same, but potential income has been reduced drastically.
Most Pima County and Arizona residents, like people in much of the country, do not yet have antibodies for the virus that causes COVID-19.
As hospitals see more patients with COVID-19, the number of positive tests for the virus sharply rises in Pima County.
Center operators say long period of isolation has been difficult on many elderly residents.
Recent week-to-week coronavirus case counts increased by 20% statewide and 8% in Pima County.
As the City of Tucson continues to distribute coronavirus relief aid through its We Are One | Somos Uno Resiliency Fund, the need for financial support continues to rise.
Anika O'Brien, Keirstin Jones and Quinn Davis ended the season earlier this month as the top three point leaders in Tucson Speedway's Outlaw Bandolero division.
Most of the time, Jamie Ledbetter is the only girl training at APEX Mixed Martial Arts. But the STEM-loving self-proclaimed math nerd doesn't care one bit.
Supporters had waited hours for Trump to make his hour-long campaign stop near the Tucson International Airport.
For residents of southern Arizona, the outcome of the election will determine the future of the border wall, setting the tone for how federal agencies will address drug smuggling and illegal border crossings for at least the next four years.
It’s unrealistic to expect that the festival season here — particularly in the spring — will go on as normal, officials concede.
New COVID-19 cases are increasing in Arizona, but not as rapidly as in other states. Case counts in Pima County are in better shape than the statewide average.
The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation projects that the number of daily deaths, which has been on a declining trend since the beginning of August, is likely to start rising again by the end of the month based on current projections. But IHME contends that could be sharply tempered if the state were to impose a universal requirement for people to wear masks.
Owner Suzana Davila, who temporarily closed the downtown Mexican restaurant back in March, says it made no sense financially to reopen as the threat of COVID-19 lingers. The Little One, run by Davila's sisters, will remain open.