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More than a dozen cases were dismissed after defense attorneys asked to examine, or raised doubts about, computer programs that track illegal images to internet addresses. Read more»

Cindy McCain, a longtime advocate against human trafficking, said it’s long past time to update the Communications Decency Act, which she and other say gives cover to online sex trafficking.

Proponents say the bill would allow courts to vigorously enforce federal and civil laws relating to online sex trafficking, but critics say it could do more harm than good. Read more»

Former Tucson-area Border Patrol agent Nicolas Peter Berner, 39, was sentenced to 71 months in prison for possession and distribution of child pornography by a federal judge Friday. Berner pleaded guilty on Tuesday to the charges, and will be subject to a lifetime term of supervised release and must register as a sex offender. Read more»

A Tucson man was sentenced to 10 years in prison Tuesday for accessing and viewing child pornography. Read more»

The FBI has finally filled Osama bin Laden's spot on its 10 Most Wanted list. The good news is, the new guy probably won't cost you $1.3 trillion. Read more»

A Tucson man who pleaded guilty to possessing child pornography was sentenced Monday to more than eight years in prison and was ordered to pay a $10,000 fine and $5,000 in restitution. Read more» 1

Two Tucson men have pleaded not guilty to child pornography charges in unrelated cases, the U.S. Attorney's Office announced Thursday. Read more»