Laura Conover

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Mar 27, 2023

Report finds UA campus safety gaps in wake of fatal shooting

There were multiple missed opportunities to investigate and possibly arrest an expelled University of Arizona graduate student who shot and killed a professor last year, according to an independent review.

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Feb 1, 2023

Drug trafficking homicide bill fails in House Judiciary committee 

For the second year in a row, a bill that would establish homicide charges to individuals who sell drugs that contribute to a person’s death will not become law.  

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Jan 13, 2023

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.

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Oct 14, 2022

Court order brings abortions back, for now, but providers take it day by day

Clinics across Arizona have largely resumed offering abortions after a court last week blocked a ruling that briefly outlawed the procedure, but providers said they are taking abortion’s future in the state day by day.

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Oct 1, 2022

Judge refuses to halt order on abortion ban

A Pima County judge won't halt implementation of her ruling that a territorial-era law outlawing virtually all abortions is once again enforceable.

Apr 21, 2021

Pima County Attorney seeks delay in execution

Pima County's top prosecutor is seeking a delay in the bid by Attorney General Mark Brnovich to set an execution date for Frank Jarvis Atwood.