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Tucson businessman faces 3 counts of tax evasion

The owner of a company that distributes fasteners and machine parts was indicted in federal court Wednesday on three counts of tax evasion.

March 21, 2014 12:00 am
Former Fiesta Bowl chief sentenced to 8 months in prison

Former Fiesta Bowl chief sentenced to 8 months in prison

PHOENIX  — A former longtime Fiesta Bowl chief executive was sentenced to eight months in federal prison on Thursday after acknowledging that he participated in an illegal campaign contribution scheme. John Junker was sentenced after pleading guilty two years ago to a conspiracy charge in …

March 13, 2014 3:48 pmLoading…

Man gets 70 years for detaining immigrants, extorting families

A man was sentenced to 70 years in federal prison for detaining three undocumented immigrants, and extorting money from their families.

March 06, 2014 9:15 pmLoading…
Ex-US Rep. Rick Renzi asks Tucson judge for bail during appeal

Ex-US Rep. Rick Renzi asks Tucson judge for bail during appeal

Former U.S. Rep. Rick Renzi is asking a federal judge in Tucson to allow him to remain free on bail while he appeals his conviction on public corruption, money laundering and other charges.

December 02, 2013 9:18 amLoading…

Mexican cartel leader's son to appear in Tucson courtroom

The son of one of Mexico's most wanted drug lords has been arrested on drug trafficking charges while entering the United States through Nogales, the U.S. attorney's office in San Diego says.

November 22, 2013 12:04 pmLoading…
Ex-US Rep. Rick Renzi given 3 years in corruption case

Ex-US Rep. Rick Renzi given 3 years in corruption case

A federal judge on Monday sentenced former U.S. Rep. Rick Renzi to three years in prison for convictions on public corruption, money laundering and other charges. U.S. District Judge David C. Bury also sentenced Renzi co-defendant James Sandlin to 18 months in prison, and ordered both men t…

October 28, 2013 9:46 amLoading…

Smugglers' rights violated by border agents, jury finds

Two Border Patrol agents were convicted Friday in federal court in Tucson of violating the civil rights of four drug smugglers.

April 20, 2013 12:00 am
High court case delays an Atwood resentence

High court case delays an Atwood resentence

A decision on whether a 2012 U.S. Supreme Court decision created a possibility for longtime death-row inmate Frank Jarvis Atwood to get a new sentencing hearing has been delayed by yet another Supreme Court case.

March 08, 2013 12:00 am
High court case delays an Atwood resentence

High court case delays an Atwood resentence

Frank Jarvis Atwood

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Kelly to Loughner: 'You failed'

Kelly to Loughner: 'You failed'

Former Gabrielle Giffords staff member Pam Simon, who was shot twice on Jan. 8, 2011, speaks to reporters. "With the sentencing of Jared Loughner, a chapter will close, but the book will remain open for each of us," Simon said.

November 09, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Kelly to Loughner: 'You failed'

Kelly to Loughner: 'You failed'

Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and her husband, Mark Kelly, leave the courthouse in Tucson after Thursday's sentencing of Jared Lee Loughner for killing six people and wounding 13, including Giffords. The sentence of seven consecutive life terms plus 140 years in prison ends the crimina…

November 09, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Arizona district maps' challengers drop bid to have court intervene

PHOENIX - A federal court will not overturn the lines drawn for the state's 30 legislative districts, at least not this year.

May 23, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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