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Attempted killer tells jury he should be convicted. Jury obliges.

The defendant told the jurors they should convict him, and they agreed.

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Charges dropped against D-backs announcer

PHOENIX  — Charges accusing an announcer for the Arizona Diamondbacks of threatening his wife with a knife during an argument at their home have been dismissed. Team Spanish-language announcer Miguel Perez Quintana was arrested July 15 and later charged with aggravated assault with a deadly…

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SWAT responds to barricaded man in midtown Tucson

A man has barricaded himself in a midtown home following a domestic violence incident, police said. 

March 24, 2014 5:04 pm
Siblings tell Tucson police mother starved son, 3

Siblings tell Tucson police mother starved son, 3

Siblings of the 3-year-old boy whose skeletal remains were found Tuesday told investigators their mother starved their brother to death, court records reveal.

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Plight of world's women must be addressed

Plight of world's women must be addressed

Saturday is International Women’s Day, a 105-year-old annual call to action for women’s equality. But for many women and girls around the world, its most basic promise of freedom remains unfulfilled.

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Pascua Yaqui gain added power to prosecute some non-Indians

Southern Arizona’s Pascua Yaqui Tribe is one of the first native groups in the nation to earn legal standing to prosecute outsiders who attack women on tribal lands.

February 10, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Tucson man suspected of killing his father during fight

Tucson man suspected of killing his father during fight

A 20-year-old man, suspected of killing his father, was arrested Wednesday night.

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Hung jury in case of Tucson man accused in girlfriend's fatal beating

The trial of a Tucson man accused of beating to death his girlfriend with a crowbar ended Tuesday in a mistrial, as jurors could not reach a unanimous verdict.

December 17, 2013 3:51 pm

Brewer: Probe will determine blame for unchecked CPS cases

PHOENIX — Gov. Jan Brewer is willing to give Department of Economic Security Director Clarence Carter the benefit of the doubt about his culpability in more than 6,500 complaints of child abuse going uninvestigated — at least for the time being.

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Victoria Steele: CPS crisis cannot wait; Governor should call special session

Victoria Steele: CPS crisis cannot wait; Governor should call special session

Happy Thanksgiving! It is a common greeting this time of year, but it will be hard to enjoy the holiday knowing that it won’t be happy — not for the thousands of Arizona children living in fear of abuse or neglect.

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Home life of convicted killer promoted deviant behavior, doctor testifies

A psychologist who examined convicted murderer Kyle Alegria said the environment Alegria grew up in was fertile ground for the growth of a violent sexual deviant.

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Tucson police release names in apparent murder-suicide

Tucson police release names in apparent murder-suicide

Tucson police have released the names of the victim and suspect in an early morning murder-suicide.

October 26, 2013 3:32 pm
Pinal County man shot in the ear by deputy, then jailed

Pinal County man shot in the ear by deputy, then jailed

A Pinal County man was shot in the ear after he pointed a gun at deputies early Wednesday morning.

September 19, 2013 12:57 pm
Family warns about domestic violence

Family warns about domestic violence

Augustina "Tina" Soto's family has barely had time to cope with her shooting death earlier this week.

June 15, 2013 12:00 am
Family warns about domestic violence

Family warns about domestic violence

Theresa Soto, left, the mother of slain Augustina "Tina" Soto, and her sister, Rachel Tineo, middle, express concern about domestic violence.

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Arizona football: Charges dropped against All-American Ka'Deem Carey

Arizona football: Charges dropped against All-American Ka'Deem Carey

All charges have been dropped against Ka'Deem Carey in a domestic violence case, the city announced today.

June 14, 2013 12:43 pm Related

Probation for Tucson man who pointed rifle stock at deputy

A Tucson man who pointed a wooden rifle stock at a sheriff’s deputy responding to a domestic violence call was sentenced to three years’ probation Monday.

June 03, 2013 4:12 pm

Tribes win new power to prosecute non-Indians in domestic violence

WASHINGTON — Congress on Thursday gave Indian tribes new power to prosecute non-Indians in tribal courts for any crimes linked to domestic violence.

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Congress passes bill renewing anti-violence law

WASHINGTON — House Republicans raised the white flag Thursday on extending domestic violence protections to gays, lesbians and transsexuals after months of resisting an expansion of the Violence Against Women Act.

February 28, 2013 4:27 pmLoading…

Deputy shoots man on Tucson's NW side

A Pima County Sheriff’s Department deputy shot a man this morning during a confrontation at a domestic violence call on Tucson’s northwest side, officials say.

February 10, 2013 10:18 am

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