Despite a day long rain that put a damper on the events, members of Havin' A Blast keep singing for the fairgoers at the Oro Valley Festival of the Arts and Holiday Tree Lighting. Video Kelly Presnell / Arizona Daily Star
Rain washed out the tree lighting portion of the annual festival, and a lot of the events, but a few hardy vendors, performers and fair goers stuck it out for the afternoon at the Oro Valley Marketplace, December 3, 2022.
The pedestrian was crossing Speedway in a north to south direction when she was struck by a Nissan that was traveling west in the middle lane.
For Star subscribers: Maricopa County wants a judge to toss out Republican Kari Lake's bid to immediately be given election records so she can challenge her loss in the governor's race.
Jim Kolbe, who represented Southern Arizona in Congress for 22 years, died Saturday, Dec. 3, of a stroke at the age of 80.
Undefeated Sahuaro kept rolling with a thorough 95-7 win over the home standing Jaguars, December 2, 2022, Tucson, Ariz.
The 17-year-old was identified by homicide detectives as an additional suspect in the fatal shooting of a 20-year-old at a Tucson park.
The Tucson Crime Free Coalition has gained headway influencing local government leaders to act, including using the criminal justice system, on the growing crisis of homelessness in Tucson they say is harming local businesses.
Is our economy doing better or worse? See recent changes in local employment, regional inflation and more in these regularly updated charts and maps.
The former police officer, Ryan Remington, had been indicted on one count of manslaughter in August for a deadly shooting outside a store on Tucson's south side.
Republican Congressman-elect Juan Ciscomani, who will represent a large part of Tucson, also has priorities including the economy and health-care access.
For Star subscribers: Tucson Unified School District wants to add sixth grade to six elementary schools for the 2023-2024 school year. Other schools might follow if the plan succeeds.
New drone footage of the shipping containers at the Arizona border in the Coronado National Forest. The barrier has expanded to 3.25 miles. Video courtesy of Sky Island Alliance
One of the men who showed up with zip-ties to confront the principal of a Vail Elementary School over COVID-19 protocols was sentenced to serve 30 days in jail on Wednesday.
Mayor Regina Romero praised as "great leader" at her annual State of the City speech.
Corrections officers were in the process of serving paperwork to an inmate when he reportedly attacked them.
For Star subscribers: She outlines for prosecutors the laws she thinks two GOP Cochise County supervisors broke by refusing to certify election results by the legally required deadline.
Our weekly round-up of letters published in the Arizona Daily Star.
The Santa Cruz River was the lifeblood of Tucson for early Native Americans, the Spanish Conquistadores and early American settlers. It languished for years and became dry most of the year as the water table dropped. It is now an integral part of The Loop bicycle and pedestrian trails.
These are recent reports of missing children made to local law enforcement. If you think you have seen a missing child, contact the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children at 1-800-THE-LOST (1-800-843-5678).
Check out the peaks and valleys in volatile local gas prices, and track motor vehicle sales, financing and production.
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The Tucson LGBT Chamber of Commerce is rolling out the red carpet for it's first Gay-La soiree, complete with live music, food and drinks.
U.S. judge orders lawyers for Kari Lake, Mark Finchem to pay Maricopa County's legal fees because their suit "furthered false narratives" about elections.
For Star subscribers: Four years after a rape in an Arizona care facility, caregivers are still poorly trained. A public awareness campaign has not been launched. And families are begging for help.
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