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Arizona prison teacher sues over attack by inmate

Arizona prison teacher sues over attack by inmate

The lawsuit filed in Pinal County Superior Court doesn't seek specific damages.

October 07, 2014 6:43 pmLoading…
Hearing officer rules against acid-using Florence mine

Hearing officer rules against acid-using Florence mine

Operation would extract copper from beneath Florence using chemicals.

October 01, 2014 7:30 pmLoading…

Pinal County teen faces more sex-crime charges

FLORENCE — An 18-year-old Arizona man accused of preying upon school students faces multiple counts of sexual assault, sexual conduct with a minor and other crimes, a prosecutor's office said Thursday.

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Arizona man arrested 1 hour after release from prison

Arizona man arrested 1 hour after release from prison

A man was back behind bars after being arrested one hour after his release from a Florence prison, Pinal County Sheriff's Office officials said. 

March 10, 2014 9:15 am Related
Eyman complex prison worker assaulted; inmate under investigation

Eyman complex prison worker assaulted; inmate under investigation

An inmate at the state prison in Florence is under investigation in connection with an assault Thursday of a staff member, authorities said.

January 31, 2014 7:45 pm
Jim Gresham, architect of some of Tucson's most important buildings, dies at 85

Jim Gresham, architect of some of Tucson's most important buildings, dies at 85

Gresham designed modern buildings with an appreciation of their historical setting.

January 16, 2014 6:00 pm Photos

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Street Smarts: Former piece of Grant Road once named for enterprising farm family

Street Smarts: Former piece of Grant Road once named for enterprising farm family

Grant Road once was divided into four streets, and DeMoss-Petrie Road was one of them.

December 31, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Major acts announced for Country Thunder 2014; tickets on sale now

Major acts announced for Country Thunder 2014; tickets on sale now

Jason Aldean and Miranda Lambert will return to Country Thunder in April for the 2014 installment of the four-day festival.

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Pinal Sheriff: Inmate killed cellmate to stay in prison

Pinal Sheriff: Inmate killed cellmate to stay in prison

A Florence prison inmate suspected of killing his cellmate did so to stay in prison, not because of a fight as initially suspected, authorities say.

November 26, 2013 8:42 am Related

Victim, suspect in fatal prison assault ID'd

Authorities have identified the victim and suspect involved in a fatal assault at a Florence prison Saturday. 

November 17, 2013 3:47 pm
Accidental shooting at party leaves Florence man dead

Accidental shooting at party leaves Florence man dead

A 27-year-old man was accidentally shot and killed Friday night at a home in Florence, according to the Pinal County Sheriff's Office. 

October 14, 2013 9:31 am
Arizona inmate, 71, executed in Bisbee murder

Arizona inmate, 71, executed in Bisbee murder

FLORENCE — Arizona executed its oldest person on death row Wednesday, nearly 35 years after he was charged with murdering a Bisbee man during a robbery and dumping his body along a highway.

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Phoenix’s ‘serial shooter’ found dead in prison cell

Phoenix’s ‘serial shooter’ found dead in prison cell

An Arizona death row inmate convicted of killing six people in Phoenix’s “serial shooter” attacks has died in prison.

June 19, 2013 4:01 pm Related

Florence busiest initial stop for ICE detainees

Arizona is home to the facility where the largest number of immigration detainees are initially held in the nation, new data show.

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Arizona death row inmate commits suicide

FLORENCE, Ariz. — An Arizona death row inmate who murdered his wife and young daughter has died in what the Department of Corrections is calling an apparent suicide.

May 10, 2013 12:52 pm Related

Arizona DPS officer arrested at Country Thunder

FLORENCE — An off-duty Arizona Department of Public Safety officer was arrested at a bar at a country music festival in Florence.

April 16, 2013 1:37 pm
$99 tickets on sale now for 2014 Country Thunder fest

$99 tickets on sale now for 2014 Country Thunder fest

20th anniversary festival last week was first real sellout in festival history.

April 16, 2013 12:38 pm Photos

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A few minutes in Tucson with Toby Keith before he hits Country Thunder

A few minutes in Tucson with Toby Keith before he hits Country Thunder

Country super star guest of bar's grand opening.

April 13, 2013 5:25 pmLoading…
Country Thunder: Jana Kramer has a word or two for men

Country Thunder: Jana Kramer has a word or two for men

FLORENCE — Jana Kramer waited until her final song at Country Thunder Friday afternoon before she kicked off her impossibly high heels.

April 12, 2013 5:35 pmLoading…

Florence backs off acid ban meant to block mine project

CASA GRANDE - Florence has agreed to lift its ordinance banning commercial use of large quantities of sulfuric acid.

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