A Marana man arrested in the death of his father told investigators that he was high on methamphetamines and used a martial-arts chokehold on him during a fight at their home, according to court documents.
PHOENIX — State officials and mental health advocates approved a historic deal Wednesday to provide more services for the seriously mentally ill, bringing to an end a 33-year-old lawsuit.
PHOENIX - Hoping to undermine the governor, foes of Medicaid expansion are putting the political heat on Republicans who might be inclined to support her plan.
In January 2011, after a wildly psychotic Jared Loughner shot 19 people in Tucson, the National Rifle Association still wanted to make it easier for people judged mentally ill to rearm themselves.
There have been plenty of times over the last 22 months that Nancy Bowman has just wanted to move on from the horror of Jan. 8, but her friend Patricia Maisch always brings her around.
Compassion saved Phyllis Rautenberg. Weeks after Jared Lee Loughner murdered her mother, Rautenberg found herself back at work. A music teacher in Southern California, she was standing before her middle school kids. She was back in a world where time is measured by the sound of the bell. In …
Since January 2010, 36 felony suspects, including two suspected murderers, had their charges dismissed because they were found mentally unfit for trial.
A Tucson brother and sister told U.S. District Judge Raner Collins Monday that they have no idea what happened to more than $1.4 million they were supposed to use to pay the bills of nearly 800 elderly and disabled people.
Sally Hueston with HOPE meets with a client at the Pima County jail. The program helps inmates who are mentally ill or have drug problems.
This time last year, Capt. Greg Gearhart was seeing the same group of people being booked into the Pima County jail again and again. They would get arrested for a petty crime, get released, fall victim to their mental illness or substance abuse issues again, and get rearrested.