A murder suspect died yesterday evening after he led police on a high-speed chase near campus, officers said.
The Tucson Police Department was conducting surveillance on the man's house near North Stone Avenue and North Sixth Avenue when the unnamed man drove off in his white sport-utility vehicle, said TPD Lt. Vicki Reza.
The suspect then led police on a high-speed chase until he crashed his SUV into a pole on Mountain Avenue north of East Lee Street, Reza said.
Up until about a year ago, if anyone had asked me what "flop" or "river" meant, I would have answered with straightforward definitions of the words and possibly with examples (see "From Justin to Kelly," and a dry, sandy wash, respectively).
Then I was reluctantly inducted into the world of Texas hold 'em poker by a determined roommate. Turns out I liked it, and I'm not the only one. However, poker has always been more than chips and cards, and the dangers of addiction are something to be aware of.
As a rule of thumb, when government officials get involved with nightclubs it's
usually for all the wrong reasons. This was not the case when progressive Gov.
Janet Napolitano and Mayor Bob Walkup set their sights, in a good way, on Club
Congress, 311 E. Congress St., for its upcoming 20th anniversary. The two
politicians have both deemed the entire Labor Day weekend - throughout the Grand
Canyon State - "Club Congress Weekend." [Read