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County program helps high school students become EMTs

County program helps high school students become EMTs

The EMT course is free and offered by Pima County JTED.

September 22, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Ruling: Police home searches can include visitors' purses, personal items

Ruling: Police home searches can include visitors' purses, personal items

The Arizona Supreme Court ruling sets precedent.

August 20, 2014 5:00 pmLoading…
Lasers pose grave risk for Tucson air traffic

Lasers pose grave risk for Tucson air traffic

Tucson ranks high in country for number of reported incidents involving aircraft.

August 09, 2014 7:30 pm Video Photos

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Migrant suing US: Agent beat, shot me

Migrant suing US: Agent beat, shot me

Mna testifies agent kept hitting him, even after he asked him to stop.

July 23, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Foundation gives 100 bulletproof vests to Tucson police

Foundation gives 100 bulletproof vests to Tucson police

The Tucson Police Foundation raised funds through its Adopt A Cop program. 

July 08, 2014 12:00 am
Border agents: Mexican law-enforcement helicopter fires in Arizona

Border agents: Mexican law-enforcement helicopter fires in Arizona

Mexican officials deny the allegation.

June 28, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
US to open new centers to house Central Americans

US to open new centers to house Central Americans

Flood of illegal immigrants overwhelming border agencies

June 21, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Feds grant stay to immigrant living in Tucson church

Feds grant stay to immigrant living in Tucson church

An undocumented immigrant who has been living in sanctuary with his wife and son at Southside Presbyterian Church since May 13 has received a stay in his deportation case.

June 09, 2014 4:00 pm Photos

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Law & order briefs

Law & order briefs

Man shot by police is in stable condition

April 13, 2014 12:00 am
Inmate escapes from minimum security prison in Tucson

Inmate escapes from minimum security prison in Tucson

Authorities are looking for an inmate who walked away Sunday from a minimum security camp in Tucson. 

March 31, 2014 1:28 pm
Barbara LaWall: Allegation of County Attorney's Office bias is unsupported

Barbara LaWall: Allegation of County Attorney's Office bias is unsupported

In the March 19 guest opinion (“Officer-involved shootings should require independent review”), Paul Gattone advocates for an independent civilian review of officer-involved shootings to determine whether the law-enforcement officers should be prosecuted. My office already provides that inde…

March 25, 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…

GAO report raises doubts about successor to ‘virtual fence’ in Arizona

Some members of Congress are skeptical of a new border surveillance system being rolled out in Arizona, citing a lack of specific measurements for its success and the $1 billion already spent on the failed program it replaces.

March 13, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

More crime victims seeking special immigration visa

Each year, more crime victims apply for immigration visas under a program designed to boost cooperation with law enforcement.

March 12, 2014 6:15 pmLoading…

More must be done to stop unneeded killings at border

Border Patrol Chief Michael Fisher’s directive clarifying existing guidelines on use of force is yet another step in the agency’s slow march in the right direction. Unfortunately, this deliberate approach to policy change falls far short of the needed action to halt unnecessary killings by agents.

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Ariz. animal cruelty bill moves to Senate

Ariz. animal cruelty bill moves to Senate

PHOENIX — State lawmakers agreed to create special exemptions from animal cruelty laws for farmers and ranchers despite complaints that it would ease penalties on those who abuse and beat farm animals to death.

March 10, 2014 4:30 pmLoading…

Enforce SB 1070 in reasonable, legal, proportional fashion

A lengthy Star investigation published last week revealed the highly disparate approach Arizona law enforcement agencies take to enforcing state immigration law SB 1070.

March 09, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

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