Mistrial declared in Tucson for man charged in girl’s death
A mistrial was declared after a jury in southern Arizona was unable to reach a verdict on a murder charge against a man accused of killing a 6-year-old girl.
2nd jury fails to indict ex-Tucson cop who killed suspect
A second grand jury has opted not to indict a fired Tucson police officer for manslaughter after he fatally shot a shoplifting suspect who used a motorized wheelchair.
Defense attorneys take aim at law governing interaction with crime victims
Defense attorneys allege in a federal suit filed today that an Arizona law blocking them from speaking with crime victims and their relatives violates the First Amendment.
Renzi asks judge to reverse his convictions
Lawyers for former U.S. Rep. Rick Renzi have asked a judge to reverse the former congressman's convictions a month ago on public corruption, money laundering and other charges.
AG would get $500,000 from indigent defense fund to prosecute death penalty cases
The spending proposal that passed the Senate on May 16 allows the Arizona Attorney General’s Office to tap into a state fund for indigent defendants to pay for prosecuting certain death-penalty proceedings.