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Evidence destruction could lead to new molestation trial

Evidence destruction could lead to new molestation trial

Audiotape might have helped Tucsonan's defense, state Supreme Court says.

July 18, 2014 12:05 pm
Man given 16-year prison term in Tucson killing

Man given 16-year prison term in Tucson killing

James Lee Derrington was sentenced after his guilty plea to second-degree murder. 

June 24, 2014 4:00 pm
25-to-life for Tucson man in drug-related killing

25-to-life for Tucson man in drug-related killing

Bryan Peter Foshay to spend at least 25 years in prison for 2012 killing. 

June 24, 2014 12:00 am
Clean Elections votes to investigate Horne

Clean Elections votes to investigate Horne

Former staffer says she did campaign work during normal business hours.

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Tucson man given 5 years in sexual exploitation case

Mark Phillip Grimes pleaded guilty to two counts of sexual exploitation of a minor.

June 17, 2014 12:00 am

Ruling: Arizona defendants can represent themselves during appeals

PHOENIX — Arizonans have a constitutional right to defend themselves against criminal charges, not just at trial but all the way up to the state Supreme Court, the justices ruled Friday.

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'One-man crime wave' gets 6 years in prison

'One-man crime wave' gets 6 years in prison

A man the prosecutor described as a “one-man crime wave” was sentenced to six years in prison for a string of burglaries on the Northwest side.

June 10, 2014 12:05 am
Horne lashes out at ex-staffer for her 'dishonesty'

Horne lashes out at ex-staffer for her 'dishonesty'

PHOENIX — Attorney General Tom Horne is lashing out at a former staffer who charges he is using his office to campaign for re-election even as he opens a court fight over whether he broke the law in 2010 to get elected the first time.

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Mistrial declared in ex-Tucson cop's rape case

Even after hearing a second round of closing arguments, a jury in the case against a former Tucson police officer accused of rape was unable to reach a verdict.

May 30, 2014 4:15 pm

S. Tucson's secondary property tax declared illegal

The secondary property tax that South Tucson has collected since fiscal year 2012 is illegal because it was never submitted to a citywide vote, City Manager Luis Gonzales said Thursday.

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Tucson attorney Marquez appointed to federal bench

Tucson attorney Marquez appointed to federal bench

Tucson attorney Rosemary Marquez was appointed a federal judge for Arizona today, nearly three years after she was nominated for the post.

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Judge reverses Tucson police officer's demotion over sexual images

Judge reverses Tucson police officer's demotion over sexual images

The demotion of a former Tucson police spokeswoman after she took provocative videos and photos of herself and sent them to a subordinate officer she was in a relationship with has been reversed by a Pima County Superior Court judge.

May 12, 2014 4:00 pm Related

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Federal judge hears arguments in Green Party's case disputing ballot requirements

PHOENIX — Secretary of State Ken Bennett is asking a federal judge to rebuff efforts by the Green Party to get its candidates on the Arizona ballot this year.

May 05, 2014 12:00 am

Trial begins in Tucson man's 2012 killing

His son was sitting upright in a chair with his hands crossed when his father says he found him dead in the bedroom.

May 01, 2014 5:30 pm

Free legal advice offered at Tucson event Saturday

Tucsonans with legal issues or basic law questions have an opportunity to receive free advice from qualified attorneys.

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ACLU demands halt to alleged harassment of checkpoint monitors in Arivaca

ACLU demands halt to alleged harassment of checkpoint monitors in Arivaca

A group of Arivaca residents are not giving up on their efforts to have a Border Patrol checkpoint removed from their community.

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Water supply from San Pedro River key in court battle over Sierra Vista development plan

Water supply from San Pedro River key in court battle over Sierra Vista development plan

PHOENIX — Arizona’s management of the San Pedro River went on trial here Monday.

April 07, 2014 5:01 pmLoading…

Federal judge in Tucson is asked to block abortion-drug restrictions

A state law regulating the use of drugs prescribed in medical abortions would put unfair obstacles in the paths of women seeking abortions, opponents of the law argued in federal court in Tucson on Wednesday.

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Court filing: Brewer should stay out of Arizona college tuition rates for 'dreamers'

PHOENIX —The attorney for the state's largest community college system says Gov. Jan Brewer has no right to tell them how much they can charge "dreamers" to attend school there.

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Planning contract legal, TUSD finds

Planning contract legal, TUSD finds

TUSD did not violate state law or district policy when it awarded a $92,500 contract to a Texas firm with ties to Superintendent H.T. Sanchez, an in-house review determined.

March 13, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…

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