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OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — The man accused of killing three people in attacks at a Jewish community center and Jewish retirement complex near Kansas City is a known white supremacist and former Ku Klux Klan leader who was once the subject of a nationwide manhunt.
Frazier Glenn Cross, 73, of Auro…
LAS VEGAS — Authorities say a Phoenix woman accused of throwing a shoe at Hillary Rodham Clinton during a Las Vegas speech has been freed after being given a misdemeanor disorderly conduct summons.
Prosecutors said Friday that 36-year-old Alison Michelle Ernst was freed by Las Vegas police …
PARKER — Authorities in La Paz County are seeking a homicide suspect who remains at large after escaping from the Colorado River Indian Tribes jail in Parker in western Arizona.
PHOENIX — An Arizona Department of Corrections officer is accused of having sex with an inmate in the back of a state prison van.
Authorities say 26-year-old Anthony James Marotta is being held on suspicion of two counts of unlawful sexual conduct with an inmate.
His bond is set at $15,000…
MESA — An employee at a Mesa preschool has been accused of child abuse after police found a 2-year-old girl restrained in a sleeping area.
A 66-year-old Oro Valley widow said she used Facebook to identify the assailants who forced their way into her home, bound her hands and feet, and stole her jewelry.
After nearly four years of relatively fruitless negotiations, Pima County is asking South Tucson to pay off $1.9 million in delinquent jail fees and interest.
Man seen ditching stolen pickup truck
Two former Tucson Department of Transportation workers were sentenced Thursday to 60 days in jail and ordered to pay $5,000 in restitution each for using city equipment and materials for side jobs.
A trash-can fire caused $20,000 in damage and forced a family of four out of their east-side home.
A 14-year-old boy died and another teen was hospitalized after they got into a knife fight at a midtown apartment complex Friday night, police say.
A man whose gun went off when he tripped and fell fleeing from deputies is now facing several charges.
Paramedics called to a report of a near-drowning Thursday morning instead found a 4-year-old boy who had been severely abused, police said.