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High-ranking county official sues Pima County over bike accident

A high-ranking Pima County administrator has filed a lawsuit against the county for injuries he sustained while riding his bicycle last summer.

April 22, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…
Arizona, Kansas prevail in voter ID lawsuit

Arizona, Kansas prevail in voter ID lawsuit

TOPEKA, Kan. — A federal judge has ordered the U.S. Election Assistance Commission to help Kansas and Arizona enforce laws requiring new voters to provide proof of their U.S. citizenship.

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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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ACLU seeks to block Arizona effort on SB 1070 provision

ACLU seeks to block Arizona effort on SB 1070 provision

PHOENIX — Attorneys for immigrant rights groups asked the U.S. Supreme Court today to rebuff a last-ditch attempt by the state to start prosecuting people for harboring those not in the country legally.

March 10, 2014 12:01 pmLoading…

Pima County's vote-fraud protections deficient, political group tells court

PHOENIX — Calling machine-counted voting ripe for fraud, an attorney for the Libertarian Party asked the state Court of Appeals today to let trial judges impose new oversight procedures.

November 12, 2013 11:25 amLoading…

TUSD pays worker double severance, sues for refund

When TUSD career- and technical-education director Kathy Prather quit last year, the district paid her more than $22,000 in unused sick and vacation pay.

September 16, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Raytheon, supplier sue each other

Tucson-based Raytheon Missile Systems and a longtime supplier are suing each other over costly production problems with a key air-combat missile.

August 11, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Pima College official rejects suit allegations he called student a bigot

A Pima Community College official, accused of calling an Anglo student a "bigot and a bitch" when she complained about fellow students speaking Spanish in class, says the accusation is false.

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Suit: Toss names on pension-vote petitions

Two city employees have sued to have an initiative dismantling the city pension system thrown off the ballot over what they contend are illegally collected signatures.

July 28, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Who controls local elections at issue in suit against state

Tucson will be in court today for the first round in its most recent legal battle with the state over who controls local elections.

July 25, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Star lawsuit pressing TUSD to release candidates' names

An attorney for the Arizona Daily Star asked a judge Tuesday to require the Tucson Unified School District to release the names and application materials of the candidates it considered for the superintendent's job.

July 24, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Student suit vs. Pima College draws support of ProEnglish group

A group critics describe as racist is backing a lawsuit against Pima Community College on behalf of a Tucson nursing student who claims the college's learning environment "is hostile to English-language speakers."

July 14, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Star sues TUSD for names of other 3 superintendent finalists

The Arizona Daily Star has sued TUSD to compel the district to release the names of finalists in its search for a new superintendent.

June 19, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Man wants $75K for ruined pot plants

A 56-year-old man wants Pima County to give him $75,000 after forcing him to destroy the medical marijuana plants he was growing in his garage last December.

June 04, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Pima College to drop suit vs. Santa Cruz County

An era of "bad blood" between Pima Community College and Santa Cruz County appears to be coming to a close.

May 27, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Pima County closer to suing Tucson over courthouse waterline

Pima County got the green light to take legal action against the city for hundred of thousands of dollars of what it considers excessive construction costs for a waterline to the new county courthouse.

April 17, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Genitalia-shaped pasta at center of lawsuit against Phoenix

PHOENIX — A Phoenix fire deputy chief has sued the city for sexual harassment after he says he was demoted for complaining about a prank involving genitalia-shaped pasta.

April 05, 2013 2:05 pm

TFD captain demoted; sexual assaults alleged

Lewd behavior at a Tucson fire station that a firefighter has called a sexual assault resulted in the demotion of a captain and could cost taxpayers $500,000, records show.

March 02, 2013 12:00 am
Tim Steller: Local firm faces heat of patent enforcer

Tim Steller: Local firm faces heat of patent enforcer

Pay $100,000 and we'll forget the whole thing. That was the bottom-line message of an otherwise cordial letter that Bill Nelson, president of Tucson's GLHN Architects and Engineering, received Oct. 1.

February 17, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Arizona Students' Association seeks ruling on fee collection

PHOENIX - The Arizona Students' Association is asking a federal judge to void a vote by the Board of Regents changing how its fees are collected, claiming it was retaliatory.

February 14, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

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