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Caregiver sentenced to 2 yrs. in prison for abusing patient

Caregiver sentenced to 2 yrs. in prison for abusing patient

The defense attorney for a Tucson woman who abused and stole from a bedridden multiple sclerosis patient asked a judge for mercy Thursday, saying her client has mental-health issues and found herself in over her head.

August 31, 2012 12:00 am
Caregiver sentenced to 2 yrs. in prison for abusing patient

Caregiver sentenced to 2 yrs. in prison for abusing patient

Attorney Juliana L. Ore-Giron speaks to her client, Lea Marie Hughes, who wept during her sentencing hearing in Pima County Superior Court on Thursday. Hughes was sentenced to two concurrent two-year prison terms.

August 31, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Speeder who killed pedestrian gets 100 days in jail, 4 years' probation

A Tucson man who killed a pedestrian while racing down South Sixth Avenue was ordered Wednesday to sell his car, placed on four years' probation and given 100 days in jail.

August 23, 2012 12:00 am

Law & Order Briefs

Case dismissed in fatal stabbing

April 11, 2012 12:00 am

Lead attorney for Phillips in bombing case is pulled

The lawyer representing a woman in the bombing death of her former husband has been pulled from the case by Pima County Legal Defender Isabel Garcia, who claims the judge has made it "impossible" for the attorney to do his job.

April 11, 2012 12:00 am

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