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Man killed by Sierra Vista officer during traffic stop ID'd

Man killed by Sierra Vista officer during traffic stop ID'd

A man shot and killed by a Sierra Vista police officer during a traffic stop Sunday was identified as Lauro Jesus Avechuco, officials said.

April 15, 2014 4:45 pm
Former TPD officer cites sexual harassment in claim

Former TPD officer cites sexual harassment in claim

A former Tucson police officer has filed a $2 million claim against the city saying she was a victim of sexual harassment while on the force.

April 08, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Barbara LaWall: Allegation of County Attorney's Office bias is unsupported

Barbara LaWall: Allegation of County Attorney's Office bias is unsupported

In the March 19 guest opinion (“Officer-involved shootings should require independent review”), Paul Gattone advocates for an independent civilian review of officer-involved shootings to determine whether the law-enforcement officers should be prosecuted. My office already provides that inde…

March 25, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Man critically wounded by Phoenix police officer

PHOENIX — Phoenix police say a man is in critical condition after he tried to assault an officer seated in his patrol vehicle.

March 23, 2014 5:15 pm

Enforce SB 1070 in reasonable, legal, proportional fashion

A lengthy Star investigation published last week revealed the highly disparate approach Arizona law enforcement agencies take to enforcing state immigration law SB 1070.

March 09, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Board: Pima County deputy tried to date teen crime victim

A state agency revoked the peace officer certification of a former Pima County Sheriff’s Department deputy who pursued a relationship with the victim of a crime he investigated.

January 14, 2014 12:00 am
Ex-corrections officer given probation in Tucson bar fight

Ex-corrections officer given probation in Tucson bar fight

A former Pima County corrections officer who pleaded guilty in the beating of two men outside a downtown-area bar was sentenced Monday to probation.

January 13, 2014 5:30 pm
Missing Tucson man found dead on Mount Lemmon

Missing Tucson man found dead on Mount Lemmon

A Tucson man missing since Monday was found dead on Mount Lemmon Wednesday morning.

January 08, 2014 11:00 pm
Fired Tucson police officer accused in new crime

Fired Tucson police officer accused in new crime

A former Tucson police officer fired earlier this year after a woman he arrested alleged he had forced her to perform a sex act on him has been arrested in a new, unrelated investigation.

November 20, 2013 3:43 pm Related

Teen shot, killed on Tucson's south side

An 18-year-old man was shot and killed and another man was injured in separate shootings, one involving an officer, late Saturday night on Tucson’s south side.

November 17, 2013 10:31 am
Band battle to raise funds for Kids, Cops and Christmas

Band battle to raise funds for Kids, Cops and Christmas

The Tucson Police Officer’s  Association will rock the Fox for charity this weekend.

November 14, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Tucson heroes celebrated at Thursday event

Tucson heroes celebrated at Thursday event

A police officer, an EMT and a member of the U.S. Border Patrol will be honored Thursday at the sixth annual Heroes Day ceremony.

October 16, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Tucson man killed in I-19 crash

A 28-year-old man was killed when the truck he was driving north on Interstate 19 left the road, rolled and struck a tree, authorities said.

October 08, 2013 12:00 am

Steller: Tucson couple in adoption scandal speaks out

Yes, Nicole and Calvin Eason are living in Tucson.

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Tucson man killed; 2 injured in I-10 crash

A 20-year-old Tucson man was killed and two others, including a 13-year-old boy, were injured in a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 10 Sunday morning.

September 16, 2013 12:00 am

South Tucson police officer shoots gunman in confrontation

A man carrying a shotgun was shot early this morning by a South Tucson police officer following a brief confrontation, officials say.

August 17, 2013 8:40 am

DPS officer, wife convicted in $175K embezzlement

An Arizona Department of Public Safety officer and his wife were convicted of numerous charges related to a long-running embezzlement scheme.

July 31, 2013 12:00 am
Korean War ended 60 years ago

Korean War ended 60 years ago

A convoy of jeeps and buses carrying U.N. correspondents and personnel is halted at entrance to neutral zone near Panmunjom in Korea on July 29, 1953 for checking by military police. The convoy was en route to Armistice signing. (AP Photo/George Sweers )

July 26, 2013 11:13 am
Korean War ended 60 years ago

Korean War ended 60 years ago

UN personnel put up a balloon over Panmunjom, on Thursday, Oct. 28, 1951 as a warning to aircraft not to fly over the area, new site for armistice talks. A similar balloon exploded in injuring 13 American soldiers. (AP Photo)

July 26, 2013 11:12 am
Korean War ended 60 years ago

Korean War ended 60 years ago

United Nations and communist newsmen gather in Panmunjom on July 28, 1953 to talk over ceasefire and truce development while the military armistice commission meeting for the first time, settles the complicated problems of enforcing the truce and exchanging the many prisoners of war. (AP Pho…

July 26, 2013 11:11 am

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