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John C. Scott Show

J.C. Scott: Loughner pleads guilty, avoids death penalty

Attorney General Tom Horne, and LD11 Democratic candidate for state House Dave Joseph, and Sentinel editor Dylan Smith.... Read more»

Loughner: 'I plead guilty,' will be sentenced to 7 life terms

Jared Loughner pleaded guilty Tuesday to 19 counts in the Jan. 8, 2011 shooting, under a plea agreement that will send him to prison for life. "I plead guilty," Loughner repeated slowly as the judge questioned him on each count.... Read more»3

Steinbeck: Lennie shouldn't bolster execution argument

Thomas Steinbeck said his father John Steinbeck would be "deeply angry and ashamed" to know that Texas used the fictional character Lennie Small from his famous book Of Mice and Men to help set the standard to judge whether a man is eligible for execution.... Read more»

Sikh: Facts about the faith

Sikhs have been targeted as victims of hate crimes since September 11, 2001. Here are some facts about the religion. ... Read more»

Buckmaster Show

Buckmaster: Who does early voting favor?

Commentators Paul Eckerstrom and Bruce Ash, plus Chester Manning, one of five Republican candidates for Pima County sheriff, and author Judy Jance discussed her latest mystery.... Read more»1

Rains close some county roads

More than a dozen Pima County roadways remain affected by Sunday's rainstorms, and three are closed. Here's the list:... Read more»

Judge confirms Loughner plea hearing

Accused Jan. 8 shooter Jared Loughner has requested a change of plea hearing, the judge in the case has confirmed.... Read more»1

Report: Loughner to plead guilty in Jan. 8 shooting

Accused Jan. 8 gunman Jared Loughner will plead guilty at a Tuesday court hearing in Tucson according to a report by the LA Times that cites anonymous sources familiar with the case.... Read more»1

Federal appeals ruling gives rest-stop killer another day in court

A divided federal appeals court Friday ruled that lower courts did not act unreasonably or erroneously when they convicted Gregory Scott Dickens in two 1991 rest-stop murders east of Yuma. But the three-judge panel did order a new hearing, saying he should be allowed to raise arguments that he was poorly represented by his attorney at sentencing.... Read more»

John C. Scott Show

J.C. Scott: Kozachik focuses on film industry tax credits

Tucson City Councilman Steve Kozachik, Democratic candidate for LD2 Andrea Dalessandro, and Jim Nintzel, Tucson Weekly reporter.... Read more»

Appeals court: Heat can violate prisoner rights

The U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals earlier this week ruled in a Texas case that extreme heat can violate prisoners' rights.... Read more»1

London scene

Englishman shocked by Arizona’s ‘Wild West’ approach to guns

Mortiz Bromley, a 21-year-old U.K. citizen, never thought about owning a handgun – until he studied abroad in Arizona.... Read more»

Appeals court denies new hearing to man convicted in boy’s murder

A federal appeals court Wednesday rejected convicted child killer Roger Scott’s request for a new sentencing hearing based on his claim that he did not have adequate representation at trial.... Read more»1

Despite Supreme Court ruling, many minors may stay in prison for life

The Supreme Court has banned mandatory life without parole sentences for minors convicted of murder. But states are moving to keep many of them behind bars. ... Read more»

John C. Scott Show

J.C. Scott: The dirty business of politics

Vinson Holck, a Republican candidate for sheriff, talk show host Emil Franzi, financial advisor Shelly Fishman, and Mark Koskiniemi, a Republican candidate in CD2.... Read more»

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