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Manslaughter

Woman enters guilty plea: ‘I stabbed her in the neck’

A woman accused in a 2012 stabbing death has pleaded guilty to manslaughter.

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Tucsonan gets 10 years for killing his mother

A man who killed his mother and concealed her body in the bathroom of her apartment was sentenced to 10½ years in prison on Tuesday.

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Attorney says driver isn't to blame for fatal DUI accident

Although Joan Elaine Laidlaw  showed no obvious signs of impairment, prosecutors told jurors her use of marijuana and prescription drugs before driving led to the death of one man and injury to another.

January 08, 2014 5:30 pmLoading…

Tucson man gets 7.5 years in fatal DUI crash

A man who pleaded guilty in a fatal DUI crash will spend the next 7ƒ years in prison.

December 16, 2013 5:00 pm

Man gets 121/2 years for killing roommate

A Tucson man accused of strangling his roommate and putting her body in a suitcase he threw in a trash bin was sentenced to 12 1/2 years in prison Wednesday.

May 30, 2013 12:00 am

Manslaughter case against marijuana smoker to move forward

Judge Howard Hantman has decided prosecutors have not violated the rights of a woman charged with killing a teen in a DUI-related crash.

February 21, 2013 4:03 pm

Defense attorney says client in fatal crash wasn't driving recklessly

In order for someone to be convicted of manslaughter, prosecutors need to prove the defendant was behaving "recklessly" during the crime. Jeff Rogers believes the state is going to fall short in the Joan Laidlaw case.

February 05, 2013 12:18 pm
Tucsonan, 31, convicted in teen's 2000 slaying

Tucsonan, 31, convicted in teen's 2000 slaying

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 Monday of manslaughter.

January 29, 2013 12:00 am
Tucsonan, 31, convicted in teen's 2000 slaying

Tucsonan, 31, convicted in teen's 2000 slaying

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Judge gets more time to mull over manslaughter sentence

Everyone knows that attorneys are always asking judges for postponements. This week, however, it was a judge who said he needed more time.

January 18, 2013 10:36 am

Man, 59, pleads guilty to manslaughter in deadly 2011 beating

A Tucson man is facing between seven and 21 years in prison after pleading guilty Monday to manslaughter.

November 07, 2012 12:00 am
Law & Order Briefs

Law & Order Briefs

Man sought in attack, numerous burglaries

September 12, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Jury acquits man involved in pedestrian's 2011 death

A Tucson man accused of killing a pedestrian as he raced down Sixth Avenue at more than double the speed limit was acquitted of manslaughter Friday in Pima County Superior Court.

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Tucson man given 7 years in fatal shooting

A Tucson man who admitted he shot and killed his mother's boyfriend and shot at another man was sentenced to seven years in prison Monday.

June 18, 2012 1:03 pm

Tucson man tried 4 times for slayings convicted of drug sale

It took just one jury to convict Daniel Renteria this time.

May 10, 2012 12:05 pm

Tucsonan is given 21 years for manslaughter, assault

A Tucson man who shot two teenage girls last April, killing one of them, said he is "truly remorseful" Monday and vowed to use his time in prison constructively.

April 17, 2012 12:00 am

Law & Order Briefs

Man admits killing mother's boyfriend

April 05, 2012 12:00 am

911 caller arrested in deadly police shooting

PASADENA, Calif. — Oscar Carrillo’s 911 call was clear: Two young men just robbed him of his computer and backpack. At least one of them had a gun and it was pointed in Carrillo’s face.

March 29, 2012 4:01 pmLoading…
Woman arrested in deadly Tucson crash

Woman arrested in deadly Tucson crash

A 37-year-old woman involved in a fatal crash last weekend was arrested today after authorities said she was driving drunk at the time of the wreck.

March 02, 2012 6:02 pm

Tucsonan pleads guilty in deadly drug deal

A 22-year-old Tucson man is facing between seven and 36 years in prison after pleading guilty to manslaughter and aggravated robbery Tuesday in Pima County Superior Court.

November 08, 2011 12:30 pm

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