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Man given 16-year prison term in Tucson killing

James Lee Derrington was sentenced after his guilty plea to second-degree murder. 

June 24, 2014 4:00 pm

Tucson slaying suspect: I shot him accidentally

A Tucson man accused of first-degree murder in the drug-related killing of a high school student said the shooting was an accident.

March 04, 2014 5:30 pm

County program reclaims addicts' lives, saves taxpayer money

The road from drug addiction to recovery was long and difficult for Denise Hotchkiss.

September 03, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

“He didn’t deserve to die like that,” killer tells Tucson victim’s family

A Tucsonan who shot a friend to death and desecrated his body told the man’s family he wishes he could bring him back.

March 04, 2013 4:19 pm

Man who injured Tucson police officer sentenced to prison

A 22-year-old man who injured a Tucson police officer while trying to flee from a traffic stop has been sentenced to 7.5 years in prison.

February 18, 2013 12:06 pm
Man convicted in shooting death of sleeping man

Man convicted in shooting death of sleeping man

It took a Pima County jury less than an hour Friday to convict a 22-year-old Tucson man of first-degree murder.

February 15, 2013 3:06 pm Related

Marana man who broke in to same bank twice gets probation

A 22-year-old Marana man who unsuccessfully tried to rob the same bank twice in three months has been placed on three years probation.

October 25, 2012 5:00 pm

Witness issues plague 2011 murder case

One of the things people often complain about is the time it takes for criminal cases to be resolved, but there is often a lot going on behind the scenes they don't know about.

October 17, 2012 1:58 pm

Tucson man given 18.5 years for deadly street race

One year to the day after taking the life of an innocent motorist, a Tucson street racer was sentenced to 18 1/4 years in prison.

October 15, 2012 2:02 pm

Man given 12-year term in Tucson shooting

A 56-year-old Tucson man was sentenced to 12 years in prison Thursday for shooting a man in the heart.

September 28, 2012 2:47 pm

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

Former murder suspect in trouble again

A Tucson man who was once facing a murder charge got in trouble again last month.

June 01, 2012 11:13 am

Tucson teen faces prison in stepdad’s killing, separate shooting

A Tucson teenager admitted Wednesday to shooting and killing his mother’s boyfriend and to shooting at another man in August 2010.

April 04, 2012 12:03 pm

Tucson man who handled gun used in slaying given probation

A Tucson man who handled a gun shortly after it was used to kill his sister’s boyfriend was placed on 18 months probation Tuesday for tampering with evidence.

February 28, 2012 3:03 pm

Tucson woman who stole fees for methadone sentenced

A Tucson woman who stole nearly $183,000 from a local social-service agency told her sentencing judge Friday she has sought help for a gambling addiction and hopes to educate high school students about the dangers of gambling.

January 27, 2012 2:02 pm

Tucson man given 12 years in strip club killing

A murder victim’s father had a dramatic outburst in Pima County Superior Court Wednesday when the convicted murderer was sentenced to 12 years in prison.

November 23, 2011 1:02 pm

Tucson healthcare worker gets 2 years in theft from client

A Tucson home healthcare worker was sentenced to two years in prison Wednesday for stealing more than $2,000 from a 90-year-old patient.

November 09, 2011 4:04 pm

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