Woman found dead
in desert is identified
Even after hearing a second round of closing arguments, a jury in the case against a former Tucson police officer accused of rape was unable to reach a verdict.
Although acquitted of shooting a police officer, Richard Mendoza likely will spend much of the remainder his life behind bars.
A Tucson man accused of trying to cover up a murder by putting the victim’s body in a bathroom he tried to seal with tape was sentenced Friday to seven years in prison and five years probation Friday.
A Tucson man who stabbed his girlfriend to death in the presence of their 18-month-old daughter was sentenced to 19 years in prison Monday in Pima County Superior Court.
After deliberating most of Friday, a Pima County jury decided a Tucson man intentionally stabbed his girlfriend to death, but did so without premeditation.
For hours, Carlos Torres told detectives, his new girlfriend and his parents the same thing.
Charges have been dismissed against a Tucson man accused of killing a 62-year-old motorcyclist last August.
The cases against two mothers who drove into running water with their children last month have been dismissed.
Prosecutors will be able to pursue a premeditated, first-degree murder charge against a 20-year-old man accused of killing his girlfriend during a fight over Kim Kardashian.
When now-retired Judge Nanette Warner sentenced Galareka Harrison to a natural life sentence for killing her University of Arizona dormmmate, she said she would’ve given the student a shot at parole if Harrison had been abused as a child or had a significant mental problem.
Nearly four years after ambushing and killing a Tucson police
officer and trying to kill several others, David "Nick" Delich, 29,
pleaded guilty to first degree murder on Friday.