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Phoenix car wash mogul pleads guilty; Asarco to pay Arizona fine; more.

July 25, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Border, jobs major issues in rural district race

Border, jobs major issues in rural district race

Republicans compete in primary for the district north of Tucson.

July 19, 2014 6:00 pm Photos

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Pinal sheriff: Men working as cartel scouts arrested

Pinal sheriff: Men working as cartel scouts arrested

Several men who sheriff’s authorities said were working as lookouts for a Mexican drug cartel in a known smuggling area have been arrested after a months-long investigation in Pinal County.

June 17, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Pinal Sheriff: Mexican drug cartel scouts arrested in months-long investigation

Pinal Sheriff: Mexican drug cartel scouts arrested in months-long investigation

Several men working as lookouts for a Mexican drug cartel in a known smuggling area have been arrested after a months-long investigation in Pinal County. 

June 16, 2014 1:30 pm
Sheriff: Cartel lookouts busted in Pinal County

Sheriff: Cartel lookouts busted in Pinal County

Authorities say they have captured and prosecuted a group of "scouts" paid by Mexican drug cartels to be lookouts for drug and human smugglers on Arizona hilltops. The Pinal County sheriff's and county attorney's offices say they arrested 8 cartel members who were paid to spend numerous day…

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Road Runner: State embarks on Oracle Road widening north of Tucson

ADOT crews have embarked on a likely two-year project north of Tucson that is expected to increase traffic capacity, give bicyclists more space and reduce collisions between animals and motorists.

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GOP hopefuls in CD1 debate who's more conservative

PHOENIX — The three Republican candidates for Congress from District 1 each insisted Monday night that he is more conservative than the others — and is the only one who can oust Democrat Ann Kirkpatrick.

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Pinal sheriff: Man had sophisticated pot growing business

Pinal sheriff: Man had sophisticated pot growing business

A man was arrested and is facing drug charges after Pinal County sheriff's deputies discovered a marijuana growing operation at his residence north of Tucson.

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Pinal County teen faces more sex-crime charges

FLORENCE — An 18-year-old Arizona man accused of preying upon school students faces multiple counts of sexual assault, sexual conduct with a minor and other crimes, a prosecutor's office said Thursday.

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Deputy finds various drugs in Tucson man's car during traffic stop

Deputy finds various drugs in Tucson man's car during traffic stop

A Tucson man was arrested last week in Pinal County after deputies found cocaine, marijuana, methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia and a gun in his car during a traffic stop. 

April 21, 2014 8:56 am

Arizona lawyer sentenced to prison in gang case

FLORENCE — A Phoenix defense attorney has been sentenced to three years in prison on convictions on charges of helping a criminal gang led by her husband, a prison inmate whom she represented as a lawyer. The Pinal County Attorney's Office says Carmen Lynn Fischer Garcia was sentenced March…

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Accused Albuquerque police dog shooter was ex-con from Ariz.

Accused Albuquerque police dog shooter was ex-con from Ariz.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.  — A man once imprisoned in Arizona on burglary convictions was suspected of shooting a police dog during a business burglary Friday, Albuquerque police say.

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More than 300 pounds of marijuana found in SUV in Pinal County

More than 300 pounds of marijuana found in SUV in Pinal County

Pinal County Sheriff's deputies arrested two men and seized 330 pounds of marijuana, during a traffic stop last week. 

March 24, 2014 3:30 pm Photos

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Pinal County fugitive convicted in child abuse death arrested in Las Vegas

A man convicted in the death of a toddler and who was on the run for two years was arrested Thursday in Las Vegas, authorities said.

March 07, 2014 10:00 pm Related

Pinal County Sheriff: Mom, kids OK after Amber Alert today

CASA GRANDE — Pinal County authorities say a mother and her four children who were the subject of an Amber Alert issued Thursday morning are OK. Sheriff's Lt. Tamatha Villar says 31-year-old Jessica Brown drove herself and her children to the Casa Grande Police Department after hearing the …

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Pinal, Pima saw net gains of in-state residents

Pinal, Pima saw net gains of in-state residents

WASHINGTON – Maricopa County gained residents from nearly 1,000 counties across the U.S. — from Pinal County to as far away as Washington County, Maine, the Census Bureau reported.

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Pinal County deputy fatally shoots robbery suspect

An armed-robbery suspect was killed and another was injured in a shootout with a Pinal County sheriff’s deputy Monday.

December 24, 2013 12:00 am
Deputies seize several explosives, firearms from Pinal County home

Deputies seize several explosives, firearms from Pinal County home

Authorities found several improvised explosive devices, grenades, guns and thousands of ammunition rounds in a San Tan Valley home while performing a search warrant in connection with a domestic violence investigation. 

November 26, 2013 1:31 pm
Ten arrested on human smuggling charges in Pinal County

Ten arrested on human smuggling charges in Pinal County

Three women and ten men were arrested in Pinal County on suspicion of human smuggling. 

November 13, 2013 9:07 am

Pinal County: 2 dead in apparent murder-suicide

CASA GRANDE — Pinal County authorities are investigating the deaths of two people as a possible murder-suicide. Sheriff's spokesman Tim Gaffney says the bodies of a man and a woman were found near Casa Grande late Sunday. Gaffney says a weapon was found near the man's body. Identities were …

November 04, 2013 8:44 am

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