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Arizona lawyer sentenced to prison in gang case

Arizona lawyer sentenced to prison in gang case

FLORENCE — A Phoenix defense attorney has been sentenced to three years in prison on convictions on charges of helping a criminal gang led by her husband, a prison inmate whom she represented as a lawyer. The Pinal County Attorney's Office says Carmen Lynn Fischer Garcia was sentenced March…

March 25, 2014 12:30 pmLoading…
Accused Albuquerque police dog shooter was ex-con from Ariz.

Accused Albuquerque police dog shooter was ex-con from Ariz.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.  — A man once imprisoned in Arizona on burglary convictions was suspected of shooting a police dog during a business burglary Friday, Albuquerque police say.

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More than 300 pounds of marijuana found in SUV in Pinal County

More than 300 pounds of marijuana found in SUV in Pinal County

Pinal County Sheriff's deputies arrested two men and seized 330 pounds of marijuana, during a traffic stop last week. 

March 24, 2014 3:30 pm Photos

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Pinal County fugitive convicted in child abuse death arrested in Las Vegas

A man convicted in the death of a toddler and who was on the run for two years was arrested Thursday in Las Vegas, authorities said.

March 07, 2014 10:00 pm Related
Pinal County Sheriff: Mom, kids OK after Amber Alert today

Pinal County Sheriff: Mom, kids OK after Amber Alert today

CASA GRANDE — Pinal County authorities say a mother and her four children who were the subject of an Amber Alert issued Thursday morning are OK. Sheriff's Lt. Tamatha Villar says 31-year-old Jessica Brown drove herself and her children to the Casa Grande Police Department after hearing the …

February 20, 2014 7:26 amLoading…
Pinal, Pima saw net gains of in-state residents

Pinal, Pima saw net gains of in-state residents

WASHINGTON – Maricopa County gained residents from nearly 1,000 counties across the U.S. — from Pinal County to as far away as Washington County, Maine, the Census Bureau reported.

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Pinal County deputy fatally shoots robbery suspect

An armed-robbery suspect was killed and another was injured in a shootout with a Pinal County sheriff’s deputy Monday.

December 24, 2013 12:00 am
Deputies seize several explosives, firearms from Pinal County home

Deputies seize several explosives, firearms from Pinal County home

Authorities found several improvised explosive devices, grenades, guns and thousands of ammunition rounds in a San Tan Valley home while performing a search warrant in connection with a domestic violence investigation. 

November 26, 2013 1:31 pm
Ten arrested on human smuggling charges in Pinal County

Ten arrested on human smuggling charges in Pinal County

Three women and ten men were arrested in Pinal County on suspicion of human smuggling. 

November 13, 2013 9:07 am

Pinal County: 2 dead in apparent murder-suicide

CASA GRANDE — Pinal County authorities are investigating the deaths of two people as a possible murder-suicide. Sheriff's spokesman Tim Gaffney says the bodies of a man and a woman were found near Casa Grande late Sunday. Gaffney says a weapon was found near the man's body. Identities were …

November 04, 2013 8:44 am
Suspected car thief arrested in Pinal County

Suspected car thief arrested in Pinal County

A suspected car thief wanted in Pinal County was arrested at his home.

October 21, 2013 1:23 pm Related
2 Tucson teens, Mexican man face pot-smuggling charge

2 Tucson teens, Mexican man face pot-smuggling charge

Two Tucson teens and a man from Mexico were arrested in Pinal County early Friday morning on suspicion of drug smuggling.

October 17, 2013 12:00 am
Pinal County man tries to scare woman, shoots her instead

Pinal County man tries to scare woman, shoots her instead

A 20-year-old Pinal County man who intended to scare his girlfriend by pointing a gun at her was booked into jail Monday in connection with her death.

October 16, 2013 12:00 am
Arizona House Speaker Tobin enters 1st CD race

Arizona House Speaker Tobin enters 1st CD race

PRESCOTT — State House Speaker Andy Tobin on Thursday announced his candidacy for the state’s 1st Congressional District seat.

October 04, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Pinal County man shot in the ear by deputy, then jailed

Pinal County man shot in the ear by deputy, then jailed

A Pinal County man was shot in the ear after he pointed a gun at deputies early Wednesday morning.

September 19, 2013 12:57 pm

Man gets 25 years for drug-related killing

A man who pleaded guilty to first-degree murder was sentenced to 25 years to life in prison this week.

August 27, 2013 6:00 pm
5 arrested, 1 wanted in smuggling ring that left man dead near Tucson

5 arrested, 1 wanted in smuggling ring that left man dead near Tucson

Five suspects have been arrested and a sixth is wanted in connection with a human smuggling ring that left one border crosser dead.

August 15, 2013 3:18 pm Photos

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$63,000 grant for lights at skate park approved

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Murder charges sought in Pinal County people-smuggling case

The Pinal County Sheriff's Department says it will ask for murder charges against two Phoenix residents after a man with heat exhaustion died after being found in a truck with other immigrants.

July 11, 2013 12:00 am
Immigrant in Pinal County people-smuggling case dies

Immigrant in Pinal County people-smuggling case dies

An Arizona couple could face a murder charge after one of several illegal immigrants suffering from heat exhaustion in the back of a U-haul truck they were driving has died, Pinal County officials say.

July 10, 2013 11:54 am Photos

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