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Man convicted in deadly Tucson home invasion

A jury has convicted a man of murder in a deadly home invasion.

February 28, 2014 5:30 pm

2012 burglary brings jail, probation

A man who burglarized a northwest-side convenience store in 2012 was sentenced to jail and probation Tuesday.

February 19, 2014 12:00 am Related
Man acquitted in Tucson cop's shooting to spend nearly 40 years in prison

Man acquitted in Tucson cop's shooting to spend nearly 40 years in prison

Although acquitted of shooting a police officer, Richard Mendoza likely will spend much of the remainder his life behind bars.

February 13, 2014 4:30 pm

Man given 2.5 years in Tucson burglaries

A Tucson man accused of two burglaries and drug possession was sentenced to prison on Friday.

January 17, 2014 4:15 pm

Man given 31.5-year term in Tucson home invasion

A man tried and convicted in absentia in September was sentenced to more than 30 years in prison this week for his role in a home invasion.

January 17, 2014 4:00 pm

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

Two Tucson men given prison time for fraud scheme

A Tucson real estate developer and a real estate agent were sentenced to federal prison for their roles in a mortgage fraud scheme.

September 24, 2013 2:15 pm

Kan. woman sentenced for cattle fraud

WICHITA — A central Kansas woman has been sentenced to two years of probation for embezzling more than $211,000 from a feedlot where she worked to pay off losses from her own cattle trading.

September 20, 2013 3:38 pm

Missing home invaders convicted in absentia

A Pima County Superior Court jury has found two men guilty of committing a home invasion in 2012.

September 13, 2013 5:00 pmLoading…

Felony case breakdown for Pima County Superior Court in 2012

Ever wonder how many felony cases are filed in Pima County Superior Court?

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Robber sentenced for Tucson home invasion

A man who pleaded guilty to robbery and burglary — both linked to an April home invasion — received 1½ years in prison and two years’ probation on Monday in Pima County Superior Court.

August 20, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
5 arrested, 1 wanted in smuggling ring that left man dead near Tucson

5 arrested, 1 wanted in smuggling ring that left man dead near Tucson

Five suspects have been arrested and a sixth is wanted in connection with a human smuggling ring that left one border crosser dead.

August 15, 2013 3:18 pm Photos



Tucson man sentenced to 11 years for scamming 1,600 people

A Tucson man was sentenced in federal court to more than 11 years in prison for defrauding 1,600 people through a variety of scams, officials said.

July 24, 2013 12:52 pm
Tucson thief caught on camera ditching ill-gotten truck

Tucson thief caught on camera ditching ill-gotten truck

It wasn’t quite as exciting as a chase scene from “Grand Theft Auto” or “Gone in Sixty Seconds,” nevertheless, a suspect managed to get away after ditching a stolen vehicle on the east side.

July 10, 2013 1:51 pm

Tucson man who set woman on fire convicted of murder

A Tucson man was convicted today of first degree murder for setting a woman on fire.

June 12, 2013 12:18 pm

3 Douglas men accused in alleged kidnapping plot

Three Douglas men were arrested in connection with an alleged kidnapping plot.

March 09, 2013 3:58 pm

Tucson tech-firm founder sentenced to prison

The founder and former CEO of a local high-tech company was sentenced today to 4½ years in state prison on felony drunk-driving charges.

March 08, 2013 2:18 pm
Shoplifter throws soda can at store employee

Shoplifter throws soda can at store employee

A shoplifter caught with a purse full of merchandise assaulted a store employee with a soda can before fleeing the scene.

February 06, 2013 11:54 am Photos


Tucson man convicted in fatal home invasion

A Tucson man is facing a life sentence after being convicted late Friday of first-degree murder and other felony charges in a June 2011 deadly home invasion.

February 04, 2013 3:14 pm

Teen brothers accused in school vandalism

Two teenage brothers are facing burglary and criminal damage charges after authorities say they broke into Flowing Wells Junior High School Sunday afternoon.

December 31, 2012 2:34 pm


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