Who remembers when the Tanque Verde Swap Meet was on Tanque Verde?
Past May front pages include news about Charles Lindbergh and Amelia Earhart, the explosion of the Hindenburg, the Brown vs. Board of Education Supreme Court decision and the first American in space.
This year, the "ice broke" at 1:59 p.m. on April 30, according to the National Weather Service. Find more articles from Tucson's first 100-degree days from years past.
In 1976, two brothers, Patrick and Thomas Hanigan, and their father, all of Douglas, were accused of the torture and robbing of three undocumented immigrants.
It's Arizona's birthday, and to celebrate 111 years of statehood, we're sharing some of the reasons we love to call this state our home.
Arizona became a state Feb. 14, 1912. To celebrate "our Valentine's" birthday, see how many state trivia questions you can answer:
Tucson's last drive-in movie theater, De Anza, closed in 2009 after 58 years in business.
89 years ago on Jan. 25, 1934, John Dillinger and his crew of criminals — Charley Makley, Russell Clark and Harry Pierpont — were captured in Tucson following a string of jail breaks and robberies in the Midwest.
Photos of Mission San Xavier del Bac taken by the National Park Service for the Historic American Buildings Survey in 1940 and taken again from the same vantage points by Arizona Daily Star photographer A.E. Araiza in 2015.
News stories of note in Decembers past include the completion of the Washington Monument, the bombing of Pearl Harbor, a jet crash into a Tucson grocery store, Apollo 8 and the Pioneer Hotel fire.
Christine McVie of Fleetwood Mac has died at the age of 79. McVie and the hit rock band performed in Tucson in 1977.
In 1948, a youth stuck on a ledge in Sabino Canyon was rescued unhurt. However, one of his rescuers wasn't so lucky.
Interesting news in Octobers past include the hysteria of "War of the Worlds," the death of Tom Mix in a traffic accident near Florence, Arizona, a jet crash near the University of Arizona and a deadly battle in Miracle Valley.
Notable news of past Septembers include: the surrender of Geronimo, the imposing of the draft for military service in the United States, the first Black Miss America and 9/11.
What would happen today if we ran out of license plates? Perhaps the expiration date on that temporary paper tag gets extended, but those temporary tags aren't very durable.
We've collected a few of our front pages from years past to give you a look at some July 1 papers in history.
We've collected a few front pages from newspapers.com to give you a look at some June 30 papers in history.
Richard Kleindienst, a close supporter of Barry Goldwater and University of Arizona attendee, was the U.S. attorney general when burglars linked to Richard Nixon's re-election campaign broke into Democratic Party headquarters in Washington, D.C
One might conclude upon reading the latest news in this country that life is cheap, at least to some. There is even a feel of the "Wild West" with all of the talk of guns and the way some people use them too freely. Tales from the Morgue is not attempting to be political; we hope no one appr…
The researcher of Tales from the Morgue is old enough to remember having to crack the ice out of metal ice trays in order to have a cold drink. She also remembers fights with her brothers when they neglected to refill the trays they emptied, leaving no ice for anyone else.
One hundred years ago, the Arizona Daily Star reported that a woman widowed by Apaches 25 years ago needed assistance and Tucsonans visited veterans at Pastime Park.
In 1950, the Arizona Daily Star published an item from the Associated Press about Friday the 13th. It isn't local news, but such advice is always good anywhere we go even if it is a little preachy.
Note: This series was first published on tucson.com in 2010 and updated in 2018 in Tales from the Morgue. In newspaper terms, the "morgue" is the archive of the paper.
Tornadoes in Tucson? Yes, it's happened, recently enough that many Tucsonans remember them. Not too many current Tucsonans were around when a tornado his the Veterans Hospital at Pastime Park. However, newspapers remember everything.
The Arizona Daily Star carried a story about a rain of gully-washer proportions on Sept. 10, 1887.