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Woman arrested in Tucson church fire case

Woman arrested in Tucson church fire case

A woman has been arrested in connection with an arson at a Tucson church.

April 24, 2014 6:48 pm
Woman arrested in Tucson church fire

Woman arrested in Tucson church fire

A woman has been arrested in connection with an arson at a Tucson church.

April 24, 2014 6:38 pm

Teen gets jail time for arson and assault

A teenager accused of assault and arson was sentenced to probation and jail Friday.

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Lost Barrio arson case dismissed

Lost Barrio arson case dismissed

The 2009 warehouse fire in the Lost Barrio caused more than $1 million in damage to property and inventory.

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Lost Barrio arson case dismissed

Lost Barrio arson case dismissed

Arson charges against the owner of a fire-ravaged Lost Barrio warehouse store were dismissed last week after a judge ruled investigative practices used by the Tucson Fire Department and the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives didn't meet national standards.

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Arson blazes destroy 2 FW-area mobile homes

Arson blazes destroy 2 FW-area mobile homes

An arson fire destroyed this mobile home in the 1100 block of West Miracle Mile on Wednesday. Another mobile home was destroyed by arson Tuesday in the 1400 block of West Panama Lane.

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Arson blazes destroy 2 FW-area mobile homes

Arson blazes destroy 2 FW-area mobile homes

Tucson police are investigating two fires that were set deliberately, destroying two mobile homes in the Flowing Wells neighborhood.

August 01, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Tucson police: 3 boys facing arson charges

Three boys were arrested by Tucson police in connection with a series of alley fires in an area near East 22nd Street and South Wilmot Road.

May 16, 2013 5:05 pm
Critics: Pima County Attorney LaWall didn't set Pioneer Hotel injustice right

Critics: Pima County Attorney LaWall didn't set Pioneer Hotel injustice right

Arizona Justice Project lawyers excoriated Pima County Attorney Barbara LaWall for what they said is her unwillingness to acknowledge the mistakes of her predecessors in connection with a 1972 trial that sent a 17-year-old to prison for 42 years.

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Pioneer Hotel fire: The victims

The Arizona Daily Star printed a list of the dead and injured on Dec. 21, 1970.

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Taylor embraces freedom 42 years after Pioneer fire

Taylor embraces freedom 42 years after Pioneer fire

More than 100 pairs of eyes were on Louis Cuen Taylor Tuesday morning as he walked tentatively into the courtroom wearing an orange prison-issue T-shirt and baggy pants.

April 03, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Taylor embraces freedom 42 years after Pioneer fire

Taylor embraces freedom 42 years after Pioneer fire

Louis Cuen Taylor accepts congratulations from Howard Kashman, his original attorney, as his current defense team surrounds him. "Welcome back, Mr. Taylor," Judge Richard Fields said after accepting Taylor's no-contest pleas. Fields gave Taylor credit for time served and ordered him released.

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Taylor embraces freedom 42 years after Pioneer fire

Taylor embraces freedom 42 years after Pioneer fire

Louis Taylor disposes of the remains of his first meal outside prison in more than 40 years, a cheeseburger at In-n-Out Burger. The restaurant was his first stop after he felt "free Mother Earth beneath my feet" upon his release from the Arizona State Prison Complex on South Wilmot Road.

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Taylor embraces freedom 42 years after Pioneer fire

Taylor embraces freedom 42 years after Pioneer fire

Kristina Beckman-Brito finds the moment overwhelming as she watches Louis Taylor come out of the South Wilmot Road prison a free man.

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Taylor embraces freedom 42 years after Pioneer fire

Taylor embraces freedom 42 years after Pioneer fire

The building at 100 N. Stone Ave., as it looks today. A fire on Dec. 20, 1970, killed 28 people; a 29th died months later. The former landmark Tucson hotel is now a office building.

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Taylor embraces freedom 42 years after Pioneer fire

Taylor embraces freedom 42 years after Pioneer fire

Louis Cuen Taylor was 16 when he was arrested after the Pioneer Hotel fire in downtown Tucson. He turns 59 this week.

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Taylor embraces freedom 42 years after Pioneer fire

Taylor embraces freedom 42 years after Pioneer fire

A injured firefighter is taken from the scene of the Pioneer Hotel blaze. The death toll ultimately reached 29.

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