The number of people sickened in the "bloody diarrhea outbreak" in Maricopa County has reached 74 in the weeks after the outbreak, according to a county health department official.County health department workers believe the outbreak stems from E. coli at a Federico's Mexican Food location.
Macho BCharges against an Arivaca woman who admitted to violations of the Endangered Species Act for her role in the death of "Macho B," the nation's last known wild jaguar, will be dropped -- as long as she stays out of jaguar or large-cat studies for a year and does not violate any laws.& ... More >>
Organ donor Amy Donohue (left) connected with recipient Anu Dwivedi through Facebook.Social media can help you make friends, get a job, keep up on the news, or find a deal at a local restaurant. It's all fun and frivolous and quite addicting.But to illustrate just how much more epic its power can ... More >>
Arizona Game and Fish Department"Macho"Last week, a biologist working for the Borderlands Jaguar Detection Project admitted that in February of 2009 he had illegally placed a jaguar scat in the Atascosa Mountains near Ruby and directed a woman to place jaguar scats at snare sites that were author ... More >>
Arizona Game and Fish Department Macho BThe man who captured an endangered jaguar, whose controversial death sparked outrage from animal-rights groups, pleaded guilty in federal court today to prohibited "take" of an animal.Emil McCain, a biologist working for the Borderlands Jaguar Detect ... More >>
The Arizona Game and Fish Department may have some explaining to do over the death of the last known jaguar in Arizona. A report filed by the Department of the Interior alleges that the initial capture of the cat, known as Macho B, was probably intentional and violated the Endangered Species ... More >>
A county program that transports senior citizens to medical appointments will end July 1 as part of a fresh round of budget cuts.The Board of Supervisors announced today that belt-tightening and will occur in several departments, including transportation, environmental services and in the Superviso ... More >>
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Valley jazz musician Rob Schuh pounded skins, pumped iron, shot steroids, went to prison and almost died. Now the feisty trapsman has added an organ to his repertoire -- a transplanted kidney.