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Northwest’s Maggie McCord, left, and Sara Borendame qualified for the U.S. Olympic Swim Team time trials in May.
Northwest’s Sara Borendame, left, and Maggie McCord are able to have a little fun between their busy schedules of swim practices as they ready themselves for the U.S. Olympic Swim Team time trials later this month.
Northwest’s Maggie McCord, left, and Sara Borendame are able to have a little fun between their busy schedules of swim practices as they ready themselves for the U.S. Olympic Swim Team time trials later this month.
Sara Borendame will compete in the 100-meter breaststroke.
Maggie McCord will compete in the 50-meter freestyle.
Sara Borendame, right, recently finished her junior year at Ironwood Ridge High School while Maggie McCord recently graduated from Canyon Del Oro High School. Both will compete in the U.S. Olympic Swim Team time trials later this month.
Surrounded by dozens of medals in Cat Vorrasi’s motivational room are two vacant shadow boxes waiting to be filled.
Steve Shear is well known in the SaddleBrooke set as co-founder with his wife, Susan, of the PrimeTime Players and the lively interactive courtroom plays they create for the DesertView Performing Arts Center.
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A local Tucson-area swimming club, Tucson FORD Dealers Aquatics, which practices at the University of Arizona pool, took 12 local area swimmers to the NCSA Junior National Championship swim meet in Orlando last week.
A judge in Pima County Superior Court has ruled that the first-degree murder conviction of an Oro Valley man should be thrown out, and a new trial begun.
The trial for a man charged with murder in a road rage case in Oro Valley that was slated to begin this week has been postponed to March 18.
The end of 2013 was marked by a much needed wrench in the cogs of the video game industry, a console war. After the long lives of the Xbox 360 and the Playstation 3, the gaming world needed a breath of fresh air. Sadly, we didn’t really get that. The Xbox One and Playstation 4 are both impressive consoles in their own right, but neither has brought truly innovative positive changes to the gaming world. Both Microsoft and Sony plagued social media networks with unending ads, Microsoft tried to bribe YouTube users to endorse the Xbox One, and a stream of negative media ruled supreme as the two companies seemed to be arch rivals. During all of the news storm, redesigning of consoles, and removing controversial features (Microsoft), one company was surprisingly out of the spotlight.
The San Manuel resident who was recently acquitted on charges of first-degree murder, drive-by shooting, and aggravated assault said in a post-trial interview that despite the jury verdict, he prays for forgiveness for shooting and killing 22-year-old Joshua Switalski in a traffic altercation last year in Oro Valley.
July 5, 2006 - The case of former Marana Mayor Bobby Sutton and local businessman Richard "Rick" Westfall could reach trial in January, almost two years after a federal grand jury indicted the friends for conspiracy and attempted extortion.
The penalty phase of the Jodi Arias trail is set to resume Wednesday.
On Sunday, an unusual day for a court to be held in Ohio, a judge found two high school football players guilty of rape. In what became a short trial that divided the football-crazed Rust Belt town of Steubenville, Trent Mays, 17, and Ma’lik Richmond, 16, were found guilty of raping a drunk 16-year-old girl.
A member of the jury in George Zimmerman’s second-degree murder trial spoke publicly for the first time Monday night, saying that only three of six jurors thought Zimmerman should be acquitted when deliberations began - and they all cried when it was over.
It took just over 15 hours for a 12-member jury to find accused boyfriend killer, Jodi Arias, guilty of first-degree murder.
After confiscating a .45 caliber pistol from murder suspect David Mota’s Chevy Silverado on the night of Feb. 28, 2013, Oro Valley Detective Sergeant Dean Nesbitt, at the request of the prosecution, revealed the handgun in court today to the 14-person jury.
Sept. 22, 2004 - For the past three years, Pima County Deputy Sheriff Joe Harvey has pored over documents, drained his life savings and spent countless hours defending himself against charges of beating a confession out of a suspect.
A verdict is likely less than 24 hours away in the case of David Mota, the man charged with first degree murder, drive by shooting, and aggravated assault after he shot and killed Joshua Switalski in a traffic altercation last February in Oro Valley.
In a 911 recording played during day one of the trial of David Arnold Mota – the man charged with shooting and killing 22-year-old Joshua Switalski in a road rage case in Oro Valley – Switalski’s girlfriend, April Taylor, can be heard frantically yelling, “Oh my God, he’s been shot… Josh, stay with me.”
By now, most people have heard of Amazon’s Kindle Fire. If you are hearing about it for the first time, or have heard of it but don’t know much about it, keep reading. It is a very useful device that you may not yet realize you want.