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Aztec softball continues streak, rolls past Glendale CC

The Pima Community College softball team (25-12, 19-9 in ACCAC) earned their fourth straight conference sweep on Tuesday as the Aztecs won a doubleheader at Glendale Community College.... Read more»

Pedestrian killed in Grant Rd. hit and run

A 74-year-old man died after being struck by a vehicle while walking across Grant Road near Palo Verde on Saturday night, police said. Authorities said they're searching for a white 2011-Volkswagen Jetta with "significant front-end and windshield damage."... Read more»

Supreme Court justices have sharp questions in Arizona divorce case

Chief Justice John Roberts had pointed questions for attorneys arguing on behalf of an Arizona woman whose fight to regain some of her ex-husband’s pension payments landed before the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday.... Read more»

Pima's Corona & Lorenson nab ACCAC Player/Pitcher of the Week honors

The Pima Community College softball team earned double recognition on Tuesday as they swept the Player and Pitcher of the Week awards.... Read more»

Pima basketball makes statement to open NJCAA tourney, advances to Elite 8

The Pima Community College men’s basketball team (22-11) advanced to the Elite 8 of the NJCAA Division II Tournament on Tuesday as the Aztecs led from start to finish against Waubansee Community College.... Read more»

Tucson city election system will stand, after Supreme Court rejects GOP appeal

The U.S. Supreme Court let stand an appeals court ruling that said Tucson’s hybrid election system – primaries by ward and general elections at-large – does not infringe on the right to vote by city residents. The denial ends two-year court battle by Republican critics.... Read more»

What the Devil won't tell you

Supreme Court tells Tucson Republicans to 'play ball'

As the Supreme Court denies a GOP appeal of a ruling that upheld Tucson's system of electing City Council members, it's back to the campaign trail for local Republicans and I will offer the “Red Team” advice because I'm the columnist who cares. ... Read more»

West Side house fire kills man Sunday night

A blaze in a home near South La Cholla and West 36th Street lead to a man's death Sunday night, authorities said.... Read more»

JCPenney won't close El Con store

Department store JCPenney announced that it will shutter 138 stores across the country., but while the location at Tucson's El Con Mall is among the retail chain's worst performing shops, that store won't be closed. The only Arizona store on the shut-down list is in Bullhead City.... Read more»

Guest opinion

Napier: Sheriff can't enforce federal immigration laws without harming public safety

Sheriff Mark Napier: "While I support the increased attention given to the border and welcome additional federal resources, the Sheriff’s Department does not have the capacity to engage in proactive enforcement of federal immigration laws. If local law enforcement becomes proactive in immigration enforcement, we will not enhance public safety, but rather deteriorate it."... Read more»

Ex-Border Patrol agent gets 13 years for drug trafficking, accepting bribe

A former Border Patrol agent will serve 160 months in prison for attempting to smuggle 110 pounds of cocaine in a rental car headed for Chicago, and for accepting bribes as a public official. ... Read more»

Advocates: Relatively small budget cuts could have big impact on Arizona arts

The Trump administration’s call to eliminate the NEA and NEH in next year’s budget would mean the loss of just over $1.5 million in federal funds for Arizona. While that number may appear small in a budget that’s in the trillions, arts advocates called it short-sighted — taxpayers “get a lot of bang for their buck with the small amount of funding they get from the NEA.”... Read more»

Supreme Court to hear dispute on pension payments in Arizona divorce

The U.S. Supreme Court will consider Monday whether an Arizona veteran who gave up some of his pension in order to get disability payments has to reimburse the ex-wife who was supposed to get half his military pension as part of their divorce settlement.... Read more»

What the Devil won't tell you

See crimson, stem tide: March against madness of UA athletics subsidy

Arizona's universities just witnessed the biggest cuts of any public higher ed system in America, and a proposed $100 student fee to pay for athletic programs would mean Arizona and Arizona State would lead the nation in subsidizing college sports.... Read more»

Legislative roundup: A retired justice, minimum wage & drunken hair cuts

The week in the Arizona Legislature.... Read more»

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