The Senate this week rejected the nomination of Debo Adegbile, a former Supreme Court advocate for the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, to lead the Justice Department’s civil-rights division.
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.
President Obama announced last week a new race-based initiative, My Brother’s Keeper.
BISBEE — A man accused of assaulting a National Park Service employee in southeastern Arizona last year has pleaded not guilty.
Kerry Kennedy was just acquitted, and rightly so, of “drugged driving” — she mistook a sleeping pill for her thyroid medication and conked out at the wheel.
A Tucson man accused of first-degree murder in the drug-related killing of a high school student said the shooting was an accident.
PHOENIX — Gov. Jan Brewer is asking that state flags be lowered until sunset Tuesday and again on the day of his burial to honor a Phoenix police officer fatally wounded in a shootout with a suspect.
PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities say a mother is being held on child abuse charges after her 2-year-old son spent the night alone outside in a Phoenix backyard amid intermittent rains.
A jury has convicted a man of murder in a deadly home invasion.
MIAMI — A second member of the "Cuban Five" spy ring was released Thursday from a U.S. prison after spending more than 15 years behind bars.
The following editorial appeared Wednesday in the Washington Post:
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has charged a Tucson-based ethanol investment firm and its manager with improperly shifting expenses to investment funds they manage.
A second arrest has been made in the November killing of a homeless Tucson man.
“You can get killed just for living in your American skin.”
A 47-year old special-education teacher faces sexual conduct charges for having sex with a relative who is a minor, police said.
Charges against a man accused of killing his girlfriend’s infant daughter were dropped this week.
Although acquitted of shooting a police officer, Richard Mendoza likely will spend much of the remainder his life behind bars.
The owner of a solar-panel installation company has been accused of scamming customers out of hundreds of thousands of dollars in a multi-count indictment filed in Pima County Superior Court.
A Tucson man has been sentenced in Vermont federal court to 2½ years in prison after he pleaded guilty to conspiring to distribute oxycodone.