1894: Dr. A.E. Douglass selects a site in Flagstaff for the Lowell Observatory.1923: Four people die in an explosion at Benson's Apache Powder Plant.1925: A wolf-like pack of 15 or 20 wild dogs kill livestock and terrorize children in the Silverbell Road area near Tucson.Also in 1925: Citizens of Bisbee form the Bisbee Volunteer Forest Fire Fighting Corps, which consists of 13 groups of ...
This Monday, May 20, 2013 photo shows Amy's Baking Company in Scottsdale, Ariz. After a particularly ugly TV experience, Amy's is fighting back and trying to raise awareness for cyber-bullying. They are doing this after they cursed out critics of their TV experience on their Facebook page. The restaurant temporarily closed down their Scottsdale restaurant after the ';Kitchen ...
The Pima County Sheriff's Department released 580 photos of the Tucson crime scene where six people died and then-Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was among the wounded. The 580 photos include pictures of the handgun and high-capacity magazines used by Jared Lee Loughner in his shooting spree at the Tucson grocery store parking lot Jan. 8, 2011, photos of the motel room where he stayed before the ...
TEMPE, Ariz. -- The Arizona Cardinals have signed free agent rookie wide receiver Charles Hawkins and waived-injured wide receiver Javone Lawson.The 5-foot-8 Hawkins played at Southern under then-coach Stump Mitchell, now the Cardinals running backs coach on the staff of new head coach Bruce Arians.Lawson was waived with an Achilles ...
Mendez, who is an atheist , changed the course of the event held prior to the House of Representatives' afternoon session. He asked lawmakers to refrain from bowing their heads and instead to view their surroundings. "Most prayers in this room begin with a request to bow your heads," Mendez said, according to the Phoenix New Times. "I would like to ask that you not bow your ...
Winds: From the North at 9.8 MPH Gusting to 11.4 MPH
Witness is a story full of stark contrasts -- rural vs. city, pacifism vs. violence, simplicity vs. sophistication -- yet it would be wrong to say that at any point the film comes down strongly on one side or another. There is a tendency to see it as romanticizing the Amish community it d ... ...
You can't say that schools for lower-performing students get no recognition.Edge High School in Tucson takes in students from difficult backgrounds - about one out of 10 is homeless, many are parents or pregnant, some are sixth- or seventh-year seniors - and helps them graduate.Last year the state recognized each of Edge's three charter high schools - with a D grade. Two more years of ...
Two former law enforcement officers had their state credentials revoked. The Arizona Peace Officer Standards and Training Board voted unanimously on May 15 to revoke the peace officer certifications of:o Lynsey Gould Coutts, who was arrested a year ago on suspicion of driving under the influence while on her way to work as a Tucson Police Department officer.o Francisco Jimenez, who was sentenced ...
A Tucson man working for a house cleaning service is suspected of stealing nearly $50,000 in jewelry from clients.Robert Gilson, 28, was arrested May 14 by Pinal County sheriff's deputies in connection with a string of thefts in the SaddleBrooke area, said Tamra Ingersoll, spokeswoman for the office.The suspect was an employee of Maid2Clean and was contracted by homeowners. Investigators ...
A Tucson woman indicted on murder charges pleaded guilty Tuesday to attempted unlawful transfer of narcotic drugs for sale for her role in the 2012 slaying of Jose Carlos Gonzalez.Leslie Janette Vega, 28, faces between two and 8 3/4 years in prison or up to five years' probation when she's sentenced July 8 by Pima County Superior Court Judge Javier Chon-Lopez.Vega admitted she was only ...
The models smolder at the camera, embodying familiar sensuality, all-American catalog cool. What might jump out next could be their tattoos.Or maybe that he is more slender than she. Much more.Tucsonan Jes Baker, the female model in the photos, said the juxtaposition of such bodies is in direct response to what she calls the "sizeism" of Abercrombie & Fitch's CEO.Baker writes ...
Triple-A Tucson (24-21): T-PADRES 5, Omaha 2 - 2B Dean Anna (.329) was hitless in three at-bats, but scored twice. RF Dan Robertson (.318) was 1-for-3, but scored twice. LF Brandon Allen was hitless in four at-bats, but had a pair of RBIs. RHP Brad Brach (1-0, 0.00), who was just sent down to Triple-A by the Padres, worked 1 1/3 innings of scoreless relief and was the winning pitcher. Miles ...
In its all-mail 2013 general election today, Marana voters authorized the town to spend more money than the state constitution dictates.Voters approved the measure by a nearly 2-to-1 margin (65 percent to 34 percent).The alternative expenditure limitation, known as the home rule option, will let the town spend more than the $42.7 million cap imposed by the Arizona Constitution. The town is ...
A fire destroyed a south-side home Tuesday, displacing a family of six.The fire broke out shortly before 2:30 p.m. in the 100 bock of East Elvado Road, west of South Nogales Highway and north of East Los Reales Road, said Capt. Barrett Baker, a Tucson Fire Department spokesman.Three people, including a 78-year-old woman, were at home when the fire broke out. They safely evacuated the ...
A federal appellate panel struck down ...
1 of 3. Jodi Arias addresses the jury during the penalty phase of her murder trial at Maricopa County Superior Court in Phoenix, Arizona May 21, ...
Mealbreaker (n.): a nasty, non-edible surprise found in food while it is being eaten; often lawsuit-provoking, sometimes fabricated, always ...
Two law enforcement officers had their state credentials revoked last week.The Arizona Peace Officer Standards and Training Board voted unanimously on May 15 to revoke the peace officer certifications of:o Lynsey Gould Coutts, who was arrested a year ago on suspicion of driving under the influence while on her way to work as a Tucson Police Department officer.o Francisco Jimenez, who was ...
has opened a new $6 million, 24,000 square foot facility in Phoenix. The facility, situated on 10 acres, provides truck leasing, consumer and commercial truck rental and contract truck fleet maintenance services. It features five truck service bays, an automated wash bay, a maintenance shop and a three-lane commercial truck fuel island with bulk diesel exhaust fluid dispensation. It also ...
Arizona 's ban on abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy, absent a medical emergency.The 9th US circuit court of appeals said the law violated a woman's constitutionally protected right to terminate a pregnancy before a foetus is able to survive outside the womb. "Viability" of a foetus is generally considered to start at 24 weeks; normal pregnancies run about 40 weeks. Nine ...
In this image released by the Pima County Sheriff's department, a Glock 9 mm pistol is seen in the aftermath of the Tucson shooting rampage that killed six people and wounded former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and 12 others in January 2011. Authorities released more than 300 photos on Tuesday, May 21, 2013, made by investigators during their investigation in the parking lot of the shopping ...
permanently struck down Arizona’s ';fetal pain'; law that would have criminalized abortion services after 20 weeks of pregnancy. The panel of judges determined that the 20-week ban is unconstitutional ...
A U.S. appeals court Tuesday struck down an Arizona abortion law banning the procedure after 20 weeks unless there's a medical emergency. A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco said the law conflicts with federal decisions extending back to Roe vs. Wade. "Arizona may not deprive a woman of the choice to terminate her pregnancy at any point prior ...
Jodi Arias looks at her defense attorney Jennifer Wilmott on Monday, May 20, 2013 during the penalty phase of Arias' murder trial at Maricopa County Superior Court in Phoenix, AZ. Jodi Arias was convicted of first-degree murder in the stabbing and shooting to death of Travis Alexander, 30, in his suburban Phoenix home in June 2008. (The Arizona Republic, Rob Schumacher, ...
The Blue Star Museum Initiative is back for the 2013 summer season. The initiative allows active duty military and their families to visit participating museums for free between Memorial Day (May 27, 2013) and Labor Day (September 2, 2013). Below are the museums in Tucson participating this ...
TUCSON, Ariz. – Authorities are set to release more than 300 photos on Tuesday that investigators took in the aftermath of the Tucson shooting rampage that killed six people and wounded former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and 12 others. The Pima County Sheriff's Department says many photos show the parking lot of the shopping center where the shooting took place in January 2011. The ...
Reported in the press
Nothing will ever completely replace playing the game I love, however I feel like I'm starting a new adventure and I'm genuinely excited about what lies ahead. I'm fortunate to have been given many opportunities throughout my career and now I feel it's my time to give back.
The world's best known footballer was speaking after formally announcing his retirement.
Holiday Inn South Beach, Miami Beach
Located on the beach and equipped with a number of resort facilities this good standard 3 star Holiday Inn is ...Keep reading
Have Your Say
Do you take the threat of North Korea seriously?
Tucson PostTucson Post: News about Tucson, Arizona
We work strenuously to bring our readers a completely independent perspective of Tucson news. Our software programmers, editors, journalists and affiliated wire services are all dedicated to producing the best journalism possible.
This in a world where conflicts of interest pervade business empires, and political dynasties, and where a shrinking number of media proprietors are growing their interests at the expensive of diversity of media ownership. The Tucson Post is an independent online newspaper. Our focus primarily is to produce the latest breaking stories out of Tucson.
We also cover the nation. Regional news too is a priority, as is our extensive world news coverage. For a Tucson weather report, local news, breaking international headlines, or what's happening in sports, the Tucson Post is for you.
Our Business Centre too is active 24 hours a day, bringing you the latest market updates from key global centres like Tokyo, Sydney, London, Paris, Berlin, and New York. Foreign exchange rates are a regular feature, and we provides a vast range of general interest news covering topics like business travel, seniors, womens interest, and lifestyle stories.
University of Arizona researchers have found a possible reason for the reversible memory loss that some patients experience while taking statins, a class of global top-selling cholesterol-lowering drugs.
They have made a novel discovery in brain cells being treated with statin drugs: unusual swellings within neurons, which the team has termed the "beads-on-a-string" effect.
The team is not entirely sure why the beads form, said UA neuroscientist Linda L. Restifo, who leads the investigation. However, the team believes that further investigation of the beads will help inform why some people experience cognitive declines while taking statins.
"What we think we've found is a laboratory demonstration of a problem in the neuron that is a more severe version for what is happening in some peoples' brains when they take statins," said Restifo, a UA professor of neuroscience, neurology and cellular and molecular medicine, and principal investigator on the project.
Robert Kraft, a former research associate in the department of neuroscience, is lead author on the article.
Restifo and Kraft cite clinical reports noting that statin users often are told by physicians that cognitive disturbances experienced while taking statins were likely due to aging or other effects. ...
- Dozens killed as tornado hits Oklahoma
- US president lauds Thein Sein for Myanmar reforms but urges end to violence against Muslims
- Six Afghan policemen killed in Herat bombing
- Genocide conviction of former Guatemala dictator overturned
- Chinese boat with 16 fishermen freed by North Korea
- Bears legend Urlacher retires
- Jets RB Mike Goodson Pleads Not Guilty To Drug Weapons Charges
- The coaching tree and legacy of Paul Brown
- Jets Goodson pleads not guilty to charges
- Browns Haslam apologizes to other owners
- Work starts on creation of new Dubai island
- Murofushi loses appeal in IOC member election
- ESPN layoffs 7000 workers as TV rights fees rise
- Microsoft launches all-in-one home entertainment system Xbox One
- Fitness Success 5 great ways to make fitness and weight loss easier
- Google Top Charts show worlds searches for whiskey more
- EU leaders talk tough on tackling Amazon Google over taxes
- Newsweeks All-Digital Relaunch Includes Ad Sponsorship Plan
- Foursquare gets better at local search with new filters on mobile
- Twitter lets advertisers collect contact info from tweets
- Fire damages timber factory in Delhi
- Lily Cole to recieve honorary doctorate
- Task force appointed to protect environment
- Spectacular mountain running – in pictures
- The Little Brown Bat is the Focus of the Latest HWW PSA
Subscribe to our Newsletter
Get the latest Tucson Post headlines delivered to your inbox.
- May 22 Today in Arizona history
- Arizona restaurant becomes poster child for dark side of online customer reviews
- Tucson shooting photos of crime scene evidence released
- Arizona signs rookie free agent WR Hawkins
- Juan Mendez Invokes Carl Sagan While Leading Arizona House Of Representatives Pre-Session Prayer