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Family files $125K claim over autistic son's arrest

Family files $125K claim over autistic son's arrest

The Vail couple also wants better training for Pima County deputies.

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Photos: Police mug shots

Recent police mug shots from Tucson, Pima County and elsewhere in Arizona.

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Survey: Tempe trumps Tucson for singles

Survey: Tempe trumps Tucson for singles

Tucson got high rankings its ratio of single men and women.

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3 accused of selling meth at S.V meat market

3 accused of selling meth at S.V meat market

A yearlong investigation by Sierra Vista police included undercover drug buys.

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Tucsonan in knife standoff convicted of disorderly conduct

Tucsonan in knife standoff convicted of disorderly conduct

Defense attorney argued his client was a threat only to himself.

December 20, 2014 12:00 am

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DPS finds pot-laden truck after chase

DPS finds pot-laden truck after chase

Suspect fled from officer on I-10, abandoned his car and fled on foot. 

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Man accused of hitting Tucson officer with car arrested

Man accused of hitting Tucson officer with car arrested

Suspect arrested in Winkelman. Police believe he was hit by officer's gunfire.

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Tucson police officers commended for saving stabbing victims

Tucson police officers commended for saving stabbing victims

Police used first-aid kit to stop bleeding before paramedics arrived.

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Driver who used car to kill man sentenced

Driver who used car to kill man sentenced

Defendant chased and ran over man; claims victim was raping a woman. 

December 18, 2014 12:00 am

Oro Valley Councilman Burns sentenced to probation

Oro Valley Councilman Burns sentenced to probation

Judge orders offense designated a misdemeanor; Burns likely can keep law license. 

December 18, 2014 12:00 am

Tucsonan in knife standoff convicted of disorderly conduct

Tucsonan in knife standoff convicted of disorderly conduct

Defense attorney argued his client was a threat only to himself.

December 20, 2014 12:00 am

DPS finds pot-laden truck after chase

DPS finds pot-laden truck after chase

Suspect fled from officer on I-10, abandoned his car and fled on foot. 

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Tucson police officers commended for saving stabbing victims

Tucson police officers commended for saving stabbing victims

Police used first-aid kit to stop bleeding before paramedics arrived.

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Man accused of hitting Tucson officer with car arrested

Man accused of hitting Tucson officer with car arrested

Suspect arrested in Winkelman. Police believe he was hit by officer's gunfire.

December 18, 2014 9:15 am Photos

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Driver who used car to kill man sentenced

Driver who used car to kill man sentenced

Defendant chased and ran over man; claims victim was raping a woman. 

December 18, 2014 12:00 am

Oro Valley Councilman Burns sentenced to probation

Oro Valley Councilman Burns sentenced to probation

Judge orders offense designated a misdemeanor; Burns likely can keep law license. 

December 18, 2014 12:00 am

3 arrested, 700 pounds of pot seized

3 arrested, 700 pounds of pot seized

Border Patrol agents from the Sonoita Station made arrests Monday near Elgin.

December 17, 2014 9:00 pm

Convicted Oklahoma sex offender arrested in Willcox

Convicted Oklahoma sex offender arrested in Willcox

He failed to comply with sex offender registration requirements.

December 17, 2014 8:00 pm

Nearly ton of pot found NW of Tucson

Nearly ton of pot found NW of Tucson

Agents found it in abandoned truck in Sawtooth Mountains.

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OV Councilman Burns sentenced to probation

OV Councilman Burns sentenced to probation

Incident, classified as a misdemeanor, involved his estranged wife.

December 17, 2014 3:15 pm

Man in officer-involved shooting arrested in Winkelman

Man in officer-involved shooting arrested in Winkelman

Hayden Police officers took the suspect into custody.

December 17, 2014 11:00 am Photos

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Doctor indicted for illegally selling prescription drugs

Doctor indicted for illegally selling prescription drugs

Robert C. Osborne faces dozens of charges linked to his pain management practice. 

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Crash kills 1, injures 2 on Tucson's SE side

Crash kills 1, injures 2 on Tucson's SE side

Driver of Dodge Durango ran red light, officials said.

December 13, 2014 6:48 pm

Priest arrested in prostitution sting

Priest arrested in prostitution sting

Among 5 men arrested by Mesa police posing as underage prostitutes.

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Tucson can keep cellphone tracking info secret, judge rules

Tucson can keep cellphone tracking info secret, judge rules

City wins court fight over use of StingRay and StingRay II devices.

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Murder suspect had previous run-ins

Murder suspect had previous run-ins

Man accused of murder of roommate this week had assault conviction in 2013.

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Law and order briefs

Law and order briefs

Man steals $2K worth of designer jeans

December 13, 2014 12:00 am

Thief steals $2K worth of jeans from Saks

Thief steals $2K worth of jeans from Saks

Ran off with merchandise from Foothills Mall, sheriff's department says.

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Drug smuggler sues Border Patrol over dog bite

Drug smuggler sues Border Patrol over dog bite

Says agency dog bit him repeatedly during arrest.

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Court upholds Tucsonan's murder-by-fire conviction

Court upholds Tucsonan's murder-by-fire conviction

Anthony Lewis got life sentence for death of Angela Hudson in 2009.

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Lawmaker looks to up the ante for inmate labor

Lawmaker looks to up the ante for inmate labor

PHOENIX — A veteran state lawmaker is pushing his colleagues to triple the wages of some Arizonans.

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Tucson man given 488-year term for child sex crimes

Tucson man given 488-year term for child sex crimes

Ronald Paul Gulli was convicted on 26 child porn counts.

December 09, 2014 5:30 pm

Tucson police ID man killed in apartment

Tucson police ID man killed in apartment

TPD says victim had been dead for "a couple of days."

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Special day for family of Joel D. Valdez, 80

Special day for family of Joel D. Valdez, 80

Private event will including unveiling of bust.

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Border Patrol: Agent is assaulted on reservation

The Border Patrol said Sunday that one of its agents was assaulted on the Tohono O'odham Reservation after responding to a call.

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Caregiver gets 10 years for defrauding elderly patient

Caregiver gets 10 years for defrauding elderly patient

Forged hundreds of checks but had little to show for it. 

December 04, 2014 6:45 pm

Sahuarita hires new police chief

Sahuarita hires new police chief

He comes from California with 30 years of law enforcement experience.

December 03, 2014 12:00 am

Murder charge filed in 2008 disappearance of Tucsonan

Murder charge filed in 2008 disappearance of Tucsonan

Imprisoned burglar accused of killing Kay Read, then 62. She hasn't been found.

December 03, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Tucson man given 7.5 years in 2010 killing

Tucson man given 7.5 years in 2010 killing

Nathan Horton pleaded guilty to shooting and killing Toney Okafor.

December 02, 2014 3:30 pm

Supreme Court could nullify murder conviction

Supreme Court could nullify murder conviction

PHOENIX — A man convicted of the brutal murder of a Buckeye librarian could escape not only the death penalty, but his conviction, because of …

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Man given 31 years in robbery, assault case

Man given 31 years in robbery, assault case

Michael Sean Pitts faced assault and  armed robbery charges.

December 01, 2014 5:00 pm

Report details ways to improve eyewitness testimony's value

Report details ways to improve eyewitness testimony's value

Report lists best practices for police and courts to improve eyewitness accounts. 

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Teen brothers arrested in carjacking on Tucson's NW side

Teen brothers arrested in carjacking on Tucson's NW side

Authorities said one used Airsoft-type pistol during robbery.

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Lawsuit over Arizona's execution secrecy on hold

Lawsuit over Arizona's execution secrecy on hold

Waiting results of investigation into two-hour execution of Tucson inmate.

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Accomplice in teen killing gets 25 years

Accomplice in teen killing gets 25 years

Olague was participant in botched drug rip that left high schooler dead. 

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Evictions served after objects thrown at Islamic Center

Evictions served after objects thrown at Islamic Center

Four males have until Monday to leave, or can protest evictions.

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Man sought in Tucson bank robbery case

Man sought in Tucson bank robbery case

He's considerded armed and dangerous.

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Authorities searching for Red Roof Inn robber

Authorities searching for Red Roof Inn robber

Armed robbery caught on video in lobby of south-side Tucson hotel.

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Man gets 10 years for holding hostage

Man gets 10 years for holding hostage

Case involved kidnapping, ransom over the disappearance of a marijuana load.

November 20, 2014 11:30 pm

Deputies searching for man in 2 robbery attempts

Deputies searching for man in 2 robbery attempts

Both incidents occurred on Tucson's northwest side Nov. 8-9.

November 20, 2014 6:00 pm Video

Update: Maintenance reported foul odor where body was found

Update: Maintenance reported foul odor where body was found

Police were responding to a welfare check call when they found a body. 

November 19, 2014 2:53 pm

Tucson police investigating a stabbing

Tucson police investigating a stabbing

The incident happened in the Midvale Park neighborhood.

November 18, 2014 9:45 pm

Teen gets probation for cigarette thefts, gun charge

Teen gets probation for cigarette thefts, gun charge

Dozens of police responded to school after call of teen with gun. 

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Security boost at UA-area mosque

Security boost at UA-area mosque

Islamic Center has experienced vandalism from bottles, objects thrown from student apartments.

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New Yorker gets probation for drug running

New Yorker gets probation for drug running

Group smuggled drugs to East Coast, laundered proceeds. 

November 17, 2014 3:30 pmLoading…

Monday police radar vans

Monday police radar vans

Speeders beware at these locations.

November 17, 2014 12:00 am

Tucson caretaker pleads not guilty in tot's death

Tucson caretaker pleads not guilty in tot's death

A 22-month-old child asphyxiated under her care, officials say.  

November 17, 2014 4:30 pm

Sunday police radar vans

Sunday police radar vans

It's the weekend, so no radar vans today.

November 16, 2014 12:00 am
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