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Man on trial for 2010 double murder

Man on trial for 2010 double murder

Prosecutors say defendant stayed in home for days with dead bodies. 

August 27, 2014 5:38 pmLoading…

Former jailer gets probation in minor-sex case

Former jailer gets probation in minor-sex case

Reyes pleaded guilty to lesser charge, sentenced to probation.

August 25, 2014 1:44 pmLoading…

Pima prosecutors get national recognition

Pima prosecutors get national recognition

Pair successfully prosecuted high-profile murder case earlier this year.

August 12, 2014 12:10 pmLoading…

AZ high court upholds Tucson convict's conviction

AZ high court upholds Tucson convict's conviction

Justices say appellate court wrong to throw out aggravated assault conviction

August 11, 2014 1:54 pmLoading…

Seventh defendant indicted in BP agent Terry killing

Seventh defendant indicted in BP agent Terry killing

New defendant faces murder and other charges. 

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'Active shooter' drill planned Saturday for court

'Active shooter' drill planned Saturday for court

Multiple local and regional agencies plan to participate. 

August 06, 2014 4:49 pmLoading…

Man found guilty in drug-rip killing

Man found guilty in drug-rip killing

Jury finds Mankel guilty of murder in 2012 shooting death

August 04, 2014 12:16 pmLoading…

Judge orders Pinal prosecutors off murder case

Judge orders Pinal prosecutors off murder case

Judge says Pinal Attorney wrongfully viewed sealed documents

July 31, 2014 1:50 pmLoading…

Man who shot ex-girlfriend sentenced to 21 years

Man who shot ex-girlfriend sentenced to 21 years

Claimed attempt on former girlfriend's life was result of betrayal

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Man given 5 years in Tucson robberies

Man given 5 years in Tucson robberies

Lynn Hester Randal pleaded guilty to two counts of armed robbery.

July 28, 2014 3:30 pm

BP on trial for 2010 shooting

BP on trial for 2010 shooting

Illegal immigrant's civil trial against Border Patrol for 2010 shooting

July 21, 2014 1:45 pmLoading…

CASA to hold info meetings for potential volunteers

CASA to hold info meetings for potential volunteers

Meetings planned for people interested in helping children in foster care

July 18, 2014 2:34 pmLoading…

Indigent defense costs states less

Indigent defense costs states less

Costs of indigent defense drop for states

July 17, 2014 11:41 amLoading…

Man accused of making DMT on trial

Man accused of making DMT on trial

Trial of accused drug manufacturer under way in Pima County.

July 16, 2014 9:33 amLoading…

State trial in chemical attack set for 2015

State trial in chemical attack set for 2015

Todd Fries was convicted on federal weapons charges in 2013 

July 14, 2014 3:48 pmLoading…

New presiding judge named for Santa Cruz County

New presiding judge named for Santa Cruz County

Judge Thomas L. Fink has been appointed presiding judge of the Santa Cruz County Superior Court.

June 30, 2014 9:27 amLoading…

Former Pima prosecutor reinstated after suspension

Former Pima prosecutor reinstated after suspension

Prosecutor Richard Wintory reinstated after State Bar-imposed suspension.

June 25, 2014 10:37 amLoading…

Judge throws out observer for taking cellphone photo

Judge throws out observer for taking cellphone photo

Cellphone use is prohibited in court; one observer found out the hard way

June 24, 2014 3:38 pmLoading…

'Dateline' to run show about Gary Triano killing

'Dateline' to run show about Gary Triano killing

The NBC show "Dateline" to run episode murder of Tucsonan Gary Triano.

June 19, 2014 10:15 amLoading…

Updated: Killer apologizes for teen's 2011 shooting death

Updated: Killer apologizes for teen's 2011 shooting death

A convicted murderer apologized to his victim’s family before being sentenced.

June 19, 2014 9:08 amLoading…

Killer apologizes for student's 2011 murder

Killer apologizes for student's 2011 murder

A convicted killer said he prays for the family of his victim.

June 17, 2014 1:13 pmLoading…

Drug smuggler gets 3 years in federal prison

Drug smuggler gets 3 years in federal prison

A defendant in a drug smuggling scheme will spend three years in prison.

June 13, 2014 10:44 amLoading…

Former wrestling coach guilty of having sex with student

A former high-school wrestling coach has been found guilty of having sex with a 15-year-old student.

June 11, 2014 4:16 pmLoading…

Arizona to receive more than $3.1M in pharma settlement

The state of Arizona will receive more than $3.1 million of a $105 million settlement a pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline has agreed to pay.

June 10, 2014 1:23 pmLoading…

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