RSSA Blog Following Pima County's Courthouses

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…

DOJ report tracks violence, crimes, drugs in schools

A new report from the U.S. Department of Justice Bureau of Justice Statistics shows the rate of nonfatal crime victimizations of children in and out of schools has risen slightly since 2010.

June 10, 2014 9:06 amLoading…

Man accused of keeping stepdaughters locked in house found incompetent

A man accused of keeping his stepchildren locked in their bedrooms for nearly two years has been found incompetent to help in his defense.

June 09, 2014 1:47 pmLoading…

Ninth Circuit overturns judge's ruling in AZ abortion regulation case

The U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals today has reversed a district court judge's ruling, which rejected a pro-choice group's bid to block implementation of an Arizona law the group claimed would restrict the right to have an abortion.

June 03, 2014 11:05 amLoading…

Tucson teen to spend 15 years in prison for armed robberies

A teenager who committed a string of armed robberies was sentenced to 15 years in prison on Monday.

June 02, 2014 1:53 pmLoading…

Man gets 2.5 years in prison for role in multi-million dollar copper theft

A man who prosecutors said was the ringleader of a multi-million dollar copper-theft scheme was sentenced to prison on Wednesday.

May 28, 2014 1:15 pmLoading…

Accuser's directions match GPS tracking of former cop accused of raping arrestee

The trial of a former Tucson Police officer accused of raping an arrestee continues today in Pima County Superior Court.

May 27, 2014 10:42 amLoading…

Key witness admits to multiple lies at accused killer's trial

A witness for the state in the first-degree murder trial of Bryan Lamar Lee said he had lied repeatedly to police and Pima County Attorney’s Office investigators.

May 22, 2014 8:46 amLoading…

Woman gets six years for manslaughter

A woman who pleaded guilty to a robbery and manslaughter was sentenced to six years in prison on Monday.

May 19, 2014 3:13 pmLoading…

Justice report shows more than 3,000 inmates sit on death row in U.S. prisons

A new report from the U.S. Department of Justice Bureau of Justice Statistics shows more than 3,000 inmates in American prisons were on death row at the end of the year 2012.

May 16, 2014 8:21 amLoading…

Brewer appoints Joan Wagener to Pima County Superior Court bench

Gov. Jan Brewer has appointed Joan Wagener as a Pima County Superior Court judge.

May 13, 2014 2:28 pmLoading…

Retrial of man accused in 2011 drug-related killing to start this week

Jury selection started today in the retrial of Bryan Lamar Lee, the Tucson man accused of first-degree murder in the slaying of a marijuana dealer.

May 13, 2014 11:07 amLoading…

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