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Tucson man given 7.5 years for role in home invasion

Tucson man given 7.5 years for role in home invasion

A man accused in a 2012 home invasion was sentenced to 7½ years in prison Wednesday in Pima County Superior Court.

April 09, 2014 12:00 pm

Medicare under the microscope

The following editorial appeared Sunday in the Washington Post:

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Water supply from San Pedro River key in court battle over Sierra Vista development plan

Water supply from San Pedro River key in court battle over Sierra Vista development plan

PHOENIX — Arizona’s management of the San Pedro River went on trial here Monday.

April 07, 2014 5:01 pmLoading…
Judge rejects bid to delay new abortion rules in Arizona

Judge rejects bid to delay new abortion rules in Arizona

PHOENIX — New restrictions on drug-induced abortions will take effect this morning as had been scheduled.

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Federal judge in Tucson is asked to block abortion-drug restrictions

Federal judge in Tucson is asked to block abortion-drug restrictions

A state law regulating the use of drugs prescribed in medical abortions would put unfair obstacles in the paths of women seeking abortions, opponents of the law argued in federal court in Tucson on Wednesday.

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US judge says Arizona can require new voters to prove citizenship

US judge says Arizona can require new voters to prove citizenship

PHOENIX — A federal judge on Wednesday ordered the Election Assistance Commission to require would-be Arizona voters to provide proof of citizenship when they register.

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Welcome back, Sunday Evening Forum: Once a stage for political risers, Tucson institution returns March 30

Welcome back, Sunday Evening Forum: Once a stage for political risers, Tucson institution returns March 30

The Sunday Evening Forum, the go-to speaker series for generations of Tucson families, returns March 30, adding to the mix of new buildings, new restaurants and the modern streetcar making downtown a destination again.

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Trial begins in deadly Oro Valley road-rage case

Trial begins in deadly Oro Valley road-rage case

The trial of a San Manuel man accused in a deadly road-rage incident in Oro Valley began Tuesday in Pima County Superior Court.

March 18, 2014 6:00 pm
Appeals court asked to reject Arizona's no-bail rule

Appeals court asked to reject Arizona's no-bail rule

An attorney for the American Civil Liberties Union asked a federal appeals court Tuesday to void a Arizona constitutional provision denying bail to some people awaiting trial who are in this country illegally.

March 18, 2014 3:30 pmLoading…

Schools say they will drop $1.2B settlement claim if lawmakers honor 2000 law; Legislature balks

PHOENIX — Arizona public schools have offered to give up their claim to more than $1.2 billion in lost aid if the state will simply agree to adjust the current formula to recognize the fact that lawmakers broke state law.

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Witness says he lied to FBI in Tucson car-bomb case

Witness says he lied to FBI in Tucson car-bomb case

A witness for the defense in the first-degree murder trial of Pamela Phillips on Wednesday said he lied to the FBI in 1997 when he claimed he had information about who killed her ex-husband, Gary Triano.

March 12, 2014 6:00 pm Photos

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Tucson slaying suspect: I shot him accidentally

Tucson slaying suspect: I shot him accidentally

A Tucson man accused of first-degree murder in the drug-related killing of a high school student said the shooting was an accident.

March 04, 2014 5:30 pm

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
Ariz. attorney wants judge to throw out gay marriage lawsuit

Ariz. attorney wants judge to throw out gay marriage lawsuit

PHOENIX — An attorney for the state wants a judge to throw out a bid by several gay couples, including one in Tucson, to allow them to marry.

February 25, 2014 1:00 pmLoading…

Court dismisses challenge to Arizona congressional maps

PHOENIX — Arizona voters have a constitutional right to wrest control of drawing congressional boundaries from the Legislature, a federal court ruled late Friday.

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Judge to rule on Ariz. parents' use of marijuana extracts for ill son

PHOENIX — The parents of a brain-damaged Mesa boy have a right to ask court permission to be able to buy and administer marijuana extracts for their child, a Maricopa County Superior Court judge ruled late Friday.

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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
Double-homicide suspect makes first Tucson court appearance

Double-homicide suspect makes first Tucson court appearance

The suspect in a New Year’s Day hit-and-run double homicide has been returned to Tucson and made his first appearance before a judge Wednesday.

February 06, 2014 12:00 am Related

Judge blocks state's bid to collect refunds from charter schools

PHOENIX — State education officials have been blocked by a judge from taking nearly $5.9 million away from charter schools.

February 03, 2014 3:00 pmLoading…

Tucson clerk who set Circle K store ablaze given 2.5 years

A former convenience store clerk who set his store on fire was sentenced to 2½ years in prison on Monday.

February 03, 2014 1:00 pm

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