| May 9, 2012
| 11:31 PM
Gregory Schneider, a 28-year-old father of two who just completed law school, is headed into space on the Seattle Space Needle’s dime.
Schneider, a native of Nashville, Tenn., who now lives in Tucson, Ariz., beat out thousands of other candidates...
| May 24, 2012
| 4:40 PM
Arizona to debut new copper helmets this season...
| Oct 8, 2011
| 4:34 PM
JCPenney launches impulse gift shops in store, retail roundup, Justin Bieber...
| Nov 16, 2011
| 9:33 PM
University of Arizona scientists have found evidence of extreme Western drought in the second century that matches or exceeds the better known droughts of the medieval period....
| Apr 18, 2011
| 9:44 PM
In death, as on the final day of his life, Declan Sullivan's voice again was ignored by those at Notre Dame entrusted to listen.
On Page 39 of the university's so-called independent investigation into the scissors-lift accident Oct. 27 that killed the...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 8:37 AM
Politician. Born: 22 July 1923, Russell, Kansas.
Robert Joseph “Bob” Dole was born in Russell in 1923, to Doran Ray and Bina N. (Talbott) Dole. As a boy growing up in western Kansas during the Great Depression, he worked a number of odd...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 5:00 PM
This week marks the midway point of the 2011 prep football regular season and because of a rare oddity in scheduling, five of the six local teams are off.
The lone local taking the field this week is Brethren Christian, which on Saturday travels north to...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 3:07 PM
The next time you're feeling down let Elizabeth Acosta's story serves as some inspiration.
"I was born with a disability so I've been in my chair since the second grade," said Acosta.
That's not slowing Acosta down one bit. The 22-year-old is the...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 7:29 PM
Jim Keenan wasn't particularly alarmed by a small blister that developed on his heel. Five days later, the 62-year-old's foot was so seriously infected doctors feared they might need to amputate his lower leg.
Keenan, who also has Type 2 diabetes,...
| May 24, 2012
| 7:18 PM
Jesse Scholtens has a 94-mile-an-hour fastball, and he has been getting ready for this Spring for as long as he can remember.
"It's what I've wanted my whole life. And I'm sure there are a lot of kids out there who've been wanting to do the same thing...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 2:07 PM
After 12 years as UC Irvine executive vice chancellor and provost, Michael R. Gottfredson is moving on to the University of Oregon.
The much-lauded leader will take over as president there Aug. 1.
Gottfredson is credited with helping to establish new...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 4:55 PM
Mike Reily is the type of person who brings a bouquet of flowers to Thanksgiving dinner, complements the host on the food, offers to give up his slice of pumpkin pie when the dessert offerings run out and even volunteers to help with the dishes.