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Groped jail inmate sues Pima County

Groped jail inmate sues Pima County

Woman who submitted a $2 million claim after jail guard assaulted her sues the county. 

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Lawsuit cites monitoring limits at border checkpoint near Tucson

Lawsuit cites monitoring limits at border checkpoint near Tucson

The Border Patrol checkpoint in Amado has been up for seven years.

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Report takes aim at 'treatment industrial complex'

Report takes aim at 'treatment industrial complex'

Authors say for-profit prison operators changing model to capture more business.

November 19, 2014 10:44 amLoading…
Teen gets probation for cigarette thefts, gun charge

Teen gets probation for cigarette thefts, gun charge

Dozens of police responded to school after call of teen with gun. 

November 18, 2014 3:30 pmLoading…
OV councilman Burns agrees to plea

OV councilman Burns agrees to plea

Councilman to plead guilty to criminal trespassing. 

November 18, 2014 12:51 pmLoading…
Tucson caretaker pleads not guilty in tot's death

Tucson caretaker pleads not guilty in tot's death

A 22-month-old child asphyxiated under her care, officials say.  

November 17, 2014 4:30 pm
New Yorker gets probation for drug running

New Yorker gets probation for drug running

Group smuggled drugs to East Coast, laundered proceeds. 

November 17, 2014 3:30 pmLoading…
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…
Man who took boy on drug run gets 6 years

Man who took boy on drug run gets 6 years

Mexican national was arrested in Pima County with heroin, cocaine, meth.

November 15, 2014 12:00 am
Man who took son on drug run sentenced

Man who took son on drug run sentenced

Mexican national gets six years in prison.

November 14, 2014 2:31 pm

Longtime Tucson lawyer Altfeld dies

Had a passion for education issues. 

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Man cleared on some charges in 2011 killing

Man cleared on some charges in 2011 killing

Jury fails to reach decision on murder, other charges. 

November 11, 2014 4:15 pm
McSally looks to be winner in CD2 race

McSally looks to be winner in CD2 race

With just 133 votes between, recount almost certain. 

November 11, 2014 3:52 pmLoading…
McSally loses legal challenge; lead still hers

McSally loses legal challenge; lead still hers

Judge rejects protest to some provisional ballots; Barber trails by 179 votes.

November 10, 2014 9:00 pm Photos

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FBI stats for 2013 show violent, property crimes down

FBI stats for 2013 show violent, property crimes down

Crime rates continue to drop nationwide. 

November 10, 2014 3:48 pmLoading…
Arizona's newest prison expansion still won't meet needs

Arizona's newest prison expansion still won't meet needs

New unit to house 500 max-security inmates; construction cost $50M.

November 08, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Tucson mom who drove baby into floodwaters sentenced

Tucson mom who drove baby into floodwaters sentenced

Nicole Tiffany Sherman completed community service and was sentenced to time served.

November 06, 2014 2:15 pm
High court cases in Tucson start this afternoon

High court cases in Tucson start this afternoon

The Arizona Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in two cases in Tucson today at 2 p.m.

November 06, 2014 1:03 pmLoading…
Infant's burns, broken bones were accident, defense says

Infant's burns, broken bones were accident, defense says

Prosecutors say Devon Marice Jackson intentionally injured the child.

November 05, 2014 5:15 pm
Voters approve retention of all judges

Voters approve retention of all judges

Supreme, appeals and superior courts' jurists all retained by large margins.  

November 05, 2014 1:30 pmLoading…
Tucson teen given 25-to-life in romantic rival's killing

Tucson teen given 25-to-life in romantic rival's killing

Teen tricked rival into meeting, shot him multiple times. 

November 04, 2014 12:00 pm
Man sentenced to life in 2012 drug rip

Man sentenced to life in 2012 drug rip

Mankel shot would-be thief as he fled. 

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Man gets prison for shooting daughter's boyfriend

Man gets prison for shooting daughter's boyfriend

Confrontation led to shooting. 

November 04, 2014 12:00 am
Man gets life for fatal drug-deal shooting

Man gets life for fatal drug-deal shooting

Defendant gunned down would-be robber in failed drug ripoff. 

November 04, 2014 12:00 am
Son of Tucson businessman sentenced for bank robbery

Son of Tucson businessman sentenced for bank robbery

Vincent Mark Cesare gets 5 years; claims addiction drove him to crime.

November 04, 2014 12:00 am
Son of Tucson businessman sentenced for bank robbery

Son of Tucson businessman sentenced for bank robbery

Vincent Mark Cesare gets 5 years; says addiction drove him to crime.

November 03, 2014 5:05 pm
Jury in discrimination case decides in dealership's favor

Jury in discrimination case decides in dealership's favor

Workers said they were subjected to racial slurs. 

November 02, 2014 12:00 am
Closing arguments held in EEOC discrimination case

Closing arguments held in EEOC discrimination case

Government says men fired in retaliation.

October 31, 2014 2:29 pmLoading…
State high court reverses Appeals in Maricopa college case

State high court reverses Appeals in Maricopa college case

Justices say law adding two seats to Maricopa Community College Board legal

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Deadly 2011 shooting followed pot sale

Deadly 2011 shooting followed pot sale

Rolando Garcia was killed on the Pascua Yaqui reservation.

October 30, 2014 12:00 am
EEOC: Tucson BMW dealer discriminated against workers

EEOC: Tucson BMW dealer discriminated against workers

Commission says co-workers subjected men to constant slurs.

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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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'Sovereign citizen' sentenced to 5 years in prison

'Sovereign citizen' sentenced to 5 years in prison

Man convicted of fraud and theft was part of anti-government movement. 

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High court to hear Medicaid arguments at UA

High court to hear Medicaid arguments at UA

Nov. 6 session will be at the College of Law. Seating is limited.

October 23, 2014 7:45 pmLoading…
Prosecutor says deadly attack was planned

Prosecutor says deadly attack was planned

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

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Pima court warns of juror scam

Pima court warns of juror scam

Scam seeks cash payment for supposed missed jury duty.

October 21, 2014 1:08 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

Man gets 16 years for death of girlfriend

Killer beat to death girlfriend because he was distraught over end of relationship. 

October 20, 2014 1:08 pmLoading…
County to investigate possible wrongful convictions

County to investigate possible wrongful convictions

Team will investigate cases where new evidence points to possible wrongful conviction.

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Witness: Brother confessed to 2002 fatal stabbing

Witness: Brother confessed to 2002 fatal stabbing

Devil made him do it, he reportedly told sister.

October 10, 2014 12:00 am
Non-lawyer Green candidate seeks to unseat justice of the peace

Non-lawyer Green candidate seeks to unseat justice of the peace

Candidates say their people skills, compassion can help litigants. 

October 09, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Precinct 1 JP candidates bring legal experience to race

Precinct 1 JP candidates bring legal experience to race

Both have long careers in law, one in civil, the other in criminal.

October 09, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Man convicted of sex assault in Dec. again accused

Man convicted of sex assault in Dec. again accused

Accused of grabbing and kissing restaurant worker.

October 08, 2014 3:43 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
Mom, boyfriend sentenced in Tucson child abuse case

Mom, boyfriend sentenced in Tucson child abuse case

The child cannot see, hear or eat on his own as result of the incident.

October 06, 2014 4:30 pm

Immigration activists convicted for 2013 protest

Activists who blocked the entry to the parking lot of Tucson’s federal courthouse in a 2013 effort to halt the prosecutions of illegal immigrants have been found guilty of disorderly conduct.

October 03, 2014 8:15 pm
Immigration activists convicted in 2013 Tucson protest

Immigration activists convicted in 2013 Tucson protest

Defense attorney plans to appeal judge's ruling. 

October 03, 2014 4:45 pmLoading…
Pima County Attorney's office starts conviction investigation unit

Pima County Attorney's office starts conviction investigation unit

Attorneys will evaluate Pima County convictions if defendants claim innocence. 

October 02, 2014 3:00 pmLoading…

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