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Tucson murder trial ends in hung jury

Tucson murder trial ends in hung jury

Donald Earl Woods will face a new trial next month. 

August 20, 2014 4:00 pm
Man given 18 years in deadly high school party shooting

Man given 18 years in deadly high school party shooting

Joseph Goodman was sentenced Monday.

July 28, 2014 4:00 pm

Law & order briefs

A roundup of Tucson-area crime and public safety news.

June 25, 2014 12:00 am Related
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

Ex-teachers aide acquitted in Amphi school sex case

Attorney says defendant didn't know one student was only 16.

June 20, 2014 5:45 pm
Sex-conduct trial of ex-teacher's aide begins

Sex-conduct trial of ex-teacher's aide begins

Accused of having sex with Amphi students while others watched, filmed.

June 19, 2014 12:00 am

Former Tucson coach’s sex-with-student trial goes to jury

DNA evidence alone proves a former wrestling coach had sex with a 15-year-old student, Deputy County Attorney Michelle Chamblee, told jurors in closing arguments in the trial of Richard Portugal Ortiz.

June 11, 2014 12:00 am

Ex-Tucson police officer's rape trial now in jury's hands

The credibility of the victim was the focus of much of the closing arguments on Thursday in the trial of a former Tucson police officer accused of raping a woman while on duty.

May 30, 2014 12:00 am

Tucson man found guilty of killing ex-business partner

The convicted killer told his parents he loved them as police handcuffed and led him from the courtroom.

May 07, 2014 3:18 pm Related

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

Jury acquits man in deadly Oro Valley road-rage shooting

A San Manuel man who was facing a murder charge in the fatal shooting of another man in a road-rage incident has been acquitted of all charges in his case.

March 28, 2014 12:00 am

Trial begins in deadly Oro Valley road-rage case

The trial of a San Manuel man accused in a deadly road-rage incident in Oro Valley began Tuesday in Pima County Superior Court.

March 18, 2014 6:00 pm
Ariz. animal cruelty bill moves to Senate

Ariz. animal cruelty bill moves to Senate

PHOENIX — State lawmakers agreed to create special exemptions from animal cruelty laws for farmers and ranchers despite complaints that it would ease penalties on those who abuse and beat farm animals to death.

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Tucson slaying suspect: I shot him accidentally

A Tucson man accused of first-degree murder in the drug-related killing of a high school student said the shooting was an accident.

March 04, 2014 5:30 pm

Tucson man given 6 years in child-porn case

A 67-year-old Tucson man found with dozens of child pornography images on his computer was sentenced to six years in prison on Monday.

February 03, 2014 5:00 pm

Tucson clerk who set Circle K store ablaze given 2.5 years

A former convenience store clerk who set his store on fire was sentenced to 2½ years in prison on Monday.

February 03, 2014 1:00 pm

Tucson man convicted of cabbie robberies

A jury in Pima County Superior Court has found a Tucson man accused of robbing three taxi drivers at knifepoint guilty.

December 13, 2013 5:00 pm

Tucson firm joins marketplace under Affordable Care Act

A Tucson-based insurance company is diversifying from covering only government plans and will be part of the Arizona marketplace created under President Obama’s health law.

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Jury gets case of man charged in killing after UA football game

Fanciful stories not backed by evidence should not exonerate the man accused of gunning down another man following a University of Arizona football game in 2011, the prosecutor told jurors.

August 28, 2013 12:00 am

Trial in post-game killing gets started

The crime was simple, the prosecutor said: Two men killed another man and stole his car.

August 22, 2013 4:30 pmLoading…

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