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Tucson in top 10 for property crimes nationally

Tucson in top 10 for property crimes nationally

However, the rate has fallen — for violence, too — since the 1990s.

November 15, 2014 7:30 pmLoading…
Tucsonan found guilty fatal marijuana deal

Tucsonan found guilty fatal marijuana deal

Olague knew accomplice would come to the drug deal armed, prosecutor said.

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Prosecutor says deadly attack was planned

Prosecutor says deadly attack was planned

Defense says client didn't know co-defendant would kill victim. 

October 22, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…
Man gets 16 years for fatal beating

Man gets 16 years for fatal beating

Granillo killed his girlfriend in a rage over relationship's demise.

October 21, 2014 12:00 am
Tucson man gets 16 years for fatal beating

Tucson man gets 16 years for fatal beating

Killed girlfriend who was ending their long relationship.

October 20, 2014 1:20 pm
Tucson man gets 16.5 years in parking lot shooting

Tucson man gets 16.5 years in parking lot shooting

Plea deal reached after jury could not reach verdict.

October 13, 2014 5:00 pmLoading…
Woman to spend 16 years in mental facility for 2013 killing

Woman to spend 16 years in mental facility for 2013 killing

Woman pleaded guilty except insane in 2013 murder. 

October 07, 2014 2:15 pm
Mom who strangled son sentenced to mental institution

Mom who strangled son sentenced to mental institution

Jean Cataline will spend rest of life in secure facility. 

October 07, 2014 2:00 pm
Caretaker gets 40 years in killing of 2

Caretaker gets 40 years in killing of 2

Roosevelt Williams given two 20-year terms for second-degree murder.

September 26, 2014 4:15 pm
Defendant in DAV beating death claims self-defense

Defendant in DAV beating death claims self-defense

Man accused of stomping victim to death in parking lot.

September 24, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…
Teenager convicted of murder in love-triangle slaying

Teenager convicted of murder in love-triangle slaying

Jury convicts 19-year old of murder despite self-defense claim. 

September 11, 2014 7:30 pm
Nine shots weren't intended to kill, defendant says

Nine shots weren't intended to kill, defendant says

Tucson teen claims fear caused him to shoot victim.

September 09, 2014 5:15 pmLoading…
Police ID mom, newborn killed in murder-suicide

Police ID mom, newborn killed in murder-suicide

All three bodies were found in the yard of a home on east side.

September 02, 2014 9:09 am
Accused double murderer mentally limited, jury told

Accused double murderer mentally limited, jury told

Doctor says defendant has impulsivity disorder, limited ability to reflect. 

August 28, 2014 5:15 pmLoading…
Trial of caregiver accused of double murder starts

Trial of caregiver accused of double murder starts

The defendant stayed in the house for days after the victims were killed.

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Tucson murder trial ends in hung jury

Tucson murder trial ends in hung jury

Donald Earl Woods will face a new trial next month. 

August 20, 2014 4:00 pm
Tucson man retried in girlfriend's death

Tucson man retried in girlfriend's death

Defense attorney says Granillo was distraught at end of relationship. 

August 13, 2014 6:30 pmLoading…
Prosecutor: 'I'm Dirty Red!' cried killer

Prosecutor: 'I'm Dirty Red!' cried killer

Trial underway in shooting death near Mansfield Park.

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Woman given 6-year term in unrelated crimes

Woman given 6-year term in unrelated crimes

The two separate crimes were drug-related.

August 12, 2014 3:30 pm
16-year-old boy arrested in Tucson killing

16-year-old boy arrested in Tucson killing

The body of David Martinez, 66, was found in July.

August 09, 2014 8:20 pm

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