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Evidence destruction could lead to new molestation trial

Evidence destruction could lead to new molestation trial

Audiotape might have helped Tucsonan's defense, state Supreme Court says.

July 18, 2014 12:05 pm
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Law & order briefs

Incidents from Tucson and Southern Arizona.

July 12, 2014 12:00 am

Jury acquits man in deadly Oro Valley road-rage shooting

A San Manuel man who was facing a murder charge in the fatal shooting of another man in a road-rage incident has been acquitted of all charges in his case.

March 28, 2014 12:00 am
Man sentenced to 249 years for 1991 Arizona temple slaying

Man sentenced to 249 years for 1991 Arizona temple slaying

PHOENIX — A man convicted of killing nine people, including six monks, during a robbery at a Buddhist temple in metro Phoenix was sentenced Friday to 249 years in prison, marking the end of one of the most notorious criminal cases in Arizona over the past 25 years. Johnathan A. Doody was fo…

March 14, 2014 12:51 pmLoading…

Tucson man convicted in brutal attack on wife

A Tucson man has been found guilty of attempted second-degree murder for a violent attack on his estranged wife.

September 03, 2013 3:15 pm

Florida jury finds Zimmerman not guilty

SANFORD, Fla. — Neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman was cleared of all charges Saturday in the shooting of Trayvon Martin, the unarmed black teenager whose killing unleashed furious debate across the U.S. over racial profiling, self-defense and equal justice.

July 13, 2013 7:01 pm Related Loading…
Renzi corruption case now rests in hands of the jury

Renzi corruption case now rests in hands of the jury

A federal court jury in Tucson is deliberating in a corruption case in which former Arizona Rep. Rick Renzi was accused of trying to engineer a federal land exchange to benefit himself and a business associate and of looting clients' premiums from his family insurance business.

June 07, 2013 12:00 am
Fitz Blog: Jodi, Jodi, Jodi

Fitz Blog: Jodi, Jodi, Jodi

Jodi Arias begged jurors Tuesday to give her life in prison claiming she would use her time in prison to accomplish 8 life goals.

May 22, 2013 8:00 amLoading…

Timeline of events in Jodi Arias murder case

The Jodi Arias murder trial has drawn international attention for its graphic tales of sex and lies. The following is a timeline of some of the key events in the case:

May 08, 2013 2:21 pmLoading…

Man gets 14 years in Arizona beheading case

PHOENIX – A man has been sentenced to 14 years in prison for his murder conviction in a 2010 beheading of a man in Arizona who police say had stolen drugs from a Mexican drug cartel.

May 08, 2013 11:41 amLoading…

Tucson babysitter convicted in tot’s death

A Tucson babysitter who left a 10-month-old in a tub with running water and an open drain that became plugged with a plastic toy cup was found guilty of negligent homicide Friday.

April 26, 2013 5:21 pm

Tucson jury: Border agents violated smugglers’ civil rights

Two Border Patrol agents were found guilty of violating the civil rights of four drug smugglers in 2008.

April 19, 2013 3:51 pm

Man convicted in shooting death of sleeping man

It took a Pima County jury less than an hour Friday to convict a 22-year-old Tucson man of first-degree murder.

February 15, 2013 3:06 pm Related

Tucson woman given 25-to-life for role in ex-boyfriend's killing

A Tucson woman who arranged for her former boyfriend to be beaten to death was sentenced to life in prison Monday with release possible after 25 years. She was also sentenced to a consecutive five-year sentence for kidnapping.

January 28, 2013 4:16 pm
Tucson man convicted of manslaughter in 2000 slaying of teen girl

Tucson man convicted of manslaughter in 2000 slaying of teen girl

A Tucson man charged in the 2000 killing of a 16-year-old girl who was shot to death in her front yard was convicted this morning of manslaughter.

January 28, 2013 10:46 am

Man, 29, gets life term for 2010 rape-murder

A Tucson man was sentenced to life in prison plus 14 years Monday for raping and murdering a 46-year-old woman.

January 08, 2013 12:00 am

Tucson woman convicted for role in ex-boyfriend’s slaying

It took jurors about 30 minutes Tuesday to convict a Tucson woman accused of orchestrating the beating death of her former boyfriend.

December 11, 2012 2:00 pm
Mistrial for man in Tucson teen girl’s 2001 killing

Mistrial for man in Tucson teen girl’s 2001 killing

A mistrial was declared Tuesday in the first-degree murder trial of a man accused of killing a 16-year-old girl in November 2001.

September 25, 2012 4:31 pmLoading…

Mistrial for teen charged in Tucson home invasion

Pima County Superior Court Judge Jose Robles declared a mistrial in the home invasion trial of a 16-year-old teen Thursday after his jury was unable to reach a unanimous decision.

September 20, 2012 1:27 pm

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