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Tucson group protests in favor of stricter gun background checks

Tucson group protests in favor of stricter gun background checks

About 50 people gathered at Presidio Park Wednesday morning wearing matching t-shirts and holding handmade signs to protest the failure by Congress to pass new legislation to what they believe are loopholes related to background checks in current gun registration laws.

April 17, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…
Throwback Thursday: The Dillinger Gang

Throwback Thursday: The Dillinger Gang

The January 1934 capture in Tucson of John Dillinger — then one of the most wanted men in the country for committing a string of bank robberies in the Midwest — will be commemorated this weekend downtown.

January 23, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Local homicide rate dips slightly in Tucson

Tucson’s homicide rate declined slightly in 2013, although it remains above the national average, new data show.

January 01, 2014 12:00 am
Fitz Blog: This just in

Fitz Blog: This just in

Notorious mob boss James 'Whitey' Bulger was sentenced Thursday to life in Congress, plus 5 years on "K" Street. Convicted of racketeering, murder, extortion, money laundering and obstruction of justice the court ruled, “ this heartless sociopath , who amassed millions, is more than qualifie…

November 14, 2013 9:00 amLoading…
What Mark Kelly told the man who tried to kill his wife

What Mark Kelly told the man who tried to kill his wife

Below is Mark Kelly’s statement as prepared for delivery at today'ssentencing of Jared Lee Loughner:

November 08, 2012 2:51 pmLoading…

Arizona biker pleads guilty in 2001 killing

A Mesa member of the Hells Angels motorcycle gang has pleaded guilty to an Arizona homicide 10 years ago.

October 20, 2011 8:44 amLoading…

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