Attorney Juliana L. Ore-Giron speaks to her client, Lea Marie Hughes, who wept during her sentencing hearing in Pima County Superior Court on Thursday. Hughes was sentenced to two concurrent two-year prison terms.
The defense attorney for a Tucson woman who abused and stole from a bedridden multiple sclerosis patient asked a judge for mercy Thursday, saying her client has mental-health issues and found herself in over her head.
PHOENIX - An elections complaint accuses Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne of violating Arizona law by coordinating some of his 2010 campaign's efforts with an independent committee that attacked his general-election opponent.
A 27-year-old Marana woman was indicted Thursday on charges that she smoked a powerful pain reliever while breast-feeding her infant daughter, neglected her three children and stole more than $13,000 from an elderly dementia patient.