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Boy dies in fire started by sibling

Boy dies in fire started by sibling

A deputy and an off-duty corrections officer pulled the boy from the home.

September 08, 2014 9:54 am
Update: Baseball bat wielding man shot in face

Update: Baseball bat wielding man shot in face

An arrest has been made in charges unrelated to the shooting.

August 13, 2014 12:52 pm Related
Man killed in Border Patrol chase shot in head

Man killed in Border Patrol chase shot in head

The Border Patrol agent who killed a man during a foot chase last week fired nine times, striking him once in the head, officials said Monday.

June 03, 2014 12:00 am
Man slain in Border Patrol chase was shot in head

Man slain in Border Patrol chase was shot in head

A man shot and killed during a foot chase with Border Patrol agents last week was struck once in the head, officials said today.

June 02, 2014 3:04 pm Related

Brewer signs bill creating new child-welfare agency

PHOENIX — Gov. Jan Brewer signed groundbreaking legislation Thursday to create and fund a new Department of Child Safety, at least in part to solve problems that she may have helped create.

May 30, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Paul Gattone: Officer involved shootings need independent review

Paul Gattone: Officer involved shootings need independent review

I hope that other readers are as disturbed as I was at reading the recent article about the number of law-enforcement shootings in Tucson and Pima County (“Most officer-involved shootings last year deemed OK,” March 9).

March 19, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Pima County deputies to target former speed-cam zones

Pima County deputies to target former speed-cam zones

Photo enforcement cameras in Pima County are no longer in use, but that doesn’t give drivers license to speed.

January 31, 2014 3:00 pm Related

Pima County courthouse roundup

Man pleads guilty to gun charge, chase

January 07, 2014 12:00 am

Man fatally shot in deputy involved shooting

An armed robbery suspect was killed and another was injured in a shooting involving a Pinal County Sheriff's deputy Monday morning. 

December 23, 2013 8:48 am

Suicidal Tucson man shot and killed, sheriff’s official says

A north-side man, reported to be suicidal, was shot and killed Monday by a sheriff’s deputy.

December 04, 2013 12:00 am Related
Victoria Steele: CPS crisis cannot wait; Governor should call special session

Victoria Steele: CPS crisis cannot wait; Governor should call special session

Happy Thanksgiving! It is a common greeting this time of year, but it will be hard to enjoy the holiday knowing that it won’t be happy — not for the thousands of Arizona children living in fear of abuse or neglect.

November 26, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Clarence Dupnik: SWAT teams hold the line between order and chaos

Clarence Dupnik: SWAT teams hold the line between order and chaos

When you confront mortality on a daily basis, you develop a deep appreciation for the gift of life.

October 04, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Pima County sheriff’s K-9 dies after freak accident

Pima County sheriff’s K-9 dies after freak accident

A sheriff’s department K-9 had to be euthanized after a freak off-duty accident Tuesday.

September 13, 2013 2:23 pm Photos

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Ex-coach who fled with schoolgirl gets 6 years in prison

Ex-coach who fled with schoolgirl gets 6 years in prison

A former Altar Valley School District wrestling coach and bus driver who fled to Mexico with a 15-year-old girl was sentenced to six years in prison Monday in Pima County Superior Court for sexual conduct with a minor and custodial interference.

May 13, 2013 3:13 pm Related

Fitz Blog: Florida man perishes

Pothole swallows motor home owned by Florida man.

March 06, 2013 12:00 pmLoading…

Fitz Blog: No news is good news

No one slain near Three Points

March 06, 2013 11:00 amLoading…
Report: Sheriff Dever impaired at time of fatal crash

Report: Sheriff Dever impaired at time of fatal crash

FLAGSTAFF — Authorities say the Cochise County sheriff who lost control of his vehicle in northern Arizona and died had alcohol in his system.

October 05, 2012 4:09 pm
3 more Pima County jail workers fired after bar fight

3 more Pima County jail workers fired after bar fight

The three remaining jail employees who were arrested on felony assault charges for their involvement in a bar fight have been fired.

September 27, 2012 11:02 am Related
Cochise County Sheriff Larry Dever dies in crash

Cochise County Sheriff Larry Dever dies in crash

Longtime Cochise County Sheriff Larry Dever is dead at 60 after his truck went off the road in Northern Arizona while on a family hunting trip.

September 19, 2012 2:10 amLoading…

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