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Disabled victim says couple forced her to stay outside of home, drink from hose

A victim in the case against a husband and wife accused of abusing two developmentally disabled adults who lived with them testified at trial on Wednesday.

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Shooting-trial witnesses: We heard shots, saw Tucson man run

Witnesses in the trial of a Tucson man accused of shooting his former girlfriend said they heard gunfire then saw him running from the area.

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Disabled couple forced to work for free/endure extreme temperatures, jury told

Disabled couple forced to work for free/endure extreme temperatures, jury told

A developmentally disabled couple were forced to stay outside all day in 100-degree-plus weather, work without pay and sleep on the floor, jurors in the trial of their caregivers, who are charged with abusing them, were told Tuesday.

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ICE announces prison sentence for alien smuggler

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has announced the sentencing of the leader of a Phoenix-based human smuggling ring.

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Tucson man gets probation for luring minor

Tucson man gets probation for luring minor

A man accused of attempting to lure a teenage girl for sex has been sentenced to 10 years probation.

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Tucson man gets 10 years probation for luring

A man accused of attempting to lure a teenage girl for sex has been sentenced to 10 years probation.

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Online bidders soar for Earp auction of guns, family items

Online bidders soar for Earp auction of guns, family items

The infamous confrontation lasted less than a minute.

April 14, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Former Chuy's owner pleads guilty to two federal charges

The former owner of three Tucson-area Mexican restaurants has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to impede and impair the function of the Internal Revenue Service and engaging in a pattern and practice of hiring illegal aliens.

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Murder charges dropped in 2010 home invasion

Murder charges against a man accused in a 2010 killing have been dropped and the case dismissed.

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Inmate faces new indictment in chemical attack NW of Tucson

Inmate faces new indictment in chemical attack NW of Tucson

A Tucson man serving 17 years in federal prison has been charged in a 27-count indictment in Pima County Superior Court.

April 09, 2014 5:00 pm

Lawyers for accused killer want co-defendant's lawyers off case

Attorneys for accused double murderer Christopher Terry have asked a Pima County Superior Court judge to disqualify the defense team of a co-defendant.

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Tucson man given 7.5 years for role in home invasion

Tucson man given 7.5 years for role in home invasion

A man accused in a 2012 home invasion was sentenced to 7½ years in prison Wednesday in Pima County Superior Court.

April 09, 2014 12:00 pm

Mistrial declared in murder trial

A week into the first-degree-murder trial of Bryan Lamar Lee, it ended in a mistrial Tuesday after a key witness for the prosecution abruptly changed his testimony.

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Man who helped dispose of murder victim's corpse to testify today

The man who pleaded guilty to helping dispose of a drug dealer's corpse is scheduled to testify today in the trial of Bryan Lamar Lee.

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Phillips found guilty of first-degree murder in 1996 Tucson pipe-bomb killing

Phillips found guilty of first-degree murder in 1996 Tucson pipe-bomb killing

A jury has found the woman accused of having her ex-husband killed with a pipe bomb guilty of murder.

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Jury still in deliberation in Pamela Phillips murder trial

The verdict watch continues in the first-degree murder trial of Pamela Phillips.

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Alleged killer’s girlfriend testifies he confessed to her

The ex-girlfriend of a man accused in a 2011 murder said he confessed the killing to her.

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Pipe-bomb killing goes to jury in 1996 case that stunned Tucson

Pipe-bomb killing goes to jury in 1996 case that stunned Tucson

Deputy Pima County Attorney Rick Unklesbay told jurors in Pamela Phillips’ murder trial Wednesday the former Tucsonan had her ex-husband killed because she resented losing her big-spending lifestyle after her divorce.

April 03, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Closing arguments planned in Pamela Phillips trial

Closing arguments in the nearly seven-week long trial of Pamela Phillips are scheduled for this morning.

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Trial in 2011 drug-related killing to start Tuesday

The trial of a Tucson man accused in a 2011 murder is scheduled to start today in Pima County Superior Court.

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Tucson man given 10-year probation term in voyeurism case

Tucson man given 10-year probation term in voyeurism case

A Tucson man was sentenced to 10 years probation after pleading guilty to voyeurism.

March 31, 2014 3:34 pm

Defense investigator to take stand in Phillips murder trial

A much-anticipated witness takes the stand today in the first-degree murder trial of Pamela Phillips, accused of having her ex-husband Gary Triano killed with a car bomb in 1996.

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Jury acquits man in deadly Oro Valley road-rage shooting

Jury acquits man in deadly Oro Valley road-rage shooting

A San Manuel man who was facing a murder charge in the fatal shooting of another man in a road-rage incident has been acquitted of all charges in his case.

March 28, 2014 12:00 am
Federal judge in Tucson is asked to block abortion-drug restrictions

Federal judge in Tucson is asked to block abortion-drug restrictions

A state law regulating the use of drugs prescribed in medical abortions would put unfair obstacles in the paths of women seeking abortions, opponents of the law argued in federal court in Tucson on Wednesday.

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Federal judge hears arguments in case about Ariz. abortion law

Attorneys with the Planned Parenthood Federation of America and the Arizona Attorney General's office were in federal court in Tucson today to argue whether a judge should halt the implementation of a 2012 state law regarding medical abortions.

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Man accused in 1976 murder to represent self at trial

A man accused of killing his girlfriend nearly 40 years ago has decided to represent himself at trial.

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Justice O'Connor to be first guest in revived Tucson forums

Justice O'Connor to be first guest in revived Tucson forums

Once considered among the best-organized public forums in the country, the Sunday Evening Forum has been resurrected.

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Restaurateur McMahon faces lawsuit over loan payments

Shamrock Foods Co. has filed a lawsuit against Robert McMahon and his Metro Restaurants Inc. seeking repayment on the outstanding balance of a $484,436 promissory note.

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Jury awards couple $5.2M in case against Arizona town

A jury in federal court in Phoenix has awarded a couple $5.2 million in a case against the Arizona town of Colorado City.

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Laid-off Tucson workers win injunction in union fight

A group of workers who claim they were laid off from their jobs in retaliation for attempting to join a labor union scored a victory in federal court against their former employer.

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Tucson man arrested in federal child-porn sweep

Tucson man arrested in federal child-porn sweep

A Tucson man has been arrested by federal authorities who dismantled an extended network of child-pornography producers, officials say.

March 19, 2014 4:30 pm

Feds breakup child-porn ring, Tucsonan among the accused

Federal authorities have announced the breakup of an extended network of child-pornography producers, which includes the arrest of a Tucson man.

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Trial begins in deadly Oro Valley road-rage case

Trial begins in deadly Oro Valley road-rage case

The trial of a San Manuel man accused in a deadly road-rage incident in Oro Valley began Tuesday in Pima County Superior Court.

March 18, 2014 6:00 pm

Federal judge orders recognition of some same-sex marriages in Tenn.

Court battles over state laws banning same-sex marriage are underway across the country.

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Defense witness says former Triano associate made threats

Prosecutors in the first-degree murder trial of Pamela Phillips challenged the credibility of a defense witness on Monday.

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Man gets year in prison for mortgage fraud

A man accused in mortgage-fraud scheme was sentenced to more than a year in federal prison.

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Tucson police sued for using cellphone data surveillance

A surveillance system police use to collect data from cellphones has sparked controversy in many states and now has become the subject of a lawsuit in Tucson.

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Witness says he lied to FBI in Tucson car-bomb case

Witness says he lied to FBI in Tucson car-bomb case

A witness for the defense in the first-degree murder trial of Pamela Phillips on Wednesday said he lied to the FBI in 1997 when he claimed he had information about who killed her ex-husband, Gary Triano.

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Defense witness in Phillips' trial says he lied to cops to 'get leverage'

A witness for the defense in the first-degree murder trial of former Tucsonan Pamela Phillips has proven to be less than co-operative.

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Suit seeks to force TPD to relinquish records from cell-phone trackers

Working on behalf of a freelance investigative reporter, the American Civil Liberties Union has filed a lawsuit in Pima County Superior Court against the City of Tucson and the Tucson Police Department.

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Arizona plaintiffs say horse massage isn't a veterinary service

Arizona plaintiffs say horse massage isn't a veterinary service

For many horse owners, equine massage therapy has become an important feature of the care they provide for their animals.

March 08, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Prosecution rests in Tucson car-bombing trial

Prosecution rests in Tucson car-bombing trial

Prosecutors with the Pima County Attorney’s Office on Friday rested their case against Pamela Phillips in connection with the car-bomb killing of her ex husband.

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State rests case today in Phillips' murder trial

The prosecution rested its case against Pamela Phillips on Friday morning after more than two weeks of testimony.

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Tucson man guilty of murder in drug-related slaying of teen

Tucson man guilty of murder in drug-related slaying of teen

A jury on Wednesday convicted Keanu Deano Castaneda of first-degree murder, armed robbery and aggravated assault in the shooting of a high school student during a drug deal.

March 05, 2014 4:30 pm

Jury finds Castaneda guilty of high-school student's killing

A jury in Pima County Superior Court on Wednesday convicted Keanu Deano Castaneda of first-degree murder, armed robbery and aggravated assault.

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Tucson slaying suspect: I shot him accidentally

Tucson slaying suspect: I shot him accidentally

A Tucson man accused of first-degree murder in the drug-related killing of a high school student said the shooting was an accident.

March 04, 2014 5:30 pm

Man accused in drug-rip killing takes stand

A Tucson man accused of killing a 17-year-old student in a fatal drug rip took the stand today in his trial in Pima County Superior Court.

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Attorney General launches new consumer protection website

Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne has launched a new consumer-protection website.

March 03, 2014 2:30 pmLoading…

Search warrant released in case of parents accused of keeping kids locked in rooms

A search warrant return from the house where a husband and wife allegedly kept three children locked in their bedrooms has been released.

March 03, 2014 12:24 pmLoading…

Northwest side shooting incident nets prison time

A man who tried to flee from police and accidentally discharged a firearm in the process was sentenced to 2½ years in prison on Thursday.

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