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Hon. Kellie Johnson presides over a hearing in Pima County Superior Court in Tucson, Ariz. on August 19, 2022. Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich is seeking to lift 1972 injunction blocking enforcement of old abortion ban.

A Pima County judge has ruled that a Civil War-era ban on nearly all abortions in Arizona can be enforced in the wake of the Supreme Court overruling Roe v. Wade, lifting an injunction that kept the law from being enforced for nearly 50 years. Read more»

A Border Patrol vehicle speeds down a highway near Kitt Peak in 2014.

U.S. Rep. Raúl Grijalva, joined by other members of Congress, pressed U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials to publish new guidelines for vehicle pursuits by agents following a year of deadly crashes. Read more»

A guard of honor prepares to transport the body of slain Constable Deborah Martinez from the scene on Thursday evening.

Federal agents arrested a Tucson man after they linked him to the purchase of a gun part used in the AR-15 rifle used to ambush and kill Pima County Constable Deborah Martinez and two others at a North Side apartment complex last month. Read more»

Former TPD Officer Ryan Remington

A civil rights suit was filed Monday by the family of a 61-year-old man fatally shot in the back by a Tucson police officer last November. Read more»

Sue Ritz, a former master sergeant with the Army National Guard, criticized Senate candidate Blake Masters during a press conference Thursday.

Three Tucson-area veterans said comments by Blake Masters, the Arizona Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate, criticizing American military leaders are "disqualifying" and "disgraceful." Read more»

An officer with U.S. Customs and Border Protection walks through the Mariposa Port of Entry in January 2019.

A Tucson man was sentenced to three years in prison for illegally selling firearms without a license, after prosecutors successfully proved he bought and sold nearly 40 firearms, including a half-dozen .50-caliber sniper rifles and 5 belt-fed rifles made for the civilian market. Read more»

Joe Hart being sworn in as Arizona Mine Inspector at the 2019 Inauguration of statewide officials at the Arizona State Capitol building in Phoenix, Arizona.

Joe Hart, a former Arizona legislator and state mine inspector, died Sunday, said Gov. Doug Ducey, who ordered flags be flown at half-staff across Arizona on Tuesday in Hart's honor. Read more»

A Border Patrol vehicle drives along the U.S.-Mexico border near Naco, Arizona.

Martin Trinidad-Solano, 25, was sentenced to 14 months in prison, followed by one year of probation, after he pleaded guilty to causing agent "considerable pain" as two struggled near Douglas, Ariz., in 2021. Read more»

A boy stands just beyond the Dennis DeConcini Port of Entry in Nogales, Sonora in November 2021.

A federal judge in Washington D.C. approved a settlement Wednesday as part of a lawsuit from 2018 against Trump administration officials, after ruling that the practice of transferring immigrant children to adult detention facilities just as they turned 18 violated federal law. Read more»

An aerial photo of Rosemont's new effort to dump tailings and other rock waste into dry streams along the west-side of the Santa Rita Mountains.

A federal appeals court rejected Rosemont Copper's bid for a new hearing on its mining project southeast of Tucson, keeping a ruling in place which effectively halted the long-controversial mine in the Santa Rita Mountains. Read more»

Ryan Remington

Flanked by his attorneys, former Tucson Police officer Ryan Remington pleaded not guilty to manslaughter in the Nov. 2021 killing of Richard Lee Richards, during a hearing Thursday afternoon. Read more»

A Tucson police officer walks through the parking lot of the Lind Commons apartment complex where four people were shot and killed, including Gavin Lee Stansell, who shot himself after shooting and killing Pima County Constable Deborah Martinez, apartment manager Angela Fox-Heath and neighbor Elijah Miranda.

Gavin Lee Stansell shot and killed three people, including Pima County Constable Deborah Martinez, the apartment manager and a neighbor when he was being served with an eviction notice Thursday, police said, releasing the identities of the other victims. Read more»

A guard of honor prepares to transport the body of slain Constable Deborah Martinez from the scene on Thursday evening.

Pima County Constable Deborah Martinez and three other people were killed as she was serving an eviction order at an apartment on Tucson's North Side on Thursday, officials and her husband confirmed. Read more»

Pima County Sheriff's Deputies and corrections officers stand outside the jail during a protest against jail deaths in Feb. 2022.

A man who died at the Pima County jail last week was shocked multiple times with a Taser by corrections officers, authorities said. Read more»

Hon. Kellie Johnson presides over a hearing in Pima County Superior Court in Tucson, Ariz. on August 19, 2022. Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich is seeking to lift 1972 injunction blocking enforcement of old abortion ban.

A judge in Tucson will decide whether to lift a 1971 injunction that protects abortion rights in Arizona, after Attorney General Mark Brnovich moved to resurrect a ban from the state's territorial days. Read more»

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