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Mom who fatally shot kids given 40 years

Mom who fatally shot kids given 40 years

Perla Caroline Morales killed her two children in 2012.

October 16, 2014 1:00 pm Photos


Man given 21 years in attack on ex-girlfriend

Man given 21 years in attack on ex-girlfriend

Arturo Quiles represented himself at trial.

July 28, 2014 5:45 pm

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

Shooting-trial witnesses: We heard shots, saw Tucson man run

Witnesses in the trial of a Tucson man accused of shooting his former girlfriend said they heard gunfire then saw him running from the area.

April 17, 2014 12:00 am

Charges dropped against man in infant's death

Charges against a man accused of killing his girlfriend’s infant daughter were dropped this week.

February 13, 2014 5:00 pm

Man acquitted in Tucson cop's shooting to spend nearly 40 years in prison

Although acquitted of shooting a police officer, Richard Mendoza likely will spend much of the remainder his life behind bars.

February 13, 2014 4:30 pm

Tucson man pleads guilty to child abuse in 2012 beating of tot

Oscar Aguirre, accused of beating his girlfriend's 2-year-old daughter, causing her spleen to detach, pleaded guilty to child abuse charges Monday.

April 23, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Prosecutor seeks to admit toddler's incriminating statements

The attorneys handling the case of a Tucson couple accused of nearly killing a 16-month-old girl last year are gearing up for their trial next month.

January 17, 2013 3:35 pm

Murder suspect released from jail

The defense attorney for a murder suspect convinced a judge to reduce her client's bail from $750,000 to zero Monday.

January 16, 2013 2:28 pm
Probation for Tucson man in theft of pool pumps

Probation for Tucson man in theft of pool pumps

A Tucson man who stole and sold dozens of swimming pool pumps was placed on five years’ intensive probation Thursday.

November 29, 2012 1:28 pm Related
Inmate pleads guilty in 2003 Tucson killing

Inmate pleads guilty in 2003 Tucson killing

A 41-year-old man already serving time for armed robbery pleaded guilty to negligent homicide Wednesday in a nine-year-old murder case.

November 14, 2012 12:05 pm Related

Decision to close courtroom could result in new trial

Last year, a Pima County jury convicted three Tucson men after prosecutors convinced jurors they were a home invasion crew. Now, it looks like the trio may be getting a new trial.

November 12, 2012 9:00 am

Man pleads guilty in Tucson home invasion case

One of three men arrested in connection with an April home invasion could be placed on probation or receive up to 8.75 years in prison after pleading guilty to aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

October 25, 2012 4:39 pm

Tucson man pleads guilty in deadly brawl

September 24, 2012 1:26 pm

Man given 15 years in iPod robbery, stabbing

A 31-year-old Tucson man was sentenced to 15 years in prison Wednesday for stabbing another man who refused to give him his iPod two days after Christmas.

September 05, 2012 4:16 pm

Prison for Tucson restaurant worker who exposed himself to girls

A 24-year-old Tucson fast food worker has been sentenced to three years in prison for exposing himself to two 9-year-old girls on separate occasions last fall.

August 21, 2012 2:03 pm

Bond slashed for suspected baby killer

William Joe Blankenburg had his bond reduced from $1 million to $500,000 this week in his first-degree murder case, but he still remains in custody.

August 10, 2012 2:55 pm

Tucson restaurant worker admits exposing himself to girl

A 24-year-old fastfood worker is facing up to six months in jail after admitting he exposed himself to a 9-year-old girl last October.

February 27, 2012 11:15 am

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