Wednesday, April 10, 2013 4:00 am
In a 5-2 vote, Oro Valley Town Council enacted an ordinance on Wednesday that will allow the sale and consumption of alcohol at Steam Pump Ranch for special events.
Tuesday, October 21, 2008 11:00 pm
An effort to deter sales of alcohol to underage and intoxicated
people is being launched Wednesday afternoon in Marana.
Wednesday, September 4, 2013 8:59 am
On Thursday, the Center for Alcohol Policy will commemorate the 80th anniversary of Arizona’s vote on September 5, 1933, to ratify the 21st Amendment to the United States Constitution.
Desert Star Addiction Recovery Center offers outpatient treatment programs for those affected by alcohol, drugs, gambling, sex addictions and eating disorders.
Energy drinks mixed with alcohol are becoming a popular choice
for underage drinkers. With a high alcohol content mixed with
caffeine, the drinks are considered to be more dangerous than
alcohol alone. Due to the effects, the Food and Drug Administration
has cracked down on drink manufacturers, requiring them to remove
the high caffeine content. Companies such as Phusion Projects, the
maker of the popular drink Four Loko, seen above, was one of those
warned by the FDA. Even with the changes being made, energy drinks
remain popular among teen drinkers.
A car crossed the median, right, just west of the intersection of Ina and Thornydale and rolled onto its side. Guns and alcohol fell out of the vehicle while crews flipped the car up right.
Pima County Sheriff Deputy Richard Carlson administers a field sobriety test to an individual who showed signs of driving under the influence of alcohol.
Wednesday, April 13, 2011 3:00 am
April brings about excitement for teens as they make plans for
prom and graduation. This time of year is a high-risk time for
underage drinking. As parents and guardians, being informed
and prepared can keep our children safe.
Tuesday, June 23, 2009 11:00 pm
(AP) A measure in the Arizona Legislature that would allow
people to carry concealed weapons into places that serve alcohol
has upset some restaurant owners.
Canyon Del Oro junior Abigail Bruno drives a car around a course
while wearing a pair of Fatal Vision Goggles, which gave her a
vision of a person who has an blood alcohol content of .12 to
The dangers of teen drinking are endless, especially when
something goes wrong. The alcohol slows down the entire body, and
the ability to make good decisions is lost. If someone passes out,
or there is an emergency, no one knows what to do, said a
representative from the Northwest Fire District.
Wednesday, February 9, 2011 6:00 am
Pinal County Sheriff’s deputies on Monday, Feb. 7, arrested
Lewis Paul Larkin, better known as the Pinal County assessor, on
charges of driving under the influence.
Wednesday, June 1, 2011 3:00 am
In today’s economy, businesses come and go. However, one firm is
proving that by helping other businesses remain healthy, it has
staying power as well.
Sunday, December 21, 2008 12:00 am
A business in Marana is giving $5,000 to help deter underage
drinking in the community.
Wednesday, August 17, 2011 3:00 am
One beer, two beers, three beers – what’s the harm in one
Wednesday, May 23, 2012 1:45 pm
Officer Lynsey Coutts, a 4-year veteran of the Tucson Police Department, was arrested as a result of an on-duty driving under the influence (DUI) investigation that was initiated on the morning of May 22.
Pima County Sheriff Deputy Richard Carlson administers a field
sobriety test to an individual who showed signs of driving under
the influence of alcohol. With the help of the Oro Valley Police
Department, northbound and southbound traffic at 8500 N. Oracle
Road became a sobriety checkpoint Saturday from 9 p.m. to
Wednesday, October 2, 2013 4:00 am
Thursday, July 18, 2013 9:42 am
The Tucson Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying three individuals who stole alcohol and cigarettes from a local convenience store. On July 16, just after 3 a.m., the suspects pictured below entered the
Tuesday, May 12, 2009 11:00 pm
With one dissenting vote, the Marana Town Council has decided to
amend the Silverbell Road Corridor Overlay District land
Wednesday, January 7, 2009 12:00 am
Officers from police departments within the Southern Arizona DUI
Task Force — among them, Marana, Oro Valley, the Pima County
Sheriff’s Department, Pima College and the Arizona Department of
Public Safety — made 34 arrests of possibly impaired drivers on
Dec. 31, a release said.
Tuesday, April 2, 2013 3:42 pm
Just beyond the entrance to Wilson K-8 School, one school bus rear-ended another, sending two people to the hospital.
Friday, January 27, 2012 10:11 am
Thursday night, at 7:53 p.m., a car struck and killed an Oro
Valley woman at the intersection of Oracle Road and La Reserve
Even if you’re on a tight budget, don’t assume you’re limited to
canned beer and a couple boxes of cheap wine. It is possible to
have your bubbly and drink it, too.
Monday, August 5, 2013 11:30 am
Trying to avoid the dreaded "Freshman 15" weight gain? While college is an adjustment, it doesn't have to mean an adjustment in your pants size.